San Lorenzo Court

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

property description


Enjoying the best of all worlds. This apartment at San Lorenzo Court is perfectly positioned on the corner of the development enjoying a lovely balcony with pleasant outlook over secluded landscaped garden, trees and surrounding area. This is a very warm and beautifully presented apartment with a south-west dual-aspect lounge with French door opening onto the balcony, there is an excellent fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, good-sized double bedroom and shower room with walk-in shower. This is complemented by an inconspicuous and efficient underfloor heating aided by a well-insulated construction. Offered at a competitive price to encourage an early sale. Viewers will not be disappointed.

San Lorenzo Court was constructed by multi award-winning McCarthy and Stone in late 2013 providing independent retirement living specifically for the over 60's. The development consists of 37 one and two-bedroom apartments with all home owners enjoying the peace-of-mind provided by the day-to-day support of our excellent House Manager who oversees the smooth running of the development. All apartments are equipped with a 24-hour emergency call facility and sophisticated intercom system providing both a visual and verbal link to the main development entrance. San Lorenzo Court benefits from superb communal facilities including a lovely Homeowners' lounge, laundry, scooter room and landscaped gardens. The development is located within just a very short walk to a Tesco Store with bus routes on the adjacent St.Ives Road. The beautiful and popular coastal Town of St. Ives is just under 2 miles away.

It’s so easy to make new friends and to lead a busy and fulfilled life at San Lorenzo Court; there are always plenty of regular activities varying from coffee mornings to organised coach trips. Whilst there is something for everyone there is certainly no obligation to participate and home owners can ‘dip in and out’ of activities as they wish. There is never a reason to feel lonely at San Lorenzo Court but there is always the option to remain as private as you might wish. Are you worried about accommodating visiting family and friends? Worry no more. Our excellent guest suite is widely used by visitors for which just a small nightly charge applies. A car parking – permit scheme applies, check with the House Manager for availability.


Front door with spy hole leads to the large entrance hall - the 24-hour Tunstall emergency response pull cord system is situated in the hall. Door to boiler/store room housing the hot water heating unit and slatted shelving. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. A feature glazed panelled door leads to the living room.


A larger-than-average dual aspect lounge with balcony having a very sunny aspect and very pleasant views extending over the landscaped gardens of the development. This a very bright and airy room with a flood of natural light courtesy of the dual aspect with two windows and a French door opening onto the balcony. There are TV and telephone points, Sky/Sky+ connection point. Two ceiling lights. Fitted carpets, raised electric power sockets. A feature glazed-panelled door leads to the kitchen.


A pleasant balcony which from the 'corner' location tracks the sunshine from a South to South-Westerly aspect. Views are enjoyed over the private landscaped garden, trees and surrounding area. A fantastic place to sit, relax and watch the world go by.


Triple-glazed window, excellent range of Maple-effect' fitted units with contrasting laminated worktops incorporating an inset stainless steel sink unit. Comprehensive range of integrated appliances comprise; Ceramic hob with extractor hood over, waist-level oven and built-in fridge and freezer. Under unit lighting to work surfaces. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.


Window with pleasant outlook. A good sized double bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving. Ceiling lights, TV and phone point.


Modern white suite comprising; Close-coupled W.C. vanity wash-basin with mirror, light and shaver point over, level-access, and a level access, walk-in shower. 24 hour emergency pull cord, heated towel rail. Fully tiled walls and floor.


• Cleaning of all external windows
• Water rates for communal areas and apartments
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Use of laundry facilities
• 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. To find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.


Car Parking - permit scheme applies

Car Parking (Permit Scheme) subject to availability
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is usually £250 per annum, but may vary by development. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.


  • Wonderful one bed apartment in prime position
  • South/South-Westerly Corner
  • Balcony with landscaped garden outlook
  • Bright and welcoming dual aspect living room
  • Well equipped kitchen with appliances
  • House Manager provides day-to-day support
  • 24 Hour careline offers further peace-of-mind
  • Excellent communal facilities
  • Vibrant Homeowner community
  • Fantastic guest suite for visiting family and friends

Property Consultant

Paula Squire, Senior Property Consultant - Southern England

Paula Squire

0345 556 4120