Sandsifters Retreat Carbis Bay / Lelant

  • Sleeps 6
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathrooms 3
  • Parking
  • Sea views
  • Swimming pool
  • 3
  • Map


Open the door to Sandsifters Retreat and immerse yourself in the luxury of this seriously special coastal abode. With a focus on superior standards and luxury living, enjoy the high life from your elevated vantage point overlooking the blue waters of Carbis Bay. The architecturally designed split level layout is perfect for holiday life with a spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen space set across the first floor and collection of 3 boutique style bedrooms set within the first and ground floors. Sandsifters Retreat is as perfect for Summer stays and an Autumn escape, from a full house to couples, guests will enjoy the luxury of the location and the oh so stylish coastal ambience. 


At a Glance

Property highlights
  • Coastal inspired decor
  • Walk to Carbis Bay beach
  • Luxury furnishings
  • Explore West Cornwall
  • 2 with superking zip/link beds
  • 1 with a kingsize bed

3 en-suites and 1 W/C

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

Step Inside

Aptly named, arrive to the smart newly created Sandsifters Retreat located in the heart of Carbis Bay, West Cornwall. The entrance opens into the first floor hallway which leads to the wonderfully generous open plan living spaces flooded with natural light from the full height sliding doors. Relax in the comfort of the seating area as you sink into oversized sofas and stylish armchairs, gather as a group for pre-dinner drinks overlooking the bay or cosy up for storm watching days beside the fire in the cooler months. The considered interior style evokes the cool blue hues of the coastal location against a chic contemporary white backdrop. A modern fully fitted kitchen neatly blends with the open plan spaces, feel right at home as you prepare your holiday menu and join in the conversation within the hub of the home. Bedroom three is located on the first floor with a soft colour palette and swish ensuite bathroom. A central oak and glass staircase leads down to the ground floor. A separate snug room offers a tempting break out space for children to escape adult life, pop on a good movie or set up the board games. Bedrooms one and two are both ensuite and front facing with beautiful sea views and offer access to the ground floor garden. Sandsifters Retreat oozes superior standards and thoughtful style setting the scene for your luxury holiday beside the sea.

From your Holiday Door

Designed to capture the blue bay views, the first floor offers a glass front with sliding doors that can be neatly slid back to reveal the fresh Cornish air. Step out onto the balcony and soak up the views heading away up the coast towards Godrevy Lighthouse and the white sands of Hayle. Watch the boats go by from your very own vantage point and check the surf before heading to the beach. The main garden area with panoramic sea views from St Ives to Godrevy Lighthouse is accessed via the ground floor bedrooms or to the side of the house. Dine in al fresco style at the modern dining table and chairs as the sun sets in the bay, from lazy breakfasts to celebratory suppers. Stretch out on the sun loungers or play family games on the astroturf lawn. An outside shower is considerately placed to the side of the house ready for your post salty surf wash down. If you are new to Carbis Bay or it is your families most favourite Cornish spot, enjoy the quieter ambience away from the hubbub of busier St Ives. Carbis Bay beach is within easy walking access, wander down the road to the white sand and crystal clear sheltered waters. The Carbis Bay Hotel and Spa welcome non-residents or take advantage of the complimentary couples membership as part of your stay at the house and book yourself a pamper afternoon. The branch line train shuttles to and fro along the coastline into the centre of St Ives. The West of Cornwall offers some of Cornwall's most beautiful beaches and seascapes, spend the day exploring the wild West including Sennen, Land's End, Mousehole or head North to the high cliffs and coastal villages of Padstow and Port Isaac.

From lazy days to an action packed agenda, stay a while at Sandsifters Retreat for an unforgettable Cornish escape. 


  • Choose from 3 boutique bedrooms each offering the highest quality and luxury.
  • Bedroom one: Ground floor. Super king zip/lock bed, bedside tables with lamps, ample clothes storage, hairdryer, chair, 32" Smart TV with internet connection, DAB Bluetooth radio, patio doors to the garden, ensuite shower room.
  • Bedroom two: Ground floor. Super king zip/lock bed, bedside tables with lamps, ample clothes storage, hairdryer, chair, 32" Smart TV with internet connection, DAB Bluetooth radio, patio doors to the garden, ensuite bathroom
  • Bedroom three: First floor. King sized bed, bedside tables with lamps, ample clothes storage, patio door, hairdryer, chair, 32" Smart TV with internet connection, DAB Bluetooth radio, ensuite shower room.



  • All bathrooms have luxury Villeroy & Boch tiles and suites complemented by Vado fittings.
  • Bedroom one: ensuite rain shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, WC
  • Bedroom two: ensuite bath, over the bath shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, WC
  • Bedroom three: ensuite rain shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, WC
  • First floor cloakroom: wash hand basin and WC


  • An open plan contemporary fully fitted kitchen with Silestone work surfaces, glass splashbacks and Miele appliances
  • Electric fan oven
  • Induction hob
  • Large fridge/freezer (3 drawers)
  • Combination microwave oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Nespresso machine with 12 pods provided
  • Utilities: a separate utility room with Silestone work surfaces, glass splashbacks, Miele washing machine, Miele tumble dryer, utility sink, iron with ironing board

Living and Dining

  • A smart dining table with 6 chairs located within the open plan living space

  • Large corner sofa with electrically adjustable seats and headrests
  • Two stylish relaxed swivel rocking armchairs with foot stools
  • Glass coffee table
  • Feature gas log burner effect fire
  • 55" 4K Smart TV with internet access
  • Blueray DVD player
  • Ruark DAB Bluetooth radio

  • A snug room is located on the ground floor with large sofa, collection of games, a 55” 4K Smart TV with internet access, Playstation 4 game console/DVD player and Yamaha Soundbar.

Other Features

  • Luxury linens and towels provided
  • WiFi - unlimited Superfast Fibre Broadband
  • Travel cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate 
  • Outside shower
  • Outside tap and hosepipe
  • 2 sun loungers
  • Outside dining table with seating for all
  • 4 armchairs on the balcony
  • Useful outside storage cupboard for sandy beach equipment
  • 3 allocated parking spaces
  • Spa access at the Carbis Bay Spa: As part of a stay at Sandsifters Retreat, the owners have kindly arranged for a membership card that permits one couple at a time and offers full membership which includes the following: unlimited use of the Ocean Pool, Outdoor Heated Hydrotherapy Pool, Sauna Pod, Sea-view relaxation lounge and decking, use of towels, slippers and robes. It also offers a 10% discount in the Spa for treatments. Children are permitted in the outdoor pool between 10am & 5pm.


  • Level access from the parking area to the front door.
  • Level garden space, the garden is accessed via the ground floor or to the side of the house.
  • Reverse level layout.
  • One internal flight of stairs with handrail.Level access across the first and ground floors.

Home Truths

  • This is a Cornish Gems serviced property. The property changeovers, welcome gift and maintenance are managed in-house by the Cornish Gems team.
  • Cornish Gems and the property owner provide a choice of Welcome Gift for our guests. For more details on the options available please click here.

Cornish Gems are delighted to welcome Sandsifters Retreat to the Carbis Bay portfolio of luxury Gems - seascapes and coastal style combine!

All testimonials >

Beautifully presented, spotlessly clean, amazing views. Just perfect for us.

Sally Woodward

Love this property - that view is just heaven

Margaret Walsh

I could not fault this property what so ever. High quality furniture and fittings, perfect location and views, spotlessly clean. whatever you could think you needed was in the property, comfortable furniture no expense spared.

Tina Hopes