Chy an Carrack | Self-catering house in Cornwall | Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay

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Chy an Carrack - Self-catering house in Cornwall

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Porthminster Point, St Ives, TR26 2AE, Cornwall
England, United Kingdom

Victoria - Property Manager

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Your own peaceful seaside haven perched above white sands and the South West Coast Path. Buzzing St Ives is just around the corner

Set just above Porthminster Beach with the sea stretching as far as the eye can see, your Edwardian Arts and Crafts-style house is in the most stunning of locations. Ideal for families or a big group of friends, its striking red brick and stone exterior belies a more modern interior. Big sash windows frame wonderful sea views and flood the rooms with light, while white walls, natural stone floors and cream carpets give everything a fresh feel. There’s plenty of space for everyone to spread out, with a cosy conservatory and snug (perfect for small ones), or to come together in the sitting room and large, well-equipped kitchen/diner. Bedrooms have super comfy beds, heaps of cushions and an individual touch in each, while en suite shower rooms and the big shared bathroom are spotless with organic treats. The friendly housekeeper lives nearby and knows the local area inside out; there are beaches galore, great walks right on your doorstep and St Ives with its popular restaurants and bars only a five minute walk. After a busy day exploring, cook supper on the barbecue or relax by the log-burner... perfect for summer or winter breaks.

Limited mobility
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible without steps.
Children welcome
Suitable for guests with children aged 3 and over.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Credit cards
Credit or debit card payment accepted.
Wireless internet access available.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Babies welcome
Suitable for guests with a baby or toddler under 3.
Grounds for guests to explore.

Electricity included

Open fire / woodburner

Microwave oven

Central heating

Mobile reception




Cooked meals available

Washing machine

Restaurant within 3 miles

Shop within 3 miles

Pub within 3 miles

Relaxation areas

Breakfast available

Breakfast included



Spa on site

Bar on site

Free parking on site

Free parking nearby

Paid parking nearby

Local points of interest from Victoria - Property Manager:

Local points of interest from
Victoria - Property Manager:

  • Right on the coast path - get your boots on and explore the glorious coastline, sandy beaches and stunning scenery. You can even go seal spotting as they love the rocks below the house!
  • Everyone loves the Tate, but don't miss internationally renowned sculptor Barbara Hepworth's lovely house, hands on sculpture garden and time-preserved workshop. A soul nourishing, tranquil haven right in the middle of St Ives, for young and old.
  • Chy an Carrack overlooks Porthminster Beach, one of the town's best beaches with golden sand, gentle waves, fine seafood restaurant and beach bar. This is beach paradise!!
  • Head to Porthmeor Beach for surfing, and the nearest surf school. This is a favourite surfing spot for dolphins too!
  • If you really want to relax in style, you can treat yourself at the top class Harbour Spa, just a few minutes’ walk away.
  • St Ives is a magical warren of cobbled streets, quirky shops, restaurants and galleries, set around a picture postcard harbour - just a wander around is a delight and its an easy walk from the house.
Points of interest

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  • 1 House for 8
Price:(i) £2050 to£3850 per week

Extra room/snug available. 3-night stay, from £871.50.

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Booking info:

Minimum stay: 3 nights. Parking on-site.


Restaurants 2-minute walk.




Porthminster Point, St Ives, TR26 2AE, Cornwall

Self-catering Chy an Carrack (self-catering)
House ~ 1 double, 1 single (both en suite), 1 double, 1 twin/double, 1 snug/extra single; 1 bathroom
Price: (i) £ 2050 to £ 3850 per week

Victoria - Property Manager

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+44 (0)7795 284356(mobile)