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Parsonage Farm Cottage

(Ref. 976178)

Newton Ferrers, Devon Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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33 Customer Reviews

  • "Very comfortable accommodation in a quiet and very picturesque location."

    The cottage is extremely well equipped and very cosy. Added bonus is the ev charging point.

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Oct 2023

  • "Delightful cottage beautiful furnishings, colour schemes well thought out."

    Kitchen although not big perfectly adequate for us. Very comfortable bed. Feel 4 adults might struggle as only 1 bathroom but for 2/3 family persons fine. Owners exceptionally nice people.

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Sep 2023

  • "Lovely characterful cottage, well furnished with comfy beds and sofas, good shower and plenty of crockery / kitchen equipment."

    Wide range of DVDs and books, and nice peaceful location. Short walk to the local pub which does decent food. Downsides: fridge nowhere near big enough (it’s an under-counter fridge freezer, but the freezer takes up 1/3 of the space, leaving 2 small shelves and a salad drawer plus limited space in the door) and TV isn’t a smart TV.

    Reviewed by Annabel4.4Aug 2023

  • "Tolles Ferienhaus für einen Familienurlaub."

    Sehr sauber. Gut eingerichtet mit allem was man benötigt. Eigener PKW Stellplatz vorhanden. Sehr freundliche und liebevolle Vermieter. Ebenfalls fußläufig erreichbar ist ein schönes Cafe (5 min.) und ein kleiner Supermarkt (10 min.). Alles in allem waren wir sehr zufrieden mit dem Ferienhaus.

    Thank you very much for your feedback, we're so pleased to know you had a good time. Translated (using Google) this reads as: "Great holiday home for a family holiday. Very clean. Well furnished with everything you need. Own car parking space available. Very friendly and loving landlord. Also within walking distance is a nice cafe (5 minutes) and a small supermarket (10 minutes). All in all we were very happy with the house." Property Owner

    Reviewed by Philipp5.0Jul 2023

  • "Great location."

    So peaceful. A comfortable stay, and a great base for exploring the area.

    Reviewed by Ed5.0Jun 2023

  • "The only drawback was that the fridge/freezer was relatively small, even for just a couple staying there."

    A family of four would struggle to store more than a day's supply of food in the fridge. The whole kitchen corner is quite cramped but perfectly workable. But the owners are very helpful, the location is ideal for exploring the local area, and the other facilities very comfortable

    Reviewed by Mike4.7Jun 2023

  • "Parsonage Farm Cottage has a lot of plus points."

    It is far enough away from the larger towns to feel secluded, but not isolated. Night times are dark, which is something I miss living in a town. Access is easy, none of those terrifying narrow Devon lanes. Newton Ferrers itself is beautiful and it was useful to have a Co-op and Pharmacy with walking distance. The cottage is big enough for four people not to feel on top of each other and the upside down accommodation make it feel quirky. It was also nice to see the period features such as the thick walls and exposed beams. On the down side, the one kitchen drawer is quite difficult to open and close. There were no baking trays apart from the grill tray. There is hardly any storage space for food in the kitchen and there are usually a few essentials in the kitchen cupboards and occasionally a pint of milk or a welcome pack is provided, but when we arrived there was teabags, pepper and some salt, but not in a salt shaker. It was disappointing not to be able to make a drink of coffee after our eight hour journey. Plus the extractor fan in the bathroom is very noisy which impacted our tv viewing in the evenings. All in all, I would recommend the property, but it could do with a few tweaks to make it better.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.4May 2023

  • "Lovely cozy peaceful cottage, everything you need for a relaxing week, easy to find, easy walk to the Harbour for beautiful views of the estuary, information left was useful to be able to leave your car at home and do some walks, bluebells and wild garlic in the nearby woods are amazing this time of year, catching the ferry to the other side of the estuary is great fun, South West Coast Path with amazing views within easy reach, loved every minute."

    Thank you for allowing us to use your cottage

    Reviewed by Jane5.0May 2023

  • "We’ve been before and we’ll certainly come again."

    Very comfortable and in a delightful setting.

    Reviewed by Hugh5.0Oct 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our stay at Parsonage Farm."

    Extremely comfortable with everything you need for a relaxing break.

    Reviewed by Edwina5.0Sep 2022

  • "Delightful cottage ideally placed for exploring the local area."

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely place and lovely people."

    All round very very good stay

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Jul 2022

  • "Delightful cottage, beautifully renovated and full of character."

    Very peaceful/ Lovely cool shady spot to sit outside the cottage. In heat the downstairs is wonderfully cool due to the thick stone walls. Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo are delightful villages. They are refreshingly free of tourist shops and litter and crowds; very quiet. The local pubs offer good food and all the residents that we met were very friendly.

    Reviewed by Robin5.0Jul 2022

  • "The property was everything we hoped it would be."

    Very well equipped and comfortable and to a high standard. Lovely hosts nothing was to much trouble and we plan to return.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Jun 2022

  • "Extremely clean and comfortable accommodation."

    Reviewed by Renton5.0Apr 2022

  • "Clean, cosy, very comfortable, quiet."

    Getting away from Newton Ferrers was easier from the cottage than it would have been from the village centre. Handy local shops with friendly staff. Pubs get booked up for meals, but plenty of others in the area. We particularly liked the Rose and Crown at Yealmpton. Wonderful walks from the cottage. Thoroughly to be recommended. Very friendly and helpful owners.

    Reviewed by Hugh5.0Oct 2021

  • "Village is in a lovely location, ."

    Plentiful walks and sufficient local amenities. Most useful for this stay particularly given the fuel panic was the fact that the local bus ran daily right into the centre of Plymouth allowing over a 5-hour stay to visit sights , museums shops etc.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2021

  • "Had a great time in Newton Ferrers and at Parsonage Farm Cottage."

    The cottage location is very good for exploring South Hams and Newton Ferrers is lovely village within walking distance. The cottage is very charming and comfortable. Better washing and drying facilities would have been useful, especially with young children. The owners are very hospitable.

    Reviewed by Andrew3.8Aug 2021

  • "Fantastic location in a very picturesque village."

    Kids loved crabbing at the creek in the evening. Loads to do nearby and beautiful beaches. Hosts were really friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Aug 2021

  • "We were very comfortable in Parsonage Cottage."

    The beds were cosy and the kitchen had everything we needed. The local area was lovely with lots to do nearby.

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Jul 2021

  • "Despite wet weather, we had a good time at Parsonage Farm Cottage."

    The owners could not be more helpful or friendly and the accommodation was also ideal for the dog (a nine-month-old springer spaniel pup). The area is lovely and would certainly stay again. Plenty to see in the area particularly if you are a fan of the National Trust. The cottage has character and we liked this. A very cosy place. Thumbs up all round!

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Feb 2020

  • "Parsonage Farm Cottage was an excellent place to stay."

    It was comfortable and cosy and in a very peaceful setting. All arrangements went smoothly and information provided in the cottage was helpful and accurate. We would recommend this cottage for people using public transport. There is a bus stop right outside and the village has very good shops (including a co-op, community shop and a chemist) which provided everything that we needed, and three excellent pubs within walking distance too. There were plenty of interesting walks in the local area which were easy to find using the OS map in the property. It was a lovely place to stay in November, but I am sure it is equally charming in the summer!

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0Nov 2019

  • "Excellent location good fascilities and excellent local shops for all we needed."

    Hilly location so not for people with walking disabilities.Owner very nice and welcoming.

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Sep 2019

  • "The owners had thought of everything to make the stay comfortable & thoroughly enjoyable."

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Aug 2019

  • "The holiday was as described, beautiful setting."

    The accommodation was spacious with a lovely outside area. The village had everything we needed, in fact we didn't use our car all week. It is a great place for walking and relaxing.

    Reviewed by Sarah J5.0May 2019

  • "I know Newton Ferrers well and I'm delighted to find a cottage so close to the village and all its very special features."

    The cottage was lovely, in a very quiet and private setting, and with a lovely large shared garden that is great for dogs and children. If I could have waved a magic wand I would have liked: a shelf within the shower enclosure for lotions and potions, and indeed one in the barhroom itself.More kitchen storage for food items would be nice, and better light over the table. (I wanted to do a bit of drawing and painting). And a picnic table in the garden area would be great - there is nowhere to sit except in the small gravelled courtyard. But otherwise its a lovely property in very desirable location for singles, couples,and families (its a real messing about in the river place !)

    Reviewed by Pamela4.4Apr 2019

  • "Great Hosts and a great area to visit, some loverly walks in the area"

    Reviewed by Toby4.7Jan 2019

  • "Could not fault the accommodation, and it was very good for my dog, large field for her to run in."

    Only down side was we felt it was necessary to travel in the car to see surrounding areas etc. There is not a lot at Newton Ferrers, although a very attractive area. Beware of using Sat Navs as they take you down very narrow one track lanes. This did not stop us having a very pleasant week.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Oct 2018

  • "Very friendly welcome from the owner lovely location for a quiet holiday we all ..."

    Very friendly welcome from the owner lovely location for a quiet holiday we all had a lovely break thanks from the smith family

    Reviewed by Paul4.1Sep 2018

  • "Fantastic cottage in a beautiful location!"

    Dog friendly, cosy, nice walk down into Newton Ferrers & Noss Mayo (steep hills down to the pubs, but well worth the walk!) secure pebbled garden plus a paddock to walk the dogs if needed outside the cottage! Thank you for a wonderful holiday. Had a fabulous week!

    Reviewed by Lynsey5.0Sep 2018

  • "We thoroughly recommend this cottage 5 star accommodation, located in a lovely ..."

    We thoroughly recommend this cottage 5 star accommodation, located in a lovely village, everything you need for your holiday,

    Reviewed by Diane5.0Jun 2018

  • "Lovely peaceful location very relaxing good bed and comfort easily assessable to all resorts Nice hosts very kind"

    Reviewed by John4.7Jun 2018

  • "Just excellent."

    Great break. Perfect for our pet dog

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Apr 2018

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Summary

  • Reverse level
  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin
  • First floor open plan living space with seating area, dining area and kitchen.
  • Central heating
  • Microwave, fridge, shared tumble dryer, shared washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • EV charger available charges paid to owner direct.Enclosed garden with barbecue
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property.

The property

Parsonage Farm Cottage is a detached reverse level cottage.

Believed to have once been a sleeping chamber for the Bishop of Exeter, it is homely accommodation in a tranquil and beautiful setting.

Head up the steps and you will find yourself in your open plan living space with its lofty beams, snug red sofas, modern comfort and handcrafted kitchen area.

The two bedrooms are both downstairs, sharing a smart family bathroom where you can enjoy a soak after a long walk on the Coast Path.

Outside, as well as the lawn to share, you have your own pretty garden at the front of the cottage, safely enclosed with outdoor furniture and a barbecue for eating alfresco.

Parsonage Farm Cottage is a special base for exploring this beautiful area, enjoying the local inns and discovering the stunning coastline.

Note: This cottage can be booked with Bradbridge Barn (976177) and together they sleep 8.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

NEWTON FERRERS

Plymouth 8 miles.

A tranquil, picturesque village in the South Hams area of Devon, on a bend of the River Yealm leading up from the South Devon coast (1 mile). The perfect haven for sailors, for those who love messing about near water and for those who appreciate stunning and civilised countryside. There is a local butcher, chemist, post office and grocer in Newton Ferrers and an organic farm shop just two miles away. The village pub, with fantastic views across the water towards Noss Mayo and the creek, serves good food and drink. The area is blessed with many walks that meander along the waterside and across the fields, while to the north Dartmoor's high tors and open spaces beckon those who love wild country. The city of Plymouth with its shops, Marine Aquarium and Barbican quayside area is just 8 miles away while beautiful Totnes with its 'alternative' view on life is a must. If the beach rather than boats is what you seek, you won't do better than the beautiful sands at Mothecombe and Bigbury just a few miles down the road. Both are accessible by road or boat from Newton Ferrers. There are a number of excellent golf courses nearby.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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  • Christmas