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Sparrows Nest

St Ives, Cornwall (Ref. 1090403)


Carbis Bay Holidays rating

  • 10 Guests

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 4 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Electric car charging
  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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  • E

    “The Sparrows Nest is a little piece of Heaven!”

    We had the best stay here. There's almost no need to leave the house. From relaxing in the hot tub to sunbathing on the terrace to enjoying some delicious barbecues. I'd come back in a heartbeat. Thank you!

    We had the best stay here. There's almost no need to leave the house. From relaxing in the hot tub to sunbathing on the terrace to enjoying some delicious barbecues. I'd come back in a heartbeat. Thank you!

    - E, Jun 2024


  • Over three floors
  • Five bedrooms: second-floor 1 super-king-size with Smart TV, balcony, and en-suite bathroom with free-standing bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, first floor 1 x king size with Smart TV, large private south facing terrace, and en-suite bathroom with walk in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC, 1 x super-king-size (zip link can be twin on request) private balcony, 1 x twin (zip/link, can be super-king-size on request) with private balcony, 1 x ground-floor super-king-size with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Bathroom on first floor with free-standing bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • First-floor utility with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Sitting room/media room, with 75" TV and state of the art home theatre sound system
  • Boot room, with plumbed in dog shower/basin
  • Wrap-around garden with hot tub, large fire pit, lawn, patio, furniture, and barbecue
  • Air source heat pump
  • 1 x electric oven, 1 x electric microwave combi oven with steamer, induction hob, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, wine fridge
  • Fully integrated smart home by Control 4, ceiling speakers throughout, smart lighting control, video intercom, heating controls
  • 2 smart home touch screens (kitchen and principal bed rooms) 3 smart home remotes, 1 mobile tablet
  • 4 x Smart TV, plus Smart TV in Media room with access to Now TV, surround sound system, Superfast WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • 2 x highchair and 2 x travel cot available; we request that guests provide their own cot bedding
  • Private driveway for 3 cars with additional parking for 3 cars on woodland area next to the garden
  • 1 x EV charging point
  • Large Second-floor terrace with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome, dog bed and 2 bowls provided
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.7 miles
  • Note: Although there is a small set of steps to the rear garden area it also has level access
  • Note: The garden is split into two areas, one area is totally enclosed (child and pet friendly) the other is not enclosed
  • Note: Personal accounts are required to access media channels
  • Note: The ground floor bedroom and bathroom is wheelchair-friendly for access however the bathroom has not been adapted
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Sparrows Nest is a spectacular detached home designed by an award-winning architect. This luxurious and unique property provides for extraordinary levels of space and first-class living. A fully integrated smart home, with ceiling speakers throughout and breath-taking sea views from all living areas and four of the bedrooms. There are many stand out features to the home including the extraordinary 9M x 8M roof terrace with luxury outdoor sofa and chairs and incredible sea view. All first and second floor bedrooms benefit from their own private outside terrace or huge balcony, with frameless safety glass to protect from the elements and to enhance the views. Located in the prestigious Treloyhan area of St Ives, just above Hain Walk and equidistant from the beaches of Carbis Bay and St Ives, which are a leisurely stroll away. Offering a luxury base, complete with state-of-the-art appliances, stylish designer furnishings, bathrooms, and an expansive 0.5-acre garden, Sparrows Nest makes the perfect base for a large family or friends break or celebration, inviting ten guests and two babies to indulge in a seascape. The property sits on a private lane and benefits from six private parking spaces, and a handy 22KW fast EV charger. The huge feature front door invites you into the hallway and the open-plan living space, contemporarily designed and flooded with natural light through the extensive floor to ceiling windows, where you'll find a fully-equipped, sleek German designer kitchen, dining space for all guests, and a dedicated seating area to socialise and entertain. Step through the five-meter-wide sliding doors on to a huge terrace with hot tub attached and which looks out on to the expansive enclosed garden and seascape. The house nestles in the middle of the plot which is almost 100M long. The enclosed garden is accessed from the kitchen and has a sunny aspect all day. Due to the unique orientation of the property the rear garden also enjoys a day long sunny aspect but also provides for shading from the trees. This area has been designed with a parkland setting in mind with extensive paths and a huge 5M in diameter purpose built private fire pit that can easily seat fifteen people. As the sun sets, head to the sitting room featuring a handmade velvet corner sofa that can seat ten people, a 75” Smart TV, and fully integrated top of the range Sennheiser home theatre system to complete your immersive experience. Access to a host of media channels is provided via Now TV (including all Sky channels and BT Sport channels), where you can enjoy a film night or catch up with your latest series on Netflix. All of the five stylish bedrooms include top of the range mattresses and fully fitted wardrobes and a hairdryer. There is a super-king-size on the ground floor, offering great accessibility for those with limited mobility, and an en-suite shower room. Head upstairs to locate two super-king-size bedrooms with zip/link beds, both with access to private balconies and spectacular sea views. The family bathroom houses a walk-in shower and free-standing bath, so you can best decide how to prepare for the day. There are two master bedrooms to the property, the king size bed on the first floor has sliding doors on to its own large private terrace with sea view, Smart TV and en-suite bathroom. The principal master bedroom suite occupies the whole of the second floor, with a super-king-size bed, Smart TV, en-suite bathroom with a free-standing bath, and sliding door access to a private sea facing terrace. Awaken to a refreshing shower or a long soak in the indulgent bath, before enjoying your morning coffee and sea views upon the terrace. All bathrooms also have vanity drawer units under the sink with mirrored cabinets above the sink. There are shaving and toothbrush charger sockets in all bathrooms. There is also a separate ground floor cloakroom with WC and basin. Discover the spacious boot room, with plenty of space to hang up coats and jackets and put shoes and boots out of the way. It has a special plumbed in dog basin (with hot water) for cleaning those muddy sandy paws and there are plenty of games and puzzles to stay occupied on those rainy days! There is extensive external lighting including lighting bollards to the private lane when returning in the dark. You can control all of the music, lighting, heating and video intercom from the smart home touch screens located in the kitchen and second floor bedroom. Whilst travelling through the home all systems can be controlled from one of the three smart home remotes. All of the rooms have fixed key pads to control lighting and the extensive lighting scenes designed for your pleasure. If you can tear yourself away from your luxury abode, head for Carbis Bay Beach or Porthminster Beach, both enveloped by stunning, turquoise waters, before dining out at the popular Porthminster Beach Café; in the area you'll find a selection of shops and eateries to ease your stay, along with the chance to tour the St Ives Harbour, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and Tate St Ives gallery. Head south for Penzance Promenade, offering another day near the coastline, where you can sample some local produce at Argoe seafood restaurant whilst enjoying quayside views, whilst the Newlyn Art Gallery is nearby for art enthusiasts. End your break by following the Penwith Heritage Coast walking trail, reaching the vantage point of Land's End, and the fabulous surfing beach at Sennen, before returning home for sundowners around the fire pit. Indulge in an opulent Cornish getaway at Sparrows Nest.


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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!

The Good Housekeeping Bond for this property is £500.

New Construction - Outdoor Spaces
This property was completed in March 2023. As such the new plants and lawn surrounding the property are still maturing at this time.

EV Charger
This property includes access to one untethered EV charger during the guests stay.

Outdoor Shower
This property offers guests use to a cold shower point outside. Ideal for washing wetsuits, watersports kit and guests to use.

The property offers an enclosed space accessed via a gate and the living kitchen diner sliding doors.

Media Room
The media room is the only room that offers guests access to Now TV subscription which includes BT Sports.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter