Baby & toddler friendly cottage on a private estate with indoor and outdoor pool

Mill Cottage is a baby and toddler friendly cottage on a private 28-acre estate boasting its own indoor and outdoor swimming pool. It’s in a great location to explore Devon’s beautiful coves and beaches.

  • 28 acres of landscaped gardens, meadows, woods and streams to explore
  • Large walled garden with a play fort specifically for children under the age of 8
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Cottage sleeps up to 7 people (+baby)
  • South facing garden
  • Plenty of games, books, and DVDs for all ages
  • Perfect base for exploring south Devon

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Millwheel Cottage

Millwheel Cottage is part of the original stone timber mill and is set on three floors sleeping up to 7 people (+baby). On the ground floor is a cosy open plan lounge with dining area and kitchen with stairs leading to the first floor which has a bunk bedroom, a double bedroom with king-size bed, and a family bathroom with bath and shower.


A single bedroom, another double bedroom with king-size bed and another family bathroom is on the 2nd floor.  Mill Cottage has an excellent layout for 3G holidays or smaller extended families.


Outside there is a south facing garden surrounded by an old stone wall with table and chairs. There are also plenty of games, books, and DVDs for all ages.


The California Cross Inn is a 5 minute walk from Colmer Estate and has an award winning restaurant. There is also a garage with an excellent groceries shop attached and a roadside vegetable stall with honesty box.


A travel cot, highchair and stairgate is available to borrow.


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Reasons Why Babies & Toddlers Will Love Millwheel Cottage
  • Being able to visit loads of Devon’s best beaches which are within 30 mins of Mill Cottage
  • Splashing around in either the indoor or outdoor swimming pools
  • Letting off steam on the outdoor playground.
  • Exploring the 28 acres of grounds around the cottage
  • Wildlife spotting around the Estate. You might be lucky enough to see badgers, deer, squirrels, hedgehogs and rabbits.

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10 Best Things To Do Around Millwheel Cottage With Babies And Toddlers
  • Checking out the beach at Bigbury on Sea. At low tide you can walk over to Burgh Island and come back on the sea tractor at hide tide!
  • More and more days out at the beach. Don’t miss Bantham beach, Thurlestone, Mothecombe,  Wonwell, Ayrmer Cove and Westcombe beaches just to name a few!
  • Walking at Dartmoor National Park
  • Visiting the seaside towns of Dartmouth, Totnes, Salcombe and Kingsbridge
  • Crabbing at Dittisham
  • Visiting the ancient Iron Age hill fort at Blackdown Rings
  • Going on some of the walks directly from the Colmer Estate
  • Take the steam train from Buckfasteigh to Totnes
  • Pennywell Farm
  • Woodlands Theme Park
  • Plymouth Aquarium

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Contact Info

Modbury, Ivybridge PL21, UK

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