Carbis Bay Holidays :: Riverside
Riverside offers a wonderful central location ideal for easy access to St Ives and the surrounding area. Carbis Bay beach is just a short walk away via the beautiful wooded Carbis Valley, located adjacent to Riverside, perfect for a relaxing self catering holiday in St Ives.
Riverside on St Ives Road was originally a coach house which formed part of the Trevethoe Estate and was later sold to the owners of the St Margaret’s Hotel, being converted into the chauffeurs garage and living quarters. It was subsequently transformed into a chemist and then into a newsagent, locally known as The Cornishman. In 2011 Riverside was fully renovated providing office accommodation for Carbis Bay Holidays and adapting the first floor into a luxury two bedroom apartment.
St Ives is just a 20 minute walk away with the Carbis Bay railway station less than 10 minutes walk, perfect for enjoying the short scenic ride into St Ives or linking with the mainline at St Erth. A supermarket, convenience store, bar and restaurants are also within walking distance of Riverside.
Although private parking is unavailable, quiet residential parking is available just a minutes walk away.
Riverside is on St Ives Road, a bus stop for both directions is located a few metres away making it ideal for guests without their own transport or prefer not to use the car.
To view the location with Google Streetmap - click here. ( Note this is before refurbishment )
- Landscaped garden.
- 10 minute walk to Carbis Bay beach.
- 7 minute walk to the scenic rail line for access to St Ives and surrounding area.
- 20 minute walk to St Ives.
- Riverside accommodates 4 guests + infant in 1 apartment.
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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.
Beachcomber is a beautiful Cornish garden apartment, ideally located to enjoy easy access to the Blue Flag award winning Carbis Bay Beach, St Ives and the surrounding area. This fabulous first floor apartment has an eclectic mix of quality contemporary furnishings and seaside touches providing a holiday ambiance, also inspired by the panoramic sea views. Relax on your south facing terrace, maybe enjoy a barbecue, whilst listening to the babbling stream near by, bliss! It is rare to find an apartment with the advantage of a spacious enclosed garden, dogs are invited too. Beachcomber also has Sky and Wifi for further entertainment.
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