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The Old Stable

Hutton near Weston-super-Mare, Somerset (Ref. 29974)

4.6

Very good

Sykes rating

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/Games room Games Room
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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42 Customer Reviews

  • "I stayed in The Old Stable for a week during October half term."

    The accommodation is lovely, set within the large grounds of a family home. The Old Stable is seperate from the main home. It's decorated brilliantly and is very modern, the pictures don't do it justice. Beds very comfy. Plenty of stuff in the kitchen, even a pizza cutter and a cafetiere. We didn't use the shared facilities so can't give any feedback on that. Other family members stayed in The West Wing which is part of the main house. I know they enjoyed their stay and didn't have any issues. We would happily stay again, probably in nicer weather to make the most of the small outside area.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2021

  • "We found the cottage very comfortable & well equipped."

    The lighting in the bedrooms & sitting & dining areas very poor especially for reading

    Mrs LeachSep 2021

  • "Nice accommodation, clean and well presented."

    A good base for our holiday.

    Reviewed by andrewJul 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage and location, would highly recommend."

    Reviewed by WayneJun 2021

  • "Lovely assessable area especially for a family going to the beach."

    The local pub/ restaurant a 4 minute walk away. The owner Margaret Silk very helpful answering all my questions about different areas of Weston as I am planning to move there, she was perfect host.

    Reviewed by ElaineJun 2021

  • "Everything was more than satisfactory."

    Nice comfortable mattresses, pillows, duvets. Ample plates,cutlery cups etc. Nice modern bathroom and shower. Good power shower. Cottage location very good, close drive to amenities and to hiking spots.Host Dr Margaret was accessible via phone and was very kind in accommodating us for early check in. Overall we had a very enjoyable stay and definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by BodrulOct 2020

  • "We were generally very happy with our experience at the Old Stables."

    It was a shame that the normal welcome packs, books, DVDs etc are not available & I can not really understand why Sykes are insisting on this given the enhanced cleaning regimes? We only had two minor quibbles with the property with both of us being on the large (but not very large) side: 1. It was a very tight squeeze getting into the shower due to the design of the doors 2. We chose a property with a king size bed but the duvet only just covered the mattress when there was no one in the bed which meant one of us was often not covered. My only other comment related to the local pub. There was only one close enough to walk to so we chose to eat there on the night we arrived. I phoned on the Wednesday before to try to book a table but they were already fully booked. We managed to eat at an outside table but that could have been a problem in inclement weather. The food was delicious and we would recommend the Old Inn - it would perhaps be helpful though if the owners could warn people that they need to book several days before arrival if that is possible?

    Reviewed by Roy ScrivenerSep 2020

  • "Very good cottage, so good we have booked for next year."

    Reviewed by StephenSep 2020

  • "Me and my family enjoyed our stay at the Old Cottage."

    We had a comfortable stay and the facilities were satisfactory. However, on the first night we found a frog in the downstairs bedroom jumping about but which I did capture and let go outside but it did freak out kids. Also on the website the images of the property included a table tennis table but on arrival there wasn’t one. Overall, it was a wonderful stay and I would recommend it to any family looking for a nice family cottage.

    Reviewed by KhosruSep 2020

  • "Cleanliness was great especially in current climate"

    Reviewed by BeverleyAug 2020

  • "The place was lovely"

    Reviewed by FrancescaJul 2020

  • "I was not satisfied with the outside facilities."

    The tiny patio with table and chairs is described as "Private" but is in fact in full view of the other properties. We did not feel comfortable when sitting there.

    Reviewed by LizJul 2019

  • "Accommodation was excellent."

    The only drawback and the reason I have marked it down was that both bathrooms were on the ground floor and as ancients we found it difficult going downstairs in the night!!!.

    Reviewed by BrianJul 2019

  • "The en suite shower head had to be held as fixing had broken, loo roll holder kept falling off."

    Living room furniture not the most comfortable. Few serious cobwebs in higher areas, but this is understandable, given the setting. A carton of milk on arrival would have been a nice touch, although shops are close. Photos of kitchen didn't do it justice, not enough made of outside area on photographs. Beds beautifully comfortable, lovely, peaceful setting with very pleasant neighbours. Overall, had a lovely stay, wished we could have stayed longer. Thank you, will stay again and recommend. Lynne

    Reviewed by LynneJul 2019

  • "We were going away as a family, my Mum is not well and needed somewhere where she could relax and still enjoy being away."

    All my family thoroughly enjoyed stopping here and my Mum felt so much better. You have everything you need, often I have been away and you can’t find something, we did find this was the case.

    Reviewed by HelenMay 2019

  • "Well above expectations recommend 10/10"

    Reviewed by MichaelNov 2018

  • "A wonderful week at a lovely cottage."

    Close to Weston super Mare, Cheddar Gorge, & Wells. We mostly relaxed in the cottage and enjoyed a local quiz on the Friday night for their twinning charity. Great fun .

    Reviewed by PatSep 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location for visiting sights of Somerset."

    Well equipped. Ground floor ensuite bedroom was perfect for a member of the party with access issues. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by ChristineSep 2018

  • "A lovely holiday cottage, very well stocked for a self catering property."

    Minor issue with one of the showers and there wasn't much room in the upstairs double bedroom (due to a super king size bed). This didn't stop us from having a great time, thanks!

    Reviewed by AbiSep 2018

  • "Nice cottage in quiet location."

    Only one pub that gets busy & you have to book to get a table.village shop looks like it’s closing (doesn’t sell much anyway) but supermarket only 2 miles away

    Reviewed by CliffAug 2018

  • "Lovely cottage in the middle of a quaint village."

    The inside is immaculate. The beds were incredibly comfortable. The kitchen was well stocked. The owners of the place were available but not intrusive. The place lost a star because the outside space was a bit of a disappointment. Not much room for the kids to run around and the bbq was basic. The location is great for exploring all the local beaches and there's tons of stuff around for the kids to do. The nearest beach is "uphill sands" which was deserted every time we went, in the middle of August! Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by JenniferAug 2018

  • "The upstairs "double bedroom" is minuscule - there isn't any room to walk around the bed - so we ended up giving that one to our toddler and sleeping in the twin room ourselves!"

    None of the bedrooms have wardrobes - the only hanging space is a little rack of hooks against the wall in each room. Apart from that, it was fine - comfortable, clean and well-equipped.

    Reviewed by NicolaJun 2018

  • "The Old Stable is a very comfortable and spotlessly clean place to stay."

    Its location is within easy reach of the surrounding places to visit,we thoroughly enjoyed our stay,many thanks.Christine Farrow.

    Reviewed by CJun 2018

  • "A delightful cottage that was nicely prepared by the owners who even provided a welcome bottle of wine for Christmas - nice touch."

    The underfloor heating is wonderful, the beds comfortable, excellent bathroom and kitchen facilities and so spacious that we could host a meal for 8 on Christmas Eve without it being a squeeze. For a winter setting, the wood-burner (that heated lounge and kitchen) was much appreciated. The parking is more than adequate and the adjoining community room a popular venue for table tennis. Although by no means a show stopper, the tv is small but as it was hardly used this did not detract from our stay. The only ongoing frustration was the slow and unpredictable wifi (BT) that continued to let us down. Overall, a great facility and we would be delighted to return.

    Reviewed by PaulDec 2017

  • "Lovely cottage in a great loacation all the facilities that we needed for our holiday!"

    Would highly recommend! The beds were very comfortable!

    Reviewed by Gareth and LizNov 2017

  • "We have really enjoyed staying at the old stables."

    Absolutely gorgeous place with plenty of room and exceeded our expectations. Would definitely recommend it to anyone...

    Reviewed by JamieJul 2017

  • "A lovely cottage in a great location,a nice village close to lots of amenities."

    Reviewed by StuartApr 2017

  • "We had a brilliant holiday, everything was clean and tidy on arrival."

    A very peaceful location. When next down that way, wouldn't hesitate to use the the same accommodation.

    Reviewed by RonOct 2016

  • "This was our first experience of Sykes Cottages and I don't think it will be our last."

    The location was perfect, in a quiet area but not isolated with easy access to attractions in the surrounding area. The cottage felt homely, comfortable, welcoming and was very well appointed. They have made very clever use of the space available and although my first impression was that it was smaller than I had expected, it never felt cramped. It was the little touches that made the cottage so special. Both of our teenage sons loved it and gave it 10/10.

    Reviewed by JohnOct 2016

  • "Lovely village, lovely cottage."

    Reviewed by PhillipSep 2016

  • "The cottage was exceptional."

    Great property in a great location for the surrounding area

    Reviewed by RichardSep 2016

  • "Lovely setting, very quiet but easy to reach beaches."

    Pub and shop within easy walking distance. Friendly owners.

    Reviewed by LynnAug 2016

  • "We loved our stay at The Old Stable."

    It's well equipped and comfortable. The owner was very friendly on arrival too!

    Reviewed by RachelNov 2015

  • "General appearance was very welcoming, clean and cared for."

    Owner was friendly and very helpful. A quiet peaceful location, ideal, just what we wanted.

    Reviewed by BarryNov 2015

  • "The accommodation catered for all the age groups in our party of 4 staying for the week."

    The downstairs bedroom with en-suite was ideal for my parents who are pensioners so no need to use the stairs During the Autumn week we stayed the accommodation was very cosy and warm. Lovely location with plenty of surrounding attractions. We all had a lovely time staying here.

    Reviewed by LouiseOct 2015

  • "The Stable has been renovated to a high standard and is a luxury, modern retreat."

    We had a wonderful time.

    Reviewed by AdeleSep 2015

  • "It was a short stay for three generations of our family and the Stable accommodation was excellent."

    A recent refurbish was great quality, and it was well laid out with plenty of space for everyone. Even with the wet weather we were quite happy to stay put indoors, and the youngest was able to run around happily. Would recommend without a doubt.

    Reviewed by IanMay 2015

  • "It was a beautifully renovated cottage with warm under floor heating and a wood burner."

    As we stayed over Christmas this made for a luxurious cosy place to stay. The owner lived next door and was extremely friendly and helpful. The location of the cottage was 10 minutes (by car) away from the sea front and 2 minutes walking from a lovely old pub and general store. We couldn't have asked for more. We'd definitely love to stay again!

    Reviewed by NatalieDec 2014

  • "This is an outstanding property, stylishly furnished and well equipped."

    Homely, spacious and comfortable. Attention to details such as labels on recycling/compost bins, lighting, pictures on walls, books etc was appreciated. Our teenagers were impressed by the WiFi - just like being at home, we hardly saw them!

    Reviewed by PhilNov 2014

  • "We had a lovely week at The Old Stable."

    We go to Weston Super Mare quite often as we have family there. The Old Stable was the best property we have stayed in - it was exceptionally clean and well looked after, we could not fault it in any way.

    Reviewed by AnitaOct 2014

  • "Very clean, well equipped and warm cottage."

    Good village location with a decent pub less than 5 mins walk, plus a village shop not much further. Well placed for the sea and easy access to Chedder, Wells, Glastonbury and up to Bristol. Good supermarkets just a short drive away.

    Reviewed by AndrewOct 2014

  • "The Old Stable was fantastic and done to a excellent standard."

    The owners were very welcoming and on hand with questions and information, a lovely family, very warm. In a lovely area with a great local pub serving excellent food which was good value. Near Cheddar and close to the beach.

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2014

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The property

A delightful Grade II listed terraced cottage retaining period features, located in the village of Hutton, near Weston-super-Mare on the Somerset coast.

Beautifully furnished throughout to provide spacious accommodation, this delightful cottage in Hutton is ideal for a family holiday in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

This Weston-super-Mare cottage has three bedrooms with the ground floor super king-size double, which can be a twin on request, having an en-suite shower room.

The kitchen with breakfast bar and the sitting room with dining area both offer woodburners.

To the front of this splendid Somerset holiday home is a large courtyard with private seating, where you can sit with a refreshing drink after a day exploring this lovely area, as well as access to a shared indoor recreation area with table tennis in the old coach house next door.

The historic village of Hutton dates back to the time of Edward the Confessor and there are many historical buildings to explore.

Further afield is the West Mendip Way, a long-distance cycling and walking trail, whilst a couple of miles up the coast is a sandy beach, ideal for the children to play safely whilst you have a relaxing day in the sun.

Take a short drive to Weston-super-Mare with its well-known pier and a wide range of attractions, cafes and shops.

A charming Hutton cottage to return to at the end of the day.

Note: This property is next to Ref. 29986, 948483, together they sleep 15.

Summary

  • Three bedrooms (zip/link, can be super king-size double or twin on request): 1 x ground floor super king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x super king-size double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with breakfast bar and woodburner
  • Sitting room with dining area and woodburner
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating and woodburners
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Large courtyard with private seating and patio with BBQ and access to indoor area with table tennis
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 5 mins walk
  • Beach 2.5 miles
  • Please note - check in time is 5pm and check out time is 10am

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About the location

WESTON-SUPER-MARE

Burnham-on-Sea 11 miles; Bristol 25 miles.

The traditional seaside town of Weston-super-Mare offers awarding-winning sandy beaches, donkey rides, water sports, restaurants and shops as well as the Playhouse, Winter Gardens and the Grand Pier offering a year-round programme of shows, musicals and fairs. Burnham and Berrow Championship Golf Course is also close by. Sand Bay, just 2 miles away offers an unspoilt beach allowing dog walking and horse riding all year round, plus Sand Point and Middle Hope, owned by the National Trust and open free to the public are near by. The famous Cheddar Caves and Gorge, with amazing cliff top walks, is only a short drive away, as are historic Wells, England's smallest city and Glastonbury Tor, with its connections to King Arthur. Further afield you can enjoy the breathtaking coastline, cliffs, sheltered bays, and of course the ponies, of the beautiful Exmoor National Park. A great holiday destination for families with children, and for the very active or those wishing to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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