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The View

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1073981)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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    ““Fantastic apartment; -Spotlessly clean – Great views, comfy beds – Great 10% off @ The Harbour (dog friendly bar) Thank you for great break celebrating our 22nd wedding anniversary!”

    ” Tracy + Graham Norman + Molly – Moo the cock-a-poo

    - Testimonial, Nov 2020

Chy An Porth

Chy an Porth is a delightful and historical building conveniently located on The Terrace overlooking Porthminster Beach, now sympathetically converted, there are 8 apartments over 4 floors.

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The View is a superb seaside home providing luxury holiday accommodation in St Ives. Ideally situated within Chy an Porth on The Terrace, this fine granite building was built by Leslie Stephen, father of the acclaimed author Virginia Woolf. Later the home of the highly respected Peirce family stalwarts of St Ives. Daughter to the Hain Shipping Line. This beautiful apartment is in a perfect location for walking down into St Ives town with its quirky cobbled streets, art galleries including the Tate, boutique gift and Surf shops and of course the renowned fine dining restaurants are just a short stroll away, as is the picturesque harbour and many beaches. Double Door Bay Window allows the Cornish light to shine through and perfectly frame the panoramic views of the St Ives Bay, Porthminster Beach and Godrevy Lighthouse. Sitting In the stunning 360sq ft private patio area you can relax and dine to your heart's content, or just lie back on the sun loungers or enjoy a coffee or glass of wine while you sit and watch the moonlight on the bay. Overlooking the wondrous town of St. Ives, and Porthminster Beach while the world passes you by. If you are an early riser take in the Glorious Sunrises or stay in bed and watch them through the window. The View was formally known as Peaceful Haven. Highlights - The View is located in Chy an Porth Apartments in St Ives and is on the ground floor. - Arrival 5pm, departure 9am. - Sleeps 2. - 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 1st June 2021. Membership is reviewed annually by the owner for the following year and is subject to renewal.COVID-19 UPDATE: We have been advised that the spa is currently operating a limited service. Please visit HarSPA website for further details on what treatments and facilities are available during this time. - Accepting one well behaved, medium sized dog. - No smoking. - Sea views from the open plan living, dining and kitchen area and bedroom. Entertainment - Complimentary unlimited wireless broadband. - 48" Samsung smart HDTV with Freeview to Living area. - Blu Ray DVD Player with a selection of DVD's to living area. - 32" Sony smart HDTV with Freeview to bedroom. - A Bush Dab Radio and Bose Bluetooth speaker to the lounge - Selection of board games, extensive library of books, O.S. Maps and information on the local area. Access - Access from the front of the building is via 14 stone stairs up to the front door of apartments. The View's entrance is a doorway from the entrance hall. - Detailed access statement available on request. Parking - Guests are provided with one allocated parking space with security post which is located just a 5 minute walk away in Porthminster Terrace. Guests may use the space outside the entarnce of the property to unload belongings before moving their vehicle to the allocated space.You may find that you choose not to use your car during your stay as there is just so much to see and do within walking distance of this luxury apartment. Living Area Living Area Upon entering the beautiful, bright and airy open-plan living area of The View, you can’t help but be drawn to the fabulous panoramic sea views through the bay window and glass French doors. The views stretch across St Ives Bay taking in Porthminster beach, Godrevy Lighthouse and the golden sands of the Cornish coast. Creature comforts include a brown leather sofa, ideally positioned for enjoying the 48" Samsung Smart TV with Freeview and Blu-ray DVD player. If you need to work away from home USB sockets and unlimited wireless broadband are offered throughout The View. Dining Area The dining area is perfectly positioned alongside the kitchen, guests can keep the chef happy whilst taking in the stunning views through the window and doors, there is a table with four comfortable leather dining chairs. If you prefer to dine out, you are rather spoilt for choice in St Ives which is a short stroll away and has a wide variety of restaurants from which to choose. Utility Cupboard A handy utility cupboard accessed from the living area houses the iron, ironing board and airer. Kitchen Kitchen Sociable and open plan to the living area, it is a pleasure to cook here and create superb dishes with our fine Cornish produce. This beautiful modern kitchen has a range of high gloss white cupboards with black granite work surfaces and Neff intregrated appliances, there is a large fridge/ freezer, a microwave, a four ring ceramic halogen hob with extractor above, a double oven with grill, a dishwasher and a washer/dryer. In addition guests will find a toaster, kettle, caffetiere, hand blender and all the utensils, pots and pans they could possibly need to prepare a meal in this home from home. Sleeping Bedroom One This gorgeous room is decorated to compliment the seaside surroundings and boasts magnificent views of Porthminster Beach and across the bay through the picture window. A luxurious kingsize bed beautifully dressed in crisp white linen, scatter cushions and throw, enticing you to lie back and admire the views. Ample storage can be found within the two wardrobes, where both hanging and shelf space is available. You will also find bedside tables with matching reading lamps, 32"Sony smart HDTV with Freeview, USB sockets and a hairdryer. Luxury cotton bed linen is provided with a selection of high-quality towels and robes for each guest. Bathroom Bathroom One The modern bathroom of The View is located off the hallway opposite the bedroom. The white Villeroy & Boch suite comprises of a WC, wash basin and bath with overhead shower. A glass shower screen, heated towel rail for keeping your towels nice and toasty and a back lit vanity mirror with shaver point can also be found. High quality towels are provided for each guest, along with a selection of complimentary luxury toiletries. A real treat. Outside The View proudly boasts a large granite terrace which is located on the seaward side of the property and accessed from the living area through French doors. The terrace is spectacular and offers outside living at its best, with unrivalled far-reaching panoramic sea views stretching across St Ives Bay to the golden sands of Gwithian and Godrevy Lighthouse. A glass-topped coffee table with chairs and a separate dining table with chairs, perfect for alfresco dining, and reclining sun loungers are provided on the terrace.

Summary

  • Ground Floor apartment, over one floor, One bedroom: 1 x king, 1 x bathroom with bath and shower-over, wash basin, heated towel rail, and WC, Open-plan living space with kitchen/diner, sitting area, seaward facing terrace.
  • Gas central heating
  • Double oven/grill, 4 ring ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, Cafetiere, washer/dryer, dishwasher, smart HDTV with Freeview to lounge, smart HDTV with Freeview to bedroom, Blu Ray DVD Player with a selection of DVD's to living area, a Dab Radio and Bose Bluetooth speaker to lounge, Wifi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car 5 mins walk away, seaward facing terrace
  • outside furniture including sun loungers, table and chairs
  • Pet friendly, no smoking
  • Shops, beaches, and pubs within a short walk
  • 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 1st June 2021
  • Membership is reviewed annually by the owner for the following year and is subject to renewal
  • COVID-19 UPDATE: We have been advised that the spa is currently operating a limited service
  • Please visit HarSPA website for further details.

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 is via 14 stone stairs up to the front door of apartments. One allocated parking space with security post is located just a 5 minute walk away in Porthminster Terrace. Guests may use the space outside the entrance of the property to unload belongings before moving their vehicle.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas