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Rocky Close

(Ref. 952480)

St Ives, Cornwall Show on map


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Reviews

  • "This place is amazing."

    Pictures do not do it justice. Rooms are big and everything is provided. View is beautiful and hot tub to boot. What more could be said. New batteries in the remote for Netflix would have helped and I’m sure they would have been done I’d we asked. Nothing was any trouble and lovely people to book with. Highly recommend and would visit again.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0May 2022

  • "Amazing views and a spacious property with all we needed."

    The hot tub was much appreciated as was the log burner, though the house was warm with good heating. The beds were comfortable and it was good to have the facilities of the utility room too. The walk down to the beach and Tate gallery was easy -also back though it is of course a steep hill! Walking down into the facilities of the town was also easy through the small streets. There weren't lots of seats in the sitting room close to the decking but we moved some from one of the bedrooms so we could all sit comfortably during our stay. It was a brilliant holiday and place to stay. (Small niggle : the dinner plates are too large for the dishwasher and it wasn't possible to move the top rack up any further. Small but irritating as we ended up washing them up!)

    Thank you for your review. Rocky has two lounges. The original lounge with woodburner and ample seating for 8 guests. The second lounge which has bifold doors leading out onto the decking has a "L" shaped sofa that seats 5 or 6 guests. We took the corner out of the cottage to give maximum views across the bay but purposely haven't blocked the view with another sofa. We always hoped that guests use the original lounge when all seating together in the evening, and the lounge with views is the social room during the daytime, and preparation of meals so the whole family can be together. We really don't expect guests to huddle in together, as there is a second larger lounge with ample seating. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David And Paula4.4Feb 2022

  • "The house was absolutely perfect, the views were beautiful."

    The house gave us everything we needed, we wanted for nothing. The house was spotless, lovely white bedding an fluffy white towels. All kitchen utensils were available for us to use, it was like home from home. Liz the owner was more than helpful, very friendly and approachable. We had an amazing week, 4 adults an 2 children…the house had more than enough space for us all. We will definitely be back an would recommend this house to anyone looking for a chilled holiday. I will miss those mornings sunrises an looking out to the ocean

    Reviewed by Toni5.0Aug 2021

  • "We loved our stay at Rocky Close."

    The place was beautiful and views absolutely stunning. All in all an extremely enjoyable holiday had by all and I would definitely recommend booking through Sykes Cottages. 10 out of 10. Thank you so very much.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Sep 2020

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  • Four bedrooms: 1 x ground-floor super king size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x first-floor super-king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x first-floor twin
  • Ground-floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • First-floor bathroom with freestanding bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with a kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Second sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Utility.
  • Woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with gas hob and electric oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Wrap-around decking area with furniture and hot tub
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles and pub 0.6 miles
  • One well-behaved pet is welcome
  • EV charging point, use included in the rent
  • Please note
  • Pets are not accepted in July and August.

The property

Overlooking Porthmeor Beach, this delightful, detached property gives some of the most beautiful views across the coastline, giving that tranquil feeling to the property.

Stepping inside, you will be greeted to a spacious open-plan living room with plenty of seating to curl up with your loved ones and enjoy some quality family time together catching up with your favourite shows.

The open plan kitchen has modern fixtures and fittings, with a range of contemporary appliances so you can rustle up a delicious meal for the whole family!

The dining area is the perfect setup for those gatherings over a sparkling glass of champagne.

These ground floor rooms lead out through impressive bi fold doors, to a well-presented decking area, perfect for an al fresco dining experience on a summers evening.

Step out to the decking area where you can sit and enjoy those coastal views with a refreshing beverage or take a dip in the warm hot tub and let those bubbling jets work their magic on your aching muscles Retire to any one of the four well-presented bedrooms, including one ground floor bedroom with super-king and shower ensuite.

First floor includes master with super king and shower ensuite, and two twin bedrooms. There are two en-suites, a family roll top bath/shower room, and additional shower room on the ground floor, 4 in all.

Each bedroom has a range of modern furniture for storage purposes, with some of the most picturesque views out toward the ocean, a delight to wake up to each morning.

St Ives is a delightful base for accessing a number of Cornwall's finest attractions, including the Tate St Ives art gallery, housing a range of modern art collections from locals and international artists alike, perfect for those who enjoy a spot of culture.

St Ives is home to five lovely beaches, including the lush, golden stretch of Porthmeor Beach, St Ives’ most premier beach.

Popular with surfers and water sports enthusiasts alike due to the south-westerly gales it enjoys, this beautiful, Blue Flag destination has lifeguards on duty from Easter to October, is flanked by two, rugged headlands, and boasts magnificent, awe-inspiring views that gaze out upon the brilliant blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

Discover an array of independent shops and supermarkets for those shopping sprees, as well as a range of traditional pubs and restaurants for your amenities.

Venture towards the South West Coast Path for those of you interested in walking and cycling, with stunning views and a plethora of wildlife to spot along the way.

Return to Rocky Close for a relaxing evening with your loved ones in front of the warming fire.

Note: This property can be booked alongside ref 952482 and ref 982353, sleeping in total 24.

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About the location


Penzance 6 miles.

One of Cornwall's prettiest harbour towns, St Ives offers narrow streets, tight-packed cottages nestling around the quayside, the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth museum, fabulous beaches, superb shops, a thriving community of artists, great pubs and restaurants and much more. With its semi Bohemian lifestyle and romantic air, it's easy to see why this is the county's premier holiday resort. The surrounding area has much for the visitor to see and do with abundant wildlife, fabulous coastal walks, top quality surfing and the Celtic mysteries of the Land's End Peninsula are all within easy reach. A superb destination!

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Please Note: Pets are not accepted in July and August

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas