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Innisfree

Carbis Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 1073957)

4.7

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

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

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43 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely house in the perfect location."

    Will be back for sure. Thank you

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you loved the location! We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kinds Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by JasmineJul 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Innisfree."

    As soon as you walk in, you are struck by the amazing views at the back of the house. The house offers everything you need to be more then comfortable. We travelled as a family of 4 with 2 small children (4 & 1). The addition of a high chair & cot was super helpful and really helped us out. The house was nice & clean upon arrival & beautifully laid out ready for us - key collection was a breeze. Wonderfully positioned with a hilly walk down to Carbis bay beach - or over to the train station for a 2 minute train ride to St Ives. We would not hesitate to recommend a stay at Innisfree. My only helpful suggestions would be - to tether the TV (useful when small children are staying).

    Dear Mrs Murray, thank you for your considerate and practical Feedback following your recent holiday at Innisfree and we are pleased to hear you and your family really enjoyed your stayed . I have passed your comment regarding the TV to our Property Management dept for their attention. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by NicolaMay 2022

  • "A lovely, clean and spacious holiday home."

    The welcome gifts, toiletries and household supplies added greatly to the holiday experience. We had been concerned about noise from the building work mentioned in previous reviews, but did not find it intruded on our enjoyment of the property in any way.

    Thank you so much for your nice feedback, as it is very important to us! We are very pleased to hear that you liked the property and our services. We are relieved to hear that the noise from the building works did not disrupt your holiday experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by RuthApr 2022

  • "Great property in a great location"

    Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by GemmaApr 2022

  • "Innisfree is a beautiful house, the standard is very high and we felt at home straight away, however there was a glaring omission in the house's description ."

    There is no mention that there is a major building site two hundred from the bottom of the garden and a very tall crane , these are all in operation six days a week. This completely spoils the peace and the view over Carbis bay. Surely Sykes should notify customers of this development when booking

    Dear Mr Ward, Thank you very much for your feedback, which is very important to us. The building work has been ongoing for a while but only recently appears to have been pushing ahead at a considerable pace. We have spoken to the owner of the property and have included a notice on the website to inform guests that there is building work being carried out at the Cottage Hotel which is across Carbis Valley through the trees. The owner has said that they will be ordering a blind for the family bathroom so guests have privacy and we hope that the building work will be completed by latter end of 2022, it looks like the work is getting to roof height and therefore the work will begin on the internal structure which would minimise disruption to guests. We hope this will not deter you from booking in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by AllanFeb 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Innisfree and the house was really comfortable and had everything we needed."

    A perfect location too. Thank you for a lovely stay

    Reviewed by AbbyOct 2021

  • ""We have just returned from the most wonderful stay at Innisfree - Carbis Bay is a brilliant spot for a family holiday with kids."

    The 3 bedrooms provide great flexibility and the views over the coast are phenomenal. Everything was spotlessly clean and well-equipped and extremely welcoming. It was just like a home-from-home. The kids loved the garden and we loved the sunny terrace! The location is brilliant - just a short hop down to the beach and so close to the station for weary legs in the evening if you fancy eating out in St. Ives but don't fancy the walk. We shall definitely be back for more adventures and exploration!"
    Tom S

    ReviewOct 2020

  • ""What a lovely stay in this beautiful holiday home."

    We all loved the house and the stunning views from the garden across Carbis bay. Would recommend without hesitation and would come back again."
    Cindy Grindley

    ReviewNov 2019

  • ""Fifth year to Carbis Bay and the first stay at Innisfree."

    It was the perfect property for us. Well equipped with everything we needed (which is a lot as we have 4 small children!!). Beautiful garden to relax in and superb views of the bay. Loved listening to the sea with the balcony doors open in the main bedroom. Fantastic location, short walk to the beach and shops. Ample parking outside the property-a definite must for us!! I would highly recommend Innisfree!"
    Anna L

    ReviewAug 2019

  • "Third time holidaying in the beautiful area of Carbis Bay and you didn’t disappoint."

    Very comfortable house with great access to beach. Recommend eating at the Carbis Beach Café. Thanks!

    TestimonialJan 2019

  • ""A fantastic few days spent in 'Innisfree' The house is lovely with amazing views."

    Everyone very helpful and friendly and our late minute change of plan to stay an extra two days was sorted and agreed very quickly, thank you. Taking the train to St Ives is for less stressful than driving and parking! Highly recommended. We had a lovely meal at La Casita (top of the road, turn left restaurants is across the road) about a 10 min walk in total - reasonably priced, pretty restaurant" Hope to be back next year! Louise & George

    TestimonialOct 2018

  • "Having been to Carbis bay several times before, Innisfree us by far the best property."

    It ticks all the boxes including great parking area, beautiful large garden and fantastic views. Its only a short walk into St Ives which was a nice 30 minute walk. We visited one of our favorite restaurants the 'Porthminster Beach Cafe' and enjoyed some beach days on Carbis Bay beach. Thank you so much, we love your house, we love Carbis bay and we hope to be back next year!

    TestimonialAug 2018

  • "A lovely spot and a fantastic property!"

    Our 5th time to the area and so we clearly love it here! Thank you so much, will recommend it to friends and family with out hesitation.

    TestimonialAug 2018

  • "Fantastic family holiday, house well equipped and comfortable."

    Ideal location for surging, mermaid spotting and crabbing can't wait to come again.

    TestimonialAug 2018

  • "A wonderful stay in your lovely home."

    Well equipped, clean and tidy, a real home from home. We came for our sons wedding so a few additional days of sun, sea was an added bonus. Innisfree will always hold special memories for us. Thank you also to Jo for the very warm welcome.

    TestimonialAug 2018

  • "I like Carbis bay beach and the house is very big."

    I would like to come back.

    TestimonialJul 2018

  • "We all had a fantastic stay at Innisfree."

    A very comfortable beautifully appointed house. We'd love to return and enjoy more of St Ives. Our stay was far to short"

    TestimonialJul 2018

  • ""It was our 3rd visit and we've had an equally lovely stay as our first two times here."

    Great space for our family. Fantastic views, peaceful. Looking forward to a stay here again next year.

    TestimonialJun 2018

  • "A fantastic week spent at Innisfree beautiful house, stunning views."

    Perfect location. Only negatives were both the double bed mattress where rock hard, but the owners have since replaced! :) But besides that everything else was PERFECT!

    TestimonialJun 2018

  • "3rd time holidaying in the beautiful Carbis Bay area and you didn't disappoint!"

    Very comfortable house with great access to beach. Recommend eating at Carbis Beach cafe.

    TestimonialMay 2018

  • ""This was our 3rd visit to Innisfree and the house was as comfortable, spotless and relaxing as ever."

    Beautiful views and the garden is looking lovely. We had lots of lovely trips to the beach and amazing food in the local area. Carbis Bay is our happy place! Thank you

    TestimonialApr 2018

  • ""Out first visit, and what a great place."

    It had everything you needed, very nicely presented and managed, thank you! We loved the gardens and views, and we had a lovely long weekend relaxing and traveling to and from St Ives by train. The house is definitely storm proof, storm Brian has gone over. It has been a lovely and cosy stay, we will be back.

    TestimonialApr 2018

  • ""A fantastic long weekend spent in a superb house - many thanks."

    Lots of walks and train trips into St Ives. Dinner at Blas Burgers works highly recommend. Great afternoon out at Apple Day run by the kehellard trust. A beautiful sunny walk along the causeway to St Michael's Mount. Surfing at Porthmeor Beach. A pregnancy friendly home"

    TestimonialSep 2017

  • "Out second visit to Innisfree and the property is still beautifully presented."

    Someone obviously spends a great deal of time and effort on the upkeep. Enjoyed The Gannet - lovely food reasonably prices and friendly staff. Park of the Carbis Bay Hotel Resaort but don't let that put you off. Surprised to see their big development on the beach which is almost making it a 'no go' area"

    TestimonialSep 2017

  • ""Our 2nd visit to Innisfree and it didn't disappoint!"

    Even the sun shined for us all of the week! The tranquility beauty and sea air was exactly what we needed. Had a fabulous time at Porthmeor and Carbis Bay making sandcastles and exploring rock pools. We felt as if we were

    TestimonialSep 2017

  • ""What a lovely house and a great location."

    Very clean will be back next year to our favorite place, Carbis Bay"

    TestimonialAug 2017

  • ""Beautiful property, perfect location."

    Thank you. Big hands up to housekeeper, well done. I know how hard it is, being one myself"

    TestimonialAug 2017

  • "I find it hard to believe its two years since my last unit, the house feels as ..."

    I find it hard to believe its two years since my last unit, the house feels as welcoming as ever and its a delight to see the garden developing"

    TestimonialSep 2016

  • ""Many thanks for offering your fabulous home up for the 'promised auction' so pleased my bid won it!"

    Have had a great time, super coastal walks and surfing on Hayle beach. This home provides a very high standard for a holiday cottage. We very much hope to be back"

    TestimonialSep 2016

  • ""Had a fantastic time."

    Innisfree is a wonderful house, equipped with everything we needed. Very clean and had the most wonderful views. We will certainly be back!

    TestimonialAug 2016

  • ""Favorite house I've stayed in, in Cornwall."

    It was fun body boarding and watching the surfers" Beth Moore

    TestimonialAug 2016

  • ""Fabulous house, well equipped."

    Very clean. Amazing views. Recommend train to St Ives (much easier than driving) Richard & Mandy

    TestimonialJul 2016

  • ""A second visit, lovely stay despite mixed weather!"

    The footpath to St Ives can get a bit slippery if it has rained, but decent shoes are fine for it. The cafe at Porthgidden recommend for a tasy meal, with good views of the beach. On Wednesday afternoons the St Ives school of paining is open for an opportunity to see an art installation and an artist studio, beautiful views of Porthmeor beach!" Jones & Evens Family

    TestimonialJun 2016

  • ""WOW what a week!"

    The sun shined every day, we were blessed. Innisfree lived up to its website page and was fantastic. The view was amazing and every time you glanced out you smiled from ear to ear... St Ives was quite and the coastal walk from here is well worth it you can pick out your house! All the beaches and gorgeous but look out for those seagulls. Enjoy"

    TestimonialJun 2016

  • ""Lovely holiday, beautifully presented, warm and comfortable with stunning views of Carbis Bay."

    Pity about the weather" Mr & Mrs Hinchliffe

    TestimonialMay 2016

  • ""Had a lovely 2 week stay."

    We have enjoyed this beautiful house so clean and homely. Thanks to Jo for looking after us! Terrific views across the bay. Lovely welcome pack. We'll be back next year. Highly recommended." The Wright Family

    TestimonialSep 2015

  • ""We loved the house, thank you."

    Fantastic quality, beautifully clean (which is very important to me) and lovely finishing touches - smellies, cream tea, bag etc. This was our second visit here and we loved it just as much." Miranda Bradley

    TestimonialAug 2015

  • ""We all had a lovely time, and felt that Innisfree was very well appointed."

    The BT TV box was appreciated by my parents for catching up with their favourite soaps after some long days out in the good weather! The accommodation certainly has the wow factor, with the view from the lounge and master bedroom over the sea being spectacular; the binoculars were a nice touch...thanks." Claire Jones

    TestimonialAug 2015

  • "“We have enjoyed another lovely holiday at Innisfree, Carbis bay everything went smoothly with the bookings and the standard of accommodation could not be faulted we will definitely be back."

    ” D.Boulton

    TestimonialJul 2015

  • "“We had a fantastic holiday at Innisfree."

    Everything was expected..indeed better than expected! Property was fabulous, Michelle was lovely, the extra touches were really appreciated. Honestly the best holiday we have had in Cornwall, in fact the best rental experience we have had! Overall a wonderful experience. Thank you!” J.Cartwright

    TestimonialJul 2015

  • ""Wow! What a great holiday."

    The accommodation was stunning, we immediately felt relaxed. The children found the house wonderful – They could spy the light house out at sea at night pretending they were watching out for pirates. We loved the open plan design, our favourite eating place was the Seafood restaurant in time. The food was very good and affordable. We spent a lot of time on the beaches, which were all very clean, no dogs and friendly people. The weather was a little changeable on two days but you make the most of it,so we went swimming in the leisure centre and had a trip out to Truro. One of our best holidays." Adrian, Yvonne and family

    TestimonialJun 2015

  • ""Our guests who made use of Innisfree were more than delighted with the property, the amenities perfect with a very high level of cleanliness."

    They appreciated the personal touches left on the instructions of the owner and loved the location and views that the house offered. Our guests were with us for a large family get together and on one of our days we made use of the 300 bus from the top of the road enabling them to get a real flavour of Cornwall. St Ives was particularly interesting on probably the worst day of the year so far but made acceptable by lunch at The Portminster, excellent as always. Blas Burgers was also a great hit, praise I deed from our American relatives!" K Spratley

    TestimonialJun 2015

  • ""Lovely time in Carbis Bay, beautiful weather everyday, beautiful beaches."

    Loved Innisfree views where stunning, will definitely be back" Mr & Mrs Foster

    TestimonialMay 2015

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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.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with seaward facing balcony
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, grill, 4 ring induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and coffee machine
  • TV with Freeview and BT Vision, DVD player with selection of DVDs, iPod dock, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available on request
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Seaward facing enclosed garden with patio, barbecue and furniture
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub and beach 0.4 miles
  • Note: We request that guests provide their own cot bedding
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm and check-out is from 10am

The property

Set overlooking St Ives Bay, in Carbis Bay, this three-bedroom, semi detached villa enjoys panoramic sea views from most rooms, it’s seaward facing balcony and garden, ideally positioned for Carbis Bay Beach, the St Ives scenic railway and the South West Coast Path, which are all a short walk away, it’s a wonderful location for a family escape to the Cornish coast.

The spacious open plan living area, consist of a kitchen, dining and sitting area, which extends out to a seaward facing patio, open up the double French doors, surrounded with Colonial style, white wash, wooden concertina shutters, exuding a New England feel and breathe in the Cornish sea air, the view stretches right across the bay from Porthminster Point to the Godrevy Lighthouse, truly breath-taking, and down the glorious garden, natural light floods the living area through the glazed doors, and the sea views flow throughout the whole area, themed in a neutral colour it’s a wonderful space to relax, two comfortable, large sofas are ideally positioned to take in the Cornish vista, enjoy watching the colours of the ocean or the entertainment on the large television with Freeview and BT Vision, the dining area is a great spot to socialise with the family, sitting conveniently between the kitchen and lounge, a solid oak table and bench seating for up to six guests is provided for your comfort, a contemporary kitchen, is within the open plan living space, benefiting from sea views, it’s well-appointed with black granite work tops and direct access to the seaward facing patio, through a set of double doors, perfect for dining alfresco, the utility room can be found off the entrance hallway, with a washing machine.

The master king sized and third twin room are located on the first floor, with fantastic sea views across St Ives Bay, the master has a private en-suite with a walk in double shower, and offers direct access to a private seaward facing glazed balcony with seating, open the balcony doors and watch the waves from the comfort of your bed, a second room is located on the ground floor, this is fitted with a double bed with a Arts & Crafts-style bedstead, all bedrooms are lit by natural light, through the windows, have sumptuous beds dressed in quality bed linen and offer plenty of storage space.

The family bathroom with bath and hand held shower unit, is located off the first floor landing, in between the first floor bedrooms, lit with natural light through a roof window, which also has sea views, it’s a fabulous space to soak amongst the bubbles after a day on the beach, an additional cloakroom is located on the ground floor, off the entrance hallway, with WC, The enclosed rear seaward facing landscaped garden, accessed via the kitchen/lounge double patio doors or through a gate to the side of the property, it is laid to lawn with steps leading up to a patio area, a wooden table and four matching chairs and a barbeque are all provided, it’s a fabulous space to dine alfresco and the sea views are magnificent, a hose is provided to the side of the property, which is very useful for washing off sandy feet and wetsuits. A bolted gate at the bottom of the garden leads directly onto a public foot path, a short walk brings you to Carbis Bay Beach, this secluded bay has Blue Flag awarded azure coloured waters, golden sand and is lifeguarded at peak times, perfect for swimming or surfing for all the family, the South West Pathway connects the beach to Hayle in one direction and St Ives in the other, filled with wildlife from seals to dolphins this cliffside walk is a great way to visit St Ives, the traditional Cornish fishing village, has a working harbour, is surrounded by glorious beaches and inspired artists worldwide, one of which was Barbara Hepworth, whose work is celebrated in a museum and sculpture garden attached to The Tate Gallery and definitely worth a visit, after exploring hop on the scenic railway for the most relaxing and stunning return journey to Carbis Bay, it connects the surrounding area, running alongside the sea and beautiful beaches.

Feeding the animals at Paradise Park, in Hayle, is great fun or if you need to entertain older children, try the thrills and spills at Flambards Theme Park near Helston, for a little romance a visit to the Minack Theatre near, Land’s End to see a show is hard to beat, this open air theatre has one of the most dramatic ocean backdrops, as its set on the edge of a Cornish cliff, or for a little magic head for St Michaels Mount near Penzance, don’t forget your camera, this magical castle sits on its own island and is spectacular, the poet Yates described the place Innisfree as a symbol of nature and freedom and a holiday at our Innisfree offers exactly that, a place to relax surrounded by natural beauty.

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About the location

CARBIS BAY

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.

Region Information

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property.
Access to the house is on the ground floor via a small ramp. There is a carpeted flight of stairs to the first-floor bedrooms and family bathroom.
Although no guest pets are permitted at this property the Owner sometimes brings their own dog.

Building Works Notice
Please note that there are ongoing building works taking place at the Ocean View development a short distance beyond the end of Innisfree’s garden. Although these are due to be completed in the latter half of 2022, associated noises and activity may be experienced in the meantime.

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