St. Ives :: Gallinas Point :: The Retreat
If your idea of luxury is 5 star spacious accommodation, secure parking, stunning sea views all within walking distance of sandy beaches, fine dining and quirky shops and galleries, then look no further than this superb penthouse apartment. The Retreat has all the trappings of a luxury Cornish holiday penthouse with three bedrooms, family and en-suite bathrooms, open plan living accommodation with a full width balcony. Watch the sunrise over St. Ives Bay from your balcony and then perhaps breakfast, al-fresco dining with one of the finest views in St. Ives
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Prices and Availability
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Contemporary living at 5 star standard, the beautifully styled interior offers a spacious open-plan living, kitchen and dining area. Sleek flooring extends throughout and the spacious lounge is elegantly presented with a 2 three seater settee, media unit, tasteful accessories and the latest in entertainment. The floor to ceiling windows are a special feature of this property and it boasts a home from home feel with extra touches like wireless internet, a 47 inch LCD TV with full Sky package, Playstation III with selection of games and a CD/MP3 player with iPod dock.
The dining area is furnished with a high gloss white table with six designer chairs. Perfect for a sociable meal at The Retreat for those who choose to eat in.
Doors provide access from the living area onto a south facing decked terrace with panoramic sea views. Here guests will find time to relax and enjoy eating alfresco or a pre-dinner drink before heading into St Ives where there is a wide choice of quality restaurants.
The smartly fitted kitchen benefits from integral microwave, electric hob, oven and dishwasher with contrasting cream units, the stunning corian work surfaces co ordinate perfectly. A substantial breakfast bar with two stools allows guests to perch comfortably while sharing the events of the day with the designated chef of the evening.
There is a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/dryer, ironing board and iron.
Located upstairs, bedroom one is a spacious galleried bedroom with a comfortable, attractively dressed king size bed and a soft seaside ambience. Substantial storage is provided in fitted wardrobes and a chest of drawers. This room has a LCD television and boasts fabulous views over the bay with optional curtains for screening off the living area below.
Bedroom one is positioned next to bathroom two.
Positioned on the same level as the living area, bedroom two boasts a king size bed, two bedside tables, fitted wardrobes and a wall mounted LCD television. With sea views and a décor of crisp white and turquoise hues, guests will be reminded of how close they are to the sea.
Bedroom two is conveniently located across the corridor from bathroom one.
Located upstairs, this bedroom has twin beds, a wardrobe, two bedside tables and an LCD television. Seaward facing, it has far reaching views over the roof tops of St. Ives and across the bay.
Bedroom three is positioned next to bathroom two.
Two complimentary travel cots and highchairs are provided, guests are asked to bring their own bedding for younger guests. A selection of high quality towels are provided per person together with luxury Egyptian Cotton bed linen.
The south facing full-width decked terrace is a perfect sun-trap and is enviably positioned within Gallinas Point to benefit from stunning views across St. Ives Bay.
There is a Bistro set, along with two sofa style chairs to provide a more relaxed option for guests.
Guests are provided with one allocated parking space behind secure gates, a second space is available for £50 per week ( subject to availability ). Many beach loving guests find they don’t need their car once they have settled in due to The Retreat's convenient position in St. Ives.
The main bathroom of The Retreat exudes quality and boasts beautiful Travertine-style tiling throughout. There is bath with overhead shower WC, wash basin and heated towel rail. This is the place to unwind after those long hot sunny days on the beach or those springtime walks along the cliff.
The shower room, located upstairs close to bedrooms one and three, boasts the same superb contemporary style and comprises a wash basin, WC, shower cubicle and heated towel rail.
A selection of towels are provided per person.
This summary shows the weekly availability and price of The Retreat.
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.
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.