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Avoca Cottage

Situated above Porthmeor Beach and the Tate Gallery with views of the Island
Very good
34 reviews
Situated above Porthmeor Beach and the Tate Gallery with views of the Island
New upstairs lounge in 2015
Walking distance to the Beach
New kitchen diner in 2015
Main bedroom with garden view
room for 3 kids (with the z bed, not shown)
En-suite bedroom
two bathrooms
Ample space to seat 6 for dinner.
well-appointed kitchen
All electrical appliances
Single Bedroom (off upstairs lounge)
A spectacular balcony view for spring 2015
Feel on top of the world in our upstairs lounge with panoramic views of the ocean
Short walk to the Tate Modern
Great shopping and arts and crafts.
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
St Ives, Cornwall, England
The cottage is situated on a small private drive just above the town and close to the Tate Modern. It has sea views across St Ives Bay and Godrevy lighthouse, as well as the north end of Porthmeor Surf Beach.

With a large garden and ample parking, Avoca is the perfect place to come back to after a day out in St Ives or the surrounding area. It is just a short walk to the town and all its beaches and it's a warm, comfortable and cosy little house with two double rooms (one with an en suite) and another room with bunk beds and a cot/z-bed option. One further room upstairs offers a single bed. There are a couple of SMART TVs and a further TV in the new Summerhouse.

For the 2017 season, we are celebrating 15 highly successful years of letting with an extensive refurbishment of the property to include a new upstairs lounge with a full...
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About the Owner, Richard C
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Oct 2006
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 34 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Happy to chat or text Any time - and I will attempt to sort out any problems.
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Listing #HL16814
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Very good - based on 34 reviews
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Lucy R
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

Have had a great week at Avoca Cottage. It is well positioned with an easy walk into the centre of St Ives. It provided plenty of room for 4 adults and 3 children and is well equipped. The owner responded quickly to queries and was extremely helpful.

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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

Nice xmas new year break Nice a spacious the upstairs is what sells this property great view out to see with 2 large skylights And a attic bedroom 3 bedroom downstairs didn’t use the one but the ones we used were comfortable Kitchen has everything you need we cooked our Xmas dinner and ate it looking out at the sea...

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Great guests, most forgiving and accommodating since the cleaner missed their change-over!! Most obliged to your warm review.


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Douglas, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 27 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

The cottage was in a lovely part of st ives and there was a shop a two minute walk away. The summerhouse was the perfect den for the kids.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    2 Bunks
    1 Twin
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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R 1 512
7 Apr 2018 -
25 May 2018
3 nights
R 2 941
R 10 923
26 May 2018 -
1 Jun 2018
half term
7 nights --
R 16 805
£1 000
2 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
late spring
3 nights
R 2 941
R 13 444
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  • cleaning. linen and towels: R 1 260 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 521 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All utilities are included in the cost, as are linen and towels.
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About the neighbourhood
St Ives is a stunning place, with beautiful beaches and surroundings. It houses the Tate Modern, come and see some beautiful art - and the Barbara Hepworth museum as well. There is a wealth of local galleries showing some beautiful stuff in the maze of streets by the quayside. Not forgetting the famous St Ives pottery - with showrooms and workshops. There also are plenty of sports to do with the leisure centre just a short walk away for rainy days.
Getting around
Park and walk! Or Ace taxis...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 60.0 km
Railway: St Ives/St Erth: 1.3 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 122.0 km
Road: Take the M5 from Bristol then leave the motorway on the A30 West and Bodmin. Take the A30 all the way to the St Ives turn off.

Now you can come in the back way following the Tate Gallery Brown signs. As you come into the town and past the houses you'll be directed to turn left on a mini roundabout. Continue along here over the speed bumps, when you pass the SPAR shop on your right, carry on for about 200m till the road bends right. Here you go straight on up a private lane, Carnello which lies in between Stoneycroft and The Barn Apartments.

For the scenic route, head into St. Ives and Carbis Bay. You will eventually turn right into the town (towards the railway station) and go down a hill with shops either side of you into the centre of St. Ives. At the bottom of the hill the...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.5 km.
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