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- 3 Bedrooms
- 1 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
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- Period Cottage
- Highly Sought After Location
- Generous Grounds Approximately 0.2 Acres
- Views Over Paddocks To The Rear Aspect
- Master Bedroom With Dressing Area With Shower
- Two Further Double Bedrooms And Family Bathroom
- Off Road Parking, Garage And Store
A Wonderful Period Cottage Situated Within This Highly Sought After Location Set Within Generous Grounds Approximately 0.2 Acres And Affording Views Over Paddocks To The Rear Aspect. Internally The Well Presented Accommodation Benefits From Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room/Porch, Guest Cloakroom, Master Bedroom With Dressing Area With Shower, Two Further Double Bedrooms And Family Bathroom All Benefitting From Double Glazing, LPG, Central Heating, Off Road Parking, Garage And Store. EPC Rating G
Location & Description
Located at the Leigh Sinton end of Lower Howsell Road Lower Shernacre Cottage has good access to the Victorian hillside town of Great Malvern as well as the shopping precinct in Barnards Green, both offering a number of independent and high street shops, as well as eateries, restaurants, takeaways and community facilities. Further, more extensive amenities are available in the nearby city of Worcester. Transport communications are excellent with a main line railway station in Malvern providing direct links to Worcester, Birmingham, Hereford and South Wales. The M5 Junction 7 is positioned just outside Worcester bringing the Midlands, South West and South Wales into an easy commute. Schooling in the area is excellent with Leigh Sinton having a primary school and with excellent secondary schools in both the private and public sectors.
Shernacre Cottage is a beautiful detached property set within this semi-rural position close to the village of Leigh Sinton. The property is accessed over a block paved driveway opening to allow ample parking for vehicles and giving access to the detached single garage with attached store. The grounds for the property wrap around the house with the majority being to three sides and extending to approximately 0.2 acres. A block paved pedestrian path leads to the front door with obscured lead light insets and opens to the living accommodation benefitting from double glazing and LPG central heating. The living accommodation in more detail comprises of:
Dining Room - 11ft 9in (3.41m) × 12ft 2in (3.72m)
Positioned to the front of the property and enjoying dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side. Ceiling light point, decorative dado rail, radiator. Wall mounted thermostat control point. Door to kitchen (described later) and further door opening through to
Sitting Room - 18ft 8in (5.58m) × 12ft 3in (3.72m)
A further dual aspect room enjoying double glazed window to front and double glazed patio door opening to the side garden. A generous room of which the main focal point is a wood burning stove set into a feature fireplace and hearth. Decorative dado rail, radiator, ceiling light point.
Kitchen - 12ft 11in (3.72m) × 9ft 2in (2.79m)
Fitted with a range of wooden fronted drawer and cupboard base units with granite worktop over and matching wall units with under lighting and corner shelves. Set into the worktop and sat beneath the double glazed window overlooking the rear patio is a one and a half bow stainless steel unit with mixer tap and cupboard under. There is a range of integrated appliances including a Siemens induction four ring HOB with extractor over and DOUBLE OVEN under, DISHWASHER, FRIDGE with a Siemens MICROWAVE over. Splashbacks. Light point. Stairs rise to first floor. Radiator. Tiled floor flows throughout this area and through a doorway into
Utility/Rear Hall - 7ft 2in (2.17m) × 7ft (2.17m)
Double glazed window and glazed wooden pedestrian door open and overlook the garden. Ceiling light point. Space and connection point for washing machine. Door opening through to
Obscured double glazed window to rear, white low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Ceiling light point. Wall mounted LPG boiler. Tiled floor.
First Floor Landing
Ceiling light point. Loft access point. Useful storage cupboard with shelving. Doors opening through to
Bedroom 1 - 9ft 9in (2.79m) × 12ft 5in (3.72m)
A good sized double bedroom with double glazed window to side. Ceiling light point, radiator. A feature archway opens through to
Dressing Room With Shower - 7ft 1in (2.17m) × 9ft 6in (2.79m)
Double glazed window to rear gives views over the paddocks opposite. Sink unit set into worktop with cupboards under. Further recessed storage to side, shower enclosure with electric shower over. Ceiling light point. Radiator.
Bedroom 2 - 8ft 8in (2.48m) × 11ft 1in (3.41m)
Double glazed window to front. A further double bedroom with recessed space ideal for wardrobe. Ceiling light point. Radiator.
Bedroom 3 - 12ft 2in (3.72m) × 12ft 1in (3.72m)
Being an 'L' shaped room creating a good sized double bedroom with dual aspect double glazed windows to front and side. Ceiling light point, radiator. Engineered oak flooring and skirting.
Fitted with a white low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, spa bath with mixer tap and shower head fitment. Separate walk-in shower enclosure with a thermostatic controlled shower over. Inset ceiling spot lights, one of which over shower encompasses an extractor fan. Tiled splashbacks. Chrome wall mounted heated towel rail.
A paved patio area is positioned to the rear of the property and continues from the driveway overlooking the stream to the wooded bank and paddocks beyond. Steps lead up to the lawn which mainly lies to the left hand side of the property and is flanked to one side by a conifer hedge perimeter and has a wonderful paved seating area accessed through a wooden arbour with ornamental pond, rockery and specimen trees. Positioned to the right hand side of the property is the
Detached Single Garage - 16ft 1in (4.96m) × 10ft 3in (3.1m)
Up and over door, double glazed window, light and power.
Workshop/Store - 15ft 9in (4.65m) × 7ft 6in (2.17m)
Accessed via a wooden stable door, an ideal space for storage.
It should be noted that the property flooded in 2007 and since then work has been carried out to the stream which is along the western boundary of the property. This work includes the retaining wall which was done by the vendor and also since 2007 the Council have changed the neighbouring road bridge from two small culvert pipes to a one box culvert allowing a much greater flow of water and since then there has been no problems at all with flooding to the house or grounds, in fact the water level has not risen above the retained bank.
We have been advised that mains electricity, water, drainage, tanked LPG which is buried boiler 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.
It should be noted that the property flooded in 2007 and since then work has been carried out to the stream which is along the northerly boundary of the property. This work includes the retaining wall which was done by the vendor and also since 2007 the Council have changed the neighbouring road bridge from two small culvert pipes to a one box culvert allowing a much greater flow of water and since then there has been no problems at all with flooding to the house or grounds, in fact the water level has not risen above the retaining wall.
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 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 G (18).
By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809
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From the John Goodwin Malvern Office proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road for approximately 0.6 miles. At the traffic light controlled junction turn left onto the B4503 following it round to the right into Newtown Road. Continue for 2.4 miles, after which turn right into Lower Howsell Road. Proceed for a further 0.3 miles after which the property can be found on the right hand side of the road.
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