Shieling, Gilberts End, Hanley Swan, Worcester, WR8 0AS

4 Bedroom Detached Bungalow

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Four Bedroom Detached Bungalow
  • Quiet Village Location
  • Views Over Open Fields To The Malvern Hills
  • Open Plan Living Dining Kitchen With Separate Utility Room
  • Sitting Room
  • Two En-Suites Plus A Family Bathroom
  • Ample Parking And Single Garage


A Beautifully Presented And Spacious Four Bedroomed Detached Bungalow On A Generous Plot Affording Fine Views Both To The Front And Rear Of The Property In A Popular And Sought After Village Of Hanley Swan. EPC 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.

Shieling is a deceptively spacious detached bungalow situated within a quiet location within this popular and much sought after village of Hanley Swan. The property is accessed from this quiet lane via a five bar wooden vehicle gate accessing the gravel driveway allowing ample parking for vehicles and also giving access to the attached single garage. The property has undergone a programme of refurbishment over the years and has also been extended to create light and airy rooms which are well proportioned and beautifully presented in a modern and contemporary feel and is ideal for family living or those looking for a sizeable property all on one level. One of the key selling points of the property is the wonderful views on offer not only from the front aspect across open farmland, but also to the rear and the property is designed to take in these wonderful vistas including the Hills themselves. The property is set back behind a laurelled and fenced foregarden which is mainly laid to lawn with planted beds to three sides planted with plants and shrubs displaying colour throughout the year. Under an oak framed storm porch with a glazed panel on which the house name is displayed the front door with obscured double glazed inset and matching side panel opens through to the living accommodation which is in excess of 1900 square feet and benefits not only from oil fired central heating but also double glazing. The spacious living accommodation comprises in more detail of:

Dining Kitchen

A striking entrance to the bungalow is undoubtedly the hub of the home and creates a real feeling of space and light, which is a theme that continues throughout the property. Though open plan it is in effect sub-divided into two main zones comprising of

Dining Area - 18ft 1in (5.58m) × 15ft (4.65m)

Being an open space enjoying a double glazed window to front. Inset ceiling light points, radiator, thermostat control point, internal door to garage with a beautiful tiled floor flows throughout this area and into

Kitchen - 18ft 11in (5.58m) × 8ft 6in (2.48m)

Fitted with a range of Shaker style wooden drawer and cupboard base units with granite worktop and splashbacks over. Matching wall units with downlighting. Set into the work surface is a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap set under the double glazed window looking out to the foregarden. There is a range of integrated appliances including a four ring electric Stoves HOB with EXTRACTOR canopy over and Neff OVEN with warming drawer, MICROWAVE as well as a DISHWASHER and FRIDGE. Inset ceiling downlighters. Airing cupboard housing pressurised mains hot water cylinder, door opening to inner hallway and further doors open from the living area through to


Continued tiled flooring. Fitted with a modern white suite consisting of a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splashback. Obscured double glazed window to side. Loft access point, ceiling light point, ceiling mounted extractor fan.

Sitting Room - 16ft 8in (4.96m) × 17ft 2in (5.27m)

Positioned to the rear of the property and enjoying fine views across the open farmland through the double glazed window and further double glazed double doors opening and overlooking the rear garden. The Malvern Hills can be viewed to the left hand vista. Two ceiling light points, two radiators, engineered wood flooring with matching skirting.

Utility Room - 16ft 8in (4.96m) × 6ft 6in (1.86m)

A generous space with further kitchen cupboards and work surface space including a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. There is space for under counter white goods and washing machine, tiled splashbacks, inset ceiling spot lights, radiator. Continued tiled flooring. Double window and double glazed pedestrian door gives access to the rear garden. Ceiling mounted extractor fan, inset ceiling downlighters.


Inset ceiling downlighters, loft access point, tall storage cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom 1 - 17ft 10in (5.27m) × 11ft 10in (3.41m)

A generous double bedroom positioned to the front of the property with double glazed window, ceiling light point, radiator. Door opens through to


Obscured double glazed window to front. White low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, shower enclosure with thermostatic controlled shower over. Ceiling light point, wall mounted extractor fan and chrome wall mounted heated towel rail. Splashbacks in complimentary tiling.

Bedroom 2 - 19ft 11in (5.89m) × 15ft 11in (4.65m)

These are maximum measurements as this is an 'L' shaped room. A further generous double bedroom with double glazed window to rear with views over the open farmland. Ceiling light point. Glazed roof lantern. Radiator. Door opening through to


Fitted with a modern white level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and corner shower enclosure with thermostatic controlled shower over. Double glazed Velux skylight. Wall mounted extractor fan. Splashbacks and floor in complimentary tiling. Ceiling light point, chrome wall mounted heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 - 9ft 10in (2.79m) × 11ft 6in (3.41m)

With range of fitted wardrobes with hanging space and cupboards over. Positioned to the rear of the property with double glazed window with views over the farmland and to the Malvern Hills. Ceiling light point. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - 13ft 8in (4.03m) × 8ft 11in (2.48m)

Double glazed window to rear with views. A further double bedroom with ceiling light point, radiator.

Family Bathroom

Fitted with a white low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and mixer tap, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower head fitment. Double glazed fanlight. Splashback and flooring in complimentary tiling. Inset ceiling downlighters, ceiling mounted extractor fan. Chrome wall mounted heated towel rail.


A paved patio area runs across the rear of the property where the pleasantries of this fantastic setting can be enjoyed including open views over farmland. The grass extends to a further paved seating area with raised seating at the back of the garden next to the boundary fence giving views over the open farmland and also to North Hill and the Worcestershire Beacon. The whole garden is enclosed by a fenced perimeter with shrubbed beds. The garden further benefits from outside light point, SHED and water tap.

Garage - 19ft 5in (5.89m) × 8ft 9in (2.48m)

Double wooden vehicle doors to front, ceiling light point, power and internal door to kitchen. Floor mounted oil fired boiler.


We have been advised that mains water, drainage and electricity 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 "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 D (60).


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 as indicated by the agents For Sale board.


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