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2 bedroom luxury apartment, stunning views, parking for two cars, close to beach

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Apartment, 5 Minutes Town/Beach, Bus/Train Stations, Sea Views, Parking For 2 Cars

Pelennor is a 2-bedroom apartment, ideally located 5 minutes’ walk from beautiful Porthminster Beach and St Ives town with its delightful mix of shops, galleries, pubs, cafes and restaurants. Why not wake up to lovely views from the Juliet balcony across the rooftops to the Island and St Nicholas Chapel and the ocean beyond…then breakfast in the bright open plan bay window looking towards Carbis Bay. We have re-furbished Pelennor to a very high standard, preserving the original corniced ceiling in the lounge/kitchen and added solid oak wood flooring. The two bathrooms comprise a contemporary ensuite and family bathroom with spacious corner shower and the added luxury of a free-standing bath. The bedrooms both have charming cream Victorian-style bedsteads and adjustable wall-mounted TVs. We're less than 10 minutes’ walk from bus and train stations; access by car could not be easier with space for two cars right outside. Ideal for two couples, a family of four, or a romantic break for 2. The property is not only within easy access of the beach and town but there is also the local tennis and golf clubs. St Ives Harbour Hotel offers full spa and leisure facilities. Contact stives-harbour-hotel.co.uk/spa

Mark Shelley
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 February, 2017

About Mark Shelley

Hello, my name is Paula and my husband Mark and I started visiting St Ives in November 2008 and have returned every year since. St Ives and the Cornish coast have become very special to us and we decided to try and buy a little piece of it in Autumn 2012. We were delighted to take possession of Pelennor in February 2013 and spent the next six months carefully preparing it for our first guests.

Mark Shelley purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Mark Shelley chose St Ives area

Pelennor is part of Porthminster Terrace, which has so many advantages, not least its proximity to one of the most beautiful beaches in England. We love the character of the apartment with its high ceilings and fabulous views to the front and back and the fact that you can enjoy all the convenience of being in St Ives at the same time as being able to escape from the hustle and bustle when you want to.

What makes this apartment unique

One of the most obvious benefits is the view in both directions; towards the 'island' with the ancient St Nicholas Chapel perched on the hill top in one direction, and Carbis Bay and the distant horizon in the other. Our apartment is equipped and furnished to a very high standard, being brand-new in August 2013. Finally, to find a property in St Ives town with one parking space would have been a challenge - we have two!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time and will definitely recommend it to others.
Sep 2015
  • 1 of 3


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)


Good location, quiet, lovely flat.

  • 4 of 5

A lovely flat, beautifully done. Love the modern freshness. The only downside has been the Internet- yes it's technically connected but I couldn't download my paper etc and usually resorted to my phone and 4G.

The "stunning" view of St Ives can only be seen if standing up at the back bedroom window!

Overall though we've loved the flat and would strongly recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really glad you enjoyed your stay. We've noticed the internet has been a bit slow recently; we're looking into it and hope to rectify it soon. We receive many complements on our view of the bay from the lounge and the view towards the town and St Nicolas Chapel from the Juliet balcony in the master bedroom. Thank you for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you to St ives again soon.
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Fantastic Apartment in a Great Location

  • 4 of 5

Just returned from a week stay at the apartment and can't fault it.....well equipped and maintained in a great location in our favourite place in the UK.....St Ives. Had an absolutely fabulous Christmas. Booking and property access arrangements were simple and communications were excellent. Paula and Mark were so easy to do business with and their attention to detail at the apartment made our stay most enjoyable and relaxing. Don't be put off by the shared entrance hall, once you enter the apartment you will struggle to find fault regarding the facilities and cleanliness. We stayed there with our daughter and son-in-law and we are planning to return in 2017. Excellent location for exploring St Ives and the surrounding areas........having a property with two parking spaces was a real bonus. The absence of a wardrobe in the twin bedroom was a minor inconvenience but there was apply draw space, a coat stand with hangers and under bed suitcase storage space which more than compensated for this.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for comments Mark and so glad you had a lovey time. We look forward to welcoming you next year! Paula and Mark
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St Ives Apartment

  • 5 of 5

It must have been about 50 years ago when I last ventured into St Ives. My partner and I usually now holiday Lisbon but the only time you should not go there is between November and April because the Portuguese think that central heating is for wimps.

So for my birthday Sarah booked the Pelennor for just three nights, we have since rebooked for 5 nights early next year. The apartment has everything you could wish for and is fully equipped all the mod cons. It is well maintained and it has 'central heating'

Also it has car parking and if you have never been to St Ives before then trust me, parking a car in low season is pretty bad but in high season it must be impossible. Waking into town is just down the hill, turn left at the first junction and then go down the steps on the right and you into the heart of the town.

So to summarise, the apartment is well maintained, it is well situated to get in and out of the town, it has all of the comforts of home, car parking for two cars and 'central heating'.

Sarah and I are looking forward to visiting Pelennor next year'

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and helpful comments for other guests. We look forward to welcoming you again in the Spring!
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A Great Week in St Ives(Flat 2 PorthminsterTterrace)

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation was perfect in every way: all facilities provided and good natural light with a view of the bay. The property was clean and well maintained and I would recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review and we welcome your friends and relatives to our home from home!
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Don't be fooled by the entrance hall. The apartment is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This is a fabulous apartment, situated brilliantly for Porthminster beach and the town centre. The interior was just lovely; clean, spacious and furnished to a high standard. It was bright and airy, with the added bonus of being able to see the sea from the front and the back. It was a real treat to sit in bed with a coffee and a view of the sea.

We would definitely recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Andrea, so glad you liked the apartment - can't wait to get back there ourselves and enjoy those views!
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Excellent. Clean and very well appointed and easy access to amenities.

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and couldn't fault the booking service and accommodation description. I would certainly recommend the property and organisation to friends. We particularly enjoyed the wide selection of restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We enjoy providing a personalised service to our guests and we are so glad that you enjoyed all that St Ives has to offer, it does indeed have a really good selection of restaurants.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 3
18 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 4
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
29 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 6
13 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 7
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9
10 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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for 7 nights
Rate 10
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Rate 12
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 13
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 14
9 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 15
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 16
28 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 17
4 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 18
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 19
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
All bookings require a deposit of 25% of the full rental cost, with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to the holiday, along with a returnable £100 Damage Security Deposit.

Changeover Day:
Our normal changeover day is Saturday; for short breaks out of season we try to be flexible, so please contact the owner if alternatives are required. Arrival time is 4pm, with departure by 10am on your last day.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the apartment per week in UK pounds.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint Ives in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Large freestanding bath and separate spacious shower
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure , Toilet, basin and shower
  • Ensuite shower room decorated in contemporary style; double width shower cubicle, WC, vanity basin, heated towel rail. Family bathroom is wood panelled with Edwardian-style free standing bath, spacious corner shower cubicle, WC, basin, heated towel rail. Bath towels and hand towels are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, double bed, double wardrobe, Juliet balcony, TV, luxury ensuite. Twin bedroom has twin beds, large chest of drawers, storage unit, TV and easy access to family bathroom; window to rear of property. All bedlinen is provided.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Pelennor is newly refurbished and all furnishings, equipment and decorations are brand new as at August 2013. It is available for rent for whole weeks Saturday to Saturday all year round and for part weeks outside of the peak periods (prices for part weeks on application). The apartment has been carefully and lovingly decorated to create a bright and warm atmosphere so that in the summer months in particular the sunshine can be enjoyed, while in autumn and winter it is cosy and warm, being newly insulated with full central heating. Everything St Ives has to offer can be accessed on foot or if you wish to explore further, you can be out of town in minutes by car. Outside: The apartment has two reserved parking spaces immediately outside the front door to the property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels for use in the apartment is provided. The apartment is cleaned weekly on changeover day. Change of linen available at extra cost. Other: The apartment has two reserved parking spaces directly outside the front door for two average-sized saloon cars.

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