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Stunning Sea Views, central St.Ives, garden, 3 min walk to harbour/beaches, - Unit 3496843 - Carrack Dhu maisonette

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Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights


Saint Ives Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Luxury Apartments in Victorian house, 3 mins from beach, town,harbour, harbour

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.

Details for Unit 3496843 - Carrack Dhu maisonette 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

Large maisonette apartment on first and second floors, sleeping 4-6. Large double room, twin-bedded room and sofa bed in living room. Stunning sea views from the bay window in the spacious living room. Private, sunny garden.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Simon Money
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 11, 2016
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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 St Ives area

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.


2 traveler reviews

Unit 3496843 - Carrack Dhu maisonette
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

comfortable apartment with lovely views

  • 4 of 5

This was a lovely apartment with great views. Simon was a good host who kept in touch prior to our arrival and was very helpful in accommodating our needs. The apartment was clean, comfortable, and appropriately stocked. Parking was very convenient as we found it right outside of the apartment.

The apartment is located 2 minutes from local shops and about 10 minute walk from the harbour. Though it is not a long walk, it is on a very steep hill, so I wouldn't recommend this place if you have mobility issues.

Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your comments - the hills in St.Ives can be a shock to the system, but worth it for the amazing views at the top! The harbour is 3 or 4 minutes away down the hill, but more like 10 on the way up!
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Tunbridge Wells

Wonderful week in St Ives

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week with our 3 boys in St Ives. The maisonette is in a superb position - just a few minutes walk from the shops and the harbour but in a quiet road. And the view!

The maisonette is comfortable and homely rather than stylish, but that was fine with us. It sleeps 5 easily and although the kitchen is small it is well equipped and the (small) dishwasher and washing machine were welcome.

The downstairs hall is ideal for dumping walking boots and coats. The bathroom is spacious and the shower is good. There is the added bonus of an en-suite loo and basin to the upstairs double bedroom.

The place was clean and Simon welcomed us there to make sure we knew how everything worked and had what we needed.

The parking space is at the station - quite some distance away - but as we were there off peak we always managed to get a space outside so it was not an issue.

We loved the town and the beaches and did the walk to Zennor along the SW Coastal Path. Be warned that it is a long walk with some tricky bits but even our 8 year old managed it. It took us 4.5 hours including frequent stops. If you miss the last bus back from Zennor, the pub will call you a cab which cost us about £15 for 5 of us. Also note that the pub stops serving lunch at 3pm but at least you can get a good pint of Cornish ale!

We also went to Sennen Cove, Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, Mousehole, St Michael's Mount, Falmouth and St Mawes. Loved them all.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! For other prospective customers, we also have a parking space for you at our house round the corner. I can also save a space for your arrival on Carrack Dhu road using my car. Barnoon car park is a minutes walk away. Our reserved space at the station is 10-12 minutes walk away.
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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!


Rates & Availability

Saint Ives Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Half Term
Oct 22 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
$722 **
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
New Year
Dec 28 2016 - Jan 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$966 **
Mar 31 2017 - Apr 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$159 **
$881 **
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
Apr 17 2017 - Apr 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$122 **
$587 **
Apr 29 2017 - May 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$122 **
$624 **
May 6 2017 - May 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$122 **
$661 **
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
Early summer
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$183 **
$881 **
Jun 24 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$208 **
$966 **
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$220 **
$1,346 **
High summer
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,566 **
Bank holiday
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,443 **
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$147 **
$550 **

Additional information about rental rates

Towels and bed linen $ 2 per person per night
Refundable damage deposit $122

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Saint Ives Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Twin room - 2 twin/ single
    Attic double bedroom - 1 double , 1 baby crib , stunning sea views from front and back windows
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • 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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