Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
With stunning 180 degree views from the bay window, this first floor apartment is a joy. Lucky guests' will spot the local pod of dolphins while relaxing here on the delightful window seat. Tastefully decorated and well equipped guests' will have everything they need to cater for themselves. Ideally located, this beach retreat has private access through the communal gardens to the coastal path and the beach beyond.
Dolphin Watch is blessed with a large lounge with probably one of the best views in Carbis Bay. You could not wish for better. Previous guests have wanted to take it home with them. Uncompromised in any way you can see from St Ives to Godrevy all from the comfort of the two large sofas or window seat. Many dolphins have been spotted by the owners and their guests, evenings from May - June seems to be the most popular time to see them, so keep your eyes peeled and make a note in the visitors book.
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 very young children. Local prints and scenic photos decorate the walls throughout the apartment. The apartment has a television, video and DVD player as well as a telephone for incoming calls during your stay.
If you prefer to eat in whilst staying at Dolphin Watch, the local produce is abundant, from fresh local vegetables to locally caught fish. Why not enjoy a nice meal in the comfort of this lovely dining area whilst still enjoying the views. A child's booster seat is provided and you will find everything you need to make an extra special meal in the kitchen. The dining area is furnished with wooden floors and the table extends out to more than comfortably seat 4 guests.
The dining area is separated from the kitchen by a large serving hatch, allowing the cook to still join in the fun from the kitchen. However you can also take advantage of the many good pubs and restaurants recommended by previous guests or have a picnic on the beach at sun-down.
The spacious kitchen at Dolphin Watch offers ample storage within the fitted units and plentiful work top space. The fabulous sea views can also be enjoyed from the kitchen, and the well placed openings allow those in the kitchen to socialise with guests in the lounge and dining area. This kitchen is certainly well appointed with a double oven, gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, food processor, wine rack and every utensil you could imagine, along with a bottle steriliser for babies!
The master bedroom of Dolphin Watch has plenty of storage space within the double fitted wardrobes. It is furnished in neutral colours and has a comfortable double bed, dressing table with mirror and chair, bedside drawers with matching reading lamps, tallboy chest of drawers and an LCD digital television. Both blinds and curtains are provided to cut out that early morning sunshine, perfect for if you wish to have a lie in.
All bed linens and towels (bath sheet, bath towel, hand towel & flannels) are provided per guest. You are requested to bring your own beach towels and cot bedding. As well as clothes airer, iron and a multitude of games, a handy windbreak can also be found in the cupboard.
The second bedroom of Dolphin Watch is fitted with a single bed and a bunk bed, it is also large enough for the travel cot which is provided in the apartment. As with the main bedroom, this room also boasts a large wardrobe, dressing table with mirror and chair, bedside drawer with reading light, curtains and blinds.
Both bedrooms and the bathroom are separated from the rest of the living accommodating by glass sliding doors. This is a bonus if you or your children want an early night without being disturbed by others in the living room.
The bathroom of Dolphin Watch is incredibly spacious with ceramic wall tiles and wood effect flooring. A white suite comprises of a bath, WC, wash hand basin with ample built-in storage underneath and a separate power shower. There is also a towel rail, laundry basket, electric shaver point and a large mirror.
Just outside the bathroom is a large airing cupboard to keep the towels nice and toasty before use. Complimentary White Company toiletries, a bath sheet, bath towel, hand towel and flannel are provided for guests - beach towels are not provided.
The beautiful communal gardens of Gwel Marten are available for guests' to use and benefit from stunning views and access to the south west coastal path and the beach.
An undercover allocated parking space is provide for guests' use.
|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 200 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||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|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.
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.
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