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Miss Lucie Steele

Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks English

House with Stunning Estuary Views in Noss and Newton. Coastal walks, Great Pubs

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in South Hams - Overcreek House

3 bedroom spacious & modern detached house , sleeps 6 +cot , parking and ensuite

·Short Breaks Available - Please contact us for prices

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

· Direct Access to Fantastic Coastal Walks

· Superb Estuary Views

· Local Pubs, Restaurants and Shops

· Sailing, Riding, Golf, Tennis and Beaches

Overcreek House , which is approached over a short steep drive, is a modern and spacious 3 bedroom, detached property.

From the main living areas there are magnificent views of the river Yealm and all the comings and goings on the water.

The 180 degree views from the two patio doors in the living room take in the hillsides leading up to the cliffs behind Noss Mayo, down to the river Yealm, and across the river to the village of Newton Ferrers.

The views are even more magnificent if you step outside onto the large South/West facing patio .

You can sit and watch the tide come in or out (and ' time' your days' events or your walk across the tidal causeway to Newton Ferrers accordingly), and at night the water shines with the reflected lights of the village.

We have Wi Fi at the house for those who want to stay connected.

With its comfortable and well equipped interior, Overcreek is a real 'home from home' .

It has the luxury of a 6' Superking size bed and ensuite to Bedroom 1, as well as a good sized family bathroom next to Bedroom 2.

From Overcreek House there is direct access to an abundance of beautiful and varied walks , both short and long - all with stunning views.

Just stroll around Noss Mayo taking in the water views, or walk a little further along the rivers edge, passing the many boats moored in the deep water pool, and on to Cellar Beach to build a sandcastle if the tide is low.

Or take a more strenuous walk up and over the hillside to the clifftops ... most routes pass either The Ship Inn or The Swan (or The Dolphin Inn if you have gone over the river to Newton Ferrers) ... so refreshments are readily available !

If you don't fancy the walk (or have missed the tide !), you can drive round the head of the river to Newton Ferrers to enjoy the views looking back towards Noss Mayo or drive down to The Pool from here.

Alternatively, the Ferryman can take you from and to various places on the river .

If you are after a large sandy beach then Mothecombe is only 10mins drive from Overcreek , and for rock pools Wembury is recommended.

Overcreek House is a lovely base from which to explore the rest of the South Hams , Dartmoor, and parts of Cornwall as well as having fast access to the main Cities of both Plymouth and Exeter.

Overcreek provides comfortable accommodation for 6 people; The Master Bedroom has a 6-foot, Super-King Size Bed and Ensuite shower room. The Second bedroom can either have a 6-foot SuperKing Size Bed , or Twin Singles ( in summer ). The third bedroom has Twin Single Beds. There is also a separate family bathroom.

The fully equipped Kitchen is suitable for completely self catering during your holiday if you wish ,and there are also places to eat out just a few minutes walk from the house.

The Living Room has two sofas, plus comfy armchair and twin Patio doors leading out onto the large balcony .

Overcreek’s patio/balcony is perfect for sitting or eating out, and watching the comings and goings on the water.

Overcreek is situated in the small South Devon village of Noss Mayo, which, together with its twin village of Newton Ferrers, sits on the banks of the River Yealm.

Whilst Noss Mayo has two waterside pubs of its own, a short walk over the tidal causeway, the Voss, takes you to Newton Ferrers with a further Pub, Chemist, Butcher, Post Office with bakery as well as a small Co-op to cater for day-to-day needs.

A ferry also runs further down the river, which can take foot passengers across to the Wembury shore as well as on other river trips by prior arrangement.

Tennis courts are available in Noss Mayo, and Newton Ferrers has Boat hire as well as Sailing and Riding.

Golfers are well provided for with local courses at Wrangaton and Bigbury, and for the more ambitious,

St Mellion, with its two 18 hole championship golf courses, is just 20 miles away.

The historic naval city of Plymouth is close by with its full range of shops as well as attractions such as the Hoe or the National Marine Aquarium, and the incredible tropical domes of the Eden Project are also within reach for a day trip.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Miss Lucie Steele (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Although we've been coming to Devon for more than 30yrs, we've never been to Noss Mayo before - big mistake ! Don't worry, we'll keep it a secret but we'll be back !

Great house, one of the best we've ever stayed in. Thanks
Mar 2011
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based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

House with Stunning Estuary Views in Noss and Newton. Coastal walks, Great Pubs
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
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Excellent House in a Wonderful Location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Overcreek House enormously. It was extremely comfortable and very well equipped: the views were delightful. Lucie Steele was extremely efficient, helpful and very pleasant to deal with.

The house is very well sited within the village and close to wonderful walks on a beautiful coastline. We heartily recommend it and will certainly return.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
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Lovely house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a Chritmas break and had a lovely time. The cottage is well equipped and there is plenty of room. The best feature in most definitely the location and views,they are fantastic. The village itself is lovely and there is plenty to do in the area. We would love to go back and see the place in the summer as it was beautiful even in December.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
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Simply Lovely

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a welcome pack of milk in the fridge and shortbread biscuits... much needed after a 5 hour journey.

The Property is lovely. Just perfect for 5 adults with a bed spare. Clean with all amenities. Also with a utilitiy room on ground floor level. The views from the balcony are stunning. The village is lovely as is the area.

We had a few meals from The Ship, what can I say... just delicious. Excellent service. It gets very busy so remember to book a table. We didn't eat at The Swan but did visit to sample the beer.

We travelled to the Zoo in Newquay, Plymouth and Exeter on shopping trips and a lovely cream tea somewhere in Dartmouth.

All in all we had a lovely holiday and didn't want to leave

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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A charming place in the Devon sun

  • 5 of 5

The house is well presented in a very quiet village. The photo from the balcony looking out across the harbour doesn't do justice to the view. The house has everything you could want and we returned home rested after having a good week of sun. The roads around Noss Mayo are narrow in places but as everyone drives with care there are no issues there. We received very good information from Lucie prior to leaving and would have no problem at all returning if we were to visit the area again

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that you had a relaxing, sunny holiday at Overcreek House. The views of the river from the balcony are simply stunning and I agree that the photos on the website do not do them justice ... The view is so big and wide that It just cannot be shown in a single image - I would need to make a multiple photo panorama !
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Excellent location, stunning peaceful views.

  • 5 of 5

Property very clean, bright and airy. Spent a lot of time on balcony with glass of wine/beer enjoying surroundings. Ship Inn provided us with good food/beer on a number of occasions with our family who live nearby. Lots of places/beaches to visit close at hand. Would strongly recommend Overcreek House to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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A beautiful, light, spacious and comfy home

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 week stay in this home. If you're looking for a relaxing holiday in a beautiful village, in a beautiful part of the world in a welcoming comfortable, well equipped, clean home, then this is for you. We spent lots of hours exploring Dartmoor and the surrounding areas. We got to take in the Dartmouth Regatta, the noss mayo regatta, the noss may beer race, the noss mayo fete and much more. We ate at The Ship and enjoyed takeaways and early evenings drinks in The Swan. We enjoyed walks to Wembury Beach, Stoke Beach and Cellar Beach. We also did lots of crabbing on the Quay and the causeway.

Just a brilliant time had by me and a my family. We will be back I'm sure.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Noss Mayo
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Plymouth of Foot Ferry in Noss Mayo
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Noss Mayo
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Dry Slope
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Cellars Beach-walkable or Mothecombe -wide sandy

The small South Devon village of Noss Mayo, together with its twin village of Newton Ferrers, sits on the banks of the river Yealm and taking a holiday here is like taking a wonderful step back in time.

Overcreek House has magnificent views of the river Yealm (pronounced 'Yam' locally), and with its comfortable and modern interior, is a lovely base from which to explore the varied Devon coastline and countryside.

From the quiet banks of the river beneath National Trust Woodland, to the dramatic Coastal Footpath overlooking the Mewstone and out to sea, there are amazing views and walks (long or short) directly from the house, and wherever you turn.

Sit on Popes Quay outside the local pub and keep an eye on the children 'crabbing', or walk along the rivers edge taking in the views along the way to the local beach known as Cellars.

Alternatively, hop on board with the Ferryman if you don't fancy the walk,and he will drop you at the beach ( either Cellars or Wembury), and collect you later.

Noss Mayo has two waterside pubs of its own, both with fantastic views over the river ; The Ship is well known for its excellent 'Gastro' food, and The Swan serves a good selection of beers and has Live Music from time to time.

A short walk over the Tidal Causeway takes you to Newton Ferrers with a further Pub, Tea Shop, Chemist, Butcher, Post Office and Co-op.

You may be more than happy not to leave the villages at all during your holiday, but if you would like to explore further afield...

The wide sandy beach of Mothecombe is just 10mins drive from Overcreek House ..car park , toilets and cafe close by.

The historic naval City of Plymouth is 10 miles away with its full range of shops and attractions such as the National Marine Aquarium , dry Ski Slope, Cinema, and Swimming Pool.

The recently refurbished Lido,and the famous Smeaton's Tower will be found on The Hoe.

This area is just a short walk (or even shorter drive), from the main shopping precinct of Plymouth, but boasts a fantastic parkland setting with amazing views of Plymouth Sound.

The Barbican area of Plymouth, with its ancient cobbled streeets and eclectic mix of art galleries is great for an afternoon or early evening stroll, and has some great restaurants if you want to linger.

From Plymouth you can also board the small Torpoint Ferry for a trip to the beaches of Kingsand or Cawsand, or get on the Foot Ferry across to the delightful Mount Edgecumbe Estate.

Well known areas of the South Hams such as Modbury, Kingsbridge, Dartmouth and Salcombe, are also all within very comfortable driving distance for a day trip.

Dartmoor National Park is under half an hour away by car, and the Eden Project and several National Trust Properties (including Cotehele) are also within easy driving distance.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Noss Mayo, South Hams

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May Half Term
28 May 2016 - 3 Jun 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
4 Jun 2016 - 24 Jun 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid-High Season
25 Jun 2016 - 15 Jul 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
16 Jul 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High-Mid Season
3 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid-Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 21 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
October Half Term
22 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Xmas and New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover day is Saturday.

On all weeks out of School Holidays , we are very happy to discuss short breaks with a minimum 3 night stay.
Please contact us for a quote.

All bed linen is provided including sheets, duvet covers and pillow cases,

Short or weekend breaks may be possible by arrangement.
Please do not hesitate to ring and discuss.

A 20% deposit is payable on Booking.
The Balance is due 8 weeks prior to the start of your holiday, along with a returnable Breakage Deposit of £100.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in South Hams in South Devon

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both the Family Bathroom and Ensuite Shower Room have been fully modernised recently with white suites and wood laminate flooring. The shower in the Ensuite is 'oversized', making this room very comfortable to use. Both rooms have shaver points, and a hairdryer is at the house for guests to use.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Superking (6foot)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Can be Superking or Twin Singles
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Twin Single Beds
  • A Travel Cot and a High Chair are also available if required. Bedroom 1 has a six foot wide Superking size bed with an Ensuite Shower Room Bedroom 2 has Twin Single Beds which can also be made in to a Superking bed Bedroom 3 has Twin Single beds
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Our Changeover day is Saturday

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