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The Point

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073842)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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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24 Customer Review(s)

  • Dando

    “Great location, great apartment and facilities we will return thanks”

    - Dando, July 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

Ideally located in the centre of St Ives, at Gallinas Point, this two-bedroom, ground floor apartment, enjoys a seaward facing terrace, with views of the ocean, just a short walk from St Ives scenic railway, traditional harbour, shops and the stunning Porthminster Beach.

Sleeping four plus an infant, it’s the ideal base for a romantic escape or family looking to holiday in the heart of St Ives.

The open plan living area consist of a kitchen and sitting area, themed in neutral colours, and styled with local artwork and bathed in natural light from the patio doors, it’s a welcoming space to relax, cosy up on either the leather two-seater sofa or two freestanding armchairs chairs with footstools, and enjoy the entertainment on the large television with full Sky package, including cinema and sport, or step outside onto the decked patio with a glass of wine watching the ocean.

A beautifully set separate dining room, conveniently placed off the kitchen, offers a table and four chairs to dine in style. The contemporary open plan kitchen blends seamlessly into the living area, so those preparing meals won’t feel left out, its well-appointed with cream gloss units and spacious worktops, it has everything required for your holiday, a separate utility room off the hallway houses a washer/dryer.

Choose from two comfortable bedrooms, a double or twin room, the first has a private en-suite with enclosed shower, the twin room is conveniently located adjacent to the family bathroom, each is well presented with beautifully dressed beds and offer plenty of storage space.

A family bathroom with a bath and shower over, is next to the second bedroom, run a bath and enjoy a relaxing soak and time to yourself, after a busy beach day.

To enjoy Cornwall’s healthy outdoor lifestyle, slide open the living areas patio doors and step onto the decked terrace, it stretches the full length of the apartment, south facing so is bathed in sun most of the day, furnished with two bistro tables and four chairs for dining alfresco or drinks watching the everchanging colours of the ocean.

A short stroll and you’ll reach the golden shores of the nearest beach, Porthminster, its lifeguarded at peak times, so perfect for swimming or water sports, book a table at the award winning Porthminster Beach café for a wonderful evening out or choose from St Ives plethora of restaurants and cafes, these are spread around a picturesque working fishing harbour, where local catches of fresh sea food arrives daily to serve the restaurants, its pretty cobbled streets are dotted with independent shops and art galleries featuring local artist, see how the town has inspired many famous artists by visiting the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

To combine a little countryside with the beach lifestyle, venture out along The South West Coast Path, full of flora and fauna and a wonderful place to spot wildlife, maybe a seal or dolphins if you’re lucky, it follows the cliffs around the Cornish coast, accessed locally, you can head towards Zenor or Carbis Bay and Hayle in the other direction, Carbis Bay Beach is a slice of paradise with azure waters lapping its golden sands, for a relaxing return journey, jump aboard the scenic railway, it runs beside the beaches with sea views all the way.

Cornwall has many glorious gardens to explore including Trebah, a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop, near Falmouth and the Eden Projects rainforest with its exciting canopy walkway, near St Austell, it’s hidden coves, quaint harbours and historic tin mines feature on many TV shows, like Poldark and Doc Martin, why not see if you can spot the filming locations used, if you have little ones they’ll love Newquay Zoo or feeding the animals at Paradise Park in Hayle.

With so much on its doorstep to explore, and the shops, harbour and beaches within walking distance, this coastal escape offers an idyllic base for a holiday to St Ives.


Ground Floor


  • Ground Floor apartment, over one floor, Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC,, 1x twin 1 x Family bathroom with bath and shower-over, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with kitchen and sitting area, dining area, south facing decked terrace.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, washer/dryer dishwasher, TV with Sky including Sports to lounge, DVD player with selection of DVDs, iPod dock to living area, 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, south facing decked terrace, 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. Access to the apartment is via 8 steps..

This property offers the following short breaks:

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