The Old Cider Lodge


From £575

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4 bedrooms

Up to 8 guests



Key Features

  • Property code: OLDCID
  • Changeover day: Saturday
  • Nearby shop
  • Designated parking
  • 2 or more bathrooms
  • Discount for small parties
  • Nearby pub or restaurant
  • Real fire
  • Dishwasher
  • Short Breaks available
  • Central heating
  • Garden or outside space
  • Washing machine


The Old Cider Lodge is a quintessential Devon cottage full of character and charm with medieval origins, tucked away on the edge of the pretty village of Kilmington. An inviting cob thatched property with old world feel, antique furnishings and packed with many interesting features, including ancient former ships’ timbers, exposed beams, ancient doors and traditional walls.  Set in a beautiful secluded woodland garden extending two acres with landscaped ponds and a running stream. The gardens have been open to the public in the past showcasing over 100 varieties of interesting and unusual trees and shrubs, many planted by the Owners.

This Cottage is a short walk from Kilmington & Shute woods which have a number of Bridleways, Paths and also a Roman Road to explore. All perfect for dog walking.  At the top of the woods is an ancient Armada Beacon providing a bird’s eye view of the Axe Valley estuary and the sea.  Millers Farm Shop in the village is well stocked and has an interesting range of produce.   There is a Post Office, Church and 2 excellent Pubs. Axminster (Devon) is only two miles away and offers Tesco, Co-op, Family Butcher as well as Farmers’ Markets and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s famous River Cottage Canteen.  For those interested; the Famous Burrow Farm Gardens ( are just ten minutes’ drive from Old Cider Lodge.

Connected to the property is a private annexe used by the owner. The owner respects guest privacy but if you require any help or advice during your stay, she can be available.

Entrance hallway with downstairs Shower room and W.C. Door to Lounge with wood burner, two leather sofas, armchair, two seater chair, TV and DVD.  Dining room with table and chairs to seat 8 guests.  Traditional kitchen with electric double oven, four ring ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave.  First floor leading to Bedroom 1 with twin 3ft single beds.  Bedroom 2 with 4ft 6 inch double bed.  Bedroom 3 with 4ft 6 inch double bed.  Family bathroom with seperate shower and bath, WC and Sauna (£1 coin required).  Bedroom 4 with 4ft 6 inch double bed.  All bedrooms have views of the garden.


Rear garden with decked area and seating.  Additional patio furnished with outdoor seating.  Beautiful secluded woodland garden extending two acres with landscaped ponds and a running stream from which to enjoy the quiet surroundings.  

Please note: There are two ponds which are deep in the centre and a stream with steep banks runnning through the gardens.

Private parking for multiple cars.

  • Included: Bed linen, towels, (guests must provide their own beach towels), Wi-Fi, electricity and heating.  Travel cot and high chair available on request.  Sauna available (£1 meter for electricity)
  • Pets: One well behaved dog welcome. (Pet charge £25.00 per week)  
  • No Smoking
  • Telephone: Mobile reception mixed.
  • Local Facilities: Shops and pubs in Klimington village less than 1 mile. Beach: Seaton 7 miles.  Axminster 2 miles

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