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Early Tide

  • Property Ref: EARLY
  • Noss Mayo, South Devon
  • Devon
  • PL8 1DX


  • Close to Beach
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Pet Friendly
  • River Views
  • Self Catering
  • TV
  • WiFi

About this Property

Early Tide is a charmingly updated 18th century cottage enjoying a spectacular waterfront location at Bridgend in Noss Mayo on the Yealm Estuary. Steeped in history, with beams reputedly taken from Napoleonic warships, Early Tide now makes a stylish, welcoming and comfortable retreat. Furnished and decorated in a contemporary beach house style with a nautical flavour, the cottage has its own, two-tiered terrace right over the water with stunning views of the river - herons, egrets, ducks and swans are all regular visitors. The outlook extends to the opposite village of Newton Ferrers, down the estuary with all its colourful boat life, to the wooded headland above the beach. A short walk takes you into the centre of Noss Mayo with its two excellent pubs. The beautiful woodland path beyond the village leads to the coast with spectacular sea views and to the secluded Cellars Beach.

“Lovely cottage, exceptional walks, outstanding views, very warm and cosy. We will be back!” Jeanne and Dave

“Had a wonderful week. Loved your cottage and the river with all the birds. Sat outside on the terrace with a glass of wine. What a life! Hoping to come back for longer next year.” Margaret, Allen and Maureen


Entrance from roadside into porch. Porthole door into living room with sofa, chair and chaise longue, TV/DVD, stereo/radio/CD player and decorative fireplace. Stairs lead down into the kitchen/dining room with stunning views onto the estuary and back door onto the terrace. Modern fitted kitchen with electric built-in oven and hob, combi microwave, dishwasher and fridge. Dining area with table and direct river views. Door to two waterfront terraces with table and seating. Two  out-houses with washing machine/dryer, counter top freezer and separate WC and tap. From the living room stairs lead to landing. Double bedroom with beamed ceiling, 4ft 6in boat bed and painted furniture. Sliding door off landing to cosy, beamed bathroom with bath with electric shower, basin, WC and heater. Both rooms look directly onto the estuary. Further stairs up to a twin bedroom overlooking the garden with 3 ft beds, TV and DVD, painted furniture and wooden sea chest.  Please note: Unfortunately this property is unsuitable for children under the age of 6


At the rear of the cottage are two waterfront terraces with breathtaking views, the top terrace outside the kitchen/dining room has table, chairs and parasol.

Parking: On road parking is usually available close to Early Tide on The Hard or on nearby Pillory Hill. There is also a free car park in the village. It is possible to unload for a short time in the passing space outside the neighbouring cottage's garden wall.


  • Included: Bed linen (not towels), free WiFi, heating (night storage) and electricity.
  • Security Deposit: £150.
  • Pets: One small well behaved dog welcome by arrangement.
  • Telephone: For incoming calls only.
  • Local Facilities: Beach 1 mile. 3 very good waterfront pubs all serving food, nearest 5 minutes walk. Shops, tea shop, P/O with deli and gift shop, chemist, Co-op and butcher in Newton Ferrers, 10 minutes walk along the river.
  • Please Note: Children over 6 years only.


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