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Looking towards this detached property
Light and airy open-plan living
Beautifully presented kitchen with breakfast bar
Relax on the comfortable sofa and watch a movie on the Smart TV
A perfect space to relax and unwind together
Bijou dining area
Cook up a storm in this stunning open-plan kitchen
Relax with a glass of wine after a long day exploring
The hall is a perfect place to leave sandy shoes after a day on the beach
Enjoy your morning coffee with a good book
Enjoy a BBQ on the enclosed patio
Saunton Sands - dog friendly all year around
Nearby Saunton Sands
1 / 15  Looking towards this detached property
2 / 15  Light and airy open-plan living
3 / 15  Beautifully presented kitchen with breakfast bar
4 / 15  Relax on the comfortable sofa and watch a movie on the Smart TV
5 / 15  A perfect space to relax and unwind together
6 / 15  Bijou dining area
7 / 15  Cook up a storm in this stunning open-plan kitchen
8 / 15  Relax with a glass of wine after a long day exploring
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11 / 15  The hall is a perfect place to leave sandy shoes after a day on the beach
12 / 15  Enjoy your morning coffee with a good book
13 / 15  Enjoy a BBQ on the enclosed patio
14 / 15  Saunton Sands - dog friendly all year around
15 / 15  Nearby Saunton Sands

The Old Stables - Braunton

Braunton, Devon
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Luxury
Romantic
Decorated for Christmas
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Lovingly furnished, creating a stylish retreat with outside space which is a real suntrap and perfect for al fresco dining
  • Tucked away position yet within walking distance to shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, plus the property boasts off-road parking, a surf board rack and space for hanging wetsuits
  • An ideal base for exploring all of North Devon’s top visitor attractions and close to the region’s best beaches, it is perfect for couples and water sports enthusiasts alike
Property code: 75527

This beautiful property is centrally but quietly situated in the popular and attractive village of Braunton, with an array of surf shops, restaurants, pubs, and gift shops. Just outside the town is Braunton Burrows, England’s largest sand dune system and a designated AONB which provides a lovely backdrop for scenic seaside walks. The famous Tarka Trail is on the doorstep; ideal and level for walking and all-ability cycling, also access to local woodland for those mountain bike enthusiast and cycle hire available very close by. Just a short drive from the property are some of the region’s best beaches, including the enormous and breathtaking Saunton Sands, Woolacombe Beach, Croyde’s surfing Mecca and Putsborough. Walking enthusiasts will also be spoilt for choice with the nearby South West Coast Path and Exmoor National Park, not to mention a plethora of National Trust land. Within a fifteen minute drive is the busy Victorian harbour town of Ilfracombe boasting a huge sculpture by the renowned artist Damien Hirst overlooking the quayside with shops, cafés and restaurants abound!

On arriving at the cottage you enter into the hallway with coat and boot storage and a utility cupboard housing the washing machine, adjacent to this is the bright and spacious shower room with walk-in shower, WC and large heated towel rail. On your left is the stylish king-size bedroom with plenty of wardrobe and drawer space. Heading upstairs you will find yourself in a delightfully light and spacious open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The stunning kitchen area has everything you need to cook up a storm including electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a breakfast bar to sit and enjoy your morning coffee or an evening glass of wine! The bijou dining area has table & chairs for you to enjoy your evening meal whilst planning the next days adventures. After a busy day, relax on the comfortable large corner sofa and catch up with your favourite programmes on the Smart TV.

Outside you'll find a courtyard garden, with al-fresco dining furniture and a charcoal BBQ.

  • 1 king-size bedroom
  • 1 shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • Utility cupboard on the ground floor with washing machine
  • Smart TV in lounge and in bedroom
  • BBQ available
  • Courtyard garden
  • Off-road parking for 1 car opposite the cottage (further by arrangement)
  • Beach 3 miles, pubs and shops within 0.5 miles
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 2 dogs allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Alice Newby

This property is personally managed by Alice.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 51 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Christopher 1st December 2023

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Reviewed by Rosemary 27th October 2023

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Reviewed by Janet 20th October 2023

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Lovely cottage spotlessly clean , ,lots of local amenities .A very lovely welcome pack .lots of places for long scenic walks .

Reviewed by Sue 6th October 2023

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Fantastic cottage with everything needed for a wonderful stay, very well equipped and dog friendly. The welcome hamper was a lovely surprise. There are some great walks and beaches nearby. Would definitely recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Nick 22nd September 2023

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A well furnished, modern cottage in a great location. Walking distance to shops bars and food and lots of beaches within a short drive.

Reviewed by Karen 15th September 2023

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We had a lovely stay at The Old Stables. The cottage was cosy, warm, comfortable, very clean, well appointed and a good location. Terry the owner kindly provided some delicious treats for both us and our Pooch. The weather unfortunately wasnt great but managed to plan our days around it and having this cosy cottage was a huge plus.

Reviewed by Robert 8th September 2023

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Reviewed by Linda 1st September 2023

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A beautiful holiday home, very well equipped and in a great location to visit North Devon. Welcome pack was very good,especially the Prosecco.

Reviewed by Stephen 18th August 2023

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Got a great welcome. Cottage fantastic. Had wonderful time.

Reviewed by Terry 11th August 2023

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Reviewed by Nicki 4th August 2023

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Beautiful cottage. Well appointed and equipped. Stylish decor and pristinely clean.

Reviewed by Melanie 28th July 2023

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We had a fab week here. Accommodation is very well laid out and well equipped. Local restaurants/pubs were all excellent and catered really well for vegetarians. The highlight for us was the very close proximity to the Tarka Trail (literally round the corner). This meant we were able to take the bikes with the trailer straight from the property. StRead moreunning rides, amazing views and great cafe stops. Road surface is very suitable for road bikes. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by john 21st July 2023

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Reviewed by Nigel 14th July 2023

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Cottage is well appointed with just a short walk to town with shops, restaurants & pubs. Centrally located for exploring North Devon with excellent dog friendly beaches nearby. The cottage is extremely clean and well equipped with a good "walk in" downstairs shower room. Very friendly, helpful owners who provided a very generous welcome pack for boRead moreth humans and dogs. Hide

Reviewed by Steven 7th July 2023

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Great property in a convenient location. Very clean, well equipped and comfortable. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Glynn 30th June 2023

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Great place to stay, good location and well equipped, on arrival we a had a lovely welcome pack, the old stables is spotless and has everything a couple (and dog) need to enjoy a nice relaxing holiday. We really had a great time stopping in Braunton, plenty of good walks with nice pubs to eat and drink in.

Reviewed by Lisa 16th June 2023

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This cottage was absolutely beautiful, attention to detail was amazing ,the welcome hamper was so generous and included milk and a bottle of fizz ,the whole cottage was just perfect

Reviewed by Jayne 9th June 2023

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Gorgeous cottage. Very well equipped kitchen. More than adequate storage space in the bedroom (lots of coat hangersyay!) and such a comfortable bed. Lovely bathroom, with great, spacious shower enclosure for an invigorating start to the day. Beautiful furnishings throughout, with much appreciated little extras, ie the snuggly bathrobes. Fabulous joRead moreb on the refurb, loved the quirky touches. So impressed, from the exterior to cosy atmosphere inside. Well positioned for all village amenities. Hide

Reviewed by Gerry 19th May 2023

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Regrettably, this one wasnt for us. We found the upside down configuration challenging, and the living space very small. Due to small windows, the interior was quite dark, and the furniture not very comfortable. The very large tv was very close to the viewing position, which could be uncomfortable. Finally, there was no privacy as surrounding propeRead morerties looked into the front patio..which was the only outside space. Lack of visual amenity unfortunately . Im certain it will suit younger Hide

Reviewed by Wendy 12th May 2023

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One of the best cottages we have stayed in. Great location, spotless. Fabulous welcome pack. Many thanks to Terry and Debbie for a great week and we were blessed with wall to wall sunshine, we hope to be back in the not too distant future.

Reviewed by Felicity 5th May 2023

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Reviewed by Angela 1st May 2023

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I would highly recommend this beautiful little cottage called The Old Stables Its been built with a lot of thought and has a high end finish. Its super clean, smells wonderful and has all home amenities one could ask for. The cottage is in an ideal location, we walked part of the Tarka Trail, Baunton Burrows and drove 5 minutes to Saunton Beach whiRead morech has an expanse of fabulous white sand and is dog friendly all year. There are amazing beaches and locations nearby. Spoilt for choice! Hide

Reviewed by Mike 14th April 2023

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100% clean and comfortable, would definitely recommend it, it has its own private parking space which we at first couldnt make out on the advert, but was more than adequate. Close to town centre pubs and shops. We ate at the Williams arms a couple of times, which was walkable, not far at all. Also not far from saunton sands, appledore, and instow wRead morehich were great places for dog walks. Hide

Reviewed by Jane 7th April 2023

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Absolutely fabulous cottage, even when a storm hit and we couldn't make it out, it was the perfect bolthole, so comfy and cosy, with everything to hand and beautifully decorated..and really clean, which sometimes you don't get in accommodation allowing dogs...Floyd had a wonderful stay too...Mant thanks

Reviewed by Jim 31st March 2023

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We stayed at The Old Stables first week in April. The property is very well laid out and a well equipped kitchen (we cooked every evening). It benefits from off road parking and its central location is perfect for pubs, shops and eateries (if you dont want to cook). We took our two dogs and walked 10 to 16 miles a day every day and made good use ofRead more the walking books left by the Hosts. There was an enclosed yard for the dogs and the hose came in handy for cleaning both muddy dogs and boots. Hide

Reviewed by Geraldine 24th March 2023

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Reviewed by Kay 3rd March 2023

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Reviewed by Nicola 30th December 2022

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Reviewed by Paul 25th November 2022

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This is a high quality, warm and comfortable cottage in a perfect location to visit the North Devon coast. Located in close proximity to shops, pubs, restaurants and takeaways as well as the dunes and beaches make it an ideal base. The cottage itself is of the highest standard with everything you need and is dog friendly. There is safe parking and Read morean enclosed outside area for fine weather days but even on cold winter days, the cottage is warm and cosy. Hide

Reviewed by Mick 13th November 2022

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Reviewed by Anne 4th November 2022

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This is a lovely cottage tucked away in a quite location in Braunton but still easy walking to the shops, pubs and of course the excellent Squires Fish & Chip shop. the cottage is well equipped and very clean. w

Reviewed by Nick 21st October 2022

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A lovely cottage with great amenities, in a good location. Our favourite place to stay when we visit North Devon.

Reviewed by Nikki 23rd September 2022

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We had a wonderful holiday staying in The Old Stables cottage. Everything needed was supplied, also received welcome treats on arrival which was a lovely surprise. Would have preferred the outside space at the rear rather than at the front for more privacy would be our only negative.

Reviewed by Paul 9th September 2022

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Lovely cottage well placed in Town. Largest village in the country.

Reviewed by William Robert 2nd September 2022

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Well appointed and designed / furnished cottage. Ideally suited to a couple with a small dog. Located in a town with all required amenities / shops / take-aways etc.......All within walkong distance. Also within easy reach of fantastic beaches, walks etc etc.

Reviewed by Susan 19th August 2022

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One of the best cottages we have stayed in, well equipped, beautiful furnishings just a lovely place to stay. The enclosed patio is great for dogs, walls high enough to keep our cockerpoo in and a lovely little spot to sit in the evenings. The welcome pack was most generous but we were in walking distance of everything we could need, all in all a fRead moreabulous holiday. Hide

Reviewed by David 15th July 2022

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The cottage , and the equipment is first class, and there is lovely welcome pack on arrival. It in the centre of a Braunton and ideally located for touring the North Devon beaches and coastline. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Joseph 1st July 2022

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Reviewed by Anne 24th June 2022

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Gorgeous cottage, spotless and stylish. Lovely welcome hamper and for our dog too. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Mark 17th June 2022

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We had a lovely week in this cottage, it was well equipped, well presented, in a fantastic location. The owners were friendly and very welcoming.

Reviewed by Paula 10th June 2022

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Beautiful comfortable cottage in excellent location

Reviewed by Ian 3rd June 2022

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We had a lovely holiday at The Old Stables, very clean and well equipped, a very generous welcome pack is provided, the owners are local should you have any questions.

Reviewed by Nick 27th May 2022

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A modern and well equipped cottage. Great location for exploring the area. Very short walking distance to shops, cafes and bars.

Reviewed by Alan 20th May 2022

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This cottage has every comfort you need

Reviewed by Maria 13th May 2022

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Reviewed by Megan 6th May 2022

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This is a beautiful well equipped, spotlessly clean cottage situated in a convenient place for holidaying in North Devon. We would have no hesitation recommend it and hope to return to it sometime soon. We thank the Owners for providing such a beautiful property to stay in.

Reviewed by Mary 29th April 2022

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Amazing cottage that had been throughly cleaned and well presented. Everything very high spec and provided. The welcome hamper was very much appreciated including by our fur baby. Excellent location for walking and touring around North Devon. The owners Terry & Debbie were very friendly and extremely welcoming and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed ourRead more stay Hide

Reviewed by Josephine 22nd April 2022

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We have spent many years holidaying in Braunton and this cottage is a fantastic find. It is definitely the best of all we have stayed in, clean, comfortable, well equipped and in a perfect location to access the Tarka Trail, shops and cafes in Braunton as well as nearby attractions. Loved it and will definitely be back.

Reviewed by Ian 11th April 2022

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A stunning cottage within easy walking distance of all the town's shops, bars and restaurants. Every need catered for without exception and dog friendly too. We stayed here for a short 4 day Mini Honeymoon and the welcome we received was amazing. Everywhere was spotlessly clean and incredibly comfortable. We will definitely stay again and could notRead more recommend The Old Stables more highly for a never to be forgotten stay in beautiful North Devon. Hide

Reviewed by Rachel 25th February 2022

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A very well appointed and spotlessly clean cottage. Lovely welcome basket upon arrival, as well as a dog welcome basket too, a great touch. Owners have thought of everything to maximise space available, we took our 9 month old grandson with us and a quality high chair and travel cot was supplied. Cottage an ideal base to explore the North Devon areRead morea. Hide

Reviewed by Sally 18th February 2022

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Looking towards this detached property
Light and airy open-plan living
Beautifully presented kitchen with breakfast bar
Relax on the comfortable sofa and watch a movie on the Smart TV
A perfect space to relax and unwind together
Bijou dining area
Cook up a storm in this stunning open-plan kitchen
Relax with a glass of wine after a long day exploring
The hall is a perfect place to leave sandy shoes after a day on the beach
Show 3 moreEnjoy your morning coffee with a good book

Location

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