My home is near the centre of Worcester and within walking distance to Worcester Stations (Foregate Street and Shrub Hill), bus station, city centre, University of Worcester, The Hive, Worcester Crown Court, racecourse, restaurants, cafes and Cathedral.
I have 1 friendly dog and 2 cats who are part of the family, therefore any guest staying, will need to like animals.
My family home is suitable for mature students, business people and those who prefer to stay in a family home and not a hotel.
Please always lock the front door when leaving and entering my home.
Please remove outdoor shoes in the entrance hall. I suggest that you bring indoor footwear, such as flip flops, slippers, thick socks, etc.
Please do not let my dog, Stevie, out of the front door or back gate, as he is unaware of hazards... similar to a small child.
Please be considerate when using the shared bathroom.... leave the bathroom clean and tidy, and be mindful of other guests needing to use the bathroom in the morning before starting their busy day. Therefore, in the morning use the bathroom for approximately 10 minutes only.
Guests are welcome to use the kitchen to make meals and dine in the small dining room, kitchen or in the courtyard... but please either wash dishes by hand or put them in the dishwasher.
No cooked food taken to bedroom.
Please put biscuits, medication, etc into a securely fastened bag in a locked case in your room or on a high shelf in the cupboard.... my dog, Stevie, is an opportunist thief and will eat anything.
My daughter's small dog, Lola, is really cute, but can be a bit snappy at times. Please do not try and take anything from her mouth or tease her with a toy, because she may bite you.
Hello, my family home has been a comfortable place for temporary visitors over a number of years.
I really enjoy the company of guests staying in my home. There has been a variety of guests: actors (working at the Swan Theatre), Language Students (learning business English), visitors to the Cathedral, students at the University of Worcester, professionals moving to Worcester from other parts of the UK and Europe, etc, etc.
Unfortunately, I had a stroke in 2014, which was caused by stress and I am still experiencing fatigue and need lots of rest.... I find the fatigue frustrating, but I'm learning to manage it. I am also recovering from a second hernia operation, which has been very uncomfortable, painful and exhausting at times.
Hopefully soon, I will completely recover from my recent ill health. I am proud to say that my recovery has been helped because of the support from my family, my dog Stevie and meeting Airbnb guests.
I joined Airbnb in 2013, as I had a spare guest room - and I was interested to learn more about Airbnb, after listening to a programme on BBC radio 4. However, I only officially began accepting Airbnb guests into my home in 2015. I now use Airbnb to meet new people from all over the world and to supplement my income. Because of health reasons, it was necessary to take ill-health retirement.
I have a 2 year old dog, called Stevie. He is a black Cockapoo..... he's really loving to me, but quite naughty and cheeky..... I really love him and his character. I aim to take him for daily walks.... so far so good! Or my daughter, Clare, takes him for a walk when I can't.