Harbour Edge

Located in Newton Ferrers
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Pet Friendly: No


Situated overlooking the water in this truly beautiful corner of the River Yealm is Harbour Edge, a stunning contemporary three-bed house set within the site of the sensitively restored former River Yealm Hotel, in the popular yachting destination of Newton Ferrers.

Whilst being private and detached, Harbour Edge also benefits from having access to the development's extensive private woodland, western woodland seating area and private quay with direct foot access to the water and one of the most enviable south facing estuary views in the area. (Permits payable locally if launching paddleboards and kayaks etc).


A short flight of gently rising stone steps leads to the raised entrance hall of Harbour Edge, which situates a raised position overlooking the river.
Stepping into this sumptuous property, designed and beautifully furnished to provide aspirational spaces, built with a palette of zinc, wood and glass, there are floor to ceiling bi-fold doors which span the entire width of the building and open out to bring the fabulous waterside views and natural riverside light flooding into the living space.
The spacious open plan living room has large comfortable sofas, oak floors, Smart TV, and views of the water.
Dining table to seat up to eight.
Fully fitted high specification kitchen with dual electric ovens and hob, microwave, dishwasher, large larder fridge freezer, Nespresso coffee machine. Washer dryer located within the hallway utility cupboard.
Cloakroom with basin and WC.

Steps up to first floor:
Master Bedroom with 5ft king size bed, hanging hooks, bedside console tables, room-width floor to ceiling windows with river views.
En suite shower room, basin, heated towel rail, WC, underfloor heating.
Bedroom 2 with 5ft king-size bed, bedside tables, hanging hooks, floor to ceiling windows with river views.
Family Bathroom with bath and shower over, hand basin, heated towel rail, WC.
Bedroom 3 with twin 3ft beds, ample built-in wardrobe storage, chest of drawers, floor to ceiling windows overlooking the riverside.
En suite bathroom with freestanding bath, separate walk in shower, table top double basins, heated towel rail, WC.


The beautiful bi-folding doors peel back to reveal the large terrace overlooking the river, furnished with patio furniture and gas barbecue.
Within the entrance to the property, there is space to store a kayak or two.
(NB: The kayaks stored and secured at the property are not for guest use)
Below the property next to the water is a private jetty giving foot access to the river, exclusively for use by residents of The Yealm. Small craft (kayaks, paddleboards) are welcome to use the private jetty. It should be noted that the private jetty is tidal and therefore the water access is limited at times.
The public pontoon which is just below the Harbour Master Office nearby is significantly less tidal and it is possible to arrange other craft here, with the Harbour Master.


Immediately below the property is a private parking space for two cars. Here there is also an EV charging point linked to the apartment supply for charging. (As this is straight off the apartment supply, it is an overnight charging facility, not a fast charge.)


  • Included: Bed linen and towels (guests are requested to provide their own beach towels). Underfloor heating throughout. Wifi, EV Charger.
  • EV charging point linked to the apartment supply for charging, located within the parking bay. As this is straight off the apartment supply, it is an overnight charging facility, not a fast charge.
  • Telephone: No telephone, mobile signal is patchy. The signal is often possible by the railings in front of the property. Ultrafast full-fibre broadband is available.
  • Pets: No pets permitted.
  • Smoking is not permitted at this property
  • Local Facilities: Beaches at Stoke beach and Cellar beach three-quarters of a mile.
  • South West Coastal Path passes the front door, from which many secluded sandy coves are accessible on foot.
  • Mothecombe beach 3 miles.
  • Excellent Pubs within easy walking distance, including The Swan, a characterful country village pub with log fires and traditional pub fayre, plus the famous local gastropub The Ship within a few minutes' walk. Shops in Newton Ferrers.
  • Plymouth, 8 miles.
  • Please note: The Harbour Authority have decided to charge every vessel being launched on the river £20 for which users will be given a tag to stick on the vessel. This is whether it is launched once or every day. Please contact the Harbour Master once there for permits.


Close to coast
Great View
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Off road parking
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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