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The Old Stable

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Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Sibford Gower, Oxfordshire, England
1½ miles from Sidbury, in beautiful rolling farmland and 170 yards of tarmac farm track from the road, an ‘upside down’ cottage neatly converted from a dairy. Help on the neighbouring farm (by arrangement). To the sides, an enclosed terrace and rough lawned garden (table/chairs). Glazed door to small hall. Upstairs, open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, freezer, fridge, electric cooker) with woodburner, TV/DVD, iPod dock and French windows to balustrade and lovely rural views. Downstairs, two bedrooms - a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) and a double, each with trim en suite shower-room (suite). Spring water. An easy, practical, rural base close to the east Devon coast.Please note these are 2017 property details; there may be differences when booking for 2016 please check with Helpful Holida... Read more
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Languages spoken: English
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Listed since : Jun 2011
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 510 reviews and 775 properties
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Grumpytwo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Leaving the little village of Sidbury on our way to this cottage was an experience in itself. Coming from Ontario, Canada, the tight narrow windy one-track roads were exciting not knowing hat you might meet round the next bend. The cottage was easy to find however using the directions provided. Entering the cottage, a converted barn. we were impressed with the quality of the bedrooms each with its ensuite bathroom. We loved the king-sized bed! Going upstairs, the kitchen / dining room was excellent with everything we would ever need for our stay.The furniture was particularly comfortable.
The cottage was also well stocked with games, books and dvd's as well as literature/brochures etc about things to do in the surrounding area. There are footpaths and bridlepaths all around. But be warned if you go down you have to come back up (hills).
Good base for visiting the wonderful little towns and fishing villages. If you are from Canada or the States, driving will be a challenge...

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Many thanks for your glowing review of The Old Stable, it sounds like you had a fantastic time exploring the area; the journey to the property being an adventure in itself. We are delighted that you were so pleased with the cottage and that it met all of your needs.

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Amenities
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
… 1½ miles;from Sidbury, in beautiful rolling farmland and 170 yards of tarmac farm track from the road, an;‘upside down’ cottage neatly converted from a dairy. Help on the neighbouring farm (by arrangement). To the sides, an enclosed terrace and rough lawned garden (table/chairs).;Glazed door to small hall. Upstairs, open-plan living/dining/kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, freezer, fridge, electric cooker) with woodburner, TV/DVD, iPod dock;and French windows;to balustrade and lovely rural views. Downstairs,;two bedrooms;– a twin (zip-linkable to 6' double) and a double, each with trim en suite shower-room (suite).;Spring water. An easy, practical, rural base close to the east Devon coast.;

Additional amenities include: golf course nearby - good, coast 5 mile...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$372
£291
Jun 3, 2017 -
Jun 9, 2017
Wk1722
7 nights
$552
£431
Jun 10, 2017 -
Jun 16, 2017
Wk1723
7 nights
$552
£431
Jun 17, 2017 -
Jun 23, 2017
Wk1724
7 nights
$571
£446
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Fees
  • Damages Deposit Waiver: $4 / stay - Fee
  • Pets - extra: $38 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
Sidbury: little village (Norman church, shop, pub) in glorious country of lush farming valleys below tree-crowned hill-tops, 3 miles up the River Sid from the seafront at Sidmouth (big low-tide sand/pebble beach between red cliffs, handsome esplanade, golf course, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool). Sidford (award-winning fish and chips), 1 mile. Exeter, 15.
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