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The Penthouse

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073841)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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

  • Britton

    “We found the penthouse perfect for our stay, a great position and everything we needed in the apartment.”

    We would revisit to enjoy this beautiful place.

    We would revisit to enjoy this beautiful place.

    - Britton, June 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.

Gallinas Point

Gallinas Point Apartments are perched above St Ives town with lovely views across Porthminster Beach and beyond to Godrevy Lighthouse and offer luxury self catering with secure parking.

The property

Perfectly positioned to enjoy all that St Ives has to offer, at Gallinas Point, this three-bedroom, duplex, penthouse, enjoys breath-taking views of St Ives Bay from most rooms and private balcony, the pretty harbour, beaches, shops, and St Ives scenic railway are all just a short walk away.

Sleeping six, it’s an idyllic setting for a large family or group wishing to benefit from everything St Ives has to offer. Apex, floor to ceiling and roof windows allow sea views to flow seamlessly through the spacious top floor sitting area, this also allows natural light to flood into this relaxing space, themed in a neutral calming palette, with spotlights so you can set the mood, cosy up on either of the large sofas or comfy chair, which comfortably seat six, and enjoy the entertainment on the large 42" Plasma television with full Sky package, including cinema and sports. The open plan kitchen/dinner with breakfast bar are within the ground floor living space, ideal for socialising with guests when preparing meals, an oak table with seating for six has been perfectly positioned in front of the south facing balcony patio doors, slide them open breathe in the fresh sea air, or step outside on to the decked area and dine alfresco with the ocean as a stunning backdrop, the designer SieMatic kitchen, with cream soft close units and spacious Corian work surfaces, is well-appointed with everything you need for your holiday, including stunning sea views through the kitchen window, to inspire you when your creating your culinary classics, a utility cupboard in the hallway houses a washer/dryer.

There is a choice of three comfortable bedrooms, the master king size bedroom is on the top floor to maximise the views over St Ives town, through its floor to ceiling windows, it also benefits from a private en-suite with double walk in shower, the second double and third twin room are located on the ground floor, the first enjoying sea views and the latter a private en-suite with enclosed shower, all are well presented with beautifully dressed beds and offer plenty of storage space.

The family bathroom is conveniently located across the corridor from bedroom two, featuring a bath with shower -over, this wonderful space gives you a chance to escape for a long relaxing soak amongst the bubbles.

A south facing full-width decked balcony, with chrome balustrades and blue tinted uplighter, enjoys sun for most of the day, is accessed from the dining area and furnished to enjoy dining alfresco, pour yourself a drink and soak up the stunning sea views. St Ives is surrounded by sandy beaches and one of its finest is your closest Porthminster, its has blue flag status for its clear crystal waters which lap its golden shores, it is lifeguarded at peak times so ideal for swimming and enjoys a Michelin Plate rated restaurant right on the beach, Porthminster Beach café, a fabulous place to dine with uninterrupted views of the ocean, St Ives has a variety of cafes and restaurants, take a tasty tour around its harbour and pretty cobbled streets, enjoy browsing its independent shops, or looking for local art from its many galleries, the largest is the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, where you can see how the town has inspired many famous artist throughout the years.

Cornwall’s historic houses, traditional harbours and hidden coves have inspired many authors and television scripts including Poldark and Doc Martin, have fun trying to spot the filming locations around the county, a selfie by the iconic sign at Land’s End, a show at the dramatic open air theatre, the Minack nearby, or a walk out on a man-made causeway of granite setts at low tide to the majestic St Michaels Mount, a castle set on its own island near Penzance, will provide memories which last a life time, the kids will enjoy the thrills and spills of Flambards, near Helston or Camel Creek Adventure Park, near Wadebridge, for an exciting day out.

The Penthouse enjoys some of the best views across St Ives Bay with two spacious living areas making it ideal for friends and family to gather for an unforgettable Cornish coastal escape.


Ground Floor


  • Penthouse, duplex apartment, over two floors, Three bedrooms: 1 x king with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin, with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x Family bathroom with bath and shower-over, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with kitchen/diner, top floor sitting area, enclosed south facing balcony with sea views.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, washer/dryer dishwasher, Plasma TV with Sky including Sports & Movies to lounge, TV with HD Freeview to Bedroom one, TVs to Bedroom two and three, DVD player with selection of DVDs to lounge, ipod docking station, Nintendo Wii with games to lounge, 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 barrier parking for one car, enclosed south facing balcony with sea views, outside furniture including 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


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. Stairs or 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
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  • Christmas