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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
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Open all Year to cater for 2 to 3 families in 4 Star comfort. With 4 bedrooms and 4 Bathrooms, it is the ideal holiday home in a peaceful part of the East Devon Countryside, but close to the coast in between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. 2 twin rooms downstairs - one with ensuite and a common bathroom. All mod-cons are included such as Underfloor Heating, FreeView TV in Lounge and All Bedrooms and Internet Access. Awarded the 4 Star Grade for Comfort, Location & Decor by the English Tourism Council. The spacious garden has its own water fountain with views of green fields and the Axe Valley. A picnic bench is situated above our Ostrich Pen where you can enjoy watching Nobby perform his crazy mating dance !! Also on the farm, we have sheep, lambs and horses. You are welcome to walk around o...Open all Year to cater for 2 to 3 families in 4 Star comfort. With 4 bedrooms and 4 Bathrooms, it is the ideal holiday home in a peaceful part of the East Devon Countryside, but close to the coast in between Sidmouth and Lyme Regis. 2 twin rooms downstairs - one with ensuite and a common bathroom. All mod-cons are included such as Underfloor Heating, FreeView TV in Lounge and All Bedrooms and Internet Access. Awarded the 4 Star Grade for Comfort, Location & Decor by the English Tourism Council. The spacious garden has its own water fountain with views of green fields and the Axe Valley. A picnic bench is situated above our Ostrich Pen where you can enjoy watching Nobby perform his crazy mating dance !! Also on the farm, we have sheep, lambs and horses. You are welcome to walk around our 170 acre farm across streams and meadows or through woodlands. Even walk to the picnic bench at the top of the hill above your cottage and view the whole Axe Valley.... We are in driving distance of many attractions in the SW. Our Green Credentials are that our electricity is supplied by Solar Panels (when the sun shines!), heating supplied by a large automatic Biomass Boiler fuelled by Wood and our water is from a Natural Spring. Change Over Day is normally Friday, unless November to March or Last Minute in the High Season (subject to availability)More
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About the Owner
Mike W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2006
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Reviewed 16 September 2019

Wow what a little Jem we have found As a family we have been traveling to seaton / Devon now for 10 years for our annual siblings get together We have been in staying in different location but this little Jem beats them all The...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank bobby246
Reviewed 7 July 2019

Just returned from a lovely stay in The stables Colyton, Devon. Much appreciated the friendly welcome from Mike and the much needed tray of tea and biscuits, especially after the long drive down from Manchester. The Stables is a very spacious, yet homely dog friendly...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank jogo2170
leachim265, VR Owner at The Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2019

Wonderful Review ! We used to milk cows twice a day in those buildings until the low milk price was forcing the overdraft up ! It's nice to know that our hard work (and enormous expense) in converting the buildings and its constant upkeep is...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the stables. The cottage provided lots of space for our party of 8. It has character and is very well equipped from the abundance of kitchen equipment ( coffee filter machine was much appreciated as were the complimentary tea...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank rjlnma
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Wow what a great place for rest and relaxation, which the host Mike was very attentive. The house was perfect for our family and grandchildren and the surrounding areas were amazing (subject to the English Weather of course)! The roads into the village need some...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Nigel s
leachim265, VR Owner at The Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you very much for your positive comments. The Stables is a grand accommodation and we are pleased you all had a good time and the cottage lived up to your expectations ! With regards to the hedges - you will have to complain to...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

every thing was wonderful. house big and well kept. owners very friendly. enjoyed by 3 generations of the family and Heidi and ted the dogs!

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank gibbostroud
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Interior facilities includes a TV in each bedroom, 3 of which have en suites. Wooden floors and wooden beams add character to this building which was once a horse stables and storage facility. Most lights are on dimmer switches which can give atmospheric lighting possibilities.
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About the neighbourhood
Our rental properties, which are listed in the Doomsday Book of 1086, offer views of green fields and the freedom of tranquil woodland walks, farm tours, nature trails and picnic sites where you could encounter farm animals such as ewes and their lambs peacefully munching grass, or even Nobby and Norma - our 2 fully grown 7 feet tall ostriches - the World's largest flightless birds - who may even entertain you with their crazy mating dance in full view of our luxury holiday rentals !! Nearby visits include: Beer Quarry Caves Seaton Tramway Creally Adventure Park Coastal Villages Coastal Walks
How to get there
20 miles from the M5 junctions of Taunton or Exeter
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