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Accommodation Orla-Mo


Excellent 5/5 Score from 8 reviews

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House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 15

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Stunning and luxurious Victorian 'Captains' family house just 100 metres above town and adjacent to Porthminster Beach). A perfect location close to all beaches, Tate, galleries, shops and restaurants. Breathtaking views over St Ives Harbour, Carbis Bay & beyond to Godrevy Lighthouse. 4 Star VisitBritain approved & Members of St. Ives Hotel & Guest House Association.

Ideal for large families or families and groups of friends sharing, wedding groups, Art Clubs, Diving Clubs, Walking Clubs, Surf Clubs, Laying on the Beach Clubs, Corporate Hire.

Size Sleeps up to 15, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Porthminster 200 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 70 km, Nearest railway: St Ives 150 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites
Furniture 4 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 15, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Unlimited Wireless WiFi 2Mb Broadband ADSL internet access

PlayStation 2 (PS2) plus selection of games.

Total 5 Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms have luxury en suite. 1 Bedroom has adjacent luxury family bathroom. 1 Bedroom has adjacent cloakroom (toilet/basin). Master/Family Bedroom has double Sofa-bed also.

Stunning spacious 'Designer' kitchen with American style Fridge/Freezer with ice maker/crusher & chilled water, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer & breakfast/dining area.

Further details outdoors

Car parking for 4 cars (additional parking by arrangement if available).

Further details

Sorry no animals.

The West Country region


This is St. Ives, one of the most famous holiday towns in Cornwall - a jewel situated at the south-western tip of this island kingdom yet readily accessible by road, rail and air.

Crystal blue waters, the surf, the golden sands, year round sub-tropical temperatures and the warmth of the local welcome.

Today, as for centuries before, life centres around the harbour where fishing boats still moor alongside granite piers, their catch being sent around the world and earning an enviable reputation for its quality and variety in some of the finest restaurants.

As well as its tradition of fishing, St. Ives is world famous as an art centre and studios, shops and galleries are everywhere.

The Tate St. Ives, part of the Tate Gallery in London, was opened in 1993 and is, perhaps, the flagship of Cornish art.

The Gallery's inspirational building stands high above the magnificent surfing beach of Porthmeor and features exhibitions which represent the modern 'St. Ives School' of painters such as Peter Lanyon, Patrick Heron and Sir Terry Frost as well as a changing programme of other contemporary work.

St Ives

Everything in St Ives is accessible on foot. Household provisions, fruit and vegetables, and essentially, the fishmongers - all within walking distance as is the local Cornish deli (in Fore Street). Closer is the corner shop known as 'Norways'.

Stroll around 'downlong', the old fisherman's quarter, to the 'Island', a grassy peninusula with a chapel on top. Hidden in its lee is Porthgwidden beach, perfect for paddling. Walk north along the rocky shore toward the open sea where generations of children have enjoyed crabbing at low tide among boulders.

Buy an original work of art from the New Millenium Gallery (Street-an-Pol opp. the tourist office) specialises in abstract and landscape inspired paintings. Other good galleries are the Belgrave and Wills Lane (both off Fore St) the Porthminster Gallery (Fernlea Terr) the Salthouse (Norway Sq) and St Ives Ceramics (Fish St).

Shoes at Jan Jansen in Fish St are quite simply works of art in leather! Designer jewellery at the Trelyon Gallery, and whacky homewares at Calico.

Have dinner at the Porthminster Beach Cafe (01736 795352 indoor and outdoor dining from a small imaginative menu of fish and meat dishes in unpretentious surroundings. Other good choices are Alba (01736 797222) fine dining on the first floor of the old lifeboat house on the wharf, and St Andrews Bistro (01736 797074) no sea view but fabulous north african influenced cooking. Best of all the most delicious 'real' hamburgers imaginable!

Stay up late at Isobar, nightclub for the young crowd; oldies

stroll along Porthminster Beach to watch the moon rise!

Banks, restaurants, bars, cafes, jazz, football club skate board park, and wet suit hire for surfers.

Of note is Tate Gallery St Ives and the famous Barbara Hepworth Museum.

recover at the Porthmeor Beach Cafe (01736 795352) over croissants and coffee whilst booking 2 hr lesson with the St Ives Surf School (07792 261278) £25 inc.

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7 Jul 2014


"Got to go back!"

We stayed in this house for a hen and birthday weekend and it was perfect! The house is bright and modern with plenty of room for us all. It was only a 5 minute walk to St Ives shops/harbour and Por… More

29 Jun 2014


"Everything was perfect !"

Fantastic house with great facilities .All rooms nicely decorated . Very good location.Had a wonderful time there . Highly recommended , want to go back .… More

29 Jun 2014


"Superb location"

The house is in an excellent position - a couple minutes from Porthminster Beach and 5 minutes from St Ives. The house was very clean with beautiful views. There were lovely small touches such as fl… More

11 May 2014


"Great location with all the comforts of home"

We came after getting married earlier in the week in Rame, Cornwall. The house was lovely. It was easy to get in with the keysafe and was set up perfectly for all -- with lots of room to hang out in t… More

1 Jul 2013



The Accommodation was perfect for our family break. I had everything we needed, a great location and lovely views. The house was very spacious and there were plenty of bathrooms for a large party. A l… More

11 Aug 2012


"Poorly maintained and overpriced."

The owner uses the words 'stunning' and 'luxury' and charges a premium rental price for this property. Mmmm. We have rented several large houses at seaside locations and own a luxu… More

5 Jun 2012


"Great place for a family get together."

Stayed at Oria-Mo over a long week end as we were attending a family wedding There were 7 adults and 5 children under 10 years of age staying.The children loved the house as there was plenty of room to run around in without getting under the adults feet. Great kitchen where everyone gathered for breakfast. and a large living room to hangout in. All rooms were clean and tidy and the welcome pack was a very nice touch.The house was big enough to shut yourself away if you needed some peace. The house is located at the top of a hill and only a 15 minute walk into the centre of St Ives.With young children a taxi ride back was a better option.Ideal location as you are far enough out of the town centre to avoid any noise. We were very pleased with our week end stay.

8 Jun 2011


"Clean, beautifully presented house in excellent location"

My family thoroughly enjoyed staying in this house. The house is bright, spacious and airy, very clean and has a lovely 'homey' feel. The kitchen is superb and extremely well equipped, the… More

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