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5 Windermere

Stourport-On-Severn near Worcester, Worcestershire (Ref. 957756)

4.8

Excellent

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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52 Customer Reviews

  • "Only things that was below par was the staining inside the kettle !"

    Had to microwave water for drinks ! And something wrong with freezer but as we didn’t use it didn’t bother us ,we ate out apart from breakfast toast . Lovely apartment,beautiful position and views ! Second time we have been so you can see loved it ! And so much to do in the area ! A big must is West Midlands safari park wonderful for all ages ! Fantastic experience !

    Reviewed by ShirleyMay 2022

  • "We are seasoned self-caterers and No 5 Windemere fulfilled our needs and more."

    It appears in our top 5 places to stay. We have already booked this property for the same week next year.

    Thank you so much for your positive feedback, we’re delighted you enjoyed your stay and very much look forward to welcoming you back next year. Property Owner

    Reviewed by EileenMay 2022

  • "Well equipped comfortable apartment, great location walking distance to river and canal footpaths, town centre shops, pubs etc."

    Large Tesco within walking distance. Apartment great for two people but would be rather small and squashed for four adults. Owner prompt and helpful answers to any queries. Lovely peaceful setting all windows and balcony overlooking canal basin with ducks and swans.

    Hi Linda, Thank you so much for your feedback, hopefully the photographs of the apartment give a true representation of the space on offer, many people use the apartment as a base to explore the local area so its just enough for their needs. Hopefully we'll see you again in the future Michelle Property Owner

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2022

  • "Enjoyable break, apartment as described, well equipped and in a good central location."

    Thank you for your review, we're delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you again in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by JennieMar 2022

  • "A comfortable, lovely situated apartment, which was excellent value for money."

    However, not really suitable for 4 adults as there is only a small table with 2 chairs in the corner plus 2 stools at the breakfast bar making it impossible to have dinner together. Also, unable to close the door to bedroom 2 without moving the bed. Tried to contact the owner but found that both our phones were barred ! No Alexa and other complaints had not been addressed.

    Dear Mr S. Initially please accept my apologies in terms of you being unable to contact me, my phone is on 24/7 I'm receiving calls on this number all day every day so I'm not sure why you weren't able to get in touch with me. I'm so sorry you didn't feel the apartment was conducive to accommodating 4 guests, we have used the exact same layout for the past four years and have received numerous compliments, at the end of the day its a 2 bedroom apartment so we are slightly limited in terms of what we can offer, we've made every effort to maximise the space we do have to ensure guest comfort and satisfaction. I will ensure that the beds in the twin room are always in a position for the door to be closed without the guests having to move them, thank you for bringing this issue to our attention. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MichaelFeb 2022

  • "An amazing, spacious, two bedroom apartment in a fantastic location."

    The communication with the owners was outstanding.

    Thank you for your feedback, we're delighted you enjoyed your stay Property Owner

    Reviewed by LisaFeb 2022

  • "The flat was very well appointed and very comfortable."

    Everything you needed was provided. Great to feed the ducks from the balcony trying to avoid the seagulls. Plenty of lovely walks nearby.

    Reviewed by GlynisOct 2021

  • "Better dining chairs, could not get on breakfast stools had to use Patio chairs, but other than that it was perfect"

    Reviewed by SueOct 2021

  • "A bright and tidy apartment in a perfect location overlooking the canal basin."

    Situated in a quiet area close to the town centre, with supermarkets, pubs and a wide range of takeaways all just a short walk away, plus a good café almost next door. Note that the listing for this property is incorrect as the double bed is definitely NOT a king size (we measured it as 4'6) and Alexa was nowhere to be found.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2021

  • "The directions are misleading : 'turn left after Tesco' would be better as ' ..."

    The directions are misleading : 'turn left after Tesco' would be better as ' turn left at traffic lights by Tesco' Also, there was no welcome pack - not even milk which I think is the least you should expect these days

    Reviewed by LindaSep 2021

  • "We had a lovely stay in a lovely apartment, we were there to celebrate my sisters golden wedding anniversary, and she loved everything about the area especially how picturesque it was…will definitely be returning, best holiday we have had in the UK."

    Reviewed by PatriciaAug 2021

  • "Beautiful apartment in a lovely location, perfect for long walks along the canal and river, plenty of pubs to stop at to enjoy the views, particularly around the canal basin."

    Kitchen had everything you could need. TV was a bit erratic kept losing signal and Alexa didn't work at all (not a great problem was just looking forward to trying it out!). Just a couple of little maintenance issues that need to be sorted out - inside handle on front door is very loose and toilet seat in the bathroom is very loose also. Apart from those very minor issues a great stay, lots of information available for days out and eating options. Supermarkets within 5/10 minutes walk. Great to sit out on the balcony in the evening and watch the ducks!

    Reviewed by SianJul 2021

  • "Nice apartment as advertised, very easy access to the town and all amenities."

    Reviewed by FrankJun 2021

  • "The apartment was just what was needed."

    It had everything you could want. Kitchen was fully equipped, bedrooms were comfortable and the view from the balcony over the canal basin was lovely. Stourport has lots do with plenty of places to walk and see and also with easy roads to Bewdley, droitwich and worcester. One improvement would be the directions to access the car park should be made more simple with access off cheapside rather than going off the postcode. One small grumble off what was a great little get away.

    Reviewed by JonathanMay 2021

  • "A lovely place to stay."

    Well furnished apartment, very clean and modern. Plenty to do within 20 miles ,and some good local pubs and restaurants.

    Reviewed by ChrisOct 2020

  • "This was a well appointed apartment with good views over the canal basins and marina."

    Only a short walk to the town centre and to local supermarkets as well as the usual takeaways. There were plenty of delightful and peaceful walks along the canal and river banks and out into the countryside. The small town of Stourport is very pleasant with lots of evidence of its Georgian heritage. Whilst the apartment was generally well cared for we were disappointed with a lack of attention to detail in the cleaning. There were thick build ups of dirt in the corners of window sills. The fridge was dirty and we had to clean it our before we used it. The freezer was so encrusted with ice that most of the drawers would not open. The microwave was dirty internally and there was rust inside the door. We chose not to use it. Not the standard that we have become used to with Sykes Cottages. Nevertheless, we had a wonderful holiday.

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2020

  • "Apartment was great as is the location set on the marina."

    Ideally located for visiting local and nearby attractions. Would recommend the following Worcester, Great Malvern, Ludlow, Bewdley to mention a few. Town has numerous takeaways and pubs. Well worth a visit and we even had a week of uninterrupted sunshine!!!

    Reviewed by PaulSep 2020

  • "The apartment was excellent, well maintained and very modern and clean."

    It was ideally placed for Stourport-on-Severn and lots of walks close by.

    Reviewed by JasonAug 2020

  • "Everything was as expected."

    Reviewed by PaulFeb 2020

  • "Amazing apartment, there is nothing more you could ask for."

    That's why we have booked it for all of January 2021.

    Reviewed by JohnJan 2020

  • "An amazing apartment."

    Everything you could want. Extremely handy for shops, pubs, restaurants and lovely walks.

    Reviewed by MaggieDec 2019

  • "Shortage of restaurants open in the evening during the winter months."

    Reviewed by JeanNov 2019

  • "As always the apartment was clean, comfortable, and a good place to stay."

    This is our 4th time at the apartment as its so handy for visiting relatives and friends and exploring the area. We shall be booking again.

    Reviewed by PamelaNov 2019

  • "The apartment was very clean."

    Everything you needed was there. We were a party of 4 adults and the two separate bathrooms were ideal and just as we had hoped for. Our two friends were from France and they also thought it was superb. The Alexa was the star attraction. We used it to play English and French music. Very useful for translations at times. Wonderful area and despite the bad weather (heavy rain most days) we enjoyed out daily outings.

    Reviewed by GrahameSep 2019

  • "This apartment is well laid out, very well equipped and furnished to a very high standard throughout."

    The beds are very comfortable, with luxury bedding and have ample wardrobe space in both bedrooms. Both bathrooms, one with a shower over the bath are a good size. Enjoyed sitting on the balcony, especially in the evening to watch the sunset. Perfect location for walking along the tow path, river banks or visiting the many attractions further afield by car or bus.

    Reviewed by JulieAug 2019

  • "Comfortable apartment, unfortunately Alexa had lost the connection which we could not restore."

    We also discovered marks on both bedding and towels which if we had dspotted earlier we would have made contact with listed number about. The apartment would benefit from little extras such as dish cloths, dishwasher tablets and extra crockery, as despite there only being two of us we had to put the dishwasher on every day, which we felt very wasteful!

    Reviewed by ShirleyJun 2019

  • "Great apartment in a great location"

    Reviewed by RichardJun 2019

  • "Fantastic apartment."

    Great facilities. Amazon Alexa was an added bonus and great fun to use. Nice and quiet area with lovely views of the canal basin. Would recommend this holiday base and would definitely go back.

    Reviewed by SusanMay 2019

  • "Apartment is well-situated for the dining and drinking venues around the harbour basin."

    Good view of the basin from the balcony - nice to sit out with a glass of wine. Well-equipped flat with reasonable storage space for food with ful-size fridge and freezer units. Dining area a little strange, with two chairs at a breakfast bar and then another two chairs around a round table. This meant that two diners have their backs to the others. Bedroom 2 (twin beds) a little tight to access, but comfortable bed linen in both rooms (although duvet a little hot for the end of May). Large, Smart TV with Amazon Echo (?) unit behind - our son loved asking Alexa to tell him a joke (secretly, so did I !). Apartment very clean throughout. Will definitely return to this flat if we visit Stourport-in-Severn again.

    Reviewed by NigelMay 2019

  • "The only thing is the twin bedroom door wouldn’t close because bed was in the way !"

    ! But as only for two of us no problem . Everything else was above our expectation .lovely place , views great and so near canals and basin . Close to so many attractions, thoroughly enjoyed our holiday !! And will be using you again !!!

    Reviewed by ShirleyMay 2019

  • "Very comfortable base to discover Worcestershire."

    Apartment is in a lovely setting with pubs and restaurants close by.

    Reviewed by ChrisMay 2019

  • "Lovely apartment with first class equipment."

    Nice view from balcony helped by the excellent weather we had. Good to have Netflix and Alexa!!

    Reviewed by JeanApr 2019

  • "Very comfortable accommodation,good base for visiting lots of interesting places,also great amenities in walking distance."

    Reviewed by KarenMar 2019

  • "Musty smell in en suit shower room."

    Reviewed by DavidMar 2019

  • "Couldn't fault it happy with everything"

    Reviewed by WayneMar 2019

  • "We have been using Sykes for many years and this property is one of the best that we have come across."

    Everything in the apartment was of top quality and even had a television you could see very important if you are a rugby fan and Wales are playing England (Wales won by the way). Many thanks to the owners of the property for the way it was presented.

    Reviewed by HaydnFeb 2019

  • "We stayed at 5 Windermere over the Christmas period (2018) and could not fault the apartment one bit."

    It was spotlessly clean throughout with a modern kitchen, a first rate TV, fresh towels and linen and a really comfortable bed. The view from the apartment was an added bonus for us. All in all we had a really peaceful 5 days of chilling out. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by AndrewDec 2018

  • "We had a very enjoyable holiday in a very nice apartment."

    Reviewed by JudithDec 2018

  • "Very clean, very comfortable, close to the river and town, beautiful bed linen, top of the range fittings, well equipped kitchen, yes very pleased."

    Will certainly be booking again next year.

    Reviewed by PamelaNov 2018

  • "Lovely well equipped and clean apartment."

    Great base for seeing the surrounding areas

    Reviewed by TraceyOct 2018

  • "Excellent flat with lovely canal and river walks nearby."

    Very clean throughout, and comfortable bed. Would suggest that the written "travelling to the property" directions be amended to take accound of the new road "Discovery Way", which avoids the town centre when arriving from Hartlebury Common.

    Reviewed by SallySep 2018

  • "Lovely comfortable villa."

    Well equipped kitchen TV had intermittent problems with connection toWIFI

    Reviewed by GillianAug 2018

  • "The apartment was very modern and very clean with all appliances and facilities."

    It is in a beautiful location and the surrounding area is lovely. Unfortunately there was an issue with the tv working intermittently and most evenings was not working at all. This was during the World Cup, Wimbledon and the Tour de France which impacted massively on our stay. The owner contacted the engineer who could not replicate the problem and had still not resolved the issue by the end of our holiday.

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2018

  • "Property ideally situated."

    Easy walking distance from pubs and restaurants yet set in a very quiet location five minutes walk from the River Severn.Allocated parking just outside apartment. Easy walking distance to Tesco supermarket.

    Reviewed by ArthurJun 2018

  • "First class apartment, in a first class position."

    All amenities are close to hand, but far enough away to keep it peaceful. No expense has been spared, this is a genuine home from home, and the locals are very friendly also

    Reviewed by AdrianApr 2018

  • "Only one slight issue."

    In the listing it says there is a DVD player. Couldn't find one anywhere!! Took lots of DVDs and nothing to play them on....... If we'd known we'd have taken our own, no problem. Maybe update the listing. Otherwise everything was perfect, beautiful view from apartment and surrounding areas just stunning.

    Reviewed by AlisonApr 2018

  • "Lovely modern apartment."

    Very clean & comfortable. Nice views of the canal basin. Good base for visiting surrounding area.

    Reviewed by SusanFeb 2018

  • "Excellent apartment, spotless, everything you needed and more inside."

    Lovely location on the canal basin with lovely walks and amenities on the doorstep. Had a lovely time and look forward to visting the area again in the future.

    Reviewed by StevenFeb 2018

  • "Very Nice Apartment got every thing you need Handy for all amenities"

    Reviewed by PeterJan 2018

  • "All good"

    Reviewed by davidNov 2017

  • "The apartment was great, nice and clean, very modern, only downfall was we could hear the tv, next door, at times it was very loud."

    Reviewed by BernadetteSep 2017

  • "Great location."

    Was only going to do 3 days but a week was so cheap we extended our stay. Plenty to do in the area.

    Reviewed by BarrySep 2017

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Summary

  • All first floor
  • 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area, breakfast bar (seats 2) and sitting area.
  • Electric wall heaters
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 3D Smart TV with Freeview, Netflix and Amazon Alexa, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop, pub and restaurants 5 mins walk
  • River Severn 5 mins walk
  • Note: There is no internal lift
  • Note: Due to the proximity to the canal basin, the apartment is not suitable for children under the age of 12.

The property

A beautiful first floor apartment, perfectly located overlooking the canal basin in the bustling town of Stourport-on-Severn.

Enter via the communal entrance which takes you up to this unique apartment where the owner's personal touches and attention to detail is evident as soon as you walk through the front door.

The open plan living accommodation has a very well-equipped kitchen, complete with everything needed to cook dinner, a breakfast bar for two as well as dining area and sumptuous sitting area, ideal for relaxing after a day exploring the area or watching your favourite film.

Doors from the living area take you to a balcony with chairs, perfect for relaxing with a good book or enjoying a refreshing drink before heading out to try one of the towns many restaurants and bars.

There are two beautifully-furnished bedrooms, the master having en-suite while the twin benefits from a private bathroom.

Enjoy a stroll around the Georgian canal basin, watch the canal boats navigate through the locks or stop off and relax in the one of the tea rooms, pubs or restaurants in the area.

Just a 10 minute drive, Whitley Court an English Heritage property would be a very enjoyable way to spend an afternoon.

Or take in one of the many walks on the local SSSI Nature Reserve, or spend a day exploring the nearby riverside town of Bewdley, West Midlands Safari Park, the beautiful Wyre Forest, Astley Burf vineyards or Cadbury World in the pretty area of Bournville.

A beautiful apartment for a memorable holiday at any time of year.

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About the location

STOURPORT-ON-SEVERN

Worcester 12 miles.

Nestling amongst the beautiful unspoilt countryside of the Severn Valley, the ancient riverside town of Stourport-on-Severn is a popular tourist destination, with many black and white timbered buildings and an abundance of amenities and activities. Many individual shops, traditional pubs, restaurants and cafes can be found in and around the town. Visitors to Stourport may choose to take a cruise along the river, enjoy a day's fishing, take a ride on horseback or bike along the many lovely bridleways, or stroll through the heather clad hills, woodlands and heathland of Hartlebury Common, a 200 acre SSSI Nature Reserve on the outskirts of the town. The market town of Bewdley is just a short drive away and has been described as 'the most perfect Georgian town in Worcestershire'. Bewdley boasts riverside pubs and cafes, antique shops and craft galleries, all surrounded by beautiful countryside. The area has some of the best attractions in the country, with the Severn Valley Steam Railway, West Midlands Safari Park, Cadbury World and the Black Country Living Museum, numerous National Trust properties and many colourful events throughout the year including riverside festivals, regattas and open air concerts. Also well worth a visit are the picturesque town of Ludlow with its magnificent 13th century castle, Ironbridge Gorge Museum and the medieval Wyre Forest.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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