Dawn French's stunning coastal retreat in Cornwall with incredible views

Dawn French has given fans a glimpse inside the stunning mansion in Cornwall where she lives with her husband and daughter.

The Vicar of Dibley star moved into the mansion in 2006 and lives there with her daughter Billie and second husband, Mark Bignell.

The house is a Grade II listed building overlooking the River Fowey and a stunning sandy beach.

Dawn, 63, regularly shares pictures of her pets as well as the fresh flowers she fills her home with.

Dawn French’s house overlooks a stunning sandy bay

One picture shows Dawn having a BBQ on the house’s balcony, which overlooks a sandy cover.

Another showed fresh flowers and cake on the table in her country-style kitchen.

She also kept fans up to date over Christmas, with a snap of Santa standing in front of her stunning tree with presents piled underneath.

She has a country-style kitchen

Dawn put up a gorgeous Christmas tree this year

Dawn previously admitted she moved from London to Cornwall after she started to find city life “overwhelming”.

Speaking to Fearne Cotton on her Happy Place podcast in 2018, Dawn added: “My problem with being in busy places…

“I find that I get quite upset by constantly seeing difficult things. So I’ve been a bit cowardly in a way because I find it…

Dawn lives in Cornwall with her husband Mark and daughter Billie

“When I go to London and I see, I look at people’s faces and I think ‘Oh, she’s cold.

“‘Oh that person hasn’t got anywhere to go tonight. Oh God, they’re dealing with something, oh God, he looks like he’s off his face, oh dear’.

“And my insides are just upset all the time…

Dawn regularly posts pictures of her pets

She likes to fill her home with fresh flowers and bits from the beach

“I think I’m not meant for a city… that isn’t the real me. The real me is quiet.”

The telly star went on to confess she ended up plotting a comedy tour with her longtime collaborator Jennifer Saunders to help her pay for hew new home in Devon and all the renovations.

She added: “It [the house] was in a bit of a state and I thought ‘Oh, I’m going to need a bit of dosh to do this up’.

“I called Jennifer and I said, ‘Look I’ve seen this place and I know I want to live there but we’ve got to go on tour, how about it?

“And she said something like ‘Oh yes, I’m doing my conservatory, OK yes.'”


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