Tucked away in the quieter ambiance of the Downalong area, Mariners Cottage offers the ideal holiday home in the heart of St Ives quintessential character. The cottage is set over 3 floors ensuring ample space for holiday life whether cosy winter weekend for 2 or full house of 6. Aptly named, Mariners Cottage, décor has been inspired by its coastal location and is moments from the bustle of the harbour. This traditional style Cornish home is perfect for a get together in all seasons.
Mariners Cottage has been created with comfort and relaxation in mind. Follow the narrow streets of Back Road East and discover this gem neatly tucked away, yet wonderfully located in St Ives for whatever is on the days agenda. Enter at the ground floor to a large open plan living room and kitchen. This versatile space is well considered with small breakfast table which is perfect for childrens early suppers or morning coffee. The relaxing living room offers a quiet spot at the end of the day or cosy afternoon with a favourite film. The first staircase leads you up to the dining room, a large wooden table with six chairs can be dressed up for celebrations or simply breakfast all together. A double en-suite bedroom is also set on the level with views of the narrow street below. Climb the last staircase to the eaves of the cottage with larger double en-suite bedroom and a further twin en suite. Each room has been nautically inspired from the navy/white stripe linens to the local artwork that evokes the harbour community just moments from your holiday door.
With its central location, you can choose to make a base and explore the nearby golden sand beaches of Porthmeor or Porthminster, take in the harbour life before dinner, take to the seas and learn to surf or simply switch off with the morning papers and freshly brewed coffee in one the local cafes. Day trips from St Ives lead you west to the myth and legend of Land’s End, the quieter waters and picturesque coves of South Cornwall or north to the high cliffs and energy of Watergate Bay and Mawgan Porth. Whether you are new to St Ives or it's home-from-home, take up residence at Mariners Cottage for a weekend in the winter or lazy week long stay when the sun shines.