OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Charming Fishermans Cottage in the Heart of Downalong St Ives

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet


About the property

A Well Presented Cottage With 2 Double Rooms, Bathroom, Lounge And Kitchen

69 Backroad East is a lovingly restored fisherman's cottage, set over four floors. It's a wonderful home away from home. With sea views from the double room you can watch over the harbour, but you can also see as far as Clodgy and Man's Head! You are ideally situated for a stroll into town to all of the shops, pubs and restaurants, or to any of St Ives' amazing beaches. You can use Porthmeor and Porthgwidden beach as your back garden, just moments away.

Booking conditions apply. Availability summers months (April - October) Saturday to Saturday only. All other time short term and mid-week bookings available upon request

More Details

Rob Fox
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 November, 2017

About Rob Fox

This cottage in 'down along' St.Ives was in the early part of the last century used to hang fishing nets. My family, Mother and Grandparents were St.Ives people, a fisherman's family who lived in and around the harbour, in fact my Gran actually lived opposite in Bethesda Hill. As a child I attended the St.Ives infants and junior schools (now the doctors surgery) in the Stennack, and I spent much of my childhood time playing on the island, the 'Foresands', 'Swidden' and 'Meor'. Obviously i was delighted in the opportunity arose in the 70's tp purchase this cottage in 'Downalong' St.Ives. My family and I have spent many happy times here and I sincerely hope you will enjoy your stay in the cottage, St.Ives and Cornwall.

Rob Fox purchased this cottage in 1977


Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: recommended

St. Ives is an ever changing combination of narrow cobbled streets winding their way between quiant fisherman's cottages, fascinating shops, craft markets. restaurants, museums and Cornish Inns.

St. Ives is regarded by many as the most picturesque resort in Cornwall, and much to offer all holidaymakers. Three excellent beaches with golden sands, a superb area for water sports. Also bowling, putting, fishing, boating, golf and many other activities. Not forgetting wonderful coastal walks and breathtaking scenery.

For those interested in art, St. Ives has a worldwide reputation, enhanced by the St. Ives Tate and many other galleries.

Whether you have your own car or using public transport St. Ives is an ideal base for exploring the West Cornwall peninsula. Take a trip to Lands End and explore some picturesque small fishing coves on the south coast such as Lamora and Cadgwith and explore the Minack Open Air Theatre at Porthcurno, then after taking in the sights, take the scenic North Coast Road back to St. Ives, passing through the former mining area of Pendeen and Botallack, or perhaps explore the little village of Zennor.

From its early celtic origins to the days of the tall ships, when as busy harbour, the fishing boast landed the harvest of the sea, St. Ives retains much of its historic character and tradition.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Ives in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

50% Complete
50% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Charming Fishermans Cottage in the Heart of Downalong St Ives
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Fantastic location. Great property.

  • 5 of 5

You can't beat this property for location. Very well equipped . Would recommend to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Lovely property perfect location

  • 4 of 5

The property is in the perfect location in St Ives to walk to the attractions, beaches, bars and restaurants. The property is as described, it has everything you need and is well maintained as you can see in the pictures. The owner Rob was so helpful calling me twice before arriving to discuss arrangements and advice on St Ives. We also had a welcome pack on arrival, nothing was too much trouble if we needed it to make our stay more pleasurable. I would definitely recommend this to friends. St Ives is such a lovely place and we stayed in the best location.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Ives, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Bookings are only available Saturday to Saturday. Short term,mid week,and weekend breaks available,PLEASE CONTACT THE OWNER.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
Ask Owner a Question