Saltings View Cottage Carbis Bay / Lelant

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1
  • Dogs 2
  • Parking
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A pretty base to explore Cornwall from

Saltings View Cottage is a well presented two bedroom granite cottage that cleverly brings a modern influence to the traditional style Cornish cottages of yesteryear.  Saltings View Cottage is situated in the prime location of Saltings Reach on the outskirts of St Ives. 


At a Glance

Property highlights
  • Close to St Ives
  • Private garden
  • Close to branch line
  • Perfect for couples
  • 1 with a kingsize bed
  • 1 with twin beds

Main bathroom and 1 W/C

  • Children Welcome: Yes
  • Cot Provided: Yes
Wifi available
  • Yes
What to expect from Cornish Gems
Terms and conditions of hire

Step Inside

A comfortable ambiance awaits.  The pretty living space with garden views is a relaxing room for holiday life, the pebble effect elective stove sets the scene for out of season stays or open up the patio doors for that inside out feel.  From the fully fitted kitchen and dining room to the welcoming bedrooms with Feather and Black beds, each space has been thoughtfully styled.

From your Holiday Door

A private patio with outdoor seating is a real suntrap in the Summer and a great place for children and dogs alike to play and spread out. Choose to bring your dog with you, Saltings View Cottage welcomes well behaved dogs and the closest beach, Porth Kidney is dog-friendly all year-round.  Porth Kidney beach is just a short 20 minute walk and there is a pretty walk along the Saltings to get to it.  From the beach you can pick up the South West Coast Path and walk to Carbis Bay and St Ives.



  • The master bedroom has a 5ft king size bed from The Iron Bed Company, fitted wardrobe, bedside tables and lamps, dressing table, mirror and hairdryer
  • The second bedroom is a comfortable twin room with 2 x 3ft Feather & Black beds, chest of drawers, fitted wardrobe, TV with integral DVD player, bedside table and lamp



  • Bathroom complete with bath, power shower over, wash hand basin, toilet, heated towel rail and shaver socket
  • There is a separate ground floor WC with toilet and wash hand basin



  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Kettle and toaster
  • Microwave
  • Double oven/gas hob
  • Cafetiere
  • Utilities include washing machine, iron and ironing board

Living and Dining


  • 2 large comfy sofas
  • Pebble effect electric fire
  • Flatscreen digital TV with Freeview
  • CD and DVD player
  • Dining table and 4 chairs

Other Features

  • Adjacent to RSPB nature reserve
  • Parking for 1-2 cars
  • WiFi
  • Rear patio area complete with garden furniture
  • Hairdryer
  • Cot and highchair
  • All utilities, linen, towels and guest soaps included
  • Complimentary welcome pack provided on arrival
  • Up to 2 dogs are welcome at Saltings View Cottage.  Small pet supplement and house rules will apply


  • Level access to front door
  • Level garden terrace
  • Cottage style stairs

Home Truths

  • This is a Cornish Gems serviced property. The property changeovers, welcome gift and maintenance are managed in-house by the Cornish Gems team.
  • Please note that due to upgrades on the Lelant/Saltings train lines, trains are not running from this station to and from St Ives. A park and ride service is available from nearby St Erth train station.

Saltings View really is in lovely condition and well equipped. With Birdie's Bistro and The Old Quay House accepting dogs and the ability to walk to Porth Kidney made this a really easy trip with our pooch. 

All testimonials >

Love that there are excellent dog friendly pubs a short walk away, especially the Watermill, and the train to St Ives is a real bonus.

Frances Packer

Exactly as advertised , clean,and only a short walk from the station

Mrs Joan Pepper

Couldn't find a single fault with the property.


As always polite and professional. Spotless could do with the cleaners a home!

Vicki Westbury

Many thanks for a lovely stay - and the welcome gifts were wonderful!

Jane Ward

Saltings View was exactly as it looked on the website, cosy, very well-equipped & felt like a home rather than a rental property. I found Cornish Gems to be an excellent rental company providing an easy, trouble-free booking process assisted by very friendly, helpful staff. I would definitely use the company again.

Kay Stark

We had a lovely stay at Saltings and loved seeing the train go by ! Perfect position for travelling to beaches, leaving the car behind. The house was very good, clean and bright and we would hope to return.

Josie Irene Clarke

Once again another relaxing, comfortable holiday. Thank you.

Alan Jones

Excellent holiday. Would definitely visit again and recommend Cornish Gems.

Karen Kavanagh

We found the cottage very comfortable and very well equipped ,and would recommend it to others and would be happy to stay there again

Mrs J Sheerman

We had an excellent stay as always and will definitely be back.

Zoe Thorpe

We loved it! We had friends pop to see us and they loved it too and want to book for next year. Fantastic experience thank you so much.

Emma Tromans

We love the location. We will look forward to a holiday with your company next year.

Janice RandJanice

Liked little touches like the welcome pack. Comfy beds and lovely linen and towels. Well equipped throughout. Thank you.

Helen Bowers

Great cottage. Everything was perfect!

Karthik Iyer

This was our 3rd stay at the property and yet again we had an excellent stay and will hopefully be back at the end of the year.

Zoe Thorpe

The property was fantastic and was really home from home. We loved out time there and found the house to be extremely clean, well maintained, warm and cosy. It was really nice to have a Christmas tree when we walked in and made us feel really festive. I would completely recommend the property as it was truly lovely.

Mrs Elizabeth Treadwell

Thank you for another lovely Christmas break, this year in Saltings View Cottage. The house itself and the customer service we received whilst booking/queries, etc, was faultless. We always recommend Cornish Gems and hope to be back again soon!

Gayle Ruston

As on previous occasions, excellent service from the office team.

P J Chandler

Excellent service from Cornish Gems. The property itself was lovely and in a good location. We're hoping to go back next year.

Zoe Thorpe

Thoroughly enjoyed our 2 days, the property was excellent, the location was just right for our needs, walking on the beaches.

Sue Devlin

The house was lovely and we had a great holiday. We are continued to be very pleased with the quality of your houses - and will be back in Aug ;0)

Samantha Legg

Very impressed with the equipment available in the cottage, everything had been thought of. Lovely situation.

Amanda Shearmon

Once again an amazing holiday in Cornwall and George (our dog) had an awesome time as usual on Porthkidney beach in and out the water and a trip on the train to St Ives... We can't wait to come back :)

Kaye Goodwin

We really enjoyed our stay in a very comfortable well maintained house.

David Melbourne

The property was clean and well presented, a lovely base for a lovely holiday.


Fantastic customer service received from you - compared to your competitors, one of which we have used for over 20 years, your service is far superior.

Darren Day

We had a lovely holiday at Saltings View Cottage - thank you very much. We hope to return.


A very cosy, comfortable and well equipped cottage. The location was great, a short walk to the train station, hop on a train and 10 minutes later we arrived in St Ives - Hassle free! We will definitely return.

Alan Rawson

Every member of our family was very happy about the cottage and my five-year old granddaughter enjoyed playing in the "bedroom of the princess". I enjoyed the quiet location of the cottage and also its vicinity to the "carting place", which my sons enjoyed and went there three times. We did not mind having to take the train to St Ives, as the ride is panoramic and short.

Christina Angell

Another great stay with Cornish Gems.

Adrian Salter
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