Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
This romantic apartment makes for the perfect setting for couples to relax and unwind. Once part of the former home of Barbara Hepworth, the renowned local sculptor, this property is perfect for those looking for a contemporary escape St. Ives. Hepworth is ideally positioned next to the coast path and the stunning 180 degree seascape can be admired from the terrace and beautifully planted gardens. A splendid spot for a perfectly chilled glass of white wine or morning coffee!
This light and airy lounge area has beautiful oak flooring, chocolate leather seating comprising a two seater sofa bed and two tub chairs, together with a selection of local art work.
For entertainment there is a wall mounted HD ready plasma screen with Freeview, DVD and video player and for the young at heart a Nintendo Wii is provided! Wireless internet is available throughout the apartment...many guests find this comes in particularly useful when planning the following days excursions.
A welcome manual in the apartment provides a wealth of information about St. Ives and West Cornwall. A favourite suggestion for the energetic is to explore the southwest coastal path which is accessible just minutes from the apartment. Also, guests may be inspired to find out more about the previous owner of the house: Barbara Hepworth. Visit the sculpture gardens in St. Ives which can be reached by foot or via a quick hop on the train which runs on a single line track just a few minutes away from the apartment.
This contemporary kitchen comprises high gloss units with a complimentary oak floor. It benefits from sea glimpses towards Hayle Towans. Guests will find an excellent range of appliances providing everything one could need in a luxury self catering apartment: An oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, separate freezer, integrated washer/dryer and coffee maker. There is also an excellent selection of gadgets and utensils provided to allow you to self cater in style. A dining table and four chairs are available.
For guests who prefer to eat out, then Carbis Bay offers some superb restaurants within walking distance and in St. Ives you will find one of the best beach cafés in Cornwall - The Porthminster Cafe. Other recommended eateries in St. Ives are the AA rosette awarded Alba, St Andrew's Bistro, The Seafood Cafe and Onshore Pizza restaurant.
The bedroom at Hepworth has a contemporary oak bedroom suite consisting of a king size bed and bedside cabinets along with fitted storage located behind a sliding mirrored door. Guests will find ample storage space for their holiday.
There is a 19" LCD TV with DVD player for those lazy mornings and should you need it, there is a clock radio available. A hairdryer and straighteners are provided along with high quality, white bed linen and towels for each guest.
The bathroom is located close to the bedroom and has cosy underfloor heating. It is fully tiled and exudes quality with its simple white sanitary-ware complimented by chrome fittings. There is a WC, sink, corner shower enclosure and power shower, along with chrome towel rail.
A selection of luxurious towels are provided for each guest.
The outside space at Chy-An-Kerris provides a wealth of options for guests. These facilities are shared between just the four apartments located in Chy-An-Kerris house.
On the seaward side, to the front of Chy-An-Kerris, are two comfortable sun loungers perfectly positioned to drink in the views over the stunning sub-tropical gardens. The superb 180 degree coastal back drop is simply jaw-dropping. Here guests can see from St. Ives right across to Hayle Towans and Godrevy Lighthouse.
To the rear of the property, is a shared decked courtyard garden area with superior quality garden furniture. This courtyard is a real sun-trap and provides a comfortable place to relax after a busy day out exploring the Cornish coastline.
Drying facilities are provided within Hepworth apartment itself, however a shared external washing line is also available on the seaward side of the property.
One allocated parking space is provided.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Carbis Bay 500 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|
|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||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|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.
Chy-an-Kerris was once the home of the renowned local sculptor Barbara Hepworth and artist Ben Nicholson. It is available to rent as a holiday home in the form of separate apartments. A fascinating insight into the life of Barbara Hepworth can be found on her website. These well presented properties offer excellent accommodation for couples looking for a place to stay in Cornwall, with a clifftop position over Carbis Bay beach. The house is set in beautiful sub-tropical gardens which have spectacular views across Carbis Bay and St. Ives Bay.
Landscaped communal gardens with private gated access to the coastal path.
An allocated parking space is provided with each apartment.
2 minute walk to Carbis Bay beach.
3 minute walk to the scenic rail line for access to St. Ives and surrounding area.
Chy-an-Kerris apartments can accommodate 4 guests in 2 properties.
Optional connecting door to two apartments.
Read more about Carbis Bay, restaurants and pubs, history, walks, things to see and do.
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22 Jun 2013
I could not recommend Hepworth enough.The location is perfect. The costal path literally runs past the back garden and it is about 30 minutes walk to St Ives. The apartment is also approximately 2 min… More
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