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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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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 19 February 2014

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Date of stay: February 2014
Management response:Responded 23 February 2014

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Reviewed 3 February 2014

I booked Owlacombe Mill for a 2 night escape for my other halves birthday and it met and exceeded all my expectations. Finding the perfect retreat for 2 without the usual dated interior took me some time but Owlacombe came up trumps. Inside the cottage...More

Date of stay: February 2014
Thank SEllis74
Management response:Responded 3 February 2014

Come and stay for longer next time and really relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility here. Owlacombe has quite a magical effect on our guests, tell all your friends, its good to share! Thank you both for the good review see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

I live in London and was looking for a short 'escape' from the city for me and my partner. We were greeted with warm scones from the oven with clotted cream and jam and a lovely bottle of red wine! Both Carol and Gareth were...More

Date of stay: April 2013
Thank axtex
Management response:Responded 27 December 2013

Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased that you and your partner enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 November 2013

Carol and Gareth were the perfect hosts. The cottage was super. The scones delicious. A real treat for a couple of days. We will certainly try to book again.

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank 140JaneG
Management response:Responded 11 November 2013

Glad you enjoyed your stay. Perfect escape from your work and children! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 21 October 2013

Can recommend this cottage for its location, comfort and decor, and the genuine hospitality of the owners. Sleep in great comfort to the sound of water in the mill stream, all amenities available with style and lovely walks either around the Woodland Trust acreage or...More

Date of stay: October 2013
Thank barbandsteve2013
Management response:Responded 27 October 2013

So glad you enjoyed your short break. Any time you need to escape to our little piece of Heaven in Devon get in touch. We would love to welcome you both back soon.

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Reviewed 25 September 2013

My partner organised a surprise weekend at Owlacombe Mill and it was fabulous - The location is beautiful, a perfect secret getaway, and the property itself is stunning and well equipped. Not to mention the breakfast hamper that was delicious! I would highly recommend this...More

Date of stay: September 2013
Thank HRoome
Management response:Responded 30 September 2013

Glad you enjoyed the hamper, our first request for 'gluten free'. We wish you much happiness in your new home and future together. Look forward to welcoming you both back for a peaceful getaway very soon.

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 25 September 2013

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Date of stay: August 2013
Management response:Responded 30 September 2013

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Reviewed 29 August 2013

Literally one of the best cottages in the South West! We stayed for 5 days and didn't want to come home! It was so nice to wake up to nature and the cows opposite was pretty cool! Loved the location and the local pub was...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank jodyg2015
Management response:Responded 12 September 2013

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you had a good time and enjoyed the tranquil surroundings here. The perfect place to recharge the batteries and escape from the hum drum of everyday life. Look forward to welcoming you both back soon!

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Horst, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

Date of stay: July 2013
Management response:Responded 1 August 2013

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Reviewed 21 July 2013

Lovely cottage, perfect to relax & unwind. Loved chilling out in the garden & on the balcony. Carol & Gareth were really friendly & made us feel very welcome. Will definitely visit again & recommend to friends & family.

Date of stay: July 2013
Thank KirstyN113
Management response:Responded 22 July 2013

With the heat wave here it was perfect weather for a relax and b.b.q.and walk up to the local pub. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Please thank your friend for recommending us to you. Hope to see you back again soon.

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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