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Jane at Beachshacks

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french

Built on a slab of granite facing only the sea views for miles - yet town centre - Available 22 July 12 August & 26 August - spectacular seaviews parking

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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St Ives area Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Porthminster beach, central St Ives - Superb seaviews - 2 props sleep 2 - 10

Situated on the seaward side of the Warren in a conservation area of central St Ives stand Men an Mor Cottage and Apartment. Perched on a large outcrop of blue elvin rock, between Porthminster Beach and the harbour, the large picture windows frame a spectacular outlook, from St Ives town to Godrevy lighthouse. for further information

Relax on the window seat and watch the world go by, boats sailing past, and various wildlife including seals, dolphins and cormorants. Men an Mor cottage and Apartment are perfect for holidays at any time of the year. In the winter stay warm inside whilst watching the waves crash over the rocks below. During fine weather, look out over the azure blue sea or walk the few steps to the golden sands of Porthminister beach. The train/coach station and car park are a 3 minute walk. Both properties have free wifi

Should Men an Mor be full please see our other properties no's 448831 ROPEWALK, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives 2/4 Parking and 457248 THORNLEIGH Secluded 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, half an acre of beautiful gardens Further info at;

Men an Mor: Perched on the rocks between Porthminster beach and the harbour sits Men an Mor cottage and apartment so named after the slab of blue elvin which protects them from the sea. Men is Cornish for rock or stone and Mor means sea. The setting is striking with an expansive view from St Ives harbour to Godrevy lighthouse. When the tide is out the golden sands draw out the beachcombers, whilst at night the harbour lights shimmer across the water. This peaceful idyll is occasionally broken by stormy weather with the sounds and spectacular display of the Atlantic crashing against the rocks below, best viewed from the comfortable window seat with a glass of your favourite tipple. Men an Mor is favourably situated, in a conservation area, on the seaward side of the Warren, next to Porthminister beach and its famous café. The train station and car park are a 3 minute walk. The harbour, only a stones throw, provides a full range of eating establishments.

St Ives: St Ives has long been famous for its artist colony drawn to the area by the fantastic nature of the light. It was at the vanguard of the Modern British movement and those inspired by the town include Virginia Woolf and Alfred Wallace. This influence is still strongly in evidence today, with the world renowned Tate, St Ives and a wide selection of good quality smaller galleries showing an ever changing display of art from post war up to the present time. Music is also an important feature of the town. Throughout the year the pubs and the Guildhall play host to various bands from local to world music.

All of these artistic achievements are celebrated during the St Ives September festival, which runs for the 2nd and 3rd weeks of September, a popular draw for both UK and international visitors.

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Details for Available 22 July 12 August & 26 August - spectacular seaviews parking 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

Men an Mor Apartment has a spectacular location next to Porthminster beach & St Ives harbour built on the rocks facing the sea. Watch the waves roll in under the balcony, large picture window and double patio doors, all looking out directly to sea wide 180 degree view, no roads or pavements in front, hence the name Men an Mor which in Cornish means rock and sea. Occupying 2 floors with a large spiral staircase between and a large window seat to sit and watch the changing moods of the sea, cormorants, a friendly seal and if you are lucky dolphins, seated on the balcony bench. Open plan, simply decorated with wooden floorboards, white walls and paintings by local artists. There is a bedroom & double pocket sprung mattress and seaview (halfwall). An open-plan living/dining area containing a sofa bed, dining area. 2012 a new shower room Next floor has kitchen and a 2nd bathroom. If the Apartment is fully booked please see our other property 1 ROPEWALK 448831
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jane at Beachshacks (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french



Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Newquay Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Centre of town with a large selection of bars
Nearest Ferry
70 Miles
Nearest Golf
700 Metres
Tregenna Castle
Nearest Train
200 Metres
Close to St Ives station
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
A30 link to M5
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Close to many restaurants
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Next to Porthminister beach and Porthmeor 10 mins
Car: not necessary

The old town of St Ives juts out to sea and is surrounded on three sides by water, creating almost an island. There are many beaches all with beautiful golden sand. Relax in the sun, take a walk over the sands, paddle in the sea or try your hand at surfing with help from fully qualified instructors.

For those who prefer walking, the coastal path is on your doorstep. Set out from Porthminister beach and continue to Carbis Bay, then to Hayle and beyond. Alternatively walk around the coast of the town until you reach Porthmeor beach, then continue along the beautiful and wild coastal path to Zennor, a must for nature lovers with bird and seal colonies and occasional dolphins. Look out for the famous Mermaid on the way and take sustenance at the local pub before the return walk or for those captivated by the warming fire, the last bus back.


Rates & Availability

St Ives Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer - 22 July
Jul 22 2016 - Jul 28 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
12 August
Aug 12 2016 - Aug 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
August bank holiday
Aug 26 2016 - Sep 1 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
End Sept/October
Sep 23 2016 - Oct 20 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Oct half term
Oct 21 2016 - Oct 27 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
3nt weekend 4nt midweek rates
Oct 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
New Year
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
Spring savers
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Half Term
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Savers
Feb 24 2017 - Mar 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter & May
Mar 31 2017 - May 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Joyous June
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jubilant July
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 20 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Peak summer
Jul 21 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 28 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Christmas and New Year bookings include a real Christmas tree, decorations and a welcome gift.
Valentine special includes a welcome bottle of wine, chocolates and flowers
Easter includes a welcome easter gift.

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St Ives area Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The bathroom has a porthole looking out to sea
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 2012 New 2nd shower room next to bedroom
  • Where else but Men an Mor can you brush your teeth and watch boats sailing by the porthole, and cormorants out on the rocks? We have added a 2nd shower room & wardrobe, changing area next to the bedroom.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Their are 2 bathrooms, one on each floor, next to bedroom
  • PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE RECENTLY UPDATED THE APARTMENT. it now has a seperate double bedroom with pocket sprung double bed, fantastic seaviews and a new 2nd shower room next to the bedroom. You can sleep each night to the sound of the sea and wake to the sunrise over the wide uninterrupted 360 degree view from St Ives harbour to Godrevy lighthouse. In winter snuggle up inside whilst watching the Atlantic waves crash over the rocks below. In the evenings watch the lights twinkle across the sea, during the day lie in bed and watch the boats sail in and out of the harbour. Quality bedlinen and towels are provided.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The approach is along a balcony and through double patio doors into a light and airy open plan room. The dining area is positioned to take full advantage of the views. The Apartment is on 2 floors, the separate kitchen has a porthole with seaviews and Farrow and Ball painted units. There are 2 bathrooms and a bedroom with full sized double bed comfortable new pocket sprung mattress and fantastic seaview - The Apartment has its own entrance on the seaward side of the Warren, between the pale golden sands of Porthminster beach and St Ives harbour. We have a parking space and the train station and Car Park are a 3 minute walk. All rentals include quality bedlinen and towels, utilities and a welcome tray. The Apartment is double glazed and has an LCD tv with freeview, dvd player and a selection of dvds and books. Due to granite steps and walkway the access is not suitable for the infirm, young children or pets.

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