Walnut Cottage, Clevelode, Malvern, WR13 6PD

3 Bedroom Cottage
£515,000 Guide Price
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£515,000 Guide Price
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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms

 

  • AGENTS NOTE * THE PROPERTY REMAINS FULLY ACCESSIBLE WHILST THE B4424 ROAD CLOSURE AT CALLOW END TAKES PLACE *
  • Beautifully Presented 16th Century Character Three Bedroom Property Located In An Elevated And Idyllic Position
  • Approx. 03 Acre Pretty Cottage Garden
  • Original Features Throughout. Modern Fitted Kitchen
  • Modern Fitted Bathroom And Shower room
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Carport And Ample Parking
  • Summer House, Large Wooden Outbuilding And Shed

Description

DATING BACK TO THE 16TH CENTURY IN PARTS, WALNUT COTTAGE OFFERS UNIQUE CHARM AND HISTORY IN AN IDYLLIC, ELEVATED, PRIVATE AND PICTURESQUE SETTING IN GENEROUS GARDENS IN THE SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE OF CLEVELODE. THE DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS AND EXTENDED ACCOMODATION CONSISTS OF ENTRANCE PORCH, RECEPTION HALL, BREAKFAST KITCHEN, SITTING ROOM, DINING ROOM/STUDY, 2ND RECEPTION ROOM/BEDROOM THREE, DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM, CONSERVATORY, REAR CONSERVATORY, MASTER BEDROOM WITH DRESSING AREA AND BATHROOM FURTHER DOUBLE BEDROOM, OIL FIRED CENTRAL HEATING AND GENEROUS GARDENS OF APPROX. 0.3ACRES ENERGY RATING TBC

Location & Description

Situated down a quiet and peaceful country lane in the popular hamlet of Clevelode, Walnut Cottage occupies a unique and elevated position, surrounded by glorious woodland and offering views across the River Severn to the open countryside beyond. Local amenities are available in the riverside town of Upton upon Severn, the hillside Victorian town of Great Malvern or the city of Worcester all offering a wide range on independent shops, high street names, supermarkets and amenities. Educational facilities are well catered for both in the public a private sectors at primary and secondary levels. Transport communications are excellent with Junction 7 of the M5 motorway positioned just outside Worcester and Junction 1 of the M50 close top Upton-upon-Severn bringing The Midlands, South West and South Wales into an easy commute. Mainline railway stations at Great Malvern and Worcester offer direct links to Birmingham, London, Hereford and South Wales.

Walnut Cottage enjoys arguably one of the prettiest and private settings in the area, situated down a quiet country lane with a wonderful, elevated aspect over surrounding countryside and over the nearby river towards Croome Park in the distance. Having previously formed part of the Madresfield Estate and believed to date back to the 16th Century in parts, the property was once a Foreman's Cottage and would have no doubt formed an important part of local village life. Its idyllic and attractive gardens surround the property and offer a wealth of mature planting, creating a stunning setting with which to enjoy the situation. Inside the cottage, there is a host of original character and charm, with exposed beams and wooden latch-key doors throughout, delightful ingle-nook fireplace and exposed brickwork. All of theses features combine with modern and classical touches, such as the newly fitted kitchen, en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath and dressing room area serving the main bedroom along with the addition of two conservatories. The property has been sensitively and imaginatively extended over several years to offer increased and useable accommodation space, without losing any of its wonderful history and charm.

Entrance Porch

With timber exterior door opening into porchway with attractive lattice framed windows to either side. Light. Small wooden bench and quarry tiled flooring. Part glazed stable door opening through to

Entrance Hallway

A welcoming space with a wealth of exposed ceiling and wall beams and laminate LVT wood-effect flooring throughout. Ceiling light, radiators. UNDERSTAIRS CUPBOARD with shelving. Heating thermostat. Window to front of property. Stairs rising to first floor. Stairs down to;

Snug/Bedroom Three - 3.62m (11.87ft) × 2.95m (9.68ft)

With triple aspect lattice-style windows overlooking the wonderful gardens, a room that can be used for either further reception or bedroom space. UPVC windows to both the front and rear, with French doors opening out to the attractive covered verandah area. Wood flooring throughout. Exposed beams and wooden window sills. Radiator and ceiling lights.

Sitting Room - 4.49m (14.73ft) × 3.57m (11.71ft)

A cosy room having two lattice-style windows overlooking the front gardens and a superb feature inglenook fireplace with exposed brick and tiled hearth. Beam mantle above and inset woodburning stove with feature lighting. LVT wood effect flooring throughout. Feature recess (believed originally to house a bread oven). Radiator. A wealth of exposed ceiling and wall beams and wooden stairs flowing through to;

Dining Room/Study Area - 3.78m (12.4ft) × 3.24m (10.63ft)

With exposed beams to both the walls and ceilings and LVT flooring throughout, this room offers real flexibility of use. Flowing through to the breakfast kitchen and also opening through to both conservatory areas, it offers a generous and light space. Wall lights. Radiator. Open steps down to;

Breakfast Kitchen - 4.84m (15.88ft) × 3.34m (10.96ft)

Having been recently re-fitted with a classic range of Shaker style base and wall units, drawers and solid wood worktops. Feature corner carousel cabinets, pull out larder cupboards and pan drawers. Ceramic one and a half bowl sink with drainer and mixer tap over. Integrated BOSCH slimline dishwasher. Integrated under-counter fridge and separate integrated under-counter freezer. Integrated SMEG oven with BOSCH electric hob over. High timber-clad ceiling with recessed ceiling spotlights. Loft hatch. Window to side and Velux window to roof. Quarry tiled flooring throughout. Door to AIRING CUPBOARD housing WORCESTER boiler (installed in 2018) and wooden shelving. Rear door to garden. Further set of wooden stairs rising back up to the entrance hallway. Further recessed pantry area with two feature windows and feature curved exposed brick hearth believed to have housed a further bread oven. Wood -burning stove. Ceiling light.

Conservatory - 3.5m (11.48ft) × 3.3m (10.82ft)

Offering wonderful views into the garden and accessed through double doors from the Dining Room/Study with under-floor heating throughout and ceramic tiled flooring. Self-cleaning glass roof and French doors leading out to the garden. Ceiling light/fan.

Rear Conservatory - 2.84m (9.32ft) × 1.65m (5.41ft)

An additional light and flexible space accessed from the Dining Room/Study Area with glass roof and windows overlooking the rear garden. Tiled flooring and plumbing for washing machine. Single door accessing rear garden. Light and radiator.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Lattice-style window to front of property on stairs. Ceiling light. Door to LINEN CUPBOARD with wood shelving.

Dressing Room - 2.64m (8.66ft) × 1.74m (5.71ft)

With window to rear and exposed ceiling and wall beams. Radiator and ceiling light. Inset full-length storage cupboard with hanging rail. Door through to;

Bathroom

With claw-foot freestanding bath with Victorian-style mixer tap and shower-head attachment. WC and wash hand basin with storage cupboard under. Inset shelf storage, wall mounted heater and extractor fan. Ceiling light.

Bedroom One - 3.6m (11.81ft) × 2.92m (9.58ft)

With steps down from the dressing area. A light and spacious dual aspect room offering superb views towards the river, Croome park-land and the open countryside surrounding and beyond. UPVC double glazed windows to both the side and front of the property. Wooden flooring throughout. Exposed ceiling and wall beams. Inset storage cupboard and recessed full-length cupboard with hanging rail and shelving. Ceiling light and radiator.

Bedroom Two - 3.51m (11.51ft) × 3.29m (10.79ft)

Dual aspect with views over the gardens to the front and side. Secondary glazed window to side. Velux ceiling window. Exposed beams. Ceiling light and radiator.

Outside

The cottage gardens surrounding Walnut Cottage are a real gem. Offering elevated views of the surroundings and with approx 0.3acres (not verified) wrapping around the property, it is a real gardener's delight. With an abundance of attractive shrubs, mature trees, fruit trees and specimen planting, the gardens offers something for everyone. The property is accessed from the quiet country lane via double gates, leading to a gravelled driveway area and covered timber-frame carport for one vehicle. A picket gate and paved pathway winds itself to the front of the property and entrance porch, bordered by generous planting and lawned areas. A second driveway further down the lane and to the bottom of the garden is accessed via wooden double gates and provides further ample parking for several vehicles, or a motorhome or caravan. To the side of the property and providing glorious views of the surroundings, a paved verandah area with pergola over and perspex roof provides a welcome spot to relax. Accessed either from the garden or through the French doors from the Snug/Bedroom Three. Situated within the garden is an attractive wooden SUMMER HOUSE, currently being used as an art studio with light and power. There is also a GREENHOUSE and further TIMBER SHED with glazed windows to the front. A newly erected large TIMBER WORKSHOP sits on a concrete base at the bottom of the garden also, offering generous storage space with double doors, window and further single door. Outside tap to the rear of the property alongside a covered well and original pump. Security lighting positioned around the outside of the cottage. A septic tank is situated within the garden and an oil tank is positioned by the driveway area, carport and wood store area.

Services

We have been advised that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to a septic tank, and the heating is oil fired. 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 "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 ().

Viewing

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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Directions

From the Upton office, proceed towards the mini-roundabout, continuing straight over on the B4211 towards Malvern and Worcester. Follow the road for approximately 3.5 miles, passing the turning on your left towards Malvern B4211. Follow the Upton to Worcester road for a approximately another two miles and take the turning on your right hand side signposted to Clevelode. Follow this narrow lane down passing a house on the right hand side, for just over quarter of a mile where the driveway to the property will found on the left hand side as indicated by the agents For Sale board.

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