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Stunning sea views, close to the centre of St Ives & car parking for upto 3 cars

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

large detached house with 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sea views & car parking

With stylish interiors, this reverse level architect designed detached house combines the charm of the seaside with 21st century convenience. Perfect for families or groups of friends, the property has five bedrooms, two bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, car parking for up to 3 cars and a Mediterranean style garden.

• Panoramic sea views from all levels

• Close to centre of St Ives & Porthminster beach

• Large balcony, Rattan furniture, BBQ & sea views

• Mediterranean style garden

• Washing machine & dryer

• Music docking station

• Sky TV & 7 digital televisions

• 2 Blue-ray players

• Broadband & Wifi

• Quality linens & towels

• Up to 2 dogs by prior arrangement

• Sorry, no smoking

More Details

David & Parwin Summers
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About David & Parwin Summers

Parwin & David purchased Blue Rock in 2012. Parwin is a school teacher and was born in the Punjab and David is a Chartered Surveyor and was born down the Road in St Columb Major.

David & Parwin Summers purchased this house in 2012

Why David & Parwin Summers chose Saint Ives

David's dream has always been to own a property close to a great surfing beach and with spectacular sea views. Parwin, on the other hand, is a self-confessed chatter box who enjoys the arts and likes having lots of people around her.

They started searching for a holiday home in June 2012 but got off to a slow start as they were both looking for different properties.

Fortunately, their search came to an abrupt end when they found a house that ticked all of their boxes. Blue Rock is within easy walking distance of the centre of St Ives, overlooks Porthminster beach, the sea and the harbour. It is also close to Porthmeor beach (one of David's favourite surfing beaches) and has great car parking. What more could anyone ask for?

What makes this house unique

This lovely detached holiday home is superbly located 4 minutes walk from the centre of St Ives and 5 minutes walk from the Blue Flag Porthminster Beach, and has stunning views of the harbour and the sea.

With stylish interiors, this reverse level architect designed holiday accommodation combines the charm of the seaside with 21st-century convenience. Perfect for families or groups of friends.

It has 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, car parking for up to 3 cars and a Mediterranean style garden.

St Ives was awarded ‘Best UK Seaside Town’ in both 2010 and 2011. With cobbled streets and artists’ studios, it is a great place to chill out in pavement cafes or gourmet restaurants. The Tate gallery is also worth a visit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We expected a great deal from this luxury accommodation and it delivered in

bucket loads. We really liked the house and found so much to do in St Ives...

Sue Croft, Hertfordshire.
Jul 2013
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Saint Ives House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • All the double rooms, and 1 of the singles have sea views
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Stunning sea views, close to the centre of St Ives & car parking for upto 3 cars
average rating of 4.948276 based on 59 reviews
Southsea, Hampshire

Blue Rock is an amazing holiday home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit to Blue Rock! We absolutely love St Ives and this holiday home is a true Gem!!! The views are stunning, the accommodation is always immaculately presented, well equipped, the quality is exceptional and no matter what the is the perfect place to stay. Great location to explore the beautiful beaches in the area and a down hill walk into St Ives takes only a few minutes (maybe a little longer on the way back!!) Can highly recommend will not be disappointed. (Great communication with the owners too - and they allowed our dog to stay too!!)

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely house in marvellous position.

  • 5 of 5

Blue Rock is a beautiful house in a superb position with spectacular views over the bay towards Hale and St Ives harbour. The car parking facility is an added bonus and its an easy 10 minute stroll into St Ives centre. The house was clean, tidy and warm, we'll be back asap.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent stay in this property. The house is simply stunning, probably one of the best in St Ives in our opinion.

Wonderful panoramic view of the sea and St Ives town.

It is very well equipped and we found everything we needed.

Parwin and David are perfect hosts. Parwin emailed and phoned us to provide all the information we needed before we arrived and Paul the caretaker was there to meet us on arrival.

We had a truly relaxing time and will definitely return.

The milk, wine and chocolates were a lovely, welcome touch.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A holiday home you won't want to leave !

  • 5 of 5

Blue rock was exactly as described , we were met by the helpful caretaker Paul .All the rooms were immaculate. The top floor sitting room has wonderful views and unlike many rentals the seating is so comfortable .

The service from the owners could not be better and they were so helpful regarding our special requirements for my husbands medical condition.

Would recommend Blue rock rental and St Ives as a great holiday destination. We all look forward to a return visit !

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear that Blue Rock lived up to your expectations and that you enjoyed your holiday in St Ives. We are very fortunate indeed to have our housekeeper, Paul, who lives nearby and is available to help our guests 24/7.
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A Fantastic New Year at Blue Rock

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we opened the front door of Blue Rock and saw the light streaming in from the upstairs lounge, even on a cold December day, we were wowed by this property.

It was such a pleasure to wake up to the views of the bay, with St Ives harbour in one direction and Godrevey Lighthouse in the other. The well equipped kitchen / dining room also has balcony access so even when cooking and eating you can take advantage of the views. The kitchen had every utensil that you could possibly need to cater for 8 and it was great to have two fridges. All bedrooms were beautifully decorated to a high standard with big comfy beds.

We stayed as two families with one dog and the house made it so easy to relax, play games and generally enjoy lots of family time. Even the little extras have been thought of, board games, wii console & games and books and leaflets with ideas for days out. The parking is a real asset too!

Everything from booking to arrival ran smoothly thanks to the very friendly and helpful owners, David & Parwin. Their fantastic customer service and love for Blue Rock made it a real pleasure arranging arrival and departure details and we even received a courtesy follow-up call once we arrived home.

During our stay we managed to get out and about every day and took advantage of the local area, walking on the beaches and into the town, which took about 10 minutes - Blue Rock is in a perfect location.

We went further afield and visited the Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek, Cornwall Segway on Goonhilly Downs and the Mousehole Christmas Lights. On New Year's Day we walked the coast path from Sennen Cove to Land's End, a perfect start to the New Year!

We have stayed in St Ives on many occasions and we are so pleased to have now found this little gem that is Blue Rock - we have already booked for next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words Lisa. So glad you had an enjoyable stay at Blue Rock. Have fun planning your fancy dress outfits for the next New Year's Eve party in St Ives!
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Perfect getaway in St Ives

  • 5 of 5

This awesome home is the perfect getaway for a large family to enjoy the delights of St Ives! The views over the bay are simply stunning!

We have rebooked for 2018 and the owners have been very flexible in changing dates without charging a booking fee.

Please ignore any negative comments posted here in recent months, this place is amazing and you won’t regret booking this place!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Nearest Ferry
77 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.7 Miles
West Cornwall Golf Club
Nearest Train
300 Metres
St Ives
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Porthminster Cafe
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Car: not necessary

St Ives was awarded ‘Best UK Seaside Town’ in both 2010 and 2011 and is a real Cornish gem. With cobbled streets and artists’ studios, it is a great place to chill out in pavement cafes or gourmet restaurants. The Tate gallery is also well worth a visit.

This delightful seaside town, with its unique art scene and award winning beaches, is the perfect place to explore, have fun and relax.

How To Find Us:

From the M5, take the exit onto the A30 towards Bodmin and Okehampton. Now go through 3 roundabouts, which will take about 1 hour 42 minutes. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Nut Lane (A3074) and continue through 3 roundabouts, this will take approximately 8 minutes. Now turn left onto Albert Road and take the 1st left onto Porthminster Terrace. From there, take the 1st left onto Talland Road and Blue Rock is the white architect designed property on the left hand side.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $415.46

To make your booking reservation you will be required to pay an initial payment of 30% of the total booking fee.
The remaining 70% will need to paid not less than 6 weeks prior to your arrival.
We also require a security deposit of £300 to be received not less than 6 weeks prior to your arrival date.
Booking fees for any booking made less than 6 weeks prior to the arrival date must be paid in full

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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