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The stone windmill - Koundouros windmill sleeps 6

Kea / Koundouros

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Property to rent in the island of Kea- At the area of Koundouros which is located in the west side of the island, a stone -built mill of 100m2 , The mill is entirely made of stone, made of traditional stone produced on the island , home decoration combines stone and  …see more

from £167 / night

£1459 / week

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from £167 / night

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The Mill - Braunston windmill sleeps 6

Warwickshire / Braunston

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 0 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
PLEASE ONLY USE THE ONLINE BOOKING SITE HERE FOR STAYS OF 7 NIGHTS or 3 NIGHT WEEKENDS or 4 NIGHT MIDWEEK STAYS. FOR ALL OTHER DURATIONS PLEASE CONTACT US OR VISIT braunstonmill.couk. LATE AVAILABILITY PRICING ALSO AVAILABLE at braunstonmill.couk We OFFER A DISCOUNT OF  …see more

from £170 / night

£1044 - £1360 / week

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from £170 / night

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Windmill Drouga - Milos windmill sleeps 4

Cyclades / Milos

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Great for children of all ages ;
For your holidays think outside the box! Experience them in a charming windmill.Located on Milos, the island of Aphrodite, high on a hilltop in the traditional Tripiti community just 5 kilometers from the port, this locale allows for a unique holiday setting yet is stil  …see more

from £84 / night

£500 - £1750 / week

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from £84 / night

(12) Excellent 

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The Windmill - Crosby windmill sleeps 12

Merseyside / Crosby

5 bedroomsSleeps 12Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Situated 5 miles from Liverpool City Centre and close to the beautiful beaches and sand dunes of Crosby. The Windmill is a grade 11 listed building built in 1813 and lovingly restored by Vicky between 2009 and 2014. Inside the windmill features a huge triple height l  …see more

from £200 / night

£1300 - £3000 / week

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from £200 / night

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Moyno De Sol converted Windmill unique with views

Tavira / Conceicao de Tavira

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Swimming pool;
Moyno De Sol, or windmill of the sun, is a 200 hundred year old converted windmill which features breathtaking panoramic views of rolling hills and sandy beaches. The house features handmade bamboo ceilings and a cosy country fireplace. Relax in this romantic setting co  …see more

from £90 / night

£495 - £980 / week

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from £90 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Ancient renovated windmill by the sea- Stavros Bay

Cyclades / Tinos

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Great for children of all ages ;
The windmill is located in a peninsula with a 360° panoramic view on the Aegean Sea and its islands, on the ancient Venetian port and the church of Stavros, on the mountains and on the city of Tinos.Very close to the house there is a series of beautiful sand beaches (t  …see more

from £109 / night

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Moinho Azoia - Colares windmill sleeps 10

Sintra Municipality / Colares

4 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 9 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
V4 Moinho Azoia; idyllic, rustic mill, equipped for 10 people, located at the most western point of Europe.The mill is situated in the peaceful “ Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais”, on the edge of a small village by the name of Azóia. From the windows of the 1st Flo  …see more

from £127 / night

£798 - £1811 / week

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from £127 / night

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The Old Mill at Repps - Potter Heigham windmill sleeps 5

Norfolk / Potter Heigham

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 7 km; Great for children of all ages ;
A converted Windmill dating back to the 1700s, the Mill has been recently renovated to a high standard with underfloor heating throughout. The Mill ground floor comprises a lounge/diner with sofa bed which sleeps +2. It has a logburner and a wall mounted HDTV/ DVD/Blur  …see more

from £80 / night

£450 - £1000 / week

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from £80 / night

(75) Excellent 

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The Old Mill - Stoke Ferry windmill sleeps 16

King's Lynn / Stoke Ferry

7 bedroomsSleeps 163 nights min stay

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 30 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
** Winner of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014** Standing imposingly in its own large garden, the Old Mill has been carefully refurbished to provide 7 floors of cutting edge design against a backdrop of original features. Glass bannisters, steel staircases and  …see more

from £190 / night

£2490 - £4990 / week

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from £190 / night

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Sintra Municipality / Colares

1 bedroomSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £55 / night

£380 - £730 / week

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from £55 / night

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Santiago do Cacem / Aldeia dos Chaos

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
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from £59 / night

£409 - £467 / week

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from £59 / night

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Holiday Windmill - Antiparos windmill sleeps 5

Cyclades / Antiparos

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
This unique stucture is located in ANTIPAROS 8km(5 miles) from the center of the village of Antiparos.This year the Windmill is FULLY RENOVATED!Antiparos is a small island oposite of Paros.It offers all the necessary facilities for a dreamy holiday in Greece.The whol  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 - £1459 / week

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from £125 / night

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Mill ''De Phoenix" - Ellewoutsdijk windmill sleeps 6

Zeeland Province / Ellewoutsdijk

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 20 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Facilities of the millToday, the mill body is still intact, but is internally transformed into a pleasant holiday accommodation. In the mill you will find;• a cozy living room• modern kitchen• 2 toilets• a bathroom with shower• 3 bedrooms (all with a 2 bed)Aro  …see more

from £84 / night

£709 / week

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from £84 / night

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Castelo Branco District / Macao

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £55 / night

£169 / week

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from £55 / night

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S. Pedro Windmill by be@home - Palmela windmill sleeps 4

Setubal District / Palmela

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 9 km; Great for children of all ages ;
With a history that goes back to the nineteenth century, the São Pedro windmill offers you a stay full of tradition, charm and intimacy. A unique experience, for those looking for much more than an accommodation. This windmill has been completely renovated and has all  …see more

from £67 / night

£409 - £560 / week

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from £67 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Converted Windmill with Pool - Cercal windmill sleeps 6

Setubal District / Cercal

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Converted windmill and annex with 10 x 6 metre pool on a 1000 m2 walled plot giving perfect privacy. 360 views of the surrounding countryside. 15 minute walk to town centre with bars, cafes, restaurants and shops. 15 minute drive to the coast. Two double bedrooms - one  …see more

from £68 / night

£360 - £850 / week

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from £68 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Sintra / Janas

2 bedroomsSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £59 / night

£396 - £609 / week

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from £59 / night

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Vila Quinta dos Ferreiros - The Mill - Alportel windmill sleeps 4

Sao Bras de Alportel / Alportel

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
"VILA QUINTA DOS FERREIROS" - "The Mill""Facilities" Vila Quinta dos Ferreiros is a restored windmill, cozy and original, built in Portuguese style and in excellent condition. The Villa is located on a ridge with a unique view over the Alga  …see more

from £64 / night

£444 - £881 / week

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from £64 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Loire-Atlantique / Cordemais

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 35 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
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from £43 / night

£248 - £458 / week

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from £43 / night

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Yr Hen Felin - Bodffordd windmill sleeps 5

Llangefni / Bodffordd

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
Yr Hen Felin Windmill is set in the heart of Anglesey in the village of Bodffordd which is approximately 3 miles from the market town of Llangefni. Renovated from a ruin in 2001 and re-rendered in 2009, the windmill is 30 meters up the hill from the main house, (Melin F  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £650 / week

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from £80 / night

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Mill Apartments 4/6 in Drapanias, Chania

Kissamos / Drapanias

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
We offer you an unforgettable holiday in an unusual plant. Who can say that he has spent his vacation in a castle or a-creative with lots of imagination windmill? The five stone built villas: Ostria, Sirocco, Gregos, Tramoundana and the castle of Levante (incl. 4 tradit  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

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Fernbrook Windmill, Cape Cod - Centerville windmill sleeps 12

Cape Cod / Centerville

6 bedroomsSleeps 127 nights min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Swimming pool;
Fernbrook Windmill comprises a modern fully-serviced house built in a Classic Cape style around the original windmill that served the Fernbrook Estate. The original windmill was built in 1881 to draw fresh water for the Fernbrook Estate. A 'Cape Style' additio  …see more

from £1165 / night

£8150 - £11650 / week

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from £1165 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Lisbon District / Areia Branca

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
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Luxurious Mykonian Windmill - Mykonos Town windmill sleeps 3

Mykonos / Mykonos Town

1 bedroomSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
Unique Living ExperienceInside the energy charged spaces of Castle Panigirakis, with the most spectacular view of Mykonos, two luxurious residences of unique beauty are built, that are there to offer you a special life experience, you will never forget.The tradition of  …see more

from £284 / night

£1984 - £2334 / week

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from £284 / night

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Moinho da Senta - Rio Maior windmill sleeps 2

Santarem District / Rio Maior

1 bedroomSleeps 22 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
Exclusively for the guests the reconverted wind mill has a sitting-room with fireplace, one bedroom and a bathroom. Some meters away, carved in a big stone, there is a kitchen, from where it is possible to be delight with the natural landscape. Surrounded by nature, out  …see more

from £75 / night

£500 / week

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Restored windmill with stunning sea view

Setubal / Nossa Senhora da Anunciada

1 bedroomSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
Beautiful place for guest who wish to spend holidays in a unique and untraditional house with all the comfort of a traditional one.This is definitely an amazing experience.The restored windmill features one suite, a living room with a kitchenette, and a mezzanine.Locate  …see more

from £103 / night

£690 - £1530 / week

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from £103 / night

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Anemomylos - Windmill - Ano Siros windmill sleeps 2

Syros / Ano Siros

1 bedroomSleeps 22 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 8 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
True to the architectural traditions of Syros, Anemomylos is an old windmill that has been renovated into a three-level pension offering a unique experience of Cycladic culture and breath-taking views of the Aegean. Anemomylos - Windmill offers an ideal destination and  …see more

from £101 / night

£589 - £706 / week

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ARTVILLA - One bedroom Apartment - Carvalhal windmill sleeps 2

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
In addition to the villas used for accommodation, Artvilla features an inner courtyard that links all the villas and where guests can barbecue or use a tradicional wood oven, or just relax by the pool.The terrace, which serves the pool, has a magnificent view over the n  …see more

from £92 / night

£642 / week

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from £92 / night

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