Secret Cottage

Sleeps: 6/ Beds: 3/ Bathrooms: 2

from £1100.00 - £2288.00 per week Book now

Secret Cottage is the perfect oasis to escape to for a break on the West Coast. Stylishly decorated throughout, this three-bedroom property is right in the heart of St Ives, tucked away off Fore Street.

Featured on the Emmy nominated show ‘For the Love of Kitchens’, this bespoke property boasts stunning sea views towards the Harbour and a private garden, perfect for alfresco dining and soaking up the Cornish rays.
Linen and Towels Provided
Outside Space
Sea Views
Wifi Included
Check in: 17:00
Check out: 10:00

  • Relax

    The fabulous open plan living/kitchen/dining area includes a two-seater sofa, two leather tub chairs, a Smart TV, working log burner and access to the beautiful private garden.

  • Dine

    The stunning Farmhouse designed kitchen is well equipped with everything you need to cater for your holiday. There is a large range gas hob and double oven, SMEG fridge/freezer, Nespresso coffee machine, built-in dishwasher and washing machine. The kitchen is dominated by a gorgeous vintage wooden prep table which is perfect for honing your skills in Cornish culinary delights.

    The dining table comfortably seats up to four guests and is perfect for family dinners or for that special celebration.

  • Unwind

    Located on the top floor the master bedroom offers wonderful sea views and is beautifully decorated with eclectic pieces of furniture and soft furnishings. The bedroom is furnished with a king size bed, ample storage, small dressing table and an ensuite bathroom with a bath and overhead shower.

    The second bedroom, located on the first floor, also has delightful sea views. It is furnished with a king-sized bed, dressing table and antique chest of drawers.

    The third bedroom is also on the first floor and has bunk beds and ample storage.

  • Refresh

    On the top floor there is an ensuite bathroom with a bath and overhead shower, wash basin, WC, and heated towel rail

    There is also a family bathroom on the first floor with bath and overhead rainfall shower, wash basin, WC, and heated towel rail

  • Outside
    The enclosed, private garden is a real sanctuary. A great space for alfresco dining making this holiday home a great choice for entertaining family and friends. A real secret in St Ives.


Property Location

Full address: 5 Academy Terrace, St Ives, TR26 1HJ

Floor Plans

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More details

  • No Dogs
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Access Statement – Secret Cottage can be accessed from two directions. If coming from Barnoon Terrace, there is a set of stone stairs leading down to Academy Terrace, totaling thirty-three steps. If approaching from Fore Street, there is a set of stone steps leading up to Academy Terrace, totaling thirteen steps. Upon arriving at the turning onto Academy Terrace, there is an additional set of stairs comprising nine steps. There is then one final step through the front door. Please note, the holiday home is located over three floors and guests will be required to climb stairs. The stairs to the attic bedroom are steep and narrow.
  • No Parking
  • Please note, Secret Cottage has feather bedding.

Guest Reviews

  • "The house is beautifully done, with great attention to detail. Location is perfect and the garden is a real bonus!"
  • "Secret Cottage was the most unique cottage we have stayed in. Lovely touches to make us feel welcome. I had forgotten how beautiful St. Ives is and I'm sure that we will make a return visit.
    Exceeded all our expectations. Thank you ."
  • "Our stay here was lovely. The property was exquisite - very tastefully and well done, clean, cosy and just all round fantastic. The location couldn’t have been better, and the views were exquisite. The high street was at the bottom of a short flight of steps (although you wouldn’t know it) with all the main restaurants and harbour the street below that. Couldn’t have been more central if it tried! It was very roomy across all three floors with the master at the top particularly impressive. I’d thoroughly recommend this place as a really lovely way to visit St Ives. I had little reason to contact the hosts beyond sharing some information when we left but they were incredibly quick to respond and helpful. We also felt the price was very reasonable for what we received - although we weren’t peak season, it was October half term and felt that the quality of the property was excellent for what we paid. A lovely experience and we would 100% stay here again on a return to St Ives."
  • "Beautiful finishes to the accommodation with very comfortable furnishings. Fantastic central location for beaches, restaurants and shops."
  • "Absolutely gorgeous cottage, views even better than you could imagine. Perfect location, only a minute to the shops and three minutes to the beach."
  • “We absolutely loved our stay, even more than we expected!”
  • “What a fantastic spot, right in the centre of town but you don't hear any of the hustle and bustle below. We were welcomed with a very generous welcome pack.”
  • "Secret Cottage itself was immaculately decorated and an incredibly comfortable stay, we'd definitely stay again."

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