Bills included: 7 Sapphire Crescent, St Johns, Worcester, WR2 5PT (8 min's walk to St John's campus)

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4-bedroom, 97sq m semi-detached house in St Johns (by the Henwick campus), opposite the Nature Reserve at Laugherne Brook

This house is accredited by Worcester City Council in a scheme run in cooperation with Worcester University.

Fully booked for 2019/20; if you want to ask about 2020/2021, email

Annual rent 2020/21, bills included**: 95pppw for a single room (there is 1), 114pppw for a double (there are 3)

Students will pay for 49 weeks per year in 2020/21, from 26 July 2020 to 4th July 2021

Our properties are available to full-time University students, as defined by UK Government:

Beautiful large Kitchen, part of the open-plan and L-Shaped Kitchen-Diner-Living room, which gives this quiet and desirable house an enormous communal area.


The central heating system was completely replaced in July 2016 by British gas, with new radiators in all bedrooms, Living room, Bathroom and HSL.  See room upgrade project for July 2016

  • Large L Shaped Living space Lounge Space and Kitchen/Diner (with Fitted Washing Machine and Dishwasher, a Large Double Hob with 2 Ovens + New Fridge Freezer)
  • Four Bedrooms Three Doubles and One Single
  • Large Bathroom with Bath and overhead Shower
  • BT Totally Unlimited Fibre Broadband (upgraded Dec 2017)
  • 32" flat screen TV connected by HDMI cable with Free Sat HD box and TV License
  • NEW Gas Central Heating and full Double Glazing throughout
  • Annual Gas and Electrical checks
  • Comprehensive Residents' handbook (in the house and in PDF form) with "what to do" in all common situations
Click here for full details of Bills Inclusive Package
  • 8 minute walk to University
  • 5-6 minute walk to Supermarket (Cost Cutter)
  • 10 minutes walk and Bus to Worcester City
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Close to University and St Johns


 Ground floor plan, showing key safety features

 First floor plan, showing key safety features

Kitchen with BEKO fridge freezer

Open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living room

Fitted washing machine

Fitted Dishwasher

Six-ring cooker, two large ovens and hob compartment along with oven-drawer as "plate-warmer"

Large smoke-hood over cooker

Heat detector and Carbon Monoxide sensor

Cupboards are "soft close"

Tiled floor


Powder fire extinguisher

Microwave, Toaster, Kettle etc etc

Lots of space!

The Landing on the left

Living room on the right.  The left hand wall has been soundproofed (for all of the ground floor)

2 sofas

Occasional chair (not seen here)

32inch flat screen TV (not seen here)

"Freesat" box (not seen here)

Soundproofed walls (go to project page)


Bathroom on the left with

Large tiled bathroom with over-bath shower

Very large bath

On the right, fire safety

Fire safety compliance

Carbon monoxide sensors also provided (not shown here)

   <-----Some pictures of the fire extinguishers.  These complement the new mains based fire alarm system with interlinked smoke detectors in every room and a heat detector in the kitchen/dining area.

We also installed two Carbon Monoxide detectors (from British Gas) to cover the upstairs landing outside the combi-boiler room and downstairs between the kitchen and Dining/Living area.

Bedroom 1 - downstairs front of house
Double bed (new Sept 2013)
Triple IKEA wardrobe (new Sept 2013)
Voile (for privacy from road) and curtains

Bedroom 2 - upstairs front of house

Triple IKEA wardrobe (new Sept 2013)

Very large desk

Roller blind (and curtains)

Bedroom 2 - upstairs front of house

Double bed (replaced Jul 2017)


Bedroom 3 - upstairs back of house

Double bed (This picture is of the old bed, it has a new wooden bed now, replaced in July 2017)

Triple IKEA wardrobe (new Sept 2013)

Bedroom 3 - upstairs back of house

Large desk

Roller blind (and light curtains)

Bedroom 4 - upstairs back of house.  The bedroom was extended in July 2016.

Fitted IKEA storage and desk in July 2016

New curtains

See room upgrade project for July 2016

Bedroom 4 - upstairs back of house

Refurbished and extended to 6.2 sq m in July 2016

New curtains were added and the bed put under the window.

See room upgrade project for July 2016

Could this be the best view of all student houses in Worcester? 
Panorama photo from the upstairs front bedroom: a protected nature reserve, which cannot be built on...more information


* The "bills included" package allows up to 2,750** (Academic year 2020/21) in total of the following and covers:
  • Gas
  • Electricity
  • Water, drainage and sewage
  • Broadband (BT totally unlimited)
  • TV Licence + Free-sat
  • Gas and Cooker repair and servicing
  • Gas and Electrical Annual testing
  • **Any shortfall is charged to tenants in equal shares.