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Old Stable Cottage

(Ref. 1020491)

Okehampton, Devon Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No


  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Sauna
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Hosts nothing was too much trouble for them. Beautiful and relaxing. Thank you for a wonderful week.

    Reviewed by WendyAug 2023

  • "Great property and site - not sure the advert actually does it justice."

    The owners were lovely and welcoming. The property is spacious, modern, clean and comfortable. With better weather we could have made more use of the pool and outside kitchen - we did our best but it gives us a reason to come back. Dartmoor and the surrounding area is incredible - this was a fantastic holiday

    Reviewed by ClareJul 2023

  • "The accommodation, grounds and facilities were very nice."

    The owners had made an effort to make us feel welcome, leaving a bottle of drink and a homemade cake ( which was lovely). Toasting marshmallows over an open fire, was a fun evening for us all. Very peaceful place, to relax and recharge your batteries. The only issue we had was little or no phone signal (Tesco mobile), but it did not spoil our stay. We enjoyed our stay in this part of Devon, which has lots of attractions, within a reasonable drive.

    Reviewed by TraceyJun 2023

  • "The owners made us feel so welcome (even though our day didn’t start off the best) the little touches that you have provided such as the bottle of prosecco, the home made cake and other touches that are too much to list on an email are very nice and totally unexpected."

    These little touches go a long way especially in the current crazy time we are living. I know we are only coming to the end of the 1st day i can honestly say that we would definitely considering rebooking at some point again and even recommending this venue to friends and family

    Reviewed by SimonOct 2022

  • "We have had an excellent holiday here at Old Stable Cottage, our hosts were exceptional nothing was to much trouble, they have been very accommodating."

    The facilities here are excellent, our children loved the pool and doing BBQ in the evening using the fire pit. The cottage is in a great location to explore Devon and Cornwall. We keep returning to the west country as it's such a beautiful place to be. I Would definitely recommend this cottage and everything that it has to offer, I hope to return in the future.

    Reviewed by SamAug 2022

  • "Middle Corscombe Farm is a delightful location, very convenient and yet wonderfully peaceful."

    Old Stable Cottage has all the facilities I needed and made for a lovely break.

    Reviewed by PhilMay 2022

  • "Relaxing stay."

    Lovely cottage everything perfect thank you. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by GillianApr 2022

  • "What a smart, beautiful and homely cottage!"

    We were blown away with the standard of Old stable cottage. Really well equipped and spacious with really comfortable beds. Lisle & Lloyd were friendly and welcoming and they had left us a yummy lemon drizzle cake and Prosecco! Unfortunately the weather wasn’t that great so only used the swimming pool & jacuzzi once but it was great fun! Lisle & Lloyd had obviously gone to massive efforts with the decorations and appearance inside the cottage as it was so well presented inside & outside. Thank you again for a lovely week.

    Reviewed by AliceSep 2021

  • "The stay exceeded our expectations- it is so spacious and well equipped."

    The grounds are beautiful and the swimming pool was an added bonus. We made camp fires in the woods, had bbqs in the garden, went for strolls in the meadow- brilliant to get outdoors. The cottage itself is much bigger than expected and so welcoming. Only draw back is that we were expecting one king sized bed - this would make a real difference to sleep quality for our tall family member. This is only a small comment though definitely 10/10 accommodation. Thanks for having us.

    Reviewed by RoseAug 2021

  • "The hosts were lovely friendly people who made us feel extremely welcome."

    The cottage was beautiful and the perfect base for seeong family and exploring Devon. The welcome gifts were much appreciated and we look forward to returning.

    Reviewed by RuthAug 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely, well equipped, a beautiful rural location."

    The kids loved the pool and sauna set up(although pool was very chilly). The owners were friendly, helpful and obliging. My only criticism is that you advertise the cottage as having one King size bed which it doesn't, the are all doubles. We would never usually book somewhere that doesn't have at least a queen size bed as my husband and I do not really fit in a double. So we didn't sleep brilliantly.

    Reviewed by KathrynJul 2021

  • "When I booked this holiday accommodation it was on the understanding it offered a king-size and 2 doubles."

    There was no king-size...all rooms were doubles. My husband is 6'4" tall and he could not fit lengthwise comfortably in the bed. (all beds had a frame at the bottom so feet could not overhang!) I do not understand how this can have happened....does it mean I have to check every booking with you in future to make sure that a king-size room actually has a king-size bed in it?? If you look back at my choices over the years, you will see there is always one king-size room required....2 if we're accompanied by my daughter and son-in-law for the same reason. Please can you change the information on your website so no-one else is affected by this.

    Reviewed by KathleenJun 2021

  • "There was a nice cake waiting for us, together with tea and coffee."

    A carton of milk in the fridge would have been welcome.

    Reviewed by NickApr 2021

  • "Extremely clean accommodation with every measure possible taken to make the premises COVID safe which was very reassuring."

    Very warm welcome from Lisle and Lloyd. Fantastic location so peacefuln

    Reviewed by LouiseSep 2020

  • "We absolutely loved everything about The Old Stable Cottage."

    The pool is cold but fun and the camp kitchen is amazing! Lloyd and Lisle are both very welcoming and helpful. We hope to be back!!

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2020

  • "Lisle and Lloyd were very warm and welcoming and clearly working hard to create a relaxing and idyllic place for their guests."

    The cottage was spacious and relaxing with a lovely book stock for all ages. The grounds were peaceful and the children loved exploring the wooded area and stream. Due to COVID, Lisle and Lloyd has gone the extra mile with opening the pool facilities by creating a rota to enable them to clean between each groups visit. It was very welcomed and the children said it made the holiday “the best ever!”

    Reviewed by ElizabethJul 2020

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  • Three bedrooms: , 2 x double rooms with double beds, 1 x King Room with 4'6 double bed
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Sitting/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Oil fired central heating and underfloor heating downstairs
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV with DVD player, a selection of DVDs and books, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for three cars
  • Garden with outdoor seating area, shared swimming pool, tuck shop, sauna and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets or smoking
  • Shop 1.2 miles, pub 1.8 miles
  • Please note: Check-in from 6PM
  • Please note: The pool is not heated and is only available from the last week in May until the end of September
  • Opening hours of the pool are 9-11am and 4-7pm and there is a rota of 2 hours per cottage
  • The indoor sauna is also available at these times only

The property

Sitting on the outskirts of the bustling town of Okehampton, you will find the delightful Old Stable Cottage.

An attractive converted barn beautifully decorated with stylish interiors, this cottage offers a fabulous base for families or groups of six who seek an exciting stay in West Devon.

Kick off your boots after a wonderful afternoon stroll and head through to the beautiful kitchen to find a plethora of useful appliances, helping you to cook up a tasty dinner for the group.

Wander into the welcoming ambiance of the sitting room where you can socialize with friends at the dining table as you tuck-in to a lovingly prepared meal and map out your plans for the rest of your days, before placing a log in the traditional woodburning stove and lounging on the plush teal sofas whilst scanning the Smart TV for an entertaining movie.

Choose from a spacious king-size room with double bed, or two double rooms wiht double beds each complete with cheerful yellow bedding, chic blue accessories and contemporary country-style furnishings,together creating a peaceful space to retreat to at the end of an action-packed day.

Indulge with a deep soak in the tub that lies within the first-floor bathroom, or grab a quick and refreshing wash in the ground-floor shower room before heading out to explore the surrounding areas.

Spend your days exploring the outstanding Dartmoor National Park with scenic hikes up Gutter Top or on adventurous activities such as learning bushcraft or raft building with Adventure Okehampton.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1020498 & 1019362, together they can sleep a total of 15 guests.

Middle Corscombe Farm Cottages

Resting peacefully on the edge of Okehampton as well as Dartmoor, you will find Middle Corscombe Farm Cottages. Made up of three beautifully converted Grade II listed barns and a semi-detached Victorian cottage, boasting fantastic views of the rolling Dartmoor countryside and just a 40-minute drive to the coast, these attractive cottages provide an idyllic base of which to explore Devon. Whilst The Threshing Barn sleeps a total of two guests in one striking room upstairs, Old Stable Cottage can sleep a total of six guests across three spacious bedrooms, and The Farmhouse sleeps an additional six also across three bedrooms. All three properties exude charm and character through exposed beams and chic interiors, each complete with a well-equipped kitchen housing all of the essential appliances and a sociable dining space, where you can entertain your guests with a delightful three-course meal as you crack open a bottle of fizz and toast to the good times that lie ahead. Outside, discover ample off-road parking for all properties, as well as a shared outdoor swimming pool and sauna. Make the most your outstanding surroundings with a refreshing woodland walk, a bicycle ride along The Granite Way, or explore the grand medieval ruins of Okehampton Castle. Discover the magnificent points of High Willhays and Yes Tor where you can enjoy a scenic hike to the summit for unrivaled views of Dartmoor, before embarking on an exhilarating outdoor adventure of canoeing or climbing with Adventure Okehampton. Make Middle Corscombe Farm Cottages the setting for your next group getaway to Devon.

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About the location


Exeter 23 miles.

Okehampton is a busy market town on the edge of the Dartmoor National Park and near the highest and most dramatic areas of the moor, where Yes Tor rises to a height above 2000 feet. To the north of Okehampton are some beautiful rolling Devon hills where small farming villages nestle amidst woods and fields with plenty of gently flowing rivers. The fabulous Roadford Reservoir offers a multitude of watersport activities and fishing opportunities. Okehampton has a prominent medieval castle overlooking a wooded river valley, the Museum of Dartmoor Life and Okehampton train station, which has been restored to its 1950s glory: The Dartmoor Line now operates a service between Okehampton and Exeter every hour, 7 days a week. The town also has access to fabulous walks and Simmons Park where you’ll find a children’s adventure playground. This area of Devon has plenty of farm shops and country inns serving good food where visitors can spend time relaxing and unwinding amongst unspoilt countryside.

The pool is not heated and is only available from the last week in May until the end of September. Opening hours of the pool are 9-11am and 4-7pm. The indoor sauna is also available at these times only.
Please note: 3 night minimum stay.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas