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St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073927)



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

  • “Overall a very good stay and we had an excellent holiday, items I have already mentioned, no welcome pack (presume they’ve been discontinued), no Sky TV (as advertised) and finally, only 2 dinner plates.”

    No problem with the dinner plates as we dined out most nights anyway. The passes for the Harbour Hotel came in very handy as we used the swimming facilities a number of times.

    No problem with the dinner plates as we dined out most nights anyway. The passes for the Harbour Hotel came in very handy as we used the swimming facilities a number of times.

    - Mr Rankin, October 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

Set overlooking Porthminster Beach, at Peninsula Apartments, in St Ives, this two-bedroom, ground floor, beach front property, enjoys unrivalled panoramic sea views from most rooms and seaward facing terrace, the town centre shops, St Ives scenic railway, quaint harbour and beaches are all a few sandy steps away.

Sleeping four, plus an infant, it’s an idyllic base for a family beach holiday or romantic escape.

A spacious hallway with solid walnut flooring and intercom entry phone welcomes you to your home from home. The aptly named Coast has a spacious open plan living area which maximises its idyllic cliffside setting, through large floor to ceiling windows and double sliding doors, which lead out to a seaward facing terrace, so whether you’re cooking, dining or relaxing you can do it with views of the ocean, inside light interiors, flooded in natural light and adorning local art work mirroring the outside beauty, provide a welcoming holiday vibe throughout, three and two seater sofas offer plentiful seating, cosy up and enjoy the entertainment package on the television ,including Freeview, or music on the Sony sound system, alternatively open the sliding doors, breathe in the fresh sea air or step outside to enjoy your large private decked area with stunning harbour, sea and beach views.

The kitchen and dining area are within the open plan living space, a black granite dining table with six matching white leather chairs are perfectly situated to enjoy the sea views through the living room windows, alternatively the terrace offers an alfresco option overlooking the beach, the contemporary kitchen, with soft close units, black granite worktops and splash backs, is well-appointed with everything you need for a week’s stay, a utility cupboard in the hallway houses a washer/dryer. Choose from two comfortable bedrooms, the master en-suite room with double ended bath and shower-over, has a king sized bed perfectly positioned to view St Ives Bay from the comfort of your bed, through floor to ceiling double doors, leading to a private seaward facing decking area, enjoy breakfast in the sun watching the ocean, the second twin room is conveniently located next to the family bathroom at the rear, each room is well presented with sumptuously dressed beds in Egyptian cotton and offer ample storage space.

The family bathroom offers a wonderful space to escape, located next to bedroom two, sink into the double ended bath with shower over, and enjoy a well-earned relaxing soak after a busy day exploring.

Your private seaward facing terrace, accessed from the lounge and master bedroom, has uninterrupted views of one of Cornwall’s most beautiful bays, a wonderful place to relax into Cornwall’s slower pace of life, a large contemporary table, matching bench and armchairs are perfectly positioned to take in this wonderful vista, from St Ives harbour to Godrevy lighthouse and Porthminster beach below.

A plethora of café s and restaurants makes dining out a pleasure in St Ives, there is even a Michelin Plate venue, Porthminster Beach Café, set idyllically on the beach below, this along with many others around the town has foodies licking their lips with delicious dishes featuring local produce from the farm to the fork, St Ives pretty arc shaped harbour leads off to cobbled streets, dotted with boutiques and galleries showcasing local art, the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, is one of the towns largest galleries, filled with work from famous artists inspired by St Ives unique beauty.

For some coastal beauty, filled with wild flora and fauna, migrating and native birds, and wonderful sea life, venture out across the nearby South West Coast Path, it heads towards Zenor or Hayle, like the scenic railway, which runs alongside the beaches with sea views all the way, on your journey you’ll come across a secluded bay with azure waters lapping golden shores, you’ve reached Carbis Bay.

The excitement of walking above a tropical rain forest at the Eden Project, near St Austell, discovering the place where King Arthur was conceived, with the help of Merlin, according to the legend of King Arthur, Tintagel Castle, or seeing a show at the open air theatre, cut out of a Cornish cliff Edge, The Minack near Land’s End, should provide you and your families memories which live forever, If you love the television or films, search for the locations, hidden coves and traditional historic harbours uses in Poldark, Doc Martin or Fisherman’s Friends, Cornwall’s history, myths and legends, along with its natural beauty and wildlife, has inspired so many visitors and now it’s your turn to discover why.

Living up to its name, if you imagined a holiday on the Cornish coast you probably would still not quite achieve all this holiday home has to offer.


Ground Floor


  • Ground Floor apartment, over one floor, Two bedroom: 1 x king with en-suite double ended bath, basin and WC 1 x twin, 1 x bathroom with double ended bath and shower-over, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with kitchen/diner and sitting area, seaward facing decked terrace.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, 4 ring ceramic hob, extractor hood, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview to living area, 32" Smart TV to master bedroom, TV with Freeview and built-in DVD player to bedroom two, Ipod docking alarm clock radios to bedrooms, Sony music system with built-in iPod dock, DAB radio and CD player, to living area, Nintendo Wii with a selection of games
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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 terrace, outside furniture including table, chairs, and bench, regret no pet, 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 14th April 2022, Membership is reviewed annually by the owner for the following year and is subject to renewal
  • Please call the spa on arrival to the property to arrange your entry

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

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About the location


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. Lift access to each floor within Peninsula. 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas