The Manse House, 41A Wells Road, Malvern, WR14 4RJ

3 Bedroom Maisonette
£425,000 Guide Price
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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

 

  • Stunning views from a 3 bedroomed Georgian maisonette, Grade II listed, set in the Malvern Hills
  • 5 minutes walk from the cultural and historic town of Great Malvern, with a fine range of amenities: Waitrose; Theatre; Cinema; Swimming Pool; Sports Clubs
  • Stunning Views Across The Severn Valley
  • Sympathetically Converted
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Large Stone Balustraded Terrace, Private Shared Parking
  • Close To A Main Line Railway Station, M5 approx 7 miles
  • No Onward Chain

Description

A Striking Two Storey Maisonette Set Within The Manse House, Part Of A Unique Grade II Listed Former Evangelist Church And Manse House Sympathetically Converted To Provide Spacious Accommodation With Gas Fired Central Heating, Portico Entrance Porch, Large Reception Hall, Dining Hall, Drawing Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Three Bedrooms, Bathroom With Shower And Wc, Private Shared Parking And A Large Stone Balustraded Terrace With Stunning Views Across The Severn Valley. Energy Rating "E"

Location & Description

The Manse House enjoys a convenient position approximately five minutes walk from the heart of the cultural and historic spa town of Great Malvern where there is a fine range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex, the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium and Manor Park Sports Club. Transport communications are excellent. There is a mainline railway station approximately half a mile away. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about nine miles and Junction 1 of the M50 at Upton upon Severn ten miles. The property is within walking distance of Peachfield Common and about half a mile from The Wyche Cutting (two or three minutes by car) which is the ideal gateway to the Malvern Hills. The property falls within the catchment area of some of the finest schools in the region including the renowned Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls School in the private sector and the equally popular Wyche Primary and Chase Secondary Schools in the state system.

The Maisonette is set below the deconsecrated Evangelical Church. The present church building was rebuilt in 1874 by George and Henry Haddon. The Manse House and its original church were built in the Georgian period, 1827. 41a The Manse House was reshaped into a contemporary two storey home. It essentially retains its Georgian features which are all beautifully preserved including stripped floors, sash windows (with original shutters), high skirtings , period doors, pine panelling to walls, original fireplace (in working order) and original staircase to the first floor. The accommodation is approached through a particularly elegant portico which gives the façade of the house an extremely distinctive appearance. This leads into a large Georgian hall with original staircase leading up to a first floor bedroom. The remaining accommodation is at ground level and includes a large drawing room, a well equipped and spacious kitchen/breakfast room, a dining room, two good sized bedrooms and a bathroom with Jaccuzzi bath, shower and WC. There is also a gas fired central heating system. One of most noteworthy features of The Manse House is its large gravel and paved terrace which runs the full width of the house and is enclosed by stone balustrading. From its elevated spot this terrace enjoys views across the Severn Valley below, a view which is shared with many of the principal rooms. The property has a private shared car park accessed by a private shared driveway off the Wells Road. Ground Floor

Grand Portico

Having a period, six panelled front door leading to

Reception Hall - 15ft 4in (4.65m) × 9ft 3in (2.79m)

A classic period entrance to the property, the main feature of which is its elegant original Georgian staircase leading to the first floor, pine panelling to walls to dado level and crescent fanlight over the entrance door. Stripped antique pine flooring, radiator, wall light point, understairs cupboard. Door leading to dining hall (described later).

Bedroom 1 - 15ft 3in (4.65m) × 14ft 7in (4.34m)

Having fireplace with impressive timber surround, cast iron grate and marble hearth. Radiator, centre rose to ceiling, stripped antique pine flooring, floor to ceiling sash window with shutters overlooking external terracing to Severn Valley beyond. Fitted wardrobes with hanging space and cupboards over. Two wall light points, centre light and TV point.

Drawing Room - 15ft 4in (4.65m) × 14ft 4in (4.34m)

Having fireplace with oak surround and mantle, pine panelling to dado level, radiator, floor to ceiling sash window with fitted shutters enjoying view over terrace to Severn Valley beyond. Centre rose, two wall light points, TV points and two steps leading up to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 15ft 2in (4.65m) × 13ft 7in (4.03m)

Having a full range of oak fronted floor and eye level units with extensive granite work surfaces and incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, integrated WASHING MACHINE, DISHWASHER, FRIDGE FREEZER and wide COOKING RANGE having five gas HOBS and OVENS. Radiator, superior Limestone tiled floor, extensive ceiling downlighting and pair of glazed doors leading on to a courtyard patio to the side of the property which enjoys beautiful morning sunlight. Door also to

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

Limestone tiled floor. Inset ceiling spotlights. Step down into reception hall and door to

Bedroom 2 - 15ft 3in (4.65m) × 14ft 7in (4.34m)

With cupboard housing the gas fired central heating boiler. Radiator, brick fireplace with tiled hearth, range of fitted wardrobes with hanging and shelf space, one of which houses the wall mounted Worcester boiler (installed in 2018). Sash window to side aspect. Fitted carpet. Door to

En-Suite

Fitted with a high level WC, pedestal wash and basin, shower enclosure with shower over, tiled splashbacks and floor. Inset ceiling spotlights, ceiling mounted extractor fan. Light with shaver point.

Bathroom - 10ft 10in (3.1m) × 7ft (2.17m)

A very spacious bathroom with a corner Jacuzzi bath having telephone style mixer shower tap, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, large raised tiled shower cubicle, extractor fan, downlighting to ceiling and limestone floor First Floor

Bedroom 3/Study - 15ft 6in (4.65m) × 9ft 2in (2.79m)

A versatile room with fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light point and sash window enjoying fine views over the Severn Valley.

Outside

To the side of the property is a sheltered courtyard that in turn leads to the kitchen and from where double wrought iron pedestrian gates access 'stone' shared steps to the car park below. The property boasts a large gravel and paved East facing terrace enclosed by stone balustrading. From this elevated spot there are fabulous and far reaching views over the rooftops of Great Malvern towards the Severn Valley. To the left hand side of the terrace a further pedestrian gate leads to shared gravel and sleeper steps with grass to side and shrub beds leading down to the parking area.

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 verification) that the property is Leasehold. The property is held on a 150 year lease from 1st January 2014. The ground rent is £150 pa and the annual service charge is £TBC. Buildings insurance - £23.67 a month.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "D" 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 (52).

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 centre of Great Malvern proceed south along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury for approximately quarter of a mile. Visitors are advised to find a parking space on the left hand side just before double yellow lines appear. Walk along the pavement for a short distance where you will notice a building on the left hand side, just after which is an archway over a driveway that leads downhill to a parking area serving The Manse House. The pedestrian entrance to the property is via a stepped pathway immediately after this driveway.

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