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Glas Mor

Carbis Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 1073938)

4.7

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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37 Customer Reviews

  • "A non slip mat required on the bathroom."

    We really enjoyed our stay

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Your comment has been reported to the necessary department 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 BarryMay 2022

  • "Stunning apartment."

    Exactly as advertised but have to see it to believe it! Everything was perfect couldn’t fault a thing Thank you very much

    Dear Ms Hall, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are pleased to hear everything was perfect for you. Best Regards The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AngieApr 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our holiday and the beautiful views from the balcony."

    The apartment was well appointed and in a very convenient location for the train station and beach, we were able to leave the car at home for most of the week. There was an issue with the washing machine whilst we were there, but it was dealt with very swiftly (the same day we reported it), at no inconvenience to us. We'd stay again!

    Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a lovely stay and that your issue was dealt with hastily. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by SamanthaApr 2022

  • "Fantastic property, incredibly clean, modern and absolutely huge!"

    ! Would recommend this property to anyone, and will certainly look to book again in the future. Also, the views are even better than they appear in the photos.

    Dear Mr Parker, Thank you for your wonderful feedback, ourselves and the owner thanks you for taking the time to submit this. We are pleased to hear you had such an enjoyable stay and we look forward to inviting you back in the future. Kind Regards, Owner Relations, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by TomOct 2021

  • "Very good accommodation with amazing views."

    One small disappointment was the fact that the lift was out of action.

    Dear Mr Miller, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. We are pleased to hear you had a wonderful stay, and we apologise for the inconvenience caused regarding the lift, unfortunately this is the development managements responsibility, and if we are aware of these issues, we endeavour to make our guest aware before they arrive to make arrangements with assisting with access as best we can. We hope to invite you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Owner Relations, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2021

  • "We had a lovely time at Glas Mor - excellent accommodation."

    We have stayed here previously & have booked to return next year.

    Dear Brian, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. Lovely to hear you had a good stay at Glas Mor; great to hear from our return guests. We look forward to inviting you back next year. Kind Regards, Owner Relations Team, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by BrianSep 2021

  • "Second consecutive year staying at Glas Mor."

    Lovely quiet spacious apartment, location and views. Housekeeping standard not as good this year and sofa becoming grubby and well used. Shocked to see that booking the same week next year would be £3050 - over double the price we paid this year! Have booked apartments with Carbis Bay Holidays each year since 2017 but will not be booking again with Sykes at such an inflated price.

    Dear Alison, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. Great to hear that you returned to Glas Mor for 2021. We will pass the points you raised about the cleanliness of the property to the housekeeper, please be assure that the issues you identify, we endeavor to rectify as quickly as possible. Firstly, we would like to share that we are still the same team in the local office, supported by the same housekeepers. There has been a huge demand for stay-cations this year and for 2022, which has increased prices in line with other letting agencies throughout the country. Prices also vary in line with the way school holiday weeks fall, and are also subject to annual price reviews. We would like to reassure you that the prices for 2022 are all monitored very closely and priced with seasonal variance and demand to establish the right balance. We look forward to inviting you back next year. Kind Regards, Owner Relations Team, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by AlisonAug 2021

  • "Beautiful apartment , one of the best we’ve stayed in ."

    Well equipped with good facilities

    Reviewed by DianeJul 2021

  • "The view from this apartment and balcony is spectacular and made the holiday really special."

    It is a very comfortable and spacious holiday apartment ,very well equipped and handy for all local amenities and local attractions.

    Reviewed by MichaelJul 2021

  • "Fairly dusty under the bed, on skirting etc."

    The toilet in the main bathroom seemed loose and we had to report an issue with the fridge shelves. We have booked with Carbis Bay Holidays on many occasions and like the fact that it was run locally however we have concerns that it will lose that personal touch now it is part of Sykes.

    Reviewed by ClaireJun 2021

  • "Beautiful property with amazing views and in a wonderful area"

    Dear Mr Carberry, Firstly, we would like to thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback for your recent stay at Glas Mor. Its lovely to hear you had an enjoyable stay, and we hope to be able to invite you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Owner Relations Team, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by JonathanOct 2020

  • ""Once again, a very enjoyable stay at Glas Mor."

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    Gaynor Witchard

    ReviewJan 2020

  • ""What a fantastic apartment, the views are just perfect, we took our nearly 2-year-old who loved the open plan apartment and was in heaven watching the local trains go by."

    Whilst he was asleep, we had our dinner on the balcony overlooking the incredible views, we felt relaxed and at home very quickly as did our son. "
    Nina

    ReviewJul 2019

  • ""Glas Mor is an excellent apartment, very spacious, well equipped, and comfortable."

    The view over the Bay from the huge windows and balcony is fabulous."
    Chris Birch

    ReviewJun 2019

  • ""Excellent apartment on the third floor with a large slide opening double glazed window in both lounge and bedroom giving the perfect sea view."

    The long balcony is accessible from both double bedroom and lounge. Two decent sized double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and flat screen televisions with perfect reception. Very comfortable beds. Nice big private gated carpark with designated parking spaces. The apartment is reached via stairway or lift. On a separate note, the lift was not working properly from midweek onwards. Although inconvenient, it did not spoil our enjoyment."
    Dave & Gaynor

    ReviewApr 2019

  • ""This apartment is perfectly place to enjoy St Ives Bay."

    2 minutes on the train to St Ives and all it’s attractions and a few minutes walk to Carbis Bay beach. If you fancy a game if golf that’s 5 minutes away in the car and loads of walking either way from the apartment. As regards inside you gave all you need in luxury Do yourself a favour book, relax and enjoy"
    Simon Hart

    ReviewApr 2019

  • ""Fabulous stay."

    Very warm and mild weather around 15C to 18C. Lovely apartment and views. So much to see and do, thank you"

    TestimonialOct 2018

  • "First time to stay in this particular apartment - and it won't be our last!"

    Comfortable and well equipped with the best views we've seen yet!"

    TestimonialOct 2018

  • ""Thank you, this is our second time staying in this fabulous apartment."

    A beautiful apartment with amazing views. We've thoroughly enjoyed our holiday Carbis Bay and look forward to returning again. The perfect place to spend for a family holiday in Cornwall"

    TestimonialAug 2018

  • ""Beautiful setting, thank you for a great stay!"

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    TestimonialAug 2018

  • ""Great stay, fantastic views from property."

    Many thanks"

    TestimonialAug 2018

  • "Another beautiful week in my fave place don't want to leave!"

    Will miss the stunning views of Carbis Bay. 4th time here and already excited for the 5th! Perfect place to stay!"

    TestimonialJul 2018

  • ""Lovely stay an excellent view from Glas Mor an amazing weather too""

    TestimonialJul 2018

  • "We knew we were coming to enjoy a fantastic apartment and views from Glas Mor as we have been here twice before."

    Didn't disappoint, we WILL be back!"

    TestimonialJul 2018

  • ""Just a short 3 night break, wish it had been longer."

    Beautiful apartment stunning views, so much we didn't get to do. So we will be back!"

    TestimonialJul 2018

  • ""Great stay here this week apartment is perfect and views amazing."

    We'll be back soon."

    TestimonialMay 2018

  • ""2nd visit to this lovely apartment, unfortunately weather not as good as we expected, but we still had a great time."

    Hope to return next year"

    TestimonialApr 2018

  • ""What an amazing place!"

    2nd stay and hope to stay many more. Thank you for letting us stay here. Great time spent with family"

    TestimonialNov 2017

  • "Fabulous stay with my lovely sister and brother in law, we shall return""

    TestimonialNov 2017

  • ""We had a fabulous week at Glas Mor."

    From the moment of our arrival (early) when we encountered your representative (Claire?) who was putting the finishing touches to the apartment for our stay, to our departure everything went according to plan and we felt completely relaxed and stress-free. The apartment was spotlessly clean on on arrival and beautifully appointed. All appliances worked as they should and all the facilities were first-rate. The location, with its proximity to St Ives and its ease of access via the St Erth Express, was ideal for our requirements and the unobstructed views of Carbis Bay defy my descriptive powers." Tim Steward

    TestimonialSep 2016

  • ""It was our second time at Glas Mor and the apartment was a lovely as we remembered it."

    Really perfect. It was our first holiday since my son had a stroke last May which was a real milestone and the accommodation was great for him. He currently uses a wheelchair much of the time but can walk a few steps with a stick and so being somewhere accessible was a priority. The apartment is beautifully appointed and the lovely welcoming provisions were perfect - we particularly appreciated the champagne!" Janine Valentine

    TestimonialJan 2016

  • "“We had the most fantastic 5 day break staying in Glas Mor, the standard of accommodation was excellent and the views just breathtaking!"

    ! We have enjoyed it so much that I have rebooked for next year within an hour of getting home on Friday! We are so pleased we decided upon coming to St Ives and rediscovered all this beautiful resort has to offer and will be coming back for many years to come. We have travelled the world and I must say the apartment was one of the very best we have ever stayed in with all the high standards of fittings etc and the stunning sea views, Congratulations to the owners for ensuring everything is in place for all your needs. We just wanted to stay a little longer! We think all the little extra things in the apartment were very nice to have i.e the books, cd’s and films were great, the beach train was great also to access when the walking became a bit too much.” L.Babar

    TestimonialJul 2015

  • ""This is a wonderful flat with absolutely stunning views."

    It is spacious, peaceful and offers modern living. Shops and restaurants are readily available - everything you need for a great holiday!" J.Preston

    TestimonialMay 2015

  • "“Just to say we had a lovely time in our accommodation Glas Mor."

    This was our third visit to Carbis Bay using Carbis Bay Holidays and once again we were not disappointed! The standard of accommodation was first class and sitting on the balcony watching a firework displays from the hotel on the Sunday evening was fantastic.” S.Cload

    TestimonialMar 2015

  • "“Fantastic holiday."

    Perfect location, stunning apartment and the photos don't do justice to the beautiful views. Could have spent a lot longer here. No better place to relax. Look forward to coming back next year.” Haskall Family

    TestimonialJul 2014

  • "“Wow! 6th stay in Carbis Bay/St."

    Ives and Glas Mor was the best apartment yet. Amazing views and loved all the extras in the flat. Lucky enough to see a family of Dolphins playing out in the Bay whilst sitting on the balcony. “ S. Lane

    TestimonialMay 2014

  • ""Glas Mor is a stunning apartment with stunning views."

    " A. Thompson

    TestimonialMar 2014

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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

  • Second-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV and en-suite bath, shower over, double basins, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with Smart TV
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area, sitting area and balcony
  • Underfloor heating throughout
  • Electric oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, washer/dryer, dishwasher, wine chiller
  • 3 x Smart TVs with Freeview, 2 x DVD players, iPod Dock, Nintendo Wii, WiFi, a selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and booster seat available on request
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Sea-facing balcony with furniture
  • Communal garden
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 1.3 miles, beach 0.4 miles
  • Note: Check-in is from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: The apartment is accessed from the car park via a lift or up 30 stairs

The property

Perfectly positioned at Barepta Cove, in Carbis Bay, is this beautiful second-floor apartment, sitting above the award-winning Blue Flag beach with panoramic sea views of the Cornish ocean, St Ives and Godrevy Lighthouse.

Offering spectacular views from its floor-to-ceiling windows, Glas Mor, as its Cornish name suggests, boasts a sea of the deepest blue, making it a scenic base from which to explore Cornwall at any time of year.

This property’s stunning vista can be enjoyed from the spacious open-plan living area, master bedroom and the stupendous full width balcony.

Ideal for a couple or family of four we are sure you will spend many an hour in this two bedroom apartment in a complete daze, simply taking in the fabulous panorama.

The open-plan living space is incredibly bright, airy and spacious and has the most fabulous wall of windows with a sliding patio door, providing access out onto the full width balcony.

Styled with a beautiful collection of original oriental furniture and a contemporary corner sofa with chaise, comfortably seating four, here you can sit back and relax, enjoying the seaside setting or the entertainment provided, on a 50” smart Freeview television with DVD player.

The dining area is perfectly positioned between the kitchen and living area to benefit the fabulous sea views, while local art adorns most walls and a round glass table with four matching contemporary chairs are provided for you to enjoy all your homemade meals, with the contemporary kitchen hosting all you could need for a week-long stay.

The master king-size bedroom boasts an en-suite bathroom and a fabulous wall of windows, which offers a fabulous sea view from the comfort of your bed, while sliding patio doors lead out onto the decked balcony, perfect for enjoying a morning cup of tea.

Located to the rear of the property, bedroom two offers a 5’ king-size bed with the addition of zip and link, which can be arranged as a twin (2ft 6″ single beds) on request for your convenience.

The seaward facing balcony is accessible from both the living area and master bedroom through sliding doors.

The tranquil communal gardens are situated to the front of the development and provide access down to the private gate which leads directly onto the South West Coast Path where you can enjoy beautiful seascapes and a plethora of wonderful wildlife to observe, perfect for those seeking outdoor adventure, while the rest of inspirational Cornwall can be reached via the nearby scenic railway.

The position of the property is perfect for those seeking to be at the centre of the action, encompassed by a scatter of tempting eateries, welcoming pubs and a good selection of shops where you can pick up some fresh ingredients for your home-cooking or a romantic picnic on the beach with your other half.

Carbis Bay is a truly magnificent place, with safe waters for swimming, marvellous views an all-around calming atmosphere, it makes the perfect place to spend quality time with your loved ones, while the nearby town of St Ives makes a great day trip for those seeking adventure, with attractions for all ages found here including the unique Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton Museum, a scatter of enticing art galleries, even more beautiful beaches and so much more!

Enjoy a scenic experience like no other at the nearby National Trust wonder of Godrevy home to the perfect beach for avid surfers, headland trails and a café where you can pick up a warming cup of tea for your walks, while the excitement of Penzance, St Just, and Porthleven await to be discovered too.

Glas Mor’s wonderful coastal location will leave you relaxed, calm and well rested from your holiday.

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Ground Floor

Barepta Cove

Barepta Cove Apartments are situated on Headland Road on the old site of the Tregorran Hotel. This stunning development is perfectly positioned to maximise the views across Carbis Bay beach (formerly known as Barepta Cove) and towards St Ives.

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 the apartment is from the car parking area via the lift, or up 30 internal steps. 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