West Penthouse

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West Penthouse overlooks beautiful Porthminster beach in St Ives; sleep to the sound of the ocean and wake up to the waves lapping against the shore.

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From £742 for a long weekend or mid week break.
Easy access Footpath to the beach Just for two Art Escapes Pet-free property Coastal Sea views Walking distance to a pub Walking distance to the beach Bathtub for two Parking Surf Retreats
From sunrise you can feast your eyes on the fabulous view, clear blue seas and white sands of St Ives.

There's a lift but also a travertine stairway which leads up to your private entrance and landing. Step into your light and airy apartment with its hardwood floors and fab interior. Slide back the bi-fold doors and marvel at the stunning view from your balcony overlooking Porthminster Beach. Later on sink into the over-sized corner suit 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.


After a day on the beach retire to the bedroom where the four poster bed awaits. Drift off to sleep and when you wake head out onto your balcony with a morning coffee to enjoy the stunning view out to sea and over Porthminster 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!


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.


West Penthouse has WiFi so if you need to keep in touch with the outside world you can.


With its soft white sand and turquoise blue sea it's easy to see why Porthminster 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 setting for a special occasion or honeymoon? St Ives offers beach cafés nestled in white sandy coves and superb restaurants perfect for a romantic feast.

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 runs beside the coastal path. Watch gaping sandy bays, rugged cliffs and rolling waves as you chug by then head back to the hustle and bustle of 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 everyone.


This is one of our pet free properties.


The apartment exceeded our already high expectations, the location was fabulous as were the views and it was a lovely touch to leave us milk, flowers and Prosecco. Overall we had a lovely stay in St Ives, however when choosing where we go on holiday, it was the apartment and its location which was important to us and we cannot recommend this one enough - it was truly amazing and we loved it' - October 2017

'Fabulous apartment with stunning views' - September 2017

'This location has an exceptional view and is well appointed. It was a pleasure to stay in on rainy days! Debbie was so helpful and went well beyond what could be expected, staying late to show us how to work the systems. We absolutely loved St Ive and would like to return one sday, and hopefully West Penthouse will be available to us when that day comes!' - September 2017

'Beautiful apartment with an unbeatable view' - July 2017

'Awesome venue' - July 2017

'Fabulous! We'll probably be back next year' - June 2017

'The apartment is truly exceptional - the vase of flowers and bottle of Prosecco chilling in the fridge (along with milk/tea/coffee) were a wondeful welcome to the property. The balcony view across to St Ives is magical and we spend many a happy hour watching antics on the water as well as a visit from a group of dolphins into the bay' - June 2017

'Excellent apartment for two of us' - June 2017

'The apartment was stunning. Debbie the housekeeper was most helpful' - May 2017

'The place was gorgeous and the view....wow! The penthouse was of a very high standard and a real treat' - May 2017

'The apartment was excellent, really well equipped with stunning views. Things like milk and Prosecco being left in the fridge for us was a really nice touch. The arrival process was really well planned and it was nice that we could just get in and get the keys ourselves. Wll definitely look at staying there again next time in St Ives' - May 2017

'Just fabulous' - April 2017

'Another lovely break at West Penthouse' - February 2017

'Fab apartment' - January 2017

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Weekly rates:
  • 1 Jan - 7 Feb £990
  • 7 Feb - 21 Mar £1070
  • 21 Mar - 4 Apr £1250
  • 4 Apr - 23 May £1370
  • 23 May - 13 Jun £1790
  • 13 Jun - 18 Jul £1960
  • 18 Jul - 25 Jul £2390
  • 25 Jul - 5 Sep £2430
  • 5 Sep - 19 Sep £2230
  • 19 Sep - 26 Sep £1960
  • 26 Sep - 3 Oct £1790
  • 3 Oct - 24 Oct £1590
  • 24 Oct - 31 Oct £1790
  • 31 Oct - 19 Dec £990
  • 19 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.
  • A 13 deposit & £30 booking fee 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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