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Smeaton's Pier Apartment
The Wharf, St Ives

£557 - £1636 per week
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Perched directly above Bamaluz beach at the very end of the Wharf, this second floor apartment enjoys what must be amongst the very best unbroken views of St Ives Bay. With views also to Godrevy Lighthouse, what better place to sit and watch boats coming and going from the harbour or observe pods of dolphins during their regular visits to the bay - particularly memorable with the stunning backdrop of a Cornish sunrise. Smeaton's Pier Apartment offers guests attractive, comfortable accommodation with the added benefit of an allocated parking space.

Regrettably, due to its position on the second floor and unguarded windows, this property is not suitable for children under twelve.

Entrance

communal with two flights of stairs leading to the apartment. Private hallway with doors leading to all three rooms:

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

sofa and two armchairs, TV/DVD, dining table with chairs, large bay window with views of the entire bay, electric oven and gas hob, fridge with freezer compartment, washer/dryer.

Bedroom 1

double bed, TV, views of the harbour and Quay Street, en suite shower room with WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, TV, views of the bay, en suite shower room with WC, basin.

Additional information

gas central heating, allocated parking for one small to medium size car just moments away, with regret no children under 12, No children under 12, WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

Wonderful apartment. Superb views. Very comfortable & clean. Such a relaxing holiday to sit & watch the sea & so close to town to visit the lovely shops & restaurants. Parking nearby is a real bonus. Our 2nd visit & certainly won’t be the last.

October 2020

Everything about the holiday was excellent.The views from the property are amasing and we have booked again next year.

October 2020

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St Ives Harbour

The Wharf, otherwise known as St Ives harbour, is a hive of activity throughout the year. With a continual hustle and bustle on the water and along the harbour front, there is always plenty to do and see while self catering at the Wharf, even at the quieter times of the year.  It’s an ever changing scene so perfect for those artists among you. Don’t forget about the very sheltered, sandy Harbour Beach, a perfect sun-trap in the heart of town and a great place to find seaglass and sea pottery! As night falls at the end of another perfect day, St Ives comes alive with a selection of bars, restaurants and cafés to suit every pocket and every taste in a truly cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Things to do at the Wharf

Boat Trips

Why not enjoy the scenery by boat and explore the coastline with an excursion with St Ives Boat Trips. Fishing trips are available for those looking for a bit of adventure, or for a more relaxing experience, a visit to seal island lets you see seals basking on the rocks at certain times of year. 

Eating and Drinking

The Wharf is home to a wide selection of restaurants and cafes, serving up fresh fish and chips to gourmet burgers, with something to suit everyone. Enjoy an ice cream or Cornish pasty and watch the world go by on the harbour front, but remember to keep your wits about you; seagulls in St Ives are renowned for swooping in and stealing food right from your hands!

Smeaton's Pier

From here you'll get a stunning view of the harbour, and an up close view of the crystal clear waters. At the entrance to the pier you'll find St Leonard's Chapel; originally dedicated for local fisherman, it is now a museum and memorial for the fisherman of St Ives.

Lifeboat station

Home to the new £1.5 million lifeboat, the RNLI lifeboat station is a popular attraction for visitors to St Ives. The gift shop next door sells souvenirs where all profits go towards helping to save lives at sea. 

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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.

TBC 2021

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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.

TBC

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2021

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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 HM Coastguard helicpoters!

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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.

TBC

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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. 

31st December 2021

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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.

Wonderful apartment. Superb views. Very comfortable & clean. Such a relaxing holiday to sit & watch the sea & so close to town to visit the lovely shops & restaurants. Parking nearby is a real bonus. Our 2nd visit & certainly won’t be the last.

Everything about the holiday was excellent.The views from the property are amasing and we have booked again next year.

A lovely apartment in a great position. Close to the shops and with the benefit of a parking spot around the corner.

Great property with all necessary equipment for self catering holiday .Marvellous view and very comfortable.

Lovely clean and well appointed apartment with great views both front and back. Large bedrooms and two bathrooms. Steps to property but only one flight and a dedicated parking space only a couple of yards away which is a rarity in St. Ives. Would recommend for adults due to height of property at the rear overlooking sea and large opening windows but it was fabulous for us!

A great location - the sea right outside your window. Excellent place for getting out & about along the coastal path & a fabulous choice of local St Ives beaches.

We had a lovely time staying at Smeaton’s pier apartment. Fantastically positioned, Very close to the hub of the town however very quiet in the evenings. The apartment was spotlessly clean which is very important to us. We have never been disappointed with Aspects holidays. The high quality accommodation is the reason why we would never risk to book up with any of the holiday company.

We absolutely loved staying in Smeaton's Pier Apartment close to all amenities and beaches yet a quiet location. Loved watching the sunrise over the sea and spotting the seal in the cove below. The apartment was so clean, comfortable and homely. The only thing I didn't like was having to leave.

Wow,What a view! Pictures didn't do it justice. A fantastic location and a lovely little apartment with breathtaking views. Had an amazing week with all facilities right on the doorstep. Have already booked again for next year.

Great apartment in a fantastic location with the best views across the bay. The apartment has all you need for a very comfortable break. A lovely stay in our favourite place.

Excellent position and car parking. Bathrooms too small.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thanks for your feedback; we're glad you liked Smeaton's Pier Apartment. The bathrooms, whilst having everything in them that you should need, are quite small in this particular property, which we completely appreciate may not suit everyone, so we try to show this as clearly as we can within the website photos. We hope that you agree that the absolutely amazing location and stunning views, well and truly make up for the bathroom size though. Thanks again, and we hope to see you back here in St Ives soon. Tanya, Customer Services

Smeatons apartment has everything you need for a lovely holiday with fantastic views

Had an amazing New Year holiday at Smeatons Pier Apartment. Lovely views and well equipped. Very clean and well thought out.

A very comfortable Apartment, very clean and well decorated. A loverly place to have a complete rest for a week.

Smeaton's Pier Apartment is a lovely property just up from Smeaton's Pier.

The property was very clean and pleasantly decorated with all the appliances you would need for a self-catering holiday. The on-suite toilet/shower rooms are a little on the small side but this didn't cause us any problems.

The view from the bay window is fantastic looking out over Bamaluz beach towards Godrevy Lighthouse.

I would highly recommend this property.

Smeatons apartment excellent . Love the location. Apartment very comfortable.

This is such a fabulous, relaxing place to stay. The views out to sea are wonderful, and yet you're only a few moments from the town, nice places to eat, art at the Tate, unusual shops, and beautiful coastal walks. Perfect!

THE APARTMENT IS LOVELY WITH GREAT VIEWS. AND VERY COMFORTABLE.IT HAS ITS OWN PARKING SPOT WHICH IS GREAT.

A really nice apartment in a perfect location. You almost don't need to leave. The sea view is idyllic and gives a real sense of being by the sea at all times even when the wind is blowing or the night has rolled in.

Great access to everything and you cant get a better location.

Our best holiday rental so far, amazing rental property in a excellent location thanks to aspect holidays hopefully book again next year . * five star.

The apartment was a great place to stay, being very close to the harbour, and having a magnificent view out to sea. Light and airy accommodation in good condition.

Smeaton's Pier Apartment is so cosy and the views over the sea are superb. We love it! The Aspects holiday team are so helpful and will always go the extra mile to make sure you have a brilliant holiday.

This was our second visit to the apartment. We love the location and amazing views.

The Apartments are well equipped. Beds are warm and comfortable. In a town where Car Parking is a constant problem, the allocated Parking space is just around the corner from the apartment and is very welcome. The View is wonderful and it is almost impossible not to find yourself settling back in your chair and losing an hour or two gazing out at the Sea, the Sky, The Gulls, The Surfers, The Seals and, if lucky, the Dolphins. It's a magical little place in a magical little place.

The apartment is in a brilliant location with stunning views.

Excellent location, clean and comfortable and priced very reasonably. We will be coming back.

"We love the view from the window over the Atlantic Ocean- we saw dolphins and seals! The flat is very cosy, clean, and well appointed." Jilly and Simon

The most amazing views Beautifully light, airy and clean apartment with covered (ie, seagull-proof) parking - what more could you want? Probably (lost count) our 5th stay in this apartment - I expect that says it all!

Had a fabulous relaxing week with beautiful views and an excellent location.... We'll be back!

It was a privilege to stay in this beautiful apartment. The views are sensational and seal watching easy sitting in the armchairs in the lounge overlooking Bamaluz Beach. Also the location in relation to the other beaches, Tate, restaurants is great.

A superb apartment in a great location. An amazing view!

Had the most fabulous holiday at Smeatons Pier Apartment. The view was spectacular and it is something that I will never forget. I would highly recommend the apartment.

Always a wonderful holiday here with the level of service from Aspects and the immaculate preparation of the flat much appreciated.

Fabulous views from the apartment for both lounge/diner and bedroom. so lovely to be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves below and then to hear the sea to wake you in the morning. had great fun watching all the dogs playing on the beach below

Really lovely apartment with amazing views!

Excellent location.