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Customer's Choice 2015

The Windmill

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Wendover, nr. Aylesbury
Grade 4 Star rating
Customer's Choice 2015
Sleeps10
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms4
Pets 2
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Description

A unique opportunity to stay in a windmill complete with spectacular views over the Chiltern Hills and within easy reach of Oxford.

Enjoy a unique holiday in this detached windmill, built around 1800, now converted to provide comfortable spacious accommodation over 5 floors with spectacular views over the Chiltern Hills from the second floor sitting room. Used as a working windmill until 1900 and then the home of an actress and a music publisher, The Windmill, now minus its sails, is located in the historic market town of Wendover. Set in a quiet location, it has an attractive enclosed rear garden.
Nestling in a gap in the Chiltern Hills the historic, picturesque market town of Wendover has a fine array of historic buildings, restaurants, shops and pubs; it also has a traditional market every Thursday. The area is blessed with a variety of walks through some of southern England’s most enjoyable countryside; the famous Ridgeway Path runs right down Wendover High Street. At nearby Coombe Hill, the highest point in the Chilterns, visitors can enjoy excellent views over the Vale of Ayesbury and the Chequers Estate, the Prime Minister’s country home. The Windmill is 18 miles from historic Oxford with its dreaming spires and famous colleges, whilst Wendover station is a 5-minute walk from The Windmill giving easy access to guests wanting a day in the capital city of London. Also conveniently located to visit Whipsnade Zoo and the Roald Dahl Museum. Shop 300 yards, pub 200 yards.

Entrance hall. Dining room/well-equipped kitchen with breakfast area, TV and slate floor. Separate toilet. First floor: Double bedroom. Beamed twin bedroom with wooden floor. Wet room with toilet. Second floor: Spacious beamed living room with wooden floor. Third floor: Single bedroom with additional single pull-out bed (for +1) and fully-tiled en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Beamed single bedroom with additional pull-out single (for +1), wooden floor. Fully-tiled bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet. Fourth floor: Double bedroom with wooden floor, dressing room and en-suite shower room with toilet.

  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Two satellite TVs
  • DVD
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Broadband connection
  • Enclosed lawned garden with furniture
  • Ample parking
  • Cycle store
  • No smoking
  • Couples and family bookings only

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Features

  • BarbecueBarbecue
  • Bike StoreBike Store
  • Detached PropertyDetached Property
  • DishwasherDishwasher
  • Customer's choiceCustomer's choice
  • Enclosed Garden / PatioEnclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / PatioGarden / Patio
  • HighchairHighchair
  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Rural LocationRural Location
  • StairgateStairgate
  • Satellite TVSatellite TV
  • Christmas Themed CottageChristmas Themed Cottage
  • WifiWifi
  • Baby and Toddler FriendlyBaby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • Washing MachineWashing Machine
  • Heritage CollectionHeritage Collection
  • Green SchemeGreen Scheme
  • WindmillWindmill
  • Car Parking - On SiteCar Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 14/08/2016
    Lovely building which was well equipped with everything we needed. Good location and lots to see and do in the area.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 05/08/2016
    A lovely place to stay, everything we needed plus some nice little touches (like the mini torches outside the bedrooms and a 'pitstop' tea and coffee mini kitchen half way up). Very clean and super little enclosed garden. Lots of stairs but that is to be expected! So you can keep fit indoors as well as out - you could spend a week in Wendover Woods walking, biking or doing Go Ape but also plenty to do in the area. Bletchley Park well worth a visit.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 03/07/2016
    We loved staying at the Windmill nothing to fault it and would very happily stay there again and recommend to friends. Everything you could ever need was catered for. It was modern, clean and comfortable. Everything was of a high standard and we enjoyed the location......lovely garden and the delights of Wendover!


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 26/06/2016
    My family and I stayed at the Windmill for a weekend to celebrate my birthday. It is a great place in an ideal location with the town and station only a walk away.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 05/06/2016
    Excellent, exactly what we wanted for a friends hen do. Quirky and well out in a gorgeous villag


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 23/05/2016
    Excellent property, very well equipped, clean and with easy pedastrian access to Wendover provided the perfect base for a family celebration.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 09/05/2016
    Absolutely fantastic unique place to stay with a lot of people. Highly recommended!


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/04/2016
    We had a wonderful time in this excellent location. The windmill is an exciting and interesting place to stay and it is very well equipped. The beds are super-comfortable!


  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 17/04/2016
    Really lovely place. Loads of room and great facilities. Definitely recommend it and would like to stay again one day.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 20/03/2016
    Just booked for a third time!,ideal for a group of friends.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/03/2016
    A fab venue for a planned girls weekend away to celebrate our 40th birthdays. A unique place set in the heart of a lovely little town.


  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 28/02/2016
    We had a fantastic family holiday here - a really great place, very idiosyncratic, but all in great order and very comfortable, with all mod cons.


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