Stable and Laurel holiday cottages

Both Stable and Laurel holiday cottagesform part of one original barn, and are identical in layout and accommodation.

  • Each holiday cottage is extensively equipped and supplied fully furnished, including bedlinen and towels.
  • Other than the open plan living space (see below), there are 2 bedrooms and one 'wet room' comprising of a walk in shower, loo and sink - in each cottage.
  • Stable cottage has 2 double bedrooms.
  • Laurel cottage has 1 double bedroom and the option of taking the other bedroom as EITHER a super king double bed, OR, as 2 single beds. Please specify when booking what set up you would like.
  • A large living space has 2 large sofas, one of which converts to a double sofa bed, and then onto the kitchen and open plan dining area beyond.
  • Mod cons include: brand new for 2011, a 32 inch flat screen, freeview TV and DVD player, dishwasher, washing machine, electric cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer and CD player/radio.
  • Optional equipment that can be provided free of charge:

         Travel cot (please supply own bedding)

         Simple highchair (no reclining function)

         Raised loo seat (adds 4 inches to height of the loo seat)

         Shower chair and/or commode

         Riser armchair for living room in one of the holiday cottages

  • Grab rails in the bathroom
  • Both holiday cottages have modern central heating systems (included in the rental price).
  • You will need to bring with you anything you 'consume' , for example, loo roll, dishwasher powder, soap, food and drink. Towels and bedlinen are provided.
  • Arrival time is 1 pm and departure by 10 am please.


We will accept dogs by prior arrangement only. Long haired and/or large dogs may not be acceptable - please check before confirming your booking.

Any dogs that do come must be well behaved/quiet and kept under close control. The gardens are fully dog proofed but we would respectfully ask you to keep inquisitive pets close to hand and not infringe on other guests' privacy or general cleaniness of the properties and their gardens!

The cottages have laminate flooring in the kitchen/living room and it is essential to bring a dog bed or mat with you for your pet to stay on. Pets are strictly forbidden from using any furniture or entering bedrooms or bathrooms.

A supplement in now payable for future bookings of £20 per week per dog.


Original farm stables in the old granary barn look out towards the cottages which lend themselves perfectly to a riding holiday. There is extensive off road riding near Harpley around the Peddar's Way and the many bridlepaths between Harpley and the magnificent Houghton Hall, where an International 3 Day Event takes place in May. Prices available on request.