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Porthmeor Beach House

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 959642)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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23 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Hambleton

    “Amazing house and location.”


    Just some minor items that might help the owner moving forward. The bulb in the table lamp in the living room isn’t working, nor the fridge ice machine. Also the living room is much colder than all other rooms so maybe some curtains would help that as we weren’t sure if the fire place turned on or not. The bottom oven doesn’t keep its temperature, we have the same oven at home so it was strange how you had to keep pressing the rapid heat button to keep it hot. We loved our stay, lovely house and location, we would highly recommend staying, thank you kindly.

    - Mr Hambleton, November 2021

    Thank you for taking the time to leave this feedback and bringing these issues to our attention. They will certainly be attended to as soon as possible. We are pleased to hear that you loved your stay and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Property Owner

The property

A fabulous house in a fabulous spot, this property has style, substance and spectacular sea views.

Sitting above Porthmeor beach this handsome holiday home has ample space for everyone to relax in.

Sleep in luxury bedrooms then tootle down the hill for breakfast on the beach below.

Flop about in the gorgeous sitting room or gather for informal lunches around the farmhouse table in the kitchen.

Exquisite furnishings make for hotel like comfort throughout with grown up sofas, super comfy beds and crisp linens.

On a good day you may even spot seals or dolphins in the bay below from the big bay windows.

Outside space is limited but there is a little courtyard and a south facing roof terrace for catching a few rays.

Unusually for St Ives the house also has two off street parking spaces, a real bonus for those in the know.

St Ives is home to four white sandy beaches so you can swim, surf and sunbathe to your heart's content.

Lifeguarded in the summer months, Porthmeor and Porthminster play big brother to the smaller cove of Porthgwidden and the sheltered harbour beach, all surrounded by tempting turquoise waters.

It is an easy five minute downhill walk into the centre of town where you will find galleries choc full of original art and boutique bargains.

Enjoy coffees or cocktails on the waterfront or settle in to one of the many eateries offering seafood, snacks and of course the obligatory Cornish pasty but make sure you look out for the greedy seagulls!

On a clear day we recommend driving west along the coast road towards Sennen Cove and Lands End for incredible views and a good lunch at the award winning Gurnards Head Inn at Zennor on the way.


  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: 1 x first floor double with en-suite shower room, shower, basin and WC, 2 x first floor twins that can be king-size double on request, 1 x second floor double with en-suite shower room, shower, basin and WC
  • 1 x second floor single
  • First floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining and sitting area
  • Utility.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, Bluetooth dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed courtyard
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk.

About the location


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!

Note: Please state at the point of booking if you require beds to be made up differently to that specified. Late notice may mean we are not able to change the configuration in time for your arrival.

Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.