Up the steps takes you into the cottage with the living-room on the first floor and down an internal flight of stairs to the bedrooms and bathrooms.
The welcoming living-room with sitting and dining-area and a warming wood-burner.
The enclosed patio and terraced garden can be a real sun-trap.
The small but perfectly formed kitchen also has a utiilty-room opposite with the washing machine and a drying rack.
This gorgeous bedroom has a 6ft double or twin 3ft single beds depending on your preference.
This open plan living-room is warm and welcoming.
Carminowe View Cottage is a reverse level semi-detached stone cottage with its own enclosed private garden.
Two comfy sofas around the fireplace...the perfect place to curl up with a good book.
The enclosed garden is mainly gravelled with two raised areas of lawn (please take care with young children).
There is a lovely old wooden pew in the hallway.
Welcome to Carminowe View Cottage.
The surprisingly spacious ground floor bedroom is both stylish and comfortable.
The en suite shower-room.
The double bedroom is at the opposite end of the cottage and has a 5ft double bed.
This double bedroom is also beautifully furnished and looks out onto the garden.
The en suite bathroom to the double bedroom.
The stairs rising to the first floor living-room, kitchen and front door.
The kitchen is an open and sociable space.
This bedroom also has an en suite.
This stylish kitchen is well-equipped and has everything you need to make a meal or a cuppa.
The pretty harbour town of Porthleven is now a real 'foodie' destination with a wide choice of cafes, pubs and restaurants serving local produce.
The beach at Porthleven, great for walking on and relaxing but swimming is not advised due to the dangerous currents.
The Penrose Estate wraps around the lake at Loe Bar, such a pretty area to explore with paths through the woods.
One of the old stables belonging to the estate is now a cafe, perfect for a stop for some light refreshments.
The sandy beach at Church Cove, Gunwalloe is only a short drive away.

Carminowe View Cottage


1.7 miles E of Porthleven / Sleeps 4 + cot

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A delightful cottage set in a very peaceful location with a private garden. Only a short walk from the sea and 30 mins walk from Helston along Looe Bar.

Perfect location for all our favourite places on The Lizard. So comfortable and extremely well equipped. We will definitely be back.

Carminowe View is a very comfortable cottage, beautifully decorated and well equipped, and in a perfect location for traffic free walking from the front door. We lacked nothing! Many thanks.

Pretty cottage, had everything we needed; peaceful, quiet and comfortable. Good walks straight from the property and coast path within easy reach. Would definitely recommend.

Lovely cottage, fantastic location, I';m sure we'll be back.

This was our second stay at Carminowe View Cottage. David and Elaine are lovely hosts and the cottage is perfectly placed for walking. It is tucked away but is within easy reach of shops and lovely beaches. Our dog loved the woodland walks, the beach and lake as well as the beautiful coastal path. We will undoubtedly be visiting again in the future.

This beautiful cottage is in a great rural location with lots of amazing walks, but is also within easy travelling distance of some of our favourite places. The owners are very welcoming & friendly. We had a lovely holiday & we're looking forward to going back again next year!

We just love Carminowe cottage, everything thing is right here, love the decor, everything you need, and beautiful location with friendly helpful owners, not intrusive but available should you need them.

A beautiful cottage perfectly placed for those who like walking and lovely hosts. We would highly recommend it and Dolly our dog loved it too.

A perfect Classic Cottage, everything we needed, comfy beds and sofas too! Great hosts and we had a really lovely relaxing holiday, with great hosts.

Lovely cottage in a quiet and peaceful location. Highly recommended.

Beautifully furnished cottage with lots of character. Thoughtful touches like cake, milk, flowers etc provided. Spotlessly clean accommodation and delightful garden. The location is excellent with beautiful walks from the cottage on the Penrose estate to the coast or Helston. Best cottage we have stayed in!

Lovely cottage in peaceful surroundings. Off the beaten track, but not far from shops/supermarkets. Nice walks roundabout. Spotlessly clean and well equipped. Lovely lemon drizzle cake and wine on arrival. Would recommend.

We had a wonderful time staying at Carminowe View Cottage. A lovely warm welcome from the owner and such a comfortable cottage, didn’t want to leave. We enjoyed runs and walks straight from the cottage, beautiful surroundings. Really hope to go back.

Our third time at Carminowe and it won’t be the last. This time it made for a very special Christmas and an excuse to relax and light the fire in this peaceful part of Cornwall.

We loved our week at Carminowe view cottage. Beautiful peaceful location, immaculate and comfortable cottage. Lovely walks from the door and many great places to eat and visit locally.

Great welcome cake and wine and very helpful and friendly owners.

Superb dog friendly cottage, excellent quiet location. Perfect secluded getaway.

A lovely welcome with Lemon Drizzle cake, wine and tea and milk waiting for you. Part of a collection of buildings down a country lane, but still plenty of privacy.

Carminowe Cottage is a well maintained, comfortable cottage with a lovely homely feel. It has a nice private garden to enjoy and there are walks and footpaths right on the doorstep. The whole package provided us with a very relaxing holiday.

Quiet convenient location. Near the sea and country walks but also near the shops and Helston. An excellent touring base. The owner was kind enough to provide the relevant OS map. Generous welcome pack included home made cake, a bottle of wine and a bunch of sweet peas which scented the room for the whole week. Owner on site if needed. We were made to feel welcome.

Everything about the cottage - facilities, location, etc. were first-class. Got to be one of the very best cottages I've ever stayed in over many, many years of similar holidays. Easy to see why it is so popular. Could not fault it in the slightest. 11/10 in every respect.

I have stayed at Carminowe View before under previous ownerships and it is a place close to my heart for various reasons, not least for the fact that it was the first place I stayed in Cornwall in 1998. It has always been a lovely place to stay. The present owners have given it its best presentation yet. It has been refurbished to a high standard and the fixtures, fittings and furnishings are of very high quality and are very comfortable, attractive and relaxing - perfect for a holiday and for the area. The décor is coordinated with lots of artistic touches and the owners' artworks plus the historic poster and photographs make for a lovely combination. The owners were very friendly and approachable and inviting but also left you alone to enjoy your stay.

The cottage, location, owners... All lovely. I'm sure I'll be back.

Peaceful location, relaxing atmosphere and beautiful decor with a mix of modern and traditional furnishings.

Lovely cottage in a beautiful landscape. The location ist a good base for trips in different destinations. The owners are very nice and helpful, but they leave you alone. We absolutely felt "home" there.

Due to the high standard of this property, I will not hesitate to book through Classic Cottages again.

Excellent cottage. Very quiet and away from it all!

Fantastic cottage, brilliant location,lovely garden.

Beautiful cottage in a peaceful location but still close to the lively town of Porth Leven. Very well equipped. Couldn't wish for more for a self catering holiday.

Super property with fabulous walks right from doorstep. The secure garden was really appreciated by us and our hound. It meant we could all relax knowing he could run around safely.

Comfortable, well-equipped and set in stunning countryside, the cottage more than met our expectations.

Lovely cottage, ideal location for exploring the area and great for the dog too. Situated on a network of footpaths and bridleways so you don't have to drive anywhere to go for a long walk.

One of the best places we have stayed in for a while.

Beautiful stone cottage, set off with artwork by the owner. Quiet location with dark skies to view the Milky Way on a cloud free night, but close enough to Porthleven with it's great pubs, cafes and restaurants.

We had a very long way to go to this beautiful cottage - but it was worth it. We´ll come back someday. This was our home for two weeks - and we felt like home. Everyone was happy there - and we were five !

Thanks a lot ! You made our holiday !

A super cottage in a great location. Very peaceful, clean and comfortable. Easily accessible to some great locations.

Stunning cottage........homely feel............first rate cleanliness.......a wonderfully relaxing experience........highly recommended!!.

What a wonderful find.

Lovely cottage in a beautiful location. It is smart, clean, well-equipped & comfortable. We hope to return again.

A clean, comfortable cottage in a delightful setting...

This was the first time we stayed in Cornwall. The cottage was perfect for us and our dog. The location is very quiet and beautiful, bur equally it is not far away to a superstore. There are alot of footpaths that started two minutes ago from the cottage. The owner and his daughter were very friendly and we get a cake and Prosecco on arrival. We would like to come back next year.

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