‘Proper’ Downalong Fisherman’s cottage nestled in a tiny cobbled back-street steps away from St Ives harbour. The owners of Porthole Cottage have created a stylish and uplifting renovation, which makes this cottage a joy to stay in. A luxury retreat in the heart of old St Ives.
At a glance
Located on a traffic-free cobbled lane, amongst a higgledy-piggledy array of historic net-lofts and fisherman’s cottages, Porthole Cottage is in a great location for a family holiday or couple’s retreat.
Thoughtfully renovated to a high standard, with a surprisingly spacious and light interior that is both stylish and homely making it ideal for either a cosy winter weekend or a week long summer surf break. With its proximity to the boutiques, bars, restaurants and beaches you will feel truly immersed in the hustle and bustle of all that St Ives’ harbour has to offer.
Kitchen/Dining Area (Ground Floor)
Cottage table to seat 4 with a mixture of banquette seating & church chairs. Built-in electric 4-ring ceramic hob with two electric ovens & grill. 3/4 size dishwasher. Single stainless sink. Smeg fridge with small freezer box. Microwave. Krups coffee machine. 32″ wall mounted SMART TV. Washing machine. Door to Bailey’s Lane. Under-stairs storage cupboard. Door to cloakroom and stairs to first floor…..
This is adjoining the kitchen
Living Area (1st Floor)
Large south-facing windows. Corner shaped sofa and “Werkstadt’ slipper chair. Charnwood logburner on slate hearth. 43” wall mounted SMART TV. Double window seat facing east. Bluetooth speaker. Door to small vestibule leading down steps to Bailey’s Lane. Stairs to second floor….
Bedroom 1 (2nd Floor)
Metal framed King bed. Bedside table. Occasional chair. Large built-in wardrobe. Wall mounted 28″ TV. Low level column radiator.
Bedroom 2 (2nd floor)
East facing window with sea views over the harbour and St Ives Bay. Double bed with under storage baskets and single bunk above. Bed guard. Ladder to access single bed (under the bed). Bedside cabinet. Occasional chair. Low level column radiator. Wall shelf with clothes hanging facility. Wall mounted 28″ TV with DVD player.
Bathroom 2 (1st Floor)
WC. Basin. Bath with thermostatic power shower over. Heated towel rail. Mirror. Shaving point.
Stairgate’s at top and bottom of stairs between 1st & 2nd floor.
Bed Linen, Bath Towel and Hand Towel. Travel cot, highchair and bed guard available
Check in 3:30pm – Check out 10:00am.
Nearest public long stay car park is the Island car park (approximately five minutes walk).
Gas central heating throughout (thermostatically controlled). Hairdryer. Iron and ironing board.
St Ives is our favourite place to take our holidays and we would definitely come back to Porthole Cottage.