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Halfway Tree

Carbis Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 1073948)


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  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

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  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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66 Customer Review(s)

  • Martin

    “We a lovely break and if priced appropriately would consider staying again.”

    We have stayed at several apartments in this block over the last 10 years and there are a few things that let it down compared to the others. The left hand bedroom door doesn’t open ( as stated by others on trip advisor so you know about it) the lounge doors do not lock at the top and so a bit draughty . If you know about it why not fix it? Same comment applies to the lamp in the lounge - some shades missing, odd bulbs and only one works - this makes the apartment look cheap. The ...

    We have stayed at several apartments in this block over the last 10 years and there are a few things that let it down compared to the others. The left hand bedroom door doesn’t open ( as stated by others on trip advisor so you know about it) the lounge doors do not lock at the top and so a bit draughty . If you know about it why not fix it? Same comment applies to the lamp in the lounge - some shades missing, odd bulbs and only one works - this makes the apartment look cheap. The cleanliness was ok ( noting that there’s a comment in guest book that a previous customer 2 weeks ago needed to give the place a deep clean , so perhaps this is why ) but we did need to clean the shower head as it was really grubby and personally I’d rather my water came from a clean source. All of this may sound trivial but if you expect people to pay top end prices you need to invest a very small proportion of your income back into the property. By comparison other properties in the block have been better .

    - Martin, October 2023

    Thank you for your feedback, we are pleased you had a lovely break away. If you have any issues during your stay, please call the local office on 01736 630015 and one of the team will be able to attend straight away. Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner


  • First-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Freeview TV and en-suite bath, shower over, double basin and WC, 1 x twin with Freeview TV
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with balcony
  • Gas central heating
  • Double oven/grill, gas hob with extractor above, microwave, built in fridge/freeze, washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee machine
  • TV with Sky+ including Sports & Variety package, 2 x TV with Freeview, DVD player with selection of DVDs, CD/MP3 player with built in iPod dock and DAB radio, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair provided
  • Allocated parking space for 1 car within security gates
  • Seaward facing balcony with furniture
  • Communal, landscaped garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.5 miles, pub 0.8 miles, beach 0.2 miles
  • Note: Guests are asked to bring their own cot bedding
  • Note: Check-in at 4.00pm, check-out by 10.00am


The property

The name of this gorgeous apartment is inspired by the owners memories of Halfway Tree in Jamaica, the comparison goes further when you are standing on the private patio enjoying the azure colours of St Ives Bay, so similar to the Caribbean. The perfect base to enjoy the delights of West Cornwall with its proximity to the South West Coastal Path and convenience to both coasts of this stunning part of England. Highlights - Halfway Tree is located in Carbis Beach apartments in Carbis Bay and is on the first floor. - Children welcome. - Regret no pets. No smoking. - Sea views from the kitchen, master bedroom and living area. Entertainment - Complimentary Wireless Internet. - 37" LCD television with Sky+ including Sports & Variety package to lounge. - LCD televisions with Freeview to bedrooms. - Nintendo Wii with selection of games. - CD/MP3 player with built in Ipod dock and DAB radio. - DVD player with selection of DVDs. - DAB radio. - Selection of board games, library of books, O.S. Maps and information on the local area. For Families - Complimentary travel cot and high chair available. - We request that guests' provide their own cot bedding. - Additional space available within the bedrooms for a second travel cot (cot not provided). - Some children's toys, games and puzzles are provided. - A non slip bathmat is provided. Access - Access from the parking area is down one level via fifteen steps. - Detailed access statement available on request. Parking - One car parking space is allocated within the electronic security gates. - Additional parking is available upon request on a first come first serve basis by emailing at a cost of £45 per week or £8 per day Living Area Hallway Upon entering Halfway Tree you a greeted into a spacious hallway where you will find an entry phone for allowing access to the development, a coat hanging area and a cupboard where you will find a variety of beach gear and games. Living Area The bright and airy open plan living area boasts an absolutely stunning sea view via the double French doors. Open out the doors onto your seaward facing balcony and allow the fresh sea air to flow in. Seating for four is provided on the two comfortable tan leather sofas, which are perfectly positioned for enjoying the sea views or entertainment system. A 37” LCD television with Sky+ including Sports & Variety package, Nintendo Wii with a selection of games, DVD player with a collection of DVDs and complimentary WiFi is provided. Amtico oak flooring is laid throughout the living and kitchen areas and ample lighting is provided with dimable lighting, a selection of reading lamps and a floor standing lamp. A selection of local prints adorn the walls and a handy pair of binoculars are positioned perfectly by the window for watching the comings and goings in the bay. Dining Area An oak table with six matching chairs can be found within the open plan dining area, allowing you to continue enjoying the magnificent sea views whilst you dine. A bay window allows additional light into this area and this is where an oak sideboard with a selection of board games, books, CDs and a HiFi system with docking station, CD player and DAB radio can be discovered. Should you decide to dine out during your stay, why not hop on the branch line train into St Ives and enjoy the fabulous selection of restaurants on offer? Kitchen The large kitchen is located to the rear of the property yet enjoys views through the living area French doors via the feature archway. Ample storage can be found within the fitted cupboards and plentiful work top space is provided. Integral appliances include a double oven/grill, gas hob with extractor above, dishwasher, washer-dryer and fridge-freezer. You will also discover a microwave, toaster, kettle, filter coffee machine, DAB radio, iron, ironing board and clothes airer. Sleeping Bedroom One with En-suite The spacious master bedroom is located to the front of the property and boasts amazing panoramic sea views via the double French doors which open to a Juliette balcony. You will also find a separate patio door which opens out onto the main balcony. A comfortable king size bed is dressed with fresh white bed linen and ample storage can be found within the bedside table with matching reading lamps, chest of drawers and large built-in wardrobes with hanging and drawer storage. An LCD television with Freeview, DVD and docking station, hairdryer, armchair and full length mirror can also be found. Bedroom Two The second bedroom is located to the rear of the property and offers both curtains and blinds, ensuring guests of a peaceful nights sleep. Twin beds, built-in mirrored wardrobes with hanging and shelf storage, chest of drawers, bedside table with reading lamp, vanity mirror with shelf and a Freeview LCD television with DVD can all be discovered. Luxury crisp white cotton bed linen is provided in both bedrooms, along with a selection of high quality towels for each guest. Bathrooms Bathroom One The family bathroom is located off the main hallway, adjacent to bedroom two and has a separate shower cubicle, WC, wash basin with built-in storage underneath and mirror with vanity light and shaver light above. You will also find a heated towel rail for keeping your towels nice and toasty. Bathroom Two The large en-suite bathroom to the master bedroom boasts a bath with shower overhead, twin wash basins with storage underneath and large mirror above, WC, bidet, electric shaver socket and a full height heated towel rail. Bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided per person. Outside Balcony The seaward facing balcony is accessed from both the living area and master bedroom and offers the perfect position for enjoying the panoramic views across St Ives Bay, from St Ives to Godrevy Lighthouse. A table and four chairs are provided for guests to enjoy either al Fresco dining or simply experiencing the Cornish sunsets over St Ives.


Ground Floor

Carbis Beach Apartments

Carbis Beach Apartments are located in a commanding position directly above Carbis Bay beach with stunning view across The Bay to St Ives and Godrevy Lighthouse.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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 £100 for this property.
Access from the parking area is down one level via fifteen steps.

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