Jasmine Cottage, 56 Old Wyche Road, Malvern, WR14 4EP

4 Bedroom Detached
£465,000 Guide Price
£465,000 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • A Striking Detached House In Elevated Location On Eastern Slopes Of The Malvern Hills
  • Wonderful Views Over Malvern And The Severn Valley
  • Wonderful Views Over Malvern And The Severn Valley
  • Hillside Setting In Large Hillside Gardens
  • Contemporary Accommodation With Gas Central Heating, Double Glazing, Oak Joinery And Floors And Fitted Carpets
  • Porch, Hall, Cloakroom, Drawing Room, Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Sitting Room/Conservatory, Utility Room, 4 Bedrooms, Ensuite Shower Room And Bathroom
  • Parking And Carport


A Very Striking Detached House Located On The Upper Slopes Of The Malvern Hills And Commanding A Magnificent View Across Malvern Towards The Severn Valley Below And Offering Contemporary Accommodation With A Range Of Features Including Gas Fired Central Heating, Double Glazed Windows, Natural Oak Joinery And Flooring, Porch, Large Reception Hall, Cloakroom With WC, Kitchen/Dining Room, Drawing Room, Utility Room, Sitting Room/Conservatory With A Stunning View, Four Bedrooms, En Suite Shower Room, Family Bathroom, Fitted Carpets, Off Road Parking, Car Port, A Large Decked Terrace And Hillside Garden. Energy Rating "B".

Location & Description

Jasmine Cottage enjoys a convenient position less than a mile from the centre of the cultural and historic spa town of Great Malvern where there is a full 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 approximately a mile away in Malvern itself. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway near Worcester and Junction 1 of the M50 south of Upton upon Severn are both within approximately 10 miles. Educational facilities are well catered for. In the private sector the renowned Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls school are both in Great Malvern and in the state system the property falls within the catchment area of the ever popular Chase secondary school. It is also within walking distance of one of the most favoured junior schools in the region, The Wyche Primary. Jasmine Cottage is situated on the upper eastern slopes of the Malvern Hills and is literally on the doorstep of the comprehensive network of footpaths and bridleways that criss-cross the area. These together with nearby Peachfield and Malvern Commons provide the perfect choice for those who enjoy the outdoor life, like to walk the dog or who have active children needing space to play. The property itself originally dates back to the late Victorian era. For most of its history it was a simple quarryman's "two up two down" cottage which fell into disrepair. However, in 2013 the property was renovated, refurbished and completely redesigned into a virtually new contemporary home.

There are a number of noteworthy features including the liberal use of oak joinery to floors, ceilings and walls, brace and latch doors and in places to the external cladding of the house and its car port. Added to this are double glazed windows, a full gas fired central heating system (under floor at ground level and radiators at first floor level), a fully integrated range of kitchen units and sanitary ware in the bathroom and en-suite. The house is offered with fitted carpets at first floor level and a mixture of natural oak and stone tiles on the ground floor. The generous accommodation includes a lovely oak framed porch leading to a large reception hall, an impressive drawing room, the well equipped kitchen/dining room, utility room and cloakroom with WC. There is also a lovely conservatory that doubles as an additional sitting room or even a study with floor to ceiling double glazed windows and doors that open out onto a raised decked terrace and enjoy the view across the Severn Valley below. On the first floor a landing leads to four bedrooms, one of which has its own en suite shower room and there is a separate family bathroom. Outside a steep driveway leads to parking for vehicles and to the Oak framed and timber clad car port. On two sides of the house there is a large timber decked terrace that provides seating areas from which there are views of the adjacent woodland, the hills and above all the Severn Valley in the far distance. Jasmine Cottage has a large sloping hillside garden which contains many varieties of established shrubs and trees. It is believed to extend to around half an acre.

Oak Framed and Pillared Porch

A very attractive entrance to the house with decked flooring and solid Oak front door leading to

Reception Hall - 18ft (5.58m) × 7ft 3in (2.17m)

A generous hall with stone tiled floor, central heating thermostat, controls for burglar alarm, understairs cupboard/wardrobe. Oak staircase leading to first floor, door leading to Drawing Room (described later). Further doorway leading to

Kitchen/Dining room - 21ft 3in (6.51m) × 11ft 4in (3.41m)

A large room with a range of fitted floor and glass fronted eye level cupboards on soft closers with integrated drawers, timber work surfaces and tiled surrounds. Built into the kitchen is a DISHWASHER, a deep Fireclay Belfast style sink with mixer tap, five ring gas COOKING RANGE with OVEN below and large extractor canopy above. Stone tiled flooring, double glazed windows to side and front aspects, extensive ceiling downlighters, smoke alarm, two oak beamed arch features and doorway to

Utility Room - 11ft (3.41m) × 6ft 10in (1.86m)

Fireclay Belfast style sink and mixer tap, fitted floor cupboards with timber worktops, double glazed window to front aspect, stone tiled floor, door leading outside and further door leading to


Timber cladding to dado level with timber display shelving above. Low level WC, wash basin, stone tiled floor, extractor fan and large AIRING CUPBOARD housing the gas fired central heating boiler and pressurised hot water cylinder.

Drawing Room

Open fireplace (designed for wood burner) with marble hearth. Two oak beamed archway features, attractive oak flooring, extensive ceiling downlighters and smoke alarm, two double glazed windows to front aspect enjoying a stunning view of Severn Valley. Arch to

Sitting Room/Conservatory - 12ft (3.72m) × 11ft (3.41m)

A really striking rooms with large floor to ceiling double glazed windows and a pair of double glazed doors overlooking and opening onto the external timber decked balcony, beyond which is one of the finest views money can buy. This room also has oak flooring.

First Floor

Half Landing

With a pair of oak framed double glazed doors leading out onto an external decked balcony with steps into the garden.


Access to roof space, fitted carpet, built in LINEN CUPBOARD with radiator and slatted shelving as well as hot and cold water connections.

Bedroom 1 - 13ft 8in (4.03m) × 11ft 5in (3.41m)

Radiator, double glazed window to front aspect and doors to

En Suite Shower Room

Fully tiled and having a large double shower cubicle with tiled surround, low level WC., vanity wash basin, chrome ladder style heated towel rail, extractor fan, ceiling downlighters and double glazed Velux window to rear aspect.

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

Radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.

Bedroom 3 - 11ft 5in (3.41m) × 9ft 1in (2.79m)

Radiator, double glazed windows to rear and side aspects.

Bedroom 4 - 11ft 4in (3.41m) × 7ft 2in (2.17m)

Radiator and double glazed windows to rear and side aspects.


Timber cladding to walls and ceramic tiled floor. Low level WC, deep double ended panelled bath with telephone style shower tap, large double shower cubicle with tiled surround, ceiling downlighters, Victorian style combined heated towel rail and radiator, pedestal wash basin with back lit mirror and double glazed window to front aspect.


A driveway leads via a gated entrance to the front of the house providing parking for vehicles and leading to the timber framed CARPORT (15' x 8'3") with power and lighting connected. The driveway continues to a timber decked terrace (enclosed by paling fencing) which wraps around two facades of the house and provides natural seating areas at various points. From this decking there are views of the hills, the adjacent woodland and above all of the Severn Valley across Worcestershire in the far distance. It is a stunning outlook. The remaining ground, amounting to something around half an acre consists of hillside with shrubs and trees. It will require some cultivation but with investment could provide a lovely setting for Jasmine Cottage.


We have been advised that mains services 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

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 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 B (85).


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.


From the Agent's office in Great Malvern proceed south along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury for just under half a mile taking the second fork to the right (adjacent to common land) into Old Wyche Road. Follow this route straight uphill passing the Wyche Primary School on your left hand side. After a few hundred yards the entrance to Jasmine Cottage is on the right hand side as indicated by the agent's For Sale board.


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