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Holiday Cottage St. Ives

Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Cottage in St. Ives, Cornwall, England, UK - Peaceful Woodland Location

Our 2 bedroom privately owned terraced cottage in woodland setting sleeps 4, typically ideal for couples and families. It is situated in a quiet secluded part of a holiday park which has its own facilities including a large indoor swimming pool, club house, entertainment programme, shop, cafe and beer garden. Nearby there is plenty to do like surfing, walking, horse riding, fishing, golf or just relaxing on one of the fantastic beaches. The golden sands of Hayle Towans and lovely Carbis Bay are all a few minutes by car. A little further you will find spectacular Land's End, picturesque St Michael's Mount, beautiful sandy beaches, countless little isolated coves and ancient tin mines.

Ady Douglas
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Ady Douglas

We are a family of 4 from Nottingham and We Love St. Ives! We have owned Footprints since 2007 and have advertised on Owners Direct since 2010. We have a vast knowledge of the area and can help you to get the most from your holiday whatever your interest.

Ady Douglas purchased this bungalow in 2007

Why Ady Douglas chose Cornwall

Our friends were the previous owners of Footprints and we used to come down every June for about 3 years running. When our friends decided to relocate we took the opportunity of buying it because we loved it so much. We still holiday here ourselves in the school holidays with our 2 girls Molly now (16) and Jessica (13) at least twice a year.

What makes this bungalow unique

We fell in love with the place because the girls could play on the grass just outside and watch the rabbits and squirrels. St. Ives itself has some very clean and beautiful beaches and lovely cobbled streets and quaint shops. The park itself has an indoor swimming pool (handy for rainy days!) nightly entertainment but above all the woodland setting is very peaceful and it's a great touring base if you want to discover Cornwall

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Footprints Cottage is well equipped and the added little extras made it very welcoming"

"So sad to leave. Footprints Cottage was perfect for us. Thanks you very much"

"Thank you for letting us stay. A great setting and the children loved feeding the birds and squirrels"
Mar 2010
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Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Holiday Cottage St. Ives
average rating of 4.5384617 based on 14 reviews

Well looked after very clean and well equiped

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay lots to do in the area fantastic property can't Waite to book for next year best holiday we have had ,and the woodland setting is great for kids to do lots of exploring .

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Clean and comfortable in a Lovely setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at footprints. It was clean and comfortable with those little extras that make a difference. The setting was really peaceful set in a wood which means there is plenty of wildlife about especially in the morning. We saw jays, bullfinches, rabbits and squirrels. Booking was really easy and Ady and Joanne offered their local knowledge to make the most of our stay. A visit to the Minack theatre is a must and we had a great meal at the water ill. Overall a great week made better by the weather. We looking forward to staying a again in September.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review. We're really glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Ady and Joanne
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  • 5 of 5

Booking was straight forward and easy. Cottage very tidy and clean. Well equipped and well located on the park close to the pool and shop. Site is really well located for St Ives, beaches, parks, childrens entertainment venues, pubs etc etc. Cannot find fault and excellent value for money.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Gill for your kind review. We're really glad you had a great holiday. Thanks Ady and Joanne
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Brilliant Location

  • 5 of 5

The accomadation is set in a wooded area which my 2 boys loved playing in. It was Clean and tidy on arrival and well equipped. Perfect location within the park and perfect base for exploring Cornwall. Enjoyed it so much we have rebooked for next year for another 2 weeks. The Owners have been very friendly and have answered any quesions we have had without delay.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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great holiday

  • 4 of 5

Setting and location were beautiful, right in the heart of Cornwall near to everything we wanted to do and visit. Accommodation was clean and tidy, very pleasant indeed.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property was a real home from home. Spotless clean upon arrival and everything you could possibly need. You can tell that the owners have put their own stamp on the cottage and made it a home. The setting was lovely and peaceful amongst the trees which also helped to keep the temperature indoors at a nice level when it was hot outside. Plenty of wildlife to watch from the window. Nicely situated site and very central for all local attractions. The owners were extremely helpful in suggesting places to visit and leaving helpful info for us in the cottage. The only downside was having to leave at the end of the week as time flew by too quickly!! Will definitely be visiting again as soon as we are able.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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There are 3 main beaches. Porthminster - is by the train station and is a clean calm beach.

Porthmeor - is by the Tate gallery and is the surfers beach.

St. Ives harbour beach - not as big as the others and tends to be quite sheltered.

Nearby beaches that are good are Carbis Bay and Hayle towans beach and further away is Porthcurno and Sennen Cove (surfing resort).


Newquay Airport 40 miles 50 mins. St Erth Train Station 1.5 miles. Lelant Saltings Train Station 2 miles.


St Ives 3 miles. Hayle 3 miles. Lands End 17 miles. Eden Project 47 miles. 5 National Trust Properties within 16 miles.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $37

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 20% is required to secure the booking with the balance due 6 weeks before the start of your holiday. We respectfully request No Smoking in the cottage and regret that we cannot accept pets.

Short Breaks will be considered for low season. Please contact us for further details.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Saint Ives Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom with bath / shower over.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with two single beds.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
Notes on accommodation: We respectfully request No Smoking in the cottage and regret that we cannot accept pets. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen, duvets and pillows included. Please bring your own bath/tea towels.

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