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Seawhisper Castle
Carbis Bay

£946 - £2490 per week

Seawhisper Castle is an impressive Art Deco house dating back to the 1920s with extensive views across to Godrevy and Porthkidney Sands. This amazing home with a castle type turret at each corner is something to behold, with its own grounds and gardens.

This house is ideal for large families with plenty of private and enclosed outdoor space, yet just a short distance from wonderful sandy beaches with great surf and the picturesque coastal path leading to St. Ives. The owners have thoughtfully furnished the house with art deco pieces, local and international artwork as well as being creative with driftwood, old rowing oars and a canoe! The huge expanse of sands at Porthkidney Beach is just a few minutes walk down the coastal path or the more well known Carbis Bay beach is also only a short walk from this wonderful family holiday home. Easily accessible by car makes exploring the wider area easy and the scenic costal train is the perfect way to reach St Ives and enjoy a meal out in one of the many eateries.


10 steps from the car park to the hallway via front door. Doors to:

Sitting/dining room

three seater sofa, two seater sofa, Art Deco chair, tub armchair, table, three dining chairs and bench seat for three, sea views, TV/DVD, flame effect gas fire, dining table, eight chairs, corner table with two chairs, doors to terraced areas; one to rear and one to side with sea views.


large gas hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, table, two chairs, coffee maker, door to rear decked area and garden.

Bedroom 1

twin beds, corner shower, armchair and chair.

Bedroom 2

double bedroom, chairs, small table.

Bedroom 3

double bed, sea views, corner shower, basin, armchair, table, two chairs.

Bedroom 4

three single inset bunk beds, 4ft double bed, TV/DVD, sea views.

Family bathroom

corner shower, bath, WC, basin, washing machine.


WC, basin.

Additional information

gas central heating, parking for 3 cars, as the property is by the coast it can sometimes suffer from damp areas, which may be unsuitable for guests with respiratory problems. The bottom half of Seawhisper Castle is a separate annexe and is sometimes used by the owners, however guests will still have full use of the garden and parking facilities. WiFi, one dog welcome.


Amazing location with amazing views that you can just stare at forever, there isn't any better location you could be than in that part of the world. Lived in spaceous property with a space to sit outside wherever the sun is.

December 2021

Second time at sea whisper . Lived up to its reputation and would highly recommend.

October 2021

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Holidays in Carbis Bay

If you’re looking for a holiday away from the hustle and bustle of St Ives, then consider Carbis Bay, offering a quieter location for guests. Enjoy outstanding views, relaxing on the golden sandy beach and walking the coastal path, which is perhaps the most beautiful stretch in the county.

Choose a holiday in Carbis Bay and you’ll be spoilt by endless views and a sweeping coastline. Spend your days relaxing on the beach, or walk the coastal path into St Ives. Located between Hayle and St Ives, you’ll be spoilt for places to visit, from endless golden beaches, to Cornish cafes and family attractions.

Top tip

Take a ride on the St Ives branch line, one the most picturesque train journeys in Britain!

Carbis Bay beach

A holiday in Carbis Bay means you’ll have one of the most beautiful beaches just a short walk away from your holiday cottage. With crystal-clear turquoise waters, enjoy swimming and other watersports, with kayaks and paddleboards available to hire from the watersports centre at the beach. You’ll also be in close proximity to the golden sandy beaches at Lelant and Hayle and the popular beaches in St Ives; you could try a different beach every day of the week!

Walks in Carbis Bay

Leave the car at home and take the 20 minute walk into St Ives, 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. Relax and explore the forty acre space which overlooks St Ives.

For the more adventurous soul, 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. If the walk back doesn’t seem too appealing, you can always ride the open-top bus all the way back!

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St Ives is a stunning seaside town that is only a 30 minute walk along the coastal path and easily reached through one of the most memorable and scenic train rides in the UK. The town is a thriving mixture of restaurants, galleries, quirky little shops, as well as brands we all recognise, and of course home to four stunning beaches. Spend a day exploring before retiring to Carbis Bay and relaxing in the comfort of your own home from home.

Paradise Park

Paradise Park is the perfect place for a day out with the kids. Home to over 650 birds including owls, flamingos and toucans, as well as an array of other wildlife, Paradise Park is only a few miles from Carbis Bay and hosts a variety of educational and fun events for children and adults alike to get involved with.

St Michael's Mount

Named as ‘the jewel in Cornwall’s crown’, St Michael’s Mount is a must-see on any visit to Cornwall. Take a short drive to the opposite coast and visit this famous landmark. Adventure across the cobbled causeway by foot at low tide, or climb aboard the ‘St Michael’ amphibious vehicle at high tide. Why not take a look at our live webcam of St Michael's Mount?

West Cornwall Golf Club

Considered one of the finest courses in Cornwall, almost every hole at West Cornwall Golf Club provides panoramic views of St Ives Bay. With a variety of weather conditions at different times of the year, your abilities are sure to be tested! You can even indulge in a well-deserved, post-round drink and meal at the clubhouse which overlooks the first tee. 


Visit Scarlet Wines in the nearby village of Lelant for a wide selection of locally sourced gourmet products. Perfect for a picnic at the beach or for stocking up supplies in your holiday cottage. 

With so much within easy reach of Carbis Bay, there will never be a dull moment whilst staying here.

What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Amazing location with amazing views that you can just stare at forever, there isn't any better location you could be than in that part of the world. Lived in spaceous property with a space to sit outside wherever the sun is.

Second time at sea whisper . Lived up to its reputation and would highly recommend.

This was a wonderful property for our three generations to be together. Plenty of room inside, and spacious gardens to play or relax in. With two three year olds in the party, the summerhouse became my quiet reading spot and also somewhere for my husband to practice his ukelele ..... Well away from the house. The views are spectacular and the balcony was a popular gathering place. It was also a particularly good viewing place for the children to watch grandad crash his drone into the many trees. If anyone finds a black drone arm, could they please leave it in a prominent spot. We will definitely be back, at some point, to retrieve it. A superb holiday had by all.

This house was very interesting in decor though dated. The views were breathtaking and beautiful gardens to explore. The beach was too hard to reach for those who struggle with mobility even the teenagers struggled with it. The train to st Ives was worth taking. Every half hour. We would come back again as we enjoyed our stay. Aspect holidays were helpful and kept us well informed.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Those views really are amazing, aren't they? The décor is certainly very different to anything else that we market and will not be to everyone's taste, but is all as shown on the photos, so we hope that it was just as you expected. We were sorry to hear that you found the path down to the beach a bit of a struggle. Coast paths will be uneven, narrow, and steep in places, so will not be suitable for everyone wanting to access the beach, but this is the case for any section of coast path that you may try to access in the county. The team here know the area well, so if you would ever like information on alternative routes to the beach that may be more suitable, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. Tanya, Customer Services

Sea whispers castle was amazing everthing we expected and more the photos dont do it justice.The views from the garden down to the beach wonderful they even have binoculars to use. Tried to book again for next summer but already fully booked not surprised. Will definetly try for 2023.

We have just returned from a weeks stay at Seawhisper and what a week it was! The house was exactly as described with beautiful outdoor seating areas, everything you could need inside the house and fantastic views. We discovered the paths down to the beaches on the first day, the dog friendly one on the right was fantastic as its HUGE with miles of space between groups of people, on some days it felt like our own private beach. Short walk to the train station as well which was perfect as well as 5 mins drive from the supermarket, a perfect location. We loved it that much we booked again for next year whilst sitting on the balcony over looking the sea. I love Cornwall and this house made our holiday even more special. We had a BBQ, played cards, talked for hours and had lots of fun sitting in that garden without having to go out every night. A truly magical place that has been so lovingly put together with something new to look at everyday, we can't wait to go back and share it with more friends.

Seawhisper Castle is a characterful property with amazing views across the bay. A short walk to the station and St Ives is easily reached. We recommend the fish and chip shop in Hayle, which does 'click and collect'. The drive out to Zennor is so scenic - go into the church and read about the legend of Matthew and the mermaid, visit the Moo Maid ice cream parlour and browse around the best gift shop in the area - Zennor Wayside.

This property location was set in a idyllic location with stunning views . The house is unique and has a very unique decor. It also comes with vast gardens with seating around the building designed to follow the sun all day . With a summer house positioned with great views. With the coastal path on your doorstep and easy reach of beaches and st Ives this property is well located. For your daily food requirements there is a short drive to to tesco 5 mins or 15 mins to halye . The property is very spacious and feels like a home from home . Spectacular views from 2 of the bedrooms waking up was delightful . We fell in love with this property and would definitely return to the area.

The property’s location is fantastic with magnificent views to be enjoyed from a choice of sitting areas inside and out. We thoroughly enjoyed our walks to Porth Kidney (even if Grandad could not manage it!) and loved having a dog friendly beach nearby. Seawhisper Castle’s decor is quirky, furniture (beds/sofas etc) comfortable and the kitchen exceptionally well equipped and has a great cooker. Plenty of everything one could possibly need including wonderful welcome treats on arrival! There is a real feeling of generosity of spirit from the hosts and it was lovely bonus to meet them during our stay. We look forward to returning.

Just had a fantastic holiday at sea whisper. The location is fabulous as are the gardens. The closeness of the station is an added bonus. Highly recommended.

Great house with stunning views. We will definitely return

Seawhisper was perfect for our stay. We were a party of 6 adults, two of them 18, so nearby St Ives by train was perfect for them, as was the close proximity to the beach. The views from the house are incredible and the location is fantastic. You can walk to St Ives in around half an hour, with Carbis Bay on route in around 10/15 mins for the train if preferred. Porthkidney beach was amazing and it was a joy to walk our dog for the 10 mins on the coastal path and through the dunes to the huge dog friendly beach. With the weather cooling in the evening the summer house was perfect for evening drinks, especially whilst barbecuing the mackerel we had caught in the morning!

Sea Whisper Castle is set in a truly stunning location. The gardens and seating areas allow you to have great views. We celebrated our sons 7th birthday there and he did feel like the King sat in the throne in his castle.

Absolutely gorgeous property and location! We had the most wonderful week here. Walking distance down to both Porthkidney Sands (though a bit of a rocky climb near the end) and also to Carbis Bay beach. The garden was lovely to retreat to after a day at the beach, with a Bbq and huge garden for kids to run around in. Definitely hope to be back!

Fabulous property set in stunning grounds with lovely views over the sea. Just a short walk to Carbis Bay Beach via a secluded path. The property contained everything we needed for our stay and was very clean. The garden was beautiful with numerous seating areas for relaxing and very well maintained. We all had an amazing time and will definitely be back.

An absolutely stunning house and garden in a superb location. Near enough to local facilities yet so tranquil and private. There is a quick route to the beach by turning left after crossing the railway line. But only accessible at low tide and over some rocks, where some of us were lucky enough to spot a seal.

Another brilliant holiday at Seawhisper Castle. The place was absolutely spotless and as lovely as ever. We had a great time in the gardens playing hide and seek and having BBqs. We had everything we needed in the kitchen. Views were spectacular and the sound of the sea is always there when you open the doors. So private with really beautiful tranquil gardens. It was stormy one night and it was amazing to watch it all from the living room windows! Loved the rocking chair ourtside! We spent time at Porth Kidney beach which our dog Minnie absolutely loved, we actually arrived at about 11am on the day of checking in and we headed straight to this beach as we had no where to go with the dog...and it was perfect. Amazing little cafe at the church on the walk to the beach with tables in the church yard. You can usually find parking by the church too. So by the time it was 3 o clock we'd already had a great day at the beach! Great to watch the tide coming in on there! We also spent time at Carbis Bay beach and Porthminster - Porthminster was great for boogy boarding in the waves! Had a great day out at St Michael's Mount which was about 20 minutes away. St Ives - we just got the train and was lovely as ever. So looking forward to returning next year. Its lovely to have a busy day at the beach with all the crowds then retreat back to Seawhisper for a rest in the lovely garden and take in the views. There is no better place to stay than this!

Another week at Sea Whisper Castle. Fabulous house in a fabulous location. Our family absolutely love staying here. More than highly recommended.

Great size and clean! Fantastic views. Lovely garden and secure for dogs. Porth Kidney (the nearest beach and dog friendly) is only accessible at low tide and then only for the agile. Carbis beach is a ten minutes walk and very accessible but dogs aren’t allowed. The branch line to St Ives runs between the property and the sea with trains passing every fifteen minutes and sounding their horn for the level pedestrian crossing although we didn’t find this annoying. Carbis Bay station is only a short walk and only £1 to St Ives which is far better than trying to park!

Property and location were exactly as described and once the heating was adjusted, provided a warm and comfortable base for our Christmas week.

Perfect place to relax and enjoy views - especially sunrise/moonrise subject to weather and time of year.

Sea Whisper Castle has a heavenly garden, the house is full of interesting things - we kept noticing more every day - and it has beautiful views. A place of great character and charm.

We had a fantastic, dreamy time at sea whisper castle. The place was plenty big enough for all 6 of us and we definitely didn't feel on top of one another. We actually spent quite a lot of time looking for each other in there! It was very homely and comfortable and the views were really breath taking. We used all the seating in the gardens at all different times of the day. Great location we walked to Carbis bay beach, train station and Porth Kidney beach from the house and it was great that Porth Kidney beach allowed dogs! St Ives at night in summer was just lovely. We couldn't have asked for a better holiday.

Lovely views from property. Nice big living room/dining room. Great kitchen. Amazing garden.

The cottage was out of this world. A fantastic location with amazing views. The interior was awesome and our overall stay was fantastic! We would definitely recommend this property for families and those looking for a pet friendly cottage. We absolutely loved it!

Lovely property in brilliant location - can’t wait to come back again next year !

Fabulous location with lots of room for a large family or group. Great access to walks and beaches.

Extremely well furnished house with lovely gardens and superb views

The cottage was suitable for a large family with a lovely garden - room for a football pitch.The cottage had stunning views and was envied by all who passed by. It was

Wonderful house , position and views. Very relaxing and peaceful but so close to amenities if needed. The proximity to the rail service to St Ives fantastic. We look forward to returning soon.

Just for it to be made clear that the property is all on one floor and that the lower part of the house is in fact being made into a one bedroom separate accommodation. The pictures all give you to understand you are renting it all. The lower property was a double garage (it appears) under the house!

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your comments. You are quite right in pointing out that Seawhisper Castle is on the one floor. We are very sorry if that was not clear. The groundfloor apartment is undergoing refurbishment, but only outside of booking periods, with extensive soundproofing being added. We have now added a note on the description to highlight that the bottom half of Seawhisper Castle is a separate annexe, but currently there are no plans of this being in use during guest bookings. Any guest staying at Seawhisper Castle has full access to the grounds with no other guests occupying the ground floor property. Tanya, Customer Services.