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Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives

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Rear courtyard at Sandy Feet
Sandy Feet cottage is on Virgin Street, a quiet cobbled pedestrian street in the heart of Downalong
Well equipped kitchen with quality appliances
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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Cottage
NEWLY REFURBISHED FOR 2018! Sandy Feet is a newly renovated and refurbished former fisherman’s cottage in the heart of old St Ives known as 'Downalong'. Perfectly located in a quiet cobbled pedestrian street just a couple of minutes walk from the town’s harbour, beaches, shops, restaurants and galleries. Beautifully furnished in a contemporary beach style, extremely well equipped and extra cosy with real log-burning stove… perfect for summer and winter breaks! ‘Sandy Feet's Den’ is an extra room across the courtyard with sofa and tv, en-suite bathroom and washing facilities, the perfect space for teenagers to hang out away from parents, or for parents to escape for a little peace and quiet! Two spacious upstairs bedrooms each have their own en-suite shower rooms. Bedroom one has a king...NEWLY REFURBISHED FOR 2018! Sandy Feet is a newly renovated and refurbished former fisherman’s cottage in the heart of old St Ives known as 'Downalong'. Perfectly located in a quiet cobbled pedestrian street just a couple of minutes walk from the town’s harbour, beaches, shops, restaurants and galleries. Beautifully furnished in a contemporary beach style, extremely well equipped and extra cosy with real log-burning stove… perfect for summer and winter breaks! ‘Sandy Feet's Den’ is an extra room across the courtyard with sofa and tv, en-suite bathroom and washing facilities, the perfect space for teenagers to hang out away from parents, or for parents to escape for a little peace and quiet! Two spacious upstairs bedrooms each have their own en-suite shower rooms. Bedroom one has a king-sized double and bedroom two can be arranged as king-sized double or as two singles. With a rear courtyard ideal for dining al-fresco and storing surf boards, wet suits & beach gear, this really is the perfect cottage for your family holiday. Wi-Fi included Real log burning fire (logs provided) Downalong location Well equipped kitchen including dishwasher and washer/drier Rear courtyard Additional room across the courtyard ‘Sandy Feet’s Den’ – a great space for kids or parent to escape to! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Minimum booking age is 25 years old. No single-sex groups of more than 2 persons. No parties or group bookings. Strictly no smoking. No pets.
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Alan S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

We've stayed in a lot of rentals in St Ives and can honestly say, this is up there at the top. Position 10/10 - just off Fore Street, but away from the madness. Comfort 10/10, cleanliness 10/10, everything else 10/10. Can't really say more other...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank SusanGaml
Escape730583, VR Owner at Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2020

Thank you so much Susan for such a positive review. So good to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and of course we would love to see you back again some time.

Reviewed February 22, 2020

Just got back from a lovely week at Sandy Feet. This was our 5th trip to St Ives and our first stay at this beautiful cottage. Perfect location as 2 min walk to the harbour and also to Porthmeor beach, and quieter than staying right...More

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank miamcbrew
Escape730583, VR Owner at Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2020

Thank you so much for your detailed review. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we will definitely look to add a lamp so thank you for the suggestion. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed August 26, 2019

We've been to St Ives many times and stayed at some lovely places but I think that this year's stay at Sandy Feet was the best. The standard of the furnishings and appliances are very high and everything was thought of from milk, tea and...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank dans524
Escape730583, VR Owner at Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2019

Thank you Dan for such a great review. Really happy that you enjoyed your stay at Sandy Feet, and we would love to welcome you back any time. Thanks for letting us know about the door latches - we will have a look at these...More

Reviewed August 25, 2019

We’ve just returned from a lovely stay at Sandy Feet. Located down an alleyway Sandy Feet is a light, airy and spacious cottage which has been refurbished to an excellent standard. Ideal for a family or 2 couples as both bedrooms have excellent en-suite facilities...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Escape730583, VR Owner at Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

Thank you so much for such a fantastic review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Sandy Feet. Hopefully we will see you back in St Ives again soon.

Reviewed July 3, 2019

A wonderful stay at Sandy Feet. Modern and beautifully renovated cottage in the best location in St. Ives. Can,t fault anything. Will definitely recommend to family and friends and hopefully return ourselves. Just perfect.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank 113,422
Escape730583, VR Owner at Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Thank you for such a fantastic review. Really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Sandy Feet, and thanks for the recommendations. Hopefully we will see you back here again soon.

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Reviewed May 1, 2019

There was simply nothing to criticise about this beautifully presented and appointed cottage. One very spacious king, and one perfectly adequate king both with really lovely en-suites gave us a very comfortable stay with another couple. There was plenty of space downstairs to cook, dine...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank gillfarming
Escape730583, VR Owner at Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Thank you Gill for your fab review! We are so pleased that you all enjoyed your stay, and of course we would love to see you back at Sandy Feet again one day.

Reviewed March 4, 2019

We couldn’t have chosen a better location in the heart of St Ives. The cottage was superb, beautifully furnished and exceptional having two en suite bedrooms which was ideal for two couples. Superbly equipped throughout with everything you could possibly need- Sonos,WiFi 3 televisions and...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank jillp318
Escape730583, VR Owner at Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Thanks Jill for writing a review of your stay. It's always a bit disappointing when a guest doesn't give us top marks, which is why we make it clear that Sandy Feet is located on a cobbled walkway in the heart of Downalong the old...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018

Having visited st Ives many times, we found thie location of this cottage to be perfect. Within a minutes walk, you could be at either the beach, harbour, restaurants or shops with the added bonus of avoideding having to go up and down all of...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Nic C
Management response:Responded June 21, 2018

Thank you Nic for posting a review of your stay at Sandy Feet. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the cottage's location close to everything in St Ives. Hopefully we will see you back in St Ives again very soon!...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in the old Cornish fishing area of St Ives known as ‘Downalong’, a designated conservation area full of twisting turning narrow streets scattered with many art galleries, great restaurants and fascinating architecture, completely enclosed by the harbour and surrounding sandy beaches. Sandy Feet is close to St Ives’ harbour, shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants, and just seconds away from the popular surfing beach of Porthmeor, also home to the famous Tate Gallery.
Getting around
Everything in St Ives is within easy walking distance from Sandy Feet so why not explore on foot? (there are beautiful coastal walks in both directions). The branch line train along the coast to Carbis Bay, lelant and St Erth is one of the most picturesque train lines in the country.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives

Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives has 2 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Sandy Feet | Downalong, St Ives must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.