Southerly, Newton Ferrers

This stunningly positioned house in Newton Ferrers offers sublime views over the River Yealm. Enjoy sights of the estuary, countryside and the sloping banks of Noss Mayo opposite – with amazing viewpoints from the house, balcony and decked terrace. This home makes the ideal base for a relaxing Devon break in an idyllic corner of Devon, with wonderful walks, welcoming pubs and the glorious South Devon coast all within easy reach.

2 bedrooms, sleeps up to 5

Prices from £120 per night

WiFi available

On-street parking available

Features & amenities

Southerly is a homely holiday property set in a spectacular position on the banks of the Yealm estuary in Newton Ferrers. The house has been arranged to take full advantage of the stunning river views afforded by the property’s elevated position.

The master bedroom, on the lower floor, opens via folding patio doors to a large decked terrace, with a table and chairs set, and stylish glass and steel balustrades. This makes the perfect spot for al fresco dining and taking in picture-perfect views over the river, countryside and gorgeous sloping valley of Newton Creek. There are wonderful views from inside the master bedroom and the adjacent second bedroom too.

Spectacular views continue into the open-plan living space on the upper floor. The living space offers lofty vista through full-height glazed doors and a glass Juliet balcony, while the dining room opens through sliding doors onto a balcony with a chair from which to gaze at the long, wide views over the river.

The house offers a comfortable home from home. Light and airy, with white walls and a combination of wood floors and carpet, its laid-back interior invites you to chill and enjoy the slow-paced Devon lifestyle.

  • Open-plan area comprising living space and dining area and connecting to kitchen.
  • Living area with TV, sofa and chairs, with sliding patio door opening to glass balcony, with river views.
  • Dining area with dining table and chairs, plus a small children’s table, and large sliding doors leading to a balcony with a seat and exceptional views over the river, countryside and the village of Noss Mayo opposite.
  • Kitchen has eye-level integrated oven and microwave, and integrated electric hob.
  • Master bedroom, on ground floor, features super king size double bed (can also be arranged as a twin bedroom) and has large sliding patio doors, providing lovely views and leading to decked terrace.
  • Bedroom 2, on ground floor, has a king size bed (can also be arranged as a twin bedroom).
  • Large decked terrace has outdoor table and chairs, with glass balustrades, and stunning elevated views over the River Yealm and surrounding village and countryside.
  • WiFi internet.
  • Central heating and double glazing throughout.
  • Private parking space on the property for one vehicle.
  • Pets are not allowed at this property.


Southerly is found in an idyllic spot overlooking the river in Newton Ferrers, a village near the sea in the south-west corner of Devon.

Newton Ferrers and its twin village Noss Mayo opposite are a peaceful community set around the Yealm Estuary. With their rolling banks, river and winding lanes, Newton and Noss provide a wonderfully scenic location for a relaxing Devon holiday.

There’s also plenty to see and do around this area. There are highly scenic walks around the villages and out to the coast, where the dramatic cliffs of the south coast meet the expanse of the English Channel. Within the villages, there’s a selection of charming pubs serving delicious meals, coffees and ice-creams, as well as a range of alcoholic beverages, including local ales. You’ll also find a local shop and butchers for convenient supplies within walking range.

Getting there

By car
If coming from the east, head to Exeter then west along the A38 (or past Plymouth along the A38 if coming from the west). 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.

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 you may find it more convenient to take a taxi service for the remaining half-hour drive to your holiday house.


Local attractions

Newton & Noss

Less than 1 mile
This holiday let is set in the heart of Newton Ferrers, with Noss Mayo located 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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