Island Wastrel is a magical sub-tropical oasis perched on the shoreline of Porthgwidden Beach in the heart of St Ives.
Island Wastrel offers a cool, contemporary, luxury retreat with parking for three cars. It provides a magnificent, modern counterbalance to the timeless beauty of the Cornish coastline on which it sits.
The narrow, cobbled streets transport you to the iconic harbour only a few hundred yards away. Here you will find the town’s famous galleries, restaurants and large selection of independent shops.
Beach lovers are spoiled for choice. Island Wastrel looks out over Porthgwidden Beach, a beautiful sheltered cove with soft golden sand. If you are more adventurous you will adore the larger, surf friendly Blue Flag Porthmeor Beach that is only a minute’s walk away.
The living room is on the first floor being spacious, tastefully furnished in coastal hues and including comfy sofas, armchairs and a Smart TV. The room leads out to on to a balcony with a bistro table and chairs, perfect for quiet contemplation, soaking in the sun and marvelling at views across the beach and out to sea.
Moving indoors, away from the idyllic courtyard, the boutique interior continues to delight. The contemporary fully fitted kitchen and dining area has wonderful sea views. The dining table with seating for up to eight guests is ideal for family and friends to unwind and relax.
The kitchen is both stylish and practical. If offers the high quality appliances you would expect in a property of this stature including a gas hob with five gas burners, an electric oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, Smart TV and Nespresso coffee machine. The property also has a separate utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
The master bedroom suite is on the first floor and features a king size bed. Cool Egyptian cotton sheets, luxury soft furnishings make this the ideal retreat to refresh for another wonderful day. The large en-suite bathroom offering a deep bath, separate shower cubicle, hand basin and WC simply adds to the feeling of well-being.
The second and third bedrooms are located on the ground floor.
Bedroom two offers flexibility with twin beds that can be linked to form a king size bed upon request.
Bedroom three has a double bed and en-suite shower room with wash basin and WC.
The family shower room is on the ground floor and has a large walk in shower, wash basin and WC.
This wonderful hidden gem provides the perfect mix of indoor chic and outdoor fun. Guests can feel the sun and enjoy a cool breeze in the large private terrace that boasts a luxurious hot tub, a large gas BBQ, dining table and ample soft furnishing. This is the perfect setting to create special family memories as the sun sets and the waves gently roll up the beach. Alfresco living at it’s best!
“We really enjoyed the property, it was very well equipped and had fantastic views over Porthgwidden Beach. The sitting room and bedrooms were very comfortable and it was all spotless on our arrival. Great location with easy access to all beaches which was particularly good for our dogs. We couldn’t really fault our stay and we don’t say that lights! Thank you Escape to St Ives!”
“Fantastic experience – Looking forward to returning next year!”
“A wonderful place to stay. The location is perfect for everything and the house has everything you could ask for. Can’t wait to stay again!”