If you are looking for an extra special seafront holiday let in Carbis Bay Cornwall then look no further than Surf and Sand. This beautiful second floor self catering apartment boasts outstanding panoramic sea views across St Ives Bay from most rooms, including the beachfront balcony. Exquisitely furnished and extremely well appointed with all you could require for the perfect luxury coastal holiday.
The living area to Surf and Sand offers a tranquil spot to enjoy the fabulous sea views, whether you are sat out on the balcony taking in the Cornish breeze or sinking back into one of the comfortable two seater cream Italian leather sofas. Alternatively, why not take advantage of the fantastic entertainments package provided, including a Panasonic 48″ television with full Sky package including with Movies, Sports and BT Sport. There is a Blu-ray player with selection of Blu-ray disks, complimentary BT Superfast Fibre Wi-Fi, Bowers and Wilkins Zeppellin Air iPod dock and a selection of board games. You will also find a fantastic selection of books for all ages, including cook books, local guides and OS maps. Luxury Amtico flooring is laid throughout the property, along with co-ordinating oak furniture. To help set the perfect ambience, two floor standing lamps are provided.
The dining area forms part of the open plan living area and is conveniently located next to the kitchen archway, allowing guests to socialise with those busy preparing in the kitchen. A large oak dining table with six matching cream leather chairs can be found, along with a matching sideboard which houses a selection of glassware and crockery.
Should you wish to taste the culinary delights of St Ives, the Mermaid Bistro on Fish Street is certainly worth a try with its wonderful selection of locally caught seafood.
Upon entering Surf and Sand you are welcomed into a large hallway where Oak Amtico flooring is laid throughout. A utility cupboard can be found which houses an ironing board and iron.
The bright and spacious kitchen is located off the entrance hallway and provides ample storage within the fitted cupboards, along with plentiful preparation space on the beautiful peach granite worktop. This kitchen truly is a cook’s delight, with a Bosch five ring gas stove with wok ring and extractor hood above, stainless steel full height fridge and freezer, Le Creuset saucepans, Cuisinart 25 minute self-freezing ice cream maker, digital toaster, deep filled sandwich maker, waffle maker, blender and multi-temperature kettle, Kenwood kMix Stand Mixer, Neff integrated double oven and integrated dishwasher, Bosch integrated microwave, washing machine and tumble drier, electric citrus press, electronic scales hand blender and potato masher, Franke sink, Magimix Nespresso coffee maker with four sizes of Nespresso cups and milk frother, Roberts DAB radio and a great selection of utensils, including Joseph Joseph 100 range knives, chopping boards and bread bin as well as designer cutlery and crockery can all be found ensuring you have all the gadgets and tools to conjure up some culinary magic.
Bedroom One with En-suite
The master bedroom at Surf and Sand certainly has the wow factor, with double French doors which open out onto a Juliette balcony, providing you with a magical panoramic outlook across St Ives bay.
The majestic, king size oak bed is sure to provide a good night’s sleep with its Hypnos Ortho mattress and breathable Modal microfibre pillows and duvets, along with the blackout curtains. Matching oak bedside tables, Oak dressing table with vanity mirror and stool, five drawer chest of drawers, one five draw tall by chest of drawers and a triple wardrobe provide ample storage. A Samsung 48″ Smart TV with Freeview, digital clock radio, floor standing lamp and matching two reading table lamps can also be found. For your convenience the ceiling and floor light switches are accessible from the bed.
The second bedroom is located to the rear of the property and provides two single beds, also boasting Hypnos Ortho mattresses and John Lewis Modal pillows and duvets. A single mirrored wardrobe, five drawer tall boy chest of drawers, dressing table with vanity mirror and stool, two drawer oak bedside table with two reading lamps, 42″ Panasonic TV with Freeview, Bluetooth speaker/clock and all room lighting controls are accessible from bed. Blackout lined curtains and a three way blind ensure guests can enjoy an undisturbed night’s sleep.
Both bedrooms are fully carpeted and provide hairdryers, 400 thread count luxury White Company bed linen and fluffy White Company towels, we do ask you to provide your own beach towels and travel cot linen.
All duvets and pillows are replaced annually to ensure quality.
The main family bathroom is located off the entrance hallway and has a large basin with built-in storage underneath, WC, luxury steam shower enclosure, heated towel rail for keeping your towels toasty, large mirror with shaver light overhead and shaver socket.
The en-suite to the master bedroom is incredibly spacious and has twin wash basins with built-in storage underneath, WC, bidet, whirlpool bath with thermostatic shower overhead, ideal for relaxing after a hard day of exploring, full height heated towel rail, large mirror and a shaver point.
Luxury towels are provided for all guests including bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel. Complimentary White Company toiletries can also be found.
The peaceful covered balcony of Surf and Sand is accessible from the living area. A table and four chairs are provided for you to just sit back and watch the tide ebb and flow on the beach below. The ocean views are spectacular, stretching right across from St Ives to the famous Godrevy lighthouse which can also be enjoyed from the master bedroom Juliette balcony.
At the entrance of the apartment, located to the rear, an additional area can be found which can be a lovely little suntrap in the afternoons, perfect for sitting out on with one of the books from the property’s library.
The balcony is directly above the garden from which a path leads down to the beach by a private gate.
Carbis Beach Apartments are located in a commanding position directly above Carbis Bay beach with stunning view across The Bay to St Ives and Godrevy Lighthouse.
Each apartment is centrally heated and furnished to the highest standard to provide year round enjoyment. Some of these 5 star graded apartments are more accessible than others as they can be reached either by stairs, lift or directly from the private gated car park. Once you have unpacked, drink in the views admire the the landscaped gardens and take the private pathway down to the beach. Browse more Carbis Bay apartments or read on for more information about Carbis Beach.
The two bedroomed accommodation consists of a large lounge/dining room, separate kitchen, master bedroom with en-suite, a second bedroom with twin beds and a family bathroom. The lounge and master bedrooms both have uninterrupted views of Carbis Bay beach and across to St. Ives. There is an allocated parking space behind secure gates and additional parking can be arranged on request.
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"Lovely holiday once again in Carbis Bay. This apartment is everything you could wish for and more. It is spotless and the rooms are very spacious and comfortable. The apartment block has gated access with an allocated parking space. A train stops just at the back of the apartment every 25 mins taking you into St Ives. The icing on the cake was the amazing view of the beach and sea from the lounge and bedroom. A lovely balcony with glass instead of railings meant you had uninterrupted views all the time. Would definitely stay here again."
"Really enjoyed our stay at Surf and Sand in June. Perfect view and delightful apartment with everything thought of. We will be returning."
"We always love our holidays in Carbis Bay and this was no exception. A lovely apartment with added little extras."
Neil, Emma and Charlie
What a fab place to stay loved the view and the ice cream maker. I will definitely be coming back soon. Thank you.
Eleanor, Ian, Emily and Elizabeth from Hertfordshire
This is the 4th Carbis Bay apartment. We have had the pleasure of staying in and will never tire of the delights of the location. Such a wonderful base, we agree there are some very considerable touches in this particular apartment that made it … special. We are spoilt for staying anywhere else in beautiful Cornwall. Thank you!
P.s If your newcomers, Blas Burger, la Casita amazing as is Kynance Cove & the walks to St Ives and Porthkidney beaches.
Sarah, Gareth, Rhys & Maddy from Surrey
I want to say we had a wonderful stay in this apartment everything was as perfect. Beautiful scenery. We will be coming back next year. I feel it is a home from home.
We will be back next year. Train service brilliant to St Ives. The Union Pub is our favourite place to eat. Stuart looks after you.
Rosuna & Alan Parker & Clare from West Midlands
This was our 3rd visit to this apartment block and first time to 302 – It didn’t disapoint! As always, wonderful views and clean & lovely apartments. 6/7 days we had glorious sunshine, so enjoyed paddleboarding at Carbis, a walk into St Ives (train back), cream tea at Kynance Cove, a walk to Botallack to see the mines, a walk along the coast from Sennen to Lands End and found a lovely little gem of a place at The Old Forge in Lelant – great for cooked breakfast, lovely coffee and cake and they also do pizzas and wines – great!Will be back to Carbis next year! Thank you.
Kate, Greg, Darcey & Layla Marlow from Buckinghamshire
Thank you so much for the box of chocolates and Prosecco made Mother’s Day more special especially being away from family now , in these harrowing times. We had beautiful weather all week, wall to wall sunshine, we went for a walk on the beach-practiced social distancing. We had already booked for October and hope to be back in better times to this beautiful place.
Dave & Diane
Beautiful location, very good accommodation, excellent facilities. Thank you for the warm welcome. We look forward to return.
“A super apartment – no complaints at all – Seals in the sea when we arrived and again when we left! Lovely! Thank you.”
Stella & Gary, Somerset
“Fabulous apartment with a stunning view. Very comfortable and well equipped. The complex entertainment system was great for Autumn evenings. The apartment was spotless. The extras were very welcome. Nice to be greeted by Alison on arrival. The train into St Ives was a bonus. So easy and no need to worry about parking at the other end. It’s also nice walking in on the SW coastal path. Thank you for a lovely place to stay, in a lovely part of the country.”
Barry & Diane, Kent
“The apartment is absolutely beautiful, thank you for the scones and wine and all the extra touches, you really have made our stay here very comfortable. It really has felt like home from home. The standard of cleanliness is excellent. Thank you very much for a lovely holiday, we look forward to staying here again soon.”
Elaine & Phil and Irene & Jimmy, St Helens
Comfortable apartment and the unexpected extras were a lovely surprise.”
Ian & Margaret Mlychreest & Jill Sheutan
“All those little extras make this apartment ‘home from home!’ It is one of the best in the block and we look forward to returning 😊”
Helga & Andy Armstrong
“Beautiful apartment, stayed in a few in this complex, Surf + Sand by far the best. Has everything you could possible need. Thank you for the extras on arrival, very much appreciated. We will be back.”
Mathew, Carolyne, William & Isabel, West Yorkshire
“THE VIEW! We just cannot stop looking at the view! It’s what we will miss most. We actually feel like we could just move in, as it is a wonderful home from home. Our most favourite of 4 places we’ve stayed in Carbis Bay. We really hope to be back.”
Andrew, Natalie, Daisy + Emily, Brighton
“Amazing, relaxing holiday in the best location with a perfectly equipped apartment. Thank you for the wine & scones on arrival. We would recommend La Casita for a great family meal, also the Badger Inn for a carvery. We love it here & will definitely be back!”
David, Rachel, Abigail & Holly Jobbins, Dorset
“We’ve had a lovely holiday in Carbis Bay again, the apartment is well worth it’s 5 stars. Thank you for the wine, scones & lovely card. Had a very comfortable stay with plenty of everything, just like home. The view is amazing & the path down to the beach was handy. We used the train into St Ives many times.”
Angela, Tony & Rachel Smith, Merseyside
“A really well-appointed apartment. We had a fantastic, relaxing time and the weather was kind. The proximity of Carbis Bay railway station is a BIG bonus.”
Anthony & Rose Hopkins, Trafford
"Stayed in Carbis Bay apartments for the last 12 years and Surf & Sand is there with the best. Loved the Jacuzzi shower, that’s a first!"
Tony, Mary & David
"Great stay- so relaxing. I even got to see the new glass balcony: unnerving. See you again in September. Best wishes to you both."
Maggie, Alvin & Rosie
"Great stay, Lovely apartment, never tired of Carbis Bay. Hope to be back soon. Thanks for having us."
Ceri, June, Jayne & Gethin
"A lovely stay in a beautiful apartment. Thank you for the thoughtful touches – especially the mother’s day treats. We never get tired of Carbis Bay and will be back soon."
Neil, Emma & Charlie
"We’ve had a great week again. The weather has been amazing all week & the apartment has been the best as usual. Spotlessly clean & great little extras. Sadly we left it too late and can’t get the week we wanted in October. Must book early for March 2020"
Dave and Diane
"We had a lovely week in this very comfortable apartment. Thanks for the extras. The only thing we couldn’t find was a bread knife which made slicing bread interesting."
Russell and Anna
"To Claire and Bill. We just wanted to say 'Thank you' for the little extras you left for us and the lovely Christmas decorations. WE have thoroughly enjoyed our stay here - the love you have for this places shines through. We will be back. Thank you"
Love Rob, Alison & Abigail
"Watch the fireworks in St Ives from the balcony on NYE was great! It's a beautiful apartment and certainly worthy of its 5 stars. Thank you for all the 'extra's' which we appreciated and enjoyed. We will certainly be returning. Carbis Bay and surrounding area are our fabourite place in Cornwall and to have an apartment with such lovely view just makes us want to keep coming back. See you again soon"
"We've stayed in a few of the Carbis Beach apartments and this is by far the best. There was everything we needed to cook and enjoy a full Roast dinner and we had one of our best Christmas dinners ever! We really don't want to leave. Thank you so much"
"A very nice apartment with all the gadgets and great views. I think we chose well by booking this apartment. The little extra's where very nice. What a great little train to St Ives"
"Really is five star! We have been lucky enough to have stayed in a few of Carbis Beach Apartments - but this is by far the most comfortable. Thank you for all the 'little touches' that goes along way. Back next year! Thank you"
"I loved going down the lift and sitting on the balcony drinking hot chocolate. I also loved the fact that (if you don't mind me saying) we had THE BEST VIEW of the dolphins. In Mexico we swam with them, but it was lovely to see them in their natural habit. Thank you so much for the comfy pillows and this amazing experience."
Betty from The Evens Family.
"Watching the dolphins from the balcony and also seeing the marine fish basking shark swim past every day. Also going kyacking, body boarding and rock pooling. We also got to spend lots of quality time as a family."
"We have stayed in this apartment many times before under the previous owner as it was our favorite. Now we are back and I am pleased to say it still is & we have already booked again for March 2019. The little touches such as the wine, tissues and BT Sports goes a long way, small things make it stand out from the rest. A mattress topper would have been nice. I can recommend the Dorma Forever winch is full anti allergen.
"We always visit Carbis Bay atleast twice a year. Having stated in various apartments on this complex, and here under the previous owner. I must say this one stands out the most. Its not just very clean and comfortable is like walking into your own home, we love it here. Thank you so much for all the special touches for our arrival and we hope to see you again next year"
Julie & Paul - South Yorkshire
"The apartment and views are absolutely stunning. Thank you for a great holiday let!"
"We have had an amazing time, exploring Cornwall! The highlights were lots of sunshine and beach days and seeing the dolphins at St Ives on a boat trip to seal island. The apartment and views are absolutely stunning"
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