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Sea Glass

Carbis Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 1073890)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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Facilities

17 Customer Reviews

  • "Great stay, beautiful property."

    Beds were a little too soft for us but that was our only complaint. Everything we needed was at the property. We thoroughly enjoyed our week at Sea Glass

    Thank you so much for your feedback as it is very important to us! We are very pleased that you have had such a great stay and have rated the property so high with regards to cleanliness, facilities, accuracy of listing and comfort. Thank you for your comment with regards to the mattress, unfortunately, this is a personal preference, so as you can imagine it is difficult to get it just right for every guest, however we will pass your feedback on to the necessary department to look into. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by JanineJul 2022

  • "Absolutely fabulous, we had everything and more than we needed and had a ..."

    Absolutely fabulous, we had everything and more than we needed and had a fantastic time It was so lovely to come back to sea glass after a long day on the near by beach Great location, pure comfort , top quality Thank you

    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 the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kinds Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by ClareJul 2022

  • "This property was absolutelty fabulous."

    Amazed at the size of the veranda.Great location

    Dear Mr Morton , Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your wonderful feedback! We are so pleased to hear that you liked the property and its location so much and are looking forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by BrianJun 2022

  • "Thank you for our lovely stay at Sea Glass."

    A very modern, spacious and comfortable property. No complaints at all. We had a very relaxing stay. I have stayed in Carbis Bay many times. The area is great if you just want to relax, sit on the beach, do some walking and not rely on a car. Wonderful supermarket (Tesco) just up the road from Sea Glass and a lovely walk down to the beach. A bit of a walk uphill back but I enjoyed the exercise. In fact, I am thinking about not booking an abroad holiday later in the year and coming back to Carbis Bay.

    Dear Ms Homes, thank you for your lovely Feedback following your recent stay at Sea Glass and so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to Carbis Bay again in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MelanieApr 2022

  • "Very nice Apartment in good location and nicely furnished My one complaint is not the Apartment but the ridiculous rule about putting dirty linen in bags It is not a problem and we did not mind doing this but What is the purpose ?"

    This does not prevent covid

    Dear Mr Poulton, thank you for taking the time to leave Feedback following your recent stay at Sea Glass and I am pleased to hear you felt the property was in a good location and nicely furnished. With regards to the linen bags, as I’m sure you appreciate the safety of our guests and Housekeeping team is of the utmost importance to us and although the bags do not prevent COVID, as they are dis-solvable they facilitate reduced handling throughout the laundry process of potentially infected bedding. We are hoping to be able to remove this requirement in the near future. We look forward to welcoming you back to Carbis Bay again in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnthonyApr 2022

  • "Unfortunately I am a light phobic at night and find it hard to sleep with a bright LED from a smoke detector at night or the curtains not being blackout lined which is the only recommendation I would suggest as there is too much light from outside coming in."

    The double mattress in the main room is a bit too soft for us, which is why we used the other bedroom and it is a little bit darker also.

    Dear Mr Clark-Smith, thank you for taking the time to leave Feedback following your stay at Sea Glass and I’m sorry to hear you were disturbed by the light coming into the bedroom through the window.. I am pleased to advise our Property Management team have attended and the timings on the light outside the bedroom window have been reset so should no longer disturb anyone’s sleep during the night. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards The Carbis bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlanApr 2022

  • "Excellent service and property."

    Would love to come back

    Reviewed by JamieNov 2021

  • "Fantastic holiday , small hiccup when we arrived with hot water but Carbis bay holidays were fantastic and really helped us out ."

    Already rebooked with them for next year !

    Dear Mrs Townend, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. We hope you enjoyed your stay, its great to hear you found our services to a high standard and we look forward to inviting you back next year. Kindest Regards, Owner Relations, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngelaSep 2021

  • "We have had a fabulous stay at Sea Glass."

    All of the small touches were greatly appreciated (chocs, white company goodies, milk, etc). Such a luxurious apartment with all of the creature comforts - we now want Disney+ at home! The kids loved all the books & board games. Absolutely beautiful setting and escape after a rotten 18 months. Thank you! x

    E, R, R & BAug 2021

  • "Found a used pair of underpants in the room, bottle tops and pulled up plants on the patio, left beer box in the cupboard empty, only one set of keys when the cleaner said I’d taken a set never had 2 sets in the first place."

    Noise from upstairs was not good. Dust top of the bed head in main bedroom thick with dust. Windows dirty.

    Reviewed by StephenJul 2021

  • "A lovely place to stay and a brilliant location."

    We all had a fantastic time. Highly recommend. Thank you.

    C, J, E & SJul 2021

  • "Such a lovely week away after a long, hard lock down; and it was so worth the wait."

    Sea Glass had everything we needed an more. The perfect spot to watch England get into the final of the Euros and watch plenty of Netflix in the rainy evenings. Beds were super comfy and made it difficult to get up in the mornings. Would definitely recommend to friends and would love to come again. Thank you :-)

    S & KR, SEJul 2021

  • "A brand new apartment for rental with completely new facilities was perfect."

    the owners had taken care of thinking of lots of extra touches which impressed us (e.g. Nespresso machine and milk frother). well done & thanks to them

    Reviewed by KennethJun 2021

  • "Lovely apartment and superb weather so enjoyable week."

    Thanks to Caroline for being helpful due to G7 regarding access.

    M & MJun 2021

  • "A week away in a lovely apartment."

    Very well equipped and a fabulous terrace. Even though the G7 was here, it didn't effect our stay. Huge thank you to Caroline, you were so helpful on the phone and very informative. Thanks

    S & J / D & EJun 2021

  • "We have enjoyed a lovely week here in the superb apartment, loved the large terrace."

    An added bonus has been glorious weather. We would love to return. Thank you.

    C & BMay 2021

  • "Visiting family and loved it; felt like home, had everything we needed - would definitely come back."

    Thank you :-)

    N & PMay 2021

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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

  • First floor apartment, over one floor, Two bedroom: 1 x king with en-suite shower, basins and WC, 1 x twin with double & single bed, 1 x family bathroom with bath, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area, seaward facing terrace, communal landscaped garden.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven/grill, 4 ring induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine cooler, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Chromecast (streaming service from your personal devices to TV) to lounge, TV to bedroom, Sony Bluetooth speaker/ cd player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair provided; we request that guests provide their own cot bedding
  • Off road parking for one car, private seaward facing terrace with valley views and sea glimpses, communal landscaped garden, outside furniture including table and chairs
  • Sorry no pets, no smoking
  • Shops, beaches, and pubs within a short walk.

The property

Set above a beautiful Cornish valley, at St Margaret’s, in Carbis Bay, this modern two-bedroom apartment benefits from woodland and valley views, with sea glimpses through the trees, from the large seaward facing terrace and bedrooms.

St Ives scenic railway, the beach and easy access to the South West Coast Path are all just a few steps away. Sleeping four, plus an infant, its perfect for a romantic escape for two or family beach holiday. Lovely valley views, framed through large patio glass doors, flow throughout a spacious open plan living area, so you can enjoy the wonderful Cornish setting while cooking, dining or relaxing, open them up, breathe in the sea air, step out onto the large glass-fronted terrace, relax with the sound of the stream running below and glimpses of the sea through the trees.

Inside, cosy up on the sofa with a built-in chaise and a comfy chair, seating four, and enjoy the entertainment on the television.

The kitchen and dining area are within the open plan living space, benefiting from the views and for socialising with those preparing the meals, a contemporary glass top table with four matching chairs offer a delightful setting for entertaining or gathering for meals, alternatively enjoy dining alfresco on your private terrace, the contemporary kitchen is well appointed with all you require for your holiday, take a seat at the breakfast bar, and enjoy the valley views through the patio doors, a large double door utility cupboard, off the hallway, houses a washer-dryer, iron and ironing board and an airier. There is a choice of two comfortable bedrooms, both offering easy access to the seaward-facing terrace, through glass patio doors with valley views, the king-sized master bedroom also benefits from a private en-suite shower room, the second bedroom is fitted with a double and single bed offering a variety of sleeping options, both are lit with natural light and offer sumptuously dressed beds and plenty of storage space. The family bathroom offers the choice of a relaxing bath or refreshing shower, with a bath and shower over with glass screen, take some time out with a long relaxing soak amongst the bubbles.

The seaward facing terrace is the largest at St Margaret’s, accessed from the living area and bedrooms via patio doors, with a feature wooden arc hammock to relax in and a rattan glass-topped table with chairs, and a glass front to act as a wind break, it’s a fabulous space for dining alfresco or drinks overlooking the tranquil Cornish valley. Sea Glass is well positioned for the shops, supermarkets and restaurants on St Ives Road, and bus routes to St Ives, a short walk down through the valley brings you to Carbis Bay Beach, this secluded bay has been awarded a Blue Flag for its azure waters which lap its golden shores, with seasonal lifeguards its an ideal place for a swim or to try the water sports on offer, from here you can access the South West Coast Path, this cliffside walk circles Cornwall’s coastline and is a wonderful way to walk to St Ives. St Ives is surrounded by sandy beaches and has a pretty working arc shaped harbour, dotted with restaurants and cafes showcasing fresh local produce to delight any foodie, traditional cobbled streets filled with boutiques and art galleries lead off the harbour, a great place to browse for gifts of local artwork inspired by the town synonymous with many famous artists, to see some famous pieces visit the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, for a relaxing return journey to Carbis Bay, jump aboard the scenic railway, it runs beside the beaches with breath-taking views all the way.

Cornwall is spoilt with glorious gardens to explore and enjoy, from Trebah, a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop, near Falmouth, to a lost garden, Heligan, discovered by chance, to the exciting canopy walk way above the trees of a tropical rainforest at the Eden Project, both near St Austell, they offer a fabulous and educational day out, maybe TV shows like Poldark, Doc Martin or the film Fisherman’s Friends inspired your visit, if so many of the filming locations can be visited for a selfie or two, for a little romance try an evening of open air theatre at the Minack, set on the edge of a cliff near Lands End with the Atlantic Ocean as its backdrop or watching the sun set over St Michaels Mount, this majestic castle is set on its own island near Penzance.

With its tranquil valley setting and a large terrace to relax Sea Glass offers a fabulous base to explore St Ives and West Cornwall. NOTE: Complimentary spa passes are provided for 2 guests at HarSPA at The Harbour Hotel, the passes include 20% discount off spa treatments Monday - Friday, and 20% off food in the hotel (excluding offers) Access is valid on a rolling subscription; Membership is reviewed monthly and is subject to renewal.

Please call the spa prior to arrival at the property to arrange your entry and they will give you availability information and details on their packages that you require.

You can access the Spa's treatment via their website.

St Margaret’s

St Margaret's Apartments are situated on St Ives Road on the old site of St Margaret's Hotel. This stunning development is perfectly positioned to enjoy panoramic views across to Gwithian and Godrevy Light House.

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.

Region Information

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property. Access from the front of St Margaret's is level with the main lobby. From the lobby its down two flights of stairs to the apartment or via a lift. Lift access from lobby to all floors, alternatively one set of stairs to the apartment.Lift access should not be solely relied upon as if not operational due to maintenance / fault you will need to use the stairs.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas