Riverside offers a wonderful central location ideal for easy access to St Ives and the surrounding area. Carbis Bay beach is just a short walk away via the beautiful wooded Carbis Valley, pet friendly and child friend, perfect for a relaxing self catering
Riverside on St Ives Road was originally a coach house which formed part of the Trevethoe Estate and was later sold to the owners of the St Margaret’s Hotel, being converted into the chauffeurs garage and living quarters. It was subsequently transformed into a chemist and then into a newsagent, locally known as The Cornishman. In 2011 Riverside was fully renovated providing office accommodation for Carbis Bay Holidays and adapting the first floor into a luxury two bedroom apartment.
St Ives is just a 20 minute walk away with the Carbis Bay railway station less than 10 minutes walk, perfect for enjoying the short scenic ride into St Ives or linking with the mainline at St Erth. A supermarket, convenience store, bar and restaurants are also within walking distance of Riverside.
Although private parking is unavailable, quiet residential parking is available just a minutes walk away.
A bus stop for both directions is located a few metres away making it ideal for guests without their own transport or prefer not to use the car.
Carbis Bay is the perfect destination for those that want paradise beach life a pebble’s throw from the heart of St Ives art, culture and foodie hub. With its palm-fringed sandy beach, water sports, ocean-side spa and sea view dining options. Carbis Bay self catering is the perfect choice for guests looking for the idyllic spot to dip a toe in the luxury coastal lifestyle. We’ve got a selection of contemporary apartments overlooking the family-friendly Carbis Bay beach, as well as luxury holiday homes within easy reach of the golden sands. All of our self-catering accommodation is decked out with mod cons including Wifi, and many of Carbis Bay self catering properties come with complimentary access to the world-class C Bay spa.
An easy 30-minute walk along the South West Coast Path, or 5 minutes on the coastal railway from the buzzing town and beaches of St Ives, Carbis Bay self catering is a more serene scene than its neighbour. If you’re looking for laid-back beach life look no further than the pearly sands of Carbis Bay, with its blue flag water quality, seasonal lifeguards, low-tide rock-pooling and excellent beachside facilities. Offering a plethora of water sports for the whole family, it’s the perfect place to castaway on a stand-up paddleboard, kayak or sailing boat, or come face-to-face with the fascinating sea life on a snorkelling adventure or a tour on a Hawaiian outrigger canoe. If you want to escape the beach-bound masses and walk the dog on a mile of crowd-free sands, just along the coast path is the pristine Porthkidney Sands, an expanse of golden sands and sea looking across to Godrevy Lighthouse which is dog friendly all year.