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This is a Listed Grade II Medieval Manor House built in the 1400s situated in the Green Conservation Hamlet of Hadzor The house holds the charm and history of 600 years with refurbished modern day amenities. Historic records traces the Hamlet of Hadzor in the middle of the Feckenham Forest, a great hunting ground. The house along with the Hadzor Estate was given to Catherine of Aragon, Queen of England by Henry VIII in 1533. It later belonged to the Earl of Warrick.
The Old Manor has extensive one acre gardens with many features and places to sit and relax. In front the house owns 3.5 acres of fields which banks onto the Worcester Birmingham Canal which was completed in 1815. From the house and garden you can watch the decorated canal boats slowly making their way along the English countryside.
Accessible directly from the house there are several public right-of-ways and the canal path to roam. Along your walk you will encounter several pubs to drink and dine.
ADDITIONAL 4th BEDROOM IN THE ATTIC: There is a very attractive 4th bedroom with double bed in the attic whch can be added to the contract. Please contact for extra cost of 4th Attic bedroom
Master Bedroom1 has walk in wardrobe (closet) and own shower and jacuzzi bath.
Purple Bedroom is large and has a basin with hot & cold running water.
Earthen Bedroom is a good size and has a basin with hot & cold running water. plus we can erect a child's bed....moreless
Upstairs WC available for all bedrooms.
Bathroom 1 with shower is convenient for 1st floor bedrooms Purple & Earthen. Master bedroom has an en-suite shower and jacuzzi bath and uses the cloakroom a few steps out of the room. (Owners enjoyed this convenience)....moreless
If you have questions about children under 4 playing in the gardens please give us a call....moreless
Winter 2015 Sep 18 - Dec 17, 2015 3 night min stay
Christmas 2015 Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit£200
No additional mandatory fees
Change over days will usually be Friday to Friday although we will be as flexible as we can, occupation is from 3.00pm and the property to be vacated at 10.00am on the day of departure.
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The Old Manor is a Medieval Manor House located in a small hamlet in a very rural area, only 2 miles from the market town Droitwich Spa. The gardens are extensive with fields fronting the Worcester Birmingham Canal.
Stratford-0n-Avon, Shakespeare's birthplace is 22 m away. Broadway, the heart of the Cotswolds is 24 m. Worcester Cathedral is 12 m, Shrewsbury, Darwin's birthplace is 64 m. Medieval Castle at Warwick 32 m. Malvern Hills 17 m, Wild Animal Park 14 m, Oxford is 77 m, The Roman Baths in Bath 79 m. Stonehenge 95 m, and London 125 m.
There is an extensive network of public footpaths, the canal tow-path to roam the English Countryside and plenty of cycling routes. We enjoy 4 pubs and a Golf Course within walking distance, Fitness Centre and the Lido Park in Droitwich, Horse racing course in Worcester Cheltenham and plenty of Gardens, Arboretum and Historic sites to visit.
For culture lovers, we have top theatres in Malvern, Stratford and Birmingham, all within 2
Other Activities: network of Public Footpaths
Golf: Gaudet Luce Golf Course, Hadzor
Ombersley Golf Course
Wharton Park Golf and Country Club
Worcester Golf and Country Club
Year Purchased: 1942
About: Richard parents Charles & Barbara Fellows bought the house in 1942 during the 2nd World War and moved into the house in 1944. Richard grew up here and returned with his wife Glenda in 2000 on the death of his mother.
Why Worcester: Since 2000 much work has been done to the house up upgrade. However, at present the owners Richard & Glenda are cruising on their boat in the Mediterranean for the next few years.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: This is truly a unique country house little changed since the 15th century.
Speaks: english, spanish
Primary:+44 19056761478 am to 10 pm UK Time
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