This classy apartment is minutes from the Blue Flag Carbis Bay sands and a jaunty ride on the scenic rail link to St Ives itself. Seashells provides for the bucket and spade family holiday or the refined holidaymaker that has Barbara Hepworth or The Tate Gallery on their agenda. Beautifully furnished and on the ground floor for ease of access, guests are spolit for choice of outside space with a seaward patio together with the communal terrrace of Compass Point with its stunning coastal views.
Seashells has a spacious lounge with comfortable two and three seater settees, 32″ Freeview TV with DVD, Playstation 2 with a selection of games and a CD/MP3/radio Hi-fi system. The lounge opens to Seashells’s terrace patio with picnic table and chairs. Enjoy the spectacular views across Carbis Bay to St Ives in one direction and to Godrevy Lighthouse in the other.
There is a “Welcome Guide” packed with information about Carbis Bay and the varied attractions of St Ives and the surrounding area. You will also find O.S. maps, walks, pub and restaurant guides, as well as a selection of games, books, and DVDs.
Seashells is furnished in luxurious style with the spacious separate dining room comfortably seating four people, allowing you to relax and enjoy your meals in comfort.
You are rather spoilt for choice with the number of quality restaurants nearby, some do offer a takeaway service alternatively, you can prepare your own meal at home and enjoy comfort of your apartment. On warmer days of course you may choose to dine “al fresco” on the terrace.
Seashells has a fully fitted modern kitchen with NEFF cooker, hob, built in fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer, toaster, kettle, microwave, and everything else you would expect from an apartment of this quality. There won’t be any arguments in this kitchen about washing up as you just load up the dishwasher, as there is ample cutlery and crockery.
Bedroom One with En-suite
The master bedroom of Seashells has a king size bed, wardrobe, bedside cabinets and a chest of drawers so you’ll have plenty of storage space. You have the same spectacular views as the lounge – wake up in the morning and throw the curtains open and enjoy the view across Carbis Bay to St. Ives.
The second bedroom of Seashells is fitted with twin beds, wardrobes and a chest of drawers. This quiet room will ensure that you sleep well after those long walks on the beach and cliffs.
Bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided per person.
The main bathroom of Seashells has a wash basin, WC, bath and overhead shower. There is a heated towel rail and modern bathroom fittings.
The en-suite to the master bedroom of Seashells has a wash basin, WC, heated towel rail and shower. A bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided per person.
Your own terrace is accessible from Seashells lounge. Here you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast, lunch or dinner whilst enjoying those fabulous views across Carbis Bay to St. Ives. St. Ives Bay is one of the few to be given the award “Most Beautiful Bays in the World” – it is well deserved. To the front of Seashells, there is also a delightful communal terrace area which provides the opportunity to share your travel experiences with other guests’, enjoy the stunning panoramic views, sunbathe or just relax.
To the rear of the apartment is a small private patio area with bistro table and chair to enjoy the sun in the early afternoon.
Compass Point is a prestigious development of purpose-built luxury apartments, situated in a prime position on the seaward side of Carbis Bay, with the majority of properties offering stunning views of the sea and surrounding coastline.
The apartments at Compass Point have been finished to the highest standard and benefits from top of the range fitted kitchen with fully-integrated appliances, functional bathrooms and en-suites, spacious living areas with central heating and double-glazed windows for year round comfort and luxury. Browse more holiday apartments in Carbis Bay or read on for more details about Compass Point.
Compass Point is just three minutes walk away from the spectacular golden beach at Carbis Bay. Easy access is also available to Carbis Bay railway station where the single-track railway follows a dramatic path along the coast, taking you into St Ives in less than five minutes.
Allocated parking is provided for each apartment either as a garage or parking space. A visitor space is provided on a first come first served basis. Guests at Compass Point can take advantage of the communal terrace with commanding views across St Ives Bay.
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"We have stayed at Seashells before and each time have been impressed by the high quality of the fittings and equipment. Carbis Bay is situated ideally for the station and we used the train both into St Ives and, also, to St Erth for onward travel to Falmouth."
Christine and Chris Barratt
"We loved the accommodation; brilliant apartment in a perfect location.. My wife thought the apartment was furnished delightfully and nice and clean throughout; very efficient in the placing of the kitchen equipment!"
“We thought the holiday apartment was super and could not ask for cleaner or better. The location overlooking the bay was just great and so easy to get into St Ives on the train or St Erth for other destinations such as Penzance. A good selection of books, games, DVD’s. The additional touch of the goodies, apple juice and carton of milk for an accompanying cup of tea was very welcome. I would be quite happy to book this apartment again in future.”
“We loved the apartment once again - spotless, provided with every item anyone would need, with that great terrace and the little touches.”
"We thought Seashells was superb: well-equipped, clean, comfortable, well placed and with superb views. We have already recommended it to others. We didn’t have to call on you for help during our stay but the general admin surrounding our holiday was very good and everything worked out perfectly."
"My daughter and i have now arrived back in Holland. We enjoyed very much our break at Carbis Bay and had a nice, relaxing time in this beautiful area. Seashells was delightful and we were very impressed by how well equipped it was."
"I would like to say that we had a fantastic stay at Sea Shells and will definitely be recommending to our friends. The property had everything that we could wish for and we really enjoyed our stay. We loved all the little touches like the toiletries, extensive library and especially the cream tea. The information pack was very comprehensive and the accommodation itself was very clean and very much a home from home with all the little extras- even a wind break to use on the beach!"
"We had a lovely week at Seashells, super, spotlessly clean and a high standard of fixtures and fittings. The double bed was the most comfortable we have ever slept in anywhere! Good nights every night! We enjoyed the train being 'on the doorstep' and used it to get to St Ives and to Penzance. We also enjoyed the walk to St Ives. We were very impressed with The Tea Room on the Wharf St Ives, the food was excellent."
"My family and I had a wonderful time staying at Seashells, and it was more than we could have hoped for. The location was super, the apartment felt like a home-away-from-home. All the equipment was of quality, and we got the feeling that the place well-maintained and well-cared for."
"We had a lovely holiday and thought Seashells was a great apartment. We liked having the terrace outside and enjoyed the spaciousness of the inside. The area is stunning, we had some good coastal walks to St Ives and back along the beach from Lelant Saltings. We enjoyed a good burger at Blasburgers, we also had a good time at Paradise Park (something there for 5 year olds and 1 year olds and grown ups)."
H. & P. Hoffman
"Overall great holiday, impressed with Seashells, good service from yourselves and the housekeeper"
"We booked quite late and were lucky to find accommodation. However, we were very happy with the service we had. Seashells was beautifully appointed and had everything we needed to make us feel at home. The little touches were most appreciated. The apartment was immaculately clean and ideally placed for easy travel into St Ives on the train."
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