2 lovely properties located on & a few metres from the beautiful Porthmeor beach in a central St Ives town location, both have private parking & sleep 2/4. Porthmeor is a prime St Ives area ,central for the town & next to the Tate Gallery. Porthmeor beach is famous for its sunsets, surf, lovely cafe/restaurant, surf hire, school and life guards. Should these properties be booked, please see our other seafront properties, Men an Mor (448597)
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1 ROPEWALK – Lovely semi-detached cottage in a prime St Ives beach location with rare integral garage – useful for unloading luggage and storing beach gear.
1 LOWER SALTINGS - Spectacular views over Porthmeor beach, a large window seat is perfect for watching the surf & beautiful sunsets. Also has the rare addition of a private parking space within a courtyard next to the apartment.
The Tate gallery is built on Porthmeor beach on the site of the old gas works, the shape of the building echoes it's old use. Porthmeor beach area has an industrial past as an area of fish stores and net lofts, now these buildings are used for artists studios. The beach itself became popular in the 70's and is the main surfing beach in the town, providing a contrast to it's genteel neighbour the Porthminster Beach which being close to the station was popular from the Victorian times.
Alongside the surf, Porthmeor boasts a lovely beach cafe/restaurant, shop, takeaway, beach cabins, surf hire, lessons and life guards. It is also the location for the famous Tate gallery. There are fantastic walks from the beach along the coast out to Zennor. Just off Porthmeor beach is the area called the Island, there is a scenic coastal footpath around this area with fantastic viewpoints. The Island allows dogs throughout the year.