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The Cider House


The Cider House is a beautiful, luxurious self-contained guest suite on two floors, set in the garden of the farmhouse which dates back to 1550. It provides a combination of high tech and traditional comfort within an ancient building. Recently renovated by the owners to a high standard, it is a charming property and the perfect escape for a week's break in the country. 

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Cider House?

Luxurious two-story apartment, mixing modern technology with traditional comfort in an historic home. The upper floor is a magnificent double bedroom with a lovely bathroom, loo and sink. The bathroom and elegant sitting room are downstairs and have a sofa-bed and dining table.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Ardingly area?

Places to visit within 3 miles include Ardingly Showground, Ardingly College, Patrick’s Barn (West Hoathly), Chartwell House, Wakehurst Place (National Trust), The Bluebell Railway, Lindfield Village, Priest House (West Hoathly). Within 10 miles visit East View Fruit Farm, Horse Riding in the Ashdown Forest, Borde Hill Gardens, Nymans Gardens, High Beeches Garden, Wych Cross Nursery (Rose Specialist), Standen (National Trust), Tullys Farm (for wonderful local produce and delightful café), Sheffield Park Garden (National Trust), Hickstead International Showjumping Course, Ashdown Forest and Worth Abbey. Within 20 miles visit Architectural Plants (Nursery), Leonardslee (Garden), Parham House, Monks House (Virginia), Woolf (National Trust), Charleston Farmhouse, Lewes Castle, Glyndebourne, Polesden Lacey (National Trust), Brighton Royal Pavilion and Preston Park House.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

There is delicious local bakery fresh bread, local patisserie croissants or new local eggs and bacon for breakfast. 
Breakfast is served in the living room or the outdoor terrace of the Cider House. For dining out, nearby West Hoathly has two lovely pubs serving delicious food, which are three miles up the street. There are 3 other pubs in Ardingly that serve food.

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Free WiFi

Facilities & Information


Child Friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Bars, Cafes & Other

Bathroom & Laundry

Jacuzzi, Spa Bath in Rooms

Jacuzzis, Hot Tubs


Horse Riding, Equestrian

Sailing, Boating, Cruises, Yachts

Water Sports

Other Activities (generally outdoor)

Wildlife, Bird Watching

Recommended walks


Golf course (walking distance)

Extra info

Open Times: Accept paypal with a charge of 4%

Room Prices From: £85.00

Single Occupancy Prices From: £125.00

Number of rooms: 1


01444 891340
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North Cottage, Upper Sheriff Farmhouse, Ardingly, West Sussex, ArdinglyRH17 6SR, United Kingdom

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Based on 2 reviews
The Cider House

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Ever such a delightful property in a marvel and pleasantly remote stretch of Mid Sussex. What a fabulous place for seeing one's way into the New Year! There is no breakfast you could want more!

The Cider House

5.0 5 0.5

Dear Christina, Thank you so, so much for a wonderful and relaxing stay in this beautiful little cottage, perfect in every way! We'll be back!

The Cider House

Absolutely incredible hosting! Christina was marvellous. Such a beautiful cottage with stunning surroundings. Will definitely be returning to explore the area further. Many thanks for the most peaceful sleep! And the breakfast was to die for.

The Cider House

This is a little gem of a cottage. Beautifully laid out, spotlessly clean and every small detail carefully thought about. And all in a gorgeous garden with hospitality you'd be hard pushed to better. Christina is lovely and friendly and so is Sooty the cat! Thank you for a wonderful relaxing sta...

The Cider House

Unanimously perfect - everything is considered and its such a beautiful place to stay. We were down for a wedding and we are trying to find any excuse to come back and stay here! Thank you Christina for your wonderful hospitality.

The Cider House

Beautiful cottage and setting. Service and attention to detail was more than 5*. Thank you for my gluten free goodies.

The Cider House

So good to see that nothing changes here. It's still perfect. Thank you very much.

The Cider House

What a wonderful cottage! The perfect place to celebrate the end of our wedding day. Thank you so much Lawrence and Christina for your kind hospitality!

The Cider House

We absolutely loved our stay. The welcome and hospitality are beyond amazing!

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