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18 Virgin Street - Bosena Downalong, St Ives

 
£440 - £1167
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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.

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.

 

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.

Mrs Turvey
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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.

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Local events

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.

5th February 2018

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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.

12th - 13th May 2018

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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 Search & Rescue helicopters from RNAS Culdrose!

TBC August 2018 

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.

8th - 22nd September 2018

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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. 

 Sunday 31st December 2018

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