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Self Catering Holiday Cottages in North Devon With Indoor Heated Swimming Pool - Millers Cottage Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Indoor Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



Millers Cottage Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms)

Millers cottage is a barn conversion which sleeps 7 people. It has 3 bedrooms; 1 double, with shower in room, 1 twin and 1 family room with a double and single. It has a family bathroom upstairs and a separate WC downstairs for convenience. The living/dining room has patio doors leading into the private garden, with garden furniture, washing line and barbecue area.There is an electric fire effect heater, TV with Freeview and DVD player. The property has a well equipped kitchen and access to a washing machine and tumble dryer in a separate store room.

About the property


Millers and Rosie's cottages are adjoining self catering cottages peacefully located within the glorious north Devon countryside. they are in an area of great interest and sits on the edge of the quiet rural hamlet of Woolsery but is just a short drive from the breath taking north Devon beaches and the English Heritage coastline, popular with bird watchers and walkers. the properties are adjacent to the owners farmhouse as part of a 45 acre beef farm but offers much privacy within its own enclosed gardens with children's play areas. The famous surfing beaches of Westward Ho! And Bude are an easy drive and for family fun The Big Sheep and The Milky Way Adventure Parks are close by. the pretty historic port town of Bideford is just 9 miles and offers town amenities and boat troops to Lundy Island. fro walking and cycling the famous Tarkadoc trail is close by. Horse riding is available nearby and there is a local shop and fish and chip shop less than 1 mile away. Both properties are very well equipped and provide a high standard of accommodation. There is ample off road parking. All linen and towels are included in the price of the booking. Both properties have central heating,cot and high chair available on request, Freeview TV, DVD player, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer and washing lines. Both properties have access to mature gardens and to the private indoor heated swimming pool and is available for use all day, every day. At the end of the gardens is a play field for children with climbing frame/slide and trampoline. Garden chairs provided to allow you to sit back and relax in the beautiful surroundings. WiFi access in both properties. The farm has a number of different types of poultry and peacocks for you to see if you are interested. Pets can be accommodated but only by prior arrangement with the owners. Both properties are Non smoking.

Christina Leonard
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2017

About Christina Leonard

Myself and my husband have been letting our two self catering holiday cottages for over 25 years. We enjoy meeting people coming to stay with us and helping them to enjoy their holiday. The cottages are within our 45 acre beef farm, on which we have numerous farm birds, chicken, ducks, peacocks and wild pheasants. Frequently I have children from the holiday cottages watching me with the poultry in the morning and helping to collect eggs!

We live in the farmhouse near the cottages and are on hand if you have any enquiries during your stay. The position of the cottages is completely separate from the farmhouse and allows for complete privacy.

We enjoy seeing guests using the swimming pool and making the most of the gardens and play areas.

Christina Leonard purchased this cottage in 1980

Why Christina Leonard chose Torridge

These cottages were converted by ourselves from barns. In fact Millers cottage did used to be the Mill house for the local area and still has the original Mill stone laid in the gardens.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottages are peacefully located in the countryside allowing you to completely relax and unwind. There are lush, mature gardens for you to enjoy, the swimming pool, which you have your own key for access at your own convenience. The cottages are situated only a short drive to numerous tourist attractions, adventure parks, beautiful golden beaches, ideal for surfing. There are also numerous countryside and coastal walks in the North Devon area that guests often undertake. There are riding stables, close by and golf courses a short drive from the cottages. Being close to the cornish border, you could drive to some cornish beauty spots or places of interest, such as the Eden project.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Millers cottage - The cottage was perfect for us. The kids had a ball and we all really enjoyed ourselves. The owners were delightful and very friendly with out being intrusive. A very good location for exploring all along the Devon/north Cornwall coastline. The pool was great too, very warm, but the deep end is very deep so careful with little ones. Lots of lovely birds to watch too we were delighted to see Jays and nuthatch among others along with a rather cheeky squirrel that tried to pinch their food. (14 June 2014).

Millers cottage - A lovely cottage that was exactly what we were after. The excellent facilities provided for children (climbing frame, slide, trampoline, tractor) were excellent for our little one and the inclusion of the heated indoor pool was brilliant. Highly recommended :o) (12 April 2014).
Aug 2014
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Booking Notes:
Please contact Christina and Gordon, either, by telephone, email or via the contact form on the website for enquiries or to make a booking.
A £50.00 non-refundable deposit is required upon booking and the balance of the payment must be paid six weeks before the date of arrival.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is always Saturday.Guests are asked not to arrive at the property before 15.00 on the date of arrival and to vacate the property by 10.00 on the day of departure.This allows for a thorough clean of the property.

Notes on prices:
A £50.00 non-refundable deposit is required upon booking and the full balance should be paid 6 weeks before the date of arrival.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Woolfardisworthy in Woolfardisworthy

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Both properties offer comfortable accommodation in peaceful surroundings. All bed linen and towels are provided, although you will need to bring extra towels for use at the swimming pool. There is WiFi internet access at the cottages for your convenience. Outside: Millers cottage benefits from its own private enclosed garden, with lawn, barbecue area, washing line and garden furniture. Rosie's cottage have access to the communal gardens and have a designated area in the gardens by the swimming pool where there is a rotary washing line and garden furniture for guests to use. There is a private indoor heated swimming pool (8.5 x 4.2 metres in size ranging from 0.9m to 2m in depth). There is a children's play frame, including swing and slide in the gardens outside the swimming pool area but there is also lawned gardens leading down to a further children's play area, with another climbing frame, trampoline and tractor for children to play on.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Millers Cottage Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms)
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Very nice stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guests who appreciated all the amenities provided.
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We had so much fun!

  • 5 of 5

This holiday cottage had it all! My daughter could not get enough of the trampoline and swimming pool. The grown-ups loved watching the sun set while we enjoyed a bottle of wine in the beautiful, private back garden. Our dog was welcome too, and she loved the trips to the seaside and gorgeous hiking trails only a short drive away. Don't miss the nearby Gnome Reserve too!

The house itself is homey with comfortable, lived-in furnishings. It was nice and clean but you didn't feel afraid to make yourself at home. The kitchen had everything we needed for cooking in (or out!). I hope we can make it a family tradition!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us and had a good time using the facilities.
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Perfect for all the family

  • 5 of 5

Truly amazing place , peaceful but also with plenty to do . The cottage is lovely , spacious , clean and comfortable with every detail thought of . Our 2 young grandsons were in heaven...lovely gardens with slides, climbing frames, sand pit and large trampoline ...and last but not least the heated indoor swimming pool . We loved every moment and can't wait to rebook ...would thoroughly recommend .

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments, it is good to know that guests appreciate the facilities we provide.
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Perfect escape into the country

  • 5 of 5

The owners thought of everything! The cottage was charming and creaky. Quiet and private but close enough to the attractions we came for. Will certainly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, delighted that you enjoyed our Millers cottage. It has lots of history as a grain mill many years ago.
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Lovely cottage and very welcoming owners

  • 5 of 5

Excellent place to stay with our family, including two year old granddaughter. Facilities were great including games room, swimming pool and outdoor play equipment. Nice quiet location but not far to get to the coast.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we try to provide facilities for guests to use if there is inclement weather at no extra cost to them.
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Wonderful location, great facilities and hosts.

  • 5 of 5

As a family of four we found this accommodation extremely spacious and well equipped. The extra facilities eg swimming pool, games room, play equipment and animals were a real hit with our children. The cottage is in a great location with beaches, restaurants and tourist attractions all within easy driving distance.

We will definitely be returning.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate your comments,it is good to know guests enjoy all the facilities we provide. Thank you
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Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Many local beaches ideal for surfing and miles of coastal paths for keen walkers to take advantage of along with numerous countryside walks.


The closest beach is 3 miles from the cottages at Buck's Mills but there are numerous beaches easily accessible. Westward Ho! is only a 10 minute drive and boasts a blue flag beach with long stretches of golden sand, perfect for surfing, kite surfing etc. There are also smaller beaches ideal for rock pooling and fishing along the coastline and we are happy to recommend beaches to fit your requirements.


The closest airport is at Exeter.


The nearest village to the cottages is 3/4 of a mile away and provides a well stocked village shop (cost cutter), fish and chip shop and post office. The historic port town of Bideford is a 10 mile drive away and offers all amenities.

Other local villages, within 2-3 miles include Clovelly, famous for its picturesque cobbled street and Hartland, with the dramatic scenery at the beautiful Hartland Quay, where the Atlantic meets the Bristol Channel.

Further Details:

Supermarkets and Banks are located in Bideford (10 miles) although many guests take advantage of grocery delivery service from supermarkets directly to the cottages. There are many fantastic pubs and restaurants in the area catering for a range of palates. The Pier house at Westward Ho! allows dining overlooking the sea and the restaurants in Instow and Appledore offer fresh locally caught seafood dishes. Closer to the cottage is the thatched Hoops Inn and the traditional Bell Inn at Parkham, both which serve an excellent standard of food.