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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Brockhill Road, Malvern


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A rare opportunity to acquire a property in the most secluded and sought after of locations, at the western foothills of the Malvern Hills near Colwall. The property consists of a fully restored medieval oak barn having been painstakingly re-instated by the vendor and a more modern attachment that comprises three bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen. The property has full planning permission to demolish and extend to create a modern four bedroom property. The ground works have already been completed. The plot of approximately two acres of ecologically important and beautiful hillside, benefits from its own water source and quarry and enjoys fantastic views and access to protected woodland and rural walks. This is an opportunity to create your own "grand design" and a truly unique home in one of Worcestershire's best locations. Early inspection is essential.

Ground Floor - Wooden front door into:

Entrance Hallway - Cupboard under the stairs, door to front door, stairs to first floor, utility/storage area, large oak door to:

Barn Sitting Room - 13.25m x 3.92m (43'5" x 12'10") - Hugely impressive open medieval vaulted and fully restored, rebuilt former barn with exposed, original beams, large picture window, four side facing windows overlooking the front gardens, two further Velux roof windows, creating a bright and spacious room, split level wooden floor, stone-built fireplace with cast iron wood burner , exposed stone walls, TV point, two radiators, telephone/broadband point.

Kitchen - 3.56m x 3.90m (11'8" x 12'9") - Dual aspect with front facing uPVC French doors and rear facing uPVC window, low level fitted storage units with worktop over, one and a half bowl inset ceramic sink with mixer tap, gas cooker point, wall-mounted gas boiler, wall-mounted gas heater, space and plumbing for dishwasher.

Downstairs Bathroom - 2.63m max x 2.62m max (8'7" max x 8'7" max) - Panel bath with mixer shower attachment over, low level wc, wash basin, wall-mounted gas fired heater.

First Floor - Landing - Rear facing uPVC window, sliding door to cloakroom with obscured window, low level wc and wash basin.

Bedroom One - 2.54m x 3.88m (8'3" x 12'8") - Dual aspect with outstanding and far-reaching views to the front and rear, wall-mounted gas fired heater, TV point.

Bedroom Three - 3.17m x1.87m (10'4" x6'1") - Front facing uPVC window with fine views, wall-mounted gas fired heater.

Bedroom Two - 2.60m max x 3.61m (8'6" max x 11'10") - Side facing uPVC window with a superb view of British Camp, plus Velux window.

Outside - Approached from either Brockhill Road or The Purlieu via a gated driveway, leading to the garage and the house via a section of garden with a stream running through, a wild section of garden enclosed to the front by a dry stone wall with no other property in sight. Overlooking paddocks to the fore.

Walled Side Garden - Enclosed by a stone wall with gated access to the front alongside the old barn, laid to lawn with flowering shrub borders, a private and tranquil setting. A section of the side garden is recessed with low stone wall and cut into the hillside in preparation for the planned extension.

Garage - Oak-framed double garage and workshop with vaulted ceiling, high level storage, power and light, double doors to the front, skylight window and wood store.

Gardens - Approximately two acres of gently sloping hillside gardens with stream running along side to northern boundary with bluebells and wild garlic, surrounded by woodland on one side and open far-reaching views to the south over farmland and looking towards Iron Age hill fort at British Camp and west towards Herefordshire. Maintained, but kept partially wild, is an area of botanical and entomological interest with a variety of wild plants and wildlife.

Elevated rear section to the rear is more of a woodland area and includes a small stone quarry. There are areas of raised bed vegetable production and a chicken pen, 5m x 2.5m timber frame greenhouse and a small orchard of apple, pear and plum trees. A delightful spot of natural beauty, with miles of walks and acres of woodland on your doorstep in the foothills of the Malvern Hills.

Planning Permission - The vendors have obtained full planning permission to demolish the house section of the property and replace with a modern replacement incorporating an open plan kitchen dining room, study/home office, four bedrooms master with en-suite, fantastic views with large windows and a balcony. Details of the plans are with the agent along with planning approval notification. The time scale for the extension is open as the vendors have started the project by building the garage and laying the ground works for the proposed accommodation. This is a true "grand design" for the person looking to acquire the plot and scope to build a truly unique and individual property in a most enviable position.

Directions - From the office of Allan Morris in Malvern proceed onto the Wells Road. Drive for a short distance and take the first right hand turn onto the Wyche Road. Follow the road uphill, passing through the Wyche Cutting, bearing right into West Malvern Road. After a short distance, take the left turn into The Purlieu. This is an unmade road that you follow downhill to the end when the property will be found on the left hand side. The property can also be found by following Brockhill Road from the top end at West Malvern Road to the point where it joins the end of the Purlieu. The property will be indicated by the For Sale notice. Please pull into the driveway if viewing the property. For more details or to book a viewing, please call the Great Malvern office on 01684 561411.

Additional Information - TENURE: We understand the property to be Freehold but this point should be confirmed by your solicitor.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS: Only those items referred to in these particulars are included in the sale price. Other items, such as carpets and curtains, may be available by separate arrangement.

SERVICES: Gas is LPG and mains Electricity are connected. Water and Drainage are private. Please note that we have not tested any services or appliances and their inclusion in these particulars should not be taken as a warranty.

OUTGOINGS: Local Council: Herefordshire District Council (01432 260000); at the time of marketing the Council Tax Bank is: F

SCHOOLS INFORMATION: Local Education Authority: Worcestershire LA: 01905 822700 - Herefordshire LA: 01432 260927


Asking Price - £695,000

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