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Porthmeor Beachshacks, Prime Central St Ives Town, Parking, Central Heating - Fully booked until 19 Sept - Vacancies at 1 Ropewalk, 50 metres beach

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1 Lower Saltings view through the arch window of sunset over Porthmeor beach. Historically significant, the arch used to be the main access to the beach, many famous lifeboats were stored within Lower Saltings, table seats 6

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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

2 lovely properties located on & a few metres from the beautiful Porthmeor beach in a central St Ives town location, both have private parking & sleep 2/4. Porthmeor is a prime St Ives area ,central for the town & next to the Tate Gallery. Porthmeor beach is famous for its sunsets, surf, lovely cafe/restaurant, surf hire, school and life guards. Should these properties be booked, please see our other seafront properties, Men an Mor (448597)

or our website www.beachshacks.co.uk for more details.

1 ROPEWALK – Lovely semi-detached cottage in a prime St Ives beach location with rare integral garage – useful for unloading luggage and storing beach gear.

1 LOWER SALTINGS - Spectacular views over Porthmeor beach, a large window seat is perfect for watching the surf & beautiful sunsets. Also has the rare addition of a private parking space within a courtyard next to the apartment.

The Tate gallery is built on Porthmeor beach on the site of the old gas works, the shape of the building echoes it's old use. Porthmeor beach area has an industrial past as an area of fish stores and net lofts, now these buildings are used for artists studios. The beach itself became popular in the 70's and is the main surfing beach in the town, providing a contrast to it's genteel neighbour the Porthminster Beach which being close to the station was popular from the Victorian times.

Alongside the surf, Porthmeor boasts a lovely beach cafe/restaurant, shop, takeaway, beach cabins, surf hire, lessons and life guards. It is also the location for the famous Tate gallery. There are fantastic walks from the beach along the coast out to Zennor. Just off Porthmeor beach is the area called the Island, there is a scenic coastal footpath around this area with fantastic viewpoints. The Island allows dogs throughout the year.

Fully booked until 19 Sept - Vacancies at 1 Ropewalk, 50 metres beach : St. Ives Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 448831ha

Ground floor apartment on Porthmeor beach with private parking space alongside property, sleeps 2/4 - On entering 1 Lower Saltings you are immediately struck by the outstanding view, unusually the whole length of the open plan room follows the line of the beach, providing uninterrupted views from every angle. Porthmeor beach has wonderful sunsets, surf, & the Tate gallery The apartment is situated in the central conservation part of St Ives, down the beach slipway and through the double wooden doors into the courtyard, to one side is the rare advantage of a private parking space. The kitchen was refurbished in 2011 and contains all the mod cons you will need during your holiday whilst central heating and thick granite walls keep you warm and toasty throughout your stay. The arched window is the only one on Porthmeor and one of the lowest over the beach, It is historically significant, as the arch used to be the only access to the beach & famous lifeboats were stored within.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 50 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Very suitable for children. Apartment is all on ground floor, no staircase. There is a travel cot and high chair, also a put-up child bed for bedroom. The bathroom has a full size bath with Mira electric sport shower over and additional shower set on bath taps, useful for little ones. There is a private entrance hallway, useful for pushchairs etc. The living, dining, kitchen area is all open plan with wonderful beach views, and whilst the family is out on the beach, you can pass picnic items out through the window. Good aluminium Outdoor table and chairs provided....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Apartment is all on ground floor, there is a storm step over front door threshold, also 1 step down to main open plan living, dining, kitchen. The floor is mainly slate and non slip tiles in bedroom. Bathroom has bath with a step provided, with Mira electric sport shower over and additional shower set on bath taps. The private parking space is right next to the apartment within a courtyard. We have many returning guests with low mobility. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    we welcome well behaved pets and their owners ...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom has room for a cot or put-up child bed. There is also a sofa bed in the living area with a fully sprung mattress. Side view over beach. Suitable for everyday use. There is a large fitted wardrobe, 2 chests of drawers and small lcd tv with integral dvd....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Mira electric shower & additional hand held shower bathtaps...moreless

  • Full sized bath with electric Mira sport shower over. Additional shower attachment on bath taps....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The kitchen was refurbished in 2011. It now provides a large Bosch fridge freezer. Neff oven and hob. Bosch dishwasher and washer/dryer. Microwave. The solid beech Laura Ashley dining table seats 6 and is situated next to the kitchen, with wonderful views over Porthmeor beach. The living area is large and seats 6, the beach view is wonderful from each part of this open plan apartment. 1 Lower Saltings has a central hallway from which each room radiates. The living/dining/kitchen area is large and open plan. The living area has 2 sofas and a small armchair, one of the sofas is a fully sprung mattress king size sofa bed suitable for everyday use. A cot, child bed and highchair are available. There is also a large window seat with cushions situated within the granite arch of the window. The majority of the flooring throughout the property is tiled. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large Laura Ashley solid beech table seats 6, set in front of the fantastic view of Porthmeor Beach....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer:

    washer-dryer...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Full central heating...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Beds made up ready...moreless

  • Living Room:

    1 x 3 seat sofa & 1 sofa-bed, fully sprung pocket mattress King size...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Within courtyard area next to apartment...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided:

    House towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washer-dryer...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:

    Cafetiere...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch...moreless

  • Freezer:

    Bosch stainless steel tall fridge freezer...moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen refurbished 2011...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    1 pint of milk tea, coffee, sugar flowers, wine and biscuits...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Bosch stainless steel tall fridge freezer...moreless

  • Stove:

    Neff Hob and Oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Lower Saltings is located within a courtyard, there is a covered part of the courtyard. We also provide a folding table and 2 beach chairs...moreless

Building Type

  • Building

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
29 August
Aug 29 - Sep 4, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,500

Changeover Day: Saturday

19 September
Sep 19 - Sep 25, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,200

Changeover Day: Saturday

1 Oct - dogs return to beach
Sep 26 - Oct 23, 2015
7 night min stay

£900

Changeover Day: Saturday

Nov/Dec
Nov 21 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
£130 £150
Fri, Sat, Sun
£650
Christmas
Dec 19 - Dec 27, 2015
7 night min stay

£1,200
Jan/Feb 2016
Jan 9 - Feb 12, 2016
7 night min stay

£650

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

All rates include utilities, bedlinen and towels.

We ask for a deposit of one third to secure a booking then the remainder payable 2 months prior to the holiday start date.

Christmas and New Year we offer a real Christmas tree, decorations and a welcome hamper. If you prefer to keep it simple then a discount will be made on the rental.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Newquay Airport
100 Metres
Nearest Barpub
The Sloop - oldest pub in St Ives
70 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Plymouth
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tregenna Hotel
700 Metres
Nearest Train
St Ives station
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
A30 link to M5
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Porthmeor Beach cafe and Tate gallery cafe
1 Metres
Nearest Beach
1 Lower Saltings, ON beach & 1 Ropewalk 50metres

Car: Not Necessary

1 Lower Saltings is located on the beautiful Porthmeor Beach, home to the Tate, St Ives. 1 Ropewalk is up the beach slipway and just around the corner, alongside a row of artists studios.

St Ives harbour, is nearby and provides a full range of eating establishments and numerous boutique shops. St Ives is famous as a centre for the arts and there are over 30 galleries spread throughout the town. The Tate is close by on Porthmeor beach also the Barbara Hepworth museum and gardens, and the famous Porthmeor Studios and Art school. The Leach studios have also been re-furbished and are now open to the public. Porthmeor beach is the main surfing beach in the town, & a surf school is on hand for lessons and equipment. For those with younger children looking for calmer waters there is another small protected sandy cove at 50 metres. Please note the google map shows 1 Lower Saltings 1 Ropewalk is 50 metres from this marker, next to the o in Porthmeor Rd.

Other Activities: Surf lessons are available on Porthmeor beach

2 weeks during September St Ives has it's famous festival of Arts and Music, events throughout the town.

Also St Ives has a popular Food festival during May.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • 1 Lower Saltings view through the arch window of sunset over Porthmeor beach. Historically significant, the arch used to be the main access to the beach, many famous lifeboats were stored within Lower Saltings, table seats 6

    1 Lower Saltings view through the arch window of sunset over Porthmeor beach. Historically significant, the arch used to be the main access to the beach, many famous lifeboats were stored within Lower Saltings, table seats 6

  • 1 Ropewalk living area, new L shaped sofabed 2013 updated photo to follow

    1 Ropewalk living area, new L shaped sofabed 2013 updated photo to follow

  • 1 Ropewalk kitchen area, with lovely large window & full central heating. New oven 2013

    1 Ropewalk kitchen area, with lovely large window & full central heating. New oven 2013

  • Porthmeor beach and Island caught through wave, St Ives surfing beach

    Porthmeor beach and Island caught through wave, St Ives surfing beach

  • Showing the location of Lower Saltings, Ropewalk & our other St Ives Home Away properties

    Showing the location of Lower Saltings, Ropewalk & our other St Ives Home Away properties

  • Tate St Ives - view through to Porthmeor Beach. Close to our Porthmeor Beachshacks properties

    Tate St Ives - view through to Porthmeor Beach. Close to our Porthmeor Beachshacks properties

  • Ropewalk - Island area next to beach with superb panoramic seaviews footpath accesible throughout the year for dog walks

    Ropewalk - Island area next to beach with superb panoramic seaviews footpath accesible throughout the year for dog walks

  • Entrance 1 Lower Saltings from part covered courtyard  into useful central private hallway and view.  The rooms radiate from this central hallway, not shared.

    Entrance 1 Lower Saltings from part covered courtyard into useful central private hallway and view. The rooms radiate from this central hallway, not shared.

  • Imagine sitting here - 1 Lower Saltings, could you get much closer?

    Imagine sitting here - 1 Lower Saltings, could you get much closer?

  • Beautiful Porthmeor beach and Tate gallery

    Beautiful Porthmeor beach and Tate gallery

  • Bedroom at 1 Lower Saltings, side view to the beach & the Island full central heating throughout.  Large fited wardrobe space for travel cot or child bed.

    Bedroom at 1 Lower Saltings, side view to the beach & the Island full central heating throughout. Large fited wardrobe space for travel cot or child bed.

  • Porthmeor beach with Porthmeor artist studios, Tate gallery and café - a very cultural beach!

    Porthmeor beach with Porthmeor artist studios, Tate gallery and café - a very cultural beach!

  • 1 Ropewalk - sunny open plan living space, dual aspect, 3 windows & skylight make it light an airy

    1 Ropewalk - sunny open plan living space, dual aspect, 3 windows & skylight make it light an airy

  • Porthmeor Beach Café, next to our properties.  Wonderful location day & evening

    Porthmeor Beach Café, next to our properties. Wonderful location day & evening

  • 1 Ropewalk dining area - comfortably seats 4, engineered oak flooring.

    1 Ropewalk dining area - comfortably seats 4, engineered oak flooring.

  • 1 Ropewalk - semi detached, rebuilt in 80's warm & C/H. Rare integral garage

    1 Ropewalk - semi detached, rebuilt in 80's warm & C/H. Rare integral garage

  • Beautiful Porthmeor Beach, to the left the famous art studios, Tate to the right

    Beautiful Porthmeor Beach, to the left the famous art studios, Tate to the right

  • Porthmeor - St Ives surfing beach, surf hire, lessons for all abilities, blue flag beach with lifeguard station. Tate gallery on beach.

    Porthmeor - St Ives surfing beach, surf hire, lessons for all abilities, blue flag beach with lifeguard station. Tate gallery on beach.

  • View of 1 Lower Saltings on the lovely Porthmeor beach, St Ives, winter sunshine

    View of 1 Lower Saltings on the lovely Porthmeor beach, St Ives, winter sunshine

  • 1 Lower Saltings living area of open plan room, & pocket sprung king sofa bed.  The TV is now an LCD.  Living area seats 6

    1 Lower Saltings living area of open plan room, & pocket sprung king sofa bed. The TV is now an LCD. Living area seats 6

  • 1 Lower Saltings on beautiful Porthmeor beach with original 19th centrury arch window, historically significant as main entrance to Porthmeor beach

    1 Lower Saltings on beautiful Porthmeor beach with original 19th centrury arch window, historically significant as main entrance to Porthmeor beach

  • Lower Saltings - Recently fitted kitchen, 2011 with Neff/ Bosch appliances central heating, all mod cons

    Lower Saltings - Recently fitted kitchen, 2011 with Neff/ Bosch appliances central heating, all mod cons

  • 1 Lower Saltings & Tate gallery in distance taken on a sunny winters day, still a lovely blue sky!

    1 Lower Saltings & Tate gallery in distance taken on a sunny winters day, still a lovely blue sky!

  • Building sandcastles on Porthmeor beach

    Building sandcastles on Porthmeor beach

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Speaks: english, french
  • Calendar last updated 05/02/2015
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