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Men An Tol

(Ref. 1073968)

Carbis Bay, Cornwall Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Reviews

  • "We have been coming to Men an Tol for many years and love it so much that we will come back again and again."

    It is so comfortable and very much a home from home for us. The current owners have made good improvements and we especially liked the updated information booklet which made everything easy to understand. It would have been top marks across the board except for the really cramped en suite bathroom. We are quite small people so it’s ok for us but ‘normal’ to bigger people would not be able to use it . There is a shower room which is fine for anyone.

    Reviewed by Michael4.4Sep 2023

  • "Parking Space needs re painting,due to the fact other holiday let apartment people were Parking in it."

    Also more maintenance needs looking at due to the fact a light fitting in the en-suite fell to the floor, also quite a few light bulbs were out.Bed duvets were far to hot for time of year,and no other options available.

    Reviewed by Kev2.8Sep 2023

  • "Very pleased with the apartment, extremely clean and tidy only slight negative was the main bedroom mattress it was very uncomfortable."

    Lovely welcome pack, fresh towels and bedding a really great place to stay with Fantastic views.

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you loved the property and your stay! Thank you so much 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 Lee4.7Jul 2023

  • "We put in comments in the guest book so feel free to use that."

    We were very happy with the stay and would definitely come back again. We sat looking at the view with a smile on our faces. Great parking, ideal position for the railway and beach. A 30 odd minute walk to St Ives which is lovely. Make sure you book for the Carbis Bay restaurants. One thing: do the instructions for getting hot water need updating? They didn’t make sense. Small matter for a wonderful much needed break. Thank you

    Thank you very much for your wonderful comments following your recent holiday at Men an Tol and we are so pleased to hear you were very happy with the stay and the lovely views from the property made you smile. We are sorry that you had an issue with the hot water, we will check the instructions and update these as required. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Jun 2023

  • "Fabulous stay and would highly recommend."

    A lovely flat. Very comfortable and clean. Well equipped. Thanks for the milk and the treats.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0May 2023

  • "Men A Tol is ideally situated for exploring Cornwall and it felt like home after long days out taking in the sights."

    It was clean, luxurious and very well equipped with lots of lovely extra touches. The sea views over Carbis Bay are an extra special treat. We loved our stay here and will definitely be coming back.

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you loved the property and your stay! Thank you so much 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 Deborah5.0May 2023

  • "Had an amazing Christmas break at Men An Tol, the owners went above and beyond to make how Christmas holiday very special, The apartment is very spacious and well presented , lovely decor and amazing view of Carbis bay and St ives ,well situated very short walk to train station or costal path to st ives or porthkidney and Carbis bay beach,Wouldn't hesitate to stay here again , only negative is when wet the steps up to apartment can be very slippery."

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you loved the property and your stay! Thank you so much again for your comments and we look forward to welcome you back in the future. Kinds Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team . To add: We have now had grips added to our steps up to the property as per your your welcome feedback . We hope to welcome you back next year - Best wishes Julie & Chris - Owners of Men an Tol Property Owner

    Reviewed by Simon4.7Dec 2022

  • "Absolutely fantastic accommodation and was thrilled to find this little gem of a place to stay in for our week in our favourite place."

    Beautifully furnished apartment and we wanted nothing more from our stay - from all the creature comforts (particularly SKY) to the stunning sea views, we could not fault anything!! So grateful for the welcome treats we received upon arrival and we look forward to booking with you again in the near future. Knowing we were coming back to such a smart apartment after our long days out exploring the magic of Cornwall made a good holiday really great, thank you!!

    Thank you for your wonderful Feedback following your recent stay at Men an Tol, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your holiday and also that you enjoyed the little treats left for you. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Best wishes, The Carbis bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Denise5.0Sep 2022

  • "Well equipped holiday apartment with fantastic views in a great location."

    We highly recommend Men An Tol and Carbis Bay as a holiday destination and St Ives is easily reached via train or a twenty minute stroll. We will be back.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Men An Tol."

    It is a beautiful apartment, well located for the beach, St Ives train station, the local Tesco and Becks Fish & Chips. The property had everything we needed and lots of nice extras. Very comfy beds and loads of space for clothes etc. Highly recommended.

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback! We are very pleased to hear you had such a good time at Men an Tol. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Jul 2022

  • "The view from the front door is stunning and it is great to see the sea plus the weather from the window."

    The apartment has all the equipment you need and just 5 mins to the train station to go to St. Ives to eat in the evening. We will be returning next year.

    Thank you for your lovely feedback and we are really happy that you enjoyed your stay. All feedback is really important to us and appreciate that you have taken the time to leave your comments. We very much look forward to welcoming you back next year! Kind Regards Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0May 2022

  • "Great location with amazing views."

    We have a lovely time staying at the cottage and overall had a great experience. Beds were comfortable and there was plenty of space for us to enjoy. Some things to add which don't need to be in the public domain but I feel are useful as feedback. Issue with Sky which was well dealt with but disappointing nonetheless. Water temperature in en-suite shower was too variable; oscillated between warm and hot. This continued after the heating engineer had been out. 'Well marked parking bay 4' wasn't marked at all-not a problem as there was plenty of parking but it's good to get the little things right in your paperwork. Likewise the padded envelope for the key return was not available; we used the key safe but creates a little anxiety for not doing the correct thing.

    Dear Mr Bennett, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback to us. Its great to hear you had a lovely stay. In regard to the points you have raised; firstly we would like to apologise for the Sky, and we are glad to hear you felt we dealt with this well. We always endeavor to resolve the issues that are reported to us as soon as possible, so that any findings don't have an impact on your stay. The team, here in the local office, are always here to help, when needed. We will review the signage for the parking and please be assured that we will replace missing signage if needed. Once again, we hope you had a wonderful holiday and we look forward to inviting you back in the future. Kind Regards, Owner Relations, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jez4.4Oct 2021

  • "Lovely apartment well kitted out."

    Great location and views

    Reviewed by Nigel5.0Sep 2021

  • "The single mattress was hard and very uncomfortable."

    The wifi is prehistoric and unuseable. The sky box has an intermittent signal fault which limits the channels you are able to view. The toilet in the ensuite is too close to the bath and side wall that it is unuseable. The floor boards in the hallway next to the bedrooms are so squeaky that if you need to go to the toilet in the night you wake everyone up.

    Dear Mark, Firstly, we would like to thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. We have passed your feedback across to the relevant in house departments; we will be sure to look into the points you have raised. Sincerely hope you had a lovely holiday and we hope to invite you back in the future. Kindest Regards, Chaela Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark3.1Jul 2021

  • ""We really enjoyed our stay at Men An Tol."

    The property was very clean and everything needed was supplied. We have booked through Carbis Bay before and found everything very easy to do. So if you are thinking of staying in Carbis Bay or St Ives, we recommend you check out Carbis Bay Holidays. Thanks" Harry, Margaret & Emma :)

    ReviewAug 2019

  • ""We had a lovely holiday."

    Everything was great. It’s a lovely apartment and spotlessly clean and tidy. Karen the caretaker was there to meet us as promised and was very kind and helpful."

    TestimonialJan 2019

  • "“We had a lovely visit at Men an Tol, we couldn't fault the apartment what so ever, The apartment was amazing, very clean, The decor was superb and the attention to detail was impressive."

    We very much appreciated the bottle of bubbly, milk and apple juice that was left for us, we thought that was a very nice touch. We felt very comfortable and very 'at home' my 9 year old son loved the Playstation in his room!. It seemed that there was no expense spared and you (or owners) are obviously looking at the bigger picture, having complimentary sky, wifi is just the start, the towels were luxurious, so too was the bedding, even the saucepans and crockery were quality, this certainly makes a huge difference to your stay, and most definitely exceeded our expectations, None of us wanted to leave! We would (and already have) told all our friends how impressed we were with the accommodation and would have no hesitation in recommending your company. The booking process was easy and clear, the housekeeper was waiting to greet us when we arrived and made us feel very welcome, it seemed that nothing would be too much trouble.” C.Daffin

    TestimonialAug 2015

  • "“We had a great week in St Ives and staying at Men An Tol apartment."

    The booking process was very easy and quick. The apartment was as described, very comfortable, clean, and well equipped; there was nothing we couldn't find. The welcome was also a nice unexpected extra.” T.Walker

    TestimonialJul 2015

  • ""Couldn't fault the apartment, it was cosy, clean & comfortable, especially the beds & settee & the sea views from the front door were simply stunning."

    " J.Donovan

    TestimonialJul 2015

  • "“Men an Tol property was really well presented and clean with all amenities in excellent order."

    Carbis Bay is a great location in close proximity to the train station which I would highly recommend for getting to and from St Ives town albeit the short uphill walk. Changeover was a smooth process with the housekeeper. All in all a comfortable and pleasant place to reside after a long day travelling/sightseeing.” C.Rutter

    TestimonialJul 2015

  • "“We loved our stay at Men an Tol and would happily stay there again."

    It was spotlessly clean, in very good order, with everything we needed. We especially loved sitting in the reclining chair and looking at the beautiful views and spent many hours doing just that. We had a delightful holiday, very relaxing, so thank you to all involved.” P.Day

    TestimonialJun 2015

  • ""We enjoyed our holiday as before, when we stayed at Men An Tol."

    We liked the welcome touch of the cream tea, fruit juice and chocolate buttons for our grandson which we found in our fridge. As always the view was superb and we would definitely recommend the apartment to friends in the future." G Greatrex

    TestimonialJun 2015

  • ""We loved Men an Tol."

    It was all very good quality and spotlessly clean, also a very quiet location. I couldn't fault it really. We ate out a couple of times at The Bean Inn which was very nice, we had lunch at Spinacios on the St Ives harbour front which was very good. Coastal path walks were lovely, we enjoyed from Mousehole to Lamorna Cove, and back along an inland path. Recommend the Penlee Gallery in Penzance - excellent collection of Newlyn School painters. Also Leach Pottery & Hepworth museum." F. Roger

    TestimonialMay 2015

  • ""We had a beautiful holiday."

    Men An Tol is amazing. Everything is perfect and you all go that extra mile to make everything so lovely and very special. We had a really relaxing stay in a very beautiful apartment and location and we look forward to coming back soon." A. & J. Smith

    TestimonialMay 2015

  • ""Just wanted to let you know we had a fantastic Christmas stay at Men An Tol."

    utterly perfect., we love the apartment, it is so beautifully decorated, kitchen fully equipped with lovely brand new appliances and crockery, love the welcome pack!!! Everything makes us smile about Men An Tol. Everything about the place means comfy, luxury and makes you feel special. Great to have some many relaxing seats to choose from in the evening or relax in the jacuzzi bath with a book! The view is out of this world and it is a real pleasure every morning waking up and seeing what the weather is doing over the bay and if there are any dolphins or seals. We love the convenience of being able to walk to St Ives along the coast path but also explore the south coast, only a short drive away when the north is blown out. Penzance and Treen are favourites of ours. You get the best of all worlds. It certainly makes us feel very free and rejuvenated after a break at Men An Tol. Can't wait for our next visit." D. Holland

    TestimonialApr 2015

  • ""We absolutely loved the apartment, spotlessly clean and every facility we could ever need."

    Everything about your organisation was spot on. We visited the Watermill twice and found the food excellent as was the service. The Brewers Fayre at Hayle was also surprisingly good, cheap and cheerful but with good service. Pels on the harbour in St. Ives was good for daytime snacks and we went to the Gourmet fish and chips in St Ives, the train ride into St Ives was good, so easy and obviously no parking problems." C. Broadbent

    TestimonialApr 2015

  • ""We really enjoyed our stay at Men an Tol and it exceeded our expectations."

    We were so impressed with the facilities Ordinance Survey maps, books, DVD’s, local information, Sky TV, magazines, games – everything to make the holiday complete. The welcome was excellent, so friendly and informative and the apartment was spotlessly clean. Good bus and train services meant we could leave the car and visit St Ives without the hassle of finding a parking spot. Local restaurants were excellent. Highly recommend La Casita, Becks, on the St Ives Road . If you enjoy live music and a great atmosphere then the Kettle ‘N’ Wink in St Ives is the place to go. The Balnoon Inn near Trink is worth the short drive or, in our case, cycle ride for the Cornish Knocker alone. Carbis Bay beach is very clean and much more peaceful than St Ives or other local beaches." S. Hollett

    TestimonialMar 2015

  • ""We were more than pleased with the accommodation at Men An Tol."

    The apartment was very clean and comfortable. Very much enjoyed the spa bath! The scenery is stunning and we thoroughly enjoyed our short break. We went into St Ives for the New Year and were extremely impressed by the effort everyone had made with their costumes. Very enjoyable. We really love Carbis Bay and hope to be returning later in the year." D Godfrey

    TestimonialMar 2015

  • ""Everything exceeded our expectations."

    We found the apartment was lovingly decorated and sparkling clean with sea views just to die for ! Being keen walkers, we loved the many coastal walks on offer including the walk into St.Ives, The Lizard and Lands End. St.Michaels Mount is a 'must do' , steeped in history and beauty. Must mention Porthminster Cafe for good food. Finally, a big thank you to yourselves for such a friendly and efficient service and look forward to returning to this beautiful part of the world real soon." J & J.Hayes

    TestimonialFeb 2015

  • ""We very much enjoyed our stay at Men An Tol, and found the accommodation to be truly superior, the nicest and best appointed holiday flat we've ever stayed in."

    " P. Warren

    TestimonialFeb 2015

  • ""We enjoyed our stay at Men An Tol – the property was furnished to a high standard and everything was spotlessly clean."

    we look forward to visiting Carbis Bay again." P Sweetman

    TestimonialJan 2015

  • ""We had a lovely stay at Men an Tol."

    The accommodation was equipped to a very high standard. We walked from the apartment to St Ives one day and to Hayle on another day. We had a lovely coffee at the Salt restaurant in Hayle and had a lovely lunch at Scarlets winery at Lelant, the tapas were delicious and the wine to accompany the meal was even better!!" C. Crawford

    TestimonialJan 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

  • Penthouse apartment, interior refresh Winter 2021
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with an en-suite whirlpool bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 2 x single beds
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Dedicated silent gaming area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Double oven/grill, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, washer/dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV with Sky, PS4 with selection of games, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.7 miles, beach 0.3 miles, Train 0.1 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Men an Tol is a unique Bronze Age Cornish monument which is said to have healing powers and although this luxury hideaway can’t promise this, we think you’ll agree it’s stunning elevated bay views from the sitting area will help you to relax and rejuvenate.

Set within a small development on a quiet crescent in Carbis Bay, close to the beach, cliff walks and scenic railway.

This luxury penthouse apartment is beautifully furnished in a nautical theme throughout.

Sleeping four in two comfortable bedrooms it’s ideal for a young family or romantic retreat.

The open-plan living area enjoys views across Carbis Bay to St Ives and out to Godrevy Lighthouse.

Plush seating is provided with a two-seater chocolate leather sofa and a cream leather reclining armchair with matching footstool.

The dining space enjoys sea views too, via the main entrance.

It is perfectly positioned next to the kitchen, within the open-plan living area, ideal for socialising with the chef.

A beech table with inlaid black granite and four matching chairs are provided for your convenience.

Children welcome but a travel cot and a highchair are not provided.

A contemporary fully fitted kitchen is well-appointed with everything you need and has a large opening to the sitting area allowing you to socialise with guests.

Both bedrooms are positioned to the rear of the property, enabling guests to enjoy a quiet night’s sleep.

After a day walking or playing on the beach relax in a luxury whirlpool bath in the master en-suite bedroom.

It enjoys a sumptuous double oak bed.

The second room has 2 x single beds.

Set within sub-tropical gardens, Logans Court is just a short walk from the blue flag waters of Carbis Bay beach, the scenic railway to St Ives and surrounding area.

It also offers great access to the South West coast path from the beach.

If you need to relax after a busy year, a stay here will leave you refreshed and full of healthy Cornish seaside air, so maybe it does have some of the power of its namesake.

Logans Court

Logans Court Apartments are a small development of five modern apartments on Boskerris Crescent in Carbis Bay overlooking St Ives Bay with a clear view to St Ives and The Island.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property.
Access from the parking area is up 28 steps.

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
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