Carn Du House

Built in 1912 for a French sea captain who clearly wanted to feel as close to the sea as he could, Carn Du House is an Edwardian villa which comfortably sleeps 12 with free WiFi throughout. The principal rooms all have panoramic views of the Atlantic from Penzance, Mount’s Bay and the Lizard to the rocky coastline which stretches west towards Lamorna and Land’s End.

There is a large family kitchen with an Aga and smeg range oven, a spacious dining room, a sitting room with a log fire and a sun room which all open into one another creating a wonderful sense of light and space.

A cottage, which sleeps 4 can be rented with the main house or separately. It has a large open-plan sitting room/dining room/kitchen, with a wood-burning stove. Upstairs there is a bathroom and two double bedrooms (one with a balcony). All rooms look over the sea. There is an outdoor, heated infinity pool (7m x 4m) open from the Spring up until October 30th, located in the garden.

Carn Du house would be an ideal location for certain types of Period and Contemporary Drama and would be ideal for accommodating senior members of the cast whilst filming who can relax in between scenes on “Hotel Call” whilst being only minutes from the Location.

The House and it’s grounds offer wonderful camera positions for filming the surrounding area including St Michaels Mount and Mounts Bay.

Carn Du House has a colourful history. It was owned for a period by a film producer and, in its time, has played host to, among others, Charlie Chaplin, Dylan Thomas, Charles Laughton, the artists Gwen and Augustus John and the Guggenheims.

With its light and elegance, Carn Du is a house of rare charm in one of the most beautiful parts of old Cornwall.

For all enquiries regarding Filming or staying at Carn Du contact Carolyn Tel: 01249 730323 | email:

Carn Du House, Raginnis Hill, Mousehole, Cornwall TR19 6SS |

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