Solva, Welland, Malvern, WR13 6LA

4 Bedroom Detached
£499,999 Guide Price
£499,999 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 0 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • A Beautifully Presented Detached House Within Walking Distance Of Village Amenities
  • Very Contemporary Recently Refurbished And Extended Accommodation
  • Many High Quality Features, Central Heating And Double Glazing
  • Good Sized Easily Maintained Mature Garden
  • Porch, Hall, Lounge, Large Superbly Equipped Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Family Room, Utility Room, Four Bedrooms, Bathroom And Shower Room
  • Double Garage, Extensive Private Parking
  • Option To Also Purchase Neighbouring House (Umtana) Separately Listed


A Beautifully Presented And Very Contemporary Detached 1930's House Enjoying A Convenient Village Location And Offering Extremely Generous Extended Two Storey Accommodation With Central Heating, Double Glazing, Porch, Hall, Lounge, Family Room, Very Impressive Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility Room, Four Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shower Room, Double Garage, Extensive Private Parking And Attractively Landscaped Garden. Energy Rating "E"

Location & Description

The property enjoys a convenient location in the well served village of Welland where there is a local stores, primary school, church and village hall. Welland is less than four miles from the cultural and historic spa town of Great Malvern and a similar distance from the riverside town of Upton upon Severn both of which provide a comprehensive range of amenities. The city of Worcester is about twelve miles. Transport communications are excellent. There is a mainline railway station in Great Malvern and Junction 1 of the M50 motorway near Upton is just seven miles. Educational needs are well catered for. The property is within a few minutes drive of some of the best primary and secondary schools in the region including Hanley Castle, The Chase and Dyson Perrins State schools as well as Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls School in the private sector. The property is situated only a few minutes walk from Castlemorton Common. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty set against the backdrop of the Malvern Hills.

Originally dating back to the 1930's Solva is a traditionally built detached house which has been the subject of major improvement and updating and was extended in both the 1970's and again more recently in 2017. The beautifully refurbished and very generous contemporary accommodation is hard to appreciate at first glance. Buyers will only understand the extent and quality of the property when paying a full visit. On the ground floor an enclosed porch leads to a reception hall, a large lounge, a separate family room (which could double as a dining room), two bedrooms, a bathroom, a utility room and the main focal point of the house which is undoubtedly its fine open plan and recently extended kitchen/dining room. On the first floor a landing leads to two further bedrooms and a shower room. The accommodation has the added bonus of oil fired central heating and double glazed windows. Outside a wide gravel driveway provides private parking for several vehicles and leads to a recently erected detached double garage. The good size garden lies mainly to the front of the house. It is laid to lawn with well established shrub borders, paved and gravelled seating areas designed to keep maintenance to a minimum. The smaller rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a large flagstone patio and seating area. Potential buyers should note that Solva and the neighbouring property known as Umtana are owned by the same family. Umtana is also available to purchase through John Goodwin who will be happy to provide full details. Ground Floor

Enclosed Entrance Porch - 8ft (2.48m) × 6ft 4in (1.86m)

Double glazed entrance door, quarry tiled floor, double glazed windows overlooking the front garden and part glazed inner door leading to

Reception Hall

Radiator, stairs to first floor and understairs cupboard.

Bedroom 1 - 14ft 3in (4.34m) × 10ft 1in (3.1m)

Range of fitted wardrobes with hanging rails, shelving and storage units above. Two double glazed widows to front aspect.

Bathroom - 10ft 2in (3.1m) × 5ft 10in (1.55m)

Panelled bath with tiled surround, shower over and glass shower screen. Pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail, close coupled WC, tiled floor and two double glazed windows.

Bedroom 2 - 11ft 1in (3.41m) × 10ft 1in (3.1m)

including a range of built in wardrobes with hanging rails and fitted shelving. Radiator, double glazed window to front aspect.

Lounge - 20ft 6in (6.2m) × 16ft (4.96m)

An impressive room, the focal point of which is its fireplace with oak surround and mantle and stone hearth supporting a woodburner. Two radiators, double glazed windows to rear and side aspects and a pair of double glazed doors leading into the rear garden. Further door leading to

Family/Dining Room - 13ft 2in (4.03m) × 10ft 6in (3.1m)

Radiator, double glazed window to front and side aspects.


Leading from the hall and with ceiling downlighting and radiator. This lobby leads to the kitchen (described later) and to the

Utility Room - 10ft 10in (3.1m) × 5ft 4in (1.55m)

Single drainer sink unit with cupboards below, timber worktop to side with oil fired central heating boiler below. Radiator, further worktop with space and plumbing below for washing machine. Integrated FRIDGE FREEZER, radiator, ceiling downlighting, flagstone flooring and double glazed door leading outside.

Kitchen/Dining Room - 17ft 3in (5.27m) × 15ft (4.65m)

This impressive kitchen is arguably the main focal point of the house and was part of a substantial extension to the property carried out in 2017. It is extremely contemporary and beautifully equipped with a comprehensive range of floor and eye level units that include a large central island and integrated white goods. It also has a high vaulted ceiling with four double glazed Velux windows which are electrically operated to automatically close on detection of rain. The floor cupboards have timber worktops and many are offered with drawers and fitted carousels. Incorporated within the design is a one and a half bowl single drainer sink, integrated Miele DISHWASHER. CHILLER CABINET, FRIDGE FREEZER, three Miele eye level OVENS (one of which is a MICROWAVE combination oven) and substantial Miele WARMING DRAWER. Ceiling downlighting. The island unit has a Miele INDUCTION HOB (with downdraught extractor rising from the island itself), fitted drawers and cupboards below and wine rack. Radiator, attractive flagstone style ceramic flooring, double glazed windows to side and rear aspects and triple folding double glazed doors leading into rear garden. First Floor

Landing - 19ft 3in (5.89m) × 9ft 2in (2.79m)

Radiator, built in eaves cupboard. Further built in double cupboards with inner door to eaves space. Access to roof space and double glazed window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 3 - 17ft 6in (5.27m) × 11ft (3.41m)

(potentially the master bedroom). Two radiators, two double glazed windows to front and rear aspects.

Bedroom 4 - 11ft 2in (3.41m) × 8ft 9in (2.48m)

Radiator and double glazed window to front aspect.

Shower Room - 6ft 5in (1.86m) × 5ft (1.55m)

Corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin with backlit mirror above. Close coupled WC, heated towel rail and double glazed window.


The property has an impressive entrance through a pair of timber five bar gates that open onto a wide gravel driveway which provides parking for at least six vehicles and leads to the recently erected

Detached Double Garage - 20ft (6.2m) × 16ft 4in (4.96m)

With automatically operated roller shutter entrance door, power and lighting, overhead storage and side door. A timber paling fence separates the driveway from the main garden. A gated entrance leads into the garden itself. This is mainly laid to level lawn with gravel and paved pathways leading to the front door and providing seating areas. The remainder of the garden consists of a large well stocked shrub border and trees including a well established Magnolia. To one side is the main oil tank (serving the central heating). To the side of the property there is an external tap. Here also a gated path leads to the rear garden which consists of a very large flagstone patio and seating area, gravel and stone border (with water feature), ground cover shrubs and young trees (including an attractive Acer).

Agents Note

The adjacent property known as Umtana is also owned by the same family who are selling Solva. This house is also available to purchase. Further information can be obtained from the selling agent.


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.


We are advised (subject to legal confirmation) that the property is freehold.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "E" (review pending) 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 E (49).


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 Great Malvern proceed south along the A438 Wells Road towards Ledbury for almost two miles before forking left onto the Hanley Road (B4209) signed Three Counties Showground. Continue for just under a mile where at a crossroads (with traffic lights) turn right onto Blackmore Park Road. Follow this route for approximately a mile. At the next crossroads turn right (still B4208) towards Welland. Follow this road through the village (passing the shop on your right hand side). The entrance to Solva is on the right hand side after approximately 300 yards.


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