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  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 0 Pets
  • Barbecue
  • Bike Store
  • Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Garden / Patio
  • Romantic Getaways
  • Rural Location
  • Satellite TV
  • Woodburning Stove
  • Boutique Collection
  • WiFi
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
  • Heritage Collection
  • Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
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2 nights - mostly start on Fri or Sat
3 nights - must start on Fri

4 nights - must start on Mon
5 nights - 22nd or 29th Dec 2012 only.

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Right by the mill pond and boasting much character and charm this former mill is the perfect romantic retreat for two.

Right by the mill pond and boasting much character and charm this former mill is the perfect romantic retreat for two.

If you have your hearts set on a romantic getaway in the country, look no further. The Old Mill is a holiday home plucked straight out of a storybook, a dreamy bolthole in the heart of rural Somerset.

The Old Mill is steeped in history. In fact, there’s mention of a watermill on this site in the Domesday Book. More recent history includes the property being used as a studio for a prominent artist – little wonder, as there’s much inspiration to be gained from the compelling landscape, so don’t forget a sketch book and pencil!

The Old Mill still holds firm to its roots with traditional interiors, wooden flooring and chunky wooden beams, whilst providing its guests with contemporary comforts; the standalone bath is sure to revitalise you body and mind, and the kitchen comes fully equipped with all necessary appliances. It’s this blend of tradition with the contemporary that makes this property stand out as a real gem.

However, arguably the property’s greatest feature is its location. Enjoying its own peace and seclusion in a most evocative setting, the property is surrounded on all sides by thick greenery, just above the fairy-tale millpond with its own little rowing boat for two. The garden is teeming with wildlife, and if you’re lucky you might even catch a glimpse of the locals; the heron and the kingfisher that pay a visit to the pond almost every day. The owner, who lives just a stone’s throw away, also has four miniature donkeys and alpacas on site that can be seen from the patio.

There’s a wealth of things to see and do in the region, suitable for holidaymakers of any kind. For some Downton-esque romance, there’s the National Trust-owned stately home Montacute House and Gardens, or Forde Abbey and Gardens. More intrepid visitors are often drawn to the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and for fossil hunters, the famous Jurassic Coast is under an hour’s drive.

First floor: Spacious beamed living/dining room with wood-burning stove, wooden floor and well-equipped kitchen area. Shower room with toilet. Steep stairs to second floor: Beamed double bedroom with freestanding bath and wash basin.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost
  • Electricity and full gas central heating included (£50 per week November-March)
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Freesat TV
  • DVD (small library)
  • Radio/CD (small library)
  • Microwave
  • Shared laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Wi-fi
  • Large landscaped grounds with wooded area, decked area and furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 2 cars)
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking
  • No children except babes in arms
  • NB: 2 mill ponds in grounds

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