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Sneaky Peek Downalong, St Ives

£412 - £1070

Sneaky Peek is a charming and quirky cottage situated in a unique location, only a few minutes' walk to the harbour, Porthmeor and Porthgwidden beaches. The cottage is decorated in an attractive and characteristic style, and although centrally located, the property is private once inside and very convenient. You can enjoy relaxing walks along the beaches and coastal paths. Sneaky Peek also has a small sunny outside area, which is a great spot to watch the world go by. This is also where you can catch a tiny "sneaky peek" of the sea through the cottages.


electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge with ice box, storage cupboard for beach gear and body boards, stable door leading out to small courtyard. (Please note that there is no washing machine at this property).

Sitting/dining room

three seater sofa, armchair, footstool, TV/DVD, Radio/CD player, decorative fireplace, dining table and chairs. Stairs up to first floor:

Bedroom 1

bunk beds with top bunk at an angle to the bottom bunk, TV/DVD.

Shower room

shower, basin, WC. Fairly steep stairs from the landing to the second floor:

Bedroom 2

double bed, TV.

Outside area

small courtyard with patio table and four chairs.

Additional information

gas central heating, travel cot provided, please note that the bunk room is quite small but has plenty of storage, private parking available at Barnoon reserved car park for an additional £50 per week - please ask for more details. WiFi, short breaks available.


Sneaky Peak is a lovely, quirky cottage in an amazing location - just steps (literally) from the harbour! We couldn't have picked a better place to stay.

Miss Neville

Best property I've stayed in. Location is central yet tucked away and the house is so carefully thought out it was simply wonderful. I would quite happily live there permanently!

Ms Catton - Newell
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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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