Carbis Bay :: Mariners Loft :: Portside
This has to be one of the most luxurious places to stay in Cornwall. Portside is stunning. This reverse-level villa has an expansive open plan living area with floor to ceiling windows framing the beautiful view from Carbis Bay to St. Ives. It is mesmerising as the Cornish light changes over the glistening sea. This exclusive property has been furnished in contemporary style and fitted to the highest standards. Is one week enough?
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The open plan lounge kitchen and dining area of PORTSIDE is extremely spacious and equipped with the latest technology. The luxury "Amtico" oak flooring throughout covers an area measuring 27' x 22' and enhances the feeling of spaciousness. There are superb settees provide comfortable seating to enable guests to maximise the views across St Ives Bay from the villa. A 50" Plasma Satellite TV (full Sports and Films package) is provided together with DVD player as part of the latest Playstation 3 with games provided for entertainment for all the family. The wide "floor to ceiling" glazing has french doors leading from the lounge onto a 27' curved glass balcony with table and chairs from where one can enjoy the spectacular views across to St Ives. You will never tire of the ever changing colours of the sea from PORTSIDE and can also enjoy the dramatic sunsets over The Bay.
The open plan design of PORTSIDE has a dining area for you to relax and enjoy the benefits of a unique home cooking experience. With its designer kitchen, you need to imagine the pleasure of a relaxing evening meal with friends and family seating 8 at a large dining table. The reality will exceed your expectations. For those guests who need to keep in touch with the office, wireless broadband is provided throughout. PORTSIDE has a "Welcome Book" packed with information about St Ives and its varied attractions You will also find O.S. maps, walks, pub and restaurant guides, as well as a selection of games, books, and DVDs. You are rather spoilt for choice with the number of quality restaurants nearby, some do offer a takeaway service alternatively, you can prepare your meal at home and enjoy comfort of your villa. On warmer days of course you may choose to dine "al fresco" on the superb balcony or private terrace.
Kitchen The kitchen of PORTSIDE is one where there will not be arguments as to who prepares the family meal. This bespoke designer kitchen has integral appliances including a Siemens cooker, dishwasher, and also a freestanding American Fridge Freezer with ice and water dispenser. The centre island has a glass hob and there are granite worktops throughout. A kitchen of your dreams at PORTSIDE, you will find all the modern gadgets and kitchen implements that you would expect from a holiday villa of this quality. With toaster, microwave and coffee maker the aspiring chef will always be kept amused. A Bose IPOD docking station is provided to entertain guests whilst the meal is prepared. There is a separate utility room next to the kitchen incorporates the cloakroom and washer/dryer.
The Master Bedroom of PORTSIDE has a king size bed, wardrobe, and bedside cabinets with plenty of storage space whatever time of year you visit. You can watch the wall hung high definition 23" LCD colour TV with separate DVD player on those lazy mornings with digital Freeview channels being offered.
Although not enjoying the views, this quiet spacious bedroom at PORTSIDE will ensure that you sleep well after those long walks on the beach and cliffs. The Master Bedroom has a fabulous en-suite. The very best White Company Egyptian cotton bedding is supplied together with a bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel per guest, please bring beach towels. A travel cot is provided for younger guests, we would ask that you bring your own bedding for this.
The second bedroom of PORTSIDE is fitted with twin beds, bedside cabinets, wardobes and drawers providing plenty of storage for guests visiting at any time of the year. With a wall mounted high definition LCD 23" TV with separate DVD player you may be tempted to stay in bed with digital Freeview channels being offered.
This bedroom has patio doors opening directly onto a delightful terrace. This area extends around the house to the side of the third bedroom, it has been designed to provide a Mediterranean atmosphere and offers a quiet area to wind down to the pace of Cornwall. Table and chairs are provided so that you can just relax or enjoy breakfast "al fresco". The very best White Company Egyptian cotton bedding is supplied together with fluffy towels for each guest.
The third bedroom of Portside is fitted with a single 3' bed, bedside cabinet, wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is a wall mounted 23" LCD HD TV with integrated DVD player which also receives Freeview digital channels. This bedroom is to the rear of Portside and offers quiet sleeping accommodation, with access to the adjacent family bathroom.
The very best White Company Egyptian cotton bedding is supplied together with a bath sheet, bath towel, hand towel per guest, in addition, because Portside is child friendly, a travel cot and highchair are provided. Please provide your own bedding for the travel cot.
The clean lines of the family bathroom with whirlpool bath, together with power shower, designed to be of contemporary appeal will ensure an indulgent bathing experience. Complimented with a chrome heated towel rail, it has a large wash basin and w.c.. Spoilt for choice there may still be queues for this superb bathroom particularly for the whirlpool bath. Towels are provided comprising of a bath sheet, bath towel, and hand towel per guest.
There is an en-suite to the master bedroom of villa PORTSIDE which is elegantly designed with the latest sanitaryware, a heated towel rail and power shower. This fabulous en-suite is of style and quality, which will enable you to relax and enjoy the luxury you desire, especially after one of those long, hot sunny days on the beaches of Cornwall or those springtime walks along the cliff.
Perhaps the most stunning feature of PORTSIDE is the 27' glass and chrome fronted balcony. Designed in reverse level the fully glazed floor to ceiling windows of the open plan living area open up to this amazing balcony. The view shown below is directly towards St Ives across "One of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World". The sun also sets over St Ives so you can just sit and relax and watch the world go by and never tire of the ever changing colours of the sea and the sky.
The patio doors from the ground floor open onto a delightful Mediterranean terrace where you can enjoy morning breakfasts or evening drinks. Table and chairs are provided for you to get away from it all and just relax. This is Cornwall so the pace is slower and the balcony and terrace of PORTSIDE provide you with the choice to reflect and plan your next visit. Although completely safe we do recommend that all small children be accompanied at all times.
This summary shows the weekly availability and price of Portside.
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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.