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Porthminster View

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073985)


Carbis Bay Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Review(s)

  • Christine

    “Our return to Porthminster View did not disappoint.”

    The apartment is spacious, comfortable and well-equipped, but best of all are the views and convenience of the town and beaches.

    The apartment is spacious, comfortable and well-equipped, but best of all are the views and convenience of the town and beaches.

    - Christine, September 2023


  • Penthouse, duplex apartment, over two floors
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twin on request) with Freeview TV, DVD player and en-suite bathroom with bath, basin and WC, 1 x super-king-size with en-suite bathroom with bath, basin and WC, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with Freeview TV (zip/link, can be twin on request)
  • 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
  • Snug
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven/grill, 4 ring ceramic hob, extractor hood, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee machine
  • TV with Freeview, TV with Freeview and DVD player, iPod docking station with lightning cable, DAB Radio with docking station, PS3 with 2 controllers and a selection of games, 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
  • Allocated underground car park space for 1 car
  • Seaward facing decked balcony, outside furniture including table, chairs, 2 x sun loungers
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.2 miles
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am
  • Note: Complimentary spa passes are provided for 2 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 6th June 2024, 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

The property

Porthminster View is a stunning duplex apartment within the highly sought after Peninsula Apartments, situated on The Terrace above Porthminster Beach, within a couple of minutes walk of St Ives Town and the beaches. The apartment has been stylishly decorated with thoughtful provision made to make this a home from home. Sit back on the luxurious modular sofa and gaze at the seaside scenes before you through the floor to ceiling windows and doors or wander onto the balcony and enjoy an alfresco drink. Highlights - Porthminster View is a penthouse apartment located in the Peninsula apartments in St Ives. - Complimentary spa passes are provided for 2 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 6th June 2024, 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. - One small well behaved dog welcome. - Sea views from the open plan living area and master bedroom. Entertainment - Complimentary wireless internet. - Playstation 3 with 2 controllers and a selection of games for all ages in the den. - Blu-Ray DVD player with selection of DVDs for all ages. - 40” Panasonic HD LED television to living area. - 32” Panasonic HD LED television with Freeview to den. - DAB Radio with docking station to bedroom two. - 22" Sony LCD TV with Freeview to bedroom three. - 40" LCD TV with freeview and DVD to bedroom one. - Ipod docking station with lightning cable. - Selection of board games and books, O.S. Maps and information on the local area. For Families - Travel cot and highchair provided for guest use. - Non Slip bathmat available. - Childrens crockery and plates. - Hand blender. - We request that guests provide their own cot bedding. Access - 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. Living Area Living Area This beautifully furnished room is framed with the floor to ceiling windows and doors showcasing the stunning views across the bay to St Ives harbour and island, there is a large modular sofa arranged with coffee table for guests to enjoy the views or the 42” Smart LED TV. A selection of reading lamps are provided for you to set the perfect mood and a table with two arm chairs create the perfect spot for moments of quiet contemplation or to catch up on the days headlines. Bi-fold doors open out to the south facing terrace, allowing the light and sea air to flood in and you can enjoy an alfresco drink or dinner. Dining Area Open plan and sociable with the kitchen and living area, the dining area is positioned to enjoy a superb sea view across the bay. Seating 8, the table is a great spot to sample some of the delights of Cornwall cooked up by your nominated chef. Den Guests can hide away in the den with a favourite film or book or there is a 32" HDMI LED TV and guests old and young will enjoy the Playstation 3 with dual controllers, selection of games, DVDs and unlimited WiFi. Entrance Hallway When entering this stunning apartment, you are greeted into a welcoming hallway where you will find ample space for walking boots, beach gear and hanging coats. As well as door to a small utility room containing washer/dryer, Iron/Ironing board and airer. Kitchen Kitchen The contemporary kitchen comprises of white high gloss units teamed with black granite work tops and splash backs with a large breakfast bar and three leather bar stools, for socialising whilst preparing the meal. 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. For coffee lovers, you are sure to enjoy the Nespresso coffee machine. Utility A separate utility room is located off the main entrance hallway. The washer/dryer, iron, ironing board and airer. Sleeping Bedroom One Bedroom One is a spacious retreat for guests and located on the top floor, this bright airy room has a super-king bed, there is a large wardrobe, full-length mirror, two bedside tables, matching bedside lamps, two tallboys, vanity table with mirror and chair, providing ample storage space. Watch the 40" HD Smart TV from the comfort of your bed or simply sit back on the sofa or two armchairs provided. A DAB radio and music docking station are also provided for your entertainment. Bedroom One benefits from a spacious en-suite. Bedroom Two This seaward facing master bedroom is also located on the top floor, to the front of the penthouse and benefits from views of the town and beach through the galleried windows. There is a super-king zip and link bed, which can be made into two single beds on request. A wardrobe, two bedside tables with reading lights and a dressing table with mirror and chair are also provided. Bedroom two has the luxurious treat of a double-ended scallop freestanding bath and en-suite shower room. Bedroom Three Bedroom three is located on the ground floor of the property, the super-king zip and link bed can be arranged as twin beds on request and is sumptuously dressed in luxury Egyptian cotton bedding smoothing the way to a comfortable nights sleep. There is a double wardrobe and chest of drawers with plenty of hanging and storage. Two bedside tables with lamps, a dressing table, vanity mirror and two chairs are also provided. There is a Sony 22" HDMI LCD TV with DVD and Freeview plus a Sony radio/alarm with docking station for devices. Carpet is laid throughout, with dimmable spotlighting, the third bedroom is conveniently located next to the den and family bathroom. Luxury cotton bed linen is provided in all bedrooms with a selection of high-quality towels for each guest. A hairdryer is available for guest use in each of the bedrooms and they have fitted carpets throughout. Bathrooms Family Bathroom The family bathroom is located on the ground floor next to the den and is tiled throughout with large shower enclosure with rainfall shower, WC, large wash basin, chrome heated towel rail, mirror and shaver point. En-suite to Bedroom One The en-suite bathroom, located upstairs in boasts a large wash basin, bath with over bath Hansgrohe shower, WC, heated chrome towel rail, large mirror and shaver point. En-suite to Bedroom Two The en-suite to bedroom two is a real indulgence with a free standing double ended slip bath from which you can view the sea, a walk in rain shower and separate hand shower, large wash basin, mirror and WC. A selection of high quality towels comprising of bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided for each guest. Complimentary White Company toiletries are also provided in each bathroom. Outside The private beach front facing terrace are positioned above Porthminster beach to benefit from stunning views across St Ives Bay to St Ives harbour, town and island. A rattan table and four matching chairs are provided with 2 rattan sun loungers perfect for alfresco dining, drinks or making the most of the fresh Cornish air and sun.


Ground Floor

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.

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

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About the location


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!

HarSPA closed for refurbishment between Monday 8th and Sunday 29th January 2024.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250 for this property.
Lift access to each floor within Peninsula.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 underground car parking space of 2 metres.
The master and ground floor bedrooms are fitted with a super-king-sized zip and link bed as standard, which can be made up to two singles, on request.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas