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(12) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill letting

Llangefni / Bodffordd

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing location, amazing cottage, amazing holiday!” What a fantastic cottage! Very well equipped, very clean and tidy, plenty of space for our large group. The location is stunning and fantastic for children, so much for them to explore and enjoy- ve  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £975 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Languidic

Morbihan / Languidic

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
This picturesque water mill is set in 6.5 acres of a tranquil park-like garden. A gentle stream flows through it. The natural woodland surrounding the garden provides complete privacy. Perfect for a writers retreat or for relaxing in peace and quiet in beautiful natural  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 - £750 / week

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from £86 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Chamberet holiday watermill rental

Correze / Chamberet

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Surrounded by acres of forest, next to a river and out of sight of any neighbours our old mill is a great place to get away from it all. It is very spacious, has two fireplaces, two double bedrooms (plus a bunk-bed for children) and a great kitchen.The old mill  …see more

from £71 / night

£615 - £860 / week

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from £71 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Melle

Melle / Paizay-le-Tort

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The perfect rural retreat! Highly Recommended” We have found an absolute gem of a property at Le Moulin De La Combe, an idyllic property and grounds where we all enjoyed a fantastic stay. The Property is a wonderfully restored Watermill, complete w  …see more

from £100 / night

£495 - £1295 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Gor holiday watermill rental

Province of Granada / Gor

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful apartment and surroundings, riverside garden with deck and pool. On the doorstep of the Parque Natural of Sierra de Baza, 3 minute walk to the village of Gor with friendly locals and superb bar tapas! Suitable for couples + 1 child. Other apartments available.  …see more

from £31 / night

£215 - £308 / week

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from £31 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Blairgowrie

Perth and Kinross / Blairgowrie

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Child friendly
“A great place to stay in Scotland” The Jute store is a very well kept home away from home. It has all the modern amenities and then some. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and it was great to come back "home" after a day of touring. Much more comfo  …see more

from £130 / night

£550 - £920 / week

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from £130 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill with shared pool in Baza

Province of Granada / Baza

3 10 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 27 km
  • Swimming pool
“Couldnt have chosen better if I tried!” After several different unforseen circumstances, I ended up travelling alone to Spain. Despite a couple of upsets before I even got to the apartment (completely unconnected to this booking) I finally arrived a  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 - £615 / week

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from £44 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday watermill with shared pool in Colares

Sintra Municipality / Colares

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfection in a romantic quiet setting.” This was a magical and fantastic way to start our journey of Portugal. Paola, was a magnificent host and her little cottage was beautifully appointed and the bed divine. There was a food market with the best wi  …see more

from £115 / night

£615 - £790 / week

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from £115 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Haute-Vienne / Limoges

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £198 / night

£961 - £2036 / week

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from £198 / night

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Lake Como / Nesso

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £158 / night

£1106 / week

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from £158 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Chauvigny

Chauvigny / Bonnes, Chauvigny

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“A totally relaxing haven.” My husband and I had a fantastic holiday at the Old Grain Store. The accomodation is lovely - really spacious and the surrounding grounds are just idyllic. Over the fortnight we stayed I think we tried out every deckchair...  …see more

from £65 / night

£350 - £450 / week

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from £65 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill with shared pool in Baza

Province of Granada / Baza

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 27 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing, peaceful, away from it all holiday.” Just had a week in La Amapola with my husband and 3 grown up children. We had a wonderful time and particularly enjoyed the peaceful setting. The table tennis kept the family happy whilst I enjoyed the su  …see more

from £36 / night

£246 - £430 / week

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from £36 / night

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Holiday watermill in Esposende

Braga District / Esposende

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Lovely fully restored and equipped watermill of the 19th century, on the left bank of river Neiva, 2 km from an ocean beach, 8 km from Esposende and 60 km from Porto, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room, kitchenette, BBQ, garden, sleeps 5 persons, self catering.  …see more

from £79 / night

£492 - £590 / week

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from £79 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Alvaraes holiday watermill rental

Viana do Castelo / Alvaraes

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
This picturesque watermill is enveloped by a romantic and relaxing atmosphere, situated near riverside and pine forests. It is just 15 minutes driving from the beach. Idyllic spot for families. Enjoy the historical and cultural heritage around.  …see more

from £40 / night

£277 - £492 / week

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from £40 / night

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Lagrauliere holiday watermill rental

Correze / Lagrauliere

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
Old flour mill situated in historic locationProperty resides next to chateau and lakeA few minutes from A20 autoroute for easy access to Limoges Airport ( 1 hour)Central location for walks & site-seeing or fishing!  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1015 / week

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from £85 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday watermill in Dover

Kent / Dover

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“lovely apartment in Dover” We stayed here over New Year with our 1 year old and absolutely adored the apartment. Our stay was made extra special by the personal touches and attention to detail throughout. Thank you very much.  …see more

from £85 / night

£360 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Santiago de Compostela

Province of A Coruna / Santiago de Compostela

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly
The main house is an old mill for seven people. The upper floor has three double bedrooms, each with its own bathroom with shower (complete furniture for beds and bathrooms). Downstairs has a kitchen with induction hob, dishwasher, freezer, microwave, wood stove, pantry  …see more

from £128 / night

£772 - £869 / week

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from £128 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill rental

County Londonderry / Coleraine

6 24 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Well Hidden Gem, a mill of a difference” We did not know quite what to expect when we first went to this mill property. Its certainly different. Its big, its stunning and its by the river and its beautiful. I almost got lost within it, it took a few  …see more

from £500 / night

£2500 - £4910 / week

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from £500 / night

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Watermill rental in Los Barrios with swimming pool

Costa de la Luz / Los Barrios

6 10 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Ideal for families with young children - plenty of toys and activities on the farm and at the property. Central and unique location on an organic cattle and cork farm . Learn more about the fascinating cork industry. Enjoy the beaches of the Costa de la Luz - Tarifa, Bo  …see more

from £376 / night

£2632 / week

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from £376 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Esposende holiday watermill rental

Esposende / Apulia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
Part of the Litoral de Esposende Protected Landscape, Apúlia Beach covers a large expanse of sand surrounded by dunes that serve to protect the Beach from stronger winds. The dunes are also home to former windmills that have now been converted into holiday homes.  …see more

from £70 / night

£487 - £856 / week

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from £70 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ortonovo holiday watermill rental

Province of La Spezia / Ortonovo

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Exclusive 1700 oil mill recently converted into a luxurious home is situated near the border between Liguria and Tuscany along a river and a few minutes from the beach.  …see more

from £343 / night

£2360 / week

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from £343 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Watermill rental in Busserolles with swimming pool

Dordogne / Busserolles

14 30 Min stay varies

  • 14 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic! A wonderful place for families” We were a family group of 17 adults and 4 children, the place was perfect for us. Beautiful setting, great pool and facilities for small children. Dining room and terrace with seating for us all, but also e  …see more

from £950 / night

£6650 / week

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from £950 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Pyrenees-Atlantiques / Lagor

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £132 / night

£571 / week

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from £132 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Watermill rental in Cefalu

Province of Palermo / Cefalu

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Il Mulino rises in a 1800 ancient Watermill, with a flourishing garden of orange trees and a stream that skirts the properties.Design marks the environments with modern and antique elements, which are wisely mixed and combined harmoniously with the traditional c  …see more

from £79 / night

£395 - £658 / week

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from £79 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Aurignac

Haute-Garonne / Aurignac

5 8 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Spacious and comfortable holiday home or B&B with mini farm for children. Small river to swim and to play with private beach, nicer than a swimming pool. Sun and shade with a nice hammock to relax in a private setting in the countryside.  …see more

from £49 / night

£430 - £2457 / week

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from £49 / night

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Holiday watermill in Viana do Castelo

Viana do Castelo District / Viana do Castelo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
Watermill with 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6 people.  …see more

from £106 / night

£658 - £834 / week

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from £106 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Kappeln

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly

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from £87 / night

£608 - £1499 / week

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from £87 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Donegal Town holiday watermill let

County Donegal / Donegal Town

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
5 mins from Soils Lough Eske and 10 mins from Harveys point hotel. The mill is a great base for walking fishing or exploring the beautiful Donegal countryside. The mill is full of charm and has a great well equipped kitchen for those who like to cook.  …see more

from £150 / night

£860 / week

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(19) Very Good 

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Holiday watermill rental

Gwynedd / Abersoch

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Miss” We love this house fantastic as ever very cosy with the real fire and perfect location for the beach and village we wouldn't stay anywhere else x  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 / week

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from £150 / night

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Watermill rental in Saint-Jeannet

Alpes Maritimes / Saint-Jeannet

5 8 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
just ideal for a relaxed place just within 35 minutes of the exiting cities of Monaco, Nice and Cannes  …see more

from £314 / night

£2193 - £3422 / week

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from £314 / night

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Holiday watermill in Coleraine

County Londonderry / Coleraine

3 24 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The Old Flax Mill, Aghadowey, County Londonderry, Causeway CoastThe Top Floor of the Old Flax Mill is available for lease as a separate unit for your exclusive use. it comes with its onw huge lounge and dining room, two double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms  …see more

from £450 / night

£1200 - £6380 / week

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from £450 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Province of Treviso / Fregona

3 4 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Private garden

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from £58 / night

£351 / week

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from £58 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Watermill rental in Castel Rigone with swimming pool

Province of Perugia / Castel Rigone

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Magical” We have had a wonderful and magical week at the Mulino Le Vigne. Despite some challenging driving on the about 2 km dirt road to the Mill, our rental car escaped unscathed and the rewards on arrival surpassed all our expectations. The mill is  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Very Good 

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L'Hermenault holiday watermill rental

Vendee / L'Hermenault

4 12 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous Country Retreat” I could not recommend this house enough, it was perfect for me and my group of friends and children. The house was more than spacious enough for 6 adults and 3 children, the grounds were kept in immaculate condition. The pool  …see more

from £175 / night

£800 - £1595 / week

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from £175 / night

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Holiday watermill rental

Pyrenees-Orientales / Arles-sur-Tech

6 12 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
Near to beaches and mountains, great locationSpacious and light with private river accessEn-suite rooms and lots of space, ideal for groupsPeaceful with scenic viewsEasy access to shops and townsEasy flightsGreat food and wine<br />Mediterranean beaches nearby are  …see more

from £450 / night

£3000 / week

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Mur-de-Bretagne holiday watermill rental

Morbihan / Mur-de-Bretagne

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
18th century Mill House in rural location set in several acres of mature gardens with 2 double bedrooms on first floor and a large bathroom, gallery landing with door leading out onto private lake, ground floor is a very large 840 square foot open plan living area with  …see more

from £70 / night

£500 / week

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(4) Very Good 

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Holiday watermill in Spoleto

Province of Perugia / Spoleto

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Large property that consists of a beautifully restored old mill of the 18th century and an ancient country house, immersed in the Umbrian countryside, near Spoleto in the heart of Italy . Elegantly furnished and equipped, large living room, two bedrooms, Jacuzzi.<br  …see more

from £106 / night

£737 - £1474 / week

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from £106 / night

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Watermill rental in Salinelles

Gard / Salinelles

3 9 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
Old stone WaterMill with heated infinited edge pool - walk to boulangerie and 3 restaurants - Kayaks, bikes, games room and children's playpark  …see more

from £148 / night

£1035 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Bordeaux

Gironde / Bordeaux

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“A truly unique and peaceful holiday experience” Despite the weather being unseasonal for July we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Le Neuffons. The Mill is fabulous and remains traditional to it's roots. What you see in the pictures is definitely wh  …see more

from £188 / night

£1316 - £1536 / week

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from £188 / night

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Watermill rental in La Chartre-sur-le-Loir

Sarthe / La Chartre-sur-le-Loir

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
Le Moulin de St Blaise is just a 15 minute stroll from the local village where you can drop into the local cafe/restaurant for a coffee on the pavement terrace or take a leisurely lunch. The quaint town of La Chartre sur le Loir is just a 5 minute drive away, with bars  …see more

from £300 / night

£2100 / week

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