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The Old Flour Mill

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Situated only a few miles from Dartmoors iconic Tors, this is the perfect place to explore the moor.
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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WHIMSICAL BOHEMIAN MAGICAL Welcome to The Old Flour Mill at Lurcombe Farm, Dartmoor. Nestled into the rolling hills of beautiful English Countryside & brimming with charm. “Full of quirky antiquities, art & oodles of countryside charm, we cannot wait to return…' Set within 45 acres of beautiful English countryside, this is heaven in Devon. Guests have complimentary use of the tennis court, fishing lake, orchards 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. The property sleeps two people. Renovated and restored with love. * Please note, the Old Flour Mill Cottage is on the ground floor an...WHIMSICAL BOHEMIAN MAGICAL Welcome to The Old Flour Mill at Lurcombe Farm, Dartmoor. Nestled into the rolling hills of beautiful English Countryside & brimming with charm. “Full of quirky antiquities, art & oodles of countryside charm, we cannot wait to return…' Set within 45 acres of beautiful English countryside, this is heaven in Devon. Guests have complimentary use of the tennis court, fishing lake, orchards 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. The property sleeps two people. Renovated and restored with love. * Please note, the Old Flour 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
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
We do accept babes in arms up to a year old and can provide a travel cot. The property was a labour of love and has been renovated to a high standard. We want you to feel very much at home, but ask that you leave the property the way you found it. Thank you.
Bathrooms
1 Attached (ensuite)
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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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we arrived we were very impressed by the very warm and light and welcoming cottage. This is a very comfortable, well equipped and well prepared ground floor accommodation. The family are very friendly, welcoming and helpful and guests are able to walk round the...More

Date of stay: October 2020
Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Flour Mill has everything you could want in a holiday cottage with the added bonus of quirky interior design showing real artistic flair; you just know that if you tried it yourself you couldn't hope to compare. It has all the facilities for a...More

Date of stay: September 2020
Thank David E
Reviewed August 11, 2019

We had an enjoyable stay at The Mill (downstairs 1 bed apartment with granary flat above) for a week at the beginning of August to visit our son and partner at The Cafe on the Green, Widecombe in the Moor. Nicely appointed property with lovely...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Letenick
Reviewed June 27, 2019

What a great find. Such a lovely cottage. Everything we needed. So quiet and peaceful. Lovely welcome from Nick and Scruff the dog who barked for his tickles every evening. Great base for either chilling out or as a base to explore Devon. Definitely will...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank ruskaz
OnAir524297, VR Owner at The Old Flour Mill, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2019

Thank you! Delighted you had such a nice time and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Sending Scruffy wags!

Reviewed May 8, 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
OnAir524297, VR Owner at The Old Flour Mill, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Meg, thank you SO MUCH. This is such a lovely review to read. We appreciate that. The farm is very much a labour of love, so its lovely to see that the labour is evident and that you enjoyed your time with us. Wishing you...More

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Reviewed February 22, 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 Old Flour Mill, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 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.

Reviewed September 27, 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
OnAir524297, VR Owner at The Old Flour Mill, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Jim and Pia - THANK YOU! We are delighted with this and look forward to seeing you again soon x

Reviewed July 9, 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 July 11, 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 May 30, 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 June 1, 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

Reviewed May 25, 2018

Mill Cottage is just perfect with absolutely everything you could possibly want and in the most beautiful location. The bathroom is superb with a huge walk in shower and the most amazing view from the window. The bedroom is a lovely size and the bed...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Karen H
Management response:Responded May 27, 2018

Ah - we are delighted you had such an enjoyable stay. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we're looking forward to welcoming you back again soon! Thank you and sending all our very best from sunny Dartmoor x

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Garage
Hairdryer
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Tennis Court
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Shared Yard
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Staffed Property
Stove
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
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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