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Bay Retreat

Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, England
Beautiful Bay Retreat is in a prime location with some sea views. There is also a wonderful communal terrace with amazing panoramic sea views across to St Ives Bay and beyond. It creates the perfect place for couples and families wishing to relax and enjoy a luxury self catering holiday any time of year.

Internally the apartment is bright & beautifully presented. The central hallway has doors leading off to an open plan living area which includes a fully equipped kitchen, dining area and cosy lounge which has a luxurious feel. A main bathroom with bath, shower, WC, hand basin and heated towel rail. A beautiful master bedroom and second bedroom with twin beds.

Externally there is a wonderfully spacious, communal terrace with commanding sea & coastal views. Perfect for relaxing with a good book or watching the sun set. There is al...
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Listing #HL1760397
About the Owner
Lucy .
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
Interaction with guests
I like to make sure that all my guests staying at Bay Retreat firstly receive a warm welcome when entering the apartment. With everything spotlessly clean, fresh linen, fluffy towels and all they need to start there holiday. There is also a welcome information folder in the apartment which contains a wealth of information everything from train times, beach safety, maps to ideas for great days out. Also as I live close by I am able to ensure that standards are kept high and that guests always have a friendly point of call through their whole holiday experience from the moment you enquire you will be able to contact me direct.
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Great Location - with a 2 min walk to the train into St Ives and less than 5 min walk to the beach (a slightly longer walk back up a small, but fairly steep, hill). The apartment was very clean, with good amenities and we...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Mrs R H
Explore529630, VR Owner at Bay Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you so much for your great review! It was a treat to have you come to stay and we hope to see you again soon : )

Reviewed 1 September 2018

Wow! A very comfortable, clean and well equipped apartment. Very close to beautiful coastal walks and beaches- excellent location. Stunning Carbis Bay is a mere few minutes walk and the incredibly vast Porthkidney Beach is easily accessible when the tide's low or via an easy...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Iffat S
Management response:Responded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for your amazing 5 star review! I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and exploring the beautiful beaches on the apartment's doorstep!

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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Immaculate appartment in a lovely area, pretty beach for a pre breakfast early morning stroll. Very straight forward booking. Lucy the owner was so quick to respond to any correspondence, in such a friendly manner too. Appartment was very well equipped with everything you could...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Sally O
Management response:Responded 9 June 2017

A Big Thank you for taking the time and trouble to post your thoughtful and kind review. I'm so pleased you find the apartment to be immaculate and in a great location. It was lovely having you come to stay and I do hope to...More

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 9:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: R 1 783 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion

Flexible changeover days & short breaks available please contact owner for details.

Main changeover day is Saturday

We reserve the right to refuse any booking but of course treat everyone equally & fairly.

Please note that we operate at our discretion a fully refundable cleaning/damage deposit of £100.

Please note that holiday cancellation insurance is NOT included & is the responsibility of the guest. We can provide you with contact details of a local company who can provide this service for you.

Only the number of guests stated on the booking form will be allowed to stay in the property.
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About the neighbourhood
This splendid coastal apartment offers great accessibility to St Ives town centre and a multitude of surrounding golden sandy beaches.

For walkers we are on the South West Coastal path which can be followed from the apartment either along the path into St Ives or in the other direction along the sand dunes and cliffs to Lelant and the Lelant Saltings. The popular West Cornwall Golf Club with its stunning views of St Ives Bay & Godrevy Lighthouse, is only a short drive away.

St Ives is only a few minutes drive away and has a wealth of art galleries, boutique shops, museum, restaurants, bars, pubs, and cafes but not to forget the stunning scenery and beaches.

Bay Retreat really does make the perfect base to have many an adventure exploring all the local attractions.
Getting around
Bay Retreat provides a great base for exploring magical Cornwall and is only a 5 walk down to the white sands and turquoise waters of Carbis Bay Beach. St Ives too is only a 5 minutes drive away there is also a regular bus service which runs from the top of the main St Ives road so great if you want to leave the car behind. Why not take an open top bus ride all around the coastal villages, just sit back and take in the views and hop on and off as you please. The nearest train stations are St Erth (main line) and Carbis Bay (branch line train which runs through Carbis Bay to St Ives). Here you can be in St Ives town in around 3 minutes taking in the wonderful views along the way.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 48.0 km
Railway: Carbis Bay: 0.1 km
Ferry: Plymouth: 112.0 km
Bay Retreat is perfectly placed for transport links. Carbis Bay train station is only a couple minutes walk around the corner. The apartment also comes with a car parking space.

Nearest airport is Newquay and is around a 45 minute drive away.

Nearest motorway is the M5 and is 110 miles away.

Nearest main train station is St Erth with links to all routes including Paddington London
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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