San Lorenzo

San Lorenzo Court, Hecla Drive, Carbis Bay, St. Ives

property description


San Lorenzo Court was constructed by award-winning developers McCarthy & Stone and Provides private 37 one and two-bedroom private apartments specifically for those over 60 years of age. The development enjoys a host of facilities for the benefit of home owners not least of which is the beautiful communal lounge which is the hub of social activities. In addition, there is a lift serving all floors, mobility scooter store, laundry room and landscaped gardens. Further peace-of-mind is found in the service provided by our House Manager who will oversee the smooth running of the development. There is also a 24-hour emergency call system in the apartments and communal areas. A guest suite is available to receive family and friends for which a small charge of £25 per night is made. A car parking permit scheme applies for which there is an annual charge, please check with the House Manager for availability.

San Lorenzo Court is positioned overlooking the mile-long Carbis Bay, and just one mile from the Town centre, a Tesco store is very conveniently located adjacent to the development. San Lorenzo Court is ideally placed for local transport links. The development is on a main bus route into St Ives and there is also a bus service running from the Town to Cambourne, Lelant, Hayle and Truro.

Apartment 35 at San Lorenzo Court provides comfortable accommodation benefitting for a private balcony enjoying coastal views across St Ives Bay. This is a lounge with French door opening onto a balcony, an excellent fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, good-sized double bedroom and a modern fitted bathroom.


A good-sized hallway having a solid entrance door with spy-hole, security intercom system that provides both a visual (via the home-owners TV) and verbal link to the main development entrance door. Emergency pull cord, walk-in boiler cupboard with light and shelving ample storage space and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying domestic hot water and ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system.


With a double-glazed French door opening onto a pleasant balcony with views to St. Ives Bay. Focal point fireplace with inset electric fire.

BALCONY: Providing excellent outdoor space with tinted glazed balustrade, outside light and lovely views to St. Ives Bay.


With a double-glazed window with coastal glimpses, a range of ‘maple effect’ fitted wall and base units with having contrasting laminate worktops incorporating a stainless steel inset sink unit. Integrated appliances include; a four-ringed hob with stainless steel chimney extractor hood over, high level built-in oven and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.


An excellent double bedroom with a double-glazed window enjoying a pleasant outlook, walk-in wardrobe with auto light, ample hanging space and shelving.


Modern white suite comprising; close-coupled WC, vanity wash-hand basin with under-sink storage and mirror with strip light and shaver point over, panelled bath with shower over. Fully tiled walls and floor, electric heated towel rail, emergency pull cord.


There are communal landscaped gardens. The ‘Vent Axia’ heat exchange system provides additional supplementary heating utilising the hot air generated within the property and recir
culating this back into the principle rooms.


Service Charge
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager, your water rates, the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


Lease 125 years from 2013
Ground Rent £425

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

01202 508081