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14 Draycott Terrace, Flat 1
Porthminster, St Ives

£438 - £1160 per week

Overlooking the wonderful Porthminster beach with its renowned beach cafe, this ground floor property is suitable for families and couples and is situated close to the small branch line. There is also parking for one average size car if you want to explore beyond St Ives. A variety of shops, restaurants and galleries are all within walking distance.

Entrance via external stone steps

from the parking area into bedroom 1. There is also a front door via several steps from Draycott Terrace when on foot, hallway with door to:

Sitting room

two sofas, TV/DVD, French doors leading out onto small balcony area with bistro table and chairs and views of Godrevy Lighthouse and St Ives Bay.

Kitchen/dining room

electric oven and halogen hob, washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, fridge, table and six chairs.

Courtyard garden

20+ steps leading to parking.

Bedroom 1

double bed, patio doors leading to the courtyard.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.


bath, shower, basin, WC.

Additional information

Parking for one small car, please note that parking is next to another property's space in an enclosed bay so there is a possibility it can be tight, the width of the whole bay which includes the other space is 426.72cm wide - we would therefore ask you not to park your car in this space if it is wider than 170.18cm. Please note that the fridge does not have an ice box, please also note that the property is accessed via steep steps from the parking area, gas central heating. The hill to the beach is steep and may not be suitable for elderly or people with limited mobility, WiFi, short breaks available.


This is a great property, tastefully decorated and with stunning views. It is a peaceful location within easy walking distance of the town. There is a steep incline on return. Parking is tight and requires reversing in from a busy road. We enjoyed our stay here very much.

July 2021

Lovely property with very high ceilings for St Ives in a great location

April 2021

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Holidays in Porthminster

We have many apartments overlooking the bay, many of which have parking. However, with the branch line train and bus stations just a couple of minutes’ walk away, Porthminster could be the ideal location for your self-catering holiday, whatever mode of transport you choose to arrive by.

View all of our Porthminster properties


Local events

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! Book your flight online and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

26th July - 7th August 2021

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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!

TBC 2021

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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.

11th - 25th September 2021

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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.

17th - 19th September 2021

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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

Featuring more than 20 sea shanty groups and with sailor and pirate themed fancy dress, this year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal. It'll take place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

19th - 20th November 2021

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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. 

31st December 2021

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St Ives Feast Day

Feast Day offers visitors the chance to witness, and even join in with, a centuries-old tradition. The Mayor 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into the crowd on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. 

TBC February 2022

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What our guests say...

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. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

This is a great property, tastefully decorated and with stunning views. It is a peaceful location within easy walking distance of the town. There is a steep incline on return. Parking is tight and requires reversing in from a busy road. We enjoyed our stay here very much.

Lovely property with very high ceilings for St Ives in a great location


Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are very sorry to read your comments. As in our own homes, things can go wrong from time to time and we are very sorry that on this occasion, you had this experience. Unfortunately, we had no way of pre-empting these issues but as soon as your concerns were raised, we tried to get it rectified as quickly and best as we could. We hope that despite your disappointment with the property, you still had an enjoyable time exploring St Ives and making the most of a break away and hope that we will have the chance to welcome you back to Cornwall in the future. Lucy, Customer Services

An excellent spacious apartment vith views of Porthminster Beach. And a short walk into St. Ives. Would recommend to family and friends.

The apartment is stunning, very spacious and spotlessly clean. The location is perfect for the beach and walking to and from town. Great to have parking too.

A great week again with Aspects, a couple of issues we had, were resolved very quickly and efficiently. There service is five Star, would sure to recommend them. Lovely spacious apartment, very comfy with everything we needed, beautiful views, and only a short walk to Portminster beach. The only negative was the parking, very small space provided for two cars. Although we wouldn't hestitate to book this apartment again.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are glad to hear that you had a great week, and thanks for your lovely comments about our service. The parking for this property is a double space, shared with another property and ordinarily fits 2 average sized cars. We try to make it as clear as possible by including measurements, so we are sorry that you found the parking smaller and more challenging than expected. We will continue to keep a close eye on feedback and review the description again if this is needed. Thanks again, and hopefully see you back here soon. Tanya, Customer Services

A fantastic stay once again with Aspects. From collection our keys to the stay in out apartment everything was brilliant! Our apartment was perfect for a family of 4. It was spacious and had everything we needed for a weeks stay. The outdoor seating was an added bonus and had amazing views over Porthminster beach. Great location and lovely property! Highly recommend.

We had a wonderful stay in Flat 1, 14 Draycott Terrace. Beautiful setting and so close to beautiful beaches and the harbour and the apartment was exceptionally clean and roomy. It is accessed via steep steps, so I would recommend packing smaller bags and not heavy suitcases!

We enjoyed our stay in 2017 we decided to come back and stay at 14 Draycott Terrace again. Great location for Porthminster beach. Very comfy flat spacious and clean. Loved sitting on the terrace for hours on end looking out to sea. Would recommend this property to anyone looking to stay in St Ives

Lovely position with fantastic view and a short walk down to the beach Not ideal for anyone with disabilities as the walk back up from the beach is quite steep and long A couple of little bits regards to the property weren’t amazing but on a whole we had a great family holiday!

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your feedback; we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here, despite that walk back up to the property at the end of the day. Unfortunately, much of St Ives is hilly, and whilst that has the benefit of that great view, if hills are going to cause a problem, please do not hesitate to get in contact with one of team who can advise on which properties are located within a level walk to the beaches, shops, galleries and so on. We also wanted to let you know that, since receiving your feedback, we have amended the website description further, to be even clearer about the parking, and the water pressure has since been investigated, and on a further inspection, was all as it should be, so thank you for highlighting these points. Hopefully, we will see you back in Cornwall again soon. Tanya, Customer Services

A fantastic apartment with a truly wonderful view. St. Ives is the stunning setting for our annual extended family holiday. The family have stayed in literally hundreds of properties within the town over recent decades. All were very impressed when they visited our apartment. The apartment was very practical, in a great location and we would definitely love to use it again!

The Jackson ‘Four’ (2 adults, 2 young children)

We liked where we stayed very much,it was kept very clean and was very spacious. It was also close to porthminster beach which is a big and clean with clear sea water.

Perfect home from home! This was our 3rd stay in Flat 1, 14 Draycott Terrace, loved every minute and looking forward to stay number 4 ??

Fantastic location with beautiful views.

A great location with sea views, clean and modern and all on one floor - a great place for a family with young children to stay.

GREAT LOCATION to the beaches and the town center which made us very happy. Great for families with 1-2 children.

Wonderful apartment with lovely sea views. Short walk into St Ives and just minutes from the beach.