Burgh Cottage, 28 Clarence Road, Malvern, WR14 3EH

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

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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms


  • Unique And Highly Individual Three Bedroom Early 19th Century Cottage
  • Set Within Established And Beautiful South Facing Grounds Approaching 0.2 Acres
  • Popular And Most Sought After Location
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Sitting Room, Dining Room, Garden Room
  • Fitted Kitchen, Utility Room
  • Gas Central Heating, Off Road Parking


A Most Unique And Highly Individual Three Bedroom Early 19th Century Cottage Set Within Established And Beautiful South Facing Grounds Approaching 0.2 Acres, Located On One Of Malvern's Premier And Much Sought After Roads. Energy Rating 'E'

Location & Description

Burgh Cottage is located in one of Malvern's most prestigious roads situated equi-distance between the Victorian hillside town of Great Malvern and the bustling shopping precinct of Barnards Green. Both areas offer a range of independent shops, Co-op and Waitrose supermarkets as well as restaurants, eateries, take aways, public houses, churches and community facilities. Further and more extensive amenities are available at the retail park on Townsend Way in Malvern Link which offers a number of high street names including Boots, Next and Marks & Spencer to name but a few. Transport communications are excellent with a main line railway station at Great Malvern close by which has direct links to Worcester, Birmingham, Hereford, London and South Wales. The regular bus service in Great Malvern and Barnards Green connects the neighbouring areas. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway is just outside Worcester bringing the Midlands, South West and South Wales into an easy commute. Educational needs are well catered for at primary and secondary level in both the state and private sectors.

Burgh Cottage is a charming home in a most favourable road and set within generous and beautiful grounds. It is believed the cottage was built in the early 19th century and has many strong characteristics which point to it having been designed by the architect Troyte Griffith. It was once attached to Lawnside Girls' School as the Gardener's Cottage. Currently the property serves as an excellent family home comfortably positioned within mature gardens, which extend to 0.2 acres. A wooden pedestrian gate set into the Malvern stone walled perimeter opens to the gravel pathway accessing the planted foregarden and leading to the hardwood front door with wrought iron fittings, set under the pitched tiled roof of the storm porch with wooden support and quarry tiled floor. The front door opens to the living accommodation which has been well maintained by the current owners and benefits from gas central heating and off road parking. The accommodation in more detail comprises:

Reception Hallway

Stairs rise to first floor. Window to front, ceiling light point and quarry tiled floor. Radiator, wooden door to dining room (described later) and door opening through to

Sitting Room - 12ft 11in (3.72m) × 9ft 11in (2.79m)

A cozy triple aspect room with windows to side, front and rear. Tiled feature fireplace with wooden mantle and tiled hearth. Wall light point, radiator, decorative picture rail and wall light points.

Dining Room - 12ft 11in (3.72m) × 15ft 5in (4.65m)

Windows to side and front aspects. Exposed wooden floor boards, ceiling light point, useful recessed storage cupboards, tiled feature fire surround with mantle and slate hearth. Understairs storage cupboard. This room is excellent for entertaining and is conveniently adjacent to

Kitchen - 10ft 5in (3.1m) × 7ft 10in (2.17m)

Fitted with a range of Shaker style drawer and cupboard base units with rolled edge worktop over and matching wall units. Integrated stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Under counter space for fridge, freezer and slimline dishwasher. Free standing electric cooker point with extractor over. Tiled splash backs, ceiling light point, radiator, window and door leading through to the garden room (described later), quarry tiled floor flowing through into

Utility - 4ft 5in (1.24m) × 6ft 2in (1.86m)

Window to rear, space and connection point for washing machine and further white goods. Radiator, ceiling light point.

Garden Room - 8ft 6in (2.48m) × 16ft 8in (4.96m)

A lovely room across the back of the property which takes in the superb views on offer over the formal garden. Double glazed roof and windows, double doors open to the rear garden and a further wooden door to side. Wall light point, radiator, door opening to


Obscure glazed window to side, white low level WC, vanity wash basin, ceiling light point.

First Floor


Dormer window to front, ceiling light point, loft access point, doors opening through to

Bedroom 1 - 12ft 11in (3.72m) × 11ft 11in (3.41m)

Half vaulted ceiling, window to side. Two ceiling light points, radiator, useful storage cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom 2 - 12ft 11in (3.72m) × 10ft (3.1m)

Two windows to side, ceiling light point, feature fireplace, radiator. Large useful eaves storage cupboard.

Bedroom 3 - 8ft 3in (2.48m) × 6ft 11in (1.86m)

Window overlooking the lovely garden. Ceiling light point, radiator, eaves storage cupboards.


Fitted with a white low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with thermostatically controlled shower over, tiled splash backs, radiator, inset ceiling spot lights. Obscure glazed window to rear.


The garden is mainly to the southerly aspect of the property, extending from the rear of house and is mainly laid to lawn enclosed by a hedged and fenced perimeter. Throughout the garden there are shaped beds, planted with a variety of shrubs, plants and mature specimen trees providing colour and vibrance throughout the year. There is a SUMMERHOUSE, and wooden SHED. A beautiful rose covered arbour is situated between two planted beds and gives access to a second lawned area and gated off road parking for one vehicle (this could be extended to create additional parking if required). The parking is accessed via a shared road over which the property has a right of way and is responsible for a share of the upkeep.

Agent Note

The vendors have informed us that there is a covenant on the top part of the garden which prohibits any building within 15ft of the southern boundary.


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

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

COUNCIL TAX BAND "D" (Improvement Indicator so the council tax will be reassessed upon completion and may therefore change) 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 (53).


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 centre of Great Malvern proceed down Church Street for a short distance before taking the right turn after the traffic lights into Avenue Road. Take the second right hand turn into Albert Road South before turning left at the T junction into Clarence Road where the property will be seen on the right hand side after a short distance.


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