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Top 10 Coolest Windmills

Published: 15th October 2019

What's not to love about a windmill? Cosy, charming, quirky and usually with stunning panoramic views, many of these beautiful old buildings are enjoying a new career as luxurious holiday properties. Here are 10 CoolStays windmills which spin us right round.
Santorini Windmills

Santorini Windmills

Cyclades - Santorini

Utterly charming windmill properties sitting at the foot of a sleepy hill, perfect for dazzling sea views and guaranteed to leave you enchanted.

Sleeps 5

From 220/night

Mythica Tower Mill Villa

Mythica Tower Mill Villa

Ialyssos - Rhodes

A converted 19th century windmill with its own private area of beach on the island of Rhodes.

Sleeps 9

From 489/night

The Mill on the hill

The Mill on the hill

Reliquias - Central Portugal

A unique holiday home - a beautiful mill perched on a Portuguese hilltop surrounded by breath taking views.

Sleeps 6

From 95/night

Romantic Windmill - France

Romantic Windmill - France

St Cyr Des Gats - Vende

A lovingly restored 19th century windmill beautifully set in the rural heartland of the Vende region

Sleeps 2

From 64/night

Rye Windmill

Rye Windmill

Rye - East Sussex

Step inside Rye's white smock windmill B&B, with a view over this pretty town and the green countryside that surrounds you.

Sleeps 2-20

From 70/night

The Windmill Suffolk

The Windmill Suffolk

Bury St Edmunds - Suffolk

An amazingly unique and luxuriously converted windmill with panoramic views over the Suffolk countryside

Sleeps 4

From 325/night

The Windmill Blackthorn Hill

The Windmill Blackthorn Hill

Bicester - Oxon

Enjoy spectacular 360 views from the top of this majestic 300-year-old windmill, just down the road from Bicester Village.

Sleeps 2

From 150/night

Hunsett Mill

Hunsett Mill

Stalham - Norfolk

Converted windmill keeper's cottage offering a modern, luxurious Norfolk retreat

Sleeps 8

From 243/night

Cley Windmill

Cley Windmill

Cley - Norfolk

Brimming with old-fashioned charm, this wonderfully renovated mill in North Norfolk is great for country and coast.

Sleeps 2 to 22

From 159/night

Llancayo Windmill

Llancayo Windmill

Usk - Monmouthshire

Stay in this Welsh windmill, with big balcony views of rolling hills, quirky, circular rooms and a host of interesting places to explore nearby.

Sleeps 12

From 347/night

Claire Wills
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills

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