The Stables is a stylish cottage converted from a building on the historic Cadhay estate near the East Devon town of Ottery St Mary. The cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms, a double and a twin sharing a bathroom, and another double with an en suite bathroom. On the ground floor is a sitting room with wood burning stove and dining area, a second sitting room/study and a smart kitchen with door to the garden. Outside is a patio and small grassy area with furniture, leading to the walled garden which is tended by the estate gardener. The Stables is a super cottage for a memorable holiday in Devon.
Three bedrooms: 2 x super king double (can convert to twin), one with en suite bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, basin. Bathroom with bath, separate shower, WC, basin. Ground floor sitting room with wood burning stove, dining area and French windows. Kitchen with door to patio. Sitting room/study. Ground floor WC with basin.
Ottery St Mary sits beside the River Otter and is well known for its literary connections to the poet Coleridge and for its beautiful church often referred to as a Exeter cathedral lookalike. Ottery St Mary is also famous for its traditional 'Tar Barrels' which attracts more than 3000 visitors on 5th November each year.
Devon has quite a few claims to fame such as being the backdrop to many films, including; War Horse - starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hiddleston, and directed by Steven Spielberg. Sense and Sensibility - starring Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Kate Winslet. The French Lieutenant's Woman - starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons. Edge Of Tomorrow: Live Die Repeat - starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Brendan Gleeson. So you may recognise a few of the locations from their appearances on the big screen.
Did you know that Agatha Christie, Reverend John Russell, Sir Francis Drake, and Sir Walter Raleigh all hailed from Devon? Agatha Christie went on to become a best-selling novelist, Reverend John Russell developed the Jack Russell Terrier, Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world, and Sir Walter Raleigh became a famous explorer.
South Devon is home to over 20 miles of Torbay coastline which is otherwise known as the 'English Riviera'. Brixton, Paignton and Torquay are the three Riviera towns and are great places to enjoy a day at the seaside. So if you fancy some fresh sea air and picturesque views then visit the 'English Riviera'.
The Dartmoor National Park can be found in Devon and offers visitors a dramatic moorland landscape, ancient woodland, rare wildlife and notable influences, such as the location for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes case 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'.
We hope you enjoy your break in Devon!