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Gwel An Godrevy

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Carbis Bay, Cornwall Show on map


  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Hi, family of 2 adults and 2 children."

    We really enjoyed our stay. The house is in a great location as you well know. All of the goods inside are excellent quality but the main thing that lets the property down is the bifold doors. They have been misused and unfortunately are so hard to open we didn’t bother most of the time. These would really need replacing. As the property is rented out many people are not educated on how to open and close them properly and they damage the rubber gaskets at the bottom. That’s exactly what has happened here and the tracks are rusty so they don’t even slide anymore. There are doors that would be better suited to this and I would be happy to explain if you did ever consider changing them. Other than this we would definitely recommend the property and even consider returning in the future.

    Reviewed by KyleAug 2023

  • "Very disappointed with the hot tub situation which we were only able to use about 4 days out of 7."

    Also extremely disappointed to having them claim the good housekeeping bond for a mattress, a child’s mattress that had a useless protector on and not a waterproof protector which if are a good quality one they are very comfortable and not noisy, which is why they said they don’t supply them. I’m sure most customers would agree instead of being charged hundreds of pounds they would prefer a waterproof cover.

    Thank you for your feedback. We were pleased that we were able to sort the hot tub issues out for you during your stay and that the owner kindly offered you a good will gesture for any inconvenience, which you accepted. Following your stay, from the damage found, unfortunately the owner decided on this occasion to deduct from your good housekeeping bond as they are having to pay out money themselves to resolve. We hope you understand, thank you. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by LisaJul 2023

  • "Very nice house with amazing views, we really enjoyed our stay."

    Comfortable with everything we needed. The Hot tub was really enjoyed and regularly maintained during our stay.

    Dear Kate, We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Gwel an Godrevy and felt that everything you needed during your stay was provided. We hope to welcome you back to Cornwall in the near future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by KateMay 2023

  • "Very spacious, clean, modern, and well equipped, with incredible views and a very convenient location."

    We had a wonderful stay here and would definitely recommend.

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you loved the property and your stay! Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kinds Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by AdityaApr 2023

  • "Wonderful place with amazing views!"

    Would happily come here again! Hot tub was icing on the cake

    Reviewed by JayMar 2023

  • "Absolutely stunning holiday home."

    We enjoyed every minute celebrating our Honeymoon here and would defiantly like to come back.

    Congratulations and how wonderful to have spent your honeymoon at Gwel an Godrev. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Best wishes, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlexMar 2023

  • "Fantastic apartment with great views Everything you needed was provided Close to supermarket"

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you loved the property and views! Thank you again for your comments and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kinds Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by DonnaNov 2022

  • "We absolutely loved the property and view."

    The sofas and chairs were wonderful and we would love to return again soon! The only issue was all the family complained about the comfort of the beds, too hard and not at all comfortable, we have a sealy mattress at home and we’re glad to get home to it. It was the same for all the guests so we would love to come back but please can you invest in some good quality medium mattresses as this makes a huge difference.

    Thank you very much for your constructive feedback, we will share this with the owner of the property in case they wish to purchase replacements. We are glad you had a wonderful stay and hope to welcome you back to the area soon. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by ZoeSep 2022

  • "The house is lovely."

    Only negatives were the beds which we found to be too hard for our own personal taste. We also could not adjust the temperature settings so we were hot whilst in bed. Everything else was perfect. The house is very well appointed and has all comforts. The hot tub is fabulous.

    Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful stay. If there is ever anything you need help with during your stay, the local office will always be happy to help. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by CharlotteApr 2022

  • "A truly fantastic holiday apartment with everything you could wish for!"

    !! Handy for long walks into St Ives, and then hop on the train back home, if your feeling a little bit tired. Station a short 5 minute walk from holiday apartment To have 3 wonderful bedrooms with own bathrooms again, was a bonus, all with the tvs as well. The size of the apartment was amazing with ample room for everyone. Added to which the hot tub was really appreciated. To celebrate my sons 50th in this splendid Apartment was the icing on his birthday cake!!!! We will definitely be booking t

    Reviewed by BobMar 2022

  • "The check in and check out times actually make the holiday more like 6days not 7 days."

    The crockery needs checking for the correct quantities, only 4 mugs for example. The ventilator in the upstairs bathroom needs attention. We were hoping to stay an additional 3 nights but the charge was only £1.00 less than a full week. The property appeared on the website to be be available. We would have happily paid the pro rate weekly rate. There were only 2 of us and there would have been no additional cleaning, linen etc, disappointing. The property is in a fabulous position for views as well as easy access to the beach and walking opportunities and has the bonus of the hot tub. The parking is less than ideal but manageable but the bigger cars get it could prove an issue.

    Dear Mary, thank you for taking the time to leave your valued comments following your recent holiday with at Gwel an Godrevy and we do hope you enjoyed another lovely stay in St Ives. With regards to the check-in and check-out times, I am pleased to advise these are currently under consideration and we hope to be able to amend these in the near future. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to the area again in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by MaryJan 2022

  • "Maybe a places of interest guide, info on local services eg Taxi’s / Restaurants / Shops etc"

    Reviewed by RachelNov 2021

  • "We booked this for my 60th birthday"

    Reviewed by JulieNov 2021

  • "Fabulous stay in an excellent property."

    We all loved it! Would be great to include a coffee maker. Very sticky front door needs attention.

    Dear Mr Nelson, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback to us. Please be assured we have passed on you findings about the front door to our property team and possibly adding a coffee machine on to the owner. We sincerely hope you had an enjoyable stay and that you visit us again in the future. Kindest Regards, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by RichardOct 2021

  • "The house was lovely, however, a few issues on arrival, mainly the hottub."

    Water quality poor. Maintenance person turning up at 7am most days, disturbing us, thinking we had been broken into with someone walking around upstairs when we in bed. It got to the point we didn’t want to use the hot tub. It was filthy inside and grime all on the seats. It had taken the shine off the holiday that we paid a premium for and was looking forward to. Another example was the back door handle was broken and although fixed, could not lock the door. Could not get through to anyone as phoning was a waste of time!

    Thank you for your Feedback following your stay at Gwel an Godrevy and we are pleased that you thought it was a lovely property. We are very sorry to hear of the issues you experienced with the hot tub during your stay, the owner has advised that it is maintained by a private company and the water is changed after every guest so would have been clean on your arrival. The company check the tub every few days and add chemicals as necessary. There are recommendations to follow to keep the water in premium condition including showering with soap before entry to ensure sun lotion, moisturisers and fake tan are removed, as these will affect the quality of the water and cause grime to build up in the tub. We are sorry you had a problem as we have had no other feedback of this kind. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by LeighOct 2021

  • "Amazing house with everything you need(although couldn't find bbq as advertised) ."

    Beautiful soft furnishings and quality products. Only downside was checking in and out times where ridiculous for price paid.

    Dear Helen, thank for your Feedback and we are pleased to hear you appreciated the beautiful soft furnishing and quality products at Gwel an Godrevy. With regards to a barbecue, the property has never offered one of these, we do have other properties with a barbecue so you may have seen one advertised on their listing. I am also pleased to advise our check-in and check-out times are currently under consideration so hopefully will be revised in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by HelenSep 2021

  • "The holiday home is second to none with amazing views."

    The apartment is finished to a very high standard and is so clean and well equipped. Great location also.

    Reviewed by HelenJul 2021

  • "Fabulous house, wonderful views and sun terrace and hot tub were an added bonus"

    Reviewed by JillJul 2021

  • "Great accomodation - clean, good facilities and very spacious."

    The arrangements for returning the security deposit are too complicated - two emails and Im expecting another one later on with some sort of link. Messy.

    Reviewed by PaulJul 2021

  • "Holiday was lovely."

    Great weather. House was very comfortable with fabulous view of Carbis Bay. Only negative was the hot tub man arriving at 7am several mornings as it was incredibly noisy if you are in the first floor bedroom. Would recommend this property though and Carbis Bay Holidays

    Reviewed by JaneJun 2021

  • ""We booked last minute and we were delighted with the efficiency and if possible even more delighted with Gwel An Godrevy."

    This property has everything, modern and light, warm, fabulous views, good appliances and a real bonus of a hot tub. We used it every evening, what a treat in January. The property is well placed for some good walking some directly from the property and others just a short drive away. If this is what is on offer in January it beats airports any day!"
    Mary Turrell

    ReviewFeb 2019

  • "Wonderful views, lovely house, well equipped."

    Enjoyed are stay. Only problem parking when all properties are occupied.

    Guest BookOct 2018

  • "Lovely house!"

    Beautiful views and very well equipped! Thank you, we had a lovely stay!

    Guest BookOct 2018

  • "Stunning views, lovely house."

    Thoroughly enjoyed cooler evenings in the tub

    Guest BookSep 2018

  • "Lovely holiday, even in the poor weather the views are breath taking thank you!"

    Guest BookSep 2018

  • "Truly awesome views, a superb location in a beautiful house we take away wonderful memories thank you!"

    Guest BookSep 2018

  • "An amazing house with breath-taking view."

    A real Cornwall gems. Loved our stay!

    Guest BookAug 2018

  • "Cosy beds, great views!"

    Enjoyed our stay.

    Guest BookAug 2018

  • "Wonderful stay, a fantastic house that is in a perfect position."

    Excellent fun was had, on Carbis beach, crabbing in St Ives, Watching the fireworks at Lands End, Visiting the seal Sanctuary on mullion cove. Now off to the next house!

    Guest BookAug 2018

  • "Gwel An Godrevy is an absolute gem."

    A fantastic, luxurious house with amazing views and a 5 minute walk from a beautiful beach. It is the best equipped holiday house we have ever stayed in and has great outside storage for bikes, surf boards etc. The hot tub is an added bonus. We loved our holiday here, our kids did not want to leave this house. Carbis Bay Holidays were also very friendly and easy to deal with. We hope to return.

    LesleyJul 2018

  • "A fantastic house!"

    So comfortable, well equipped and with amazing views. We have loved our holiday here! Wish we could stay all summer!

    Guest BookJul 2018

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This property is part of the Carbis Bay Holidays collection.
Escape to a luxury holiday cottage nudging the Cornish coast. Carbis Bay Holidays collection of stylish self-catering accommodation ranges from penthouse apartments overlooking the white-sand beaches of St Ives, to designer country homes a pebble’s throw from the coast.


  • Reverse-level
  • Over two floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV, 1 x ground-floor king-size with TV and en-suite bath, basin and WC
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, sitting area and balcony
  • Utility
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, gas hob, microwave, combi microwave/oven, 2 x fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker
  • TV with Sky Q including Movies and Sports package, 3 x TVs with Sky miniboxes and Sky Q, Bluetooth sound system, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and cot available
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Side sun terrace with hot tub and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 1 mile, beach 0.2 miles
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: Guests are to bring their own bedding for the cot

The property

Sitting above St Ives Bay, in Carbis Bay, this three-bedroom, semi-detached villa, enjoys panoramic sea views from its living area, master bedroom and private hot tub, it’s a short walk from Carbis Bay Beach, St Ives scenic railway and the South West Coast Path. Sleeping six, with a spacious open plan living area and wonderful outside space with hot tub to relax, it offers an idyllic base for family and friends to escape to.

Stunning views of the bay flow throughout the spacious open plan living area, so whether you’re cooking, dining or relaxing you can enjoy magnificent ocean as a backdrop, natural light fills this area beaming in through the three roof windows and the large bi-folding balcony doors, open them up and breathe in the healthy sea air, the owners have mounted a pair of binoculars for you, if you’re lucky you might spot dolphins playing in the surf, if you can be drawn away from nature, set the mood lighting and cosy up on the comfy sofa watching your favourite film on a 58” television, or drift away listening to your holiday soundtrack on the Blaupunkt sound system, the sitting area extends out to a glass fronted balcony with panoramic sea views across Carbis Bay and St Ives. The open plan kitchen and dining area is part of the living area, benefiting from its views, a contemporary Calligaris dining table, comfortably seats six, offers a stylish setting for entertaining or dining with family and friends, the contemporary kitchen with under counter down lighting, glass splash back and white gloss units, is well-appointed with everything you need for a week’s stay, other time saving items include a built-in hot water tap for instant hot drinks and a washer/dryer.

There is a choice of three comfortable bedrooms, a master king sized bedroom and two rooms fitted with super-king-sized zip and link beds, which can be made up to two singles, on request.

The master is seaward facing with wonderful views of the bay, it features a private en-suite with a bath and shower -over, the second has an enclosed shower and patio doors with direct access to the sun terrace, both these rooms are on the second floor, the third room is located on the first floor, next to the family shower room, with enclosed shower, all bedrooms offer Sky multi room entertainment, and plenty of storage space.

The first-floor seaward facing balcony, is accessed from the living area through the large bi-folding sliding glass doors, it has a small table and chairs, perfect for drinks watching the sun set, a large raised sun terrace leads from the first floor balcony around the side and to the rear, here you’ll find a luxury five seater hot tub, sink into the warm bubbles with a glass of fizz and enjoy the outstanding views of the bay, two sun loungers, Westminster glass top table with seating for six, have been provided for your comfort, the sun terrace is accessed via outdoor steps leading up from the ground floor, a lockable outside area to the side of the villa with a shower to store surfboards. A short walk leads you to one of Cornwall’s most beautiful beaches, Carbis Bay, its golden sands are lapped by azure-coloured waters, this secluded bay is perfect for swimming and surfing as its overseen by lifeguards at peak times.

The South West Coast Path is a fabulous cliffside walk, heading to Hayle Estuary in one direction and St Ives in the other, keep an eye out for wildlife on the way, you may spot seals or dolphins splashing in the surf. St Ives is a traditional Cornish fishing village, with pretty cottages, cobbled streets, dotted with boutiques, cafes and restaurants, supplied by the working harbour with fresh sea food, its inspired artists across the world, may of which you’ll find have work hanging in a variety of galleries, the largest is The Tate and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, after exploring the town and its many beaches hop on the scenic railway for a relaxing return journey, along Cornwall’s dramatic coast back to Carbis Bay.

Cornwall is Poldark country and has inspired the BBC TV series, enjoy exploring all the filming locations and discover tin mines, historic houses and coves, a trip to Land’s End is on most visitors bucket list, with a selfie by the iconic sign post, the nearby Minack Theatre has one of the most romantic setting to see a show, its cut into a Cornish cliff with the Atlantic Ocean as a back drop, if you have kids they’ll love the thrilling rides at Flambards Theme Park, near Helston or the little ones will enjoy feeding the animals at Paradise Park, in Hayle. This coastal escape offers the ultimate in Cornish beach lifestyle, spacious living areas for the whole family to enjoy, a stunning seaside setting and some holiday hot tub heaven.

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Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £400.

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About the location


  • St Ives 2 miles
  • Hayle 3.5 miles
  • Penzance 8.5 miles

Just a short drive from iconic St Ives, the seaside village of Carbis Bay is best-known for its beautiful stretch of pure white sand. With turquoise waters and sheltered conditions, the beach feels almost subtropical and is the perfect spot for a good old-fashioned day by the sea. The beach is also home to the Ocean Sports Centre, so if sunbathing is not really your thing, why not hire a kayak or SUP and get out on the water instead. Or why not treat yourself to a Spa day at the delightful hotel which overlooks the beach and has a fabulous terrace where cocktails can be enjoyed in the Cornish sunshine? Carbis Bay has a small range of local shops and restaurants as well as a fish & chip takeaway and railway branch line. The train journey from Carbis Bay into St Ives is perhaps one of the most beautiful in the country; St Ives additionally makes for a great day out, with plenty of galleries to explore. The quayside town of Hayle also isn't far and is home to activities for the all the family, including a golf and a wildlife sanctuary. The Godrevy Nature Reserve and Penwith Heritage Coast are also within easy reach from Carbis Bay, providing outdoors and watersports plans with even more activities to partake in, including coasteering and birdwatching. Carbis Bay is truly a wonderful holiday location for those wanting to experience Cornwall's breathtaking coastline.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £400 for this property.
Access to the villa is from a slight slope from the parking space and one step up to the front door.
The second and third bedrooms are fitted with a super-king-sized zip and link bed as standard, which can be made up to two singles, on request.

SKY TV: The owner is pleased to be able to provide this property with Sky TV, please check the description for the Sky package provided. Please note that the PIN to the Sky box cannot be provided. Therefore there may be viewing restrictions applied during the day as per Ofcom regulations e.g. Watershed limitations. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas