Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
With stunning views of Carbis Bay and beyond from the lounge and master bedroom, this Compass Point apartment is a fabulous base from which to explore the abundance of art galleries, excellent restaurants and coastal walks nearby. Bay View has beautiful bespoke oak furniture throughout and is fitted out to perfection. Guests will be delighted with luxury contemporary feel of this holiday home, together with its proximity to the beach St. Ives.
The spacious and carpeted lounge has a large bay window that provides spectacular panoramic views over St Ives Bay. There is a 26" flat widescreen HD television with digital freeview channels, a DVD player and a CD/MP3/radio Hi-fi system. A collection of DVD's and CD's can be found in the guest library in the dining room. There are also games and jigsaws provided in the lounge for guests to enjoy. This includes a Playstation II. Two large sofa's provide comfortable seating to enjoy the views and entertainment.
Like all the other rooms the lounge is reached through the spacious hall that has been tastefully finished with Mediterranean coloured stone floor tiles. These blend in very well with the deliberate Mediterranean design of the Compass Point complex. There is a coat cupboard in the hall with umbrellas that can be borrowed on rainy days!. There is a wireless internet for those with suitable laptops, just connect using the security key provided in the Welcome Book.
The separate and carpeted dining room provides a peaceful place for eating and sea glimpses from it's window. It has a table with 4 chairs and a highchair can be provided for tiny guests! There is a library with books, DVD's, Playstation games and CD's for guests to use as well as local information and maps to help plan your stay. A restaurant and pub guide is provided for those who enjoy dining out.
There is a large Tesco's only a mile away for those that wish to self cater. The Carbis Bay and St Ives area has an excellent reputation for fine dining in its numerous restaurants. Of particular interest is the nearby Carbis Bay Hotel, where you can enjoy a traditional Cornish cream tea, amongst other foods in the delightful ambience of its large conservatory that overlooks St Ives Bay. Carbis Bay Hotel can be reached via a very short meandering walk through the woodland of Carbis Bay valley. The "Welcome Back" provides more information on places of interest.
Bay View benefits from a fully fitted modern kitchen that has Mediterranean styled floor tiles that follow through from the hall. The kitchen has built in NEFF units that include an electric oven, gas hob, tall fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washer/dryer. There is also a waste disposal unit, microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee machine as well as a wide range of other kitchen equipment to help make you stay more convenient.
The kitchen window above the sink overlooks the well-maintained courtyard of Compass Point apartments with its neatly kept flowerbeds.
Bedroom One with En-Suite
The carpeted master bedroom of Bay View enjoys spectacular views over St Ives Bay to wake up to. There is a double bed with a contemporary style wooden headboard to match the modern Shaker-style wooden furniture, specially made for Bay View. The bedroom furniture includes a double wardrobe with two large drawers at its base, bedside cabinets, a dressing table with mirror and a tall chest of drawers. A hairdryer is also provided for convenience. There is a 15" flat-screen television (freeview is not available on this) and a CDplayer/radio/alarm clock provided. The sound of the nearby sea makes this a special place in which to fall asleep and wake up to. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom. All bed-linen and towels are provided together with a cot and booster seat. WIll guests please provide their own bedding for the travel cot.
The second bedroom is carpeted and has twin beds with contemporary style wooden headboards to match those of the master bedroom. The room also benefits from the same bespoke furniture that can be found in the master bedroom. This includes a double wardrobe with two large drawers, a dressing table with mirror, a bedside unit and a tall chest of drawers. There is also a 15" flat screen television and Cd player/alarm clock/radio provided. The second bedroom of Bay View has patio doors that open onto a small balcony that overlooks the courtyard with its neatly tended plants and flowers. All bed-linen and towels are provided, also there is a hairdryer for your convenience.
The main bathroom of Bay View has a wash basin, WC, a bath and shower. There is a heated towel rail and modern bathroom fittings. A perfect place to take a long soak after a hard day on the beach. Complimentary toiletries provided.
The master bedroom of Bay View has an en-suite bathroom with a power-shower, WC and wash basin. Consistent with the rest of the apartment the en-suite bathroom has been finished to a very high specification. The bathroom has Mediterranean style stone flooring to match those is the rest of the apartment. There is a heated towel rail and plenty of mirrors.
A bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided for each guest. Complimentary toiletries are provided for guests to use.
There is a communal terrace for guests' to enjoy the views.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Carbis Bay 300 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 38 km, Nearest railway: Carbis Bay 300 m|
|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, Satellite TV, 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||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
The West Country region
With its golden sands and turquoise sea, Carbis Bay is recognised as one of the most beautiful bays in the world. It is often selected as the perfect base for those wanting to relax and get away from it all but have the convenience of being just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of St. Ives. With its Blue Flag accredited beach, Carbis Bay is a popular choice for a luxury self-catering holiday with many of our special escapes boasting dramatic sea views. The coastal railway links St Ives to Penzance and is perhaps one of the most scenic rail journeys in the UK. The rail journey from Carbis Bay to St Ives takes about 4 minutes. It also connects to St Erth and Penzance to mainline UK stations including Paddington, London
Compass Point is a prestigious development of purpose-built luxury apartments, situated in a prime position on the seaward side of Carbis Bay, with the majority of properties offering stunning views of the sea and surrounding coastline. Each apartment has been finished to the highest standard and benefits from top of the range fitted kitchen with fully-integrated appliances, central heating and double-glazed windows for year round comfort and luxury.
Compass Point is just three minutes walk away from the spectacular golden beach at Carbis Bay. Easy access is also available to the small railway station where the single-track railway follows a dramatic path along the coast, taking you into St Ives in less than five minutes
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An allocated parking space or medium sized garage is provided.
4 minute walk to Carbis Bay beach.
2 minute walk to the scenic rail line for access to St Ives and surrounding area.
Compass Point apartments accommodate 38 guests in 11 properties.