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Midships Downalong, St Ives

£606 - £2163

An impressive four storey cottage situated in the very heart of the old quarter of St Ives. A beautifully restored property retaining many original features and extremely well-equipped and comfortable family accommodation. With both the sitting room and a large kitchen/dining room suitable for family and group socialising, as well as the added benefit of a secure parking space, this fabulous four bedroom cottage has everything you could need from a holiday home.

Kitchen/dining room

oven and gas hob, breakfast bar, larder fridge, dishwasher, dining table and chairs, utility room housing washer/dryer, fridge/freezer.


bath with shower attachment, basin, WC. Staircase from ground floor to first floor:

Sitting room

two large sofas, TV/DVD. Staircase to second floor:

Bedroom 1

single bed.

Bedroom 2

double bed.

Bedroom 3

double bed, TV.

Shower room

large corner shower, basin, WC, window seat. Staircase to the attic bedroom:

Bedroom 4

king size double bed, sea and town views.

Additional information

undercover parking for one car, large storage room for surf/beach gear and cycles, gas central heating, WiFi.


Lovely spacious house in an amazing central location. Perfect for large families and ample space to be together but not on top of eachother!

August 2018

Well located with lots of space.

June 2018

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1 Jan - 19 Jan606
26 January681
2 Feb - 9 Feb606
16 February900
23 Feb - 30 Mar606
6 Apr - 13 Apr1142
20 April1120
27 April684
4 May900
11 May - 18 May912
25 May1527
1 Jun - 8 Jun1086
15 Jun - 22 Jun1215
29 June1695
6 July1778
13 July1815
20 July2012
27 Jul - 24 Aug2163
31 Aug - 7 Sep1373
14 September1318
21 September826
28 Sep - 12 Oct818
19 October1155
26 October1155
2 Nov - 7 Dec606
14 December1334
21 December1334
28 Dec - 31 Dec1648


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 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 2019

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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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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 spacious house in an amazing central location. Perfect for large families and ample space to be together but not on top of eachother!

August 2018

Well located with lots of space.

June 2018

Lovely cottage, lovely stay. Weve stayed in many cottages in st Ives over the past 6 years and this was the best!

June 2018

This was a great cottage in a fabulous location! There was plenty of space for a family of seven to both come together and be on their own when the need arose!!

October 2017

Midships is a spacious, modern, comfortable, well equipped property, ideal for 6 /7 people to stay. It is absolutely perfectly located, whether you are in St Ives for fishing, surfing, sun bathing, painting, night life .. this property is just a few moments from all these activities. For those unable to manage long walks or hills, this property is ideal, all beaches & the harbor & eateries, are just moments away, level walking. Wonderful!

July 2017

Great location , quality furnishings lovely house

September 2016

A great place to stay in the heart of St Ives, beautifully decorated and furnished. We would like to return to Midships again in the future.

May 2015

Perfect location for a large family. Well appointed.

February 2015

£606 - £2163