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The Penthouse, Sandy Lane

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 11 reviews

from £65 /night

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The Penthouse, Sandy Lane Apartments, Carbis Bay

Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

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

***5* Gold Star Rated*** The Penthouse at Sandy Lane Apartments Carbis Bay, is the perfect place for your relaxing seaside holiday. Just a short walk from the beautiful Carbis Bay beach, the apartment is also located within walking distance of St Ives, via the coastal path. If you are feeling less adventurous, it's a 2 minute train journey to St Ives from the Carbis Bay station (a 2 minute walk away). The property was completed in 2012 and boasts all the modern amenities you would expect (including free WiFi connection to super fast broadband, 55'' Smart TV, and Sonos Playbar for superior sound and music streaming capabilities). The finish throughout is of a very high quality.

The apartment consists of a large open plan seating, dining and kitchen area which is spacious and light. The bespoke hand made kitchen is well appointed, and stocked with the equipment you would need to prepare and serve a delicious meal. A Cornish food pack will be waiting for you on arrival to ensure you feel very welcome. There is a large private terrace outside, with table and chairs for dining. The views of Carbis Bay are truly stunning, and make the apartment very special.

There are two large double bedrooms each with sea views. One features it's own secluded balcony, where you can relax and read a book, or perhaps drink your morning coffee. The other has an en suite bathroom, with basin, toilet and shower. There is an additional family bathroom and twin room, ideal for children. Your stay will include some delicious smelling luxury toiletries, with the owners compliments. All bedrooms have televisions with free view.

*Cot and high chair are available for hire at a charge of £15, please e-mail owner for details.

*The Penthouse is accessed via two flights of stairs, and there is no lift.

*Payment via bank transfer or cheque. 25% non refundable deposit is payable at booking, the balance is due 8 weeks before arrival. We suggest clients to take out their own holiday insurance incase of cancellation.If there is cancellation by the client within the eight weeks prior to arrival the whole amount will be payable. Cancellation by owner if for any reason beyond our control eg fire damage the property is not ready on the date booked all rent will be refunded in full. The client shall have no further claim against the owners.

*The number of persons sleeping in apartment is strictly limited to the stated capacities.

*Arrival time is after 3.30pm unless prior arrangements are made.

*Departure time is by 10.00am on the of day of departure.

*There is a call out fee of £25 if you lock yourself out of the apartment during your stay. This charge is payable upon re-admittance to the property.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Carbis Bay
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay, Nearest railway: Carbis Bay
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture King Beds (2), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking

About this location

The Cornwall region

The Penthouse is a five minute car journey into the beautiful St Ives where you will find cobbled streets with lots of local art work. There are numerous restaurants to choose from, but best of all, Carbis Bay and St Ives are known for the beautiful white sandy beaches with crystal clear seas that have won lots of awards. The apartment is 25 minutes into St Ives by foot on the stunning coastal walk, or a two minute walk to the Carbis Bay train station where you can take a coastal ride into St Ives. There is also a very good bus route with regular buses. Carbis Bay is also a good base to go to the Lizard point, to visit St Michaels mount or to experience the Minack Theatre (this is an open air theatre in Porthcurnow). Lands End is just up the road from Porthcurnow and is a must to visit.

St Ives

There are lots of activities In Carbis Bay and St Ives. Try horse riding, and experience some of the most beautiful National Trust tracks. In St Ives you can visit the Tate Gallery, featuring work by Barbara Hepworth or visit Leach Pottery. On Carbis Bay Beach, in the season, they offer kyaks and outriggers for hire. There is a cafe and clean toilets by the Carbis beach, or you could visit the var or restaurant at the Carbis Bay Hotel.

In September there is a festival in St Ives; New year is really celebrated in St Ives with lots of fancy dress and bands.There is also the St Ives lesiure center where you can swim or use the gym there are also lot of classes you can take. In Carbis Bay we have playzone which is great for children full of indoor slides and soft play area for little ones.

Golf is great in Carbis Bay as you have two Golf courses. Lelant golf course is a 18 hole links course, stunningly beautiful with golf pro and shop. There is also a nine hole course at Tregenna Castle.

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Review 1-10 of 11

7 Jan 2015


"Beautiful apartment with lots of added luxuries"

We stayed here in September 2014, there were three lots of couples, me, my husband, my mum & her partner and my sister and her partner. All I can say is wow! This apartment is absolute luxury! The vie… More

30 Dec 2014


"Lovely apartment with great views"

Efficient and friendly and communication from owner via website/ mail. Luxurious , well equipped and very comfortable apartment in a enviable locality in Carbis Bay. Fantastic views and only 5 mins … More

20 Aug 2014


"Fabulous family accommodation"

Booked well in advance so had been looking forward to for sometime and it didn't disappoint.Travelled as family of five; children aged 15 13 and 10 and all had a great time.Apartment was as beaut… More

26 Jun 2014


"Beautiful penthouse, Amazing holiday!"

We stayed at the penthouse Sandy lane for 9 nights at the beginning of June. There were 6 of us that stayed (3 couples), the penthouse was more than big enough for all of us. All of the bedrooms are e… More

26 Jun 2014


"Excellent accommodation & location"

A well appointed apartment, ideally located to travel into St Ives and across the south of Cornwall. The accommodation was spotless clean, the lounge furniture comfortable and the kitchen has everyth… More

29 Jul 2013


"Relaxing, spotless, spacious - the comfort of home with piles of added coastal luxury. Go!"

We have just returned from a wonderful week at the Penthouse at Sandy Lane. From reading the reviews and seeing the photos, I had very high expectations of the apartment - all were met! The penthouse … More

21 Jul 2013


"Absolutely Fantastic Apartment with everything you need for an enjoyable holiday"

Absolutely Fantastic Apartment with everything you need for an enjoyable holiday. Superb balcony with sea views. Nice footpath to the beach, a bit steep in places. Train service every hour from Carbis… More

24 Jun 2013


"Very good"

The penthouse is immaculate in decoration and attention to detail. If your are self catering there is everything you could need and more ! The view is lovely across carbis bay to Godfrey. You can wa… More

16 Jun 2013



We had a wonderful stay inThe Penthouse. The apartment is finished to a very high standard and is in a beautiful peaceful location. The kitchen is very well equipped and has absolutely everything you need. Bedrooms are spacious and light with wonderful views and comfy beds. The outside terrace is a lovely place to chill and admire the view.

Ideally located for Carbis Bay beach, the Coastal Path, St. Ives, the coastal train and local bus stop.

It was so easy to book, both Kelly & Suzanne were very friendly and helpful and it was nice to be able to book any length of stay instead of the usual 7/14 nights.

The only thing we would have liked were loungers or an outdoor settee to relax on, as the patio chairs are not too comfy to sit on for any length of time.

We have visited St. Ives many times and this is definitely one of the best places we have stayed and would highly recommend.

19 Apr 2013


"Lovely apartment"

Excellent position, clean with comfy beds and very well equiped. Loved the spacious open plan living but just one shower for 3 double rooms was a problem. No lift to take the luggage up to the penthouse! However, we have stayed in lots of accommodation in Carbis Bay whilst visiting family and this was one of the best.

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:12 Mar 2015

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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