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1 Quay Street The Wharf, St Ives

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£462 - £1604 per week
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An original fisherman's cottages in St Ives, 1 Quay Street is a quirky property presented in a shabby chic style and once you step outside you will literally be dipping your toes in the cool harbour waters. You really couldn't get much closer, as the back gate leads directly onto Harbour Beach, referred to locally as Kitty's corner! 1 Quay Street is set over three floors and really is in the best location to allow you to come and go as you please, as you are situated in the heart of St Ives and after a day exploring St Ives or simply laying on the golden sands of the Harbour beach, you can retire to Quay Street, sit back and enjoy the sounds of the sea right outside your window as you drift off to sleep ready for a new day - heaven.

Coffee shops, restaurants and pubs are all within a stone's throw of your chosen holiday home and with all the activities that St Ives has to offer, your days will be filled, along with your bellies!

Entrance

via the Wharf into:

Sitting room

two sofas, TV/DVD, window seat, sea views. Stairs up to the bedrooms and down to:

Kitchen/dining room

fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, electric oven and hob, doors to outside area which leads to the harbour beach.

Shower room

shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, pegs for hanging clothes, sea views.

Bedroom 2

single bed, pegs for hanging clothes.

Additional information

please note that you have to walk through bedroom 1 to get to bedroom 2, there is one large step to get to the beach from the outside area, please note that the bathroom is on the bottom floor and the bedrooms on the top floor, regretfully no children under 12 but babes in arms are welcome WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

1 Quay Street, fantastic location, lovely cottage. Aspects holidays were very helpful and friendly. To wake up with the sea appearing to be almost to your window is magical. Thank you

February 2019

The most perfect location directly on to beautiful golden sand. When the tide came in, quite often harbour seals came with it. The joy of sitting up in bed to see one swimming just outside.

September 2018

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2019

1 Jan - 9 Feb462
16 February560
23 Feb - 30 Mar462
6 Apr - 13 Apr802
20 April787
27 April521
4 May686
11 May - 18 May716
25 May1148
1 Jun - 8 Jun888
15 Jun - 22 Jun963
29 June1074
6 July1129
13 July1151
20 July1492
27 Jul - 24 Aug1604
31 Aug - 7 Sep860
14 September808
21 September569
28 Sep - 12 Oct563
19 October850
26 October850
2 Nov - 7 Dec462
14 December979
21 December979
28 Dec - 31 Dec1205

2020

1 Jan - 8 Feb462
15 February560
22 Feb - 21 Mar462
28 March521
4 Apr - 11 Apr802
18 Apr - 25 Apr521
2 May652
9 May - 16 May716
23 May1148
30 May854
6 June888
13 Jun - 20 Jun963
27 June1074
4 July1129
11 July1151
18 July1492
25 Jul - 22 Aug1604
29 August963
5 September860
12 September777
19 September569
26 Sep - 10 Oct563
17 October575
24 October850
31 Oct - 12 Dec462
19 December979
26 Dec - 31 Dec1205
 

St Ives Harbour

The Wharf, otherwise known as St Ives harbour, is a hive of activity throughout the year. With a continual hustle and bustle on the water and along the harbour front, there is always plenty to do and see while self catering at the Wharf, even at the quieter times of the year.  It’s an ever changing scene so perfect for those artists among you. Don’t forget about the very sheltered, sandy Harbour Beach, a perfect sun-trap in the heart of town and a great place to find seaglass and sea pottery! As night falls at the end of another perfect day, St Ives comes alive with a selection of bars, restaurants and cafés to suit every pocket and every taste in a truly cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Things to do at the Wharf

Boat Trips

Why not enjoy the scenery by boat and explore the coastline with an excursion with St Ives Boat Trips. Fishing trips are available for those looking for a bit of adventure, or for a more relaxing experience, a visit to seal island lets you see seals basking on the rocks at certain times of year. 

Eating and Drinking

The Wharf is home to a wide selection of restaurants and cafes, serving up fresh fish and chips to gourmet burgers, with something to suit everyone. Enjoy an ice cream or Cornish pasty and watch the world go by on the harbour front, but remember to keep your wits about you; seagulls in St Ives are renowned for swooping in and stealing food right from your hands!

Smeaton's Pier

From here you'll get a stunning view of the harbour, and an up close view of the crystal clear waters. At the entrance to the pier you'll find St Leonard's Chapel; originally dedicated for local fisherman, it is now a museum and memorial for the fisherman of St Ives.

Lifeboat station

Home to the new £1.5 million lifeboat, the RNLI lifeboat station is a popular attraction for visitors to St Ives. The gift shop next door sells souvenirs where all profits go towards helping to save lives at sea. 

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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! 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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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

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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.

14th - 28th September 2019

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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 2019

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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 2020

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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 2020

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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.

1 Quay Street, fantastic location, lovely cottage. Aspects holidays were very helpful and friendly. To wake up with the sea appearing to be almost to your window is magical. Thank you

February 2019

The most perfect location directly on to beautiful golden sand. When the tide came in, quite often harbour seals came with it. The joy of sitting up in bed to see one swimming just outside.

September 2018

Back door onto beach was superb!

August 2018

The cottage is absolutely lovely! A gem in magical St Ives! Excellent location! Right on the harbour beach, close to another fantastic beach, great atmosphere; old, charming and picturesque, yet modern and cosy with all amenities. We loved it there, and we will most definitely come again!

June 2018

Great location, very central but quiet with a lovely view across the harbour.

June 2018

Breathtaking views of the sea from every window of the cottage. We felt very sad when our holiday finished...

April 2018

This is a wonderful cottage right on the beach. A real home from home.

April 2018

Location wonderfully, views to die for very clean and tidy lovely welcome pack much appreciated, the beds are so comfy it was hard getting up of a morning overall a fantastic stay

March 2018

A gorgeous cottage for two , loved the changing view and listening to the sea ,

February 2018

We stayed at 1 Quay Street, St Ives to be near enough to the sea so we could hear the sea, something both me and my husband find relaxing. The property position was better than we expected. The property was well equipped and beautifully presented.

January 2018

This is a lovely cottage and we had a wonderful time exploring St Ives which is our new favourite place. The proximity to the beach and the amenities is perfect and such wonderful views.

January 2018

Had a lovely stay at the cottage...views are to die for and ideal for all the coffee shops restaurants and bars...roll on next St Ives break and would highly recommend Aspects to all

October 2017

Amazing views. Brilliant location. We spent an idyllic week in this very beautiful and comfortable cottage. Weather was great (for the time of year) as well.

October 2017

Fantastic location and views.

September 2017

1 Quay side, this little gem is probally in the best position in all of St Ives. You will spot this pretty little cottage in all the Art Galleries, as its part of the beautiful Harbour. The view from the lounge and bedroom is directly out to the beach, it was like a ever changing picture frame. We loved this cottage because it is directly on the beach, through a little door. which is very convenient if you fancy a cuppa or lunch . It was great because you didn't have to carry beach stuff miles. The cottage was beautiful inside, all high quality. The beds were very comfortable. We came home very rested and my mum and I can't wait until a visit next year!!

September 2017