No.9, Noss Mayo

A beautifully presented holiday cottage forming part of a converted barn complex in a gorgeous rural setting. This cosy Noss Mayo getaway exudes historic character and is finished to a wonderful standard. Surrounded by serene countryside and located close to the South Devon coast, it’s ideally placed for a relaxing and stunningly scenic Westcountry break.

2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Prices from £92 per night

WiFi available

Private parking space

Features & amenities

No.9 is a lovely property that forms part of an impressive barn conversion. It provides a stylish and modern holiday home, while retaining its history and heart.

As you arrive at this handsome stone building, you’re greeted by a distinctive arched entranceway – the first taste of the quirky character this home offers. This curved frontage features multiple windows, filling the open-plan ground floor with natural light.

And the merits of the interior don’t stop there. You’ll find all the features you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay, including a well-equipped and high-quality kitchen, And this cosy home is beautifully decorated and furnished throughout. Layers of white and off-white shades and textures combine with natural wood finishes to stylish effect, while the exposed beams and stonework pile on the period charm. The result is an elegant but relaxed space – the perfect base for a chilled Devon break.

  • Open-plan living ground floor, including living area and dining area, connected to kitchen by a glazed divider, with exposed ceiling beams and wooden floors.
  • Living area includes seating, TV and feature entrance archway, bringing in lots of daylight.
  • Kitchen includes integrated cooker, Belfast sink, dishwasher and microwave oven.
  • Master bedroom has king-size double bed, with exposed ceiling beams and painted stone wall.
  • Bedroom 2 has twin beds and exposed ceiling beams.
  • Tiled bathroom with bath, over-bath shower, toilet and wash basin.
  • Laundry room available on request, at additional cost.
  • Lovely communal gardens with picnic tables, plus a shared tennis court.
  • Private parking available on the property for one vehicle.
  • Not suitable for dogs.


This holiday let is part of an old Grade II Listed barn complex in a rural spot just outside Noss Mayo, and close to the South Devon coast.

The property is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the South Hams, and surrounded by pretty countryside. It is also close to a spectacular stretch of National Trust-owned coastline. Some of Devon’s most picturesque walks are right on your doorstep, with clifftop ocean views, rolling farmland and ancient woodland waiting to delight you.

The twin villages of Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers bring an idyllic taste of riverside living. Wander around quaint lanes, take part in (or simply watch) water-based leisure pursuits, and enjoy gastro dishes with a glass of wine or a pint in a choice of riverside pubs.

Take a trip farther afield to sample the many attractions that Devon and nearby Cornwall have to offer – with opportunities to discover a world of leisure, nature, culture, shopping and cuisine.

Getting there

By car
Drive along the A38 (heading towards Plymouth if coming from outside the South West). 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 into Newton Ferrers. Turn left into Bridgend Hill and turn into Stoke Road at the end of the estuary. Continue through Noss Mayo along Stoke Road then follow it out of the village. Turn left at Revelstoke House and then into Rowden Court, and you’ll find your holiday let a short way along on your right-hand side.

By train
You can catch a train service to Plymouth city centre and from here, a bus service to Noss Mayo (but it is infrequent) and walk the remaining stretch to the holiday let. Alternatively, there are numerous taxi services to take you on the remaining half-hour journey from Plymouth to your holiday house in Noss Mayo.

By coach
There are many coach services arriving at Plymouth. From here, you can either catch the infrequent local bus service to Noss Mayo if timings allow, and walk the final leg of the journey to your holiday let, or for an easier option, take a taxi for half-hour journey from Plymouth.


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 horse riding. Climb the granite tors, explore ancient woodlands and enjoy a picnic while you take in the sensational views of this majestic and legendary landscape.

Book No. 9 Rowden Court