3 miles from St Ives, on the main road leading to Lelant (pretty village, sandy beach), a beautifully restored, Grade II listed, semi-detached cottage, once a shop with parts originating from the 18th cent.. Large and lovely enclosed garden (table/chairs) with lawn, mature shrubs and trees, a small pond (netted) and plenty of space for surfboards/bicycles/kayaks.
Inside, lots of character with beams and low lintels (lowest 5'8"). Gates to porch (space for boots/shoes/coats). Door and 2 steps down into airy kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, gas cooker) with slate floor and ornamental fireplace. Cosy sitting room with large inglenook (open fire) and window seat. Big, smart double-aspect living room with TV/DVD, sofas and chaise longue. Dining room. Steep stairs (rope rail, stairgate) up to three bedrooms up a step from landing - a large double (5' bed), another double, and, up 2 more steps, a twin; bathroom (suite, shower over bath); loo. A wonderfully spacious cottage in a popular area of west Cornwall, on an excellent bus route or easy to catch the lovely coastal train to St Ives.
St Ives: popular, attractive old harbour fishing town, surrounded by four superb beaches. Narrow, cobbled streets, splendid Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth’s studios. Leisure centre (indoor pool). On the railway. Superb cliff/headland walks to Zennor (good pub), and beyond. Golf, 2 miles; Penzance, 9; Land’s End, 16. Carbis Bay,1½ miles.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double, 1 x double, 1 x twin. Kitchen with slate floor and ornamental fireplace. Sitting room one with large inglenook and open fire, sitting room two double-aspect comfy sofas and chaise longue. Dining room. Bathroom with bath, shower over basin and WC. Separate WC and basin.
Penzance 6 miles. One of Cornwall's prettiest harbour towns, St Ives offers narrow streets, tight-packed cottages nestling around the quayside, the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth museum, fabulous beaches, superb shops, a thriving community of artists, great pubs and restaurants and much more. With its semi Bohemian lifestyle and romantic air, it's easy to see why this is the county's premier holiday resort. The surrounding area has much for the visitor to see and do with abundant wildlife, fabulous coastal walks, top quality surfing and the Celtic mysteries of the Land's End Peninsula are all within easy reach. A superb destination!
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