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Chypons Farm

About the Barn Conversions

Located in a tranquil rural setting in Cornwall just 3 miles from the bustling seaside town of St Ives, Chypons Farm provides comfortable, traditional accommodation that's perfect for taking a break in scenic surroundings. Explore the beautiful landscapes of this amazing county, which serves as the setting of Poldark and was the birthplace of novelist Rosamunde Pilcher. With its rugged coastline and unspoilt countryside, there's countless things to see and do in Cornwall.

The four comfortable cottages at Chypons Farm have been converted from 300-year-old granite farm buildings, and still retain their classic charm and plenty of original features to make your stay really special. Situated in a glorious wooded valley on the edge of the little village of Nancledra, Chypons Farm is the ideal place from which to explore everything Cornwall has to offer.

Close to Town

Chypons Farm is conveniently close to a number of popular Cornish destinations. The bustling seaside town of St Ives is just 3 miles away, and both Penzance and Marazion are around a 15-minute drive.

Near the Coast

There's many a beach within easy reach; nearby St Ives Bay has its harbour beach, Carbis Bay Beach, Porthkidney Beach, Porthminster Beach, Portgwidden Beach and Porthmeor Beach, or you can head towards Penzance and Marazion.

Shared Garden

The cottages share a gorgeous garden that's the perfect place to relax on sunny days. Also included is a summerhouse with comfortable furniture, information on the local area, and communal drying facilities.

Transport Links

Despite the idyllic setting, Chypons Farm sits just a few miles off the A30. Public transport is also good, with a bus to St Ives stopping just 50m away and railway links available from St Ives station.


Things to Try

Tate St Ives

The town of St Ives is renowned for its art scene, and there's nowhere better to learn about it than the Tate St Ives. Showcasing a gallery of modern art from British creators with links to the local area, it's the place to go for a range of amazing exhibitions.

St Michael's Mount

Witness the amazing sight of the medieval church and castle atop this tidal island in Mount's Bay, near Marazion. At low tide you can walk across the manmade causeway to access the island, or take a boat across the water - either way, there's plenty to explore once you arrive.

St Ives Farmers' Market

Whether you're looking to pick up some delicious local produce or just enjoy the vibrant, welcoming atmosphere, the St Ives Farmers' Market is a must. It takes place at the Sheep Market in St Ives town centre from 8:30am to 2pm on the first and third Saturday of every month.

Land's End

Enjoy stunning sea views and gorgeous scenery from the most westerly point in England with a visit to the landmark location of Land's End. Beyond just sightseeing, there are plenty of places to eat and shop here, making it well worth a visit while you're staying at Chypons Farm.

Create Incredible Memories

For Food and Drink

Your local pub, the Engine Inn, is located just half a mile away in the hamlet of Cripplesease, and has a beer garden with sweeping valley views. The Bean Inn in Carbis Bay offers great vegetarian food, and the Lakeside Cabin Cafe in Lelant is perfect for a spot of lunch by the water.

For Attractions

There's endless things to do in this area of Cornwall. Explore St Ives' endless art galleries, take a stroll along the South West Coastal Path, visit the gorgeous fishing village of Mousehole, or head further afield to the Lizard Peninsula, where you'll find the most southerly point in England.

For Activities

With a location close to the coast, Chypons Farm is perfect for trying your hand at all sorts of aquatic activities. Head to St Ives Surf School, situated on Porthmeor Beach, for a session of surfing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, or coasteering - a perfect way to spend some time on the water.