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Quicks Cottage

7 Nights FromSee prices

  • £410
    Low season
  • £1275
    Peak season

Availability 12 month calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Calendar last updated: 14th November 2017
Preferred arrival day: Friday

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    3 (all year)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Access


  • Star Rating

    4 Star

  • Log Burner

About Quicks Cottage

Quick's cottage is one of three beautifully restored granite Victorian holiday cottages that are located in the delightful hamlet of Trowan, just a mile from the popular seaside town of St Ives with the superb Porthmeor Beach and the Tate St Ives.

Trowan is surrounded by rolling countryside and benefits from being positioned within spectacular coastal scenery on the Cornish Coast, with superb sea views.

The cottage is ideally located for spending time relaxing on the beach, enjoying a walking holiday or for visiting St Ives and the many attractions this area has to offer. It is an ideal all year round holiday destination where you can enjoy lazy sunny days on the beach or invigorating walks along the coastal path during the winter months.

What is today the hamlet of Trowan, used to be the ancient Manor of Trowan which used to be home to upwards of one hundred people. The hamlet pre-dates St Ives by hundreds of years and two years ago the entire hamlet was restored by a specialist development company that has won numerous awards for the quality of its restoration projects.

The restoration work was completed with the assistance of the National Trust where it included the restoration of the old Manor House, ruined former cottages adjacent to Quicks Cottage (some of which are also available to rent) and farm buildings. The hamlet enjoys plenty of private parking and also benefits from great access to the extensive network of local paths, fields and country walks.

St Ives can be reached in just five minutes by car (or taxi) or by walking the costal path which leads directly to the Tate gallery and the stunning Porthmeor Beach. This popular seaside town offers a superb range of restaurants and bars and a selection of interesting shops and boutiques to browse. It is a colourful town with a good range of practical facilities and attractions like the recently built leisure centre and swimming pool, cinema and a good supermarket.

The Coastal path from Trowan to Porthmeor Beach leads to one of Cornwall's finest beaches which is popular with both surfers and families and has very good facilities including showers and lifeguards. Wetsuits and surf boards can be hired most of the year and it is a fantastic place to watch the sun set over the sea with a glass of wine!

Contact the owner

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Cornwall)

High standards of double-glazing, insulation and efficient central heating, along with a lovely log burner make this an ideal holiday cottage all-year-round.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Spacious lounge with comfortable sofas clustered around an inglenook granite fireplace with a wood burning stove for and a sunny west facing patio with BBQ for summer evenings.
  • Master bedroom with a double bed.
  • Second bedroom with two single beds - both bedrooms are beautifully presented in a traditional English cottage style complimented with simple hand-painted wooden furniture.
  • Contemporary bathroom featuring a large walk-in shower and a double ended bath for relaxing after a day at the beach or walking the coastal path.
  • Generously sized kitchen with a farmhouse style table and ample space for family dining. The kitchen is hand made with granite surfaces and offers ample cooking facilities. It is well equipped with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fan oven and microwave plus all necessary cooking utensils and crockery etc.

Natural slate floors to the ground floor with timber floorboards contrast beautifully with exposed granite and soft painted plasterwork. With the full range of modern amenities in a traditional country cottage this is the perfect setting for a relaxing holiday whatever the season.

Leave the car behind - If you prefer to leave the car behind you can travel by rail and watch the glorious coast line roll past from the luxury of the train. There are excellent links from Paddington, London, to Penzance Cornwall, where you can take a taxi or catch the local train line to St Ives.

Additional information: One well behaved dog accepted for an additional charge of £20. Two stair gates, high chair and cot are provided for children. Reserved parking is available in St Ives town.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Quicks Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
2 Dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £410
Mid Season from £650
High Season from £895
Peak Season £1275
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7528 456434 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

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Member Since December 2009

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Quicks Cottage Noticeboard

Short breaks available out of season please enquire. 3 nights or more

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

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Quicks Cottage 12 month availability calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 14th November 2017