Mid-Mill - The New Forest, Sleeps 2
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Mid-Mill - Sandleheath, Nr Fordingbridge, Hampshire, The New Forest, England - Sleeps 2


Alderholt Mill offers all the right ingredients to relax and unwind and is a beautiful working water mill that sits in an enviable position in picturesque rural Dorset.

Conveniently located, the mill provides an excellent base for exploring Dorset's many attractions and is also within easy driving distance of Hampshire (including the New Forest with miles and miles of forest walks), the Wiltshire Downs, the cathedral city of Salisbury and also the South Coast with Poole and Bournemouth making great days out by the sea.

The mill sits alongside the River Allen, on an island which is an oasis of calm. This little tributary meanders its way to Fordingbridge where it eventually joins up with the River Avon. Soak up the waterside setting from the garden which is alive with wildlife including herons and kingfishers who visit the wildlife pond and stream.

For those who enjoy fishing, you can fish for grayling as well as trout and the owners are more than happy to provide access to a bait fridge and secure place to leave fishing tackle. Early breakfasts can also be arranged for those getting up early to fish.

Since the 14th Century, there has been a Mill onsite and today Alderholt Mill is fully working and open at weekends for cream teas and purchasing bread. Demonstrations are also available on certain days so please speak to the owner to see when available.

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  • Fully equipt kitchen
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  • Barbecue area, for guest to use.
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  • Fully working mill, why not buy a bag of our home ground wholemeal flour.
  • Idyllic surroundings
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  • The river in bloom, Fishing is available if you are a guest
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  • Internet Access
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Waterside Location
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Fishing Onsite
  • Golf Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby

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Offering ground floor self-catering, Mid-Mill apartment sleeps two guests and is perfectly sandwiched between the main residence and the old working mill.

Accommodation comprises:

  • Double bedroom with double/twin beds and lovely views to wake up to that take in the garden (including the pond) and pretty water meadow.
  • Kitchen which is equipped with everything needed for self-catering including a cooker, fridge (with small freezer compartment), microwave and a door that takes you out to the garden with small bridge, where you will see the water wheel.
  • Sitting room comfortably furnished with easy chairs, fireplace (housing an electric fire making it cosy at the flick of a switch), television, DVD player, CD player and dining area.
  • Bathroom with both bath and shower.

Outside: There is a large garden with plenty of seating and access to the barbecue for alfresco dining.

Additional information: Storage heating is included in the price, along with bed linen. A washing machine is available for guests to use if required on-site. Dogs are welcome at the owner's discretion providing they are well behaved. Unfortunately children under eight years cannot be accepted due to the river being so close.

Prices for 7 nights:
Mid Season from £380
High Season from £430
Peak Season £430

Key details:
Pets: Yes, 2 dogs allowed
Smoking: No
Children: Enquire with owner
Changeover Day: Saturday
Payment options:
Cheque, Credit Card, Bank Transfer

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 2 people in 1 bedroom (Double/Twins)

Owner's details:
Owner: Sandra & Richard Harte, click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

Mid-Mill joined Independent Cottages in July 2006

Owner's Other Properties

Miller's End - Fordingbridge, New Forest, sleeps 2

Owner Noticeboard

Price includes all linen and utilities there is a small charge of £3.00 per night for dogs

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Price includes all linen and utilities there is a small charge of £3.00 per night for dogs