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Ithaca

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073959)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • 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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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Review

    “"Many thanks to the Carbis Bay Holiday team and housekeeper Jo Stokes.”

    Nothing too much trouble for them to ensure you have a great holiday. The apartment is clean and as everything you need. A home away from home. Will be back again in the new year. "
    Bill & Di Harrison

    - Review, Oct 2019

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

Perfect for the centre of St Ives, at Gallinas Point, this three-bedroom, duplex, penthouse, enjoys stunning views of St Ives Bay from its balcony and master bedroom.

just a short walk from St Ives scenic railway, traditional harbour, shops, and the beautiful Porthminster Beach.

Sleeping six plus an infant, it’s the ideal base for family and friends to get together and enjoy all St Ives has to offer.

The kitchen, dining and sitting area all flow seamlessly within an open plan living space, which extends out to a decked seaward facing balcony, with panoramic views across the bay to Godrevy Lighthouse and the north Cornwall Coastline, the double patio doors slide right back so you can bring the outside in and breathe in the fresh Cornish air, bathed in natural light and coastal themed artwork with gas central heating or air conditioning throughout, so guests can find their optimal temperature, it is a great space to relax, cosy up in either of the two contemporary sofas with coffee table for guests in the sitting area, perfectly placed to enjoy the entertainment on the large 55” Smart UHD 4K television, including Sky “Variety Package”, or listening to the integral, multiroom music system with speakers in every room.

The sociable open plan kitchen/dinner with breakfast bar are within the living space, so guests can enjoy chatting with those preparing meals, a glass table with matching acrylic chairs, comfortably seats six, so everyone can gather for meals, the contemporary kitchen is well-appointed with cream SieMatic units, teamed with granite work tops, and burgundy splash back and offering everything you need for your holiday, a utility cupboard in the hallway houses a washer/dryer.

There is a choice of three comfortable bedrooms, two on the top floor, benefiting with private en-suites with enclosed showers and one ground floor room, conveniently located next to the family bathroom, the top floor rooms include a master king sized room with stunning views of St Ives Harbour beach and the Island and a super king room with views of the house where Virginia Woolf once resided and Tregenna Castle, this room is fitted with a zip and link bed which can be arranged as twin beds on request, the third king size room is located on the ground floor, with a large triple window with views of a Cypress tree, all are well presented with beautifully dressed beds in Egyptian cotton and offer plenty of storage space.

The family bathroom with bath and shower over, is located next to the ground floor bedroom, a large window allows natural light to pour in and speakers offer relaxing music to be enjoyed while soaking amongst the bubbles, a wonderful space to escape for some ‘Me Time’. A seaward facing balcony is accessed via the living area, it is south facing so enjoys the sun most of the day, this wonderful outside space stretches the full width of the apartment, a table, four chairs and a rattan bench are provided, so everyone can dine alfresco in style with mesmerising sea views across St Ives Bay. St Ives is surrounded by beaches all within walking distance, the nearest is Porthminster, it is lifeguarded at peak times, so ideal for water sports and swimming and its glorious sandy shores are lapped by crystal clear blue flag awarded waters, treat yourself to a meal out at the Porthminster Beach café, awarded a Michelin Plate for its delicious dishes, its right on the beach with uninterrupted sea views, St Ives is blessed with many restaurants and cafes supplied daily with fresh fish landed on its working harbourside, enjoy browsing its pretty cobbled streets for gifts and local art, to see why the town has inspired so many famous artist visit its largest gallery, the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

The surrounding coast is best enjoyed by walking along The South West Coast Path, full of flora and fauna and if you’re lucky you may be accompanied by a seal or dolphins along this cliffside walk, it heads locally towards Zenor or Carbis Bay and Hayle in the other direction, Carbis Bay Beach is a secluded slice of paradise with azure waters and a long stretch of golden sand, for a relaxing way to tour the surrounding area, hop on the scenic railway, it runs beside the sea all the way. For a fun family day out, enjoy feeding the animals at Paradise Park, near Hayle or visit Newquay Zoo, try the exciting walkway across the canopy of the rainforest at the Eden Project near St Austell, or maybe you prefer exploring Pendennis Castle, an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII near Falmouth or walking 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.

Ithaca is known in Greek mythology as the symbol for home and this aptly named beautiful penthouse offers the perfect holiday home for a family escape to St Ives in a prime location.

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Summary

  • Penthouse, duplex apartment, over two floors, Three bedrooms: 1 x king, with en-suite with shower, basin and WC, 1 x super king (zip/ link , can be twin on request) with en-suite with shower, basin and WC,, 1 x ground floor king, 1 x Family bathroom with bath and shower-over, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with kitchen/diner and sitting area, enclosed seaward facing balcony.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven/grill, 5 ring ceramic induction hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer dishwasher, Smart UHD 4K TV with Sky including 'Variety Package' plus TV Boxsets and DVD Player to Lounge, TVs with Freeview to bedrooms, multiroom music system with speakers in every room using Sonos, to connect from your own device, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair and 2 x stairgate provided; we request that guests provide their own cot bedding, Off-road barrier parking for one car, seaward facing balcony, outside furniture including table and chairs
  • Sorry no pets, no smoking
  • Shops, beaches, and pubs within a short walk
  • Note: Complimentary spa passes are provided for 2 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 17th January 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
  • Please visit HarSPA website for further details.

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. Lift access 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:

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