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White Duck Cottage

Hayle, Cornwall (Ref. 959304)


Very good

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  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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23 Customer Review(s)

  • “We are regular visitors to White Duck Cottage and it really is a cosy home from home in Cornwall.”

    The cottage is bright and well-furnished and is always spotlessly clean on arrival.

    The cottage is bright and well-furnished and is always spotlessly clean on arrival. It's also well-situated for visits across West Cornwall so it's highly recommended,

    - Ken, August 2021

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The property

A delightful, terraced stone cottage in the village of Hayle, within easy walking distance to the town's amenities, the dunes and soft sands of Hayle Towans, White Duck cottage has immense appeal.

A beautiful modern renovation, the cottage retains much charm and character and offers a pretty retreat for a romantic break away or a convenient base for seaside family holidays.

A creative arrangement with an open plan feel, the coastal inspired sitting room is furnished with colourful chairs and a fashionably striped fabric sofa.

Painted cottage timber beams and granite stone open fire creating a cosy atmosphere for off season breaks.

To the side, a smart modern kitchen makes mealtimes a breeze with a dining area offering a central position for family gatherings.

The first floor bedrooms are bright and uncluttered, dressed in modern fabrics with matching window blinds.

The bathroom is bright with contemporary lighting with a bathtub for long relaxing soaks.

Outside there is small garden to the front and patio and steps to a rear enclosed garden, a wonderfully sunny spot to enjoy alfresco meals.

Positioned opposite the mill pond the ducks will welcome you to this lovely cottage that is conveniently located close to the shops, pubs and restaurants of Hayle town that lies on the edge of St Ives Bay.

The three mile long stretch of golden sands, Hayle Towans and Gwithian are 15 minutes walk from the cottage, these merge into Godrevy at the eastern end, its position marked by the lighthouse topped island.

With a main line station in the town, it is possible to explore the region without the car, with St Ives, Truro and Penzance all reachable by train.

A bustling town with children’s play park and a skate park, there is much to do for families and couple’s alike, which makes White Duck Cottage a top pick at any time of year.


  • Over two floors
  • Two bedrooms
  • 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Open plan sitting room with open fire and dining area.
  • Central heating with open-fire
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, Smart TV with Freeview, DVD, iPod dock, Hi-Fi, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot available
  • Stairgate on request
  • Roadside parking in street
  • Enclosed patio and terraced garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop/pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach 15 mins walk.

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About the location


St Ives 7 miles; Penzance 7.5 miles.

Hayle is in the far-flung south western corner of Cornwall and sits on an important RSPB wildlife estuary flowing out to the beautiful St Ives Bay, where visitors can enjoy three miles of golden sandy beaches, walks, history and wildlife. Hayle has plenty of activities out of the water too; Paradise Park is a wildlife park, home to some spectacular parrots, otters and red pandas. Hayle has a range of shops, restaurants and bars scattered around the estuary and harbour area. There are skittles and karting for the family, and for golfers, one of the best links golf courses in Cornwall is at Lelant, a mile out of Hayle. But the jewel of Hayle is the three miles of golden sandy beach, with fantastic surfing at Gwithian where there is a surf shop, lessons and hire of equipment. For the less energetic there are beach cafes where you can take in the views and watch the children play. As Hayle is centrally located you can easily access many other places by either public transport (there is a train station at Hayle) or driving. St. Ives is a short drive away where you can wander through the narrow streets, visit the art galleries or admire the colourful sub tropical gardens. St Ives harbour has its own small fishing fleet and there are plentiful boat trips skippered by locals keen to showcase the best that Cornwall has to offer, whether it be seal watching at Seal Island, a couple of hours' mackerel fishing or a relaxing trip to Godrevy Lighthouse. Within easy reach of Hayle is the Minack Theatre (35 mins), Falmouth Maritime Museum (40 mins), Eden Project (40 mins), St. Michael’s Mount (15 mins) and many other fantastic tourist attractions for dry or wet days.

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