If you are looking for pure comfort & style with a beach-side family holiday home then “Golden Heights” is for you. This beautifully appointed luxury apartment with a contemporary modern finish compliments dramatic coastal views from Carbis Bay beach to St Ives and the infamous Godrevy Lighthouse as featured in ‘The Lighthouse No More’ by Virginia Woolf. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms sleeps four plus infant. A private parking space opposite your front door allows you to leave the car and take the scenic railway into St Ives. Ideally located for family holidays, the apartment is a walk to the beach, a 3 minute rail journey to St Ives and a coastal footpath via the manicured communal gardens.
Designed with luxury in mind, this impressive fitted kitchen has high gloss beige units with LED lighting, accompanied with off white work surfaces & a chic glass splash back. Boasting clean lines, soft colours and elegant finishes, all bathed in natural light from two huge bay windows stretching across the living room with breath-taking views across Carbis Bay Beach & St Ives.
Enjoy preparing dinner at the island with the most incredible coastal views and the company of guests sat at the two bar stools. If you love to cook this well-appointed kitchen offers everything you require and more. Appliances include; a Bosch four ring electric hob with extractor above, built in fan assisted oven with grill, Bosch microwave, Bosch dishwasher, fridge/frezzer, Kenwood kettle, two slice toaster, 3 in 1 Smoothie maker, Bosch washing machine & Miele dryer. A comprehensive selection of utensils, crockery and glassware is also provided.
The dining area is perfectly positioned within the open plan living & kitchen area, boasting a large window seat, framed by amazing coastal views over Carbis Bay. A domed pendant light hangs over a grand wooden dining table with chic leather grey chairs, comfortably seating five. Should you decide to venture out for dinner in Carbis Bay, the surrounding area has a wide choice of quality restaurants, modern and traditional pubs as well as several places to obtain take-away food as well as the famous local “John Beck’s locally caught Fish & Chips”
There is a separate utility cupboard within the inner hall which houses a airier, iron and ironing board.
From the moment you enter the large open plan living space, your eyes are immediately drawn to the dramatic coastal views from Carbis Bay beach, St Ives, the Godrevy lighthouse and beyond. Framed by a huge bay window and a window seat stretching the width of the room. The relaxing atmosphere of the room is wonderfully characterised by metallic touches of gold & silver running seamlessly alongside a palette of neutral tones of beach grey & cream. Chic dark framed furniture contrasts against clean finishes complimenting ethnic accessories.
For your complete comfort, there is a plush L shaped sofa seating five with retro reading lamps and two very stylish tables.
If you can peel your eyes away from the breath-taking coastal views, you may wish to relax & enjoy your favourite film on a 40″ Samsung TV with blu ray DVD player sitting in a huge velvet swivel chair and matching stool in which we defy you to stay awake.
As well as an informative “Welcome Guide” packed with information about the locality, you will also find information on gardens, maps, walks, a selection of games, books and DVDs. The 100 years+ West Cornwall Golf Club is less than two miles away and the Carbis Bay Hotel accommodates visitors for their spa & luxury treatments.
“Golden Heights” has a unique hallway, the space is bright with beached grey flooring & retro mirrors. Furnished with two luxurious chairs and foot stools providing a wonderful separate games space for teenagers or for simply gazing out of the floor to ceiling windows watching the world go by or reading your favourite novel.
The chic master bedroom is characterized by layers of contrasting textures, colours and soft blended hues to give a fresh, clean Scandinavian inspired feel. The room has a beautifully dressed king-size bed, retro style black reading lamps, matching gold reading lamps, dresser with vintage vanity mirror above & a luxurious velvet stool below a built-in wardrobe with hanging space for clothes and overhead storage.
Master Bedroom En-suite
The en-suite comprises a modern walk-in shower with rainfall shower overhead and hand held attachment, WC, wash basin with mirror lite above and shaver point.
The Scandinavian inspired décor flows into this vibrant space, carefully chosen fabrics, patterns & striking colours all make up for a very glamorous atmosphere. Matching twin beds, chic bedside tables, matching reading lamps, built-in vanity unit with a retro mirror above, leather stool, hair dryer and a wardrobe with clothes hanging space and shelving. The twin beds may be converted to a huge double bed via zip and link.
The spacious family bathroom is elegantly decorated throughout with charming colours & stylish accent mirrors.The contemporary freestanding bath with mixer tap & hand held shower takes centre-stage offering a perfect place to retreat & enjoy quite relaxation. The room includes a walk in shower enclosed with a glass screen, WC, large wash basin with a mixer tap, good storage underneath and a large tall heated chrome towel rail.
Master Bedroom En-Suite
The Master bedroom’s private en-suite is tiled throughout and boasts a spacious shower with rainfall shower head & hand held shower attachment, enclosed by glass screen, WC, large wash basin, back lite mirror, shaver point and heated towel rail.
A selection of luxury towels comprising of bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided for each guests and White Company toiletries are available in all bathrooms.
Beautiful communal lawned gardens at Gwel Marten are available for guests to use and benefit from the stunning views and access to the South West Coastal Path and Carbis Bay beach.
Gwel Marten Apartments occupy a superb position on Headland Road at Carbis Bay. With dramatic views along Carbis Bay beach across to St Ives and Godrevy Lighthouse in the other direction.
The apartments are a short walk away from the Blue Flag Carbis Bay Beach and also convenient for the short train ride into St Ives renowned for its necklace of 5 superb beaches. Also the apartments are adjacent to the South West Coast Path, you can enjoy the stunning scenery along the cliff walk to St Ives or to Lelant and 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. Allocated parking is provided for guests.
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"We have just enjoyed a week walking the cliff tops and beaches in this beautiful part of Cornwall. The apartment was very comfortable. The beds are comfy, the main bathroom is very spacious. The kitchen is well equipped and the view looking over Carbis Bay are spectacular.
There were only a couple of things we though could have made it even better, there isn't much storage for clothes and no hooks in the bathroom or in the hallway for coats. A black out blind would be handy in the master bedroom due to a security light which shines in through the blind all night.
We have stayed in a couple of the other Gwel Martin apartments, Gold Heights is the most luxurious."
"Golden Heights is one of THE best apartments we've stayed in. Equipped with everything you could wish for, and everything is of the highest standard. Lots of thought has gone into the layout, fixtures and fittings and it really is outstanding. Right from the minute you enter the apartment, that home from home feel is there. Location of course must be mentioned.... with a view that is to die for! Parking space a bonus and so close to our front door made unpacking & packing the car a piece of cake! We're already checking dates for next September. Thank you to the owners of Golden Heights for making our 'holiday home' so special."
“A Fabulous escape with plently of places to discover and explore. Had a fantastic week! Thanks 😊”
Simon & Michelle March 2020
“A fabulous apartment and a view that’s good for the soul. We seriously considered squatting.” Richard & Kath Crawley, London
“We wanted a sea view relaxing break with our children – and this apartment with its amazing view gave us exactly that! Happy new year!”
The Cocks family ‘NYE 2019’
‘Lovely view of Carbis Bay. Enjoyied looking across to St Ives and the sea View.’
Mr & Mrs J Sharpe
“Lovely view of Carbis Bay, enjoyed walking across to St Ives and, sea view.”
‘We have had such a lovely, relaxing week here in Carbis Bay and have completely fallen in love with the area – Love St Ives and being able to walk or hop on the train is an added bonus. But ultimately, the week has been made by the apartment and this incredible view – Wow!
Have loved just sitting and watching the sea, the beach and the seals!
Will definitely be back, need to see this view again! Apartment well equipped - …’
Sally & Tim Browning
‘A very enjoyable stay at Golden Heights. Many Thanks.’
Alan & Jan Roblin – Hampshire
‘What an apartment! We’ve spent many holidays in Gwel Marten over the last few years, but this has to be one of the best apartments for comfort, equipment & a real home from home feeling. Both the location & family bathroom are to die for (wish I had them @ home!) And of cause the view…well what can I say, just perfect!!Fixtures & fittings really good with lounge seating soooo…comfortble. Everything we could ask for and look forward to many more holidays at Golden Heights…oh yes, and the sun shone too!!! Thanks so much x P.s the windbrake was very useful on the beach!!’
Margaret Lucas – Brighton, Shropshire.
“First time we have stayed at Golden Heights – It won’t be the last! Beautiful apartment – lovely views.”
“Golden heights exceeded all our expectations. What a fantastic apartment! Beautifully furnished and decorated and such stunning views. We will be back!"
“A lovely place to spend our holiday. View is outstanding. Was lucky enough to paddle board next to a dolphin! Best Gwel Marten Apartment we’ve stayed in.”
Richard, Sarah, Jasper and Ozzy
“5-star review from us! What a stunning apartment, equipped with everything you could need for the BEST holiday. We will be back!”
The Thompson Family
“We came back! Of course – who wouldn’t?! x”
“A wonderful place to spend a week in England. We all love the views from the flat, and the apartment is beautifully decorated. Very nice and clean with everything you need for a family holiday. We slept so well every night, the most wonderful beds. Manufactured by a family run company in Yorkshire (we had to find out the short distances to everything and fabulous food in St Ives. We hope to be back soon.
Golden Heights and Carbis Bay is a gorgeous place to stay!
Beautiful beaches on the whole coastline.
This is a lovely place. I had a very good time! Thank you!
This Flat is in the best place in Cornwall!”
“We have had a fantastic stay here at Golden Heights in our favourite place, Carbis Bay! Great apartment, breath-taking views across the bay and to St Ives, just stunning! We love it here”
The McKeann Family
“Beautiful apartment fabulous views! Our 3rd stay @ Gwel Marten, thank you Carbis bay Holidays, see you next year!”
The White Family
“Fabulous apartment had lovely roast dinners in that fab kitchen. Stunning views and so comfortable, loved it. My wife had a birthday week!!!”
The Blades Family
“We’ve stayed at Gwel marten many times, but this apartment beats all others beautifully decorated, extremely comfortable and light – love the kitchen! We’ll be back and what a lovely way to spend our 15th wedding anniversary. Carbis Bay is our favourite place. Golden heights is our new favourite apartment.”
Julie and Trevor, Whitby
“Lovely apartment, totally luxurious, fantastic views, ultimate comfort!”
“A beautiful place to spend my 40th Birthday. Love the views from Golden Heights. We were even lucky to catch a glimpse of seal from here on many occasions which was regional! A peaceful & delightful stay. Thank You Carbis bay “
Mr & Mrs Bisal
“Best apartment in Gwel Marten we have stayed in. Beautifully done up in a perfect setting. We will be back!”
The Jones Family
“Loved everything about it. Thank you.”
The Bage Family Febuary 2019
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