Glen Cottage

newton ferrers

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2 bedrooms

Up to 4 guests


Key Features

  • Property code: GLEN
  • Changeover day: Friday
  • Access statement available
  • Near beach
  • Parking (see description for details)
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden or outside space
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Nearby shop
  • Tumble dryer
  • Village
  • Washing machine
  • Waterside
  • WiFi


There’s a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere pervading the twin villages of  Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo, which accounts in no small part to this area being such a popular holiday destination. The beautiful Yealm estuary dividing the villages is alive with the busy movements of sailing dinghies and yachts attracted to this sheltered inlet. As you stroll through the winding streets lined with pretty cottages, there’s not a caravan or camping site to be seen and several excellent inns and restaurants provide a range of enticing menus. Glen Cottage is ideally situated for the visitor, with a front garden and patio that extends right down to the foreshore so that on a sunny day it’s a fantastic place to relax, enjoying a drink or alfresco dining whilst watching the colourful spectacle of boats on the water.  The south-facing cottage, dating back to the 18th century provides comfortable accommodation and has deep-set windows with window seats in all rooms, giving great views of the creek. At the rear of the cottage a large garden provides a secluded haven in which to relax, with views to Noss Mayo.
Several sandy beaches are easily accessible, as is the South West Coastal Path that threads its way along this scenic coastline. Dartmoor National Park, the historic city and naval port of Plymouth and Celtic Cornwall are all within easy reach, but we think we should warn you that dragging yourself away from this lovely spot for long will not be easy.

Please note: Small children and toddlers should be supervised at all times.

“A very cosy cottage in a beautiful, quiet and peaceful location. A lovely week” Chris & Shelia.

“Lovely cottage in a charming village amidst beautiful scenery” Eleanor & John.

Small front porch into lounge/dining area, with windows overlooking the creek. A two-seater sofa and two armchairs surround the fireplace fitted with woodburner effect electric heater. Flat screen TV with FreeSat, sound bar and DVD. Dining table and 4 chairs. Fitted kitchen with under floor heating, equipped with ceramic hob with oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine as well as tumble dryer in the rear storehouse. Steep stairs (mind your head) to landing and double bedroom with 5ft double bed and fitted wardrobe. Twin bedroom with two 3ft single beds with chest of drawers and hanging pegs behind the door. Bathroom with bath (electric shower over), hand basin, WC, shaver point and heated towel rail.

Across the lane and down some steps to a lawn and patio with garden table and chairs overlooking the water. At rear of the cottage steep steps up to large sloping garden with mature trees, table and chairs and parking for two cars at the very top. Please Note: There is a right of way to the foreshore via our neighbour's privately owned adjoining slipway for launching of small dinghies, rowing boats or canoes, but please understand there is no permission to use the slipway itself for mooring or beaching boats, socialising, swimming, fishing or other water based activities.  Please do not ask the neighbour for permission.

In designated space for up to 2 cars.

  • Included: Bed linen, towels, WiFi, stair gate, heating (night storage and electric fan heaters) and electricity.
  • Telephone: Incoming calls only.
  • Local Facilities: Beaches at Stoke beach 2 miles, Mothecombe beach 5 miles. Pubs, restaurants, shops all within 5-10 minutes walk.  Plymouth, with all facilities 11 miles.

June 2019

we did enjoy our stay very clean and plenty of utensils, nice views and very peaceful .

June 2019


May 2019

few high level cobwebs in kitchen cuboards!! apart from that a most enjoyable and hope to go again same time next year

Sorry about the cobwebs. We'll be sure to evict them and their owners on the next clean. Hope you enjoyed your holiday.

- The Toad Hall Team

October 2018

We have been twice a year for years, it feels like home not a holiday property, have had contact with the owner previously is a helpful man, caretaker is fantastic now a friend, location is superb could not get a better view from your front garden. Although cold weather it was warm and cosy, feel its warm enough to be rented out in winter too, love it 11/10

September 2018

Nice cottage,superb setting I understand why people return

August 2018

Lovely cottage clean cosy and comfy Would recommend it and would definitely stay there again. 10 our if 10????

May 2018

it was perfect in every way love the peace and Tranquillity of cottage and the history of cottage and the perfect chocolate box picturesque village we have at present reserved 1 week in may Friday 17 may-24 may 2019 awaiting to hear from toadhall way

May 2018

Other than the unloading problem it was "excellent " for all categories. Thank you and we would recommend it without reservation.

October 2017

A delightful cottage in a lovely setting - couldn't fault anything at all and the waterside garden was an absolute bonus.

September 2017

Fantastic stay, fantastic cottage, really helpful caretakers, been going for years location is incredible, idyllic place, friendly neighbours highly recommended ????

July 2017

We adore our visits to Newton Ferrers, and have spent hours searching for a holiday rental in the same prime location, but nothing comes near, so we rebook most years

June 2017

The cottage and garden, front and back, were beautiful. Hob and surrounding utensils were greasy and I didn't use the oven. Otherwise we had a lovely stay in a very comfortable cottage. Thank you.

September 2016

Love the property and area is like going home going to Glen, caretaker always emails me Debbie White is fantastic could not have a better caretaker so helpful. The cottage is comfortable warm and homely really impressed been going there 8 years now. .

July 2016

The reason we love Glen Cottage so much is that it is not brand spanking new with flashy fixtures - its just a really good family holiday cottage, excellent location, and on the water. Its also priced realistically given the 'tired' bathrooms and décor - but we would hate it if it were suddenly all done up and swanky!! The kitchen is really well stocked with all the crockery and plates and cooking things you need, the beds are really comfy and a decent size, and we can have all our water toys there such as paddle boards and kayaks. Its a shame that next door are not allowing mooring - just access - but understandable.

July 2016

Always have a fantastic week at Glen it's home from home, been coming twice a year for ages, caretaker is amazing owner really helpful too... Location is second to none, the local people are wonderful!

October 2014

We had a great week at the cottage. Very clean and tidy. Excellent place for a relaxing break. We look forward to visiting again.

September 2014

The property is wonderful and our 7th year there through 2 holiday companies means it feels like home. The caretaker is wonderful so helpful and I regard her as a friend. The waterside garden has become our favourite place to be.....My son has ME/CFS so it has been the perfect place to relax even if not well enough to walk anywhere. We evenknow the neighbours and they are friendly too.....

July 2014

We have been to Glen many times it feels like our second home. The caretaker is wonderful and so helpful.The waterside position is amazing...The cottage is really homely. the only thing that didn't work was the tin opener which I left a note for the caretaker about. Last year we had an issue as the gardener turned up with no warning very early when I was getting up in view of the bathroom. This year he turned up at a better time and went in the front and back garden, we would have appreciated a note to say he was calling as if my son had been alone it might have alarmed him as he has anxiety due to suffering from ME/CFS.

June 2014

Our 4th stay in Glen Cottage, love it every time

May 2014

Glen cottage is home from home. dream location, many walks from the door step, a slice of peace and tranquillity - perfect!

May 2014

A brilliant return to Newton Ferrers after a 40 year absence. The cottage was spotless, and the position perfection. We will be returning, but sooner than another 40 years.

June 2013

Such a perfect location

May 2013

The WiFi was very useful to complete our concert bookings. The cottage is beautifully presented and in excellent order. To have car parking is a real bonus in this village of narrow streets.

May 2013

The fact that we had no need to contact the caretaker perhaps is a better reflection of the standard of cottage and preparation. Everything was in good working order and the only comment we have is that the owners should invest in a new television with wide screen. Having said that the purpose of renting the cottage was for rest and exercise in the area and in that context it was perfect and the location idyllic. All being well we will return "same time next year" with walking boots and books.

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