Glenside offers a magical setting for a family seeking a stylish Cornish seaside adventure. A glorious garden, a writers study and a hidden wardrobe, present an exciting holiday home full of surprises. Your first starts as you open the garden gate, discovering a Cornish Stone seaside escape featuring lush landscaped gardens. The second surprise is the stunning sea views that lie beyond the garden, endlessly stretching out into the ocean beyond. The owner’s children have loved growing up in this house and now want other families to share in this incredible experience. Your children will have fun searching for the hidden wardrobe, surprise number three. Once it’s found, just like in the classic fantasy, The Chronicles of Narnia’s “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” you can walk right through it. The study’s outstanding coastal views may even inspire you to sit down at the beautiful writing desk, to create your own characters for a Cornish seaside tale. This large country house, with four comfortable bedrooms and four bathrooms, offers ample space both inside and out for a family get together or celebration by the ocean. The landscaped gardens and sun terrace are ideal for dining alfresco and enjoying Cornwall at its best.
The living area is a fabulous space to relax, with charming exposed Cornish stone walls, a Cornish slate fireplace and a natural log fire to warm your toes. Cosy up on the comfy sofas or relax into an easy chair in the glass conservatory with your favourite book. St Ives unique natural light beams in through the glass of the conservatory and a good sized window, making the whole living space light and airy. Views of the tropical plants outside offer an idyllic setting to just sit back, relax, and while away the hours. There is plenty of seating with two comfy sofas and two easy chairs for the whole family to relax in front of the 42” 4K Samsung curved TV and enjoy a movie on Netflix.
If you need some time to yourself, a study is located just off the living area offering a separate space to relax in. Here you can sit at the authentic writers desk and let the superb sea views inspire you to be truly creative writing your postcards, or your next chapter of a Cornish novel. An authentic fireplace with an ornate mirror above, displays the true character of this classic house. Recline into the two seater sofa, or a comfy chair with a glass of wine and enjoy the tranquillity of this room, with its sea views and artwork by Monet.
The open plan country kitchen and dining area, offers ample space to create your culinary classics without being tucked away from the group. Start the day socialising with your family sitting around the breakfast bar, which seats four, or spread out in comfort in the dining area. This well appointed kitchen has a large Rangemaster gas range cooker with five rings, two ovens, a grill and warming plate, a Sharp microwave, Brevelle four slice toaster and an American style fridge freeze with water dispenser. The owners have taken care to ensure that you will have all the crockery, glassware and utensils you need and there is plenty of storage space with ample kitchen units.
Offering stunning sea and glorious garden views this is the perfect space to relax and dine in style. A large wooden dining table, which extends to seat twelve, is ideal for entertaining. The space is styled with a classic old school writing desk and a traditional Olympia typewriter, which along with exposed stone walls complements the character of this Cornish seaside escape. If it’s your turn to be creative in the kitchen, you’ll not miss a thing thanks to the open plan style of the space. An Original Coffee Company machine, wine rack and mini fridge to chill your drinks to just the right temperature, make sure you have everything you desire to entertain in style.
To maximise your time having fun on your holiday, a utility cupboard is located next to the front entrance and kitchen. Filled with all those timesaving essentials you will find a Beko washing machine and Bush tumble dryer. The room also has a sink and an ironing board.
If you love to wake up to a spectacular sea view, let’s be honest it’s just the best way to start the day, then bedroom one is for you. Located on the second floor, this spacious room’s large bay window allows the natural light to flood in making it light and airy. A large wardrobe hides a hidden en-suite, which the children will have fun walking through, reminding them of fantasy tales in children’s story books. A luggage rack, a large oval mirror, a comfortable double bed, two bedside table and lamps to read your favourite book by, ensure you have everything required for a peaceful night’s sleep.
This side facing room located on the second floor has glorious garden views. Bright and airy, thanks to the light from a large bay window, with a double bed, two matching bedside tables with lamps, and a large wooden built in wardrobe to hang your holiday outfits in. Artwork of historic Cornish seaside adventures and a featured ceiling light style the room offering a tranquil setting to drift off to sleep.
A room with your own sun terrace to enjoy breakfast on is a special treat and both bedrooms three and four offer this. Located on the first floor, this rear facing room has wonderful country views. Inside, the room is decorated in a light green to compliment the outside. Artwork on the wall features Albert Moore’s Dreamers and with two twin beds, a bedside table with lamp and a side shelf with lamp, you should have everything you need for a night full of sweet dreams.
Bedroom four is reached by the stairs next to the kitchen in the main hallway. Patio doors lead out onto the raised grass sun terrace, shared with bedroom three, ideal for dining alfresco. Inside, a rower’s oar on the wall compliments the seaside theme of the room. This cosy room features twin beds, two bedside tables with lamps and a double wardrobe. The room also has a small private en-suite, with shower, sink and WC.
En-suite to Bedroom One
A private en-suite is found by walking through the wardrobe in bedroom one. This hidden room features an enclosed shower, sink, wash basin with under storage, WC, heated chrome towel rail, vanity mirror and shaver point.
Take some ‘Me Time’, you’re on holiday, and sink into the luxury bath with garden views one side and sea views the other. Watch out for the seagulls! Only kidding, these like the Godrevey Lighthouse, are just models. However you can see the real lighthouse out of the window from the bath. If you have less time, the enclosed shower, along with a sink, shaver point, vanity mirror, WC and heated chrome towel rail should provide everything a family requires.
Traditionally styled, this rear facing bathroom has garden views. Located on the second floor, natural light shines in through the window making the room bright. A bath with hand held shower, sink, vanity mirror and WC ensures you have everything you require while on holiday.
En -suite to Bedroom Four.
This cosy room has a private en-suite, with an enclosed shower, sink and WC.
A small WC with a sink is conveniently located near the front door of the property.
From the moment you enter the gate and see the landscaped gardens you realise you have arrived somewhere special. The tropical plants, green lawns and outstanding sea views offer an oasis by the sea, for your family to let off steam, relax, and play.
The raised sun terrace on the front lawn and Breeze House offer the perfect natural escape and an ideal setting to dine alfresco. A fabulous set of garden furniture including a large oval cast iron table, with seating for eight, is wonderful for family meals, barbecues and entertaining. Make the most of the Cornish weather and enjoy dining outside with breathtaking views, stunning sunsets and enjoy making memories that will last a life time.
Upper Sun Terrace
The upper sun terrace, between bedrooms three and four, to the rear of the property, offers outstanding sea views. The grassed area offers a serene space to watch the sunrise, while enjoying a traditional Cornish breakfast, or evening drinks with friends.
Carbis Bay cottages, self catering beach houses and villas that have been carefully designed, or renovated specifically to provide luxury holiday accommodation.
A wide choice of luxury holiday homes some being pet friendly, nearly all are child friendly where complimentary stair gates, travel cots and highchairs are provided. A few of our properties also offer hot tubs or thermal spas.
These properties are assessed by Quality in Tourism on behalf of Visit Britain, so that in partnership with the owners, we can provide you with a holiday to remember in Carbis Bay.
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