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The Stables

Hall Green near Walmer Bridge, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1073401)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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17 Customer Reviews

  • "This cottage is amazing certainly 5* very contemporary clean and welcoming ..."

    This cottage is amazing certainly 5* very contemporary clean and welcoming plenty to see in the area will certainly like to go back again especially to use the log fire have a winter holiday Janet the owner made us very welcome and left us wine and chocolates and tea/coffe /milk honey and biscuits everything was perfect we were well taken care of thank you Janet

    Thank you so much Diane. I am so pleased you liked the accomodation and found that this area of Lancashire has lots to offer. Please visit again ! Property Owner

    Reviewed by DianeJul 2022

  • "Wonderful place."

    The cottage was perfect, a lot of thought has gone into it to make you feel comfortable and at home. Lovely owner and not forgetting the 3 very friendly chickens. I wish we could have stayed longer and we hope to come back. It is in a beautiful setting and made us feel so relaxed.

    Thank you Yolanda I appreciate your lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by YolandaJul 2022

  • "The property was perfect for our requirements, immaculately clean and very well equipped giving us a very comfortable stay."

    The lovely owners couldn’t have been more helpful!

    Thank you Shaun for you great feedback. We really enjoyed meeting you and Julia. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Shaun JamesJul 2022

  • "Beautifully appointed property, all the equipment you could possibly need."

    The Stables have been converted to a very high standard. Janet was very friendly and helpful and left some lovely treats to welcome us. The hens are lovely and didn't wake us up. Good cafe and pub/restaurant locally and well placed for visiting surrounding area. Only problem was that it was too warm to test the Morso stove, we'll need to go back in winter!

    Thank you. Yes the stove would make the room too hot in summer but in winter it is lovely.Please come back in winter ! Property Owner

    Reviewed by RowenaJun 2022

  • "Stayed twice now at The Stables and enjoyed both visits, Janet couldn't be more helpful and we found The Stables comfortable and everything we needed for a relaxing stay."

    The chickens are a delight to watch and trying to capture a picture of the hare that visits is a challenge which we failed he's too quick for us.

    Thank you for this lovely feedback. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChrisMay 2022

  • "The cottage was absolutely divine."

    Janet has such wonderful tastes in everything that the cottage was equipped with . Towels were sumptuous - shower was superb. In fact everything was of the highest quality. Nothing was too much for Janet - There when you needed help and advice . The three resident chuckins - Hetty - Henrietta and " Boris" the bully were a delight - you need grapes and /or blueberries to keep them occupied !!! In all - a very delightful stay .

    Thank you for your lovely feedback. My chickens continue to rule the roost !! Property Owner

    Reviewed by KenMay 2022

  • "A hidden gem of a property."

    My ideal place. No fuss but everything you need with exceptional quality, taste and attention to detail. Very high quality , immaculately maintained and modern. Peaceful and relaxing stay I have now added this to my favorites and will definitely be back. Hosts are wonderful and friendly and happy to help with anything you need yet very unobtrusive allowing you to enjoy your time there uninterrupted. I loved the little extras left to welcome us and the 3 resident hens visiting everyday for their blueberries which they loved. I would love to live out my days in something as beautiful as this ...here's hoping. Good base for all surrounding excursions too. Southport, ormskirk (market on Sat) Preston, Blackpool to name a few. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute and an absolute bargain too. Overwhelmingly recommended !!

    Thank you Dawn your comments are very much appreciated. It would be lovely to see you again and I am sure those cheeky hens feel the same ! Property Owner

    Reviewed by DawnFeb 2022

  • "This was a lovely small compact cottage."

    It had everything it needed in it. The bed was unbelievably comfortable as were the pillows. I really can't fault it at all. It was so nice to open the front door in the mornings to be greeted by the most gorgeous hens, only three. Was scared of them to start with but soon got used to them. Brilliant owners as well. Looking forward to returning next year. Thank you for such a lovely stay, Jenny

    Thank you for your lovely feedback Jenny and I look forward to welcoming you back next year. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JulieJan 2022

  • "This place is an absolute gem!"

    Not too far from Preston and do-able drive to The Lake District and Manchester. The decor inside the property was stunning and spic and span throughout! Owners were very friendly and helpful. The whole week was heavenly and we really didn't want to go home. Would love to come again!

    Thank you Josie for your lovely comments. We would would love to see you again! Property Owner

    Reviewed by JosieOct 2021

  • "Janet was lovely and with the cottage being right next door happy to help if you needed anything."

    Great place for exploring the area from Chester to the Lakes, also in a peaceful setting but only a mile drive from excellent major road links.

    Thank you for your comments . I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the location good. Property Owner

    Reviewed by TrinaOct 2021

  • "The Stables cottage is an excellent place to stay."

    The cottage is well equipped, clean and comfy. Janet is an excellent, welcoming host. We were surprised by the welcome package, which was lovely. Janet was incredibly helpful and was able to help us securely store our bikes. A lovely stay, thank you.

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. Janet Property Owner

    Reviewed by ElizabethSep 2021

  • "Lovely clean cottage and the owner Janet was very welcoming and helpful."

    The cottage was in a peaceful setting and was immaculate, with everything we needed for our stay. The cooker was easy to use and everything was of a very good standard. There was also a large fridge and freezer. We catered for a whole week with no problems. There are nice walks from the cottage up the River Ribble and you could walk miles along the river. We also walked to to the local wildlife park Longton Brickcroft nature reserve, 5 mins by car.

    Thank you very much for your lovely comments it is good to hear that the kitchen is up to standard your feedback is really helpful. Also I am glad you enjoyed the location there are some lovely walks round here. Property Owner

    Reviewed by PatriciaSep 2021

  • "Great little cottage, had everything we needed really."

    Janet and her husband who live opposite are lovely people. Nice modern and quirky furnishings. Location was good for us as we wanted to visit Lake District for couple of days which is around 90 minutes drive and cities of Blackpool (30 minutes drive) and Liverpool is nearby too.

    Thank you very much for your kind words it is very much appreciated. Janet Property Owner

    Reviewed by ArnisAug 2021

  • "We loved our stay at the stables it was the perfect location for our holiday"

    Thank you Laura I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the stables . Property Owner

    Reviewed by LauraAug 2021

  • "DO NOT HESITATE IN BOOKING JANET THE OWNER IS A FANTASTIC HOST MAKING SURE EVERYTHING IS OK"

    Thank you Tony for your lovely comments . It was lovely to meet you and Gina. Property Owner

    Reviewed by AnthonyJul 2021

  • "Excellent cottage with a great host, proposed to my partner while I was away which made it extra special."

    Thank you Thomas your story will always remind me of my first year running a holiday let! It was so lovely that you chose The Stables for this important moment in your life ! Property Owner

    Reviewed by ThomasJul 2021

  • "We were the very first booking for this property and to be honest it was very nearly perfect."

    It was extremely well presented and very comfortable. There were a few things that went wrong but the owner was more than helpful in sorting them The wifi connection was very poor at times

    Thank you Graham . As the summer has gone on I have been very busy with the holiday let and the internet works well now. You have always got to be attentive to detail though, thankfully all the issues are now resolved .It was good to have you and Sian as my first guests. Thank you Janet Property Owner

    Reviewed by GrahamJul 2021

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Summary

  • All-single-storey
  • One double bedroom with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Garden with lawn and patio with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.1 miles, pub 1 miles
  • Note: There are chickens and hens on the property, take care
  • Note: The owner lives next door
  • Please note The internet is in and out because the property is located in a rural. Please note: This property is not suitable for wheelchair users

The property

Overlooking rural countryside fields, is this charming stable from the early 1900s which was used mainly for working horses.

The Stables is perfect for a romantic retreat to the Lancashire coast, countryside and city life.

Be welcomed into the owner's property and admire the surrounding greenery and landscapes as you find the self-contained annexe, boasting a gravel driveway with parking.

Stepping through the single-storey dwelling, make yourself at home in the open-plan living space, rustling up a home-cooked meal for a date night in the amply-equipped kitchen, before joining together on the dining table over a bottle of wine.

Once dinner has been cleared away, kick back on the plush sofa in this rustic setting, letting the woodburning stove warm you up during a film night.

When sleep calls, head to the inviting double bedroom, decorated to a hotel-style standard and offering ample storage, served by a contemporary shower room which boasts a large walk-in shower and heated towel rail.

Make use of the quiet grounds on a summer's day and dine alfresco on the outdoor seating, accompanied by a refreshing beverage as you watch the sunset.

Explore the nearby village of Walmer Bridge and stock up on essentials at the nearby shop, before enjoying a spot of hearty grub in the local pub.

Venture over to the bustling seaside town of Southport, where you can stroll along the Victorian Pier and embark on a journey along the Southport Pier Tramway from the promenade, or discover local attractions such as Southport Pleasureland, The Atkinson theatre, Hesketh Park, and the incredible Southport Beach.

Alternatively, soak up the surroundings of Preston city centre and visit the Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, and Avenham and Miller Park, or treat yourself to some retail therapy and gorgeous dining experiences.

If you're feeling adventurous, travel to Martin Mere Nature Reserve where you can roam around unspoilt landscapes and spot unique wildlife as you ramble around.

Further afield is the incredible seaside town of Blackpool for a traditional day of amusements and attractions, as well as renowned days out at Blackpool Pleasure Beach theme park, the SEA LIFE centre, and the striking Blackpool Tower.

Choose The Stables for your next romantic adventure.

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About the location

WALMER BRIDGE

Preston 6.9 miles; Southport 12.5 miles; Lytham St Annes 19.7 miles

Walmer Bridge is a quiet village resting in the Lancashire countryside, a tranquil corner with the glistening River Douglas flowing alongside. The village is home to a local shop and pub, whilst the surrounding villages of Much Hoole and Longton surround the area. The bustling city centre of Preston is under 7 miles away with a wealth of amenities to discover, with the seaside resort of Blackpool just a short journey away, boasting Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Waterpark, Central Pier, a SEA LIFE centre and zoo, and the renowned Blackpool Tower. Southport boasts the second longest pleasure pier in the British Isles, alongside must-see attractions including the Southport Pier Tramway, Lord Street, and a sandy beach with seaside amusements.

Region Information

Note: This property isnt suitable for wheelchair users, if you have any queries, please give us a call.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas