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Huers Hide

Carbis Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 1073955)

5.0

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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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35 Customer Review(s)

  • “Everything was as expected and as described in previous reviews.”

    We enjoyed our stay very much. Our only regret is that we didn’t/couldn’t book for 10 days, which should have been perfect.

    We enjoyed our stay very much. Our only regret is that we didn’t/couldn’t book for 10 days, which should have been perfect. One small point was there was only one toilet roll provided, which we didn’t notice until we’d almost run out. Tesco and a Costcutter, which are nearby, proved useful. Some of the apartments are owner occupied. The natives were friendly! We spoke with Sykes 2 or 3 times. They were very professional and helpful.

    - Mr Daniels, September 2021

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.

Sea Urchin

Sea Urchin Apartments at the end of Headland Road, occupy perhaps one of the most stunning locations in West Cornwall, on the South West Coastal Path from Carbis Bay to Lelant.

The property

Set overlooking the stunning Cornwall coast, in Sea Urchin Apartments, in the Hawkes Point area of Carbis Bay, close to the beach, West Cornwall Golf Club and with easy access to the South West Coast Path, this beautiful one bedroom holiday home offers an idyllic romantic retreat, a seaward facing private terrace is accessed via the conservatory or bedroom, a great place to watch the shifting sands as the tides drift across the almost deserted Porthkidney Beach below, a sitting area extends out to a contemporary conservatory through two French double doors, the perfect spot for spotting dolphins through the powerful telescope thoughtfully provided, a flexible table that can easily be altered to suit the occasion, with two comfy chairs and a sofa, its a great place to enjoy a drink or dine watching the ocean, or curl up and relax on the double settee in the sitting area, enjoying the sea views or the entertainment on the full surround sound Freeview television, you have the option of dining in the conservatory or in the kitchen, located to the rear with a dining table and chairs, the contemporary kitchen is well-appointed with all you need for a week’s holiday, a king sized bedroom, enjoys the same glorious sea views as the conservatory, relax on the bed watching the sun set over the ocean, to one side of the bedroom there is a study area where you will find the wireless internet hub, the rooms pièce de resistance is an outside door leads to the private terrace – a lovely place to soak up the sun, lookout for shoals of pilchards boiling on the surface of the sea, a bathroom is located off the bedroom, a spa bath with shower-over offers a lovely space to relax after a day walking the cliff paths, Huers Hide not only has the advantage of a lovely bright conservatory but also the benefit of a private terrace accessed from both the conservatory and the bedroom, sun loungers are provided, in addition guests have use of the communal gardens that can be reached via steps down from the terrace, here are a couple of picnic tables, BBQ areas and grassy corners to chill out in the Cornish sun, direct access to South West Coastal Path to St Ives and Lelant in the other direction is nearby, a short walk along the cliffside path will lead you to Carbis Bay Beach, awarded a blue flag for its crystal clear waters, it is a wonderful spot to try surfing or paddle boarding, further along the walk you’ll reach the stunning traditional fishing village of St Ives, home to The Tate gallery and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, artist from around the world have been inspired by this magical place, you’ll soon discover why, with fabulous restaurants and cafes serving locally caught seafood and fabulous beaches with breath-taking sea views.

If you fancy an exciting but relaxing return to Carbis Bay, hop on the scenic railway, it covers the surrounding area, further afield, Cornwall’s Eden Project is world famous for its glorious enclosed rainforest, Pendennis Castle in Falmouth is one of many of Cornwall’s historic landmarks, along with St Michaels Mount near Penzance, the jewel in Cornwall’s crown, this is a sight not to miss, if you travel from Penzance to Land’s End treat yourself to a night’s entertainment at the Minack, set in the cliffs it has one of the most dramatic settings for an open air theatre, traditionally locals used Huer’s Huts as lookout points for the seasonal arrival of pilchards because they had the best vantage points, Huer’s Hide certainly has one of the best coastal spots in West Cornwall, perfect for walkers, those who love the beach and Cornwall’s wildlife, a holiday haven you won’t want to leave.

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Summary

  • Ground floor apartment, over one floor, One bedroom: 1 x king, 1 x family bathroom with spa bath, shower, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with dining and sitting area, kitchen, seaward facing conservatory, seaward facing terrace, seaward facing communal garden.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven/grill, 4 ring gas hob, combi microwave, fridge, under -counter freezer, coffee machine, washing machine, dishwasher, Plasma TV with Freeview, full Surround Sound, DVD, Video Players, selection of DVD's and Video's, iPod/iPad docking station, Wifi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car, seaward facing conservatory with telescope, seaward facing terrace, seaward facing communal garden, outside furniture including sun loungers, table and chairs
  • Sorry no pets, no smoking
  • Shops, beaches, and pubs within a short walk.

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 to Huers Hide is from the car park, down one flight of 7 stairs. No guests under 18

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas