Tinhay meaning 'between the waters' is aptly named as this charming property is situated between Porthmeor Beach and the Harbour. The current owners have tastefully transformed Tinhay and have styled it sensitively using quality fixtures and fittings, whilst retaining period features.
The accommodation comprises a kitchen, downstairs shower room, utility/store room, living and dining room opening onto the south facing patio garden, entrance hall and inner hall, family bathroom, and three double bedrooms one of which has an
This lovely house is perfectly positioned to explore the beaches, cafés, galleries, little shops and the harbour. The pretty patio garden is an idyllic spot to sit and enjoy alfresco dining.
Tinhay is in Bowling Green Terrace which is a much sought-after location made up of an attractive row of period houses.
The main entrance is directly off Bowling Green Terrace and there is also a pedestrian entrance to the patio garden at the rear.
The patio garden is south facing, of a good size and it is in a peaceful and quiet position. Mature planting has contributed to the attractiveness of this space.
The owners currently holiday let the property as well as spending time at Tinhay themselves. This super house would also make a wonderful home.
A part glazed stable style door leads into this stylish kitchen which has a high ceiling and an extractor fan. Two high level double glazed windows allow lots of natural light in. Doors from this room lead to the shower room, utility room and living and dining room.
Storage is provided in a matching range of shaker style cabinets with a white stone work surface and a tiled splashback. The kitchen has an inset butler style sink with a Victorian style swan neck mixer tap and a grey tile effect floor.
There is a sleek integrated Neff induction hob with four cooking zones, a Neff integrated fan oven underneath, and a slimline dishwasher. Lighting is provided by inset spotlights and three nautical style pendants. The grey tile effect flooring offers practicality and style.
A door from the kitchen leads into the ground floor shower room which offers further storage with shaker style under counter cupboards, and a white stone work surface. There is a useful butler style sink with a swan neck mixer tap.
A wood sash window provides natural light. There is a tiled shower enclosure with a rain head shower and Victorian style lever and dial, a glass bi-fold screen, an extract fan and a ladder style radiator. An ideal place to shower off the sand after a day at the beach.
A further store or utility room is accessed through a doorway from the kitchen. This room has a free standing fridge/freezer, and a washing machine under a painted wood work-surface with a built in shelf above. The flooring is a grey tile effect.
An open doorway from the kitchen leads into the living and dining room. Wood flooring gives a warm welcome to this lovely room. There is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs and a handy built-in cupboard with shelves.
The high ceilings reflect the period of this property. The living area has part glazed double doors opening onto the patio garden. Lighting is provided by two pendant lights and wall lamps. There is underfloor heating beneath the wood floors.
A door from this room leads into the hallway which has wood floors. A lovely Victorian arch molding and a part glazed door lead into an entrance hall with a part glazed wood door to the patio garden. A charming staircase leads up to the first-floor.
From a half landing a door opens to the family bathroom. A feature of this room is the free standing bath with Victorian style telephone style shower attachment. A Velux window brings in lots of natural light.
There is a hand basin with Victorian style mixer taps and a cupboard underneath. A built-in cupboard houses a Vaillant gas boiler. There is a ladder style radiator for towels, a low-level WC, grey tile effect flooring and an extractor fan.
From the half landing, stairs lead up to a full landing with doors to two bedrooms and a dressing room. Bedroom one is a double room with a wood sash window and a radiator. An inbuilt cupboard offers storage and there are wall lamps over the bed.
Bedroom two is a double room accommodating a king size bed and has a wood sash window offering lovely sea views over the roof tops to the Hayle and Gwithian coastline. There is a useful inbuilt cupboard for clothes or storage and a radiator.
The dressing room has a row of built-in floor to ceiling cupboards for use as wardrobes and clothes storage etc. And a radiator. This room is the access route to Bedroom one and has a wood sash window opening to sea views over the roof tops. Stairs lead up to Bedroom one.
Bedroom one has zip lock beds that can be two singles or joined to create one king size, a lockable cupboard and a radiator. Two wood sash windows offer super sea views towards Hayle and the Gwithian coastline. The en-suite has a tiled enclosure with a rain head shower and glass screen. There is a ladder style radiator, a wood sash window, an extractor fan, a hand basin with an attractive tile splashback and a low-level WC.
From the living room double doors open on to the pretty, south facing patio garden with a view of the sea. Mature planting and a low wall border this lovely space.
There is a good-sized garden table with chairs to sit and enjoy a morning coffee, an alfresco lunch or dinner, or head out to sample the many cafés and restaurants that St Ives has to offer.
A gate leads out from the garden to a pedestrian access, however, the door from the kitchen is more popularly used as the main door. From here venture out to explore St Ives and its five golden beaches.
Porthmeor beach is a short stroll from Tinhay and is a long sandy beach with rolling waves making it popular with surfers and body boarders. Families spread out and enjoy beach picnics as children build sandcastles or paddle in the sea.
Along from here is the sandy beach of Porth Gwidden which is ideal for those who like a gentler swim and has a super restaurant and café. Next to this is Bamaluze beach which is dog friendly all year round.
A little further round is the iconic harbour whose beach reveals itself at low tide. A short walk from here takes you to Porthminster beach which is ideal for swimming or relaxing, it’s a sandy paradise. Enjoy the scenic vista from the beachfront cafés and restaurant.
St Ives has attracted many visitors over the years and is thought to be the jewel in Cornwall’s crown. Many artists have been drawn to the area due to the exquisite quality of light.
Consequently, art galleries, including Tate St Ives and The Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden have sprung up to display works of art.
There are plenty of countryside and coastal walks to enjoy and wildlife is ever present. The main industry in St Ives was pilchard fishing and evidence of its history can be seen in the little fisherman’s cottages and cobbled lanes.
Fish is still enjoyed in the many cafés and restaurants of St Ives together with a vast array of cuisine. Not forgetting the humble Cornish pasty and the delicious locally made ice cream.
The little shops that line the cobbled lanes and narrow streets of St Ives are delightful to wander among to find something special to keep or give as a gift.
Live music is popular in St Ives and musicians can be heard singing and playing in various venues or at events such as the Shanty Festival, The Beer Festival and The September Festival. Christmas is a magical time in St Ives as Santa visits by lifeboat and beautiful fairs sell all sorts of festive delights.
A beautiful property with much charm and style, a haven in the heart of St Ives, within walking distance of the beaches and harbour.
For clarification we wish to inform prospective purchasers that the sales particulars produced by this company should only be used as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey, nor tested the services, or specific fittings. All measurements are approximate.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||1.8%||£269,500||2.3||0.8|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£186,250 (4)||£338,917 (26)||£424,830 (48)||£568,628 (25)||£673,173 (11)|
|Flats||£214,553 (18)||£358,170 (46)||£419,647 (17)||£315,000 (1)||-|
|All||£209,407 (22)||£351,217 (72)||£423,475 (65)||£554,311 (28)||£635,825 (12)|