Greensleeves, 36 Longridge Road, Malvern, WR14 3JB

3 Bedroom Detached
£225,000 Guide Price
£225,000 Guide Price

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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Detached 1940's Bungalow
  • Full Renovation And Refurbishment Needed
  • Potential To Extend Or To Demolish And Replace
  • Adjacent To Overlooking Common Land
  • South And West Facing Aspect To Malvern Hills
  • Hall, Lounge/Dining Room And Kitchen
  • Three Bedrooms, Bathroom And Central Heating
  • Garage, Parking And Garden
  • Sale By Public Auction


A Traditional Detached Bungalow Enjoying A Lovely Setting Adjacent To And Overlooking Common Land With A South And West Facing Aspect Towards The Malvern Hills And Offering Single Storey Accommodation In Need Of Full Renovation And Refurbishment With Potential To Extend Or Even Redesign And Replace, Currently Comprising Porch, Hall, Lounge/Dining Room, Kitchen, Three Bedrooms, Bathroom, Central Heating, Garage And Generous Garden. Energy Rating G FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE FEATHERS HOTEL, LEDBURY ON THURSDAY 26TH MARCH 2020 AT 6.00 P.M. GUIDE PRICE £225,000-£250,000

Location & Description

The property is situated on the corner of Longridge Road and Britten Drive less than half a mile from the busy and well served neighbourhood of Barnards Green where there is a range of amenities including a Co-op supermarket, shops and takeaways. The cultural and historic town of Great Malvern is only about a mile distant. Here there is a more comprehensive choice of facilities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. Transport communications are excellent. Great Malvern railway station is less than a mile away. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway south of Worcester and Junction 1 of the M50 near Upton upon Severn are both less than ten miles. Educational facilities are also excellent. Close at hand are a choice of highly regarded schools at primary and secondary levels in both the state and private systems including The Chase High School, Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls School. The property itself is adjacent to Malvern Common and enjoys fine views to the south and to the west of the Malvern Hills in the distance. It is the perfect spot for children or for walking the dog.

Greensleeves is a traditional single storey detached bungalow believed to have been constructed around the late 1940's/early 1950's. It stands in a good size level garden which offers plenty of space to extend the existing accommodation. However, over recent years the property has been sadly neglected and therefore requires some investment. It is a prime candidate for renovation, refurbishment and for transformation into a fine contemporary home. Subject to planning consent it maybe even suitable for demolition and replacement with a new dwelling. Within the curtilage there is also a detached single garage. Again this offers potential for extension or replacement with something more significant (subject to planning consent). 36 Longridge Road has been in the same ownership for the last seventy two years so this presents a very rare opportunity for buyers to acquire a property with so much potential in such a highly regarded location. The current accommodation includes a porch, hall, a large lounge/dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms and bathroom. There is also a more recently installed electric central heating system with a combined primary storage unit (CPSU) -that heats the hot water and radiators together.

Entrance Porch

Reception Hall

Quarry tiled floor, radiator, telephone point, central heating programmer and thermostat. Access to roof space.

Lounge/Dining Room - 23ft (7.13m) × 14ft (4.34m)

With aspect over front garden to the Malvern Hills. Two radiators, fireplace with brick surround and mantle, window to side aspect and two further windows and door overlooking and leading into rear garden.

Kitchen - 14ft (4.34m) × 10ft 10in (3.1m)

Radiator, single drainer stainless steel sink, range of floor cupboards with worksurfaces. Built in pantry cupboard. Door leading to rear porch and to garden.

Bedroom 1 - 14ft (4.34m) × 10ft 5in (3.1m)

Radiator and two windows to rear aspect.

Bedroom 2 - 11ft (3.41m) × 10ft (3.1m)

Radiator and window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 3 - 10ft (3.1m) × 7ft 8in (2.17m)

Radiator and window to side aspect.


Half tiled and having panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, heated towel rail, mirrored cabinet, extractor fan, window to side aspect and airing cupboard housing the electric central heating boiler.

Rear Porch

Providing access from the kitchen to an attached fuel stores and storeroom.


The garden has been cleared and levelled to give buyers scope to landscape. To the side of the property a former driveway leads to a detached single GARAGE of brick construction with metal up and over door.


We have been advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Mains gas is also believed to be available but not connected. 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.


We are advised 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 G (6).


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809 For Sale By Auction Information for prospective bidders at auction Bidders registrations Potential buyers are required to register their details before bidding. At registration you will need to provide your full name and address and the solicitor/legal representative who will be acting on your behalf. You will also need to prove your method of payment of the deposit and that you have necessary proof of identify to comply with money laundering regulations. You are advised to register prior to the date of the auction at one of the offices and you will need to bring your proof of identify with you to the sale where you will be allocated a personal bidding number which will enable you to bid. A bidders registration form is available upon request. Please bring this along to one of our offices at least 48 hours prior to the auction or ensure that you attend the auction registration desk at the auction venue at least 30 minutes before the advertised start of the sale. There is no charge for registration. The auctioneer reserves the right to refuse a bid where registration has not taken place and to offer the lot to the under bidder. PROOF OF IDENTITY In compliance with Money Laundering Regulations bidders are required to provide photographic identification and evidence of residency. Buyers must provide the following: 1 .Photographic identify document such as a current passport or UK driving license AND 2. An original utility bill, building society or bank statement, council tax bill or any other form of identity document (excluding credit card statements and mobile phone bills) that has been issued within the last 3 months and provides evidence of residency at the correspondences address stated on the registration form. If the bidder is acting on behalf of another party they will be required to provide the documents above for themselves and for the named buyers for whom they act, as well as providing a letter of authority from the buyers authorising them to bid on their behalf. If the bidder is acting on behalf of a company, the above documents will still be required together with written authority from the company and a copy of the certification of incorporation. It is advisable to ensure that this process is satisfactorily completed and approved well before the sale. DEPOSITS A deposit payment, which is payable on the fall of the hammer, is calculated at 10% of the purchase price (or £3000 whichever is greater). Buyers should arrange to bring either a bankers draft/counter cheque, building society draft or debit card to the sale room to cover their maximum bid. Personal and company cheques will not be accepted unless agreed by prior arrangement even if you are well known to us and have bought from us previously. If you wish to pay by personal or company cheque you should contact us at least 3 working days prior to the auction. A £20 fee will be charged (payable in cash only) upon acceptance of any personal or company cheque to cover the bank chargers for special clearance. Buyers may pay deposits by either Maestro or Visa debit cards (not credit cards). Transactions must be in person and cannot be accepted over the telephone. Buyers should note that cash will not be accepted for deposit payments. Important all buyers are advised to inspect all available legal documentation prior to bidding and you will be deemed to fully understand your liabilities if successful. Liabilities could include stamp duty, land registry fees and VAT which may become payable upon completion in line with any property transaction whether it is be auction or private treaty. If you are in any doubt you should seek advice from your own professional advisors. AUCTION GUIDE PRICE An indication of the seller's current minimum acceptable price at auction. The guide price or range of guide prices is given to assist consumers in deciding whether or not to pursue a purchase. It is usual, but not always the case, that a provisional reserve range is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer at the start of marketing. As the reserve is not fixed at this stage and can be adjusted by the seller at any time up to the day of the auction in light of interest shown during the marketing period, a guide price is issued. The guide price can be shown in the form of a minimum and maximum price range within which an acceptable sale price (reserve) would fall, or as a single price figure within 10% of which the minimum acceptable price (reserve) would fall. A guide price is different to a reserve (see below). Both the guide price and reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. RESERVE PRICE This is seller's minimum acceptable price at auction and the figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell. A reserve price is not disclosed and remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. Both the guide price and the reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. SOLICITORS/LEGAL PACK The solicitor acting on behalf of the vendors in the sale of Greensleeves is Edward DAvis of Russell & Co, Holland House, Church Street Malvern WR14 2AH 01684 892000. He will be providing a full legal pack prior to the auction which can be sent to prospective buyers upon request

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 centre of Great Malvern proceed down Church Street into Barnards Green Road passing Malvern St James School and Sports Centre. Continue to a major island in Barnards Green itself taking the third exit (still following Barnards Green Road). Pass through the commercial area of Barnards Green and take the second turn to the right into Poolbrook Road. Follow this route for about quarter of a mile where as you reach open common land fork right into Longridge Road. At the first junction turn right into Britten Drive. Greensleeves is on the right almost immediately.


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