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Trecara Downalong, St Ives

£456 - £1256 per week

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.

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.

Bedroom 1

king size double 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, WiFi, short breaks available.


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!

September 2019

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

September 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

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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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 2020

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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!

8th August 2020

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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 2020

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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.

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!

1 month ago

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

Sep 2019

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!!

Sep 2019

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.

Jun 2019

Wonderful location minutes from both Porthmeor Beach and the Harbour.

May 2018

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

Apr 2018

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

Nov 2017

Supreme Location. Extremely quite area.

Mar 2017

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

Mar 2016

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

Jun 2015

Lovely cottage, fantastic location

May 2015

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

Apr 2015

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

Mar 2015