Sometimes a change of scenery is just what you need to spark your creativity; whether you're an artist, writer, or simply need a break from the rat-race. Our selection of inspiring holiday homes is sure to get your creativity flowing; with stylish interiors, captivating artwork and mesmerising views, you’ll be feeling refreshed and recharged in no time.
25 The Digey, St Ives
Situated on one of the prettiest streets in St Ives and steeped in history, 25 The Digey is a unique property which sleeps 6. This area of St Ives is known as the old fishermen’s quarter and is full of character and charm. This stylish property is located in a tranquil spot, but is just a short stroll from the beach. Surprisingly spacious, 25 The Digey has been decorated beautifully, with vintage furnishings and delightful artwork on display. The sunny balcony has pretty views across the rooftops and out to sea, whilst the gorgeous open plan living space has large windows which fill the room with light. 25 The Digey welcomes one dog and has parking right outside, with 12 steps leading to the entrance of the property.
Lowenna View, Marazion
Views don’t get much better than this! Lowenna View is a gorgeous sea view apartment which sleeps 4 and is dog-friendly. The iconic St Michael’s Mount offers a magical backdrop for writing, painting, or simply watching the world go by. This mesmerising scene is sure to get you feeling creative, whether the water around the mount is shimmering in the sunlight, or the castle is shrouded with sea mist. Wake up to enchanting views each day and enjoy your morning coffee overlooking the mount. The galleries, shops and restaurants in Marazion, and the beautiful beach are all just a short walk away, so there's plenty to keep you occupied, or you could simply wile away an afternoon with this incredible view.
Smuggler's Cottage, Mevagissey
Steeped in history, this 18th century cottage clings to the cliffside and offers wonderful views over the harbour. Almost certainly used in the past to stow contraband, Smuggler’s Cottage is quirky and full of character – it has even been used in two films! The cottage has been beautifully renovated with some of the rare, original Cornish features kept to give a glimpse into its colourful history. Suitable for families or couples, the cottage is the ideal place to relax and enjoy the sea air. With Mevagissey harbour on your doorstep and the bustling shops just a minutes walk away, there is plenty to see, do and eat without having to travel far.
Rose Cottage, Portloe
This hidden gem is ideal for both family holidays or group retreats on the coast. Whether you choose to spend your holiday writing, sketching, or simply gathering inspiration from the picturesque surroundings, Rose Cottage offers the perfect setting for a truly special stay. The lovely outdoor area is split over three levels, with plenty of seating, incredible sea views and a gas fired BBQ. Inside you’ll find a stylish woodburner and comfy sofas in the sitting room, plus an additional snug room and a dining room with sea views. All of the living areas and bedrooms are decorated beautifully, with a selection of artwork to fuel your imagination.
Endless Summer, Newquay
Escape to one of Newquay’s most sought after locations at Endless Summer, positioned above the Gannel Estuary with picturesque views. Sleeping 2, this delightful apartment is perfect for a romantic retreat or a solo escape, with two dogs welcome at the property too. Soak up the sun on the tranquil patio area, enjoying the idyllic views, or relax by the chiminea on cooler evenings. Inside, the property is well-equipped, with calming coastal themed interiors and comfy seating. Endless Summer is the perfect place to relax and unwind in peaceful surroundings, with beautiful beaches and countryside nearby to explore. If you’re looking for a holiday home that is both quiet and inspiring, this wonderful property is ideal.
Godrevy Light, St Ives
Wake up each morning to the soothing sound of the waves lapping the shore at Godrevy Light in St Ives. Enjoy your morning cuppa with glorious views of St Ives Bay, towards Godrevy Lighthouse before a leisurely stroll down to St Ives town or across one of the beautiful sandy beaches. This lovely dog-friendly property is decorated with gorgeous hues of green and blue, providing a magical ocean theme in each room. The pretty outdoor area with bistro table and chairs is a lovely spot to enjoy the evening sun, or you can gaze out to sea from the cute little window seat in the sitting room. This fantastic sea view apartment sleeps 4 and is ideally placed for exploring the boutique shops and galleries in St Ives.
Blue Waters, Newlyn
Blue Waters is a modern and contemporary holiday home in Newlyn. Beautifully furnished with panoramic sea views from Penzance to the Lizard, Blue Waters is a wonderful retreat to tuck yourself away in. With Cornish delights like Marazion, St Ives, and Porthcurno's famous Minack Theatre all within easy driving distance, this property truly is the perfect base to explore West Cornwall. Newlyn is famous for its fishing port and the Newlyn School of Arts, and the charming and quaint village of Mousehole is also a pleasant twenty minute stroll away. Along the way you can stop for a coffee and be inspired by the ever changing sea views.
Logan’s Reach, Porthcurno
Overlooking the tropical Porthcurno beach and the rugged coastline which surrounds it, Logan’s Reach provides you with your own little piece of paradise. Locations don’t get much more inspiring than this, with the iconic Minack Theatre is built into the same cliff, looking out over the sparkling turquoise water below. This unique property sleeps 4 and welcomes 2 dogs, and is ideally placed for exploring the south west coast path and enjoying the spectacular scenery in the area. The property itself has a gorgeous private patio area with mesmerising sea views, as well as a communal BBQ area for those balmy summer evenings. The open plan living space is bursting with colour, with pretty seascapes and artwork adorning the walls and stunning sea views from the windows.
Captain’s Haven, Sennen
Built into the hillside, this beautiful granite cottage is located in a wonderful position overlooking Whitesand Bay, with far-reaching ocean views. It’s just a five minute walk from Captain’s Haven to the soft golden sand, where you can enjoy a mile long walk barefoot across the beach, whilst nearby Sennen Cove is one of the best surfing spots in Cornwall. Retaining many of its original features, this fantastic holiday home is simply bursting with character. The exposed beams and granite walls keep a traditional feel to the property, and combined with the cosy woodburner and incredible views from the windows create a truly magical place to escape to. This enchanting sea view property sleeps 6.
Niver Dewdhek, Mousehole
Contemporary furnishings blend with gorgeous traditional features at this charming cottage in Mousehole. Niver Dewdhek, which translates to ‘number 12’ in Cornish is the epitome of chic coastal living, with gorgeous maritime themed interiors and lovely sea views from many of the rooms. The property has been decorated beautifully, with relaxing beach-themed colours and thoughtful finishing touches. Mousehole harbour is just a short walk from the front door, which various shops, pubs and restaurants all along the cobbled streets. After a day exploring Mousehole or the coastal path, Niver Dewdhek offers a cosy place to return to, and relax by the open fire with sensational sea views.
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