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Located just outside St Ives River cottage makes a great place to enjoy your Cornish break. Siting midway between St Ives and Penzance you are never far from the sea after all this is the narrowest part of Cornwall and only about 6 miles separates the north and south coasts. With a 4 Star gold award you can be assured that River cottage is maintained to a high standard in both decor and cleanliness. With comfortable modern furnishings a good-sized garden you can be assured of a great holiday.
A quiet location near St Ives
On the edge of the village, and down a lane off the St Ives road, this is a peaceful spot. However, you’re just three miles away from lively St Ives (you can even catch a bus 50m along the road), with its art galleries, restaurants and independent shops. You’re also close to Lelant (birthplace of Rosamund Pilcher) and the sweeping sandy beaches near Hayle. The Engine Inn in Cripplesease is half a mile away. It has a cosy bar, and a beer garden with views across the valley.
The south coast
Head south from Chypons, and you’ll soon be in Marazion (home to St Michael’s Mount) or bustling Penzance. Follow the coast road round to the fishing port at Newlyn and pretty little Mousehole; then strike out further west to discover a rugged coastline of hidden coves and dramatic mining ruins.
The perfect holiday location
Whether you want to relax on the beach, walk in the countryside, or explore West Cornwall’s many attractions, Chypons Farm is in the perfect central location.
Our guests agree…
Superb accommodation with every comfort. Spotless. Great base for touring especially when you can return at the end of a busy day to such a relaxing and comfortable place to stay.
The gardens are lovely for relaxing in and listening to the birdsong. I have no hesitation in recommending Chypons Farm as the place to stay when visiting the area. Excellent all round.
Beautifully-appointed cottage in a peaceful location. This is a lovely cottage, and we really liked the tasteful furnishings and the thought that had gone into setting it up for comfort and convenience.
Best dog-friendly accommodation I've ever stayed in! The barn itself is very clean, beautifully decorated and everything is of excellent quality.
Internal area: 71m2
Our holiday cottages in St Ives are in and around a town famous for its pristine beaches, clean air and family friendly environment. Rated as one of the 10 best beaches in Europe by TripAdvisor, St Ives really is a near-tropical cottage holiday paradise on UK shores.
Famously inspiring, St Ives has played home to countless famous artists and sculptors, including J M W Turner and Henry Moore; and to this day the subtropical vegetation, bright open spaces and bohemian atmosphere continue to draw and inspire sculptors, artists and poets from all over the UK and the world. Many of St Ives stunning holiday cottages to rent have witnessed great works of creativity inside their walls. This ever evolving art history can be appreciated at many of the galleries and exhibitions that bring life to St Ives’ historic buildings, including one of only four Tate galleries in the world. Many a pint has been enjoyed in the town’s ancient, low-ceiling pubs while enjoying open-mic poetry and music from local artists.
Benefiting from the mildest climate in the UK, the beach at St Ives and those close by a Porthminster, Porthmeor, Harbour Beach and Porthgwidden, look like they could have been transplanted for your cottage holiday in St Ives from some far flung tropical island. Exploring the ancient narrow cobbled streets of the town, it can also feel like you just stepped inside a romantic novel as ancient fishing cottages and unique homes bring your imagination to life.
With great surf and Porthminster Beach and even in St Ives Bay when the swell is right, the mild water is a great place to be out enjoying yourself. Famously warm and sunny, be sure to bring your sun screen for your cottage holiday in St Ives.
The harbour in St Ives remains an active, working harbor and it’s possible to join the local captains here on a day out sightseeing around Godrevy Lighthouse (said to be the inspiration for Virginia Woolf's 'To the Lighthouse'), visiting the local seal colony on Seal Island, or fishing on a real Cornish fishing boat. The local seafood is also on offer in town at a wide range of fantastic restaurants and there are countless venues from which to sit and enjoy the view of the stunning bay.
Whatever holiday lettings or rental cottage in St Ives you choose, you may want to arrive there on the stunning train line from St Erth to St Ives, watching fishing boats putter around the golden sandy bays as you make your way into the dream Cornish holiday destination of St Ives.View more about St. Ives
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