5 bedroom detached house for sale

Oddingley Lane, Worcester, WR7

Offers in Region of £1,395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Farm House
  • Family Kitchen Diner
  • Outbuildings/Garaging
  • Independent one bedroom Annexe
  • Stables & Manège
  • Approx 9 acres
  • Wonderful Views
  • Rural Aspect
  • Inspection recommended

Full description

Four bedroom farmhouse with independent annexe & equestrian facilities set in approx 9 acres with wonderful views

Introduction - Friesland Farm is a wonderful Georgian farm house with outstanding views set in this wonderful rural location with attractive formal gardens as well as an excellent range of Equestrian facilities set in approximately 9 Acres of land, including formal gardens, woodland and paddocks.

Friesland Farm offers an abundance of character and contemporary style living in equal measures having been modernised and refurbished to a high standard in recent years, with well proportioned and flexible living accommodation. On a quiet no through country lane this beautiful home sits in a lovely south facing position commanding glorious views stretching from the Worcestershire/Warwickshire borders in the east to Bredon and the Cotswolds in the south.

This wonderful property also offers additional accommodation in the form of a one bedroom flat as well as a barn/granary and additional garaging with extensive stabling.

Miles (All Distances Approximate) - Worcester 6.4 miles, Birmingham 27 miles, Droitwich 7 miles, Bromsgrove 12.6 miles, Kidderminster 17.7 miles. The M5 Motorway 4 miles.

Directions - From Worcester City centre proceed in a southerly direction out of the city on the A44 London Road, continuing to the second roundabout take the first exit onto the A440 Swinesherd Way. Continue to the following roundabout and cross straight over taking the second exit onto Nunnery Way and then third exit at the following roundabout sign posted Crowle onto the B4636. Continue over the roundabout onto Plough Road following the signs for Crowle. Follow the road around a sharp left turn and take the next right hand turn sign posted the village of Crowle and after a short distance take the left hand turn onto Netherwood Lane, continue for a short distance before bearing right at the fork as indicated by the no through road sign. Friesland Farm will be found after a short distance on the right hand side.

Situation - Friesland Farm enjoys a superb private position with outstanding rural views at the edge of the most popular Village of Crowle on the eastern outskirts of Worcester, which enjoys superb local facilities including the ancient parish church of St John The Baptist, a primary school, public house and restaurant, parish hall and excellent social and sporting facilities. The property also enjoys easy access to the historic city of Worcester which has extensive shopping, leisure and education facilities and also having quick and easy access to the M5 motorway network.

Two railway stations within the Cathedral City of Worcester provide direct rail connections to London Paddington and Birmingham. Birmingham International Airport offers regular national and international flights and together with the National Exhibition Centre and Birmingham International Railway Station, can be accessed off Junction 6 of the M42.

Description - This beautiful detached, Georgian home offers spacious and flexible accommodation blending the mixture of old and new perfectly together. With two independent separate staircases accessing the first floor accommodation of four double bedrooms, each with contemporary fitted en-suite facilities with an additional modern family bathroom off the generous landing. Each of the first floor bedrooms benefits from wonderful rural views to all directions.

The property has a grand main entrance into a wonderful open entrance hall showing off a fabulous vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and exposed brick with fantastic reclaimed solid oak double arched entrance door. A contemporary solid wooden and glazed turning staircase to a first floor balconied landing leads to the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and also, further access to the remaining first floor accommodation.

The entrance hall leads to the ground floor accommodation comprising four reception rooms and a spectacular fitted kitchen with dining area.

From the original entrance hall steps down lead to a beautiful drawing room with a striking feature ornate carved stone fire place with inset exposed brick work. The fire place dominates this beautiful room with part flag stone and part solid oak flooring. Dual double doors open out to the manicured gardens with wonderful views over the garden pond and beyond.

The central dining room has a wonderful terracotta tiled floor with another impressive feature solid fuel burning stone fire place, again with a wonderful aspect over gardens and grounds with further long distance views beyond.

The original staircase runs from the dining room to the first floor accommodation and also gives access to a living room. The living room has wooden flooring, further striking stone wood burning fire place with mantel over and to the rear fantastic views over the gardens, paddock and beyond.

From the dining room access can be gained to the cellar and through to a wonderful hand made solid oak and granite family kitchen with dining space. A beautiful pitched ceiling has Velux style windows with exposed timbers and inset spot lights overlooking this wonderful space with beautiful flagstone flooring. There are a number of windows to all sides and a stable style door to the front of the property. The kitchen benefits from a wonderful four oven AGA as well a 'Range Master Toleda' double oven with five ring hob and 'Range Master' extractor hood above. This fabulous space is wonderful for family living and entertaining with the highest quality fixtures and fittings with the granite work surfaces and island with storage and drawers made from beautifully crafted hand made solid oak units. There is also space for hand made solid wooden units housing the fridge freezer, microwave and further storage as well as plenty of space for large table and chairs to enjoy this most inviting space.

From the kitchen is a useful utility room with granite work surfaces and hand made wooden units and a separate ground floor cloakroom.

The morning room follows off the Kitchen and is tastefully presented with fabulous double glazed double doors opening out to a small patio into the formal tended gardens offering the most private setting with rural views.

Master Bedroom 22'8 narrowing to 14'9 x 13'2
Bedroom Two 13'10 x 13'1
Bedroom Three 13'10 x 12'1
Bedroom Four 11'7 x 10'10
Family Bathroom 13'1 x 6'6 max
Ground Floor Entrance Hall 17'0 x 9'6 max
Drawing Room 22'8 x 13'2
Dining Room 19'6 x 14'0
Living Room 13'9 x 11'10
Morning Room 14'5 x 10'6
Kitchen Diner 29'10 x 13'5
Cloakroom 7'4 x 6'0
Utility Room 10'0 x 6'7
First Floor Landing 25'1 x 10'2 narrowing to 6'1

Outside - Friesland Farm is wonderfully situated set within beautifully tended landscaped gardens with the most wonderful long distance rural views. Having been well thought out, fully fenced, walled and enjoying a great degree of privacy with an attractive natural pond, a variety of wonderful seating areas and lawn with mature shrubs, trees, a host of well stocked flower, shrub and herbaceous borders and beds.

The property also has 7 individual paddocks all fully fenced surrounding the property with access via the lane or directly from the gardens with private track being gated and fenced leading to a detached timber stable block comprising two stables and a tack room with power and lighting. Within the paddocks are further field shelters and hay stores. Each paddock is fully fenced with mains water and gated and there is also an outdoor all weather manege measuring 131'3 x 66'11

Immediately next to the property there is a courtyard with tarmacadam hard standing being surrounded by brick walling with double gated access with further stables, granary and storage space with power, lighting and external water supply. There is a field shelter and additional stabling in the lower paddock.

The independent annexe accommodation has an open plan living area with kitchen and dining space. Double glazed Velux windows and a bedroom. This independent living space offers flexible options whether it be for dependant relatives or for a business/ commercial opportunity. Access is via solid stone steps above the garaging and storage. Planning Permission is granted for further development of the ground floor office and garage until November 2013 to provide a self contained residential annexe.

Services - Mains water and electricity. LPG fired central heating is understood to be connected. Bio-disc drainage system. None of the services have been tested.

Fixtures & Fittings - Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale.

Local Authority - Wychavon District Council 01386 565000

Tenure - We understand that the property is Freehold although purchasers must make their own enquiries via their solicitor.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

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Added on Rightmove:
17 October 2012

Nearest stations

  • Worcester Shrub Hill (4.1 mi)
  • Droitwich Spa (4.2 mi)
  • Worcester Foregate Street (4.6 mi)
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Halls Estate Agents , Kidderminster

137 Franche Road, Kidderminster, DY11 5AP

01562 311027 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Worcester Shrub Hill (4.1 mi)
  • Droitwich Spa (4.2 mi)
  • Worcester Foregate Street (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Halls Estate Agents , Kidderminster

137 Franche Road, Kidderminster, DY11 5AP

01562 311027 Local call rate

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