The Old Chapel, Smith End Green, Malvern, WR13 5DG

3 Bedroom Detached
£475,000 Guide Price
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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Reception Rooms

 

  • Unique Converted Chapel
  • Semi Rural Location
  • Outskirts Of The Village Of Leigh Sinton
  • Views Over Open Farmland And To The Malvern Hills
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Enclosed Rear Garden
  • Off Road Parking

Description

An Opportunity To Purchase A Most Unique Three Bedroomed Home Converted From A Chapel. The Accommodation Offers Period Character And Charm. Situated In A Semi Rural Location With Views Over Open Farmland And To The Malvern Hills, On The Outskirts Of The Village Of Leigh Sinton. Energy Rating "F"

Location & Description

The property is situated in the rural hamlet of Smith End Green which is on the outskirts of the popular village of Leigh Sinton and offers local amenities including a well stocked shop, Post Office public house and a village hall. Further and more extensive amenities are available in Malvern or the city of Worcester. Transport communications are excellent with a mainline railway station in Malvern offering direct links to Worcester, Birmingham, London, Hereford and South Wales, whilst Junction 7 of the M5 motorway positioned just outside Worcester brings The Midlands, South West and South Wales into an easy commute. Educational facilities are well catered for at both primary and secondary levels in both the public and private sectors. The area is criss-crossed with footpaths and bridleways, ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors.

The property is set back behind a gated gravel driveway which opens to allow ample parking and from where the splendid garden can already be enjoyed. A pedestrian path leads to a large feature front door which opens to the light and airy accommodation that is full of period character and charm. The Old Chapel was built in 1839 and was originally call Weslyan Chapel but this name was dropped in 1933 when the Methodist Church was formed. It was converted in 1985 to the fine home that is now on offer. It offers "quirky" rooms and a fine balcony to the first floor making the most of the views on offer across open farmland to the Malvern Hills. Also of particular note are the Gothic style arched windows which are evident throughout the property. The accommodation has oil fired and electric heating. The large feature front door gives access to

Entrance Hall

Two large arched single glazed sash windows. From here stairs rise to the first floor. Entrance to

Living Room - 22ft 5in (6.82m) × 21ft 2in (6.51m)

A generous and flexible space enjoying two large feature arched sash windows looking to the side of the property. Inset ceiling spotlights, TV aerial and phone point, radiators. This room is currently configured to enjoy a dining area, living area and space for a desk or work area. Useful understairs storage cupboard as well as a log burning stove with a feature ceramic surround. UPVC door gives access to the garden room and a further door leads to

Kitchen - 12ft 4in (3.72m) × 14ft 6in (4.34m)

Fitted with a range of drawer and cupboard base units with roll edged worktops over and matching wall units. There is an integrated Neff HOB and DOUBLE OVEN. Space and plumbing for an undercounter dishwasher. Two ceiling light points, wall mounted radiator, TV aerial point, double stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Two single glazed wooden windows flooding this area with natural light. Extractor fan, ceramic tiled floor flowing through to

Utility Room - 12ft 5in (3.72m) × 6ft 6in (1.86m)

Further range of wall and base units. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Single glazed window to rear, additional shelving. Oil fired central heating boiler, ceiling light point. UPVC door opening to and giving access to the

Cloakroom - 4ft 4in (1.24m) × 3ft (0.93m)

Low level flush WC, wall mounted ceramic hand basin, recessed spotlights. Small single glazed window.

Garden Room - 27ft 2in (8.37m) × 16ft 3in (4.96m)

This is a fabulous addition to the property constructed of half height brick walls and a bank of glazed panels to three sides enjoying views out over the manicured garden. This area is flooded with natural light and is a great addition to the accommodation of the main residence. This room is south facing and offers a lovely area for entertaining. Wooden doors lead out to the courtyard garden. First Floor

Landing

Stairs rise from the entrance hall past the feature large single glazed sash window to front. A large circular window overlooks the living room and this area further benefits from a ceiling light point and large storage cupboard. Door to

Master Bedroom - 12ft 6in (3.72m) × 14ft 9in (4.34m)

A generous double bedroom with window to side and UPVC double glazed door opening to a balcony that stretches the whole length of the property and can be accessed from all three bedrooms and offers wonderful views across open farmland to the Malvern Hills. Further single glazed window to side, electric storage heater, light points and door to

En Suite

Fitted with a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, panelled bath and separate shower enclosure with Mira shower over. Single glazed window to side. Ceiling light point and radiator. Useful airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.

Bedroom 2 - 10ft 8in (3.1m) × 10ft 4in (3.1m)

Also positioned to the side of the property and taking in the wonderful views. Double glazed UPVC door leading to the balcony. Wall light point, electric storage heater, TV aerial point and large storage cupboard incorporating hanging rails.

Bedroom 3 - 7ft 4in (2.17m) × 11ft (3.41m)

Having a circular internal glazed window and UPVC double glazed door leading to the balcony and taking in the views on offer. Ceiling light point, large built in storage area with shelving. Loft access point.

Bathroom

Low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with cupboard under. Panelled bath, extractor fan, ceiling light point and wall mounted heated towel rail. Skylight to ceiling.

Balcony

A generous space that runs the full length of the property and is position to the south side taking in the fine views on offer across open countryside to the Malvern Hills beyond. This is a lovely area where the pleasantries of the setting can be enjoyed.

Outside

The garden wraps around the property to all sides and is enclosed by a hedged and fenced perimeter making it private and quiet. Gravel and paved pathways leading through shaped beds with a variety of plants and shrubs to provide colour and interest throughout the year. Throughout the garden there are a number of seating areas. There are a number of useful sheds and storage areas with one being insulated and built on a brick base and having power sockets and recessed spotlight, ideal for a home office or studio.

Services

We have been advised that mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Central heating is provided by an oil fired system and electric storage heaters. Drainage is to a private septic tank. 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 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.

Tenure

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

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "F" 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 F (23).

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.

Directions

From the agents office in Great Malvern proceed along the A449 Worcester Road for just over a quarter of a mile and at the traffic lights at Link Top turn left. Almost immediately bear right along Newtown Road which continues into Leigh Sinton Road. Follow this route out of town for approximately three miles into the village of Leigh Sinton where at the T Junction with the A4103 turn left towards Hereford. After a further 300 yards turn right singed Alfrick and Suckley into Sherridge Road. Continue for approximately one mile where the property will be found on the right just before the T Junction.

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