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56 Carrack Widden - The Penthouse Porthminster, St Ives

£468 - £1372

This Penthouse apartment enjoys magnificent sea views of St Ives Bay. If you fancy a lazy morning, enjoy breakfast on the large balcony overlooking the bay, or a glass of wine before dinner - watch out for the seagulls though! For those who would like to explore the rest of West Cornwall, there is an allocated parking space for one average-sized car at the rear of the complex. A second space can be booked for an additional fee.

Sitting/dining room

lower sitting area has two large sofas, raised bar-style dining table with six chairs, TV/Blu-ray. Upper sitting area has a four seater sofa bed with double mattress. Views of Porthminster beach and St Ives Bay from both sitting areas.


full width balcony with sea views, bar seating and table with chairs.


galley style, electric hob and oven, fridge, dishwasher.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, en suite shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.


bath, separate wet room style shower, WC, basin.

Additional information

night storage heaters, please note that there is no washing machine in the property but there are onsite laundry facilities at complex, parking for one average-sized car at the rear of the complex and/or caretaker arranged additional secure locked parking for £50 per week, travel cot - please bring linen for cot, .


We had a beautiful New Year break here. We had the best seats in St Ives for the fireworks watching from the balcony. A short walk to the town and beaches, everything we needed in the apartment. We would definitely recommend.

Mr Mckevitt

This has to be one of the best views in St Ives, we could see over towards the Zennor Headland with amazing sunsets, Porthmeor, Hayle, the harbour and obviously Porthminster brilliantly. We soaked up the sun & fresh sea air on the balcony with breakfasts daily at the bar table and sunset drinks el fresco. Using a water-pistol on the Seagull entertained us too. The wet room / bathroom was a real treat and we found the flat very comfortable with the added bonus of 2 parking bays. Sorry to leave St Ives with those magnificent views

R Macintosh
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Holidays in Porthminster

We have many apartments overlooking the bay, many of which have parking. However, with the branch line train and bus stations just a couple of minutes’ walk away, Porthminster could be the ideal location for your self-catering holiday, whatever mode of transport you choose to arrive by.

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Local events

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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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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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 

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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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

 Sunday 31st December 2018

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