4 bedroom detached house for saleWells Road, Malvern
- 4 bedrooms
- Detached house
- Bus Route
- Malvern Hills
A DISTINCTIVE AND VERY INTERESTING GRADE II LISTED DETACHED PERIOD HOUSE ENJOYING A LOVELY PRIVATE SETTING AND SOUTH FACING ASPECT WITH VIEWS OF THE HILLS AND ACROSS THE SEVERN VALLEY AND OFFERING FOUR BEDROOMED ACCOMMODATION WITH GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, HALL, CLOAKROOM, SITTING ROOM, KITCHEN/DINING ROOM, BATHROOM, STOREROOM, UTILITY ROOM, WORKSHOP, STUDIO, OFF ROAD PARKING AND OUTBUILDINGS WITH POTENTIAL FOR CONVERSION TO PROVIDE FURTHER ACCOMMODATION OR GARAGING.
Location & Description:
The Yews enjoys a convenient position approximately two miles south of Great Malvern where there is a comprehensive range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. There is a local Spar stores and service station about ten minutes walk from the property.
Transport communications are well catered for. There is a mainline railway station in Great Malvern. Junction 1 of the M50 at Upton and Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester are both within approximately ten miles.
The area is well served by an excellent choice of schools at primary and secondary levels and in both the state and private systems including The Wyche and Wells Primary, The Chase Secondary, Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls School. The Worcestershire Golf Club is less than a mile away.
Situated in an elevated position on the eastern slopes of the Malvern Hills the property enjoys a lovely private setting with a southerly aspect across its good size mature garden towards the hills in the west and across the treetops of Malvern Wells towards the Seven Valley in the east. A particular bonus is the easy access to the network of paths and bridleways that criss-cross the hills themselves.
The Yews is an interesting Grade II Listed detached period house with a long history that is believed to date back to the late 1700's. Over the years the property has clearly been extended and altered and has now evolved into a charming detached four bedroomed home which still retains some original architectural features, including the extensive use of oak, antique pine and elm to floors, staircases, brace and latch doors, wall and ceiling timbers as well as fireplaces and sash windows (some of which have been replaced in more recent years).
The accommodation includes a generous reception hall, cloakroom with WC, a charming sitting room (which was once two separate rooms but is now one much larger one with two fireplaces), a good size kitchen/dining room, four bedrooms and a bathroom with shower and WC.
Adjacent to the main dwelling there are three further buildings, the first of which is linked to the house by a large hall and currently contains a storeroom, utility room, studio and workshop. Subject to the necessary planning consents this part of the house could easily be converted to provide either an annexe or further accommodation. Adjacent to this there is a large detached chalet of timber construction.
However for those buyers who may be seeking a project then perhaps the most interesting aspect of The Yews is its former stables, a large stone building with direct access onto Holywell Road. This could be adapted to provide further accommodation or garaging (again subject to planning consent). Adjacent to this there is off road parking for two vehicles.
Part glazed front door, original tessellated tiled flooring, radiator, understairs cupboard, oak staircase to first floor.
Low level WC, corner wash hand basin with cupboard below.
5.89m (19ft 4in) x 3.96m (13ft 0in)
Formerly two separate rooms, this open plan room is on two levels with three windows to front and side aspects facing south and east, large brick fireplace (now used for display only), second main fireplace with brick surround, tiled mantle and hearth, two radiators, glazed door leading to rear hall (described later).
5.18m (17ft 0in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in) max
A range of floor cupboards with worktops and tiled surrounds incorporating a twin bowl stainless steel single drainer sink with mixer tap. Four ring gas HOB, electric OVEN, gas fired central heating boiler, former fireplace with timber surround, mantle and tiled inset. Radiator, sash window to front aspect, window to rear aspect. Original brick and antique pine flooring.
Rear Hall :
5.11m (16ft 9in) x 1.73m (5ft 8in)
With two glazed doors leading to front and rear gardens. Further doors leading to
3.61m (11ft 10in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)
2.21m (7ft 3in) x 1.83m (6ft 0in)
With plumbing for washing machine.
3.66m (12ft 0in) x 2.44m (8ft 0in)
Large window to rear aspect. Fitted bookshelving.
3.66m (12ft 0in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)
Radiator, sash window to front aspect and built in wardrobe.
3.66m (12ft 0in) x 3.48m (11ft 5in)
Radiator, fitted wardrobe and sash window to front aspect.
2.54m (8ft 4in) x 1.88m (6ft 2in)
Radiator and sash window to front aspect.
3.96m (13ft 0in) x 2.13m (7ft 0in)
Radiator, south facing window to side aspect.
2.97m (9ft 9in) x 2.08m (6ft 10in) max
Having timber cladding to dado level, panelled bath with tiled surround and shower over. Wash basin with tiled worktop to one side and cupboard below. Radiator, low level WC, access to roof space (this is a very generous space), double glazed window to rear aspect.
The Yews can be approached from two directions either on foot along Wells Road or by vehicle from Holywell Road. From Wells Road a gated entrance opens on to a stepped pathway flanked by Malvern stone walls under a canopy of trees and shrubs. This leads up to the main entrance of the house. The front garden is laid to lawn with stone and gravelled features, mature shrubs, two yew trees, roses, conifers and high hedging that gives it privacy and shelter. The main faade of the house supports a very fine wisteria. Steps lead into the main south facing garden where a large paved patio and seating area opens on to lawns enclosed by mature hedging with well established shrubs and trees. Lawned pathways continue up the slope to the rear of the house where there is another paved patio and seating area, terraced lawns and three impressive pine trees. A doorway leads to a
3.51m (11ft 6in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)
Of timber construction with a pair of double glazed patio style doors and windows. A further set of steps lead up to the top of the garden where it meets Holywell Road. Here there is off road parking for two vehicles and a large
3.61m (11ft 10in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)
7.32m (24ft 0in) x 4.27m (14ft 0in)
Of stone construction. This has potential for conversion into alternative uses (subject to planning consent). Behind the chalet there is a vegetable section.
We have been advised that mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. 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.
We are advised (subject to legal verification) that the property is freehold.
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This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.
Strictly by appointment through the Agents Malvern office. (01684 892809).
The property can be accessed either off Wells Road or Holywell Road. The easiest route is to leave Malvern along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury. Follow this route for approximately two miles (passing the left turn to The Hanley's, Upton and Three Counties Showground) and the Texaco garage on your right hand side. Approximately quarter of a mile after the Texaco garage and opposite the International School you will notice a small pedestrian gate numbered 266. This is the entrance to the property. You can park opposite this gate on the Wells Road. Alternatively continue for a further quarter of a mile before forking sharply back to the right into Holywell Road. Continue along this route for about quarter of a mile where you will notice a large stone outbuilding on the right. Immediately before this there is a double parking space. This belongs to 266 Wells Road.
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