In Gwithian Towans, halfway along this fine stretch of sand, a roomy, very well maintained, detached house with good sea views across its enclosed (low turf bank) lawned garden. Conveniently next door to a licensed café/restaurant and only a few hundred yards from the beach. Outdoor shower for sandy bodies. Living room (TV/DVD) with half conservatory (sea views, great sunsets), glazed sliding door to balcony and 7 steps down to garden. Fitted kitchen/dining room (slimline dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, American-style fridge-freezer with ice-maker/water chiller, electric range-style cooker) with TV and French windows to small fenced back garden (seating for sunny morning coffee). Three ground-floor bedrooms - two double with washbasins and sea views, and a twin (2'6" beds); shower-room (suite with large cubicle). Steep, narrow stairs up to another double bedroom with even better sea views; bathroom (suite, shower over bath, sloping ceiling with beams). Sleeps maximum of 7, including babies; best for maximum of 6 adults. An excellent family house, just across from the beach.
Gwithian Towans: magnificent, nearly 4-mile-long sand/surf/windsurfing beach backed by dunes and low cliffs, and a settlement of mostly wooden bungalows with seasonal shop/store/café (good meals, surf hire). Gentle access to beach. Gwithian village (pub), 1 road mile or 15 minutes by footpath. Hayle (small town), 2½ miles; St Ives, 7; Penzance, 9½.
Over two floors. Four bedrooms: 1 x double bedroom with sea views. Three ground-floor bedrooms: 2 x doubles with washbasin and sea view, 1 x twin (2’6" beds). Sitting room with half conservatory and glazed door to balcony. Kitchen with dining area and door to garden and parking. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower-room with shower, basin and WC.
GWITHIAN TOWANS Hayle is in the far-flung south western corner of Cornwall and sits on an important RSPB wildlife estuary flowing out to the beautiful St Ives Bay, where visitors can enjoy three miles of golden sandy beaches, walks, history and wildlife.