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Detached House with Private Parking

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights


About the property

House in Carbis Bay, Nr. St. Ives, Cornwall, England - Peaceful Location, 5 Minutes Walk to the Beach

Island View offers complete peace and seclusion, and is set at the end of a private drive, within the residential area of Carbis Bay. A short walk from the historical St. Ives and the large and beautiful sands of Carbis Bay. Comfort is evident in every room following its full renovation; the kitchen is superbly equipped, whilst all bedrooms have their own plasma TVs. The lounge has a large, leather corner suite with adjustable headrests, a remote controlled 'plasma' electric fire, blu-ray DVD and Sony audio with i-pod/i-phone dock. The lounge and kitchen French doors lead to the south-facing rear garden with total privacy. The raised decking area takes full advantage of the garden's sun trap. Upstairs has a master and twin bedroom, with each having a Velux window with blackout blinds, with the master having a roll-top bath, and the twin an en-suite. The downstairs master and twin bedrooms are equally comfortable, sharing the main bathroom and enjoy the views of the garden's shrubbery.


Saint Ives House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Larger damages deposit may be required for pets, however this is always fully refunded in the event of no damage shortly after holiday period ends
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
  • Upstairs master has roll-top bath and en-suite cloakroom, with basin, wc and shaving point. Upstairs twin has en-suite with Mira shower, basin, wc, and shaving point. Downstairs bathroom has bath with shower over, basin, wc and shaving point
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs master bedroom with double bed; upstairs twin bedroom with 2 single beds. Downstairs master bedroom with double bed; downstairs twin bedroom with 2 single beds. Cot for placing as required. Samsung wall-mounted digital plasma TV in each bedroom.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Notes on accommodation: Island View lies as the last house at the end of a private drive and has complete seclusion. As such, it is completely suitable for children. To the front of the house is a large open area for parking, as well as a separate drive, and so parking for several cars is possible. Steps to the front door, the rear garden is level with the French doors to the kitchen/dining area. Kitchen and lounge facilities as described above, wireless broadband and digital TV also provided. Prices include all gas and electricity usage. Full gas CH. Stair gate. Regret no smoking or pets. Outside: Two decking areas within the secluded south facing rear garden sun trap, and extensive trees and shrubbery. Garden table with accompanying chairs and bench, sun loungers. External lighting, barbecue and shed for storage. Further patio area adjacent to the French doors to the lounge for those who wish to relax in the shade. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Duvets and linen provided. Weekly maid service, all wash facilities available within house if required.


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Detached House with Private Parking
average rating of 4.214286 based on 15 reviews
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Good location with great parking

  • 4 of 5

The house is large and spacious, with great parking for multiple cars if needed.

Richard is very accommodating, and graciously supplied us towels as we had come from Canada.

It was clean and tidy, but both inside and out could use some TLC.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Fully recommended

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable beds ,well equipped kitchen,plenty of space everywhere.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Lovely stay

  • 4 of 5

Lovely clean home in the perfect location. Cannot fault the house one bit, we all enjoyed our stay and look forward to visiting St Ives again.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Not as descibed. Tired and rundown

  • 2 of 5

Really surprised as previous reviews were good. Property is well situated but patio, exterior and garden are run down, doors are falling off the electricity meter box ,the shed is falling down , the garden and surrounding hard standings is full of weeds. The patio very slippery and the wooden furniture rotting away . There was no gas for the BBQ and despite contacting the owner none was supplied. Internally it is spacious . Beds comfortable and bedding clean and fresh. No towels are supplied . There is not enough seating for 6 adults in the lounge and the fold up kitchen chairs have seen better days. The shower surrounds and back of hob need a good clean. Several lights were not working throughout and there are wires hanging down under some of the kitchen cupboards. There were not enough wine glasses or small glasses. The ensuite in the upstairs double is functionable although it is so narrow you cannot move your arms or pull your knickers up!

The beach is great, as is the train to St Ives which is very reasonable and quick. Would recommend the cream teas at Rosemergy Farmhouse and we had a really good meal and evening at La casita. Staff and food there excellent . Worth booking ahead as it is very popular.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
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Not as described or as shown in the photos. Property is tired and outside is run down .

  • 2 of 5

We were really surprised when we arrived as the previous reviews were good. The property is well situated for a family stay however the patio , garden and exterior are run down . The doors are falling off the electricity meter housing, the shed is falling down with the garden and hard standing at the side of the house full of weeds . The patio is slippery and the wooden furniture falling apart. There was no gas for the gas BBQ and despite contacting the owner none materialised.

Internally it is spacious and the bedding fresh and clean . The showers and back of the hob needed a good clean and there were several lights not working throughout. There were wires hanging down below two of the kitchen cupboards. Despite advertising the contrary, towels are no longer provided . There were plenty of cooking tins though there were not enough wine glasses or smaller glasses.

There is not enough seating for 6 adults in the lounge and the fold up chairs in the kitchen had seen better days.

Bedrooms are of a good size and beds are comfortable. The ensuite in the main bedroom upstairs is a narrow cupboard which is although functional there is no room to move your arms or pull your knickers up.

The beach is great and so is the train service to St Ives which is quick ,inexpensive and saves driving.We arranged a Tesco delivery and the driver was very helpful and cheerful. We had a great cream tea at the beautifully situated Rosemergy Farmhouse and would also thoroughly recommend La Casita for it great food, atmosphere and excellent staff.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely Island View

  • 5 of 5

From start to finish the whole process of booking and paying was really smooth and the owner is a great communicator and a dream to deal with.

The house itself is lovely, very spacious, well placed and the decking area is a real sun trap. We were very lucky with the weather and absolutely fell in love with St Ives and Carbis Bay. I would highly recommend and would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Richard Rogers
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, italian
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

All Summer 2014 families:

"We had a lovely holiday, thank you. We have been to Cornwall several times but always had to drive to the beach so your house was perfect"

"Just wanted to say a huge thank you for a great holiday in your gorgeous house"

"Would just like to say that we really enjoyed our stay and Carbis Bay is a beautiful place"
Jul 2008
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Carbis Bay (5 mins walk), a large sheltered beach with perfect white sand

Porthminster, St. Ives, a large perfect sandy beach on the southern edge of St Ives

Porthmeor, St. Ives, a large wide sandy beach on the Western side of St Ives. There are facilities close to the beach including the St Ives Tate Gallery.

Porth Kidney Sands, Lelant, a deceptively large stretch of white sand with a huge expanse of sand at low tide. There are extensive dunes.


Nearest airport - Newquay Airport 38 miles.

Plymouth City Airport 74 miles - offers flights to London Gatwick.

Plymouth Channel Port 74 miles away.

Nearest train station - Carbis Bay 0.5 mile - small carriage train service to local stations including St Ives (3 mins away) and links with St Erth (5 mins) for direct service to Bath, Bristol, Reading and London Paddington.

Frequent local bus services within short walking distance. Car recommended if exploring depths of Cornwall and Devon.


St. Ives 2 miles away, local supermarket walking distance, larger supermarket 1 mile. The locally renowned fish and chips shop within 1 mile! Numerous pubs in and around Carbis Bay and St. Ives. Tate Modern within St. Ives, 2 miles. Land's End 18 miles. Eden Project 34 miles. Penzance (Helipad for flights to Isle of Scilly) 8 miles. Porthcurno, Minack Theatre (Cornwall's Theatre Under the Stars) 18 miles.

Further Details:

Carbis Bay is a true treasure, with its outstanding and glorious beach on the doorstep of Island View, and lying a short distance from the historic St. Ives with its cobbled streets and several pubs and restaurants. Island View is ideal for those looking for complete peace and tranquility with its range of luxurious features, as well as a base for those wishing to take advantage of St Ives and the wider reaches of Cornwall and Devon, due to Carbis Bay's excellent transport links - not to mention the nearby coastal path to St. Ives. There are numerous places of interest and leisure activities, for which Devon and Cornwall is well famed, and the more local attractions have been mentioned above.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $349.8

Booking Notes:
To book, please telephone Richard Rogers (number below). To confirm a booking within 4 weeks of the holiday date, the full balance is payable, if more than 4 weeks, 50% payable with the balance payable 4 weeks from the holiday date. Please note a fully refundable £250 breakages/damages deposit is payable with your balance payment

Changeover Day:
For weekly bookings departure by 10:00am on Saturday, arrival no earlier than 2:00pm on the Saturday. Otherwise by arrangement.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Outside of peak periods (Summer, Christmas/New Year, and Easter) shorter breaks are possible at any time, subject to availability and a minimum 2 night stay. Rates will be 10% of the weekly rate per night for Sun-Thu stays, 25% of the weekly rate per night for Fri-Sat.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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