Welcome to Chy an Carrack

Cornish for House on the Rock, this beautiful 5-star Gold rated, 4-bedroom house sits in a spectacular coastal setting, with panoramic sea views extending across St Ives harbour and beaches and within 5 minutes walk of the nearest sandy beach – award winning Porthminster Beach.

A stunning seaside haven for a fantastic holiday.

Chy an Carrack Living Room restful and relaxing
Chy an Carrack Kitchen 2

Five Star Gold luxury self-catering accommodation

Relax in the gorgeous, stylish and well-appointed interior of this beautifully renovated 1900’s farmhouse.  With a soft seaside palette and top quality furnishings and fittings, this house is a chic and comfortable base for your holiday.  There are stunning sea views from almost every room, so you can really soak up the seaside.

Just along the coast path is one of St Ives’ best beaches, with the town’s top seafood restaurant on its golden sands.  Beyond the beach lies lovely cobbled streets, shops, the fishing harbour, numerous art galleries and the Tate.

Why is St Ives so special?

The wonderful little fishing village of St Ives has long attracted visitors, artists and bon viveurs.

St Ives has a picture perfect seaside setting with rocky headlands, golden sandy beaches and shimmering azure seas.  Whether walking, relaxing on the beach, exploring the surf or messing about on the water, there is a special place for everyone to find.

Its unique scenery and quality of light has inspired world-renowned artists and there is a rich artistic heritage of painters, sculptors and potters.  The daily catch of fresh fish and locally grown farm produce inspires culinary genius and a flourishing food scene.

St Ives - VisitCornwall&MattJessop

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Paradise!

We are convinced that this is very close to Paradise! Thank you so much for this beautiful place, it really does make it easy to fully recharge!

Schenck family - Germany

A pleasure to stay...

What a pleasure to stay in your beautifully renovated farmhouse by the sea.  A unique property and the iinterior design blends so peacefully with the sea and sky that one feels utterly at home.

Mabs & friends - London

Fantastic property

The light, the air, the sea all around make you feel like you are in another world. The house is perfect, making the most of the sea views. And a stone’s throw from the centre of St Ives. It would be hard to imagine a more perfect location.

Emil and Farida - London

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💕 Happy Valentines Day - a beautiful sunny day in St Ives, seals bobbing about in the waves - spreading the seaside love from Porthminster beach - looking up to Chy an Carrack perched on the cliff. ... See MoreSee Less

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Chy an Carrack - St Ives

This is a really fascinating look at Alfred Wallis and his work and life on Back Road West in St Ives.
His house is still there, marked by a plaque and his beautifully decorated grave is visitable in the cemetery above Tate St Ives.

BBC Archive
#OnThisDay 1959: Monitor took an elegiac look back at the life and work of the Cornish fisherman-turned-painter, Alfred Wallis.
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Chy an Carrack at a glance

Chy an Carrack Bedroom
  • 4 bedrooms, sleeps up to 8 (plus cot/s)
  • 2 en suites + bathroom + cloakroom
  • Stunning sea, beach & harbour views
  • Kitchen diner, living room, conservatory
  • Blue flag beach for beach lovers
  • Restaurants nearby - walkable
  • Private parking for up to 2 cars
  • BT Infinity wifi, printer, sonos