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Introducing our latest Cornish property crush! A stylish apartment with stunning sea views in a period St Ives residence.

Enjoying an elevated position above the town but just moments from shops, restaurants and beaches, this location has the best of both worlds in our opinion – especially if your property happens to boast an elusive allocated parking space…

This two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is on the first floor of an elegant and well-maintained period property. The frontage oozes substance and character, and is perfectly orientated to make the most of those wonderful sea views from its large bay windows.

These Victorian-era properties which grew up on the outskirts of the old town are highly desirable. Boasting big windows, high ceilings and elegant proportions, they make fabulous homes, coastal boltholes or holiday lets.

This property is currently a popular holiday let but would equally make a practical permanent residence; the new owners will have the perfect base from which to dip in and out of St Ives as they please! 

Let’s take a closer look inside…

The original gated entrance and ornate railings set the tone immediately. From here access to Apartment Four is via a pleasant enclosed shared courtyard area and the approach features coastal planting. 

The ground floor entrance lobby benefits from some handy storage for those cumbersome bits of outdoor kit you’re bound to amass, living by the sea…  

Entering the apartment itself from the first floor landing, you’ll find a useful utility room to your right and the main bedroom to your left. The decor throughout is well-maintained and neutral, giving a sense of light, space and an understated seaside style. 

This comfortable bedroom – currently accommodating two bedside tables, a wardrobe and three chairs as well as the double bed – is light and airy and enjoys a full-length window alcove with space for two chairs. We think this would be the perfect place for a relaxing morning coffee – from the large windows you can see the beautiful sweep of St Ives Bay. 

This main bedroom benefits from its own immaculate en-suite, with a toilet, wash basin and a walk-in shower. The fixtures and fittings are all gleaming white, fusing practicality and style. 

Further along the apartment’s hallway you’ll find the main bathroom. The decor here perfectly matches the en-suite which gives a nice continuity, and you’ll find the bath here (which doubles as a shower) highly practical for washing sand and sun cream away!

The twin bedroom continues the theme of light-filled, airy space. Again the view from the UPVC window is breath-taking – no short straws here! We think this would make a lovely bedroom for visiting grandchildren, who are sure to become enchanted with St Ives and all it has to offer. 

At the end of the hallway you’ll find a cheerful, practical and modern kitchen. Open cupboards for displaying glassware or local ceramics are a nice feature, and the appliances are all thoroughly modern and spotlessly clean. Floor and wall tiling and splashbacks add to the practical feel – this is a kitchen where keen cooks will feel right at home!

And now we move on to the star of the show, the spacious living room with its breath-taking views over the whole of St Ives Bay. The huge windows lay the whole panorama before you. In this bright white room the light and reflections bounce off the walls; this is a living space designed to uplift, even on the dullest of days.

The generous space has plenty of room for two sofas, and the bay window area is the perfect space for romantic evening dining as the lights of the bar twinkle below you!

The hallway, both bedrooms and the living areas are fully carpeted with neutral colours, giving a feeling of comfort which is enhanced by the fireplace in the living room.

Exploring St Ives throughout the year with this comfortable retreat to return to is our idea of bliss. Enjoy lazy beach days and coastal hikes on those glorious spring days before the crowds arrive. Spend days browsing a myriad of independent boutiques, book shops and galleries. Hole-up at one of the town’s old pubs on a wintery night and get stuck into pints of local beer and a soundtrack of live folk music. 

You’ll find more information in our St Ives Location Guide. 

This apartment is being sold in prime rental condition and fully furnished should you want to continue with holiday bookings uninterrupted. The allocated parking space is across the road and is a sought-after amenity in St Ives.

In a prime position on the outskirts of one of Cornwall’s most desirable towns, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is on the market for £460,000. View the full details here, or to arrange a viewing contact us today. 

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