Old Barn Cottage

Located in Newton Ferrers
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: 1


This beautiful south-facing waterside property is set alongside the tidal waters of the Yealm estuary between the twin South Devon villages of Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers, at Bridgend where calm waters lap the banks of the lane only a few feet from the front door of this fabulous recently renovated property.

Discerning guests will be in for a treat here; Old Barn Cottage, a detached reverse level property, is supremely comfortable, beautifully furnished, and enjoys generous open plan living including huge picture windows overlooking the water. This much-loved cottage has been stylishly transformed to create a warm and welcoming holiday home, a wonderful spot from which to take to the water, appreciate the excellent pubs within walking distance in both villages or enjoy the superb cliff top walks through National Trust woods to the glorious headland that overlooks Wembury Bay and the Mew Stone. Guests can take to the water from immediately opposite (tides permitting), so bring your own dinghy or kayaks and explore this boatman's paradise in the sheltered waters of the estuary.


Entrance to ground floor and bedrooms.
Bedroom 1: Large twin bedroom with wardrobe, chest of drawers, Smart TV. (This bed can be zipped to make a super king, please advise at the time of booking if this is required)
Bedroom 2: 5ft king-sized bed with beautiful art deco dressing table, Smart TV, large vintage linen press with ample storage for clothes.
Family shower room with walk-in rainfall shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC. Access to the garage and storage area, with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Stairs to the first floor:
Spacious open plan living room with beautiful lounge area, huge sofa and large open fireplace, Smart TV with surround sound and sound bar, digital radio BlueTooth speaker, picture windows with window seat, and dressers full of books and games.
Dining table to seat up to eight, adjacent to the stylish kitchen with electric range cooker, American style fridge freezer with chilled water and ice dispenser, microwave, dishwasher.
Along the hallway away from the lounge is the master bedroom, with a 6ft super king bed, hanging hooks and chest of drawers, dual aspect windows and access to the outside deck area, perfect for a morning coffee overlooking the water.
Adjacent is the luxurious bathroom with a freestanding bath, walk-in rainfall shower, vintage washstand with countertop basin, heated towel rail and WC.
On the ground floor is a utility room with a drying area with a washing machine and tumble dryer.


Built into the hillside, the cottage currently provides a small decked area to the side of the property, accessed via steps to the side of the property as well as via a door in the Master bedroom on the first floor. Furnished with picnic bench and stone slab area for your own barbecue. The garage provides ample space for storage of kayaks etc. there is a hosepipe outside for sandy dogs, children and equipment.
A slipway and landing facilities are opposite the cottage for launching small craft or kayaks and there is access to the water 1.5-2 hours either side of high water. Storage by arrangement in advance with the River Yealm Harbour Master. Please note: Harbour dues of £20 per craft are payable locally, please make contact with the Harbour Master whilst staying or ahead of your stay.


Ample space on private driveway for 2 cars.


  • Included: Bed linen and towels (guests to provide beach towels), initial supply of logs from the end of September to early May, travel cot, high chair and stair gate, electricity and gas central heating.
  • Telephone: Not provided, mobile signal good. Wifi available.
  • Pets: 1 well-behaved dog permitted (£30 pet charge per week)
  • Local Facilities: Stoke beach 1.5 miles. Mothecombe beach 5 miles.
  • Pub and shops in Newton Ferrers half a mile. Two pubs in Noss Mayo are half a mile.
  • Bigbury on Sea 15 miles and Bantham 17 miles. Plymouth 10 miles. Kingsbridge 16 miles.


Close to coast
Cot Available
Great View
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Near River/Estuary
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Real Fire
Washing machine


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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