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Stunning panoramic sea views, spacious & stylish, 2 mins to beach

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful Victorian house, contemporary with original art

St.Ives and The Organic Panda

The Organic Panda, surrounded by mature Cornish palms is an end of terrace 3 storey elegant Victorian house with panoramic views of St. Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse. It is only 2 minutes walk to the award winning Porthminster Beach, and 5 minutes to the centre of St. Ives.

Spacious and light, with chunky reclaimed timber furniture and a vibrant in-house exhibition of original art. The perfect place to relax and unwind, suitable for family gatherings, wedding parties and special occasions. There is free wi-fi throughout the house. Welcome pack provided, please let us know your special requirements. There is also parking for two medium sized cars.

The open plan living and dining area has a comfy sofa, giant beanbag, 40” TV and Xbox 360 Kinect, 10 seater rustic dining table, original sanded floors and large bay windows.

The very large fully equipped unique kitchen with additional seating, has a 6 ring gas cooker, granite work surfaces, slate tiled floor, and a stable door leading to the garden.

The well designed, contemporary and stylish bedrooms comprise of 3 doubles and 2 twins (4 with en-suites). Our 6th bedroom, known as the Den, is accessed through a secret bookcase ‘hatch’, a loft conversion with Calibre balcony windows and double bed suitable for children or romantic hide-away.

The bedrooms have carpeted or sanded floors, organic bamboo bedding, duck down or hypoallergenic duvets (upon request) and digital t.v./dvd. The en-suites and bathroom all have organic bamboo towels and complimentary toiletries.

Plants abound at The Organic Panda with a grassed area to the front of the property, fabulous Cornish plants and a charming secluded rear garden with seating area and barbeque - a perfect suntrap.

The Organic Panda is committed to good environmental practice and holds a gold award from Green Tourism.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About The Owner

Build a New Life in the Country on Channel 5 (2005) followed our adventures converting a derelict hotel into a contemporary b&b, now being offered as a holiday home. Peter is a photographer and history student and Andrea an artist and theatre designer.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Saint Ives

The Organic Panda has been sympathetically restored and our choice of furniture and interior décor hand - picked with love. The Organic Panda hosts a vibrant in-house exhibition by Andrea and her family, many of the works are for sale, some of which are in national and international collections. The curtains in the living room, designed by Dorothy Carr were featured in a recent exhibition at the V & A. Our commitment to good design and sustainable practice has informed and shaped many of our decisions. We hope you enjoy our choices.

What makes this house unique

It was love at first sight, the stunning location, surrounding garden, amazing views particularly from the master bedroom and the attic bedroom. The azure blue water, golden sands and dazing light. wow!


Saint Ives House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Room 1 very large double - toilet , shower
    Room 2 - large double - toilet , shower
    Room 3 - Twin - toilet , shower , large walk-in shower
    Room 4 - Attic Double - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , tub , bathroom on 1st floor
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Room 1 - Very Large Double En-Suite with panoramic sea-views - 1 queen
    Room 2 - Large Double En-Suite with sea-views - 1 queen
    Room 3 - Cosy Twin En-Suite garden views - 2 twin/ single , with en-suite
    Room 4 - Attic Double en-suite with sea-views - 1 queen
    Room 5 - Attic Twin with sea views - 2 twin/ single
    Room 6 - Den - loft conversion access through hatch - 1 double , 'secret' room with Velux balcony
  • Please note: use of the Den, (which is the loft conversion with balcony Calibre windows) accessed by the 'secret entrance', should be assessed by the responsible adult as to the suitability of use by children and other guests.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Stunning panoramic sea views, spacious & stylish, 2 mins to beach
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
charente-maritime, france

Lovely property in a perfect position

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a lovely week in the 'Organic Panda'. The house is very well apportioned and is equipped with everything you need to make your holiday comfortable. The bedrooms are all lovely and spacious (the girls especially loved 'the den' - perfect) and the views from them are spectacular. Being only a few minutes walk from the town, the house is in a fab position and the two parking spaces are a god send too. This is a fab property and is especially good for larger parties. A big thumbs up from us... 5 out of 5.....

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: lovely guests, easy communication and very respectful of the house hope to see again sometime
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Fantastic property and location for exploring St Ives, would highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 10 ladies celebrating our 50th birthdays. Every bedroom is lovely, communal space downstairs spacious, light and airy with amazing artwork. Would definitely book again and recommend for a large party of people.

(PS. Took us a while to find it - the cutlery draw is under the sink!!)

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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An amazing house!

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped, warm, lots of space, and well situated.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Thank you - very enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

We all had a great time in St Ives and the house was lovely with spectacular views. Thanks very much and we hope to return some time.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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great location with great views over the bay

  • 4 of 5

spent a great week in st ives for my mom"s 70th. the organic panda is ideally located about 2 minutes from the high street and 5 minutes to a

lovely beach or local bus/train station.large house with plenty of room for everybody and a well equipped kitchen . thanks for your hospitality

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A spacious house, in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

A spacious house, perfectly located, a few minutes stroll from both the beach and the town. Also only a few minutes walk from the station if you are using the train. The majority of the rooms are ensuite and all have plenty of space. The main lounge has enough seating as does the dining room. There are all the amenities needed such as washing machine, dishwasher, parking and a BBQ. The owner was very helpful when we arranged the booking and throughout the run up, ensuring that it was a very easy process and we felt at home as soon as we arrived.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
too many to name
Nearest Train
100 Metres
St Ives
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
too many to name
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Car: not necessary

Discover the bright and shining southwest tip of Cornwall, with the ancient town of St Ives nestling amongst rich, magnificent coastal scenery; surrounding you with the clearest air, the cleanest beaches and scented, sub-tropical gardens.

Squeezed into this idyllic seaside retreat is an abundance of good restaurants, galleries and five golden beaches, all on The Organic Panda's doorstep.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $692.43

1. Bookings made more than six weeks in advance require a deposit of one third of the full hire charge. The balance & deposit against breakages/losses (£500 see below) is payable six weeks before occupation.
2. Bookings made six weeks or less before occupation require payment of the full hire charge plus the deposit against breakages/losses (£500 see be

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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