OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

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

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 215 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

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.


Owner
John Henderson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2017

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 Worcestershire

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 owner

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
  • 1 of 1

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Worcester in Malvern Hills District

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 215 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room with hand basin and w.c. (Wall heater)
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

84% Complete
10% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
5% Complete
Sunny Cottage over-looking part of a Large Garden, in rural surroundings.
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 20 reviews
5

Our very enjoyable stay at the Studio, Severn Stoke

  • 5 of 5

Refreshingly, the property was exactly as described and our hosts, John & Cara Henderson, were most pleasant and helpful. Situated in the grounds of their house in a secluded rural location, the property was easy to find, with lovely views of the Malvern Hills from the grounds, and within walking distance of the village facilities, including a pub that provided basic fare. Worcester, Malvern and Tewkesbury were easily accessible by road which made life easy for us as our son was taking part in the 3 Choirs Festival the week we stayed.

The property itself was good value. It was well resourced and maintained with adequate space, along the lines of a studio flat, and a large comfortable bed, TV and internet access (not too bad for the rural location) and rudimentary cooking facilities adequate for most needs. Although we do not have dogs, the property is clearly dog friendly, and the Hendersons have a lovely well trained dog who greeted us every morning and afternoon, upon our return to the property.

Thank you, John & Cara. We will definitely recommend you to our friends and hope to be back again if our travels take us to the area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your generous and accurate review. We enjoyed meeting you and we're very grateful to you for leaving The Studio, so immaculate. We look forward to your next visit. John and Cara
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
4

Just what we needed

  • 4 of 5

It was peaceful. John and Cara had thoughtfully provided all that we needed

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you to stay and thank you so much for leaving The Studio so immaculate. With kind regards to you both, John and Cara
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

A fabulous base

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage was the perfect base for our weekend break. The dog was sorry to leave as he was fascinated with all the wild rabbits!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying and for leaving the Studio so immaculately tidy. We hope that both of you and Benjie will come again. John and Cara
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
1

A delightful cottage in a most interesting area.

  • 1 of 5

This cottage is a great delight. It has everything we needed and we were most comfortable in it. It is also very close to many of the interesting building we wanted to see.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. With kind regards, John and Cara
Did you find this review helpful?
0 1
5

Excellent accomodation in a beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed long river walks in both directions, footpaths on the doorstep. Climbed up to the Worcester Beacon in the Malvern Hills. Rambled round the grounds of the National Trust Property at Croome. If time had permitted could have spent a full day there, there's lots to see.

Also briefly explored Tewkesbury and had an excellent lunch at the Bay Tree.

Only in the area for 4 days including attending a family wedding, but would recommend it and will probably return again for longer.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You managed to fit so much into the few days you were here, congratulations! There is still much more to see! Thank you for being such excellent guests. John and Cara
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Short Easter break to Worchester

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 2 dogs and I had a very enjoyable time at John and Cara studio. John was very helpful from the day we arrived, showing us around the studio and the lovely garden. I somehow think the dogs enjoyed the short holiday more than we did as they both had such a big garden to investigate, they were out of the house from morning till sunset, coming home in between for food and drink! The location is great for sightseeing, Malvern Hills is just a couple of miles away. There are plenty of pubs to have a meal and of course Upton has some lovely restaurants too. We would definitely visit John and Cara again if we ever have another opportunity for a short break. Thank you John and Cara for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Matt and May, you certainly managed to fit in some site seeing with Upton, Worcester, Stratford on Avon and a long walk on the Malvern Hills! It was a delight having you to stay and thank you again for your timely help. We hope to see you (and the dogs) again. Kind regards, John and Cara
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Worcester Cathedral
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Birmingham
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Severn Stoke
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Worcester
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
M5
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Elgar Inn, Earl's Croome
Car: necessary

Travel:

Birmingham International Airport - 1 hour 45miles.

Car essential.

Distances:

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

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Worcester, Cotswolds

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Rate 4
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£140
for 2 nights
From
£70
£350
£1,400
 
 
Rate 1
1 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£130
for 2 nights
From
£65
£320
£1,300
 
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£400
 
 
Rate 3
4 Jan 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£130
for 2 nights
From
£65
£320
£1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£130
for 2 nights
From
£65
£329
£1,000
 

Additional pricing information

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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Available
Unavailable