7 And 9 Malvern Road, Powick, WR2 4SF

4 Bedroom Semi-Detached
£225,000 Guide Price
£225,000 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms


  • A Pair Of Semi Detached Cottages Being Sold As One Lot
  • Each House Offers Two Bedroomed Accommodation
  • Located On The Outskirts Of Powick Village
  • Only A Few Minutes Drive To Both Worcester And Malvern
  • Both In Need Of Renovation And Refurbishment
  • Private Gardens


A Pair Of Semi Detached Cottages Situated On The Outskirts Of Powick Village Only A Few Minutes Drive From The City Of Worcester And From Malvern. Each Cottage Offers Two Bedroomed Accommodation In Need Of Renovation And Refurbishment And Stands In Private And Mature Gardens. Energy Rating "G" FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION ON 1ST OCTOBER 2020 AT 6PM AT LYNDEN HOUSE NEW MILLS LEDBURY HR8 2DJ Guide Price £225,000 - £250,000

Location & Description

The properties stand approximately three miles from the outskirts of the cultural spa town of Great Malvern and just over two miles from the city of Worcester, both of which provide a comprehensive range of amenities. It is only a short walk into the village itself where there is a primary school, a church two pubs, a service station and Chinese Restaurant. A regular bus service runs between Malvern and Worcester where there are mainline railway stations connecting the area to Birmingham and The Midlands, Cardiff and South Wales, The South West and to London Paddington. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway south of Worcester is about three miles away. Powick is situated in the heart of beautiful countryside and is close to a number of significant landmarks, notably the River Teme and the Severn Valley and the eight mile range of the Malvern Hills.

7 and 9 Malvern Road are a pair of semi-detached two storey period cottages which used to be known as Tabberners Pitch and are believed to date back over 200 years. They were altered and extended in both the 1920's and 1970's but since then very little has changed and they now require renovation and refurbishment. Each cottage offers enormous scope for further extension and for transformation into contemporary homes. Equally it would be possible to convert them into a much larger single dwelling. Number 7 is the smaller of the two houses with two reception rooms, a kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Number 9 is substantially larger, particularly on the ground floor which as mentioned earlier was extended in the 1970's and now includes a porch, three reception rooms (one which can double as a third bedroom), a kitchen, two principal bedrooms and a shower room. The houses stand on elevated ground with frontage directly onto the A449 Worcester to Malvern road. Access to the property off the A449 is currently restricted to a wide pathway that is somewhat overgrown and not currently wide enough for vehicular passage. However there is a space to park a single car at the bottom of this path and with investment it could be widened to accommodate better access. From its elevated setting there used to be far reaching views across the surrounding countryside towards the Malvern Hills (as shown in the two photographs taken in the 1970's and featured with other photos of the properties). These have since disappeared behind a canopy of trees and shrubs but the view could be restored. The gardens themselves are a strong feature of the two cottages with mature well stocked borders and shrubs combining with trees and hedging to create a private setting.

7 Malvern Road

Ground Floor


Door to

Dining Room - 11ft 8in (3.41m) × 10ft (3.1m)

excluding small bay window to side aspect overlooking the garden. Quarry tiled floor. Further window to front aspect, stairs to first floor and door to

Sitting Room - 11ft 4in (3.41m) × 11ft (3.41m)

Tiled fireplace with cupboards and shelving each side. quarry tiled floor. Window to front aspect, door to

Kitchen - 14ft (4.34m) × 7ft (2.17m)

Large Belfast style sink with mixer tap, work surfaces to each side, floor and wall cupboards with spaces for cooker and for washing machine. Quarry tiled floor. Two windows to rear aspect, small pantry cupboard, inspection hatch to roof space and part glazed door leading to

Rear Lobby

Part glazed door leading to rear garden. Quarry tiled floor. Further door to

Bathroom - 6ft 9in (1.86m) × 6ft 2in (1.86m)

Panelled bath, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin, two double glazed windows, quarry tiled floor and airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, immersion heater and slatted shelving. First Floor


Fitted cupboard.

Bedroom 1 - 11ft 6in (3.41m) × 11ft (3.41m)

Hatch to roof space, window to front aspect.

Bedroom 2 - 11ft 9in (3.41m) × 8ft 8in (2.48m)

Windows to front and side aspects overlooking the main garden.

9 Malvern Road

Ground Floor

Enclosed Entrance Porch

Double glazed front door and two double glazed windows to side. Pine inner door leading to

Lounge - 19ft (5.89m) × 11ft (3.41m)

Fireplace with brick surround, tiled hearth and mantle. Double glazed window to front and rear aspects, electric night storage heater, understairs cupboard. Door to kitchen (described later) and to

Dining Room - 13ft 10in (4.03m) × 10ft 9in (3.1m)

Double glazed window to front aspect, electric night storage heater, two double glazed windows to rear aspect and double glazed door leading into rear garden. Door also to

Study/Bedroom 3 - 13ft 10in (4.03m) × 9ft 4in (2.79m)

Double glazed windows to front and rear aspects.

Kitchen - 11ft (3.41m) × 11ft 2in (3.41m)

Floor and eye level cupboards with one and a half bowl stainless steel single drainer sink and mixer tap, plumbing and space for washing machine and dryer, space also for cooker, electric night storage heater, quarry tiled floor, double glazed window to front aspect and door to

Rear Lobby

Quarry tiled floor, double glazed door leading to rear garden. Built in pantry cupboard, stairs to first floor and door to

Shower Room - 7ft (2.17m) × 5ft 3in (1.55m)

Corner shower cubicle with seat, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, extractor fan and double glazed window to rear aspect. First Floor


Double glazed window to front aspect.

Bedroom 1 - 19ft (5.89m) × 11ft (3.41m)

Electric night storage heater, built in cupboard/wardrobe, double glazed window to front and rear aspects.

Bedroom 2 - 19ft (5.89m) × 8ft (2.48m)

Night storage heater, built in cupboard/wardrobe, double glazed windows to front and rear aspects.

Gardens and Grounds

The property is approached from the A449 Worcester to Malvern road via a wide path. This has become overgrown and is not wide enough to accommodate passing vehicles although there is just enough space to park one car. This pathway leads to both properties which enjoy an extremely private setting in large gardens linked by a network of pathways. They are laid to lawns with mature and well stocked herbaceous and shrub borders, enclosed by trees and hedging. Within the grounds there are two GREENHOUSES measuring 12' x 8' and 5' x 4' respectively, a garden STORE 8' x6' of timber construction and a large BRICK OUTBUILDING 24' x 8' this is effectively a pair of semi detached outbuildings one half of which currently serves each cottage.

For Sale By Auction

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 persue 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 Hilary Evans of Star Legal acting on behalf of the vendors in the sale of 7 and 9 Malvern Road, Powick. They will be providing a full legal pack prior to the auction which can be sent to prospective buyers upon request.


We have been advised that mains services are available. 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.


Both cottages will be sold with freehold tenure and full vacant possession and as a single lot.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "B" (Number 7) COUNCIL TAX BAND "C" (Number 9) 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 (13).


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 Worcester take the A449 Malvern Road out of town passing over the River Teme. A short distance after the Teme Bridge you will come to a major island. Continue straight on towards Malvern into Powick Village. At the next island bear right through the village. After a short distance you will come to a major crossroads with traffic lights. Continue straight on to a short section of dual carriageway. You will notice a Skoda garage on your right and The Crown Inn on your left. After no more than 200 yards is the village sign for Bastonford. The concealed driveway for Numbers 7 and 9 Malvern Road is just after this on the left hand side. Viewers are advised to park a little way past the house where there is a layby.


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