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Ten Steps Downalong, St Ives

£456 - £1256

This captivating, traditional cottage resides in an enviable setting, in the heart St Ives, within a stone's throw from the beautiful golden sands of Porthmeor beach. If you have visited St Ives before, then you are very likely to have passed Ten Steps on your travels. It provides a cosy and sophisticated atmosphere in a wonderful location. Delightfully - and unusually - amongst properties in Downalong, it provides an outside area with built-in table and chairs to enjoy breakfast in the morning or a tipple in the afternoon sun whilst watching the world go by. Ten steps is a great property to spend quality time together, whether holidaying with family or friends and offers a fresh and relaxing atmosphere.

St Ives is packed full of mouth-watering restaurants and bars, so you will always be spoilt for choice and you'll find beautiful coastal walks in every direction. There is always plenty to see in the immediate area and even more to enjoy further afield.

Sitting/dining room

sofa, two armchairs, TV/DVD, electric coal effect fire, CD player/radio, table with seating for four, bench.


electric oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine.

Wet room

shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 1

double bed, TV.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.


toilet, basin, (please note this is a narrow room).

Additional information

gas central heating, children to be accompanied at all times in the outside area as there is no gate and the property leads onto a road - please refer to photographs, the bathroom is on the ground floor and is accessed via the kitchen, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.


Great location and cottage lovely, warm, comfortable and nicely decorated. Wooden floors ideal for keeping sand at bay after a long walk on the beach with soggy sandy dogs! Cottage very clean and all amenities to a good standard. Second time of staying and love to stay again.

Ms Copson

Great cottage Good location Great Holiday Aspects Service Brilliant as usual. Thanks for a great Holiday

Mr Hogg
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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 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.

11th - 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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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 2019

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