About this property
An outstanding detached Grade II listed watermill, adjacent to the ruins of Tickhill Castle in the village of Tickhill. Full of history and featured on BBC's Escape to the Country, this unique Tickhill cottage has been beautifully decorated and furnished throughout to provide cosy, quality accommodation. Dating from the 13th century, this Tickhill cottage retains original features including some of the mill workings, open stonework, wooden floors, beams and plenty of living space, just perfect for extended family or friends to relax in style and enjoy this interesting and pretty area. With views over the mill pond and its resident ducks, this Tickhill cottage provides a first floor sitting room with gas fire for you to relax together, ideal in cooler months. Sunny days will find guests enjoying the sun room, or the decked courtyard with its waterfall flowing below. Just outside this Tickhill cottage are seats to rest and take in the ducks on the pond and views over towards the historic castle. Lovely walks into open countryside can be enjoyed right from the doorstep of this Tickhill cottage, as well as a selection of cycle routes. There is a golf course around 3 miles away, and Potterick Carr reserve is ideal for bird-watching. Just a 2 minute walk from this Tickhill cottage are a wide range of shops, wine bars, pubs and restaurants for you to enjoy, with some set in a cobbled stone courtyard. The nearby market village of Bawtry is where the Mayflower Pilgrim Fathers originated, and today boasts cobbled streets, shops, a number of pubs and a variety of fine restaurants. The Peak District and Sherwood Forest offer wonderful opportunities for walking and enjoying the great outdoors. You'll be spoilt for choice at this wonderful and unusual Tickhill cottage.