Apartment in St Ives, Cornwall, England

Spacious Loft Appartment/house With Integral Garage

Quiet Location With Good Access But Minutes From The Shops And Beach

Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms)

  • Rates: (GBP)

    £450 - £1240WEEKLY
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    • Property type:Apartment
    • Sleeps:6 (2 bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
    • Wheelchair friendly


    Property description

    Initially I extended the Loft to provide me with a light working area (Carpentry work shop and Garage) , in 2006 I converted the Loft to residence. The house is set out on two floors with reverse level accommodation to take advantage of the Views, Space and Light offered from the elevated living. Downstairs you enter through a Half glazed door to hallway, Bedroom 2 and the En suite, then up a step to a hall with the stairs to the upper floor and 4 steps upto Bedroom 1, the second Shower room and onto the integral Garage, with bi folding doors out to a small private Car parking area for local businesses. The living area has exposed Timber 'A' frames and Pitched timbered painted ceilings, with two thirds living area and one third kitchen and dining. A feature partion separates the kitchen area from the living, just high enough to allow the kitchen to share in the open plan living, but high enough to mask the day to day workings of the kitchen to give a clean un cluttered feeling.

    Accommodation description

    Bedroom 1 with built in captains double bed, bedroom 2 with wooden double bed

    One bathroom offers en suite bathing to bedroom 2 including modern close coupled wc, good sized hand basin and bath with shower over, bathroom two has good sized shower with electric shower, wc and vanity basin

    Spacious well equipped kitchen with ample worktop space, gas hob, with built in electric oven, integral larder fridge(freezer downstairs in garage) dualit toaster, microwave, electric kettle, coffee grinder, ceramic sink with designer tap.

    Living Rooms:
    A large airy room, with two large settee's(1 sofa bed), wood burning stove for winter and autumn breaks helps give that cozy feeling. Flat screen freewiew tv, dvd player and music centre dining area within kitchen area. Large barred loading doors to west

    Integral garaging big enough to accommodate land rover discovery with enough room to store surf boards, bikes, prams etc, with washing machine and freezer and darts board with drying rail.

    Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
    Good quality linen and towels are provided as part of the package, each person satying having a large and small heavy cotton towels and beach towels on request. The property is cleaned by myself to maintain that personal touch.

    Barbecue, Parking, Garden.

    Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine.

    Central Heating, TV.

    Location Type:
    Town, Near ocean.

    The Loft is approachable by road or walking by sloping access, with no long flights of stairs to negotiate..

    Outside the kitchen with an eastern and southern aspect is a first floor 100 sq foot decked area with gas bbq seating and a table with views across the bay to Godrevy and Gwithian, which offers lovelly morning light and alfresco dining with external lighting makes evening dining an option.

    Important notes on accommodation

    For week breaks a welcome package is provided as part of the package experience, locally sourced with the basics, such as bread, cheese, milk, eggs, butter, fruit and a cream tea along with local papers and a bottle of wine, hopefully mean, weary travellers could arrive and if desired not have to rush out for groceries. Tea coffee and sugar are also provided.

    Basic sundries such as washing up liquid, tea towels, herbs etc and downstairs toilet rolls, soaps and cleaning liquids again hopefully mean that quickly the guests can relax after a journey and shop at there leisure.

    Part week or weekend bookings are provided with the basic sundries and perhaps milk for a warm drink and a bottle of wine to relax are included.



    Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
    17 April 2015 - 8 May 2015 £ 650.00 -
    8 May 2015 - 22 May 2015 £ 720.00 -
    22 May 2015 - 29 May 2015 £ 800.00 -
    29 May 2015 - 5 June 2015 £ 820.00 -
    5 June 2015 - 12 June 2015 £ 790.00 -
    12 June 2015 - 19 June 2015 £ 830.00 -
    19 June 2015 - 26 June 2015 £ 880.00 -
    26 June 2015 - 3 July 2015 £ 970.00 -
    3 July 2015 - 10 July 2015 £ 1100.00 -
    10 July 2015 - 4 September 2015 £ 1240.00 -
    4 September 2015 - 18 September 2015 £ 1140.00 -
    18 September 2015 - 2 October 2015 £ 1080.00 -
    2 October 2015 - 16 October 2015 £ 910.00 -
    16 October 2015 - 23 October 2015 £ 800.00 -
    23 October 2015 - 30 October 2015 £ 820.00 -
    30 October 2015 - 27 November 2015 £ 640.00 -
    27 November 2015 - 11 December 2015 £ 680.00 -
    11 December 2015 - 18 December 2015 £ 730.00 -
    18 December 2015 - 25 December 2015 £ 910.00 -
    25 December 2015 - 1 January 2016 £ 1050.00 -

    Notes on prices
    Prices are set at a level to be competitive with comparable properties, Late availability may effect the amount charged, I have kept my prices stable for over 4 years and then last year, dropped them slightly to reflect the economic climate.

    Changeover day
    The Loft is booked friday to friday, but out of season or at quiet times this is flexible. Departure is by ten o clock on the leaving day, arrivals after 2 pm, but should guests arrive early, a car can be left at the Loft, with guests returning at 2 pm

    Booking notes
    Bookings are taken by e mail mainly, but verbal enquiries are welcome, after initial enquiries, I send out a set of my terms, if they are all ok, I ask a £200 booking deposit and 8 weeks before the Holiday the cost of the holiday week is due (the Booking deposit becomes a damage deposit which is returnable within 14 days of the end of the holiday) In the Low season weeknd or Part week bookings can be arranged with the number of people staying and number of nights dicating the price negotiated.


    Apartment in St Ives, Cornwall, England

    About the area

    The Loft is within a couple of minutes of most shops, banking, post office requirements and the harbour and beaches are within 5 minutes. With Good Vehicular access Anchor Loft is the ideal Base for further expoditions around Penwith and Cornwall.

    West Cornwall Golf Club is Approx 5 miles from the Loft, offering Links Golfing with beautiful views of St Ives Bay.

    Special Interest Holidays
    St Ives is renowned for its Magical Light and Artists have been drawn here for centuries, Art clases and Courses are offered at St Ives School of Painting at the Pothmeor Studios, no more than a five minute walk from The Loft. The Coastal Path which runs west to Zennor is Breath taking and the walk to the East takes in Carbis Bay and Porth Kidney and onto the Hayle Estuary.

    How to get there
    Centrally located within 4 minutes walk of the St Ives train station, with good vehicle access that does not require driving through St Ives Notorious one way system, The Loft is very well accessed. Newquay airport is approx 40 minutes drive and the A30 (our Cornish version of a Motorway) is 10 minutes away by car.

    The Tate St Ives, internationally renowned Gallery is approx 7 minutes walk from the house, with the Harbour and its numerous quality restaurants, 4 minutes walk away.

    Further Details
    Within a couple of minutes walk are the Post office, the library, three national banks, two co-op and local delicatessens, Bakers and a health food shop.

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    Guest comments

    The Anchor Loft is the Most beautiful place to stay and we have loved our stay here.... Tara and Barney
    As soon as we walked in Anchor Loft, Guy made us feel at home, this fabolous place is perfect for a Seaside break... Emily, Jack, Ottilie and Darcy
    A fabulous 5 weeks in awesome Anchor Loft, really does feel like a home from home, see you again soon...... Clare, Lee and Erin
    The Anchor Loft has been an amazing place to stay to celebrate or Marriage. The accommodation is relaxing, quirky and comfortable with Shineing views and just a quick stroll and your in town.. Laura and Kieron
    Amazing Anchor Loft, we4 had seen it on the website, however it is stunning, so different to all other self catering around, quirky, interesting. the seaside vibeof the place makes it even more special and its so light with great views, Fab location..... Stacey and Matt
    We loved being so central but it was quiet too.. The Hull family
    Thanks for sharing the Loft its a great place Alison

    About the Owner

    My name is Guy Litchfield, I live in St Ives approx 1 mile from Anchor Loft and look after the property myself and handle all aspects of the letting personally. I have owned Anchor Loft for over 15 years now and indeed built and converted it myself 6 years ago from a one time Artists studio and surf board factory. I am a Carpenter Joiner and Lecture in Building studies at Cornwall College. I grew up part of my Childhood in St Ives harbour area and developed a deep Love for the Town and all things maritime and returned to St Ives over 20 years ago to live and make my home.

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    Why this location?

    At the time I was looking for somewhere to work and needed a space in town, I was very lucky to find what now is Anchor Loft, set back just off the beaten track in a quiet off street position, but central within minutes of the town shops, banks and Harbour, it offers good vehicle access to the garaging and has a lovely position elevated just above the harbour roof lines to afford views across the town and harbour to the Island and across the Bay to Gwithian and the Godrevy Lighthouse.

    What are the unique benefits of the property?

    Anchor Loft offers spacious reverse level accommodation, with open plan Loft living area complete with large 100 ft sq decked Balcony amenity area with views across the Bay, integral Garaging with additional parking if required, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Converted to residential accommodation just over 6 years ago every aspect of light airy stylish living was considered, the living area benefits from 5 large windows on N,E,S&W aspects and 4 large Velux roof windows to benefit from St Ives superb Light quality. The Loft is filled with points of interest collected over a life of Living and holidaying in St Ives, each with a story.

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