Mews Cottage, Tunnel Hill, Upton upon Severn, WR8 0QL

3 Bedroom Bungalow
£449,950 Freehold £449,950 Guide Price
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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

 

  • Striking Dormer Detached Bungalow
  • Spacious And Flexible Accommodation
  • Lounge, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Mature Gardens
  • Off Road Parking And Garage

Description

A STRIKING AND VERY INTERESTING DETACHED TWO STOREY DORMER BUNGALOW CONVERTED FROM AN ORIGINAL STABLE BLOCK AND NOW OFFERING SPACIOUS AND FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION WITH CENTRAL HEATING, PORCH, HALL, CLOAKROOM, LOUNGE, KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, DINING ROOM, THREE BEDROOMS AND A BATHROOM ALL ENJOYING A LOVELY PRIVATE AND SHELTERED SETTING IN MATURE GARDENS WITH PRIVATE PARKING AND GARAGE. ENERGY RATING "E"

Location & Description

This interesting property enjoys a convenient location less than a mile from the well served and busy riverside town of Upton upon Severn, which has a comprehensive range of amenities including shops, a post office, two small supermarkets, several pubs and restaurants, a highly respected modern surgery/medical centre, churches and excellent educational facilities at both primary and secondary levels. The town is well known for its summer music festivals and for its riverside marina. The larger towns of Tewkesbury (8 miles), Ledbury (10 miles) and Malvern (10 miles) are also close at hand and the property is only about 4 miles from junction 1 of the M50 motorway.

Mews Cottage is part of a large stable block that once served the local manor house (Hill House). It dates back to the early 1900s. The property, along with two adjacent homes, was converted in 1982 into an interesting and very striking two storey detached dormer bungalow. Though it may benefit from some general updating it still offers spacious and flexible two storey accommodation with oil fired central heating and a mixture of double glazed and secondary double glazed windows. The ground floor in particular is generous with a cloakroom, two halls, a lounge, separate dining room, large kitchen/breakfast room, two bedrooms and a spacious bathroom. On the first floor a galleried landing leads to the third bedroom. Undoubtedly, however, one of the great strengths of Mews Cottage is its setting off a private driveway serving the three properties in the complex. The beautifully landscaped and mature garden is extremely sheltered and provides variety and interest throughout the year. It has been the pride and joy of the owners. The bungalow has the added advantage of a large garage and of additional private parking. GROUND FLOOR

Enclosed Entrance Porch

Stable style solid Oak outer door, ceramic tiled floor, two windows and part glazed inner door to

Lobby

Central heating thermostat, glazed doors leading to dining room and to inner hall (described later). Ceramic tiled floor continuing into

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 21ft 6in (6.51m) × 7ft 7in (2.17m)

Comprehensive range of floor and eye level cupboards with integrated drawers, solid granite work surfaces, solid granite surrounds and pelmet lighting above. Most cupboards are fitted with stainless steel racking and baskets for ease of use. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and waste disposal unit, space and plumbing for washing machine. Integrated FRIDGE, eye level double OVEN and GRILL, four ring INDUCTION HOB with stainless steel CANOPY above. Cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler (installed in 2015)fitted breakfast bar, two radiators, three large ceiling mounted down lighters, windows to front and rear aspects, ceramic tiled floor continuing into rear hall and entrance lobby (described later). Glazed door also leading to lounge.

Entrance Lobby

Fitted double wardrobe/cloaks cupboard with hanging rail, glazed door to front garden and door also to

Cloakroom

Tiled walls, close coupled WC, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, wash basin, window and inspection hatch to roof.

Lounge - 17ft (5.27m) × 12ft 10in (3.72m)

Fireplace with timber mantle and surround, stone inset and hearth supporting wood burner. Oak laminate flooring, two radiators, two sash windows and a pair of glazed double doors leading into front garden.

Rear Hall - 7ft 9in (2.17m) × 6ft 9in (1.86m)

Ceramic tiled floor, radiator, window to side aspect, Oak and metal spiral staircase leading to first floor, door to bathroom (described later), archway to

Dining Room - 9ft 10in (2.79m) × 7ft 2in (2.17m)

Radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, smoke alarm, glazed door leading to lobby.

Bathroom - 7ft 9in (2.17m) × 6ft 9in (1.86m)

Fully tiled walls and floor. Large panelled corner bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin with mirror above, fluorescent shaving light, bidet, close coupled WC, radiator, window, extractor fan and three down lighters.

Inner Hall

Radiator, secondary double glazed sash window, access to roof space.

Bedroom 1 - 13ft (4.03m) × 10ft 10in (3.1m)

Comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes with drawers, hanging rails and storage cupboards above. Two fitted mirrors, radiator, three secondary double glazed windows, smoke alarm and access to roof space.

Bedroom 2 - 11ft (3.41m) × 9ft 10in (2.79m)

Range of fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and storage above. Matching dresser with four drawers. Radiator, secondary double glazed sash window. Smoke alarm. FIRST FLOOR

Galleried Landing - 18ft (5.58m) × 8ft (2.48m)

Pine flooring, range of four under eaves storage cupboards, large built in linen cupboard with slatted shelving and light. Integrated book shelving, smoke alarm, access to roof space and large sash window overlooking garden.

Bedroom 3 - 12ft 8in (3.72m) × 7ft (2.17m)

Radiator and sash window.

Outside

The property enjoys a lovely approach across a private driveway serving Mews Cottage and two neighbouring homes. Mews Cottage itself has a brick paviour hard standing area that can accommodate four cars and a tarmac driveway that has space for four more and leads to a large detached GARAGE 18' x 12 - the former stable lad's quarters) of brick construction with power and water connected and log burner and chimney. The garage has a window and loft above, which might enable it to be converted into an alternative use. A short pathway leads to the front of the property and to a gated pathway to the side where there is also a small GREENHOUSE. The garden is a delight and clearly the pride and joy of the former owners. It is laid to a large level lawn with a variety of imaginatively planned and planted herbaceous rose and shrub borders. Built into this layout is a brick paved seating area and patio (a real sun trap) and an enclosed stone water feature. Two of the boundaries consist of woodland and trees making this garden particularly exciting for young children. Concealed within the trees are two GARDEN SHEDS (10' x 6' and 6' x 4' respectively) with light and power and a WOOD STORE with lighting. At strategic points there is an outside tap, external power point and the oil tank which serves the boiler. Amongst the many trees there are three particularly fine specimens including a Tamarisk, a large Magnolia and Acer.

Services

We have been advised that mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private septic tank. This information has not be checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be take to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers 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.

Tenure

We are advised (Subject to legal confirmation) that the property is freehold.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "E" 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 E (51).

Viewing

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Upton upon Severn Office, Tel: 01684 593125

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.

Directions

From the centre of Upton proceed along Old Street towards Gloucester and Welland. Continue up hill past the medical centre on your right to the top of Tunnel Hill forking left onto the B4211 towards Longdon and Gloucester. Proceed for no more than 300 yards. Ignore the first unmarked driveway to the left to Hill House. Instead take the next unmarked driveway to Mews Cottage (just before a small 40 mph sign). Mews Cottage itself is the first property on the left.

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