Longcroft, 28 Victoria Park Road, Malvern, WR14 2JX

4 Bedroom Detached
£395,000 Guide Price
£395,000 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Some Updating Needed With Potential To Extend
  • Lovely South Facing Larger Than Average Garden
  • Views To Malvern Hills
  • Porch, Hall, Lounge, Dining Room
  • Kitchen, Conservatory, Cloakroom, Bathroom And WC
  • Three Bedrooms, Bedroom 4/ Boxroom, Gas Central Heating
  • Double Glazing, Off Road Parking, Garage And Workshop
  • Distinctive Detached 1930's House


A Traditional Detached 1930's House Enjoying A Lovely South Facing Setting In Large Gardens With Views Towards The Malvern Hills And Offering Three/Four Bedroomed Accommodation In Need Of Updating With Porch, Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Conservatory, Cloakroom, Bathroom, Separate WC, Double Glazing, Gas Fired Central Heating, Off Road Parking, Garage And Workshop. Energy Rating "D"

Location & Description

The property enjoys a convenient position close to Victoria Park, which has a large children's play area and football field. Although set back from the town centre in a quiet no-through road, it is only a short walk to the busy centre of Malvern Link where there is a comprehensive range of amenities including shops, a bank, takeaways, places to eat out, Co-op and Lidl supermarkets, Doctors and Dental surgeries and two service stations. Malvern's main retail park is less than half a mile away. Here there are many familiar high street names including a large Morrisons supermarket, Marks & Spencer, Boots, Next, Halfords and others. The wider facilities of the cultural and historic town of Great Malvern are one mile away with shops and banks, coffee shops, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. Transport communications are excellent. Malvern Link railway station is less than ten minutes away on foot and frequent buses to Worcester are two minutes away. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about seven miles. Educational needs are well catered for. There is a choice of well-respected schools at both primary and secondary levels, and in the state and private sectors in the immediate area. For dog walkers or those who enjoy the outdoor life, Malvern Link common is a short walk and the Malvern Hills themselves are five minutes by car.

Longcroft is an interesting detached house dating back to 1938. Its two storey accommodation is in need of updating but offers enormous potential for extension and for transformation into a very fine contemporary home. On the ground floor a spacious reception hall leads to a lounge, a separate dining room, a cloakroom with WC, kitchen/breakfast room and to a small conservatory. An original 1930's staircase and galleried landing leads to three principal bedrooms and to a box room that doubles as a small fourth bedroom when necessary. There is also a bathroom and separate WC. Windows are double glazed and heating is provided by way of a gas fired system. One of the great strengths of 28 Victoria Park Road is its setting in a larger than average south facing mature garden from which there are fine views across the rooftops of Malvern to the hills in the west. A circular driveway provides parking for several vehicles and leads to a garage alongside which there is a separate workshop. GROUND FLOOR

Enclosed Entrance Porch

Solid timber double entrance doors, matwell and glazed inner door leading to

Reception Hall - 10ft 9in (3.1m) × 7ft 4in (2.17m)

Stairs leading to first floor, telephone point, radiator, central heating thermostat and understairs cupboard.


Close coupled WC, wash basin with cupboard below. Double glazed window.

Lounge - 15ft 10in (4.65m) × 12ft (3.72m)

Modern tiled fireplace with electric fire, radiator, south facing double glazed bay window overlooking rear garden with view beyond towards hills and with door leading into garden itself.

Dining Room - 13ft 8in (4.03m) × 12ft 2in (3.72m)

Radiator, former fireplace now converted into a bookcase with mantle above. Three built in cupboards which can also be accessed from the kitchen. South facing double glazed window to rear aspect overlooking garden and with view beyond towards the Malvern Hills.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 14ft 5in (4.34m) × 9ft 10in (2.79m)

Range of floor and eye level cupboards with integrated one and a half bowl single drainer sink with mixer tap. Radiator, double glazed window to front aspect. Pair of single glazed crittal windows to conservatory. Further range of built in cupboards that can also be accessed from the dining room. Open lobby where there is a wall mounted gas fired boiler and off which are doors to a LARDER/PANTRY 5'6 x 3'6 and to

Conservatory/Porch - 10ft (3.1m) × 6ft 9in (1.86m)

Plumbing for washing machine and part glazed doors leading to both front and rear gardens. FIRST FLOOR

Half Landing

With attractive leaded window to front aspect. Off the half landing a door leads to

Bedroom - 12ft (3.72m) × 8ft 10in (2.48m)

Radiator, built in double wardrobe with further open storage cupboard at floor level. Double glazed window to front aspect.

Galleried Landing

On two levels with radiator and built in airing cupboard having factory lagged cylinder, slatted shelving and immersion heater.

Bedroom - 16ft (4.96m) × 12ft 2in (3.72m)

Wash basin with cupboard below, radiator, built in double wardrobe and south facing double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and with views beyond to Malvern Hills.

Bedroom - 12ft (3.72m) × 13ft 7in (4.03m)

Radiator, wash basin with cupboard below and double glazed south facing window to rear aspect with view beyond towards the Malvern Hills.

Bedroom/Box Room - 9ft 11in (2.79m) × 4ft 5in (1.24m)

A potential small fourth bedroom with radiator and double glazed window.

Bathroom - 7ft 7in (2.17m) × 5ft 10in (1.55m)

Fully tiled and having panelled bath with pedestal wash basin, radiator, three towel rails and double glazed window.

Separate WC

Close coupled suite and double glazed window.


A driveway circles around the front garden providing parking for several vehicles and access to the

Garage - 14ft 4in (4.34m) × 9ft 3in (2.79m)

With light and power connected. A central feature of the driveway is a raised circular brick terrace encircled by a large shrub border. To the front the boundaries consist of a solid brick and stone wall together with fencing. There is a separate pedestrian gate providing access off the street. To the side of the garage is a

Workshop - 15ft (4.65m) × 6ft 6in (1.86m)

With light and power connected and door leading into rear garden. The rear garden itself is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of herbaceous and shrub borders, paved pathways and a raised paved terrace/seating area. There is also an ornamental pond and the garden itself is enclosed by either fencing or established hedging. Being south facing the rear garden has a lovely sunny aspect with a fine westerly view of the Malvern Hills.


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.

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 "E" 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 (57).


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 agents office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road towards Malvern Link. After approximately quarter of a mile at the first set of traffic light at Link Top continue straight on towards Malvern Link bearing right downhill with the common on your right hand side. Crossover the railway line and pass both the railway and fire stations. Carry on into the centre of Malvern Link where you will come to a large crossroads with traffic lights. Continue straight on, past the Co-op store on your right, and then take the next right hand turn into Victoria Park Road. Go for a very short distance to a small crossroads. Turn left and Longcroft is on the right.


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