St. Ives :: Gallinas Point :: The Sanctuary
You can have the best of both worlds in this relaxing two bedroom apartment with luxurious fittings, and the latest entertainment features. The Sanctuary is just minutes from glorious beaches, and a short stroll to the idyllic town of St. Ives. With its south facing terrace guests' will find this the perfect place to unwind any time of the day. This luxury apartment is also one of the very few in St. Ives which will accept a well behaved family dog and boasts its very own parking space alongside the property.
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Prices and Availability
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The living area is open plan with the dining area and kitchen. It opens out on to the decked terrace through large French doors. Creature comforts include two supremely comfortable chocolate leather sofas along with an LCD TV with Freeview and DVD player. There is also the latest in games consoles: a Playstation III with a selection of games. This will offer entertainment for all, although with so much to see and do in Cornwall guests' may have other activities on their list! For those who need to work away from home, wireless broadband is offered throughout The Sanctuary.
A selection of board games, books, DVD's and O.S. Maps are available for guests' to use and a Welcome Manual in the apartment provides a wealth of information about St. Ives and West Cornwall. You will find pub and restaurant guides as well as recommended walks along the Southwest Coastal Path and the stunning necklace of beaches around the St. Ives area. Ideal for a blast of fresh salty air!
The dining area has a table and chairs for four people to relax and enjoy eating in. An iPod dock is available so that guests' can listen to their own background music.
If you prefer to dine out, you are rather spoilt for choice with the acclaimed Porthminster Cafe just a short walk away. Other recommended eateries in St. Ives are the AA rosette awarded Alba right on the harbour front, or on sunny days try lunch on the terrace at the Blue Fish. Further afield we recommend fine dining at The Old Coastguard in Mousehole and gastropub fare at The Victoria Inn at Perranuthnoe.
Bedroom One with En-Suite
This gorgeous room is decorated in shades of teal and brown to compliment the seaside surroundings. Local art adorns the walls and finishes it off perfectly. An LCD TV with Freeview is provided and there is an oak king size bed, bedside drawers, dressing table with vanity mirror and stool and a separate oak wardrobe. A hairdryer is provided also. Guests' will enjoy plenty of storage space, whether staying for a weekend break or a fortnight!
A cot and high chair are available for our younger guests' we do ask however that you provide your own bedding for the travel cot.
This bedroom is furnished with two high quality single beds and again has all the storage space one could require, along with an LCD TV with Freeview for guests' to enjoy. As with bedroom one, hotel quality bed linen is provided and a fitted blackout blind ensures a restful sleep to prepare for activities planned for the day ahead.
The main bathroom of The Sanctuary comprises stunning Italian tiling and a striking floor, to compliment the modern white ceramics and chic chrome fittings. Located off the hallway, close to bedroom two, this makes a superb family bathroom with WC, wash basin, towel rail and bath with overhead shower and screen.
The en-suite to bedroom one is fully tiled and boasts the same superb contemporary style. There is a wash basin, WC and shower enclosure with a power shower.
Quailty towels are provided for each guest, along with a selection of complimentary luxury toiletries. A real treat.
The sun-trap decked terrace of The Sanctuary is accessed via large french doors from the living area. A table and four chairs are provided for guests' to enjoy this area both night and day. 2 Sun loungers are also provided for you to enjoy the sun whilst out of the wind. The tasteful blue led lighting provides an ambient atmosphere for an evening meal or a drink or two. The sub-tropical planting provides a stunning backdrop for more alfresco dining or simply relaxing with a good novel.
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.
For information regarding beach access for dogs in the Penwith area, the Dog Beach Guide is available to download here.
The kitchen of The Sanctuary exudes quality with its beautifully fitted units and a raised glass bar area with two bar stools. Sociable and open plan to the living area, it is a pleasure to cook here and create superb dishes with our fine Cornish produce. Guests' should find all the utensils, pots and pans that they could possibly need to prepare a meal in this home from home. As you would expect, there is a microwave, electric hob, oven and dishwasher. Positioned on top of the Corian work surfaces are also a coffee machine, toaster and kettle.
There is a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/ dryer, ironing board and iron.
This summary shows the weekly availability and price of The Sanctuary.
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.