Go with the flow
MONT ST PIERRE, on Chapel Cliff, above the Cornish fishing village of Polperro, has bay windows in the sitting-room and main bedroom above, both with views across the sea. From the front of the house, the views are of the harbour and village. Its position on the cliff makes it one of the most photographed properties in the popular tourist village where streets are so narrow that cars are banned. The four-bedroom

house sitting in terraced gardens has a 17ft reception hall, large kitchen- breakfast room, beamed ceil- ings and some wood-panelled

walls. The price guide is pounds 250,000 through Alder King (01503 262271).

1 ELM CORNER in Dunsfold, Surrey, is a grade II listed cottage overlooking the village pond and green. Built around 1600, the semi-detached cottage was part of the old school house and has a detached office, formerly the village bakery. Dunsfold itself has a 13th-century church, village store and pub. The house has three bedrooms with beamed ceilings, a 24ft drawing room with inglenook fireplace and a pretty cottage garden with a small orchard, working well and pump. Offers around pounds 275,000 through Clarke Gammon (01483 417131).

ROCK COTTAGE, sitting between the village church and the walls of Amberley Castle in West Sussex, has views out across the village pond to wild brooks where Bewick and Hooper swans gather in winter. The grade II listed four-bedroom house has two staircases, having been two homes in the 17th century. The stone, brick and flint house with thatched roof features in local guide books. It has a 20ft sit-ting-room, large kitchen dining-room with open fireplace and exposed brickwork. Outside are gardens with lavender, roses, apple and pear trees. Price guide pounds 280,000 through Guy Leonard & Co (01798 874033).