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The Stables

Ottery St Mary, Devon (Ref. 976061)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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12 Customer Reviews

  • "Cottage was very clean, comfortable and well equipped."

    Positioned within the grounds of Cadhay house the views of the gardens were lovely. Plenty of room to exercise the dog and within short walk to Ottery St Mary. The owner (Rupert) and his team were wonderful and helpful and offered a great welcome on arrival. Would certainly recommend.

    Reviewed by CliveJun 2022

  • "As we have been to Stables twice before, we knew what to expect and therefore it met our expectations."

    It is a lovely comfortable cottage with great views and the gardens are amazing. Being just outside Ottery St Mary, it is easy to pop to the shops - indeed you could walk it if you wanted to! There is plenty of beautiful countryside on the doorstep, river walks, coastal walks and hill walks.

    Reviewed by GillianAug 2021

  • "Beautiful surroundings for a peaceful stay."

    Friendly and helpful staff. A joy to visit

    Reviewed by ZubeidaJul 2021

  • "Fantastic cottage plenty of room beautiful grounds ."

    Peaceful setting . Friendly owner and team.So good we have booked for next year.

    Reviewed by MeredithSep 2020

  • "This was a lovely location, and was perfect for our needs,the gardens were beautiful and everyone was very friendly"

    Reviewed by ChristopherJul 2020

  • "Excellent, peaceful location with local interest and shops within a 5 minute drive."

    Quality as expected from our numerous bookings with helpful Holidays.

    Reviewed by HelenJul 2019

  • "This is our second stay at Stables, Cadhay, so we knew what to expect this time."

    Stables is a lovely, bright, comfortable cottage with great views of the manor house, gardens and walled garden where there are allotments. Everyone is so friendly and considerate, and a great bonus if you are staying for more than a week is a free tour of the magnificent Tudor house and beautiful garden. Tea and cakes can be purchased in the old apple store and either consumed inside or outside on the terrace. Cadhay is close to Ottery St Mary which is very convenient for shopping and within half an hour you can be on the Jurassic coast.

    Reviewed by GillianJun 2019

  • "This is a beautiful place for solitude and escape from the world."

    Cadhay has restorative powers. This was our fourth visit and we hope to return again. Recommended by us without any reservation at all

    Reviewed by LynApr 2019

  • "We absolutely loved this location!"

    Walkable to Ottery and lovely walks out from the Stables. Extremely cosy furnishings and the log stove proved a welcome return home in February.

    Reviewed by JaneFeb 2019

  • "Lovely holiday let Very well equipped and homely Fantastic walks right on the door step Didn’t want to come home !"

    Reviewed by ChristineFeb 2019

  • "What a wonderful property to have as a base for our Summer holiday!"

    Thank-you Rupert & Jayne for your attention & advice. Every comfort provided for; we had the best sleep I can remember, on any family holiday. Easy to walk from property to local attractions, & within half an hour of a number of great Devon beaches! We would love to return next year. Best wishes, Helen, Richie, Maddy, Joseph & Suzanne.

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2018

  • "The Stables and the Cadhay estate are a little slice of heaven!"

    It was much better than we expected it to be. The owner and caretaker were extremely helpful and made us feel welcome and we were treated to a tour of the main house and stunning garden on Open afternoon where we met more of the staff and helpers. The cottage was very spacious and well-equipped and we felt very comfortable. Everyone was so friendly. The estate is quite close to Ottery St Mary, a lovely old town with all that we could possibly need and it was not far from some lovely places and the beautiful coast. We shall certainly go back!

    Reviewed by GillianJun 2018

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 2 x super king double (can convert to twin), one with en suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, basin
  • Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, basin
  • Ground floor sitting room with wood burning stove, dining area and French windows
  • Kitchen with door to patio
  • Sitting room/study
  • Ground floor WC with basin.
  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washer-dryer, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request, Off road parking for two cars, Barbecue
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, Sorry no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property
  • Note: Over Whitsun bank holiday week in May, a church fête and other charity events and the National Garden scheme are held at Cadhay and the walled garden is open over August bank holiday, when a section of the garden is roped off for your privacy
  • Note: This property has a private water supply which is tested regularly
  • Note: Christmas and New Year change overs will be on the following dates; Friday 20th December 2019 Friday 27th December 2019 Monday 21st December 2020 Monday 28th December 2020.

The property

The Stables are cosy and welcoming as soon as you walk into the light and airy sitting room with its Persian rugs and antique furniture, as well as a cosy wood burning stove to snuggle down beside or French windows to throw open on a view to Cadhay.

The kitchen is smart and well equipped and looks across the allotments.

You have the benefit of another sitting room in the shape of a study with comfy seating.

Head on up to the three bedrooms, with the master double having a handy en suite.

The Stables are charming and a great place to chill out.

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Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

OTTERY ST MARY

Alfington 2 miles; Honiton 5.5 miles; Sidmouth 6.5 miles; Exeter 14 miles.

Ottery St Mary sits beside the River Otter and is well known for its literary connections to the poet Coleridge and for its beautiful church often referred to as a Exeter cathedral lookalike. Ottery St Mary is also famous for its traditional 'Tar Barrels' which attracts more than 3000 visitors on 5th November each year. Ottery has welcoming traditional Devon pubs and plenty of individual shops, offering quality local produce and a warm welcome to visitors. The area is a walkers’ paradise, with strolls along the banks of the River Otter or hill climbs offering magnificent views as far as Dartmoor. Nearby Escot Country Park is a fabulous wildlife visitor attraction for the whole family and the dramatic 20 mile stretch of Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural World Heritage Site is a short drive from Ottery where resorts such as Seaton, Budleigh Salterton, Exmouth and Sidmouth are found along this stretch of coastline. An easy drive from Ottery is the cathedral city of Exeter with plenty of large shops, a wealth of museums, a theatre and many fabulous restaurants.

Region Information

Note: Over Whitsun bank holiday week in May, a church fête and other charity events and the National Garden scheme are held at Cadhay and the walled garden is open over August bank holiday, when a section of the garden is roped off for your privacy. Spring water.

Please note Christmas and New Year change overs will be on the following dates;

Friday 20th December 2019
Friday 27th December 2019

Monday 21st December 2020
Monday 28th December 2020

Monday 20th December 2021
Monday 27th December 2021

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season