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Chy an Fysk Downalong, St Ives

£390 - £1015 per week

This three storey property in the heart of Downalong, has heaps of character and appeal for families and couples wishing to be within a minute's stroll of Porthmeor beach or the town centre with all of its shops, restaurants, bars and galleries. Being a three-storey cottage, it offers flexible living space with the kitchen and dining area on the ground floor and a stable door leading out towards Porthmeor beach. The sitting room is an open and light space on the second floor, again with a door leading down external steps to the roadside. Sea glimpses across rooftops can be enjoyed from the sitting room or why not have a lazy lie in and gaze out to sea from the twin bedroom!


electric oven and hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer.

Dining room

dining table with four chairs and two stools, sofa, electric fire, stairs lead to.

Sitting room

two sofas, TV/DVD, electric fire, sea glimpses, stairs lead to bedroom 2 and family bathroom.

Bedroom 1

double bed.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, sea view.

Family bathroom

bath with shower over, WC, basin.

Additional information

gas central heating, please note that due to the properties of granite rock used in the construction of the cottage, the property may be unsuitable for guests with respiratory problems, please enquire if you feel anyone in your party could be affected, WiFi, short breaks available.


Lovely comfortable cottage, excellent location, very quiet and relaxing. Will definitely be booking chy an fysk for future holidays.

May 2019

A really comfortable stay in a lovely cottage. Fabulous location being a short walk from the beach!

April 2019

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1 Jan - 9 Feb390
16 February401
23 Feb - 30 Mar390
6 Apr - 13 Apr552
20 April541
27 April431
4 May547
11 May - 18 May551
25 May819
1 Jun - 8 Jun660
15 Jun - 22 Jun711
29 June795
6 July835
13 July850
20 July944
27 Jul - 24 Aug1015
31 Aug - 7 Sep645
14 September623
21 September475
28 Sep - 12 Oct471
19 October528
26 October528
2 Nov - 14 Dec390
21 December618
28 Dec - 31 Dec783


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 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!

8th 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.

Lovely comfortable cottage, excellent location, very quiet and relaxing. Will definitely be booking chy an fysk for future holidays.

1 month ago

A really comfortable stay in a lovely cottage. Fabulous location being a short walk from the beach!

Apr 2019

Fantastic stay in New Year's in St Ives with aspects ! Would 100% recommend and that's why we're booked again with you in October. Easy key pick up and drop off which made things nice and straight forward too!

Jan 2019

Beautifully renovated cottage with slate and wooden floors. Clean and welcoming. Very spacious.

Oct 2018

Superb location and a 'home from home' feel

Apr 2018

Excellent cottage.Close to beach, restaurants and shops would definetly use again.

Sep 2017

Really nice location, we will be returning next year.

Aug 2017

Stunning cottage in the absolute perfect location, literally seconds walk from most of the beaches and shops. Lovely local touches around the cottage add those finishing touches to the perfect holiday.

Already booked for next year!

Aug 2017

Chy an Fysk is a charming, beautiful, comfortable and well equipped cottage which is very close to everything in St Ives - Tate, Barbara Hepworth's garden, shops, restaurants and cafes, galleries, harbour, beach and the SW coastal path. We have enjoyed staying here and will return.

May 2017

Staying at Chy an Fysk really made our first Christmas in St Ives special. The Christmas decorations were beautiful and the property had everything we needed, we could have stayed forever! The location is fantastic and Aspects customer service couldn't have been better. Thank you so much!

Jan 2017

Chy an Fysk is a super property in the heart of St Ives- close to the Harbour and beaches. The interior is lovely with so many nice touches that give it character. My family and I had a very happy stay here.

Jul 2016

The house provides for a very comfortable stay in St Ives. It is beautifully designed and furnished and is situated within walking distance from the beach, shops and galleries. We had a wonderful time and would happily return next year to Chy an Fysk.

May 2016

It felt like a well loved property with plenty of individual touches.

Nov 2015

A real home from home and a great location. We had a brilliant stay here.

Jul 2015