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Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary

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The Old Granary.
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February 2018 snow in the valley first since 2013.
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Old Granary is the perfect peaceful Devon retreat a place to recharge your batteries, relax with a glass of wine & a good book take long walks in the lush green country side. Wander up to the local inn for a meal & real ale or snuggle up by the log burner for a quiet evening in. If you feel more energetic it is the ideal place to explore the rest of Devon & all it has to offer.Surfing beaches on the north coast pretty villages & quaint seaside towns to the south. Cornwalls attractions are within easy reach too. Cycle the Tarka trail. Visit historic stately homes & gardens....The Old Granary is the perfect peaceful Devon retreat a place to recharge your batteries, relax with a glass of wine & a good book take long walks in the lush green country side. Wander up to the local inn for a meal & real ale or snuggle up by the log burner for a quiet evening in. If you feel more energetic it is the ideal place to explore the rest of Devon & all it has to offer.Surfing beaches on the north coast pretty villages & quaint seaside towns to the south. Cornwalls attractions are within easy reach too. Cycle the Tarka trail. Visit historic stately homes & gardens.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Gareth H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed 10 August 2020 via mobile

We had a great week-long stay in August this year at The Granary, Owlacombe Mill. The owners are great, friendly hosts and the cottage is perfect for 2 people - close enough to drive to most places in Devon, such as Dartmoor and Saunton. Would...More

Date of stay: August 2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2019

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Date of stay: August 2019
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2019

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Reviewed 24 August 2019

My partner and I were looking for somewhere where we could spend valuable time together and relax for a week . We certainly found this at Owlacombe Mill, The Old Granary. The owners have created a wonderfully tranquil holiday home with all of the facilities...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank lyndajoyhowe
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2019

Thank you for the great review. Next time you are both in the country and need to escape from the rest of the world remember us, get in touch and come on down to our peaceful valley. It would be great to welcome you back....More

Reviewed 15 July 2019

We had a relaxing three nights at Owlacombe Mill...it is in a beautiful rural location with extensive gardens and lots of beautiful bird sounds. Our hosts were lovely people, very genuine and generous. It is a quiet and secluded spot but local sights are easily...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank tomdarlow1963
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2019

Thank you for the lovely review. Next time you need to escape the hustle and bustle of working life come back for a visit. Recharge your batteries. Safe travels. C

Reviewed 27 September 2018

We had a lovely short break at Owlacombe Mill, wish we could have stayed longer. Great tranquil position and Carol provided a smashing attention to detail making the cottage cosy with everything we needed. Many thanks to Gareth and Carol for being great hosts.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank dongan116
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for the great review. Well done for your cycling achievements on the Tarka trail Don. Next time stay longer, no one would notice an extra day, ha ha ha!

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We received a warm welcome and were given a tour around the cottage and shown all of the amenities and how they worked. We were given an assortment of locally sourced and home made treats that were very nice and enjoyable - the scones are...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank abmorris8917
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Thank you both for your great review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to welcoming you back next year with your trailer to take home all the great reclamation and antique bargains you found locally. Good luck with your home renovations....More

Reviewed 11 September 2018

Well worth the effort of navigating the maze of Devon lanes to find this lovely place. Carol and Gareth are fabulous hosts and have created a comfortable, well-equipped cottage where you can really relax and feel "at home". Not too far away from the coast...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank 12and27
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thank you for the great review. It’s not often that our guests get a chance to enjoy a visit to The Plough arts centre in Torrington. Great asset to the town. Worth looking up to see if they are hosting one of their great shows,...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We've just spent four memorable days at Owlacombe. Carol and Gareth are lovely hosts who made us feel very welcome with homemade scones jam and cream and other goodies on arrival. Such a great place to relax and unwind in a beautiful peaceful location. The...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Always lovely to share the valley with such nice guests. Maybe next time for a longer get away to get a chance to discover even more beautiful places to visit. It will be a pleasure to welcome you both back in the Spring time.

Reviewed 3 July 2018

We stayed for 4 nights and was made to feel so welcome, homemade jam and scones were awaiting us when we arrived among other goodies. Owners are on site if anything is needed like info or advice. Very peaceful and great to get away from...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank sandraemma9
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves during your stay here at Owlacombe Mill. The weather this summer has been glorious. Let’s hope when you next visit it will be just as sunny. Thank you for the great review. Will make sure The...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Booked Owlacombe Mill after Ryanair cancelled our flight to Spain.Thank goodness they did.This is the best holiday we have had in England for many years.Peaceful and tranquil set in a valley with a stream running past the cottage. Very rural with views across the fields...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank mazdacat6
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you too Ryanair. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Staycations are the way to go we live in such a beautiful country. Come back soon and enjoy our very special valley. Thank you for the 5 star review!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Private Garden
Safe
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The local pub in Roborough is within walking distance & offers an excellent home cooked menu, local ales all in a very friendly atmosphere. There are regular live music evenings, skittles & darts. The parish church holds regular services. There are many village festivals & fairs carnivals & fetes dependant on the time of year.One of the best known being Widdecombe fair in september. We provide an extensive list of attractions & places to visit for guests in the Granary & are available to give directions or advice if guests should need any.
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