2 bed Cottage (for sale) Pillory Hill, Noss Mayo, South Devon PL8

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Luscombe Maye - Newton Ferrers Sales
Newton Hill, Newton Ferrers, Plymouth
01752 948626
First Published

18th Sep 2020

Last Published

8th Jun 2021



  • Type: Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Description Once a modest fisherman's cottage, this deceptively spacious home has been cleverly extended accommodating the slope of the ground to now range over two levels. The elevated nature of the cottage provides long views over the estuary towards Newton Ferrers village and down towards the harbour. The property must be viewed to appreciate the extent of the accommodation and the unexpected views from the higher levels and the beautiful and private garden, enjoying the last of the sun as it sets over the deep water Pool.

Situation The twin villages of Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo enjoy a delightful riverside setting on the wooded slopes of the estuary of the River Yealm. This sheltered, deep water harbour is much favoured by yachtsmen and lies within a truly beautiful valley in the unspoilt South Hams countryside, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Special Area of Conservation. The villages share a number of facilities including a post office, pharmacy, traditional butcher, Co-operative store, three good public houses, two churches, yacht club with bistro, tea-rooms and good Primary School. The holiday retreats and full time residences have found a comfortable balance that propel this thriving community with countless clubs and activities available for the more sociable and active, or long picturesque walks for those that simply want to enjoy the peace and tranquillity.

Bus services run to Plymouth city centre which is within easy commuting distance. The main route from Plymouth to Exeter (A38/M5 Devon Expressway) is only a few miles away. Intercity trains run daily from Plymouth to Paddington. The Continental Ferryport is also easily accessible. All give superb access to the rest of the country, combined with living in one of the most beautiful riverside locations on the south coast.

Accommodation The accommodation is as follows:- (Please note that all dimensions are approximate). Steps rising from road with storm porch over. Oak front door to:

Sitting room Window to front elevation with shutters and fantastic views and window to side elevation. Freestanding woodburner on a slate hearth and wooden mantel. Under stairs study area with overhead storage cupboard. Telephone and TV point. Radiator. Cupboard with fuse box and meters. Exposed wooden beams. Twin wall light fittings. Smoke alarm. Stairs rising:

Landing Cupboard housing gas fired combination boiler for hot water and heating on demand. Ceiling light fitting. Smoke alarm. Radiator. Opening through to:

Kitchen Exposed wooden beams. Roll edge wooden work surfaces with sink and draining board with mixer tap over, floor to base cupboards and drawers. Tiled splash back. Space for gas cooker. Overhead extractor unit with light over. Wall mounted cupboards with a display cabinet. Space for slim line dishwasher, space for washing machine and dryer. Space for fridge freezer. Wall mounted light fitting and ceiling light fitting. Part glazed door to rear garden. Wooden floor covering with steps rising to:

Dining room Large window to front elevation with magnificent views of the estuary and beyond. Window to rear elevation and garden. Radiator. Twin ceiling light fitting. Wooden floor covering. From landing doors to:

Master bedroom Twin windows to front elevation with fantastic views with window seats. Recessed pin spot lighting. Triple fitted deep wardrobes. Two radiators. Access to roof space. Door to:

En-suite bathroom Feature circular glazed window. White suite comprising of a concealed WC, wash hand basin, twin grip bath with shower attachment. Tiled splash back. Recessed pin spot lighting. Wooden floor covering. Radiator. Extractor fan. Wall mounted fan heater. From landing door to:

Bedroom two Window to rear elevation to rear garden. Twin wall light fittings. Exposed wooden beams. Fitted dressing table with recessed light fitting. Fitted wardrobe. Radiator. Door to:

En-suite bathroom Obscure glazed window to rear elevation. White suite comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin, twin grip bath with shower attachment. Fully tiled splash back. Dimplex wall mounted fan heater and extractor fan. Fitted mirror with light over radiator. Wood floor covering. Wall mounted light fitting. Exposed beams.

Outside Enclosed gardens to the rear. Accessed from the passageway or from pedestrian gate off Church Steps. Paved terrace ideal for outdoor entertaining. Outside water supply. Gently sloping lawn with evergreen boundary hedge. Stone raised flower beds. Secure garden store. Stone wall to rear boundary. To the front of the property is a raised terraced area with steps down to the road.

Summer house A detached wooden building in the garden with light, power, fitted seating with storage, glazed French doors and windows to the front with paved terrace around and enjoying superb views to Kiln Quay and beyond to Coastguards Cottages.

Services Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the cottage.

Council tax Band E - Amount payable 2020-21 £2,209.16. Local authority South Hams District Council. Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon. TQ9 5NE. Tel.

viewings Strictly by appointment through Luscombe Maye Newton Ferrers Office. Bespoke appointments out of hours can be arranged with adequate notice.

Directions From the A379 in Yealmpton, take the B3186 to Newton Ferrers. After approximately 2 miles, turn left signposted to Noss Mayo and Bridgend. Continue to the bottom of the hill and go straight on at the crossroads. Follow the road up the hill and bear right at Junket Corner in to Pillory Hill. Proceed downhill and then uphill along Pillory Hill and the cottage will be found on the left-hand side after the steps rising up to St. Peters church.


Local info for PL8

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Property Value Data/Graphs for PL8

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Detached house 44.2% £854,079 4.2 2.3
Detached bungalow 11.6% £524,000 2.4 1
Cottage 11.6% £450,999 2.2 1.2
Semi-detached house 9.3% £313,750 2.3 1
Land 7% £288,333 2.7 1.3
Link-detached house 4.7% £702,500 4 1
Flat 4.7% £335,000 2.5 2.5
Terraced house 2.3% £235,000 3 1
Town house 2.3% £270,000 2 1
End terrace house 2.3% £125,000 1 1

Area Information

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Current Average Value


Value Change

£147,547 32.4%


Current Asking Prices in PL8 Average: £602,965

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £125,000 (1) £399,999 (8) £460,909 (11) £779,250 (10) £1,246,667 (6)
Flats - £250,000 (1) £420,000 (1) - -
All £125,000 (1) £383,333 (9) £457,500 (12) £779,250 (10) £1,246,667 (6)

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