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St Nicholas Cottage Downalong, St Ives

£1099 - £3489 per week

Wow! St Nicholas Cottage is a truly magnificent property in the heart of St Ives. Once inside, it's apparent how much of a treasure it really is. As well as being fabulously interior designed from top to bottom, it boasts sea views, a parking space and is just metres from Porthgwidden Beach - you could even stroll to the beach with your morning cup of tea.

Whisk yourself and your friends and family away, to come to together and enjoy this warm, welcoming and elegant property. St Nicholas Cottage is perfect for extended family, special celebrations or smaller parties looking for that something special. There are five beautiful bedrooms, all very comfortable and some have both sea views and en suites. There is also a snug, with sofa bed, where the children can get together and watch their favourite film, while the rest of you enjoy a bottle, or two, in the sitting area downstairs. On other nights you can all get together outside and cook up a storm for barbeque suppers and evening sundowners. You'll also find some of the most delectable restaurants in the town, which are just moments away from the front door. After a day of soaking up the sun on the beach, you'll be so excited to open the doors of your temporary home, put your feet up and relax even more! We believe that St Nicholas Cottage is going to be an extremely popular choice with guests, so make sure you get booked up quickly!


entrance porch leading to:

Sitting/dining room

corner sofa, two armchairs, TV/DVD, coal effect gas fire, extendable dining table with seating for ten, including the window seat.


two large fridge freezers, washing machine, wine cooler, breakfast bar, Nespresso coffee machine, electric oven and hob, dishwasher, doors to outside area.

Outside area

patio area with table and seating, built-in barbecue, clothes line.


sofa bed to sleep one person, TV/DVD, beanbags, sea views.


WC, basin.

Bedroom 1

double bed, sea views, en suite with shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.


bath with shower over, WC, basin.

Bedroom 3

twin beds, sea views.

Bedroom 4

single bed.

Bedroom 5

super king double bed, arm chair, sea views, en suite with shower, WC, basin.

Additional information

gas central heating, parking for one car to the rear of the property, WiFi, short breaks available.


Stunning property which I would recommend to anyone.

February 2019

St. Nicholas cottage is definately the nicest property we have ever stayed in celebrating my husbands 50th with family and friends. Luxury throughout the cottage. Great location and views.

February 2019

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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 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.

Stunning property which I would recommend to anyone.

February 2019

St. Nicholas cottage is definately the nicest property we have ever stayed in celebrating my husbands 50th with family and friends. Luxury throughout the cottage. Great location and views.

February 2019

Perfect home from home Ideal for a perfect relaxing holiday, the owners seem to have thought of everything, beautiful furnishings, we didnt want to leave. Definately see you next year.

September 2018

We had a wonderful stay at this beautiful cottage, our first time in St Ives and it won’t be the last!

September 2018

You have to go through the front door of St Nicholas Cottage to really appreciate what a true holiday treasure it is.

August 2018

This is a wonderful property, the best we have stayed in in St Ives (this was our 8th visit). Proximity to the beach, parking, gorgeous house AND an outdoor space makes this property pretty perfect!!

July 2018

St Nicholas Cottage is wonderful. Beautifully decorated, comfy beds and the whole family loved it. The location is brilliant, we had a 2 min. walk to our favourite beach and not much longer to get down to the harbour.

May 2018