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The Mill - High Rise Living Country Style

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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Welcome to Braunston Windmill. 6 floors, 2100 sq ft of comfort and style. Come and try High Rise Living Country Style! THE MILL was featured in The Guardian and BBC Good Homes as a recommended place to stay and featured in a new BBC series presented by Nick Knowles. Chosen by BBC CountryFile as one of there top 10 places to stay in. Also featured in Discover Britain magazine April 2018. In the Heart of England stands Braunston Mill. Situated in the historic village of Braunston famed for the canals. Braunston village is the point where the Grand Union and Oxford Canals meet. The Mill must be the most photographed building in the area. An 18th century building with 21st century comforts.makes The Mill a detached contemporary retreat which will sleep 6 in comfort in 3 double bedrooms. Free ...Welcome to Braunston Windmill. 6 floors, 2100 sq ft of comfort and style. Come and try High Rise Living Country Style! THE MILL was featured in The Guardian and BBC Good Homes as a recommended place to stay and featured in a new BBC series presented by Nick Knowles. Chosen by BBC CountryFile as one of there top 10 places to stay in. Also featured in Discover Britain magazine April 2018. In the Heart of England stands Braunston Mill. Situated in the historic village of Braunston famed for the canals. Braunston village is the point where the Grand Union and Oxford Canals meet. The Mill must be the most photographed building in the area. An 18th century building with 21st century comforts.makes The Mill a detached contemporary retreat which will sleep 6 in comfort in 3 double bedrooms. Free WiFI. Check our availability and book online at ******************* with the assurance you have secured your stay directly with the owner The Windmill is 6 floors of luxurious living comprising of: Ground floor Main entrance hall with area set aside as quiet area to read your favourite book. 1st floor This floor is dedicated to a state of the art kitchen comprising of: A stainless steel American fridge freezer, a cooking centre with separate oven, combi microwave oven and a separate steam oven. The huge centre unit contains a 60cm induction hob with extractor. The Porsche designed sink station also houses a full size dishwasher. Also in the kitchen is a large 6 seat table. From here there is also a door which leads via an external stairway down to the private secluded garden. 2nd floor This floor is the huge 21' 4” lounge. This has 2 large italian leather contemporary sofas plus two single swivel chairs . Here you can snuggle up and watch your favourite DVD or Satellite programme on the 50' Pioneer Plasma TV. Freesat with integrated Netflix, Or listen to music on the Bose hifi system. 3rd floor On this floor you will find a contemporary bathroom which is equipped with a freestanding bath with an overhead shower . The shower end has a overhead rain shower, a multifunction shower on a riser rail and 6 body jets. The bath is also fitted with a multi point whirlpool system. A Italian designed wc and round washbasin completes the room. Across the hall is the first double bedroom with our hand made fantastic 6'3' ROUND BED with an on-suite shower bathroom. There is a LCD Freeview TV. 4th floor On this floor there is a landing with door to balcony with commanding views across the Warwickshire countryside. Of this landing is a King size double bedroom with views towards the marina and Royal Leamington Spa. TV. The bedroom is fitted with a contemporary ceramic meter long wash basin This floor also has a separate W/C. 5th Floor The top of the world room!!!. This room consists of two levels. Separated by a glass and stainless steel balcony. On the lower level is a new freestanding double ended bath and a ceramic and chrome washbasin. Up a small flight of stairs to the next level is the bedroom area with a 5ft 4 poster bed. There is a LCD TV with freeview. The two windows on this level give views across the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire country side for miles. Private Garden: A totally enclosed private garden to the side of The Mill contains outdoor seating and gas barbecue ready for your use. Also a 6 seater hot tub ready for use at a maintained temperature of 38 degrees. This is available for your sole use for your stay with a small charge of £10 per use up to a maximum charge per stay of £30 to cover the cost of running. Also Included We also provide a welcome bottle of wine along with bread, milk, butter, selection of teas and coffee's. You will also find orange, eggs and biscuits waiting for you. Dishwashing tablets and kitchen essentials are provided . In the bathrooms we provide shampoo's, conditioner, , shower gels . A hairdryer is provided . Perfect for couples, families .More
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About the Manager
Sandie Ayriss (Property Manager Sandie Ayriss)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2007
Interaction with guests
On arrival you will find two parking spaces at the front of the Mill. Please contact us on arrival so we can check you in .
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Reviewed 17 April 2019 via mobile

My birthday was full of surprises. From lunch in a michelin star restaurant my fiance then started driving west, then north, then i was lost. Then all of a sudden he turned into a road and said "this is your home for the weekend" To...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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windmi11, VR Owner at The Mill - High Rise Living Country Style, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2019

Thank you Gillian so much for your wonderful review , i am so pleased you enjoyed your secret stay at The Windmilll and all the celebrations for your Birthday . Its so nice that i can help making a stay perfect . Sandie x

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed here recently with our children can’t praise it enough Was everything I wanted it to be and more, we loved everything about Braunston from the mill where we stayed which is fantastic to the village and the people who live there. We will...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank KENNET4
windmi11, VR Owner at The Mill - High Rise Living Country Style, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you so much for your great review , i am just so pleased you loved The Windmill and the village . It was so nice to meet you all on this Birthday occasion . It was a pleasure to help make it special ,...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The mill was lovely place and the owners have spent a lot of money making it look nice, the beds were comfortable and they were clean. The stairs take your breath away if your unfit 😂 but there are lovely views once you get up...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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windmi11, VR Owner at The Mill - High Rise Living Country Style, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Thank you for your review . I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay . The water in the Windmill is set to constant all day , it has been set at 58 degrees , when six people are using the shower /bath one after...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Wow wow wow! what an amazing holiday stay :) people often say "it was like a home from home" When I go away I don't want it to be like my home (or I'd stay there :)) and The Mill sure is spectacular! Amazing unique...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank nicky C
windmi11, VR Owner at The Mill - High Rise Living Country Style, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Thank you Nicky for your brilliant review , i am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Windmill and found everything up to your expectations . Hopefully will see you both again in the future . Sandie

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Having recently returned from 4 wonderful days at the mill I thought it right to share my thoughts Totally mind blowing place Very well decorated to a high standard Would recommend to anyone needing a treat Me and my partner thought it was very beautiful...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank steve c
windmi11, VR Owner at The Mill - High Rise Living Country Style, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review , i am so pleased you enjoyed staying at our Windmill and you felt relaxed and happy . hopefully we may see you again in the future . Sandie

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Additional amenities & feature info
The property is furnished to a very high standard through out. The special extra touches we include also make your stay more special. These include shower and bath gels, hair shampoo's and conditioners along with the most comprehensive range of essentials for your complete stay. Past visitors describe it as if they have come into our home for the time they were there, they have this was our home! Free WiFi at The Mill Unlike other Windmill conversions all bedrooms are separate and you do not have to pass through any to reach the other rooms. NO SMOKING WITHIN THE WINDMILL Due to the stairs the Windmill may not be suitable for the infirm or very small children. We are however pink friendly. All terms and conditions can be seen in detail
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About the neighbourhood
Braunston village is set on the Grand Union /Oxford canal.A small village but has everything on your doorstep. Wonderful walks and loads of heritage interest . Served by a village shop that has everything you would need including post office . local butcher selling local produce , tea shop and 4 public houses to choose from serving food . The Windmill is situated right next to the wonderful Church and has gorgeous views .
Getting around
Rugby train station , bus route in to the towns. Taxi. car not essential as village is well catered for.
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