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PRIME ST IVES TOWN LOCATION, FRONTLINE SEAVIEWS NEXT TO PORTHMINSTER BEACH

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Jane at Beachshacks

Speaks French, English
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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PRIME ST IVES TOWN LOCATION, FRONTLINE SEAVIEWS NEXT TO PORTHMINSTER BEACH

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in St Ives - Men an Mor, Porthminster beach

Porthminster beach, central St Ives - Superb seaviews - 2 props sleep 2 - 10

Looking for Easter availability? We have 18 April available at our other property Thornleigh please see www.beachshacks.co.uk

Situated on the seaward side of the Warren in a conservation area of St Ives stand Men an Mor Cottage and Apartment. Perched above a large outcrop of blue elvin rock, between Porthminster Beach and the harbour, the large picture windows frame a spectacular outlook, from St Ives town to Godrevy lighthouse.

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Relax on the window seat and watch the world go by, boats sailing past, and various wildlife including seals, dolphins and cormorants. Men an Mor cottage and Apartment are perfect for holidays at any time of the year. In the winter stay warm inside whilst watching the waves crash over the rocks below. During fine weather, look out over the azure blue sea or walk the few steps to the golden sands of Porthminister beach. The train/coach station and car park are a 3 minute walk. Both properties have free wifi

Should Men an Mor be full please see our other properties no's 448831 LOWER SALTINGS & ROPEWALK, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives 2/4 Parking and 457248 THORNLEIGH Secluded 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, half an acre of beautiful gardens Further info at; www.beachshacks.co.uk

Men an Mor: Perched on the rocks between Porthminster beach and the harbour sits Men an Mor cottage and apartment so named after the slab of blue elvin which protects them from the sea. Men is Cornish for rock or stone and Mor means sea. The setting is striking with an expansive view from St Ives harbour to Godrevy lighthouse. When the tide is out the golden sands draw out the beachcombers, whilst at night the harbour lights shimmer across the water. This peaceful idyll is occasionally broken by stormy weather with the sounds and spectacular display of the Atlantic crashing against the rocks below, best viewed from the comfortable window seat with a glass of your favourite tipple. Men an Mor is favourably situated, in a conservation area, on the seaward side of the Warren, next to Porthminister beach and its famous café. The train station and car park are a 3 minute walk. The harbour, only a stones throw, provides a full range of eating establishments.

St Ives: St Ives has long been famous for its artist colony drawn to the area by the fantastic nature of the light. It was at the vanguard of the Modern British movement and those inspired by the town include Virginia Woolf and Alfred Wallace. This influence is still strongly in evidence today, with the world renowned Tate, St Ives and a wide selection of good quality smaller galleries showing an ever changing display of art from post war up to the present time. Music is also an important feature of the town. Throughout the year the pubs and the Guildhall play host to various bands from local to world music.

All of these artistic achievements are celebrated during the St Ives September festival, which runs for the 2nd and 3rd weeks of September, a popular draw for both UK and international visitors.

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Details for holiday cottage Avail 9 - 30 May - Built on rocks 3 floors of frontline seaviews, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms

Men an Mor cottage is named after the slab of blue elvin which protects it from the sea. Men is Cornish for rock or stone and Mor means sea. The setting is striking with an expansive view from St Ives harbour to Godrevy lighthouse. When the tide is out the golden sands draw out the beachcombers, whilst at night the harbour lights shimmer across the water. This peaceful idyll is occasionally broken by stormy weather with the sounds and spectacular display of the Atlantic crashing against the rocks below, best viewed from the comfortable window seat with a glass of your favourite tipple. The harbour, only a stones throw, provides a full range of eating establishments from award winning gourmet restaurants to pubs and cafes. This Cornish cottage has previously been home to both fishermen and artists. The inspirational views create a wonderful and atmospheric place for a holiday in St Ives. *NOW INCLUDES FREE PORTHMINSTER BEACH CABIN Easter-Oct For details go to www.beachshacks.co.uk
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Jane at Beachshacks

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2010
Speaks French, English
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday cottage rental in St Ives, United Kingdom

Avail 9 - 30 May - Built on rocks 3 floors of frontline seaviews
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
business
Avail 9 - 30 May - Built on rocks 3 floors of frontline seaviews
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p448597
+44 07919622472
St Ives St Ives area
Nottinghamshire
5

Spectacular view

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 04-May-2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
For the view alone this must be the best location in St Ives. The view is spectacular. Could not bear to close the curtains as we didn't want to miss anything! The cottage has everything we needed for a lovely holiday. We had a wonderful time, and hope to be back next year *****
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 6/6
business
Avail 9 - 30 May - Built on rocks 3 floors of frontline seaviews
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p448597
+44 07919622472
St Ives St Ives area
Sydney, Australia
5

Gorgeous!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
We stayed at Men an Mor cottage for a week in March this year with our two young boys. Everything was perfect. The photos on the web site are accurate - we enjoyed sensational views, a perfect location, and every home comfort. Restaurants, cafes, shops, banks and supermarkets are all within an easy stroll. St Ives is beautiful, and an excellent base for exploring the Cornish countryside. Jane was extemely helpful during our enquiry and booking process, with everything running smoothly. Thank you so much! We will certainly stay again next time we travel to England and would recommend Men an Mor to any of our friends and family.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 3/3
business
Avail 9 - 30 May - Built on rocks 3 floors of frontline seaviews
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p448597
+44 07919622472
St Ives St Ives area
Bristol
5

A real find!

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2010
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2010
We stayed in the cottage for a week in Feb 2010 and absolutely fell in love with it! The cottage is so homely with the most incredible views. Flowers and chocs left by the owner were a lovely welcoming touch. You are literally minutes from the beach and town which has beautiful little shops and so many good restaurants I don't know where to start! Have already recommended the cottage to all my friends and we'll most definitely be back!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 15/15
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Newquay Airport
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Close to St Ives station
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
A30 link to M5
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Next to Porthminister beach and Porthmeor 10 mins
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Centre of town with a large selection of bars
Nearest Golf
700 Metres
Tregenna Castle
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Close to many restaurants
Car: not necessary

The old town of St Ives juts out to sea and is surrounded on three sides by water, creating almost an island. There are many beaches all with beautiful golden sand. Relax in the sun, take a walk over the sands, paddle in the sea or try your hand at surfing with help from fully qualified instructors.

For those who prefer walking, the coastal path is on your doorstep. Set out from Porthminister beach and continue to Carbis Bay, then to Hayle and beyond. Alternatively walk around the coast of the town until you reach Porthmeor beach, then continue along the beautiful and wild coastal path to Zennor, a must for nature lovers with bird and seal colonies and occasional dolphins. Look out for the famous Mermaid on the way and take sustenance at the local pub before the return walk or for those captivated by the warming fire, the last bus back.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in St Ives, St Ives area

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
May
9 May 2014 - 15 May 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
May 3nt break
16 May 2014 - 19 May 2014
3 night minimum stay
£720
for 3 nights
From
£240
 
 
spring bank hol
23 May 2014 - 29 May 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,000
for 7 nights
£2,000
 
 
june
6 Jun 2014 - 12 Jun 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
June
13 Jun 2014 - 19 Jun 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,900
for 7 nights
£1,900
 
 
June
27 Jun 2014 - 3 Jul 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,100
for 7 nights
£2,100
 
 
Early July
4 Jul 2014 - 10 Jul 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 7 nights
£2,400
 
 
Mid July
11 Jul 2014 - 17 Jul 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,600
for 7 nights
£2,600
 
 
Here comes summer
18 Jul 2014 - 24 Jul 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,750
for 7 nights
£2,750
 
 
Last school holiday week
22 Aug 2014 - 28 Aug 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,900
for 7 nights
£2,900
 
 
Aug-Sept
29 Aug 2014 - 4 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
£2,400
for 7 nights
£2,400
 
 
September Festival
12 Sep 2014 - 18 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
September Festival
19 Sep 2014 - 25 Sep 2014
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Last September week
26 Sep 2014 - 2 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
 
October - Surfs up
3 Oct 2014 - 23 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,290
for 7 nights
£1,290
 
 
Half term
24 Oct 2014 - 30 Oct 2014
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
Low winter rate
21 Nov 2014 - 4 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
£321
for 3 nights
£750
 
 
December
5 Dec 2014 - 21 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
From
£160
Fri,Sat,Sun
£700
 
 
Christmas inc tree & hamper
22 Dec 2014 - 28 Dec 2014
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year inc decos & hamper
29 Dec 2014 - 4 Jan 2015
Changeover Day: Monday
7 night minimum stay
£2,000
for 7 nights
£2,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £20.00
Notes We take an initial deposit of one third to reserve the property. Remainder payment is due 2 months prior to the holiday start date. No damage deposit/bond or booking fees required. The rates are inclusive of linen, utilities, parking, and free wifi.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in St Ives in St Ives area

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , a plastic baby bath is available
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Seaview large panoramic windows
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , zip link bed will create 2 small singles
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , LargeSeaview A travel cot and spare single bed is available.
  • 2 of the bedrooms have spectacular seaviews. Bedroom 2 is L shaped and quite large an ideal space for a cot or/and spare single bed. It also has an LCD TV, and DVD player. We keep a selection of DVDs at your disposal. All bedlinen and towels are provided and beds are made up before your arrival.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Deck Chairs
  • Veranda ...
  • 3 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • caves
  • churches
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • live theatre
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • caving
  • roller blading
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
Notes:
Men an Mor Cottage has free use of a Porthminster Beach Cabin from Easter until end of October 2013. Located on the beautiful Porthminster beach, next to the famous restaurant the cabin contains 2 deckchairs and is useful for storing beach gear during the week.

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