Swan House, Alfrick, Worcester, WR6 5HY

3 Bedroom Link detached
£285,000 Freehold £285,000 Guide Price
£285,000 Freehold £285,000 Guide Price

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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Charming Period Property
  • Scope For Further Improvement
  • Idyllic Rural Location
  • Views Across Open Countryside & The Malvern Hills Beyond
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Driveway Parking



Location & Description

Swan House is well placed within the centre of the charming west Worcestershire village of Alfrick, approximately six miles from Great Malvern, eight miles from the city of Worcester and seven miles from Bromyard. The village itself has a thriving community with an award winning Community Village Shop and Post Office (run by local volunteers) providing gourmet and everyday supplies, and a Village hall and church. For those who enjoy the outdoors and walking, the village has four nature/wildlife reserves including The Knapp, Crews Hill Wood, Ravens Hill and Blackhouse Wood. There are also two farmers markets within the local vicinity, one at The Talbot in Knightwick and the other at The Fold in Bransford. The Fox Inn is also nearby at Lulsley. There are local bus services laid on to provide access to local primary schools at Suckley and Leigh Sinton and secondary schools in Malvern and Worcester. Transport communications are also good with Junction 7 of the M5 motorway, south of Worcester, being within reasonable striking distance and there are mainline railway stations in both Great Malvern and Worcester.

Swan House has a fascinating history, originally dating back to the 1850's, when it was built as part of a farm which specialised in local hops and cherries. Later it was both part of a farm, and an Inn, and from 1948 on purely a Public House serving the local village. The property has been part of the home of our vendor's family for over 50 years and they have seen it transform from a local public house into a much loved family home. Whilst there are aspects of the house that would benefit from some improvement, it is worth noting that all the windows to the ground floor have been double glazed within the last few years but there still remains an abundance of exciting potential for someone to really make it their own. A great strength of the house is its position, which provides a wonderful outlook from every window across open countryside and towards the Malvern Hills beyond. The bright and airy spacious accommodation to the ground floor includes a large sitting room with a feature open fireplace and an open plan dining kitchen. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms, a further single bedroom, family bathroom and separate WC. With so much on offer an inspection is highly recommended to appreciate the potential that this property provides.

Entrance Porch

Covered entrance porch, original wooden door with decorative leaded stained glass window, tiled floor, outside light.

Entrance Hall

Pendant ceiling light, decorative stained glass window, tiled floor. Doors to

Sitting Room - 20ft 10in (6.2m) × 11ft 8in (3.41m)

Large double glazed window with views across open countryside and the Malvern Hills beyond, two pendant ceiling lights, electric night storage heater, feature open fireplace with brick surround and tiled hearth, built in cupboard, TV point, telephone point.

Dining Room - 17ft 5in (5.27m) × 12ft 1in (3.72m)

Large double glazed window with views across open countryside and the Malvern Hills beyond, pendant ceiling light, electric night storage heater, decorative wooden mantle with stone hearth, telephone point. Door to useful understairs storage cupboard with light and coat hooks. Open to

Kitchen - 13ft 7in (4.03m) × 6ft (1.86m)

Fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units with work surface over and tiled surround, one and a half stainless steel sink drainer unit, integrated Indesit electric COOKER, Creda four ring electric HOB, space for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, space for fridge freezer. Ceiling light, extractor fan.

Rear Hall

Rear facing opaque glazed window, part glazed door to outside, ceiling light, wall light, stairs to first floor.


Spacious landing with large rear facing original sash window, pendant ceiling light, access to insulated loft space, electric night storage heater. Doors to

Bedroom 1 - 11ft 10in (3.41m) × 12ft 2in (3.72m)

Large front facing original sash window with views across open countryside and the Malvern Hills beyond, pendant ceiling light, picture rail, electric night storage heater, decorative cast iron fireplace with surround.

Bedroom 2 - 12ft 1in (3.72m) × 12ft 1in (3.72m)

Large front facing original sash window with views across open countryside and the Malvern Hills beyond, pendant ceiling light, picture rail, electric night storage heater, decorative cast iron fireplace with surround, TV point.

Bedroom 3

Front facing original sash window with views across open countryside and the Malvern Hills beyond, pendant ceiling light, picture rail, electric night storage heater, TV point, telephone point.


Opaque glazed window, white suite comprising panel bath with electric Mira shower over and tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and mirror and light over. Ceiling light, extractor fan, chrome ladder style heated towel rail, built in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving.

Separate Wc

Opaque glazed window, low level WC, pendant ceiling light.


Swan House is approached via a gravelled driveway with wooden vehicular gates, which provides off road parking for at least two cars. The garden, which is located at the front of the house, enjoys a fantastic outlook across open countryside and towards the Malvern Hills beyond. It has areas laid to lawn with mature shrubs and a fenced boundary. A gravelled pathway leads to the front door and in turns give access to the rear hall. SHED.


We have been advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Agents Notes

Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request. John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchases/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.


We are advised (subject to legal verification) that the property is Freehold.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "D" This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is F (32).


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648)

MISREPRESENTATION ACT, 1967 - JOHN GOODWIN - Conditions under which Particulars are issued:
John Goodwin for himself and for the Vendors or lessors of this property whose agent he gives notice that:

  1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or leasees and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
  2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
  3. No person in the employment of John Goodwin has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


From the Agent's Ledbury Office proceed out of Ledbury along the Worcester Road on the A449 and continue through into Malvern. Upon reaching Malvern, continue north along the A449 Worcester Road towards Malvern Link. After about quarter of a mile, at the first set of traffic lights at Link Top, turn left and immediately bear right following the signs to Leigh Sinton into Newtown Road. Follow this route for just over a mile leaving the town limits and continuing on into the village of Leigh Sinton. At the junction with the A4103 Worcester to Hereford road turn right towards Worcester. Proceed until the roundabout at the Bank House Hotel and take the first exit left signed Alfrick. Continue for 3 miles and on entering the village itself the property can be found on the right hand side as indicated by the agents For Sale board.


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