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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 6 - 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 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

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 St Ives area

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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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.


Saint Ives House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • 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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average rating of 4.9787235 based on 48 reviews

Fabulous holiday home - 5 stars

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year at Blue Rock. Lovely, lovely house with absolutely stunning sea views of beautiful St Ives. Great location. Already booked for next year.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A lovely place

  • 4 of 5

Blue Rock is the perfect base for a holiday in St Ives. It is a luxurious property with plenty of indoor and outdoor space for relaxing and enjoying the panoramic and picturesque sea views. A lovely retreat, but only a short stroll to the hustle and bustle of the pretty town and harbour or the large sandy Porthminster Beach. A great house in a great resort!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Winter Break!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say… Blue Rock was all I had dreamed it would be, and more. We spent a wonderful Christmas here, and it lived up to all our expectations. From huge comfy beds, to superb views from the vast (but cosy lounge) looking out to sea!

The location is spot on, as it is only a five minute walk into St. Ives town centre or to Porthminster beach. Over the Christmas period it was lovely to see that St. Ives was a bustling hive of festive activity, a jolly atmosphere but not too crowded.

Parwin was excellent to converse with – and the booking process good not have been easier. The house was great, with modern interiors and plenty of communal space to sit and play scrabble or watch Christmas films. The lounge was the cherry on the cake with its breath-taking views, and room enough for all the family to have a sofa each to snuggle into after a windswept jaunt on the beach.

The kitchen really came into its own whilst cooking Christmas dinner for 7 – the double oven and hob made it seamlessly come together. We also had everything we could possibly need with regard to utensils, pots, pans and serving dishes – and so there was no need for any last minute dashes to buy for instance a pastry brush for the Boxing Day turkey pie! (Parwin had thought of everything).

In addition, for such a large house, it was surprisingly toasty with its super-efficient heating system. Which made for a warm and homely feel.

Lastly, a very pleasant Christmas eve was spent having an early dinner at Porthminster Beach Café – located 5 minutes down the road. The food was superb and the service very attentive, and it was only a short stroll away (*with some steps) so we were home in good time for my son to put a glass of sherry and carrot out for Father Christmas and Rudolph before tucking him into bed. Bliss, thank you very much – we will definitely stay at Blue Rock again.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best of everything in St Ives!

  • 5 of 5

What a find! We stayed, over bank holiday weekend, with a party of 7. Parwin ( the very helpful owner) has thought of everything, from a very well equipped kitchen to very comfy beds and bedding. The real WOW factor is the view which must be one of the best in St Ives. Whatever the weather you could happily just sit and enjoy the views either inside or out. All this with the added bonus of parking will make Blue Rock our first choice rental in our favourite seaside destination.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning views - A blissful magical break

  • 5 of 5

The Blue Rock is a beautiful and tasteful accommodation to stay at when staying in St. Ives. St Ives has become a regular destination for us in recent years and our opinion of this magical place was heightened even further by our stay at the Blue Rock. Having visiting family over from the USA who had not been home for a number of years, the property provided a five star package in terms of accommodation, location and views. The house is offered for rental to a very high specification and lots of thought has gone into its design - even small details like booklets of where to visit and menu's for local takeaways were so handy after our long walks around town and the coastal paths. Every detail has been thought through to make anyone's stay here as stress-free and luxurious as possible. I cannot commend this property high enough and Parwin (one of the owners) has been a joy to communicate with since booking this property back in 2015. We will return like so many others before us who have experienced the Blue Rock - just as St Ive's calls us back every year the Blue Rock will also hold a special place in our hearts and memories. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay in St Ives and look forward to seeing you at Blue Rock in the future. Thank you for your lovely review.
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amazing blue rock

  • 5 of 5

been to st ives many times this was by far the best,stunning property loaded with everything,spotless,excellent welcome from the house keeper the the bottle of fizz and chocolates,short comfortable stroll into town for wide range of pubs and resteraunts for all tastes will definately return and recommend to others , once again WOW

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

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

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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