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4 Bedroom Former Stone Watermill In The Countryside With An Indoor Swimming Pool

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House in Rudry, Nr. Cardiff, Wales - Set In 3 Acres Of Landscaped Gardens Its A Very Peaceful Location With Many Country Walks Available

The Mill has electrically operated driveway gates, a laurel lined driveway leads to the front of the property providing ample car parking. It seems to have more a modest two storey building at the front whilst the accommodation is in fact arranged over four floors as evidenced by the considerably more substantial rear elevation. Professionally interior designed throughout, the watermill offers traditional character with a luxurious contemporary twist. From the central hall, the accommodation at ground level includes a large sitting room which enjoys the striking feature of the mill machinery. Further living accommodation is found on the ground floor with a spacious family dining room. The kitchen and breakfast room is extensively fitted and arranged sociably around a central island. There is lots of space for eating and entertaining. Outside, the leisure wing has a heated swimming pool, gym and changing room. Whilst a large hot tub is available it enables the visitor to see the view.

chris norman
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower enclosure
    Shower room 2 - shower enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 en-suite with wc and shower Bedroom 2 en-suite with wc, bath and shower Bedroom 3 en-suite with wc and shower Bedroom 4 adjacent bathroom with wc bath and shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with a double bed Bedroom 2 with a double bed Bedroom 3 with two twin beds Bedroom 4 with a double bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: Certain dogs allowed. Check-in from 4pm on arrival day and property must be vacated by 10am on the departure day. No smoking policy. Pool towels are provided. Cot bedding is not provided. High chair supplied at no extra cost. (please request cot & high chair on booking). There are four bedrooms in total, the luxurious master bedroom featuring a large fully fitted dressing room and quality contemporary en-suite. The second bedroom also has a dressing room and en-suite whilst the third bedroom has its own en-suite shower room too. The fourth bedroom utilises the main family bathroom.We have recently increased the number of bedrooms to 5, prices on application Outside: Outside the generous kitchen is an extensive balcony which an early breakfast can be enjoyed sitting on outdoor furniture provided. The leisure wing incorporates a heated swimming pool, gymnasium and changing room. Outside the leisure wing is an entertaining area complete with garden furniture and large hot tub. The gardens are ornamentally laid featuring lawnstone terraces. There is a substantial lawn to the front which could be utilised as a pony paddock to include the adjacent stables. Utility Room: The utility room has a washing machine and tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included. The property is cleaned before and after the visit. If more cleaning is necessary this can be made available at the guests cost. Other: The dining room has a large marble table with ornamental table lamps and beautiful accessories. It can accommodate 8 persons comfortably.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

4 Bedroom Former Stone Watermill In The Countryside With An Indoor Swimming Pool
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews

Absolutely Stunning

  • 5 of 5

This house is beautiful, the pics do not do it justic. Met Alex at the house who talked us through everything before leaving us to it she was so lovely and helpful. Had a fantastic weekend and already discussing a visit next year 😃

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing time away

  • 5 of 5

We were very excited about staying at the Former Stone Watermill from reading the reviews and looking at the pictures. We were not disappointed!! The house and facilities were fantastic. Our children loved spending time in the pool and we loved spending time in the Hot Tub!! The extra special treat was having a Samba football goal on the grass by the house. We spent hours playing! The house was amazing with plenty of room for all of us! The kids loved watching DVDs in the evening and we loved chatting in the kitchen or being in the Hot Tub. The weather was also perfect so we spent lots of time on the balcony just relaxing. Everything you needed was in the house. We were sorry to be leaving but we certainly will be back! Thank you to Alex and Chris for making this break very special!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A luxury house in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful few days at the Old Watermill. I was nervous about booking direct with the owner, but Alex and Chris were extremely understanding and helpful. The house was beautiful, spacious, warm and really well equipped. The only thing we couldn't find was anything to make proper coffee in - there were several tea pots so I guess Alex and Chris must prefer tea! The hot tub and pool were the height of luxury, and were clean and well kept. We would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alison for your kind words, Alex was busy organising a coffee machine after reading your review. We are always looking to improve our facilities at the Mill, so your opinions are always read, processed and acted upon when necessary. Regards Chris & Alex
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Beautiful house with everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Everyone enjoyed there stay here, it's in a good location with a great pub at the end of the road, perfect for cold winters nights in the hot tub or in front of the fire, or summers days out on the terrace and in the swimming pool, highly recommended

  • Review Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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absolutely stunning!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third stay at the watermill and it is still just as amazing, the peace and quiet is just what we were looking. The house has everything you could possibly need, luxury kitchen, big comfy sofas, huge master bedroom with stunning views over the fields and woods. The swimming pool and hot tub was constantly being used especially after the long walks through the woods at the end of the road. The huge garden is enclosed which is great for our nosey dogs, as there is no way to escape. We will definitely be returning again as it is such a perfect holiday home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: To receive a review of this magnitude certainly rewards us for the tireless work that we put in at The watermill. We are always looking to improve when we can and theses comments certainly make it worth the effort. Regards Chris & Alex
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the Watermill for a week in July. We are from New York and was looking for a charming rural country home to relax in and that's exactly what we got! Alex greeted us and gave us a very friendly and informative tour. The house is beautiful and spotlessly clean. Plenty of room for the 7 of us and many bathrooms so no wait time!. Each room was beautifully decorated and very comfortable. My kids loved the indoor pool (bring your own armbands and floaties for the little ones as there is no shallow end to the pool) and they loved the hot tub too (a great spot for seeing the horses in the field next to the house:-). Wifi is a little spotty, but that wasn't a problem for us. Our high tech family was in need of some real face time:-). The house is located in a rural area, but the country roads are busy with cars so we were careful when taking walks with the children. There are some great paths off the road for walking that we discovered. Only a few minutes walk to a lovely country pub that served a nice lunch/dinner menu. We had a fantastic week. We would love to come back one day!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments, hope to see you again Regards Chris & Alex
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Special interest holidays:

Lisvane village centre offers a parade of shops, church and public house whilst the well regarded Maenllwyd pub restaurant is very nearby.

The owner of the property is very knowledgeable of sporting events in the area and would be happy to discuss further on request.


The property is based between Bristol and Cardiff airport. They are approx 20 miles each way.


The village of Rudry is a mile away, Rudry castle and many scenic walks are nearby which information can be made available The area also has an envious mountain biking fraternity due to the many scenic parks nearby.

The city of Cardiff is only 5 miles away.

Further Details:

The Maenllydd pub and restaurant has many visitors both far and wide so a visit is recommended. It is only a five minute walk from the property.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
4 Jan 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
3 Sep 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
18 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$519.18

Booking Notes:
30% deposit required to secure dates (non refundable). Balance due 8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday. £300 refundable bond due 2 weeks prior to the start of the holiday.
Long term rental would be considered.

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
We have recently increased the number of bedrooms to 5, prices on application.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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