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St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1074003)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • 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/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • Ian

    “The apartment was spotless and had all the facilities you could require and more.”

    However, there is no mention on your website how close this apartment is to a busy road.

    However, there is no mention on your website how close this apartment is to a busy road. The traffic noise made it difficult to relax on the patio and my son found it hard to sleep as his room was next to the road. I would recommend the apartment as it's close beach and amenities but people should be aware of it's proximity to the road

    - Ian, May 2022

    Thank you so much for your feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your comments, they have been taken on board and we hope to get the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

Gallinas Point

Gallinas Point Apartments are perched above St Ives town with lovely views across Porthminster Beach and beyond to Godrevy Lighthouse and offer luxury self catering with secure parking.


The property

If you stumble upon this gorgeous apartment, you will indeed be fortunate and perhaps appreciate the owners' choice of name as well as the attention to detail they have given this apartment. Serendipity is a beautifully furnished ground floor apartment just a short walk away from the galleries, restaurants, beaches and shops of St. Ives. With secure parking, you may enjoy a car-free holiday, St. Ives has so much to offer its visitors, the railway station is just down the hill as is the beautiful child friendly Porthminster beach and it's renowned Beach Cafe. Highlights - Serendipity is located in Gallinas Point apartments in St. Ives and is on the ground floor. - Children welcome. - Regret no pets. No smoking. Entertainment - Complimentary wireless internet. - 50" LCD television and sound bar with BT Sport, Disney Plus, Netflix, Now Cinema and Amazon Video in the living area. - LCD HD TV in bedroom one and bedroom two. - Sony PS4 and Nintendo Wii with a selection of games. - Blu-ray DVD player with selection of DVDs. - Bose Sound Link Mini Bluetooth speaker. - Selection of board games, guide books, 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. Access - Lift access available. - Detailed access statement available on request. Parking - One allocated parking space located behind security barrier. Living Area A grey fabric suite and easy chair beautifully co-ordinates with the décor in the living area which is open plan to the kitchen. There is a 50" LCD TV with BT Sport, Disney Plus, Netflix, Now Cinema and Amazon Video, Blu-ray DVD player, Bose mini Bluetooth speaker, Nintendo Wii and PS4 which will keep all the family entertained, whatever the weather. A selection of books, games, toys and DVD's are also available. A welcome guide in the apartment provides a wealth of information about St Ives and West Cornwall. Explore this gorgeous coastline via the southwest coastal path which stretches in both directions from St Ives, taking in the rugged coastline westwards to Zennor or towards the wonderful beaches of Carbis Bay and Porthkidney Sands. For the less energetic, one of the most scenic rail journeys in the UK can be enjoyed travelling from Porthminster station to St Erth. Dining Room You will of course be tempted to sample one or many of the excellent restaurants in St Ives town, however there is a separate dining room which comfortably seats four people for you to enjoy the wonderful meals that you can prepare in your designer kitchen or from the local establishments who will deliver readymade meals. If you prefer to dine out, then the award winning Porthminster Cafe is just a short walk away. One of the best beach cafés in Cornwall, and a favourite of our guests,' this is not to be missed. Other recommended restaurants in St Ives are the Seafood Cafe, Blas Burgerworks and The AA rosette awarded Alba on the harbour front. Further afield why not try a leisurely breakfast at Godrevy Cafe in Gwithian or dine in style at one of Rick Steins restaurants in Padstow. Kitchen The kitchen of Serendipity is open plan so budding chefs will not feel isolated from their fellow guests. Finished with 'Neff' appliances and high gloss grey units, there is a microwave, electric hob, oven and dishwasher. The owners have provided all the modern gadgets and kitchen implements that one would expect from a 5 star self catering apartment, including a coffee machine, toaster and kettle. Guests can perch on a couple of retro bar stools at the breakfast bar. There is a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/dryer, ironing board and iron. Sleeping Bedroom One with En-suite Bedroom one of Serendipity is beautifully furnished and has a luxurious king size bed, large wardrobe, two bedside tables with lamps and a chest of drawers. Guests' will have plenty of storage space for their stay in this gorgeous self-catering apartment. For those who wish to relax in bed and watch TV, a 22" LCD Freeview TV is provided, if you do feel the need to get up early there is an alarm clock. The fabulous en-suite to bedroom one is also fully tiled with those same beautiful mocha ceramics. The sanitary-ware is white Italian-style and the fittings are again in chrome. There is a WC, wash basin and heated towel rail and walk-in shower enclosure with power shower. A selection of luxurious towels are provided for each guest and complimentary White Company toiletries are provided in each bathroom. Bedroom Two Bedroom two is located close to the main bathroom and is fitted with twin beds, a bedside table, wardrobes and a tall boy chest of drawers, providing plenty of storage for guests visiting at any time of the year. You will also find a a 19" LCD Freeview TV for those lazy mornings. High quality bed linen is provided and a cot and high chair are provided for younger guests. We do ask that you provide your own bedding for the travel cot. Family Bathroom The main family bathroom is adjacent to bedroom two off the hallway. This room exudes contemporary pizazz with stunning mocha tiles, white Italian-style sanitary-ware and sleek chrome fittings. There is a WC, wash basin, bath with overhead shower and screen, and a chrome ladder heated towel rail. This fabulous bathroom will enable you to relax and enjoy the luxury you desire, especially after a long, hot sunny day on the beach or springtime walk along the cliffs. Decked Terrace The large glass doors from the living area open onto a delightful decked terrace furnished with rattan table, sofa and two chairs. The south facing patio forms a wonderful extension to the living area, where guests' can enjoy a morning breakfast, leisurely lunch or an evening tipple.

From September 2021; this property will no longer offer Sky TV. The property will have BT Sport, Disney+, Netflix, NOW Cinema & Amazon Video.


Ground Floor


  • Ground Floor apartment, over one floor, Two bedroom: 1 x king with en-suite shower, basin and WC,, 1x twin 1 x Family bathroom with bath and shower-over, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with kitchen and sitting area, dining area, south facing decked terrace.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer dishwasher, TV with BT Sport, Disney Plus, Netflix, Now Cinema and Amazon Video
  • HD TVs to bedrooms, Blu-ray DVD player with selection of DVDs, Bose Sound Link Mini Bluetooth speaker, Nintendo Wii, PS4 and 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, Off-road barrier parking for one car, , south facing decked terrace, 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


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.
From September 2021; this property will no longer offer Sky TV. The property will have BT Sport, Disney+, Netflix, NOW Cinema & Amazon Video.
Lift access available. Lift access should not be solely relied upon as if not operational due to maintenance / fault you will need to use the stairs.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas