Carbis Bay :: Houses in Carbis Bay :: Sea Scallop
The minute you arrive at Sea Scallop you will be mesmerised by the impeccable attention to detail which has been taken in ensuring this beautiful reverse level, detached house, has everything you could need from a luxurious boutique retreat. Its monochrome interior bounces light from all its surfaces, making this a bright and airy St Ives holiday home. The living area on the first floor really does make the most of the panoramic coastal views, with a secluded sun trap garden to the rear, just perfect for alfresco dining.
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As you enter Sea Scallop via the impressive outside canopy, you are welcomed by a light and airy hallway with slate flagstone flooring and a beautiful oak and chrome staircase, which leads up to the magnificent open plan living area.
Located on the first floor, this fantastic open plan area really is the heart of the home, with a multi fuel burner to snuggle up in front of. The four white leather sofas seat up to seven people in complete comfort, with a matching footstool to make relaxing even easier. This wonderful room is perfect for socialising as well as taking in the awe-inspiring views across St Ives bay to the Godrevy lighthouse. There is ample storage via two built in cupboards, along with a sideboard where games, DVD’s and local information can be found. You don’t even have to step outside of the front door, with a great entertainments package provided, including a 40” Samsung HD LCD television, full Sky+ HD package, Samsung DVD player and complementary Wi-Fi. Spotlights have been integrated throughout the property with the lighting in the living area dimmable, allowing you to create the right atmosphere.
Located within this same great space, the dining area is perfectly located to take advantage of the fantastic views, a real bonus if you are planning to entertain during your stay. The chrome and glass table looks stunning when set for dinner, with six matching black leather and chrome chairs. Throughout the living area, solid oak wood flooring has been laid; make this spectacular room look even more spacious. If you fancy eating out during your stay, there are some great restaurants to be found in Carbis Bay and St Ives. We thoroughly recommend the Seagrass restaurant and The Seafood Café, both offering yummy freshly caught fish. There is also a variety of takeaways, some offering home delivery. Check out the Welcome Guide provided in the property for further information.
To the front of the property off the main hall way, you will find a study with access through to the garage and utility area. The study offers a desk and chair which may come in use should you need to keep in touch with loved ones via the complementary Wi-Fi provided.
Also located on the first floor, the kitchen is the piece de resistance of the property, with stunning black quartz work tops and matching black soft close units. A wonderful island takes centre stage with bar stool seating provided for four, perfect for watching the designated chef at work or for grabbing a snack during the day. The impressive touch screen Fagor induction hob is located on the island with a stainless steel extractor fan overhead. There are two integrated fan assisted oven/grills, microwave and dishwasher. An American style fridge freezer with water and ice dispenser, wine fridge, kettle, toaster and blender are provided, along with all the utensils you would require to make a family meal. The double sink with black quartz draining board overlooks the front of the property, with spectacular sea views to the rear via eight floor to ceiling Velux windows, making cooking a complete pleasure.
The utility area can be found on the ground floor to the rear of the garage. A washing machine, tumble dryer and sink are provided with a washing line in the rear garden. The garage is a great storage space, perfect if you intend to bring surf boards, kayacks and more.
Bedroom One with En-suite
The master bedroom is situated on the ground floor overlooking the rear garden. This bright, sumptuous room offers a beautifully made super king size bed with memory foam mattress, goose feather duvet, quality micro fibre pillows and luxurious decorative cushions. There is ample storage space in the built in wardrobe, with stunning white glass bedside tables, chest of drawers and vanity table. LCD TV with Freeview, reading lamps, wall mounted tall mirror, dimmable spot lights, deep pile carpet, white leather stool and a hair dryer are also provided for your comfort and use.
Also on the ground floor, bedroom two overlooks the back garden and has a double black leather bedstead, plenty of storage space in the built in mirrored wardrobes, two bedside tables, cabinet and shelves. This bedroom also boasts quality deep pile carpet, an LCD TV with Freeview, reading lamps and dimmable lighting.
To the front of the property, bedroom three is also on the ground floor and has two single beds with ample storage available in the mirrored built in wardrobe and bedside tables. Fully carpeted, with bedside lamps and dimmable lighting also provided.
With quality beds and mattresses and Egyptian cotton bed linen throughout, guests' will enjoy a sound nights sleep after an active day out exploring all that St. Ives and West Cornwall have to offer. A hair dryer is provided in all three bedrooms.
The family bathroom sparkles as you enter, with chrome fittings, luxury wall tiles and slate flagstone flooring. It has been fitted with a p-shaped bath with over head Mira sport shower, WC, wash basin with built in storage, heated towel rail, backlit mirror and scales.
The master bedroom offers an en-suite shower room with slate flagstone flooring and luxury wall tiles. A walk in double shower with rain drop shower and separate hand held head unit, WC, wash basin with built in storage, heated towel rail and backlit mirror have been installed.
There is a further WC located next to the twin bedroom, with slate flagstone flooring and makeup mirror.
Located off the driveway, the impressive entrance continues with a slate flagstone terrace with wicker seating and table, a great little spot for having a quiet read. There is a raised lawn with fencing along the wall to make this a private little sun trap.
Accessed via the ground floor hallway, the rear enclosed garden also has a wonderful slate flagstone patio area with a glass table and six chairs, just perfect for alfresco dining. There is a lawned area for the children to run around along with mature boarders and a raised flower bed.
The slate flagstone driveway provides parking for one car, behind a gated entrance. The garage can be accessed via driveway or study and offers ample storage for water sport equipment and bicycles.
This summary shows the weekly availability and price of Sea Scallop.
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.
Sea Scallop is ideally located on Ros Lyn to enjoy the stunning views across the Bay. Tesco supermarket is nearby and St. Ives is a 20 minute walk away. There is a delightful walk through Carbis Valley, to join the southwest coastal path into St. Ives, or to reach Carbis Bay beach
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- Parking for one car on the gated driveway.
- 10 minute walk to Carbis Bay beach.
- 12 minute walk to the scenic rail line for access to St. Ives and surrounding area.
- 20 minute walk to St. Ives.
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.