Old School House, Hook Common, Hanley Castle, Worcester, WR8 0AX

3 Bedroom Semi-Detached
£415,000 Guide Price
£415,000 Guide Price

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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Reception Rooms


  • Attractive Semi-Detached Former Victorian Headmasters School House.
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Master Bedroom With En-Suite Shower Room
  • Attractive Gardens And Superb Views
  • Abundance Of Character And Charm Throughout
  • Garage/Workshop With Office Potential
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Extensive Off Road Parking


A Rare Opportunity To Purchase An Attractive And Historic Semi-Detached Former Victorian Headmasters School House In A Sought After Rural Location Offering An Abundance Of Character And Charm Throughout With Accommodation Comprising; Entrance Hallway, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Bathroom, Master Bedroom With En-Suite Shower Room And Two Further Bedrooms, Garage/Workshop With Office Potential, Extensive Off Road Driveway Parking, Attractive Gardens And Superb Views. EPC Rating D (56)

Location & Description

Old School House enjoys a convenient and sought after location on Hook Common, with Welland approximately 1.5 miles distant, Great Malvern 5 miles and the busy and historic riverside town of Upton upon Severn just over 3 miles away. Upton serves a wide rural catchment area with a thriving tourist industry and offers a range of facilities including shops, a sub Post Office with banking facilities, medical centre, vets, library, churches and a primary school. Great Malvern has an even more comprehensive choice of amenities including shops, banks, Post Office, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium as well as 2 private schools with gym facilities. Transport communications are excellent. Junction 1 of the M50 motorway south of Upton is approximately 5 miles away and there are mainline railway stations nearby in Tewkesbury, Malvern and Worcester. For those who enjoy the outdoor life, dog walking, horse riding or cycling, the position of the property couldn't be better placed.

A very attractive semi-detached former Victorian School House, historically used as the headmaster's residence to the neighbouring school (now also converted). This delightful property offers an abundance of character and charm throughout having been beautifully and sympathetically maintained and updated by the present owners to provide a wonderful and contemporary three bedroomed home, with entrance hallway, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with well feature in floor, bathroom with freestanding bath and separate shower, master bedroom with en-suite shower room and two further bedrooms, large garage/workshop with office potential, extensive off road parking, attractive gardens and superb views. We highly recommend an early viewing of this charming property. The property is approached through electric gates with gravelled driveway leading to the attractive cladded and canopied front door;

Entrance Porch

With double glazed window and part glazed inner door to

Reception Hall - 4.88m (16.01ft) × 1.83m (6ft)

Hallway with quarry tiled floor to entrance, and parquet wood block flooring in the hallway. Double glazed window to side aspect, recessed ceiling spotlights, under stairs storage cupboard, radiator. Original solid wood stairs to first floor with feature internal window on the turn, giving elevated views into the kitchen.

Kitchen - 14.11m (46.28ft) × 3.35m (10.99ft)

These are overall measurements as this room is of an irregular shape. Fitted with a range of bespoke base and wall units, with drawer units, wine and plate racks. Oak worktops. SMEG eye level oven and grill oven. SMEG gas hob. Stainless steel splashback. SMEG extractor hood. INTEGRATED fridge. INTEGRATED dishwasher. Stainless steel inset sink with feature mixer tap over. Tiled surround. Combination of both slate tile and solid oak flooring. Original well with illuminated glazed floor over. Windows to side aspect and Velux roof window. Rear external door. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Radiators x 2.

Dining Room - 3.61m (11.84ft) × 2.74m (8.99ft)

Slate floor. Multi fuel wood burner, feature fireplace with brick hearth and wooden surround. Radiator. Ceiling light. Fuse board.

Sitting Room - 3.66m (12ft) × 3.66m (12ft)

A cosy and charming room with oak flooring throughout. Gas wood burner fire (not attached) with tiled hearth and wood surround fireplace. Double glazed French doors with glazed side panels offering lovely views of the front garden and countryside beyond. Fully glazed door to hallway. Radiator. Ceiling light.


Free standing roll top bath. Shower cubicle with glass doors and MIRA shower. Wash hand basin. Close coupled WC. Indian sandstone tiled floor. Chrome heated towel rail. Radiator. Window to rear with wooden shutters. Recessed ceiling spotlights.

First Floor

Main Bedroom - 3.61m (11.84ft) × 2.87m (9.41ft)

Window to side aspect with pretty views over the neighbouring Church. Feature fireplace having wooden surround and brick hearth. Radiator, ceiling light. Airing cupboard housing the high pressure water tank, slatted shelves. Doorway through to;


Walk-in tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower. Wash hand basin with cupboard under and tiled above. Close coupled WC. Tiled floor with under floor heating. Window to side aspect. Store cupboard with wall mounted Worcester Bosch boiler. Radiator. Recessed spotlights, floor light and LED lighting to side of shower cubicle.

Bedroom Two - 3.66m (12ft) × 2.74m (8.99ft)

With window to front aspect offering lovely countryside views. Radiator and ceiling light.

Bedroom Three - 2.67m (8.76ft) × 2.59m (8.5ft)

Windows to both front and side aspect with views over both the countryside and Church. Radiator. Ceiling light. Loft access.


The property enjoys a particularly attractive approach with electric gates opening onto the long gravelled driveway, providing parking for 3 vehicles, leading to the partly clad GARAGE/WORKSHOP. From the drive a path leads to the charming front garden which is a real suntrap with a patio and seating area and has been imaginatively designed, with herbaceous shrub borders, fruit trees and a lovely water feature. Part of the facade of the house supports particularly attractive climbers including an impressive wisteria. There is external sensor lighting, outside tap and power point. Further flower bed with tiled edging runs alongside the driveway with fruit trees, shrubs and brick wall boundary. Bin store area. The rear garden is a sheltered and private area, attractively paved with brick walling and cladding, with a fine walled crab apple tree making a lovely feature. Brick raised beds with timber frames have been designed to maximize planting areas and offer a modern look to the feel of the courtyard. Modern glass and timber porch over back door with lighting to either side. Timber framed wood store. Outside electric point. Side access door for garage. (Please note that outside electrics are installed for light points around the garden, but no lights have been put in at the present time)

Garage/Workshop - 5.22m (17.12ft) × 3.63m (11.91ft)

A superb and useful space with light, power and water. Stairs rising to first floor storage level which could provide additional office space - subject to any necessary planning consent. Soon to be fitted with electric up and over door and further cladding. Door to the rear courtyard.


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 "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 D (56).


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Upton upon Severn Office, Tel: 01684 593125

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.

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From the agent's office in Upton upon Severn, proceed along Old Street (towards Welland and Gloucester). Leave the outskirts of town continuing up to Tunnel Hill. Follow this route for approximately two miles, turn right at the Inn At Welland pub. Continue along this road until reaching the T-junction. Turn right and the property will be found after a short distance on the left hand side.


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