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Coxwain's Cottage - Steam Room & Beach Access

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Coxswain's Cottage is pure mariner-chic. Through that door is your very own access to the beach.
1 of 22Coxswain's Cottage is pure mariner-chic. Through that door is your very own access to the beach.
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3 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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With direct access to the most beautiful beach in St Ives and an amazing starlit steam room, Coxwain’s Cottage is one of the most glamorous places to rest your head in Cornwall. Unique, design-led and impeccably finished, our first three-bedroom property in St Ives rivals the best beach villas around the world. As with all of our properties, the exterior of Coxswain’s Cottage is delightfully unassuming. But step off the bustling street and you’ll discover a stylish sanctum of exposed stone walls and thoughtful design, ideal for an indulgent weekend or a week away with friends and family. The house has a fully equipped kitchen and a living room with a vast six-person sofa that fits the entire family for film night. The three bedrooms and three bathrooms (two of which are en-suite) are all ...With direct access to the most beautiful beach in St Ives and an amazing starlit steam room, Coxwain’s Cottage is one of the most glamorous places to rest your head in Cornwall. Unique, design-led and impeccably finished, our first three-bedroom property in St Ives rivals the best beach villas around the world. As with all of our properties, the exterior of Coxswain’s Cottage is delightfully unassuming. But step off the bustling street and you’ll discover a stylish sanctum of exposed stone walls and thoughtful design, ideal for an indulgent weekend or a week away with friends and family. The house has a fully equipped kitchen and a living room with a vast six-person sofa that fits the entire family for film night. The three bedrooms and three bathrooms (two of which are en-suite) are all wonderfully comfortable for a property of this size, with the large bathroom also converting into a decadent steam room, ideal for warming chilled bodies after a plunge in the Cornish sea. All the usual Beachspoke standard items apply and include a Nespresso machine, quality cookware and a complimentary bottle of bubbles. Located on Back Road West in Downalong, St Ives, the cottage has a small private patio garden to the rear which leads to a secret tunnel that opens right onto the sand on Porthmeor Beach. The boutiques and cafés of St Ives are less than two minutes away, while the Tate gallery a five-minute walk from the property. Private parking is available on request at an additional charge. Please do speak to the office to check the availability. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted in Coxswain’s Cottage. FEATURES Living room: Seating for six on an L-shaped sofa, 42” flat screen TV, iPod dock Kitchen/dining room: Four ring ceramic hob and cooker, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, toaster, kettle, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer dryer, pots and pans, cutlery, glassware , tableware and linens, large country style table for six. Family bathroom/ steam room: Four-person steam room, full sized bath and loo, heated towel rail. Bedroom 1: King size bed, en-suite bathroom, built-in wardrobes, 400-thread count sheet linens, fluffy white towels and robes, Bamford products. Bedroom 2: King size bed, en-suite bathroom, built-in wardrobes, 400-thread count sheet linens, fluffy white towels and robes, Bamford products. Bedroom 3: Twin/super king bed(s), built-in wardrobes, 400-thread count sheet linens, fluffy white towels and robes, Bamford products. General: Strictly no smoking, unfortunately not suitable for dogs, check in at 4:00pm and check out at 10.00am. Parking: Parking is available in the Island Car Park which is a public car park situated approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the cottage. There is a daily charge at approximately £7.50 paid locally. Beachspoke also owns a private secure parking space that is available at an additional charge paid in advance, the cost of this is £20 per day. Please contact the office to enquire about availability and cost. LOCATION Situated in the heart of Downalong on Back Road West, just behind Porthmeor Beach, Coxswain’s Cottage sits right in the heart of St Ives’ most picturesque, and most cultured, district. The St Ives School of Painting is just a few doors down and within a five-minute walk of the property you can find at least a dozen gourmet restaurants, high-end art galleries and craft shops as well as some of England’s most impressive beaches, such as Porthmeor and Porthgwidden. THINGS TO DO IN ST IVES Food & Drink Tuck into a well-earned breakfast at The Digey, savour some fish & chips from The Balancing Eel, and indulge in local Cornish ice cream from Moomaid of Zennor. To do Try your hand at surfing with a lesson from St Ives Surf School on Porthmeor beach, trek along the coast to nearby Zennor for a pint at The Tinner’s arms, and be bowled over by the fascinating life and works of sculptor Barbara Hepworth at the nearby museum dedicated to her legacy.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 3 Showers
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About the Manager
Ben Shearer (Property Manager Beachspoke Lettings Limited )
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2012
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

Coxwains cottage in St Ives is a beautiful home. There were 5 adults but enough space so that we didn't feel on top of each other. The beds were excellent didn't want to get up and the shower with gorgeous smelling toiletries. Loved the house...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Pioneer763571, VR Owner at Coxwain's Cottage - Steam Room & Beach Access, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

Thank you for your lovely review, so glad you had a good time and enjoyed the cottage, come back any time :)

Reviewed September 18, 2018

fantastic the coxswain was so clean we were impressed, the door to porthmeor beach was so convenient and made getting to beach easy. The cottage is near to harbour and lots of restaurants ,we really liked the Mermaid but you need to book in advance...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Pioneer763571, VR Owner at Coxwain's Cottage - Steam Room & Beach Access, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review, so glad you had a good time!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
Coxswain’s Cottage is one of the most Comfortable and Stylish places to rest your head in Cornwall, and has an amazing starlit steam room. Coxswain’s Cottage sits right in the heart of St Ives’ most picturesque and cultured district. The St Ives School of Painting is just a few doors down the road and within a five-minute walk of the property you can find at least a dozen gourmet restaurants, high-end art galleries and craft shops as well as some of England’s most impressive beaches, such as Porthmeor and Porthgwidden.
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