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The Stable

Parracombe, Devon
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This property is managed by Original Cottages info_outline

Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
Romantic
Luxury
Fishing on site / nearby
Internet access
Pub nearby
Beach within easy reach
Complex
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At a glance

  • Cosy rural retreat for couples in a peaceful hamlet in Exmoor National Park
  • Sit out in your private garden area and enjoy a drink while you gaze at the views
  • A meadow just 50 yards from the cottage is ideal for exercising dogs

Property code: OC-STABHO

This one-bedroom couple’s retreat (plus four-legged friend, of course!) is at one end of a converted barn containing two other holiday properties in the peaceful hamlet of Trentishoe within Exmoor National Park. It makes the ideal base for exploring this rugged landscape or indeed for joining the popular South West Coast Path to see things from a different perspective. The open-plan living accommodation and private garden area mean you can be together or do your own thing in comfort and style. You’re bound to have a ball here!

The front entrance of this rustic, stone cottage leads directly into a spacious lounge/kitchen/diner with the original low ceilings (6’6”). The small but perfectly formed kitchen area is well-equipped for concocting self-catered fare to eat at your very own table for two, before sinking into the lounge area’s comfortable sofa watching the Smart TV. Cottage-style, open-tread stairs lead up to the stylish double bedroom with lovely country views and an adjacent modern bathroom complete with a bath for holiday soaks. Outside, a shared utility room has a washer/dryer and ironing board. The sheltered private garden area is a lovely spot to spend quality time with your faithful furry friend by your side, but you also have the use of a large shared garden, which has picnic tables in various scenic spots.

Put your boots on and lead the way to adventure on countless country and coastal walks practically from the door. Head 2 miles to the National Trust smugglers’ cove at Heddon’s Mouth or just join the coastal path and potter in either direction. Exmoor awaits too with its hilly expanses of open moorland and free-roaming ponies. Or take a different view of things from a steam train on the short Lynton & Barnstaple Railway (3.5 miles) which welcomes dogs, too!

  • Bedrooms - 1 double
  • Bathrooms - 1 with a shower over the bath and WC
  • Electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer
  • Shared utility room with a washer/dryer, ironing board and iron
  • Smart TV, Bluetooth speaker, USB points in all rooms
  • No mobile signal
  • No smoking within the property or grounds.
  • Private dining area and a shared garden with picnic benches
  • Designated parking area 50 yards away. You may unload close to the cottage (low curb clearance means it is not suitable for low suspension vehicles)
  • Pub 0.7 miles, beach 2 miles, shop 5 miles
  • Note that some rooms in the property have low ceilings (6’6”)
  • Property has purified spring water
  • EV charging 1 mile away at the local countryside Inn
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00
  • 1 dog allowed. Additional charges may apply

Tania Robinson

This property is personally managed by Tania.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mary 16th June 2024

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Reviewed by Christopher 3rd June 2024

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Amazing week spent here, beautiful cottage with everything you need, warm, welcoming hosts and lovely walks.

Reviewed by Nathan 21st May 2024

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Beautiful little cottage in an idyllic setting and the place was spotless. Very peaceful, relaxing holiday. Plenty of walks on your doorstep. hosts were fantastic and we will definitely be coming back!

Reviewed by Rosanna 4th May 2024

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We had a wonderful week in The Stable. Fantastic rural location with plenty of hilly walks from the doorstep and the south west coast path half a mile up the hill. We were lucky with the weather to enjoy. Hosts Suzi and Stu were on hand and helpful if anything required as only across the yard. Enjoyed the cream tea on arrival. Would definitely stayRead more again when in the area. Hide

Reviewed by Stephen 1st October 2023

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The Stable was very comfortable, Stuart and Suzi have thought of everything.The treats for us and the dog were amazing.Thankyou for everything.We will be booking again.

Reviewed by Sarah 16th September 2023

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Fantastic location - very peaceful. The cottage was spotless and well equipped. Would happily recommend it to anyone.

Reviewed by John 23rd July 2023

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Reviewed by Kariesha 16th July 2023

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Reviewed by Louise 8th July 2023

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Reviewed by Neil 2nd June 2023

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Reviewed by Kathleen 14th May 2023

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Reviewed by Natasha 24th April 2023

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Reviewed by Tracey 28th March 2023

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The stable was a gorgeous property , very clean with everything you need for your stay including some great extras provided by the owners who very both friendly and helpful . A great place to stay , would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Stephen 11th October 2022

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Reviewed by Gemma 27th September 2022

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Don't hesitate BOOK NOW by far the BEST place we have stayed in a long time . It was spotless and every little detail had been thought of from the scones jam and clotted cream to the milk in the fridge tea and coffee. Not a spec of dust or dirt in sight. Owners were lovely and helpful if needed. Only thing is be prepared to drive a few narrow lanesRead more but they are NOT busy so it's fine but they are narrow in parts. We will be booking again we just loved it Hide

Reviewed by Susan 2nd August 2022

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Reviewed by Frank 23rd July 2022

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Reviewed by Christine 9th July 2022

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Location

Map
Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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