The Old Pilchard Works

Chapel Street, Mousehole. TR19 6SB

£1525 - £2195 per week

Sleeps - up to 8 Bedrooms - 4 Bathrooms - 4 Changeover Day - N/A
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Dogs Allowed Dogs Allowed
Wood Burner Open Fire Available Woodburner / Open Fire
No Smoking No Smoking
Wifi Available WiFi



Formerly a pilchard processing factory for pressing and salting locally caught pilchards, this lovingly restored building gives a nod to it's Victorian history keeping some of the original beams and features, whilst making the most of its stunning double height atrium living area.  Every opportunity has been taken to bring a feeling of light and space into this beautifully thought out home, with the clever use of mirrors, lighting and decor.


A reception hall leads to a beautiful open plan living area, comprising of a sitting room area with big comfy sofas, woodburner and TV. The dining table sits under a magnificent sky light which lets the light flood in, and this leads on to the well equipped kitchen.  From the kitchen via a separate staircase you can access the pretty cottage garden with table, chairs and BBQ. Adjoining this open plan living space is a snug; ideal for reading and playing games, a separate WC and a utility room.  There is underfloor heating throughout the downstairs.


Upstairs, a stunning mezanine landing leads to 4 bedrooms: To the front of the property is the master bedroom with king sized bed and en-suite shower room, and a double bedroom with en-suite  bathroom with shower over bath.  To the rear of the property is a twin room* with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath.  There is another shower room at the bottom of a small flight of stairs which leads to the 4th bedroom, which has a king sized bed.

To find such a light, airy and spacious property right in the centre of Mousehole is a rare treat, but The Old Pilchard Works ticks all of these boxes.  Just a two minute walk to harbour, small beach, restaurants and galleries this fantastic cottage is also an ideal base for exploring West Cornwall.

* Twin room can be converted to a superking on request at time of booking.


  • Sleeps 8 + cot
  • 4 bedrooms: 2 king, 1 double & 1 twin
  • 4 en-suite bathrooms, and 1 wc
  • Woodburner
  • Travel cot and highchair
  • 1 dog welcome
  • 32" Freeview TV / DVD player / WiFi 
  • Ceramic Hob, Fan oven, Fridge/Freezer, Microwave, Tassimo Coffee Machine
  • Washing machine, Tumble Dryer, Dishwasher 
  • Garden with table, chairs & BBQ
  • Oil central heating
  • Linen, towels, electricity and heating all included






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ABC Mousehole Cottages
Dolphin Rise, Love Lane, Mousehole, Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6SX
Phone: 01736 317457

ABC Mousehole Cottages offers a range of options for self catering accommodation in Mousehole, Cornwall. These include seaview cottages, harbourside houses and cosy holiday homes in this idyllic holiday destination near Penzance in Cornwall.