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Sara Nelmes

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Secluded Seperate Annex At Foot Of Malvern Hills

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


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Bungalow in Berrow, Malvern, Worcestershire - Great Location For Exploring Local Countryside And Places Of Interest

A real gem of a getaway nestling at the foot of the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire this modern, clean 2 bedroom annex provides guests with a great rural retreat from which to explore the local area. We are right on the Worcestershire/Gloucestershire/Herefordshire border with all 3 cathedral city's within easy reach. Eastnor Castle is just a stones throw away with the pretty market town of Ledbury less than 10mins away. The Malvern Hills are on the doorstep and are popular with walkers, mountain bikers and those who love the great outdoors - sample the FREE spring water from over 30 wells dotted around the hills! Visit places which inspired Edward Elgar to write his music, or take in a show at the popular Malvern Theatre which attracts many big names from stage and screen. There is always something going on at the Three Counties Showground or down by the river at Upton Upon Severn with its numerous festivals. Less than 30 minutes away is the regency spa town of Cheltenham which is famous for its racing, fabulous for shopping, cultural and dining too. We are just 5 minutes off junction 2 of the M50 so not too remote. Fans of the BBC period drama Doctor Thorne? Visit Eastnor Castle which opens at Easter. The exterior was used as Courcy Castle and the interior as Boxhall Hill and Tyntesfield which is a National Trust property was used as Boxhall Hill exterior and is an hours drive away.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Sara Nelmes (Owner)
Member since: 2014
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Speaks english

About Sara Nelmes

We purchased our house 'High Trees' which sits on 13 acres a couple of years ago having fallen in love with the setting despite viewing it on a cold, dark, damp January afternoon.

Since then we have renovated the main house and during this time we (mummy, daddy & 3 kids) all lived in the annex aka 'Low Trees' so can personally vouch for its comfortability, now it seems such as shame to not share it with others :-)

Sara Nelmes purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why Sara Nelmes chose Malvern Hills

Fab views of the Malvern Hills, rural yet not remote.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your holiday home was really cosy, we loved all the wildlife and local countryside - Lauren & Tom, February 2014

A lovely little property, I really enjoyed sitting out on the balcony sipping a cool beer after a day walking on the hills - Alvin Baldwin, Exmouth, May 2014
Jun 2014
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based on 19 traveller reviews

Secluded Seperate Annex At Foot Of Malvern Hills
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews

Perfect holiday combination - peaceful location but with lots to do

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely, relaxing week in this cosy, comfortable property. It feels as if you are in the middle of nowhere but you are literally only five minutes from the M50 giving easy access to Cheltenham, Gloucester and Worcester. It was also great to have the town of Ledbury close by with its little independent shops and places to eat and to have the Malvern hills on your doorstep for all levels of walking - lunch afterwards in Mac & Jac's in Malvern is a great way to round off a good walk. Gloucester Quays shopping outlet is good and you don't have to be religious to be amazed by Gloucester Cathedral which is wonderful inside. Holloways home and garden furniture in Suckley sells some lovely things and the food in their Glasshouse Cafe is excellent. Sara, Matt and their family were the perfect hosts - just such nice people and extremely friendly but without being intrusive. We would like to thank them again for the tasty bacon, sausages and eggs which we enjoyed for our breakfasts. We would have no hesitation in returning to this property and hope to do so in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Lovely property, restful stay and delightful hosts.

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a lovely 10 days’ stay at the bungalow at Berrow. The bungalow is very well and thoughtfully equipped, extremely comfortable and spotlessly clean. Sara and family were delightful - extremely welcoming, really helpful and very informative and enthusiastic about the area.

The location is convenient for several interesting towns – eg Malvern, Hereford, Ledbury, and various attractions – walking in the Malvern Hills, Sudeley Castle (a bit longer journey but worth it, particularly for a wet day as there’s a lot to see inside the house and church), Tewkesbury Abbey, Croome, the Morgan Factory (tours available but need to be booked in advance, but well worth doing), Goodrich Castle (good audio tour, best done on a fine day as nearly all in the open).

We particularly enjoyed meals at the local pub (The Duke of York) – the food is really good pub fare and the staff are very friendly and welcoming; the Olive Tree in Ledbury has delicious Italian food and great service.

All in all a restful and enjoyable holiday in a lovely property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Stayed for 11 nights in Sara's bungalow, everything was absosulty perfect. Location was

Good, beds comfy, plenty of space for the four us who stayed - the bungalow had everything we needed and Sara/Matt made sure we didn't go without. Would Recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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A really lovely comfy bungalow, with wonderful views.

  • 5 of 5

Such friendly and helpful hosts. We enjoyed walking the nearby footpaths and also the Malverns. Visited Tewkesbury , Great Malvern, and Croome. De;icious meal at the Blue Orchid in Ledbury. Also visited the Library where there was interesing information about the old building. We would definitely recommend this property to anyone else.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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One of the best places we have stayed in.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our first visit. The accommodation is excellent. Berrow is a hamlet situated just off a motorway ( not at all noticeable ) and therefore very accessible. It is also well located for visits to the Malverns and a number of towns/cities within an hours drive eg Worcester, Hereford, Pershore, Tewkesbury, Malvern, Ledbury.

The annex is well appointed and very comfortable and the verandah at the back was a wonderful place to sit on a summer evening. Sarah and family made us very welcome and were very friendly. Matthew is a butcher and he supplies guests with a package of bacon, sausages and eggs all of superb quality. The drive is spacious and very secure behind its automatic gates. There is a small general store just over a mile away in Pendock and supermakets are only a few minutes away in Ledbury.

We found plenty to do and were far from exhausting the areas attractions so we need another visit to this highly recommended accommodation.

Thanks Sarah and Matthew for our lovely, relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Lovely retreat

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay in excellent location, with easy access to interesting sites, towns, cities and walking in three counties. Very friendly helpful owners.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
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Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Car: necessary


We are approximately 1hr from Birmingham Airport and 45mins from Bristol. A car is essential in this neck of the woods!


Upton Upon Severn - 5 miles / Ledbury - 6 miles / Tewkesbury - 7 miles / Malvern - 8 miles / Worcester - 13 miles / Gloucester - 12 miles / Cheltenham - 15 miles / Hereford - 18 miles

Further Details:

We provide a welcome food hamper on arrival this includes: sausages, bacon and eggs (please advise if you would rather not have any of these items)

There are several great places to eat out nearby including the Duke of York pub which is just over the field! For fine dining try the Michelin star restaurant 'The Butchers Arms at Eldersfield' (booking is essential) or try the Inn at Welland, The Olive Tree in Ledbury ......


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Malvern, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Autumn Half Term
22 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
1 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
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Spring Half term
18 Feb 2017 - 26 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
7 Apr 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late spring half term
27 May 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
22 Jul 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
50% deposit required at time of booking with full payment required 14 days prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
We are extremely flexible and depending on time of year/other bookings, whether you are looking for a short break or something longer we will always try to accommodate. Access is normally in afternoon however we ask that checkout is around 10.30am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Malvern, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • The property has one family bathroom which has powerful shower over large 'P' shaped bath. The suite is white and new. There is a heated towel rail and storage.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king sized bed, fitted wardrobes and storage space, plus a safe to store any personal belongings. There is a TV and door leading out on to the property's private balcony. Bedroom 2 has twin single beds and small wardrobe.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes on accommodation: Please be aware that there are a couple of ponds at our property the one nearest to the annex has been fenced off and at various times of the year there is livestock in the fields - ie lambs in Spring and the odd cow! Outside: There is a private fenced off garden at the rear of the property. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron & ironing board, hoover. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedding and towels will be provided and will be made up on day of arrival. Other: Outside there is a table and chairs set and BBQ

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