The present Mill House dates from the 17th Century and the mill was working commercially until 1959. It is believed that there has been a mill on the site since the Domesday Book. During the 13th and 14th Centuries is was the mill to the Hinton Charterhouse Priory.
The village of Midford is situated about 3 miles south of Bath and consists predominantly of cottages and larger family homes under the backdrop of the Midford viaduct. The village boasts easy and quick access to Bath city centre, a great local pub, access to the Two Tunnels cycle path, good country and riverside walks and a regular bus route.
The Mill House
The Mill House has just been refurbished to a very high standard and offers spacious accommodation arranged over 3 floors covering a very generous 260m2.
It is a Bath Stone property with a river frontage, an 'island' and gardens of just over ¾ of an acre. The interior retains many period features including exposed beams, fireplaces and recessed windows. The property is ideal for large extended families, 2 families holidaying together, weekend reunions and birthday parties.
The ground floor living area provides an extremely comfortable and functional space for 10 people. Entertainment is provided by 42" and 50" HDTVs, games consoles and a fantastic woodburner. Comfortable sofas and armchairs provide relaxing seating. For meal times there is a large wooden table in the dining room together with a cosy 'lookout' seating area that overlooks the mill weir. There is a fully equipped Kitchen with AGA and induction hob, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, extractor fan, toaster and kettle. The space is also practical with plenty of coat hooks, boot rack, waste bin and under-sink recycling containers.
Upstairs there are very comfortable Vi-Spring beds with crisp white cotton bedding. There are 4 very large bedrooms that all have beautiful views over the river and countryside beyond. On the first floor there is a double bedroom and a triple bedroom and a family bathroom. On the second floor there is a double bedroom, triple bedroom and very large landing which is great for those that are looking for a quiet place to chill out. All rooms have a minimalist feel and are finished with hand-made linen roman blinds.
Bedroom 1 - kingsize bed
Bedroom 2 - double bed and single bed
Bedroom 3 - kingsize bed
Bedroom 4 - double bed and single bed
Bathroom, Shower-room and facilities
The mid-floor bathroom is very large with the usual toilet, washbasin and large free-standing bath.
Downstairs there is a super-modern wet-room with large shower area and very-powerful shower.
For convenience there is a washing machine, tumble dryer, iron, ironing board and other standard equipment
There is a fantastic (120m2) patio in-between the mill-house and the river and over 3/4 acre of gardens that include river fishing rights, an island and a large lawn.
The Mill House has walls that are 3 feet thick in places and well insulated.
As part of its refurbishment, underfloor heating was fitted to the shower-room downstairs and efficient radiators everywhere else. There are fully automatic heating circuits that ensure the 3 floors of the Mill House are warm and toasty when required but not oppressively so overnight.
Whilst this is a great space, the staircases (without stairgates and with wide gaps between stanchions), relatively steep access to the main entrance door and close proximity to large riverside walls and fast-flowing river would present particular challenges to those with mobility problems and potentially for families with small children. But please feel free to contact us to clarify any potential issues.
Apologies but we do not allow guests to bring dogs into the Mill House or into the Mill House garden. We do have a strict maximum occupancy limit of 10 persons (this limit dies not include infants in travel cots under the age of 3). Well behaved hen parties are allowed subject to prior agreement.