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Stunning Sea Views, central St.Ives, garden, 3 min walk to harbour/beaches, - Unit 3496842 - Making Waves 2 bedroom apartment

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights



Unit 3496842 - Making Waves 2 bedroom apartment

Ground floor apartment sleeping 2-4 persons, with a spacious interior and beautiful sea views.

About the property

2 Luxury Holiday Apartments

Making Waves apartment is on the ground floor, with its own private entrance. Spacious interior featuring double bedroom, bunk room, living room with sofa bed and stunning sea views. Well-equipped kitchen. A private, secluded,sunny garden to the rear has decking and lawn. Central heating for the colder months. Many original features and mod-cons.

Carrack Dhu maisonette is on the first and second floors, with its own private entrance and terrace garden. Spacious and homely, with amazing sea views from the front room bay window and double bedroom. A perfect base for your holiday for those who want the best St.Ives can offer.

Book both apartments together to give you the whole house and sleep 8-10 guests.

More Details

Simon Money
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 4, 2018

About Simon Money

I was born in London and worked as a product designer, model maker and teacher before moving to St.Ives in 1996. I ran a Veggy guest house for 15 years before marrying Sarah and having 2 young daughters. We have now taken over the guest house for our own home and bought the apartments just a minute up the road from us. I have been working on renovating and updating them ever since and hope you will enjoy the results!

Simon Money purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Simon Money chose Saint Ives

St.Ives really is the best base for your visit to West Cornwall. You can easily lose a week in the idyllic bubble that envelops you in the town - everything is a stroll away and getting lost in the maze of tiny back lanes is part of the experience!

Our apartments are situated perfectly for your holiday - close enough to the harbour and beaches to be able to stroll there and back in a few minutes, but far enough away from the hustle, bustle and noise of it's nightlife to feel totally at peace! Carrack Dhu road is a leafy south facing Victorian terrace and its position just above the harbour area affords it stunning sea views over St.Ives bay and over to Godrevy lighthouse.

Each apartment also has its own secluded, sunny garden with decking and table/chairs, also a barbecue.

The interiors are very spacious, especially compared to the tiny 'fisherman's cottages' around the harbour front and Downalong. We have tried hard to create a homely feeling, with many original features such as fireplaces adding to the atmosphere.

What makes this apartment unique

You are staying in a home from home, owned, maintained and cleaned by a local family. We will meet you personally on arrival, get you settled in and answer any questions you may have. We live a minutes walk away and are always on call if you need any assistance or advice during your holiday. No agencies, faceless owners, complicated key pick-ups. And no hidden charges! We are quite new to Owners Direct, but have been successfully running our business for many years.

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Saint Ives Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Cloakroom toilet/basin
  • Large bathroom with bath and shower, toilet. Second cloakroom toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , bunk beds
  • Large double bedroom with double bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Unit 3496842 - Making Waves 2 bedroom apartment
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Lovely apartment in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean and well equipped and although I hadn't realised at the time of booking that this property was also let to owners with pets (although a pet owner I don't usually take my dog with me when I go away and wouldn't normally choose to stay in a property that permits pets) I needn't have worried as there was no indication that there had ever been a dog in the property. The property was a good size and comfortably furnished and I would have happily stayed there for much longer as it had a "home from home" feel about it with the added bonus of a beautiful sea view. It was within easy walking distance of the beach, harbour and town and all in all a perfect location. The owner of the property (Simon) met us upon arrival and after showing us around left us to it but advised he only lived a short distance away and if we needed anything to call. All in all a very positive experience and I have no reservations about recommending this property to others and I wouldn't hesitate to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Hello Simon,

Thank you so much for all your advice during our stay in St.Ives. It was such a pleasant time. Your place is cosy, lovely and has got everything for the 4 of us. When I write 'everything', I really mean it -- 1 bedroom, 1 bunkbed for 2, 1 sofa bed, kitchen, utensils, and our own lovely little private garden. We really enjoy our stay at your place and it is highly recommended.

Thank you.

Anutra, Satit

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments - we're so glad you enjoyed your stay in St.Ives!
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Sehr schöner Aufenthalt!

  • 5 of 5

Die Wohnung ist sehr gut und geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Es ist alles vorhanden, was man braucht: Waschmaschine, Spülmaschine, Wäscheständer, Boards, Handtücher für den Strand etc. Es war alles sehr sauber. Die Lage ist super. In wenigen Minuten ist man zu Fuß am Strand und am Hafen. Sehr schöne Aussicht aufs Meer. Achtung: mit dem Auto ist es sehr eng in St. Ives, aber das hat natürlich nichts mit der Wohnung zu tun!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Sehr schön eingerichtete und zentral gelegene Wohnung mit umfassender Ausstattung

  • 4 of 5

Die Wohnung ist neu renoviert und geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Die Küche ist hervorragend ausgestattet, eine Waschmaschine ist ebenfalls vorhanden. Das Bad ist groß mit viel Ablagefläche und guter Beleuchtung; außerdem gibt es ein Gäste-WC. Die Lage in St. Ives war für uns genau richtig, zentral im bewohnten Ortskern, etwas höher gelegen mit Sicht auf den Atlantik. In 5 Minuten ist man zu Fuß am Hafen, die Wohnung selbst ist in ruhiger Gegend. Da das Gebäude etwas hellhörig ist, bekommt man die Geräusche der Urlauber der darübergelegenen Etage mit; die einzige Einschränkung.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Castle Inn
Nearest Ferry
77 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Tregenna Castle
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
100 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Black Rock
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

St.Ives provides plenty of places and activities to keep you busy for a week - and all within walking distance from our apartments. Go seal-watching in a fishing boat, laze on any of 5 clean, sandy beaches, browse art galleries, admire the views from a beach cafe - or enjoy a meal in award-winning restaurants. Follow the coast path west into wind-swept wildness, or an easier stroll east through lush wooded areas.

Further afield, explore ancient stone circles, cycle/walking routes through preserved -and ruined-

tin mines, visit St.Michaels Mount across the tidal causeway, Eden Project, Falmouth Maritime Museum, or take a boat or plane across to the Scilly Isles for a day trip. We have lived here 20 years and have still only scratched the surface of what this beautiful part of the world has to offer!