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Probably the best positioned house in South West Cornwall

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
chateau / country house
People
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Breage

Rinsey Head is a comfortably appointed, spacious family home with stunning views

Probably the best positioned house in South West Cornwall, located on an unspoiled stretch of coast near Porthleven; with breathtaking views to the Lizard to the east and across to Lands End to the west. The house perches on the edge of Rinsey Head and sits in grounds of approximately 30 acres making the house completely private – you feel almost like you are on your own island! Rinsey Head was built in the early twentieth century and is architecturally designed to maximise the views in every direction.

Rinsey Head is a comfortably appointed, spacious family home, which exudes a real sense of adventure; on a beautiful summer day relax on the patio and drink in the views whilst a variety of seabirds circle above or on a wild Cornish day snuggle up in the cosy living room and watch the waves crashing below.

Outside: There is parking outside the front door for at least 3 cars, and plenty of room along the upper part of the driveway for a number of other cars. There is a patio area, accessed through a glass door by the sitting room, an ideal spot for sundowners or a barbeque in the evening. The house is surrounded (on 3 sides) by private land, largely in its natural state, growing a mixture of wild flowers, heather, bracken and gorse. The coastline either side of the house is owned by the National Trust.

Beautiful Rinsey beach can be accessed from the house and slightly further along the coastal path (15 – 20 minute walk or less than 10 minute drive) is the spectacular mile long sandy beach at Praa Sands. The property is a haven for walkers being situated on the coastal path with fabulous walks on both sides.

Facilities & Services: Inclusive electricity, central heating and wifi broadband. The house is fully cleaned before your arrival and all bed linen, towels and beach towels are included in the price.

Miscellaneous: Due to the nature of this spectacular location whilst welcome at Rinsey Head young children must be strictly supervised at all times, the owners cannot take responsibility for safety in the grounds of the house. Pets considered, changeover day Friday.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Property Manager
Jonathan Dougall
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Probably the best positioned house in South West Cornwall
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews
5

Unforgettable place!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we spotted Rinsey Head house as we approached on the cliff-top drive we didn't want to leave. The house is the perfect base from which to explore a lovely part of Cornwall. From beach and country walks to Medieval church wall paintings and mining heritage there is always something to do whatever the weather. We also spent a large amount of time with eyes glued to telescopes and binoculars as the views from the house over the sea are absolutely breathtaking.

The house itself is clean, warm and comfortable with a really well equipped kitchen.

It's the sort of place that should be booked up years in advance and part of me doesn't want to share how wonderful it was in case it gets too busy and we can't come back.

If you want a holiday you will never forget then book this house. I promise you won't be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Glossop, Derbyshire
5

Incredible House

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a brilliant week staying at this magnificent house perched on right on the edge at Rinsey Head.

The house is right on the coastal path with just a ten minute walk down to Rinsey Cove which is a lovely little cove, and Praa Sands , which has a good mile of stunning sands as well as a pretty cool beach bar ie The Sand Bar.

When you first see the house from the top of the long drive, it takes you breath away! The house is a magnificent home. Once inside, every room has amazing sea views from every window. The outside patio is unbelievable. There are sea views and sea views, this is the latter! It reminded me abit of the view from Fira in Santorini. I could have spent the whole week sat on the patio looking out towards the Lizard and Lands End .

The house was also immaculately clean throughout. It's sort of on 4 floors but the layout is really good as if you open up the lounge doors. Then it sort of becomes open plan as the large dining room and kitchen are all together off the main lounge. The house is warm and cozy. Loved the Aga.! It was too warm to light the real fires ( it was July) would imagine in Winter it would be nice watching the waves smashing around the cliff whilst curled up with the fires on.

What's upsetting is the fact that I don't think we could ever find another location like this one. Would definitely want to return, it's just the fact it took us over 10 hours to get back to Derbyshire. However, it was worth it!

Many thanks to both Janathan and Phay for letting us stay at you stunning house

Nigel , Jakki & Norman ( dog )

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Romantic location cannot be surpassed!

  • 5 of 5

Simply fantastic to spend either a family/friends holiday, or as in our case, a super romantic time for two. We loved the house, the views, cooking with the AGA, and found some great and fun places to eat in the nice neighbouring villages. We therefore highly recommend Rinsey Head, and if you would like to see it "in action", watch Ghostwriter, a TV movie written by Rosamunde Pilcher.

There is only one but: the weather is mild, but not great. Over seven nights, we had one single sunset.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Incredible beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Hi, I ´m lost for words... This property is the best I ever stayed in my live! Time was running away. It was hard for us to make excursions because we didn´t want to live the house every day. Also the service from Phay and Jonathan (house managers) was absolutly great! Thank you very much and we will be back soon!

Thomas R.

Munich, Germany

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bournemouth, UK
5

Fantastic location and great house

  • 5 of 5

This is an iconic property literally on the edge of the cliff. The facilities are very good and the rooms comfortable and well equipped. The drive down to the property is lovely in good weather but requires strong nerves in poor visibility but have faith there is turning space as you round the corner by the house. The views from every room are amazing and if the weather accommodates the terrace is a lovely place to sit. The kitchen has an aga which provides hot water and cooking and is a delight, cooking either steadily or rapidly. There is also a conventional gas hob if the aga doesn't suit. The house provided everything we needed and is better equipped than most holiday rentals. Free wifi was appreciated as were the working fire places. Stylish Cornish Cottages, the letting company, are excellent and communicate very well, nothing is too much trouble. We would definitely stay again. Just a couple of things to think about before you book. The house is on the cliff edge so wandering children and pets are at risk! The bedroom configuration needs consideration as 4 single beds are in one room and the occasional bedroom is very occasional. Having said that the two double bedrooms are ensuite and fantastic and the 4 single bedded room is at the top of the house and a great place for younger folk. The walking in this part of the world is great and the beaches offer a plenty of variety. The trek down to Rinsey Beach is challenging but worthwhile. A lovely place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Rinsey Head (Family of 6 with young adults/ Teenagers). The house is like a aging beauty - the 'make up' may be flaking here and there but (it) makes it all up with the cosy charm, the unbeatable view, the peace and quiet of the nature surrounding you, the comfortable bedrooms and bathrooms, the spacious and well set kitchen (I loved cooking with the AGA - a totally new experience :0)

we enjoyed every day breakfast and dinner on the terrace admiring the absolut unique view, we even had dolphins 'visiting'.

The short walks to the beach were perfect - because I personally prefer to minimize the use of the car during holidays.

we felt very welcome on arrival everything was perfectly prepared including a welcome basket and some basic items.

We would recommend the house anytime and would love to return soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Praa Sands
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Penzance
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Rinsey
Car: recommended

Probably the best positioned house in South West Cornwall, located on an unspoiled stretch of coast near Porthleven; with breathtaking views to the Lizard to the east and across to Lands End to the west. The house perches on the edge of Rinsey Head and sits in grounds of approximately 30 acres making the house completely private – you feel almost like you are on your own island! Rinsey Head was built in the early twentieth century and is architecturally designed to maximise the views in every direction.

Rinsey Head is a comfortably appointed, spacious family home, which exudes a real sense of adventure; on a beautiful summer day relax on the patio and drink in the views whilst a variety of seabirds circle above or on a wild Cornish day snuggle up in the cosy living room and watch the waves crashing below.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Breage, South West Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
November/December
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£970
for 7 nights
£970
 
 
Christmas/New Year
24 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,920
for 7 nights
£1,920
 
 
January/February
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,020
for 7 nights
£1,020
 
 
February Half Term
10 Feb 2017 - 23 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,320
for 7 nights
£1,320
 
 
February/March
24 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,020
for 7 nights
£1,020
 
 
Easter Holidays
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,595
for 7 nights
£1,595
 
 
April
21 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,270
for 7 nights
£1,270
 
 
May
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,745
for 7 nights
£1,745
 
 
Summer Half Term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,120
for 7 nights
£2,120
 
 
June
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,795
for 7 nights
£1,795
 
 
June
16 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,845
for 7 nights
£1,845
 
 
June
23 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,970
for 7 nights
£1,970
 
 
July
30 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,245
for 7 nights
£2,245
 
 
July
7 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,370
for 7 nights
£2,370
 
 
School Summer Holidays
14 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,645
for 7 nights
£2,645
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,845
for 7 nights
£1,845
 
 
September/October
15 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,220
for 7 nights
£1,220
 
 
October Half Term
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,470
for 7 nights
£1,470
 
 
November/December
27 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,020
for 7 nights
£1,020
 
 
Xmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,020
for 7 nights
£2,020
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Booking Fee £20

Winter short breaks considered - please call to discuss prices.
For bookings between 1st October - 26th March there is a fuel supplement of £25.00 per week.
Our changeover day is Friday, this can be flexible out of peak times - arrival from 3.00pm, departure by 10.00am

A 25% deposit is payable at time of booking, with full payment due 8 weeks prior to holiday commencement.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Breage in West Country

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • Family bathroom with two other ensuite bathrooms and a separate loo
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 4 Single Bed
  • First Floor: Wide oak staircase leads up from the hallway, there are two double bedrooms both double aspect with stunning views; one has a super king bed and modern white ensuite bathroom with bath and shower over; the second is a very spacious room with king size bed and a more traditional ensuite shower room. There is also another family bathroom and good sized single bedroom with basin. Second Floor: A large bedroom with two single beds and one set of bunk beds; there is a wash hand basin and two incredible arched windows. The room evokes the spirit of Enid Blyton and would be a firm favourite with any children in the party!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • live theatre
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
From the entrance hallway; there is a downstairs cloakroom with space to hang coats and store boots, wetsuits, surf boards etc. The reception rooms are found down a short flight of oak steps, the double aspect sitting room has spectacular views over Rinsey on one side and Praa Sands / Prussia Cove on the other, there is a large flat screen TV if you can tear yourself away from the windows. There is a well equipped kitchen with traditional two oven aga, separate gas hob, dishwasher and large fridge/freezer. Leading off the kitchen is a dining room with another large picture window with more astonishing views of both sea and Wheal prosper engine house at Rinsey. Due to the nature of this spectacular location whilst welcome at Rinsey Head young children must be strictly supervised at all times, the owners cannot take responsibility for safety in the grounds of the house. Pets considered, changeover day Friday.

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