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- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
- Detached 1950's House
- Full Refurbishment Required
- Wonderful Views And Private Setting
- Large Garden, Garage And Parking
- Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen
- 3 Bedrooms, Bathroom, 2 WC's
- Central Heating And Double Glazing
A Detached 1950s House In Need Of Refurbishment Standing In An Elevated Position With Fine Views Across Herefordshire And Offering Three Bedroomed Accommodation With Porch, Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Bathroom, Two WCs, Central Heating, Double Glazing, Garage, Off Road Parking And A Large Mature Garden.
Location & Description
Harwyn enjoys a convenient position on the outskirts of West Malvern approximately two miles from the well served 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 are mainline railway stations in both Great Malvern and Malvern Link and in the nearby village of Colwall, which is just over two miles away and also boasts a wide range of facilities. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about nine miles. The area has a deserved reputation for the quality of its education and schools in both the private and state systems at primary and secondary levels including The Downs and Elms preparatory schools in Colwall, Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls' School and several highly regarded state secondary schools. The property is situated on the western slopes of the Malvern Hills in an elevated position commanding fine views across Herefordshire. There is easy access to the network of paths and bridleways that criss cross the hills themselves so this is the ideal spot for walkers and dog owners. Set against a backdrop of woodland owned by Malvern Hills Conservators it enjoys a sheltered rural environment.
Originally built in the 1950s Harwyn is a traditional two storey detached house in need of updating and refurbishment. It is offered with contemporary double glazed windows and with oil fired central heating. On the ground floor a porch leads to an entrance hall off which there is a lounge, dining room, kitchen and separate WC. At first floor level a landing leads to the three bedrooms, a bathroom and again a second separate WC. Many of the rooms command wonderful views across woodland towards both the Malvern Hills and the Herefordshire countryside in the distance. The large mature garden, though perhaps a little neglected, was once clearly the pride and joy of the previous owners. It will not take much to restore it back to its former glory. Within the curtilage there is a long gated driveway providing off road parking and the property has a garage. GROUND FLOOR
Enclosed Entrance Porch
Part glazed double entrance doors, quarry tiled floor, part glazed inner door leading to
Telephone point, central heating thermostat, stairs leading to first floor. Radiator.
Lounge - 14ft (4.34m) × 11ft 3in (3.41m)
Tiled fireplace, radiator, two double glazed windows to side and front aspects.
Dining Room - 13ft 7in (4.03m) × 11ft 3in (3.41m)
Two double glazed windows to side and front aspects. Door leading to
Kitchen - 12ft 5in (3.72m) × 8ft 6in (2.48m)
Single drainer stainless steel sink with cupboards below. Further floor unit with work surface. Two built in floor to ceiling cupboards with shelving, quarry tiled flooring, Worcester Bosch oil fired central heating boiler (installed 2017), pair of double glazed doors leading into garden. Door to Pantry Cupboard (with shelving and light). Further double glazed window overlooking rear courtyard, plumbing and space for washing machine, part glazed door leading to Porch (described later). Further door leading to
Close coupled WC, quarry tiled floor, wash basin, extractor fan and double glazed window
Fully glazed with door leading into rear courtyard. FIRST FLOOR
Radiator and double glazed window to rear aspect.
Bedroom 1 - 14ft (4.34m) × 11ft 3in (3.41m)
Tiled fireplace, radiator and double glazed windows to front and side aspects.
Bedroom 2 - 12ft (3.72m) × 11ft 3in (3.41m)
Radiator and double glazed windows to front and side aspects.
Bedroom 3 - 7ft 8in (2.17m) × 6ft 6in (1.86m)
Built in cupboard and double glazed window to front aspect.
Panelled bath, wash basin, radiator, airing cupboard with factory lagged cylinder and immersion heater. Double glazed windows with two aspects.
Close coupled suite and double glazed window.
The property is approached along a narrow private tarmac driveway that serves neighbouring homes and terminates at the end in a turning area off which is a pre-cast concrete GARAGE which belongs to Harwyn itself. From here a gated entrance leads onto Harwyn's own private driveway which can accommodate several vehicles and at the end of which a stepped pathway leads up to the house itself. Also off this pathway a separate gated entrance provides pedestrian access across conservators' ground to West Malvern Road, which provides an alternative pedestrian approach to Harwyn. The large mature garden is on sloping ground consisting of a network of linking pathways, lawns, well established trees and shrubs. These pathways also lead to the rear of the house where there is an enclosed courtyard and also provides access to the large oil tank, an integral BASEMENT STORE, a garden SHED of timber construction, a small GREENHOUSE and a second STORE constructed of asbestos panelling. In the main garden itself there is a larger garden STORE (10' x 6') of timber construction. From its elevated position there are fine views across the garden to woodland and beyond towards the hills and Herefordshire in the far distance.
We have been advised that mains water, electricity and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating is provided by way of an oil fired system. 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.
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 confirmation) that the property is freehold.
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 (42).
By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809
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- 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.
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- 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.
Access to the property requires careful consideration and a plan is attached to this brochure to assist viewers. There are two approaches, one pedestrian the other vehicular. The easiest approach is to park in West Malvern Road in the large layby that lies between the turn for the Brewers Arms and Harcourt Road and then to walk down the pathway indicated in green on the attached plan. However, there is a vehicular approach (coloured blue on plan). Continue along West Malvern Road past the above parking area towards Colwall for a short distance before turning right into Harcourt Road. After 500 yards turn right again into Blackheath Way following this road for a few hundred yards. You will pass two houses known as Glenbrook and Hillside on your right hand side. Immediately after Hillside there is a white house facing you on a left hand bend. The narrow private driveway serving Harwyn passes to the right AND just in front of this property. However, visitors are advised to leave their car in Blackheath Way and take the short walk along the driveway to the very end where the gated entrance to Harwyn faces you.
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