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Crows Nest Cottage Downalong, St Ives

£390 - £1015

This traditional granite fisherman's cottage is situated in the heart of St Ives, affording some sea and town views. Well equipped and retaining many original cottage features, this property is just two minutes' walk to Porthgwidden Beach, Porthmeor Beach, The Island and close to the many shops, restaurants and galleries. There is also a cosy front patio with a table and two chairs.


a few steps up to the front door and one flight of stairs to entrance hall:

Sitting/dining room

sofa, footstool, armchair, TV/DVD, feature fireplace, dining table, bench, two chairs, sea views out towards Godrevy Lighthouse.


electric oven and hob, fridge.

Bedroom 1

double bed.


bath with shower over, WC, basin. Stairs outside the bathroom lead to the attic bedroom.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, dual aspect views to the sea, Tate Gallery and Clodgy Point on one side and The Island and Godrevy Lighthouse on the other. Writing desk and TV.

Additional information

convector heaters, there is no washing machine in this property. Although this is a cottage, please note that due to the quirky layout of St Ives properties, there is another cottage underneath. There is one flight of internal stairs which take you into the property, which is then over two levels. WiFi.


Perfect cottage with fantastic views - I especially enjoyed looking out the window to Godrevy Island with my morning coffee!

Mrs Dempsey

We had a fantastic stay and can't wait to book again as well as recommending to friends and family. Great value for money and we didn't realise the views from upstairs were so fantastic. it's the best location for beaches and long stay car park is just next door.

Mrs Sims
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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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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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