Apartment | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
From the imposing private entrance, guests are welcomed to Blue Vista with a breathtaking 180 degree panorama of St Ives Bay. Perhaps one of the most stunning frontline penthouses in the area, this spacious apartment, over 190 sqm, with a 40' living area and seaward balcony offers fantastic family accommodation and a perfect getaway for discerning visitors to West Cornwall. The suntrap rear terrace is perfect for enjoying the Cornish rays. Just a short walk to the beach, coastal footpath, rail link to St Ives or nearby golf, this is a special holiday home ideal for two families looking for space, light and stunning coastal views.
Blue Vista has a superb spacious living area with a balcony running the full width, you can enjoy probably the finest views of St Ives Bay in the area. Just sink into either of the sofas and be mesmerised by the ever changing colours of the seascape. After enjoying the stunning sunset over St Ives, perhaps have some family fun with the Nintendo Wii or just relax and enjoy the LCD TV with full Sky package and DVD player.
As well as an informative "Welcome Book" packed with information about the locality, you will also find information on gardens, maps, walks, a selection of games, books and videos as well as a box of toys for the children. Local prints and scenic photos decorate the walls throughout the apartment. Complimentary WiFi is also availble.
With a choice of some of the best restaurants in the area and, just a 5 minute journey on the train, you will of course be tempted to try the local fine dining. Perhaps the best opportunity to enjoy stunning sea views from your dining table, is in your apartment! The dining area seamlessly flows from the lounge and enjoys the same panoramic views and is adjacent to the kitchen. High chairs are provided for younger guests and you will find everything you need to make an extra special meal. The dining area has a table and chairs for eight, and for alfresco dining, the balcony has tables and chairs for all.
So often, holiday chefs miss out on the company of their fellow guests when preparing meals, not in Blue Vista where they enjoy the stunning views as the fully fitted modern kitchen is part of the open plan living area. The kitchen has everything, beautifully fitted in ivory units with a cooker, grill and large oven. There is a microwave, dishwasher, large fridge freezer as well as a washer and dryer.
Blue Vista is ideal for two families or large groups with two double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms. A selection of fluffy white towels are provided per guests and complimentary toiletries are provided in each bathroom.
Bedroom one is decorated in neutral tones and has a king size bed, two bedside tables and reading lamps. There is a very large recessed wardrobe providing plenty of storage space whatever time of the year you may visit. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom.
A bright room with two windows and like the master bedroom, bedroom two has a king size bed, bedside table, reading lamps and large recessed wardrobe and dressing table, providing plenty of storage.
The third bedroom of Blue Vista is fitted with two single beds, built in wardrobe and dressing table, bedside tables and reading lamps.
The fourth bedroom also has two single beds, large triple wardrobe, bedside tables and reading lamps. Light streams in from the sky light, with a blind to block out the light.
All bed linen and towels are provided for each guest, we do ask that guest provide their own beach towels.
Two complimentary travel cots are provided for younger guests, please note that cot bedding is not provided.
En-suite to Master Bedroom
Guests can indulge themselves in this spacious en-suite, with w.c., wash hand basin, bath and heated towel rail.
This spacious family bathroom of Blue Vista has a w.c., panelled bath, separate shower cubicle with Mira sport shower, hand washbasin and heated towel rail. There is also a shaving point and a large mirror.
The shower room boasts a double walk in shower with Mira sport shower, w.c., hand washbasin and large mirror.
The spacious living area and kitchen is fronted by a 40' wide balcony with perhaps the best view of Carbis Bay beach and St Ives Bay. Tables and chairs are provided for guests allowing them to enjoy alfresco dining or to just relax, listen to the sound of the surf and absorb the ever changing colours of the sea and sky.
Note: Children must be accompanied at all times, the balcony is due to be upgraded with glass and chrome balustrades.
South Facing Terrace
The south facing sun terrace is a fantastic little sun trap, perfect for soaking up the cornish rays.
The beautiful communal gardens of Gwel Marten, which are mainly lawned, are available for guests to use and benefit from stunning views and access to the South West Coastal Path and the beach. The stroll around the headland to Porthkidney Sands is a must as is the 20 minute coastal walk to St Ives.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 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 200 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||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
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.
Gwel Marten Apartments occupy a superb position on the site of the old Gwel Marten Hotel on Headland Road at Carbis Bay. With dramatic views along Carbis Bay beach across to St Ives in one direction and Godrevy Lighthouse in the other, these apartments are convenient for the short train ride into St Ives. Adjacent to the South West Coast Path you can enjoy the stunning scenery along the cliff walk to St Ives or to Hayle. A convenient and comfortable base to explore the many delights of Cornwall.
These 4 star and 5 star apartments are furnished and fitted to a high standard having shared use of the terraced gardens and lawn to the front of the development and enjoying spectacular views of St Ives Bay. Carbis Bay beach is accessed from the cliff path or the beach cul-de-sac road
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Landscaped communal gardens.
An allocated parking space is provided.
No Lift Access
2 minute walk to Carbis Bay beach.
3 minute walk to the scenic rail line for access to St Ives and surrounding area.
Gwel Marten apartments accommodate 20 guests in 4 properties.