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Abalone

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073894)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair 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/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • Robert

    “A wonderful apartment.”

    Spacious, clean, with an amazing view from the balcony over Porthminster Beach. A great location within easy walking distance of the town, pubs and restaurants and also the beaches and places of interest. It has easy access down to the beach.

    Spacious, clean, with an amazing view from the balcony over Porthminster Beach. A great location within easy walking distance of the town, pubs and restaurants and also the beaches and places of interest. It has easy access down to the beach. We had a great week staying at Abalone and will certainly return.

    - Robert, May 2022

    Thank you so much for your wonderful, positive feedback. We are so pleased to hear that you love the property and area just as much as we do! Thank you again and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

Peninsula Apartments

Peninsula Apartments are in an enviable position overlooking the world renowned, Blue Flag award winning Porthminster Beach and boast mesmerising maritime views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy lighthouse, made famous by Virginia Woolf’s novel.

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Abalone is a stunning seaside home providing luxury holiday accommodation in St Ives for friends and families, ideally situated for days on the award winning Porthminster beach or for strolling into St Ives town with its galleries, boutique shops, restaurants and picturesque harbour. Floor to ceiling doors and windows flood this luxury apartment with light and perfectly frame the panoramic views of St Ives Bay and Porthminster Beach. Highlights - Abalone is a luxury first floor apartment located in the Peninsula apartments in St Ives. - Complimentary spa passes are provided for 4 guests at HarSPA at the Harbour Hotel, the passes include 20% discount off spa treatments, food and beverages (excluding offers) Access is valid until the 16th June 2023, Membership is reviewed annually by the owner for the following year and is subject to renewal. Please call the spa on arrival to the property to arrange your entry - Children welcome. - Regret no pets. No smoking. - Sea views from the open plan living/kitchen area, master, second bedroom and balcony. - Anti allergenic mattress and pillow protectors. Entertainment - Complimentary BT Infinity wireless broadband. - 55” LED SMART internet television with full Sky package including Movies, Sport and Netflix to living room. - Netflix to all Televisions. - Amazon Echo with Amazon Music Unlimited - Blu-Ray DVD player with selection of dvds for all ages to the living room. - Bose Soundlink bluetooth speaker to living area. - PS4 games console with a selection of up to date games for all ages to living room. - 32" LED SMART TV's with Freeview, On Demand Catch up and Netflix to both bedrooms. - Blu Ray DVD player to both bedrooms. - DAB clock radios to both bedrooms. - Selection of board games and books, O.S. Maps and information on the local area. For Families - Complimentary travel cot and highchair are available. - Childrens crockery, cutlery and plates for guest use. - Socket protectors supplied for guest use. - Non slip bathmats available in both bathrooms. - Space available within both bedrooms for second cot (cot not provided). - We request that guests provide their own bedding for the travel cot. Access - Access from the road to the Peninsula foyer and down one flight of stairs to apartment. - Lift access is available. - Detailed access statement available on request. Parking - Guests are provided with one allocated parking space in an underground car park adjacent to the Peninsula apartments. Most guests find that they park the car up and then don’t use it for the rest of their stay as Abalone is perfectly located for shops, restaurants, beaches and local attractions, which are all within a five minute walk of this special holiday property. Please note there is a limited height in the car parking space of 2.13m at the front, reducing to 1.75 metres at the back. Living Area Living Area The wonderfully spacious living area can be found off the entrance hallway. This beautiful room is sure to impress all guests with its walnut flooring, contemporary furnishings and floor to ceiling french doors which lead to the private balcony. The panoramic sea views from here are magnificent, sweeping across from St Ives harbour to Hayle Towans taking in Godrevy lighthouse. Alternatively, why not watch the comings and goings in the bay from the lounge window using the monocular and tripod provided. For your comfort, Abalone provides two comfortable grey leather settees and coffee table, ideally positioned to make the most of the comprehensive entertainment package provided, which includes a 55" LED Smart TV with Full Sky package including Movies,Sport, Netflix and a Bluray DVD player with a selection of DVD’s for all ages, Bose Soundlink bluetooth speaker, Amazon Echo with Amazon Music Unlimited and PS4 games console with a variety of games. Dining Area The dining area is situated within the open plan living space and is furnished with a glass table with four dining chairs. It is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the sea views through the french doors, as well as for socialising with those preparing dinner in the kitchen. If you decide to taste the culinary delights which St Ives has to offer, we thoroughly recommend the towns fine dining restaurants, such as the Alba and of course not forgetting the award winning Porthminster Beach Café which is conveniently located just a couple of minutes walk away from Abalone. Entrance Hallway When entering this stunning apartment, you are greeted into a welcoming hallway where you will find a contemporary coat stand and shoe cupboard with seat which provides ample space for all your shoes and boots. Kitchen Kitchen The contemporary kitchen comprises of white high gloss units teamed with black granite worktops and splash backs. It is suitably appointed with an integrated Neff oven/grill, microwave, 4 ring ceramic hob, extractor fan, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The owners have taken care to ensure that you will have all the crockery, glassware and utensils you need in your luxurious home by the sea. A kettle, toaster and filter coffee machine is provided along with two sizes of cafetiere for guests use. The kitchen at Abalone caters for all you could need from baking items to childrens crockery making it an ideal home from home. Utility A large utility room can be found off the entrance hallway where there is ample space for storing beach gear and hanging additional coats. A Neff washer-dryer, iron, ironing board can also be found within, along with umbrellas for guests use. A free standing clothes airer is provided. Sleeping Master with En-suite This bright and spacious bedroom has floor to ceiling sliding doors with stunning views which open onto the private balcony. It is carpeted throughout with a beautifully dressed king size bed with Hypnos mattress, matching bedside tables with reading lamps, dressing table and chair. A bedroom armchair sits in front of the french doors allowing you to admire the view outside. The large built-in five door wardrobe and chest of drawers ensure you have ample space to stow away your belongings. Within the wardrobe is a room safe to keep your vaulables safe and a hairdryer along with shoe racks and plenty of hanging space and drawers. If you ever tire of the nautical scenes before you, there is a 32" LED SMART TV's with Freeview, On Demand Catch up and Netflix, Blu Ray DVD Player and DAB clock radio. The master bedroom also benefits from its own fully tiled en-suite shower room with complimentary White Company toiletries. The french doors lead onto the balcony where a two seater garden bench with cushions is provided for drinking your coffee and admiring the views. Bedroom Two Bedroom two is conveniently located next to the master bedroom, the twin single beds can be arranged as a zip and link super king bed on request. You can benefit from further views of the towns beaches from the picture window. This bedroom also has a wardrobe with double sliding mirrored doors, bedside table with reading light, 32" LED SMART TV's with Freeview, On Demand Catch up, Netflix, Blu-Ray DVD Player and a DAB clock radio. A complimentary hairdryer is also provided for guests use. Luxury White Company bed linen is provided in both bedrooms with a selection of high quality White Company towels for each guest. Bathrooms Family Bathroom The spacious family bathroom is located off the entrance hallway, next to the utility room and is tiled throughout. Comprising a bath with overhead shower, WC, large wash basin, chrome heated towel rail, a large mirror and shaver point. A wall mounted towel rack to store towels and a laundry basket are provided for guest use during their stay. Useful hooks are provided on the back of the doors. Master En-suite The master bedroom en-suite boasts the same superb contemporary style with floor and wall tiles and comprises a large walk in Shower, WC, large wash basin, heated chrome towel rail, shaver point and large vanity mirror. A wall mounted towel rack is provided with useful hooks on the back of the door. A selection of high quality White Company towels are provided per person along with complimentary White Company Toiletries. Outside The large private decked balcony is accessible from both the lounge and master bedroom via the floor to ceiling double sliding doors. A table with four chairs and a two seater bench outside the Master bedroom with cushions are provided for alfresco dining or pre-dinner drinks. This luxury apartment is located just above Porthminster beach and benefits from panoramic sea views across the bay to Gwithian and Godrevy lighthouse and down to St Ives harbour and the Island.Choose from two seaward facing bedrooms, both with views of the ocean from the comfort of your own bed, bliss, the master king sized room has floor to ceiling sliding doors that lead out to a seaward facing balcony, perfect for breakfast overlooking the beach, it also has a private en-suite shower room, the second room, conveniently located opposite the family bathroom, has a picture postcard view of the bay through a large window, it's fitted with a The family bathroom, located off the hallway opposite bedroom two, features a bath with a shower-over, so take some time for yourself and have a long, peaceful soak. A private seaward facing balcony, accessed from the lounge and master bedroom, is set above the stunning Porthminster beach, with a table with four chairs and a two-seater bench offering ample comfortable seating to relax and enjoy the panoramic sea views to Gwithian and Godrevy lighthouses, or down to St Ives harbour and the Island, a perfect setting for alfresco dining. St Ives has a variety of cafes and restaurants for foodies to discover, many of which offer breathtaking ocean or harbour views, your nearest Porthminster Beach Café is set right on the glorious golden sands below, this Michelin Plate venue offers an idyllic setting for dining out with mouth-watering menus for lunch or dinner, after your meal take a walk around the picturesque arc shaped harbour, search for gifts amongst the boutiques and art galleries dotted around. Venture on a wonderful walk along the nearby South West Coast Path is an exciting, healthy way to explore the surrounding area, it heads towards Zenor or Hayle, full of wildlife to spot along the way, or alternatively hop on the scenic railway which follows a similar route, running beside the beaches for a breathtaking journey, stop off at Carbis Bay Beach, this blue flag awarded beach, like the larger ones in St Ives, is lifeguarded at peak times, so perfect for swimming in its azure waters Cornwall has many glorious gardens to explore, from Trebah, a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop near Falmouth, to one lost to the brambles of time since the outbreak of WW1, Heligan, and even a tropical rainforest with its own exciting canopy walkway above the trees at the Eden Project, both near St Austell. Perhaps you prefer the storey of kings, legends, and myths, if so head for Tintagel Castle, where King Arthur was conceived. Abalone is a remarkable base for families and friends looking to enjoy this Cornish location.

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Summary

  • First-floor apartment
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, 4 ring ceramic hob, extractor hood, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky (package including Sports & Movies) to living area, Netflix to all TV’s, TV's with Freeview, Blu Ray DVD player, to bedrooms, Amazon Echo with Amazon Music Unlimited, Blu-Ray DVD player with selection of DVDs for all ages to the living room, Bose Soundlink Bluetooth speaker to living area, PS4 games console with a selection of up to date games for all ages to living room, 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, one allocated underground car park space, seaward facing decked balcony, outside furniture including table, chairs, and bench, regret no pets, no smoking, shops, beaches, and pubs within a short walk
  • Note: Complimentary spa passes are provided for 4 guests at HarSPA at the Harbour Hotel, the passes include 20% discount off spa treatments, food and beverages (excluding offers) Access is valid until the 16th June 2023, Membership is reviewed annually by the owner for the following year and is subject to renewal
  • Please call the spa on arrival to the property to arrange your entry

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

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About the location

ST IVES

Penzance 6 miles.

One of Cornwall's prettiest harbour towns, St Ives offers narrow streets, tight-packed cottages nestling around the quayside, the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth museum, fabulous beaches, superb shops, a thriving community of artists, great pubs and restaurants and much more. With its semi Bohemian lifestyle and romantic air, it's easy to see why this is the county's premier holiday resort. The surrounding area has much for the visitor to see and do with abundant wildlife, fabulous coastal walks, top quality surfing and the Celtic mysteries of the Land's End Peninsula are all within easy reach. A superb destination!

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property.
Access from the road to the Peninsula foyer and down one flight of stairs to apartment. Lift access is available.Lift access should not be solely relied upon as if not operational due to maintenance / fault you will need to use the stairs.
Please note there is a limited height in the car parking space of 2.13m at the front, reducing to 1.75 metres at the back.
The second bedroom is fitted with two single beds as standard, which can be arranged as a super-king size upon 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.

Spa passes
Access is valid until the 16th June 2023, Membership is reviewed annually by the owner for the following year and is subject to renewal. Please call the spa on arrival to the property to arrange your entry

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Last minute
  • Christmas