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Elegant period Apartment in Upton-upon-Severn, Near Cotswolds and Malvern Hills

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 559 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment in historic riverside town, Nr. Malvern, Worcestershire, England - Variety Of Amenities, Stunning Scenery. Private Parking. WIFI

Are you looking for a 'holiday' holiday? A holiday where you don't have to cook unless you want to? Where you don't have to drive unless you want to? Where you can browse the quaint antique, bric a brac and gift shops and choose from a variety of delicious restaurants, pubs and take-always. All nestled on the banks of the most beautiful river - where you can walk for hours if the mood takes you, or sit mesmerised by the water on one of the many fishing benches situated along the Severn Way.

The Old Pump House is an impressive first floor Georgian apartment with private parking, situated right in the heart of Upton-upon-Severn, but away from the main thoroughfare. In 2016 it was modernised to provide a charming, yet spacious, one bedroom apartment with ensuite shower room and large open-plan living room/kitchen. It offers well equipped accommodation in a charming setting and is idyllically situated close to stunning countryside and a wealth of picturesque towns and villages. Whether you love walking, site-seeing, fishing, golfing, shopping, music, or just relaxing on the banks of the river, Upton-upon-Severn is a jewel of a town and the perfect place for a relaxing, magical holiday.

Conveniently situated between the Cotswolds and the Malvern Hills, Upton has built its reputation on, not only its picturesque river and Marina, but its quirky shops, pubs and restaurants. Upton is also renowned for its 4 exciting music festivals - Folk, Jazz, Blues and Rock. Close to the Four Counties Showground, Upton is also extremely convenient for all the Malvern shows including the very popular Spring and Autumn events. Cheltenham race course is also easily reached down the M5 motorway.

The gorgeous period apartment, with its graceful rooms and high ceilings, benefits from a large open-plan living room/kitchen with a range of modern kitchen units, sofa bed, TV and dining area. The large bay windows offer a delightful glimpse of the Malvern Hills. The bespoke kitchen area has a dishwasher, 2 ring ceramic hob, fridge, combination microwave/oven, toaster and kettle. Even a spice rack! Although you don't have to cook when you come here - you may want to - we've tried to provide every cooking implement you might need and the local shops offer a wide choice of produce and ingredients. You'll even find a bottle of bubbly chilling in the fridge, to get your holiday off to a good start!

The gracious bedroom, with en-suite shower room, provides a double bed, oak desk and large wardrobe. There is also an attractive, sunny communal garden and Victorian conservatory. Private parking for one vehicle is available behind the house.

Upton-upon-Severn offers a diverse selection of excellent restaurants, pubs and take-aways, catering for all tastes and pockets. There are also two small, but well stocked supermarkets, a post office, bakery and butchers, in addition to an interesting variety of antique, craft and gift shops. The amazing well stocked map shop is a particular feature of the High Street. The Pepperpot Heritage Centre and Museum add to the attractions of the town. The park offers a children's play park, football pitches, a tennis and basket ball court and skate board ramp and is situated just behind the house. Or take a river cruise on the Conway Castle pleasure boat to Tewkesbury - often accompanied with music or a cream tea.

A ten minute drive takes you high up onto the Malvern Hills where you can marvel at some of the most spectacular views in England. Much loved by walkers and hikers, Malvern has so much to offer - the Three Counties Showground, an outstanding theatre, the Morgan Sports Car factory, a golf course and many unusual shops and restaurants.

Cheltenham Spa, the beautiful capital of the Cotswolds, is a 20 minute drive down the M5. Many pretty historic villages and waterside towns, such as Tewkesbury, Ledbury, Leominster and Worcester are all on the doorstep, accessed speedily via the motorway or through rolling countryside.

This part of Worcestershire is dotted with golf courses, many with wonderful views. For those keen anglers, there are numerous designated fishing locations along the Severn Way leading out of Upton, many with steps and platforms for easy access, yet in quiet and peaceful surroundings. The Severn Way, a path which follows the Severn from its source in Wales right through to the Bristol channel, leads along the river in Upton and provides an ideal starting point for many gentle walks. Or longer ones for those with more stamina, to Tewkesbury, Worcester and further afield. Take a picnic and make a day of it!

More Details

Owner
Carola McCutcheon
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2017

About Carola McCutcheon

We really enjoy renovating and decorating houses. We have put a lot of thought and effort into this apartment's interior, as it is in such an unspoilt Georgian house with wonderful high ceilings and large windows. Our children have all left home, but they love coming to Upton - they particularly appreciate the pubs as the atmosphere is always warm and welcoming. We have a property in France which is an on-going project and, when the flat is rented, we take the opportunity to spend the time in France. But we are always very happy to come back to Upton, where we have the benefit of a thriving little town and the beauty of the river.

Carola McCutcheon purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Carola McCutcheon chose Malvern Hills

Upton-upon-Severn is a really special little town - very quaint and friendly, with an all year round holiday feel. It is ideally located between the Cotswolds and the Malvern Hills and, being only 3 miles from the M50, it is perfectly situated for visiting the Three Counties Showground and surrounding towns such as Cheltenham and Tewkesbury. But you don't even need to get in a car - there is so much to do and see in Upton for all the family. Besides the 4 well renowned and exciting music festivals, there is always something happening - in the Marina, on the river, or in the town. We love the combination of a vibrant, historic town and the relaxation of river and countryside. It's the perfect place for a holiday!

What makes this apartment unique

It was love at first sight when we saw this apartment - it is so elegant, spacious and bright. The Old Pump House is a beautiful period property, full of grace and charm, situated conveniently in the centre of Upton, yet away from the main traffic. The living room/kitchen, with its oak floor and range of modern kitchen units, provides open plan style and comfort. The south facing garden is perfect for sunbathing, picnicking, or enjoying a chilled glass of wine in the evening.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We couldn't have asked for anything more. Excellent place and brilliant location.
Jul 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Upton upon Severn in Worcestershire

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 559 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • river
  • rural
  • town
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom, with shower, WC and washbasin
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: One bedroom with double bed. Sofa bed in living room/kitchen - ideal for a child - but please note that there is no additional bathroom for the use of guests using the sofa bed. Sleeps Max 3 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom - spacious room with bay window. Double bed, wardrobe, chest-of-drawers, bedside chair, oak desk. Door to en-suite shower-room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
NB: Please note that prior to Autumn 2016 this was a 2 bedroom apartment with separate kitchen and living rooms. It has now been modernised and now consists of one large en-suite bedroom and a spacious open plan living room/kitchen. Sorry but no pets. No Smoking. Outside: There is a large south facing communal garden, shared with the 3 other apartments in the house. The garden has a bench and a table with 4 chairs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen. There is an additional charge of £25 per stay for linen and towels. You are welcome to bring your own.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

4

Accomodation and Surrounding Area.

  • 4 of 5

Accommodation was good for 2 people and its facilities were perfectly adequate. The surrounding area was excellent with plenty to see and do. Croome , Hanbury Hal and Malvern well worth a visit. Beautiful country side around. Our visit to the Malvern Spring show was superb and only a 15 minute journey away. Plenty of eating good places nearby. We particularly liked the Marina restaurant. Very good value and choice.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're pleased that you enjoyed Upton and the surrounding area. We are certainly well placed for visiting many beautiful and interesting places including the Three Counties Showground. We hope you will come again sometime in the future.
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5

great location everything you need for a self-contained stay

  • 5 of 5

we went to Upton for the Folk Festival and staying in this lovely flat made it so comfortable and convenient. This flat situated right in the center of Upton was fully equipped with everything you could possibly need. Very comfortable, clean, warm and a beautiful historic building. Very spacious and we didn't want for anything the thoughtful owners has thought of everything we could possibly need, even covered the first night with bread and milk in the fridge. Would totally recommend this flat for a holiday home from home and are looking to book it again for next year.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very complimentary review. We are so pleased that you had a good time at the Folk Festival and that you found the apartment well equipped and convenient. Upton is a great place for music, as well as being a pretty historic town. We would love to welcome you again.
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5

Very nice apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very nicely done and charming. The owners supplied everything I might need, from kitchen supplies to to extra pillows to local information. The location couldn't be better in the middle of a charming small town with two grocery shops and a wine shop within easy walking distance and yet safe private parking. It was a short drive to hike in the Malvern Hills and the tourist information office just five minute's walk away was very friendly and helpful. I felt very welcome and comfortable and I would recommend it for a nice stay.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased that you enjoyed Upton-upon-Severn and that you found the apartment charming and well equipped. Upton is certainly very friendly and well placed for exploring the Cotswolds and the Malvern Hills. Thank you for being such a lovely guest. We'd be delighted to welcome you back anytime!
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5

Beautiful old Georgian apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this gorgeous apartment in Upton upon Severn, with a handful pubs and restaurants, and beautiful scenery all around. We'd definitely come again; the apartment is characterful, fully equipped and perfect for two.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cotswold stay

  • 5 of 5

We have now stayed at this property twice. It has recently undergone some changes to make two separate bedrooms and a open plan kitchen and front room. The work has been carried out to a high standard and has made a great difference to the sleeping accommodation. The property sits in the pretty village of Upton Upon Seven which has restaurants, convenience stores, and several pubs. Upton provides perfect access to many parts of the cotwolds. Will definitely stay here again, when we visit the Cotswolds.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you John for your kind comments. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your second visit to the Old Pump House apartment and that you took advantage of the proximity to the Cotswolds. We're glad that you liked the changes we have made to make the apartment open plan. NB: Please note that the second bedroom was made available to you as a special request, following your visit last year. This is a 'one bedroom' en suite apartment, with open plan living room/kitchen. There is a sofa bed available in the living room/kitchen, but not a separate second bedroom.
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5

Perfect for Downtown Upton!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our short break in the area.

Lots to do and the weather enabled beautiful waking in The Malverns.

Accommodation was interesting, well equipped, clean and comfortable.

The welcoming bubbly and basics were a lovely touch.

I would recommend to others and consider returning!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Early Summer
28 Apr 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£145
for 2 nights
From
£60
From
£65
Fri,Sat,Sun
£295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
23 Jun 2017 - 29 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£235
for 3 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn
30 Aug 2017 - 30 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£220
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£70
Fri,Sat,Sun
£350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£165
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£275
£720
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter/spring
3 Jan 2018 - 12 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£155
for 2 nights
From
£65
From
£75
Fri,Sat
£295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
13 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£250
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£80
Fri,Sat
£350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
1 May 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£250
for 3 nights
From
£75
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£395
£1,225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
22 Jun 2018 - 28 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£265
for 3 nights
From
£80
From
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£475
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£220
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£75
Fri,Sat,Sun
£320
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Optional linen £25

Booking Notes:
PLEASE NOTE:
A £100 deposit is required at time of booking (to be held as security deposit.) Full booking payment required 30 days prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Friday. (Flexibility allowed outside main holiday periods.)
Arrival no earlier than 4pm. Departure by 11 am.

Notes on prices:

Block weekend price for festivals and events. 3 days minimum but these can be taken from Thursday to Sunday, or Friday to Monday.

NB.In the high season or school holidays we prefer weekly bookings. But please ask if you are unsure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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