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Gwel An Chapel

Carbis Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 1073871)


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  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Electric car charging
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • Mark

    “The cottage was far more than we expected.”

    The place , located and facilities are top class. This trip was a bucket list for us for a very special reason. The apartment made it that more memorable and special

    The place , located and facilities are top class. This trip was a bucket list for us for a very special reason. The apartment made it that more memorable and special

    - Mark, June 2024


  • Reverse-level
  • Three ground-floor bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with TV with Sky Q and en-suite walk-in shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size with TV with Sky Q and en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x bunk room
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • First-floor open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area with balcony
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, four burner gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, coffee machine
  • TV with Sky Q including Movies and Sports package, Smart TVs with Sky Q , Bang and Olufsen portable Bluetooth sound system, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair provided
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Seaward facing balcony, rear landscaped garden, outside furniture
  • Sorry no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and beach 0.3 miles, pub 1 mile
  • Note: Please bring your own bedding for use of the cot


The property

Gwel an Chapel offers stunning uninterrupted, picture-postcard ocean views across St Ives, Carbis Bay, Gwithian and Godrevy from the living area and large balcony. This stylish reverse level three-bedroom villa comfortably sleeps 6. It’s amazing location, is just a few sandy steps away from the award winning blue flag beach of Carbis Bay and a two minute walk to the scenic branch line to St Ives. Its super chic open plan design allows you to benefit from sea views from the whole living area, including the kitchen, dining and living space. The view from the first-floor balcony of the azure Cornish waters provides an idyllic relaxing ocean setting for drinks while watching the sun set. Gwel an Chapel is a superb base from which to explore Cornwall. One which we know has all the ingredients to make a holiday to remember. Highlights - Gwel an Chapel is a mid-terrace villa in Carbis Bay. - Children welcome. - Regret no pets. No smoking. - Sea views from the lounge, dining, kitchen area and master bedroom. - Sun terrace with outside furniture for dining alfresco, to the front and the rear of the property. - EV car charging point Entertainment - Complimentary Superfast Broadband wireless internet. - LED 60” television with Sky Q to living area, including Movies, Entertainment and Sports package. - Bang and Olufsen portable Bluetooth sound system. - LED 43” Smart TV with Sky Q to the master bedroom. - LED 32” TV with Sky Q to bedroom two. - Selection of board games, walking guides, O.S. Maps, tried and tested restaurant tips and other useful information on the local area. For Families - A complimentary travel cot and a highchair are provided. - We request that guests' provide their own cot bedding. - Toddler friendly cutlery, bowls, beakers and plates provided. - Hand blender. - Breville café style sandwich press. - Nespresso coffee machine by Krups for coffee lovers. Access - Access to the villa is from a slight slope from the parking space and one step up to the front door. - Detailed access statement available on request. Parking - One allocated parking space, outside of the property. Living Area Living Space The living area forms part of the open plan dining and kitchen space. Its modern reverse level design lets the whole room benefit from panoramic sea views. Natural light floods into the space, beaming in through the two roof windows and the large glass sliding balcony doors at the front of the property as well as a glass door at the rear. Step through the bi-folding doors onto the glass fronted balcony with views extending over to St Ives and up along the Cornish coastline to Godrevy Lighthouse and beyond as far as the eye can see. The relaxing atmosphere of the room is wonderfully characterized by metallic touches of silver running seamlessly alongside a palette of neutral tones of beach grey, mustard and navy blue. Chic dark framed furniture contracts against crisp white finishes complimenting retro seaside artwork and accessories. For your comfort, Gwel an Chapel offers a luxurious sofa with retro floor reading lamp and a stylish coffee table. If you can peel your eyes away from the breath-taking coastal views, you may wish to relax & enjoy your favourite film on a 60″ TV with Sky Q including movies & sports, or sitting in a plush armchair which we defy you to stay awake. As well as an informative “Welcome Guide” packed with information about the locality, you will also find information on gardens, maps, walks, a selection of games and books. Dining Room The dining area is perfectly positioned within the open plan living area, boasting a high-gloss wooden sideboard with large mirror above, retro table lamp and beautiful accessories. A domed pendant light hangs over a grand glass dining table with white chairs, comfortably seating six. Perfect for those days you may choose to eat in. Should you decide to venture out for dinner Carbis Bay, St Ives and the surrounding area has a wide choice of quality restaurants, modern and traditional pubs as well as several places to obtain take-away food. Kitchen Kitchen The kitchen forms part of the large open plan living space, comprising of dining and living area. Two wonderful velux windows above the kitchen ensures a light & airy feel, its open plan design allows you to enjoy preparing dinner with the most magnificent sea views and the company of guests. Designed with luxury in mind, the area comprises an excellent range of modern eye and base level units in artic high gloss white with extensive black composite counter tops. One & half stainless steel sink with mixer taps over and instant boiling water tap. If you love to cook this perfectly appointed kitchen has everything you would desire to cook up a storm! Integrated NEFF appliances include; fridge freezer, 4 ring NEFF gas hob with stainless steel extractor hood and fan over, electric oven microwave, Nespresso coffee machine and dishwasher. There is a comprehensive selection of utensils, crockery and glassware including baking equipment should the mood take you, as well as a sandwich maker and Morphy Richards four slice toaster and matching kettle. For your laundry requirements a washing machine, iron board and iron are provided. Sleeping Master Bedroom with En-suite The fabulous master bedroom is characterized by an elegant scheme using an understated palate of pale greys, soft whites & golden accessories all paired with decadent fabrics and furnishings throughout, all making for a harmonious ambience where you are sure to get a restful night sleep. The room boasts oak flooring, spot lighting, underfloor heating, a wonderfully dressed king-sized bed, a matching set of Scandinavian inspired bedside tables, matching bedside lamps, dressing table with mirror above and a free-standing modern wardrobe and 43″ TV with Sky Q. The entire room is bathed in natural light from the double French doors that lead out onto the front patio, magical sea views overlooking the Atlantic & Godrevy Lighthouse. Simply the perfect place for losing yourself in the stunning surroundings of the Cornish coast line. Bedroom Two with En-suite Located on the ground floor, this rear facing en-suite room enjoys natural light through the glass patio doors. The chic Scandinavian inspired décor flows into this vibrant space, carefully chosen fabrics, patterns & striking royal blues all make up for a very glamorous atmosphere. A fabulously dressed Super-king zip and link bed, offers the choice of a Super-King or can be made up to two singles on request before arrival. Boasting arctic white bedside table, bedside lamp, tallboy chest of drawers, mirror, built in wardrobe and 32" TV with Sky Q. Bedroom Three This bedroom is fun and funky with a sunny scheme that is full of positive vibe, bright mustard with a mixture of greys give a very welcoming feel with uplifting mood. Touches of crisp white and geometric patterns give a sharp, contemporary finish. The unique feature of this room is cleverly bespoke built in bunk beds which will appeal to children and adults alike. Boasting ingenious lighting, mirror, shelving rack and built in drawers and wardrobe. Every bedroom can be set to a comfortable temperature with individual thermostats in each room. Bathrooms Shower Room The ultra-modern family shower room features high gloss tiles throughout with a stylish pearly white suite, all bathed in natural light from the obscure rear facing window. The room boasts a large shower cubicle with glazed shower with shower head above, WC, wash basin with mixer taps & mirror above, heated chrome towel rail, shaver point. Master Bedroom En-suite The Master bedrooms private en-suite is tiled and boasts a deep bath with mixer taps over, integrated shower with folding glass shower screen, WC, wash basin, wall hung mirror, stainless steel ladder radiator, shaver point and shelving. Bedroom Two En-suite The Second bedrooms private en-suite is tiled and boasts a curved shower cubical with integrated shower, WC, wash basin, mirror, stainless steel ladder radiator and shaver point. A selection of luxury towels comprising of bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided for each guests. Outside The outside areas of Gwel an Chapel are perfect for watching the children play, alfresco eating or pre-dinner drinks. With several areas to choose from, you can also always find a quiet spot to read a book and hopefully soak up the Cornish sun. Balcony The first-floor balcony is accessed from the living area through the large bi-folding sliding glass doors. This has a good-sized table and chairs offering an Idyllic setting for eating alfresco and enjoying drinks while watching the sun set or breakfast with a view. Stretching right across the azure waters of Carbis Bay and beyond this panoramic coastal scene is breath taking. Garden The small private garden is located to the rear of the property and is a fantastic little sun trap, wonderful for soaking up the Cornish sunshine. A selection of wall hooks are provided for hanging wet suits up to dry, spaces to store your surf board and beach accessories whilst you are on holiday.


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Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


St Ives 2 miles ; Hayle 3.5 miles ; Penzance 8.5 miles

Just a short drive from iconic St Ives, the seaside village of Carbis Bay is best-known for its beautiful stretch of pure white sand. With turquoise waters and sheltered conditions, the beach feels almost subtropical and is the perfect spot for a good old-fashioned day by the sea. The beach is also home to the Ocean Sports Centre, so if sunbathing is not really your thing, why not hire a kayak or SUP and get out on the water instead. Or why not treat yourself to a Spa day at the delightful hotel which overlooks the beach and has a fabulous terrace where cocktails can be enjoyed in the Cornish sunshine? Carbis Bay has a small range of local shops and restaurants as well as a fish & chip takeaway and railway branch line. The train journey from Carbis Bay into St Ives is perhaps one of the most beautiful in the country; St Ives additionally makes for a great day out, with plenty of galleries to explore. The quayside town of Hayle also isn't far and is home to activities for the all the family, including a golf and a wildlife sanctuary. The Godrevy Nature Reserve and Penwith Heritage Coast are also within easy reach from Carbis Bay, providing outdoors and watersports plans with even more activities to partake in, including coasteering and birdwatching. Carbis Bay is truly a wonderful holiday location for those wanting to experience Cornwall's breathtaking coastline.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250 for this property.
Access to the villa is from a slight slope from the parking space and one step up to the front door.
The second bedroom is fitted with a super-king-sized zip and link bed as standard, which can be made up to two singles, on request.

SKY TV: The owner is pleased to be able to provide this property with Sky TV, please check the description for the Sky package provided. Please note that the PIN to the Sky box cannot be provided. Therefore there may be viewing restrictions applied during the day as per Ofcom regulations e.g. Watershed limitations. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas