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Little Duck

Mousehole, Cornwall

From £651 p/w

  • Sea View: No
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Parking: No
  • Pets: Yes
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Beach: 75 Metres
  • Arrival: Friday


Walk to the Beach

Just 75 metres down to the sandy harbour beach.

Best thing about

The stunning exposed granite walls and location right in the middle of a picture-perfect Cornish fishing village.

The Details

  • Location

    Where is it?

    Little Duck is a cosy cottage perfectly placed in the heart of Mousehole in west Cornwall. You'll find plenty of art galleries, cafes, boutique shops and restaurants on your doorstep, all within a 2-minute walk of this Grade II listed, former fisherman's cottage.

    Mousehole is a picturesque fishing village in west Cornwall, with a pretty harbour, popular for retaining its original character, charm and beauty. It's cobbled narrow streets and yellow lichened fishermen's houses huddle together, making this a stunning location to visit.

    Perch on the harbour wall with a picnic, spend the day on the beach as the tide goes out, or watch the fishermen's boats bobbing on the horizon. Guests staying in Mousehole will find an abundance of things to see and do during their stay.

  • The Property
    • A cosy Grade II listed, granite fronted former fisherman's cottage, beautifully interior designed throughout.
    • Located on a quiet street, less than a minute's walk from the harbour beach.
    • The living space offers two comfy sofas, Smart TV, coffee table, floor lamp, local artwork, mirror, soothing shades of white and soft greys and french windows leading out to the courtyard.
    • Separate diner with a log burner for cosy nights in, window seat, large wooden table, four wooden chairs and bench seating up to seven guests.
    • Fully equipped kitchen with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, toaster, coffee machine and microwave.
    • Washing machine and mini freezer nearby in the out house.
    • Wi-fi.


    • Master bedroom with a stunning granite feature wall, large windows and shutters that fill the room with light, king size bed, bedside tables, double wardrobe, mirror and a love seat for two.
    • Bedroom two has exposed granite walls, super king zip & link bed (can be made into two singles), bedside tables, lamps and chest of drawers.
    • Luxury family bathroom with a free standing slipper bath with claw feet, separate rainfall shower, heated towel rail, wash basin and WC.


    • Seating for two.
    • Small courtyard shared with a cluster of cottages.
    • There are two harbour car parks close by (charge applicable)
  • Need to Know
    • Two small well behaved dogs welcome (additional charge applies).
    • Please be aware due to the steep staircase, this property may not be suitable for guests with mobility issues.
    • Sorry, no smoking in the property or anywhere on the premises.
    • Cautionary deposit of £150, due with full balance.
    • Short breaks available outside of school holidays.
    • Please note that check in is at 5pm and check out is at 9am at this property.
  • What can I walk to
    • Mousehole harbour beach, a one minute walk.
    • Local galleries, cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops dotted around the village.
    • 2 Fore Street Restaurant.
    • The Old Coastguard Restaurant and Pub.
    • Lamorna Cove via The South West Coast Path.
    • The Ship Inn.
    • The Rock Pool Cafe.
    • Jessie's Dairy (great ice cream).
    • Newlyn village - two mile walk.
    • Hole Foods Deli.
    • Tolcarne Inn, Newlyn.

Guest Reviews

"We had a lovely stay at the Little Duck, the house is nestled right in the middle of Mousehole which was a magical place to be at Christmas time. Great amenities with clear instructions and communication before our stay. Thank you!
H May, December 2023
"We loved our stay at Little Duck in our favourite Cornish village. It was perfect for our needs with plenty of space, a well equipped kitchen and a really comfortable bed. A really good find and we look forward to our next visit.
Penelope - Airbnb - October 2023, October 2023
"We always book with you because we know we are going to get excellent service from you and the property's we stay in are just as you state. Thank you."
J Dwyer, September 2023
"We had the most amazing stay at Little Duck, the cottage was beautiful and was so much more than expected. The beds were luxury and all the furnishings were homely. We were so amazed by the location and how close to the harbour it was. Do not be put off by the parking arrangements as it was very easy and so close, it didn't make any difference to our stay. We are hoping to return to Mousehole and Little Duck very soon and have recommended to friends. Thank you.
Mitchell, June 2023
"Possibly the best equipped self-catering property I have ever stayed in. We were fortunate with the weather - but Mousehole is fantastic at any time. Recommend both 2 Fore Street and The Mousehole Deli for dinner - but little beats sitting in the sunshine, with an ice cream watching children jumping into the water. - From Airbnb"
Ian, June 2023
"Little Duck is a well appointed cottage in the heart of beautiful Mousehole, close to the harbour. The characterful property is decorated to a high standard and was spotlessly clean. The dog and I had fun exploring the local delis, cafes and restaurants, with lots of quality food choices within a short stroll. The housekeeper was very helpful. Thank you for a lovely stay."
Carey, June 2022
"We had a lovely stay at Little Duck, the cottage was beautiful, very clean and well equipped for all our needs. It was very comfortable both for relaxing in the evening and for sleeping. Being so close to Mousehole harbour was a huge bonus."
Davies, January 2022
"Fabulous location - enjoyed taking a cup of coffee down to the harbour, a few seconds walk away to chill and even swim a few times! The cottage is really well done, lovely interior & had everything you need - loved the fact that there really was everything you needed (dishwasher tablets, cloths etc). Mousehole is a lovely place to explore - great restaurants & cafes and a few gift/art shops. Lots of good walks & sunshine! "
S Oneill, September 2021
"Beautiful property as pictured on website. Very impressed with the standard of interior. Mousehole is a great little base for a week, the harbour is a joy to see, and every morning I sat on one of the benches with my coffee from Hole Deli. Mousehole has some good options for takeaway coffee and also take out evening meals. "
C Macleod, May 2021
"Lovely, convenient situation and great modernisation, but keeping its history. Excellent interior design and a minutes walk into the sea or to an excellent takeaway or to the farmers market every Monday in Solomon Browne Hall. Note after 1st May in Mousehole is the limited seasonal parking."
N Holliday, April 2021


Little Duck

Little Duck

Mousehole, Cornwall

From £651 p/w