Guests looking for a spring, summer or winter holiday in West Cornwall are guaranteed a really special break at The Point. Superbly positioned at Gallinas Point, this ground floor apartment is just minutes walk from Porthminster Beach and the colour and life of St. Ives harbour and offers secure private parking for one car. The spacious decked terrace is a real sun-trap, pefect for alfresco dining, and the apartment itself has been furnished with flair to achieve a high standard throughout and has Full Sky package including Sports, Knowledge, Culture, Kids & Wifi.
The Point boasts an open plan living area with comfortable seating for up to four people. There is a quality leather two seater sofa and two freestanding armchairs chairs with the added benefit of footstools for guests to relax in.
For entertainment there is an LCD TV with Sky including Movies and Sport, DVD player with selection of DVDs, complimentary Wi-Fi and an iPod dock so that guests’ can listen to their own background music. A selection of books and board games are also provided.
The dining room has a table and chairs for four people to enjoy eating in this beautiful holiday home and a high quality cutlery canteen is provided in the adjacent sideboard.
To help you discover the hidden secrets of Cornwall, a Welcome Guide is provided in the apartment. This outlines a wealth of information about St Ives and West Cornwall providing the perfect inspiration for energetic coastal walks, wildlife watching, visitor attractions and fabulous restaurants.
This quality kitchen is filled with light and blends seamlessly into the living area area making for a sociable cooking experience. Ample storage is provided within the cream gloss units, along with plentiful preparation space on the works tops. There are a wide selection of kitchen implements and a range of high quality appliances including a microwave, electric hob, oven, handheld blender and dishwasher. Guests’ will not be disappointed. As you would expect from a luxury apartment of this quality guests’ will also find a coffee machine, toaster and kettle.
There is a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/ dryer, ironing board and iron.
Bedroom One with En-suite
Bedroom one boasts a luxurious double bed with high quality bed linen. For entertainment, there is a 32” LCD TV with Freeview.
You will not want for storage space here, there is plenty available in the generous mirrored wardrobe, bedside tables and chest of drawers provided.
A hairdryer is available for guest use.
This room has two single beds, mirrored wardrobe and a tall chest of drawers and bedside table. You can be assured of a sound nights sleep in these quality beds. So much so that there is also an alarm clock should guests choose to use it!
Boasting the latest in bathroom design, the main bathroom of The Point is accessed off the hallway. The large tiles compliment the gleaming chrome fittings and Italian style sanitary-ware. There is a WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and bath with overhead shower and screen.
The en-suite to bedroom one of The Point is fully tiled, with the latest Italian style sanitary-ware and chrome fittings. Here there is a WC, sink, and shower enclosure with power shower. Superb.
A set of quality towels are provided for each and every guest.
The large glass doors from the living area open out to a superb South facing decked terrace which stretches the full width of this ground floor apartment. This provides the perfect sun-trap with sea views across St. Ives Bay. The terrace is furnished with two bistro tables and four chairs. Here guests’ will enjoy al fresco dining at any time, whether it be breakfast, lunch or supper.
Gallinas Point Apartments are perched above St Ives town with lovely views across Porthminster Beach and beyond to Godrevy Lighthouse and offer luxury self catering with secure parking.
This spectacular south facing development comprises a variety of layouts of luxury apartments and are perhaps the most prestigious self catering apartments in St Ives, The spacious duplex penthouse apartments have awesome views with dual aspects of St Ives, over the harbour and towards Porthminster beach. Five star self catering holidays for the discerning visitor to St Ives without the frustration of parking problems, close to the town and beaches.
Leave the car in your secure parking spot at Gallinas Point Apartments and enjoy all that St Ives has to offer, just a short walk away is the hustle and bustle of St Ives town offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy the wide choice of restaurants,the quirky cobbled streets with their interesting shops and art galleries and of course the renowned Blue Flag beaches.
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“Everything was spot on as we have come to expect with Carbis Bay Holidays. The Point was well appointed and clean. I would have no hesitation at recommending Carbis Bay Holidays for their properties, service and efficient simplicity of web site.”
"We have been coming to Cornwall now,as a family, for just 50 years, our stay at The Point last week was everything we expected and more. It was very clean, well presented, and all the fixtures and fittings were clearly of the highest quality, and our stay was excellent. Our aim will be to use it again, hopefully next year. I'd go as far as saying that it was the best property we have stayed in to date. During our stay, we became "regulars" at The Seafood Cafe in Fore Street, excellent food, extremely pleasant staff, pleasant ambience, and not overly expensive, what more could you ask for, and we would recommend anyone to try it, but I'm sure that in the height of summer, it would always be necessary to book, as we did last week. In summary, then ,an excellent week was had all round."
"We had a fantastic holiday, The Point was great . Perfect location. Close enough to get to everything in a relatively short walk but far enough out to be out of the melee and on the right side to get out in the car easily without crawling through crowded streets which really should be pedestrianised. The view, even from the ground floor The Point was great. The apartment was really well finished and really well appointed.in terms of walks etc we love the coastal path walk to Carbis Bay beach and did this on a few occasions and even managed it last year with push chairs etc but didn’t need those this year. For a relaxed evening meal (without kids) we had a great night at the Porthminster Cafe which is great value for excellent food in a cracking environment. We’ve eaten there each of the last 3 years and noted it was in the Times tope 20 best places to eat on the coast a few weeks ago. With the kids we loved Blas Burger, small and grungy but a great burger and great value. Each year the range and quality of places to eat seems to improve with excellent Cornish produce so it seems to be coming a foodie heaven. The beaches are the main attraction for us and shouldn’t be underplayed. We’ve two young boys and they absolutely loved the boat trip on the Dolly P to see the seals. We’d recommend that particularly for people with young kids. Ours are 3 1/2 and nearly 6."
"Every aspect of our stay at The Point was fantastic. The accommodation was excellent and had everything we needed, right down to the buckets and spades provided. The organisation of it was very good especially as we booked last minute."
"Thank you for another beautiful stay at the point, this was the second time spent at Gallinas Point and we were fortunate enough to have glorious weather!! The apartment as the first time was excellent and would highly recommend it to anyone. the service was first class no concerns at all. Having spent holidays at St Ives for the past 20yrs we have visited many places, but for the first time we went Porthcurno and the Minnack Theatre which was wonderful, and well worth the visit, we ate ate quite a few restaurants/pubs all along the Wharf, Lifeboat inn, The Sloop, The Hub, The Mermaid, Pells, Harbour lights to name but a few!! all of which were enjoyable."
"We very much enjoyed our stay at The Point & found everything to be more than satisfactory - everything was very clean & good quality."
"Everything in the flat was fine; we found that it was fully equipped to a very high standard. This is the first time we have stayed in a self catering apartment for many years, we visited the Beach Restaurant very good food with friendly helpful staff, Becks fish & chips are absolutely first class."
"The Point apartment was very impressive and everything was top quality....... I can honestly say that the beds were the most comfortable we have ever slept in!!. We would definitely recommend the Seafood Cafe for evening meals and also the Balcony Bar for people watching."
"Just a message to say how much we enjoyed our short break at The Point. It was a last minute booking, we were absolutely thrilled with the apartment. It was the best apartment we have ever rented. Everything you wanted or needed was there. The standard of furniture, fittings, kitchen appliances and extras, bed linen and towels was superb. It is in a fabulous position with side views of the sea from the balcony and secure, private car parking outside the apartment. It was a 10 mins walk to our favourite pub and the shops in St Ives. The Sloop Inn did a great offer of a steak, dessert and bottle of wine for two. There are walks all around the immediate area. One walk we have done in the past being the cliff walk from St Ives to Zennor. It is rather a long walk but there is a homely pub to welcome you - and a bus to take you back to St Ives in high season. Thanks for a fabulous holiday."
"Everything was just fine in The Point - very adaptable around arrival time/ arrangements and the place was great."
"I would just like to say what a brilliant time we had at Gallinas Point St Ives .The accommodation was of a high standard and spotlessly clean. The position could'nt be better. Great views and only a short walk to the centre of St Ives."
"Our stay at The Point exceeded all expectations. The flat was spotless, warm, and welcoming. The beds were the most comfortable I have ever slept in and was seriously considering taking one home with me! The apartment was decked out in comfortable and fashionable furniture that was a pleasure to relax in. The flat had nice views of the ocean and was situated in an excellent location which was a pleasant walk into town. The apartment was located in a quiet area which was very peaceful at night and indeed at all times of the day. We were met by a Carbis Bay representative literally within minutes of arriving and letting them know we were at the apartment who showed us through the apartment and gave us the key. They were friendly and informative. We had a great time visitng the Eden Project and had it been warmer weather (and not raining) we would have gone on more walks and done more exploring. We had an awesome meal at Cafe Coast which had stunnig views overlooking St.Ives harbour. We had a truly wonderful time in Cornwall and would love to come back in summer when its a little bit warmer! We would not bother looking anywhere else than Carbis Bay Holidays because we could not fault them at all! Thanks again and see you soon!"
J James ( Australia)
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