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Views over Porthmeor beach St Ives Bay, 10 min walk to St Ives Harbour & beaches

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Stylish house with sea views, contemporary and comfortable with private garden

Beach Haven is a contemporary house in St Ives with great sea views. Overlooking the surfing beach of Porthmeor, the Island and St Ives Bay. A stroll down to St Ives harbour, the beaches and centre of St Ives makes the house perfect for a great holiday in St Ives Cornwall. Beach Haven is just a few minutes walk from the South West Coast Path which offers stunning scenery as you meander along the coast. There is a private sunny courtyard, perfect for alfresco meals. Open plan living space with floor to ceiling windows, perfect to view the ocean and surrounding coast. The kitchen is well equipped with glass hob positioned so even the chef has a sea view. Well thought out and equipped the appliances include a dishwasher, freezer, wine fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer it really has everything you will need during your stay. The master bedroom has a king size bed and stunning sea and beach views. You will love the luxurious limestone lined bathroom with a freestanding bath, double rainfall shower all complimented with underfloor heating. At the front, there is a lawned garden and at the rear is the private courtyard. The living room has a flat screen wall mounted TV with Freeview channels along with a DVD player, each bedroom has a TV and DVD Player and there is a Play Station in the twin bedroom. In addition to this, you will find a high chair, travel cot and stair gate for the younger members of your party. A garden shed provides space for surfboards and wetsuits and there are normally body boards and beach toys, there is an outside tap to wash everything down at the end of a day on the beach. Linen and towels are provided. Unrestricted on-street parking is available on a first come basis.

About Us

rachel badrick
Chapel House, High Street, Coleford
BA3 5LP Radstock
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VAT Reg Nona

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2018

About Rachel

A family of five we wanted to provide a welcoming home for our guests to enjoy St Ives. Our children grew up on the beaches of St Ives and we visit as often as we can having lived there for several years.

Why Rachel chose St Ives

St Ives is the most beautiful town which is famous for attracting artists due to the unique quality of light. We fell in love with St Ives many years ago and feel very privileged to own Beach Haven. We love to share our home with our guests so that they too can stay in high quality accommodation with a fabulous view in this very special and unique location in beautiful Cornwall.

What makes this house unique

The views are fabulous, whether you sit on the sofa in the living room with its floor to ceiling glass wall which takes in the views over the sea, beach and island or if you wake up in the morning, open the wooden blinds and take in the view from the master bedroom. It wasn't until we finished renovating Beach Haven and sat on the sofa for the first time that we appreciated exactly how fabulous the views are!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in St Ives in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Luxury limestone bathroom with underfloor heating, double walk in rainhead shower, roll top bath and low level WC.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Kingsize bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The third bed is a sofa bed in the living room, comfortably accommodates 1 adult or 2 children.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Views over Porthmeor beach St Ives Bay, 10 min walk to St Ives Harbour & beaches
average rating of 4.625 based on 8 reviews

Beautiful holiday home with stunning views. Very clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time at Beach Haven. Beautiful views of the beach and sea. Very clean and comfortable. Great that it has a dishwasher and washing machine.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Simply Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

The place was simply lovely and quite central. St Ives and Cornwall are a gem. The property is very clean and tastefully furnished with all the necessary amenities. Beds very comfortable. Huge TV. Welcome pack was well appreciated especially the scones which included clotted cream strawberry conserve and butter! Thanks Rachel for your extra touch and prompt replies. We loved every minute and would recommend it to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow what a lovely review of Beach Haven! We do our upmost to provide a great experience for our guests and to ensure the house meets their expectations, it's great t receive such a positive review as it reassures us we are getting it right. Thank you for taking the time and we hope to welcome you to Beach Haven again.
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Spacious, clean and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

The location of the property is up a steep hill from the town of St Ives. At first this was intimidating ,but we adjusted to it quite well and enjoyed our morning walk into town for shopping and coffee etc.

We enjoyed the visits to the bakery and butchers. Very friendly service and excellent quality products.

St Ives is ideally located to the coastal pathway which is a highlight experience for any outdoor enthusiast and walker.

Parking can be a problem as there is no assigned parking for this property, although there are a number of parking spaces available on a first come first serve basis and we did manage to get a spot each time we needed one.

There are stairs to the 2 bedrooms that may present difficulty to some.

Would recommend a stay to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very homely, clean and in a superb location.

  • 5 of 5

Beach Haven suited us in every way. Very close to the main beach, local to all shopping and resturants. And everything we needed was catered for.

Also the rooms and bathroom were very spacious. Highly recommended! Excellent place.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Bach Haven and thank you so much for a lovely review. We hope to welcome you again.
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very comfortable and well equiped

  • 4 of 5

We had a fabulous stay at Beach Haven, the property was modern and well equipped to deal with a small family. The views are stunning and the walk to Porthmeor Beach is beautiful. There is lots to do for families and friends. I would recommend Beach Haven.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review Beach Haven, we are delighted that it met your expectations and you enjoyed your stay, hopefully we can welcome you back again. Many thanks Rachel
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Wunderschöne Unterkunft, Top Lage, herzlicher Empfang!

  • 5 of 5

Ein wunderschönes Ferienhaus in einer hervorragenden Lage mit Meerblick. Modern eingerichtet mit allem, was man braucht (sogar einem Weinkühlschrank) und sehr sauber. Sehr nett fanden wir den herzlichen Empfang: Bei unserer Anreise fanden wir Brot, Scones, Butter, Cream, Marmelade, Tee und Kaffee vor - der erste Cornish Cream Tea konnte sofort beginnen. Wir erinnern uns sehr gerne an diesen Aufenthalt und werden gerne wiederkommen.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Porthmeor Beach Cafe
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Porthmeor Beach Cafe
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Porthmeor Beach
Car: not necessary

St Ives has so much to offer it is difficult to know where to start!

Tate St Ives has an ever changing art exhibition, along with the Barbara Hepworth museum and gardens not to mention the numerous private galleries throughout St Ives makes this a paradise for artists.

However with pretty cobbled streets, a harbour and 5 different beaches all within walking distance this wonderful location will not disappoint. The South West Coast Path is 5 minutes from the house and the stunning cliff top walks will take your breath away.

Why not take a boat trip along the coast to see the grey seals and if you are lucky you may spot a common / harbour seal which is not quite as common as the name suggests. Dolphins are regular visitors to St Ives Bay and to watch a pod jumping out of the water is a truly special experience.

St Ives is home to some seriously cool and fabulous restaurants, you really are spoilt for choice. Not only are their restaurants but some pretty great cafes and coffee houses where locally roasted coffee and locally grown tea (yes Cornish grown tea) can be enjoyed whilst enjoying the sea view. A trip to Cornwall would not be complete without enjoying a traditional cream tea.

The shops in St Ives are a mixture of independent boutiques, lovely gift shops, camera shops, clothing, art, bakers, butchers, ice cream parlours, pastie shops, art galleries and much much more.

A car is not necessary as the whole town is accessible on foot, there are hills so if you don't fancy walking a 2 minute ride in a taxi is an option.

If you do have a car there is a lot to explore in this beautiful area of Cornwall, including the open air Minack Theatre at Porthcurno, St Michael's Mount set on its own island in Mount's Bay to miles of sand dunes at Hayle. One of the prettiest and scenic coast drives runs from St Ives to St Just, the bus goes this way so even if you don't have a car you can still enjoy this stunning coastal drive.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Cleaning Fee £35
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:Booking Terms and Conditions - please read as bookings will only be accepted when you have read and agreed the following booking terms and conditions:Booking Terms and Conditions FOR BEACH HAVEN1 BOOKINGWhen you, (the “Licensee”), book the property known as Beach Haven, St Ives, you enter into a contract with the Owner of that Property (Us, We, Our). No tenancy agreement will be entered into or implied by this contract. All offers and bookings are subject to availability; the party leader must be at least 18 years of age at the time of booking. Large non family groups and hen or stag parties will not be permitted. Your booking is made as a consumer and you agree that no liability can be accepted by Us for any expenses, costs, losses, claims or other sums of any description which relate to any business, howsoever suffered or incurred by you. When we issue a written confirmation to you, this signifies that We have entered into a contract with you, which is subject to these Conditions. We have the right to refuse any booking prior to the issue of your written confirmation, and if We do this, We will tell you in writing and promptly refund any money you have paid Us. When you receive your confirmation, the details must be checked carefully. If anything is not correct, you should tell us within seven days. We reserve the right to terminate the letting contact if you are in breach of any of the booking conditions contained within this document.2 PAYMENT & DEPOSITWhen you book Beach Haven you should pay the amount then due by debit or credit card. If you book less than 8 weeks before your arrival date, payment of your total holiday cost is due straightaway. Deposits will be refunded following the departure of guests, the refund is subject to the property being left in a clean and tidy condition with no damage. If the deposit is to be refunded to a non UK bank account any fees incurred will be deducted from the deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.