4.8 miles NE of Newton Ferrers

The Nest

At a glance
In the area
Guest book | 35

Bedroom details

2 Bedrooms (Sleeps 4 + cot)

Bedroom 1

1 x super king

Bedroom 2

1 x king

You'll be forgiven for thinking you've stepped into a fairy tale at this gorgeously luxurious woodland hideaway. Nestled in a coppice, this wonderful wooden cabin offers pure escapism and peace, a real balm for today's hectic world. Step inside and you'll discover a calm, contemporary space with a palette of tranquil whites and blues to help the stresses of life slip away. Open-plan living, two exquisite en suite bedrooms, a sun-soaked terrace and a bubbling hot tub makes this the go-to retreat for couples, friends, and families alike.

Hidden away close to the south Devonshire coast, this is a wonderful location for exploring both the sea and countryside, with seaside towns to discover and the wilds of Dartmoor just a short drive away.

Living and eating

The open plan living, kitchen and dining area is a bright, airy space with floor-to-ceiling bi-folding glass doors that lead out on to the decking, bringing the outside in during warmer months and offering plenty of light and spectacular views during cooler days.

To the back of the room lies the galley kitchen with striking grey cabinets and white worktops. Equipped with everything you could need to rustle up meals, including an electric hob, oven and microwave combined, dishwasher, washer dryer and the all-important Nespresso coffee machine. In front is a circular Ercol quaker-style wooden dining table and chairs situated to make the most of the views. In summer, dine to the sounds of nature, whether it's the morning chorus or the gentle decent into twilight.

The sitting area has a corner sofa and a two-seater sofa so there's plenty of room to sprawl out, whether you're reading, chatting, having a snooze or watching your favourite film or box set on the 55-inch Smart TV with FreeSat, Netflix and Amazon Prime. There's also a SONOS 2 smart speaker so you can have your favourite tunes as the soundtrack to your holiday.

Sleeping and bathing

There are two dreamy en suite bedrooms to choose from, both with dual aspect floor-to-ceiling glass windows, with the front ones opening out on to the wooden deck.

The master bedroom boasts a super king bed, wardrobe, blue velvet occasional chair and easy access to the hot tub from the front. There's also a blissful en suite shower room, with large walk-in shower and rainfall head.

The second bedroom, at the other end of The Nest, has a lovely king size bed, chest of drawers, occasional chair and en suite shower room with large walk-in shower and rainfall head.

Both bedrooms come swathed in luxurious linens and sumptuous bedding, and where long lie-ins offer verdant views of the trees - keep an eye out for wildlife!

Outdoor space

This luxurious cabin in the woods is set in the trees which display a verdant canopy in summer and a striking, atmospheric backdrop in winter. The main wooden deck to the front of the retreat offers a sun-soaked spot for days when you want to hide away from the world, and lounger chairs offer the perfect opportunity to sit back, slip off your shoes and enjoy a drink or two.

Follow the wooden slope down to the lower deck, and a sumptuous bubbling hot tub awaits - the perfect escape at the end of the day to watch twilight descend around you. Of course, you're also free to explore the wider grounds, where there's the Devon Wildlife Reserve nearby where you'll find idyllic wildflowers and verdant woodland. Make sure to pack a picnic and find a perfect spot for lunch, and maybe a glass of something special.

Within the glorious grounds of The Nest you will find a lake amidst the trees, just perfect for an afternoon picnic beside the waters. Please note that the lake is deep and children must be supervised whilst enjoying this idyllic spot.


There is plenty of private, off road parking and secure storage for bikes. There is also an electric car charging point which is free to guests at The Nest.

Babies and children

The Nest welcomes little ones. A highchair, travel cot and baby bath can be provided on request.


The Nest is one of our pet-free properties.


The Nest has WiFi so if you need to stay in touch with the outside world you can.

In the Area

Nestled in the countryside of South Devon, you're wonderfully positioned to explore some of the most beautiful countryside and coastline around. Within walking distance is a gorgeous private lake, accessible during the summer months, perfect for barbeques and picnics - just get in touch with the owners to arrange. You're also just a short drive from the coast with Newton Ferrers, Bantham, Bigbury-on-Sea, Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Dartmouth to explore - all in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). You also have the wilds of Dartmoor on your doorstep, whilst the Tamar Valley, also an AONB, is a must-see. Alternatively, catch the ferry from Plymouth and cross the border into Cornwall and explore the beautiful coastline of Rame Head. The choice is endless!

This is for the dreamers seeking a luxurious hideaway amongst the trees and with blissful interiors and a bubbling hot tub, you'll never want to leave…bliss!

At a glance

From £956 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 4 + cot | 2 Bedrooms | No pets

Key features

Al Fresco eating

Autumnal escapes

Boutique Hideaway

Celebratory stays

Electric car charging point

Family friendly

Hidden Havens

Ideal Honeymoon spot

Off the beaten track

Pet-free property

Travel cot and highchair


Hot Tub

Perfect For Couples


Country Houses

Super King Bed

check in / check out days

Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.


  • A 13 deposit & £40 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £38 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about The Nest:

Amazing accommodation and surroundings for a relaxing stay. Really enjoyed the hot tub with a glass of fizz, especially in the evenings with the fairy lights around the trees. Everyone was really helpful when we needed any assistance with things or questions. All around a lovely week away!

If you are after secluded luxury this is where you will find it Beautiful location absolute perfection Will definitely be returning Thank you

Gorgeous retreat, that is a private hideaway from the outside world. Lovely hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Would definitely recommend.

Great little retreat which felt quite rural but was close to many amenities, shops, cinema, restaurants, and pubs.

Me and my husband needed to get away and reconnect somewhere relaxing and quiet. The Nest was perfect. We had everything we needed bedroom was very comfortable house was warm and jacuzzi nice and private. Close to a lovely walks and pubs if you want to go out but so cosy and peaceful if you just want to stay in. We will definitely come and stay again.

wow, wow and wow ! As a family we needed to get away from it all after a hectic school term and simply spend time relaxing in each other's company. We could not have wished for a better location and property. A wonderfully appointed cabin with a. hot tub in the middle of the woods ! what is there not to like? decor is lovely, lots of blankets and sofa space. A fully connected smart TV and sound system as well as a very well appointed kitten. We loved The Nest and intend to fly back in again soon !

Owners very friendly and helpful and the location was exactly as described. We enjoyed a wonderful peaceful week surrounded by nature.

The Nest was a beautiful retreat for us and our three year old daughter and a wonderful starting point for exploring many of the beautiful coastal towns and beaches nearby. Sitting in the hot tub under the trees listening to the distant cows was a perfect way to start our days and the cabin included everything we needed. The welcome basket of treats that was waiting for us was very much appreciated and the hosts were very helpful when we accidentally locked ourselves out (whoops!). We will definitely be going back in the future.

A wonderful place to relax for a week in a secluded and peaceful location. A very big thank you for making ths vacation so lovely. Gorgeous is the very word in every way.

Lovely tranquil location, everything we needed. The EV charge point was a brilliant addition and definitely helped us decide on the Nest.

Lovely accommodation in a very quiet location. Spotlessly clean throughout with everything you need for a relaxing break. We will visit again.

The Nest was a lovely place to stay. Peaceful, relaxing and beautifully appointed. I would definitely recommend staying there.

Excellent all round and lovely hosts - this was our second year there.

The cottage is set in a beautiful private location.

Would highly recommend! We were in need of a relaxing few days away with the family and this cabin gave us exactly that. Lovely views to wake up to and the hot tub was a luxury end to days spent walking and exploring the Devonshire coast and countryside. Would love to return!

So near to Plymouth, Dartmoor and the coast yet a world away as so quiet. 4th visit to this site and will definitely come again. Owners are lovely and cannot do enough for you to make your stay warm and welcoming. This is our favourite home from home.

The perfect peaceful getaway with our 10 month old. We didn’t want to leave!

Relaxing, tranquil location with everything you need. Friendly, helpful owners.Would recommend.

Fabulous retreat that I would highly recommend. We stayed for 4 nights and had the best week. The quality of the accommodation was exceptional with some lovely little touches like the fairy lights next to hot tub and basket of treats on arrival that made it very memorable. We hope to book again for next year.

beautiful quiet retreat, loved it !

Excellent getaway, car charging port a real bonus, had a wonderful weeks stay, bed very comfy

Fabulous stay at The Nest. The photos do not do it justice. The owners were helpful, easily contactable and left a lovely welcome basket. The privacy and quiet is brilliant.

Everything was excellent.

The Nest fully met expectations. The hot tub was a real treat each morning!

Lovely place to stay. Welcoming and hospitable owners. Place was well kitted out and spotless. Couldn’t have asked for more.

Beautiful place, spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The hot tub was a lovely feature and was constantly monitored by the friendly and helpful owners

Perfect property, peaceful location, close to coast and city , lovely owners. Nothing more to say other than just booked another stay on the day after we got home!

Perfect nest nestled away in nature reserve, brand new cottage, luxurious furnishing and finishing, equipped to high specs and incredibly comfortable. Everything worked really well. The Tugwells (owners) have thought of everything and went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible . We felt so welcome and had a wonderful Christmas break. Highly recommend and hope to be back soon.

Perfect location and setting to chill out and unwind. The Nest is well equipped, comfortable and a perfect place to escape the world!

The Nest was beautiful and in a tranquil and picturesque location. The Nest was superb in that everything inside and outside was of a very high standard and extremely comfortable. There were lovely walks, a nature reserve and lots of places to visit locally. We had the most relaxing and restful stay and would have no hesitation in rebooking The Nest for the future.

Peaceful, private, flawless, beautiful, would recommend.

Brilliant stay, the couple that owned it was lovely too. I would definitely go back. In fact, when telling family and friends they have already made a booking!

What a lovely stay! This was our first trip out of London for many months and was just the escape we needed. It really felt like our own home in the woods for a few days.

Wonderful place, highly recommended for peace and quiet. Very high quality, stylish and modern. Loved the outdoor jacuzzi !

Wonderful secluded retreat. The stay was so peaceful and the cabin was beautiful inside and out. Super easy check in and check out. On arrival we were greeted by a wonderful welcome basket full of holiday treats. Would definitely recommend.

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