Located in Newton Ferrers, Devon

This elegant property is in the village of Newton Ferrers in South Devon and can sleep eight people within four bedrooms.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Pet Friendly: No


Elphinstone is a luxurious holiday cottage situated on the banks of the River Yealm in the village of Newton Ferrers, South Devon. It can sleep eight people within four bedrooms, all of which boast en suite bathrooms or shower rooms. The rest of the accommodation comprises of an open-plan sitting room with snug area, a kitchen/diner, utility room and cloakroom with WC. The sitting room and dining room both benefit from tri-fold doors which open out onto a patio garden with BBQ area. Outside there is also parking within the property’s garage as well as unlimited on-road parking. This elegant property is ideal for a family or group of friends wanting an elegant base from which to experience all the beauty of South Devon.

Property Details

Sat in a glorious position on the banks of the River Yealm in the quaint South Devonshire village of Newton Ferrers, is Elphinstone. This fantastic property with its panoramic views, beautiful interior and high-quality fixtures and fittings, provides elegant accommodation for a family or group of friends wanting a luxurious break close to the South Devon Coast. Elphinstone is set over four floors, with the living accommodation on the ground floor and the bedrooms on the upper three. The entrance to the property opens onto the second-floor landing. Up a further flight of stairs is the first of the four bedrooms; a twin room with a Juliette balcony overlooking the river below and en suite bathroom. The bedroom and bathroom are both decorated in a quaint nautical theme, reflecting the property's approximation to the sea. On the second floor there is a spacious double bedroom featuring a king-size bed, en suite shower room and french doors leading out onto a private balcony, finished with a tasteful neutral palette. The first floor plays host to the final two bedrooms; the master and a second double room with king-size bed. The master bedroom is the epitome of style and sophistication, boasting a super king-size bed, a furnished balcony and an en suite bathroom. The double room offers a king-size bed, river views and an en suite shower room. Down a further flight of steps is the ground floor with the staircase leading into the spacious sitting room. In the centre of this exquisite room lies comfortable sofas arranged around a feature fireplace with gas fire, a cosy spot for relaxing with a good book. To one side of the room is a snug area situated on an elevated platform with two further sofas and a TV. The piece de resistance of the room however, would be the tri-fold doors that open out onto a decked area with panoramic views of the River Yealm. The kitchen/diner is in the next room and also benefits from tri-fold doors opening out onto a separate wisteria-clad verandah. The dining area has a large dining table, perfect for a special occasion or family dinner, with the fully appointed kitchen offering an ideal place to cook up a delicious meal together. On this floor, there is also a handy cloakroom area for hiding away outdoor gear, a WC and a utility room with washing facilities. Outside the decking and verandah make beautiful spots to relax in the sun watching the numerous crafts sail past as you enjoy your morning coffee or a crisp glass of wine in the evening. A short walk from the property is the centre of Newton Ferrers or across the river is the pretty village of Noss Mayo. The bustling port of Plymouth is only a short drive away with the pretty Plymouth Hoe, The Barbican and many heritage attractions. Elphinstone is an idyllic cottage situated in a prime location on the South Devon Coast and would be a perfect getaway for a family or group of friends.


  • Gas central heating with electric imitation wood burner
  • Electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, American-style fridge/freezer, built-in microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, Nespresso coffee machine, TV with Freeview, WiFi, selection of games, books, DVD's Bose HiFi
  • Fuel and power inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Travel cot and high chair available
  • Roadside parking
  • Decked terrace with gas BBQ area
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub and shop 5 mins walk
  • Property has a 4pm check-in and 10am check out


Close to coast
Cot Available
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Washing machine



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Area Details

Newton Ferrers

Another village in the popular South Hams area of South Devon, Newton Ferrers is a picturesque coastal village sitting on the banks of the Yealm estuary. Dating back to the Doomsday Book, the village is surrounded by ancient woodland and creeks and is a hidden gem perfect for a relaxing holiday and yet only 10 miles from Plymouth. Lying in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty you will be spoilt for choice on whether to relax inland or on or by the water. Discover Mothecombe beach, a private beach but open Wednesdays and weekends to the public, sandy, sheltered with great areas for rockpooling. Surprisingly good amenities include 3 pubs and 2 tea rooms and a good assortment of shops.

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