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Chypons Farm nestles on the side of a valley on the edge of Nancledra a few miles to the south of St Ives. This is spectacular countryside with the wild moors of west Cornwall interspersed with lush woodland valleys. There is a dramatic coastline to explore with some magical beaches nearby. This part of Cornwall has everything either for those who want a holiday with lots to see and do or those who simply want to sit back and relax. Nearby, St Ives is a haven for art lovers with The Tate Gallery, the Hepworth Gallery and a range of small galleries and unique shops. There is local bus service (50 metres to bus stop) to St Ives, which saves parking in St Ives.

River cottage is a skilful conversion of this 200-year-old farm building. With thick stone walls and beamed ceilings, this excellent self-catering property is a wonderfully peaceful and comfortable place to stay. River Cottage is full of character being furnished with comfortable antique furniture and has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. You can enjoy the peaceful sound of the small river as if flows past your cottage. With a spacious living area, you can be assured of a relaxing stay in this well-furnished property.

Accommodation
Ground Floor: The entrance leads into the Kitchen, with a door into a large open plan living / dining room. There is also a downstairs cloak & shower room.
First Floor: Master double bedroom, spacious single room and family bathroom.
Exterior: Use of communal garden and summerhouse. A BBQ area is available.

Facilities & Services?
There is central heating throughout. The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven & hob, kettle, toaster, fridge / freezer, microwave, dishwasher and use of washing machine in laundry room. There is a communal tumble dryer. In the lounge area there is a Freesat TV & DVD player and CD. WiFi is available. There is an iron & ironing board.

Miscellaneous?
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included. Parking for 1 car is available. Due to the high quality furnishings, no children under 16 or dogs are allowed. Please also be aware that the maximum capacity at this property, including children, is 3.
Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There are two farm shops less than a mile away.

General Booking Information?
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.?
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.?
£100 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.

St Ives (Cornish: Porth Ia) lies north of Penzance and west of Camborne on the coast of the Celtic Sea. In former times it was commercially dependent on fishing but has become renowned for its number of artists. The Tate St Ives exhibits work by modern British artists, including work of the St Ives School. The three storey building lies on the site of an old gas works, overlooking Porthmeor Beach. The Tate also manages the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. The St Ives September Festival, runs annually and is one of the longest running and widest ranging Festivals of the Arts in the UK. It last 15 days and includes a range of arts from music to poetry, film, talks and books. St Ives harbour is still a working port where you can watch the local fishermen landing their daily fresh catches of locally caught seafood. It is very sheltered and a perfect sun-trap in the heart of the town. Porthmeor beach has fine golden sand and is a wonderful beach for surfing with a surf school. During the summer trained lifeguards ensure the bathing is as safe as possible. There are restaurant and cafe facilities right on the beach with toilets and beach huts on the terrace behind.

3.7

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 4

Service and Staff: 2

Comfort: 4

Condition: 4

Location: 4

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2017-09-30

Guest from Plymouth stayed for 7 nights.

Worthy of a stay.

This cottage felt very homely having all the resources you would need at home ... warmth, comfort, kitchen utensils and crockery, etc. Unfortunately, there is a slight issue with condensation/damp, especially in the lower bathroom. However, with careful airing, it is manageable.

4.8

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2017-07-31

Guest from Co Dublin stayed for 14 nights.

Summer 2017

Beautiful cottage set in an undisturbed country farmyard. River cottage is gorgeous combining historical character with all the mod-cons. Highly recommended.

4.7

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 4

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2017-07-03

Guest from Tamworth stayed for 7 nights.

Chypons River Cottage

Lovely cottage, very well equipped. Very welcoming hosts, scones and cream waiting for us, lovely fresh flowers on table.Well situated to explore Cornwall. Would happily recommend to my friends.

5

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 5

Review Date:2017-06-28

Guest from West Drayton stayed for 7 nights.

Delightful cottage

River cottage is delightful. Situated in a peaceful location but close enough to plenty of places and attractions to visit, situated almost halfway between St. Ives and Penzance. Julian and Kate are attentive hosts, and gave us a wealth of information both before we arrive and during our stay, nothing was too much trouble for them. The cottage was very comfortable, immaculately clean, and we even had a delicious cream tea awaiting us on arrival, as well as milk in the fridge and tea and sugar provided. So we enjoyed that in the garden which also has a summerhouse for less warm days I guess. We were blessed with really good weather all week, so that was a bonus to a very enjoyable stay. When visiting St. Ives, we took the train from Levant Saltings after parking the car at the Park & Ride there. We also visited Falmouth and also left the car at the Park & Float and got the Ferry into one of the Quays in Falmouth.

4.2

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 4

Comfort: 5

Condition: 4

Location: 3

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2017-06-21

Guest from Oosterbeek stayed for 7 nights.

Nice cottage

We have enyoyed our stay in this lovely, cosy cottage. You find everything you need, even the fridge was full with your wantings. This way is is nice to arrive and you feel welcome.

4.7

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 4

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2017-04-19

Guest from Manchester stayed for 3 nights.

A really nice place to stay

We stayed for 3 nights over the Easter weekend and had a great time. The cottage was lovely and we were provided with essentials (homemade scones, clotted cream & Jam) to help us settle in after a long Journey. We were made very welcome and Julian helped with recommendations on places to visit. The cottage is in a good location to explore Cornwall with both the north and south coast within easy reach. The only problem was that we didn't stay for long enough.

4.7

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 4

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2017-04-16

Guest from Kingston Upon Thames stayed for 7 nights.

home from home lovely

Lovely cottage very well presented, good location for st Ives. The owner was very helpful, would definitely stay again.

5

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 5

Review Date:2016-11-14

Guest from Shaftesbury stayed for 6 nights.

Home from home,

Very clean, good condition, very quiet and relaxing. Very welcoming, they left us a cream tea and tea ,coffee and milk.

4.7

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 4

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 4

Location: 5

Value For Money: 5

Review Date:2016-11-06

Guest from Weymouth stayed for 7 nights.

Perfect getaway

We had a relaxing holiday, just what the Dr ordered! Although there was WiFi, on occasions it was difficult to access.

4.7

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 4

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2016-08-28

Guest from Waltham Abbey stayed for 14 nights.

Stayed here before and would definitely stay again.

Julian & Kate who own the properties and live on site, work very hard keeping the place clean and tidy and are always on hand to give advice and make sure that everything is okay. The location is very quiet being off the beaten track and is ideally situated to visit Penzance, St. Ives, Porthcurno, & Land's End, whilst Flambards at Helston and The Eden Project near St. Austell are a bit further out but easily doable. The Cottage is a real postcard picture and very comfortable with everything you could need, and the shower is fantastic. We have been holidaying in Cornwall for over twenty years and this is still one of the best places we have stayed and I have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone, I'm sure we will return again at some time.

4.8

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 4

Value For Money: 5

Review Date:2016-05-24

Guest from Colchester stayed for 5 nights.

Gem of a cottage

Beautiful cottage. Really made our stay in Cornwall that much more enjoyable knowing we were going back there at the end of the day. It really did feel like a 'home from home'. There was everything we needed throughout our 5 day stay including a lovely comfy bed. Julian and Kate were very welcoming and informative. We couldnt fault anything whatsoever.

5

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 5

Review Date:2016-04-24

Guest from Saltash stayed for 7 nights.

Booked last minute to have a break in area of Cornwall where family came from.

Booked at last minute but couldn't have been happier with the location and accommodation. We stayed in River Cottage and it was very well furnished and was just what we had hoped for, a home from home. The downstairs shower room was an excellent facility. The owners were very welcoming and there were fresh flowers and a cream tea waiting for us on arrival. Location was perfect as you could easily reach both the south and north coast in a very short time, with lots of places to visit easily in a day.

4.3

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 4

Condition: 4

Location: 4

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2015-09-06

Guest from Sheffield stayed for 14 nights.

Beautifully appointed cottage in a peaceful location

This is a lovely cottage, and we really liked the tasteful furnishings and the thought that had gone into setting it up for comfort and convenience. The beds are comfortable and it's great having a bathroom and a shower room, facilities that in my experience cottages dont often have. The kitchen is well set up, with a dishwasher as well. There isn't a washing machine but there is a laundry room next door where you can use the washing machines, and we thought that was actually much better. The cottage is in a great location - you can hear the sound of the river and it was nice for us townie types to be somewhere cool and peaceful. There is a nature reserve just up the road for interesting walks, some good eating pubs nearby, and a lovely garden and summerhouse with a barbecue. This is a very special part of Cornwall, with something for everyone e.g great beaches, St Ives just down the road, tea rooms, potteries, art galleries, Neolithic sites, museums, you name it. The cottage owners are very helpful, friendly and informative, and all in all, we had a great couple of weeks.

5

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 5

Review Date:2015-08-17

Guest from Liverpool stayed for 7 nights.

Summer vacation

We were very happy with the accomodation and the kind welcome we received. The cottage was an ideal place to return to after a days exploration of beautiful Cornwall. Only wish was that we didnt book 2 weeks

4.7

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 4

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 4

Review Date:2015-06-17

Guest from Stroud stayed for 7 nights.

Stay here!

This is a very cosy, well kitted-out cottage in a great location. The owners were really welcoming and helpful, especially when my car broke down at the end of our stay.

5

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 5

Review Date:2014-09-28

Guest from London stayed for 7 nights.

A September break

Chypons farm is conveniently located to strike out to St Ives or Penzance the owners were very friendly and helpful. We were made to feel at ease the moment we arrived. The cottage was decorated with a lot of thought. It is a very restful location and I would like to return some day.

5

Out Of Five

Recommended

Cleanliness: 5

Service and Staff: 5

Comfort: 5

Condition: 5

Location: 5

Value For Money: 5

Review Date:2013-09-10

Guest from Witney stayed for 7 nights.

chypons river cottage

This cottage was wonderful with everything we needed. THE COUPLE RUNNING THEM WERE VERY HELPFUL AND VERY FRIENDLY. They have worked very hard to get such high standards in such a short time. It was lovely to be able to sit in the gardens as well. We went there during a very hot week but the cottage was very cool so we slept very well. We could not find anything wrong and had a very enjoyable holiday. WE shall return, maybe next year.


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