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The Cider Press at Brinsop – Home 311452 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 sleeps
  •  min stay varies
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The Cider Press at Brinsop – Home 311452

Excellent Excellent – based on 14 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

The White House at Brinsop is a grade II listed farmhouse dating from 15th century that retains many of its original features. The attached stone and timber framed former cider house has been sensitively converted into two charming self catering holiday cottages that combine traditional architecture with modern, comfortable accommodation. The properties are available individually or can be let together (see separate listing for Eric Dee's Cottage no 453406).

The Cider Press is reached via an external stone staircase. Its well designed accommodation has a secure and cosy feel due to the original oak timbers that are visible in every room. The cottage is centrally heated and furnished sympathetically and traditionally, yet well equipped with flat screen TV/DVD player, games, books, and a wide selection of maps and DVDs. Egyptian cotton bedding and fluffy towels and toiletries are provided. The welcome pack will include milk, fruit juice, home made bread and cake, tea, coffee, sugar,

The White House at Brinsop is a grade II listed farmhouse dating from 15th century that retains many of its original features. The attached stone and timber framed former cider house has been sensitively converted into two charming self catering holiday cottages that combine traditional architecture with modern, comfortable accommodation. The properties are available individually or can be let together (see separate listing for Eric Dee's Cottage no 453406).

The Cider Press is reached via an external stone staircase. Its well designed accommodation has a secure and cosy feel due to the original oak timbers that are visible in every room. The cottage is centrally heated and furnished sympathetically and traditionally, yet well equipped with flat screen TV/DVD player, games, books, and a wide selection of maps and DVDs. Egyptian cotton bedding and fluffy towels and toiletries are provided. The welcome pack will include milk, fruit juice, home made bread and cake, tea, coffee, sugar, eggs, butter and cereal.

Immediately outside the property there is an enclosed, lawned garden facing west, ideal for catching the evening sun and just behind the property is a patio and BBQ area that leads to the ancient fish pool. There is a separate outbuilding that is locked each night and walking or cycling equipment may be stored here. It also contains additional fridge and freezer space should you need it. We will wash and dry laundry generated during your stay with us.

Situated along a quite lane in the beautiful Brinsop valley, the property overlooks the Iron Age hill fort of Credenhill to the east, and the Black Mountains to the west - yet is an easy two minute walk from the hourly bus service from mid Wales into Hereford. White House is surrounded by large and accessible grounds that incorporate lawned areas, a pony paddock and a medieval fishpond that extends to nearly an acre. Seats and benches are carefully placed around to take advantage of the views and they make the perfect place to appreciate and enjoy, water, wildlife and the odd glass of wine!

The lanes and footpaths around are great for walking and cycling and Hereford, Hay-on-Wye, the Black Mountains, Leominster, the Black and White villages trail and Ludlow are all within easy reach.

We endeavour to make the stay of all our guests special, appreciating the fact that you have chosen to stay with us, and pride ourselves on the bespoke service we are able to offer as resident hosts. Find us at White House Brinsop on the internet and on our Facebook page.

The England region

Herefordshire is a historic county lying on the western edge of England adjoining Wales. The Welsh Marches is a mystical land of castles, ancient churches and pretty villages full of stone and half timbered buildings dating from earlier centuries. The Black Mountains which form part of the border with Wales are part of the Brecon Beacons National Park and the major towns of interest include Hereford, Leominster, Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury. There is something for every visitor whether your interest lies in activities such as walking or cycling or canoeing on the River Wye or simply relaxing and soaking up the sights and flavours on offer. Annually there are famous literary festivals in Ludlow and Hay-on-Wye and Herefordshire has gained something of a reputation for good food and drink as exemplified by the Flavours of Herefordshire food festival held annually at the beginning of November.

Hereford

Hereford 6.5 miles; Leominster 14 miles; Hay on Wye 18 miles. The hamlet of Brinsop is situated amidst beautiful countryside between the towns of Hereford, Leominster and Hay-on-Wye. The cathedral town of Hereford dates back to Saxon times and boasts an eclectic mix of architecture and a medieval bridge spanning the winding River Wye, perfectly placed for enjoying the delightful Black & White Villages trail. Sample Hereford's famous cider or discover the fascinating Mappa Mundi world map and the captivating chained library, home to a collection of rare and ancient books. Leominster features a majestic church and a variety of shops, pubs and cafés, while nearby Offas Dyke offers excellent walking and cycling. The wonderful market town of Hay-on-Wye, famous for its 30-plus book shops, excellent pubs, restaurants and antique shops and annual world famous literary festival make it a popular tourist attraction. Symonds Yat, a rocky outcrop on the River Wye, with spectacular views and the opportunity to spot protected Peregrine Falcons flying from their nests, is also within easy reach. There is an hourly bus at the end of the lane into Hereford or mid Wales in the opposite direction.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Single Bed
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Timothy S
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100%
Calendar updated::
07 Dec 2016
Based in:
United Kingdom
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Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 3. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 09 May 2013. Located in Herefordshire, it has 14 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £336 to £462.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 07 Dec 2016.

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“A wonderfully relaxing countryside retreat.”

Reviewed 6 May 2015

Tim and Abby are two of the most lovely people you could care to meet. Fun, upfront, helpful and natural. There's no facade of a polite rental host just doing their job, but rather a genuine love for what they do and a sincere welcome to their beautiful part of the countryside. Their accommodation is clean, well equipped, comfy, spacious and with fantastic views of Herefordshire that stay with you long after driving home. People are lovely in this nook of the country. And so is the scenery. What's not to love? Oh, and if you're lucky there might just be a freshly baked cake and a homemade loaf of bread waiting for you. Hurrah!

Wow what lovely comments! We are so pleased you had a good anniversary in Brinsop and that it lived up to expectations. We really enjoyed having you around and hope you will come back and see us again.

“A hidden gem”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2014

We loved our stay at the White House. Our cottage,the Cider Press was very clean and comfortable. There were nice touches such as fresh flowers in the rooms and a very substantial welcome pack which included amongst other things, a home-made cake,bread and marmalade. On arrival we were met by the very friendly owners for whom nothing was too much trouble.They provided a wealth of information about the area and suggestions of days out. Hereford,Ludlow and the Black and White Villages trail are well worth a visit,all of which are nearby. After a day of sightseeing it was lovely to relax in the grounds of the White House and watch the abundant wildlife around the lake. We would definitely recommend a stay at the Cider Press.Truly first class!

Thank you for your very kind comments. We loved having you to stay and are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will return soon.

“Excellent”

Reviewed 8 Jun 2014

The Cider Press is an excellent self catering apartment. We had plenty of space and the furnishings were very comfortable. The owners live in the attached house and they were very friendly and most helpful. There is a very large and beautiful garden which guests can use. Brinsop is about 7 miles from Hereford and can be reached by a very convenient hourly bus if you do not want to drive. This is such a beautiful place but it is an easy drive to places of interest such as Ledbury, Hay on Wye and, close by, a National Trust property called The Weir. I think this is possibly the best self catering place we have stayed in and we would strongly recommend The Cider Press to anyone thinking of a holiday in Herefordshire.

Thank you for taking the time to give us such positive feedback. We really enjoyed your week with us and hope to welcome you back to stay at some point in the future.

“Just as lovely as the cider press 2, Beauitful”

Reviewed 24 Jun 2013

This is a lovely place to stay, lovely and clean, decorated beautifully. The location is amazing, with horses, ducks, swans and dogs in the grounds. so relaxing, the only thing I would say, which is the only little downfall, is that if your 6"2 or bigger you will hit your head on the ceiling and have trouble in the shower, and that's only because its an old cider press, so it has character and charm.

“Hereford Hospitality”

Reviewed 22 May 2013

The Whitehouse, Brinsop, is probably in probably one of the most gorgeous and relaxing settings in Hereford. The guesthouse overlooks a beautiful pond and has a mountain view. The cottage dates back to medieval times and really feels historical but it is also equipped with a modern shower and excellent kitchen facilities. The historical little church of St. George's Church is only a few minutes' walk away and the setting is perfect for long walks with family and friends. We arrived at the Whitehouse as strangers and left as friends. The owners', Tim and Abbi's, hospitality was the most extraordinary element of our stay. We'll return in a heartbeat!

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