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La Pietra Newlyn

 
 
£680 - £1838
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La Pietra (Italian for stone) is a beautiful period home, steeped in local history. Located next door to Newlyn Art School, this impressive house has been the home to many local artists over the years. From its elevated position, La Pietra enjoys views across the bay to St Michael's Mount. The owners have spent a considerable amount of time and devotion creating this fabulous, spacious, comfortable holiday home. With sea views from almost every window, private parking and a beautiful roll top bath to relax in, this property won't fail to impress.

La Pietra has been decorated and furnished with a mixture of antiques, authentic Victorian furniture, and a twist of modern contemporary styling making it truly unique. The bustling fishing harbour and bistro cafes are a ten minute stroll away. You can also walk to Newyn Art Gallery; a lovely place to admire the local art and enjoy a coffee and cake in the very popular cafe, with views overlooking the sea. If you fancy taking your car out and exploring the local area, the beautiful cove of Lamorna is just five minutes away; a perfect spot to sit and enjoy the Cornish sun.

Entrance hall

Sitting room

three large sofas, armchair, TV, DVD player, wood burner, sea views.

Dining room

table with seating for eight.

Cloakroom

WC, basin.

Kitchen area

double oven, hob, dishwasher, American fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, sea views.

Bathroom

roll top bath, shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, TV, sea views, en suite with bath, shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

king size bed,

Bedroom 3

king size bed,

Bedroom 4

twin beds, basin.

Garden

at the front of the property is a lawned area with a hammock swing, table and six chairs, sea views. At the rear of the property has a patio area with bistro table and chairs.

Additional information

private parking for two cars at front of the property, gas central heating, garden enclosed however young children should be supervised on the terraces, WiFi, up to three dogs welcome, short breaks available.

 

We stayed at La Pietra as a family holiday in Sept’18 and enjoyed our stay. The property is located near to many tourist attraction such as St Michael’s Mount and the Minack theatre and its location near to Mousehole and Penzance make it an excellent base. We were delighted to be able to bring our dogs and the little touches in the property made it a pleasurable vacation. This was the first time we used Aspect Holidays and their correspondence and communication throughout was first class. We would have no hesitation booking our next trip to Cornwall with ASpects Holidays.

September 2018

A great place to take children.

May 2018

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2018

1 January1420
6 Jan - 3 Feb680
10 Feb - 17 Feb707
24 Feb - 17 Mar680
24 March955
31 Mar - 7 Apr974
14 Apr - 28 Apr755
5 May970
12 May - 19 May994
26 May1330
2 Jun - 9 Jun1155
16 Jun - 23 Jun1290
30 June1441
7 July1508
14 July1539
21 Jul - 18 Aug1838
25 August1402
1 Sep - 8 Sep1136
15 September1093
22 September893
29 Sep - 13 Oct885
20 October961
27 Oct - 8 Dec680
15 Dec - 22 Dec1139
29 Dec - 31 Dec1420

2019

1 Jan - 9 Feb680
16 February707
23 Feb - 30 Mar680
6 Apr - 13 Apr974
20 April955
27 April755
4 May970
11 May - 18 May994
25 May1330
1 Jun - 8 Jun1155
15 Jun - 22 Jun1290
29 June1441
6 July1508
13 July1539
20 July1709
27 Jul - 24 Aug1838
31 Aug - 7 Sep1136
14 September1093
21 September893
28 Sep - 12 Oct885
19 October961
26 October885
2 Nov - 14 Dec680
21 December1111
28 Dec - 31 Dec1420
 

Newlyn Harbour

Experience the buzz of a thriving, hardworking harbour and taste the freshest fish on offer in Cornwall. The harbour is overlooked by white washed and granite Cornish fisherman’s cottages interwoven by narrow lanes and cobbled alleys often too steep or narrow for a car so all you will find is the odd cat basking in the sunshine. Enjoy the buzz of Newlyn’s working harbour, visit Newlyn Art Gallery or the wonderful established gardens with breath-taking views across to the iconic Penzance Jubilee Pool.

Newlyn Art Community

The Newlyn School is a group of artists who came to live and work in Newlyn or the surrounding area between the 1880s and the early twentieth century. They painted en plein air (in the open air). Perhaps best known are: Stanhope Forbes, Elizabeth Forbes, Walter Langley, Harold Knight, Laura Knight, Harold Harvey. There is much documentation about the school at Penlee House.

The collection is kept at Penlee House rather than the Newlyn Gallery because Newlyn Gallery maintains a tradition of showing modern art. 

Newlyn Gallery & Exchange Gallery in Penzance Town Centre host the best of conceptual and modern art. Together with St. Ives Tate and Penlee House the four galleries host major national and international exhibitions, as well as showing the work of the Newlyn School of Art, who offer a wide range of high quality art courses run by some of the most exciting artists in the region. Read more about art classes at Newlyn school of art on our blog. Thus the area which has inspired so many artists celebrates its artistic heritage while maintaining strong links with the art world of today. 

Things to do near Newlyn

While self catering in Newlyn, why not leave the car behind and take the gorgeous mile-long walk along the promenade to the famous harbour town of Penzance. With the backdrop of Mounts Bay, St Michael’s Mount glistens in the distance, with the Isles of Scilly just a short boat trip away. To indulge your inner shopperholic you'll find a whole host of shops in the town centre.  Our tip would be to pay a visit to the famous Chapel Street  for some great independent shops - and then relax in one of the town’s many cafes and bars.

Trereife Manor House & Gardens 

Located on the outskirts of Newlyn, Trereife Estate offers a great day out, with a centuries old manor set amongst beautiful gardens. Stop off at the Stableyard Cafe for a quick bite or cup of coffee after a day at the beach, or enjoy the stunning surroundings at your own pace. Well worth a visit on a sunny day.

Places to Visit in Newlyn

Newlyn Art Gallery

A 'must see' is the conveniently located Newlyn Art Gallery, which combines contemporary artwork and sculptures from international and local artists. With amazing views of the harbour from the cafe, this dog friendly gallery is well worth a visit, and best of all, its free entry!

Jelberts Ice Cream

Whether staying in Newlyn, or just enjoying a day out at the UK's largest fishing port, a visit to Jelberts is a must. Serving up specialist vanilla ice cream with a dollop of clotted cream on top, this family run business is well known for making the best ice cream in the area. 

Events

Newlyn Fish Festival

Celebrating Newlyn's rich fishing heritage, the Newlyn Fish Festival takes place each year in August. Taste some of the finest seafood imaginable and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition takes place and with the ever-popular 'Fishy Trail' there's plenty to keep the kids entertained. Read our blog post on the Newlyn Fish Festival.

Newlyn Raft Race

Each summer, Newlyn hosts a raft race, where locals build their own rafts and battle it out in this popular event. From welly-throwing to tug-of-war, there's plenty to keep you entertained.

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Local events

St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

The 2018 shout will feature more than 20 sea shanty groups for a fun weekend of shanty singing, sailor and pirate themed fancy dress and beer. This year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal and takes place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

23rd - 24th November 2018

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Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre

Find unique Christmas presents and tasty treats at Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls will be set up in various areas of the park, there will be Christmas music to get everyone in the festive spirit and a chance to meet Santa too. 

1st - 2nd December 2018

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Santa's Grotto at Paradise Park

Visit Santa and his elves at the magical grotto at Paradise Park on selected dates in December. Tickets include a gift from Santa and there's no need to book, tickets are on sale on the day from 10am. 

15th - 24th December 2018 (selected dates)

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 

15th December - 4th January 2018

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www.mouseholelights.org.uk

The Alternative Christmas Market at Heartlands

The Heartlands Alternative Christmas Market isn't your average festive fayre! There will be live music, a mini silent disco, food & drinks stalls, arts & crafts, workshops and Christmas gifts from local traders. 

Sunday 16th December 2018

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.

21st December 2018

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2018

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

 Sunday 31st December 2018

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

4th February 2019

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

19th - 21st April 2019

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

10th - 12th May 2019

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!

23rd - 28th June 2019

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2019 

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

Dates TBC August 2019

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!

August 2019

Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

Find out more >

 

TBC August 2019

St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

14th - 28th September 2019

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What our guests say...

We love hearing about our guests’ experiences, and we know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines.

We stayed at La Pietra as a family holiday in Sept’18 and enjoyed our stay. The property is located near to many tourist attraction such as St Michael’s Mount and the Minack theatre and its location near to Mousehole and Penzance make it an excellent base. We were delighted to be able to bring our dogs and the little touches in the property made it a pleasurable vacation. This was the first time we used Aspect Holidays and their correspondence and communication throughout was first class. We would have no hesitation booking our next trip to Cornwall with ASpects Holidays.

September 2018

A great place to take children.

May 2018

We loved this cottage. It is clean, comfortable, lovely views, spacious, well equipped kitchen, comfortable sofas and beds. We were amazed by all the extras that were left for us i.e wine, tea, coffee, lovely eggs,milk, bottled water, fruit juice etc. The owners had thought of everything to make a very comfortable stay. There were 2 pubs that did lovely food within easy walking distance (a bit of a steep hill) they are also dog friendly and a great fish and chip shop. You will love this cottage!

May 2017

Fantastic location with first class facilities and cleanliness.

August 2015

 
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