traditional semi detached tin mining cottages, set in beautiful
rural surroundings with views over local moorland (the picture
on the RHS is a view from the cottages).
The cottages are down a pleasant country lane just off a quiet
side road running through the little village of Halsetown.
The cottages share a large lawned garden overlooking moorland
with a BBQ and garden furniture.
The popular resort of St Ives is just 1 1/2 miles away, a short
drive or pleasant stroll through the fields enjoying the
tranquility and wild life. Rabbits and foxes abound in this area
and are often seen playing on the lawn.
The village has a country inn with
restaurant, these are just a short walk away.
Also in the village is a riding centre offering hourly rides or
full day treks.
There is a bus service to St Ives which runs regularly in
One of Cornwall's premier holiday resorts and an area preferred
It offers excellent beaches both for swimming and surfing. A
lovely harbour area with a long frontage offering a variety of
An extremely old town centre with cobbled streets, numerous
little shops, restaurants, tea rooms and pubs.
The town does get extremely busy during high season but never
boisterous, it does not have the night life of places such as
Newquay. It is popular with families who tend to return on a
regular annual basis.
The town is also famous for it's artists and boasts several art
galleries including The Tate.
Lands End a pleasant drive away
TOURING & SURROUNDING AREA
As the cottages are situated on the outskirts of St Ives there
is easy access to the main roads including the A30 trunk road.
Places such as Lands End, Penzance and Truro are just an easy
drive away. Even Cornwall's latest major attraction, The Eden
Project is just an hour away.
Seven miles to the south is Penzance, the largest shopping
centre in the region with a busy harbour and helicopter and boat
services to the Scilly Isles.
Continuing along the coast to Landes End you will pass through
the picturesque fishing villages of Newlyn, Mousehole, Lamorna
Cove and Porthcurno with its open air Minack Theatre, the sea is
a spectacular backdrop.
This part of Cornwall is dotted with mysgterious stone circles,
lone standing stones, Neolothic settlements and burial chambers,
and iron age forts. Returning along the north coast you will see
ruined mine shafts on the sky line and pass through the old tin
mining villages of St Just and Zennor.