Old Stables At The Rectory

Located in Holsworthy, Devon

A characterful converted stable, providing a perfect base for exploring the many delights that Devon has to offer.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Pet Friendly: 2


Overlooking St Bridget s church and built in c.1820, this converted stable originally formed part of the village rectory. The nearby market town Holsworthy is worth a visit with shops, restaurants, pubs and a weekly pannier market. Within a short distance are the sandy beaches of Bude and Widemouth Bay, slightly further afield are the rugged cliffs of Hartland, Clovelly and Crackington Haven. For cyclists, there is the Holsworthy cycle route, or catch a game of golf, go fishing, or just take a leisurely country stroll. For hikers, take a drive to the rugged scenery of Bodmin Moor, it includes Brown Willy, the highest point in Cornwall. There is something for all the family in the area, including The Milky Way, The Big Sheep, Dartington Crystal, The Tamar Otter Park, King Arthur’s Tintagel and a selection of National Trust properties.

On entering through the front door you will be greeted by the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner which has super countryside views. The lounge is comfortably furnished and equipped with TV, DVD player, DAB radio with iPod dock. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need including, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, fridge, freezer and a dishwasher to do all the dirty work after cooking. The dining table and chairs are placed for four, for all to enjoy an evening meal together or a hearty breakfast. You will find the two bedrooms on the first floor, a king-size and a twin room with views of the rolling local countryside. The modern bathroom has a shower over bath and WC.

Heading outside you will find a lovely area to sit and relax and take in the views of St Bridget s Church. The shared gardens are a great addition with woodland walks, children s play area and adventure trail. The heated outdoor swimming pool is a favourite along with the all-weather tennis court and the shared games room with pool table and table football. There is also a cellar bar (this does not have set opening hours, details will be given on arrival) There is a gravelled parking area for cars.


  • Stunning former Devonshire stable conversion
  • Great location for exploring the North Devon coast and all it has to offer
  • Dog-friendly accommodation with woodland walks within the large grounds
  • 2 Bedrooms 1 double, 1 twin
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, fridge, freezer and dishwasher
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool opens Easter October half term
  • Shared games room with pool table, table football, and cellar bar
  • Tennis court, outdoor play area and children s adventure trail
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Off road parking available for 2 cars
  • Wi fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Beach 5 miles, Shop 4 miles, Restaurant 3 miles, Pub within walking distance
  • Bike storage available
  • Bodyboards, wetsuits and beach games available by arrangement
  • TV, DVD, dab radio with iPod dock in the lounge
  • There is an unfenced pond in the garden, children to be supervised
  • Due to the current situation, not all the facilities advertised at this property may be available or will require social distancing


Close to coast
Cot Available
Family friendly
Games Room
High Chair
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Pet Friendly
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court



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Area Details


Holsworthy is a market town set in stunning countryside amidst rolling hills. Every Wednesday they hold the popular Pannier Market which dates all the way back to the 12th century. The Holsworthy Museum features displays and information on rural life in days gone by. A variety of shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants can be found around the square.

Holsworthy is the ideal base for exploring Devon. As a base, it offers the peace and tranquillity of the countryside but you also have easy access to the Hartland Peninsula, the sandy beaches of Bude and Widemouth Bay, Dartmoor is within an easy drive as is the Tamar Valley.

We have a great amount of Holsworthy Holiday Cottages to choose from including many that are pet-friendly to take advantage of the excellent walks in the area.

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