Millwheel Cottage

Located in Modbury
  • Sleeps: 4
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Pet Friendly: No


Millwheel Cottage is a beautiful single level ground floor cottage, small but perfectly formed with gorgeous furnishings and a delightful sprinkling of luxury. Located with the Colmer estate, a beautiful 18th Century country estate set in 28 acres of private grounds, consisting of 20 apartments in a converted water mill with outbuildings and manor house. Centrally situated in the heart of the South Hams within easy reach of Dartmoor and a short drive to many beautiful beaches, rivers and the Salcombe estuary. The estate includes a lake, woodland meadows, tennis court, walled gardens, play area and swimming pools, indoor and outdoor.

This is a wonderful holiday destination with fantastic facilities on the doorstep. Whilst there is plenty to occupy busy people at Colmer, there are many places within the extensive grounds of this lovely location for those seeking peace and tranquillity in an idyllic location.


The front door leads into a light open plan living area. Seating area with large sofa and armchair, smart TV, Alexa enabled smart speaker, bureau with books and games, Wi-Fi. Dining table to seat 4.
Kitchen area with electric hob and built-in oven, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave.
The hallway leads to Bedroom 1: Superking 6ft bed, built-in wardrobe, bedside drawers.
Bedroom 2: Twin 3ft beds, wall mounted clothes hanging rail.
Bathroom with bath and rainfall shower over, basin and WC, underfloor heating.
Shared coin-operated laundry room on the Colmer Estate.


In front of the cottage is an enclosed courtyard with a table, chairs and charcoal barbecue. Ample grounds stretch beyond the cottage within the estate for guests to enjoy.
- Outdoor kidney-shaped swimming pool (heated mid-May until mid-September).
- An excellent indoor heated (all year) swimming pool.
- All-weather tennis court (please bring your own equipment).
- Opportunities to play basketball, football, table tennis and boules.
- Picnicking by the private lake.
- Water garden with boardwalk.
- Magical walled garden with play equipment, a boules pit, picnic tables and a games room with a table football and darts.
- Fitness gymnasium with a good range of equipment.
- On-site payphone in the indoor swimming pool lobby.
- Visitor information and laundry facilities.


One designated parking close to cottage and plenty of visitor parking.


  • Included: Bed linen, towels (guests are to provide swimming and beach towels), electricity, electric storage and panel heaters.
  • Pets: Regret strictly no pets at this property
  • Beaches 6 miles. Pub (with good bar food and restaurant) and shop 500 metres.
  • Modbury 3 miles. Kingsbridge 6 miles.


Games Room
Linen and Towels
Near a Pub
Off road parking
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Washing machine



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Area Details


Modbury is a large village in the popular South Hams area of Devon and located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To the south is a choice of sandy beaches while to the north lies Dartmoor National Park. The village itself has several cafés, three pubs all of which serve food, a wine bar, an Indian and a Chinese as well as a good range of shops. There are so many interesting villages to explore including Kingston, Ringmore, Bigbury, Aveton Gifford, Holbeton and Mothecombe. Visit the Brownston Art Gallery that holds regular exhibitions including some very well known artists as well as local talent. Calancombe Estate is a vineyard that offers tours and tastings by appointment with a visitor centre opening in late 2019 for tours with an appointment. Modbury is a great location for those looking to explore both the countryside and the coast.

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