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7 Nights  

  • £895  to  £1800

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Short Breaks From

  • £100 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    3 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Log Burner

About Malt Cottage

Malt Cottage is a gorgeous riverfront holiday cottage in Noss Mayo, a peaceful village in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty less than 10 miles from Plymouth. The period property enjoys an elevated position next to the River Yealm with guests not only having stunning waterfront views but also direct access to the water - a heaven for guests who love to sail, kayak or paddle-board. The three spacious double bedrooms, two of which have fantastic water views, comfortably sleep up to six people, making this property ideal for families or friends. There are three friendly pubs within walking distance, including the excellent Ship and Swan Inns, while shops and other amenities - such as the newly opened cafe The Green - are across the Yealm Creek in Newton Ferrers.

Noss Mayo is something of a hidden gem. The charming village is only a short drive from the historical naval city of Plymouth, with its many sights and attractions, yet feels calm and peaceful - the antithesis of the frantic pace at which many people live their day to day life. Follow the path through Passage Wood to Cellar Beach, a sheltered cove at the mouth of the river, or wander around the coastal footpath towards Warren Beach. The breathtaking Mothecombe Beach is only a 10-minute drive away while Bantham, Bigbury, Hope Cove and Thurlestone are also within easy reach for a day at the seaside.

Newton Ferrers is an easy walk, paddle, or bike ride from Malt Cottage. It has a small Co-Op supermarket (which stocks a surprising amount!), pharmacy and post office. There is also Ben's Farm Shop a very short drive away which stocks beautiful local produce and also offers a seasonal pick-your-own! Anything else you need is readily accessible in Plymouth, about half an hour's drive from the cottage. Plymouth is a historic naval city with a rich heritage, museums, shops, restaurants and an aquarium. Dartmoor and the upmarket town of Salcombe are both within easy reach to give you an endless choice of places to see and things to do.

Living beside the river, even if only for a short time, is the perfect way to slow down, unwind, and give yourself time to recharge. You can fill your days with activity or go no further than the private sunny balcony from which you have an uninterrupted view of the water, boats, and the surrounding countryside. It's idyllic at any time of the year.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Tim & Becky Lennox joined Independent Cottages in August 2020

Enquire online / Phone:

Amenities / Facilities

  • Log Burner
  • Waterside Location
  • Beach Nearby
  • Cot
  • Pub Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Satellite/ cable TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Devon)

Accommodation Comprises:

Malt Cottage is an end-of-terrace cottage, parts of which likely date back to the 16th Century. The owners have recently refurbished and redecorated it, so it is fresh, light and welcoming. Accommodation is over three levels.

Ground Floor:

  • Kick your shoes off and hang up your beach bag in the welcoming entrance hall, where there is plenty of space to de-kit yourself before you go into the house.
  • In winter, the living room is a cosy haven with a log burner and a long, plump sofa on which to stretch out and snooze after a bracing coastal walk. Flick the Smart TV on and watch a film, or catch up on your reading. The cottage has WiFi throughout so that guests can use their laptops, tablets and other devices.
  • Linger over breakfast in the dining room, which overlooks the river towards Newton Ferrers. Sliding glass doors open onto the balcony and the South Hams countryside. The pretty pine table seats eight guests.
  • The bright kitchen has more incredible views of the river so don't be surprised to find dinner is delayed as you watch the boats bobbing and the birds swooping. The kitchen is very well equipped with modern appliances plus all of the bits and pieces needed to cook and serve up to eight guests.
  • Bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

First Floor:

  • Master bedroom with a comfortable king-sized bed, proper storage, and a window seat where guests can sit and admire the river. There is an independant high-pressured shower attached to the room but also easily accessed from the corridor for other guest's use.
  • Second double room with a king-sized bed and ample storage. This room is next to a cloakroom with a WC and a handbasin. A travel cot is available on request.

Top Floor:

  • A huge twin bedroom with two single beds is on the top floor. As with the other rooms, beds are made up for guests' arrival with quality bedding and linen.

Outside: The cottage has a riverfront balcony with a table and chairs. Stone steps lead from the house to the water and the private mooring.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, sheets and bath towels are provided. Guests to supply beach towels. A cot (no bedding), high chair and stair gate are available. Well-behaved pets are welcome with the owner's agreement. Short breaks (minimum of three nights) are available depending on availability. No smoking.

Malt Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms (2 Kings, 1 Twin)
2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £895
To £1800
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)Becky 07976575726 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Tim & Becky Lennox
Member Since August 2020

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* Now offering short stays through the Autumn & Winter months! *

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Malt Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 29th May 2024