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18 Virgin Street - Bosena Downalong, St Ives

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£440 - £1167 per week
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If you have holidayed in St Ives before, you are sure to have stumbled across the beautifully quaint Virgin Street. Nestled in the heart of the town, sits this gorgeous old fisherman's cottage. The property has been renovated and the owners have supplied all modern conveniences without compromising its charm. The cottage is fit for a family, but would also be perfect for a couple wanting to enjoy a romantic escape. If you don't want to leave your pooch behind, they are welcome along too.

With its perfect location, only a minute's walk to the harbour and Porthmeor beach, we are sure that 18 Virgin Street will be a favourite bolthole for many of our guests.

Entrance

External stairs leading up to the front door:

Sitting/dining room

sofa and armchair, Smart TV/DVD, table with seating for four.

Kitchen

fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, electric oven and hob, door that leads to outside area.

Shower room

shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 1

double bed, rooftop views of St Ives bay.

Bedroom 2

twin beds (only suitable for children) rooftop views of St Ives bay.

Outside area

communal outside area with table and seating for two solely for 18 Virgin Street guests.

Additional information

external flight of steps to the property, communal area to the rear, twin bedroom only suitable for children, travel cot (which will fit in the double room - please bring along your own linen), stairgate and fabric booster seat provided, direct access to The Digey from the back door and down the external steps, external lockable storage area, perfect for beach items. WiFi, well behaved dog welcome, short breaks available.

 
 

Great little cottage a stones throw from the harbour front in St Ives. Plenty of character with the wooden floors and rustic furnishings. A bit of legwork needed to load and unload but well worth it. Spot On. Once again Many Thanks.

September 2018

Lovely little cottage, fantastic location. Nice decor and the views from the upstairs windows were better than we were expecting. Stayed here with our children aged 5 and 3, and it suited us very well.

July 2016

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2019

1 Jan - 9 Feb440
16 February459
23 Feb - 30 Mar440
6 Apr - 13 Apr634
20 April621
27 April493
4 May - 18 May624
25 May913
1 Jun - 8 Jun786
15 Jun - 22 Jun819
29 June912
6 July961
13 July980
20 July1085
27 Jul - 24 Aug1167
31 Aug - 7 Sep714
14 September685
21 September524
28 Sep - 12 Oct519
19 Oct - 26 Oct589
2 Nov - 14 Dec440
21 December710
28 Dec - 31 Dec899

2020

1 Jan - 8 Feb430
15 February452
22 Feb - 21 Mar430
28 March484
4 Apr - 11 Apr617
18 Apr - 25 Apr484
2 May585
9 May - 16 May615
23 May895
30 May727
6 June756
13 Jun - 20 Jun801
27 June892
4 July936
11 July952
18 July1057
25 Jul - 22 Aug1137
29 August785
5 September698
12 September640
19 September518
26 Sep - 10 Oct513
17 October523
24 October568
31 Oct - 12 Dec430
19 December695
26 Dec - 31 Dec885
 

Downalong

Situated between Porthmeor Beach and the harbour, where fishermen still land a daily catch, holiday cottages in this area are ideally situated for those guests who want to stay right in the heart of the town within seconds of all St Ives has to offer. The cottages, most of which still retain much of their original character and features, have been updated to accommodate modern day living and offer a home from home whilst giving a true feeling of the real St Ives. Read about Holidays in St Ives.

View all of our Downalong Cottages >

 

Local events

St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2019 

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!

August 2019

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St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

14th - 28th September 2019

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

31st December 2019

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

4th February 2020

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

10th - 12th May 2020

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What our guests say...

We love hearing about our guests’ experiences, and we know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines.

Great little cottage a stones throw from the harbour front in St Ives. Plenty of character with the wooden floors and rustic furnishings. A bit of legwork needed to load and unload but well worth it. Spot On. Once again Many Thanks.

September 2018

This property is in a great position in St Ives town, right in the centre but tucked conveniently out of the way and exactly what you’d expect for a two bed in this area. Amenities were good, although we couldn’t get the washing machine to work. The only thing that let it down for us was the poor level of cleaning prior to our arrival.

April 2018

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are very sorry to hear that you had felt the standards of cleanliness were not up to the usual high levels that you would expect. We would like to reassure you that this is not the norm, and we are sorry that we were not aware of your concerns while you were here, so that we could have assisted as much as possible to help rectify anything for you. Your feedback has since been passed on to the housekeeper, and the washing machine checked, so thank you for making us aware. Tanya, Customer Services

Lovely little cottage, fantastic location. Nice decor and the views from the upstairs windows were better than we were expecting. Stayed here with our children aged 5 and 3, and it suited us very well.

July 2016