The Big Beach House is entered through the Conservatory, set up with a long table and lots of chairs. From here the view of the bay and the estuary is spectacular. You may see windsurfers, fishing boats and even dolphins at play.
Down the long tiled corridor, bedrooms open off to left and right, with the huge Sitting Room facing the sea. We have comfortable seating on leather sofas, coffee tables and a 42" television with dvd player (and a selection of surf and other movies). It has patio folding sliding doors which open right out on to the lawn overlooking the sea.
The adjoining Playroom contains a large table and chairs for family games, plus a selection of board games, cards and puzzles, a piano for and a guitar singalongs.
A little further along the corridor is a large Dining Room with 2 long tables seating 20, and 4 highchairs.
Next door, the large well-equipped Kitchen has an 4 oven electric aga with lots of pans and cooking trays, plus an additional electric hob, dishwasher, etc. We have a clothes airer over the aga so washing dries very quickly.
We have a separate Pantry which we use as a food preparation area, with fridges and freezers, plus a laundry area with washing machine, clothes airers, irons and ironing boards.
We have two shower rooms and a bathroom on the ground floor.
On the Ground Floor, Bedrooms 1 and 2 each have a double bed, large chest of drawers, cot, wardrobe and window seat, and lovely views of the sea.
Bedrooms 3 and 4 each contain a pair of single beds, hanging rails and bedside tables.
Upstairs, you can hear the waves from your bedroom as you lie in bed.
Bedroom 5 at the end of the corridor is the sunniest room. It contains a double bed, chest of drawers, sofa, table and chair.
Bedroom 6 contains a double bed, a pair of bunk beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers and cot.
Bedroom 7 has a pair of twin beds, a pair of bunk beds, a hanging rail and a large chest of drawers.
Bedroom 8 contains a pair of twin beds and has private access to the outside via an exterior staircase.
There is a bathroom at the top of the stairs.
SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION IN A BRILLIANT SETTING BESIDE THE SEA ON ST IVES BAY
8 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms