The Garden House, Academy Place

St Ives Town, St Ives

  • 4 Star Gold
  • A tasteful, tranquil, hidden gem in the heart of St Ives.

You can book this property from:

  • £676 per week
  • £97 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding

Special Features

  • WiFi

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly


  • Walk-in Shower
  • Wet room


Located only a few steps off the bustling thoroughfare of Fore St, in the heart of St Ives with its shops, restaurants and galleries is the tranquil Oasis of The Garden House. With access through a charming Mediterranean Styled “Secret” garden this charming and surprisingly spacious and airy property has been modernised to a high standard and has an unusual and quirky “reverse plan” design. Ideal for a centrally located break for two couples or a family of four within an easy walk to all beaches, The Tate Gallery and all the attractions beautiful St Ives has to offer.

Entrance up a flight of steps from Fore Street to Academy Place, a further nine steps take you through to the garden of the house including a decked area with garden furniture. Main entrance into the living room and two steps down to a large open plan kitchen/dining room with electric double oven, gas hob and stainless steel hood, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and washer/dryer. The dining area includes a six-seater table, sofa, TV and DVD player. Upstairs bathroom with wet room shower, wash basin and WC. The lounge area includes a five-seater corner sofa and TV. Stairs to lower ground floor. Three steps to bedroom with 5ft bed. Three steps to Bedroom with two 3ft beds, TV and DVD player. Both bedrooms have their own entrance but there is also a connecting door between the two. Downstairs bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

Pets Welcome: Maximum 1 dog accepted all year round.
Power and Heat: Electricity included in the rent. Central heating.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: None provided.
Beach: 0.1 ml. Shop: 0.1 ml.

NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies.

Important - Please Note

House Rules

  • No more than 1 pet
  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10:00am

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

PROPERTY NAME:  Garden House

Property Construction: Brick

PARKING: No allocated parking, Barnoon Carpark

ACCESS TO PROPERTY: 13 steps up from Fore Street with cobbles and rail on left hand side, a further 7 steps plus 2 steps to path, unlevel through gate of  property then 3 steps onto decking and front door

From conversatory 3 steps down to the lounge, handrail on the left hand side, open stairwell at this point, 11 steps down to the bathroom handrail on left then 3 steps down with handrail to double bedroom and 4 steps down to the twin bedroom


11 steps down with handrail on left to bathroom and bedrooms, further steps down to both bedrooms



Access around beds is good



Seperate bath and shower

1 large step up to shower door and 1 small step over the door threshold into the shower cubicle with glass door.
Shower type: .




PETS: Accepted


Fantastic location to explore beautiful St Ives. Plenty of space for four adults. Bright and light. Would highly recommend.

Miss B,

This property is spacious and modern and situated perfectly in the heart of Sat Ives. As a family of four it met all of our needs as a base for a fantastic beach holiday in Cornwall.

Mr O,

Beautiful house to stay in. Very light & spacious. Had everything we needed. Just a few steps to the shops & the harbour. Two great bathrooms. Would highly recommend this holiday home.

Mrs G,