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Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary

38 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
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The Old Granary is the perfect peaceful Devon retreat a place to recharge your batteries, relax with a glass of wine & a good book take long walks in the lush green country side. Wander up to the local inn for a meal & real ale or snuggle up by the log burner for a quiet evening in. If you feel more energetic it is the ideal place to explore the rest of Devon & all it has to offer.Surfing beaches on the north coast pretty villages & quaint seaside towns to the south. Cornwalls attractions are within easy reach too. Cycle the Tarka trail. Visit historic stately homes & gardens....The Old Granary is the perfect peaceful Devon retreat a place to recharge your batteries, relax with a glass of wine & a good book take long walks in the lush green country side. Wander up to the local inn for a meal & real ale or snuggle up by the log burner for a quiet evening in. If you feel more energetic it is the ideal place to explore the rest of Devon & all it has to offer.Surfing beaches on the north coast pretty villages & quaint seaside towns to the south. Cornwalls attractions are within easy reach too. Cycle the Tarka trail. Visit historic stately homes & gardens.More
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About the Owner
Gareth H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

We had a lovely short break at Owlacombe Mill, wish we could have stayed longer. Great tranquil position and Carol provided a smashing attention to detail making the cottage cosy with everything we needed. Many thanks to Gareth and Carol for being great hosts.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank dongan116
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2018

Thank you for the great review. Well done for your cycling achievements on the Tarka trail Don. Next time stay longer, no one would notice an extra day, ha ha ha!

Reviewed September 16, 2018

We received a warm welcome and were given a tour around the cottage and shown all of the amenities and how they worked. We were given an assortment of locally sourced and home made treats that were very nice and enjoyable - the scones are...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank abmorris8917
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Thank you both for your great review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to welcoming you back next year with your trailer to take home all the great reclamation and antique bargains you found locally. Good luck with your home renovations....More

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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Well worth the effort of navigating the maze of Devon lanes to find this lovely place. Carol and Gareth are fabulous hosts and have created a comfortable, well-equipped cottage where you can really relax and feel "at home". Not too far away from the coast...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank 12and27
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Thank you for the great review. It’s not often that our guests get a chance to enjoy a visit to The Plough arts centre in Torrington. Great asset to the town. Worth looking up to see if they are hosting one of their great shows,...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

We've just spent four memorable days at Owlacombe. Carol and Gareth are lovely hosts who made us feel very welcome with homemade scones jam and cream and other goodies on arrival. Such a great place to relax and unwind in a beautiful peaceful location. The...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Tourist767636
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Always lovely to share the valley with such nice guests. Maybe next time for a longer get away to get a chance to discover even more beautiful places to visit. It will be a pleasure to welcome you both back in the Spring time.

Reviewed July 2, 2018

We stayed for 4 nights and was made to feel so welcome, homemade jam and scones were awaiting us when we arrived among other goodies. Owners are on site if anything is needed like info or advice. Very peaceful and great to get away from...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank sandraemma9
GHandCH501, VR Owner at Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves during your stay here at Owlacombe Mill. The weather this summer has been glorious. Let’s hope when you next visit it will be just as sunny. Thank you for the great review. Will make sure The...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Devon cream tea is provided for guests on arrival. Books & d.v.ds are available to borrow during your stay. Land line phone available for emergency use as there is no mobile signal in the valley.
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About the neighborhood
The local pub in Roborough is within walking distance & offers an excellent home cooked menu, local ales all in a very friendly atmosphere. There are regular live music evenings, skittles & darts. The parish church holds regular services. There are many village festivals & fairs carnivals & fetes dependant on the time of year.One of the best known being Widdecombe fair in september. We provide an extensive list of attractions & places to visit for guests in the Granary & are available to give directions or advice if guests should need any.
How to get there
Nearest airport Exeter, nearest rail station Portsmouth Arms/ Barnstaple.Ferry port Plymouth. Roborough is located aprox. 5 miles south east of Great Torrington,off the A3124. Owlacombe mill can be found 300 yards outside the village centre down its own private no through road at the bottom of a secluded valley.
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