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Hillview Cottage

Knightwick near Worcester, Worcestershire (Ref. 955699)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 4

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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79 Customer Reviews

  • "Hillview Cottage is lovely."

    A really nice place to stay, clean, comfortable and welcoming. It had everything we needed for the week we were there. The owner was great to deal with. Easter decorations in the cottage were a lovely bonus as were the welcome goodies. Thank you for a really good holiday.

    Reviewed by LisaApr 2022

  • "The cottage was immaculate and had everything we needed and more."

    Our family had the most relaxing week away, the views are stunning and the surrounding areas were absolutely beautiful. I cannot recommend it more.

    Reviewed by PeterFeb 2022

  • "Hillview is a super holiday home and the owner, Nicola, is extremely helpful and friendly should you need anything."

    The views from the cottage are wonderful and it's quiet and tucked away but within easy reach of nearby towns and many lovely walks. The cottage itself is spotlessly clean and very cosy without feeling small - we were a family of eight and had plenty of space. We had a really lovely break and there were many small touches which made our stay super enjoyable. We would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by DavidNov 2021

  • "What a beautiful cottage!"

    Stunning views and a very warm welcome with lovely little touches left for our arrival. Would highly recommend!

    Reviewed by JenniferOct 2021

  • "A lovely welcome from Nicola with lovely surprises on our arrival which were very thoughtful."

    Beautiful comfortable cottage with fabulous views from nearly every window in the house! We’ve enjoyed time together in the cottage cooking and eating in the large kitchen. Movie nights snuggled in the comfy living room. We managed to sit out on the lovely deck when the weather was good and chilled in the summerhouse. Very peaceful, relaxing and beautiful holiday.

    Reviewed by JenniferOct 2021

  • "Arriving at Hillview Cottage, you are met with an amazing view."

    The cottage itself is very clean and equipped with everything you could need. It is modern with lovely decoration and also feels very cosy and comfortable! The lovely welcome pack was well received, and the owner Nicola was extremely helpful and informative both prior to and during our stay. We had a lovely few days here and would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by RusselOct 2021

  • "Fantastic host, amazing views."

    Beautiful place

    Reviewed by LindaOct 2021

  • "This was our second visit to this stunning cottage with an incredible view of the rolling hills of the Worcestershire countryside."

    The cottage has everything you need to have a wonderful time. It is furnished and decorated to a high standard and the owner, Nicola, gives you a warm welcome. Cottage is well located for walks along national footpaths, trips to nearby towns and the local National Trust estate. In the village there is a fantastic butchers and the local pub sells provisions which is very helpful and brews its own beer. We enjoyed our family holiday at Hillview watching the sun slowly setting over the charming rural setting.

    Reviewed by DebbieSep 2021

  • "This cottage is beautiful - the most wonderful outside space and terrace."

    The perfect space to relax and use as a base for walking. Great kitchen with everything you need to cook and plenty of space for 8 people. We loved our stay here.

    Reviewed by AlexandraSep 2021

  • "Hill View Cottage is a beautifully presented property, well equipped and furnished, and very comfortable."

    Moreover, it enjoys amazing views from its hilltop position, both over the countryside and of the beautifully designed and well tended garden. We all enjoyed the decking and garden, watching the birds, and relaxing in such a peaceful and scenic location, both during the daytime and on into the evening. We were lucky enough to see a couple of beautiful sunsets. Nicola, the owner, was very helpful and friendly and made every effort to make sure we felt welcome. Lots to do in the area, both locally and further afield, if you don't mind travelling but personally, we were happy to spend lots of time just enjoying the cottage and its amazing surroundings.

    Reviewed by SusanSep 2021

  • "Our stay at Hillview cottage was wonderful."

    The views were simply spectacular from the property and the house itself was lovely and very clean. Nicola the host was also very welcoming and responsive to our needs. My only slight criticism was some of the kitchen utensils have definitely seen better days e.g. frying pans, and the mattresses were rather firm. However all in all a great and peaceful property and I would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by JessSep 2021

  • "Great cottage, stunning views."

    Excellent base to explore the Malvern Hills & Cotswolds.

    Reviewed by PaulAug 2021

  • "The cottage was really lovely and spotlessly clean."

    The large decking area was fantastic to sit on at all times of the day.

    Reviewed by LeeAug 2021

  • "Our stay at Hillview Cottage was pretty much perfect."

    The cottage itself is beautiful with views like those on a postcard. We’d booked to stay at the cottage for our honeymoon as we wanted to find somewhere remote and picturesque and we got everything we could have wished for. We had told the owner that we were staying for our honeymoon and when we arrived there were flowers, a card, cake and some wine which was such a surprise and meant a lot to us. A big part of why this property is such a gem is the owner Nicola. She is by far the nicest owner we have met and goes that little bit further to make your stay special. The bedrooms are beautiful and the bathroom has a bath that is situated by the window so you can have a bubble bath whilst enjoying the view. We would definitely stay at this cottage again. Thanks Nicola for making us feel so welcome xxx

    Reviewed by BarneyJul 2021

  • "This is a beautifully located cottage, we were lucky to have a scorcher of a week whilst staying and relaxing on the deck and in the summer house was a real joy."

    Taking breakfast overlooking the Malvern hills is a memory that will linger long. The cottage was very clean and tidy and with 4 bedrooms there was more than enough space for our group of 4 - there is space for 2 cars to park but larger groups may need to discuss with the host. The cottage is part way up a very steep road so easy walks and jaunts are not really on - there is a large pub at the bottom of the hill - looked nice and served food. Nearest shops are a short drive away but Tesco delivered here so presumably all stores will likewise. Could imagine booking again in the future and enjoying the view - doubt we will be so lucky to get such a good weeks weather though

    Reviewed by MartinJul 2021

  • "Hillview cottage is an outstanding property to stay in."

    From the minute you see the view which is amazing you will not be disappointed either when you step into the cottage which is beautifully designed and very well equipped. The cottage is spotless and Nicola the owner leaves lovely little welcome touches which shows a lot of thought and are very much appreciated. The cottage is situated in a lovely position and is so quiet and relaxing it is within walking distance to a local pub and a short drive into the city of Worcester. We have stayed at the cottage for three years now and I am in the process of booking for next year so you can see how much we love this property! This cottage is a credit to Nicola and her husband and there is not one negative thing to say only positives and that if you book this property it will definitely exceed your expectations . We will be back soon!

    Reviewed by BarbaraJul 2021

  • "This was a delayed gathering for my family as a belated Xmas present."

    It was a rare time when the property/views was actually better than the pictures or description! Nicola was the perfect host and kept me up to date with all that was required both before and during our stay, and was on hand with recommendations when asked. The property was outstanding and very comfortable and the views from the terrace wonderful....AND we could see the rain coming from a long way off! We definitely plan to return next year and are currently looking at dates.

    Reviewed by PhilJul 2021

  • "Really enjoyed our stay."

    Very friendly owners. The views across the valley are exceptional and we were not surprised they had been awarded a bronze trophy. Thank you again Nicola.

    Reviewed by StuartJun 2021

  • "When you walk through the big gates at the top of the property all you can say is "WOW"."

    The stony pathway leading down to the garden & view is amazing before you even enter the stunningly beautiful house. Once inside the big fully equipped kitchen you just know & feel you have chosen right & your instincts are not wrong, from the 3 comfortable sofas in the lounge & gorgeous bedrooms all with little personal details that truly make you feel at home. Bathrooms & showers were perfect. Everything is very clean & the lush new carpets recently fitted make it feel luxurious. The only one thing to say is that the 2nd double bedroom has a small double bed, maybe too small for 2 adults but ideal for 1. To be honest we lived mainly in the great sociable kitchen & garden even though the weather was changeable we got to see the spectacular sunsets. Pure peacefulness. The communication with Nicola is excellent, knowledgeable & very welcoming. Whoever books this little gem of a property won't go wrong, we will be back for sure! John & Nicola Owen

    Reviewed by JohnJun 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation, exceptional throughout and difficult to see how you would find better."

    Decorated and furnished to a very high standard it has every facility you could want. The outside areas are simply stunning commanding beautiful uninterrupted countryside views. We visited the week from 11 June and were fortunate to enjoy sun throughout. We particularly enjoyed late afternoon teas at the summerhouse. This property is a credit to the owners. Nicola was attentive and helpful throughout and maintains high standards of hygiene through these difficult times. We would have no hesitation in recommending this property and we will look forward to returning in the future.

    Reviewed by StephenJun 2021

  • "The views from this property are spectacular."

    There are wonderful walks from the cottage and a large number of interesting places to visit close by which filled the week with adventure.

    Reviewed by MikeMay 2021

  • "We stayed in mid April."

    The location is outstanding, amazing views across the Teme Valley up to Brockhampton. There are at least six different seating areas in the garden, not to mention the summer house. A brillant place for bird watching or just soaking up the peaceful surroundings. We walked from the property on several occasions, straight out onto Ankerdine Hill. Inside the property was spotlessly clean, well furnished, and comfortable. Family meals prepared and eaten in the huge kitchen.

    Reviewed by RuthApr 2021

  • "My family and I had such a wonderful few days at Hillview Cottage."

    The cottage itself is beautiful and we felt really at home there immediately. The views of the surrounding area were stunning. We had a mixture of weather but it didn’t matter because we either enjoyed exploring and walking in the nearby district or otherwise snuggling up in the warm, cosy cottage and enjoying the views from the inside! Nicola, the host, was an amazing one! She left some really thoughtful welcome gifts for us as we walked through the door and helped to make our stay there even more special. Communication with Nicola was brilliant and she was so helpful answering any questions we had. Thank you Nicola! You are wonderful! And so is Hillview Cottage.

    Reviewed by JoanneOct 2020

  • "So very stylish and comfortable."

    The owner was super helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The cottage is stunning and we wished we could have stayed longer. Thoughtful goodies greeted us upon arrival and the instructions and suggestions were clear and concise. Every room was decorated to an impeccable standard and the decking/garden just delightful. The views are amazing. A fab time was had by all. Thank you.

    Reviewed by SusanOct 2020

  • "The cottage is exceptional in every sense and memorable for its location as well as outstanding view of the surrounding countryside."

    Reviewed by DeborahSep 2020

  • "Beautiful view which can be enjoyed from the decking, love;y cottage."

    Reviewed by KarenAug 2020

  • "This is our second time staying here and we were not disappointed as it was still as good as we all remembered."

    Nicola is a great host and communicator so we knew exactly what we needed to do to get access to the cottage and how to leave everything when we were ready to go. Nicola also surprised us with a birthday cake for my husband and Mom which was so thoughtful as she had remembered from last time.

    Reviewed by LucyAug 2020

  • "A beautiful well presented comfortable and high spec cottage with fantastic views."

    Peace and quite - just bird song whilst you relax on the decking. Excellent communications from Nicola - the owner, who also provided a lovely cake and bottle to welcome us after our long journey. Highly recommend for adults that want to chill, less so perhaps for children that enjoy high levels of activity. One tip if you like to read a physical newspaper each day as I do, the local pub - The Talbot - will provide them if ordered in advance. Will certainly visit again.

    Reviewed by PeterAug 2020

  • "Hillview cottage gives you a feeling that you are coming home."

    A well looked after and loved property that gave me and my family the space to relax and unwind for a week and to enjoy the most amazing and inspiring countryside views. We would definitely return in a heartbeat!!!

    Reviewed by MelanieJul 2020

  • "Hillview is an outstanding cottage which lives up to its name it has fantastic views and is in an ideal location."

    The cottage is spotlessly clean and is furnished to a very high standard, there is everything you need there and is very well equipped the property owner could not be more helpful. We have stayed here twice now and will be returning next year!!!!

    Reviewed by BarbaraJul 2020

  • "What an absolutely beautiful cottage and stunning views!"

    We had mixed weather over our weekend but that added to the fun of sitting on the terrace and watching the weather roll in and basking in the sun when it came out - I can see why the views are award winning Nicola our host left a cake and birthday decorations for my husband on arrival and there were little touches left for my 6 year old daughter too. Nicola was so welcoming and friendly We'd definitely visit again

    Reviewed by JackieJul 2020

  • "A beautifully presented Cottage, with stunning, uninterrupted views."

    The sunsets are a sight to behold.

    Reviewed by AmarishJul 2020

  • "Beautiful cottage with amazing views."

    A real home from home. Extra special touches made by the owner Nicola, thank you.

    Reviewed by CherylOct 2019

  • "We have just returned from this stunning 5 star ⭐️ property, very close to Malvern and Worcester, the cottage was just amazing , Nicola couldn’t do enough for us, there was wine and homemade beautiful cake left for us , we can’t wait to go again a true home from home , sleeps 8 people comfortably,."

    ....simply wonderful, spotlessly clean, thank you to Nicola for making our holiday perfect for us ... till next time ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Brian and Gayle and the gang !

    Reviewed by GayleSep 2019

  • "Hillview Cottage and it’s views are just stunning and was a home away from home."

    We were greeted with a cake and a personal touch which was lovely and the owner ensured we had everything we needed. Lots to see and do in the area means you won’t get bored either.

    Reviewed by LucyAug 2019

  • "We had a wonderful two-week stay at the Hillview Cottage in Knightwick."

    The owner, Nicola, left us some lovely welcome treats, including homemade banana cake, a bottle of prosecco and coffee/tea supplies. Another cake (lemon!) at the start of our second week was a nice surprise! The five of us (my parents and our family of three) were very comfortable in the cottage and found it to be a great base for exploring the area, as well as entertaining our UK family and friends. The view is exceptional and there are many walks and great country pubs within a very short distance. The butcher shop at the bottom of the hill was a great find, and we called in several times for sausages, bacon and Cornish pasties. Please notice that the cottage description (correctly) lists only a washer. There is a line with clothes pegs available, as well as an indoor drying rack and electric fan. We had only a couple of rainy days, so there wasn't too much problem getting clothes dry, but if you are planning a longer stay during a rainier season, and would like to wash clothes, it is something to be aware of. All in all though, a wonderful time in a gorgeous setting!

    Reviewed by SarahAug 2019

  • "Hillview Cottage is outstanding the views are spectacular and the cottage it self is Sublime!"

    The owner greeted us on arrival with a warm welcome and had even made a beautiful banana loaf for us! The cottage was prestine and had lovely little necessities provided eg dishwasher tablets and washing machine powder etc. There is a pub which serves excellent food 10 mins walk down the hill and climbing back up after allows the calories to be burnt off ! Sitting in the garden is a bird watched paradise we saw buzzards kites and bull finches to name a few species ! This cottage is the best we have ever stayed in and we will certainly be going back!!!!

    Reviewed by BarbaraJul 2019

  • "It is a beautiful and such a peaceful cottage with stunning views even tho we didn’t get to spend much time outside as we hoped as the weather wasn’t on our side but we still enjoyed it."

    There was still plenty to see and do in the area. On arrival we was met by Nicola the owner who was lovely and informed us of everything we needed to know and made us feel so welcome, she even made us a gorgeous banana cake!!

    Reviewed by SallyJun 2019

  • "Cottage was beautiful with a fantastic view."

    Very clean and well equipped. Would return again

    Reviewed by BarbaraMay 2019

  • "This cottage was outstanding with views to die for and Nicola, the owner, is really the best person to let a holiday cottage, most thoughtful with some wonderful touches and fantastic communication, her cottage is a credit to her."

    Many thanks.

    Reviewed by ChristineMay 2019

  • "Hillview was a warm and cosy property in a beautiful setting, with enough space to relax and lots of thought gone into the house to make it feel like a home away from home."

    Facilities were fab, comfortable beds, sofas, outdoor seating and all the mod cons you would expect. Lovely extra touches like blankets in the lounge, games, dvds, extras like hand soap, toilet roll, kitchen roll and other bits provided as well as the lovely cake on arrival made the stay even better. Could not get enough of the stunning view and amazing sunsets from the decking. We liked The Swan at Whittington, Holloways Garden Centre and Live and Let Live pub at Bringsty, for food and enjoyed visiting Witley Court and Gardens, Spetchley Park Gardens, Holloways and Bringsty Vintage Living Shop on A44. The Grove Bowling place was great for a wet day too. The owner Nicola, was very approachable and just a call away if we needed anything. All in all, a lovely stay and we hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by EmmaApr 2019

  • "We booked the cottage based on the pictures, as it looked incredible, and we were not let down - each room was immaculately decorated (the owners really do have an eye for detail) and all the little homely touches made it really special."

    Everything was spotlessly clean and well-thought out, and we really felt like we were staying in a home-from-home. We appreciated the outdoor area immensely with the gorgeous summer house, decking area, and plenty of seating areas to enjoy the breathtaking view. If there was ever an evening with nothing to do, the owners had kindly supplied plenty of DVDs and games to watch and play together. Lastly, Nicola was fantastic before and during our stay - she messaged a few days beforehand to ask if there was anything we were unsure of, and met us on the day, advising us on the great places to go and things to do. We also thoroughly enjoyed the banana loaf cake homemade and left for us, and the children munched through the sweets that had been thoughtfully provided. Thank you so much, it had been an amazing stay.

    Reviewed by LeanneApr 2019

  • "The cottage is beautifully decorated, spacious and comfortable."

    It has an amazing view which is fantastic to come back to at the end of the day and stare at in the morning! There's everything you need for entertainment - TV, Wifi, board games. The kitchen is well equipped and the bedrooms are very comfortable. The owner is incredibly helpful - we arrived later than expected and our Tesco order came before we did, but she kindly took it in as she was waiting for us to arrive. The house was decorated for Easter and she had made a delicious Easter chocolate cake. She was available for any help during the week by text and even offered us extra time at the end to check out as there wasn't a following booking. We were very impressed with the cottage and had a wonderful week away. So many things to do in the local area, even with teenagers in tow! Thank you very much. We'd highly recommend.

    Reviewed by MatthewApr 2019

  • "Hillview Cottage definitely had the wow factor, spotlessly clean, modern decor and the view is absolutely stunning!"

    Reviewed by DeborahMar 2019

  • "We were a family of 7, with a 15 and an 8 year old."

    It was my daughter's 50th birthday weekend, and when we entered the cottage, it was lovely to see that Nicola had made her a birthday cake, with candle, and a bottle of Cava and flowers. This was a lovely gesture, and we did appreciate this. The house was beautifully furnished, and in such a lovely position for the views. As I had run my own guest house for a number of years, there were a couple of items that I felt were missing, but these were minute in the big picture, and I did let Nicola know my thoughts. I would have no hesitation in recommending Hillview Cottage to anyone for a peaceful and relaxing stay.

    Reviewed by LynMar 2019

  • "A great cottage in a fantastic setting, beautiful views of Worcestershire!"

    Very comfortable with everything you needed! Log fire a bonus and Nicola the owner was most welcoming! Celebrating a 60th birthday, welcomed with a birthday cake and decorations! A great start to our week.

    Reviewed by ElaineJan 2019

  • "Photo’s do not do this cottage justice, my friends & I were pleasantly surprised when we arrived."

    The cottage is very well presented & immaculate throughout. The views are amazing, I would definitely recommend this cottage to all my family & friends. Nicola was a great help & was contactable throughout our stay. Thank you for making our New Year one to remember!

    Reviewed by SophieDec 2018

  • "We had an amazing Christmas week at Hillview Cottage, stunning house in a stunning location, the owner Nicola couldn't have been more helpful and left us an an amazing welcome pack."

    It was a real home from home.

    Reviewed by SusanDec 2018

  • "Hillview Cottage is a really comfortable, spacious, beautiful place to stay."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our break there. It was my husbands 60th and the owner left a lovely cake and some bubbly for us which we thought was a really nice touch. The view is amazing and we will definately go back, possibly for a summer visit next time so we can enjoy the outside of the cottage as much as the inside.

    Reviewed by SharonDec 2018

  • "The breathtaking view from this cottage alone is enough to give excellent ratings, but added to this it is the most beautiful, comfortable and cosy home from home."

    Nicola has provided so many thoughtful and welcoming touches. We loved our week here and were sad to leave. Just perfect.

    Reviewed by SuzanneOct 2018

  • "The owners of Hillview Cottage obviously take great pride in their property as they keep it immaculately clean."

    The homely touches made it feel like a home from home with a comfortable sitting room, a great big dining kitchen and delightful bedrooms with comfy beds. But the garden, the deck and the view were what we enjoyed the most. Sitting outside with the sun on your face overlooking the tree lined valley was amazing. Getting out and about was easy on nice roads and having a pub/brewery to stroll to was a treat. And the home made cake was delicious. We do hope to return soon.

    Reviewed by JulieSep 2018

  • "Hillview cottage is beautiful & the views from the terrace are stunning."

    Nicola is a very thoughtful host and there are plenty of home comforts provided. The cottage is situated about a 10 minute walk down the hill to The Talbot pub with a bakery & a lovely butcher also close by. Our mixed age party thoroughly enjoyed our stay & would return.

    Reviewed by PamelaSep 2018

  • "We really enjoyed the large terrace both for its views and space to relax and enjoy each others company."

    The whole house was beautifully and thoughtfully prepared even a birthday cake and bubbly for my daughter. Thank you for a memorable week.

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2018

  • "Fabulous location, sitting on the decking watching the beautiful sunset was a perfect way to end each day"

    Reviewed by GarethJul 2018

  • "This is a beautiful cottage with stunning views over the countryside i imagine the views are stunning as each season changes."

    Lovely sitting outside having a meal or a quiet drink. Very spacious & if you have different age groups there are different areas to get away from each other. It is very well equipped nicely decorated clean & comfortable. We visited lots of lovely villages both in Worcestershire & Gloucestershire. Be aware however if you have mobility problems as grounds have several steps down to cottage & the garden slopes.

    Reviewed by SandraJul 2018

  • "The Cottage was excellent and the views magnificent, we had a wonderful holiday ..."

    The Cottage was excellent and the views magnificent, we had a wonderful holiday and will definitely go again in the future Nicola the owner was so helpful and kept in touch by text all the time checking that we had every thing we wanted and even after we left she forwarded on to us something that we had forgotten to pack Bryan Goddard and friends

    Reviewed by BryanJun 2018

  • "This is a fantastic cottage."

    It is maintained to a very high standard and the views are stunning. Made to feel very welcome.

    Reviewed by MikeJun 2018

  • "Beautiful house, location."

    Perfect for relaxation, the dawn chorus was amazing. Nicola and Neal were very friendly and helpful. Thoroughly enjoyed by all.

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2018

  • "Cottage was extremely well-presented with lovely views."

    Kitchen well proportioned and as a bonus, coffee and home made cake made by owners. Good storage for bikes - we managed to do a couple of cycles south of Knightwick, though hill up from the pub very steep. Managed to fit a mini badminton set on the lawn.

    Reviewed by AlexMay 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage with amazing views, very well equipped."

    Owners very pleasant and helpful. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by LindaApr 2018

  • "Hillview Cottage is a beautiful cottage set in a wonderful location with stunning views of the countryside."

    Nicely decorated with ample space and well equipped with everything you need including games, puzzles and DVDs and Nicola, the owner, left us a lovely homemade cake and flowers along with milk, tea, coffee and sugar. Plenty of walks in the countryside, great pubs with great food and loads of places to visit. We particularly enjoyed the West Midlands Safari and Leisure Park. All in all, a fantastic holiday. We would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by KarenApr 2018

  • "The cottage was beautiful."

    The decor was so tasteful. The views from the cottage and most of the rooms were outstanding. We also enjoyed the decking and the lovely garden and summer house. You were very near the Malvern hills that we visited with wonderful views. All together myself and my family had a great relaxing week here. Nicola went the extra mile making a cake and leaving tea coffee etc for our use. She was a lovely host. We would love to go back again some time.

    Reviewed by LauranneApr 2018

  • "We had a fantastic time, thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, the views were amazing and to top it all the sun was shining."

    Reviewed by AlysonMar 2018

  • "Hillview Cottage is presented tastefully with comfort of home in mind plus the "Wow factor"; in pristine condition."

    The position of the cottage is in a tranquil surrounding with a stunning outlook onto the opposite hills. There are many different seating options, both indoors+ outside; offering the chance to all be together or to find a bit of peaceful seclusion!

    Reviewed by NormaMar 2018

  • "My friends and I stayed at this most beautiful cottage for a weekend."

    We were not disappointed in the slightest. Nicola the owner has thought of absolutely everything you could ever possibly need. We were also delighted to find the little extras - fresh milk, freshly baked banana loaf and fresh flowers on the table. The cottage is very welcoming and the views are spectacular, even on the dreariest of days they don't disappoint. Then sun sets are amazing! Locally we found a lovely little pub which held a fabulous little farmers market on the Sunday. There are great hikes to. I would definitely recommend to anyone wanting that little luxury when going away. The cottage is beautifully decorated, very well equipped and extremely comfortable. The free standing bath over looking spectacular views was definitely one of my highlights after a day of hiking. The kitchen is very well equipped and is in a traditional cottage style. The beds were extremely comfortable and the bedrooms were very well decorated. Which ever room you find your self siting in downstairs you'll be mesmerised by the views from the big windows and double doors which lead out on to a lovely veranda. I would not hesitate to book again and hope to return this summer for an extended stay. Thanks so much to Nicola who is a very lovely and kind host. Anything we needed to know she was more than helpful and left a welcome pack explaining everything from the Wi-Fi codes to how to work the heating to what you'll find locally. Thanks again X

    Reviewed by VikkiMar 2018

  • "We had a wonderful time at Hillview Cottage, we were a party of 4 adults and 4 young children."

    There was plenty of space, the cottage was clean and in great condition with everything you needed. The beds were comfortable and the log burner in the lounge made for a very cosy cottage. Nicola gave us a warm welcome, provided us with amazing cake and treats for the children. The view from the house was very picturesque even on some grey February days. There was a good selection of games to keep us entertained at the cottage, and it is within easy reach of Worcester and other surrounding villages for places to visit.

    Reviewed by VikkiFeb 2018

  • "We had a lovely welcome from the owner who kindly made a delicious cake and gave my wife a present to celebrate her birthday."

    The cottage was outstanding. It's facilities, cleanliness throughout and deco was superb. There were 6 adults and 3 children in our party and we never felt claustrophobic. We have marvellous memories of our visit and will definitely recommend it and return to it in the future.

    Reviewed by RFeb 2018

  • "A fantastic stay - it was a week after the snow and we saw the weather warm up and watched the ice melt away."

    ...we felt the same.....we just melted away with the cottage !! It was lovely, a beautifully presented cottage, decorated to the highest standard. We could not fault anything. The owners were very helpful, gave us hints and tips as where to visit (as we have triplet daughters who are artists). A welcoming cake and superb coffee provided, amongst other goodies.The location is great, you are just 15 mins out of Worcester - it is a really interesting city, lots of history etc but also great for those shoppers amongst us.. (teenage daughters) We also visited some National Trust properties and took a big walk in the Malverns, but we were so keen to get back to Hillview Cottage on most days and get the fire going with tea and crumpets, that we really want to come back in the spring and especially jump into the hot-tub on the decking.The beds are super-comfy - and the wildlife is just outside your window - I'm sure they want to come inside and join you. I chatted with numerous owls; pheasants; foxes and small birds at various times of the day. A very friendly neighbourhood indeed. I waited for the elusive deer that is a local resident, but I guess he/she was away on business.A great pub is close by - The Talbot at Knightwick (it's only a 7 min walk down the hill - but almost 15 min on the way up) - the menu looks great, we didn't eat there in the end, but it looked like a superb eatery and when we return, we'll definitely try it out. They have their own micro-brewery - producing some fantastic beers such as "This"; "That" and "The Other". All very good, but my favourite was the "The Pistols at Dawn". Fantastic stuff. I did ask the lady behind the bar for a try of "The Other", I did get the threat of a friendly slap - followed by the usual laughter that goes by someone who's had the same joke pulled over 1,000 times before .As you can tell, we really enjoyed Hillview Cottage - the owners have clearly put a lot of thought and planning into this beautiful corner of England - we say well done and thanks for the stay. Hope to see you again soon. Kind and best regards Richard & Karen White (The triplets - Rachel, Rebekah & Sarah)(In-laws - well never mind - Linda & Graziano)Loved it !!!!.

    Reviewed by RichardDec 2017

  • "We had a fantastic new year break at Hill view cottage, very well equipped and beautiful tasteful decor."

    Exquisite views from the cottage, and good location for exploring the local area, the walk back up the hill is not for the faint hearted! We were two families with four children between us, but we still felt very relaxed and refreshed after our holiday. Would definitely recommend! Lovely welcoming touches on arrival too! Thank you Nicola. X

    Reviewed by KatieDec 2017

  • "The cottage was lovely with beautiful views from the windows and terrace."

    The owner was welcoming and very helpful and told us about a farmer's market and firework display taking place locally, both of which we went to. Worcester was a short drive away for a theatre visit and tour of the cathedral. We also walked around one of the many NT properties and grounds. The cottage was very conducive to spending time relaxing and catching up with friends. If we were going to that area again we would definitely stay at Hillview.

    Reviewed by AndrewNov 2017

  • "Nicola was a very helpful host throughout our stay."

    The home-made victoria sponge waiting for us when we arrived was incredible!

    Reviewed by JosephNov 2017

  • "We had a great time at Hillview Cottage - the place was even more beautiful than we had thought it would be, it was very clean, decorated to a high standard and very comfortable."

    There was everything we could need to make dinners in the cottage and for us the location to Worcester was great for visiting our family. It was lovely to see the views from the cottage and we were only sorry that we didn't have enough time to enjoy a sunset or have more time to enjoy the property. Nicola was incredibly helpful and her hospitality was really great. She kept in touch with us and answered any query we had. We have stayed in a number of different self catering properties across the country and this property was one of our favourite. We wish we had a reason to come back to Worcester again!

    Reviewed by ElizabethNov 2017

  • "Wonderful welcome from Nicola with a great banana cake waiting for us along with other essential items."

    House was even better than photos on website , lovely and warm for end of October and beautifully furnished without giving you feeling you had to tread on eggshells. Just like a home from home ! Superb views all round even on cloudy damp days and plenty to keep you busy in the surrounding area. Good pub 10 minutes down the hill for a drink (pricy meals) which also bakes lovely fresh bread at weekend which you can buy. Other great pubs very close aswell. The 2 Live and let Lives a couple of miles apart were great. In summary would return in a flash even in Autumn but would try Summer next so could use the fantastic outside space even more.

    Reviewed by DavidOct 2017

  • "Holiday cottage, superb but on reflection, not suitable for 6 senior citizens."

    Stairs without a banister or hand rail,and far to many steps and hills to tackle.Not the cottages fault,just the person who booked it.otherwise excellent .

    Reviewed by ThomasOct 2017

  • "Nicola the host made us all feel very welcome at the property and spent time to go through everything with us and answer any questions."

    The USP has to be the view from the balcony which is breathtaking.

    Reviewed by HannahSep 2017

  • "Worcestershire is not somewhere we would normally choose to go but had a great time, an hour from Stratford Upon Avon, Worcester was pleasantly surprising."

    Hill View Cottage was a brilliant position, beautiful views over the valley you could waste away the day on the balcony reading a book with a glass of wine. Cottage was surprisingly spacious and the owner was really helpful, especially when we left our coats behind. Within 10 minutes walk of a local pub with its own brewery, the monthly food market is not to be missed. Would definitely recommend the cottage and the area

    Reviewed by StephenAug 2017

  • "Great cottage with amazing views & good location to discover Worc, Here, Glocs, Cotswolds."

    So many places to visit and discover. The cottage is first rate, clean, newly refurbished to a high standard. Fantastic decking area overlooking wide reaching rural views. Very peaceful & relaxing environment. Would recommend and hope to return.

    Reviewed by ThomasAug 2017

  • "Absolutely fantastic and homely cottage in a very picturesque location."

    This hidden gem was a great find. The cottage was spotless, newly refurbished with all that a family needed to hand. The owners made us feel very welcome (especially with the welcome pack and home made Victoria sponge on arrival) and were at the end of the phone should we have needed them. We honestly never considered Malvern and the surrounding areas before but will definitely be back in the future. We really enjoyed this as our base for our family holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by JamesAug 2017

  • "The property is in excellent condition, well located and is a nice place to chill with the lovely rear decked area and summerhouse with the wonderful views."

    We stayed as a group of 6 and there was plenty of room and the large kitchen makes catering straightforward. The local pub is around half a mile away down a hill and serves good food and there are a number of other places near by for eating out. There is also plenty to do in the local area, the national trust property a few miles down the road is worth a visit and the Malverns are close by. Would definitely recommend and we hope to return.

    Reviewed by StuartJul 2017

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Summary

  • Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double with Juliet balcony, 1 x small double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area (seats 8)
  • Dining room (seats 4)
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Range cooker with electric oven and LPG hob, fridge/feezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x downstairs TV with Freeview, additional TV/DVD in master bedroom and TV in first double bedroom, DVD, radio, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair on request
  • Off road parking for two cars only, no further spaces are available
  • Lawned garden with deck area to the front with furniture, summerhouse with decked area and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Check-in time 4pm
  • Note: Young children should be supervised in the gardens at all times due to steep steps and drops
  • Note: No Stag/Hen or similar
  • Note: No worker bookings

The property

A superbly presented semi-detached cottage located on Ankerdine Hill, in the Teme Valley, which is on the edge of the village of Knightwick, on the border between Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Beautifully furnished with spectacular countryside views, the cottage is ideal for families or groups of friends who wish to enjoy time together in a beautiful part of the country.

The cottage offers four bedrooms with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room.

Downstairs, an entrance porch offers the perfect place to store boots after walking.

The large, well-equipped kitchen and dining area features a range cooker and lovely exposed beams.

This leads to a dining room with French doors to the front deck area.

Rest in the comfortable sitting room in front of the woodburning stove or on warmer evenings throw open the French doors and sit outside on the deck area.

The south-westerly facing garden and decked area, take advantage of the summer sun all day long, where guests can sit back, relax and admire the stunning rural views and then later in the evening marvel at the amazing sunsets.

There are lots of different seating areas to enjoy the views, why not sit back in the swinging hammock chair looking across the open fields to Whitbourne, or on a chillier evening enjoy a glass of wine in the lovely summerhouse.

The small village of Knightwick, offers a 15th century inn and brewery or alternatively guests could visit the local butchers and cook at the cottage.

Fabulous walks are available right on the guests’ doorstep, as the property is nestled in the Teme Valley, with the Worcester Way running past the cottage.

Bromyard Downs and Bringsty Common are a five minute drive away and of course the Malvern Hills are but twenty minutes drive by car.

Just a short distance from Knightwick is Brockhampton Estate, a beautiful 15th century manor house and traditional farm owned by the National Trust.

Other National Trust properties in the surrounding area are Croome Court, Hanbury Hall and Grey Friars House.

Just a short drive away is the cathedral city of Worcester with all the well-known high street stores, lots of restaurants and bars by the river, and in December enjoy the traditional Victorian Christmas market.

There are lots of small market towns to explore within the area, Bewdley is home to the Severn Valley Steam Railway, Upton-Upon-Severn and Tewkesbury are all a short drive away.

A fantastic property, Hillview Cottage can be enjoyed at any time of the year.

Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

KNIGHTWICK

Worcester 10 miles. Brockhampton 5.6 miles.

The small village of Knightwick sits in the Malvern Hills District of Worcestershire. The village offers a 15th Century Inn and brewery serving food, and hosts many fantastic markets which take place on the second Sunday of every month and beer festivals throughout the year. There is an excellent butchers and plenty of walking routes through the countryside. Nearby is Ankerdine Hill, the perfect location to admire the rural views. Just a short drive away is the Brockhampton Estate, a fifteenth century manor house and traditional farm owned by the National Trust. East of Knightwick is the city of Worcester, home to an ancient cathedral which dates back to 400BC. Visitors have an array individual shops, traditional pubs, tea rooms and restaurants.

Region Information

Note: No Stag/Hen or similar.
Note:Off road parking for 1 car and 1 space in front of garage
Note: There is a good house keeping bond of £150
Note: No worker bookings.

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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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