Severn Vale View
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This smart, cosy apartment is close to Great Malvern (spa town with theatre/cinema, shops, restaurants) which can be reached by foot, bus or car. The apartment is located in a beautiful area overlooking the Three Counties Show Ground, and views of over 40 miles. The historic riverside town of Upton upon Severn with its famous summer festivals (folk, blues, jazz etc) is 15 minutes away by car. Taking one of the many footpaths from the property you can quickly be in Herefordshire overlooking the Black Mountains and the vista of Wales- why not leave the car and use the pack of 7 circular walks from the property. The famous Malvern Spring water can be found at Holy Well just 300 yards away. There are several pubs and restaurants within walking distance. Cheltenham racecourse is 30 minutes south by car.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham International 70 km, Nearest railway: Great Malvern 4 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Lift or stair access from secure keycoded entrance lobby. This is a modern 2 bedroom apartment (Bed 1=double, Bed 2= twin ideally suited for 2/3, but a double sofa bed is provided in the lounge which allows flexibility for up to 5 adults(inc. 1 couple). There is a family bathroom with overbath shower and all rooms have underfloor heating from the gas boiler. 2nd TV/dvd player in main bedroom. Fully carpeted, double glazed with video phone entry control. BT wi-fi hotspot for BT subscribers. Secure cycle storage.
|Further details outdoors|
Raised rear terrace is communal with picnic table, seating areas, planting and superb views. Allocated parking for 1 car in lower car park plus several visitor spaces available. Footpath down to main road, with local Spar shop and bus stop. Bridleways and footpaths with immediate access to the hills behind the property.
Suited to walkers/tourers but not for smokers, children under 12 years of age or pets. The property will be cleaned and prepared for 4 guests but further linen and towels will be available for the sofabed to provide for flexibility & choice of additional sleeping arrangements. Welcome tea/coffee tray on arrival & books & playing cards available. No price inflation during times when there are local festivals eg. in Upton-upon-Severn, Cheltenham races, music, literature or science festivals or when events are on at the Three Counties Show ground which the property immediately overlooks.
The Central England/Cotswolds region
This beautiful area of England offers quintessential charm but with 21st Century appeal - stunning countryside and many attractions and amenities.
Severn Valley Railway, West Midlands Safari Park, City of Worcester (with its Cathedral, Racecourse, Cricket Ground and Golf/Country Club), Pershore, Evesham and Broadway (and many more delightful Cotswold villages) are all within easy reach by car.
To the West are found Ledbury (historic market town), city of Hereford, Hay on Wye (famous book festival) and Wales. Cheltenham Spa with superb shopping and facilities is in Gloucestershire just South of the region.
The property sits in the conservation area of the Malvern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty between Herefordshire and Worcestershire. This distinctive range of hills runs south for 9 miles from Great Malvern and provides great walking and spectacular open views in all directions - the highest peak being Worcestershire Beacon at 1395 ft.
Sir Edward Elgar, England's greatest composer, lived nearby and he also taught music at the property when it was a school. His birthplace/visitor centre (2for1 discount for guests) and the 35 mile 'Elgar Trail' can be visited from the property. The summer months bring Festivals to nearby Upton-upon-Severn (15 mins by car) and there are regular shows at the Three Counties Show Ground which is overlooked by the property. The famous Malvern Spring water is bottled at Holy Well which is just 300 yards from the apartment. The Worcestershire Golf Club is very close by, just 5 minutes by car, and is also overlooked by the property.
In addition to local walks on the Malvern Hills, there are numerous long and short trails in the area and the nearby Worcestershire Way runs for 31 miles or the Geopark trail for 109 miles or the 210 mile Severn Way which follows the longest river in UK from it's source in Wales to the Bristol Channel. You will find OS maps, footpath and trail leaflets at the property.
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20 Jun 2014
"Excellent - recommended in all ways"
A beautiful flat, immaculately decorated, on the side of the Malvern Hills with a beautiful view of the Cotswolds. This was a great experience from beginning to end - Pauline, the owner, was responsiv… More
30 May 2014
"Very comfortable, modern apartment with fabulous views"
Stayed at Severn Vale View with husband and 2 children. Very comfortable, clean, modern apartment with comfortable beds. Perfect spot for visiting all the local walks if you wish, however we were visiting family and shopping. Plenty of information in the apartment for various activities in the vicinity. Everything you need for a self catering stay including a washing machine.
Only downfall was where to park the car - the property is located on a steep hill, whereas the parking is down the hill, fine if you are fit, but not for the less mobile. However, you can drop luggage and then park down the hill.
We would have no hesitation booking again and look forward to our next stay.
10 Apr 2014
"Quality apartment in superb location"
The owners welcome, the wonderful view, the quality furnishings, the easy access to the Malvern Hills and to Malvern itself make this apartment a great place to stay. The thoughtful way in which it is… More
3 Jan 2014
"Great location, great apartment"
Comfortable, attractive and thoughtfully planned apartment with amazing views in a leafy and peaceful setting. Very well equipped too. The apartment was perfect for us - a family of 5 with a 91 year o… More
7 Oct 2013
The positive reviews of this property are quite right and it is strongly recommended. Everything is new and comfortable and the welcome is genuine. I won't just repeat all the points already me… More
4 Oct 2013
"Modern, well equipped, comfy apartment."
Simply an excellent place to stay. Convenient for walking the hills, for touring a beautiful part of the UK and lovely when returning, to have a warm, well equipped, apartment in which to relax.
14 Sep 2013
Welcoming, clean, comfortable and warm apartment in a beautiful setting. Wonderful location and very comfortable place to enjoy a short or long stay. Would highly recommend staying there. Thank you ma… More
29 Jul 2013
We had a lovely time . The flat was really clean and tidy . The flat had all the utensils needed for a short or a long stay. Pauline was really helpful as well. I would go back again.… More
13 Apr 2013
"Great location, lovely apartment"
The apartment was very clean and tidy with the owner supplying all the essentials needed for a short stay or long stay. The owner is also very helpful and although I didn't need anything, is easily contactable if there are any problems.
If you are into walking, the Malvern hills are very close by and the surrounding area is lovely also. The town of Great Malvern is only 5 minutes by car and the train station has easy access to Worcester, Brimingham, Hereford etc. However, the area is very hilly, especially the town so not easily accessible for people with low mobility. It does help you get fit though!
There are not many shops nearby but there is a Spar a few minutes away which sells all the essentials. There is also a big Morrisons at a retail park a few miles away, with a Boots, M & S, Matalan, McDonalds, etc but a car is needed really.
The apartment had all the mod cons and was in very good condition, as described in the advert. I would definitely stay again. There was a problem with poor internet/phone reception (I was on 02) but this is expected given the location in the hills!
6 Apr 2013
"Perfect base for exploring the area"
A pristine 2 bedroom flat with a spacious living area and potentially enough space for 6 people to stay there. Well equipped with just about everything you need (though note there is no internet acces… More
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