San Lorenzo Court

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

property description



This is a particularly stylish two-bed Garden-level apartment in a prime position with a lovely sheltered patio and pleasant outlook over the well-managed gardens of the development. Located on the lower ground floor and enjoying a living room with French door giving direct access to a spacious south facing terraced area. Equally, the laundry, refuse and scooter rooms are all located on this level. In additional to the living room the beautifully maintained accommodation includes a quality kitchen with a range of integrated appliances, Master bedroom with en suite facilities, second bedroom and further shower room/wc.

San Lorenzo Court was constructed by award-winning McCarthy and Stone in late 2013 providing 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.
There is also the excellent guest suite widely used by visiting family and friends for which a small nightly charge applies.

This is a friendly and socially active community and 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.

The development is located within just a very short walk to a Tesco Store with bus routes, bars and restaurants on the on the adjacent St.Ives Road. Of Course the beautiful and popular coastal Town of St.Ives is just under 2 miles away.


Of a good size with a solid entrance door with spy hole, 24-hour emergency response pull cord system, walk-in storage cupboard with shelving and light and housing the Gledhill boiler supplying hot water and Vent Axia heat exchange unit. Illuminated light switches, smoke detector, security entry system with intercom. Feature glazed panelled door to Living Room.


A well-proportioned living room with triple-glazed French door and matching side panel opening onto a very pleasant sheltered terrace enjoying a south-westerly aspect and direct access to the landscaped gardens and a secure development gate that leads to the Tesco Store situated just across the Road. There is focal point fireplace with inset pebble-effect electric fire, TV and telephone points. Two ceiling lights, raised electric power sockets. A Feature glazed panelled door leads to the kitchen.


Triple-glazed window. Excellent Maple-effect' fitted kitchen with contrasting laminated worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. Comprehensive range of integrated appliances comprise; Waist-level built-in oven, ceramic hob with a stainless steel chimney extractor hood over and concealed fridge and freezer. Extensively tiled walls and tiled floor.


An excellent double bedroom with a triple-glazed window, walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails, shelving and light. TV and phone point. door to ensuite wetroom


Triple-glazed window. Modern white sanitary ware comprising; W.C. vanity wash-hand basin with cupboard below and mirror, light and shaver point over, walk-in, level access shower with glazed screen. 24 hour emergency pull cord, heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and floor.


Double-size with a triple-glazed window. Currently used as a second sitting room/occasional bedroom.


Modern white suite comprising; W.C. pedestal wash-basin with mirror, light and shaver point over, l walk-in, level-access shower with glazed screen 24 hour emergency pull cord, heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and floor.


Car Parking (Permit Scheme) subject to availability Parking is allocated 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.


• 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 £495


  • Superb two-bed garden apartment
  • Direct access to sheltered south facing terrace and landscaped garden
  • Comfortable living room with French door
  • Quality kitchen with integrated appliances
  • Master bed with en-suite and further shower room.
  • House Manager for support and reassurance
  • 24 hour care line system provides further peace-of-mind
  • Friendly social community with great facilities
  • Supermarket adjacent to development

Property Consultant

Stephen Hobday, Property Consultant - South West region

Stephen Hobday

0345 556 4120