Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Star Gazy is a fabulous luxury self catering property prestigiously located at The Peninsula Apartments in St Ives Cornwall, offering complimentary spa membership. This stunning seaside holiday home is perfect for families, offering level access, free entry to the Harbour Hotel indoor swimming pool and is ideally situated for short strolls down to the award winning Porthminster beach and picturesque harbour. The beautiful coastal inspired interiors are teamed with one of the best panoramic sea views in St Ives, a flawless combination for an unforgettable Cornish holiday.
When entering this beautiful apartment you are greeted into a spacious hallway with solid walnut flooring, an area for hanging coats and a very useful tidal clock, perfect for those who have plans for bobbing about on the sea.
Upon entering the open plan living area your eyes are immediately drawn to the floor to ceiling double sliding doors which lead out on to your private decked balcony, taking full advantage of the magnificent panoramic sea views across St Ives bay. Sit back on the comfortable two seater sofa or armchairs and enjoy the wall mounted 42” LED television with Sky+ HD including the entertainment package, DVD player, iPod docking station or DAB radio and complimentary WiFi. A beautiful bespoke pebble floor standing lamp and dimmable spot lighting help to create the perfect atmosphere. A bookcase houses a fantastic selection of reading, cook and children's books, local guides and maps, a selection of DVD's and a handy pair of binoculars for watching the comings and goings in the bay. Throughout the property you will also discover a beautiful collection of local artwork.
The dining area is conveniently situated between the kitchen and living area, perfect for socialising with those busily preparing in the kitchen. A table and five chairs are provided along with a high chair for younger guests. A sideboard houses a whole host of serving dishes as well as children's crockery, beakers and cups.
The sleek contemporary kitchen comprises of modern gloss units which provide ample storage, and elegant black granite work tops with splash backs. It is perfectly appointed with an integrated Neff oven/grill, microwave, 4 ring ceramic hob, extractor fan, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. This kitchen is truly a foodies haven with ample crockery, glassware and utensils, Mophy Richards sear and stew slow cooker, hand held blender, herbs, spices and picnic ware. You could even make your very own Star Gazy pie! For coffee lovers, you are sure to enjoy the De Longhi cappuccino and espresso machine.
A large utility room can be found off the entrance hallway where there is ample space for storing beach gear and hanging additional coats. A Neff washer-dryer, iron, ironing board and additional travel cot mattress can also be found within.
If you have dreamt of going on holiday and waking up in the morning to a stunning sea view and the sound of waves crashing on the beach, then this property will make your dreams a reality. This incredible bright and spacious bedroom is carpeted throughout and offers a beautifully dressed king size solid oak bed which looks directly out towards Godrevy lighthouse. You can also slide open the floor to ceiling double doors and walk out on the private balcony.
Furnished with a large built-in double wardrobe with ample hanging and shelf space, oak bedside tables with matching reading lamps, dressing table, vanity mirror, chair and a full length mirror. A complimentary hairdryer is provided for guests use. The master bedroom also benefits from its own fully tiled en-suite shower room with complimentary White Company toiletries.
The second bedroom is also located to the front of the property, taking full advantage of the fabulous sea views. Solid oak twin beds provide a comfortable night's sleep in this peaceful room and a large built-in double wardrobe offers plentiful hanging and shelf storage. A bedside table with reading lamp, dressing table, vanity mirror, chair, LCD Freeview television with integrated DVD player and a hairdryer are also provided. Carpet is laid throughout, with dimmable spot lighting, a useful option for younger guests. The second bedroom is also conveniently located opposite the family bathroom.
Luxury cotton bed linen is provided in both bedrooms with a selection of high quality towels for each guest.
The spacious main bathroom of Star Gazy is located off the entrance hallway and is tiled with floor and wall porcelain tiles. There is a double end bath with overhead Hansgrohe power shower, WC, large freestanding wash basin, chrome heated towel rail and shaver point. A vanity mirror and Corian ledge both offer ample space for storing toiletries.
The master bedroom en-suite boasts the same superb contemporary style with floor and wall ceramics and comprises a large walk-in shower with Hansgrohe power shower, WC, freestanding wash basin, heated chrome towel rail, shaver point, vanity mirror and a Corian ledge which is useful for placing toiletries.
A selection of high quality towels are provided per person along with complimentary White Company Toiletries.
The large private decked balcony is accessible from both the lounge and master bedroom via the floor to ceiling double sliding doors. Enviably positioned above Porthminster beach to benefit from panoramic sea views across the bay to Gwithian and Godrevy lighthouse and then down to the picturesque harbour and the Island. Sit back and watch the small coastal branch train making its way into St Ives or observe the tennis courts below.
A glass topped rattan table and six matching chairs are provided perfect for alfresco dining or pre-dinner drinks. The balcony is partially covered, ideal for enjoying the view whatever the weather or for doing a spot of Star Gazing.
Guests are provided with one allocated parking space in an underground car park adjacent to the Peninsula apartments. Most guests find that they park the car up and then don't use it for the rest of their stay as Star Gazy is perfectly located for shops, restaurants, beaches and local attractions, which are all within a five minute walk of this special holiday property.
Please note there is a limited height in the car parking space of 2m 15cm.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porthminster 400 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: St Ives 400 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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite 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 5, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace|
The West Country region
St Ives nestles amongst rich, magnificent coastal scenery; surrounding you with the clearest air, the cleanest beaches and scented, sub-tropical gardens. With the influence of the Gulf Stream, this part of the UK enjoys its own unique micro climate. You can enjoy year round holidays with plenty to see and do. The beaches of St Ives and Carbis Bay provide fine golden sand with clear blue sea, you will never tire of the ever changing colours. There is so much to St Ives, it has a working harbour where you can watch the local fisherman bring in their catch and then enjoy that fresh produce at one of the many local restaurants. St Ives has won the 'Britain in Bloom' competition many times, there is a blaze of colour all around the town: houses smothered in baskets of blooms, parks and public areas a rich spectrum of radiant colours. Take a leisurely walk along the coastal footpath, perhaps to Carbis Bay and further to Lelant with the opportunity to return by train along one of the most scenic railways in the UK. Soak up the sounds and images of this mythical and rugged land. St Ives is renowned for its art, there are workshops, studios and galleries everywhere. So much to discover. St Ives - the jewel in the crown of Cornwall
Peninsula Apartments are in an enviable position overlooking the world renowned, Blue Flag award winning Porthminster Beach and boast mesmerising maritime views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy lighthouse, a local landmark made famous by Virginia Woolf's novel 'To the Lighthouse'. Perfectly located to enjoy the delights of St Ives town and its picturesque harbour which are only a short stroll away, these frontline coastal apartments have been furnished to an extremely high standard and are sure to be popular with guests who wish to enjoy the luxury, location and panoramic views which they have to offer.
Around every corner of the quirky cobbled streets of St Ives, you will be delighted with the selection of unique shops, galleries and cafes. Famous for being an art mecca, there is a fantastic selection of galleries and museums to be explored, including the Tate St Ives, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Leach Pottery. The Blue Flag beaches of St Ives are close by, offering a variety of water sports, Porthmeor being favourite for its surfing. The Wharf and harbour area offers a variety of fine dining restaurants, taste the difference - locally caught fish and shellfish as well as other locally grown produce. The award winning Porthminster Beach Cafe is just a short stroll down the hill from the apartments, as is the railway station, where guests can enjoy perhaps one of the most scenic rail journeys in the UK, along the Cornish coastline.
Frontline development of 16 apartments positioned with un-interrupted panoramic sea views.
One locked allocated parking space, a car pass must be shown at all times.
Lift access to some apartments as detailed in property overview
Landscaped sub-tropical gardens.
Seaward facing patios and balconies.
3 minute walk to Porthminster beach.
3 minute walk to St Ives rail link to Carbis Bay, Lelant, St Erth, Penzance and Mainline routes
5 minute walk to St Ives town.
Peninsula Apartments can accommodate 12 guests in 3 properties
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