Cider Mill Cottage
Alderton near Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
A fabulous black and white detached thatched cottage situated in the heart of the pretty village of Alderton on the edge of the Vale of Evesham. This 16th century Grade II listed cottage boasts many original features including exposed wall and ceiling beams, an inglenook fireplace and leaded windows making it an ideal Gloucestershire holiday home for a relaxing break with family and friends. This Alderton cottage offers guests a seamless combination of rustic charm with modern amenities, including three lovely bedrooms on the first floor. On the ground floor is a stunning sitting room boasting the original stone floor and inglenook fireplace with warming gas woodburner-effect stove. There is also a modern fitted kitchen with a range cooker and breakfast area at this Alderton cottage. Outside this Alderton cottage is a garden to three sides with lawn and patio area, making it perfect for alfresco dining at any time of day. The village of Alderton offers a traditional pub serving good food, a well-stocked shop and Post Office. Many walks and cycle trails can be enjoyed from the doorstep with the Wychavon Way, Gloucestershire Way and Winchcombe Way all passing close to the village. The beautiful village of Broadway, the spa town of Cheltenham, Evesham and the Cotswolds market town of Stow-on-the-Wold are all within easy reach and make great days out for all the family. A wonderful chocolate box cottage in Gloucestershire for a memorable holiday at any time of year.
Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Ground floor wet room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with breakfast area (seats 4). Utility. Sitting room with dining area and gas woodburner-effect stove.
Gas central heating in kitchen and wet room, underfloor heating in bathroom, storage heaters and gas fire. Range cooker with electric oven and 8-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD/radio, iPod dock, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair. Off road parking for 2 cars. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 5 mins walk. Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms and low door heights, care to be taken. Note: Due to steep narrow stairs and uneven original floors, cottage may be unsuitable for the less mobile.
At a glance
- Off road parking
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
About the location
Tewkesbury 7 miles; Evesham 8 miles; Broadway 9 miles.
The pretty village of Alderton lies on the border of the Cotswolds and the Vale of Evesham and was mentioned in the Doomsday book. It has a 16th century thatched village pub offering home cooked meals and real ales, and a village store and Post Office stocking locally sourced produce. Close by is the ancient Saxon town of Winchcombe with inns, restaurants, tea rooms and individual shops, many full of character. Once the home of Queen Katherine Parr, Sudeley Castle lies in the beautiful Cotswold Hills on the edge of Winchcombe and boasts award-winning gardens and medieval ruins, and it plays host to numerous events throughout the year. The quintessential English village of Broadway is just a short drive away and offers individual shops and boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and hotels, including the world-renowned Lygon Arms, popular for centuries and now offering spa facilities. Alderton is centrally situated for exploring tourist attractions such as the spa town of Cheltenham, famous for the Gold Cup horse racing and Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare. Also within short drives are Warwick Castle and the Cotswold market towns of Stow-on-the-Wold, Moreton-in-Marsh and Bourton-on-the-Water. The surrounding area offers agricultural shows, arts festivals, village fetes as well as lovely walks, cycle trails and National Trust properties. A great base for a memorable holiday at any time of year.