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Mill Cottage, Marsh Mills

28 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Mill Cottage, a converted Mill in the heart of Devon's beautiful South Hams, offers single -storey accommodation for 2 people + dogs (children 13 years and over). It is situated in the valley of the Devon River Avon, on the outskirts of the village of Aveton Gifford, four miles from Kingsbridge. The cottage has its own south-facing sun terrace overlooking the mill pond and stream. Marsh Mills is a small farm with friendly animals. We have beautiful, peaceful and secluded gardens and an orchard with a duck pond, which you are welcome to share whilst holidaying in the cottage. You may even be lucky enough to spot a kingfisher or an otter! The village, with village pub., village green, shop, tennis courts and Church, is a short walk away, as is the tidal road along the river, a haven for...Mill Cottage, a converted Mill in the heart of Devon's beautiful South Hams, offers single -storey accommodation for 2 people + dogs (children 13 years and over). It is situated in the valley of the Devon River Avon, on the outskirts of the village of Aveton Gifford, four miles from Kingsbridge. The cottage has its own south-facing sun terrace overlooking the mill pond and stream. Marsh Mills is a small farm with friendly animals. We have beautiful, peaceful and secluded gardens and an orchard with a duck pond, which you are welcome to share whilst holidaying in the cottage. You may even be lucky enough to spot a kingfisher or an otter! The village, with village pub., village green, shop, tennis courts and Church, is a short walk away, as is the tidal road along the river, a haven for wildlife, particularly sea birds. Beautiful sandy beaches at Bantham and Bigbury-on-Sea are only four and a half miles away, with access to the famous South West Coastal Paths. From Bigbury-on-Sea you can cross the causeway (at low tide) to Burgh Island - there is a sea-tractor to bring you back, if you stay too long on the island! The area is a walkers' paradise, with several local walks, including the Avon Estuary Walk, directly accessible from Marsh Mills - leave the car at home. Plymouth is seventeen miles to the west, Salcombe only seven miles away, spend a day in Totnes or Dartmouth, or access Dartmoor in half an hour. Accommodation comprises bedroom with double and single beds, en-suite bathroom with separate WC and washbasin. There is a large fitted kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge. and freezer. Lounge/dining room with sat. TV, Video player. All linens provided. Heating by electric storage heaters, with an additional electric fire in the lounge, and is included in the rental price. Off road car parking immediately outside the cottage.More
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About the Owner
Margaret N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
Interaction with guests
We will meet you when you arrive at Mill Cottage, we live at Marsh Mills and will be available throughout your stay, should you require advice or information etc.
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

the property sits on the mill stream &mill pool ,has access to the owners garden which is extensive. The owner welcomes dogs and has made efforts to list places which accept dogs in bars. Great places to visit close by and some brilliant beaches. All...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank rjh12016
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This was our second visit to Marsh Mills and we were not disappointed. It is a perfect location for us as we enjoy either relaxing in the Cottage or walking down the nearby tidal road. Kingsbridge and Salcombe are nearby and they are always worth...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Shirley250
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

We stayed in Mill Cottage for a week from 18th July 2015. An absolutely beautiful & delightful place to stay. We didn't meet the owners as they were on holiday.....their friends looking after everything were lovely and very helpful. It is very dog friendly and...More

Date of stay: July 2015
1  Thank Mr. David N
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed at Mill Cottage from the 10th to 17th of October. The cottage is perfectly positioned to access plenty of stunning beaches and and fantastic walks and is an ideal base to explore South Devon. The cottage itself is in a stunning location right...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank mlanney
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We wanted somewhere nice and quite as I was recovering from a stay in hospital. Well we sure found it at Mill Cottage. Maggie and John are the perfect hosts there if you want a chat gave information about the best places to go. My...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank salKent
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
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About the neighbourhood
Kingsbridge is a picturesque market town at the head of the Salcome Estaury. There is a small weekly market and twice a month the Farmers' Market takes place in the Market Square.We have a Sports Centre with a swimming pool in the town, 2 public parks, some interesting shops, a cinema and a rural life museum. The town has a bus service connecting to Plymouth, Totnes, Dartmouth, Exeter, Salcombe, and Mill Cottage is near to one of these routes, running from Plymouth via Kingsbridge to Dartmouth, along the famous Slapton Line, with its beautiful beaches and freshwater Ley. Mill Cottage is four and a half miles from Kingsbridge, and another small town, Modbury, is equidistant in the Plymouth direction. Salcombe, only seven miles, is an ideal boating and sailing centre.
Getting around
A car is desirable but not essential. There is a bus service running through the village to Plymouth, or to Dartmouth via Kingsbridge. From Kingsbridge bus connections are available to Exeter, Totnes and Salcombe. We have storage facilities should you wish to bring push bikes.
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