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Holiday Cottage in St Ives

Sleeps 4 - Bedrooms 2 - From £427

Sea views
Beach within walking distance
Shops within walking distance
Pub within walking distance
Parking available
Cot available
Highchair available
Friday change over
Porthmeor is a second floor, beautifully appointed and recently renovated apartment with glorious views of the golden sands at Gwithian and Godrevy Head. Porthminster beach is a 300m walk away and, a rarity for St Ives, the apartment has parking.

Property Details

Porthmeor has been recently renovated to a high standard and has stunning views down to the harbour and also across Carbis Bay to Gwithian and Godrevy head where you can admire the miles of golden sands and beautiful azure waters.There are two spacious bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and separate dining room and the living area boasts those majestic views. Porthminster beach is 300 m away and the quaint alleyways supporting a plethora of art shops, pubs, restaurants and hotels are also a short walk.

Located a few minutes from the heart of St Ives, Porthmeor is a stunning apartment a few minutes from the amazing Porthminster Beach, a blue flag, sandy beach which is more sheltered than Porthmeor beach the other side of St Ives and hence ideal for families. Explore winding, narrow streets filled with beautiful shops, historic buildings and world class galleries, including The Tate Gallery and The Barbara Hepworth Museum. With so much to do in the town and incredible beaches on your doorstep, Porthmeor is an opportunity not to be missed for anyone looking for a holiday in St Ives.

Ground Floor: Entrance through into communal stair well, Porthmeor - Harlequins 10 is on the 2nd floor.
Second Floor: Entrance hall with doors to: Living room with comfortable L shaped sofa and double lovers seat in the bay window with fantastic views across Carbis Bay, smart TV. Dining room with table and chairs and comfortable seat, further door into kitchen with range of appliances and fully fitted units, table and chairs. Twin bedroom with 3' beds, en-suite shower room with WC and hand basin. Master bedroom with 5' bed, vanity dresser with large mirror. Door to the bathroom which also has a separate entrance from the hall (see floor plan) Bathroom has bath, WC and hand basin
Exterior: Large communal patio area to the front of the property with two picnic benches.

Facilities & Services
Heating is via gas central heating throughout. The kitchen has a range of equipment. There is an electric oven and gas hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge / freezer, dishwasher and washing / dryer. The sitting room has a large flat-screen digital Smart TV, one with a DVD player. There is an iron & ironing board. There is a hair dryer

Electricity, gas, heating, bed linen & towels are all included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. Unfortunately dogs are not accepted at Harlequins. Strictly no smoking is allowed. There is a car parking space to the left of the building. There is a cot and highchair available on request. Unlimited WiFi is available at the property.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.

Property Location

St Ives, once a busy fishing village, now relies on tourism as its main industry. Turner came and painted a landscape in 1811 and art has played a part in St Ives’ history ever since. More recently Barbara Hepworth and the Tate Gallery have put St Ives on the modern map. The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is an amazing place to visit, and well worth it even if you're not a budding artist. Trewyn Studios where she lived and worked from 1939 until her tragic death in 1975 has been turned into a fantastic museum, depicting many of her favourite sculptures in the sub tropical garden, is now managed by the Tate. The Tate Gallery St Ives was built in 1993 on the former gas works site displaying various paintings, sculptures and ceramics.

Skidden House at the bottom of Skidden Hill is the oldest working hotel in the town as well as the first hostelry where Guinness was sold in the UK in circa 1760. St Ives and St Columb Major near Newquay are the only two locations left in Cornwall where 'Hurling the Silver Ball' takes place, once one of Cornwall’s most ancient and intriguing customs. St Ives and Carbis Bay have recently been presented with a Silver Gilt as part of the Britain in Bloom campaign, they also boast some amazing north coast beaches.

But the main draw of the town has always been the stunning golden sands and azure blue waters, with glorious views stretching from Godrevy and Gwithian all the way to Hayle.

Harlequins is central for the areas and villages of the west of Cornwall, Land's End, Mousehole, Penzance and St Michaels Mount. Facilities for golf, sailing, course and sea fishing are all available within easy reach. You can take country and coastal walks or visit local country pubs for well-priced meals or shop in the local super stores in St Ives and Penzance. There are a wealth of gardens to explore. The mines at Lelant, Geevor, Bottalack and Poldark are a short drive away. The Minack Theatre and Porthcurno beach are also well worth a visit.

Property Reviews

3 out of 5

Cleanliness: 3
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 3
Condition: 3
Location: 2
Value For Money: 3

Functional but not stylish or convenient
Reviewed on 09/06/2021

The property is located very high up in St Ives and you do need to be fit and able to climb steep inclines to get about anywhere, there are no comfortable walks to anything convenient. The outside of the property is rather sad looking and the stairs and halls to the flat are unwelcoming, dirty carpets, cobwebby staircase and it smells musty. The flat itself is OK, itA?s clean, not perfect, but acceptable. ItA?s functional but old fashioned and tired looking and also smells musty, I purchased a bottle of febreeze to spray around which helped. There is a great view of the sea which is possibly the only thing in its favour, the weather was fabulous when we stayed, but on rainy days I can imagine you would feel pretty miserable staying in the property, I wouldnA?t stay again, sorry.

4.7 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Perfect stay
Reviewed on 23/05/2021

Lovely apartment in the perfect location. Really loved my stay. Gorgeous views. Very happy with the accommodation and the well supplied kitchen.

4 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 3
Value For Money: 4

Good apartment and location,
Reviewed on 14/10/2020

Overall the apartment was very comfortable, clean and spacious. Excellent views from sitting room. Short walk to coast but very steep climb on way back. The stairs area to the apartment needs repainting. There is a very A? tiredA? look when you enter through the door to the 3 floors.Also the patio area needs a little TLC!

4.2 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 4
Value For Money: 4

A Stay in St Ives
Reviewed on 07/10/2020

A beautiful view of the whole of the bay grabs you as you enter the main living area of the accommodation. The apartment is well furnished and spacious with two bathrooms to facilitate sleeping for 4 people. You will need the ability to walk up and down not only the steps to the property but also to the town but well worth it.

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Covid Vacation Year
Reviewed on 30/09/2020

Booked Porthmeor last minute as couldnA?t get in where normally stay. Glad we did as Porthmeor is a spacious apartment with all the things you need during your stay eg washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, dishwasher , WiFi, parking and fabulous views. We probably stayed in flat in evening more than we would normally due to current circumstances but massive tv and so didnA?t really matter. Bit of a walk up hill from Town but you would get that at a lot of places unless you were staying in the centre . Soon got used to it and handy for Belyars Lane which opens up walks behind St Ives Eg to the Monument which is a nice walk. All in all had a fab time and the weather was good too.

4.5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 3
Value For Money: 4

Porthmeor St Ives self catering
Reviewed on 16/10/2019

This is our second stay at Porthmeor, the property is modern large and very clean. The only thing against this property, it is at the top of St Ives, it is walkable and up a lot of steps if you have mobility problems your forced to take a taxi, this costs less than AGBP5. But overall I would definitely recommend this property and will be returning in the future.

4.5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 4
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Fantastic stay
Reviewed on 12/05/2019

Stayed here for 3 nights and had a really great stay. Excellent location. Property had all the things we needed in it. Great to have a parking space also. Lots of room for us all and amazing views of the beach.

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