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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Tucked away in exclusive 'Fernhill', it's hard to catch your breath when you enter the open-plan living area of this stunning architect-designed house. Built in reverse-level to maximise the views, this really is an indulgent place to relax and admire the panorama whatever the time of year. Fully equipped and great for entertaining, the living area is extended further in summer when the covered balcony and enclosed garden are a real bonus!
The 32' wide open plan living area comprises a lounge, dining room, study area and a George Robinson bespoke kitchen, one entire glass wall faces the sea and leads to a full width covered balcony.
Two large sofas seat 7 in comfort where you can take in the superb views. Extra touches like wireless internet, a large LCD TV, SKY +, and a CD/MP3 player with Ipod dock, together with a Nintendo Wii and a cosy gas fired "wood burner" make this a great setting for a memorable holiday.
The dining area accommodates a table seating eight and is ideally located near to the kitchen. Enjoy eating outdoors during the summer months, on the balcony with table and chairs accommodating eight. Alternatively a barbecue is provided for you to enjoy eating al fresco in the garden. If you choose to eat in and do not wish to cook, some of the local restaurants provide a take away service, or why not order a delivery from Gourmet food providers Banquet in a Box . You are spoilt for choice with the number of quality restaurants nearby such as La Casita and Becks Fish and Chip restaurant. Alternatively you may wish to sample the culinary delights of the local fine dining in St Ives at the Porthminster or Seafood Café. Travel further afield to Jamie Oliver's Fifteen restaurant in Watergate Bay, or one of Rick Stein's eateries in Padstow. Do remember to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Also benefiting from the stunning views is the study area which is the perfect place to set up you laptop and work away from home if you have to.
This beautifully-crafted, bespoke kitchen by George Robinson is built in ash with granite surfaces and makes cooking at Fernhill Lodge a pleasure. Why else would Fernhill Lodge have starred in 25 Beautiful Kitchens magazine? There is an American fridge-freezer with ice maker, NEFF built in dishwasher, microwave, hob, oven and separate grill. In addition is an "island" with a breakfast bar and stools. All the usual appliances are provided as you would expect from five star accommodation. Laundry facilities are all housed in a separate utility room on the ground floor with washer/dryer and sink. The covered balcony and table and chairs seating 8 are easily accessed from the kitchen for alfresco dining with a spectacular view.
Bedroom One with En-Suite
The master bedroom has a king size bed, large built in wardrobe, bedside chest of drawers and a dressing table with further drawers so you will have plenty of storage space. Watch the 19" widescreen LCD TV with DVD/CD player and full Sky package from your comfortable king size bed, or enjoy the view from the double-glazed picture windows, which lead out to a part-covered patio, overlooking the sub-tropical garden with views of the sea.
For those who enjoy listening to their own music, there is an Ipod docking station. The master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room with complimentary White Company toiletries. A bath sheet, bath towel, and hand towel are provided for each guest.
From your king size bed, you can benefit from outstanding views through the double glazed picture window, taking in the mouth of the Hayle estuary and Hayle Towans. Step out onto a part-covered patio, overlooking the sub - tropical garden with views of the sea. There is a 19" widescreen LCD TV the full Sky package and DVD / CD player. There is also plenty of storage in the large wardrobes, bedside drawers and a chest of drawers. For those who will need an alarm to wake them, or for those who enjoy listening to their own music, there is an Ipod dock for your entertainment. A set of bed linen and a bath sheet, bath towel, and hand towel are provided for each guest.
The third bedroom of Fernhill Lodge is a large room and comprises three single beds. Located to the side of the property, although this room does not boast the sea views, it is furnished to a high specification and benefits from a 19" widescreen LCD TV with the full Sky package and DVD/CD player. Plus an Ipod dock for those who prefer to listen to their own music. There is plenty of storage in the high quality wardrobes, bedside drawers and a chest of drawers. This room is ideal for adults and children alike. A set of bed linen and a bath sheet, bath towel, and hand towel are provided for each guest. Fernhill Lodge has to be one of Cornwalls finest self catering accommodation.
The picture windows and patio doors create a light and airy living area which leads out to a spectacular covered balcony which is a fantastic private space for alfresco dining and just enjoying the panoramic outlook. You can enjoy use of the balcony late into the evening when exterior lighting of Fernhill Lodge causes this luxury self catering accommodation to be seen to "glow" on the hillside at night.
Although completely safe, we do recommend that all children are accompanied at all times. The balcony is directly above the sub-tropical garden and sun-terrace, which also has a discreet storage area with boogie boards, buckets, spades and beach games for both children and adults alike! Fernhill Lodge has up to three car parking spaces behind its private gated drive.
The garden has been recently landscaped to incorporate a large lawned area with eight seater hot tub, sun loungers and a large paved area for entertaining. Enjoy lazy barbecues on long summer evenings or challenge your fellow-guests to a game of boule on the lawn. There is plentiful outdoor seating for you to enjoy the panoramic views across and around St Ives Bay to Godrevy Lighthouse. The sun loungers and table and chairs to seat 8 are perfectly placed to benefit from the sunshine, ideal for an escape from city-life, gatherings of friends or families or time out to gain some inspiration for writing and sketching. St Ives is close by and is brimming with art galleries including the Tate and the Hepworth. Writers such as Daphne du Maurier, Rosamunde Pilcher and John Betjeman made Cornwall their home and drew deeply from their surroundings to write truly inspiring pieces of literature.
The family bathroom is fitted with Italian stone tiling and has a bath with overhead power shower, w.c, wash basin, bidet and heated towel rail. It also has an electric shaver point.
The en-suite to the Master Bedroom of Fernhill is appointed to a high standard and comprises a hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and a large shower. This is the place to unwind after those long hot sunny days on the beach or spring-time walks along the cliff. A bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided for each guest, together with complimentary White Company toiletries.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Carbis Bay 700 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 800 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|