Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Taking its name from the Cornish word for 'lookout', guests won't be surprised that the coastal views from Golva span eastwards from St. Ives and westwards to Godrevy Lighthouse. Many an hour can be whiled away watching boats pass by on the glistening waters using the telescope provided. This superb attention to detail makes this first floor apartment a fabulous home from home for those seeking a Cornish getaway.
Apartment Golva has a spacious fully carpeted lounge with a large bay window that affords spectacular views across St. Ives Bay from St. Ives in one direction to Godrevy and beyond in the other. There is a 37" LCD television with digital Freeview channels, a Blu-Ray DVD player, Nintendo Wii and a CD/MP3/iPod Hi-Fi system. There are two settees providing comfortable seating for guests to relax and enjoy the wonderful panoramic views, also a telescope for spotting dolphins and other activity in the Bay. Golva is Cornish for lookout.
Golva has a spacious hallway that allows access to all the other areas. There is a secure entry system, coat rack, shoe rack, walking poles for the energetic and umbrellas for those unfortunate rainy days. The "Welcome Book" is packed with information on Golva and the surrounding area.
You will also find in the Lounge sideboard, pub and restaurant guides, a selection of games, books, CD's and DVD's as well as local O.S. maps and map case and walking guides for the more energetic.
There is comfortable seating at the dining table for 4 with views out across the bay. You are rather spoilt for choice with the number of quality restaurants nearby; some do offer a takeaway service or alternatively, buy some local produce and prepare your meal at home and enjoy the comfort of your apartment.
Golva benefits from a modern fitted kitchen with NEFF built in appliances including an electric circotherm cooker, gas hob, tall fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and full sized dishwasher. There is a waste disposal unit and microwave as well as everything else you would expect from an apartment of this quality. The kitchen window overlooks the well maintained courtyard area of Compass Point.
Bedroom One with En-suite
The fully carpeted master bedroom has a large wardrobe; bedside cabinets, a chest of drawers and a dressing table with mirror above, providing plenty of storage space. You can watch television on the 19" flat screen TV which is complete with Freeview and a DVD player. From the comfort of your king size bed, you have the same spectacular views as the lounge so it is a pleasure to wake up in the morning, draw back the curtains and gaze across Carbis Bay beach to St Ives. A radio alarm with an Ipod interface is provided so you can listen to your music or even wake up to it if you want to.
The second bedroom of Golva is fitted with twin beds, large wardrobe, bedside cabinet, a chest of drawers, mirror and stool and a radio alarm complete with an Ipod interface. Although not enjoying the views, this quiet room has a Juliet balcony and will ensure you sleep well.
All bed linen and towels (face flannel, hand towel, bath towel and bath sheet per person) plus a hairdryer are provided, as well as two chairs for outside use on those sunny days.
The main bathroom of Golva 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 en-suite to the master bedroom of Golva has a shower, wash basin, WC, heated towel rail and shaving point. Complimentary toiletries are provided.
There is a communal terrace for guests' to enjoy the views and two chairs are provided for use outside.
|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 100 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, CD player, 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), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
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.