Close to the Beach
Garden / Patio
Woodburner / Open Fire
Gorgeous cosy cottage
Located on one of the prettiest and historic lanes in St Ives, the Little Snug is a cosy cottage and certainly has history date-stamped all over it. Dating back to the 1800s it is popular with guests visiting the town anytime of the year with everything just moments away from door step.
After a stylish and sympathetic renovation by the owners of The Little Snug. The cottage retains much of its character with exposed granite walls, original floor boards and feature beams but with a retro twist. Through the front stable door of The Little Snug you enter the living area furnished with two sofas, smart TV, bluetooth speaker, SMEG gas fire and folding dining table and chairs. A few steps up into the kitchen with solid wood work surfaces and baby blue appliances. An electric oven with gas burner hob, SMEG fridge/freezer, DAB radio, Nespresso coffee machine and milk frother. A small utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer.
On the first floor is the master bedroom with a king size bed, TV, vanity unit and a window seat with harbour view glimpses. Up a few more steps you will find the bunk room with two single beds looking out into the rear garden. A wet room with shower, wash basin and WC completes the top floor. The outside space of The Little Snug comprises of the front courtyard with bench and table and the rear garden with a terraced balcony. The rear garden is accessed through the kitchen which has outdoor seating and stunning harbour views.
The Little Snug is the perfect bolt hole for a couple or a family of four. Set within The Warren which is a quaint little street just off St Ives town. The perfect base for exploring St Ives and beyond with all the amenities of the town and coastline at your fingertips. The Little Snug is also set above an all year round dog friendly beach perfect for your holidaying pooch!
The Little Snug is also perfect for those arriving by public transport as the train and bus station are only a couple of minutes walk away. The acclaimed Porthminster Beach Cafe is a gentle five minute stroll away.
St Ives is located in western Cornwall. There is plenty to do in St Ives and it is a fantastic location if you plan on exploring a little further afield too.
One of St Ives most well-known attractions is the Tate St Ives, which is one of only four Tate galleries in the UK and is a haven for lovers of modern art. Artists praise St Ives for its beautiful light and it has inspired many pieces.
The cobbled streets of St Ives are home to many shops, galleries and cafes and most businesses are small independents or artisans. Check out Cornwall Soapbox for handmade soaps and aromatherapy products made in Cornwall!
When visiting St Ives, there are many bars, restaurants and cafes to choose from. Porthminster Kitchen regularly receives great reviews and has a strong focus on fresh local food or head to Blas Burgerworks for a tasty handcrafted burger using ingredients sourced from the area.
For beach lovers, there are plenty to choose from… St Ives Harbour Beach, Porthgwidden Beach, Porthkidney Beach or Carbis Bay to name but a few. Families and couples will enjoy relaxing on the sand or playing in the water. St Ives Surf School offers sessions for surfing, kayaking, paddleboarding and coasteering. All great fun! If you prefer to stay a little drier though, St Ives Boat Trips run sea-life safaris to see the local dolphins and seals!
St Ives sits at the bottom of the A30, so if you are looking to explore more of the Cornwall coast, then this is a great base and you can book ferries for day trips to the Scilly Isles from Penzance (only a 20 minute drive away).
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2 bedrooms, sleeps 4
Walking distance to St Ives beach and local amenities
Charming character property
Harbour sea views
SMEG gas fire and fridge/freezer
Front courtyard with bench and table
Rear garden with a terraced balcony
Utility room with a washing machine and tumble dryer
Close to local train and bus station