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Ferryman's Rest - relax on the terrace overlooking the bay
Ferryman's Rest - amazing location
Ferryman's Rest - cosy wood burning stove in lounge diner
Ferryman's Rest - open plan lounge dining room
Ferryman's Rest - galley kitchen leading to dining area
Ferryman's Rest - perfect spot for al fresco dining
Ferryman's Rest -peaceful beach perfect for family days on the beach
Ferryman's Rest - beautiful sunsets
Ferryman's Rest - hot tub by the sea
Ferryman's Rest - steps down to the beach directly from the house
Ferryman's Rest - water sports available just below the bungalow
Ferryman's Rest - definitely dog friendy
Ferrymans Rest - on a peaceful beach with miles of golden sand
Ferryman's Rest - Lelant Beach mostly sandy
Ferryman's Rest - view over the estuary
Ferryman's Rest - those stunning views of St Ives Bay
Ferryman's Rest - large picture windows to enjoy the backdrop
Ferryman's Rest - light and airy king size with amazing views
Ferryman's Rest - sleep 4 in the eaves bedroom
Ferryman's Rest - triple bunk room
Ferryman's Rest - cool blue bathroom includes bath with shower over
Ferryman's Rest - azure waters and golden sand
Ferryman's Rest - amazing location
Ferryman's Rest - cosy wood burning stove in lounge diner
Ferryman's Rest - open plan lounge dining room
Ferryman's Rest - galley kitchen leading to dining area

Ferryman's Rest, Lelant, St Ives, Cornwall

Sleeps 4 - 11 4 Bedrooms 11 Dining

Dog friendly holiday beach house near St Ives with hot tub and beach access for relaxed seaside family and friends gatherings

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Ferryman's Rest, Lelant, St Ives, Cornwall, sleeps 4 - 11 in 4 bedrooms.

This has to be the number 1 beach house for 3 generation families and friends to get together for a holiday by the sea. Apart from the obvious jaw dropping coastal views, a flight of steps will take you directly onto the stunning Lelant beach, known for crystal clear waters, a sandy expanse and being dog friendly all year round. Its location really couldn't be more perfect. A terrace hot tub and seating area overlooking St Ives Bay guarantees rest, relaxation and the well being of breathing in pure Cornish air.

This ground floor holiday house near St Ives enjoys sociable and spacious open plan living with a fully equipped kitchen and lounge diner. Ferryman's Rest is a place to visit in any season and the wood burning stove in the sitting room ensures maximum cosiness and comfort whenever. The terrace is a great barbecue area overlooking the beach and sea and somewhere special to catch up with loved ones either over morning coffee or evening drinks, taking in the scenery and listening to the soothing sound of waves gently lapping on to the shore just below, you will not want to depart.

Bedrooms are a versatile mix of kings and combinations of singles, ideal for mixed age groups. Comfortable spaces with clean cool design, picture windows, high quality bedding and attractive soft furnishings, conducive to the full 8 hours. Contemporary facilities include a family bathroom and separate shower room.

It is unlikely that you will want to venture far from Ferryman's Rest but its position on the South West Coastal Path makes it ideal for walkers. Either take a stroll to 1 of 3 pubs in Lelant or opt for a longer hike to St Ives. This seaside town is a true gem, famed for a pretty harbour, gorgeous beaches and rotating art exhibitions at Tate St Ives. Hayle is a fantastic base for exploring the area and experiencing water sports such as surfing, kayaking, fishing and paddle boarding. Carbis Bay is nearby too and worth a stop off at one of its popular and trendy restaurants. Ferryman's is positioned directly adjacent to the West Cornwall Links golf courses for golfing enthusiasts. Who could ask for more.


Dog Friendly

Dog friendly. Beach allows dogs 365 days of the the year. House must be free of dog hair prior to departure.


Good feedback from groups with autistic family members. Owner has personal experience of SpLD and learning difficulties. Ground floor level throughout


WiFi is available throughout. Successful Work from Home bookings.


Fully equipped kitchen includes dishwasher. Washing machine available.

Dining Room

Inside dining for 11 guests. Al fresco meals on the patio.

Sitting Room

Comfy lounge with sofas, TV and wood burning stove.

TV and Music Facilities

Smart TV. Sound System.

Games Room

There is no games room.

Heating and Open Fires

Centrally heated with wood stove in the lounge.


Ground floor. 2 kings, 1 triple bunk room, double and 2 singles in eaves bedroom.


Good quality bed linen and bathroom towels are included.


Family bathroom includes bath with shower over. Separate shower room.

Children's Facilities

Travel cot, high chair and toys are available.


Terrace with seating and views. Hot tub. Direct access to beach.

Swimming Pool

The neighbouring property has a swimming which is available to use if no guests staying there.


No vehicle parking at the property. Free car parking for 1 vehicle on nearby Quay can be organised. Free on street car parking 200 metres away.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

Min stay 7 nights School Holidays. Fri arrival Peak Season or School Holidays, off peak arrival day flexible. Pet fee is £100 and a maximum of 2. Check in after 4.30pm, check out by 10am. A refundable security deposit of £750 is required.

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Ferryman's Rest, Cornwall

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Late Deals

July 2024 Late Deals

5-14th July 9 nights for the price of 7


In the village of Lelant on the west side of Hayle Estuary. Approx 5 mins to Carbis Bay, 10 mins to St Ives, Hayle and Penzance. Newquay 45 mins. Directly on SW Coastal Footpath, sandy beach.

  • In Lelant and well portioned between St Ives, Hayle and Penzance.
  • Tesco in Carbis Bay (2 miles), Asda in Hayle (2 miles), M &S and Lidl, Hayle (3 miles), Sainsbury and Morrison in Penzance (5 miles).
  • The Badger Inn, Golf Course:No 19 Bar and Restaurant, Scarlets/Old Forge Bistro or The Watermill are all in the village of Lelant within walking distance.
  • Newquay Airport 45 minutes.
  • Lelant/St. Erth St Ives Bay Line. St Erth/Penzance to London Paddington.
  • Lelant local bus service.

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