Cromwell Cottage, 132 Lower Howsell Road, Malvern, WR14 1DL

4 Bedroom Semi-Detached
£475,000 Guide Price
£475,000 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms


  • Grade II Listed, Semi Detached Cottage
  • Close To The Centre Of Malvern Link
  • Characterful And Period Accommodation
  • Three Bedrooms Plus Box Room
  • Lovely Garden Room And Delightful Garden
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Detached Double Garage


An Attractive Grade II Listed, Semi Detached Cottage In Delightful Garden Offering Beautifully Presented Three Bedroom, Plus Box Room Accommodation With Ample Off Road Parking, A Detached Double Garage And Lovely Garden Room. The Characterful And Period Accommodation Benefits From Gas Central Heating.

Location & Description

Situated in a convenient and popular location close to the centre of Malvern Link which offers a wide range of amenities to include shops, banks, Post Office, restaurants, takeaways, doctors and dental surgeries and supermarkets. The retail park off Townsend Way offers out of town outlets to include Morrisons supermarket, Argos, Next, Boots and Halfords. The town centre of Great Malvern is less than a mile away and offers a further range of amenities to include shops, banks, building societies, Post Office, restaurants, takeaways and Waitrose supermarkets. Malvern is renowned for its tourist attractions to include the famous Malvern Hills and the theatre complex with concert hall and cinema. There are many sporting facilities available to include the Splash Leisure Centre, Manor Park Sports Club and the Worcestershire Golf Club at Malvern Wells. Transport communications are excellent with a mainline railway station in Malvern Link with connections to Worcester, London (Paddington) Birmingham and The Midlands, Hereford and South Wales. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about 8 miles distant. Educational facilities offer both primary and secondary schooling within the area as well as private schools to include the famous Malvern College and Malvern St James.

Cromwell Cottage is a 16th/17th Century Grade II Listed period cottage situated on the outskirts of Malvern yet within easy reach of local amenities. The house was originally built as a 'cruck frame' and had a further addition in the 17th century of a boxed timber frame extension added to create more space which offers character and charm. Approached from the road via a wooden pedestrian gate leading under an arched pergola to a paved pedestrian path leading through a lawned foregarden that is planted with mature beds, interspersed with aspecimen Golden Hornet Crab Apple Tree. This area is enclosed by a hedged perimeter and a five bar vehicular gate to right of the house leads to a gravelled driveway that opens to allow for ample parking and gives access to a detached double garage with garden room behind. A hardwood front door with obscure glazed inset opens to the accommodation that benefits from a Hive gas central heating system and is beautifully presented displaying period character and charm, coupled with the convenience of modern day living. The accommodation in more details comprises:

Entrance Lobby

Ceiling light point, exposed timbers, recess with coathooks ideal for coat and shoe storage. A tiled floor flows through a sliding door into


Obscure glazed window to front. White low level WC and vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under. Ceiling light point.

Reception Hall - 7ft 5in (2.17m) × 14ft 1in (4.34m)

A welcoming and versatile space with open balustraded staircase to first floor. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers which are a feature throughout this property. A wooden beam sits over the inglenook fireplace and is now a useful area for storage with tiled floor. Wall light points, radiators, engineered wood flooring flows throughout this area. Door to kitchen (described later) and door to

Living Room - 26ft 3in (8.06m) × 15ft 3in (4.65m)

A generous sized room situated in the box frame part of this period cottage. The property is divided into two main areas which are inter-changable but currently comprises of

Dining Room - 12ft 4in (3.72m) × 13ft 10in (4.03m)

A dual aspect room with glazed windows with secondary glazing. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Wall light point and radiator. Open wood panelled divide with entrance through to

Sitting Room - 13ft 6in (4.03m) × 15ft 3in (4.65m)

The main feature of this room is a corner fireplace with wooden mantle and a woodburning stove set onto a tiled hearth with exposed brickwork to rear. Dual aspect secondary glazed windows to rear and side. Wall light points, radiator.

Kitchen - 5ft 7in (1.55m) × 14ft 1in (4.34m)

Fitted with a range of bespoke Robert Adams drawer and cupboard base units with a wood and granite worktop over and matching wall cupboard with shelving to side. Set into the worktop is a ceramic sink with mixer tap and cupboard under. Gas freestanding COOKER and space and connection point for dishwasher. A glazed window overlooks the rear garden and a pedestrian stable door gives access. Further exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Radiator and tiled floor which flows through to

Utility Room - 7ft 9in (2.17m) × 4ft 5in (1.24m)

Range of fitted matching drawer and cupboard base units with wooden worktop over and matching wall units, one of which contains the Worcester gas fired boiler. Space for half height fridge freezer. Downlighters and glazed window. First Floor


Access to loft space, ceiling light point, useful storage cupboards, radiator and door to

Bedroom 1 - 13ft 7in (4.03m) × 14ft 8in (4.34m)

A generous dual aspect double bedroomed with half vaulted ceiling and exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Radiator and ceiling light point.

Bedroom 2 - 11ft 11in (3.41m) × 8ft 8in (2.48m)

Double bedroom with glazed window overlooking the side garden. Radiator, vaulted ceiling, ceiling light point.

Bedroom 3 - 8ft 1in (2.48m) × 10ft 5in (3.1m)

A further double bedroom with glazed window to front. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers, ceiling light point and radiator.

Office/Nursery - 6ft 4in (1.86m) × 5ft 7in (1.55m)

Glazed window to front, ceiling light point.


Fitted with a low modern white low level WC with wall mounted wash hand basin and bath with mixer tap and shower head fitment. Separate walk-in shower enclosure with electric Mira Azora shower over. Inset ceiling lights and ceiling light point. Wood panelling to half height around the bath area and tiled splashbacks in the shower enclosure. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Glazed dormer window to rear. Mirrored bathroom cabinet with integrated shaver point


The beautiful enclosed garden lies mainly to the rear of but does wrap around to the right hand side of the house. Extending from the rear is a paved patio leading to lawn with mature shrub beds planted with a variety of plants and shrubs displaying colour and interest throughout the year. Interspersed with mature specimen trees including a Twisted Hazel, Apple and Plum. Ornamental Lily pond set to the left of the garage. There is a further seating area where the pleasantries of this setting can be enjoyed. The garden further benefits from compost bins, wooden SHED, GREENHOUSE, LOG STORE and is enclosed by a fenced and hedged perimeter. Light points and outside tap. Directly outside the garden room is a paved patio area with path leading to the driveway.

Garden Room - 14ft 1in (4.34m) × 14ft 2in (4.34m)

Originally constructed in 2013 along with the double garage. This offers a versatile and flexible space which could be used as a home office, study or as additional accommodation to the main residence. Approached via double glazed hardwood bi-fold doors opening to this lovely light and airy space with a half vaulted ceiling. Wood flooring. Two wall mounted electric heaters. Two double glazed Velux skylights with blinds. Ceiling light point, inset ceiling spotlights and door to


Fitted with a modern white low level WC with vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard under. Corner shower enclosure with Mira Sprint electric shower over. Tiled splashbacks, wall mounted shaver point. Obscured double glazed window to side and tiled floor. Ceiling mounted extractor fan and inset ceiling spotlights.

Double Garage - 17ft 4in (5.27m) × 17ft 9in (5.27m)

Set of double vehicle doors opening to the driveway. Further pedestrian door and glazed window to side opening to and overlooking the garden. Light and power. Further worksurface space with sink with mixer tap and cupboard under and space and connection point for washing machine. To the front of the garage is gavelled parking area and to the side of the driveway is a further lawned area which connects to the foregarden and has a planted bed and Laburnum Tree.


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 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 "E" 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


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.

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From the agents office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road towards Worcester. Proceeding downhill and into Malvern Link. Go though the traffic light controlled crossroads and at the next set of lights, just before the Texaco garage turn left into Lower Howsell Road. Proceed for 0.5 miles after which the property can be found on the right hand side of the road as indicated by the agent for sale board.


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