Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Location, location, location. This beautiful apartment has been restyled and its interior now oozes luxury. Guests will be delighted! The living area boasts astounding views through its huge bay window, taking in Carbis Bay beach and St. Ives to Godrevy Lighthouse. You can walk to either on the coastal path which is accessed through the communal gardens with the waves lapping below, alternatively just relax and enjoy the luxury of your holiday apartment.
Moonstone has a large lounge with wonderful views along Carbis Bay beach towards St Ives and Godrevy Lighthouse in the other direction - move your mouse over the image below to see the stunning views from this comfortable lounge. A chair and telescope are provided for your added enjoyment. There are two large sofas, colour TV with DVD, video and a Bang and Olufson CD/Radio.
An informative welcome manual will give you all the information you need about the flat and a good selection of books, maps and pamphlets will give you all the information you need about the locality including art galleries, gardens and walks. There is also a selection of DVDs and videos. The lounge is decorated with original local art, including paintings, pottery and models. The telephone receives incoming calls only.
The dining area of Moonstone off the lounge and adjacent to the kitchen enjoys the stunning views across St Ives Bay. The dining area is carpeted and has table and chairs for 6 guests. Carbis Bay, St Ives and the surrounding area are blessed with a wide choice of quality restaurants, modern and traditional pubs as well as a number of places to obtain take-away food.
You are certainly spoilt for choice if you do wish to eat out however, you will also enjoy the comfort of dining in your own apartment at Moonstone. Here too the walls are decorated with original oil paintings of local scenes. The cherry wood dining suite is complemented by an excellent range of good quality crockery and tableware should you wish to eat in, taking advantage of the wonderful fresh local produce.
The fully fitted modern kitchen of MOONSTONE has everything you need to to keep holiday chefs happy and also benefits from the views of the St Ives Bay. The kitchen has a kettle, toaster, filter coffee maker, as well as a large fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave. There is also a washing machine, with iron, ironing board, and clothes airer. The large airing cupboard in the hall can be used for drying boots and outdoor clothes. The double oven/hob are electric, a wide range of utensils and cookware are provided.
There is an allocated undercover parking space provided just outside the front door of the apartment which is five steps down, making this apartment ideal for those less able.Since the hallway is fully carpeted, a shoe rack is provided just inside the door and should the weather turn inclement, and umbrella can be found on the coat rack.
Bedroom One with En-suite
The master bedroom of Moonstone has plenty of storage space with large built-in wardrobes and shelving, and a clever concealed en-suite shower room. The room is fully carpeted and has a king sized bed, bedside cabinets with clock radio and lamps and a small Lloyd Loom chair. There is also a small dressing table and mirror with hairdryer and a colour TV. The windows are fitted with blinds and curtains.
The co-ordinated en-suite which is part of the built-in wardrobes, has a sink, WC and shower and adds that little bit of luxury and convenience to your holiday accommodation. Crisp white cotton bed linen and towels are provided. (Bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided for every guest).
The second bedroom of Moonstone is fully carpeted, and fitted with twin beds, bedside cabinets and reading lamps . There is a large fitted wardrobe with plenty of storage and a dressing table with mirror and a Lloyd Loom chair. The windows are fitted with curtains and blinds. An LCD Freeview TV and integral DVD player is provided for entertainment.
Both bedrooms are fitted with electric heaters and are separated from the living area by sliding glass doors. There is also a booster seat and travel cot provided, guests are asked to bring bedding for the travel cot.
The main bathroom of Moonstone is very large and has been recently installed . It has a large corner bath, toilet, and hand basin built into a wood vanity unit with matching storage cupboard, mirror and shaving point. There is a large corner shower cubicle, fitted with a power shower and a heated towel rail.
The en-suite to the master bedroom provides a luxurious shower, wash basin and WC.
The beautiful communal gardens of Gwel Marten are available for guests' to use and benefit from stunning views and access to the southwest coastal path and the beach.
|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|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, 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), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, 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.