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About 15 The Digey
Want to live the traditional St Ives way? 15 The Digey is a pet friendly apartment located on one of the oldest streets in the heart of town, giving you a true taste of living in traditional fishing town. You’ll feel taken back in history as you stroll the cobbled streets to reach the courtyard just off the Digey, where you’ll find number 15 – your home for the week! The location of the Digey perfectly situates you just a few minutes’ walk from the hustle bustle of Fore Street, where many shops and restaurants are located and in the other direction you have the glorious Porthmeor Beach almost on your doorstep (just 350m!) and less than a ten minute walk away are the other beaches in St Ives.
As you enter the shared courtyard, you will see your own private corner where the owners have erected a bamboo screen for you, so that you're able to sit behind and peacefully enjoy your morning coffee or an evening drink. To enter the property from this point, you need to walk up an external flight of stairs to reach the front door, then once through the front door, you have an internal flight of stairs to climb. These stairs are moderately fair for you to negotiate with your luggage. As you reach the top, you'll enter the kitchen and living area with an interior finish that offers you a warm and welcoming entry. To the left of the entrance you'll find your double bedroom with its bamboo bed linen and towels. This room brings plenty of space and comfort for two guests to stay and enjoy, as well as a TV to be able to enjoy a late-night film or early morning news with some breakfast in bed.
The kitchen is fully equipped with a with a gas hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher and washing machine as well as plenty of kitchen utensils in order to be able to enjoy home cooked meals for the duration of your stay. You also have a dining table that can romantically seat two. This open plan area also leads on to your living room where the sofa bed is located which can comfortably sleep one child or a small person. The light and vibrant colour scheme compliments your beachy surroundings throughout the town, some of which you have roof top views of! You have sea glimpses of Porthmeor from one side and the St Ives harbour on the other. The living area is kitted out for your comfort, whether you're having a break from the sun or a day sheltering from the rain. You have free WiFi and a Freeview TV and DVD player for some visual entertainment. If you fancy a bit of music whilst cooking or preparing for an evening out, there is an Amazon Echo and a docking station to plug in your device and listen to your own music.
Being in such a central location in the town means you're a just
a few moments' walk from the Tate and the Barbara Hepworth museum,
two of the most renowned galleries in St Ives. If you fancy
visiting either of these, the owners of 15 The Digey hold an
associate membership card to for two guests to get into both
galleries free, so please do use when you stay.
If you're travelling to St Ives with a small child or baby, the owners of 15 The Digey have provided a travel cot (with a duvet, pillow and some covers) and a stair gate to protect little ones from the steps down to the front door. If you're bringing a four-legged member of the family, 15 The Digey is able to accept a small, very well-behaved dog, please bring along their own crate and bedding as well as bowls, towels and chews.
Your closest restaurant to 15 The Digey is almost directly opposite you and it is called Source Kitchen. This addition to The Digey has been warmly welcomed as they serve delicious breakfast's lunch and dinner. We'd recommend booking a table there and taking the very short walk across the cobbled road to sit and enjoy a leisurely meal before deciding whether you want to hit the beach or the town!
Porthmeor Beach is just a few moments from your front door which
can make for many lovely days out, but if you're visiting with your
dog, there is a seasonal dog ban throughout the peak weeks (April -
late September). If you're visiting in the summer, there is a dog
friendly beach called Bamaluz just tucked around the corner from
the harbour front. Or, if you need a larger beach for your dog to
let off some steam, Porthkidney is just a 10-minute drive from St
15 The Digey does not come with parking, however, being centrally located means you are not too far from many of the car parks in St Ives. Your closest is Barnoon Long Stay Car Park which is approximately a 5 to 8-minute walk away, you're also able to purchase a weeklong ticket for this car park.
May 29 2021
Nov 14 2020
Perfect place for 2 people to stay a week or a weekend, it's very relaxing. It is walking distance to the beaches and restaurants. The bubbles and scones were very welcome. I definitely would stay there if I come back to St Ives.
Sep 26 2020
Lovely light and airy appartment. The staff at Orange Roofs were very helpful and friendly.
Jan 08 2020
Jan 03 2020
Nov 20 2019
The stay at The Digey was very enjoyable. There was a good
deal of support from your team during the arrival stage and it was
made clear that should we need anything or have any questions there
would be support available. There were several welcoming notes left
for guests which were a nice touch, and a generous welcoming
There was a significant storm on our first night which fully tested the windows. There was a note suggesting that these sometimes needed packing to prevent droughts/ leaks etc and we also saw a note that the owner plans to replace them. This will undoubtedly make a big difference to comfort during the winter period. I would say however that the heating was efficient and we were able to stay warm during what was a cold weekend. We appreciated a bath as well as a shower!
There is building work being carried out next door, and It was somewhat awkward to negotiate the scaffolding to access the property, but we found the builders apologetic and approachable.
In all, a lovely stay - we would return. We actually forgot to write a message in the guest book.
Sep 15 2019
Sarah and Howard
Sep 28 2018
Fell in love with this apartment from teh listing photos and it is absolutely beautiful in person. So light, bright and fresh with sunlight streaming un through the windows and beautiful sea views from both sides. It truly feels like a home away from home and we are both deeply saddened to have to say goodbye. Thank you for creating such a beautiful apartment - the mattress has been a massive hit - SO comfy! Possibly the best mattress we've slept on ever! If (and I am sure we will) we come back to St Ives, we will return to 15 The Digey in a heartbeat. Thank you for a lovely stay.
Carol and Jon
Sep 21 2018
Come on the Night Riviera from London - definitely to be here on the middle of everything without a car. We loved this apartmnet, especially views to sea in opposite directions and decor is excellent, compatible and well-equipped. Really a delightful place to stay. Hope to be back.
Peter & Malisa
Aug 10 2018
Firstly what a fantastic well-equipped apartment. Colour scheme well thought out and all the amenities of ''home''. The views were supberb from all rooms, light and airy. Loved our stay, would highly recommend and hope to stay again soon.
Matt & Aimee
Jul 06 2018
Thank you! A wonderful flat, beautiful inside creating teh perfect mood for teh mix of weather we endured throughout. A perfect stay! A really convenient setting in relation to town, shops, car parks and beaches, truly the ideal base for a holiday in St Ives. We will be back!