Wow! This wonderful semi-detached villa is in a superb location for a short stroll to the beach or for hopping on the spectacular rail line to St. Ives. The contemporary interior is decorated with attention to detail and will welcome you to a lifestyle you can become accustomed to! Huge windows in the living area and the master bedroom are filled with stunning coastal views which are extraordinary whatever the weather. Guests will leave wanting to return.
Starboard is a superbly designed villa with an extremely spacious living area (27′ x 22′ approx). The lounge of this open plan living area has awesome views wherever you sit, there is a modular suite providing seating for 6 people. The wide “floor to ceiling” glazing has french doors leading from the lounge onto a 27′ curved glass balcony with table and chairs from where one can enjoy some of the best panoramic views in Cornwall. A 40″ high definition LCD Sky TV with full Sky HD Package including Movies and Sports is provided together with DVD and CD player in the lounge. The latest Playstation III with games will offer entertainment for all the family although with so much to see and do in Cornwall, you may not find the time to play. For those who have the need to “work” away from home, high speed wireless broadband is provided throughout Starboard.
The dining area of Starboard is perfectly positioned to maximise the view to Godrevy Lighthouse and across St Ives Bay. If you are an early riser, you can enjoy the stunning colours from the sunrise so why not enjoy breakfast at the large modern dining table and chairs for 8 people. There is also the balcony and terrace as alternatives – spoilt for choice! Starboard has a “Welcome Book” packed with information about St Ives and its varied attractions You will also find O.S. maps, walks, pub and restaurant guides, as well as a selection of games, books, and DVDs. You are rather spoilt for choice with the number of quality restaurants nearby, some do offer a takeaway service alternatively, you can prepare your meal at home and enjoy comfort of your villa. On warmer days of course you may choose to dine “al fresco” on the superb balcony or private terrace.
With the views that the kitchen of Starboard enjoys, this is where there will not be arguments as to who prepares the family meal. This bespoke designer kitchen has integral appliances including a Siemens cooker, dishwasher, and also a freestanding American Fridge Freezer with ice and water dispenser. The centre island has a glass hob and there are granite worktops throughout. A kitchen of your dreams at Starboard, you will find all the modern gadgets and kitchen implements that you would expect from a holiday villa of this quality. With toaster, microwave and coffee maker the aspiring chef will always be amused. There is a separate utility room next to the kitchen which incorporates a WC and washer/dryer.
Bedroom One with En-Suite
The master bedroom of Starboard has a king size bed a large wardrobe, bedside cabinets and a chest of drawers so you’ll have plenty of storage space. Watch the wall mounted colour 23″ HD LCD TV with DVD player and digital Freeview channels. The outstanding feature of this bedroom is that the aspect has the same spectacular views as the lounge. Wake up, draw back the curtains and enjoy however, it may make it difficult for you to get up and enjoy the rest that Starboard has to offer.
The master bedroom has a fabulous en-suite with the latest sanitary ware, heated towel rail and power shower. The very best White Company Egyptian cotton bedding is supplied together with a bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel. Please bring your beach towels.
The second bedroom of Starboard is fitted with twin beds, bedside cabinets, wardrobes and drawers providing plenty of storage for guests visiting at any time of the year. With a high definition wall mounted 23″ LCD TV with DVD player, you may be tempted to stay in bed with the Freeview digital channels being offered. Draw back the curtains and gaze across to St Ives, this bedroom enjoys the same stunning views as the master bedroom. This twin bedroom of Starboard has patio doors opening directly onto a delightful terrace. This ground floor patio area has the same views as the lounge. Table and chairs are provided so that you can also enjoy evening drinks or breakfast “alfresco” and take in the panorama of St. Ives Bay.
The third bedroom of Starboard is fitted with a single 3ft bed, bedside cabinet, wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is a wall mounted 23″ LCD HD TV with integrated DVD player which also receives Freeview digital channels. This bedroom is to the rear of Starboard and offers quiet sleeping accommodation, with access to the adjacent family bathroom.
The very best White Company Egyptian cotton bedding is supplied together with a bath sheet, bath towel, hand towel per guest, in addition, because Starboard is child friendly, a travel cot and highchair are provided. Please provide your own bedding for the travel cot.
The clean lines of the family bathroom with spa bath, together with power shower, designed to be of contemporary appeal will ensure an indulgent bathing experience. Complimented with a chrome heated towel rail, it has a large hand basin and WC. Spoilt for choice there may still be queues for this superb bathroom particularly for the spa bath. Towels are provided comprising of a bath sheet, bath towel, and hand towel per guest.
There is an en-suite to the master bedroom of Starboard which is elegantly designed with the latest sanitaryware, a heated towel rail and power shower. This fabulous en-suite is of style and quality, which will enable you to relax and enjoy the luxury you desire, especially after one of those long, hot sunny days on the beach or those springtime walks along the cliff.
Perhaps the most stunning feature of Starboard is the 27′ balcony glass fronted balcony. Designed in reverse level the fully glazed floor to ceiling windows of the open plan living area open up to this amazing balcony. The view shown is across “One of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World” towards Godrevy Lighthouse. Due to it’s unique position the balcony of Starboard also offers awesome views across to St Ives where you can enjoy the sunsets.
The patio doors from the ground floor second bedroom open onto a delightful private Mediterranean terrace where you can enjoy morning breakfasts, leisurely lunches and evening drinks and, at the same time take in the wonderful panoramic views of St. Ives Bay. Table and chairs are provided for you to get away from it all and just relax. Although completely safe we do recommend that all small children be accompanied at all times.
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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"This was our second stay in this house. It doesn't seem to have changed in any way! We loved it the first time and this time we felt exactly the same. First time round we had two of our children with us; it was perfect for a family, with room to spread out. Our sons remember it with great affection. My husband and I came on our own this time and, again, it felt perfect.
Standards of accommodation, hygiene, equipment and facilities are consistently high. The house is situated in a wonderful position, with the station over the road, the footpath down the cliff just across the bridge and, of course, the gorgeous beach down the hill. The rather depressing building work being carried out by the hotel on the beach detracted a little from our time down there; it's sad that a private business can own a beach - I feel that it should belong to everyone."
“Starboard was as amazing as always. I don't think we'll ever tire of the view from the lounge.“
"Starboard was, as always, magical we had a really relaxing time again. This trip we discovered Trebah Gardens which was fab (stunning gardens, excellent cafe/restaurant) well worth others checking out...and finally, it was great to be in St. Ives when The Queen visited, rounded off the holiday very nicely."
"Starboard was absolutely wonderful, the view was fantastic as you sat on the sofa looking out of the window you had the wonderful view of the sea you couldn't have asked for a better view. The interior of the property was excellent with everything you could possibly want. The administration and cleanliness of the property was also excellent as usual."
"We had a lovely holiday at Starborad, the accommodation was excellent; it was extremely clean, very well equipped and had stunning views. Our holiday shopping was also already there and unpacked when we arrived which was great. The information provided in the apt was extremely thorough and the cream tea was a lovely welcome too! We would highly recommend The Hub pub on the harbour in St Ives - the burgers are excellent and the pub was also extremely child friendly which was lovely."
"We had a wonderful week at Starboard. Accommodation was excellent,spacious and very clean. I ordered some food through food4myholiday, as recommended on your website. Their service was also first class: we arrived to find our perishable food packed in the fridge, which was a real bonus, so thanks for liaising with them to arrange this. We booked the holiday primarily as a beach holiday, so we spent about half the week on the wonderful beach. We also walked the coastal path for a trip into St Ives and another day walked in the other direction to Porth Kidney Sands, which is a fabulous stretch of almost deserted golden sands - watch out for the tides though!!"
"Starboard is a lovely property and we had a great week, thanks."
"Starboard is our FAVOURITE home in St Ives. It's location is stunning. We love being so close to the sea. Starboard itself is an amazing property and it's fun staying there, especially with the large open plan living area."
"We had a great holiday at Carbis Bay thank you, especially with excellent weather. The cleanliness of the property was excellent, the housekeeper should be commended. The property itself was great, decorated and furnished to an excellent standard which met our expectations. We would highly recommend the Seafood Cafe in St Ives, a thoroughly excellent restaurant."
"We had a great couple of weeks at Mariners Loft recently. The accommodation was of a very high standard and the location was fabulous; the views, proximity to the beach and ease of access to St Ives. We would particularly recommend The Loft and River Cafe in St Ives and further afield, Fore St restaurant in Mousehole and the National Trust cafe at Godrevy beach. For body boarding Sennon Cove is a must and we also had great waves at Harlyn bay near Padstow also in that area the views and beaches around Bedruthan Steps are just breathtaking."
"Just to let you know that everything about the holiday was perfect,in fact the best holiday in this country that we've ever had. I had stayed in Carbis Bay a couple of times before and knew of it's beauty but staying in Starboard with it's stunning views was the icing on the cake. Booking on the internet was so easy and the one telephone call I made to you was very friendly and welcoming. There was no hold up in getting in the property and the person who greeted us was warm and helpful. Have every intention of booking with you again soon."
"We had a very good holiday at Starboard, It was clean, comfortable and had everything we needed. The fittings and finish were of a very high standard and the location suited us perfectly. We enjoyed taking the train into St Ives and not having to drive much and had good food at the Seafood Cafe with the last train home meaning we could both enjoy the wine. We went twice to watch the seals off Navax Point."
"The accommodation was fabulous - cleanliness was very good - as expected and for the first time ever the house in real life was nicer than the photo on your website!!!"
"We were delighted with the property in terms of quality, cleanliness, facilities and particularly the views. The kids loved the PS3 and gave the house 6 stars in your visitors comments book."
"I celebrated my 50th Birthday in Carbis Bay & St Ives with my immediate family and we couldn't have picked a nicer place to stay. I'm quite sure we will return to stay in this house again......the views are unbeatable. All our needs were catered for and I have to say the coffee machine was very much appreciated, by my grandson in particular!! He also loved the fact that a PS3 was provided."
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