• About The Mill

    This stunning, award-winning conversion of the oldest mill house in Somerset stands proudly beside a tranquil 1-acre mill pond and island. The resorts and beaches of Lyme Regis, Beer, Branscombe and Sidmouth, the cathedral and Bishop’s Palace at Wells, Clarks Village shopping outlet, Montacute and Barrington Court (both NT) are within easy reach; Exmoor and Longleat a little further. Riding locally; cycle hire in Ilminster, 3 miles. Shop 1.5 miles, dining pub 1 mile.
    Ground floor: Dining room with flagstone floor. Kitchen. Utility room. Bathroom with toilet. Steep stairs to first floor: Living room with beams. 2 twin bedrooms, one with sloping ceiling. Shower room with toilet. Second floor: 1 double bedroom with beams. Separate toilet.
    Open fire in living room inc. Oil CH and elec inc (£25pw, £10 per short break Oct-Mar). Bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. Freeview TV. DVD. M/wave. W/machine. T/dryer. D/washer. Freezer. Garden with patio and furniture. Parking. Table tennis (in barn). No smoking. NB: Drops and pond in garden.

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      3 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 6 people

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      Yes 2 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Detached Property
      Detached Property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and Power Included
      Fuel and Power Included
    • Garden / Patio
      Garden / Patio
    • Highchair
    • Pub within 1 mile
      Pub within 1 mile
    • Open Fire
      Open Fire
    • Rural Location
      Rural Location
    • Short Breaks All Year
      Short Breaks All Year
    • Cot Available
      Cot Available
    • Bed Linen & Towels Included
      Bed Linen & Towels Included
    • Washing Machine
      Washing Machine
    • Car Parking - On Site
      Car Parking - On Site
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    8.3 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews

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    out of 10

    If you want to stay somewhere going back to 1620 with all the amenities of 2018 in something gently cared for this is the place for you. When we arrived we wondered if we had done the right thing, but once inside, well you can't describe it. Very clean with all mod cons good quality. Total reality. Enjoy. You will.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-06-01



    out of 10

    We had a lovely stay at the Mill which is full of character. The building is old and quirky which creates a lovely atmosphere especially in front of the fireplace. We would come again and recommend.

    Confirmed guest, 2018-04-02



    out of 10

    Magical Beyond beautiful

    Confirmed guest, 2018-02-08



    out of 10

    Bit tired, cold when we arrived, photos slightly deceptive

    Confirmed guest, 2018-01-04



    out of 10

    The mill is looking tired and could do with renovating.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-12-28



    out of 10

    Nice cottage but you need to be careful on the stairs as they are not even, level and a bit slippery (but then it is an old place and is to be expected). It was very interesting to be able to look at the old mill workings still in place. We stayed for a weekend break on 14th December 2017 and there wasn't any festive decorations...which was disappointing as it was December, I understand that most cottages do not have a tree with lights as could be a hazard...but come on just a few festive ornaments would have been nice. Overall we enjoyed our stay at The Mill.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-12-18



    out of 10

    An enjoyable holiday in peaceful surroundings. The downstairs bathroom does not have a shower attachment and the stove needs replacing as several top rings did not work. It would have been nice to have a welcome pack .

    Confirmed guest, 2017-10-30



    out of 10

    In its current condition the Mill is tired looking and lacks attention to detail. There is no telephone so given the property's remote location where there is also no mobile phone coverage it makes it very isolated. We weren't expecting 5 star luxury accommodation but travelling with a 5 month old baby and finding the cot openly stored in the mill wheelhouse was very off putting. As was the mould on the plastic draining board, the mangled rotary clothes line and the rubbish we found in the bathroom bin from previous guests. All in all, the mill offers basic accommodation in a remote yet peaceful location. We hadn't appreciated just how isolated the mill was and that you couldn't realistically walk to any local amenities.

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-22



    out of 10

    Let me be honest. This is not the Ritz. If you want prestine, modern facilities and WI- FI keep searching. If you are seeking a charming, cosy and extraordinary holiday home with secrets at every turn you must consider The Mill. It is in accessible location but you feel miles away from anywhere.We are planning out next trip! Just one thing: if you think you will need one, take a tin opener ☺

    Confirmed guest, 2017-08-25



    out of 10

    Confirmed guest, 2017-09-25



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