Artists Harbour St Ives Town & Beaches

Up To 6
3Bedrooms in Detail
2Bathrooms in Detail

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Gem Rating Ratings explained
4 Diamonds

Facilities What do these mean?

  • Children welcome
  • Dogs permitted
  • No disabled access
  • Parking not available
  • WiFi
  • Sea views
  • Near the beach
  • No wood burner/open fire
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • No swimming pool/hot tub
  • Cot

A stylish coastal cottage just a hop and skip from the harbour

Tucked away yet just a minute to the beauty of St Ives seafront, Artists Harbour has been thoughtfully created for your luxury holiday beside-the-sea. Offering 3 boutique style bedrooms and relaxed living spaces, feel right at home as you step out and explore the sights and sounds of this very special coastal town. St Ives is the gateway to the West where beautiful seascapes and secret shores are easily explored including Sennen, Porthcurno, Land's End and Mousehole.

The Property

Artists Harbour is set over 4 floors and offers a unique sense of space and light as you ascend. The entrance brings guests up the steps and into the 1st floor with a welcoming kitchen and dining space complete with original stripped wood flooring and soft browns and greys of the stone walls. The dining area offers the perfect place to enjoy a family catch up whilst the holiday menu is underway in the kitchen, the budding chef in the party will enjoy freshest of fish and fare that St Ives offers. A central staircase runs through the heart of the house, leading down to the ground floor where a spacious bedroom (Bedroom 1) can be set up for children to escape the adult chit chat or an indulgent super king haven for couples. The stylish bathroom with deep bath completes the ground floor. The living space is set on the 2nd floor where the sea comes into view, sink back in the sofa for a quiet sunny read or bring friends and family together for a cosy evening. The bunk bedded room is also on the 2nd floor. Climb the stairs to the lofty living of the master ensuite bedroom at the top of the house, open up the large window and soaks up the sea and beach views across the rooftops of St Ives. Artists Harbour oozes bespoke style from the cool blue furnishings of the living room to the Spring yellow fabrics of the bedrooms, check into luxury embrace the Cornish way of life.

Cornish Gems are delighted to welcome Artists Harbour to the portfolio of central St Ives luxury idylls

Whilst there is no outside space to sit out at Artists Harbour, the beach and winding streets of St Ives are moments from your holiday door! There is access to the ground floor from the street at the rear with an area for surfboards etc. Quite literally a stone's throw away is the popular town beach were visitors rub shoulders with local fisherman and the day can be wiled away with the ebb and flow of the sea. St Ives has so much to offer for for all the family, take to the water and learn to paddle board or surf, dip into the tempting collection of artisan shops and galleries, enjoy the local Cornish cuisine and sample some of Cornwall's local ales. There are a number of beaches within easy reach from the white sands of Porthminster to the wilder surf of Porthmeor. Bamaluz Beach is dog friendly year round so your dog can enjoy a salty swim too. Take a day trip to the maritime harbours of Fowey and Falmouth or head up the coast to Port Isaac and Padstow.

Choose Your Dates The standard changeover day is Friday

December 2017


AvailableBookedDefault weekly checkin day is Friday

November 2017


January 2018

The following weeks are available in December 2017:
Fri 15 December - Fri 22 December
£1349.00 £1214.10
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How to book and pay

How can I make a reservation?


  1. Select the property you wish to book
  2. Choose Availability/Prices
  3. Choose the date you wish to book on the calendar
  4. Register/complete/submit the online reservation and pay the monies due


Call: 01872 241241 (press option 1)

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am to 6pm

Saturday: 10am to 6pm


Advance bookings:

  1. Pay 1/3rd deposit to secure your holiday (33.3%) now and pay the balance 4 weeks before your holiday

Last minute bookings:

  1. Payment in full required for all holidays booked within 28 days of arrival

You can pay securely online or over the phone via Sagepay.

Cautionary Deposit:

  1. A cautionary deposit of £250.00 is required prior to your check in. The day before your arrival we will pre authorise your balance payment card for this amount. Should you wish to use an alternative card then please ensure you have this card readily available when making your balance payment. (Please note you can use a credit card for this without incurring any charges).

When you submit an online reservation, you will receive an automated reservation confirmation. Please contact the reservations team with any questions you may have.

How can I pay

We accept debit cards (no charge), credit cards (2.5% surcharge) and international bank transfers.
We do not accept cheque payments.

Online Payments

You can pay for the balance of your holiday and holiday extras by logging into your Cornish Gems account.

Living and Dining

  • The living room is located on the 2nd floor, the dining room is located on the 1st floor
  • Three seater sofa
  • Two seater sofa
  • Armchair
  • Coffee table
  • Window seats
  • Sea views
  • Smart TV
  • DVD


  • Located on the ground floor
  • Electric oven
  • Electric hobs
  • Under counter fridge
  • Under counter freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Utilities include: Integrated washer/dryer, iron with ironing board

Bedrooms3: 1 Superking, 1 Zip N Lock, 1 Other

  • There are 3 boutique style bedrooms set on the ground floor, 2nd and 3rd floors
  • Bedroom 1: Ground floor, zip/lock super king bed, bedside tables with lamps, adequate storage and hanging space, TV, hairdryer
  • Bedroom 2: 2nd floor, bunk beds, bedside table with lamp, chest of drawers, ensuite WC
  • Bedroom 3: 3rd floor, super king bed, bedside tables with lamps, hanging rail with hangers, window seat, sea view, ensuite

Bathrooms2: 1 En-Suite, 1 Standard (plus 1 W/C)

  • Family bathroom: Ground floor, deep bath with hand held shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, WC
  • Bedroom 2: wash hand basin, WC only
  • Bedroom 3: ensuite shower, wash hand basin, WC

Other Features

  • Luxury linens and towels provided
  • Up to 2 well behaved dogs welcomed
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • WiFi
  • Seconds from the harbour!


  • From the unloading area, there are 3 steps up to to the path. There are 14 steps up to the front door (with handrail)
  • Artists Harbour is set over 4 floors. The bedroom on the 4th floor has a sloping ceiling in places.
  • 3 internal flights of stairs

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