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14 Carrack Gladden Apartments Carbis Bay

 
£536 - £1542
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Situated just above Carbis Bay beach, the Carrack Gladden apartments are ideally situated for just soaking up the fabulous views of Carbis Bay and across to Gwithian. Number 14 has the benefit of an en suite shower room for each of the bedrooms, as well as a separate sitting and dining room making it ideal for families or couples sharing. The Penthouse has three balconies - two at the front and one at the rear of the property, allowing guests to take advantage of the sun at any time of the day as well as the late summer evenings. Both front balconies have sea views as do the sitting room and both bedrooms.

For guests wanting to explore St Ives, Carbis Bay station is situated just a couple of minutes' walk away. The St Ives Branch line, one of Britain's most beautiful train journeys, where the train passes at a snails pace, stops regularly at Carbis Bay on its journey between St Erth and St Ives, a perfect way to explore the surrounding area and see the beautiful Cornish Coastline.

Entrance hall

large entrance hall with cloakroom, WC and basin, cast stone spiral staircase rising to first floor and the bedrooms.

Sitting room

comfortable seating for four, TV/DVD, spectacular sea views.

Dining room

dining table and four chairs, door to rear facing balcony with table and chairs, music system.

Kitchen

electric oven and gas hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, door to rear balcony.

Bedroom 1

double bed, en suite shower room with WC and basin, door to patio with sea views.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, en suite shower room with WC and basin, door to balcony with sea views.

Additional information

gas central heating, private parking, landscaped gardens leading to Carbis Bay Beach. Please note the WiFi system at Carrack Gladden is a shared by 12 apartments, due to this the speed available depends on the numbers of other users, therefore the wifi isn't suitable for the downloading/streaming of films and music, short breaks available.

 

Carbis bay is one of those hidden Gems. The beach is beautiful. All the times we have been going there it has never been overcrowded, when the tide is out you can walk almost to Hayle with breath taking views , rock pools on the way ,on the beach many verities of seashells to collect ,we have seen the seals close up. sand dunes .even glimpses of the mining era . On the coastal paths so much to look for every type of flowering plant even wild orchids which we had the pleasure of seeing and photographing . What a privilege to be so close to Nature. A very beautiful part of Cornwall. Staying at Carrack gladden apartments is very convenient as you can let the train take the strain it almost takes you to your door what more could we wish for but to unwind and Enjoy. X

Mrs Davis

Great apartment well presented, location and views fabulous, service excellent a very professional team easy to talk to polite and cheerful, thank you for a great holiday see you in the spring .

Mr Greenhouse
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Carbis Bay

Enjoy a self catering holiday in Carbis Bay and take advantage of having immediate access to beautiful coastal path walks which lead left to the vibrant town of St Ives and right to Lelant and HayleAs well as being a stone’s throw from St Ives, Carbis Bay is also close to Hayle and the beautiful beaches of Gwithian. By choosing a self catering holiday in Carbis Bay you can enjoy your stay in a peaceful location, whilst being ideally placed to visit many of the wonderful attractions Cornwall has to offer.

Things to do near Carbis Bay

Beaches

Staying in Carbis Bay means that you are just a short walk from the stunning Carbis Bay beach. Calm waters mean it's family-friendly, and watersports such as kayaking and stand up paddleboarding are on offer. The four beautiful beaches of St Ives are close by to the West and to the East, Hayle Towans offers a long expanse of sands backed by sand dunes.  For more information and more of our favourite beaches in the area check out our blog post on Sandy Beaches in West Cornwall.

Visit Scarlet Wines just down the Road from Carbis Bay in neighbouring village Lelant for a wide selection of locally sourced gourmet products. Perfect for a picnic at the beach or stocking up your self catering holiday cottage.

St Ives

St Ives is only a 30 minute walk along the coastal path and can also be reached on one of the most memorable and scenic train rides in the UK. Visit the thriving coastal town of St Ives and soak up the atmosphere on the harbour front. With a huge selection of restaurants, shops, galleries, and home to 4 stunning beaches, St Ives offers the perfect day out. Enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants in St Ives or retreat to Carbis Bay to relax in the comfort of your own home-from-home.

Paradise Park

A few miles from Carbis Bay, the Paradise Park wildlife sanctuary is home to over 650 birds, including parrots, flamingos and toucans, plus lots more wildlife such as red pandas, otters and red squirrels. Open all year round, Paradise Park is a great place to spend the day with the kids. 

St Michael's Mount

Take a short drive to the opposite coast and visit the iconic landmark of St Michael’s Mount. Cross the causeway by foot at low tide, or climb aboard the 'St Michael' amphibious vehicle at high tide. Described as 'the jewel in Cornwall's crown', St Michael's Mount really is a must see.

West Cornwall Golf Club

Regarded as one of the finest links courses in Cornwall, almost every hole provides panoramic views of St Ives Bay, and with a variety of weather conditions at different times of year, you can be sure to test your abilities! Enjoy a post-round drink and meal at the clubhouse, which overlooks the first tee. Find out more about West Cornwall Golf Club.

Walks

With St Ives close by, why not leave the car at home, and take the 20 minute walk into town, enjoying the views along the way? This gentle walk is a must at least once during your stay. 

For nature lovers, the Steeple Woods Nature Reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife and plants where you can explore the 40 acre space which overlooks St Ives. Check out our blog post on the Steeple Wood Stroll for more information.

For a slightly more adventurous walk, the St Michael's Way is a 12.5 mile trek starting at nearby Lelant, and finishing up at the stunning St Michael's Mount in Marazion. You'll need to refuel when you arrive so we've put together a Guide to eating out in Marazion to help you decide where to go. If the long walk back doesn't seem too appealing, you can always ride the open-top bus all the way home!

With so much to do within easy reach of Carbis Bay, you'll find plenty to keep yourselves entertained on a self catering holiday in Carbis Bay.

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Local events

Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 

17th December - 6th January 2017

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2017

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

5th February 2018

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

20th - 22nd April 2018

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

12th - 13th May 2018

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!

23rd - 28th June 2018

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Sea Salts and Sail Festival, Mousehole

A three day event celebrating Cornwall's Maritime heritage, with traditional sailing vessels, live music, and craft and cookery demonstrations. Profits donated to local charities. 

13th - 17th July 2018

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the Search & Rescue helicopters from RNAS Culdrose!

TBC August 2018 

Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

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TBC August 2018

St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

8th - 22nd September 2018

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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

Dates TBC

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