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Owlacombe Mill The Old Granary


Excellent 5/5 Score from 17 reviews

Owlacombe mill.

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 18km

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.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Westward Ho! 18 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Exeter 50 km, Nearest railway: Portsmouth arms 4 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

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.

Further details outdoors

Hammock and steamer chairs available in garden. Table and chairs available on private balcony area. Secure storage for bikes, kayaks & surf boards available. Picnic hamper included.

Further details

A welcome pack of bread, butter,milk, sugar, tea & coffee local farm eggs & a bottle of wine are included in the price.More comprehensive food hampers can be provided on request at additional cost.

The West Country region

Rural area between Dartmoor & Exmoor, green rolling hills dotted with farmsteads, quaint villages & pretty market towns.There are many golf coarses in the area. Beautiful walks in areas of outstanding natural beauty. Cycling, walking & train rides on the Tarka trail. Stunning R.H.S Rosemoor only 3 miles from cottage. Historic manor houses, leasure parks, Art gallerys, museums & theatres all within easy reach. Rugged beaches on the north coast, day trips to Lundy Island from nearby Bideford or Ilfracombe. Cornwalls attractions are only a few hours away. Mild climate of Devon enables flora & fauna to thrive. Devons scenic south coast is only 40 min away. Making this an ideal base from which to explore the area.


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.

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Review 1-10 of 17

19 Feb 2014


"Beautifully relaxed weekend!!!"

Beautiful cottage and setting!!! Gareth and Carol are excellent hosts could not do enough for you from baking delicious scones and jam on arrival to lending DVDs and giving paracetamol as no local shop in village. If you want tranquility and relaxing weekend this is definitely the place to go! Will be visiting again soon.

We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your romantic Valentine weekend and the cottage surpassed your expectations.

2 Feb 2014


"Owlacombe Mill"

I booked Owlacombe Mill for a 2 night escape for my other halves birthday and it met and exceeded all my expectations. Finding the perfect retreat for 2 without the usual dated interior took me some t… More

Come and stay for longer next time and really relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility here. Owlacombe has quite a magical effect on our guests, tell all your friends, its good to share! Thank you both for the good review see you again soon.

21 Dec 2013


"The perfect escape!"

I live in London and was looking for a short 'escape' from the city for me and my partner.We were greeted with warm scones from the oven with clotted cream and jam and a lovely bottle of red… More

Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased that you and your partner enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again soon.

2 Nov 2013


"Highly recommended, well equipped cottage perfect for relaxation."

Carol and Gareth were the perfect hosts. The cottage was super. The scones delicious. A real treat for a couple of days. We will certainly try to book again.… More

Glad you enjoyed your stay. Perfect escape from your work and children! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

21 Oct 2013


"Rural delight in Devon"

Can recommend this cottage for its location, comfort and decor, and the genuine hospitality of the owners.Sleep in great comfort to the sound of water in the mill stream, all amenities available with … More

So glad you enjoyed your short break. Any time you need to escape to our little piece of Heaven in Devon get in touch. We would love to welcome you both back soon.

25 Sep 2013


"Absolute Bliss!"

My partner organised a surprise weekend at Owlacombe Mill and it was fabulous - The location is beautiful, a perfect secret getaway, and the property itself is stunning and well equipped. Not to menti… More

Glad you enjoyed the hamper, our first request for 'gluten free'. We wish you much happiness in your new home and future together. Look forward to welcoming you both back for a peaceful getaway very soon.

24 Sep 2013


"A magic place to return again and again and ..."

First of all a big "Thank you!" to Carol and Gareth! You have been extraordinary hosts and we would love to come back to Owlacombe Mill as soon as possible.
We loved the warm welcome, the homemade scones and marmelade and enjoyed cream tea in the beautiful front garden and barbecues in the back garden (which is directly accessible from th bedroom balcony).
Everything was so well prepared and equipped that we have been able to focus on enjoying our holidays instead of having to organize things.
In fact, The Old Granary at Owlacombe Mill has been furnished in a way that you immediately feel at home: A well equipped kitchen with "real stuff" not just decoration, i. e. kitchen utensils and table ware of quality and of one style instead of the wild potpourri of styles that you usually find in cottages, a beautiful and cozy living room with wood stove, books and DVD TV set, a bright and friendly bedroom with balcony and a splendid view and a lovely bathroom with a spaciuos shower. All in all, this place has everything one's heart could desire!
Furthermore you find a nice Pub in walking distance with great food and a fine choice of local ales.
If you are looking for a quite and peaceful time for recreation and relaxation, you should give this place in the heart of the breathtaking Devon nature a try!
We have been both lucky and happy to find such a magic place!!!

Thank you for the glowing review! We aim to provide our guests with all they might need for a relaxing holiday in peaceful surroundings. The'home from home' we would enjoy staying in. Look forward to you both returning very soon.

28 Aug 2013


"One of the best cottages in Devon!!"

Literally one of the best cottages in the South West! We stayed for 5 days and didn't want to come home! It was so nice to wake up to nature and the cows opposite was pretty cool! Loved the locat… More

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you had a good time and enjoyed the tranquil surroundings here. The perfect place to recharge the batteries and escape from the hum drum of everyday life. Look forward to welcoming you both back soon!

31 Jul 2013


"Owlacombe Mill is paradise on earth"

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Owlacombe Mill. The Granary was cosy, very complete and the garden beautiful. Gareth and Carol are perfect hosts and warm people. My husband just loved Carol's scones.

Thank you for your kind words. I will have to compile a recipe for my scones and send you a copy. Its always a pleasure to share our home with such lovely guests. Look forward to your return visit.

21 Jul 2013



Lovely cottage, perfect to relax & unwind. Loved chilling out in the garden & on the balcony. Carol & Gareth were really friendly & made us feel very welcome. Will definitely visit again & recommend t… More

With the heat wave here it was perfect weather for a relax and b.b.q.and walk up to the local pub. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Please thank your friend for recommending us to you. Hope to see you back again soon.

Review 1-10 of 17

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