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Shell Cottage Downalong, St Ives

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£488 - £1393 per week
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Shell Cottage is situated in a quiet oasis called Hicks Court, just a few metres from the cobbled streets of The Digey in the heart of the Downalong area of St Ives. The cottage is ideal for couples or a family alike and your dog is welcome too! Being within a stone's throw of the life-guarded beach of Porthmeor with surf school and beach cafe plus the colourful selection of shops, bistro bars and restaurants, you will have plenty to see and do right on your doorstep.

Kitchen/dining room

oven and hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, dining table with cushioned window seat and chairs to seat six.

Sitting room

two leather sofas, tub armchair, coffee table, TV/DVD, door leading to private and enclosed courtyard with table and bench seats.

Bedroom 1

double bed.

Bedroom 2

zip and link (king or twin) beds.

Bathroom

bath, shower, WC and basin.

Outside area

small enclosed courtyard area accessed from the sitting room with table and chairs.

Additional information

15 minute walk uphill to parking space, which is shared with another property and access can be a bit tight. gas central heating. WiFi, up to two dogs welcome, short breaks available.

 
 

Just spent a great weekend in shell cottage Really great location in the centre of St Ives.

March 2019

We loved our stay at Shell Cottage. Although close to everything it was tucked away and felt private and very quiet, which is hard to find in such a great location in central St.Ives! We loved having breakfast on the sunny and sheltered terrace. A great little cottage, thank you.

August 2018

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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 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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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.

Just spent a great weekend in shell cottage Really great location in the centre of St Ives.

March 2019

We loved our stay at Shell Cottage. Although close to everything it was tucked away and felt private and very quiet, which is hard to find in such a great location in central St.Ives! We loved having breakfast on the sunny and sheltered terrace. A great little cottage, thank you.

August 2018

Shell Cottage was perfect for our family 2 adults and 2 children and our dog, It had everything that we needed for our holiday and a fantastic location.

July 2018

Lovely comfortable cottage in an excellent location. Well furnished and an impressive bathroom to boot! That impressed we have already booked to return next year.

June 2018

Perfect property located in a quaint courtyard right in the centre of St Ives, we will definitely be booking this one again, and the big bonus is it has its own private garage 5 minutes walk away.

February 2018

Shell Cottage enjoys the a near perfect location, close to shops and Porthmeor beach, yet tucked away from the main streets. It was very comfortable and we would not hesitate to go back, we loved it.

October 2017

Lovely little cottage in the middle of St Ives. Perfect for our mini-moon with the dog! Great location, brilliant for the dog, good size for 2 of us, everything we needed in the cottage for our stay! Had a brilliant time.

September 2016

It was lovely being in the heart of St Ives.

September 2016

Lovely comfortable cottage in a great location. The service and communication from Aspect Holidays was excellent Thank you!

July 2016

We so enjoyed our stay at shell cottage, so lovely close to beaches and shops , just didnot want to go home.

November 2015

The location is excellent, central for beaches and shopping.

September 2015

Lovely little cottage in a ideal location, would highly recommend

July 2015

A lovely feature cottage, well equipped and in a great central position. Very cosy in the colder months, very useful private courtyard off the living room which is on the first floor.

October 2014