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Higher Thorn Stable



Pet Friendly Holiday

About this property

Higher Thorn Stable is a superb, newly furnished bungalow style barn conversion adjoining open fields where donkeys quietly graze. The property is on the outskirts of Sidmouth near Salcombe Regis and occupies a truly enviable semi-rural location just a few minutes walk from the Jurassic Coastal Path. Sidmouth is approximately a one hour walk along the path enjoying the most breath taking views of Lyme Bay. The accommodation is beautifully furnished with tasteful decor throughout and many homely touches, lovingly cared for by the owner who lives in the nearby thatched cottage. Afternoon tea and bottle of wine awaits your arrival!


Level access from the parking space. Open plan accommodation comprising spacious living area with range of kitchen units and dining table. High quality oak furnishings and oak flooring. Antique style king size bed with quality bedding and linen. Shower room with large shower cubicle, hand basin and WC.Outside there is a lovely enclosed patio garden with uninterrupted views across the fields towards the coastal path.  

Essential Information


Changeover day: Saturday 

Dogs accepted charged at £25.00 each per week (security deposit required)

Parking opposite property with level gravel access 

Large flat screen TV. DVD. Wi Fi.  

Electric ceramic hob and oven. Fridge with ice box. Microwave. Washing machine 

Bed linen and towels included. Hair dryer 

Electric heating throughout with electricity included. Electric wood burner style fire 

Enclosed patio style garden with garden furniture and BBQ

Visitor Comments

10th March 2018 - Love it here, cant wait to come back.Sandra & Shane

23rd December 2017 -'Thank you for a lovely relaxing cosy place to stay and for the cake and Baileys. Nothing was a problem for you and you fixed the WiFi straight away, thank you. Beautiful and quiet setting. Hope to be back. Jo & Kev

7th December 2017 - 'Thank you for providing such a wonderful cottage, so close to the Donkey Sanctuary. Also thanks for going out of your way to make us feel comfortable. Alison & Maggie

10th October 2017- 'A lovely week, peaceful, comfortable and well equipped.' Jane

23rd September 2017- 'Thank you so much for another lovely stay & for the cake.' Diane, Gerald & Pudsey 

16th September 2017- 'Everything was perfect, thank you.' Mandy & Steve 

19th August 2017- 'We had a lovely week, great weather, beautiful location. Thank you for the goodies, we look forward to coming again.' Lee & Suzanne

15th July 2017- 'We have enjoyed our first stay here and love being so close to the Donkey Sanctuary. The stable is comfortable & very well equipped. We hope to return.' Gerald & Diane 

8th July 2017- 'Wonderful relaxing peaceful break, location is superb.' Ian & Carole 

At a glance

Price per week, from:

£290 to £510

Full pricing guide >
  • Propert Ref: 399
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bed format: 1 king
  • Shower Room: 1


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Rural Loc.
  • OK for Less Able
  • Broadband/Wi Fi
  • Linen Inc
  • King size Beds
  • Toilets
  • Shower Room
  • Pets Allowed

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Price Breaks from 2018 Week Price Short Break Price*
16 Jun to 20 Jul £440 £308
21 Jul to 31 Aug £510 £357
01 Sep to 14 Sep £440 £308
15 Sep to 28 Sep £355 £248
29 Sep to 19 Oct £315 £221
20 Oct to 26 Oct £360 £252
27 Oct to 21 Dec £290 £203
Christmas £410 £287
New Year £410 £287
Price Breaks from 2019 Week Price Short Break Price*
01 Jan to 05 Apr £10000 £7000
06 Apr to 26 Apr £360 £252
27 Apr to 24 May £420 £294
25 May to 31 May £420 £294
01 Jun to 14 Jun £440 £308
15 Jun to 12 Jul £480 £336
13 Jul to 26 Jul £510 £357
27 Jul to 23 Aug £480 £336
24 Aug to 30 Aug £440 £308
31 Aug to 13 Sep £355 £248
14 Sep to 27 Sep £315 £221
28 Sep to 18 Oct £360 £252
19 Oct to 25 Oct £290 £203
26 Oct to 20 Dec £410 £287
Christmas £ £
New Year £ £
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*Short Break prices shown are for 3 nights only, please call for 4 or 5 night prices if required. Short Breaks are available from the end of October half term to the start of the Easter school holidays, or at the owners' discretion for a last minute booking at other times of the year. Unfortunately it would be most unusual for us to be in a position to consider a short break at peak holiday times, such as the October and February half terms or over the Christmas, New Year and Easter breaks.