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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "This property was immaculate throughout and an absolute credit to the owners, the location is stunning and the property is very well equipped as well as very modern."

    The complimentary condiments and the supply of cleaning materials were a nice touch and it really felt like home from home, thank you for a wonderful stay and we will definitely be back in the very near future.

    Thank you so much for such fabulous feedback. We’ll certainly pass on your comments to our housekeepers who work really hard to keep it clean and tidy for our guests. We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to welcome you back again in the future. With our best wishes. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Chris5.0May 2024

  • "Excellent apartment with all amenities."

    In lovely position with great views from garden. Lots of steps and very steep hill so not ideal for disabled or anyone with walking difficulties. Vacating by 10.00am a little early especially as cannot get in till 16.00. Otherwise great.

    Thank you for your review. We’re so glad you liked the apartment and enjoyed your stay. There is a steep driveway to the apartment and some further steps, however, this has been highlighted as part of the description. Housekeeping work hard during the changeover to ensure all safety checks are carried out and the apartment is clean and tidy for guests arrival. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Micheal4.7May 2024

  • "Lovely property, with great access to beaches, train route, garden great for letting dog out."

    Thank you for such lovely feedback. Much appreciated and we’re glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Apr 2024

  • "We loved this property ."

    We walked into an immaculate, comfortable , well equipped , beautiful holiday home . It had everything we could possibly need. The views are amazing . Comfortable beds . The guide to everything in the property and surrounding areas was so helpful. 4 minute walk down to the sandy beach below . The driveway down to the property is very steep but we quickly got used to driving up and down it . The surrounding gardens are kept beautifully and give it a tropical feel. We will definitely be returning next year .

    Thank you for taking the time to leave such lovely feedback, which is very much appreciated. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we would love to welcome you back again in the future. Sending our best wishes. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Oct 2023

  • "A really lovely spot and the accommodation was immaculate."

    Bed very comfy, bathroom and shower fab. The lounge area is very cosy and the small patio with furniture great. Views awesome. It is a fabulous holiday home with all needs catered for within the property. The hill is quite daunting for a nervous or inexperienced driver, and this should be made clear as in the current description the 'very steep hill' sounds like a comment about walking up/down it.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay. We will of course take your comments regarding the steep hill into consideration. With best wishes. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nancy5.0Oct 2023

  • "Millies was excellent, had everything we needed."

    The gardens were well maintained and had a nice view out to sea.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We’re really pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Millie’s. With our best wishes. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dylan4.4Sep 2023

  • "Lovely little place, I hurt my ankle slipping on wet floors on arrival n hurt my ankle so please be careful on way in as floors were soaking wet."

    Rear gardens and views are beautiful just a little tlc needed in places ie entrances needed a sweep n weeds but nothing major n damp in bedrooms behind beds so move your luggage as ours got mouldy. Lovely welcome pack on arrival thankyou for that I actually went to source out the tea. Everything provided iron was a god send as I'd forgotten mine. Great little trek down to the local beach n they're beautiful. Nice walk down into St ives if you follow the train tracks down passing all the beautiful building and views, takes about half an hour on foot. Trains were a little noisey at times at bottom of property but got use to that after few days. Chilly on a night guys so take something warm had to pop heating on. I'd suggest bigger towels n maybe a few extra as drying them was hard n the drying area was shaded so had to buy 4 from asda . Bedding lovely and comfy. Did have a lovely stay and visited all the lovely areas the beaches are amazing. Local tescos and pharmacy few mins away so that was good. Very very steep road to the property and quite tight to get to if uve a bigger car so be careful driving down. Overall a lovely little place , few glitches but didn't effect out stay. Would highly recommend

    Thank you for your review. Carbis Bay is a beautiful place to stay, with all the amenities you need within walking distance from Millies. For info, there are communal clothes dryers located in the garden and also a towel heater in the bathroom. We’re pleased you enjoyed your stay as do our very best to make it as welcoming as possible for all of our guests. The apartment underwent a full refurbishment in May therefore will look into the other issues raised. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wayne3.8Sep 2023

  • "Loved our stay and apartment is gorgeous, with great views."

    Lovely and quiet. Good amount of utensils, pots etc in kitchen. It was chilli one evening so we put the heater on and it heated the room up very quick, turned of and room stayed warm for rest of evening. The only criticism and a small one is the sheets on the bed, they are too small, you need deep fitted sheets, the sheets kept pinging off the corners two or three times in a night. Loved our stay and would highly recommend this property.

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback. We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay and that the apartment met your expectations. We will certainly contact our housekeeper to ask if she can source deeper sheets. Many thanks again. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacqueline5.0Aug 2023

  • "We throughly enjoyed our stay and would love to return sometime soon."

    Thanks so much for the positive feedback. We’re really glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jun 2023

  • "Thank you! We really enjoyed staying at Millie’s , all as advertised, very clean and well looked after, nice touches with welcome pack and small things that we often forget ( like salt and pepper, washing up liquid etc)."

    We had a very nice 4 day break, lovely weather too, thanks again! Kevin and Karen

    Thank you so much for the feedback. You were our very first guests and we’re absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Millies. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kevin5.0Jun 2023

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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.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x twin (zip/link can be king-size on request), 1 x king-size with Smart TV and DVD player
  • Shower room with walk in shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with compact breakfast bar and stools
  • Sitting room with Smart TV
  • Private terrace with garden furniture open to communal garden
  • Residents gate with quick beach access to walk down through the valley to reach Carbis Bay beach 0.2 miles
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher
  • WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Allocated parking for 1 car
  • Non-enclosed communal, tiered mature gardens with lawn
  • One small well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles, Carbis Bay beach 0.2 miles
  • Note: There are steps throughout the property
  • Note: Access to the property is steep, please consider this when booking
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm and check-out by 10am

The property

Nestled in the heart of the fabulous, bustling coastal town of Carbis Bay, Cornwall, lies Millies – a contemporary, two-bedroom holiday home enjoying access to communal gardens whilst boasting breath-taking views of the awe-inspiring spot of St Ives Bay.

Perfectly located close to the beach and all local amenities, Millies is ideal for families, friends or couples seeking a well-deserved break by the sea.

Cross the threshold into your fantastic new home-from-home and make yourself comfortable in the fully-equipped kitchen/diner, where you can enjoy cooking up delicious meals with your loved ones.

Once you’ve finished your dinner, move through into the inviting sitting room, where you can relax and unwind on the sofa as you watch a film or two on the sleek, Smart TV.

Alternatively, when the sun is shining, step out into the beautiful, tiered lawned garden, brimming with lush flora and vibrant plant life that enjoys lovely views of Godrevy Lighthouse, serving as a truly idyllic spot for a picnic or a special, alfresco meal.

When the day draws to a close, retire to one of the two twin bedrooms, one of which can be converted into a king-size for extra flexibility.

After a peaceful night, freshen up with a rejuvenating shower before heading out to explore all that Carbis Bay has to offer.

Set out and explore this charming coastal village renowned for its stunning beach and unique atmosphere, where you will find a plethora of activities to choose from.

For a day of adventure, visit St Ives, an idyllic seaside town with a host of galleries, shops and eateries, in addition to golden sandy beaches and the beautiful harbour.

Just a few miles away, you will find Hayle, an ancient fishing port with breath-taking views of the Atlantic and a number of restaurants, pubs and shops scattered throughout the town.

Further afield, take a trip to the bustling town of Penzance, home to a number of attractions from the Jubilee Pool, the historic art deco lido, to the iconic Black Rock Castle and the Egyptian House.

For the ultimate escape to Cornwall, look no further than a stay at Millies.

Carbis Bay

Carbis Bay is the perfect destination for those that want paradise beach life a pebble’s throw from the heart of St Ives’ art, culture and foodie hub. With its palm-fringed sandy beach, water sports, ocean-side spa and sea view dining options.

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

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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.

This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100

The property allows guests to bring along one small dog during their stay. If you have any queries on this please contact the Carbis Bay Holidays team to discuss further 01736 630015. Dogs must be kept on a lead when using the communal spaces.

Access to the property is steep, please consider this when booking

Dining Space/Breakfast Bar with stools
The property provides a compact breakfast bar for casual dining which offer two stools in place and a further two stools which are stored in the second bedroom.

Please note there is no cot or highchair provided at this property.

Children should be supervised, and we respectfully request no ball games.

At the request of the development’s management company, please ensure pets are always exercised on a lead when utilising the outside areas. Should your pet foul in these areas, please clean up immediately to ensure the enjoyment of the areas isn’t spoilt for others.
Any pet fouling may result in the loss of your Good Housekeeping Bond.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas