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The Mill Cottage

60 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Mill Cottage is a cosy self catering cottage in the village of Bickington, on the edge of Dartmoor. Set on a working farm (Lurcombe Farm Cottages) in 45 acres of gorgeous green countryside, this is heaven in Devon! With easy access to the moor and coast, the cottage sleeps two. Located on the ground floor* of the farms Shippon building, the cottage is surrounded by rolling hills. Comprising of a stunning living room, fully fitted kitchen, super-king size bed in the snuggliest of rooms and a new wet room, this really is a romantic rural retreat. The cottage is situated in a beautiful valley on the edge of the moor but is the perfect base for exploring both moor and coast with the A38 Devon Expressway only a five minute drive away. Guests have complimentary use of the tennis court, f...The Mill Cottage is a cosy self catering cottage in the village of Bickington, on the edge of Dartmoor. Set on a working farm (Lurcombe Farm Cottages) in 45 acres of gorgeous green countryside, this is heaven in Devon! With easy access to the moor and coast, the cottage sleeps two. Located on the ground floor* of the farms Shippon building, the cottage is surrounded by rolling hills. Comprising of a stunning living room, fully fitted kitchen, super-king size bed in the snuggliest of rooms and a new wet room, this really is a romantic rural retreat. The cottage is situated in a beautiful valley on the edge of the moor but is the perfect base for exploring both moor and coast with the A38 Devon Expressway only a five minute drive away. Guests have complimentary use of the tennis court, fishing lake, orchard and grounds, with free WIFI. All stays include a bottle of wine, fresh farm eggs and milk. Set in the rolling hills of Dartmoor, the property sits in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Suitable for Couples & babes-in-arms up to a year old. Your stay includes a bottle of wine, fresh farm eggs & milk. The style is English cosy Cottage with plenty of romance, relaxation & rustic charm. Each property sleeps two people. Renovated and restored with love. Changeover days are Mondays and Fridays. * Please note, the Mill Cottage is on the ground floor and other than a small step to the threshold of the property it is on the flat. Sorry, we cannot accept four legged friends. More
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About the Manager
Sarah and Nick Smith (Property Manager Sarah and Nick Smith )
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
Interaction with guests
We want you to treat the cottage as a second home. It really does have the homely feel and although we will be around if you need us, we want you to feel like you have complete and utter R&R. We'll send you all the details you need via email once you've booked and we are always available should you need us throughout your stay.
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Reviewed 8 May 2019

The farm is really quiet and peaceful, even though it's very conveniently close to the A38. The accommodation is simple, elegant and spacious, appealingly rustic rather than high tech. We found it warm and cosy on a fairly wild weekend. We loved the farm courtyard...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Meg_Henderson
Reviewed 22 February 2019 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful stay last week, we had a super time! A little stay away from home was a real treat. Such a beautiful cottage and in a fabulous location, everything we could have wanted was there for us and we loved it....More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank stephen P
OnAir524297, VR Owner at The Mill Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2019

Thank you both so much. We are delighted you had such a lovely stay and we hope to see you again soon. Sending our warmest regards from the farm. Sarah and Nick.

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We just spent a week at the Mill Cottage, we just loved it! Its a very comfortable cottage on a small farm. We could not have been more pleased with the cottage, the location and the owners. If we ever would go back to the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Relax533779
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We've stayed at many places for short breaks, or countryside treats...but this was truly special. Booked as a birthday surprise, Mill Cottage delivered on every front. Beautifully kitted out, well fitted out, with a great little outside dining space, set amongst fantastic farmland, perfect for...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank city1234
Management response:Responded 11 July 2018

Ahhhhhh.....I welled up! Thank you SO much! ..... We are so very pleased you enjoy your stay with us, it was a pleasure to meet you both and we hope to see you again soon. Sending our very best wishes from sunny Dartmoor, Sarah, Nick,...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

I had the pleasure of staying at both Mill Cottage and Granary Barn over 2.5 months...my own house flooded in a freak accident in January, and Sarah and Nick provided me with the perfect mix of accommodation while restoration work took place. I could not...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Sue K
Management response:Responded 1 June 2018

Sue, we miss you! Thank you so very much for that review and we are delighted that you're finally home and that the work is finished. Wishing you all the very best and hope to catch up again soon, all at Lurcombe x

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Towels Provided
Private Tennis Court
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Private Fishing Lake/River
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
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Is this holiday rental renovated / up-to-date?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
PICTURESQUE. HEAVEN IN DEVON! Dartmoor - an area steeped in archaeological history, myths and legends and local interest (including Hay Tor Rocks, Hound Tor (made famous by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. The Lych Way, Bellever, Scorhill Stone Circle and so much more! Totnes - a bohemian arty town, filled to the brim with local shops/produce. Take a boat trip from Totnes on to Dartmouth (made famous by Agatha Christie's house) and the stunning views across the water. < The Templar Way walking routes ( based on the Templer's transportation of granite from Haytor Quarries to Teignmouth via a stone railroad built about 1820) Devon Guild of Craftsmen - contemporary art fair open every day in the town of Bovey Tracey. A wealth of cycling routes (from the Dartmoor Classic to l...
Getting around
•We are only 10 minutes from Newton Abbot, Ashburton and 25 minutes from Exeter, 30 minutes from Plymouth. •We are located in a great location, only 3 miles from Haytor and the iconic Tors of Dartmoor •The nearest train station is Newton Abbot, the nearest airport Exeter * We email informative directions to you along with our booking confirmation…
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