Watch House, Victoria Place

The Wharf, St Ives

You can book this property from:

  • £571 per week
  • £82 per night


Nearby activities

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

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Harbour views
  • Sea or coastal views

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 3 single beds
  • Bunk beds to sleep 2


  • Washing machine
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • Bath
  • Shower


  • Family friendly


  • On-street parking


Situated in a traffic free location and just a few yards from the Wharf, Watch House offers comfortable accommodation, boasts great views from most of the rooms and includes a lounge which is steeped in maritime history. Situated above Watch House Lower flat both properties could be booked together for larger families but who still want their own space.

From Victoria Place five steps take you to the front door of the reverse-level accommodation. There are three bedrooms all of which have views of the harbour, the first has 2 x 3ft beds and a TV, the second has 3ft bunk beds and a 3ft single bed. The main bedroom has a 4ft 6in bed and a wash basin. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, wc and wash basin. Under the stairs to the first floor is a utility area with sink and washing machine. The lounge/kitchen/diner has harbour views and panelled walls with wood from the SS Alba which floundered on the Island in 1938. The kitchen is equipped with a gas cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer. There is a TV and DVD player in the lounge and an electric fire for those cosy winter evenings. Also on the first floor is a second bathroom fitted with a bath, wc and wash basin.

Watch House can be let in conjunction with Watch House Lower Flat to provide accommodation for larger families.

Power and Heating: Heating and electricity included in the rent. Centrally heated.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: None provided, please bring your own.
Beach: 0.1 ml. Cafe: 0.1 ml.

NOTES: No smoking. No pets. WiFi included. Mobile phone coverage varies.

Important - Please Note

House Rules

  • Check in: 5:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


PROPERTY CONSTRUCTION: A granite reverse level property

PARKING: No allocated parking. The nearest long stay is the Island Car Park.

ACCESS TO PROPERTY: The property is set back from the harbour in Victoria Place. The nearest drop off points for unloading are either The Wharf, Mount Zion or Island Square. From The Wharf there are 5 steps to Mount Zion, a cobbled fairly steep incline, leading to a tarmac pathway to Watch House. From Island Square a fairly steep tarmac path leads down to the entrance.

PROPERTY ACCESS: There are 5 steps with a handrail to the left hand side. A further small threshold step to enter.


STAIRS/STEPS: There is a staircase to the first floor which has a handrail to the right. The stairs have variable risers (7ins to 9ins) with narrow goings.

FLOORING: On the ground floor, the hallway and bedrooms are all carpetted. There are rugs in places. The bathrooms have a lino floor covering. On the first floor, the living area is carpetted with a carpet edge strip to the lino kitchen floor. There is a carpet strip on a slightly raised lip between the living area carpet and the landing.

BEDROOMS: The bunk beds have a fixed ladder.


BATHROOMS: The ground floor bathroom has a fixed shower screen and grab rails on either side of the bath. The first floor bathroom has a handled shower attachment to the bath taps and grab rails to each side of the bath. There is a partial sloping roof to the left of the W/C.

LIVING AREA: The blind on these windows have a pull cord to operate.



PETS: Not Accepted. Please enquire on booking regarding assistant dogs


An excellent property for a large group.The beaches are stunning, we had a wonderful holiday.

Previous Customer,