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Architect's Fishing Loft on Porthmeor Beach, St Ives

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Last updated: 07/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This apartment is an extraordinary space which ends at the sea. If it is high tide you may imagine you are on a very comfortable boat. We've used oak, slate and stainless steel to create a quirky, high quality, meticulously designed holiday haven. A 3 metre window seat, Landsdown sofa, and rocking chair provide room to gather. A long oak dining table and soft lighting for relaxed meals. The kitchen has been designed to have views of spray and surfers as well as top class appliances. A larder, washer dryer cupboard, and hall with room for surf boards make living easy. Two double bedrooms, 1 twin/ bunk room and our 'zen beach hut' where you are lulled by waves are sleeping quarters. Two bathrooms with powerful showers (one ensuite) as well as full wi- fi, telephone with free calls, plus dozens of architectural surprises.

In 2011, St Ives was voted the top beach destination in the UK and number 6 in Europe beating all the beach resorts in Spain, France and Italy. Perhaps the reason is the sheer diversity on offer.
For families: fine golden sand, clean clear water, rock pools, and surf .
For walkers: green headlands and cliff paths skirting small coves with basking seals and dolphins.
For historians and poets : the land of the Celts where Cornish is still spoken and sung in ancient granite churches with carved mermaid pew ends. and where the trail to Land's End passes a bronze age village, standing stone menhirs and mysterious stone circles.
For sports: Thriving surf school on Porthmeor Beach, Sailing Club, Tennis, Golf at Carbis Bay, Scuba diving.
For painters:: St Ives harbour where the small fleet of fishing boats land the catch each morning.
For Artists: St Ives School of Painting with classes open to visitors.
For Art Lovers: The Tate St Ives with its gallery, workshops and coffee bar right on Porthmeor Beach. Dozens of smaller galleries, often run by artists, scattered throughout the town. The Leach School of Pottery.
For Gourmets: Porthminster Cafe on Porthminster Beach was voted 2011 Restaurant of the Year. A dozen other restaurants are in the running for elegant honest menus drawing on local produce. The harbour now boast a new place called Gourmet Fish and Chips¡--and it is worthy of the name!
For Trips out of town: All within bus, taxi or easy drive: the Eden Project, The Minack Theatre at Porthcurno. Lamorna Cove, Christmas lights at Mousehole, Truro Cathedral and the Lost Gardens of `Heligan ,
Yet none of these facts explain how St Ives tugs at the heart. Is it the clarity of light, the surface of stone, the salt smell, the sea in many moods and colours, the rhythm of the tides? Perhaps it is because surrounded by beauty, one simply feels creative. Anything is possible. Choice is almost limitless, but if you are like us, your favourite place will be the window seat at Old Saltings, glass in hand, observing the scene played out on the beach below.

Keywords: apartment, house, flat, sail-loft

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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    One of our children has asthma so we never allow pets...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Apartment is on one level throughout and the ensuite bathroom has a walk-in shower....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Directly on white sand beach of Porthmeor...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    unobstructed view of ocean to horizon....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    On the beach with the ocean beyond....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    Calls to Europe, USA, UK landlines included in the rental rate. Please note: this does not include calls to mobiles, so for these, please purchase telephone card....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Just bring your laptop and plug in....moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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Jul 16 - Aug 26, 2016
7 night min stay

$4,059
old
Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,535
old
Sep 3 - Sep 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,011
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Sep 17 - Sep 23, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,881
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Sep 24 - Oct 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,488
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Oct 2 - Oct 21, 2016
7 night min stay

$2,226
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Oct 22 - Oct 28, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,011
old
Oct 29 - Nov 4, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,440
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Nov 5 - Dec 2, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,244
old
Dec 3 - Dec 16, 2016
7 night min stay

$1,440
January
Jan 2 - Feb 10, 2017
3 night min stay
$301
$1,178
Feb Half Term
Feb 11 - Feb 24, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,964

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Feb
Feb 25 - Mar 10, 2017
3 night min stay
$301
$1,309

Changeover Day: Saturday

March
Mar 11 - Mar 31, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,375

Changeover Day: Saturday

Easter
Apr 1 - Apr 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,142

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late April
Apr 22 - May 12, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,964

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mid May
May 13 - May 19, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,226

Changeover Day: Saturday

20th May
May 20 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,488

Changeover Day: Saturday

Whitsun
May 27 - Jun 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,666

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early June
Jun 3 - Jun 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,488

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mid June
Jun 17 - Jun 23, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,619

Changeover Day: Saturday

24th June
Jun 24 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,881

Changeover Day: Saturday

Early July
Jul 1 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,273

Changeover Day: Saturday

8th July
Jul 8 - Jul 14, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,666

Changeover Day: Saturday

Peak Season
Jul 15 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,059

Changeover Day: Saturday

September
Sep 2 - Sep 8, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,535

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mid September
Sep 9 - Sep 22, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,011

Changeover Day: Saturday

23rd Sep
Sep 23 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,881

Changeover Day: Saturday

End Sept
Sep 30 - Oct 6, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,488

Changeover Day: Saturday

October
Oct 7 - Oct 20, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,226

Changeover Day: Saturday

Oct HT
Oct 21 - Nov 3, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,488

Changeover Day: Saturday

Off Season
Nov 4 - Dec 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,244

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/06/2016
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Newquay airport
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Sloop Inn
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
West Cornwall Golf Club
0.5 Miles
Nearest Train
St Ives train station
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Porthgwidden Cafe, Porthmeor Cafe, The Loft
1 Metres
Nearest Beach
Porthmeor Beach

Car: Not Necessary

The Eden Project is nearby. Tate St Ives and Barbara Hepworth Museum at St Ives.

 

Owner info


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • View from 'the hut'

    View from 'the hut'

  • The Saltings on the left

    The Saltings on the left

  • Long spacious kitchen with spectacular views.

    Long spacious kitchen with spectacular views.

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • The 'Zen' room, a bedroom with an amazing view.

    The 'Zen' room, a bedroom with an amazing view.

  • Dining with a view.

    Dining with a view.

  • Kingsize bed.

    Kingsize bed.

  • Two hand crafted single 'bunks'.

    Two hand crafted single 'bunks'.

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • The best spot in the house!

    The best spot in the house!

  • The Saltings building.

    The Saltings building.

  • St Ives in the distance and Porthminster Beach in the foreground

    St Ives in the distance and Porthminster Beach in the foreground

  • The family chef will be happy

    The family chef will be happy

  • The Saltings is right on the beach

    The Saltings is right on the beach

  • Living space

    Living space

  • Dining space

    Dining space

  • A large open plan living space.

    A large open plan living space.

  • Sit back in the living area.

    Sit back in the living area.

  • King size bed.

    King size bed.

  • shower room.

    shower room.

  • Bunk room

    Bunk room

  • A seat to watch the storms, sea, sand and dolphins.

    A seat to watch the storms, sea, sand and dolphins.

  • Hallway with historic photos of St Ives.

    Hallway with historic photos of St Ives.

  • Porthmeor Beach

    Porthmeor Beach

VRBO #390635

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

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