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The Porthole is a beautiful, two-bedroom duplex apartment close to the centre of St Ives town. Its sought-after location allows you to explore the town on foot with ease, from its five sandy beaches to its bustling shopping streets and many local, family-owned restaurants. There is so much to do nearby with all ages and weathers catered for. The world famous art destinations of Tate St Ives, the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Leach Pottery are all within a ten minute walk of the apartment while the nearby harbour is the perfect place to enjoy a stroll or a Cornish gin, cider or beer while watching the changing tides. It is also the starting point for boat trips along the coast to Seal Island where you might also be lucky enough to spot a dolphin or two. If you fancy an evening in, dine together around the family dining table before heading upstairs to the comfortable, galleried sitting room. Open the large Velux windows for views out across the rooftops to the sea and Godrevy Lighthouse before settling down for a family evening - with board games, Sky TV and a PlayStation all provided to keep everyone entertained.
The Porthole comes with complimentary allocated parking at St Ives Rugby Club taking away the worry of having to find a parking space in the hustle and bustle of the town and allowing you to spend more of your holiday exploring Cornwall and all it has to offer.
from Royal Square through the communal door, up 20 steps to the apartment door, leading straight into:
fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, dining table with four chairs, stairs to first floor sitting room and doors to:
bath with shower over, basin, WC.
king bed, TV.
twin beds, TV.
two sofas, TV with Sky box, Playstation 3 console/DVD/Blu-ray player with selection of games and DVDs, digital radio/CD player.
gas central heating, please inform the bookings team if you have any allergies as the sofa back cushions in the sitting room are feather-filled, the sea views are from the Velux windows in the first floor sitting room, WiFi.
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Many of our larger town houses are situated just a couple of minutes’ walk from the centre and these offer ideal family accommodation, many with gardens, something of a rarity in St Ives. If all that shopping and socialising gets too much, you can always get away from it all and relax in the tranquil setting of Trewyn Gardens, a real little haven, tucked away in the heart of the town.
So, for self catering holidays in St Ives with everything on your doorstep, the town is the place to be.
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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
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!
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
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
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
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
Find out more about New Year's Eve in St Ives here>
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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