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The Old Stables

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The Old Stables

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

The Old Stables Cottage is a luxury, single-storey property with vaulted ceilings, on our working family farm in the downland village of West Marden, Nr. Chichester, West Sussex. Graded by Visit Britain as 5 Star with a Gold Award, this very spacious property is extremely well equipped and sleeps 4 people in 2 ensuite bedrooms. An extra Z-bed or Cot and high-chair is available to hire, if required.

The Old Stables has its own large patio garden with barbecue and wooden table and chairs. If you have more than 4 in your party we have accommodation for 2 extra guests in our farmhouse B&B.

In high summer guests staying at the cottage have the shared use of an outdoor heated swimming pool, and a large lawned and walled-in garden, which is ideal for children.

Lovely walks or bike rides may be taken straight from the door. The village pub is only a 75 yard short stroll and a village shop with a tea room is within a mile. Our three cottages, The Old Stables, Keepers and Barley Cottage can accommodate 12 guests in total and therefore ideal for family gatherings, walking groups and wedding parties as the wonderful wedding venue, The Tithe Barn at Ditcham is just over a ten minute drive. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Southampton 44 km, Nearest railway: Petersfield 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The charming open-plan accommodation is very spacious and equipped to a very high standard. The kitchen has plenty of workspace, adequate cupboard storage and a generous size fridge/freezer. The property is very cosy and fully centrally heated. Each radiator is individually thermostatically controlled. The addition of a woodburner adds a lovely glow and comfort on those chillier evenings. An initial big basket of logs is provided and thereafter further baskets of logs can be requested and paid for, as and when required.

We have a list of kitchen products that you will find in the cottage and will very happily email this to you if you are coming to stay, to avoid duplicate packing!

Further details outdoors

The Old Stables has its own very large and private patio with garden furniture and a charcoal barbeque. It's mediterranean in style, with a long border of shrubs and pots and window boxes of colourful geraniums in the summer. A sheltered sun-trap and ideal for al fresco dining! You can walk straight from the door into some lovely countryside. There's a very good local village shop and tea room just a mile up the road (another very pleasant walk!) and our local pub, 75 yards down the road where good pub food is served. Just a short stroll!

Further details

The heated swimming pool is available for those residing at the cottage, and on our booking form, in high summer, from Monday to Saturday inclusive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. The pool is in a sheltered walled-in garden and has pool loungers for relaxation.

The West Sussex region

The South East of England is in great demand and plentiful in experiences. Diverse landscapes from the rolling South Downs National Park to the stunning coastline with some charming towns and villages. The area is steeped in history and offers something for all ages.

West Marden

The Roman city of Chichester, just a 15 minute drive from West Marden, has a wonderful Norman cathedral and famous Tudor Market Cross. Great shopping, stylish restaurants, pubs and cafes, catering for most tastes.

The internationally acclaimed Chichester Festival theatre stages many different productions. There are galleries and museums and within a few miles, National Trust properties to visit. Fishbourne Roman Palace houses the largest collection of in-situ mosaic floors in Britain. Many of these were laid at the time of the construction of the Palace, around AD75-80.

Around Chichester are some picturesque coastal villages, such as Bosham and Emsworth and the Isle of Wight is just a short ferry trip from Portsmouth. West Marden is just a 20 minute drive from the Cross channel ferry terminal at Portsmouth. The cottage is located in a pretty downland village and benefits from a local pub which is just a short stroll from the property.

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26 Sep 2012


"excellent accommodation and warm and friendly hosts"

we stayed at the Old Stables, as we have over the years, for the Goodwood Revival weekend. We are always delighted to be back - we feel friends of the family. The stables accommodation is spacious, … More

6 Aug 2012


"absolutely outstanding"

Just returned from a third excellent stay in the Old Stables (West Marden), I cannot but highly recommend this absolutely outstanding accommodation yet again.From the idyllic but strategic location to… More

28 Dec 2011


"Perfect In everyway!!!"

My family and friends all stay for 3 days at West Marden Farm. I was getting married at a venue near by and when we came across the Old stables we knew it would be the perfect and homely place for us … More

2 Oct 2011


"Totally amazing and a wonderful experience!"

I stayed at the old stables the night before my wedding with my parents and brother and then with my husband for a couple of nights after the wedding. It's situated in a beautiful little village … More

27 Jul 2011


"Sheer bliss: delightful in every way"

The Old Stables, West Marden, is a sheer bliss. It meets every expectation or standard you can possibly have. Spacious (even for a family of five) yet cosy, well-equipped and homely, tastefully decora… More

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