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Luxury, style & location, So St Ives has hand-picked a selection of self-catering holiday cottages all based in the beautiful Cornish coastal town of St Ives.

We have holiday accommodation for couples or families seeking a special retreat, contemporary apartments to cosy fisherman’s cottages all offering a great location, style and some with great views, or in some cases all three! All of them are loved by their owners and we take pride and great care in looking after them on their behalf.

We have only the best luxury holiday cottages on offer in St Ives, with stylish interiors and quaint Cornish village architecture. We can cater for a romantic getaway in the sun for two, a much-needed beachside family gathering, or anything in between. So St Ives has something to fit your needs and makes sure your trip to Cornwall is unforgettable.

St Ives is often described as Cornwall’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’. This little town is a place we know and love, its so special to us we chose to move here ourselves. We know the town very well so we can offer advice on finding the right holiday cottage for you, the best places for a day out, and even where to find the best Cornish cream tea right on your doorstep in St Ives!

Have any questions or just want to talk about one of our holiday cottages in St Ives or need some advice regarding your upcoming trip to Cornwall? Get in touch with So St Ives, and we’ll do our very best to accommodate you.

We are looking to add more much-loved properties to our selection of holiday homes, check out our owners page for more details.


Cornwall is one of the most iconic holiday destinations in the UK, and for a good reason. Out of the many fantastic holiday destinations in Cornwall, St Ives has got to be the most breathtaking. Originally a small fishing village, St Ives boasts some spectacular beaches, attractions and restaurants. With its temperate climate and five golden sandy beaches, clear Atlantic water and fabulous coastal scenery, it never fails to impress.

St Ives is popular with tourists and locals for its narrow cobbled streets, fashionable shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. For art lovers, St Ives is the home of the Tate Gallery, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and the Leach Pottery as well as to over 25 commercial art galleries, meaning you’ll never be short of inspiration.

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Recent Reviews

Wonderful cottage with lots of charm in an ideal location. Just minutes away from the beaches and the train station, all-in-all a great place to stay.
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Nathan M.August 2019
STONES REEF is St Ives perfect weekend getaway. I can't think of one negative thing about our stay - everything was perfect. Upon arrival we received a bowl of fresh essentials including eggs, butter, bacon, tomato & avocado, plus milk and a bottle of wine which were an extremely pleasant surprise. Especially as we had driven in from Central London and arrived quite late, it was great to know we had everything we needed for breakfast the next morning. The space was very clean, bright and we enjoyed the dining room space the most. There was more than enough space for 6 adults. The beds were also extremely comfortable - hotel quality! One thing to note: the cottage is a quick 15-20 minute walk to the harbour but beware it's a steep climb. As I am recovering from a broken foot this was a bit of a challenge. Good to know if you don't have a car to get into town or have mobility issues. I can't wait to visit St Ives again and definitely plan to stay at another one of Alan and Sharon's properties!”
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Emma C.May 2019
FIGGY COTTAGE: Our stay at Figgy Cottage was wonderful. A perfect, cute little cottage just right for two. The location was good and it was easy to get into town and the harbour as well as close to the railway station. Plus of course the beautiful Porthminster Beach just opposite and the Porthminster cafe, which is definitely a must to visit. Everything in the cottage was so thoughtfully done and very clean. We had an easy, comfortable and enjoyable stay. All communication with Alan was quick and helpful.
Carole E.May 2019
SANDY FEET: We have stayed in many cottages in St Ives and this is by far THE BEST. Lots of welcoming extra touches, a very quiet side street but central location awaits. Everything you could ever need, but no clutter! The cottage is finished to the highest spec, we couldn’t fault or find even the tiniest thing wrong. It was PERFECT! It feels brand new, spotlessly clean and the kids loved outdoor area & the den which had a new PS4 & games - my 11 year old son thought it was The Biz! We snuggled up watching a movie at night in front of a fire that was already made, just add a match! The most comfy bed & hot powerful shower, which is amazing when coming out of the sea in St Ives! The layout worked so well with plenty of space & comfort for our family of 4. We had The best weekend ever - we have found our dream holiday cottage. Very happy. Thank you so much :-)
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Elizabeth G.May 2019
BLUE VIEW: We stayed at Blue View and as you can see from the picture, we were met with a glorious view every time we entered the living room - it really was mesmerising. Aside from the obvious highlight of the seaview, the decor throughout was very tasteful and well done. It quickly became a holiday home rather than just a base. The location was peaceful and had a nice short walk into St Ives (though alternate routes may be necessary if stairs are an issue). Alan was extremely helpful throughout all of the booking process and the cream tea (locally made scones, jam and clotted cream) on arrival were the icing on the cake. Will definitely return in the future!
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Matt J. May 2019
BLUE VIEW. We had a fantastic stay at Blue View! The apartment is in a brilliant location and we loved having the views over the beautiful Porthminster Beach to enjoy out of the living room window. Blue View is immaculately clean and tidy and has all of the facilities you need for an excellent stay. We can’t wait to return in the future!
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Rosanna W.April 2019
Trenoweth Lodge. This property is immaculate and even better than the photographs;the elegant interior design is worthy of any glossy magazine. It combines colonial style with fresh, crisp lines and cosy comforts. Our party of 8 ranging from aged 25 to 85 (plus two dogs) were all comfortable here; the property is spacious with luxury amnenities that made the stay feel really special. Alan is a considerate host and the welcome treats were a great surprise that made for a lovely start to our celebrations. We loved how conveniently located it was and the trip on the train was a real highlight for Grandpa! We’re already talking about returning next year. Thoroughly recommended.
Suzanne R.April 2019
SANDY FEET. Photos just didn’t do this justice. It is furnished to the HIGHEST standard. Beautiful kitchen, SMEG range cooker and fridge, designer bathroom, wooden beams and high ceilings! And amidst all that, impeccable clean. We honestly though it had just been done this year. Great place. Would recommend.
Oskar J.April 2019
TRENOWETH LODGE. Our 5-day stay at Trenoweth Lodge was 100% positive and we would gladly stay here again in any season. The online description was attractive but cannot accurately describe the lodge which was much more than we were expecting. The house was spotlessly clean upon arrival and each aspect (kitchen, dining, living, bedrooms, bathrooms, garden) was very spacious and comfortable, and provided us with all the facilities and amenities that we wanted and could have needed. We visited several restaurants and pubs that featured in the welcome package and were not disappointed. Similarly, we did several of the walks that were featured and also enjoyed them. Trenoweth Lodge is situated on the side of a hill with a steep walk both down to the beach and up to the main road, this may be the only disadvantage to elderly or less mobile guests. We would gladly recommend Trenoweth Lodge to friends.
Simon T.March 2019
BLUE VIEW. We had a great time in St Ives and the view in the morning of the sunrise was a real treat to wake up to. The flat was in a wonderful location and a short stroll from all amenities Would love to return!
Joanne K.March 2019
SANDS STUDIO: Fantastic experience at Sands Studio The apartment is designed beautifully to suit all your needs throughout your stay, from underfloor heating to the nespresso coffee machine and fluffy dressing gowns. The location is perfect in St Ives with an incredible sea view from the living room. Jess the host was very accommodating and a pleasure to deal with. I'd definitely stay here again and have already recommended this place to friends. Thank you!
Lauran.November 2018
THE LOFT: Our stay at The Loft, St Ives could not have been better. The cottage was perfect and checked every one of our boxes - beautifully finished and well equipped, very well located in the heart of St Ives and only a moment away from the beaches as well as all the amenities and restaurants in town. Alan was super responsive and helpful. I would not hesitate to recommend it as a holiday destination if you're thinking of visiting St Ives!
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Bernice S.February 2019
SANDY FEET. “Beautiful cottage! The cottage is spotless clean, beautifully decorated, centrally located (but quiet) and has everything you could need for a short break. Alan was clear and prompt in communication and checking is was easy. We really enjoyed our stay.”
Lisa B.January 2019
NUMBER SEVEN. I find it a rare occurrence when the description and photos of a holiday accommodation match or live up to reality upon arrival. I’m very pleased to say that Number Seven is indeed as fabulous as the photos suggest, if anything more so. It genuinely is a faultless apartment, clean and modern with thoughtful touches throughout. Our stay was fantastic from start to finish and Alan pulled out all the stops to ensure that we had a great trip. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
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Jay H.January 2019

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