St. Ives :: Gallinas Point :: Serendipity
If you stumble upon this gorgeous apartment, you will indeed be fortunate and perhaps appreciate the owners' choice of name as well as the attention to detail they have given this apartment. Serendipity is a beautifully furnished ground floor apartment just a short walk away from the galleries, restaurants, beaches and shops of St. Ives. With secure parking, you may enjoy a car-free holiday, St. Ives has so much to offer its visitors, the railway station is just down the hill as is the beautiful child friendly Porthminster beach and it's renowned Beach Cafe.
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The kitchen of Serendipity is open plan so budding chefs will not feel isolated from their fellow guests. Finished with 'Neff' appliances and high gloss grey units, there is a microwave, electric hob, oven and dishwasher. The owners have provided all the modern gadgets and kitchen implements that one would expect from a 5 star self catering apartment, including a coffee machine, toaster and kettle. Guests can perch on a couple of retro bar stools at the breakfast bar.
There is a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/dryer, ironing board and iron.
A grey fabric suite and easy chair beautifully co-ordinates with the décor in the living area which is open plan to the kitchen. There is a 37" LCD TV with Sky family package, Blu-ray DVD player, iPod dock and Nintendo Wii which will keep all the family entertained, whatever the weather. A selection of books, board games and DVD's are also available
A welcome manual in the apartment provides a wealth of information about St. Ives and West Cornwall. Explore this gorgeous coastline via the southwest coastal path which stretches in both directions from St. Ives, taking in the rugged coastline westwards to Zennor or towards the wonderful beaches of Carbis Bay and Porthkidney Sands. For the less energetic, one of the most scenic rail journeys in the UK can be enjoyed travelling from Porthminster station to St Erth.
You will of course be tempted to sample one or many of the excellent restaurants in St Ives town however, there is a separate dining room which comfortably seats four people for you to enjoy the wonderful meals that you can prepare in your designer kitchen or from the many establishments who will deliver readymade meals.
If you prefer to dine out, then the award winning Porthminster Cafe is just a short walk away. One of the best beach cafés in Cornwall, and a favourite of our guests,' this is not to be missed. Other recommended restaurants in St. Ives are the Seafood Cafe, St Andrew's Bistro, Blas Burgerworks and The AA rosette awarded Alba on the harbour front. Further afield why not try a leisurely breakfast at Godrevy Cafe in Gwithian or Jamie Oliver's "Fifteen" at Watergate Bay?
Bedroom One with En-suite
Bedroom one of Serendipity is beautifully furnished and has a luxurious king size bed, large wardrobe, two bedside tables with lamps and a chest of drawers. Guests' will have plenty of storage space for their stay in this gorgeous self-catering apartment. For those who wish to relax in bed and watch TV, a 22" LCD TV is provided, if you do feel the need to get up early there is also a Sony Ipod dock and alarm clock.
This bedroom has a fabulous en-suite with the latest sanitary-ware, heated towel rail and walk-in shower. High quality bed linen is provided and a cot and high chair are provided for younger guests. We do ask that you provide your own bedding for the travel cot.
Bedroom two is located close to the main bathroom and is fitted with twin beds, a bedside table, wardrobes and drawers providing plenty of storage for guests visiting at any time of the year. There is a 19" LCD TV for those lazy mornings.
The large glass doors from the living area open onto a delightful decked terrace furnished with rattan table, sofa and two chairs. The south facing patio forms a wonderful extension to the living area, where guests' can enjoy a morning breakfast, leisurely lunch or an evening tipple
Guests' are provided with one allocated parking space behind secure gates. You may find that you choose not to use your car during your stay as there is just so much to see and do within walking distance of this luxury apartment. It is in such a great location - Porthminster Beach is just five minutes walk away and there are further beaches, shops and art galleries within striking distance.
The main bathroom is adjacent to bedroom two off the hallway. This room exudes contemporary pizazz with stunning mocha tiles, white Italian-style sanitary-ware and sleek chrome fittings. There is a WC, sink, bath with overhead shower and screen, and a chrome ladder towel rail. This fabulous bathroom will enable you to relax and enjoy the luxury you desire, especially after a long, hot sunny day on the beach or springtime walk along the cliff.
The en-suite to bedroom one is also fully tiled with those same beautiful mocha tiles. The sanitary-ware is white Italian-style and the fittings are again in chrome. There is a WC, sink, and shower enclosure with power shower.
A selection of luxurious towels is provided for each guest.
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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.