Norton Grange

Norton near Worcester, Heart of England (Ref. 19077)

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Cottage features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Sleeps

    16

  • Bedrooms

    5

  • Bathrooms

    3

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This impressive Grade II listed country house, built in the 1800s and boasting a stunning original clock tower, is situated in the scattered hamlet of Norton, just five miles from the ancient city of Worcester and surrounded by unspoilt Worcestershire countryside. Beautifully furnished throughout to provide very comfortable accommodation, this Worcestershire holiday cottage is ideal for family and friends to spend time together. With stunning views, this charming Worcestershire holiday home boasts six spacious bedrooms, offering flexible accommodation, with one having an en-suite shower room. The stunning drawing room exudes quality and style with its large picture window flooding the room with light, and the beamed dining room, seating 16 people offers the perfect place for a long lunch or celebratory dinner, while both of these rooms boast cosy open fires. The fitted kitchen with an AGA and both a dining and sitting area, the grand hallway with magnificent oak staircase and the games/sun room overlooking the swimming pool and garden, just add to the comfort of this Worcestershire holiday home. Outside, the heated swimming pool is a lovely addition for guests, and the small woodland area is great for an early morning stroll. The village of Norton has a country pub and offers many lovely walks and cycle routes, including the Monarch's Way, Millennium Way and Severn Way which are all close by. With many pretty towns and villages within easy reach, golf courses, theatres, country markets and numerous outdoor activities close by, this is an ideal base for an unforgettable holiday.

Accommodation

Six bedrooms: 1 x four poster double, 1 x king-size double, 1 x twin, 1 x family room with 1 double and 1 triple bunks (double futon below, single on top) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x family room with 1 king-size double and 1 single leading to 1 x double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Utility. Dining room (seats 16) with open fire. Drawing room with open fire. Games/sun room with table football, table tennis and doors to swimming pool.

Amenities

Oil central heating with open fires. Oil AGA, electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, 1 with FreeSat and 1 with Freeview, 2 x DVD, CD/radio, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for fires inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for 5 cars. Lockable bike storage. Lawned garden with patio, furniture, sun loungers, gas BBQ, outdoor heated swimming pool (available 2nd May - 30th September) and small woodland area. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop 2 miles, pub 10 mins walk. Note: The swimming pool is available for guests to use from 2nd May - 30th September. Note: This property benefits from key holders who live in a private, self-contained annexe around the corner of the main house. They are available to assist guests as and when required.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

This property offers a smaller party reduction.

About the location

NORTON NEAR WORCESTER

Worcester 5 miles; Malvern 9 miles.

The scattered village of Norton lies in beautiful unspoilt Worcestershire countryside, just 5 miles from the ancient cathedral city of Worcester, dating back to 400BC and, birthplace of the composer Sir Edward Elgar. Norton boasts a village pub and offers many lovely walks including the Severn Way, Monarch’s Way and Millennium Way which are close by. Spetchley Park and Gardens with its beautiful historic house and 30 acre gardens and parkland make a lovely day out for all the family. The nearby picturesque market town of Pershore boasts a magnificent Norman abbey, Georgian architecture and an excellent range of shops and cafes, while the surrounding countryside is famous for fruit growing and market gardening, and Bredon Hill, just south of the village, is home to an Iron Age Fort, Roman earthworks and a number of ancient standing stones. The Worcestershire town of Malvern dates back to the Bronze Age and is situated on the eastern side of the magnificent Malvern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which form a 9 mile range of ancient rock offering miles of footpaths and bridleways with long distant views in all directions. The town plays host to many antique fairs, craft fairs and auctions throughout the year, is home to the Morgan car and the local theatre welcomes productions from the West End and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Many unspoilt Cotswold villages, including the quintessential English village of Broadway, are close by as well as Warwick with its imposing medieval castle, Stratford-upon-Avon the home of William Shakespeare, the waterfront city of Gloucester and Ledbury famous for its numerous black and white timbered buildings. A great destination for a memorable holiday, all year round.

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