Woodlands, Fossil Bank, Upper Colwall, WR13 6PJ

4 Bedroom Detached
£795,000 Guide Price
£795,000 Guide Price

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Detached Edwardian House
  • Nestled On Western Slopes Of The Malvern Hills
  • Popular Location Of Upper Colwall
  • Stunning Views Over Herefordshire
  • Family Orientated Four Bedroom Accommodation
  • Garden Approaching Half An Acre
  • Basement Rooms And Garage


A Spacious Detached Edwardian House Nestled On Western Slopes Of The Malvern Hills In The Popular Location Of Upper Colwall With Stunning Views Over Herefordshire Offering Family Orientated Four Bedroom Accommodation, Garden Approaching Half An Acre, Basement Rooms And Garage. EPC "F"

Location & Description

Woodlands is a totally individual detached Edwardian house believed to have been built in the early 1900's which nestles on the upper western slopes of the Malvern Hills within the small hillside hamlet of Upper Colwall which is between the well served centres of both Great Malvern and Colwall. The historic and cultural spa town of Great Malvern offers a wide range of amenities having shops, banks, Post Office, restaurants and the Waitrose supermarket. Malvern as well has being famous for its range of hills is also renowned for its theatre complex with concert hall and cinema together with having many recreational facilities including the Splash leisure centre and Manor Park Sports Club. The village of Colwall also has an excellent range of facilities. Transport communications are excellent with mainline railway stations at both Colwall and in Great Malvern having connections to Worcester, Birmingham, London Paddington, Hereford and South Wales. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about ten miles distant bringing The Midlands and most parts of the country within a convenient commuting time. Educational facilities are well catered for with Malvern having numerous primary schools, two secondary schools (The Chase and Dyson Perrins) as well as private schools to include Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls School. Colwall also has a primary school and two private preparatory schools.

Woodlands is a spacious detached Edwardian family home having been lovingly updated by the current owners whilst retaining original character features. The property benefits from gas central heating and sits within a large plot approaching half an acre with a flat lawn. The family orientated accommodation of living room, large dining kitchen, utility and four bedrooms offer stunning far reaching views over the Herefordshire countryside towards the Welsh borders. Situated at the end of a ''no through road'' this property benefits from nearby access over protected land onto the Malvern Hills. The accommodation comprises in detail

Entrance Porch

Quarry tile floor, wood door with glazed panels opening to

Entrance Hall

Wood floor, radiator and window to the side of the front door with views. Door opening to rear hall and door opening to dining kitchen (both described later). Door opening to

Living Room - 16ft 5in (4.96m) × 12ft 3in (3.72m)

Wood floor, pendant light fitting, radiator, sash bay window with views over the valley and sash window to side aspect. Picture rail, original servant bell pull (ornamental only), TV point and telephone point. Wood burning stove sat on a slate hearth with wood mantle

Rear Hall

Quarry tile floor, pendant light fitting, servant bell and doorbell. Door opening to rear garden. Door to dining kitchen (described later) and door opening to

Utility - 16ft (4.96m) × 10ft 9in (3.1m)

Quarry tile floor, two pendant light fittings, radiator and sash window to rear aspect. Range of base and eye level units with wood worksurface over and tiled splashback. Belfast sink. Undercounter FREEZER and integrated WASHING MACHINE. Door opening to basement (described later) and door opening to

Shower Room

Quarry tile floor, ceiling light fitting, tiled walls and window with obscured glass. Low level WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle with mains powered shower and heated towel rail

Dining Kitchen - 27ft 7in (8.37m) × 15ft 9in (4.65m)

A fantastic open plan family space. Wood floor, three wall mounted lights, picture rail and large sash bay window with built in storage, radiator and seating offering wonderful views. Three further sash windows to the side aspect and door opening to garden. Two radiators, one being cast iron. Range of base and eye level units with wood worksurface over and tiled splashback. RANGE COOKER with five ring gas HOB and three door electric OVEN with EXTRACTOR over. Space for a fridge freezer. Central island unit with three pendant light fittings over, wood worksurface and double ceramic sink with mixer tap. Storage below, bin store and integrated DISHWASHER. Space for a large dining room table


Basement 1 measuring 15ft7 x 11ft11. Basement 2 measuring 15ft1 x 11ft11 Stairs down to lower hall with doors opening to both rooms having light and power points. With one benefitting from a radiator. Door opening to garden (described later)


Main Landing

Wood floor, pendant light fitting, sash window with stunning views over Herefordshire and loft access point. Doors to the remaining three bedrooms

Bedroom 1 - 13ft 10in (4.03m) × 12ft 2in (3.72m)

Wood floor, pendant light fitting and three sash windows with wonderful views. Picture rail and ornate feature fireplace

Bedroom 2 - 12ft 9in (3.72m) × 12ft 3in (3.72m)

Wood floor, pendant light fitting and three sash windows offering views. Radiator and picture rail

Bedroom 3 - 12ft 4in (3.72m) × 11ft 7in (3.41m)

Wood floor, pendant light fitting, two sash windows and radiator. Picture rail and ornate feature fireplace

Half Landing

Wood floor, ceiling light fitting and step up to main landing. Door to bathroom (described later) and door opening to

Bedroom 4 - 11ft 10in (3.41m) × 9ft 10in (2.79m)

Wood floor, pendant light fitting, sash window and radiator. Feature fireplace. System boiler with boxed in hot water cylinder pressuriser

Bathroom - 9ft 3in (2.79m) × 7ft 6in (2.17m)

Tiled floor, pendant light fitting, partially tiled walls and two sash windows. Radiator, heated towel rail and extractor. Low level WC, wash hand basin, bath and separate shower cubicle with mains shower


The plot approaches half an acre and offers spectacular views from all areas. A patio area offers the ideal spot to sit and enjoy an evening tipple whilst enjoying one of Upper Colwall's famous sunsets. The remaining garden is mainly laid to flat lawn with mature hedge borders offering a secure, safe play area, football pitch or location for family fun. Beyond this is a small stream and a further area of shrubs and trees. On the opposite side of the property steps lead up giving access to the rear of the property and the pedestrian gate

Garage - 15ft 1in (4.65m) × 8ft 3in (2.48m)

With door to side

Agents Note

The agents have been made aware that there is a licence from Malvern Hills Trust for access to the property over their land and one car parking space in addition to the garage.


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 imply that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Agents Notes

The agents have been made aware that there is a licence from Malvern Hills Trust for access to the property over their land and one car parking space in addition to the garage.

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 "F" 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 F (33).


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 Great Malvern proceed south along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury. After approximately quarter of a mile fork right onto the B4128 Wyche Road (towards Colwall). Continue uphill to the Wyche Cutting and then follow the road downhill for just a short distance. On seeing an open green area turn right in front of the cafe and other small office buildings, parking the car at this point and then walking down to Woodlands which will be found at the bottom of Fossil Bank as indicated by the agents For Sale board


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