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Lower Calbourne Mill

Calbourne, Isle of Wight (Ref. 999302)

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  • Sleeps 7

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

Features

  • Tick Created with Sketch. Off road parking
  • Tick Created with Sketch. Open fire
  • Tick Created with Sketch. Smoke-free
  • Tick Created with Sketch. Garden / Patio
  • Tick Created with Sketch. Washing machine
  • Tick Created with Sketch. Dishwasher
  • Tick Created with Sketch. Broadband / WiFi

The property

Lower Calbourne Mill is a beautiful, historic watermill and adjoining mill house, situated in the quaint village of Newbridge near Calbourne. Retaining many of its original features, this cosy cottage exudes charm at every turn, making a delightful getaway for a family looking to explore the island.

After kicking off your muddy boots, step onto the flagstone floor of a welcoming sitting room, where you can unwind of an evening in front of a warming woodburning fire with your loved ones.

Rustle up a home-cooked meal with the warmth from the Aga in the well-appointed kitchen/diner boasting a number of traditional features.

Follow the staircase up, where you will find three elegantly presented bedrooms, comprising a double with an electric fire, an additional double and a single bedroom.

Completing this floor is a luxurious family bathroom with a spacious bath, perfect for relaxing after a busy day exploring.

Continuing to impress is the brightly decorated master bedroom, benefitting from a super kingsize bed with charming skylight windows which provide views across the countryside filling the room with natural light, in addition to its very own en-suite shower room.

During the summer months, open up the patio doors from the kitchen and sitting room to find a quaint garden area, complete with alfresco dining table, perfect for enjoying a glass of wine in the evenings.

The south facing wood swing seat by the mill pond brings nature to you with pondlife such as the visiting ducks and heron and the sounds of the distant waterfall.

During your stay, you will be able to explore the adjoining mill and bakery which retains all the machinery dating from the early 1800s, flour was last produced there in 1995.

With two millstones, three different threshers and the huge baker’s oven, it’s a bit like living in a museum!

For amenities, you will find a pub within 1.5 miles and a shop within 2.5 miles of the property.

Close by, you will find the larger Calbourne Mill, one of the oldest working mills in the country, providing an exciting family trip out exploring the ancient woodlands, a war museum and exhibits.

If you are visiting with younger guests, they will be delighted with the town of Yarmouth, where you will find a Tudor Castle, Tapnell Farm Park and a number of sandy beaches, perfect for water sports or simply relaxing during the summer.

Within four miles is the principal town of the Isle of Wight, Newport, which plays host to a number of amenities and attractions to suit all ages and tastes.

Lower Calbourne Mill is an exciting holiday cottage venue in a unique and delightful setting.

Accommodation

Over three floors. 1 x second floor super king-size with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 2 x double bedrooms, 1 x single bedroom. Family bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC. Kitchen/diner. Sitting room with wood-burning fire.

Amenities

  • Woodburning fire
  • Dishwasher, fridge, range cooker, tumble dryer, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi and a selection of books
  • Fuel, power and starter pack inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Rear garden area with seating
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub within 1.5 miles and shop within 2.5 miles
  • Note: Streams and the mill pond lie on either side of the property, please be careful

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About the location

CALBOURNE

Newport 4 miles; Yarmouth 5 miles.

Calbourne is a small village situated on the Isle of Wight, located 4 miles away from Newport. Here, you will find a post office, a garage, a church and a public house, The Sun Inn. The village plays host to the only working mill on the Isle of Wight, making it one of the oldest in the country. The mill is a superb family day out, with the ancient oak woodlands and mill to explore, as well as a small War Museum and many rural exhibits. Situated at the heart of the Isle of Wight is the town of Newport, offering a selection of chain stores, independent shops, a farmer’s market, pubs and restaurants. Whilst here, you can visit Carisbrooke Castle, the Roman Villa and Monkey Haven. Calbourne is a delight base for touring the exciting Isle of Wight.

Region Information

Note: There is a pond in the garden, children will need to be supervised

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