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The Penthouse

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073841)

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • 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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  • “We have been to st ives many times previously stayed at carbis bay compass point, the penthouse was lovely but just a couple of issues, the bathroom light in the top bedroom needs replacing, the sink does not drain away I think it may be blocked, The lift is not working and has not been for a while according to the visitors book which was difficult for me as I am 6 weeks knee replacement.”

    - Coulson, September 2021

    Dear Vanda, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback for your recent stay at The Penthouse. The points you have raised have been passed to our property management team and the housekeeper and they will look at the points, we really appreciate your time to let us know. We sincerely hope to invite you back in the future. Kind Regards, 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.

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The property

The Penthouse on Porthminster is a stunning duplex apartment which has been designed to maximise the sea views from all of the principle rooms. Start each memorable day of your holiday by taking in the panoramic vistas of the Cornish Coastline or looking across to the harbour in St Ives. Families and friends are bound to enjoy the relaxing ambiance of this luxury apartment ideally positioned to enjoy all that St Ives has to offer, its restaurants, galleries, shops and beaches. Highlights - The Penthouse on Porthminster is located in Gallinas Point apartments in St. Ives, on the top floor. - Arrival 5pm, departure 9am. - Children Welcome. - Regret no pets. No smoking. - Sea views from open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area. Entertainment - Complimentary wireless internet provided. - 42" Plasma TV with Sky including Sports & Movies in the living area. - DVD player with selection of DVDs to lounge. - 32" LCD TV with HD Freeview to Bedroom one, 22" LCD TV to Bedroom two and Bedroom three. - Nintendo Wii with games to lounge. - Ipod docking station. - Selection of board games, library of books, O.S. Maps and information on the local area. Access - Stairs or Lift access is available. - Video entry phone. - Detailed access statement available on request. Parking - There is with one allocated parking space behind a secure barrier at Gallinas Point. Living Area Lounge The lovely lounge on the first floor of this duplex apartment offers mood lighting and two sofas. For your entertainment there is a 42""Plasma TV with Sky including full Sports and Movie package, DVD player with a selection of DVD's and complimentary Wi-Fi. A Ninetendo Wii with some games is provided for further amusement. The floor to ceiling windows are a special feature of this property with views across to Tregenna and across Porthminster Beach to Godrevy Lighthouse. Velux windows also provide natural light to this spacious room. Dining Room The dining room which leads off the designer kitchen, is on the lower floor and has an oak table with seating for six guests, as well as an oak sideboard. Patio doors open from here to a full width south facing balcony to enjoy al fresco dining, the balcony has lovely sea views. The renowned Porthminster Cafe is just a short walk away on the beach, as is a wide choice of quality restaurants in the nearby town. Kitchen Kitchen A stunning SieMatic kitchen benefits from integral microwave, electric hob, oven and dishwasher. With cream soft close units, stunning corian work surfaces, a Neff oven and hob, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, this is bound to suit the aspiring chef. There is a breakfast bar with two stools and the kitchen then adjoins the dining area with access to the balcony. If chef has time to look, there are wonderful views across St Ives Bay from the kitchen. There is also a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/dryer, ironing board and iron. Sleeping Bedroom One with En-suite The master bedroom is truly magnificent with a feature floor to ceiling window with views over St Ives town. Located upstairs in this luxury duplex apartment, with a luxurious king size bed dressed with scatter cushions and a throw, bedside tables and reading lights. With plenty of space, there are two tub chairs to relax and perhaps watch the 32" LCD HD Freeview television. There is a wardrobe and further chest of drawers for additional storage. Bedroom one has an en-suite bathroom with washbasin, WC, romantic walk in double shower enclosure and a heated towel rail. Bedroom Two Positioned downstairs, bedroom two also has a double bed and is beautifully presented with bedside tables and reading lamps, fitted wardrobes and a 22" LCD Freeview television for those lazy mornings. Coastal sea views from the windows over St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse can also be enjoyed. Bedroom two is conveniently located across the corridor from bathroom two. Bedroom Three Located downstairs, this bedroom has twin beds, bedside cabinets and reading lamps, a further chest of drawers and a built in wardrobe. For entertainment there is a 22" LCD Freeview television. The delight of this room is that it has patio doors leading to the balcony and sea views across Porthminster along the Cornish coastline. Bedroom three has an en-suite bathroom comprising handbasin, WC, shower enclosure and also a heated towel rail. A selection of sumptious towels are provided per person and all beds are prepared with high quality bed linen and dressed with scatter cushions. Bathrooms The Penthouse has three bathrooms, two en-suite to bedrooms one and three and one family bathroom, ideal for families or friends looking for private luxury. Bathroom One The en-suite to bedroom one has beautiful Travertine-style tiling throughout, there is double width walk in shower enclosure, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail. Bathroom Two The family bathroom has the same superb contemporary style and also has a WC, wash basin, bath with overhead shower, as well as a heated towel rail. Bathroom Three The en-suite to bedroom three has a WC, wash basin, shower enclosure and a heated towel rail. A selection of fluffy towels are provided per person together with complimentary White Company toiletries in each bathroom. Outside Balcony The south facing full-width 20' decked balcony has chrome balustrades and is a lovely sun-trap benefitting from stunning views across St Ives Bay. In the evening enjoy the soft glow of the blue tinted uplighters, just the place to enjoy a cocktail before wandering into St Ives Town just 5 minutes away.

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Summary

  • Penthouse, duplex apartment, over two floors, Three bedrooms: 1 x king with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x ground floor double, 1 x ground floor twin, with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x Family bathroom with bath and shower-over, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with kitchen/diner, top floor sitting area, enclosed south facing balcony with sea views.
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, coffee machine, washer/dryer dishwasher, Plasma TV with Sky including Sports & Movies to lounge, TV with HD Freeview to Bedroom one, TVs to Bedroom two and three, DVD player with selection of DVDs to lounge, ipod docking station, Nintendo Wii with games to lounge, 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, enclosed south facing balcony with sea views, 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

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. Stairs or 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.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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