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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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!

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

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Date of stay: August 2017
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

lovely little cottage in an idyllic peaceful setting, very well equipt. Excellent cream tea on arrival along with a warm welcome, glad i spent my birthday there enjoying a tasty meal in the nearby pub to celebrate and a few glasses of wine couldn't have...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to relax and enjoy your birthday. Always a pleasure sharing our home with such nice people. See you both soon we hope.

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2017
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stayed for a long weekend and felt that this wasn't long enough to take in all the beautiful, tranquil surroundings. Gareth and Carol really did think of everything and made us feel more than welcome during our stay. The photographs on the website really...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you both for your kind words. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon it's always a pleasure sharing our special corner of Devon with nice people.

Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you love the countryside and peace, this is the place for you. The cottage is lovely and next door to the owners' property. The owners are great and couldn't be more helpful and friendly. It is a wonderful place to relax and, although very...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Hilary S
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thank you for the great review. We very much look forward to welcoming you both back very soon. I may even have worked out a recipe for the scones by your next visit.

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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