Overdale House, 34 Highfield Road, Malvern, WR14 1HZ

6 Bedroom Detached
£625,000 Guide Price
£625,000 Guide Price

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  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms


  • Elegant Victorian Detached House
  • Accommodation In Excess Of 2800 Square Feet
  • Affording Views Of The Malvern Hills
  • Lounge/Family Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility Room
  • Drawing Room, Dining Room, Office/Playroom
  • Master Bedroom With En Suite And Guest Suite With En Suite
  • Four Further Bedrooms
  • Off Road Parking And An Enclosed Garden


An Elegant And Imposing Victorian Detached Residence Providing Spacious, Versatile And Beautifully Presented Accommodation In Excess Of 2800 Square Feet In A Fabulous Setting Affording Views Of The Malvern Hills. The Accommodation Which Has Central Heating And Retains Many Period Features, Comprises Of Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Office/Playroom, Lounge/Family Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility Room, Butler's Pantry, Master Bedroom With En Suite, Further Guest Suite With En Suite, Four Further Bedrooms Which Are Serviced And Complemented By The Family Bathroom. There Is Off Road Parking And An Enclosed Garden. Energy Rating 'E'.

Location & Description

Overdale House is situated in a tranquil yet convenient location at the edge of the historic spa town of Great Malvern. From its elevated position superb views can be enjoyed towards the Malvern Hills and across the Severn Valley. Great Malvern offers a range of facilities including shops, banks and restaurants, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre complex, the Splash leisure centre and the Manor Park sports club all in the backdrop of the inspirational hills. Further amenities are available in the bustling shopping precinct of Malvern Link and the retail park in Townsend Way. Malvern offers excellent educational facilities with a range of schools in both the state and private sectors. The local railway station at Malvern Link offers direct links to Worcester, Birmingham, London, Hereford and South Wales. A regular bus service runs down the Worcester Road connecting the local towns and cities. There is excellent access to the motorway network via junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester and junction 1 of the M50 at Upton.

Overdale House was originally built in 1899 being of yellow brick construction with ornate red brick detailing. The house retains many of its period features coupled with the amenities of modern day living makes for a superb living environment. Situated in an elevated position on the easterly slopes of the Malvern Hills the property enjoys fine far reaching views from all aspects across the roof tops and tree lined roads towards North Hill to the west and the Severn Plain to the east. This magnificent Victorian residence has spacious and versatile rooms over three floors ideal for family living and benefits from gas fired central heating. The property is approached through electrically operated decorative cast iron gates set between matching yellow brick pillars which mirror this magnificent dwelling. The driveway opens to the forecourt which is block paved and provides ample parking for vehicles. Steps lead up from the driveway to recently installed wooden front door with a glazed fan light over opening to the;


Having glazed sash windows to either side and ceiling point, original Victorian tiled floor, double stripped pine doors with glazing and matching side panels opening through to;

Reception Hallway

A generous and welcoming space enhanced by period features including deep level skirting boards and decorative dado rail as well as moulded cornicing. A wonderful wooden open balustraded staircase rises to the first floor and stripped wood four panel doors open through to;

Drawing Room - 16ft 9in (4.96m) × 18ft 11in (5.58m)

A wonderful light and airy room the main focal point of which is an oblique square sash window to side where stunning views are on offer across the rooftops to North Malvern and the hills beyond. The room is further enhanced with continued period features, deep level skirting boards, decorative dado rail, moulded cornicing, further sash window to side and a grey marble fireplace with a cast iron inset and tiled panels and hearth. Victorian style radiator and throughout this area there is Amtico flooring.

Sitting Room - 10ft 11in (3.1m) × 12ft 5in (3.72m)

A versatile space with sash window having views to the hills and a quirky open fireplace with brick surround and tiled mantle and hearth. Radiator, ceiling light point, moulded cornicing, picture rail, deep level skirting board.

Dining Room - 14ft (4.34m) × 18ft 10in (5.58m)

A particularly light and airy room conveniently located close to the kitchen with natural light streaming in through the south facing bay window and easterly sash window. Exposed wooden floor boards flow throughout the room which has a beautiful feature fireplace with Living Flame effect fire set onto a tiled hearth with picture tiled back and blackened surround. Period features are again on offer in this room as well as a ceiling light point and central heating radiator.

Inner Hallway

Leading off the Reception Hallway the Inner Hallway has a black and white checkered floor which flows through into the remaining ground floor rooms. Ceiling light point, doorway accessing the stairs leading down to the Lower Ground Floor, door opening through to;


Obscure glazed window to side, ceiling light point, high level white WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splash backs, radiator.

Butlers Pantry - 6ft 10in (1.86m) × 5ft 9in (1.55m)

A useful room providing additional cupboard and work surface space with inset white sink. Space for further kitchen white goods, sash window to rear, ceiling light point, radiator.

Utility Room - 10ft 7in (3.1m) × 6ft 9in (1.86m)

Offering ample storage space including three ceiling height fitted cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine, sash window to rear, ceiling light point, radiator, additional cupboard space and door leading out to;

Rear Lobby

External access to the side of the house via double wooden glazed doors, this area has a glazed roof and doors open through to two good sized STORE ROOMS one housing the boiler and both having light and power.

Kitchen - 11ft 10in (3.41m) × 12ft 5in (3.72m)

Fitted with ample bespoke pine drawer and cupboard base units under a granite worktop and inset one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, drainer and cupboard under. There are matching wall units incorporating display cabinets with under lighting and a beautiful wall mounted dresser. Set into the chimney breast is a gas fired AGA with tiled splash back with wooden mantle over. Tall sash windows overlook the side garden. Lower Ground Floor Accessed from the stairs descending from the Inner Hallway

Lounge/Family Room - 9ft 11in (2.79m) × 19ft 3in (5.89m)

A particularly versatile space which has great potential for a teenager's suite or annexe as it adjoins the guest bedroom suite. The room is currently used as an additional lounge/family room and has a sash window to front aspect, wall light points, radiator, recessed storage area and a tiled floor which continues through to;

Guest Suite - 12ft 10in (3.72m) × 14ft 11in (4.34m)

Sash window to front, inset ceiling spot lights, wall mounted contemporary Living Flame effect fire, radiator and door opening to;

En Suite

Fitted with a contemporary two piece suite consisting of low level WC, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard under, separate shower enclosure with multi-head shower, walls and floors covered in complementary ceramics, wall mounted chrome heated towel rail, inset ceiling spot lights, ceiling mounted extractor.



A light space enjoying views to North Hill from the sash window to front aspect. Ceiling light point, radiator, loft access point with pull down ladder. Doors open through to;

Master Bedroom - 14ft 4in (4.34m) × 19ft 1in (5.89m)

Sash bay window facing south enjoying superb views across the Severn Valley to Bredon Hill and the Cotswold escarpment beyond. This is a well proportioned room with feature fireplace having open grate and ornate tiled back and hearth. Ceiling light point, two radiators. Door opens to;

En Suite Shower Room

Fitted with a high level WC, wash basin with cupboard under, walk in shower enclosure with multi-jet shower, tiled splash backs, inset ceiling spot lights, radiator, wall mounted extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 - 16ft 9in (4.96m) × 19ft (5.89m)

A further double with oblique square sash window affording views and feature fireplace. Ceiling light point, cornicing, radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 11ft 3in (3.41m) × 12ft 10in (3.72m)

Further double bedroom with sash windows to front aspect affording views, ceiling light point, feature period fireplace, radiator, ceiling light point.

Bedroom 4 - 11ft 10in (3.41m) × 13ft (4.03m)

Sash window affording views to the Suckley Hills, ceiling light point, radiator, feature fireplace.

Bedroom 5 - 10ft 10in (3.1m) × 7ft 11in (2.17m)

Sash window to side, ceiling light point, radiator, Airing Cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving with further cupboard over.


Two sash windows to rear, four piece suite in white consisting of pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, high level WC with chrome fittings and pipework, rolled edge imitation claw footed bath, radiator, dado rail, ceiling light point.


The delightful garden is enclosed by Malvern stone walls and laurel hedging wraps around the property to four sides creating a secluded environment. The garden is mainly laid to lawn interspersed with mature trees and Roses. The block paved pedestrian path continues from the driveway and skirts the property to all sides. To the left of the property is a patio area with lawned enclosed by a wrought iron fence and pedestrian gates. The garden benefits from an outside water tap, light points and a SHED.


We have been advised that mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. This information has not been checked with respective service providers and interest parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers 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 verification) 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

A full energy performance certificate is available for this property. The EPC rating for this property is E (43).


Strictly by appointment through the Agents Malvern office (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 agents office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road towards Malvern Link. Pass through two sets of traffic lights after which take the first left turn into Albert Park Road. Take the first right into Somers Road and then second left into Lansdowne Road where the property can be found on the right hand side of the road at the junction with Highfield Road.


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