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Devon Self Catering cottage, Stable Cottage, Ilfracombe, sleeps 5

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Stable Cottage

Stable Cottage, Ilfracombe, Devon

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 5

Pricing From: £314.00

This semi-detached cottage in Lincombe near Ilfracombe sleeps five people in two bedrooms.

Stable Cottage is a semi-detached cottage in Lincombe near Ilfracombe. The cottage has a double room and a family room with adult bunks and a single bed. There is a shower room, a kitchen and a sitting room with dining area.

Outside is a shared garden with furniture and a shared games room with pool table, table tennis, table football and darts. Stable Cottage is within easy reach of the village pub and a sandy beach, with Ilfracombe and the rest of this stretch of coastline within easy reach.


Cottage with a view!
Stable cottage had everything we needed with the added extra of our own garden. Fabulous views and a perfect place to sit and take in the peace and quiet after a day of walking. We were a short walk to a public footpath which led to the coastal path which took us into Ilfracombe about an hours walk away. A walk down to Lee and then the other direction to Woolacombe. Kathy, who looked after the cottages was extremely helpful and made our holiday that much more enjoyable. Can't wait to stay again.
Julie G

Fabulous holiday
Had a fabulous holiday.I would highly recommend staying here.Nice garden and great views over the countryside.Ideally situated for Ilfracombe & Woolacombe.Nice people xxx

Fantastic Holiday
Great accommodation Kathy was fantastic very good person. The garden is very nice and a great games room, there are some fantastic walks and great pubs that are dog friendly.
jason r

Upon arrival we found Lincombe a very charming hamlet and the stable cottage is clean, bright, airy, warm and welcoming. Parking right outside the cottage is important when we have a little dog with us.?The lounge was very spacious; the kitchen was perfectly adequate for preparing decent meals. Ok, it might need a bit of forward planning for a Sunday roast with all the trimmings for 5 people. The bathroom is a good size with a good electric shower. Bedroom are cosy and warm. All satisfactory.?As we have no children in our party we did not use the games room. Instead we spent quite a lot of our early mornings and evenings in the Lincombe house garden. The garden was a credit to the owners. It was very well maintained and a perfect spot to admire sunsets. Sitting in the swing with a glass of wine, birds singing nearby, a gleam of the sea in the far corner, that's tranquility itself.?The owners, Richenda and Kathy, are very friendly people. When we first arrived Kathy came out to meet us and showed us where things were in the cottage and their beautiful garden. Richenda and Kathy would leave us in peace to enjoy our holidays but when we saw them in the garden they were very friendly and would stop to chat.?We were very grateful to them for their help when I had a problem with my car. Kathy even gave up her time and took me to her car mechanic friend straight away and have it fixed. They even offered to put us up for an extra night when the driving conditions were a bit dubious with the strong wind battering the South West Coast on the day we due to come home. Now, how kind and caring was that.?Bright and clean accommodation, central location, beautiful surroundings, friendly and helpful owners. That's the essentials of a perfect holiday.(

Fantastic friendly accommodation
My wife, I and our dog stayed at Stable Cottage in early July 2016 (and were joined later by our daughter and her boyfriend). The cottage was very comfortable and spacious for the five of us; and all the facilities were very clean and plentiful. We had access to good quality WIFI throughout our stay and the games room (with darts, table tennis and pool) was great fun and greatly used by us. (Even the dog got excited in there!) The beds were warm and comfortable; and as the cottage was in a quiet location we slept like logs every night. Stable cottage has its own private terrace (with garden table & chairs) and overlooked the main Lincombe House garden which was huge and beautiful; with views to the sea at Lee bay. The private terrace was ours exclusively; but it was also made clear to us that we (including the dog) were welcome to use the main garden (which we did often). The locality is fantastic; being only 10 mins from Ilfracombe (a lovely, large seaside town); and only 10 mins from Woolacombe (in my opinion the best beach in the UK). There are lots of charming pubs and places to eat nearby. I cannot close this review without saying something about the owners; Richenda and Cathy. They really went out of their way to make us feel welcome and we're extremely helpful with any queries and requests we had (and we're a great laugh conversationally as well). They are very caring people; who are extremely dog friendly. This was the second time we had stayed with Richenda and Cathy; and on each occasion we have enjoyed our stay so much that we have immediately booked again for the following year. (We will be there again in July 2018!)



Parking Space Parking Space
cookewr Cooker
Refrigerator Fridge
Washing Machine Washing Machine
Televsion Television
High Chair High Chair
Cot Cot
WiFi WiFi


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Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room
Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with FreeSat, DVD, video, WiFi, selection of books, DVDs, videos and games
All fuel and power inc in rent
Cot, highchair, stairgate and baby bath on request
Off road parking for 1 car
Shared rear lawned enclosed garden with patio, furniture, games, trampoline and BBQ
One well-behaved dog welcome
Sorry, no smoking
shop 2 miles, pub 10 mins walk
Note: Newspapers and grocery deliveries can be arranged by prior arrangement with the owner
Note: No hen, stag or similar
Please be aware - this property does not supply any towels or bed linens and you would need to bring your own

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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Braunton, St Brannock's Church - 5.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Marwood Hill - 5.9 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Marwood, St Michael's Church - 5.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Arlington, St James Church - 7.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Arlington Court - 7.9 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Tapeley Park - 10.5 miles (Historic House) Heritage Rating

Parracombe, St Petrock's Church - 10.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Swimbridge, St James Church - 12.5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Valley of Rocks - 13.2 miles (Countryside) Heritage Rating

Cobbaton Combat Collection - 14 miles (Museum) Heritage Rating

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