Tucked away at the end of a private drive on the edge of Newton Ferrers, 800 yards from the shops/pub and picturesque creek, two attractive, Grade II listed cottages converted from barns on a 16th cent.
farmstead, once home to the Bishop of Exeter.
The cottages are smart and welcoming with original features, high apex beams, wood floors (rugs) and modern comforts, each with own small garden, beautifully planted for privacy by owners who live in the farmhouse next door (no farming now).
Across the gravelled entrance drive, shared use of lawned garden.
Shared use of washing machine and tumble drier.
Parsonage Farm Cottage is a neat, detached upside down cottage on two levels, said to have been the Bishop's sleeping chamber for the farmhouse behind.
At the front, pretty, enclosed garden (table/chairs, barbecue) with 2 slate steps up to glazed double doors and 2 further steps (top stairgate) up to open-plan living/dining/kitchen, cosy and inviting with smart red sofas, TV/DVD; small kitchen area neatly fitted in one corner (slimline dishwasher, microwave, fridge, gas hob/electric oven) with handcrafted units.
Downstairs (stairgates), two bedrooms - a double (5' bed), and a twin; smart bathroom (suite, shower over bath).
A homely and welcoming base.
Newton Ferrers/Noss Mayo: adjoining small villages beside the River Yealm estuary, sheltered by oak-wooded hillsides, popular for sailing, lovely for walking or just sitting.
Essential shops (Newton Ferrers) and good food pubs.
Low tide footpath across the creek.
Tennis courts; riding stables.
Pedestrian ferry to coast walk to Wembury (village), and secluded beach.
Mothecombe (nearest sandy beach by car), 4 miles.