Accommodation & Facilities

worcestercitycentrecottage provides quality, unique, self-catering holiday accommodation in the heart of the City of Worcester. The property, located within the remains of the old medieval city walls, is a Grade 2 listed building on a pedestrianised street dating from the Georgian period and is set in a conservation area adjacent to Worcester Cathedral. The composer Sir Edward Elgar, whose works include Pomp and Circumstance March No.1 (Land of Hope and Glory) and the Enigma Variations, lived here as a child in Victorian times.

As shown by the floor plan and photography, the well-presented accommodation is furnished to a high standard, set over 4 floors and sleeps 5+1. It has gas-fired central heating throughout.

The house is presented over 4 floors, so please make sure it suits your requirements.

The lower ground floor kitchen diner is fully-equipped with all mod cons and everything you are likely to need during your stay, including a range cooker, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washer/dryer, iron/ironing board and a comprehensive range of cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery. Access to an enclosed rear courtyard affords guests an opportunity to sit outside and barbeque; weather permitting!

The living area is located on the ground floor and has comfortable seating comprising of one 3-seater sofa, one 2-seater sofa, and an armchair and footstool, all in french gray upholstery. A wood-burning stove provides the focal point of the room. A modern flat screen TV with Freeview, Blu-ray DVD player and DVD selection, together with Wi-Fi are provided. A large oak coffee-style table made of reclaimed oak from a Worcestershire flour mill is perfect for playing cards, board games or simple resting that glass of wine on, whilst relaxing in front of the fire.

The first floor master bedroom is a large well-appointed room, with a king sized bed and commands views to the stained glass east window of the cathedral. There is one sofa and two chairs is this room, affording some privacy away from the main living area if required. A hairdryer and alarm clock is provided in the main bedroom. On the same floor is a separate toilet.

The shower room is on the second floor and has a modern shower, high-flush toilet and pedestal wash basin. There is no bath. Adjacent to it are bedrooms 2 and 3. The former has two single divan style beds and the latter has one 4ft divan bed (this is a small double bed). Both bedrooms have views to the cathedral.

There are ample storage facilities in all the bedrooms.

What’s included:

  • All quality cotton bed linen and towels are provided for the duration of your stay. 1 bath towel and 1 hand towel for each guest. For guests staying more than 1 week, the cottage can be cleaned and new linen and towels etc. provided as required.
  • Heating, lighting and your first basket of logs.
  • WiFi throughout.
  • Freeview channels on the TV.
  • Blu-ray DVD player, DVD and CD selection.
  • A range of board games. A pack of cards.
  • A selection of books and local interest publications, maps and magazines.
  • A few essentials. Tea, coffee, a pint of milk as a minimum.
  • Permit parking free on adjacent streets subject to availability.
  • A travel cot and high chair can be made available by arrangement at time of booking.
  • A free guided walking tour of Historic Worcester: just ask!

Please be sure to read our Health & Safety information.


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Testimonials

Amazing and beautiful house

Amazing and beautiful house in a great location. The host was really helpful and got back with any questions quickly. Nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend.

Louise, Jan 2019
5.0
2019-02-07T08:59:45+00:00
Amazing and beautiful house in a great location. The host was really helpful and got back with any questions quickly. Nothing was too much trouble. Would highly recommend. Louise, Jan 2019

Great location

This was in a great location and this house is an amazing historic place with all the comforts of home. Guy has done a great job melding the historic with the modern as well as creature comforts. The house is right next to an amazing 8th Century Cathedral, the High street and a 10 minute walk to the train station. Checking in and out were a breeze. We hope to return this summer. Well done Guy.

Mike, Jan 2019
5.0
2019-02-07T09:09:48+00:00
This was in a great location and this house is an amazing historic place with all the comforts of home. Guy has done a great job melding the historic with the modern as well as creature comforts. The house is right next to an amazing 8th Century Cathedral, the High street and a 10 minute walk to the train station. Checking in and out were a breeze. We hope to return this summer. Well done Guy. Mike, Jan 2019

Worcester is a great city to visit!

Worcester is a great city to visit and this house, under the shadow of the Cathedral and Edward Elgar's boyhood home is a very special place. The house is very well and thoughtfully equipped. We lacked nothing. Guy the owner responded immediately to any query and we are so glad we participated in his Worcester town guided tour. The city is central to a number of National Trust properties and gardens as well as being close to the Malvern Hills for walking. All in all a great experience and highly recommended.

Chris T.  July 2018

 
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2018-08-28T07:49:33+00:00
Worcester is a great city to visit and this house, under the shadow of the Cathedral and Edward Elgar's boyhood home is a very special place. The house is very well and thoughtfully equipped. We lacked nothing. Guy the owner responded immediately to any query and we are so glad we participated in his Worcester town guided tour. The city is central to a number of National Trust properties and gardens as well as being close to the Malvern Hills for walking. All in all a great experience and highly recommended. Chris T.  July 2018  

An amazing house to stay in, especially if you are a music fan!

An amazing house to stay in, especially if you're a music fan! Guy made sure we had everything we could possibly need and more. Can highly recommend- especially if you're involved with something at the cathedral - there's nowhere closer!!

Felicity, Aug 2018
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2018-08-28T07:58:45+00:00
An amazing house to stay in, especially if you're a music fan! Guy made sure we had everything we could possibly need and more. Can highly recommend- especially if you're involved with something at the cathedral - there's nowhere closer!! Felicity, Aug 2018

Perfect central location.

Perfect central location and lovely house. Has everything you need and more. Absolutely spotless and lovely little touches. If you’re having a city break I’d highly recommend this location.

Jacqui, July 2018
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Perfect central location and lovely house. Has everything you need and more. Absolutely spotless and lovely little touches. If you’re having a city break I’d highly recommend this location. Jacqui, July 2018
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