Lovers of sand and sea looking for a relaxing beach side holiday need look no further as this generous penthouse apartment is the answer to your search for a dream holiday home. Occupying a prime position in St Ives, Panacea sits above the beautiful sands of Porthminster Beach and boasts accessible accommodation to suit a group of friends or family gathering. The elevated views from the sun-trap balcony are simply stunning...if you can tear yourself away from the beautifully fitted interior.
A designer holiday penthouse that oozes quality, the spacious open-plan living, kitchen and dining area is beautifully appointed with two comfortable leather sofas and a relaxer chair. For your entertainment there is a 50″ LCD TV with surround sound, full Sky package including Movies and Sport, DVD player and for those family games, a Nintendo Wii. The floor to ceiling windows are a special feature of this property which has a full width south facing balcony furnished with a sun lounger, table and chairs.
The dining area is furnished with a high gloss white round table with six designer chairs. Perfect for a sociable meal at Panacea for those who choose to eat in. St Ives town is of course just a short walk away, here you are presented with a cosmopolitan of dining of the highest standard, so many choices !
Alternatively, the patio is a wonderful place to enjoy al fresco dining during the warm summer evenings. Take in the beautiful sea views across St Ives Bay and relax to the pace of Cornwall.
This top of the range SieMatic kitchen benefits from integral microwave, electric hob, oven and dishwasher. With contrasting cream and wenge units, the stunning corian work surfaces co-ordinate perfectly. A substantial breakfast bar with two stools allows guests to share a conversation with the budding chefs who will find every gadget and implement to prepare the meal.
There is a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/dryer, ironing board and iron.
The master bedroom is upstairs in this luxury duplex apartment, with a quality Sealy king size bed and mattress, bedside tables and touch reading lights. Beautifully dressed with scatter cushions and throw you will be sure of a good nights sleep. There is a plenty of storage provided and also an LCD TV, a relaxer chair is conveniently placed in this spacious bedroom.
Bedroom one has an en-suite bathroom with washbasin, wc, bath with overhead shower.
Positioned downstairs and on the same level as the living area, bedroom two has a king size Sealy bed and mattress, two bedside tables, fitted wardrobes and an LCD television. Sea glimpses over St Ives town to Godrevy Lighthouse.
Bedroom two has an ensuite bathroom with handbasin, wc and shower enclosure.
Located upstairs, this bedroom has twin beds, a wardrobe, bedside table with touch light, an LCD television. Sea glimpses over the roof tops of St. Ives and across the bay.
A selection of high quality towels are provided per person together with luxury Egyptian Cotton bed linen.
Panacea must be one of the few properties where guests can enjoy the facility of three bathrooms.
The main bathroom is located on the ground floor of Panacea and has beautiful Travertine-style tiling throughout. There is bath with overhead shower WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.
The ensuite to bedroom one is located upstairs and has the same superb contemporary style and comprises a wash basin, WC, bath with overhead shower and heated towel rail.
The ensuite to bedroom two is located downstairs and has the same Travertine style and comprises a wash basin, WC, bath with overhead shower and heated towel rail.
A selection of towels are provided per person.
The south facing full-width decked terrace is a perfect sun-trap and is enviably positioned within Gallinas Point to benefit from stunning views across St. Ives Bay.
There is a table with four Ratan chairs together with a sun lounger which is bound to prove popular with guests. There is with one allocated parking space behind a secure barrier.
Complimentary membership to the Harbour Hotel Spa is provided for two guests for the duration of your holiday. A 15% discount off spa treatments and a 10% discount off Harbour Hotel restaurant meals and drinks is also provided. Please note that children’s pool times apply.
Gallinas Point Apartments are perched above St Ives town with lovely views across Porthminster Beach and beyond to Godrevy Lighthouse and offer luxury self catering with secure parking.
This spectacular south facing development comprises a variety of layouts of luxury apartments and are perhaps the most prestigious self catering apartments in St Ives, The spacious duplex penthouse apartments have awesome views with dual aspects of St Ives, over the harbour and towards Porthminster beach. Five star self catering holidays for the discerning visitor to St Ives without the frustration of parking problems, close to the town and beaches.
Leave the car in your secure parking spot at Gallinas Point Apartments and enjoy all that St Ives has to offer, just a short walk away is the hustle and bustle of St Ives town offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy the wide choice of restaurants,the quirky cobbled streets with their interesting shops and art galleries and of course the renowned Blue Flag beaches.
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"We enjoyed our holiday in Panaccommodationacea and found the apartment clean, comfortable and very well equipped. I would certainly recommend it to others. We enjoyed eating at the Sea Food Cafe and the gourmet harbour fish and chips- in fact this is the best takeaway fish and Chips I've ever had. The cafe overlooking Porthmeor beach cafe served lovely coffee and fantastic cakes!"
"Panacea was exactly as expected. Mirrored the pictures on your website. Perfect, home from home experience, with a well stocked kitchen. A lovely relaxing break thank you. Walked from St Ives to St Erth along the coastal path via Carbis Bay, then caught the train back to St Ives. Stunning views. Restaurants - Can recommend the Lifeboat Inn (Steak pie!), The Tea Room in St Ives (Cream Tea), Pengenna Pasties (takeaway), Harbour fish and chips (takeaway). Attractions - Eden Project. The rainforest biome was amazing, not sure the rest lived up to this. An hours drive from St Ives. And finally, a very bracing swim off Porthminster beach. That has to be the ultimate recommendation!"
C. & J. Ashworth
"Panacea, was even nicer than I expected, it was spotless and so comfortable, there was not one thing we wanted or needed for our stay that the apartment did not provide."
"The holiday was great, Panacea was very comfortable and well appointed. In terms of recommendations I would endorse the other comments about the Sea Food Cafe where we had a delicious lunch."
"We really enjoyed staying at Panacea, it was in a great location, nice and spacious, decor was very pleasing with a very well equipped kitchen- had all the utensils you could need. Good quality appliances, overall I would definitely recommend the apartment to friends and if were were holidaying again in st ives we would definitely consider staying there again. Enjoyed lands end and kynanace cove- worth travelling to. Enjoyed eating at 'The Loft' and the 'Porthminister cafe', cream teas at 'The Tea Shop' were amazing."
"We had a wonderful stay in the Panacea, it was everything we had hoped for. We would recommend Peppers Restaurant for those eating out and the costal walks are beautiful. We particularly enjoyed days out at the Eden Project, the Seal Sanctuary and Newquay Zoo. We have stayed in St Ives many times over the years, the Panacea was one of the best properties we have stayed in."
"We had a great time at Panacea, the apartment was lovely and spacious,we felt really at home the second we walked in. The apartment is fantasticly placed for St Ives too, only a few minutes walk in but lovely and quiet at night and we thought it was kept very nice and clean. We love the coast walk up to Carbis Bay, and also just walking from Porthminster to the beach at the otherside of St Ives is nice, we love the Sloop and the Cornish Arms in Carbis Bay for food. Had a fantastic afternoon in Port Isaac watching the dolphins but I guess we were just lucky then. Mevagissy is a lovely little place to visit and the Minnack theatre is outstanding even in winter."
"We have had a fabulous holiday staying in Panacea in St Ives. The accommodation was absolutely amazing, a fully equipped kitchen, use of the Wii, massive TV (wow!) and the whole apartment was absolutely spotless. The views across Porthminster beach were breathtaking. St Ives town is just a short walk away a nice challenging walk back up that certainly walked off the wine We were very lucky with the weather and had a few days on the beach. We will certainly be back with our family."
D. & M. English
"We would just like to say how much we enjoyed staying in Panacea. We were very pleased with the standard of cleanliness of the accommodation and the many thoughtful extras, such as DVDs, toiletries and local information to name but a few. We particularly enjoyed eating at the La Cassita restaurant, where the staff were very friendly and the food was excellent. We also enjoyed an evening at Country Skittles and another evening at the Minack Theatre."
"We really liked Panacea, both in terms of its location, but as with all the Carbis Bay Holiday properties in which we have stayed, it was beautifully appointed. We took every opportunity to walk into St Ives, whether to get fresh croissant in the mornings or to go to Porthminster beach or just down to the harbour for a meander in the evenings. We thoroughly enjoyed meals at La Casita and Pizza Patio and visited several National Trust Properties."
D.& D. Jackson
"First and foremost I would like to say that our holiday at Panacea was fantastic, and that secondly I have found (after 16 visits to St Ives in 11 years) the absolute perfect location for all future visits!"
"All we can say is great, great, great! Panacea was fantastic. We had everything we needed, the facilities were fantastic. Location of the property was perfect and the views were great. Standards and cleanliness were all met. You know exactly what your guests need and deliver in every sense. Walks – coastal walk from St Ives to Zennor – quoted as 6 miles, more like 10 miles if you take the coastal up and down route – great for the active guest, great views along the coast line and managed to spot some seals too!"
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