Laurel Bank, 41 Wyche Road, Malvern, WR14 4EF

3 Bedroom Semi-Detached
£450,000 Guide Price
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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

 

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  • A Beautifully Restored And Fully Refurbished Semi Detached Edwardian House
  • Commanding Woodland Setting Overlooking The Severn Valley
  • Very Well Presented Accommodation
  • Porch, Cloakroom/WC, Living Room, Sitting Room
  • Well Equipped Kitchen, Three Bedrooms, Two Contemporary Shower Rooms
  • Gas Central Heating, Double Glazing And Many Additional Features
  • Private Off Road Parking, Large Well Managed Private Hillside Garden

Description

A Beautifully Restored And Refurbished Semi-Detached Edwardian House Enjoying A Commanding Woodland Setting With Wonderful Views Across The Severn Valley And Offering Very Well Presented Three Bedroomed Accommodation With Porch, Cloakroom, Living Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen, Two Shower Rooms, Gas Central Heating, Double Glazing, Private Parking For Two Vehicles And A Large Private Hillside Garden. Energy Rating C NO CHAIN

Location & Description

The property enjoys a convenient location approximately a mile from the centre of the cultural and historic Spa town of Great Malvern where there is a comprehensive range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. Transport communications are excellent. There is a mainline railway station in Great Malvern itself as well as links to the M5 and M50 motorways at Worcester, Upton upon Severn and Ledbury, all within approximately twenty minutes drive. Malvern is well know for the quality of its educational facilities at primary and secondary levels in both the state and private sectors. The property is well placed for easy access to all of them. Situated as it is on the upper slopes of the Malvern Hills, 41 Wyche Road is within walking distance of the network of paths and bridleways that criss-cross the hills themselves.

Laurel Bank is a traditional two storey semi-detached Edwardian house dating back to the early 1900's. The present owners acquired it just under ten years ago. During the intervening period they have completely transformed the house into a very fine contemporary home. They have imaginatively and sympathetically restored the fabric of the building, trying wherever possible to retain its Edwardian heritage. Some features are worthy of special note including the installation of a new gas fired central heating system (underfloor heating at ground level and radiators on the first floor), double glazed windows and new rendering to the external elevations of the house which was carefully chosen to maintain the integrity of its age and original design. Other features include Amtico flooring at ground level, pine internal doors, fitted blinds and curtains, TV points in most rooms, fitted furniture in the main bedroom as well as a particularly well equipped kitchen and two contemporary shower rooms. The house also has a full MVHR (mechanical ventilation heat recovery) system. This means that no separate extractors in the bathrooms and kitchen are required as every room has the air changed/filtered. It is however the setting of 41 Wyche Road that provides its most dramatic interest, especially its wonderful views over the rooftops and across the Severn Valley below. It stands in a large wooded hillside garden and enjoys almost complete privacy, it is the perfect environment for adventurous children but equally there are level areas where one can sit out and enjoy the spectacular outlook. The garden and woodland are carefully linked by a strategically designed and carefully laid out network of steps and pathways. Within the grounds are three Victorian style low energy LED lanterns (designed to mimic and sound like the old gas lanterns that are so much a feature of Victorian Malvern). There is also a recently erected purpose built steel platform that provides private off road parking for two vehicles. Ground Floor

Enclosed Entrance Porch

Part glazed entrance door, leaded windows to two aspects, two steel cage storage units with timber seating, quarry tiled floor and impressive original solid oak inner door leading to

Lobby

Open plan to the living room and with door to

Cloakroom

with WC having close coupled suite, wash basin with mixer tap, double glazed window, ceiling downlighting, towel ring and Amtico flooring.

Living Room - 15ft 2in (4.65m) × 13ft (4.03m)

This open plan room can double as a dining room when necessary. Attractive Amtico floor, fireplace with tiled surround and mantle, antique style inset and hearth supporting an AGA (Little Wenlock) woodburner. Distinctive Edwardian style windows with seating below, staircase leading to first floor and pair of double glazed doors enjoying an easterly outlook across the Severn Valley and opening directly onto the external

Verandah

Quarry tiled floor, railings and steps leading into garden.

Sitting Room - 17ft 1in (5.27m) × 11ft 11in (3.41m)

maximum into a lovely east facing double glazed bay window with fine view across the Severn Valley below. Amtico flooring, fireplace with steel surround, mantle and inset as well as a quarry tiled hearth supporting an AGA (Little Wenlock) woodburner. Fitted display/bookshelving, bracket and power for wall mounted TV.

Kitchen - 21ft 7in (6.51m) × 7ft 11in (2.17m)

Very well equipped with an excellent range of contemporary floor and eye level units and drawers that incorporate a large stainless steel sink with mixer tap, integrated FRIDGE and FREEZER, DISHWASHER, Miele INDUCTION HOB with extractor above. Eye level Miele MICROWAVE and OVEN. Miele WASHING MACHINE, ceiling downlighting, two sets of double glazed windows to front aspect. First Floor

Landing

Central heating thermostat, smoke alarm, built in cupboard and access to the insulated roof space which is also is the location for the gas fired central heating boiler. Controls for MVHR system.

Bedroom 1 - 15ft 10in (4.65m) × 11ft 11in (3.41m)

maximum into a large east facing bay window with wonderful view over the Severn Valley below. This room has a contemporary range of matching bedroom furniture including two sets of wardrobes with shelving and hanging rails, chest of five drawers, dressing table with nine drawers and mirror, two beside cabinets, each with three drawers, built in corner cupboard, original refurbished cast iron fireplace (not now in working order) with surround and mantle, radiator and display shelving. Door to

En-suite Shower Room

Large shower cubicle, close coupled WC, wash basin with worksurface to each side, cupboards below and large mirror and cabinet above. Chrome heated towel rail, double glazed window, extractor fan, ceiling downlighting and large shelved floor cupboard.

Bedroom 2 - 11ft 11in (3.41m) × 9ft 5in (2.79m)

Original refurbished cast iron fireplace (not in working order) with surround and mantle, tiled insert and hearth. Radiator, dual aspect south and east facing windows with wonderful view over the Severn Valley and surrounding woodland. Built in store cupboard/wardrobe.

Bedroom 3 - 8ft (2.48m) × 5ft 9in (1.55m)

Radiator, large built in double wardrobe, double glazed south facing window.

Family Shower Room

Shower cubicle, contemporary wash basin with two drawers below, chrome hated towel rail, close coupled WC, wall mounted display corner shelving and double glazed window. Ceiling downlighting.

Agents Note

Also included are fitted curtains and Venetian blinds, fitted carpets and several TV points which are in most of the principal rooms.

Outside

From Wyche Road the property is approached across a recently erected steel framed platform that provides safe private off road parking for two vehicles. It is flanked by stone pillars, each of which support Victorian style low energy LED lanterns. Gated steps lead onto a path flanked each side by raised shrubs and trees. The pathway continues to the house itself which is surrounded on three sides by an attractive flagstone terrace/seating area which in turn leads to a small lawned garden enclosed by hedging and from which one can sit out and admire a wonderful view across the Severn Valley. On the other side of the house there is a small SHED of timber construction. Here also is an outside tap. Situated on the edge of the terracing is a SMALL WOODSHED. The stepped pathway continues down the slope to a lower flagstone terrace enclosed by an attractive brick and stone semi-circular wall. Here there is a more substantial garden STORE 10' x 6' of timber construction and a smaller garden STORE 6' x 4' also on timber construction. Both have power connected. Behind is another smaller timber shed measuring 6' x 4'. A further gate opens onto another stepped pathway that meanders throughout the rest of the grounds which are entirely given over to mature woodland. Within the grounds are numerous varieties of trees and shrubs that provide interest and colour, sanctuary for every manner of wildlife and birds and a natural playground for adventurous children.

Services

We have been advised that mains gas, 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 local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken 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 "C" 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 C (72).

Viewing

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809

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.

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Directions

From Great Malvern proceed south along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury. After a few hundred yards take the first fork to the right uphill onto the B4218 Wyche Road towards Colwall. Follow this route uphill for just under half a mile . The entrance to number 41 is on the left hand side as indicated by two gas lanterns adjacent to a double parking space.

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