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Windmill accommodation: windmills to rent,
self-catering, B&B and windmill hotels
Arties Mill Lodge
located: Brigg, Lincolnshire, UK
website: Arties Mill
Hotel accommodation in a converted C18th windmill, Arties Mill Lodge boasts period features and traditional decor. It offers a restaurant, bar, lounge, and free Wi-Fi and parking. The restaurant and bar both have a British country pub atmosphere and showcase the building's period features, the bar was originally a grain store.
located: Braunston, Warwickshire, UK
website: Braunston Mill
A luxurious windmill conversion with lovely furnishings, a state of the art kitchen, large lounge and great views in a unique holiday property. The windmill can sleep up to six in three bedrooms, and unlike other conversions all bedrooms are totally separate with no need to pass through any to reach other rooms. Luxuries available include a jacuzzi/hot tub and a boat for guest use.
located: Guelders, Netherlands
website: De Verrekijker
Historic corn mill in the middle of the beautiful land of Maas and Waal. Ideal for a family break, this spacious property has been converted in to quality self-catering accommodation for up to 12 people in 6 bedrooms. The accommodation also offers a kitchen/dining room, utility room, games room, two bathrooms, living room and gardens.
located: Baltic Sea Region, Germany
website: Farver Mühle
Unique restored paint mill on the Baltic Sea; near the historic town of Oldenburg in Holstein. This spacious building has every modern convenience and has a delightful outdoor terrace. It can accommodate up to six people in two bedrooms and also has a kitchen, dining room, sitting room, bathroom and garden with BBQ and garden furniture.
located: Horning, Norfolk, East Anglia, UK
website: Horning Windmill
A character holiday home built around a converted wind pump, with fine River Bure views. All the accommodation is on the ground floor and it sleeps up to four people in three guest rooms. There is one allocated parking bay. Outside there is a large waterside garden with BBQ area. Day boat hire is available.
Molen Ter Sleepe
located: East Flanders, Belgium
website: Molen Ter Sleepe
Renovated mill with superb views in the heart of the Flemish Ardennes. The windmill sleeps up to six people in two bedrooms and also offers an open plan kitchen, dining room, livingroom and two bathrooms. Outside there is a garden with BBQ, garden furniture and patio. The area is excellent for cycling, walking, golf and horse riding.
located: La Caillere Saint-Hilaire, Poitou-Charentes/Vendee, France
Single bedroom converted windmill arranged over four floors, offering a modern kitchen, living area with wood burning stove, modern bathroom, bedroom with double bed and extensive views; the rooms are connected by curved wrought iron staircases. The Moulin is set in a quiet location just outside thevillage.
Moulin de Bissat
located: Lagrasse, Hérault-Aude, France
website: Moulin de Bissat
An enchanting converted windmill (without sails) with beautiful views over the local vineyards. This three-room house makes a great retreat for two. There is an outdoor covered terrace, barbecue and use of a swimming pool. The towns of Lezignan and Carcasonne are all within half an hours drive.
Moyno De Sol
located: Estorninhos, Algarve, Portugal
website: Moyno De Sol
Converted windmill accommodation with private outdoor pool, sleeps four in two bedrooms. The house has handmade bamboo ceilings and a cosy country-style fireplace. There is a rooftop gallery bedroom with all-round panoramic views of golden sandy beaches and green rolling hills. Also a patio with sunbeds, furniture and BBQ.
Old Mill B&B
located: Yarm, Durham, North Yorkshire, UK
website: Old Mill
Former onverted windmill in Yarm-on-Tees, North Yorkshire, retaining many original features. Offering high standard, luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in nine bedrooms. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, jacuzzi, tea/coffee making facilities in each room and car parking. Interconnecting rooms are available.
Old Mill (The)
located: Stoke Ferry, King's Lynn, Norfolk, UK
website: The Old Mill
Renovated windmill providing a stunning and unusual holiday home, full of character. The mill tower has a games room and three bedrooms with another four bedrooms in the main house. The garden has heated pool and large BBQ area. The property sleeps 15 and is ideal for family groups, girls getaways and hen weekends.
located: La Rochegiron, Provence, France
website: Provence Windmill
Recently restored C17th mill for self-catering rental in Provence; retaining its stone walls and exposed beamed ceilings. This pretty property makes a great romantic retreat and sleeps two in one double bedroom. It also has use of a shared swimming pool, boules piste and bikes for hire.
based: Vassilikos, Zakynthos, Greek Islands
website: Pyrgos Mavrabelo
Unique stone-built self-catering holiday home, designed on an old Greek windmill. This 2 bedroom villa, which boasts a hot tub, sauna, pool and barbecue, is furnished to a high standard, offering a fusion of traditional rustic with hi-spec modern. It is located close to the centre of the popular village resort of Vassilikos.
located: nr. Tournon d’Agenais, Lauzert, Midi-Pyrenees, France
website: Rocquecor Windmill
Unique 1-bedroom converted windmill for two. The narrow stone building has one room on each of the three floors, connected by an open tread staircase. It's located in an elevated position with extensive countryside views and is 2 km from Rocquecor village and 12 km from Tournon d’Agenais.
located: Santorini, Greek Islands
website: Santorini Windmill
This self-catering holiday accommodation in a converted Greek style windmill on Santorini Island, Greece, has been sympathetically converted, retaining all its charm but offering all modern comforts and conveniences, including its own, bean shaped, swimming pool. Sleeps up to five people in two bedrooms over three floors.
Saint Jaymes Mill
located: Castelnavet, Gers, Midi-Pyrenees, France
website: Saint Jaymes
A beautiful old rustic building, full of unique character and original features such as a stone staircases, an open fire and roof bedroom. This two bedroom holiday home in Castelnavet, 3 km from Lupiac. Outside there is a garden with barbecue, garden furniture and pétanque court.
located: Rutland, East Midlands, UK
A comfortable and well-maintained windmill, with 360 degree views, located close to Rutland Water. The mill offers two bedrooms and sleeps up to four people, one bnedroom has a romnantic four poster bed. Close to the market towns of Stamford, Oakham and Uppingham.
located: Wendover, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK
Converted mill (minus sails) providing spacious accommodation over five floors, sleeping 8-10 people. The second floor sitting room offers spectacular views over the Chilterns. Enjoy the angled rooms and character features of this unique self-catering property with its attractive enclosed garden.
The Windmill Bed & Breakfast
located: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, UK
Bed and breakfast accommodation in an 18th century converted windmill, just five minutes from Scarborough town centre. The property has nine en-suite courtyard rooms and two suites in the mill itself, offering a mix of double, twin, family and four-poster rooms at varying prices.
located: Chatham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
website: Windmill Cottage
Two bedroom holiday rental in a charming former mill that still retains its sails. A steep stairway gives access to the upper floor bedroom, where the mill gears remain in place. Chatham Village and Lighthouse Beach are both less than half-mile away. The cottage has an outdoor dining area with gas grill.
– More windmill holiday accommodation to rent –
located: Devon, UK
Self-catering holiday accommodation in an antique windmill tower
in beautiful Devon countryside, just 4 miles from the beaches of
Torbay. Suitable for long or short breaks.
located: Western Australia, Australia
Dutch windmill, cafe, vineyard and accommodation.
Molen De Hoop
located: Zeeland, Netherlands
Windmill restaurant and museum, now offering bed and breakfast.
Moulin des Oliviers
located: Cote d'Azur, France
Converted windmill with private swimming pool at Plan de la Tour, Cote d'Azur, in the South of France. The accommodation is on 4 levels with 2 large terraces and a magnificent roof terrace with fantastic views.
located: Barbados, Caribbean
Luxury serviced vacation accommodation built around a 17th century sugar mill, sleeps twelve, fully staffed and maintained to meticulous standards.
based: East Flanders, Belgium
Originally a grain windmill, sleeps up to five people in two bedrooms, central location.
located: Yorkshire, UK
This beautifully restored and recently refurbished Windmill offers
quality hotel accommodation based around a cobbled courtyard.
located: Chorio, Greece
Reconstructed windmill in Chorio offering self-catering accommodation in two areas.
located: Bedfordshire, UK
19th century windmill recently converted to a Bed and Breakfast in Thurleigh, Bedfordshire. Three comfortable rooms include Windmill Suite, the Garden Suite and Church View.