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Sea Shells at The Sands: Luxury garden apartment:seaviews,parking,walk to beach,

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
1 night minimum
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Sea Shells at The Sands Apartments is a luxury self catering holiday home at the prestigious Sands Apartments in Carbis Bay, St Ives, West Cornwall - sleeping 4 + infant in a cot - with a wonderful sea views and secure parking through gated access. Sea Shells provides premium self catering holiday accommodation and is the ideal base for anybody wanting to explore the many attractions that West Cornwall has to offer. Sea Shells benefits from a spacious open plan living area with uninterrupted sea views. The lounge area has two leather sofas and a Calligaris Media Unit which is home to a Panasonic 4K Smart TV, Playstation 4 games console, Blu-ray DVD player and a PURE blutooth/internet/DAB stereo system. There's also a nest of oak tables, which match perfectly with the dining table ...Sea Shells at The Sands Apartments is a luxury self catering holiday home at the prestigious Sands Apartments in Carbis Bay, St Ives, West Cornwall - sleeping 4 + infant in a cot - with a wonderful sea views and secure parking through gated access. Sea Shells provides premium self catering holiday accommodation and is the ideal base for anybody wanting to explore the many attractions that West Cornwall has to offer. Sea Shells benefits from a spacious open plan living area with uninterrupted sea views. The lounge area has two leather sofas and a Calligaris Media Unit which is home to a Panasonic 4K Smart TV, Playstation 4 games console, Blu-ray DVD player and a PURE blutooth/internet/DAB stereo system. There's also a nest of oak tables, which match perfectly with the dining table and four chairs, and the sideboard which is packed with books, games, puzzles, DVDs and CDs to keep all of the family entertained after long days at the beach! With sumptuous under floor heating and remote controlled mood lighting, Sea Shells is a wonderful holiday home all year round. The well stocked, designer Rok Punt kitchen has granite tops, and Neff appliances, including a washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, and oven with 5 ring hob, as well as all the essentials you'll need whilst on holiday. There is an abundance of crockery, lots of Dartington crystal glassware, Denby ovenware and saucepans from John Lewis. (There are also plenty of plastics for our younger guests!). There's a blender for baby food, a slow cooker, and plenty of bake ware, as well as a cook book or two! The master bedroom boasts a king size bed with a luxury pocket sprung mattress, and curtains and soft furnishings from Laura Ashley. There's a large wardrobe and Ercol bedside cabinets and plenty of space for a travel cot if needed. There's also a flat screen TV, internet clock radio with ipod dock and plenty of soft towels for everyone. The master bedroom leads to a fully tiled en-suite shower-room with a lovely drench shower. Bedroom two has two single beds, both with luxury pocket sprung mattresses, a matching light oak wardrobe and plenty of drawers. With curtains and soft furnishings from Laura Ashley, there's also a flat screen TV with integrated DVD player, a hairdryer, Roberts internet radio with music streaming capability and plenty of soft towels for everyone! Please note we will be upgrading the beds for 2019 and will install premium Hypnos zip and link beds allowing guests to choose from either two (longer length) single beds or one super king size bed). The spacious family bathroom is fully tiled with contemporary white Italian sanitary ware, a heated chrome towel rail and a large bathroom cabinet for all those teenage toiletries! The apartment benefits from wifi, as well as underfloor heating throughout the apartment. And the security at The Sands Apartments (gated access, high walls around the rear terrace) means that you don't have to worry about leaving bedroom windows open throughout the day or night, which may sometimes be a concern in other ground floor developments. A real 'home from home' Sea Shells has been carefully thought about and is equipped with many extras (such as picnic set and rug), to ensure your holiday is as relaxing as possible! With an abundance of art galleries, fine restaurants and a choice of golden sandy beaches, sparkling seas and its picturesque working harbour (often home to families of seals) it’s no wonder St Ives is one of the UK’s favourite seaside holiday destinations. Its unique quality of light provides inspiration to artists, poets and writers all year round. Carbis Bay, just a mile and a half away from St Ives, is the perfect base for a memorable holiday. Enjoy the tranquil setting of Carbis Bay and its beautiful beach, stroll along the magnificent South West coastal path, taking in the dramatic views of St Ives Bay, and be in St Ives in around 20 minutes or so, or hop on the St Ives Bay branch line (almost certainly the most scenic railway in the UK) and be in St Ives in just two minutes (of course you can take your car, but St Ives is almost impossible to drive through and park in the summer!). You'll be amazed at how easily accessible St Ives is from Carbis Bay. Warmed by the Gulf Stream this part of Cornwall enjoys its own micro climate and has a real Mediterranean feel about it. The subtropical plants make Carbis Bay a pleasure to visit all year round. Sleeping 4 (+ infant) this premium quality holiday apartment boasts fabulous sea views from its 8 ft patio doors. Furnished to a very high standard, Sea Shells has the advantage of having a private patio area on the seaward side of the property giving access to the communal gardens with sea views, as well as benefiting from a south facing, fully enclosed, sunny rear terrace. Both the sea facing patio and rear terrace are equipped with a table and four chairs.More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Elevator/Lift access
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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The spacious open plan living accommodation has leather sofas, matching modern light oak furniture, hand-made curtains and soft furnishings, Panasonic 42” flat screen smart TV with internet access, DVD player, Denon stereo system with i-pod dock, a well stocked fully fitted designer kitchen, under-floor heating, mood lighting, wireless internet access, as well as a good selection of books, games and DVD’s! The two roomy bedrooms (one king size bed and two singles) have flat screen TV’s, matching light oak furniture, good quality mattresses, crisp white bed linen and plenty of soft towels. There is a sumptuous fully tiled en-suite shower room plus a family bathroom, also fully tiled, with a smart, sleek contemporary Italian basin, toilet and bath, streamlined taps and a heated towel rail.
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This was our third stay at Sea Shells. On the approach to the apartment you see the view, you know you’re somewhere really special..The apartment is fantastic, very modern and there’s everything you could possibly need there for your stay. The attention to every detail...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Joanne S
Management response:Responded 5 July 2018

Great to hear you had another fabulous holiday at Sea Shells, and we look forward to welcoming you back !

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed in this amazing apartment for 4 nights. The place is spotless and has everything you need, even a PS4! The shower in the en-suite is so powerful and all the beds are very comfy. Great sun traps at the front and rear of...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Colecl
Management response:Responded 1 July 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and for your lovely comments. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the apartment so much, and hope to welcome you back in the future.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Our first time in Cornwall and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The apartment is amazing, luxurious, with fantastic sea views. Anyone having trouble walking/mobility would have no issues accessing the apartment. We traveled to St Ives by train as car parking can be tricky. We eat...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Abol S
Management response:Responded 28 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the trouble to write this review. We are of course delighted to hear that you had such a great time in Carbis Bay - we are a little biased, but believe it is a very beautiful part of the...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We have been very fortunate to stay in Carbis Bay on several occasions. We have always stayed in hotels. We thought we would try an apartment this time. To be honest the pictures on the website really doesn't do the place justice. It's way better...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Gavingolf
Management response:Responded 9 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We're delighted to hear that you and your family had such a lovely holiday in this beautiful part of the world, and we hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 10 August 2017

We stayed here in May. This place is perfect. Superb location, secure parking every little thing has been thought about, which makes for a really relaxing stay. The railway station is just a short walk away. The train takes just 3 - 4 minutes to...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank CISF_Edwinstowe
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to hear you had such a good time and look forward to welcoming you back to Sea Shells or Sandcastles in the future.

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Book direct with the Property Owner. All pre-arrival information available from the Property Owner. Normal changeover day : Sea Shells :: Friday Note: Our Property Manager will be available throughout your stay for any to provide assistance if needed.
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About the neighbourhood
A great choice of beaches locally - suitable for families with toddlers, surfers, and more! Nearest beach is Carbis Bay which is just a few minutes walk, The dramatic Cornish coastline is actually more beautiful than it looks on POLDARK or DOC MARTEN and if you want to see it first hand try some of the amazing coastal walks. Alternatively nearby attractions - Flambards Theme Park (16 miles) - Lands End (18 miles) - National Seal Sanctuary (18 miles - Paradise Park (5 miles) - Eden Project (40 miles) - Tate St Ives - Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden - Porthcurno Telegraph Museum (18 miles) - Minack Theatre (18 miles) - Geevor Tin Mine (13 miles) - Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre (25 miles) - St Michaels Mount (8 miles)
Getting around
Carbis Bay station is just a two minute walk, and is a two minute train journey to St Ives on the St Ives By branch. The branch line connects to the main line at St Erth, which has direct links to London and the rest of the UK. There are also good bus links and regular coach trips to some of the popular Cornish attractions - such as Eden Project, Minack Theatre - are available from Oates Travel in St Ives
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