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Private pool
Wi-Fi/Internet access
Jacuzzi/Hot tub
All bedrooms en-suite
Vill’otel (Like a Hotel!)
Ground floor bed & bath
Wheelchair Access
Heated Pool
Child-safe Pool
Indoor games
Outdoor games
Cable TV
DVD
Working fireplace
Heating
Caretaker/owner lives on site

Babies & Toddlers

High chair(s)
Cot(s)
Toys
Child-safe Pool
Gated/fenced grounds
Ideal for babies & toddlers

Kids & Teens

Ideal for kids
Ideal for teens

Things to Do

Rural Location
Walkable Pub/Restaurant
Golf course nearby
Walking/Hiking paths
Fishing
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
“From all over the world we flew in this week (Netherlands, Hawaii, Curacao) to celebrate mom’s birthday. WE had a wonderful week at the mill. The house is lovely, very child friendly and has everything you need. Manisiah and Steve are wonderful ! We hired Harriet, a very professional photographer…

Marcel & Eva. July 9th, 2011
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Property Tour Video

Overview of The Millhouse

What Oliver loves…

  • The luxurious and huge Jacuzzi with I-pod dock station, perfect to get some relax while sipping a drink
  • The extensive outside grounds, with a heated salt-water pool, children play area and barbecue, ideal to take full advantage of sunny days out
  • The magical feeling you get while watching the millstream running through the house from a very handy glass-viewing panel in the dining room!

What you should know…

  • Be ready to switch off from the outside world and enjoy an atmosphere of the good old times
  • Some areas may be unsuitable for small children and the less able and small children must be supervised at all times.

Set in its own beautiful, secluded grounds, the Millhouse provides exceptional 5 star accommodation in the heart of the Charente Maritime countryside. The relaxing surroundings combine with the charm of this historic Mill to provide you with the perfect way to unwind.

The property has 10 ensuite bedrooms in total, ALL en-suite, wi-fi throughout the house and grounds. There are 9 bedrooms in the main house and the availability of a completely separate self contained apartment at the East end of the property which has one bedroom, en suite bathroom with shower & toilet, lounge/diner & fully fitted kitchen.

The Millhouse which was voted one of the 25 best villas in Europe by Conde Nast is the perfect venue for your vacation or French Wedding/Celebration or both if combined and the enthusiastic owners Steve and Manisiah will be at hand to help you have a memorable stay.

Note: the advertised prices are based on a max. capacity of 18 guests. Supplements apply for the Self-Contained Apartments. See T&Cs for details.

Good news! This property is available as a Vill’otel
Yey! Wait… what is that?
It’s the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel.

What’s included?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the Extras tab for all the details.

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Interior & Grounds

Main House  (max. cap. 18) - 9 ensuite bedrooms

Originally a functioning Watermill producing flour (the wheel is intact and still turns plus the original bread oven is still in place) it has undergone major restoration and refurbishment by the enthusiastic owners.

The accommodation has large spacious reception rooms with beautifully furnished contemporary interiors and outside there are wide sun and shaded terraces with extensive grounds and a large 12x6,m salt water, heated swimming pool with an attached 4x3m kids pool. There is also traditional charentais stone BBQ area.

As you walk through the main entrance door to the mill there is a spacious foyer with the main stairway leading to the upper floor giving access to the east and west wing bedrooms. This large foyer can be used for a number of activities either exercising on our step machine, or aerobics using the small weights, and gym fitness ball, reading, relaxing or just simply enjoying the ambience of the mill while having a coffee and a chat on the comfy sofa.

To the left of the entrance foyer is a large formal dining room, which comfortably seats up to 20 people. The dining room is where the millstream runs through the house to the Millwheel at the rear of the property and there is small wall suitable for seating and viewing the stream via a toughened glass-viewing panel (safety glass). This is a particularly nice feature as the stream is illuminated at night.

To the rear of the dining room through a small passage is a fully equipped utility/laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer, disabled toilet, baby bath and cleaning equipment. Next door is the garden room with a separate downstairs WC with large shower, vanity unit with a hairdryer. The 'Garden room' opens out to the rear gardens and doubles as an extra bedroom with twin beds to accommodate additional adults or children in the party.

Adjacent to the dining room there is a large salon that has the traditional Charantais fireplace with three large comfy couches and entertainment in the form of a huge plasma television which has Freesat with the option of receiving SKY (just bring your own SKY card), Blu-ray DVD, and a quality music system. Passing through the salon you enter the large open plan modern kitchen, which is fully fitted with the latest American style fridge, 5 ring gas hob, two full sized electric ovens and microwave. There is a central island which houses the sink, two dishwashers, 2 drawer drinks fridge, Wine cave, and is a great place to congregate when cooking. There is also a large ancient rectangular dining table and chairs perfect for having breakfast with family or friends.

Downstairs the double doors at the rear of the kitchen lead you outside to a large 60m2 covered wooden decked patio area with a large table and chairs which is a perfect place for Al-fresco dining in the morning, lunchtime or evening, or just relaxing during the heat of the day as this is one of the shadiest spots.

Upstairs the large balcony area, which contains two large comfy couches and a large well stocked Library with novels, children’s books and magazines, is a perfect place for reading and relaxing and having a coffee during the day or a nice glass of wine in the evening. Leading off the balcony area are the East and West wings of the house which contain the 5 double en-suite bedrooms and 3 twin en-suite bedrooms. The bedrooms are beautifully furnished in an eclectic style mixing ancient with modern in a traditional setting with honey coloured Charantais stone walls and solid oak flooring. These bedrooms and bathrooms have been lovingly restored to compliment the rest of the mill without sacrificing the modern necessities of bathrooms and showers.

The Millhouse has a wealth of facilities which include: Huge swimming pool area incorporating a 12mx6m heated saltwater swimming pool with sun loungers, plus integrated 4mx3m kids pool. A large 15m decking area, which houses the poolside Cabana with comfy seating and fans and the huge 8 person Jacuzzi with Ipod docking station. At the poolside there is a Douche Soleil (Solar heated pool shower). In the rear gardens we have a children’s playground with swing set, slide, trampoline, and a lovely wooden Wendy house. Charentais stone built BBQ at the pool area, Weber Genesis gas BBQ. Satellite TV, DVD and CD player with Ipod docking, Wi-Fi enabled. 2 acres of beautiful landscaped grounds. Garden games (Badminton), table tennis table, numerous board games and library with a large selection of books and magazines.

Self-contained Apartment  (max. cap. 2 adults + 2 small children)

There are two single beds in the lounge area and a queen size sofa bed that can potentially sleep two adults or one or two small children.
It is equipped with a 42'' flat screen TV with a blue-ray DVD player.
Outside there is a large terrace with outdoor seating, perfect for some al fresco dining.


*Please note that this apartment is used by our wedding planner who is based on site during our weddings as part of our wedding package and as such is unavailable to wedding guests.

Map, Location & Local Information

Close to the historic towns of Saintes, Cognac, Taillebourg, St Jean D'Angely and only 40 minutes from lovely beaches in the area, the Millhouse is in a wonderful location. There is easy access to Angoulême, the capital of the Charente, the major train stations, international airports, and only 4 hours from St Malo ferry port.

The Charente Maritime region is exceptionally sunny, and has its own micro climate as a result of the Azores' anticyclone, making for mild springs and pleasant autumns. Along its 470 kilometers of coastline, the Charente Maritime has around 110 beautiful sandy beaches. Needless to say, seafood is a speciality here. It is steeped in culture and history and boasts 500 years of Maritime history from the imposing outline of Fort Boyard to the stocky coastal fortifications of La Rochelle. Inland and around the area it boasts over 400 stunning Romanesque churches. It is a place where the land meets the sea and is reflected in the beautiful shades of the wooden shutters adorning the honey coloured sandstone houses.

The house sits among the farms and vineyards that produce the famous Pineau Charente aperitif grapes which produce a sweet wine and is located approximately 14 kilometers from the main Saintonge city of Saintes (saintonge means saintes area). Saintes was originally a roman town situated on the banks of the Charente river. At most times during the year there are various festivals and markets selling local produce, fresh fish, seafood,poultry, fruit and vegetables.

The nearest major airport would be Bordeaux (Merignac Airport) which is about 1-1/2 hrs drive away.  La Rochelle a slightly smaller airport is located 45 minutes drive away and there are many budget airlines flying from the UK to La Rochelle.
 
Paris is about 4-1/2 hours drive from the mill.  The mill is also accessible via TGV trains from Paris and the nearest station is Saintes or St Jean D'Angely. Both towns are about 15 - 20 minutes drive away.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bordeaux

(91-100 km)

Nearest Ferry port St Malo

(Over 100 km)

Nearest Village Taillebourg

(3 km)

Nearest Town/City Saintes

(14 km)

Nearest Restaurant Taillebourg

(3 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Taillebourg

(3 km)

Nearest Beach Royan

(41-45 km)

Nearest Golf Saintes

(10 km)

The Region

Aquitaine’s reputation as a varied and enchanting destination is well-earned – whether you’re looking for relaxation or excitement, this beautiful part of south-western France is a feast for every one of the senses. To make sure you’re getting the very best of your holiday (and to clue you up if you’re thinking of going) check out our wonderful travel guide – it’s full of tips, info and the things you really shouldn’t miss when you visit unforgettable Aquitaine. 

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Catering & Services

Good news! This property is available as a Vill’otel

Yey! Wait… what is that?
It’s the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel.
With a vill’otel holiday, you can enjoy all these services throughout your stay:

- Daily breakfast
- Daily maid service
- Bath and pool towels
- Deluxe welcome hamper with local delicacies
- Welcome drinks for your group

A concierge to organise:
- Day trips
- Babysitting
- Catering
- Airport transfers
- Fridge stocking

Cost: €145 per person per week

Interested?
Just let us know in your booking notes if you’d like to book the Vill’otel serviced option or contact us for more details!

Rental of the house includes- Meeting on arrival by the owners.  Also check-out on day of departure by owners.- All linen and large towels (bath and face towel) are included free of charge.- A separate large swimming pool towels are also provided free of charge and are stored in the pool cabana.- One laundry change per week upon request.- On site management/housekeeping support is always available for your assistance and support.- Children’s facilities such as 2 high chairs,  2 cots, stair-gates, a changing table, baby bath, right  down to plastic plates, cups etc are available free of charge (vetted by a leading children’s holiday company).

Cleaning Fees

- End of Stay Cleaning: "Get up and Go" option - €350 paid locally (€80 for the self-contained apartment. Must be booked 3 days in advance)
- Mid-week maid service: €15/hour (min. 3 hours - must be requested in advance)

Additional chef’s services can be arranged at a supplementary cost :

- Catered meal prepared by a reputable French chef (regional dishes) served within the premises of the house or its grounds.  Prices and menus upon request.  
- Chef is accompanied by waiting services.  Guests are at liberty to provide their own alcohol – no corkage fee added-on.
- BBQ, Paella & Sangria party or spit-roast can be arranged.  Prices and menu upon request.

Additional Pamper Therapy Treatments

Massage, reflexology, mini-facial, manicure and pedicure plus various other treatments can be done around the pool area next to the Jacuzzi or in the privacy of the garden spa room. Portable massage/therapy beds can be set up anywhere and our therapist is able to spend 2 half hour sessions per person, split between the morning and afternoon.  Prices and menu upon request.

Art and Painting Workshop

A local and talented artist, painter and illustrator affiliated to our local tourist board offers seasonal workshop/classes for adults and children.  Subjects and themes include portraits, imaginary characters, animals and cartoons, landscape and more.  Medium used include drawing with pencil/ink, sketching with pencil, watercolours and acrylic.  The workshop is informal, educational, fun and relaxed and aims at developing creativity, accuracy of drawing and the pleasure of using one's imagination.  
A popular option is the “travel sketch” whereby guests can combine a day’s outing (a picnic) and sketching exploring nearby country-side and what nature offers. Please enquire for prices and details (cost include all materials).

Enjoy gourmet dining experiences with our new Chef Service!
We’re now offering our customers the chance to enjoy some unforgettable eats with our new Chef Service! Choose from booking a single sumptuous meal with a private chef for that special occasion, or hire a chef to cook your meals for all or part of your holiday - it’s as flexible as it is delicious.

A) Single Meal Service: A chef will travel to this villa and whip up a fantastic meal for you and your guests. The chef will arrive with all the necessary ingredients as well as the talent to turn them into something unforgettable. They’ll serve the meal and clear up afterwards - an easy and entertaining way to enjoy a top quality meal in your very own villa!

B) Full Chef Service: If you really want to kick back and relax, we can arrange for a chef to cater for the duration of your holiday (or part of it). With a range of options from simple family catering to full-on haute cuisine, we can organise a meal plan and a price to suit your needs. So why worry about self-catering when you can have everything taken care of?

Of course, before booking this service, we suggest you contact the property owner as they might already offer a similar cook or chef service in-house. To find out more simply visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit £1000 for holiday bookings £2,000 for wedding bookings. This must be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival and pending a satisfactory inspection will be refunded in full 14-30 days after departure. Arrival time 17.00
Departure time 10.00 (you are requested to vacate alll bedrooms on the 1st floor by 9.00) Energy costs included? Electricity and water: included in rental price. Central heating: based on consumption and paid locally.
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels for the max. number of guests are included in the rental price and changed 1 per week. Pets welcome? No.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property. Changeover day Saturday (flexible- please enquire).
Smoking Allowed? Exteriors only. Guests are kindly requested to dispose of ash and cigarettes responsibly. Minimum stay 4 nights in Low and Mid-seasons. 7 nights in High season, Xmas and New Year's.
Other Ts and Cs The swimming pool and Jacuzzi are open 1st May – 30th September, 9am – 9pm. The Jacuzzi is also open during Xmas and New Year's. Pool heating charge? The pool is heated at ambient temperature.
Other Ts and Cs Stag & Hen parties not allowed. Other 2 Additional separate apartment supplement (min stay 4 nights except July and August when 7 nights. Must be booked in addition to the main house): - £140/night, bedroom only (January to June and September) - £145/night, bedroom only (July and August) - £150/night, bedroom plus one z-bed for a child (z-bed and line costs all included).
Other 3 Cot bedding/linen: extra €10/cot End of stay cleaning included? see "Extras" tab.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

The Millhouse boasts an extensive range of child and baby care facilities, having been vetted by a top UK children's holiday company, and there's a variety of indoor and outdoor play equipment to keep older kids happy as well.

Baby’s / Toddler’s Equipment

•    Two cots beddings / linen at a supplementary charge of Eur 15 per stay
•    Baby’s monitor (x 2)
•    Baby’s bath
•    Baby’s changing table
•    Baby’s bibs
•    Steriliser
•    Potty (x 2)
•    Stairgates
•    High chairs (x 2)
•    Plastic plates / crockery
•    Baby’s bath toys
•    Children’s DVDs / Books
•    Wii games

Facilities
•    Swing / Slides / Climbing frames
•    Table tennis
•    Billiard table
•    Garden games – badminton, football
•    Child-safe pool

Due to the historic and unique nature of the property and its surroundings (watermill and stream), some areas may be unsuitable for small children and the less able and small children must be supervised at all times.

Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Booster seat x2
Coastal
Mattress protector x2
Tennis walkable
Baby bath x2
Watersports
Bath toys 10+
Go-Karting
Bib x3
Historical sites
Changing mat x1
Playground
Baby monitor x2
Walkable Pub/Restaurant
Potty x2
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Stair gates
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Bottle steriliser
Plastic crockery
High chair(s)
Cot(s)
Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Onsite Facilities
Services Available
Booster seat x2
Coastal
Swings
English speaking babysitter available
Mattress protector x2
Tennis walkable
Slide
Professional nanny babysitter available
Baby bath x2
Watersports
Climbing frame
Bath toys 10+
Go-Karting
Table tennis
Bib x3
Historical sites
Pool/Snooker
Changing mat x1
Playground
Children's videos/DVDs
Baby monitor x2
Walkable Pub/Restaurant
Children's books
Potty x2
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Indoor games
Stair gates
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Toys
Bottle steriliser
Child-safe Pool
Plastic crockery
Gated/fenced grounds
High chair(s)
Cot(s)

Event information

Wedding Package of 4 days / 3 nights start from £8,500 onwards and includes (additional night at supplementary cost) :

- Exclusive rental and use of The Millhouse for 3 nights
- Seating capacity of up to 120 guests
- Accommodation for up to 20 persons in nine ensuite bedrooms
- A bilingual dedicated Wedding planner providing full A-Z wedding planning and on the day coordination
- Owners on-site to provide support and assistance from start to finish
- Pre-wedding planning visit with two-way airport transfer between either
  Bordeaux or La Rochelle airport plus one night stay at a local hotel
- Canapés and a glass of bubbly during the afternoon reception
- A choice of two beautifully dressed bridal suites
- Champagne and chocolates for bride and groom
- Welcome pack for resident guests
- Use of the rose entwined garden pergola or Wedding arch for your
  ceremony
- Use of our pagoda style gazebos providing ample shade for your guests
  during the blessing ceremony
- Use of our beautiful white wrought iron romantic tables and chairs
- Use of our brand new elegantly dressed marquee (18m x 9m) with large
  tables and gold gilded chairs (seating capacity of up to 120 people) and
  chandeliers
- White table linen with matching napkins

Reviews for The Millhouse

The Millhouse Reviews


  • Thank you so much for being so attentive

    Posted by Mr & Mrs Oates on 29/01/2014

    Where do we start ! Our holiday has been fantastic from the minute we got to the Millhouse. Manisiah and Steve have been wonderful.

    Our wedding was perfect and we couldn’t have found a more perfect setting. We couldn’t have done it without you. The house and grounds are beautiful, it definitely feels like home – we’re so sad to be leaving !

     

  • We recommend The Millhouse 100%

    Posted by Ansfrida, Kristina and Ansten on 29/01/2014

    Thank you so much for making our daughter’s Wedding dreams come true. I must say we were completely nervous knowing she had booked a Wedding overseas and without seeing the venue, however can honestly say that the day was flawless and we would recommend you 100% to any couple wanting to tie the knot with you.

    You were completely professional throughout their stay, extremely knowledgeable and are a real true asset to the Wedding business. Both Otto and I wish you the very best for your future.

     

  • We are looking forward to our next trip already !

    Posted by Lynam & Carick Families on 29/01/2014

    Stuart & I had our wedding blessing at the Millhouse and we had a wonderful day & holiday. Attention to detail was fantastic and everything we could think of was available. Manisiah, Steve and Jenny were a great help in organising our blessing, liaising with suppliers and even decorating the mill & grounds. Thank you so much for your help, fantastic facilities and ‘can dp’ attitude !

  • We couldn’t have asked for anything more.

    Posted by Mr & Mrs Khan on 29/01/2014

    When we decided to hold our Wedding here with you all at the Millhouse, never did we believe the wedding would be so perfect, from the reception we all received on arrival, the personal touches, the catering, flowers, entertainment and the lovely celebrant we can honestly say we couldn’t have asked for anything more.

    The venue, Steve and Manisiah as the owners and Jenny as the Wedding planner ensuring that we had the best suppliers available you all really pulled out all the stops to ensure everything was magical.

    We are so appreciative you managed to get a supplier to erect a Mandap and the Indian feast we had was one of the best we have savoured – all these in France !

    We shall cherish our stay with you all forever and hope dearly one day that we shall meet again.

     

  • All our guests want to come back !!

    Posted by Mr & Mrs Lee Gover on 29/01/2014

    Where do we begin? The venue is just gorgeous, everything we had hoped for and far, far more !

    Steve & Manisiah you have gone above and beyond and this special occasion would not have been possible without you.

    Everyone has complimented both yourselves and the house and grounds. We will never forget this truly magical occasion. Look forward to returning !!

     

  • Great attention to detail

    Posted by Mr & Mrs Best on 29/01/2014

    Our heartfelt thanks to you all for making our Wedding day perfect. Having spent weeks searching for the right venue you really did pull out all the stops to ensure that we had the best day imaginable and we can’t thank you enough to this.

    The attention to detail in the millhouse is first class, the hospitality we received was superb and not only did this make our Wedding stay extra special but every single one of our 90 guests wished they could have stayed longer.

    We will be back, there’s no doubt about it and really look forward to seeing you all again.

    Much love

     

  • The dream wedding

    Posted by Anne & Lee on 29/01/2014

    Both Lee and I want to thank you so much once again for everything you have done for us to make our dream Wedding come true. Many of the guests have already told us that this was by far the very best Wedding they had ever attended and I can truly say this has been down to you for making everything run so smoothly on the day.

    I must apologise for being such a bridezilla, yet you seemed to take everything in your stride, even my panic phone call to you at midnight two nights before we arrived.

    Jenny you were without a shadow of a doubt the best wedding planner we could have ever picked and words can’t express our heart felt thanks enough to you.

    Please do stay in touch with us and we promise to send you a post card from Bali.

    Loads of love

     

  • We would love to come back

    Posted by Nikki & Paul on 29/01/2014

    A massive thank you to you all for such a wonderful Wedding we had. We were overwhelmed by the luxury of the Millhouse and how you all made our day simply perfect. Our Wedding superseded any expectation we had and can’t thank you all enough. You all really gave us a 5* Wedding and we are so happy we chose to have our Wedding there with you. The food was exquisite, the music was perfect and the attention to detail throughout our stay – well what can we say. Thank you all so much and we would love to come back for an anniversary holiday in the very near future.

    Much love

     

  • Can’t thank you all enough

    Posted by Wendy and Peter Wong on 29/01/2014

    Wendy and I can’t thank you all enough for such an amazing Wedding. The professionalism, the luxury and the warm approach from you all really made our Wedding at the Millhouse extra special.

    The Wedding planning service was exceptional, nothing was missed and even though I am the most stressful person imaginable, Jenny made certain that the entire Wedding was stress free for us all and really pulled out all the stops to make our day magical. How on earth you manage to get a dragon dance organised for us is unbelievable ! Thank you all so much and thank you also to the suppliers who again were perfect.

     

     

  • You are worth your weight in gold thank you!

    Posted by Ciara & Graham on 29/01/2014

    I wanted to take a moment to drop you a short note to express once again our genuine and heartfelt thanks for everything you personally did to make the event an immense success. Your combination of professionalism, organisational prowess, 'can do' approach and personal warmth went a long way towards making the entire project enjoyable and that bit easier to manage.

    When we arrived, you very much came into your own (not to mention all the pre-arrival work you undertook) and nothing seemed too much trouble from the important stuff (timing of the ceremony, making guests feel welcome, etc) to the mundane (My inability to open plugholes in baths without adult supervision springs to mind). We both came away feeling that you are worth your weight in gold.

    I feel we should take you up on your offer to stop in for a coffee or a glass of wine when we are next in the region.

    With a project as complex and as emotionally charged as a wedding, you personally delivered a flawless result for us and we are very grateful that you gave up that high paid job in Britain and chose to run a well-hidden (and very beautiful) wedding venue deep in the breathtaking French countryside. Until we meet again, best wishes to you for the future.

     

     

  • Best Wedding imaginable

    Posted by Christine & Robert on 29/01/2014

    Back to earth with a bump from what can only be described as the best Wedding imaginable. Our daughter and son in law were overwhelmed with everything you did for them.

    Thank you all so so much for such a memorable stay. You should all be so proud of what you have achieved and the Millhouse really is a hidden gem.

    Luxurious goes without saying, even to all the fine details and you should really promote your Weddings as nothing short of 5* luxury.

    Continue the superb work and wishing you many many years of undoubted success.

    Best regards

    Christine and Robert / Parents of Bride and Groom

     

  • A truly amazing venue !

    Posted by Andrew & Martin on 29/01/2014

    Thank you Jen, Manisiah & Steve. You gave us the most memorable wedding day with such a beautiful backdrop. Everything was perfect from the moment we arrive to the day we say our goodbyes. Ever so supportive and nothing was too small for us to request. You are the best and we could not ask for more. Thank you, Thank you and Thank you again !

  • Fairy tale wedding

    Posted by Jo & Luke on 29/01/2014

    Thank you so much for making our day the most wonderful day of our lives, it was perfect, just like a fairy tale…. Not only that, you made our whole stay at the Millhouse perfect. Right from the start you were all so helpful. I didn’t even know where to begin planning a wedding, maybe that’s why I kept putting it off but Jenny made me feel at ease throughout! Even from early Skype conversations, where you asked me what kind of wedding I had in mind, slowly piece by piece it came together. With your experience and knowledge, I discovered what was right for us and what wasn’t.

    We wanted a smallish wedding with just 50 people but there was a part of me that was worried that I would regret that decision. That it would feel a little less special or spectacular, that it would miss the magic and ambiance that I wanted it to have. I need not have worried, the day had it all and more.

    On the big day, we did not have a single problem. You ensured it ran smoothly and was stress free for us. My maid of honour was shocked at how relaxed I actually was! Everything was perfect, down to the smallest details. When we had a question you were there to answer it…. I cannot praise you all enough!!!

    Our main advantage was not to have all of the guests on site with us, this made the whole experience even more personable and I would recommend this to anyone wanting to get married – keep the Mill for just immediate family and friends.

    Thank you all so much! I cannot praise and thank you the three of you enough….We wouldn’t change a single thing!!!

    I wish you all every success for your future, as I am sure that you will make hundreds more brides the happiest in the world!!

    Very best wishes,

     

  • Such an amazing place!

    Posted by Vicki & Martin on 29/01/2014

    Thank you very much for having us this weekend. You have all been fantastic. We were given such a warm welcome being collected at the airport. The Millhouse is such an amazing place we are both so glad we chose there to get married and between the 3 of you we couldn’t ask for anything more. We are super excited about April next year and can’t wait to see you guys again.

    Once again Thank You, all our love Vikki and Martin

     

  • It has been a very special week

    Posted by Ros and Jeremy Barnes on 29/07/2010

    Just the most perfect holiday for our three generations les dix-huit in this lovely, beautifully appointed and equipped house. Thank you Steve & Manisiah, for all your help. It has been very special indeed.

  • A fantastic week has gone incredible fast

    Posted by Morten Skaarnes & Family on 29/07/2010

    A fantastic week has gone incredible fast! This is a place with something for every taste, for large and small. A perfect place to cure soul and mind - and the family. A beautiful place with incredibly pleasant hosts. Everybody have fallen in love, and we will return next year! and the year thereafter... Thank you very much

  • What a wonderful place to spend a week

    Posted by Jeff & Joan Tree on 29/07/2010

    What a wonderful place to spend a week ! It's an idyllic thank you, thank you, thank you.

  • We have had a wonderful holiday

    Posted by Melinda and Eric J. on 29/07/2010

    We have had a wonderful holiday. The house is beautiful and the total en-suite facilities added so much. Your hospitality has helped to make the holiday very memorable.

  • Beautiful house in a fantastic setting

    Posted by Karl R on 29/07/2010

    Thank you for such a beautiful house in a fantastic setting and allowing us to enjoy a little slice of heaven. Our kids had a ball with the pool and the games you provided. You have really thought of absolutely everything for all ages.

  • A fantastic holiday had by one and all!

    Posted by The Johnsons, Duffins & Brabenders on 27/07/2010

    A fantastic holiday had by one and all! Beautiful house & gardens, facilities thoroughly thought through to accommodate everyones needs. Children had the most wonderful time and enjoyed every bit of their holiday. Thank you for making it a most pleasant experience.

  • We are definitely dreaming to come back one day

    Posted by Marcel & Eva on 26/07/2010

    From all over the world we flew in this week (Netherlands, Hawaii, Curacao) to celebrate moms birthday. WE had a wonderful week at the mill. The house is lovely, very child friendly and has everything you need. Manisiah and Steve are wonderful ! We hired Harriet, a very professional photographer to make pictures of our family gathering which was a great success ! We are definitely dreaming to come back one day !

  • We have discovered a new holiday spot

    Posted by Christopher B on 26/07/2010

    We are thoroughly impressed and have enjoyed our stay at The Millhouse. We have discovered a new holiday spot and a magical coastline that has been a well kept secret in the area. Were looking forward to many more holidays and good times with our hosts Steve and Manisiah.

  • We would highly recommend the Millhouse

    Posted by P. R on 26/07/2010

    Were very impressed with the attention to detail in this property. The quality of fittings and furnishings were above expectations. We have spent a week as part of a group of 16 and everyone had ample room to relax and enjoy their stay. We would highly recommend the Millhouse as a first class holiday home

  • We have had such a wonderful stay here at The Millhouse!

    Posted by Kristensen Family on 25/07/2010

    We have had such a wonderful stay here at The Millhouse! It was so much better than expected. A beautiful house in such an idyllic location, it has just been amazing. We had an opportunity to relax and celebrate with our closest family and friends with our every needs met in a place that feels like home. we actually wish it was home! The kids have so enjoyed the pool and play toys in the back garden. Your gardens are so beautiful too! Thank you Manisiah and Steve for all your help and thank you to both of you for sharing your beautiful home with us. We hope to be back someday.

  • What a wonderful weekend

    Posted by Amanda S. on 24/07/2010

    What a wonderful weekend. The house and setting is very special, we wish we could have stayed longer, but our time at the Millhouse will be fondly remembered by all.

  • We would certainly recommend

    Posted by The Smith Family on 24/07/2010

    We can only echo what other guests have said. This is a lovely house. The surrounding gardens are a pleasure, beautifully kept, and the pool area is fantastic. It is child friendly, but fun for adults, too. We would certainly recommend.

  • An absolutely fantastic house

    Posted by Geoff & Sue Dishman on 23/07/2010

    An absolutely fantastic house, exceeded only by the welcome and friendly help throughout our say of Steve & Manisiah. We cannot praise the whole experience enough.

  • We are most certainly not lost for words

    Posted by The Humans, The Cartons, The Carters on 23/07/2010

    We are most certainly not lost for words ! We never felt alone, Manisiah and Steve were incredibly helpful in making us feel at home and offering invaluable local advice. What a wonderful holiday. We will never forget the beautiful setting, the fabulous food and wine and the fabulous company. Nothing could have topped it better than the engagement of my little sister. Brilliant. We can't wait for the wedding at The Millhouse.

  • The house and surroundings are beautiful.

    Posted by Diana and Robin C on 23/07/2010

    We had a fantastic holiday with much to do and see. The house and surroundings are beautiful, and the hosts made sure we lacked nothing. Thank you for the conisderation you have

  • Memorable Christmas

    Posted by The Turkins, Glasses & Eliases on 22/07/2010

    More than a luxurious manor house, we were hoping for a space where a family of 15 aged from 3- 73 could relax individually as well as come together as a family. The Millhouse enabled us to do all of that. The amenities are comprehensive and luxurious but the design and configuration of the space means a large and diverse group can relax and celebrate together. However the defining difference between The Millhouse and other places we have stayed is the passion and competence and hospitality of Steve and Manisiah. Thank you Manisiah and Steve and of course The Millhouse for a memorable Christmas.

  • An absolutely fantastic house

    Posted by Sue D on 19/07/2010

    An absolutely fantastic house, exceeded only by the welcome and friendly help throughout our stay from Steve and Manisiah. We cannot praise the whole experience enough.

  • Wonderful stay at the Millhouse

    Posted by Al and Lene B on 17/07/2010

    We have had a wonderful stay here at the Millhouse. It was so much better than expected. It's a beautiful house in an idylllic location. The kids have enjoyed the pool and play toys in the back garden. Your gardens are so beautiful too as well. We hope to be back some day.

Rental Rates

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 18 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
February 24th 2017 - April 13th 2017 - - £4,878.94
April 13th 2017 - July 13th 2017 - - £5,421.04
July 13th 2017 - September 2nd 2017 - - £6,505.25
September 2nd 2017 - September 16th 2017 - - £5,421.04
September 16th 2017 - December 16th 2017 - - £4,878.94
December 16th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - £6,505.25
January 6th 2018 - March 30th 2018 - - £5,204.20
March 30th 2018 - April 2nd 2018 - - £5,963.15
April 2nd 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - £5,204.20
May 26th 2018 - June 2nd 2018 - - £6,505.25
June 2nd 2018 - June 30th 2018 - - £5,963.15
June 30th 2018 - July 14th 2018 - - £6,505.25
July 14th 2018 - August 28th 2018 - - £7,047.36

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 18 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
February 24th 2017 - April 13th 2017 - - €5,566.55
April 13th 2017 - July 13th 2017 - - €6,185.04
July 13th 2017 - September 2nd 2017 - - €7,422.05
September 2nd 2017 - September 16th 2017 - - €6,185.04
September 16th 2017 - December 16th 2017 - - €5,566.55
December 16th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - €7,422.05
January 6th 2018 - March 30th 2018 - - €5,937.65
March 30th 2018 - April 2nd 2018 - - €6,803.56
April 2nd 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - €5,937.65
May 26th 2018 - June 2nd 2018 - - €7,422.05
June 2nd 2018 - June 30th 2018 - - €6,803.56
June 30th 2018 - July 14th 2018 - - €7,422.05
July 14th 2018 - August 28th 2018 - - €8,040.57

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 18 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
February 24th 2017 - April 13th 2017 - - $5,886.21
April 13th 2017 - July 13th 2017 - - $6,540.23
July 13th 2017 - September 2nd 2017 - - $7,848.28
September 2nd 2017 - September 16th 2017 - - $6,540.23
September 16th 2017 - December 16th 2017 - - $5,886.21
December 16th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - $7,848.28
January 6th 2018 - March 30th 2018 - - $6,278.63
March 30th 2018 - April 2nd 2018 - - $7,194.26
April 2nd 2018 - May 26th 2018 - - $6,278.63
May 26th 2018 - June 2nd 2018 - - $7,848.28
June 2nd 2018 - June 30th 2018 - - $7,194.26
June 30th 2018 - July 14th 2018 - - $7,848.28
July 14th 2018 - August 28th 2018 - - $8,502.31

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