Old Mill Cottage

Bringsty, Herefordshire

At a glance details

  • Sleeps 3
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Preferred changeover day Saturday
  • Minimum stay 2 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 1
  • Acorn rating 3 What's this?
  • Reference 006001

About Old Mill Cottage

A gorgeous picture-book 15th-century cottage set in woodland on the Brockhampton Estate.

Sitting pretty in a romantic woodland garden, accessed only by a wooden footbridge over a stream, is this dreamy chocolate box cottage. With its rose-clad walls and small peeping windows, Old Mill Cottage feels like a fairy-tale hideaway. It dates back to the 15th-century and retains many original features inside. Step through its red wooden door and you’ll be greeted with a warming inglenook fireplace, rustic exposed beams and old quarry tiling. There are two bedrooms upstairs that feel exceptionally cosy with their small peeping windows.   

You’ll be in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside on the Brockhampton estate, surrounded by sweeping parklands and magical woodlands. As a guest you’re invited to explore the main medieval manor house of the estate, Lower Brockhampton, free of charge. 

Bromyard is only 2 miles from the cottage and is a market town with heart, with many festivals and events through the year.  Further afield, you can explore the Malvern Hills AONB with beautiful views of the local area, or the pretty Georgian canal town Stourport-On-Seven, with shops, cafes, pubs and boats to hire.  Within easy distance is also historic Worcester City, the home of eclectic and vintage tastes where you can also explore a deep history going back to medieval times.

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Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer not available
  • Dishwasher available
  • Washing machine not available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television not available
  • DVD not available
  • WiFi* available
  • Open fire / wood burner available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ not available

Accessibility

Not accessible

Layout

  • Ground floor

    Kitchen/dining room, sitting room with inglenook fireplace and wood-burner.

  • First floor

    Walk through double bedroom on the landing, with exposed beams leading to the single bedroom and bathroom with a shower over the bath.

Notes for visitors

Access: The floors are uneven on the first floor.

If you would like a copy of the access statement for this cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.

Heating: Oil central heating included.

Utilities/electricals: The fridge has an ice box compartment

Parking: There is parking for two cars near to the cottage.

Garden: There is pretty private garden. There a stream which runs through the garden which is unfenced, so children need to be supervised.

The cottage is approached by an uneven farm track, we do not advise using low slung vehicles on the track.

Television: There is no television at this cottage.

Offers: Holiday cottage guests have free access to Brockhampton Manor and Estate during opening hours.

Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12 pm.

Please note: Access to the single bedroom and bathroom is only through the double bedroom.

The cottage is approached by an uneven farm track through a field, we do not advise using low slung vehicles on the track

*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.

 

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level such as Bird How which due to its stunning yet remote location doesn’t have a caretaker through to 5 Acorns at the highest level – such as Shute Barton.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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