Trevescan, 95 St Andrews Road, Malvern, WR14 3PU

5 Bedroom Detached
£595,000 Guide Price
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£595,000 Guide Price
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  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

 

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  • A distinctive detached 1920's 'Arts and Crafts' Residence
  • Wonderful setting adjacent to Peachfield Common
  • Fine south and west facing views towards hills
  • Very generous beautifully presented contemporary accommodation (over 2,700 sq.ft)
  • Many original 1920's features retained and restored
  • Energy efficient with Solar panels, Gas central heating and Double glazing
  • Verandah/Porch, Dining Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge and Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/BR, 5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, and further suite of first floor rooms
  • Lovely mature landscaped garden, off road parking and large garage.

Description

A Distinctive And Interesting Detached 1920's "Arts & Crafts" Detached Residence Enjoying A Lovely Setting With South And West Facing Aspects Across Malvern Common Towards The Malvern Hills And Offering Extremely Generous, Beautifully Presented And Refurbished Accommodation With Gas Central Heating And Solar PV Panels, Double Glazing, Verandah/Porch, Dining Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Five Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Sitting Room And Additional Suite Of First Floor Rooms All Set In Beautifully Landscaped Grounds With Off Road Parking, Large Garage And Further Outbuildings. Energy Rating "D" NO ONWARD CHAIN

Location & Description

Trevescan enjoys a convenient location on the corner of Peachfield Road and St Andrews Road just over mile from the centre of Great Malvern where there is a comprehensive range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. Even closer at hand is the popular and busy centre of Barnards Green where there are further facilities including shops, takeaways and a Co-op supermarket. Transport communications are excellent. Great Malvern railway station is only a mile away with trains direct to Oxford, Reading and London. Educational facilities are excellent. The property stands within the catchment area of some of the best primary and secondary schools in the region including The Chase, Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls' School all of which are within walking distance. The property itself enjoys frontage on to Malvern Common and from its south and west facing location there are views not only across the common itself but beyond towards the Malvern Hills in the distance. it is a lovely spot and perfect for both children and dog walkers.

Trevescan is a distinctive detached "Arts & Crafts" residence designed and built in the classic Troyte Griffiths style. Its extremely generous two storey accommodation (256 sq metres) has been imaginatively refurbished and improved by the present and previous owners. Great care has been taken to ensure that the original integrity of its 1920's design remains, mainly through the retention of a number of significant features that are usually lost with the passage of time. These include the original wood block parquet flooring in all of the rooms at ground level, five original fireplaces (in working order), several restored cast iron Victorian style radiators, the original internal doors (together with original furniture) and some leaded glazed windows, notably on the north elevation. More contemporary improvements have enhanced the property including an efficient gas fired central heating system and twelve discreetly placed solar PV panels installed in November 2011, replacement double glazed windows where appropriate, a striking Robson Ward kitchen, fitted carpets throughout the first floor and two modern bathrooms, one of which is Victorian themed.. The accommodation itself flows beautifully and there is a genuine feeling of space and light. Most of the principal rooms enjoy views across Malvern Common to the hills and the layout of the property lends it genuine flexibility to suit different lifestyles. The finishing touch is to be found outside. Trevescan stands in a good size, level and beautifully landscaped garden which provides interest and colour throughout the year but at the same time requires only limited maintenance. A wide driveway provides off road parking for several vehicles and leads to a large garage which can easily double to satisfy buyers with hobbies or perhaps consider themselves to be engineers at heart. There are also a number of small but useful outbuildings. This is a home with a real difference and definitely one for the discerning purchaser. GROUND FLOOR

Verandah/Porch

A lovely approach to the property with a columned entrance enclosed by decorative railings with a quarry tiled floor and solid glazed entrance door to

Dining Hall - 16ft 2in (4.96m) × 13ft 1in (4.03m)

An impressive entrance to greet guests with four double glazed windows enjoying a south facing aspect through the porch towards Malvern Common beyond. 1920's fireplace with attractive timber surround and mantle, tiled inset, hearth and Esse 300 multi-fuel inset stove. Refurbished parquet woodblock flooring, Victorian style radiator, central heating thermostat, doors leading to kitchen, rear hall and inner hall (described later). Door also to

Lounge - 16ft (4.96m) × 16ft (4.96m)

1920's style fireplace with timber surround and mantle, tiled inset and hearth, parquet woodblock flooring, original serving hatch from kitchen, charming west facing double glazed small bay window with aspect to the Malvern hills and larger south facing double glazed bay window with built in window seat overlooking Malvern Common. Victorian style radiator, original built in floor to ceiling cupboard with part leaded glazed doors and fitted drawers.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 15ft 10in (4.65m) × 15ft 9in (4.65m)

A lovely open plan Robson Ward fitted kitchen with a range of quality floor and eye level cupboards, integrated drawers, extensive worktops, large twin bowl sink with mixer tap, integrated Bosch DISHWASHER, glass fronted display cabinet with open plate racks alongside and matching central island unit with work surface. Radiator, parquet woodblock flooring, fitted electric Rangemaster Classic 110 COOKER with extractor canopy above, ceiling downlighting, two pairs of leaded windows to rear aspect, double glazed west facing window with view to the Malvern hills and pair of double glazed doors leading onto driveway.

Inner Hall

Parquet woodblock flooring.

Bedroom 1 - 18ft (5.58m) × 14ft (4.34m)

South facing double glazed bay window with view over Malvern Common. Original 1920's fireplace with green tiled surround, mantle and hearth. Victorian style radiator, oval porcelain wash basin set on matching stand with mixer tap and mirrored splashback. Original built in double wardrobe and double glazed window to side aspect.

Bedroom 2 - 14ft (4.34m) × 18ft 4in (5.58m)

Into impressive south facing double glazed window with view over Malvern Common. Two Victorian style radiators, original 1920's fireplace with tiled surround, mantle and hearth. Charming "Oriel style" leaded glazed window (with secondary glazing) to rear aspect. Ceiling downlighting

Bathroom 1 - 10ft (3.1m) × 12ft 4in (3.72m)

This generous Victorian themed bathroom has a central freestanding slip bath with telephone style shower tap, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin with mirrored splashback, shaver socket and two lights above. Large tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail supplemented by modern style radiator. 1920's fireplace with red tiled surround, mantle and hearth. Ceiling downlighting and leaded window.

Rear Hall

Radiator, parquet flooring, understairs cupboard with light, ceiling downlighting, leaded windows and part glazed door leading to rear garden. Stairs leading to first floor. Storage cupboard housing the gas fired central heating boiler.

Cloakroom

Radiator. Close coupled WC, wash basin, parquet woodblock flooring and leaded window. FIRST FLOOR An interesting area of the house with a suite of several rooms that is particularly well adapted for either guests or teenagers.

Open Plan Sitting Room/Landing - 18ft 9in (5.58m) × 13ft (4.03m)

Radiator and two sets of double glazed windows.

Bedroom 3 - 19ft 5in (5.89m) × 11ft 3in (3.41m)

This is an irregular shaped room with sloping ceilings so these are maximum measurements. Radiator, access to roof space, undereaves cupboard and two Velux windows.

Bathroom 2 - 8ft 10in (2.48m) × 8ft 2in (2.48m)

Panelled bath with telephone style shower tap, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin with mirrored splashback and shaver socket, large tiled shower cubicle, radiator, airing cupboard with large pressurised cylinder and slatted shelving, ceiling down lighting and Velux window. Off the Sitting Room is a further suite of three rooms, which combine to provide sleeping quarters for guests. Here also there are several under eaves cupboards providing significant additional storage space. This suite includes the following rooms:

Dressing Room - 11ft (3.41m) × 10ft (3.1m)

Radiator, Velux window and open access directly to bedrooms 4 and 5.

Bedroom 4 - 11ft 7in (3.41m) × 9ft 5in (2.79m)

Radiator, pedestal wash basin, Velux window and large undereaves cupboard.

Bedroom 5 - 9ft 3in (2.79m) × 7ft (2.17m)

Radiator. Two Velux windows.

Outside

A double gated entrance off St Andrew's Road leads onto a wide gravel driveway that provides parking for several vehicles and direct access to the large detached

Garage - 19ft 10in (5.89m) × 14ft 10in (4.34m)

This substantial building has double entrance doors, radiator, two leaded windows, sink with hot and cold water, access to loft where there is storage space. German SMA Sunny Boy 3000 DC to AC power inverter attached to twelve solar panels on the garage roof. Electric car charger (16 amp Type 2). At the far end of the garage are two small additional rooms including a

Utility/Laundry Room - 8ft (2.48m) × 4ft (1.24m)

With hot and cold water and plumbing for washing machine and also a

Store Room - 6ft 3in (1.86m) × 4ft (1.24m)

The former gardener's "loo" that retains an original high level suite. Immediately adjacent to the garage is a small lean too storage area. Other outbuildings include a contemporary

Summer House - 7ft 8in (2.17m) × 7ft 8in (2.17m)

Strategically placed to catch the late afternoon sun and also a

Garden Shed - 9ft 8in (2.79m) × 7ft 8in (2.17m)

Of timber construction with window. At strategic points there is external lighting, waterproof power outlet and an outside tap.

Garden

The garden has been thoughtfully laid out to provide colour and interest throughout the year but also to keep maintenance to a minimum. It consists of level lawns linked by gravel pathways, flanked by well stocked and mature herbaceous and shrub borders enclosed by hedging and fencing. There are a number of shrubs and plants that add to the interest including climbers such as Clematis and Wisteria as well as spring bulbs and roses. There are also seven apple trees.

Services

We have been advised that mains services are connected to the property. Heating is provided by an efficient gas fired system. Twelve solar PV panels make a contribution to the National Grid and generate a very significant tax-free income for the owners of Trevescan. These also provide surplus electricity during summer months. There are strategically placed telephone and TV points. 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 are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase 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 "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 (59).

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 agent's office in Great Malvern, proceed south along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury for almost a mile passing common land on either side. As you leave the common opposite the Railway Inn, turn sharp left down into Peachfield Road. Follow this route for several hundred yards passing over a railway bridge, taking the first left turn into St Andrew's Road. The property is the first house on the right hand side.

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