Welcome to Candlelight Cottage.
Rinsey headland, just a short stroll down the footpath.
The spacious master bedroom with sea views and an en suite shower-room.
The huge sitting-room.
Relax on the terrace and take in the sea views.
The double en suite bedroom.
A Rangemaster range cooker and all mod-cons.
The dining-area has doors that lead out to the enclosed garden with its decked terrace and sea views.
Sea views from the kitchen sink.
Plenty of dining space for all the family.
The first floor back single bedroom with sea views.
The front first floor double, en suite bedroom.
Sea views from the master bedroom.
The family bathroom on the first floor.
Bedrooms with a (sea) view.
A hot bath following a lovely coastal walk.
Keep warm and relax.
Plenty of seating for all the family.
The double bedroom's en suite shower-room.
The master bedroom's en suite shower-room.
The snug has a fabulous feature wall of Cornwall and loads of games to keep children and adults alike, amused.
Perfectly equipped.
The snug has a TV and bean bags as well as lots of games for the whole family.
Parking galore.
Plenty of seating around the dining table, there are more chairs if required.
Candlelight Cottage is within the cluster of houses, above left of the mine (photo courtesy of Nick Macdonald).
The Rinsey coast.
Rinsey Cove, just an amble down the lane.
Prussia Cove is within walking distance for keen walkers.
The rugged coastline.
St Michael's Mount in Marazion is a short drive away.
Gorgeous beach days out.
The sea in the Porthcurno area is unlike any other.
Miles of golden sands on the beaches.
Penzance has a wonderful outdoor swimming pool.

Candlelight Cottage


2.4 miles W of Porthleven / Sleeps 5 + cot

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7 Nights from £680

This is the most beautiful and luxurious cottage we have stayed in that was equipped with everything you could possibly need and had beautiful finishing touches. It felt like a home from home!

Everything about Candlelight Cottage is great from the location and wonderful sea views to the furnishings, cleanliness and equipment. The lovely downstairs 'entertainment' room is a gem of a room for children and adults alike on a rainy day. We will be booking this one again. Loved it.

We had a great time here in this wonderful comfortable, cosy cottage with stunning views and great facilities. The weather was pretty good - windy, chilly and sunny. As a couple and two friends we appreciated all the bathroom/shower facilities - and us all elderly! We all live in other parts of Cornwall but this was a lovely change of scenery and a welcome get-together in this tranquil spot after the last 2 difficult years. Easy access to the coastal path. Local shops, PO , pub and Garden centre - excellent cream tea here , all very handy. Just love to come again if ever we have the chance.

Lovely cottage well maintained and a good standard plenty of information left around feels like a home

Wow! What a pleasure to stay here! Exceeded all expectations, we have stayed in places before but this was outstanding, the extra mile, all the little touches, a pint of milk in the fridge, tea, coffee, etc.. even doggy biscuits, absolutely everything you could need, cannot speak highly enough of Candlelight cottage.

Outstanding cottage with beautiful views. Very well equipped and comfortable. Owners have thought of everything one needs for a good holiday and lots of extras for a dog and children. Great location close to coastal path and local pub and nearby towns. Elevated seating area in garden to watch sunset amazing!

Lovely cottage and everything catered for. We took our dog Max and the owners had even left treats for him, a bed, towels for wiping him down and 2 dog bowls. Really felt comfortable and totally chilled out

Beautiful cottage with stunning views and a great location.

Loved candlelight cottage, so peaceful with a wonderful sea view. Easy walk to coastal path. All the extras provided shows how caring the owners are also liked their sense of humour when reading the guest book. Thankyou to Nadine who keeps the cottage clean and welcoming. We didn’t bring our dog this time but maybe the hallway would be more practical if it was tiled just a thought. Many thanks.

Candlelight Cottage was one of the best self catering cottages we have stayed in and certainly deserves five stars. The location is excellent. It was incredibly well stocked to make the stay very comfortable. It really felt like a lot of thought had gone into to making this a perfect holiday. We have been to other self catering cottages and they have felt like you are in someone else's home but this simply not the case for Candlelight Cottage. We cannot praise this cottage enough.

A great location, amazing views of the sea. Great beach in easy walking distance (para sands). Everything had been thought of, even towels for the dog!

Candlelight Cottage is absolutely outstanding in every way and surpassed all our expectations. The location is wonderful and the cottage very clean, cosy, welcoming and extremely well equipped. There is nothing that has not been thought about by the owners to make a stay unforgettable for anyone. We will definitely be back and would certainly recommend this wonderful property to others.

It was a joy to arrive at Candlelight Cottage - spotlessly clean and so well equipped for adults, children - and even the dog! The owners had thought of everything that one might need and there was a wealth of local information to read if you were unfamiliar with the area. The beds were very comfortable, which is very important when you are away from home. We can't praise this cottage highly enough.

This cottage exceeded our expectations and having booked other accommodation with Classic Cottage over the last few years our expectations were somewhat high. Absolutely everything has been considered to ensure a comfortable and safe environment. Looking forward to returning next year. 5 stars just aren't enough.

Candlelight Cottage is perfect for anyone wanting an 'get away from it all' location with sea views. We particularly enjoyed the easy access to the coastal path which led us down to the beautiful Praa Sands, although be warned, it is quite a walk uphill on the return! The house had everything we could possibly have needed for our week's stay and we would not hesitate in returning at a future date.

A beautifully furnished and equipped modern cottage in a rural setting with glorious coastal views from the back of the house. The owners' love for the cottage is evident everywhere. There are wonderful cliff walks in both directions, and two beaches in walking distance from the house.

An amazing location and cottage. The cottage pics don’t do it justice; the rooms are all furnished to a very high standard, amazing kitchen fully equipped for everyone’s needs. The snug is an added bonus, lots for all the family to do. The family have thought of everything- we loved the welcome box of Cornish delights plus the ‘just in case’ and ‘bits and bobs’ box. It is a great location for walks along the coastal path to Praa Sands or Portleven. Less than 0.5hrs drive to Lizard Point or Lands End. Throughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely come back. Thank you

A beautifully decorated cottage in a stunning location. Just far enough off the beaten track to be peaceful, but near enough to the main road to be convenient for the whole of Mounts Bay.

The Willis family have thought of everything, for everybody. Fantastic holiday cottage. Thank you.

An amazing cottage with lovely views. Right on the costal path so ideally positioned for some amazing walks. The cottage was very clean and comfortable, and had everything we needed and more. We really enjoyed our stay here at Candlelight Cottage and hope to return one day.

Reply from Classic Cottages

We are so pleased to hear you enoyed this amazing area; as well as the coast path we love to walk our dogs around the Penrose Estate which has miles of footpaths to explore, and the stables cafe does lovely cake! Jill, Customer Support

Lovely spacious and comfortable cottage in great location. The beach -- Rinsey Cove -- is only a short walk and pretty perfect if a bit tricky to get down to. The house has nearly everything you could need including board games, books, and beach stuff. Even the dog made to feel welcome. Great views towards Penzance bay, and short coastal walk to Praa Sands. Would happily return.

Rinsey is a peaceful hamlet situated between Porthleven and Praa Sands. We loved the quiet location and the lovely coastal walks we went on each evening. The views from Rinsey are stunning. We also appreciated being close to Porthleven and Praa Sands. For us it was a perfect location. The cottage is comfortable and practical with each bedroom having a bathroom. Overall, a very good cottage that we were sad to leave.

Fantastic holidays at the cottage! We will be definitely coming back. Thank you !

A lovely spacious cottage with wonderful coastal views from all windows. We have already booked a return visit in October.

An easy walk to the coastal path.

Rinsey Cove is beautiful, and well worth the walk down, but the final descent was too rocky and steep for our 13 year old Labrador!

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