THE MILL in Askerswell

The Mill is truly special because it is a beautiful holiday home AND a restored water mill all rolled into one! It is even recorded in the doomsday book and has been lovingly restored by its owners, Shaun and Jude. They have records and deeds on display that go back to 1727. The Mill is the only water mill in Dorset with all of the original machinery and is now available to live in too!


The Mill is arranged on three floors. A bedroom, dining and kitchen area on the ground floor were once the bin floor (where the finished flour was weighed and bagged). The living and view areas were once the stone floor (where the mill stones ground the corn) and the large master bedroom with ensuite and viewing area, was once the sack floor (where the sacks of corn were hoisted into the grain hoppers).


Lounge with seating for six, viewing screen of the mill stones and the original machinery. There is a display case with old documents which date back to the 18th century and there is a freeview TV, DVD, CD players and iPod dock.


A fully equipped hand-made oak kitchen with all new appliances – washing machine/drier, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer, and beautiful red electric AGA.


The Mill sleeps up to 6 in three double rooms. A master is a double room with fitted wardrobe, en-suite with Victorian roll top bath and heated towel rail. Vaulted ceilings with original beams and machinery viewing area. A cot is available.
The second is also a double room with built in wardrobe and freeview TV and is on the ground floor close to the main bathroom. The third bedroom is a twin-bedded room with built in wardrobe and balcony overlooking the machinery in entrance lobby.A travel cot and stair gate can be provided.


A floor to ceiling tiled, modern wet room with large shower area, basin, and heated towel rail and is adjacent to the second Bedroom 2. A roll top bath is in the master bedroom.


The Mill is situated in 7 across of land and overlooks the leat and orchard with some spectacular views across the countryside, especially from the 2nd floor. There is an area with seating in the orchard by the mill pond set aside for barbequeing. Children must be supervised in the Orchard as there are culverts, streams and a deep pond.


There is a large parking area with space for 3 cars.


Well behaved pets are welcome at The Mill. Additional charge of £25 per pet per stay.

Other Information

The Mill is next door to Cider Barn

The Mill is a Beautiful Holiday Home

A beautiful holiday home in fab location to explore Dorset. Lovely beaches and weather was kind to us. The Spyway Inn nearby - lovely people and great food. Really is a must. Shaun, Jude and Helen lovely hosts. Sophie enjoyed playing with Helen and meeting the animals. Thank you, Shaun, for putting the waterwheel on for us - a lovely touch. Thank you for lovely holidays.

January 19, 2018


Changeover days are Saturdays, but we can be flexible in winter.
Dogs Welcome. £25 per pet per stay – maximum 2.The price includes heating, electricity, bed linen and towels and a welcome tea tray all ready for you on arrival. High chair, and cot are available please ask. Free Wi-Fi Internet access in cottage.

FromToPrice 7 NightsPrice 4 NightsPrice 3 Nights
Saturday, January 3rdSaturday, February 10th£550£400£350
Saturday, February 10thSaturday, February 24th£700Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, February 24thSaturday, March 17th£550£400£350
Saturday, March 17thSaturday, March 24th£650£400£350
Saturday, March 24thSaturday, April 14th£850£595£495
Saturday, April 14thSaturday, May 19th£750£595£495
Saturday, May 19thSaturday, May 26th£850Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, May 26thSaturday, June 2nd£950Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, June 2ndSaturday, June 23rd£895Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, June 23rdSaturday, June 30th£925Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, June 30thSaturday, July 14th£950Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, July 14thSaturday, September 1st£1,170Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, September 1stSaturday, September 15th£950Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, September 15thSaturday, September 22nd£895Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, September 22ndSaturday, September 29th£850Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, September 29thSaturday, October 6th£850£545£425
Saturday, October 6thSaturday, October 20th£750£465£400
Saturday, October 20thSaturday, October 27th£850Weekly OnlyWeekly Only
Saturday, October 27thSaturday, November 3rd£700£400£350
Saturday, November 3rdSaturday, November 17th£600£400£350
Saturday, November 17thSaturday, December 22nd£550£400£350
Saturday, December 22ndSaturday, January 5th£1,170Weekly OnlyWeekly Only

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