Weobley Cross Cottage, Southend Lane, Mathon, Malvern, WR13 5PB

4 Bedroom Detached
£750,000 Guide Price
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£750,000 Guide Price
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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

 

  • Charming Character Cottage With Wonderful Countryside Views
  • Garden & Adjoining Paddock In All 3.25 Acres. (Paddock 2.93 Acres)
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Three Ensuite Shower Rooms & Family Bathroom
  • Attractive Conservatory
  • Detached Workshop / Studio And Further Outbuildings

Description

A MOST ATTRACTIVE DETACHED VICTORIAN COUNTRY COTTAGE IN THE RURAL HAMLET OF MATHON AFFORDING VIEWS TOWARDS THE MALVERN HILLS WITH A DELIGHTFUL GARDEN AND ADJOINING PADDOCK IN ALL 3.25 ACRES WITH SEPARATE STUDIO / WORKSHOP AND FURTHER OUTBUILDINGS. EPC E. VIEWING ESSENTIAL

Location & Description

Weobley Cross Cottage is situated in the small rural parish community of Mathon, which is located on the lower Western slopes of the Malvern Hills on the Herefordshire/Worcestershire border. Mathon is within striking distance of the very popular and sought after village of Colwall, which offers a good range of local facilities including shops, post office and pharmacy, schools, a doctor's surgery, churches, hotel and public houses. Colwall also has the benefit of a mainline railway with direct services to Birmingham New Street, Oxford and London Paddington. The centre of Great Malvern is approximately 4 miles distant, which offers a further range of amenities including Waitrose Supermarket and the famous Malvern Theatre and Cinema Complex. The thriving and expanding town of Ledbury is approximately 7 miles distant and has a range of local facilities and amenities and offers good transport links to the cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham.

Weobley Cross Cottage comprises a delightful detached cottage dating back to Victorian times set in a mature garden with outstanding views over open countryside and the Malvern Hills beyond with an adjoining paddock. The property has been extended over the years to create a wonderful family home. The current owners have lovingly maintained and updated the cottage to a high standard, creating flexible living with the addition of two downstairs bedrooms with en-suite shower facilities and a most attractive wooden framed conservatory extending from the kitchen, giving direct access to the garden. The property also features a separate studio / workshop with the benefit of business use classification along with a lapsed planning application for conversion to a holiday let. See Agents note. The current owners ran a successful bed & breakfast business from the property for many years. The flexible accommodation is laid out over two floors with a spacious sitting room featuring an open fire with reclaimed cast iron fireplace, country kitchen with a combination of fitted and free standing oak units with Belfast style sink and Rangemaster cooker, this opens to the conservatory giving access to the delightful cottage garden and wonderful views over adjoining countryside and Malvern Hills beyond. An inner hallway with access from both the conservatory and kitchen leads to two double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower facilities, a laundry room and boiler room. The first floor is accessed from a concealed staircase from the sitting room and leads to the family bathroom, master bedroom with en-suite shower room and a further double bedroom. The property is set in a generous private area of garden which wraps around the front and side of the property, with gated access from the garden to the adjoining paddock. (2.93 ACRES) The unspoilt rural views are a real delight. The property is approached from a quiet country lane to a gravelled parking area to the front, of the cottage. Adjacent to the cottage and accessed via a no through road is a further area of garden with a gravelled parking area for several vehicles, wooden garage, further shed, greenhouse and recently build chicken coop. The current garage has planning permission granted for a new detached garage with home office above. See Agent's note Accommodation comprising:

Entrance Porch - 5ft 3in (1.55m) × 3ft 6in (0.93m)

Pitched roof with half brick and windows to all sides. Tongue and groove wood panelling to walls. Window seat. Stone flooring. Central light. Wooden part glazed front door leading to:

Sitting Room - 21ft 3in (6.51m) × 13ft 11in (4.03m)

Delightful dual aspect room with double glazed windows to front and side. Feature open fire with reclaimed cast iron fireplace, tiled hearth and fender. Three radiatiors. Fitted wooden TV stand. TV and telephone points. Picture rail, coving and ceiling roses. Oak latch door to concealed staircase leading to first floor landing.

Kitchen - 21ft 3in (6.51m) × 11ft 7in (3.41m)

A most attractive country kitchen with a range of oak fronted base units with cupboards and drawers. Integrated dish washer. Belfast style sink with granite worktops over. Free standing painted antique wooden corner cupboard. Feature alcove with useful built in storage housing a Rangemaster cooker with tiled surrounds and lighting. Radiator. Solid oak flooring leading through to :

Conservatory - 13ft 11in (4.03m) × 11ft 9in (3.41m)

A wonderful extension to the kitchen , constructed in 2008 with solid pitched roof, fully insulated with double glazed windows and doors giving access to the cottage garden with views towards the Malvern Hills. Solid oak flooring. Radiator. Fitted wooden storage. Door to:

Inner Hallway - 13ft 5in (4.03m) × 5ft 9in (1.55m)

Accessed from the kitchen and conservatory. Oak flooring. Radiator. Door to boiler room housing Worcester Bosch oil fired central heating boiler.

Bedroom 3 - 15ft 3in (4.65m) × 10ft 6in (3.1m)

Dual aspect room with double glazed windows to side and rear. Radiator. Door to :

Ensuite Shower Room

With WC. Wash hand basin with light and shaver point over. Curved shower cubicle with power shower and tiled surrounds. Chrome ladder radiator. Tiled flooring. Window to side.

Bedroom 4 - 15ft 5in (4.65m) × 11ft 10in (3.41m)

A double bedroom with double glazed window to side. Radiator. Antique pine wardrobe included. Door to :

Ensuite Shower Room

With WC. Wash hand basin with light and shower point over. Curved shower cubicle with electric shower and tiled surrounds. Chrome ladder radiator. Tiled flooring. Double glazed window to side.

Laundry Room

With plumbing for washing machine and space and venting for a tumble dryer. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer. Useful shelving.

First Floor Landing

Two radiators. Double glazed window to side. Double fitted storage cupboard with shelving.

Family Bathroom

With free standing bath. WC. Wash hand basin. Shaver point. Attractive tongue and groove wooden panelling. Travertine flooring. Chrome ladder radiator. Double glazed window with stunning countryside views. Inset ceiling spotlights. The walls have been hand painted with a mural depicting an Italian countryside landscape.

Inner Landing

Door to airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and central heating control panel. Useful shelving.

Master Bedroom - 18ft 3in (5.58m) × 10ft 11in (3.1m)

A lovely light and airy room with dual aspect double glazed windows to front and rear. A wonderful feature is the balcony off which enjoys the most spectacular views over the garden and countryside towards the Malvern Hills, a lovely place to sit and enjoy the morning sunshine. There is a feature alcove with light and shelving and two fitted double wardrobes. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room

WC. Wash hand basin. Shower cubicle with tiled surrounds. Chrome ladder radiator. Double glazed window to rear. Wood effect flooring. Recessed ceiling lighting.

Bedroom 2 - 14ft 9in (4.34m) × 10ft 5in (3.1m)

A dual aspect room with two double glazed windows to front and one to the side. Two radiators. Two fitted double wardrobes. Useful over the stairs storage cupboard with latch door.

Outside

The property is set in a generous private area of garden which wraps around the front and side of the property, with gated access from the garden to the adjoining paddock 2.93 acres. There is separate access via a five bar gate into the paddock from the no through road to the rear of the property. The raised fore garden is laid to lawn with attractive planted borders; a pathway leads to the studio/ workshop. (The Forge) The main garden lies to the side of the cottage with an attractive paved seating area leading from the conservatory, with delightful views . A winding gravelled pathway with further seating areas extend into the cottage garden with mature shrubs, trees, flowerbeds and an attractive ornamental pond. There is a fully working well (pump feeds into a tank in the loft) To the rear of the garden is "Piglet Cottage" the old pigsty which has been re-roofed and has a window , an ideal playhouse, this has its own private gravelled courtyard, currently planted with Foxgloves; a real suntrap. The property is approached from a quiet country lane to a gravelled parking area to the front, of the cottage. Adjacent to the cottage and accessed via a no through road is a further area of vegetable garden with a gravelled parking area for several vehicles, wooden garage, further shed, greenhouse and recently build chicken coop.

The Forge

Used as a workroom , this has business use classification if required. Stable door. Original beams. Power connected. Telephone point. Split into two rooms: 12" 04 x 15"09 with two windows plus a Velux roof light. 12"03 x 12"04 With double glazed windows and fitted shelving.

Services

We have been advised that mains electricity and water are connected to the property. The central heating is oil fired. The gas hob in the kitchen is bottled LPG. Drainage is to a private water treatment plant. 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

1. Expired Planning Application - Change of use from workshop and office to holiday let in conjunction with exicting bed & breakfast use. May 2012. N120655/F 2. Planning permission granted - Proposed new detached garage with home office above. Dec 2018. P184537

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 (51).

Viewing

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648)

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 Colwall office turn left onto the Walwyn Road and left again into Old Church Road. After a short distance turn right onto Mathon Road. Continue along this road and after approximately one mile take the turning on the left signed posted to Cradley. Continue along this road, passing Moat Farm on your right until you see the sign post "South End- No Through Road" . Pass this sign on your left and turn immediately left onto the driveway of Weobley Cross Cottage.

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