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“Highly recommended, perfect for relaxation”
The Old Granary.
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The Old Granary.
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38 reviews
The Old Granary.
Front door to cottage
Devon cream tea
Granary lounge
Wood burning stove
Kitchen
Morning coffee
King size bed
Spiral staircase
relax on the balcony
En-suite shower room
steamers in the private garden
Views from the garden and balcony
Welcome flowers from the gardens
Some essentials provided in welcome pack
Morning coffee.
Done roaming!
Sunset from the Granary bedroom window.
Uninvited guests!
Relax in the garden.
Owlacombe Mill.
Owlacombe Mill thanks to google earth.
The new pond is filling nicely.
February 2018 snow in the valley first since 2013.
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Winkleigh, Devon, England

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Excellent - based on 38 reviews
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Farine201...
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Highly recommended, perfect for relaxation”
Reviewed 21 August 2015 for a stay in March 2015

Great location for a weekend getaway. Carol and Gareth are friendly hosts. Would definitely book again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

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Your age range 25-34
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Anna M
1 review
“A little bit of heaven in Devon”
Reviewed 17 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We have just returned from a 4 night stay in this delightful cottage. Gareth and Carol were so welcoming and able to give us lots of useful tips for things to do and places to eat in the area. As a young couple we enjoyed using the cottage as a base for various activities (coast walks, beaches etc) and yet it was lovely to know when you got back you could really relax in comfort. We loved lighting up the little wood burner to bring a really snuggly feeling. The cream tea and the wine were gratefully received and consumed with great pleasure, although not together! Thanks again for a lovely stay.

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Management Response
22 Sep 2014
It was lovely to welcome you both back to Owlacombe. So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, there are so many beautiful places to visit in North Devon. Lots of hidden gems. We very much look forward to seeing you again.
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Javea
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“The best it could be”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

Having made this booking over the internet from Spain we were so pleased when we arrived to find The Old Granary, Carol and Gareth and friends. The welome we were given was as though we had been friends for years, which we hadn't. A more comfortable, homely base for a holiday you would be pressed to find. Everything you might need had been thought of as Carol and Gareth had thought of living in the cottage from the point of view of the renter rather than as the owner. It would be nice if more owners did the same. Our return is assured.

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Liked best: All of it
Liked least: Not applicable
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
8 Jul 2014
It is always a pleasure sharing our home with such lovely guests. Thank you for your understanding with the repair work on the Mill during your stay. We are 'all' looking forward to your return in Sept. 2015.
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peeweerob
Holywell, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Perfect”
Reviewed 17 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We've just returned from a weekend staying in the Old Granary at Owlecombe Mill. From beginning to end it could not have been better.

We were welcomed with scones, jam and clotted cream along with a bottle of wine. The cottage and garden were superb and as the weather was good we were even able to relax in the hammock!

The local pub, the New Inn, was very welcoming and only a short walk away - although it is up hill on the way there, but easy on the way back

Thank you Gareth and Carol for looking after us.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers People with pets
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Management Response
8 Jul 2014
So glad that the Devon country wedding and reception went well. See you for a relaxing stay next time!
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