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Old Mill and Cottage

  • Binham
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • 12
  • 6
  • 4

from £ 2,770 to £ 4,995 per week

Arrival from 4pm and Departure by 10am

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Treat yourself to a stay in this fabulous original windmill dating back to the 1840s, stylishly converted and extended to create a unique luxurious holiday home. This is a truly stunning place to stay; beautifully presented with gorgeous countryside views from every window, and perfect for families and friends with The Old Mill comfortably sleeping eight and a separate contemporary "cottage" which sleeps a further four guests . The historic mill is spread over five floors and includes a two lovely sitting rooms, breathtaking kitchen/dining room with spectacular views, two unique round bedrooms and has a contemporary extension with a further two bedrooms and a bathroom. In the enclosed grounds the stylish contemporary two-bedroomed cottage is ideal for less mobile guests being all on one level with a fantastic spacious living area overlooking the garden. It's quietly located away from the road, yet less than 2 miles from the charming village of Binham with a local pub and renowned priory, and within 5 miles of the beautiful Norfolk Coast. The bustling coastal town of Wells-next-the-Sea may be reached within 15 minutes drive.

THE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Stylish conversion with fabulous views of the countryside and large enclosed garden.
  • Only 2 miles from the village of Binham and 5 miles from the coast.
  • Beautiful and unique property great for families and friends.

GOOD TO KNOW

  • 2 ground floor bedrooms.
  • Cart shed in grounds where you can store bicycles.
  • Ample parking space for cars.
  • There is a wood burning stove.

OLD MILL

Ground Floor

Entrance hall: with cupboards housing controls for the cinema room.

TV/Sitting room: gorgeous circular room with exposed brick walls and shutters for all the windows. Has a 55 inch flat screen Smart TV.

Bedroom 1: Beautifully presented room overlooking the garden with full-size twin beds, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers and hooks for clothes hanging.

Bedroom 2: another lovely room with a king-sized bed, bedside tables and lamps, chest of drawers and hooks for clothes hanging.

Bathroom: has a walk in shower, hand basin, heated towel rail and WC.

There is the advantage of wireless broadband throughout the mill. The Mill is heated by ground source heat pump

First Floor

Kitchen/Dining Area: This is a fabulous light and spacious area with simply breathtaking views across open countryside. Large glazed doors may be opened to seamlessly bring the outside in (with a safety rail to prevent any accidents).

Stylishly presented with a superb dining area, a contemporary wood burner (with wood provided) and a well-equipped modern kitchen which contains an electric range cooker, dishwasher, pull-out drawer fridge, freezer, Nespresso coffee machine.
The dining area has a table which may seat up to 10 guests and has lovely countryside views. There is a SONOS speaker (app required to use).

A few steps lead across into the original mill:

Sitting Room: Beautifully presented circular room with exposed brick and flint walls and shutters. Tastefully furnished in mid century style with two sofas, occasional chairs, a piano, selection of books and games and a lovely feature spiral staircase leading up to the next floor.

Second Floor

Bedroom 3: Unique circular bedroom with exposed brick and flint walls, a king-size bed, bedside tables and lamps.

A spiral staircase continues to:

Third Floor

Bathroom: gorgeous bathroom with lovely views and exposed brick walls. There's a free-standing claw-foot bath, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Fourth Floor

Bedroom 4:: white-washed room at the top with twin beds. Please note that for safety reasons there is no access up the staircase out to the roof.

THE COTTAGE

A luxurious contemporary single-storey dwelling in the grounds only available to rent as part of the Old Mill.

Has a fabulous spacious open plan living/dining/kitchen area with five sets of glazed sliding doors flooding the place with light.

Kitchen: well-equipped with an electric range oven, slim-line dishwasher, under counter fridge.
There is a washing machine located in the hallway cupboard.

Sitting area: has a contemporary central wood burner, two large sofas, Smart TV (internet only based services e.g. Netflix, iplayer, ITV hub)

Dining area: has a table with four chairs and lovely views looking across to the mill.

Bedroom 1: light and airy room with open views, a king-size bed, bed side tables and lamps, plenty of built-in cupboards, chair.

En-suite shower room: a contemporary large walk-in shower, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2: has twin beds, bedside table and lamp, wardrobe and a chair.

Bathroom: has a claw foot roll-top bath, pedestal hand basin and WC.

Outside

There is a large shingled driveway at the front of the Old Mill with ample parking space for cars.

The large gardens surrounding the mill are totally enclosed. There's a lovely big tree with swings for small children and plenty of space to run around.

There's a large terrace outside the cottage with outside table and curved wooden benches. There's another terrace seating area nearer the Mill with an outside metal table and two benches to seat 8-10.

NEW Wood fired hot tub for up to 6 people. Logs,fire lighters and instructions are included - additional fee £100.00. Please let us know if you would like the hot tub when you make your booking.

Cart Shed: this is open and contains a table tennis table which guests are welcome to use. Bicycles may be stored in here.

The beautiful coast is less than 5 miles away, with Stiffkey being the closest place to join the Norfolk Coastal path. Less than 2 miles away is the picturesque village of Binham with its famous priory, a good local pub, butcher and shop.

Floorplan

Village

A tranquil and picturesque village making a great destination for those wishing for a relaxing escape. Binham is renowned for the ruins of Binham Priory once a great Benedictine Monastery, parts of which still survive today as the atmospheric Saint Mary's Parish Church. The village has the benefit of a village store, The Chequers Inn a splendid and welcoming traditional pub serving good food and ales and The Parlour cafe that serves breakfast, lunches and afternoon teas. In the centre of the village is a green where you can admire the traditional Norfolk brick and flint buildings. You can step out of your door and enjoy roaming the countryside for a peaceful walk through the village.

History

Binham has an entry in the Domesday Book of 1085 as Benincham, and Bin(n)eham. The entry mentions there were two mills in the area and the landowner was Peter De Valognes. The Binham Priory remains and the Church of Saint Mary which is the remaining nave of the once much bigger priory are in the care of English Heritage and are Grade 1 listed buildings.

Visit

Binham is the inland village of the coastal village of Stiffkey which is a great place to explore the salt marshes and muddy creaks of this area of outstanding natural beauty. An ideal place for walks taking in the scenery and expansive skies, your salty sea dog will love a walk navigating the landscape. The coastal town of Wells-next-the-Sea is close to Binham. with lots of local independent shops in Staithe Street and along the quay to visit. There is also the fabulous sandy beach with iconic colourful beach huts which makes not only for beautiful walks but a superb family day out.




 

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Guest reviews

The conversion of the Mill and the extension is absolutely stunning. The furnishings were also beautiful. The natural light in the kitchen and upper living room was fantastic, even when it was overcast. We loved the rural location and having the ability to go for walks straight from the door. We didn’t spend a huge amount of time in the garden, but imagine it would be great in the summer time.

The Horner Family , 21st of October 2022
Key Booked Arrival date

PRICE GUIDE

Fri 31 May 2024Thu 20 Jun 2024£3530 / week
Fri 21 Jun 2024Thu 4 Jul 2024£4530 / week
Fri 5 Jul 2024Thu 29 Aug 2024£4995 / week
Fri 30 Aug 2024Thu 5 Sep 2024£4530 / week
Fri 6 Sep 2024Thu 19 Sep 2024£3530 / week
Fri 20 Sep 2024Thu 17 Oct 2024£3110 / week
Fri 18 Oct 2024Thu 31 Oct 2024£3530 / week
Fri 1 Nov 2024Sun 15 Dec 2024£2770 / week
Mon 16 Dec 2024Sun 5 Jan 2025£4995 / week
Mon 6 Jan 2025Thu 3 Apr 2025£2850 / week
Fri 4 Apr 2025Thu 24 Apr 2025£3790 / week
Fri 25 Apr 2025Thu 22 May 2025£3200 / week
Fri 23 May 2025Thu 29 May 2025£4665 / week
Fri 30 May 2025Thu 19 Jun 2025£3635 / week
Fri 20 Jun 2025Thu 3 Jul 2025£4665 / week
Fri 4 Jul 2025Thu 4 Sep 2025£5145 / week
Fri 5 Sep 2025Thu 11 Sep 2025£4665 / week
Fri 12 Sep 2025Thu 25 Sep 2025£3635 / week
Fri 26 Sep 2025Thu 16 Oct 2025£3200 / week
Fri 17 Oct 2025Thu 30 Oct 2025£3635 / week
Fri 31 Oct 2025Sun 14 Dec 2025£2850 / week
Mon 15 Dec 2025Sun 4 Jan 2026£5140 / week

Prices shown includes a £30 booking fee.

Booking information

If your required start date is not the usual changeover day, then please call us on 01328 730880 or email.

Please also read our Booking Conditions.

The changeover day for this property is Friday.

Deposit Payable - 33% of total rent

Balance payable 28 days prior to arrival

Please note that smoking is not permitted in any of our cottages

All Sowerbys holiday cottages are supplied with bed linen and towels and the cost of heating is included in the rental price.

Electric Vehicle charging

Cars may only be charged if there is an EV charging point fitted at the property. The cost of electricity is NOT included in the rental price and Sowerbys Holiday Cottages must be notified if the charger is used and an additional surcharge will be made. Due to insurance purposes, guests must never charge their car using a standard outdoor plug or an extension cable linking to a domestic plug. This is not permitted because of fire regulations regarding wiring, earthing rods and voltage restrictions; it poses a serious fire risk to standard 13 amp sockets and there is a real danger that the body of the vehicle could become live.

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