View from the riverApproach to The Old Mill from the lane
The Old Mill B&B on the River Tone in Taunton
The Old Mill B&B on the River Tone in Taunton
2 huéspedes
1 dormitorio
1 cama
2 baños
2 huéspedes
1 dormitorio
1 cama
2 baños
No se hará ningún cargo de momento

The Old Mill is an 18th century Grade II listed former mill located on the foothills of the village of Bishop's Hull by the banks of the River Tone within just two miles of Taunton in Somerset. Intentionally converted as an intimate two-roomed B&B several years ago, the interior has recently been upgraded by the new owners to provide guests with contemporary standards of style and comfort whilst preserving the historical origins and character of its milling heritage.

El alojamiento

The Old Mill offers guests an out of the ordinary stay. As an entire property The Old Mill comprises of three adjoining buildings, each with a respective facade, character and history. The private two guest-roomed* B&B is housed within the separate original mill, hidden from view behind the family's front-facing Victorian cottage. Guests therefore are able to enjoy their own secluded and intimate river banked guest wing.

Situated within five-acre river banked grounds on a lane, surrounded by abundant nature and wildlife, the immediate area feels as if it's in the heart of the countryside and yet the town is a mere few minutes' drive away. You may even want to take a 20-25 minute walk into town. Leisurely strolls along the river following the old Great Western Canal route path by the 'Pooh-sticks' bridge next to The Old Mill will take you into a stunning 24-acre woodland nature reserve.

The Old Mill's interior, like its exterior, reflects a beguiling mix of authentically rustic quirky charm. Guests can expect wonky white stone and brick walls, exposed timber beamed ceilings, stable doors, leaded windows, pared-back floors, and intriguing wheels, cogs and mill stones nestling with contemporary lush furnishings. Guests are welcome to enjoy the grounds and both the lower and upper floor space in and around the mill: a private guest entrance, wrap-around terraces, waterfront garden, a sitting room, an upper-floor dining/work space area, and not least, a well-equipped double-aspect bedroom overlooking the river beneath with a super-king bed, Juliet balcony & a high-spec en-suite with walk-in double rain shower.

NB. * The Old Mill has two double guest rooms: the Mill Room with an en-suite (as advertised), and the Cottage Room with an adjacent private bathroom presented separately as 'The Cottage at the Old Mill". Guests who have booked the Mill Room frequently have the use of the guest wing entirely to themselves whenever the second room is guest-free.
The Old Mill operates as a B&B, therefore please note that regrettably guests do not have access to self-catering facilities; stays are hosted.
The two-course breakfast includes self-selection continental choices and served hot choices from a Full English selection of items.

Servicios y zonas comunes

Off-road parking in the gated secure car park.
Private guest entrance.
5-acre river banked grounds.
Guest sitting room and sun/dining terraces.
Upper-floor dining / work space area.
Guest bedroom with double walk-in shower.
24-acre woodland with further public footpaths beyond situated directly opposite The Old Mill.
NB. The guest accommodation does not include self-catering kitchen space or a bath (shower only).

Atención a los huéspedes

Stays at The Old Mill are hosted in the traditional B&B style. Breakfast consists of a self-service continental selection plus a served hot choice to suit the pace of early risers/speedy exiters/holiday vibers, normally 8.00-9.30 (Mon. - Fri.) & 8.30-10.00 (Sat. & Sun.), however on request breakfast can be arranged from 7.00 if required (and requested in advance) or served as brunch.

Otros aspectos destacables

Two dogs and a cat live on the premises. They reside in the family areas and therefore your paths are unlikely to cross in the B&B (they are kept out of the guest areas and strictly out of the kitchen during all food preparation, cooking and serving times). However all three pets have access to the outside space. If you have a pet allergy/sensitivity or you're just not an animal lover please let me know in advance so that I can ensure they are not likely to be around the car park on your arrival or when you go out (they won't be offended and I'd much rather you were comfortable). Otherwise, if you do fancy partaking in some dog walking just say the word and two willing guides will be at your side before you can stuff the poo bags in your pockets!


Servicios
Desayuno
Internet
Aparcamiento gratuito en las inmediaciones

Precios
Personas adicionales Sin cargo
Precio de fin de semana 98 € / noche
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Más información

Lugares para dormir
Dormitorio 1
1 cama de matrimonio XXL

Normas de la casa
Prohibido fumar
No se admiten mascotas
No adecuado o inseguro para niños (0-12 años)
Horario de llegada: de las 16:00 a las 22:00.
Salida antes de las 11:00

The Old Mill is situated on a 5-acre plot; a large adjacent field can be hired for events during the summer months. Please feel free to discuss your requirements prior to booking.

Aspectos que también debes tener en cuenta
Dog(s) y cat(s) live in the house

Cancelaciones

Funciones de seguridad
Detector de humo
Detector de monóxido de carbono
Botiquín
Ficha de instrucciones de seguridad
Extintor de incendios
Pestillo en la puerta del dormitorio

Disponibilidad
Estancia mínima de 2 noches

17 evaluaciones

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Perfil de usuario de Louise
Septiembre de 2017
Wonderful accommodation & place to stay, nothing to fault. It is a tranquil oasis & we felt very relaxed & chilled, felt that we had stayed for more than 2 nights. Great breakfast with fab quality cooked options. Lovely extra touches like dressing gowns & toiletries. Also wonderfully large, comfy bed & beautiful quality bedding, we slept really well. Goes without saying they are lovely hosts as well, there if needed but also felt we had our own private place. This was our 1st airbnb experience & based on this won't be our last!
Perfil de usuario de Jill
Respuesta de Jill:
Thanks so much for your lovely review Louise, I'm blown away by your very kind and thoughtful comments. So glad you both enjoyed your stay and your first - but not last - AirBnB experience. There's so many fab, different and exciting places to stay in out there, all over the country, my own list is expanding all the time - have fun exploring!
Septiembre de 2017

Perfil de usuario de Luke
Agosto de 2017
The host canceled this reservation 8 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Perfil de usuario de Anne-Sophie
Agosto de 2017
Beautiful old mill restored to luxury standards - We had the most relaxing time and Jill could not have done more to make our stay special. I would def. recommend to anyone who needs a break - The mill is also ideally situated for a walking break -
Perfil de usuario de Jill
Respuesta de Jill:
Thank you so much Sophie for your lovely feedback, much appreciated. Really glad to hear you both felt suitably rested & restored, great. And thanks for reminding me to mention walking opportunities in the description, especially in the Quantocks. Hope to see you both again sometime, and maybe with your daughter next time now the next-door Cottage Room is available?
Agosto de 2017

Perfil de usuario de Simone
Julio de 2017
Thank you for the wonderful holiday! Your place is absolutely wonderful, we highly appreciated the beautiful and tasteful decor with many high finished details, and that everything was absolutely spotlessly clean.
Perfil de usuario de Jill
Respuesta de Jill:
Thanks Simone for your lovely endorsement and I'm so glad you all had a good time and enjoyed staying at The Old Mill, it was a pleasure to host your stay. You are very welcome and maybe we'll see you again for a return trip in the not too distant future?
Julio de 2017

Perfil de usuario de Maria
Julio de 2017
My stay here was very quiet and comfortable, the place is perfect for Hiking. Jill is a very nice and polite. She is an excellent cooker, Breakfast is always prepared with love in accordance with the wishes of the guest. the room is arranged with taste, bright, spacious enough.I am very grateful to Jill for her warm reception and assistance in all matters. I fondly will remember our joint shopping trips, educational talks about the cultural sights in England. I had my vacation and rest for my soul.
Perfil de usuario de Jill
Respuesta de Jill:
Thank you Maria for your kind words, that's very nice of you, and I love your description of me as an excellent 'cooker'! (Please look this word up and I hope it makes you smile as much as I'm laughing). You are very welcome and your whole stay was an absolute pleasure. Nastarovia!
Julio de 2017

Perfil de usuario de Andrea
Marzo de 2017
Stayed at the old mill Taunton just for one night,the owners Jill and George,made us so welcome,nothing was any trouble,the room was spectacular with a super king size bed and a huge walk in shower en suite,the views over the river are breathtakingly beautiful,we could only stay night but will definitely be back, thank you
Perfil de usuario de Jill
Respuesta de Jill:
Very pleased to hear you both enjoyed your stay and thank you for the wonderful comments. It was a pleasure, and great to have a real mill affectionado come to visit. I learned a lot about the intricacies of the mechanisms and their role in the milling process. Pity I now can't remember any of it. A return is now compulsory so I can write things down! xx
Marzo de 2017

Perfil de usuario de Phillippa
Marzo de 2017
A beautiful place to stay! The room was very clean with a lovely big and comfortable bed. Jill was an amazing host and gave us everything we needed. We had great fun walking their two dogs. Would definitely recommend and we would love to stay again
Perfil de usuario de Jill
Respuesta de Jill:
Thanks guys, you're very welcome, it was a pleasure. Pleased you enjoyed your stay and feel free to come back anytime. Ruby & Finnegan say 'woof' x
Marzo de 2017

Taunton, Reino UnidoSe registró en Agosto 2016
Perfil de usuario de Jill

I always aim to offer guests the kind of stay that I myself like to enjoy when I go away - flexible guest-friendly hospitality and a warm relaxed home-from-home welcome.

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