Powyke House, The Village, Powick, Worcester, WR2 4QR

5 Bedroom Detached
£950,000 Guide Price
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  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms

 

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  • An Impressive Grade II Listed Detached Georgian House
  • Very Well Presented And Generous Contemporary Accommodation On Three Floors (3,976 Square Feet)
  • Only Two Miles From Worcester And Three Miles From The M5 Motorway
  • Hall, Lounge, Study, Family/Dining Room, Farmhouse Style Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Utility Room, Cloakroom With WC, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Shower Rooms, Gas Central Heating
  • Separate Coach House Converted Into A Modern Gym And Games Room With WC, Secure Storeroom
  • Long Gravelled Driveway Providing Extensive Private Parking
  • Elegant Beautifully Landscaped Mature Garden With Small Lake/Pond And Views Over Countryside

Description

A Very Striking Grade II Listed Detached Georgian Residence Offering Generous Well Presented Five Bedroomed Accommodation (Approximately 3,976 Square Feet), With Reception Hall, Lounge, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Family/Dining Room, Cloakroom With WC, Utility Room, Three Shower/Bathrooms, Two Basement/Play Rooms, Gas Central Heating, A Separate Detached Coach House, Garage, Extensive Private Parking And Beautifully Landscaped Garden And Grounds With A Large Ornamental Pond/Small Lake And Views Over Countryside.

Location & Description

The property enjoys a very convenient location in the village of Powick, approximately two miles south of the well served cathedral city of Worcester, which provides a comprehensive range of shopping, recreational and sporting facilities, including premiership rugby, county cricket and horse racing. The Malvern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, and the thriving cultural spa town of Great Malvern, are approximately four miles away. Here also are excellent shopping and recreational facilities, including Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and the renowned theatre and cinema complex. Both Worcester and Malvern can boast deserved reputations for educational facilities, notably in the private sector including The Royal Grammar and Kings Schools in Worcester and Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls' Schools in Malvern. Transport communications are excellent with railway stations in both Worcester and Malvern and junction 7 of the M5 motorway, which is approximately three miles away.

Powyke House is a very fine and elegant four storey detached Grade II listed Georgian residence, dating back to the early 1800s. Over the years it has been the subject of improvement and refurbishment and now offers well presented, immaculate and flexible accommodation, which still retains its original architectural and historic heritage, blending these perfectly with more contemporary features. The main house itself has a generous floor area of almost 4,000 square feet, which includes an attractive entrance hall, cloakroom, a lounge, study, utility room, a farmhouse style kitchen (with Aga) and arguably the focal point of the ground floor, the dining/family room. At basement level are the former cellars, which have been converted into two separate play rooms and on the upper floors are five good sized bedrooms, two newly replaced shower rooms, a bathroom and a very useful attic room stretching the width of the house and providing excellent eaves storage. Separately located within the grounds is the former detached coach house, which has been imaginatively converted into a gymnasium and games room with its own en suite WC. This can double as ''work from home'' or office space when required or as a separate 'live-in' annexe. Outside the house enjoys a lovely approach through two gated entrances onto a sweeping gravel driveway that provides extensive parking for vehicles and leads to a small former garage/secure store room. The driveway then leads to one of the great strengths of Powyke House, its rear garden, which provides a perfect sheltered setting and the main feature of which are a large number of well established and impressive trees. At the far end of the garden is a large ornamental pond/small lake at the centre of which is a decked seating area and beyond which is a Petanque pitch. From the rear garden there are views over adjacent countryside.

Ground Floor

Reception Hall

Radiator, stairs to first floor and door leading to basement cellars/play rooms (described later). Mandarin stone limestone flooring.

Study

Fireplace with tiled surround and mantle, cast iron inset, grate and tiled hearth. Radiator, sash window to front aspect, glazed doors leading into garden. Exposed original wooden floorboards.

Lounge

Elegant fireplace with timber mantle and surround with marquetry carving. Working open cast iron inset grate and tiled hearth. Radiator, sash window to front aspect. Original wooden floorboards. Steps down to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

(Which is also approached directly from the Reception Hall). This traditional farmhouse style kitchen still retains part of its original Inglenook fireplace with timber surround and mantle as well as a raised tiled hearth supporting a dog grate above which is a steel canopy. Floor and eye level cupboards with work surfaces incorporating a twin Franke sink and mixer tap, AGA RANGE COOKER. Central island unit with additional base cupboards, two ring gas HOB and integrated sink with mixer tap. Quarry tiled floor. Beamed ceiling with original meat hooks, window overlooking rear garden and steps leading down to

Open Plan Sitting/Dining Room

Arguably one of the focal points of the main residence, this long baronial style room has a high raised vaulted ceiling, exposed former chimney with original bread oven, two cast iron radiators, mandarin limestone tiled floor, high level "porthole" window, wall mounted gas fired log burning stove, two stable style doors leading into main garden and five windows to both front and rear aspects.

Cloakroom

Close coupled WC, wash basin with cupboards below, window to rear aspect and mandarin limestone floor.

Utility Room

Full range of floor and eye level cupboards, large floor to ceiling cloaks cupboards with hanging rails, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher, etc., radiator, tiled floor, gas fired central heating boiler and glazed door to

Covered Verandah

Quarry tiled floor with steps leading directly into rear garden.

Basement Level

From the hall a stairwell leads down to former cellarage which has been tanked and converted into two Play Rooms measuring approximately 14' x 12' and 14'3'' x 12' respectively. Each has tiled flooring, lighting and power and a window. They provide very useful working spaces for multi-use options.

First Floor

Landing

Sash window to front aspect and stairs leading to second floor.

Main Bedroom

Range of fitted wardrobes with integrated drawers, shelving, hanging rails and dressing table with lighting. Radiator. Sash window to front aspect. From this room a door and steps lead to the rear landing off which there is access to a large shower room (serving the main bedroom and described later).

Bedroom

Radiator, sash window to front aspect.

Rear Landing

Built in wardrobe. This landing leads to a third bedroom, the bathroom and shower room.

Bedroom

Fireplace with Victorian grate. Pedestal wash basin, radiator and window to rear aspect.

Bathroom

Fully tiled and having free standing "claw and ball" bath with telephone style shower tap. Separate "his and hers" pedestal wash basins. Close coupled WC, integrated shower cubicle, radiator, heated towel rail and two windows to rear aspect.

Shower Room

Newly installed to serve the main bedroom. Half tiled walls and large fully tiled shower cubicle with glass shower screens, ''his and hers'' wash bowls on stand with four drawers below. Close coupled WC, bidet, heated towel rail/radiator, airing cupboard with pressurised cylinder and slatted shelving. Window to rear aspect.

Second Floor

Landing

Built in cupboard/wardrobe and door to

Eaves Storage/Attic Room

This room is in three sections with windows at each end and hanging rails. It is really only suitable for storage rather than for habitable use.

Bedroom

Former fireplace with grate, built in cupboard, radiator and sash window to front aspect.

Bedroom

Former fireplace with grate. Radiator, sash window to front aspect.

Shower Room

Half tiled and having large fully tiled shower cubicle with glass shower screen. Close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin and radiator/heated towel rail.

Outside

Powyke House enjoys an attractive approach via two gated entrances leading onto a sweeping in and out gravelled driveway that encircles a large lawn and is flanked by well established shrubs, impressive trees, hedged and walled boundaries. The driveway ''spurs'' off to each side of the house. To the left it leads to a gravelled courtyard that provides further parking for vehicles and is enclosed by impressive shrubs and climbers including Hydrangea, Ivy, Rose, Wisteria and others. To the right of the house the driveway leads to a further walled gravelled parking area with a raised terrace, having a pergola above supporting a productive and mature grapevine. Here also is the original handpump for the well (no longer connected). The driveway is enclosed by high walls supporting climbers, most notably an attractive Honeysuckle. In one corner of the driveway is a secure STORE/WORKSHOP (12'7'' x 8'8''), which is ideal for storing bikes and equipment. Gated entrances to each side of the house lead to the rear garden and to a paved and cobbled terrace/barbeque area encircled by well established shrubs and trees. Here also is an external shower. A pathway leads from this terrace to a cobbled and walled seating area, from which there is a second gated entrance from the front garden. Alongside this seating area double doors lead into the former

Detached Coach House

This attractive building has been imaginatively converted into a gymnasium and games room. It also has a WC. With its large floor to ceiling glazing along one elevation, further windows, two radiators, slate tiled floors and sink, this could also potentially be the perfect space for working from home or office use or to be a self contained accommodation. The large mature and beautifully landscaped rear garden is undoubtedly one of the great features of Powyke House. It is mainly laid to lawn with a number of well established and elegant trees, shrubs and hedged boundaries. The focal point is a large ornamental pond/small lake across which a raised timber decked pathway leads to a decked seating area from which one can look over the water and towards open countryside. The pathway leads past this pond to a raised lawned area where there is a Petanque pitch. From here there are views across open countryside. At strategic points there is an external tap and lighting.

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 confirmation) that the property is freehold.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "F" This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Performance Certificate

The property is Grade II Listed and therefore does not require an EPC

Viewing

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809

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  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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Directions

From the A4440 roundabout on the outskirts of Worcester follow the Malvern Road for a short distance into Powick where the dual gated entrance to the house will be seen on the right by a Pelican crossing.

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