Access Statement

Introduction

Seaside House is a beautiful grade II listed house located in the popular Downalong area of St Ives, Cornwall. We aim to meet the needs of all of our guests, however, due to the nature of the property this can make access for guests with limited mobility difficult and the house is unsuitable for wheelchair users.

Seaside House is located on a level road with moderately level access to the shops, restaurants and beaches.

The kitchen and lounge/dining room are located on the ground floor, with one en-suite king size bedroom, one twin room with private shower room located on the first floor and one bathroom, one king size bedroom with bunk room leading off this on the second floor.

Pre-arrival

  • Should you require a Tesco food delivery or for a satellite navigation system, the postcode is TR26 1PF.  Please note: for a Tesco delivery please ensure it is booked to be delivered after 4pm when you are there to receive it.
  • Seaside House is located on a slightly narrow road with easy access by car.
  • The nearest beach is Bamaluz and is located 100 metres away. Porthgwidden, Porthmeor and The Harbour are located between
  • 200-400 metres away.
  • The main centre of St Ives is located 500 metres away.
  • The nearest shop is located 300 metres away.
  • The nearest supermarket (Tesco) is located 1 mile away.
  • The bus and train stations are located ½ a mile away, plenty of taxi’s are available from both stations.
  • We have a website with additional photographs and information on www.seasidehousestives.co.uk.
  • The owners of Seaside House can be contacted by telephone, post or email.
  • The house has gas central heating, guests are able to control the timing of this.
  • The duvets and pillows are duck down and feather with quality bed linen and towels.
  • All beds have mattress and pillow protectors.
  • The house is strictly non-smoking.
  • There are mains smoke detectors and a fire procedure in place.

Arrival and car parking facilities

  • Keys are located in a key safe at the cottage, full details and the safe code are provided prior to your holiday.
  • Please be advised that arrival time is strictly 4pm onwards.
  • There is one parking space located at the house and is accessed by the street behind (St Eia street).
  • The second parking space is located 200 metres from the cottage.  A permit will be on the dining room table ready for your arrival.
  • On arrival there will be a welcome basket including Cornish provisions, tea bags, milk and fresh flowers. However, we recommend that you shop at Tesco, Carbis Bay on your way into St Ives.
  • We have a comprehensive information folder and plenty of leaflets on local attractions.

Ground Floor

  • There are two external entrances into the house.
  • The front door is located on Back Road East and there are 4 steps down a cobbled courtyard area to reach the front door, with one step up to enter the lounge/dining room.
  • The back door is located on St Eia Street by the parking space, with one step up to enter the kitchen.
  • The kitchen flooring is tiled and the lounge/dining room has an Amtico flooring (quality laminate).
  • The kitchen has an electric hob with electric oven under, full size dishwasher, large upright fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, drier, plenty of crockery, cutlery and glasses for 8 guests, tea towels, oven glove, apron, cleaning products, enough bin liners, dishwasher tablets etc to get you started. The sink, hob and worktop height is 90cm. The kitchen and lounge/dining room are very adequately lit by downlighters on dimmers.
  • There is a large dining room table suitable for 8 guests.
  • The lounge has a surround sofa to seat 8 guests, a hi-fi, flat screen LCD TV, DVD and video player with a small library of CD’s, DVD’s and videos.
  • In the lounge/dining room there are privacy blinds to the windows and full length curtains.
  • The kitchen has blinds to the windows.
  • From the lounge/dining room there are 12 carpeted stairs up to the 1st floor.

First floor

  • The landing and bedrooms are carpeted and the shower rooms have tiled floors.
  • The twin bedroom as two single (3’) beds, one bedside table, one bedside lamp and downlighters, alarm clock, TV, wardrobe, chest of drawers and hairdryer. There is a privacy blind to the window and floor length curtains.
  • The twin bedroom has a private shower room with enclosed shower, WC, basin with overhead mirror with light and shaver socket, mirror, and towel rail.
  • The en-suite bedroom has a king size bed, two bedside lamps and downlighters, alarm clock, TV, wardrobe, two bedside/chests of drawers, a chair and hairdryer. There is a privacy blind to the window and floor length curtains.
  • The en-suite shower room has enclosed shower, WC, basin with overhead mirror with light and shaver socket, mirror, and towel rail.
  • There is a door from the landing leading to 13 carpeted stairs up to the second floor.

Second Floor

  • The stairs and bedrooms are carpeted and the bathroom floor is tiled.
  • The stairs lead straight into a bedroom with harbour/sea views with king size bed, two bedside tables, two bedside lamps and spotlights on dimmers, chest of drawers, wardrobe, chair and TV. The windows have blinds.
  • There is a door to the bunk room with hand-crafted 3’ bunk beds, chest of drawers, spotlights and blind.
  • The bottom bunk is 30cm above floor level. The top bunk is 150cm above floor level. There are 6 steps up a fixed ladder to get to the top bunk.
  • The bathroom has a tiled floor with bath with shower over, WC, basin with overhead mirror with light and shaver socket and towel rail. It is lit by spotlights.

Outside

  • As with most properties in St Ives, Seaside House does not have a garden.
  • There is a small enclosed cobbled area outside the house where two deckchairs (provided) can be placed.

Departure

  • Check-out is strictly by 10am.
  • Keys are to be posted into the wall-mounted post box on departure and the garage key is to left inside the house.
  • You are asked to leave the house clean and tidy, any unreasonable additional cleaning required may be charged for.

Contact Information

Tim Petersen
The Light House
Pannier Lane
Carbis Bay
St Ives
Cornwall
TR26 2RF

Telephone: 08448 099170

E-mail: info@seasidehousestives.co.uk

Website: www.seasidehousestives.co.uk

Hours of operation: 8am – 9pm 7 days per week.
 

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