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Wonderful windmill weekends in Europe

10th May 2010 Print
Windmill holidays

If you are looking for a holiday with a difference this year, then look no further than cottages4you with a range of windmill properties sure to wow.

The UK’s leading provider of holiday cottages features a selection of highly unusual properties within its 10,000 strong portfolio including unique windmills throughout Europe and the UK.

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Rocquecor, near Tournon d’Agenais, Tarn-et-Garonne
Property Reference: W14357

An ideal property for a couple, this detached, converted windmill enjoys extensive views across fields to distant hills.

Set in an elevated position, the windmill offers a somewhat unique self-catering holiday experience, the windmill is stone built, has narrow open tread stairs and, due to its size, is furnished with one room on each floor.

Priced £188 for four nights self catering accommodation starting 3rd June 2010, sleeps two people (from just £23.50 pppn)

Rua Dos Moleiros
Property Reference: PL120

This charming converted windmill with its pretty, private garden and lovely sea views, is perfect for both access to the beach and experiencing the local culture.

Visit some of Portugal’s best beaches such as Praia das Maçãs and Ericeira. Try the seafood paradise of Cascais. For a cultural day out visit romantic Sintra with its fairytale palaces.

Priced £453 for seven nights self catering accommodation starting 26th June 2010, sleeps two to four people (from £16.18 pppn)

The Mill, Great Wallsingham, Norfolk
Property Reference: CPH

Formerly a working windmill, this unusual property has been sensitively refurbished and enjoys wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. Situated within a complex of converted mill and granary buildings, it is able to accommodate a large family or a group holidaying together, and has been comfortably furnished throughout with all modern day conveniences – making it perfect for holidays at any time of year.

Internal beams, wooden floors and a wood-burning stove all enhance its aura of great character, whilst French doors open from many rooms onto the enclosed lawned garden with its sun terraces and seating. Pleasant walking is to be found locally amidst unspoilt parklands, where a gentle river meanders lazily alongside.

Priced £992 for seven nights self catering accommodation starting 10th September 2010, sleeps 10 -12 people (from £11.81 pppn)

The Miller’s Barn, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury
Property Reference: 19583

This property is situated in the owner’s grounds and next to a working restored windmill (open summer weekends and occasionally for grinding demonstrations). It boasts 125 acres of common land grazed by Highland cattle. Local attractions include Canterbury, six miles, and Folkstone, nine miles.

Priced £475 for seven nights self catering accommodation starting 28th August 2010, sleeps four to six people (from £11.31pppn)

Earnley Mill Cottage, Chichester
Property Reference: 24000

This delightful flint and stone single storey holiday cottage is located in the grounds of the owners home and former windmill.

Fully refurbished throughout to provide modern, tastefully furnished accommodation, the character features such as stable door and internal porthole further enhance the light and airy feel.

Located on the road to Bracklesham Bay and the beach, the cottage enjoys its own garden and decked area with superb countryside views. There are excellent walks in the area.

Priced £468 for seven nights self catering accommodation starting 19th June 2010, sleeps four people (from £16.71 pppn)

The Windmill, Wendover, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Property Reference: PKKU

Enjoy a unique holiday in this detached windmill, built around 1800, now converted to provide comfortable spacious accommodation over five floors with spectacular views over the Chiltern Hills from the second floor sitting room.

Used as a working windmill until 1900, The Windmill, now minus its sails, is located in the historic market town of Wendover. Set in a quiet location, it has an attractive enclosed rear garden.

Priced £1,046 for seven nights self catering accommodation starting 17th September 2010, sleeps eight to ten people (from £14.94 pppn).

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