Tuesday 5 July 2022

Millmans Cottages, Marldon, Torquay, Devon, The English Riviera (Sleeps 1-6)

Millmans Cottages are a collection of self-catering holiday homes that are nestled amongst the beautiful South Hams countryside in the lovely village of Marldon near Torquay in Devon. Our holiday cottages are an ideal base for those who want to explore the south of Devon, Dartmoor National Park and the many beautiful beaches in the English Riviera.

On those warmer days why not relax around the solar-heated pool or on the sundeck. There are sun loungers for you to enjoy while soaking up the sun and enjoying the view of the surrounding pretty gardens.

Our holiday cottages are believed to date back to the 17th century and it still retains much of their charm and character. The cottages have been tastefully decorated and fitted, each with its own individual style and offers a variety of accommodations. All of the holiday cottages are presented to the same high standard and cleanliness & welcome walkers, cyclists, families and dogs. We like our guests to feel at home so we provide an abundance of pots, pans, crockery, cutlery and glasses, all linen including towels, electricity and heating and supply of washing up liquid, kitchen cloths and tea towels. Freeview TV and free WIFI are all included in the hire fee.

Bluebell Cottage - sleeps 4
A cosy holiday cottage with 2 bedrooms made up as a double and a twin bedroom. The holiday cottage also has an open plan sitting/dining room and a contemporary kitchen with light beach timber units and coordinating furniture. On the 1st floor, there is a bright double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a modern shower room.

Primrose Cottage - sleeps 4

Primrose is a traditional 2-storey cottage with a lovely spacious open plan sitting room/dining room, a separate contemporary kitchen with light timber units. On the 1st floor, there is a bright double bedroom, a 2 bedroom with twin beds and a modern shower room.

Rose Cottage - sleeps 4

Rose is a traditional 2-storey cottage with a spacious sitting/dining room with comfortable cottage-style furniture with a recliner chair and a bright modern well-fitted galley-style kitchen on the ground floor. On the 1st floor, there is a bright double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a modern shower room.

Honeysuckle Cottage - sleeps 6 + 1:
Honeysuckle is the largest of our cottages and it is ideal for extended families and groups of friends. It has direct access into the beautiful cottage garden, with a sun deck and solar-heated pool and has the advantage of its own private terrace and outdoor dining table making it perfect for alfresco dining or breakfast and morning coffee in the sun. On the ground floor, Honeysuckle has a lounge/diner with a natural stone floor and comfortable furnishings and a modern well fitted kitchen with a stable door overlooking the terrace, garden and pool.

On the first floor, there are three very spacious bedrooms decorated in pastel shades with toning bed linen, the two larger bedrooms equipped with vanity units and wash hand basins, and plenty of storage space. A modern bathroom, with a bath, shower, wash hand basin and toilet and a separate toilet with wash hand basin. The water supply to this cottage is from our own natural spring, providing in our opinion some of the best tasting water in Devon! We like our guests to feel at home so we have provided a good selection of larger pots and pans, extra crockery, cutlery, glass wear, all the linen for use in the cottage and a supply of environmentally friendly cleaning products, washing up liquid and cloths.

Lilac Cottage - sleeps 1 or 2:
A cosy character two-storey beamed cottage, a hideaway for two! On the ground floor, Lilac has an open plan sitting/dining room with comfortable furniture and a new attractive white kitchen, an entrance lobby and a toilet. On the first floor an open plan double bedroom with en suite shower and hand basin, the bedroom is decorated to compliment the beamed room with soft lilac-toned furnishings and Art Nouveau dressing table. Lilac cottage has a secluded outdoor seating area in a quiet corner of the garden overlooking the beautiful cottage garden and bird feeders, an ideal spot for your evening glass of wine while watching our many feathered visitors to the garden.

The holiday cottages are in a great location for exploring the southwest of England. There are plenty of pubs, cafes and restaurants in the surrounding area serving a whole variety of local produce.

Marldon’s beautiful lanes, countryside, ancient church and Church House Inn are featured in several published walking guides ranging from a short stroll through the village to a ten-mile adventure taking in Compton Castle and surrounding villages. Alternatively why not visit 1 of the many nearby attractions including Babbacombe Model Village, Bygones or Riverdart Country Park.

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