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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Seaview is a stunning first floor luxury apartment, tastefully decorated and furnished to a high specification, with beautiful sea views from the lounge, both bedrooms, kitchen and balcony. Located just above Carbis Bay Beach, one of the best in the UK, it's less than a 5 minute walk to the water's edge and an ideal base for exploring the many wonderful attractions West Cornwall has to offer.

The property is light and spacious with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and offers the option of a quality double sofa bed in the lounge for those who require more than 4 beds. There is a well equipped kitchen and comfortable lounge / diner, all of which lead out onto the balcony with its wonderful sea views across to St Ives. The balcony has a table and four chairs and is a perfect sun trap throughout the afternoon and evening, ideal for having a drink whilst watching the sun go down!

There are flat screen TVs in the lounge and both bedrooms, free Wi-Fi and a sound system with iphone docking. In addition there is a good range of games and books to keep you entertained. Outside the apartment there is a private parking space in addition to visitor parking available on a first come first served basis.

Carbis Bay with its blue flag beach is a great location and easy to reach by road or rail. The small train station located just a stone's throw away will take you into St Ives within 3 minutes and is probably the most scenic journey you are likely to take. Alternatively a walk along the coastal path with its breathtaking views of the bay will take around 20 minutes.

St Ives is a true gem with its cobbled streets, picturesque harbour, golden beaches and abundance of galleries and restaurants. It's easy to see why it was voted the 'best UK coastal resort' for 2012! And don't forget, this is just a taste of what Cornwall has to offer. With the Eden Project, St Michaels Mount, Flambards, Lands End and Paradise Park, to name but a few, there really is something for everyone.

Seaview is highly recommended for couples and families alike – please see our Guest Reviews!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Carbis Bay 100 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 56 km, Nearest railway: Carbis Bay 100 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

From your King size bed in the master bedroom you will have views over the bay and to Godrevy Lighthouse.

The lounge/diner and both bedrooms have Samsung TV's with Freeview.

Towels and bed linen offer Egyptian Cotton quality giving you a luxurious feel.

The dining area can seat 6 people comfortably, plus you can also seat 4 people at the Kitchen table.

In addition to the family bathroom there is also an en-suite off the master bedroom

A Cot and High Chair are available on request.

Further details outdoors

The Balcony has a table, 4 chairs and has sea views across to St Ives harbour, as per the main photo.

There is a dedicated parking space in addition to visitor parking available on a first come first served basis.

The apartment is on the first floor of a block that consists of ground, first and second floors, 3 properties in total. There are 3 blocks and we are located in the middle of this small and quiet cul de sac.

It is less than a 5 minute walk to Carbis Bay Beach where you will find a cafe serving hot and cold food, drinks, ice creams and homemade cakes in addition to kayak hire on the beach (depending on the time of year).

The train station is a 2 minute walk from the apartment and the coastal path is on the doorstep!

Further details

Welcome pack on arrival.

The West Country region

West Cornwall is a magical mix of golden beaches, rocky coves, quaint harbours and breathtaking views making it one of the finest holiday destinations in Europe. It has so much to offer with its excellent galleries for art lovers, waves for enthusiastic surfers, golden award winning beaches for families, fine dining restaurants and local cuisine for foodies, beautiful subtropical gardens for those with green fingers and a scenic coastal path for walkers and photographers alike. There really is nowhere like it!

You can visit the award winning Eden Project with its impressive biomes, paddle over to St Michaels Mount at low tide, enjoy the picturesque fishing villages of Mousehole, Mevagissey and Cadgwith Cove or take in a show at the Minnack, Cornwall's famous open air theatre overlooking the sea. For children there are a number of attractions such as Flambards, Paradise Park, Lands End, Newquay Zoo and the National Seal Sanctuary.

St Ives

With numerous golden beaches all within easy reach, a wealth of cafes and restaurants, shops, galleries and views to die for, this special part of Cornwall really is the ideal holiday destination.

Carbis Bay is a perfect retreat for those wanting a quiet, relaxing holiday with the convenience of being close to the hustle and bustle of St Ives. The blue flag beach has excellent facilities, safe bathing, kayak rental and is perfect for families.

St Ives has 4 beaches including Porthmeor, a blue flag beach which is ideal for surfing; Porthgwidden, a small sandy cove and a real sun trap; the Harbour beach which is located in the heart of the town and the blue flag family beach of Porthminster.

In addition there is the less touristy Porthkidney beach at Lelant (to the right of the apartment), not to mention the sweeping sands of the Bluff, Towans and Gwithian, curving around to the spectacular Godrevy lighthouse.

Seals are frequent visitors to Carbis Bay and St Ives and are regularly spotted showing off to the crowds. Porpoise and Dolphins can also be seen at various times of the year either from the shore or by the regular boat trips operated from the harbour.

Having become a haven for artists, the area boasts numerous galleries and craft shops including the famous Tate Gallery located on Porthmeor beach, the Bernard Leach Pottery and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.

For children there is a surf school, an indoor pool and leisure centre, playzone, horseriding, a cinema and boat trips. The area also has its own golf course overlooking the sea, breathtaking coastal walks and nature reserve at Hayle Estuary.

With some of the mildest winters and warmest summers in Britain and Northern Europe, Carbis Bay really is a great holiday location at any time of year.

Whether you are on a short break, annual holiday, visiting the renowned St Ives September festival of Music and Art or taking part in the New Year fancy dress celebrations, you really won't be disappointed!

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8 Oct 2014


"Absolute delight"

this apartment is an absolute delight. thoughtfully and artistically decorated, spotlessly clean with great views from the windows.On arrival there was the best welcome pack I have ever received.the o… More

18 Sep 2014


"Exceeds Expectations"

A beautiful apartment handily placed for the beach. Fully equipped with furnishings to a high standard.Nothing appears too much trouble and a lovely touch is the welcome pack mentioned by previous rev… More

2 Sep 2014


"Beautiful apartment and perfect location"

We booked Seaview based on previous guests feedback, as are very particular regarding cleanliness and have high expectations. On arrival the apartment was spotless with really tasteful decor. We had… More

7 Jun 2014


"permanent perfection."

Third visit, still perfection. So many thoughtful extras. e.g. there is usually a selection of chocolates in the lovely welcoming basket of food but this time it included a slab of chocolate decorat… More

21 Mar 2014


"Seaview was Fabulous"

Having read all the reviews and wanting a view of the sea, we were not disappointed. We received prompt replies to our initial inquiry and made a booking. On our journey down we discovered we had fo… More

30 Dec 2013


"Immaculate apartment, great location, just perfect."

Have just arrived back after spending Christmas at this lovely apartment with my husband and family. Although the weather was rather wet and wild, that did not stop us taking daily walks to either th… More

4 Nov 2013



After a long half term journey down to Carbis Bay we could not have been more delighted with the apartment we where presented with on a cold blustery October evening. With it's beautiful decor i… More

25 Oct 2013



From the moment we arrived we felt at home, and the welcome pack of scones, clotted cream, jam, chocolate, shortbread, and wine certainly helped, there was even milk for us in fridge and a welcome car… More

1 Jun 2013


"Amazing again!"

Just back from a fab week in seaview, this was our 4th visit to this apartment and have already booked for next year! It's like home from home with everything you need for a relaxing week, it's in a very quiet area right next to the train station which takes you into St Ives.
We love being out of St Ives itself and we also love carbis bay beach. You can also take the costal road into St Ives which takes about 20mins walk.
Book it you will not be disappointed!
Thanks Ashley.

22 May 2013


"What a find!"

Seaview far exceeded our expectations. From the moment we arrived we felt at home. A superb welcome pack of scones, clotted cream. jam and a bottle of vino, plus a beautiful "enjoy your holiday" card from Ashley and Claire awaited us. The apartment is a cut above. Quality furnishings and linen, well equipped kitchen, great views especially from the master bedroom. Close proximity station and South West Coast path 20 minute walk into St Ives, and the three glorious town bays... walk further on from Porth Meon towards Zennor for amazing views. A drink (albeit pricey) at the Carbis Bay overlooking the sea, a must (we did not eat there) Perfect location to explore so many wonderful places, everything is so close. We were very lucky with a week of glorious weather which made our stay doubly enjoyable. We cannot recommend this apartment enough (and have done so to several friends) Thank you Ashley and Claire.... we shall return!

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