Sea Shells

Luxury holiday apartment

Sea Shells at The Sands is a luxury holiday apartment located at the prestigious Sands Apartments in Carbis Bay, St Ives.

Sleeping 4 + an infant in a cot, Sea Shells is a fabulous holiday home in a beautiful location.  Furnished and equipped to the highest of standards, Sea Shells is a real ‘home from home’ and is a great base for relaxing locally in Carbis Bay and St Ives or for exploring the many delights West Cornwall has to offer.

Sea Shells has its own allocated parking space through gated access.

Uninterrupted views

The spacious open plan living area has 8 feet patio doors which lead out onto a private sea facing patio area, with a table and four chairs.  The patio area has direct access out onto the well kept communal gardens.   The uninterrupted sea views from the living area and gardens are simply mesmerising and seem to go on forever.  Carbis Bay beach is just a five minute walk from Sea Shells, and the St Ives Bay branch line is just a two minute walk - enjoy the tranquility of Carbis Bay or hop on the train and be in the bustling centre of St Ives within seconds - and so much easier than trying to navigate your car around the town!

A real ‘home from home’

The open plan living space leads into the well stocked, fully fitted designer kitchen, which has high gloss units and granite tops, all of the appliances you’ll need, inducing an oven and five ring hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and microwave, and is packed with high quality kitchenware, including Dartington Crystal glasses, Denby crockery, ovenware and cutlery and John Lewis saucepans as well as plenty of extras, such as a slow cooker and food blender, and there are lots of plastics for our younger guests too!  And with great sea views from the kitchen, cooking for friends and family is a real delight any time of the year!

Furnished to the highest standards

The contemporary open plan living space has two comfy sofas, an Italian designer Calligaris media unit, which is home to a Pansonic 49” 4K TV, Blu-ray DVD Player and Playstation 4 Games Console, whilst the dining area has a designer Italian Calligaris table and four chairs, a matching Calligaris sideboard, home to a Pure stereo system and full of books, games & DVDs.  Equipped with  remote controlled mood lighting as well as sumptuous under floor heating and fibre wifi throughout the apartment, Sea Shells is the perfect place to stay with friends and family all year round.

Short walk to the beach

It’s just a five minute walk to the soft golden sands of Carbis Bay beach from Sea Shells and a two minute walk to Carbis Bay Station, where you can hop on the St Ives Bay branch line and be in St Ives in a few seconds. Sea Shells is the perfect location to be able to enjoy both the tranquility of Carbis Bay, and the hustle and bustle of St Ives.   Stroll along the magnificent South West coastal path into St Ives (1 ½ miles) and enjoy the breathtaking views along the way!  Keep your eyes peeled and you might be lucky enough to spot a seal or two!   Dolphins if you’re really lucky. Carbis Bay is a hidden gem but has all of the holiday essentials within walking distance, including takeaway/restaurants/pubs.

Sunny rear terrace

As well as a sea facing patio area, there is also a fully enclosed sunny rear terrace - South facing and with high walls that keep the British wind at bay, this terrace is a real sun trap!  

Fitted out with a table, four chairs and a pair of sun loungers, the rear terrace really is the perfect place to lounge around and soak up the sun with a good book and chilled glass of wine!

A good nights sleep

The master bedroom has a king size bedstead with a luxury pocket sprung mattress, and matching Ercol light oak bedside furniture, including bedside units and a large chest of drawers.

There’s overhead reading lights, a PURE DAB/Blu tooth stereo, flat screen TV/DVD, hairdryer and plenty of soft white towels for everyone.

For our younger guests, we can provide a travel cot and high chair, although we do ask guests to bring their own cot bedding.

Twin beds or a super king (6’) bed?

The spacious second bedroom has luxury pocket sprung Hypnos zip and link beds that can be made up either as two (longer length 6’6) singles or one super king size bed, Ercol light oak bedside units and a large wardrobe.

There’s a 32” flat screen Panasonic TV  and a Roberts internet radio, as well as a hairdryer and plenty of soft white towels.

The fresh blue and white décor in this room makes it suitable for children, teenagers and adults alike ensuring Sea Shells is the perfect holiday home for both families and friends.

Family bathroom

The spacious family bathroom is also fully tiled, with Italian sanitary ware, including a bath with overhead thermostatically controlled shower and screen that folds right back, as well as a WC, and basin, granite top, heated chrome towel rail and a large mirrored cabinet.- perfect for all those teenage toiletries!

En-suite to master bedroom

The superb contemporary style en-suite shower room is fully tiled and boasts a fabulous drench shower, with smart sleek Italian sanitary ware, including a WC and basin, as well as a shaver point, large mirrored cabinet and a heated chrome towel rail.

Luxury ground floor sea facing garden apartment in Carbis Bay  - sleeps 4 + infant

Stay at Sea Shells before March 2020* and  receive complimentary

Spa & Gym membership for two adults** at the St Ives Harbour Hotels ‘HarSpa’

Experience total relaxation with use of the Spa facilities which include an indoor pool and jet, areas for relaxation, hydrotherapy pool, sauna, crystal steam room, fitness suite, treatment rooms and a rest and relax area.

Membership privileges also include complimentary fitness classes, discounted treatments & retail products, discounted personal trainer sessions plus discounted food & drink in the St Ives Harbour Hotels restaurant and  bar.  

**Additional Spa Passes can be purchased at the HarSpa.

*Note: Membership for 2020 is subject to renewal and will be reviewed in March 2020.




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