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Grist Mill at Owlpen in Cotswolds, dated 1728

This 18th century listed building is set in an orchard, and lies just behind an ancient pond
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This 18th century listed building is set in an orchard, and lies just behind an ancient pond
The roomy seating area opens out onto a modern kitchen for those lazy holiday evenings
Second double bedroom, under the eaves at the top of the mill
Open plan living, coomplete with wood-burning stove, on the ground floor
Master bedroom with four-poster bed, looking west onto a private garden
There is wood pannelling throughout and old mill machinery is safely incorporated into the space
The Grist Mill is one of nine cottages at Owlpen, with the famous manor house at its heart
The medieval Owlpen Manor gardens, just a stone's throw from the Grist Mill
A view from the west, taken from the orchard nearby
The mill pond in summer.  Plenty of wildlife including kingfishers, herons and dragonflies
The Owlpen valley seen from a balloon
Uley with its iron age hill fort above - a short walk from Owlpen
Twin bedroom overlooking the mill pond
Steep stairs and hidden corners add character and charm to this 18th century mill
Mind your head!
Old hatches which have been carefully incorporated into the living space today. Peekaboo!
Open plan kitchen
Open plan kitchen
Bedroom under the eaves on the second floor
Double bedroom on the second floor
Second floor bathroom
Lots of old machinery to explore, with single bed beyond
First floor bathroom
Dressing table in the corner of the double bedroom
Second floor double bedroom
Miles of walks in ancient woodland
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4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Tetbury, Cotswolds, England
The Grist Mill is an early 18th-century watermill, a Grade 2 landmark listed building which sleeps up to 8 in four double bedrooms in a romantic Cotswold valley setting. It has been restored as a gem of a holiday home, with contemporary comfort and style. Surmounted by lantern and cupola.

The ground floor has an entrance hall leading to a large open-plan kitchen-cum-dining/ living room, with two sofas, arm chairs and a snug wood-burning stove in addition to the central heating. The kitchen is in fitted pine, with dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave and an antique pine table set with ash chairs designed by Ernest Gimson.

Wooden stairs lead to the first floor (stone floor of the mill), which sleeps four. The master bedroom has a rare and opulent early eighteenth-century oak four-poster king-sized bed. The second bedroom has twin beds. B...
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Listing #HL177567
About the Owner
Bella, Nicholas W
Languages spoken:Swedish, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

So much character and charm! We fell in love on arrival with this fabulously old but beautifully preserved watermill and couldn't believe the whole thing was ours for the weekend. There was plenty of room for the 7 of us and a baby with cot...More

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OwlpenManorEstate, VR Owner at Grist Mill at Owlpen in Cotswolds, dated 1728, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thank you for your review. Delighted that you enjoyed your weekend in the Grist Mill! Please come back soon and all the very best, The Owlpen Team

  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Grist Mill is a listed building dated 1726. It has unrivalled character and charm, with historic feautures of the old mill carefully preserved. These are beams, bolting and cleaning machinery. Furnished with cottage antiques and pictures.
The mill pond is a haven for wildlife, coming right up to the building.
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    2 Full baths
    4 Twins
    2 Fulls
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About the neighbourhood
Historic homes including Newark Park; woodchester mansion, Westonbirt Arboretum; The Costwold Waterpark; Tetbury; Malsbury; Bath adn close by there is Horseriding, Tennis in town and Golf.

Close by there is Uley post office and in Dursley- Sainsbury and a Grocery store.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bristol and Heathrow: 55.0 km
Railway: Stroud, Kemble and Cam/Coaley: 10.0 km
Bristol Airport 35 miles
Heathrow 100 miles
Stroud Station 6 miles
Kemble Station 14 miles
Cam and Coaley Station 5 miles
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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