North Light

Porthminster, St Ives

  • 3 Star Gold
  • A spacious top floor apartment with glorious views over St Ives and the Harbour

You can book this property from:

  • £524 per week
  • £75 per night
  • 3 Star Gold


Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Harbour views
  • Sea or coastal views

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 1 single bed


  • Washing machine
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom


  • Family friendly


  • Parking permit provided


  • Walk-in Shower


North Light is a spacious two bedroomed apartment, with glorious views of the harbour and St Ives.  Situated on a private road within ten minutes walking distance of the harbour, its shops and restaurants and is only 5 minutes from the family favourite Porthminster beach. This pet friendly apartment is well equipped, sleeps five, has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and WiFi.  It is the perfect location for a family break.

Up a small flight of external steps from Draycott Terrace into the building, then two internal flights of stairs to the apartment.

Kitchen: Electric oven, electric hob, fridge, freezer, washing machine, microwave
Lounge/dining area:  One large sofa (which is a bed settee), two easy chairs, Smart TV with Netflix, DVD, dining table and chairs, window seats with views over town, harbour & beaches.
Bedroom 1: Double bed, bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, wardrobe
En suite: Shower cubicle, w.c., basin
Bedroom 2: 2 single beds, bedside cabinet, chest of drawers, wardrobe
Family Bathroom: Shower over bath, w.c., basin

Parking: On street outside if space in zone SS4 (permit will be at property to display in vehicle), if not available, council pay & display car park - nearest is at the Station.

Changeover Day: Saturday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am
Pet Welcome: Maximum 1; £25 per week
Power & Heat: Gas & Electricity included
Bedding & Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels
Baby Equipment: Not provided but may be hired - see hire page
Shop: 0.5 ml  Pub: 0.5 ml

Notes:  No smoking, variable mobile signal. WiFi provided. Important information about internet usage. Mobile reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage. Due to stairs up to the apartment, this property is not suitable for people with mobility difficulties.

Important - Please Note

House Rules

  • No more than 1 pet
  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 10:00am

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Pre-arrival and local facilities

The nearest bus stop is: Malakoff St Ives

The nearest train station is:  St Ives TrainStation

The nearest petrol station is: St Erth Garage

The nearest electric vehicle charging point is: Tesco, Carbis Bay

The nearest food shop is: Coop St Ives

The nearest pub/restaurant:  Porthminster Cafe

Mobility equipment hire is: Not Applicable. Property access is steep and not suitable for wheelchair users or those with mobility issues.


Arrival and car parking

Type of parking available: Limited on Street within residents zone

Number of spaces available: as available

For what sized car: Various

Parking surface is: Road/Kerb

Is the parking level: Yes

Is there good space to unload once parked? Yes

Distance to property from parking: depends on the available space in the road outside the apartments.

Distance to nearest public parking area: 0.3 miles – Train Station

Is it pay and display? Yes

The width of the path to the property is: Standard

How many steps are there en-route to the entrance? 4


Main entrance

The main entrance door width is: 1m

Number of steps to the main entrance: 1

The height of the keyhole is: about 4 feet

How many other entrances to the property are there? 1

Is the entrance well lit? skylight and electric light


Living and dining rooms

The flooring is: carpet

Are there are any rugs? yes

The door widths within these areas are? standard
Is there good space between furniture? yes

Is the furniture moveable or fixed? moveable

Is the floor level and step free? yes

Are wall plugs set high or low? low

Are electric sockets high or low? low



The flooring is: wood

Is the floor level and step free? yes

The width of the doorways is: standard

What height is the worktop to the floor? 90 cm

Is the oven set high or low? low

The fridge height is: floor standing

The freezer height is : integrated in top of fridge

Is crockery stored high or low: high

Are wall plugs set high or low? both

Are electric sockets high or low? both

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes;  what and where? no


Bedrooms and landings

How many floors does the property have? two

The number of steps between floors is: six

The flooring is: carpet

Is the flooring level in each bedroom? yes

The door widths are: standard

Bed sizes are: 1 x King and 2 x Single

Is the bedroom furniture moveable or fixed? moveable

Are wall plugs set high or low? low

Are electric sockets high or low? low


Bathrooms and cloakrooms

Type of flooring: tiles

Is the flooring level? yes

Width of the doorways: standard

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? no

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? no

Is there a ground floor WC? The flat is on the third floor

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? As above

Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted? no

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? Yes, en suite shower cubice with small step up in to shower.


Outdoor facilities

External areas are: None



Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? yes

If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? Incoming only

Mobile phone reception information: Varies

Closest public telephone is: Tesco, Carbis Bay

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? yes

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? no


Additional relevant information

Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:

The flat is not suitable for those with mobility issues or with a wheelchair due to the steep access and number of stairs.


We loved this property, the location is absolutely perfect for the train and getting to the town center. Beach access is amazing and the view, wow! We plan to rebook again!

Mrs S,