A mile from Port Navas is Calamansack, a hamlet of cottages down a private lane beside the broad Helford River, looking over it and Frenchman’s Creek to wooded hillsides and fields. Lots of birds (swans, curlews, buzzards, herons and egrets), animals (foxes, badgers). Constantine, 3½ miles. We let two cottages here, sharing two inshore moorings and one offshore mooring. An infinitely peaceful scene, excellent for birdwatchers Creek Cottage is semi-detached, in a wonderful position with uninterrupted views. Paved courtyard (picnic table, barbecue, flowers, herbs); steep steps up to tiny 'hideaway' garden with seat (river/boating views). In front, a lane leads to the shore with quiet, sheltered picnic spots beneath trees, and a slipway where small boats can be launched. The cottage has been enlarged and updated. Living room with inglenook (woodburner), beams, TV/DVD, light with two windows (wonderful river views to Frenchman's Creek). Kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric oven/induction hob). Utility area (washing machine, tumble drier) with side door. Shower-room (suite). Steep narrow stairs (stairgate) up to three bedrooms - a double (5' bed) with dressing/cot room and en suite shower-room (suite), and two twin with 2'6" beds (one zip-linkable to 5' double); bathroom (suite, shower over bath plus hand-shower). A comfortable family home.
Port Navas: beautiful creek-side hamlet, completely unspoilt. Oyster farm. The tidal creek leads into the Helford River, and beside it a lane to Glendurgan and Trebah gardens and Helford Passage (sandy beach, good pub, boat hire) where pedestrian ferry to Helford village (nice pub). Many other beaches nearby. Constantine (nearest shops/good food pubs), 1½ miles; Falmouth, 6.
Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with dressing/cot room and en suite shower-room, 2 x twin with 2'6" beds (one zip-linkable to 5' double on request). Sitting room with inglenook fireplace, wood burning stove and river views. Fitted kitchen with dining and utility areas. Ground floor shower-room with shower, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, shower over, hand-held shower, basin and WC.
Port Navas Port Navas is a beautiful and completely unspoilt hamlet, at the side of a tidal creek leading into the Helford River where a pedestrian ferry to takes you to Helford village.