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Balgwidden Downalong, St Ives

£456 - £1256

42 Back Road East is a great, pet friendly property, which is conveniently located within meters of the year-round dog walking Bamaluz Beach and within a five minute walk, or less, to three other beaches - you'll have your pick of the bunch! The property is spread over four floors, with some incredible views from the sitting room and one of the bedrooms. So you can open your window in the morning, climb back into bed and listen to the waves crashing against the shore and, later on, watch the ever changing tides and local fishing boats in the harbour, from the comfort of the sofa.

**Professional photos, including those of the kicthen, will be available once the property has been fully refurbished, as the property is still undergoing improvements.**

Kitchen/dining room

gas hob, electric oven, fridge/freezer, TV, dining table with seating for six.

Wet room



WC, basin.

Utility room

washer/dryer, sink, door with access to back lane.

Sitting room

two sofas, TV/DVD, sea views.

Bedroom 1

double bed, hanging pegs, attached cloakroom including WC and basin.

Bedroom 2

double bed, hanging pegs, sea views.

Bedroom 3

twin beds.

Additional information

gas central heating, please note that there is a spiral staircase from the kitchen, down to the wetroom and utility area, so may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. This is the only shower room in the property, but there is a cloakroom next to the sitting room in bedroom 1. WiFi, two dogs welcome, short breaks available.


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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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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.

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