A stunning coastal townhouse in the heart of St Ives near Porthminster Beach
Originally built in 1873 for a sea captain of the area, Waves End is a wonderful Victorian townhouse located on an exclusive terrace, which has recently been flawlessly renovated to present a first class residence by the sea. In just a few minutes, walk to the beautiful beaches, galleries, shops and restaurants that St Ives has to offer. Wake up to glorious sunrises over the bay or watch the world go by from the large oriel window offering panoramic sea views of St Ives harbour and across the bay towards Porthminster Beach and up the coast to Godrevy Lighthouse and Hayle Towans. Waves End offers stylish accommodation for up to 8 guests within 4 boutique bedrooms with ample living space just perfect for holiday life. Waves End offers private parking for one car.
When it comes to coastal home-from-homes, Waves End oozes style. A beautiful airy open plan kitchen, dining and lounging area on the ground floor offers a thoughtful layout for guests to gather as the comings and goings of holiday life unfold. A large oak dining table is set under the sash window offering stunning sea views beyond, along with the Belgian antique chandelier and large leather corner sofa, this area creates the perfect hub of the house and a natural space to relax. A central hallway leads to the rear of Waves End offering a relaxing sitting room dressed to impress with topaz blue contemporary style sofas and a relaxed ambiance away from the hubbub of the kitchen. A practical utility room can be accessed from the kitchen courtyard or sitting room providing a welcome space for all of your holiday kit from wetsuits to wellingtons and leads to a large shower room with WC. The original Victorian staircase sweeps up to the first floor with two landings leading to the chic collection of bedrooms and bathrooms. The master bedroom has jackpot views of St Ives Bay and has been dressed in relaxing neutral tones and contrasting soft furnishings or choose the comfort of the ensuite king bedded room thoughtfully styled in shades of nautical blue. The twin room is as suitable for adults as for children again offering wonderful sea views, whilst the final bedroom offers a beautiful haven to the rear of the house with zip/lock king bed. A large family bathroom and separate WC complete the layout of the first floor. Waves End comes from the heart of its owners. Considered artwork, bespoke furniture and thoughtful furnishings combine with the original period features of this historical home with conveniences and practicalities of modern living.
Located to the rear of the house, a walled, terraced garden has a great feeling of privacy with maturing cherry tree and includes a large outside dining table with 8 dining chairs located on the lower patio with 3 steps leading up to an area of lawn. A pathway leads down into the centre of St Ives in approx 3 minute walk, and just 2 minutes to the beach, it really is that close! If you are new to St Ives or it is a family favourite destination, this cosmopolitan coastal town oozes variety whether you are looking for an action packed holiday of walking, surfing and adventure, a restful break pottering amongst the shops and galleries, a foodie weekend to sample a taste of the West be it pasty on the quay or fine beachside dining or perhaps a good old fashioned bucket and spade escape? St Ives has it all. Choose from over 6 beaches all within walking distance, the white sands of Porthminster Beach are only 150m away or head to the Island side of the town and enjoy the surf at Porthmeor. The South West Coast Path is within easy access which leads up towards Carbis Bay and beyond. The West of Cornwall is easy to explore, pack up the car for the day and follow the coast road towards Land's End or head to the South coast for a contrast of scenery and quintessential fishing coves.
Whether your time in Cornwall is a long winter weekend or an extended summer break, Waves End holds the key to your luxury Cornish holiday.