Carbis Bay :: Houses in Carbis Bay :: Driftwood
A beautifully presented detached bungalow provides "home from home" holiday accommodation for couples or families. Situated in a quiet residential part of Carbis Bay, Driftwood is a short walk away from the local shops and amenities. Ideal for those active holidaymakers who wish to take their speedboat or jet-ski with bags of parking, also for dog owners who can make the most of the large enclosed rear garden and delightful rural walks.
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The separate lounge of Driftwood has a homely feel that will enable you to relax from the lazy days on the beach or the more strenuous coastal path and rural walks you have undertaken. However you spend your time on holiday, you can sink into the comfy settees, watch TV on the 42" Plasma which has Freeview or play a DVD. For further family entertainment, there is a Nintendo Wii and games and for those cosy winter breaks, there is a gas fire.
There is a Welcome Book packed with information about St. Ives and the varied attractions of the surrounding area. You will also find maps, walks, pub and restaurant guides. A selection of board games are provided.
A table and 6 chairs provide one choice for dining in the relaxed atmosphere of this bungalow, enjoy breakfast or dinner and then maybe adjourn to the conservatory, lounge or rear patio garden. The dining area is adjacent to the fully fitted kitchen so you can always keep chef company whilst the meal is prepared. You are spoilt for choice with the number of quality restaurants nearby, Becks and La Casita offer a takeaway service alternatively, you can prepare your meal at home and enjoy comfort of the house.
The warm and sunny conservatory offers a further alternative for guests to get together or find a quiet area alone to enjoy the sun as it arcs across the garden before setting over Knill Steeple, a glorious sight not to be missed. Comfortable two and three seater settees and a coffee table furnish this room.
The kitchen of Driftwood is superbly fitted with integral appliances, cooker over and hob, washing machine and dishwasher. There is a small integral fridge and as well as a counter top freezer.
Everything you'll need is provided in this quality kitchen, toaster, coffee maker, microwave and alll the utensils that you will need for cooking and entertaining while enjoying your holiday.
One of three double bedrooms with king size beds, this is adjacent to the bathroom and has fitted wardrobes, there are plenty of drawers and storage so you need not worry about the choice of clothes you bring on holiday any time of the year. A 19" LCD TV is provided which has an integral DVD player. A hairdryer is also provided.
The second bedroom of Driftwood also has a king size bed and is adjacent to the bathroom. This is called the Garden bedroom, for those who retire late or rise early in the morning, there is a door opening to the rear patio garden. This is also convenient for dog owners who wish to keep an eye on their pets who will spend most of their time enjoying the enclosed patio garden. There are two bedside tables, bedside lights and plenty of storage space. A 19" LCD TV is provided as well as a hairdryer.
The third bedroom of Driftwood is found off the conservatory and is a more private room, there is a king size bed, bedside tables and reading lights. A 19" LCD TV is provided as well as a hairdryer. A cot and highchair are provided for younger guests, but please bring your own bedding as it is not provided.
The spacious family bathroom of Driftwood provides a heated towel rail, bath with centre mixer tap, a separate shower enclosure, toilet and wash basin. Relax and soak away those aching back muscles - sand castling and cliff walking seem to be so tiring on holiday - maybe it is the Cornish air. We provide a hand towel, bath towel and a bath sheet per person but please bring your own beach towels.
Front Garden and driveway
The front garden has some delightful shrubs and heather which provide a privacy shield from the quiet road, the majority of the area is offered as gravelled standing for up to 3 cars. For those guests wishing to bring their sailing dinghy, speedboat or jet-ski, perhaps this is the ideal property. The front garden is gated provided safety and security for pets and children.
Rear Garden Patio
This is an extremely spacious and totally enclosed private area which has flagstones bordered by shrubs. Being south facing you can enjoy the sunshine most of the day and take advantage of the patio table and chairs for alfresco dining. In the evening you may like to barbecue and enjoy the stunning sunset over the Knill Monument close by.
This summary shows the weekly availability and price of Driftwood.
In order to make a booking, please use the daily calendar above where you can enter your holiday start and end dates. You can find further details on how to book on our 'Book/Pay' page.
Driftwood is conveniently positioned in a quiet part of Carbis Bay just a short walk to the main road linking Carbis Bay to St. Ives and close to Knill Steeple and the surrounding rural area.
The driveway of the house will accomodate three cars, boat or jet-ski.
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May 2013 : All external works are now complete. Gardens are being landscaped and internal works are taking place.
April 2013 : The ground works are now complete with majority of building works are coming to a close. The development is on schedule for completion before the summer.
September 2012 : With no prior warning foundation and earth works had commenced on the plot of land behind the property boundary wall. Although Carbis Bay Holidays were aware of a planning application being approved in October 2009 for a residential building project we were not informed when the works would be commencing. We have been in contact with the site manager to ensure the work force adhere to the council set building regulation times to minimise the impact on your holiday however, there may be some noise disruption from lorries to and from the site along with some building noise.
- 15 minute walk to Carbis Bay beach
- 15 minute walk to the scenic rail line for access to St Ives and surrounding area
- 30 minute walk to St Ives by road
- 40 minute walk to St Ives by coastal path
With its golden sands and turquoise sea, Carbis Bay is recognised as one of the most beautiful bays in the world. It is often selected as the perfect base for those wanting to relax and get away from it all but have the convenience of being just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of St. Ives. With its Blue Flag accredited beach, Carbis Bay is a popular choice for a luxury self-catering holiday with many of our special escapes boasting dramatic sea views. The coastal railway links St Ives to Penzance and is perhaps one of the most scenic rail journeys in the UK. The rail journey from Carbis Bay to St Ives takes about 4 minutes. It also connects to St Erth and Penzance to mainline UK stations including Paddington, London.