Calamansac forms the western headland of Port Navas Creek overlooking the Helford River. The houses stand in 50 acres of meadow garden and woodland, remarkable for spring flowers. The woods drop down to Port Navas Creek to the east and Helford River to the south and west. It is secluded, 7 miles from Falmouth and close to the village of Port Navas.
Access is by a steep private road, about half a mile long, leading from the centre of the village.
Calamansac provides a unique opportunity for launching dinghies at all states of the tide and in any weather. There is a road through the wood to a slipway and a safe anchorage with a lock-up boat house for storage of gear.
Sail Loft, purpose-built, is designed to maximise enjoyment from the 1st floor living accommodation of the superb view of the river to Merthen Woods, towards Polwheveral and Frenchman’s Creeks. There are walks through Anemone and Bluebell woods, Camelia, Hydrangea and Rose plantings.
The house is heated and hot water provided by oil fired boiler with alternative heating for the living room by clearview wood-burning stove Oil fuel, logs and electricity are all included in the letting charge. A telephone is in the entrance lobby.
Though part of the same building, joined by the playroom, the East and West Wing’s have separate access and parking, establishing their privacy. When both wings are booked as one, sound resisting doors can be opened, otherwise the playroom is let for the sole use of the East Wing.
With the possibility to sleep up to twenty-nine the East Wing, West Wing and Sail Loft together provides a unique setting for large groups.
Free Membership of Port Navas Yacht Club where meals are also available, is included. Trengilly Wartha is within 2.5 miles and serves very good food.
Calamansac rentals are handled by Cornish Holiday Cottages.