Coast Barn, Noss Mayo

This cosy holiday cottage is set in a beautiful Grade II Listed building. The ideal rural Devon retreat for two, awash with quirky period charm and brimming with character. The property also offers delightful modern comforts, with a bright and airy open-plan interior, relaxed rustic style and plenty of natural light; all in the idyllic setting of Noss Mayo, a quiet waterside village near the South Devon Coast.

1 bedroom, sleeps 2

Prices from £65 per night

WiFi available

Private parking space

Up to 2 dogs allowed

Features & amenities

Coast Barn is a cosy Grade II Listed stone barn reimagined as a gorgeous holiday let. Coast Barn is a complete escape from the ‘hustle and bustle’ of life, a peaceful and tranquil setting for a romantic holiday or a perfect base for the beautiful coastal walks nearby. The property has a quirky round-arched frontage, setting a characterful tone and keeping the interior bright. Inside, the open-plan ground floor provides everything you need for an enjoyable stay, including a comfy lounge with a TV and a well-equipped kitchen. Upstairs, the gorgeous bedroom, with beamed ceilings and white-stone walls is a wonderfully relaxing space that makes a design statement.

This alluring holiday home delivers style and personality throughout. A colour scheme of soft white with sky blue creates a soothing atmosphere. Modern rustic details in the form of driftwood furniture and artwork add a relaxed beach-house vibe. Features like oak floors, high-quality furnishings and fittings bring a classy, high-end feel to the property. Lovely shared gardens and a tennis court invite you to make the most of the outdoor space in this peaceful rural Devon setting.

  • Open plan living space with ceiling beams and wooden floor
  • Television with Freeview channels
  • Dining area with dining table and chairs
  • Kitchen area equipped with Belfast sink, black marble worktop and splashback, electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave and fridge
  • Bedroom with king size bed, ceiling beams, wardrobe, chair, hangers, iron and hairdryer
  • Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet
  • Heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and WiFi included
  • Laundry room available on request, at additional cost
  • Shared tennis courts and gardens, with lawned area and picnic tables
  • Other shared amenities include a games room with table tennis table
  • Private parking available on the property for one vehicle
  • Up to two dogs welcome at the property
  • Smoke alarm, fire extinguisher and first aid kit provided


Coast Barn is in a secluded rural location less than a mile from the heart of Noss Mayo, a pretty waterside village on south Devon’s Yealm Estuary.

The property is one of a series of luxury conversions created in a Grade II Listed barn in Rowden Court. It is set in a tranquil rural location, surrounded by the lush rolling countryside of the South Hams in Devon.

Noss Mayo, and its neighbouring village Newton Ferrers, are picturesque twin villages set around the estuary of the River Yealm. This area is a haven for anyone who enjoys yachting, sailing or paddleboarding. It’s also the perfect spot for simply relaxing in a quintessential rural Devon community. Choose from a selection of lovely pubs and spectacular waterside walks, with stunning coastline and beaches just a short distance from your holiday let.

Getting there

By car
From outside the Westcountry, drive to Exeter then head west along the A38 (or west along the A38 if coming through Plymouth). Take the exit for Smithaleigh/Yealmpton and when you arrive in Yealmpton, turn left into Torr Hill and onto Ford Road and along the B3186. From here, you turn left into Widey Road, following the lane up into Noss Mayo. Pass through the village back into open countryside, turning left at Revelstoke House. Turn into Rowden Court, a short way along on your right-hand side.

By train
Take a train service to Plymouth city centre. From here, there is a bus service to Noss Mayo but it is infrequent. Alternatively, there are numerous taxi services to take you on the remaining half-hour journey to your holiday let.

By coach
Numerous coach services arrive at Plymouth, depositing passengers conveniently in the city centre. From here, an infrequent local bus service is available or for a simpler option, take a taxi for the remaining half-hour drive to your holiday cottage in Noss Mayo.


Local attractions

Newton Ferrers & Noss Mayo

1 mile
It’s a short walk to the heart of Noss village, with Newton Ferrers just opposite on the pretty, sloping banks of the estuary. This tranquil corner of the South Hams offers breathtakingly scenic walks, lovely traditional pubs, and opportunities for sailing and paddleboarding.

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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