Arcus St Ives Town & Beaches

  • Sleeps 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 2
  • Parking
  • Sea views
  • Map


A wonderful coastal apartment moments from the harbour and beaches

Welcome to Arcus, a wonderful coastal apartment located in Chy An Porth, an attractive historic building on the seaward approach into St Ives. With high ceilings and sea views, this oh so stylish Gem welcomes families and friends to experience the beauty of the area from this luxury base. Arcus offers 2 beautiful bedrooms, 2 indulgent bathrooms, a modern kitchen and relaxed open plan living space with private terrace. Guests can walk into the harbour town of St Ives in under 5 minutes as well as the award winning beach of Porthminster, popular for the soft white sand and clear waters. Step out from your holiday door with ease and discover the natural beauty of west Cornwall. 


At a Glance

Property highlights
  • Walk to 5 beaches
  • Walk into St Ives
  • Stylish interiors
  • Perfect in all seasons
  • 1 with a kingsize bed
  • 1 with a king zip/link bed

Main bathroom and 1 en-suite

  • Cot Provided: Yes
  • Dogs Welcome: No
Wifi available
  • Yes
What to expect from Cornish Gems
Terms and conditions of hire

Step Inside

Arcus is a ground floor apartment which has been thoughtfully created to blend the original features, including the huge granite arch with more modern decor. Step inside and relax straight into holiday life against the fresh and light spaces of this luxury Gem. An open plan living and dining space ensures ample room for guests to dine, chat and catch up after a day of exploring the area. The modern kitchen is a joy to cook in and St Ives provides a larder of Cornish ingredients for your holiday menus. Choose from two luxury bedrooms, the master bedroom with king bed and private balcony and the second bedroom which can be set as a twin if preferred and offers an ensuite shower room. A family bathroom completes the layout. 

From your Holiday Door

Arcus offers a private balcony from the master bedroom and also a private courtyard terrace from the kitchen and dining areas on which to sit out and soak up the atmosphere. The harbour town of St Ives is moments away, just a short stroll down the hill or via Porthminster Beach. Simply wander through the traditional narrow streets to the harbour front and soak up the comings and goings of this unique and picture perfect coastal town. Stylish cafes open their doors for delicious breakfasts and hearty suppers, the eclectic galleries inspire with their landscapes of Cornwall and curio shops brim with souvenirs. Choose from 5 stunning beaches from Porthminster and Carbis Bay to the north and Porthmeor to the south with its clean waves and crystal clear waters. Boat trips around the bay offer a view of the coast from the water or try your hand at a plethora of watersports. Pack up the car and spend the day exploring West Cornwall from as far west as Land’s End, right up the coastline to Padstow in the north or Fowey to the south.

Whether your time in St Ives is shorter or you’ve a week to stay, check into Arcus and enjoy the luxury of the location in all seasons. 


  • Choose from two luxury bedrooms
  • Bedroom one: King bed, clothes storage, hairdryer, 28 inch TV, balcony, sea views
  • Bedroom two:  King zip/link bed (this can be set as a twin if required), clothes storage, hairdryer, ensuite


  • Bedroom two: ensuite shower room with shower, wash hand basin, WC
  • Family bathroom: Shower, wash hand basin, WC


  • A modern fully fitted kitchen
  • Electric hob
  • Electric oven 
  • Built in microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Utilities include: washing machine, iron with ironing board

Living and Dining

  • Open plan livng and dining room with access to the terrace
  • 50 inch Smart TV
  • DVD player
  • Three seater sofa
  • Armchair
  • Coffee table
  • Dining table and chairs

Other Features

  • Luxury linens and towels provided
  • WiFi
  • Sea views
  • Allocated parking for one car located approx 5 minute walk from Arcus, unloading at the property is possible. 
  • Pet free
  • Outside dining table and chairs
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


  • From the front of Chy An Porth building, there are stairs (approx 26 steps with handrail) leading up to the front door.
  • Level access onto the balcony and terrace.
  • There are 3 internal steps up to bedroom two.

Home Truths

  • The property changeovers, welcome gift and maintenance are managed by the property owner.
  • Welcome gift includes : Cornish coffee, Cornish tea, Cornish biscuits, milk, and more.
  • The parking for Arcus is located approx 5 minute walk away.
  • Whilst this is a ground floor apartment, please refer to the Access Statement for access details.

Cornish Gems are delighted to welcome Arcus to the St Ives luxury portfolio - experience the magic of St Ives from this beautiful coastal apartment