Heather Cottage

Nancledra, Near St Ives

4 Bedrooms

4 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

2 Bathrooms

Country Retreat

Country Retreat

Woodburner / Open Fire

Woodburner / Open Fire





Garden / Patio

Garden / Patio



Per Week

Charming Countryside Cornish Cottage

This charming home nestling in the Cornish countryside is the perfect place for families and friends to unwind and explore one of the most beautiful parts of the county.  Set among rolling fields and woodland, Heather Cottage is just three miles from the vibrant town of St Ives, with its renowned art galleries, beaches and restaurants.  Inside, it’s a designer’s dream, with modern touches subtly complementing the building’s ancient heritage.

Our favourite room has to be the kitchen with its long wooden dining table, stunning fireplace lintel and electric Aga (there’s an electric modern cooker too, don’t worry!) – there is no better place for fine wine, food and conversation to flow into the early hours.  Once you finally make it upstairs, there are four bedrooms, including the master suite with a super king-sized bed, ensuite shower room and views out over the well-kept grounds.

There’s only one drawback to Heather Cottage – you will probably never want to leave!

Ground Floor


  • Wood Burner
  • Flat screen TV & DVD player
  • Music Player
  • TV & DVD player
  • Piano
  • Books
  • French doors leading into the garden
Kitchen & Diner
  • Electric Aga
  • Electric Cooker
  • Fridge and separate freezer in pantry
  • Dishwasher
  • Large wooden farmhouse table with ample seating
  • Wi-Fi
  • Desk, telephone and printer
  • Maps
Utility Room
  • Washing machine and separate dryer
  • Coat hooks
  • Small WC with wash basin
  • Storage
  • Additional sink
  • Freezer
  • Back door leading to the garden
First Floor


  • Master Bedroom – Super King master bed with en suite shower-room & views through the shutter windows across the garden.
  • 2nd Bedroom – Twin with views through the windows down onto the garden.
  • 3rd Bedroom is zip ‘n link with an additional single bed.
  • 4th Bedroom – additional twin bedroom with a low sloping ceiling.
  • Family bathroom with shower & bath facilities and wash basin.

St Ives offers superb sandy beaches, ideal for swimming and surfing, while for those wishing to explore further afield, there is a coastal path in both directions and many beautiful coves, headlands and landmarks (Cape Cornwall, Lands End, Sennen Cove, St Michael’s Mount) within easy driving distance.

Horse Riding
Golf within 30 mins drive

Family swimming and body boarding beaches

Porthmeor – this is the largest beach in St Ives and is a favourite for families and surfers thanks to the soft golden sands and Atlantic swells. Lifeguards are present during peak season; dogs are not permitted between Easter & October.

Porthminster – family friendly beach and can be reached by a small walk from St Ives Town. Lifeguards are present during the summer months and dogs are not permitted between Easter & October.

Godrevy –  located at the northern end of Hayle’s three-mile beach, Godrevy receives the full Atlantic swell resulting in good surf conditions. Lifeguards are present during the summer months and dogs are not allowed on the beach during peak months.

Carbis Bay – located on the outskirts of St Ives, Carbis Bay Beach can easily be mistaken for an idyllic Caribbean spot because of its white sands and beautiful turquoise calm waters. Lifeguards are not present on this beach and dogs are not permitted between Easter & October.

Sennen – located 2 miles from Lands End, Sennen Cove is a great surfing spot and stretches over a mile long. Lifeguards patrol during peak season and dog are not permitted between Easter & October.

Porthcurno – stunning soft white sands and clear blue green ocean waters this is a hit with all families.  Located at the bottom of the famous Minack Theatre this beach is sheltered and perfect for paddling. Lifeguards are present during summer months and dogs are not permitted between Easter & October.

Porthmeor, Porthgwidden, Porthminster, Harbour, Carbis Bay

Top 5 surfing spots in the area:

Porthmeor, Gwithian, Godrevy, Sennen Cove, Portreath

For tide times and surfing conditions please visit www magicseaweed.com

Coastal walking, bird watching, wild flower walks, foraging, fishing, dolphin and basking shark trips from St Ives and Penzance

Restaurants:– award winning restaurants in St Ives


Tate St Ives

Barbara Hepworth Gallery and Garden

Bernard Leach Pottery

St Ives School of Painting

Newlyn School of Art


Hardy Exotics

www nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-trengwaintongarden

www heligan.com

www edenproject.com

Adventure Sports

JB Adventures

Boat and fishing trips

St Ives Surf School

Coastal walks

Family Days out

Paradise Park 

An excellent location for the kids and family whatever the weather containing an excellent play area and animal park to explore.


A fabulous children’s adventure park packed with rides, activities and indoor play areas.

Please highlight required available date for weekly price.

Short breaks are offered at Heather Cottage from a minimum of 4 days (please contact the owner for short break enquiries).


Booking fee:  There is a non-refundable booking fee of £28 per booking

Damage deposit:  A refundable damage deposit of £300 is payable.  This will be held until the end of the occupancy and will be returned to the guest within 2 weeks of departure, subject to deductions for any damage to property caused during the occupancy.

NB. All bookings are subject to our Terms and Conditions.

At a Glance

Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms

Perfect for large families or groups

Secluded countryside location

Only 10 minutes drive from St Ives

Ample garden area

Private parking

No pets

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