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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Wells Road, Malvern

Guide Price £785,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Detached house
  • Garden
  • Bus Route
  • School
  • Shops

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Location & Description:
GROUND FLOOR: Porch, Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Rear Hall, Conservatory, Cloakroom, Breakfast Room, Kitchen, Inner Hall, Boot Room, Cellar, Utility Room,
FIRST FLOOR: Half Landing, Shower Room, Landing, Master Bedroom, En-Suite Bathroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bathroom
SECOND FLOOR: Landing, Bedroom 5, Sitting Room, Bedroom 6, Bedroom 7

The Belvedere is an imposing Grade II Listed detached Regency residence nestling on the upper eastern slopes of the Malvern Hills, enjoying uninterrupted long distance views over the Severn Valley towards Bredon and The Cotswolds.

The house was once the principal residence within The Belvedere Estate, owned and occupied by Miss Eliza Warrington between 1850 and 1901. She also provided the local community with the facilities for the Malvern Wells Primary School together with playing a major part in the creation of the Worcester Blind College. Sir Edward Elgar was welcomed as a visitor to her home.

The Belvedere is located in the highly regarded residential area of Malvern Wells, with easy access to the comprehensive amenities and facilities in Great Malvern which offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, banks and Post Office together with Waitrose supermarket. Malvern is also renowned for its theatre and cinema complex, Splash leisure pool and gymnasium, Manor Park Tennis Club and the Worcestershire Golf Club. It is also served by two private schools, Malvern College and Malvern St James as well as local prep schools. The property falls within the catchment area of the Chase Secondary School and a number of well respected primary schools. The town centre is well placed for connection to local transport with Great Malvern railway station providing links to London Paddington, Cardiff and South Wales, the South West, Birmingham and The Midlands.

The property exudes great elegance and character and retains many original features including well proportioned reception rooms, high corniced ceilings, deep skirtings and sash windows, many with folding shutters.

The present owners have spent a considerable amount of time and expense restoring the property to some of its former glory. Houses of this quality rarely come to the market and the agents strongly recommend an early inspection to appreciate its grandeur being approached via a sweeping “in and out” driveway.


Steps up to

Open Porch:
With column supports, solid entrance door to

Reception Hall:
Radiator, chequered tiled floor.

Drawing Room:
9.46m (31ft 0in) x 5.38m (17ft 8in)
Open fireplace with marble inset and hearth, period style surround, two radiators, cornicing to ceiling, two ceiling roses, full height sash windows with shutters.

Dining Room:
6.35m (20ft 10in) x 4.6m (15ft 1in)
Open fireplace with marble inset and hearth, period style surround. Two radiators, moulded cornicing to ceilings and ceiling rose.

Rear Hall:
Radiator, chequered tiled floor.

4.4m (14ft 5in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)
Constructed in keeping with the style of the property but having double glazed windows and door to front.

White suite comprising wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled surround and low level WC. Chequered tiled floor. Window.

Breakfast Room:
4.97m (16ft 4in) x 2.69m (8ft 10in)
Feature cast iron fireplace. Window seat, wooden floor.

4.14m (13ft 7in) x 4.09m (13ft 5in)
Well appointed with a range of light oak units having deep Belfast one and a half bowl sink with cupboards under. Further matching range of base cupboards and drawers with tiled working surface, Franke four ring gas HOB and cooker hood. Wall mounted and glass fronted crockery display cupboards. Plumbing for dishwasher, display and plate racks, breakfast bar. AGA with three HOTPLATES and five door OVEN providing hot water and cooking facilities. BUTLERS PANTRY.

Inner Hall:
Door to

Boot Room:
with storeroom off and door to rear.

With large work and storage area, wine store, light and power points. Door and steps to side garden.

Utility Room:
Ideal Mexico gas fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine, radiator. Walk in storeroom and door to rear.


Half Landing:

Shower Room:
Having corner shower cubicle with Triton shower, tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, wood floor and window.


Master Bedroom:
9.09m (29ft 10in) x 5.4m (17ft 9in)
Feature cast iron fireplace with marble mantle and decorative inset tiles. Two radiators, built in wardrobe.

En-Suite Bathroom:
White suite comprising bath with telephone style shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, low level WC, walk-in shower, extensive tiled walls, chequered tiled floor. Radiator, heated towel rail, window with folding shutters.

Bedroom 2:
4.62m (15ft 2in) x 4.52m (14ft 10in)
Feature cast iron fireplace, radiator, built in wardrobe.

Bedroom 3:
4.6m (15ft 1in) x 3.74m (12ft 3in)
Feature cast iron fireplace. Radiator.

Bedroom 4:
4.15m (13ft 7in) x 3.87m (12ft 8in)
Feature cast iron fireplace, radiator. Built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.

Free standing roll top bath with claw feet and telephone style mixer tap. Pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, low level WC, decorative wall tiling, chequered tiled floor. Radiator and window.


Velux rooflight

Bedroom 5:
4.33m (14ft 2in) x 3.29m (10ft 10in)
Wash hand basin, radiator, built in storage cupboards.

Sitting Room.:
4.34m (14ft 3in) x 2.83m (9ft 3in)
Radiator, built in storage cupboards, access to large walk-in roof space with light and Velux window.

Bedroom 6:
6.5m (21ft 4in) x 3.23m (10ft 7in)
Radiator, exposed beams, undereaves storage cupboard.

Linen Room:
With shelving leading to

Bedroom 7:
2.82m (9ft 3in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)
Radiator, built in desk unit with cupboards and drawers.

The Belvedere stands in grounds of approximately one acre with wrought iron vehicular gates opening to an "in and out" sweeping driveway providing ample parking and leading around to the rear of the house and to further parking and car hardstanding. The gardens, which have also been the subject of considerable work and improvement by the present owners, are partly terraced, being laid to grass together with hillside woodland through which pathways have been created for ease of maintenance and enjoyment. The gardens are also extremely well stocked with a wide variety of established shrubs and trees, particularly impressive are a Cedar of Lebanon and Wellingtonia. There is a refurbished brick built SUMMER HOUSE occupying an elevated position and from which superb long distance views can be enjoyed. From the top of the garden a pedestrian gate opens onto Holywell Road giving direct access to walking on the Malvern Hills.

We have been advised that mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. There are TV and telephone points at strategic points in the house. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

A Full Energy Performance Certificate is available for this property

Strictly by appointment through the Agents Malvern office. 01684 892809.

From the agents office in Great Malvern proceed south along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury. After almost three miles The Belvedere will be found on the right hand side as indicated by the agents For Sale board.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
29 February 2012


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