Renovated Cider Barn in Dorset Countryside


Entire cottage hosted by Shaun

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
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Newly available to ABB and lovingly restored, Cider Barn is a unique 'upside down' established holiday cottage situated next to The Mill (another holiday cottage with working watermill) at Hembury Mill near Bridport. It is a very comfortable place to stay with country cottage kitchen, woodburner and with wooden beams throughout.
The shared garden with The Mill is large and is perfect for children to explore with pond and play area. They can really get enjoy and get close to nature here.

The space
Living Area

Ipod dock, freeview TV, DVD and CD player.
Logburner with logs (provided from October to April) with oil central heating throughout the cottage.

Master Bedroom

Double bed and fitted wardrobes. Flagstone floor.

Twin Bedroom

Twin room with two single beds, travel cot, wardrobe and flagstone floor.


Fully tiled, modern, fresh and clean bathroom with luxury shower, bath, vanity unit, heated towel rail and vaulted pine ceiling.

Kitchen and Dining Area

Seven external steps lead to large, first floor, open plan kitchen/dining/living room with original vaulted beamed ceiling and oak flooring. Fully equipped kitchen with new appliances including washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, ice-box fridge, touch control electric hob and fan assisted double oven.

Other Information

Iron, ironing board, high chair, and vacuum cleaner are available at the Cider Barn.
Bedroom linen, hand/bath and tea towels all provided but please bring your own beach/swimming towels and cot linen.

Pets - Sorry, we do not accept pets in Cider Barn


The entrance to the Cider Barn overlooks the working waterwheel. There is a fenced gravelled area with seating and BBQ adjacent to the rear of the barn which then leads through the apple trees and into the main garden with Millpond and leat to to the rear of the property. Children must be supervised in the orchard as there are culverts, streams and a deep pond.


There is an attached carport/garage for one car with space for another car if required.

Wifi at Cider Barn is excellent. Considerable investment had been made into improving this in early 2021. You may see from earlier reviews this was weak but this is now not the case.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Washing machine
Private patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
High chair
Hair dryer

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4.90 out of 5 stars from 31 reviews


Where you’ll be

Dorchester, United Kingdom

Cider Barn is situated next door to The Mill. It is situated in Hembury Mill, which consists of a few cottages, fields and smallholding. Hembury Mill is situated on the outskirts of Askerswell village. The local pub is walkable to the village pub just across the field adjacent to Hembury Mill.

Hosted by Shaun

  1. Joined in January 2019
  • 69 Reviews
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  • Superhost


  • Heather

During your stay

I live nearby so can help with anything when needed.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 17:00
Check out: 09:00
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy