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This exquisitely presented luxury penthouse apartment occupies one of the finest locations in St Ives, perfect for a romantic break for two.

East Penthouse

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From £742 for a long weekend in winter to £2,367 for a week in summer.
Parking Footpath to the beach Coastal Super king-sized bed Just for two Bathtub for two Sea views Super king bed Walking distance to the beach Walking distance to a pub Surf retreats Art escapes
Your heart will beat a little faster when you walk into this uber-hip luxury penthouse apartment with its staggering views over St Ives, the ultimate destination by the sea.

Step out of the elevator and into your light and airy luxury apartment with its hardwood floors and super-sleek interior. The apartment is chock full of state of the art mod cons including swish heating and ventilation, multi-room audio and intelligent mood lighting. Slide back the glass doors and marvel at the stunning view from your balcony overlooking Porthminster Beach. Later on sink into the over-sized squishy sofa to soak up the view or just relax in front of the SMART TV with a glass of fizz.


Whip up a storm in the bespoke kitchen by Cornish designer and maker Rozen, this black walnut kitchen with cool stainless steel and Silstone quartz worktops is completed with high-end Miele appliances including a two zone wine cooler, oven and warming drawer, microwave, fridge, freezer, induction hob and dishwasher. A washing machine/drier is tucked away in a cupboard in the hallway. On starry nights, enjoy a post-dinner tipple on the balcony and listen to the sea lapping on the beach below.


You will be spoilt for choice between the sumptuous main bathroom with Villeroy and Boch bath and separate shower with natural stone and subtle lighting or the amazing en-suite with huge walk-in shower designed to be big enough for two!


After a day on the beach retire to the bedroom where the look is high-end luxe and the materials blissfully sensuous. Glass doors roll back onto a private balcony with one of the best views in town. Jump into the super-king bed with gorgeous linen from The White Company and you'll soon be drifting off to sleep, when you wake reach out and hit the bedside switch for the shower and when it's hot and steamy hop in.


A parking space is provided within the secure parking area with gate entry system. Within the parking area is a lockable bike store and to the front of the apartments, a storage area for surfboards.


The Penthouse is fully WiFi ready, so if you need to keep in touch with the outside world you can.


East Penthouse overlooks beautiful Porthminster beach; sleep to the sound of the ocean and wake up to the waves lapping against the shore. With its soft white sand and turquoise blue sea it's easy to see why this beach wins awards year after year. Have your toes in the sand just moments from your front door and enjoy the stunning views over a long lunch at the multi-award winning Porthminster Beach Café.

Looking for a secret, romantic spot for a special occasion or honeymoon? St Ives offers beach cafés nestled on white-sand coves and superb restaurants perfect for dinner à deux.

Walk hand in hand across soft sandy beaches and discover lesser known miles of dune-backed beach which is often deserted.

Experience modern and contemporary art exhibitions at the Tate St Ives beside Porthmeor beach, one of Cornwall's top surfing beaches, and wander through sub-tropical gardens littered with sculptures by one of Cornwall's most famous artists, Barbara Hepworth.

Take the coastal train ride which serves up generous lashings of seaside eye candy. Watch gaping sandy bays, rugged cliffs and rolling waves chug by, then disembark back in arty St Ives.

Join in the latest water-sports craze and explore Cornwall's watery fringes on a stand-up paddleboard. Easy to learn and a great way to see the coast, SUP can be practised in flat water or in the surf, and is an ideal activity for surfing virgins.

How can you come to Cornwall and not dip a toe in the county's favourite watersport? There are beaches for all levels of wave riders - including those who have never dared to squeeze into a wetsuit before. There's surf schools and hire on almost every beach in Cornwall.


This is one of our pet free properties.


"Very impressed with all the lovely white towels and dressing gowns and the furnishings were wonderful. Beautiful view and lovely and peaceful." May 2015

"Absolutely gorgeous. As a chef, I appreciated the exceptionally well equipped kitchen, and LOVED the bathrooms. A high recommendation from a very fussy traveller!" June 2015

"Sublime! Idyllic! This luxurious apartment offers stunning 180 degree views of Saint Ives and the surrounding coastline. We are still missing the spacious and well equipped balcony: the many boats and people enjoying the beauty of St Ives below was a joy to watch and the footpath from the apartment provided a quick and pleasurable stroll into the hub of the town. Waking up to the sound of the sea and walking onto to the balcony with such breath-taking views was a privilege. We hope to be back soon!" - August 2015

"The accommodation was spotless, we felt like we were the only ones to have every have stayed there, it felt like ours! So well equipped aswell, the perfect honeymoon retreat." March 2016

"We had the most fantastic time, really lovely and we will be using Boutique Retreats for future trips. We will go back to cornwall and check out other places too - the customer service was fabulous. Thanks so much" - September 2015

"The best accommodation we have ever had and our expectations were high" - October 2015

"Beautiful apartment and views were stunning." - November 2015

"The property was of an amazing standard and we really enjoyed our stay. It was well stocked with everything needed for a relaxing stay" - December 2015

"It was awesome!" - February 2016

"We had a lovely stay at a lovely apartment and Debbie was wonderful" - March 2016

"Just wanted to say, it is just a fantastic capacious apartment with every luxury and convenience you could want with the most jaw dropping and inspiring view we have found from any apartment anywhere in the world! Also, terrific proximity to lovely buzzy St Ives and eateries, and wonderful coastal walking, and all the many gems to explore in Cornwall." - October 2016

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Weekly rates:
  • 1 Jan - 9 Feb £990
  • 9 Feb - 30 Mar £1029
  • 30 Mar - 20 Apr £1347
  • 20 Apr - 27 Apr £1230
  • 27 Apr - 25 May £1347
  • 25 May - 15 Jun £1770
  • 15 Jun - 20 Jul £1923
  • 20 Jul - 24 Aug £2367
  • 24 Aug - 14 Sep £2190
  • 14 Sep - 21 Sep £1923
  • 21 Sep - 26 Oct £1770
  • 26 Oct - 14 Dec £1017
  • 14 Dec - 31 Dec £1830
Short breaks:
  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.
  • No hidden charges or booking fee.
  • A 13 deposit secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £30 per pet per week or short break
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