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The Stables at Clare Cottage – Home 96905 Cottage

  • 1 bedroom
  • 2 sleeps
  • 2 nights min stay

The Stables at Clare Cottage – Home 96905

  • Cottage
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay

Excellent Excellent – based on 26 reviews

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Cottage / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner


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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


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: £65.00
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Sarah M.
Average reply time:
3 hours 11 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated::
21 Apr 2018
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

This Cottage has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 2. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 25 Jan 2010. Located in Dorset, it has 26 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £357.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 21 Apr 2018.


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Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 26 reviews Excellent
26 reviews

Very Good

“Lovely accomodation, perfect for a relaxing weekend”

Reviewed 23 May 2013

This was exactly what we had hoped for if not a little bit better! Lovely furnishings, welcoming hosts and a lovely area to stay for a quiet weekend away. The Stables was lovely and clean and had great facilities. Thank you for having us!

Owner's reply: Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Do come and visit again soon. We are converting our big barn and stables into holiday accomodation before next Spring, so we will have even more to offer you then - we will keep you posted!

“Cosy, clean and attractively furnished, this was ideal for a relaxing break for two in rural Dorset.”

Reviewed 17 Nov 2012

We enjoyed our week at 'The Stables'. Attractively decorated, with good quality furniture, including a comfortable king-size bed, this is an imaginative conversion of a stable block. The living area and kitchen, whilst quite compact, were fine for two people and the woodburning stove ensured we were toasty warm in the evening. The owner made us very welcome and it was good to have a supply of fresh eggs available. The location is rural but also handy for touring Dorset's historic towns and coastline.

Owner's reply: Thank you for your lovely informative review, we enjoyed having you and hope to see you again if you are down this way, there is still much more to see!

“A delightful, cosy and clean cottage”

Reviewed 7 Nov 2012

This cottage is comfortable and provides private accommodation in a convenient area for touring. We loved the breakfast hamper and the owner's attention to detail.

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review. We enjoyed having you as our guests and look forward to seeing you again in the New Year. Have a wonderful Christmas. Regards Sarah and David

“Not what we wanted”

Reviewed 9 Oct 2012

It was a lovely cottage with nice pubs nearby. Enjoyed the fire. We hadn't expected the owner to let herself into the cottage while we were out. Fair enough perhaps if staying in the cottage with B&B, but as we were self catering we had expected our privacy to be respected.

Owner's reply: I am sorry you did not enjoy your stay and felt I had not respected your privacy, but as discussed on your departure - not only did I need to leave you a note in respect of the wood-burner, but I also had concerns over the black plastic bin bags you had attached to the insides of the bedroom windows in the property. On entering The Stables, my concerns were not unfounded, as you had driven numerous drawing pins into the solid oak window frames in order to achieve your objective! You had also helped yourselves to extra logs from my wood store without even asking - although you had already been supplied with ample logs and kindling of the appropriate size for the wood-burner. You then proceeded to chop up kindling on the terracotta floor in the living room, presumably with one of the kitchen knives, as there is no necessity for me to provide an axe. I was only alerted to this as my husband was in his workshop one evening and heard loud banging coming from the Stables and asked me to find out if there was a problem. We have always enjoyed sharing our little corner of the Dorset countryside with likeminded people who appreciate and show respect for the properties high standard and cozy atmosphere. We pride ourselves on a personal service and the ability to gauge the right amount of contact with our guests. On this occasion I must tell you I was much relieved when you left and if any further incident had occurred prior to your departure I would have felt compelled to ask you to leave.

“Nice cosy place”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2012

It was a very nice place was friendly atmosphere and the owner was easily approachable and helpful, all the information needed was available including attractions close by and local pubs etc. The property was very clean and well fitted. The location was just what was expected and want in the country surrounded by farms and fields. there was local pubs close by, supermarket just up the road, there was plenty to do during the stay. The whole experience was great from the view to the bed, nothing really bad to say other than the weather could have been better but still didnt ruin the stay.

Owner's reply: Thank you for you very informative review. I think I may leave information on the mattress make in The Stables as so many people comment on how comfortable it is. I felt you really got the juice out of your stay as you did so many things – glad you enjoyed yourselves. Sorry I couldn’t fix the weather for you!

“Friendly homely and good location for a quiet break”

Reviewed 13 Jun 2012

High standard of accomodation; good position for days out and walks;owners very friendly and helpful but not intrusive;

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind review . We are pleased the accommodation and location were to you liking.

“A Perfect Place To Stay!”

Reviewed 23 May 2012

The Stables was a lovely,clean and well equipped holiday cottage located on the outskirts of a pretty village overlooking the countryside. Freshly laid eggs from Sarahs chickens for breakfast and lots of peace and quiet.Situated in a beautiful part of Dorset and accessible to all of the sights..Sarah was very friendly and helpful.

Owner's reply: Thank you for your review, we were pleased to share this quiet and peaceful corner of Dorset with you. Glad to have been of help.

“Lovely little cottage”

Reviewed 13 May 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Stables - everything about the experience exceeded our expectations and made for an incredibly relaxing weekend. Ideally located just ten minutes from the A303, the cottage is right in the middle of the countryside and offers easy access to great local pubs (including the Kings Arms in Charlton Hawthorne.) The breakfast hamper was a fab little perk, too.

Owner's reply: We are happy to hear your stay was all you hoped for and the breakfast was an experience worth having. Thank you for your kind review.

“A relaxing retreat”

Reviewed 15 Jun 2011

This was a lovely stable conversion,beautiful views, surrounded by lovely countryside,tucked away in a rural location yet not far from towns,lots of walks nearby,no tv signal when we visited but dvds to watch if you wanted but we bought a book each to read

Owner's reply: I am glad you both had fun discovering our lovely countryside and that you found The Stables to your liking, we enjoyed having you as our guests. I will check my advertisement to ensure it is clear to future holiday makers that there is no TV at the property at all - which I know is a little unusual. For those who really love their TV we do have wi-fi. I hope the D.V.D’s selection made up for the lack of a TV and that you enjoyed a few board games.

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