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Trecara
Downalong, St Ives

£474 - £1308 per week
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Discover a hidden gem just off a charming, cobbled street and through the arches of Hick's Court and be warmly welcomed at Trecara. This lovingly finished home is tucked away from the hubbub of St Ives centre, yet is still within a very short walking distance of the beaches, shops, eateries and galleries. Trecara is a beautiful Cornish cottage in a great location, for a holiday not to be forgotten.

Entrance

via the front courtyard from Hicks Court into:

Kitchen/sitting room

open plan area with galley kitchen and comfortable sitting area, gas hob and electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge with freezer compartment, fold down table and chairs, two seater sofa, L-shaped built in sofa, decorative fireplace, wooden shutters, TV/DVD. Open staircase to first floor landing and doors to:

Bedroom 1

king size bed, TV, wooden shutters, connecting door through wardrobe to twin room.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, shelves with basket storage, wooden shutters, TV in room for DVD use only.

Family bathroom

bath with shower over, basin, WC.

Outside area

gated courtyard with small table and chairs - a great place to drop the bucket, spades and fishing nets!

Additional information

gas central heating, tumble dryer located in master bedroom cupboard, WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

Amazing holiday in St Ives staying at the beautiful Trecara. In a brilliant location and very quiet even though in a central location. We did not want to leave!!

May 2021

Small, cosy cottage offering great location (apart from access by car), 50 metres from Porthmeor Beach and 50 metres from the main high street yet tucked away in a really quiet, historic corner of the old streets of St Ives. Cottage offers "rustic charm" rather than luxury comfort but it's location is so good, everything is right there on the doorstep to explore.

October 2020

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2021

1 Jan - 6 Feb474
13 February500
20 Feb - 20 Mar474
27 March530
3 Apr - 10 Apr718
17 April474
24 April530
1 May660
8 May - 22 May704
29 May1017
5 June850
12 June884
19 June918
26 June1029
3 July1080
10 July1099
17 July1216
24 Jul - 21 Aug1308
28 August918
4 September848
11 September763
18 September575
25 Sep - 9 Oct570
16 October581
23 October656
30 Oct - 11 Dec474
18 December796
25 Dec - 31 Dec1014

2022

1 Jan - 5 Feb490
12 Feb - 19 Feb571
26 Feb - 19 Mar490
26 March544
2 Apr - 16 Apr762
23 April544
30 April666
7 May - 21 May707
28 May1115
4 June843
11 June864
18 June938
25 June1047
2 Jul - 9 Jul1102
16 July1265
23 Jul - 20 Aug1360
27 August1265
3 September857
10 September775
17 Sep - 24 Sep714
1 Oct - 8 Oct619
15 Oct - 22 Oct755
29 Oct - 10 Dec490
17 December830
24 Dec - 31 Dec1034
 

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! Book your flight online and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

26th July - 7th August 2021

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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!

TBC 2021

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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.

11th - 25th September 2021

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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.

17th - 19th September 2021

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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

Featuring more than 20 sea shanty groups and with sailor and pirate themed fancy dress, this year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal. It'll take place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

19th - 20th November 2021

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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 2021

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St Ives Feast Day

Feast Day offers visitors the chance to witness, and even join in with, a centuries-old tradition. The Mayor 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into the crowd on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. 

TBC February 2022

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What our guests say...

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. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Amazing holiday in St Ives staying at the beautiful Trecara. In a brilliant location and very quiet even though in a central location. We did not want to leave!!

Small, cosy cottage offering great location (apart from access by car), 50 metres from Porthmeor Beach and 50 metres from the main high street yet tucked away in a really quiet, historic corner of the old streets of St Ives. Cottage offers "rustic charm" rather than luxury comfort but it's location is so good, everything is right there on the doorstep to explore.

We enjoyed a lovely week staying at Trecara which is tucked away in a quiet courtyard but is within a few minutes walk of Porthmeor beach, the Tate and main shopping streets. The cottage was a good size, clean,comfortable and well equipped with everything needed for our stay. Plenty of seating in the living room area and large main bedroom & bathroom. Nice to have the choice of a bath or use of the over bath shower. We would definitely like to stay here again in the future.

Beautiful cottage in perfect location for all St Ives. Characterful yet modern. I would love to return.

Trecara is a beautiful property set in the heart of The Downalong area, perfectly situated for easy access to Porthmeor, Porthgwidden, Fore Street and the harbour. Stunningly decorated and well equipped for a wonderful holiday. As a very regular St Ives visitor, I would highly recommend this property.

Wonderful cottage in superb central location but still really quiet and restful. Loved the quirky decor and really looked forward to coming back and snuggling on the cosy sofas in the evening! Will defo be returning, can’t wait!

Excellent service & the cottage was very clean & comfortable in a prime location I would highly recommend Trecara!

Perfect holiday cottage, great location, well equipped, comfortable sofas & beds..... will definitely be rebooking..... my 3 year old even asked if we could stay in it forever!!

We had a lovely week in Trecara. The location is superb , just minutes from the beach and the hustle and bustle of Fore Street yet really quiet inside . It was great to have the outside space for post beach drinks. Having a bath as well as shower was a bonus , the cottage was spotless and well equipped.

Wonderful location minutes from both Porthmeor Beach and the Harbour.

An absolutely stunning little cottage in the most perfect location. Can’t fault it and we will absolutely be back.

Gorgeous cosy cottage perfectly situated close to the beach and town. Loved it!

Supreme Location. Extremely quite area.

An absolutely charming cottage, totally peaceful and ideally located. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

Very nice with fantastic location for beaches, shops and harbour. Perfect for a small family.

Lovely cottage, fantastic location

Lovely quirky cottage. Perfect location. Warm and cosy didn't want to leave.

A beautiful little property in a perfect location. Very cosy and comfortable, would definitely stay again