Cider Mill Cottage

Clifton Upon Teme, Worcestershire
Self-catering


Bags of charm and warmth in this stylishly converted farm building, a launch pad for expeditions into the pretty Teme Valley and beyond

Bed

2 beds

Bedroom

2 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 3

The
Experience

If you want to get off the beaten track, this is the bucolic bolthole for you. A rustic road with beautiful Malvern views ends at a cluster of Victorian farm buildings amidst a sea of fields. Pleasant, organised owner Catherine – dogs in tow – welcomes you to a neat stone cottage opposite the main house. On the open plan ground floor, sofas cluster around a wood-burner, a small dining table tucked in beside them. The brick and terracotta floor is swathed in Persian rugs, but otherwise the house is decorated with a pared-back elegance, letting the venerable beams and walls sing. At the far end of the room, a Victorian mill wheel is cleverly incorporated into a stylish modern kitchen complete with Aga and welcoming goodies like wine, homemade jam, bread and milk. Up the spiral staircase – tricky for toddlers – and you’re in the eaves, with space for an armchair on the landing, a cosy double room warmed by the wood-burner flue, a sunny single room and a pristine modern bathroom beneath the beams. Outside, breakfast al fresco on your little patch of lawn, or roam Catherine’s beautifully tended garden.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 3pm
Check out
By 11am
Booking restrictions
Short breaks available. Pets by arrangement.
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Dogs

Cosy basket and box of dog treat biscuits.

Dogs £15 for 1 large dog or 2 small.

Fantastic footpaths leading to fields and woods with streams nearby for doggie swimming and splashing. Large private paddock for safe free runs.

Meals
Pubs serving food nearby.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £73
Weekly price
from £410
1 Cottage for 3
From £732 beds2 bedrooms

Reviews

Immaculately restored and maintained cottage, warm and very comfortable. Absolutely as inviting as the reviews and photos imply. Excellently hosted by Catherine, with a very generous welcome pack which kept us going for all of our stay. Many good walks and pubs nearby too. Highly recommended

Mark, Andover

A lovely cottage in a very peaceful location. It is both beautiful and functional - everything you could need is provided in well thought out way. It is beautifully furnished and decorated and everything has been done to a high standard. There is also a wonderful basket of provisions on arrival which was very much appreciated. I have already recommend this cottage to friends and would love to visit again.

Emma, Dorking

Cider Mill Cottage is a lovely individual beamed cottage. A very warm welcome from Catherine on arrival. The cottage is very clean, comfy with logs and coal for the multi-fuel burner, plus a welcome basket of a cob loaf, eggs, butter etc. A nice touch. The beds are firm, comfortable with crisp clean linen. Water is hot when needed and the building warm. Can’t fault the cottage, the lovely kept surroundings, use of the paddock for our dog, and of course friendly helpful hosts. There are many walks to go on and we do hope to return. Thanks again to Catherine and Nic. Val & Ralph, North Wales

Ralph, Llangollen

An amazing cottage in a beautiful location. The hosts were so welcoming and gave lots of good advice about places to visit. We will definitely be back!

Michelle, Belfast

We opened the door to the cottage and simultaneously exclaimed 'WOW'! From the clever design of the kitchen around the millstone, tasteful decor, sumptuous beds, warmth and a very generous welcome basket we knew we had booked the right place for a relaxing break. Catherine has thought of everything to make the cottage comfortable, it is well equipped and easy to live in. She wants your stay to be special and is on hand if need be but leaves you to enjoy the cottage without intrusion. Looking for peace and quiet in a picturesque setting with easy access to places nearby? Then don't hesitate!

Nichola, London

As hard-working Londoners, we were craving fresh air, walks galore and the promise of a few blissful days spent fireside, 'sans stress'. Cider Mill was the perfect spot for hunkering down. The antique bed is dreamy - thick down duvets and the woodburner's flue upstairs is a clever design feature that adds to the luxurious feel. Catherine and Nic are nothing short of delightful. They are passionate about what they do - and they do it perfectly. With our haul from the local butcher in the aga, we charged our glasses with Catherine's homemade cider and felt thoroughly smug - mission accomplished!

Lauren, London

Cider Mill Cottage was a delight! Beautifully and comfortably converted to a very high standard with top quality products throughout. The kitchen with brand new Aga is really cleverly incorporated into the original mill stone to great effect. Catherine and Nic were thoughtful and welcoming hosts - on hand if needed, but otherwise leaving us in peace to enjoy the spectacular location. Lots to do and see in the area, with good pubs and restaurants. Highly recommended...

Sue, Dorchester

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Catherine Prindezis

  • Cider Mill Cottage is a perfect romantic, rural, retreat.....enter the peace and tranquility of the Teme Valley. It is true Bucolic Bliss.
  • Real countryside. No traffic, no noise, just unspoilt views. Relax, unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday living.
  • Put on your walking shoes and head off along the footpaths leading from the garden. Bring your dog and enjoy the wonderful countryside. You'll possibly see Red Kites, Buzzards, Brown Hares, and Barn Owls swooping the driveway at dusk.
  • Ask about the numerous local pubs and restaurants you should visit. Enjoy Gastro cuisine or local ales and ciders all within a short journey.
  • Visit the historic towns of Malvern, Worcester and Ludlow and enjoy visits to their theatres, restaurants, Castle and museums.
  • Take a trip to the wonderful English Heritage and National Trust properties nearby including the magnificent Witley Court.