Salt Life, Dunes at Upton Towans


Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Pets Allowed: 2
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Tucked away on the edge of Upton Towans Nature Reserve behind the magnificent dune system that forms the backdrop to Gwithian Beach, Salt Life is a stunning eco retreat with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and its own private hot tub.

Perfect for friends or family looking to escape to the rugged beauty of the wilder north Cornish coastline, this home is as environmentally sympathetic as it is good-looking where locally-sourced materials such as timber framing and bee bricks, as well as air source heat pumps, underfloor heating and high levels of insulation reduce the carbon footprint of each home. Beautifully styled throughout, Salt Life’s interior is best described as warm minimalist, with a sumptuously furnished space filled with modern design elements, finds just the right balance between paired-back simplicity and luxurious comfort.

In keeping with its beach house persona this home incorporates that all important indoor / outdoor lifestyle, with large sliding doors leading from the open plan living area out on to the private terrace. Here you’ll discover a large hot tub as well as a dining table and chairs, creating a gorgeous fresh-air space to chill or socialize in, while doubling up as the ideal spot to enjoy an alfresco breakfast before hitting the beach. Positioned within a meandering stroll’s distance of Gwithian Beach’s three mile long sandy stretch, days are spent sunbathing and sandcastle building before a cooling surf or a leisurely swim in the clear waters of the Atlantic. Being situated within the untamed landscape of a nature reserve means that the opportunity for outdoor adventure abounds, with coastal paths offering visitors a chance to take in some spectacular views of St Ives Bay and the surrounding area.

Located also within just a short drive of both Hayle and St Ives, Salt Life is a wonderful base from which to experience all aspects of Cornish life; so if laid-back luxury and authentic beach holiday are what you’re after; this is the perfect place for you.
within 500m from the beach
Hot Tub
Pets Accepted
+ 9 More
Children Welcome
Cot Available
Bluetooth Speaker
Coffee Machine
Hair dryer
High Chair
Tumble Dryer

Room Information

  • Living
    The landscaping throughout the Dunes site has been carefully considered to help nurture local wildlife. This home has underfloor heating throughout as well as fibre optic wi-fi

    Living area
    Open plan with the kitchen and dining area this space is bright and light-filled with access directly out on to the terrace through large sliding doors. Two contemporary sofas form the room's seating, which is also furnished with a central coffee table, TV cabinet and smart flat screen TV
  • Kitchen & Dining
    Open plan with the lounge and dining area, the sleek, white kitchen features stone work surfaces and a range of large and small appliances including a fan assisted electric oven and induction hob, fridge and freezer, microwave, dishwasher, Dulce Gusto coffee machine, Smeg kettle and toaster

    Separate Utility Room
    Housing an iron and ironing board, vacuum cleaner, washing machine and tumble dryer

    Dining Area
    Incorporated within the open plan living area, it features a dining table with four chairs and a sideboard
  • Bedrooms
    Master Bedroom
    A calming and beautifully furnished room, the en-suite master bedroom features a king size bed, dressing table with ottoman and mirror, bedside lamps and bedside tables

    Bedroom Two
    This gorgeous room is furnished with a king size bed (that can be configured as twins upon request), side tables and lamps as well as a hanging rail for clothes, mirror and dressing table with ottoman
  • Bathrooms
    Bathroom One
    En-suite to the master bedroom, this bathroom is well ventilated and has a walk-in shower with separate rain head as well as hand-held shower, heated towel rail, hand basin, mirror and WC

    Bathroom Two
    This family bathroom is also well ventilated and features a bath with overhead shower, glass shower screen, heated towel rail, hand basin, mirror, shaving point, cabinet and WC
  • Outside
    The paved terrace sits within the private garden which is partly laid to lawn. The garden is enclosed with a fence and hedging plants and features sections of clean stone. It is furnished with an outdoor dining set of a table and four chairs, as well as a large electric hot tub

    This home has a private gravel drive with large vehicle access and space for two cars. Nearby, additional parking can be found on site

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Good Housekeeping Bond
We ask our guests for a £150 good housekeeping bond, which is pre-authorised against your card. This is in case there is any damage to the property during your stay. The money is simply reserved and then released afterwards if there is no claim. We will contact you nearer the time of your arrival to arrange this.

Welcome to Dunes, Upton Towans

Tucked in amongst the dunes on the fringes of Upton Towans Nature Reserve, this collection of luxury eco-homes blends seamlessly in with the rugged coastal landscape, offering an escape that feels worlds away from the bustle of ordinary life.

Perfectly suited to families and couples, these gorgeous properties are not only lovely to look at but are also sympathetic to their environment, so sustainable materials such as timber framing and bee bricks have been used, and systems like air source heating pumps and underfloor heating are among their eco-friendly features.

Inside the homes you’ll discover a modern, minimalistic layout with beautiful furnishings and open plan living– perfect for lazy mornings and post-beach chilling, while outside there are fabulous spaces to entertain and relax in.

Just minutes from Gwithian’s three miles of golden beach, days at Dunes, Upton Towans are filled with basking in the sun or swimming in the sea; and with the historic town of Hayle within easy reach, cultural adventure awaits (with pasty and ice-cream stops in between). Back home in your holiday property things are slower-paced with evenings spent savouring an outdoor meal in the Cornish sea air, or kicking back indoors with a board game or a movie.

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