• About Driftwood

    Right in the centre of St Ives, this property is a great base for a couple wishing to explore the area.

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      Cottage

    • Asset 46

      1 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 2 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Ground floor facilities
      Ground floor facilities
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Pets - no charge
      Pets - no charge
    • Television
      Television
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
      WiFi
    • Winter short breaks
      Winter short breaks
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Coastal within 1 mile
      Coastal within 1 mile
    • Coastal within 3 miles
      Coastal within 3 miles
    • Coastal within 5 miles
      Coastal within 5 miles
    • Open plan
      Open plan
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Right in the centre of St Ives this property is a great base for a couple wishing to explore the area. All on ground floor Livingdining roomkitchen with wooden floor. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. \n Gas CH elec bed linen towels and Wi-Fi inc. 32 Freeview TV. DVD. StereoCD. iPod dock. Elec cooker. Mwave. Washerdryer. Public car park 200 yards. No smoking. \n This cosy ground floor holiday cottage is perfect for couples to enjoy all year round in the heart of the picturesque town of St Ives and just a short stroll from the harbour shops galleries and beaches. It is located in an area known as ‘Downalong’ on the approach to the peninsula called The Island with its granite cottages and labyrinth of lanes and alleys. Step out of the door and within a few yards guests can enjoy the St Ives scene with its cosmopolitan mix of cafés and restaurants many dotted along the waterfront. Famous for its light and Mediterranean Sea colour St Ives has been a magnet for artists over the years and boasts numerous art galleries including the Tate Modern and Barbara Hepworth Museum. There is a popular September festival in the town with music exhibitions workshops theatre and poetry. Christmas and New Year festivities include lights and street parties. Take the scenic coastal train from St Ives to St Erth passing the wide estuary at Hayle and many glorious beaches on route. The area is perfect for exploring the rugged North Cornish Coast popular with surfers or the gateway to West Cornwall including Land’s End Sennen Beach Marazion with St Michael’s Mount perched on its rocky island or the busy harbour and town of Penzance. Take the scenic coastal drive from St Ives to Pendeen over heather-clad moorland passing the tiny village of Zennor famous for its mermaid tales. The area has something for everyone wild life and bird watchers will love the marshes at Marazion and Hayle attracts bird watchers from around the world. Walkers enjoy the area with easy access to the South West Coastal path. Cyclists are spoiled for choice as the area has a number of excellent cycle trails bridal ways and cycle hire. Explore glorious gardens including the sub-tropical gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan. Beach 500 yards. Shop pub and restaurant 500 yards. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/894/840/894081.jpg W43404

    Driftwood reviews collected by Reevoo

    8.4 out of 10 – based on 12 reviews

    Overall rating

    8.4

    Comfort and Equipment

    8.1

    Location

    9.5

    Cleanliness

    9.8

    Value for money

    9.0

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    9
    out of 10

    We had a lovely time throughout our stay and Driftwood was a perfect size for the two of us, the apartment was well equipped and really cosy. It is located in the heart of St Ives with easy access to everywhere. The only downside for us was the shower, it is only a combined mixer/shower tap and the Cross over valve wasn't working properly so it was extremely low pressure. I would personally recommend that it would be better as a wet room with an electric shower as the bath is only half size so bathing isn't really an option unless you are a young child. We still had an amazing time and would definitely go back again to driftwood but fixing the shower would make it perfect.

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    2020-03-11

    10
    out of 10

    This is the most delightful, quirky little cottage. We felt at home immediately with our 2 dogs. Local to the car park, town and beaches. I really needed to destress and this was the perfect accommodation and location for us. Comfy mattress, comfy couch and everything you needed. Will be definitely returning as it was a little piece of heaven in beautiful St. Ives

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    2020-02-01

    10
    out of 10

    Driftwood is a beautiful little place I really had a relaxing break and certainly intend to return soon!

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    2019-11-23

    10
    out of 10

    Great location for wondering around town and beaches

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    2019-11-12

    10
    out of 10

    Cottage was comfortable and a perfect size for a couple and their dog, however the parking situation wasn’t so great, we weren’t prewarned about the £50 cost of the weeks stay.

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    2019-10-27

    9
    out of 10

    A beautiful cottage. In the heart of st Ives .. bad thing .. the main beachs not dog friendly.. could do with opening beachs to dogs .. but cottage..was fantastic.

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    2019-09-30

    6
    out of 10

    A great cottage in terms of location, spotless clean, just a little smaller than expected but after all we only slept there and has bonus fantastic wall to wall sunshine a fab holiday. Love St Ives.

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    2019-09-23

    3
    out of 10

    The cottage was nice but the bedroom was tiny and only very very small wardrobes. There was nowhere to put anything you don't hang up.

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    2019-09-17

    8
    out of 10

    Beautiful cottage, excellent location, although the chances of getting parked at the Island car-park were nil!! Paid for secure parking quite a distance away in the end we parked at the station car park. First time back to St. Ives for over 40 years, still beautiful. The cottage is ideal for a couple, and it was wonderful that they accepted our pooch! There was a problem with the electric socket and this was mended immediately. The competition for rental properties is very competitive and we have nothing to compare Driftwood to, although we would still recommend, clearly a very much loved cottage loved all the charms hanging from main beam, bed very conformable, it night be worth mentioning the Pygmy sized bath, we had no problem with it quite comical to see y husbands legs half way up the wall, I was belly laughing. Thanks for a lovely stay.

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    2019-04-22

    7
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    2020-01-23

    9
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    2020-01-03

    10
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    2019-04-19

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