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Pleasant Cottage
St Just

£595 - £1600 per week

Pleasant Cottage is a beautifully presented cottage set in the heart of St Just, a lovely town on the far west coast of Cornwall. Pleasant Cottage is an extremely spacious property with an open plan kitchen and dining area on the ground floor, but still manages to retain its cosy atmosphere. The charming living space is furnished in a modern yet classic style and is perfect for those memorable holiday evenings with family and friends.

Head through into the lounge and enjoy both rural and distant sea views. Sea views are also available from the front bedroom. Enhanced with a wood burner - perfect when you come in from a bracing cliff walk and can snuggle up warm and cosy in front of the crackling log fire. Gardens to the front and rear provide plenty of space for the kids to run free and plenty of space for the adults to relax with a glass of wine.


via front path and step to front door into :

Sitting room

large sofa, Ercol sofa, armchair, TV/DVD, woodburner.

Kitchen/dining room

electric oven, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, table and chairs for six.

Stairs to first floor

steep narrow stairs.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, sea views.

Bedroom 2

double bed.

Bedroom 3

single bed.


roll top bath with shower over, basin, WC.

Outside area

lawns to front and rear seating for five.

Additional information

due to the stairs being steep this property may not be suitable for elderly or those with mobility issues. Electric storage heaters throughout. Parking behind the property, accessible via a lane. Suitable for a small to medium size car, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.


Cottage is beautifully decorated and still retains the charm of old miners cottage. lots of thoughtful touches like, books and games and art works making it very homey. Great base to explore West Cornwall.

June 2022

A lovely comfortable cottage in a beautiful setting.Mary and I have been coming to 'Pleasant Cottage for many years now and have never been disappointed.

April 2022

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1 Jan - 5 Feb595
12 Feb - 26 Feb1200
5 Mar - 19 Mar595
26 Mar - 30 Apr1301
7 May - 21 May901
28 May1600
4 Jun - 2 Jul1000
9 Jul - 3 Sep1600
10 Sep - 24 Sep1000
1 Oct - 8 Oct901
15 Oct - 5 Nov1301
12 Nov - 10 Dec595
17 Dec - 31 Dec1200


1 Jan - 4 Feb619
11 Feb - 25 Feb1248
4 Mar - 18 Mar619
25 Mar - 29 Apr1353
6 May - 20 May937
27 May1664
3 Jun - 1 Jul1040
8 Jul - 26 Aug1664
2 Sep - 16 Sep1040
23 Sep - 7 Oct937
14 Oct - 28 Oct1353
4 Nov - 16 Dec619
23 Dec - 31 Dec1248

St Just Holidays

St Just is perfectly situated to explore the breathtaking Cornish coastline. St Just is a traditional Cornish village with a rich history of mining, fishing, and farming, located in the very West of England. Despite it's small size,  St Just has a vibrant, thriving arts community. In the centre of the town you will find the 'Plen-An-Gwary', meaning 'playing place', which is one of only two open air ampitheatres in Cornwall and arguably the oldest working theatre in all of Britain.


Visit St Just in July and you'll be able to take in the atmosphere at the popular Lafrowda festival; a fortnight of family friendly activities including dance workshops and colourful processions which make their way through the crowds.

For a more ancient celebration, Feast Day is a two-day event in November, which celebrates the dedication of the parish church.

Places to visit

As the most westerly town on mainland Britain, St Just is close to the popular attraction of Land's End. Have your photo taken at the famous Land's End signpost, or simply enjoy the breathtaking views and the rugged landscape. Land's End provides the perfect family day-out. 

Tanglewood gardens, just a few miles from St Just, is the perfect place to spend the day, where you'll find quirky sculptures alongside an abundance of wildlife, providing a great place to explore. Read more on our blog: A day out at Tanglewood gardens

Nearby you will find the stunning St Michael's Mount; a tidal island with a fairy-tale castle, which truly is the jewel in Cornwall's crown. The gorgeous beach in the adjacent Mount's Bay is a popular destination for watersports, or simply enjoying the Cornish sunshine.

Things to do in St Just

Explore! With such spectacular scenery on your doorstop, St Just is perfect for experiencing the great outdoors. Walking along The South West Coast Path offers an ideal way to enjoy the rugged coastline this area is famous for.

Cape Cornwall golfclub is nearby too, which offers stunning views along with a different challenge everyday of the year, depending on the weather. 

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Local events

Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

Every year, the people of Mousehole celebrate the bravery of Tom Bawcock. Years ago, when the boats couldn't get out in the storms, the villages had no fish to eat. Tom dared to take his boat out and returned with enough fish to make a Star Gazey fish pie for the whole village.

23rd December 2022

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter Solstice with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing through the streets. It's a truly wonderful celebration. 

21st December 2022

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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

6th - 9th July 2022

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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 2022

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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. 

6th February 2023

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year the theme will be 'Back to the Future!

17th - 25th June 2022

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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. Read More >

TBC December 2022

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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.

13th - 15th May 2021

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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!

22nd - 24th April 2022

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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.

10th - 24th September 2022

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival. The annual event celebrates the engineering and mining history of the Camborne area, and is dedicated to Richard Trevithick, pioneer of high pressure steam power & inventor of Road and Railway Locomotives.

30th April 2022

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

July and August 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.

Cottage is beautifully decorated and still retains the charm of old miners cottage. lots of thoughtful touches like, books and games and art works making it very homey. Great base to explore West Cornwall.

A lovely comfortable cottage in a beautiful setting.Mary and I have been coming to 'Pleasant Cottage for many years now and have never been disappointed.

A wonderful stay in a wonderful location! Always wanted to stay in a stone cottage and we were not disappointed. Very clean and cosy. We felt quite at home and able to relax. Thank you :)

Pleasant Cottage was superbly clean, well laid out and spacious. The views at the front were gorgeous when the sun was setting. The garden was secure for our dog both front and back which was a real bonus first and last thing in the day. Its proximity to beautiful places was fabulous. One could walk out in many directions to look at and appreciate creation. The little town was brilliant for basics, take-out food and trinkets.

We had a wonderful holiday at Pleasant Cottage. The cottage is located in the village, so food, craft shops and village pubs are in walking distance and there are beautiful walks around the headland just minutes from the house. The house is beautifully decorated with interesting art works, stocked with board games and books, it's so cosy it would be lovely to spend the day reading or sitting in the front garden which looks out across a field to the sea.

Just Perfect!

We had a lovely week’s holiday at Pleasant Cottage. We have stayed in many cottages in St Just and this was one of the nicest. The views to Cape Cornwall and the sunsets are spectacular. The cottage was very comfortable and cosy with everything we needed. Access and parking are challenging with a larger car but there is ample free parking nearby. St Just has a great selection of cafes and the Star Inn is a must. The Kurt Jackson Foundation gallery is superb.

Beautiful cottage, views of Cape Cornwall, a perfect location. Highly recommended.

A lovely, well equipped cottage in the beautiful St Just. A great spot for so many walks and beaches.

We have been coming back to ' Pleasant Cottage ' for several years now and the standard of the property and the service provided has never been less than excellent. We are looking forward to our next stay.

This is our second visit - and we are going to book for a third time. Excellent position - overlooks fields and then the sea with marvellous sunsets. The lovely town is five minutes walk away and the locals are really friendly.And it’s not touristy.

Comfortable cottage and very tastefully furnished. Good location for access to the village and lots of good walks nearby.

Had a second wonderful stay at Pleasant Cottage. We'll be back for a third. The cottage is spaceous and comfortable abd very tastefully appointed. My dream home.

A lovely cottage in a fantastic location overlooking fields then the sea - and just a few minutes walk to all the amenities of St, Just. We’ve already booked to come again.

A perfectly placed cottage for exploring the area. A short walking distance to St Just village and not too far a walk to Cape Cornwall. The cottage is well equipped, comfortable and felt like home. My family and I had a great time here and hope to return.

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Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are very proud of the service we provide, so we take any complaints very seriously and are more than a little disappointed to hear that on this occasion we have fallen short of the high standards that you would expect, and that we set ourselves. There had been an error in our communication at the start of your holiday, and then unfortunately we never received your email that was sent after that, due to a video attachment making the file too big. We can completely understand that this will only have frustrated you more and left you feeling that we were just not responding to you. This would never have been intended and is certainly not our usual standard, and we can only apologise. I know that we have since been in regular contact with you, and I hope that we have been able to restore your faith in our service and standards. Tanya, Customer Services

A comfortable, creatively decorated holiday home, in a fantastic location, close to some of the best beaches in Britain. We really enjoyed our stay.

We absolutely loved our stay at a Pleasant Terrace. It is a stylishly-decorated house designed for comfort and relaxation. Very spacious, the kitchen is well-equipped and very light. The sitting room has big comfortable sofas. The bedrooms are comfortable and the views are absolutely astonishing. We felt very welcome and the house felt like someone’s home, with books and magazines. Although it was very cold outside during our winter break, the house did not take long to heat up thanks to a generous number of heaters. The walls in the area are beautuful, especially the Cot Valley. We love St Just. Thank you for a really lovely break.

Beautiful light and airy house with lovely artwork and quality furnishings.

Overall we had a fantastic relaxing holiday in this house. The house is positioned really well for walking into town but also walking to the beach and coastal walks/Cape Cornwall and driving to Botallack mines, St Ives, Penzance and Porthcurno and Sennen Cove.

Apart from the problems with the iron and bath mixer unit we enjoyed our stay in the cottage-so much so that we have booked it again for later in the year!

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your comments, and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay here. We are sorry that you experienced those issues. We have checked everything with the owner, who confirmed that the iron has now been replaced, so thank you for letting us know; and she had a plumber to attend to the mixer unit on the bath during your stay and is pleased to report that all is working perfectly still, so cannot forsee any reason for concern when you return. We look forward to seeing you back here later in the year. Tanya, Customer Services

This area of Cornwall is wonderful especially for dog owners, pubs, cafes etc are so dog friendly, you just need to check restrictions on the beaches. St Just has enough pubs, cafes and shops to make your stay comfortable and lovely walks all around,

A really beautiful cottage, incredibly spacious. Tastefully decorated, comfortable furniture and beds. Spotlessly clean. Really warm and cosy thanks to the amazing woodburner. A five minute walk to the pub and just a little further to Cape Cornwall. Enclosed garden, which was great for our dog. Lovely neighbours and absolutely silent at night and no light pollution, which was bliss. This place is a delight and we can't recommend it highly enough.