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Avoca Cottage

Situated above Porthmeor Beach and the Tate Gallery with views of the Island
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
29 reviews
Situated above Porthmeor Beach and the Tate Gallery with views of the Island
Walking distance to the Beach
New upstairs lounge for 2015
New kitchen diner for 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
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.
Single Bedroom (off upstairs lounge)
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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.

For the 2016 season, we are celebrating 14 highly successful years of letting with an extensive refurbishment of the property to include a new upstairs lounge with a full length double Velux balcony, and extra single bedroom. There will also b...
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About the Owner, Richard C
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2006
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 29 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL16814
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 29 reviews
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English first
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Truly bigger on the inside with an inspired upstairs lounge to exploit the spectacular sea views through the full length Velux Windows - though make sure you close then when going out!! As we were a large group, some of the kids took advantage of the summerhouse - fully equipped with bunk beds, power and a telly, but note, not...

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Great find. Stayed there half term 4 adults & 3 kids. Plenty of room. Good location, although a bit of a walk up the hill (bus available if feeling lazy). Fantastic having the garden which allowed us to take full advantage of the BBQ. Although we would recommend the Mex in town. Local shop for supplies just along the road.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • 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
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20 May 2017 -
2 Jun 2017
Late spring
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3 Jun 2017 -
24 Jun 2017
Low summer
7 nights -- --
25 Jun 2017 -
15 Jul 2017
early summer
7 nights
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  • Booking admin fee: £20 / stay - Fee
  • Linen and towels: £60 / stay - Fee
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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.
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. <BR><BR>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.<BR><BR>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.... more
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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