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Abalone

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073894)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Review(s)

  • Lambert

    “We had a brilliant stay at the abalone apartment it’s so beautiful and the views WOW !”

    ! Feel like your not even in the uk. Due to Covid restrictions etc we did struggle to get into restaurant's, so we would love to go back next year when hopefully things are better

    ! Feel like your not even in the uk. Due to Covid restrictions etc we did struggle to get into restaurant's, so we would love to go back next year when hopefully things are better

    - Lambert, June 2021

Peninsula Apartments

Peninsula Apartments are in an enviable position overlooking the world renowned, Blue Flag award winning Porthminster Beach and boast mesmerising maritime views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy lighthouse, made famous by Virginia Woolf’s novel.

The property

Perched above Porthminster Beach, at Peninsula Apartments, in St Ives, this two-bedroom, first floor, beach front property, enjoys breathtaking views of one of Cornwall’s most beautiful bays from most rooms and seaward facing balcony, the pretty harbour, beaches, shops and St Ives scenic railway all within a short walk.

Sleeping four, plus an infant, it’s idyllic for a romantic escape or family holiday in the heart of St Ives. A stylish open plan living area, with walnut flooring, contemporary white furnishings and floor to ceiling patio doors, which allow sea views to flow throughout, and lead out to a seaward facing balcony, means whether you're cooking, dining or relaxing, you can do it to the backdrop of the wonderful Cornish ocean, in a bright and airy naturally lit space, take a peek through the monocular with tripod provided and watch out for dolphins playing in the bay, or curl up on either of the two comfortable grey leather settees, warm your toes on the rug, and enjoy the entertainment on the 55″ television with full Sky package, including cinema, sports and Netflix, alternatively step onto your large private decked area, through the patio doors, and soak up the amazing views of the bay, stretching from St Ives harbour to Hayle Towans. The kitchen and dining area are within the open plan living space, perfect for socialising with the designated chef and benefiting from the sea views, furnished with a glass table with four dining chairs, it provides a fabulous setting for the whole family to gather for meals, alternatively the balcony offers an alfresco option with an ocean backdrop, the contemporary kitchen, with soft close units, black granite worktops and splashbacks, is well-appointed with everything you need in your home from home, a utility cupboard in the hallway houses a washer/dryer. Choose from two seaward facing bedrooms, both benefit from views of the ocean from the comfort of your own bed, bliss, the master king sized room has floor to ceiling sliding doors which lead out to a seaward facing balcony, perfect for breakfast overlooking the beach, it also benefits from a private en-suite shower room, the second room, conveniently located opposite the family bathroom, enjoys a picture postcard view of the bay, through a large window, it’s fitted with twin beds as standard which can be arranged as a zip and link super king bed on request, each bedroom is well presented with sumptuously dressed beds and offer ample storage space.

The family bathroom, located off the hallway opposite bedroom two, has a bath with shower-over, take some time out for yourself to enjoy a long, relaxing soak. A private seaward facing balcony, accessed from the lounge and master bedroom, and partially covered, is set above the stunning Porthminster beach, a table with four chairs and a two-seater bench offer ample comfortable seating to relax and enjoy the panoramic sea views to Gwithian and Godrevy lighthouse or down to St Ives harbour and the Island, a perfect setting for alfresco dining. St Ives has a variety of cafes and restaurants for foodies to discover, many offer breathtaking ocean or harbour views, your nearest Porthminster Beach Café, is set right on the glorious golden sands below, this Michelin Plate venue offers an idyllic setting for dining out with mouth-watering menus for lunch or dinner, after your meal take a walk around the picturesque arc shaped harbour, search for gifts amongst the boutiques and art galleries dotted around it's pretty cobbled streets, to see how the town has inspired so many artists visit the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. A wonderful walk along the nearby South West Coast Path is an exciting, healthy way to explore the surrounding area, it heads towards Zenor or Hayle, filled with wildlife to spot on the way, or alternatively hop on the scenic railway which follows a similar route, running beside the beaches for a breathtaking journey, stop off at Carbis Bay Beach, this blue flag awarded beach, like the larger ones in St Ives, is lifeguarded at peak times, so perfect for swimming in its azure waters.

Cornwall has many glorious gardens to explore, Trebah, a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop, near Falmouth, to one lost to the brambles of time since the outbreak of WW1, Heligan, and even a tropical rainforest with its own exciting canopy walkway above the trees at the Eden Project, both near St Austell, maybe you prefer the story of kings, legends and myths, if so head for Tintagel Castle where King Arthur was conceived, with the help of Merlin, according to legend, set high on Cornwall's rugged north coast, Pendennis Castle is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII near Falmouth or walk out to the castle set on its own island near Penzance, on a man-made causeway of granite setts at low tide, to the majestic St Michaels Mount, it’s truly magical. The precious Abalone sea snail is a rare find and this aptly named holiday home is similar, featuring an enviable seaside setting overlooking Porthminster Beach with the heart of St Ives on your doorstep.

Floorplans

Ground Floor

Summary

  • First Floor apartment, over one floor, Two bedroom: 1 x king with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x bathroom with bath and shower-over, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with kitchen/diner and sitting area, seaward facing decked balcony.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, 4 ring ceramic hob, extractor hood, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky (package including Sports & Movies) to living area, Netflix to all TV’s, TV's with Freeview, Blu Ray DVD player, to bedrooms, Amazon Echo with Amazon Music Unlimited, Blu-Ray DVD player with selection of DVDs for all ages to the living room, Bose Soundlink Bluetooth speaker to living area, PS4 games console with a selection of up to date games for all ages to living room, 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, one allocated underground car park space, seaward facing decked balcony, outside furniture including table, chairs, and bench, regret no pets, no smoking, shops, beaches, and pubs within a short walk
  • Note: Complimentary spa passes are provided for 4 guests at HarSPA at the Harbour Hotel
  • The passes include 20% discount off spa treatments, food and beverages (excluding offers) Access is valid until the 20th December 2021
  • Membership is reviewed annually by the owner for the following year and is subject to renewal
  • COVID-19 UPDATE: We have been advised that the spa is currently operating a limited service.

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

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About the location

ST IVES

Penzance 6 miles.

One of Cornwall's prettiest harbour towns, St Ives offers narrow streets, tight-packed cottages nestling around the quayside, the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth museum, fabulous beaches, superb shops, a thriving community of artists, great pubs and restaurants and much more. With its semi Bohemian lifestyle and romantic air, it's easy to see why this is the county's premier holiday resort. The surrounding area has much for the visitor to see and do with abundant wildlife, fabulous coastal walks, top quality surfing and the Celtic mysteries of the Land's End Peninsula are all within easy reach. A superb destination!

Region Information

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property.
Access from the road to the Peninsula foyer and down one flight of stairs to apartment. Lift access is available.Lift access should not be solely relied upon as if not operational due to maintenance / fault you will need to use the stairs.
Please note there is a limited height in the underground car parking space of 2 metres.
The second bedroom is fitted with two single beds as standard, which can be arranged as a super-king size upon request.

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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute
  • Christmas