The view from the property.
The fabulous open plan living-area, with sea views.
The master bedroom has sea views too, fancy waking up to this?
The well-equipped kitchen has everything you need to cook up a super dinner for the family.
The balcony has amazing views.
The sitting-room is furnished in beautiful pastel colours, which compliment the sea.
The Mermaids Purse.
The kitchen looks through into the open plan living-area.
The balcony is the perfect spot to watch the world sail by.
The master bedroom is furnished in soft yellow's and whites.
You have oodles of storage and space.
There is a little TV in the master bedroom too.
The pretty twin bedroom.
The en suite bathroom.
The family shower-room.
The apartment is set within this complex.
The view from the apartment.
The stunning beach at Carbis Bay.
St Ives town is renowned for its harbour, restaurants and shops.
St Michael's Mount is approximately six miles from Carbis Bay.
The beach at Carbis Bay.

The Mermaid’s Purse


1.1 miles SE of St Ives / Sleeps 4 + cot

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7 Nights from £775

Boasting spectacular sea views across St Ives Bay, The Mermaid’s Purse is one of twenty-seven exclusive apartments overlooking Carbis Bay beach. Three flights of external stairs lead down to The Mermaid’s Purse, a luxurious property which is otherwise all on one level.

Tastefully furnished, this unique, delightful retreat will welcome you to a lifestyle we could all become accustomed to! Cook up a culinary feast in the well-equipped kitchen, or relax in the comfortable sitting/dining-room gazing at the panoramic view – mesmerising, even on a winter’s day. For finer days, the sitting/dining-room and the master bedroom open out onto a decked patio, the perfect spot to relax and watch the ebb and flow of the tide on the beach below.

When the time comes to stretch both the mind and the legs, there is an abundance of art galleries, excellent restaurants and coastal walks close at hand in nearby St Ives.

Lower Ground Floor

Entrance hall

Kitchen with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble-drier and dishwasher

Sitting/Dining-room with satellite TV, DVD player, CD and tape player and iPod dock

Bedroom 1 with king-size double bed (5’), TV, DVD player and en suite Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC, bidet and double wash-basins

Bedroom 2 with twin beds (3'), TV and DVD player

Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin


  • Regret no pets
  • Travel cot and high chair
  • Arrive/Depart Saturday
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Patio furniture
  • Full gas-fired CH