Hethersett, Gilberts End, Hanley Castle, Worcester, WR8 0AS

3 Bedroom Detached Bungalow

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  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Extended Detached Bungalow
  • In The Sought After Village Of Hanley Swan
  • Beautifully Presented
  • Three Bedrooms, One With En-Suite
  • Dining Kitchen And Sitting Room
  • Utility Room
  • Fine Rural Views
  • Generous Plot


A Beautifully Presented, Three Bedroom, Extended Detached Bungalow Located In A Popular Village Location And Affording Fine Rural Views And Situated On A Generous Plot. Energy Rating "D"

Location & Description

The property stands close to the centre of the highly regarded south Worcestershire village of Hanley Swan, approximately four miles from the well served town of Great Malvern and a similar distance from the busy riverside town of Upton upon Severn. The village itself boasts an excellent range of local amenities including a general stores and post office, a very popular pub, village hall, church and primary school. The focal point of Hanley Swan is its village pond. The cultural spa town of Great Malvern has a comprehensive range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. Upton upon Severn also has an excellent choice of facilities and is well known for its riverside marina and summer music festivals. The city of Worcester is about ten miles away and junction 1 of the M50 motorway, south of Upton, is less than seven miles. For those who need to walk the dog or enjoy the outdoor life the network of paths and bridleways that criss-cross the Malvern Hills are less than five minutes away by car and the Severn Valley is also nearby.

Hethersett is a wonderfully located detached bungalow positioned in a highly sought after road in the popular village of Hanley Swan. The property has undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment by the current owners who have also extended the bungalow to the rear to create generous, light and airy rooms, all on one level and being well presented and benefitting from double glazing and oil fired central heating. The property is set back from the road behind a deep lawned foregarden with a fenced and hedge perimeter with shaped beds planted with a variety of plants and shrubs. A five bar vehicular gate opens to a driveway that allows ample parking for vehicles and giving access to a single garage. A paved pedestrian path leads from the driveway and gives access to a UPVC double glazed front door which opens to the accommodation that is in excess of 1600 square feet. The accommodation in more detail comprises:

Entrance Porch - 7ft 2in (2.17m) × 7ft 4in (2.17m)

Two double glazed windows to either side of a UPVC double glazed front door. Further double glazed window to front. Ceiling light point. A useful and open space for coat and shoe storage. Double glazed double doors with matching side panels opens to

Reception Hall - 16ft (4.96m) × 8ft 3in (2.48m)

A generous open space offering a welcoming environment with access to loft space. Sensored light point. Radiator, alarm control panel. Wall mounted thermostat control point. Doors open to all principal rooms which include

Sitting Room - 14ft 4in (4.34m) × 15ft 11in (4.65m)

A lovely dual aspect room with double glazed window to front and side. A focal point of the room is a woodburning stove set onto a slate hearth with wooden mantle over. Ceiling light point, wall light point, coving to ceiling. Radiator.

Dining Kitchen - 23ft 9in (7.13m) × 15ft 11in (4.65m)

A lovely open, family orientated space positioned to the rear of property and affording fine views over open farmland to the rear. The room is divided into two main areas, the first of which is


Fitted with a range of gloss fronted white drawer and cupboard base units with chrome handles and a range of matching wall units. In the worksurface area is a one and a half bowl, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer set under a double glazed window to side. Range of integrated appliances including a Zanussi four ring electric INDUCTION HOB with stainless steel extractor over and Bosch SINGLE OVEN with MICROWAVE OVEN over. Breakfast bar return and integrated Hotpoint DISHWASHER. LED pelmet lighting, matching splashbacks, inset ceiling spotlights and space for American style fridge freezer with connection point to water. A tiled floor flows throughout this area. The kitchen is open via the breakfast bar through to

Dining Room

Double glazed double doors with matching side panels overlooking and opening to the rear garden and to countryside views beyond. Wood effect laminate flooring, inset ceiling spotlights and radiator. A wonderful family orientated space. Door to

Utility Room - 6ft 1in (1.86m) × 8ft 4in (2.48m)

Double glazed window to rear. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboard under set into additional work surface with space and connection point for washing machine and further kitchen white good. Wall mounted cupboard, ceiling light point and ceiling mounted extractor fan. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 1 - 22ft 6in (6.82m) × 12ft (3.72m)

A generous double bedroom with double glazed double doors with matching side panels overlooking and opening to the rear garden. Inset ceiling spotlights, radiator. A bank of double wardrobes incorporating hanging and shelf space. Door to


Fitted with a modern white low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Corner shower enclosure with Mira electric shower over. Double glazed skylight. Wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Tiled splashbacks and floor. Inset ceiling spotlights, ceiling mounted extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 - 9ft 11in (2.79m) × 12ft 3in (3.72m)

Double glazed window to front, ceiling light point, radiator. Fitted double wardrobe incorporating hanging and shelf space.

Bedroom 3 - 9ft 8in (2.79m) × 12ft 2in (3.72m)

Double glazed window to side, ceiling light point and radiator.


Fitted with a modern white suite of low level WC, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard under. Panelled bath with mixer tap and thermostatically controlled dual head rainfall and hand held shower over. LED downlighters, ceiling mounted extractor fan. Mirrored recess over sink. Double glazed skylight. Tiled splashbacks, wall mounted heated towel rail.


To the rear of the property a patio extends across the property with the remaining garden mainly being laid to lawn, enclosed by a post and rail fence from where northly views are on offer across open countryside and to the west to the Malvern Hills. The garden has planted beds and benefits from a strategically placed outside light points and a water tap. To the side of the property is a gravelled area where the oil fired boiler is positioned ideal for storage, accessed from the rear garden via a wooden arbour with gated pedestrian access to front. To the left of the property there is a further gated pedestrian access and a pedestrian doors gives access to the garden store.

Single Garage - 16ft 1in (4.96m) × 8ft 7in (2.48m)

Up and over door to front, pedestrian door to rear garden, light and power. There is an outside power socket on the driveway. To the rear of the garage is a

Garden Store - 4ft 4in (1.24m) × 8ft 8in (2.48m)

Pedestrian door from garden. A useful storage space.


We have been advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating is provided by an oil fired system. 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

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 formally 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 "D" This information may have been obtained from the local council website only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is D (62).


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 about two miles fork left into Hanley Road (signed The Three Counties Showground and Upton). Follow this route for about a mile passing through a set of traffic lights, continuing on into the village of Hanley Swan. In the village centre, opposite the pond, turn right at the crossroads towards Gloucester and Welland. Pass the village school on your right, taking the next turn left signed Gilberts End. Follow this lane for just over half a mile. The property is on the left hand side.


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