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Luxury Apartment, Sea Views, Balcony, Swimming Pool, Spa, Gym, Parking, FreeWifi

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury Apartment Porthminster View, Chy an Porth Manor, The Terrace, St Ives - Short Walk To St Ives, Harbour & Beach. On Site Parking, Close To Train & Bus Station

It boasts high ceilings and panoramic views from the large bay window on the living room. The balcony is off the master bedroom which has an en suite bathroom, window seat and fabulous views of the beach. The property has high specification fixtures and fittings and is perfect for couples and families at any time of the year. Portminster view offers guests access to a swimming pool and gym of the nearby spa which is located two minutes from the door. Children and spa treatments will be an additional cost. You will also have 10% off food and drinks in the terrace bar and restaurant.

Dave & Liz Waterfall
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Dave & Liz Waterfall

We are a couple with four wonderful grown up children and two adorable grand daughters. Dave has been visiting St.Ives for holidays for over 50 years, he knows the area well.

Liz studied hospitality management, has enjoyed a long career in the industry and achieved a number of prestigious awards.

Dave & Liz Waterfall purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Dave & Liz Waterfall chose Saint Ives

It has amazing views, is perfectly located, a short walk to the beach and has the benefits of a new modern property with the character of a historic granite building.

There is off road parking in front of the property which makes it very convenient for guests.

"Beautiful apartment, new, thoughtfully equipped with amazing views of the sea"

Mrs Jones

Jul 2015

What makes this apartment unique

The property has the character and history of an old Manor House with all of the modern standards and equipment of a new building fitted out to a high specification.

It is spacious and guests benefit from parking in front of the property, membership to the gym, pool and spa at the Harbour Hotel which is 2 minutes walk from the door.

Cot and sofa bed available

Guestbook comments from the owner

A lovely apartment plenty of room, great parking and very helpful owners. It was a pleasure to stay there, we couldn't ask for anything more and the weather was fantastic. We would definitely book again...Go on treat yourself and have a nice break!
Sep 2015
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Saint Ives Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Located off the hall between the lounge and bedroom
    En suite - toilet , shower , Hand basin, illuminated mirror & heated towel rail
  • En suite bathroom to the master bedroom with shower, WC, basin, mirror and heated towel rail. The bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin and heated towel rail.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4+1 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The master bedroom has a super king bed, sofa bed, window seat, balcony with outside furniture, sea views, en suite with shower, WC, basin, heated towel rail The second bedroom has two single beds, wardrobe, bedside table and chest of drawers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: St Ives Bay has been voted one of the most beautiful bays in the world and has one of Cornwalls finest beaches including the famous surfing beach at Porthmeor. There is a shared lockable outdoor store for wetsuits and other holiday equipment. Outside: The balcony has a table and seating for two people. The property does not have its own garden but is a short walk from the garden area next to Porthminster beach. The swimming pool is located at the local hotel and is shared with other guests. Utility Room: The utility is equipped with a washing machine, ironing board, iron, clothes airer and storage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are provided and changed weekly. The property is managed by a dedicated housekeeper who has extensive experience in hospitality management. Other: There is a bench in the hall for storage of shoes and seating to get ready or return from fabulous days and evenings out. The cloak area is in the hall.


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Luxury Apartment, Sea Views, Balcony, Swimming Pool, Spa, Gym, Parking, FreeWifi
average rating of 4.857143 based on 33 reviews

Fantastic family holiday!!

  • 5 of 5

Our second year in this wonderful apartment. The location is great for young children and the view of Porthminster beach is superb.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Paul, we are delighted that you and your family returned to Porthminster View and had another fabulous holiday. We hope to welcome you all to St Ives again in the future!
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Most enjoyable

  • 4 of 5

This is lovely apartment.

There is a nice view from the large bay window in the lounge and from small balcony of the main bedroom are of the beach and sea

We really enjoyed our visit to St Ives and would stay in this apartment again.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Porthminster View and we look forward to hosting you again in the future!
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Excellent - certainly a wow factor on arrival !

  • 4 of 5

Excellent apartment with great views of sea , coast and beach - central and only a short walk to the town centre - apartment itself is very well furnished with everything you need for a great stay

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that you thought the apartment has the WOW factor, its certainly imposing with the high ceilings and great views! Thanks for the review and great feedback regarding the location.
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Lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment, a lot bigger than we had expected, in a lovely location thank you for a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Five lovely days in a lovely apartment in a perfect location above our favourite beach and cafe.

Weather not so perfect, but we still managed the beach most days

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you and your family liked the apartment and location. Just a short walk from the station, beaches and town.
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Chy an Porth

  • 5 of 5

Second visit to a well cared for and presented flat. Very comfortable accommodation - clean and ideal for a relaxing break. Great views - just sit tight and watch the world go by!

Thanks for allowing us to use the flat.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to welcome you and your family back to Porthminster View. Thank you for your lovely comments, its great to know that you enjoyed your stay and we hope that you will return in the future!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
25 Metres
Harbour Hotel
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Nearest Golf
500 Metres
Treganna Castle
Nearest Train
200 Metres
St Ives
Nearest Motorway
100 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
St Ives Beach and town
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Three amazing beaches - Porthminster (award winning), Porthmeor and Porthgwidden

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Tate Gallery

Coastal path

Boat tours


Five minute walk to beach, town and harbour - top rating on Trip Adviser

There is a hotel next door and a spa hotel two minutes from the property.


Walking distance to train station and bus stop, less than 5 minutes.

Car parking for one vehicle at the property.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $138.49

Changeover day is normally on Saturdays, this is flexible outside of peak times
Short breaks available outside peak times and within 4 weeks of stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund