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Fishermans Cottage In Downalong Area,St Ives 2 minute walk to beaches & harbour

Overview

Property

Updated: 02-Dec-2016
Halfway Along, The Digey, Cottage in Downalong, St Ives, Cornwall, England - Perfect Location, One Of The Oldest Cobbled Streets In The Area

Halfway Along cottage is a Grade II listed cottage which is situated in the old fishermans and conservation area known as Downalong in St Ives.

For the latest special offers & more information about the cottage & St Ives or to book direct with the owners please visit - www.halfwayalong.co.uk

The cottage has been tastefully restored in 2015 to make it a comfortable holiday cottage but also has retained some of it's original features. It is approached by 5 granite steps which lead up into the kitchen/dining area. The benefit of this is that it ensures the privacy of guests from the many passers-by that wander along The Digey marvelling at the outlook and taking photographs. It has cushioned window seats in the kitchen and main bedroom which are a great vantage point for relaxing with a cup of coffee/ glass of wine and watching the world go by. Downalong is the oldest area of St Ives consisting of a labyrinth of cobbled streets - many of which lead to the harbour and the beaches. Halfaway Along is ideally positioned within this historic area and is a 2 minute level walk away from the beaches, harbour, shops, galleries and walks along the glorious coastline. A newly fitted gas central heating system makes it very comfortable for all year round breaks away.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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16 Reviews

4.9
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

5

A beautifully appointed cottage in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

As a family of four we had a lovely week in HalfWayAlong. We parked the car in one of the local car parks and didn't touch it for the whole stay. Great central location with easy access to beaches, walks and shops.

The cottage was very well equipped with fresh decor and very clean.

The stairs were our only issue with quite a few bumped heads coming in and out the front door especially!

A lovely relaxing break.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Centrally located in a quiet street, No 14 is perfect for a stay in St Ives.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage lived up to the description and images on the site. Lesley, the owner, was prompt in her replies and helpful with information. Clean, warm and excellently located, everything is either seconds or minutes to walk to. A good bakery and deli/cafe at one end of the street and a tea shop and Porthmeor Beach at the other. The Tate, many shops and lots of galleries all to hand. Lovely fresh fish & fruit & veg with friendly service from Trim in Tregenna Street. Particularly good food was on offer at The Tearoom St Ives on the harbour - about 3 minutes walk.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Sarah - I'm really pleased you enjoyed the cottage and had a good holiday.
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5

Wow! What an amazing holiday destination and beautiful cottage!

  • 5 of 5

I have never been to St Ives but my partner has and he assured me I would fall in love with the place and he was right! St Ives is just beautiful and halfway along made our stay just perfect. It's situated in the best location, it's a stones throw away from everything. Les and Andy have really made it feel like a home away from home and we looked forward to going back to the cottage each day. We will definitely be returning next year and have in fact already booked! Thank you Les and Andy for creating such a beautiful cottage in the most perfect of places and allowing us to share it with you.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A perfectly situated and beautiful holiday cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed for our stay was catered for and the cottage was immaculate.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

truly idyllic fishermans cottage!

  • 4 of 5

On arrival travelling down a very narrow cobbled street to find the blue door of this very nice cottage.

This was exactly what we had in mind and was hoping for (and more). Cleanliness is one of the most imprtant Things for us and this was absolutely spotless.

The broom in the ktichen comes in very handy and you bring home a lot of sand from the Beach every day.

We love the little narrow streets and uniq shops.of St. Ives and would love to come back another time.

For us this cottage offered everything we needed with a nice ktichen, beautiful "hidden" lounge and for the kids an extra special loft bedroom.

We would highly recommend this to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best holiday in St Ives thanks to our incredible base, a gorgeous holiday cottage in a idyllic location. Beautiful modern decor throughout yet still very cosy and a fabulous beach theme! All of the rooms were spacious and well laid out, and the beds were super comfy..(Always a plus when away from home!)

Location was perfect, tucked away enough for privacy, yet only a minute away from the beach front and the main shopping street. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place to anyone.

The only downside was having to come home!

Sophie, Leeds

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Sophie..so pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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Location

From the Owner

We live in Bedfordshire and have enjoyed holidays in St Ives for the past 30 years. We had the opportunity to buy somewhere in Downalong in 2013 and took the chance to buy the cottage that needed total refurbishment. It is in a great location and you can easily walk to many of the surrounding attractions of St Ives. We spent over a year renovating and equipping the cottage to a standard that we would expect when taking a self-catering holiday. It is the perfect setting to simply park the car for the week and enjoy time walking, on the beach, boating, fishing, people watching, shopping and eating in some of the fantastic restaurants. We never tire of returning to St Ives and hope you will enjoy it as much as we do.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn 2
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£390
for 7 nights
£390
 
 
Xmas/New Year 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£900
 
 
Early Spring 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£300
 
 
Spring half term 2017
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£360
for 7 nights
£360
 
 
Late Spring 2017
17 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£320
 
 
Easter 2017
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Early Summer 1
21 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£400
 
 
Whitsun week
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Early Summer 2
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£810
for 7 nights
£810
 
 
Summer 1
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Summer 2
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
Summer holidays
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
Autumn 1
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
Autumn 2
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£430
 
 
October half term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Early Winter
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
£400
 
 
Xmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Flexible short breaks may be available out of season. Please contact the owner via the website..
www.halfwayalong.co.uk.


Changeover Day:
For weekly bookings Friday is the changeover day. Short breaks can be negotiated for certain weeks of the year. For more information about short break prices please see our website - www.halfwayalong.co.uk

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

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Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library

Location Type

  • beach
  • town

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room with shower, basin and wc

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - Window seat overlooking The Digey. Wall mounted TV.
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Wall mounted TV.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 ( 2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - Double bed and window seat overlooking The Digey Attic - Bedroom 2 with twin beds - has some areas of limited headroom Wall mounted TVs are in both bedrooms X Box in attic bedroom Lounge - Sofa bed which sleeps 2 people

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: There is no parking at the cottage - the nearest car park is the long stay one on The Island - please see our website for many more details and photos - www.halfwayalong.co.uk High speed broadband is available at the cottage. Outside: There is no exclusive outside area to the property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are provided. Cottage is cleaned before but not during your stay.

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