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Colonial detached house with amazing water views and use of indoor swimming pool

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

House in Newton Ferrers, South Devon, England Near the Harbour, Village & Coastal Walking, Use Of Indoor Swimming Pool

Colonial villa overlooking the harbour in the picturesque village of Newton Ferrers in the South Hams Devon (an undiscovered gem between Salcombe and Plymouth on the south coast) Fanatsic water views from all rooms with an amazing south facing verandah you will not want to leave. Wifi throughout. Large living room for entertaining in with open fire. Large kitchen and conservatory. Use of private shared heated swimming pool. South facing beautiful garden and patio to relax in or play games in. Ideally located you can walk to the harbour, wonderful pubs and quaint shops selling all you need. Located on the coastal footpath and close to wonderful beaches, sailing, riding or visit Dartmoor or National Trust properties. This property is ideal for large families or friends getting together to celebrate. Quiet but with everything on your doorstep.It is all there to be enjoyed.

Belinda Thomas
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

About Belinda Thomas

We have spent the last 18 years holidaying in Newton Ferrers and hope to move down a live here eventually as it is such a beautiful area of the country. Our children have enjoyed crabbing, swimming and sailing in the village. We have enjoyed the pubs, great walks and beaches and the slightly slower pace of life. We visit whenever we can there is always plenty of things happening in the village, ragatta to craft fairs. Our children like to catch the local bus into Plymouth for shopping or visit the harbour or national maritime museum.

Belinda Thomas purchased this house in 2013

Why Belinda Thomas chose South Hams

We just fell in love with Newton Ferrers

We cannot wait to move down here permanently

I miss the sea air and fantastic view

What makes this house unique

Relaxing relaxing relaxing ....

Everything is so convenient

The problem is you will not want to go home

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a wonderful stay here and just did not want to leave the beautiful view and that is saying something as we are from New Zealand "

"Everything is so convenient, from walking to beaches and an great pub food. The house was very spacious and light "

"Thank you for everything it was an amazing place to celebrate my birthday, we cannot wait to come back again ......"
Apr 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Newton Ferrers in Newton and Noss

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Family bathroom with toilet, bath with shower, sink. Ensuite bathroom which can also be used as a main bathroom with bath, separate shower, sink and toilet, Downstairs toilet and washbasin
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , this is a small twin room
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed can have ensuite bathroom, Bedroom 2 kingsize bed, Bedroom 3 with 2 twin beds that can be zipped to large double, bedroom 4 twin beds, Bedroom 5 twin beds ( bed1 & 5 & bathroom can form separate suite if required)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: All very comfortable aimed at providing a great holidays or large family or with friends Note all the bedrooms are large except bedroom 5 and there is a good single camp bed with separate mattress that can be pug in any room Bedroom 2 also has a single sofa bed and the sitting room has a double sofa bed Outside: South facing colonial verandah ideal for entertaining on with views over the harbour. Separate south facing patio with barbecue slap. Tables and chairs provide for seating 12 Lovely south facing garden with palms and views over the water Top flat lawn for games on on. The garden is terraced so there is plenty of places to escape from everyone and find your own quiet space and think you are in the middle of nowhere but still minutes walk from the pub, shops, harbour, water and coastal footpath Utility Room: With washing machine and second fridge Hot water tank cupboard for drying Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaning and bed linen, tea towels bath mats etc are include Bath towels are not included but can be ordered separately The property is cleaned before and after your stay If you require further cleaning this can be arranged at extra charge Other: Sunny conservatory which gets the morning sun and opens on to the garden Hall way with plenty of room to hang all your coats


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Colonial detached house with amazing water views and use of indoor swimming pool
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews

Beautiful location large welcoming house lovely restful time

  • 5 of 5

We look forward to staying again as we had such a lovely time Just a few observations from our friends The beds could benefit from mattress toppers. a few more rolls of toilet tissue when there is a large group of people would be good. Otherwise excellent

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely having you to stay Sorry about the shortage of toilet rolls I will ensure the housekeeper puts more out. I have some new mattress toppers here and unfortunately for you the others were being wash. Come and stay again and hopefully you will have longer than a weekend next time
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Well-situated for SWCP

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful view of river, love the balcony. Bit dated in places, showers lacked force. Nice kitchen. Shame about the pricing/cleaning confusion, needs to be clear from the outset in future. Great location. Dolphin pub fab.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us Sorry about the confusion I have now sorted this Glad you enjoyed the view and the pub etc
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Wonderful Break!

  • 5 of 5

The location and views from every park of this house are second to none. The local walks are breathtaking and the warm homely feel of the house really makes you feel at home straight away.

We had fantastic weather all weekend which was really the icing on the cake! Thank you once again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a peaceful place! Spent a lovely week at Bright Waters Meet in January with family and friends - plenty of room for all of us and everything we could have needed! Beautiful views from the house (and the local cliffs) and excellent pubs nearby too :)

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Such a nice place

  • 5 of 5

Good customer service nice and clean house I wish to come again would recommend to my friends

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great ,Amazing , Stunning Views

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great experience and loved our weekend break. Wished we could stayed a bit longer .

Definitely coming back next time 5 stars

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
600 Metres
The Dolphin Pub
Nearest Ferry
180 Metres
Newton Ferrers Harbour
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Plymouth or Bigbury-On-Sea
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Plymouth or Totnes
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
The Yacht Club
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Dry Skiing
Nearest Beach
180 Metres
Harbour Beach
Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

Private shared heated indoor swimming pool is 5 minutes drive away

Sailing is available in the village from Newton Ferrers yacht club also motor boat cruise up the river or to Plymouth

Horse riding stables located in the village where you can arrange beach or coastal hacks.

Noss Mayo (10 minutes walk if tide out 5 minutes drive ) has tennis courts and an amazing children's playground.

You are on the coastal footpath for amazing walking and also woodland walking or venture further afield to Dartmoor

There are many National Trust properties with Saltram ( Sense and Sensibility) being only 20 minutes drive away

Plymouth with the National Aquarium, Docks etc is less than 30 minutes away and Multiscreen cinema only 20 minutes at the Barbican

Visit to Cornwall it is only 25 minutes away over the Tamar


I minute walk away is Newton Ferrers harbour where you can go crabbing and the locals swim.

Cellar beach you can get a ride to from the ferry man. He will also give you a lift across the estuary to walk to the National trust Wembury beach which as a good tea shop and is about a mile to walk there

10 minutes drive away is Stoke Beach, Mothercombe and Warren Cove and National trust car park. Bigbury is 30 minutes away


Under 2 hours from Bristol down the M5 and A38 all motorway or dual carriage way apart from the last 15 minutes

Detailed instructions will be sent on booking


It is all on your doorstep

Pubs,beaches, shops,coastal walking, national trust,

Further Details:

Lots of information is all in our holiday folder at the property

Just ask me for any information you need absurd will try and help


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Newton Ferrers, South Devon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
Half term
21 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas/ New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please email us or phone 07970746343 to reserve the beautiful holiday property
We take a 25% deposit and the remainder is paid 8 weeks prior to arrival
We also request a £200 security deposit cheque which is returned to you after your stay
An extra charge is made for pets by special arrangements and a small extra charge is made for heating during the colder months

Changeover Day:
We are usually a Friday to Friday let but will take short breaks and try to be as flexible as possible.

Notes on prices:
Prices are based on 8 people sharing there may be a small reduction if there are less people
We charge an extra £25 for dogs and this is only by special arrangement and also a small extra charge for heating in October to May
All linen T towels cleaning, swimming pool is included. Bath towels are not included but can be ordered at a cost of £3 each to covet the laundry charge

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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