15 Somers Road, Malvern, WR14 1HJ

5 Bedroom Semi-Detached
£575,000 Guide Price
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£575,000 Guide Price
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  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms

 

  • Semi Detached Edwardian House
  • In One Of Malvern's Premier Residential Areas
  • Spacious And Versatile Accommodation
  • Well Equipped Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Lounge And Dining Room
  • Five Bedrooms, One With En-Suite
  • Mature Attractively Landscaped Garden
  • Off Road Parking And Garage

Description

An Elegant And Beautifully Presented Semi Detached Edwardian House Enjoying A Lovely Setting In One Of Malvern's Premier Residential Areas And Offering Spacious And Versatile Accommodation Blending Original Period Features With Contemporary Design With Gas Fired Central Heating, Porch, Hall, Lounge, Cloakroom With Wc And Utility Area, Well Equipped Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Very Useful Cellars, Five Bedrooms, En-Suite Shower Room, Family Bathroom, Separate Wc, Off Road Parking, Garage And A Mature Attractively Landscaped Garden. Energy Rating "D"

Location & Description

15 Somers Road enjoys a convenient position less than a mile from the centre of the cultural and historic spa town of Great Malvern where there is a comprehensive choice of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex, the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium and Manor Park Tennis and Sports Centre. Less than half a mile away is the bustling and well served community of Malvern Link where there are further shops, banks, and supermarkets and on the retail park Marks & Spencer. Malvern Link common is only about five minutes away on foot. Transport communications are excellent. There is a mainline railway station within five minutes walking distance and Junction 7 of the M5 motorway south of Worcester is only about seven miles. The property itself is situated in Somers Road, a lovely tree lined street dominated by Victorian architecture in one of Malvern's most favoured residential areas.

The house was originally constructed in 1908 and is one of a pair of striking Edwardian homes with distinctive half timbered façades. Its "Arts and Crafts" design is believed to have been inspired by Charles Voysey, one of Britain's most nationally renowned architects of the time. It retains a number of its Edwardian features including well preserved leaded light windows, classic fireplaces and grates, tessellated quarry tiled flooring in the porch and hall, skirting boards and picture rails, attractive cornicing to ceilings and much of its original joinery, notably the main staircase and doors. The accommodation has been refurbished and well maintained over recent years by the present and previous owners who have managed to strike the perfect balance, not only retaining the integrity of the original Edwardian design but blending it well with a number of more contemporary features including a very well equipped kitchen, modern bathroom suites and gas fired central heating. It is well presented throughout. On the ground floor an enclosed porch leads to a lovely long hall, leading to a charming bay windowed lounge, a cloakroom with WC and utility area, an elegant dining room and a particularly well equipped kitchen/dining room. Also from this floor there is access to the basement level of the house where there are two excellent cellars. On the first floor a landing leads to three generous bedrooms, one of which has its own en-suite shower room. There is also a separate family bathroom which has been reconfigured and designed to a classic Victorian theme as well as a separate WC. On the top floor are two further bedrooms, both of which are generous in size and one of which enjoys a particularly pleasant westerly view towards the Malvern Hills. Outside the house stands in an easily managed well thought out and mature landscaped garden. It has off road parking and a garage. Ground Floor

Enclosed Entrance Porch - 5ft 3in (1.55m) × 4ft 6in (1.24m)

With original mosaic tiled Edwardian flooring, picture rail, cornicing to ceiling and part glazed inner door with side panels leading into

Reception Hall

Having original mosaic tiled tessellated flooring, radiator behind attractive lattice screen, understairs storage area with coathooks, original Edwardian staircase having attractive carved wood balustrade (which has been restored to its former glory) leading to first floor and doors leading to

Lounge - 17ft 8in (5.27m) × 14ft (4.34m)

The main feature of this room is its lovely refitted Edwardian style leaded light double glazed bay window overlooking the front garden. It also has a very striking Edwardian style fireplace having stone surround, mantle and granite hearth set onto which is a wood.multi fuel burner. Original herringbone wood block flooring, picture rail, cornicing and centre rose to ceiling.

Dining Room - 17ft 3in (5.27m) × 11ft 10in (3.41m)

With original Edwardian leaded windows with secondary glazing and double glazed UPVC door leading into rear garden. Fireplace with wood surround and mantle with Living Flame gas effect fire set on a tiled hearth. Original wood block flooring to herringbone pattern, serving hatch, picture rail and cornicing to ceiling. Radiator and two ceiling light points.

Cloakroom

Having original mosaic tiled tessellated floor, wall mounted wash basin, modern white low level WC, timber cladding to dado level, original leaded light window with secondary glazing and UTILITY AREA having plumbing for washing machine, radiator and fitted cupboard. Quarry tiled flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 25ft (7.75m) × 11ft 5in (3.41m)

This is a wonderful family orientated area comprising of two distinct area of

Breakfast Room - 9ft 10in (2.79m) × 11ft 5in (3.41m)

With lead light window with secondary glazing overlooking the courtyard. Radiator, inset LED downlighters. Feature fireplace, wood effect flooring flows throughout this area and into

Kitchen - 17ft 5in (5.27m) × 10ft (3.1m)

Fitted with a modern shaker style grey fronted drawers and cupboard base units with quartz worktop over and matching wall units. There is space an connection point for a range cooker, splashback and extractor over. Inset into the worktop is a one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Space for under counter dishwasher, fridge and full height fridge freezer. Double glazed windows to side and rear which coupled with the double glazed skylight to side flood this area with natural light. Quartz splashbacks, plinth heater, inset LED spotlights, wall light points, double glazed UPVC door giving access to the side courtyard.

Basement Level

Cellars

There are two excellent cellars with lighting and power connected as well as the gas and electricity meters. They are good for storage. With glazed light shoots, light and power.

Cellar 1 - 4ft 4in (1.24m) × 11ft 2in (3.41m)

Cellar 2 - 4ft 3in (1.24m) × 11ft 1in (3.41m)

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Having radiator, smoke alarm, walk in cupboard with fitted shelving and excellent depth for storage, picture rail and cornicing to ceiling. Stairs continuing to second floor (described later). Ceiling light point and door to

Bedroom 1 - 13ft 9in (4.03m) × 13ft 9in (4.03m)

Having attractive leaded window to front aspect, fitted wardrobe, radiator, picture rail and cornicing to ceiling. Door to

En-Suite Shower Room

Having glazed and fully tiled shower cubicle, low level WC, heated towel rail, vanity wash basin with mixer tap and cupboard under, radiator and leaded window to front aspect with secondary glazing. Wood panelling to dado rail and tiled splashbacks. Ceiling light point.

Bedroom 2 - 14ft (4.34m) × 12ft (3.72m)

A really elegant secondary glazed bay window with leaded glazing enjoying view over rear garden. Picture rail and cornicing to ceiling. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 15ft 6in (4.65m) × 11ft 8in (3.41m)

With original leaded glazed windows with secondary glazing enjoying westerly aspect towards hills. Radiator and ceiling light point. Two fitted wardrobes, picture rail and cornicing to ceiling.

Separate WC

With panelling to dado rail, low level WC, Victorian style wall mounted wash basin and obscure leaded glazed window with secondary glazing.

Bathroom

Having a contemporary suite designed to a Victorian theme with free standing claw foot open ended bath having shower over. Dual aspect secondary glazed leaded glazed windows, pedestal wash basin, airing cupboard with modern gas fired central heating boiler, Victorian style radiator with attached towel rail, panelling to dado level and cornicing to ceiling. SECOND FLOOR

Landing

Roof lantern providing natural light to this area, dado rail and coving to ceiling, ceiling light point and doors to

Eaves Storage Room - 14ft 6in (4.34m) × 12ft (3.72m)

A very useful attic room ideal for storage. It has been boarded and insulated. It also has power and lighting connected

Bedroom 4 - 12ft (3.72m) × 11ft (3.41m)

With secondary glazed windows enjoying fine westerly outlook towards the Malvern Hills. Ceiling light point, coving to ceiling and radiator. A versatile and flexible space.

Bedroom 5 - 9ft (2.79m) × 7ft (2.17m)

With new window to front aspect with secondary glazing, radiator and access to small area of eaves storage space. Ceiling light point.

Outside

To the front of the property a brick pillared entrance opens on to a block paved driveway providing parking for vehicles with door opening to a

Garage - 15ft (4.65m) × 8ft (2.48m)

With up and over doors and providing an excellent area for storage. From the driveway a block paved pathway leads to the main entrance to the house.

Rear Garden

To the side of the house is a small sheltered block paved courtyard and beyond directly into the rear garden. This consists of an attractive sheltered patio with shaped and curved steps leading up to the main area of garden which is principally laid to lawn, flanked on each side by well stocked shrub and herbaceous borders, trees, fenced and Malvern stone walled boundaries. In one corner is a small water feature and ornamental pond. At the far end of the garden there is a further seating area where the pleasantries of this delightful setting can be enjoyed.

Services

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 authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers 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 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 E (50).

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 agents office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road towards Malvern Link for approximately half a mile. At the first set of traffic lights at Link Top continue straight on bearing right downhill with Malvern common on your right hand side. Pass through another set of lights and take the next left turn into Albert Park Road. Continue along this route for approximately 400 yards taking the second left turn into Somers Road. Number 15 is on the right almost immediately.

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