This cute and cosy cottage is a dinky semi-detached former tin miner's home, and is charmingly located on a traffic-free lane. It is simply perfect for couples looking to escape and enjoy a peaceful break in a woodland setting. Just a three minute walk away is the gorgeous and popular sandy beach of Carbis Bay, spend carefree days enjoying all the amenities this upmarket beach has to offer.
Tintin Cottage has a snug sitting/dining-room with an open fire adjoining a small kitchen, where polished oak stairs lead up to the inviting bedroom and shower-room (there is one small step down into the bedroom and shower-room). Outside, stone steps take you a secluded and sheltered decked-area that is an ideal sun-trap and perfectly private for a morning coffee and croissant.
The seaside town of St Ives is a five minute drive or 40 minute walk along the cliffs. Discover a selection of galleries, shops and restaurants, as well as the picturesque harbour and fabulous beaches. The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden and the Tate St Ives are both worth a visit too.
If you fancy a day out further afield, the spectacular and dramatic cliffs at Land's End are worth seeing, park the car at Sennen and walk the footpath for the best experience. St Michael's Mount, home to the St Aubyn family since the 1600s, is a tidal island and linked to the town of Marazion via a granite, man-made causeway that is passable at low tide so take a trip across - time it well or you may have to paddle back. Equally as intriguing is the amazing Minack Theatre near Porthcurno, which needs no introduction. Watch a show during the summer season or just visit the visitor centre and read about the amazing achievement of the creator, Rowena Cade.
Although Tintin Cottage cannot be accessed by car due to the steep narrow path, private parking is available at Sandpiper, a steep 200 yard walk away (or around 300 steps if you are counting).
Sitting/Dining-room with TV, DVD/CD player, Bluetooth speaker and open fire
Kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, microwave and fridge
Bedroom with double bed (4'6'') and TV
Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin
Due to the location of Tintin Cottage, it is not recommended for elderly guests or those with mobility issues.
- Regret no pets
- Arrive/Depart Friday
- Private parking for 1 car 200 yds
- No smoking
- Pub .5 miles
- Patio furniture
- Full gas-fired CH
Tintin is an end of terrace lovely old miners cottage.
The bedroom, on the first floor.
The top decked area is the perfect spot for a glass of wine. (there are several steps leading up to this area).
Stairs lead up to the first floor, from the kitchen area.
Come back on a cold day and sit around the open fire.
The sitting room leads into the kitchen.
The compact but well equipped kitchen.
The bedroom is welcoming and spacious.
The shower room, everything you need.
Pretty soft furnishings and thoughtful touches.
Light the fire and snuggle up with a good book.
The perfect spot for a cream tea. Jam first of course!
Raised decks for relaxing and woodland views await you.
Tintin Cottage is an old mining cottage.
Welcome to Tintin Cottage! The lane leading up to Tintin Cottage is rather steep, but look at this view once you reach the top.
You can see the sea from the foot-path leading up to Tintin Cottage.
St Ives bay.
What perfect words...and the perfect little spot for relaxing with a good book.
Carbis Bay beach is down the hill.
The cosy sitting-room.