The exterior of Chance Cottage, Cornwall
Location Icon St Ives, Cornwall
From £171 per night

Chance Cottage

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Sleeps 6
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3 Bedrooms
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2 Bathrooms

A stylish Cornish cottage with ground floor luxury wet room set in the centre of St Ives and benefiting from enclosed al fresco dining space and just a stones throw from the beach and local restaurants.

Chance Cottage is a recently modernised cottage situated in the heart of Downalong just a few minutes walk from St Ives' beaches and harbour. The perfect base for guests wanting to be in the heart of the town and just a stone's throw from all this iconic location has to offer. There is an enclosed courtyard garden to the rear, a rarity in St Ives, making it ideal for relaxing and Al Fresco dining.

Why we love this

  • A romantic secluded courtyard
  • A stone's throw from the world-famous St Ives coastline
  • Loads of activities available for adults and children to enjoy

Key Features

Beach nearby Beach nearby
Enclosed garden Enclosed garden
Garden Garden
Wood burner Wood burner
Parking Parking
Pub within walking distance Pub within walking distance
Shop within walking distance Shop within walking distance
Ground floor shower room Ground floor shower room
BBQ - gas BBQ - gas
Children welcome Children welcome
Modern kitchen Modern kitchen
Parking nearby Parking nearby
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Why Book with Us

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We only work with the best owners, so in the rare event you find one of our properties listed elsewhere for less, we’ll refund you the difference. *

Exceptional Service

Our award-winning Guest Services team will not only help you find your dream holiday but will support you through every step of your stay.

This modern cottage comes with everything you need for a perfect seaside retreat. The open plan ground floor living area has a large modern surround sofa and 37" plasma TV and DVD leading into the kitchen/dining space. The kitchen is fully fitted to a very high specification to include granite worktops and fully stocked with all the mod cons you would need including a wine cooler. The dining area seats 6 people around a modern table which creates an all inclusive feel to mealtimes.

The ground floor also benefits from a luxury bathroom room with large shower bath, WC, hand wash basin and heated towel rail.

On the first floor, there are two king-size bedrooms (one of which can be formed into two singles if required) and a double room, all with wardrobes, drawers and quality bed linen including duck down and feather duvets. The second luxury bathroom is on this floor and has a luxury walk in shower, WC, and hand basin.

The cottage is accessed via the back courtyard and keys will be left in the lock-box for you to access the property.

We plant a tree for every booking we make to help offset some of the carbon emissions generated by our stays.

Check-in: after 4pm
Check-out: by 10am

Parking: The owner provides parking located a short 10 min walk from the property; you are able to park outside to load and unload luggage. Please note that the walk up to the parking space is steep and unsuitable for elderly or infirm guests.

Deposit: Bookings are subject to a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the booking value plus applicable booking and service fees with the balance payable 60 days before the date of travel.

Accidental Damage Deposit: To maintain the highest standards in our properties, guests will need to pay a refundable Accidental Damage Deposit of £200 prior to their stay. An advance payment as detailed in the booking summary can be made to waive the requirement.

  • Strictly no smoking on all the premises or grounds
  • No parties or events
  • No pets allowed

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Stay your way with our bespoke travel service. Our Guest Services team are available to tailor-make your holiday matching you with the perfect property and provide personalised recommendations on anything from local restaurants to unforgettable experiences.

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St Ives is a destination that has all year round appeal due to its warmer climate, rugged coastline, sandy beaches and superb collection of art galleries and popular eateries. Situated between Porthmeor and Porthwidden beaches with the Harbour beaches and Wharf close by, enjoy a day at the seaside followed by an evening meal overlooking the harbour and its far reaching coastal views. Although St Ives is well known for its beautiful town and lighthouse, it has been a place to see the works of great artists and sculptors such as Barbara Hepworth, Henry Irving, Bernard Leach, Henry Moore, Turner and Whistler.

St Ives has many year round attractions and places to visit with its own festival taking place in September. This is an especially vibrant area for Christmas and New Year festive celebrations.

For those looking to plan day trips please contact our Guest Services team who would be happy to provide you with recommendations.

Getting around

We recommend travelling by car so that you can easily explore the local area. There is private parking for 1 car at the property. St Ives is readily accessible from the M5 and A30 and there are a number of routes to travel and enjoy the scenery on the way.

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