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Ocean Edge

Carbis Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 1073973)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Review(s)

  • Ian

    “Living area and view was amazing.”

    The bedrooms let it down, the bedding,towels and pillows in particular were grubby. Extraction fan in bathroom was reported on the Monday as not working and when we left on Saturday was still not fixed.

    - Ian, May 2022

    Thank you for your feedback. We are saddened to hear that not everything was up to standard for your stay. We have passed your comments on to all the relevant departments to ensure these things are rectified. Again, we apologise and hope to get the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

Gwel Marten

Gwel Marten Apartments occupy a superb position on Headland Road at Carbis Bay. With dramatic views along Carbis Bay beach across to St Ives and Godrevy Lighthouse in the other direction.


The property

Ocean Edge is an exquisite ground floor luxury apartment at Gwel Marten, located just a short walk from the award winning Carbis Bay beach and boasting amazing panoramic sea views across St Ives bay. This fabulous coastal property is sure to be your first choice for a relaxing beach holiday in Cornwall. Highlights - Ocean Edge is located in Gwel Marten apartments in Carbis Bay and is on the ground floor. - Children welcome. - Regret no pets. No smoking. - Sea views from the lounge, dining area, kitchen and terrace. Entertainment - Complimentary wireless internet. - 40" LCD TV with Freeview and DVD player to the lounge. - 22" LCD TV with Freeview and DVD player to both bedrooms. - Ipod dock alarm radio in dining area. - Selection of DVD's, board games, library of books, O.S. Maps and information on the local area. For Families - Complimentary travel cot and booster seat. - Hand Blender. - Childrens crockery and cutlery available. - 2 non slip bathmats. - We request that guests provide their own cot bedding. Access - Access from the parking area is down one level via eighteen steps and then one step into the apartment. - Detailed access statement available on request. Parking - An undercover allocated parking space is provide for guests' use. Living Area Entrance Hallway When entering Ocean Edge via the suntrap courtyard, you are greeted into a bright and spacious hallway with ample space for hanging coats and storing shoes. A useful airing cupboard can also be found, great for drying off any wet walking gear. Lounge Area As soon as you enter the open plan living area you can’t help but be drawn to the floor to ceiling windows which offer one of the most beautiful views of St Ives Bay and Carbis Bay beach below. The large corner sofa comfortably seats six and is ideally positioned for sitting back and watching the comings and goings in the bay using the binoculars provided. Alternatively, if you are able to take your eyes off the view, a 40” Samsung LCD television with Freeview and DVD player is provided along with a selection of DVD’s and complimentary Wi-Fi. This room offers a double aspect, with an additional window looking to the side of the property down towards Carbis valley. A tub chair is ideally positioned for taking in this outlook. A patio door leads down to the picturesque terrace where the views can once again be admired. For those cooler nights, a colour changing contemporary electric fire can be enjoyed and both blinds and curtains can be found. Dimable lighting also helps create the perfect atmosphere in this sumptuous room. Dining Area The dining area forms part of the open plan living area and is ideally positioned opposite the kitchen. A large oak table with six cream leather seats is provided, great for if you wish to invite friends over to dine. A booster seat is also provided for younger guests. A large window looks to the side of the property, allowing additional light to flood in. A book case houses a selection of games and books and an iPod docking clock radio is available for your use. Should you decide to dine out, Carbis Bay offers a good selection of restaurants and St Ives is just a five minute train ride away, perfect for enjoying an even larger variety of cuisine. Kitchen Kitchen The impressive kitchen at Ocean Edge boasts black gloss porcelain floor tiles, under cabinet lighting and ample storage within the white gloss fitted units. A large island unit takes centre stage, with three cream leather bar stools ideally positioned for enjoying a quick bite to eat. The kitchen is superbly appointed with an integrated touch screen ceramic hob with extractor hood suspended above, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, double oven/grill and microwave. A wonderful selection of crockery and utensils is provided, including a toaster, kettle, coffee machine, wine cooler and sandwich toaster. A utility cupboard is located off the kitchen where the iron, ironing board and airer can be found. Sleeping Bedroom One The spacious and peaceful master bedroom is located off the main hallway and offers a sumptuously made kingsize bed, bedside tables with matching reading lamps, chest of drawers, double wardrobe, mirror and an LCD Freeview television with built-in DVD. A large window overlooks the courtyard, allowing an abundance of light to flood in. Bedroom Two The second bedroom is also located off the hallway and offers a large window overlooking the courtyard. Twin wrought iron beds are sure to provide the perfect nights sleep in this quiet sanctuary. Two bedside tables with matching reading lamps, chest of drawers, double wardrobe, vanity mirror and an LCD Freeview television with built-in DVD is provided. All bed linens and towels (bath sheet, bath towel, hand towel and flannel) are provided per guest. You are requested to bring your own beach towels. A complimentary travel cot and booster seat are provided; please provide your own cot bedding. Both bedrooms are separated from the rest of the living accommodation by double doors. This is a bonus if you or your children want an early night without being disturbed by others in the living room. Bathroom Bathroom The large bathroom of Ocean Edge is fully tiled with large black gloss porcelain floor tiles and neutral wall ceramics. It also boasts a freestanding double end bath, large walk in shower with digital Mira power shower, WC, large freestanding wash basin with storage underneath, chrome heated towel rail, backlit vanity mirror, electric shaver point and an additional large mirror. A bath sheet, bath towel, hand towel and flannel are provided for guests (beach towels are not provided), along with complimentary White Company toiletries. Outside Terrace and Communal Gardens The tranquil terrace is accessed via six steps down from the living area patio door. The views from the terrace are utterly stunning, stretching across from Porthminster Point to Godrevy lighthouse, taking in St Ives and Carbis Bay beach. A table, four chairs and parasol are provided, a perfect setting for enjoying alfresco meals, sun downer cocktails or just watching the quaint branch line train hug the coast into St Ives. The beautiful communal gardens of Gwel Marten can be accessed from the terrace and are available for guests to use and to also benefit from direct access onto the South West Coastal Path. Courtyard The suntrap courtyard is located to the rear of the property within the gated entrance. A bistro table with four chairs is perfectly positioned to enjoy a secluded, quiet read in the sun.


Ground Floor


  • Ground floor apartment, over one floor, two bedrooms: 1 x king, 1 x twin, 1 x family bathroom with free standing bath, shower, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open plan kitchen, dining and sitting area, seaward facing terrace, rear courtyard, seaward facing communal garden.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric double oven/grill, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, wine cooler coffee machine, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview and DVD player to the lounge and bedrooms, Ipod dock alarm radio in dining area, Wifi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair provided; we request that guests provide their own cot bedding
  • Off-road undercover parking for one car, seaward facing terrace, rear courtyard, seaward facing communal garden, outside furniture including table and chairs
  • Sorry no pets, no smoking
  • Shops, beaches, and pubs within a short walk.

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 eighteen steps and then one step into the apartment.

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