The view from the property.
Comfortable furnishings.
The master bedroom.
Doors lead out to the balcony from the master bedroom.
Beautiful soft furnishings throughout.
The kitchen.
The open plan sitting/dining-room.
Take in the sea views.
The twin bedroom.
Plenty of storage.
The en suite bathroom.
The stylish open plan sitting/dining-room.
From the kitchen you can see through the living area to the sea.
Stylish decor.
The sitting/dining-room has sea views.
The apartment is set within this complex.
The view from the double bedroom.
Beautiful soft furnishings.
Modern furnishings.
St Ives town is renowned for its harbour, restaurants and shops.
The beach at Carbis Bay.
St Michael's Mount is approximately six miles from Carbis Bay.
The lovely twin bedroom.
The stunning beach at Carbis Bay.
The view from the apartment.

The Mermaid’s Purse


1.1 miles SE of St Ives / Sleeps 4 + cot

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking

7 Nights from  £630

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