Brook Bakery, Newton Ferrers

A remarkable historic house in a stunning waterside setting in Newton Ferrers, South Devon. This former bakery is truly a one-off property. It’s spacious, beautifully presented, and combines character and heritage with bright, comfortable modern living. With its prime location and lovely views, this is a wonderful choice for a blissful break in a highly desirable Devon spot.

3 bedrooms, sleeps up to 6

Prices from £130 per night

WiFi available throughout the property

Features & amenities

Brook Bakery is an outstanding holiday house in a stunning setting right beside the water in the Devon village of Newton Ferrers. Beautifully renovated, this spacious house is comfortable, bright and stylish, while showcasing features that celebrate the alluring history of this centuries-old bakery building.

Inside, the house offers wonderful luxury touches. The main living space is light-filled and airy, thanks to its soft white walls and high vaulted ceiling. Exposed timber beams, sash windows and irregular curved walls provide a lovely sense of the house’s age. The preservation of the original baking ovens, complete with gorgeous iron doors, is a engaging reminder of the building’s former life.

The beautifully presented kitchen has high-end finishes and is flooded with light from a skylight above. The quality continues into the main bathroom, where a feature pebble tile wall and unusual designer bath and twin sinks make a statement. Two of the stylish and comfy bedrooms have their own en-suite shower rooms, with the third bedroom having an en-suite shower room immediately next door to it.

A stunning roof opening off the second floor bedroom provides a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors in relative privacy, with fabulous views over the surrounding Yealm Estuary and across to neighbouring Noss Mayo. Plus there’s a patio garden, perfect for al fresco dining.


  • Open-plan sitting room/dining room on first floor. Features large comfy sofas, gas fire, smart Freeview Play TV, DVD player, Netflix and smart speaker. Dining area has a large dining table and six chairs. Windows seats allow you to look across the River Yealm to Noss Mayo.
  • Kitchen, with pantry, electric oven, induction hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer and wine cooler, plus a large kitchen island with breakfast bar and chairs.
  • Main bathroom with freestanding bath, shower attachment, twin sinks, toilet, heated towel rail and pebble-tiled wall and splashback.
  • Entertainment room on ground floor, with a large Freeview Play TV, BT Sports, Netflix and DVD player, games console and smart speaker.
  • Utility room, with ironing board, iron, washing machine and tumble dryer.
  • Reading room with a comfy chair, writing desk, ethernet connection and lamp.
  • Bedroom 1 is a double bedroom on the second floor. It has large sliding doors leading to a spacious roof terrace garden with a table and chairs, affording views over the Yealm Estuary. Features an en-suite with shower, sink and toilet.
  • Bedroom 2 on the first floor, has a king-size double bed. It features an en-suite with with walk-in shower, sink and toilet.
  • Bedroom 3 is a twin bedroom on the first floor. It has an exterior door, leading to steps to the patio garden. Features an en-suite with shower, sink and toilet – this does not open directly off the bedroom but is immediately beside the bedroom, accessed from the landing.
  • Central heating and double glazing.
  • BT Wi-Fi throughout.
  • Patio garden with table and chairs for outdoor dining.
  • Not suitable for dogs.


Brook Bakery is located right beside the Yealm Estuary in the heart of Newton Ferrers, a picturesque village near the South Devon Coast.

The house’s position is highly convenient for access to the River Yealm, with a launch slipway located almost directly opposite the property, a few steps across the lane. The river is one of Newton Ferrers’ major draws – presenting opportunities for sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding and fishing.

Newton Ferrers and its twin village Noss Mayo offer a wide variety of other leisure pursuits too. There are wonderful scenic walks through country lanes, countryside and ancient woodland. The nearby South West Coast Path takes offers dramatic cliffside views over the English Channel, plus the neighbouring Devon and Cornwall coastline.

The villages also have a good choice of pubs, with high-quality local dishes on offer. Plus, you’ll find plenty of local amenities, including a convenience shop, butchers and Post Office.

Getting there

By car
If coming from outside the Westcountry, head to Exeter then west along the A38. Take the exit for Smithaleigh/Yealmpton and when you arrive in Yealmpton, turn left into Torr Hill, driving on to Ford Road and along the B3186 and continue onto Parsonage Road. As you enter the village, turn left into Yealm Road (also signposted ‘Harbour’) then turn left onto Newton Hill and continue around a right-hand bend onto Riverside Road West. Brook Bakery is located on the right, just opposite the slipway entrance.

By train
There are frequent rail services to Plymouth city centre. From here, there is a bus service to Newton Ferrers. If the timings aren’t convenient, it may be easier to take a taxi for the remaining half-hour journey to your holiday let.

By coach
Numerous coach services arrive at Plymouth station, located in the centre of the city. From here, a local bus service is available to Newton Ferrers – or, if it’s more convenient, you can take a taxi service for the remaining half-hour drive to your holiday house.


Local attractions

Newton & Noss

Les than 1 mile
You’re in the heart of Newton Ferrers village with its attractions on your doorstep. Noss Mayo, on the opposite side of the estuary, is a short walk away. This tranquil corner of the South Hams offers breathtakingly scenic walks, lovely pubs, and leisure pursuits on the river.

Mothecombe Beach

4 miles
Nestling in a rocky cove, this sheltered beach boasts soft golden sand, rockpools and shallow waters, making it perfect for a family seaside day out. What’s more, it backs on to classic rolling Devon landscapes and links to coastal paths with sensational views.


10 miles
Known as ‘Britain’s Ocean City’, Plymouth is a seaside blending seafaring history and modern urban attractions. Discover the National Marine Aquarium, The Box museum, the cobbled streets of the Barbican, diverse shops, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and more.

Dartmoor National Park

10 miles
This ruggedly beautiful wilderness is the perfect place for rambling, mountain biking or horseriding. Climb the granite tors, explore ancient woodlands and enjoy a picnic while you take in the sensational views of this majestic and legendary landscape.

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