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Whistling Jack - a Charming Cottage Just a Stone's Throw from the Harbour

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Whistling Jack is a beautiful terraced fisherman's cottage, tucked away on a quiet lane right in the heart of St Ives.

The property is arranged over four floors: the lower floor is comprised of a kitchen/dining room and a bathroom; the ground floor (main entrance) is the living room; the master bedroom and family bathroom are on the first floor; and the second bedroom (with twin beds) can be found up a quaint staircase in the eaves of the house - making Whistling Jack the perfect getaway for either a couple or a family. Please note that the stairs to the top floor are narrow and quite steep.

Victoria Road is in the heart of Downalong, ideally located between three of the town's gorgeous beaches - the Harbour, Porthmeor & Porthgwidden - and just minutes from the world-renowned Barbara Hepworth museum and the Tate, not to mention St Ives' abundance of fantastic restaurants and bars. There is even a coffee house a stone's throw from the property for those mornings when instant just doesn't quite hit the spot!

More Details

Owner
Alexandra Bright
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

About Alexandra Bright

I bought Whistling Jack in the summer of 2015 - I grew up in St Ives and my family are still here, so I wanted a place to call my own in what I consider the most beautiful place in the world. I currently spend most of my time in London, therefore let Whistling Jack when I am unable to bring friends down and use it myself.

Alexandra Bright purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Alexandra Bright chose St Ives area

As soon as I saw Whistling Jack I fell in love - the location is perfect (a stone's throw from the harbour, yet tucked away on a quiet side road), and the fisherman-style cottage so quaint; exactly what I had in mind for my first home! Hopefully you will love it as much as I do.

Location

Nearest Airport
64 Kilometres
Newquay Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Multiple
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Tregenna Castle
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
St Ives Station
Nearest Motorway
170 Kilometres
M5
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Multiple
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Porthmeor Beach
Car: not necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Ives in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Whistling Jack - a Charming Cottage Just a Stone's Throw from the Harbour
average rating of 4.894737 based on 19 reviews
5

Lovely house, fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely holiday staying in Whistling Jack and hope to return soon! The house was extremely clean with all modern amenities. The location was brilliant and we were all able to come and go as we pleased between the harbour, beautiful beaches, restaurants and shops.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage. Brilliant location. A credit to the owner, Alexandra.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect hideaway

  • 4 of 5

A really lovely cottage which has been lovingly restored. So close to the harbour of St Ives yet tucked away from the crowds.

We had such a relaxing time . Simply parked the car close by and relaxed.

We will be back .

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

I recently stayed at Whistling Jack and loved it. The location is ideal. It's beautifully decorated, the kitchen is large and well equipped and the beds are really comfortable.

It has everything you need for an enjoyable holiday.

I will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

The perfect holiday house in an amazing central location in the heart of St Ives

  • 5 of 5

Whistling Jack is the perfect place to get away from it all in the heart of St Ives. Alex is a friendly owner who has been really helpful. The house is spotlessly clean and tastefully furnished with a contemporary style that perfectly compliments its traditional exterior giving it real home from home feel. Living accommodation is over 4 floors and the stairs are quite narrow/steep so we were quite fit at the end of the week! It is in an amazing location surrounded by a beautiful beaches only a few hundred meters away. We loved the cafe and beach at Porthwidden and were delighted by the range of independent shops and cafes it is still possible to find in St Ives. The perfect place to chill out for a week, find beaches to sit on or surf and enjoy the arty vibe of a beautiful town. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

perfect property

  • 5 of 5

Good location, high standard of decor

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Ives, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn 2
22 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£375
for 3 nights
From
£125
£700
 
 
Autumn half term
20 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Autumn 3
27 Oct 2017 - 7 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£500
 
 
Winter 1
8 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£550
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Winter 2
5 Jan 2018 - 8 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£500
 
 
February Half Term
9 Feb 2018 - 15 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 
 
Winter 3
16 Feb 2018 - 1 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
From
£90
£500
 
 
Spring 1
2 Mar 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£550
 
 
Easter
30 Mar 2018 - 12 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
Spring 2
13 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£550
 
 
Spring 3
4 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£345
for 3 nights
From
£115
£650
 
 
Whitsun
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Summer 1
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Summer 2
29 Jun 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Summer Holidays 2018
20 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £100

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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