£201 / night
Price for guests, Nights

The Stables – Home 129550 Barn

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Barn / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


The Stables is situated in the beautiful village of North Stoke (once nicknamed the 'Secret Village'), surrounded by open unspoilt countryside and spectacular views of both Bath and Bristol. Set beside a Roman Road and on the Cotswold Way it boasts many fantastic walks so dogs are very welcome.

The property is within the owners own grounds and the conversion was completed in May 2010 into a bright and spacious living space. It has a large open plan lounge with a wood burning stove (for those cosy nights in) and sky TV so you don't miss any TV favourites, with a well equipped kitchen and dining area. There is a king sized bedroom, a double bedroom and a large bathroom with a separate shower and bath. French doors open out to a vast decked area. where a hot-tub is situated as is a gas barbecue and sun loungers. This is an enclosed area so ideal for children and dogs. For those with a bit more energy there is a tennis court with rackets and balls for your use. A outside swimming pool can also be made available for guests exclusive use until 5.30pm and is open from June to September.

Further details

High chair and travel cot are available on request.Dogs are very welcome but there is a limit of 2. A separate charge of £30.00 per pet is required to cover extra cleaning costs. Dog beds and bowls are available on request.The swimming pool is open from June to September depending on weather.As The Stables is located in the grounds of the main house there will nearly always a representative available for any queries or problems.

Further details indoors

All on one level.Entrance door through into open plan living and dining area.Living area has a wood burning stove, 2 sofas, sky TV and DVD player and CD player. French doors open out onto vast decked area and fabulous views.Dining area has table and 6 chairs.Kitchen is fully equipped with electric hob and cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge with ice box, Nespresso coffee machine. Door leading to a corridor and:-Master bedroom with a kingsize bed and large chest of draws and wardrobe, mirror. Large double bedroom with dressing table/chest of draws, wardrobe and mirrorLarge bathroom with separate bath and shower, WC, washbasin and heated towel rail.

Further details outdoors

The Stables are situated off a country track and surrounded by open unspoilt countryside. It has off the road parking for 3 cars and situated in the gardens of the main property. It has a vast decked area with a gas barbeque, sun loungers, chairs and table and hot-tub. This is an enclosed area so quite safe for any little ones. Through a gate and down a few steps you reach a full sized tennis court. Through another gate there is a outside heated swimming pool which opens from the June - September weather permitting and also a sunning area. Through the gardens you find a 8 acre paddock. In every direction there is a walk to be conquered and a view to match!

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private tennis court
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: £150.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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About the owner

Lisa S.
Average reply time:
2 hours 4 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated:
19 May 2019
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Barn has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 May 2010. Located in Bath, it has 28 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £916 to £1374.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 May 2019.


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Guest reviews

28 reviews

Very Good

“Beautiful Bath cottage break”

Reviewed 9 Apr 2018

We stayed in the Stables for 2 nights with our two children aged 10 & 7. It was wonderful! The cottage is beautiful & in a lovely area surrounded by pretty countryside and rolling fields. The tennis court & rambling walk to the pub (the swan) helped to tire the children out so we could sit and relax in the hot tub and star watch in the evenings..followed by warming up in front of the fire and watch a film. The hosts have really covered everything & are lovely lovely people. My only recommendation to families is to bring a plug in night light for the children’s room or hallway it is very dark at night time for little ones to navigate to the loo. We would recommend this cottage to anyone & we can’t wait to return for abit longer next time.

Owner's reply: Many thanks Kaye for your review, and really glad you all enjoyed some relaxing family time. Also thank you for the suggestion of a night light for any younger guests, I will definitely make sure that there is one put in place.

“Luxury cottage in very peaceful location.”

Reviewed 18 Oct 2017

A little gem off the beaten track. The accommodation could not be faulted and the hosts were extremely attentive. Loved the hot tub and was only sorry that we didn't have more time to use the other facilities. Fantastic walks for our dog on the door step.

“Amazing from start to fisnish”

Reviewed 25 Sep 2017

Beautiful cottage stored with everything you could possibly need to feel at home. Exactly the peaceful break we were after! We have just come back from the cottage and we miss it already! Lisa and Mike very friendly welcoming and always available to help throughout our stay! We hope to come back again some time. Definitely would recommend.

“A perfect, peaceful and fun getaway!”

Reviewed 6 Aug 2013

From start to finish we enjoyed everything the barn and surroundings had to offer. We had a hot tub before breakfast every day and hit the pool every afternoon or evening. Regular donkey visits were the order of the day for the children (6 and 9), with some tennis matches in between. The weather was great throughout our week too and we visited a few local places, parks and good food pubs. Bond films on Sky put us to sleep most evenings. Lisa and Mike were really helpful and the BBQ was superb. We'd love to visit again....but could it be as wonderful second time?

“Lovely place to escape to after our wedding”

Reviewed 16 Oct 2012

I spent a three nights at the Stables with my new wife following our wedding. It's a beautiful location and the stables were very clean, well maintained, with all mod-cons (except wi-fi, which was a bit of a blessing), and everything worked perfectly. We were surprised there was no cafetiere, but upon enquiry, were astonished when there was a knock at the door the following day and a brand new one was delivered. This is indicative of the attention to detail and level of care Lisa and her husband (whose name I have forgotten - sorry) put into this property. We had a great time and would love to go back. Heads-up: approach North Stoke from Bath Road unless you have a good sense of adventure. My wife, knowing my love of country lanes, navigated me from the East and onto the Cotswold Way thinking it was a road (Google maps on my Blackberry, in fairness, did make it look like a road)... be advised: It isn't. Regrettably, I never did find out if it was passable.

Owner's reply: We do infact have a T-Mobile pay as you go dongle for guests to use with their lap-tops to access the internet. There is also a really good local pub that has a free wi-fi point. They welcome children, dogs, serve great food and also have a pretty beer garden. What more of an excuse do you need to sample the local beers and snuggle up to a roaring log fire while catching up on all those tedious emails!!

“A fantastic place to spend a holiday”

Reviewed 18 Aug 2012

The Stables is a fantastic holiday venue. Lisa & Mike were incredibly welcoming and friendly. Where do I begin, watching the stars whilst sitting in the hot tub, watching George & Albert - the adorable donkeys, fantastic walks with amazing views right from the door step, delicious food at The Swan and many great attractions within a short drive. Roman Baths and Cheddar Gorge were fantastic. We would recommend The Stables to anyone who likes first class holidays

“Fantastic holiday let”

Reviewed 10 Aug 2012

The stables is spotlessly clean & very nicely decorated. My young children loved the go-karts on the tennis court, the animals , hot tub & swimming pool. There is so much to do in th area. We can't wait to come back again.

“Beautiful location with 5 star accommodation”

Reviewed 8 Jun 2012

Wonderful time spent at The Stables. The property was beautifully furnished, spotless and finished to a very high standard. Every little detail made our stay all the more special, from the candles to the hot tub. Would thoroughly recommend. Will definitely be returning with friends or our two children.

“5 Star accommodation and welcome”

Reviewed 11 Apr 2012

The warm welcome you receive from Lisa and Mike when you arrive sets the tone for the entire stay. From the flowers, chocolate and wine to the beautifully converted stables, there is nothing to fault. The accommodation is spotlessly clean, comfortably furnished and equipped with everything you could need. The outside space, hot tub and views were the icing on the cake. A peaceful oasis but with plenty to see and visit locally. A week at the Stables is not long enough.

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