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- 6 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Substantial Mock Tudor Family House
- Elevated Setting
- Glorious Views Across Rolling And Wooded Countryside
- Drawing Room, Dining Room And Breakfast Kitchen
- Master Bedroom With En-Suite Bathroom
- Five Further Bedrooms (One With En-Suite) And Family Bathroom
- South Facing Terraced Garden
A Unique Opportunity To Purchase A Substantial Mock Tudor Family House Built In The 1880's, Offering Substantial Accommodation Within This Elevated Setting Affording Glorious Views Across Rolling And Wooded Countryside. The House Has A Fabulous South Facing Terraced Garden Full Of Vibrant Colour Throughout The Year. Energy Rating "E"
Location & Description
Situated on the outskirts of West Malvern, Gardens Cottage sits in an area known as Croft Bank from where the elevated setting affords views over the rolling Herefordshire countryside. There is good access to local amenities in the hillside Victorian town of Great Malvern which offers a range of independent shops, a Waitrose supermarket, the Splash leisure centre, the renowned theatre complex with concert hall and cinema. Further and more extensive shopping is available at the retail park on Townsend Way offering a range of high street names including Next, Marks & Spencer, Boots to name but a few. Transport communications are excellent with Junction 7 of the M5 motorway just outside Worcester bringing the Midlands, South West and South Wales into an easy commute. Mainline railway stations in Great Malvern and Malvern Link offer direct links to Worcester, Birmingham, Hereford and South Wales. The area is blessed with good schooling at primary and secondary levels in both the private and state sectors.
Garden Cottage is a beautifully positioned mock Tudor detached property dating back to the 1880's and from its superb position glorious and far reaching views are on offer over the unspoilt Herefordshire countryside. The house is positioned on a quiet no through road that leads off Croft Bank. A wooden pedestrian gate set between brick pillars leads to a flight of steps leading to a gravel path passing planted beds displaying a variety of colour to the front terrace which not only runs across the entire front of this property but from where views are on offer over the lovely south facing walled garden to the Herefordshire countryside beyond. From this terrace an enclosed porch with pitched tiled roof, lead light windows and solid wood and stud doors opens to the accommodation which has been carefully designed and built around the views and benefits from gas fired central heating. The accommodation in more detail comprises: GROUND FLOOR
Enclosed Entrance Porch
Glazed windows to side and lead light windows to front, tiled floor, multi-panelled glazed door opening to
A most welcoming space with open wooden balustraded staircase to the first floor with useful storage cupboard under. Ceiling light point, door to living room (described later) and door to
Drawing Room - 23ft 6in (7.13m) × 12ft (3.72m)
A wonderful light and airy space enjoying a southerly lead light and glazed bay window taking in the wonderful views on offer. Further westerly glazed window looking across treetops and leadlight window to rear. This room retains some of its original character with a picture rail and fireplace with mantle inset with a cast iron grate, tiled back and hearth. Ceiling light points, radiators.
Dining Room - 10ft 3in (3.1m) × 24ft 11in (7.44m)
Situated at the front of the house this is an exceptionally versatile and useful room enjoying two lead light glazed windows taking in the wonderful views. Two ceiling light points, decorative picture rail, lovely ornate fireplace with detailed tiling and a cast iron hearth. There are recessed bookshelves, door to inner hallway (described later) and radiators. This room is conveniently adjacent to the kitchen which can be accessed via a door opening to
Breakfast Kitchen - 9ft 3in (2.79m) × 21ft (6.51m)
Enjoying a bank of glazed windows to rear. Pedestrian door to rear. Fitted with a range of drawer and cupboard base units with roll edged worktop over and matching wall units. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Space and connection point for electric cooker and dishwasher. Tiled splashbacks, ceiling light points. Space for fridge and freezer and useful larder with window to side.
Hardwood front door to front terrace, ceiling light point, open wooden balustrade staircase to the second of two landings on the first floor. Useful understair storage cupboard housing the wall mounted boiler. Lead light window to rear and shelving. Door to study (described later) and door to
Fitted with a high level WC with ornate wooden seat, wash hand basin with cupboard under, ceiling light point, wall mounted extractor fan.
Study/Snug - 11ft 9in (3.41m) × 8ft 6in (2.48m)
Useful and versatile room with lead light window to front, decorative picture rail, built in recessed cupboard with shelving, original fireplace and door to
Utility Room - 10ft 1in (3.1m) × 8ft 1in (2.48m)
Fitted with a range of drawer and cupboard base units with roll edged worktop over and matching wall units. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer. Wall mounted boiler, glazed windows to side, tiled splashbacks and ceiling light point. FIRST FLOOR
This is the first of two landings on this floor and gives access to the master bedroom and two further bedrooms. Lead light window to front, ceiling light point, loft access point, window to rear, useful storage cupboards and door to
Master Bedroom - 18ft 4in (5.58m) × 12ft 5in (3.72m)
A generous bedroom with glazed window giving superb southerly views to the British Camp. Ceiling light point, built in fitted wardrobes, radiator and door to
Fitted with a low level WC, panelled bath, wash hand basin with cupboard under, shower enclosure with shower over. Tiled splashbacks, ceiling light point, lead light window to rear. Radiator.
Bedroom 4 - 12ft 4in (3.72m) × 11ft 11in (3.41m)
Being a further generous double bedroom enjoying southerly views through the lead light window to front. Ceiling light point, decorative picture rail, wash hand basin with cupboard under. Radiator.
Bedroom 5 - 9ft 3in (2.79m) × 12ft (3.72m)
Lead light window to rear, ceiling light point, decorative picture rail and radiator. Inter-connecting door with Bedroom 6 this would make an excellent "teenager" suite.
Bedroom 6 - 9ft 3in (2.79m) × 11ft 11in (3.41m)
Lead light window to rear, ceiling light point, decorative picture rail and radiator. Wash hand basin with cupboard under. Door opens to
Lead light window to rear ceiling light point, useful linen cupboard with shelving. Stairs descend to inner lobby. Door to
Bedroom 2 - 15ft 2in (4.65m) × 9ft 3in (2.79m)
A lovely dual aspect room enjoying double glazed window to side and lead light window to front taking in the glorious views. Two ceiling light points, decorative picture rail, radiator and door to
Fitted with a white low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower head fitment. Glazed window to rear, ceiling light point, tiled splashback and radiator.
Bedroom 3 - 12ft 3in (3.72m) × 12ft (3.72m)
Further double bedroom, also positioned to the front of the property and taking in the glorious views through the lead light window. Ceiling light point, decorative picture rail and radiator.
Lead light window to front. Low level WC, wash hand basin with cupboard under, shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower over. Wood panelling to dado height, tiled splashbacks and radiator. Ceiling light point and loft access point.
There is a beautiful terraced garden which exudes vibrant colour throughout the year. From the initial tier a gravel seating area runs across the front of the property and from all aspects of the garden the superb views are on offer. To the far right of the house is a raised seating area with stone chippings behind which is a sloped lawn with fruit trees and shrubs. Central steps lead through the sloped lawn to the second tier where there are flat lawned areas flanked by mature planted beds which include lilies, roses and mature specimen trees. A brick built archway with steps continues to the third tier which offers gavel paths through beautifully planted beds where there are further seating opportunities. The property is blessed by an enclosed area which houses a 44' GREENHOUSE offering ideal growing conditions. The garden is enclosed by a walled and fenced perimeter with two pedestrian gates leading onto Montpelier Road and offers various wooden SHEDS. The garden is very private and secluded and makes the most of its delightful setting. At the rear of the property a wide walkway gives access to the brick built coal store and pedestrian door to kitchen.
We have been advised that mains gas, electricity, 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 confirmation) that the property is freehold.
COUNCIL TAX BAND "G" 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 E (44).
By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809
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From the agents office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 towards Worcester. Take the left fork on to North Malvern Road (B42190). Proceed for 1.5 miles after which turn right onto Croft Bank. Proceed down the slope for 0.1 miles and turn left into Montpelier Road where the property will be found immediately on the left hand side.
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