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Sunny Cottage over-looking part of a Large Garden, in rural surroundings.

Bedrooms 1
Space 215 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Rural comfortable Studio for two, wonderful locality to explore and enjoy.

Comfortable double bedroom with pleasant sitting/dining area, corner kitchen, bathroom with shower and sunny seating area outside. Well behaved dogs welcome. Delightful accommodation in a rural setting for two adults with lots to do in the local area throughout the year, river-side walks and the Malvern Hills for the more energetic. Sight-seeing, theatre and concerts in nearby Malvern. Historic Worcester, Pershore and Tewkesbury, no more than 10 miles away and Upton with the River Severn only 4 miles away with seasonal Festivals. The National Trust's wonderful Croome Court and Landscape Park, less than three miles away and Stratford on Avon only 45 minutes away and of course, the Cotswolds nearby to explore.

Property Manager
John Henderson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2018

About John Henderson

I have lived in this beautiful area for over forty years. I was Resident Agent on the Croome Estate which has the National Trust Capability Brown Landscaped Park and Court of Croome at its centre.

John Henderson purchased this cottage in 1989

Why John Henderson chose Worcester

My late wife and I purchased and converted our barn and the adjoining byre, as we had already lived in the area for 19 years.

The tranquil surroundings and magnificent views across the River Severn to the Malverns are a delight and all this within easy reach of the M.5 and M.50 giving scope to see the Midlands, Cotswolds and rural Herefordshire.

What makes this cottage unique

The delightful countryside with its long distance walks, the nearby River Severn, Jazz and regatta week-ends at Upton upon Severn, music festivals (Three Choirs in Worcester), literary, music and science in Cheltenham and national garden and agricultural shows at the Royal Three Counties Show Ground, Malvern. There are important tourist attractions in Worcester (8 miles), Tewkesbury ( 5 miles) and Malvern 10 miles) and Pershore (6 miles) is the home of the Royal Horticultural Society, based at the Horicultural College.

The property is also on the threshold of the Cotswolds.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for a very warm welcome. We love the peace and quiet of your beautiful home. S. & T. J. Bath

Third visit, but not the last . . . S & M (Dunstable)

What a wonderful holiday! Your attention to detail and hospitality is fantastic . . . Anton & Trish (South Africa)

Congratulations you deserve Gold for your lovely Studio (cottage) . . J & C (Cheshire)
Jul 2013
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Worcester Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 215 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Twins or single beds can be arranged
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with super king-size bed with choice of arrangement (or as twin beds). Heated towel rail, separately controlled electric blankets and electric radiator for winter warmth are provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
Notes on accommodation: Not suitable for young children. NO SMOKING, PLEASE in the Studio Car or own transport essential - bus services are poor and not nearby Outside: Informal garden with small sitting-out area by the cottage. Ample parking next to cottage. Towels and linen included and for longer stays; replacement linen and towels will be offered to guests staying more than ten days. Property is cleaned between bookings only.


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Sunny Cottage over-looking part of a Large Garden, in rural surroundings.
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A delightful 7 days in a delightful cottage in Worcestershire

  • 5 of 5

The Studio is a very pleasant cottage from which to explore the Worcestershire countryside.

This was our second trip to The Studio and we saw some of the things we had seen before and some new ones; there are so many interesting buildings and gardens in this area.

We can recommend: Worcester and its cathedral, Tewkesbury abbey (across the county line into Gloucestershire but well worth a trip!) and Croome Court (2 miles from The Studio), and two we hadn't seen before: Pershaw Abbey and Hanbury Hall (NT) near Droitwich.

There is also lots of asparagus a this time of the year; one of that reason for us being there!

The studio is very comfortable and has most things we needed. The kitchen isn't huge but we were able to prepare some pretty good food; asparagus featuring every day.

All in all, an excellent place for a comfortable week.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need extremely comfortable

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Perfect get-away location.

  • 5 of 5

The studio was perfect for my requirements and had everything I wanted and needed. It has a very private feel and looks out on a beautifully kept landscape garden. John was extremely welcoming and hospitable. The added bonus was an incredibly comfortable bed. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay there and spent a good week exploring the surrounding area which is very beautiful.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for leaving the Studio so immaculately tidy. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay. John
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Excellent property. Ideal location

  • 5 of 5

Great location for sightseeing particularly Croome. Cottage is warm cosy and peaceful. Owner John very friendly and welcoming. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Quiet Country Living

  • 4 of 5

Nice stay, January probably not the best time to enjoy the property, but still had a nice comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good to have you, Garry and Joanne. sorry the weather wasn't up to much for your stay. John
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Excellent find!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely cosy cottage. A warm welcome from John. The cottage was more than we expected. Very clean . Amazing bed! So big and so comfortable. Plenty of places to visit in close proximity. Upton on Severn ,Tewkesbury to name just two. The local pub The Rose and Crown just a walk away. Very dog friendly and excellent food. Would highly recommend .

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Severn Stoke
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Elgar Inn, Earl's Croome
Car: necessary


Birmingham International Airport - 1 hour 45miles.

Car essential.


Birmingham - Theatre and Concerts - 1 hour

Worcester 8 miles. Museums, Cathedral, Race Course, Cricket,

Cheltenham Race Course 30 miles 1/2 hour.

Stratford-upon-Avon Theatre and historic town - 50 minutes.

Three Counties Show Ground, Malvern - 12 miles

Malvern Hills for walking - 8 miles

Tewkesbury 8 miles - Historic town, Abbey and Market

National Trust's Croome Court and landscape Park - 3 miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
If paid by cheque,please make payable to Mrs. C. Henderson
No Card facilities but PayPal available
Refunds: More than 8 weeks before confirmed arrival date: No cancellation Fee
4 to 8 weeks before confirmed arrival date: 50% refunded.
2 to 4 weeks before confirmed arrival date: 25% refunded
Les than 2 weeks - no refund.
Changeover Day:
Changeover day Saturday - or by arrangement.
Arrival after 16.00 hours or by arrangement.
Departure by 10.00 hours - or by arrangement.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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