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House with Stunning Estuary Views in Noss and Newton. Coastal walks, Great Pubs

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom spacious & modern detached house , sleeps 6 +cot , parking and ensuite

·Short Breaks Available - Please contact us for prices

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

· Direct Access to Fantastic Coastal Walks

· Superb Estuary Views

· Local Pubs, Restaurants and Shops

· Sailing, Riding, Golf, Tennis and Beaches

Overcreek House , which is approached over a short steep drive, is a modern and spacious 3 bedroom, detached property.

From the main living areas there are magnificent views of the river Yealm and all the comings and goings on the water.

The 180 degree views from the two patio doors in the living room take in the hillsides leading up to the cliffs behind Noss Mayo, down to the river Yealm, and across the river to the village of Newton Ferrers.

The views are even more magnificent if you step outside onto the large South/West facing patio .

You can sit and watch the tide come in or out (and ' time' your days' events or your walk across the tidal causeway to Newton Ferrers accordingly), and at night the water shines with the reflected lights of the village.

We have Wi Fi at the house for those who want to stay connected.

With its comfortable and well equipped interior, Overcreek is a real 'home from home' .

It has the luxury of a 6' Superking size bed and ensuite to Bedroom 1, as well as a good sized family bathroom next to Bedroom 2.

From Overcreek House there is direct access to an abundance of beautiful and varied walks , both short and long - all with stunning views.

Just stroll around Noss Mayo taking in the water views, or walk a little further along the rivers edge, passing the many boats moored in the deep water pool, and on to Cellar Beach to build a sandcastle if the tide is low.

Or take a more strenuous walk up and over the hillside to the clifftops ... most routes pass either The Ship Inn or The Swan (or The Dolphin Inn if you have gone over the river to Newton Ferrers) ... so refreshments are readily available !

If you don't fancy the walk (or have missed the tide !), you can drive round the head of the river to Newton Ferrers to enjoy the views looking back towards Noss Mayo or drive down to The Pool from here.

Alternatively, the Ferryman can take you from and to various places on the river .

If you are after a large sandy beach then Mothecombe is only 10mins drive from Overcreek , and for rock pools Wembury is recommended.

Overcreek House is a lovely base from which to explore the rest of the South Hams , Dartmoor, and parts of Cornwall as well as having fast access to the main Cities of both Plymouth and Exeter.

Overcreek provides comfortable accommodation for 6 people; The Master Bedroom has a 6-foot, Super-King Size Bed and Ensuite shower room. The Second bedroom can either have a 6-foot SuperKing Size Bed , or Twin Singles ( in summer ). The third bedroom has Twin Single Beds. There is also a separate family bathroom.

The fully equipped Kitchen is suitable for completely self catering during your holiday if you wish ,and there are also places to eat out just a few minutes walk from the house.

The Living Room has two sofas, plus comfy armchair and twin Patio doors leading out onto the large balcony .

Overcreek’s patio/balcony is perfect for sitting or eating out, and watching the comings and goings on the water.

Overcreek is situated in the small South Devon village of Noss Mayo, which, together with its twin village of Newton Ferrers, sits on the banks of the River Yealm.

Whilst Noss Mayo has two waterside pubs of its own, a short walk over the tidal causeway, the Voss, takes you to Newton Ferrers with a further Pub, Chemist, Butcher, Post Office with bakery as well as a small Co-op to cater for day-to-day needs.

A ferry also runs further down the river, which can take foot passengers across to the Wembury shore as well as on other river trips by prior arrangement.

Tennis courts are available in Noss Mayo, and Newton Ferrers has Boat hire as well as Sailing and Riding.

Golfers are well provided for with local courses at Wrangaton and Bigbury, and for the more ambitious,

St Mellion, with its two 18 hole championship golf courses, is just 20 miles away.

The historic naval city of Plymouth is close by with its full range of shops as well as attractions such as the Hoe or the National Marine Aquarium, and the incredible tropical domes of the Eden Project are also within reach for a day trip.

More Details

Owner
Miss Lucie Steele
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 7, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Although we've been coming to Devon for more than 30yrs, we've never been to Noss Mayo before - big mistake ! Don't worry, we'll keep it a secret but we'll be back !

Great house, one of the best we've ever stayed in. Thanks
Mar 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Barpub
Noss Mayo
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Plymouth of Foot Ferry in Noss Mayo
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Bigbury
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
A38
Nearest Restaurant
Noss Mayo
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Dry Slope
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Cellars Beach-walkable or Mothecombe -wide sandy

The small South Devon village of Noss Mayo, together with its twin village of Newton Ferrers, sits on the banks of the river Yealm and taking a holiday here is like taking a wonderful step back in time.

Overcreek House has magnificent views of the river Yealm (pronounced 'Yam' locally), and with its comfortable and modern interior, is a lovely base from which to explore the varied Devon coastline and countryside.

From the quiet banks of the river beneath National Trust Woodland, to the dramatic Coastal Footpath overlooking the Mewstone and out to sea, there are amazing views and walks (long or short) directly from the house, and wherever you turn.

Sit on Popes Quay outside the local pub and keep an eye on the children 'crabbing', or walk along the rivers edge taking in the views along the way to the local beach known as Cellars.

Alternatively, hop on board with the Ferryman if you don't fancy the walk,and he will drop you at the beach ( either Cellars or Wembury), and collect you later.

Noss Mayo has two waterside pubs of its own, both with fantastic views over the river ; The Ship is well known for its excellent 'Gastro' food, and The Swan serves a good selection of beers and has Live Music from time to time.

A short walk over the Tidal Causeway takes you to Newton Ferrers with a further Pub, Tea Shop, Chemist, Butcher, Post Office and Co-op.

You may be more than happy not to leave the villages at all during your holiday, but if you would like to explore further afield...

The wide sandy beach of Mothecombe is just 10mins drive from Overcreek House ..car park , toilets and cafe close by.

The historic naval City of Plymouth is 10 miles away with its full range of shops and attractions such as the National Marine Aquarium , dry Ski Slope, Cinema, and Swimming Pool.

The recently refurbished Lido,and the famous Smeaton's Tower will be found on The Hoe.

This area is just a short walk (or even shorter drive), from the main shopping precinct of Plymouth, but boasts a fantastic parkland setting with amazing views of Plymouth Sound.

The Barbican area of Plymouth, with its ancient cobbled streeets and eclectic mix of art galleries is great for an afternoon or early evening stroll, and has some great restaurants if you want to linger.

From Plymouth you can also board the small Torpoint Ferry for a trip to the beaches of Kingsand or Cawsand, or get on the Foot Ferry across to the delightful Mount Edgecumbe Estate.

Well known areas of the South Hams such as Modbury, Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Salcombe, are also all within very comfortable driving distance for a day trip.

Dartmoor National Park is under half an hour away by car, and the Eden Project and several National Trust Properties (including Cotehele) are also within easy driving distance.

Amenities

Noss Mayo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both the Family Bathroom and Ensuite Shower Room have been fully modernised recently with white suites and wood laminate flooring. The shower in the Ensuite is 'oversized', making this room very comfortable to use. Both rooms have shaver points, and a hairdryer is at the house for guests to use.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Superking (6foot)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Can be Superking or Twin Singles
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Single Beds
  • A Travel Cot and a High Chair are also available if required. Bedroom 1 has a six foot wide Superking size bed with an Ensuite Shower Room Bedroom 2 has Twin Single Beds which can also be made in to a Superking bed Bedroom 3 has Twin Single beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Our Changeover day is Saturday

Reviews

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House with Stunning Estuary Views in Noss and Newton. Coastal walks, Great Pubs
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 25 reviews
5

Lovely house in great location

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped, very comfortable house with beautiful views across the estuary. We had a week of perfect weather which was ideal for walking - there are a number of circular walks involving parts of the South West Coastal path. The Ship Inn is very good (best to book) and the Swan is fine for a drink and simpler pub grub.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Didn't want to leave

  • 5 of 5

A very well equipped property in a wonderful location. Lovely to have the balcony to sit and relax on, soaking up the sun and lovely views. The food at The Ship is highly recommended as is the walk around the headland. The tea room on The Green in Newton Ferrers has just re-opened and we enjoyed a couple of Devon cream teas there. Nice to be able to walk across the creek to Newton and browse around (look out for the amusing gravestone in the churchyard on the way to the tea room). As others have noted the steep driveway is a challenge (esp. as it was raining when we arrived) and our SatNav seemed to prefer all the local narrow roads, but to be honest we so enjoyed being in Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers that we didn't feel the need to do much driving. An added bonus was seeing the regular fly past by the local buzzards. Thanks for a great week

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A great week in the sun!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely house with fantastic views and everything you need.

We had a lovely week with no April showers so out all day, every day.

South Devon offers lots to do and the local walks and views were beautiful.

Would recommend the house and area without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Great location,great property.

  • 4 of 5

Had a great week with family, highly recommend and will be booking again.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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5

Lovely house wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely home from home as described. Very clean but we had a problem locking & unlocking the door so we have let the owner know. Lucie the owner was very helpful when we booked & we were very surprised to find some milk & a box of biscuits when we arrived. The Ship Inn was visited on many occasions the food & hospitality can't be faulted. The only niddle was the parking it was a good job no one was staying in the house opposite but we were advised of this. We had some lovely walks in the area but bear in mind it is a bit hilly. We will recommend it to our friends & family.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
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5

Excellent in every way

  • 5 of 5

Another fantastic stay at Overcreek House. The perfect spot to enjoy Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers. The view from the balcony is so so beautiful and I never get tired of sitting and watching it. This was our 3rd visit and won't be our last! Food at The Dolphin and The Ship highly recommended. The Swan is good for a pint and a bowl of chips!

Noss Mayo - truly the best kept secret ❤️

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thankyou for a lovely review ...! Your next holiday is already safely booked at Overcreek so you can look forward to enjoying more of the same very soon ! Noss Mayo is just the the best place ever in my opinion and I am so happy to be able to share my true ' home from home' with others ...
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $132

Changeover day is Saturday.

On all weeks out of School Holidays , we are very happy to discuss short breaks with a minimum 3 night stay.
Please contact us for a quote.

All bed linen is provided including sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases,
but ... PLEASE COULD YOU BRING YOUR OWN TOWELS.

Short or weekend breaks may be possible by arrangement.
Please do not hesitate to ring and discuss.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.