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“most comfortable bed in the countryside- ever!”
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The cottage and garden
Stable Cottage and duck pond
The verandah
The living room
The kitchen area
The bedroom
King sized bed
The bathroom
Free logs stacked nearby
View of the farm from King Tor
View from the cottage
View from the cottage
Enjoying the River Dart
The farm in the snow
King Tor from the farm
The duck pond
The hens!
The lane to the moor, abundant wildflowers
The farmhouse
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
North Bovey, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“most comfortable bed in the countryside- ever!”
Reviewed 20 April 2015 for a stay in March 2015

we so enjoyed a week in Stable Cottage hosted by Susie and James. It was ultra peaceful- we felt cared for (as if there was assistance to hand, but also cocooned in privacy). The woodburner was a romantic spot to cosy around on the evenings and our own patio with chairs & table perfect for a spring days lunch, watching Susies sweet chickens and ducks converse with a visiting pheasant! we were welcome to enjoy purple sprouting broccoli fresh from Jame's vegie patch too- bonus for self-catering! Lastly I did not wish to leave because of THE most comfortable bed I have ever slept in- large enough for two starfish ;)

The GPS may misdirect just before you arrive so towards the end of the journey dont listen to it- just keep your eyes open to the beautiful Dartmoor scenery! As then you will see the white signs to Lower Hookner. Also the wifi works great! Thank you so much Susie & James for an idyllic escape to the country.

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ChazzaDee
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“Cute little cottage”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

This was a cute little cottage in a gorgeous location. Shame the roads are so thin (one car roads with passing places)
You get what you pay for, this cottage is a cheap price but it is nice inside and out. Even get the odd spider included in the price!
The cottage itself is nice, with a garden to the back - the ducks were very cute.
Barely saw anyone from the surrounding houses all week so felt like we were completely alone which was nice.
Had a really good week, and the cottage was a good size for two people.

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Herefordshire
Reviewed 14 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Liked best: wonderful location
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Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2013 for a stay in April 2013

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Leaving to go back to work !
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ade12347
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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“Highly recommended”
Reviewed 15 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Just got back from a lovely stay at STABLE COTTAGE (despite the weather} We arrived over two hours early but were made very welcome by James and Jake the dog,we were offered the use of the loo and the kettle while cleaning was being finished.This is a delightful cottage with entertainment from the ducks ducklings geese dogs and lots more,Both Susie and James are very nice and obliging owners,nothing too much trouble.Although it is June it was cold but with the log fire and as many logs as you can eat we were very very cosy.If you Love peace and Quiet and animals you wil love this place. Very reasonably priced and good value for money.Nearly forgot Best bed and Duvet we have ever slept in/on couldnt wait to go to bed at night

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Liked least: Nothing
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