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Frenchman’s Creek house in Cornwall

Menthownick is a Cornwall country property in a wonderful south-facing position looking out towards Port Navas Creek and the Helford River in the distance. The house is well-presented and filled with daylight, with reception rooms designed to make the most of the views, and a wonderful terrace with the same purpose. The master suite on the first floor has a particularly exceptional outlook.

Accommodation in total comprises: conservatory, dining hall, drawing room, dining room, and kitchen/breakfast room with pantry on the ground floor. Upstairs are the luxurious master suite with private balcony and study/home office. The guest bedroom accommodation is all on the ground floor and comprises three double bedrooms and a single bedroom.

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The landscaped gardens are situated on the southerly side of the property and slope towards the creek itself, arranged as a series of lawned and planted terraces. The terrace runs the width of the house, while a workshop adjacent to the garage has a chain winch to store a boat.

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Port Navas is a picturesque village in Cornwall six miles from Falmouth, which boasts its own village hall, yacht club with restaurant, while Constantine and Mawnan Smith provide a very good range of shops and amenities. The Helford River was immortalised by Daphne Du Maurier in her novel Frenchman’s Creek.

The guide price is £995,000. For further information please contact Savills on 01872 243 200 or visit

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