4Shore is a beautifully furnished coastal apartment on the ground floor of the acclaimed Peninsula Apartments. Perfectly positioned as a base to enjoy St Ives without using your car, the town and beaches are just a stroll away. Whether you are looking for a family holiday to enjoy the adjacent Blue Flag Porthminster beach or, if you are looking to sample the delights of West Cornwalls most popular resort, 4shore is ideally located.
When entering this stunning apartment, you are greeted into a welcoming hallway. From here you can hang your coats up in the utility room where you will find ample space for hanging coats.
As soon as you walk into this fabulous spacious room you will be amazed by the panoramic sea views through the floor to ceiling French doors which open out on to your own large decked terrace. The open plan living area is located off the entrance hallway and truly is the heart of this beautifully furnished coastal holiday home. Located on the ground floor, 4Shore offers one of the largest decked terraces of the development with awe-inspiring views from the harbour across the bay to Gwithian.
For your comfort, 4Shore provides two comfortable Italian cream leather settees, ideally positioned to take advantage of both the sea views through the French doors and the comprehensive entertainment package. This includes a 46” 3D LED Smart TV with Sky package including Movies and Sport, a Sony Playstation 3, which is also a 3D Blu-ray DVD player, a variety of games, a selection of DVDs and two pairs of 3D glasses, and an Orbitsound surround sound bar with built in iPod docking station. Walnut flooring is laid throughout with additional contemporary furnishings including a gloss white entertainment unit, coffee table, side tables and a driftwood reading lamp.
The dining area is ideally situated within the open plan living space taking advantage of the amazing sea views and also the close proximity of the kitchen. It is furnished with a Conran designer dining table and Lloyd Loom high backed chairs, great for enjoying a pleasant meal in.
Should you decide to eat out during your stay then you will not be disappointed by the range of fine dining restaurants within a short walk of the apartment. The award winning Porthminster Beach Café is a real must especially as it is conveniently located on the beach below.
The kitchen at 4Shore is an absolute dream, with stylish granite work tops and splash backs, ample storage within the gloss white fitted units, integrated Neff appliances, walnut flooring and under cabinet mood lighting. The piece de resistance is the granite island unit, with its additional storage and two bar stools, a great place for grabbing a quick snack or for watching the cook hard at work. It is perfectly appointed with Neff oven, 4 ring ceramic hob, extractor hood, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. A toaster, kettle, good quality glassware and crockery are also provided, along with all the utensils you could require to make a scrumptious feast.
A separate utility room is located off the main entrance hallway. The washer/dryer, vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board can all be found in here.
“Wow” is sure to be the first word you utter when you walk into the impressive master bedroom. If you have always imagined waking up in the mornings to a beautiful sea view then 4Shore is sure to meet your expectations. The panoramic views can be enjoyed from your dual aspect double French Doors which open out onto the large decked area. Fling them open to enjoy the fresh Cornish air or step out and enjoy an alfresco breakfast, bliss!
Furnished with a superior king size bed with ViSpring mattress and beautifully dressed with scatter cushions and throw, you will be sure of a good nights sleep. Bedside tables, reading lamps and high quality mirror fronted wardrobes provide ample storage and hanging space, along with a 22” LCD Smart Freeview television and iPod docking DAB clock radio for your entertainment. A complimentary hairdryer is provided for guests use. The master bedroom also benefits from its own fully tiled en-suite shower room with complimentary White Company toiletries.
Bedroom two benefits from further views of the bay and Godrevy Lighthouse from the picture window and has easy access to the fully tiled family bathroom. This bedroom has a lovely sea side ambience and is equipped with ViSpring twin beds which can be arranged either as a 6’ zip and link super king in request, wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside tables with pebble reading lamps, 22” LCD Freeview television with built-in DVD player and an iPod docking clock radio. A complimentary hairdryer is also provided for guests use.
Luxury hypo allergenic Egyptian cotton bed linen is provided in both bedrooms with a selection of high quality towels for each guest.
The main bathroom of 4Shore is off the hallway next to bedroom two and is tiled throughout with contemporary porcelain tiles. There is a double ended bath with overhead Hansgrohe shower, WC, free standing wash basin, chrome heated towel rail, de-misting mirror and shaver point.
The en-suite bathroom to the master bedroom, boasts the same superb contemporary style and comprises a WC, freestanding wash basin, a large double Hansgrohe shower, heated chrome towel rail, de-misting mirror and shaver point.
A selection of high quality towels are provided per person, complimentary White Company toiletries are also provided.
4Shore proudly boasts one of the largest decked terraces of all of the Peninsula apartments and is accessed from both the living area and master bedroom French doors. The terrace is absolutely spectacular and offers outside living at its best, with unrivalled far reaching panoramic sea views stretching across from St Ives harbour to the gold sands of Gwithian.
A glass topped rattan table and four matching chairs are provided on the balcony, perfect for alfresco dining.
An additional glass topped rattan coffee table, two rattan sofas and an arm chair can also be found, great for enjoying a pre dinner cocktail or afternoon read in the Cornish sun. For those who have had a little too much sun on the beach a large parasol is also provided.
Peninsula Apartments are in an enviable position overlooking the world renowned, Blue Flag award winning Porthminster Beach and boast mesmerising maritime views across St Ives Bay to Godrevy lighthouse, made famous by Virginia Woolf’s novel.
Perfectly located to enjoy the delights of St Ives town and its picturesque harbour which are only a short stroll away, these frontline coastal apartments have been furnished to an extremely high standard and are sure to be popular with guests who wish to enjoy the luxury, location and panoramic views which they have to offer.
Around every corner of the quirky cobbled streets of St Ives, you will be delighted with the selection of unique shops, galleries and cafes. Famous for being an art mecca, there is a fantastic selection of galleries and museums to be explored, including the Tate St Ives, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Leach Pottery. The Blue Flag beaches of St Ives are close by, offering a variety of water sports, Porthmeor being favourite for its surfing. The Wharf and harbour area offers a variety of fine dining restaurants, taste the difference – locally caught fish and shellfish as well as other locally grown produce. The award winning Porthminster Beach Cafe is just a short stroll down the hill from the apartments, as is the railway station, where guests can enjoy perhaps one of the most scenic rail journeys in the UK, along the Cornish coastline.
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"We do a lot of holidays in the UK with a rented cottages or apartments and to date have not been as well kitted out as this one!
Unfortunately the weather didn't let us fully utilize the outside decking, but that's our fault for coming in March.
All in all we've had a fabulous week, it just went too quickly!
We love St Ives and come here ofter. This was our first visit with a baby & toddler and the apartment was perfect for this. Recommend for future visitors; Rattler Cyder, Blas Burgerworks, The Balcony and Godrevy Cafe.
Final comment, Hayley the housekeeper was very welcoming and helped us out on Mothering Sunday with a minor issue, Thank you Hayley.
Hopefully be back in the future"
"Our 3rd visit to this fabulous apartment. We have had a wonderful time here again. Fabulous to see the seals on a walk to Carbis Bay and also at Whitsands Bay. The most amazing meals at Porthminster Kitchen, would highly recommend! We love most of the pubs in the town - oh and the shops! Its great having the use of the spa next door, we love it and can't wait to return.
Thank you & see you all very soon."
"Another wonderful stay in this very beautiful apartment. Hearing the sea every day upon waking up is amazing. Fantastic weather for November, lovely walks on the coastal path. Great meals in the Porthminster kitchen and Hub. Can't wait to return"
"We had the most fabulous time again in 4shore, we absolutely love the apartment it's perfectly equipped for all your needs."
"We really enjoyed our stay at 4Shore and the apartment exceeded our expectations. The views from the rooms are spectacular and we loved watching the changing colour of the sea from the window. It was fantastic to pull back the bedroom curtains in the morning and have the view of Porthminster Beach. The kitchen is so well equipped we were happy to stay in and cook on several evenings."
“The apartment is fantastic and has everything you could wish for. We have been coming to St Ives for 20 Years and it is the best place to stay by a country mile. You cannot fault the cleanliness and standard of the apartment.”
“What a fantastic apartment, just loved it all. All expectations exceeded I would say. We all really enjoyed it.
Just one thing I would point out..... We can't hear the sea now we're back home from our bedroom!
We'll just have to come back -that's all there is to it!”
“We really enjoyed our stay at 4Shore. The accommodation was superb with its fantastic wrap around balcony and outdoor space that took full advantage of the wonderful sea views. We have used Carbis Bay Holidays accommodation for the last couple of years and have never been disappointed. We loved the location and also took advantage of the Spa facilities included at the nearby hotel.”
“We had a lovely break and the apartment was faultless - both the quality of accommodation and customer service is truly excellent.”
“We had a fabulous stay at 4shore.We found the booking process, standard of 4shore and cleanliness to be very good - and certainly our expectations were exceeded. To this end we have booked again for next year!! 4shore is an ideal spot with wonderful balconies with excellent views. The furniture on the balcony is an excellent addition which allowed us to sit in the sunshine reading our books and enjoying the scenery.”
“Accommodation was first class 10/10.Having had 3 holidays with Carbis bay in the last 12 months this was by far the best. It was like stopping in a 5 star hotel.”
"We were very pleased with 4Shore, it was faultless, it was a pleasure to cook in the apartment. We went to lands end, the lizard, Mullian cove and porthleven. We also ate at the cook house for lunch, very small portions, but food tasty, make sure you sit upstairs if you go as there is no view on the lower level. We had fish and chips at the ocean grill, but found buying the fish at the beach restaurant more flavour, i recommend the hake. We also had lunch at the Navy inn in penzance, very nice too."
"We had a wonderful stay, 4Shore was beautiful and very well equipped - perfect for our needs."
"Our holiday in 4shore was absolutely wonderful! The owners have thought about everything you could possibly need----- from the smallest kitchen utensil to the fantastic patio furniture which we made good use of, given the lovely weather we had ! The apartment was stunning and certainly had the WOW factor, and was spotless which we have only come to expect from Carbis Bay Holidays!!! So handy for the beach and all its amenities and the gorgeous St Ives is just a leisurely stroll away.We dined out on a couple of evenings( when we could tear ourselves from the beautiful view on the balcony) at Alba restaurant and the New World chinese restaurant both a stroll away in St Ives and both which we would highly recommend. When on the beach, the Porthminster Beach cafe takes some beating for its gorgeous fish and chips or burger from the bbq!"
"4Shore is a superb apartment in every respect, beautifully appointed, equipped with everything we could wish for (and a few things we couldn’t even imagine!) and with a magnificent view of Porthminster Beach and St Ives beyond. In warmer weather I suspect you would find it difficult trying to get us to leave with that amazing balcony! The private parking space is a huge bonus too. When we arrived Hayley was lovely and the apartment spotless. In fact I think it took a while to pick our chins off the floor once we had been shown around the apartment; the photos on your site looked good but the reality was spectacular!"
"We had a really great holiday in the 4Shore apartment, it was beautiful with amazing views and so well equipped, a fantastic, comfortable base from which to explore the area. We particularly enjoyed the beaches, Tate, Barbara Hepworth, and Leech galleries. Food wise we would recommend Gurnards Head and Halsetown Inns, Porthgwidden cafe and Moomaids ice creams on the harbour."
S. & G. Noyce
"We have been holidaying in St Ives for many years and 4Shore was by far the best accommodation we have ever had.. The apartment was very comfortable, well equipped and beautifully furnished, all to a very high standard. Everything was nice and clean and it was lovely and warm. The apartment is very well positioned for ease of access to the beach and shops and we especially enjoyed the fabulous views and generous outdoor space."
"The holiday at 4Shore was one of the best we have had, from start to finish the process of booking the holiday to arriving at the apartment was made very easy due to the high level of service you offered. The apartment was truly amazing and the owners have clearly put their heart and soul into the place."
"Our stay at 4shore was lovely. nice to have all the home comforts, the owners have thought of it all. As for restaurants... our favourites are Black Rock, Hobblers and the Porth Gwidden cafe. We will be back in May for sure."
"We had a lovely stay at 4Shore, the apartment was fantastic, fitted out beautifully and views to die for. The location is truly excellent, once you arrive and park up you can pretty much forget the car, St. Ives is literally a couple of minutes walk away which is so nice and easy."
"We had a very enjoyable holiday at 4Shore, it was well furnished and equipped, superb views of the sea. We had two good evening meals at the Carbis Bay Hotel and good chinese food at the only eat-in restaurant in town."
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