Smugglers Cottage so brilliantly placed for couples wanting to stay whatever the season or families who want to arrive, dump their belongings and head straight to the beach armed with buckets and spades! The buzzing Harbour Beach is practically on your doorstep, sandy, sheltered small-child friendly Porthgwidden Beach is just a 5-minute walk, and the rolling Atlantic surf at Porthmeor Beach is just a few minute's walk further through the cobbled backstreets.
This traditional fisherman's cottage is arranged over three floors, with both of the double bedrooms having views over the harbour and the beach (when the tide is out). The living area and kitchen are on the ground floor, stairs go up to the second floor with a wide landing area to hang coats and tuck away bags. On the same level are a family bathroom and a double bedroom with en suite WC and basin, plus a bay window seat where you can sit with a book or a glass of wine and watch the comings and goings of the beach and the boats bobbing in the harbour. Up wooden stairs to the third floor, are a twin bedroom (at the rear of the house) and another double bedroom with fabulous sea and harbour views.
Smugglers will make you feel instantly at home and at ease, it is a cottage where you want to settle and use like a second home and a base whilst exploring St Ives. The nearest restaurant is a minute's walk away where you can dine and gaze at the harbour scenes or, if you fancy a pint of Doom Bar at a typical Cornish pub then The Sloop Inn is 150 metres away where again, if the weather is glorious, you can sit outside and watch the fishing boats, spot the odd seal or dolphin or simply observe the variety of St Ives life.
Bed linen and towels are provided but please bring along your own beach towels! There is free WiFi throughout the house. There are local shops for your groceries just a few minute's walk away or local supermarkets will deliver.