Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
A light and airy newly converted apartment in this wonderful old Victorian building with many period features. This apartment is on the first floor of the building, giving spectacular views of St. Ives and the sea. Please note that if this apartment is reserved, I have three others in the same house, one of which may be available. They all have two bedrooms but vary slightly in size and layout but in all other respects are the same. Please enquire.
Situated in a quiet residential road just two minutes walk away from the wonderful beaches, restaurants, cafes, shops and art galleries of St. Ives.
The Tate Gallery and famous Porthminster Cafe are all within walking distance and there are plenty of things for a family to do in the town and numerous interesting places to visit nearby.
The apartment is fully equipped and has gas central heating, making it a comfortable place to stay at any time of the year. Linens supplied, but please bring your own towels!
All gas, electricity etc. included. Free WiFi
Well behaved dogs considered in ground floor apartments only (Please note that the one featured here is on the first floor). Please enquire!
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Ives Harbour, Porthgwidden, Porthmeor & Porthmi|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 64 km, Nearest railway: St Ives 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
The flat has one double room, one twin (two single beds) living room/kitchen and bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle and wc, accommodating 4 people comfortably and 6 with the use of a sofa bed. Full kitchen facilities for a modern, comfortable stay. There is an outside terrace which can be used on a first come, first served basis, but in reality is used very little. Further communal seating for you to relax and enjoy the sun and views at the front of the south facing house.
IF THE DATE YOU WANT IS BOOKED, PLEASE DO CONTACT ME AS I MAY HAVE OTHER APARTMENTS AVAILABLE, some sleeping up to 6 people.
|Further details outdoors|
* Private parking to the rear of the property so no jostling for a parking space - a very rare commodity in St. Ives!
* There is an outside terrace which can be used on a first come, first served basis with another apartment, but in reality is used very little.
* Two minutes walk to the centre of St. Ives town and beaches
Well-behaved dogs considered in the ground floor flats (but not this one please) - please enquire.
Linens included but we ask that you bring your own towels.
The West Country region
St Ives, the most famous of Cornish holiday towns, loved for generations, is easy to reach by road or by air and by train, too, along one of the most spectacular railway journeys in Britain to crystal blue waters, golden sands and a very warm welcome.
Life is centred around the harbour and ancient granite quays where boats still bring ashore good catches of the freshest fish for you to enjoy at the the local restaurants. .
St. Ives has a truly Mediterranean feel about it, so explore the maze of tiny narrow streets and alleyways and relax on the crescent shaped beaches with their safe golden sands and iridescent turquoise sea - all set within the uniquely rugged granite landscape of West Penwith, with its hewn cliff faces, prehistoric remains and the haunting ruins of the once great tin and copper mining industries which flourished throughout the area.
This stunning little town has become a Mecca for the Arts. Turner, Whistler and Sickert were amongst the earliest artists to arrive in St. Ives, with Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth and Naurn Gabo settled in St Ives in 1939.
This strong and vital artistic tradition, particularly in the field of the abstract avant-garde, led to the siting of the new Tate Gallery here in 1993. It is a stunning building with a varying exhibition of local and national works and well worth a visit. The Gallery's inspirational building stands high above the magnificent surfing beach of Porthmeor and features exhibitions which represent the modern 'St. Ives School' of painters such as Peter Lanyon, Patrick Heron and Sir Terry Frost as well as a changing programme of other contemporary work. Allied to Tate St Ives is the Barbara Hepworth Museum, a lasting memorial to the great sculptress who lived and worked in St. Ives at her Trewyn Studio. Her workshop has been carefully preserved and made accessible; the gardens and house contain many examples of her finest work and is situated just a minute's walk from Windsor Court.
Full of history at every turn, the great Victorian novelist and poet Thomas Hardy in 1870 wrote "the place is pre-eminently the region of dream and mystery", describing his first experience of Cornwall. Even today this mystical land continues to exert a strange influence over those who come to visit its secret and sacred places, to marvel at the breathtakingly beautiful coastline or simply to surf or bask on its sun-drenched beaches.
St. Ives offers the visitor everything that they could wish for in a seaside resort and is a place that truly has something for everyone!
Paradise Park (www.paradisepark.org.uk)
Screech Owl Sanctuary (www.screechowlsanctuary.co.uk)
The Maritime Museum (www.nmmc.co.uk)
Shire Horse Farm & Carriage Museum (01209 713606)
The Eden Project (www.edenproject.com)
Tehidy Country Park & woods
Trebah Garden (www.trebah-garden.co.uk)
Trevaskis Farm (www.trevaskisfarm.co.uk)
Roskilly's Farm (www.roskillys.co.uk)
Shipwreck & Heritage Centre (www.shipwreckcharlestown.com)
Bodmin Jail (www.jail-bike.com)
Hayle Golf (01736 7536550
Gwinear Pitch & Putt (01736 850938)
The Lost Gardens of Heligan (www.heligan.com)
Carwinion Garden (www.carwinion.com)
Godolphin House & Gardens (01736 763 194)
Chysauster Ancient Village (07831 757 934)
Launceston Castle (01566 772 365)
Pendennis Castle (01326 316 594)
Restormel Castle (01208 872 687)
St. Michael's Mount (www.stmichaelsmount.co.uk)
Tintagel Castle (01840 770 328
Cornish Mines & Engines (01209 315 027)
Horse Riding - several stables nearby
Availability Your dates are available
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26 Jul 2014
"Comfortable basic apartment, good location"
Spacious comfortable apartment with lovely views of the sea and town from living room window (first floor) Good location for St Ives and although up a fairly steep hill it's not as steep a climb… More
5 May 2014
The flats are very will situated however up a very steep hill. The flat itsel has what you need as the basics but take what they say as what they have as litteral as there is no simple basics like sal… More
31 Mar 2014
"Perfect family stay"
We stayed in apartment 3 with two young children. Very comfortable in perfect location, close to the beach and town centre. Great views. It has all family needs including high chair and stair gates. R… More
9 Feb 2014
We stayed in ground floor flat, good kitchen facilities. comfy double bed. Not much storage but enough for two people. loved the location easy walking down hill to St Ives and also lovely coastal wal… More
18 Jun 2013
"good flat, convenient location with dedicated car parking behind a huge bonus"
We stayed in flat one on the ground floor - dogs allowed as well. The location of this apartment is first class- 5 mins walk into st ives and a similar time to Porthmeor beach yet you have a dedicated… More
23 Sep 2012
"Convenient location - a few minor issues need addressing"
Stayed in flat 2. Great location with just a short walk to the town. The flat was clean, beds comfortable, nice kitchen area and lounge (with cable TV}.
The issues? One bedroom had a chest of drawers with only access to the top drawer as the twin bed was situated in front of the unit. In the same room the french windows were stuck and would not open. The same bedroom door has restricted opening as it jams on the carpet. No wardrobes but hanging spaces provided (though only a few hangers}. The bathroom door jams on the hall floor on opening. The washing/drying machine has a very long cycle (even on the quick setting) and the drying is poor (better off to find a launderette).
Without the issues this flat would have gained an extra star from us.
17 Sep 2012
We stayed for 1 week in September 2012. we have been to St Ives many times so know it well. The appartment was lovely, very clean and modern. We syaed in flat 3 which is on 2 floors and both bedrooms … More
21 May 2012
"Lovely weekend break - didn't want to come home..."
We stayed at Windsor Court Apartments, apartment 3, in St Ives for a long weekend at the beginning of May. The apartment was modern, clean and the bedrooms up in the loft area were really quirky. Our bed was really comfy!
The views from the front windows of the apartment were really fab over the harbour and the sea - they couldn't be faulted. Everything was as stated, including the location which really was only 2 minutes walk from the town, beach and all the amenities of St Ives, but with the added bonus of the parking space and views.
I would definitely return any time to both St Ives and definitely to these apartments and I could not recommend them highly enough.
15 Jan 2012
We have stayed at Windsor Court 3 times in the past couple of years. Excellent position with wonderful views and a short walk (3 mins) into St Ives.Very clean, well decorated and furnished.Everything … More
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