Forge House, Hill View Road, Strensham, WR8 9LJ

4 Bedroom Detached
£375,000 Guide Price
£375,000 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Detached Four Bedroom House
  • Large, Private West Facing Rear Garden
  • Generous Sized Accommodation
  • Quiet Village Location
  • Ample Off Road Parking


A Spacious And Well Maintained Detached House In The Popular Village Location Of Strensham Offering Easy Access To The Local Towns Of Tewkesbury, Upton Upon Severn And Pershore. Comprising Four Bedroom Accommodation With Oil Central Heating, Double Glazing , Entrance Porch, Hall, Sitting Room Through To Dining Room, Kitchen, Downstairs Wc, Rear Utility Room, Family Bathroom, Off Road Parking, Single Garage And Extremely Generous And Private West Facing Landscaped Garden. Energy Rating D.

Location & Description

This is a fine opportunity to acquire a modern style detached property enjoying a pleasant central location in the popular village of Strensham with a large and beautifully maintained rear garden. Strensham is one of Worcestershire's most sought after villages and is situated within easy reach of the M5 motorway links to both the north and south. The village boasts an active village hall committee, with many varied activities taking place and is within easy reach of the surrounding towns of Upton upon Severn, Tewkesbury and Pershore. Upton upon Severn, located approximately 3 miles away, is an historic town situated on the banks of the River Severn. Here can be found a varied range of shops for everyday needs, a Post Office, medical centre, library, various churches, primary school and senior school (11 to 18 years) at Hanley Castle. There is also a marina and numerous clubs and societies for all ages and enjoys many annual music festivals such as Jazz, Folk and Blues. It is an active town yet retains its charm and character. The surrounding countryside offers delightful walks, in particular the Malvern Hills and many interesting and historic villages and towns. Slightly further afield are the Cotswolds with their own appeal. There are rugby, football and cricket teams in Upton, golf courses at Malvern Tewkesbury and Worcester and further sporting facilities are available in these towns as well as Pershore

Originally constructed in the 1980's and built on the site of the old village forge, Forge House is a traditional two storey detached house with spacious and well maintained accommodation. It benefits from oil fired central heating and leaded light double glazed windows. Various improvements have been carried out over recent years, with the updating of the bathrooms both upstairs and down and replacement of the oil tank. On the ground floor an enclosed porch leads to a light and large entrance hall with Karndean herringbone pattern flooring and doors leading off to the sitting room, kitchen and WC. At first floor level is a spacious landing leading to four good sized bedrooms. There is also a recently refitted bathroom with corner shower. What really makes this property stand out is the large private west facing rear garden which has been designed to keep a keen gardener busy with an extensive lawn area, superb block paved sun terrace, further patio area with pergola, cascade water feature, summer house, timber garden shed, built in BBQ, electric sun awning side access to the front of the property. The gardens have been planted with an array of herbaceous borders, shrubs and mature trees. The driveway to the front of the property allows ample parking for two to three vehicles and gives access to a single garage with electric roller shutter door. The internal accommodation comprises;

Entrance Porch

Hardwood single glazed entrance porch. Stone tiled floor. Ceiling light. Fuse box.

Entrance Hall

UPVC double glazed front door with decorative leaded light panels. Karndean herringbone pattern floor. Ceiling light. Radiator. Thermostat. Stairs rising to first floor. Doors through to Kitchen, WC and Sitting Room

Sitting Room - 6.72m (22.04ft) × 3.3m (10.82ft)

A light and spacious dual aspect room with UPVC double glazed leaded light window overlooking the front of the property. Feature stone fireplace with matching hearth and surround. Open grate. Ceiling lights, dimmer switch, power points with USB connection. Door to kitchen. Opening through to;

Dining Room - 3.33m (10.92ft) × 3.24m (10.63ft)

With delightful views through the double glazed leaded light french style patio doors, opening out onto the rear paved patio area. Ceiling light. Radiator.

Kitchen - 4.36m (14.3ft) × 3.14m (10.3ft)

Well equipped with a range of floor and eye level cupboards and drawers having extensive Corium work tops and tiled surrounds with under cupboard lighting. Integrated one and a half bowl white ceramic sink with mixer tap over. Space for cooker. Extractor hood over. Space for dishwasher. Integrated under worktop fridge. Radiator. Floor standing Grant boiler. Ceiling light. Stone tiled floor. UPVC double glazed leaded light window to rear. Door through to;

Utility Room - 3.35m (10.99ft) × 1.5m (4.92ft)

With a range of worktops and wall cupboards, this room offers practical additional space for fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Stone tiled floor. UPVC double glazed leaded light window to rear. Ceiling light. Loft hatch. UPVC door to rear garden.

Downstairs WC

Refitted and equipped with low level WC, wash hand basin with fitted cupboard under. Fitted mirror cupboard over. Opaque UPVC double glazed window to side.



Double glazed UPVC leaded light window to rear, enjoying views over the garden and towards the distant Malvern Hills. Airing cupboard housing the hot water tank with slatted shelving above. Loft hatch with pull-down ladder and power.

Bedroom 1 - 4.34m (14.24ft) × 3.22m (10.56ft)

Double glazed lead light UPVC window to the front of the property. Having a comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes and drawer units with internal hanging rails and shelving. spotlights over bed. Ceiling light with fan. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 3.37m (11.05ft) × 3.44m (11.28ft)

Double glazed UPVC leaded light window to rear. Ceiling light. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 3.3m (10.82ft) × 2.28m (7.48ft)

UPVC double glazed leaded light window overlooking front of property. Ceiling light. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 2.38m (7.81ft) × 2.6m (8.53ft)

Currently being used as a study/office space. UPVC double glazed leaded light window to rear. Ceiling light. Radiator.


Refitted in 2017. UPVC double glazed leaded light opaque glazed window to side of property. Fully tiled surround. Karndean flooring. Corner shower cubicle with sliding doors. Aqualisa shower with remote switch.Grab handle and seat. Spotlights and ceiling light. Wall mounted illuminated mirror. Heated ladder style radiator. Low level WC and wash hand basin with fitted cupboard under.


The rear garden at Forge House is particularly lovely. Enjoying a westerly aspect and an abundance of mature trees, herbaceous borders and shrubs there is a large lawn bordered by walling and fencing with water features, pergola (with lighting and sockets), summer house (with lighting and sockets), timber shed (with lighting and sockets). Directly to the rear of the property is a large block paved patio area allowing an ample seating area with electric awning over and built in brick BBQ. Outside tap. Outside Light. Oil tank. Door to single garage. Gate to side of property giving access to the front of the property. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with decorative borders. Outside light.


To the front of the property is a block paved driveway allowing off street parking for up to three vehicles. Single garage with electric roller shutter door. Light and power. UPVC door to rear garden.


We have been advised that mains electricity, water and drainage services are connected to the property. The heating system is supplied by oil. 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.


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 D (59).


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.


From the Agent's office, proceed over the river bridge on the A4104 towards Pershore. At the T-junction with the A38 turn right marked Tewkesbury. Proceed for approximately half a mile, turning left by the Bluebell public house. Follow this road for approximately 3 miles and at the T-junction turn right into the village of Upper Strensham. Follow the road into the centre of the village After a short distance, the property is located on the right hand side as indicated by the Agent's 'For Sale' board


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