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- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathrooms
- 1 Reception Rooms
- Beautifully Appointed Apartment
- Glorious Views Across The Severn Valley
- Reception Hall/Dining Room, Fitted Breakfast Kitchen
- Two Generous Double Bedrooms And A Single Bedroom
- Residents Parking
- Use Of The Communal Garden
A Beautifully Appointed And Spacious Three Bedroomed Apartment Offering Period Detailing And Charm. The Accommodation Has Been Designed To Take Advantage Of The Glorious Views On Offer From The Rear Aspect Across The Severn Valley. Encased In A Malvern Stone Period Residence The Accommodation Offers A Vestibule, Reception Hall/Dining Room, Fitted Breakfast Kitchen, Two Generous Double Bedrooms, Single Bedroom And Shower Room. Gas Fired Central Heating, Residents Parking And Use Of The Communal Garden. Energy Rating "D"
Location & Description
Stuart Lodge enjoys a semi-rural setting on the outskirts of Malvern just under three miles from the centre of Great Malvern itself 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. More local amenities are available in nearby Malvern Wells including a service station and convenience store, both of which are less than half a mile away. Transport communications are excellent. A regular bus service runs along nearby Wells Road. Junction 1 of the M50 motorway at Upton upon Severn is less than 10 miles away. The market town of Ledbury is only 5 miles and is within immediate reach of a further junction of the M50. There are mainline railway stations in Great Malvern, Ledbury and the nearby village of Colwall. The property is also within walking distance of unspoilt open countryside, notably the Malvern Hills themselves including The British Camp which is less than half a mile distant. The Worcestershire golf course is just half a mile. The property also falls within the catchment area of a range of excellent schools in both the state and private systems at primary and secondary levels.
Originally built in the 1800's for the Downside Abbey Trust (a Benedictine organisation) with associations to the "Oxford Movement". This fine Malvern stone Victorian residence was converted into three flats in the 1970's. The building was reroofed in approximately 2011,the car park was resurfaced in 2015 and more recently in 2017 the garden was re-landscaped and new exterior lights installed. Apartment 2 has undergone renovation by the current owner with an exceptionally high standard of craftsmanship and finish yet retaining many of the original features which make this property so special, evident from the front door and throughout the accommodation. From its elevated position the apartment offers far reaching easterly views across the Severn Valley to Bredon Hill and The Cotswolds beyond. The internal space which is in excess of 1600 sq ft offers ample accommodation which is designed around the glorious views. Double wooden doors with glazed lead light over and stone mullioned arch opens from the paved path from the communal gardens from the Wells Road or from the car park giving access to
A welcoming space with sensored ceiling light and tiled floor. Immediate apparent is the beautiful and imposing Gothic style hardwood front door with cast iron fittings underneath an exposed stone mullion archway.
Reception Hall/Dining Hall - 9ft 4in (2.79m) × 18ft 8in (5.58m)
A versatile space which has been used by previous owners as a dining room. The current owner has it set up as a library. The high ceilings that are evident throughout this apartment give a feeling of space and grandeur. A lovely stained glass window allows light into this space and there are two ceiling light points. Range of built in bookshelves. Cornicing to ceiling, period skirtings, dado rail and radiators. Doors to bedrooms one and three and to the shower room (described later). Useful storage cupboard with shelving and wall mounted boiler. Further door opens to
Drawing Room - 17ft 8in (5.27m) × 22ft 6in (6.82m)
A generous room positioned at the rear of the building and enjoying fabulous panoramic views through the large sash windows that have original wooden shutters and a window seat where the pleasantries of this setting can be enjoyed. One of the main focal points of this rooms is the original moulded cornicing with inlaid painted shields the origins of which are still to be determined. Ceiling light point. The current owner has recently installed a Farmington stone fireplace with remote control Paragon 2000 gas fire set on a matching hearth. Featured recess with useful shelving. Period skirtings and radiator. Door to
Breakfast Kitchen - 14ft 2in (4.34m) × 16ft (4.96m)
Installed in 2016 this modern kitchen offers a range of shaker style cream fronted drawer and cupboard base units with granite work surfaces over and matching wall units with downlighting. Integrated four ring INDUCTION HOB with extractor over and eye level double OVEN as well as a frost free FRIDGE FREEZER, DISHWASHER and WASHER/DRYER. In the centre of this room there is a breakfast island with inlaid tiling and additional cupboard space under. Inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Corner shelving and wine rack. Tiled splashbacks, inset ceiling spotlights, radiator and door to
Bedroom 2 - 13ft 5in (4.03m) × 15ft 2in (4.65m)
A generous double bedroom with a large sash window with original wooden shutters to rear with window seat and fine views. Ceiling light point, cornicing to ceiling and radiator. Three large built in wardrobes with shelving and hanging space, drawer sets. Wall light points and radiator.
Master Bedroom - 17ft 7in (5.27m) × 15ft 11in (4.65m)
The largest of the bedrooms and enjoying dual aspect windows that flood the room with natural light and offer outstanding views. Ceiling light point, period cornicing and skirtings. Two wall light points, radiator. Window seat, built in cupboard with shelf space.
Bedroom 3 - 7ft 9in (2.17m) × 11ft (3.41m)
Glazed window to front, ceiling light point, shelved recess. Radiator. Cornicing to ceiling.
Installed by the current owner in 2011. Large walk-in shower enclosure with Quartzite flooring, rainfall shower head over and hand held unit. White low level WC and vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard under and worksurface and shelves to side. Mirror with light points. Opaque glazed windows to side, wall mounted heated towel rail. Travertine floor and splashbacks, underfloor heating.
The communal garden surrounds the house to three sides and have recently been re-landscaped and are planted with a variety of shrubs, plants and specimen trees and enclosed by a Malvern stone and hedged perimeter. There is a paved seating an barbeque area taking in the fine easterly views on offer. Steps ascend to allow access to the Wells Road where to the left hand side of the property the path continues round to the rear and leading to the residents parking where Apartment 2 has two allocated spaces. The car park is access from Kings Road. New sensored outdoor lighting has recently been installed.
We have been advised that mains electricity, gas, 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.
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 purchasers/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 Leasehold. We have been informed that there is approximately 951 years remaining. A strong selling feature of this property is that it owns a share of the freehold. Service Charge and Ground Rent There is currently no monthly service charge. Maintenance is carried out on a if an when basis with the costs divided between the three apartments. There is a peppercorn ground rent.
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 D (61).
By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809
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From Great Malvern proceed south along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury for just over two miles passing the Texaco garage on your right hand side. Continue for a further quarter of a mile where Stuart Lodge can be seen on the left hand side immediately after the left hand turn into Upper Welland Road.
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