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 White Cottage is detached with stunning views over the river. Sun terrace (table/chairs, barbecue) with steps to an acre of garden sloping down to the water's edge with own slipway and 100' of river frontage. Good-sized living/dining room with inglenook fireplace (woodburner), TV/DVD, super views of the river from each window and glazed door to terrace. Kitchen with slate floor, granite worktops, dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker, table/chairs. Hall/utility area (washing machine, tumble drier) with door to garden. Bathroom (suite plus hand-shower and separate shower). Upstairs, three bedrooms, all looking over the river - step up to the master double (5' brass bed) with en suite bathroom (suite, shower over bath plus hand-shower), another double, and a small twin (2'6" beds suitable for children under 13, zip-linkable to 5' double). Sleeps maximum of 4 adults. A great place for kayakers and boaters, with easy access via private slipway to the beach and a tidal mooring.
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, all with river views: 1 x king-size double with en suite bathroom, 1 x double, 1 x twin (2'6" beds suitable for children under 13, zip-linkable to 5' double). Sitting room with inglenook fireplace, wood burning stove, superb views of the river, glazed door to terrace and dining area. Kitchen with granite worktops and utility area. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, 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.