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- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- Architect Designed Residence
- Within Grounds Approaching 1 Acre
- Extending To 4000 Square Feet
- Versatile And Spacious Accommodation
- Ample Parking And Double Garage
- The Property Includes an Annexe Building/Potential Detached Office
A Very Unique Architect Designed Residence Set Within Grounds Approaching 1 Acre And Extending To 4000 Square Feet. The Property Includes an Annexe Building/Potential Detached Office, As Well As Offering Versatile And Spacious Accommodation In A Delightful Setting. Energy Rating 'D'
Location & Description
Whitecroft is located in the popular and much sought after village of Powick. The house sits on the outskirts of the village on a quiet back lane and has open farmland on two sides. The village of Powick offers a range of amenities including three public houses, a Chinese restaurant, petrol station with store as well as community facilities. The village is conveniently located half way between the Victorian hillside town of Great Malvern and the city of Worcester, both of which have ample amenities and good shopping precincts. Transport communications are excellent with both Worcester and Malvern having mainline railway stations providing direct links to London, Birmingham, Hereford and South Wales. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway is just outside Worcester and brings the Midlands, the south west and south Wales into an easy commute. Educational needs are well catered for at both primary and secondary levels in both the public and private sectors.
Whitecroft is a Henry Gorst architect designed home for him and his family, in a lovely quiet location on the outskirts of this popular village. The house was built in 1953 with additional architect designed extensions added around 1990, making for an extremely spacious home which can be used for a multitude of purposes. The property is approached from Colletts Green Road by a shared gravel driveway and from where the electrically operated gates with intercom system open to the private driveway which has ample parking for vehicles and gives access to the attached double garage. Within the grounds of the property, and described later, is an annexe building which can be used for a dependent relative or teenager (depending on the relevant permissions being sought) or an office building offering a versatile area which could be used for home working.
A block paved pathway leads to the double glazed sliding doors opening to the living accommodation, which has spacious rooms and benefits from zoned central heating, underfloor heating in bathroom and sitting room, triple and double glazing windows and photo-voltaic cells positioned on the garage roof. A glazed entrance porch connects the main house to Garden Room and Gym. A hardwood front door opens to the welcoming reception hallway from where the majority of the principal rooms are accessed, and which has a contemporary stainless steel and glass balustraded staircase rising to the first floor. The opaque glazed brick tiled wall with door opens to the glorious Sitting Room which has a bank of triple glazed windows and double glazed doors opening and overlooking the formal garden. This is a light and airy room for enjoying the pleasantries of this fantastic setting. The family orientated breakfast kitchen is a generous space fitted with a range of Bulthaup units, with Corian worktops, and incorporating display cabinets. In the centre of the room is an Oak breakfast bar complete with sink set into a Corian worktop. Further sink set underneath the triple glazed window overlooking the formal garden and side patio. The kitchen has a range of integrated appliances including Neff oven, Miele dishwasher, a Samsung American style fridge freezer and Gaggenau range cooker with extractor hood over. An Inner Hallway leads from this room and gives access to a Utility Room with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier, additional sink, work surface space and cupboards. A door gives access to the rear garden. The Living Room is a beautiful and generous triple aspect room overlooking the formal garden and swimming pool. This is a lovely family orientated room complete with brick built fireplace and wood burning stove. The ground floor is further complemented by a Guest Cloakroom and WC. There is a further reception room/bedroom which is currently used as a home office and has wooden bi-folding doors opening to the Conservatory with double glazed windows and doors to the garden, double glazed roof and views over the formal gardens.
Landing with electric Velux window, airing cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder and useful storage cupboard. Doors to all principal bedrooms lead off this area and further Shower Room. The generous Master Suite has a main sleeping area with triple glazed windows and Velux with secondary glazing to either end. This area has an integrated dressing room where there is an abundance of wardrobe space and his and her sinks with cupboards under. To the Easterly aspect fantastic views towards the city of Worcester are on offer. A further door leads off to the separate Shower Room and there is a main En Suite with spa bath. Bedroom 2 has its own dressing area with a range of fitted wardrobes to either side. A floor to ceiling window sits at one end of the bedroom giving a fantastic view across the open farmland and further Dormer style windows overlook the formal garden. Bedroom 3 is a further good sized double bedroom with double aspect windows. The Garden Room leads off the Entrance Porch and has a raised decked seating area, flag stone floor and beds planted with a variety of plants. Doors give access to the garden and swimming pool and to the garage. A further door opens through to the Gym/Office, which could be utilised as another bedroom and currently offers a range of fitted cupboards. A door opens through to the Meeting Room/Lounge. This room has Velux windows and shower room. This could, along with the office next door, be utilised as an annexe or office space.
Detached Annexe Building/Potential Detached Office
This is useful for anyone working from home and currently comprises of two rooms ,a kitchenette and toilet that all open onto a conservatory which is the entire length of the building. Subject to the relevant permissions being sought this could easily be converted into a self-contained annexe as there is the potential for installing an electric shower.
The grounds wrap around the property to all sides and extend to approximately an acre and are completely enclosed by a hedged and fenced perimeter providing privacy and seclusion. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrub beds planted with a wide variety of floral to provide colour and interest throughout the year. All this is interspersed with a variety of mature specimen trees and an extensive Wildlife Pond. Situated to the East and South aspects of the garden are paved patio areas and a barbeque area ideal for enjoying the pleasantries of this fantastic setting. The garden benefits from a variety of outside lights, water taps, power sockets and central water fountain. The external swimming pool is accessed from the Garden Room with a hot/cold shower. The swimming pool has a dedicated plant room adjacent to the garage.
We have been advised that mains services are connected to the property. Drainage is to a 1,000 litre septic tank the water from which is then pumped up to mains drainage. Rainwater drains into the water course. 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.
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 BAND "G" 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 (66).
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From the agent's office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road towards Worcester after passing through Malvern Link and on reaching the roundabout, continue for some distance. Before reaching Powick and at the start of the dual carriageway, turn left into Sparrowhall Road. Continue until the 'T' junction with Colletts Green Road. Turn right and continue down the road for approximately 0.2 miles where the shared driveway will be found on the left hand side. Turn here and the electric gates for Whitecroft can be found immediately on the right hand side.
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