The Haven, 31 Croft Bank, Malvern, WR14 4DU

5 Bedroom Semi-Detached
£660,000 Guide Price
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  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

 

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  • Extended Period Semi Detached House
  • Generous Grounds Approaching 0.3 Acres And Wonderful Views
  • Five Bedrooms, Three En-Suites
  • Three Reception Rooms Plus A Games Room/Office
  • Breakfast Kitchen, Utility Rooms
  • Ample Parking, Double Garage
  • Semi-Rural Location
  • Potential To Extend Into Attic Space (Subject To Permissions Being Sought)

Description

Offering A Large Home Office This Delightfully Located Edwardian Mock Tudor Five Bedroom Semi Detached Family Home Is Situated Within This Stunning Semi Rural Location And Affording Generous Grounds Approaching 0.3 Acres And Splendid Views. The Extended Accommodation Enjoys Spacious And Versatile Rooms Ideal For Family Living And Benefitting From Gas Central Heating, Part Double Glazing, Off Road Parking, Detached Double Garage. Energy Rating D

Location & Description

Situated on the outskirts of West Malvern in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty', The Haven sits in an area known as Croft Bank from where the elevated setting affords views over the rolling Herefordshire countryside and spectacular sunsets. 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.

The Haven was built in 1900 and is a splendid mock Tudor semi detached house situated within a highly sought after location affording splendid views across the surrounding woodland and countryside. The house is set back from the road behind a lawned foregarden with beautiful planted beds, specimen trees and enclosed by a hedged and walled perimeter. A triple width driveway gives access to the detached double garage and additional parking to the side and from where paved pedestrian paths wind though the foregarden giving access to the front door which is set under a pitched roofed storm porch. The accommodation was sympathetically extended in 1990 to create a lovely light and airy environment ideal for family living or perhaps even to run a Bed and Breakfast business. Internally the well presented accommodation benefits from gas central heating and partial double glazing. The foregarden has a gravel patio with a paved circular area from where the pleasantries of the setting can be enjoyed. The grounds which extends to 0.3 of an acre continues to the side and rear of the property taking in its stunning setting (to be described later). The accommodation in more details comprise

Entrance Hall

A welcoming area enjoying an open balustrade and returning staircase to the first floor with useful storage area under and a double glazed window to front. Central heating radiators, cloaks cupboard, ceiling light points, doors to sitting room, office/study and breakfast kitchen (described later) and door to

Downstairs Toilet

Obscured double glazed window to front fitted with a modern white suite of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks, radiator and ceiling light point.

Sitting Room - 24ft (7.44m) × 14ft 7in (4.34m)

A generous room enjoying triple aspect double glazed windows taking in the views on offer. This light room enjoys exposed ceiling timbers, radiators, inset ceiling light points a pendant light fitting. South westerly windows look out over the side garden giving views down the wooded valley.

Study/Office - 9ft 10in (2.79m) × 10ft 5in (3.1m)

A versatile and flexible room enjoying a double glazed window to rear aspect looking up over the fields to Runnings Park and the Worcestershire Beacon beyond. Ceiling light point and radiator.

Breakfast Kitchen - 24ft 5in (7.44m) × 13ft 11in (4.03m)

A beautiful family orientated space which is divided into two main areas as follows.

Kitchen - 11ft 11in (3.41m) × 10ft (3.1m)

Tall wooden glazed windows overlook the foregarden to the banked field beyond. Range of floor and cupboard base units with roll edged worktop over and matching wall units. Fitted into the chimney recess is a Leisure Rangemaster 110 COOKER with extractor over. Integrated FRIDGE and DISHWASHER. One and a half bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer. Tiled splashback, inset ceiling spotlights. Useful breakfast bar divides this area from

Breakfast Room - 12ft (3.72m) × 13ft 11in (4.03m)

Enjoying a wide double glazed window giving fabulous views. Ceiling light point, decorative picture rail. Door to conservatory (described later). The focal point of this room is a wooden fireplace with mantle and tiled back and hearth housing a cast iron grate. Door to inner hallway (described later).

Conservatory - 10ft 2in (3.1m) × 10ft (3.1m)

Positioned to the rear of the house and enjoying a south easterly aspect over Runnings Park through the double glazed windows incorporating double doors opening to the rear terrace. Radiator, ceiling fan and wall light point.

Inner Hallway - 6ft 11in (1.86m) × 5ft 7in (1.55m)

A useful area with quarry tiled floor and obscure glazed window looking into the conservatory. Ceiling light point, door to utility room (described later) and door to

Dining Room - 11ft 11in (3.41m) × 14ft (4.34m)

Secondary glazed window to front. Ceiling light point, decorative picture rail and radiator. Wood effect laminate flooring.

Utility Room - 7ft (2.17m) × 8ft (2.48m)

With glazed window to conservatory, cupboard base units with roll edged worktop over and matching wall units. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer and space and connection point for washing machine. Area for additional kitchen white goods, ceiling light point, continued quarry tiled flooring. FIRST FLOOR

Landing - 12ft 5in (3.72m) × 10ft 6in (3.1m)

This is a flexible space which could be turned into another bedroom if required or a nice space for reading and reflection. Enjoying a secondary glazed window to front looking to the farmland beyond. Door to useful storage room housing the Ferrolli boiler. Loft access with pull down ladder Door to attic described later.

Master Bedroom - 14ft 8in (4.34m) × 11ft 6in (3.41m)

Lockable door leads from the landing to a small entrance area with useful wardrobe or linen cupboard. A door leads to the en-suite and further door leads to the dual aspect double glazed windows taking in the fine views on offer. Along one wall is a bank of fitted wardrobes incorporating hanging and shelf space. Radiator and ceiling light points.

En-Suite

Fitted with a panelled bath, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under and bidet. Separate shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower over. Obscured double glazed window to rear, ceiling light point, radiator and tiled splashbacks.

Bedroom 2 - 12ft 6in (3.72m) × 9ft 11in (2.79m)

A double bedroom with double glazed window to rear looking up to the hills and across Runnings Park. Fitted double wardrobe with hanging and shelf space. Decorative picture rail, radiator and ceiling light point. Door to

En-Suite

Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, enclosed shower enclosure with thermostatically controlled shower over. Ceiling light point, extractor fan and tiled splashbacks.

Bedroom 3 - 12ft 5in (3.72m) × 9ft 10in (2.79m)

A further double bedroom with ceiling light point, radiator and decorative picture rail. Secondary glazed window to front. Door to

En-Suite

White low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower enclosure with electric Mira Sport shower. Wall mounted extractor fan and ceiling light point.

Bedroom 4 - 10ft 5in (3.1m) × 12ft 2in (3.72m)

A further dual aspect double bedroom enjoying glorious views. Ceiling light point and radiator.

Bedroom 5 - 9ft 8in (2.79m) × 9ft 6in (2.79m)

Double glazed window to rear with views. Ceiling light point, radiator and decorative picture rail.

Family Bathroom

Two double glazed windows to front. Low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and bidet. Shower enclosure with Mira Sport electric shower. Tiled splashbacks, ceiling light points and radiator.

Attic - 10ft 10in (3.1m) × 23ft 7in (7.13m)

Accessed via a pull down ladder from the landing. Enjoying two double glazed Velux skylights looking up to the hills and across Runnings Park as well as a further skylight looking down the valley. There is good head height in the majority of this room, however it is limited beyond the eaves and into the rear apex. Currently boarded this area (subject to the relevant permissions being sought) could be converted into additional accommodation. Ceiling light point.

Outside

The grounds wrap around the property to three sides and approach 0.3 of an acre with the majority sitting on the south westerly aspect. From the rear of the property a paved terrace is enclosed by a walled perimeter looks out over the planted beds to the farmland of Runnings Park and the hills beyond. Steps descend from this area to a paved path leading to a blue brick and slabbed circular seating area which enjoys the afternoon and evening sunshine and overlooks the majority of the grounds which are laid to lawn with shaped beds planted with a variety of plants, shrubs, heathers and specimen trees. A gravel path leads to the raised vegetable beds with wooden shed. A further path leads to the detached double garage (described later). There is a gate at the rear of the house which leads to the right of access across fields linking into a network of public footpaths, and to the left up to the hills.

Games/Garden Room - 16ft 10in (4.96m) × 13ft 7in (4.03m)

Double glazed patio door to side and double glazed window to rear. Light, power and radiator. Entrance to

Store - 6ft 6in (1.86m) × 13ft 7in (4.03m)

A very usable space which has been partitioned from the games room but could be easily opened again if required. It currently houses a stainless steel sink with drainer and cupboard under. Power and ceiling light points. This area along with the games/garden room (subject to the relevant permissions being sought) could offer annexe accommodation to the main residence or simply to be enjoyed as a games/playroom or home office.

Double Garage - 16ft 11in (4.96m) × 17ft 8in (5.27m)

Two up and over doors to front, glazed window to front and side, pedestrian door to rear leading to the garden. Light and power.

Services

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.

Tenure

We are advised (subject to legal confirmation) 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

The EPC rating for this property is D (58).

Viewing

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.

Directions

From the Agents office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 towards Worcester. Take the left hand fork onto North Malvern Road B4219. proceed for 0.5 miles after which turn right into Croft Bank. Proceed down the slope for 0.3 miles after which the property will be found on the left hand side just after Runnings Park as indicated by the agents For Sale board.

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