5 bedroom detached house for saleFarley Road, Malvern
- 5 bedrooms
- Detached house
- Bus Route
A WELL PRESENTED AND ELEGANT DETACHED VICTORIAN RESIDENCE WITH ANNEXE WHICH COMBINE TO OFFER GENEROUS AND FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION WITH MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES, GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, PORCH, HALL, DRAWING ROOM, SITTING ROOM, KITCHEN/DINING ROOM, ADDITIONAL KITCHEN, LAUNDRY ROOM, MUSIC ROOM, CLOAKROOM, STUDY, OFFICE/LIBRARY, CONSERVATORY, FIVE BEDROOMS, BATHROOM, TWO SHOWER ROOMS, PRIVATE OFF ROAD PARKING AND AN ATTRACTIVE LANDSCAPED GARDEN. ENERGY RATING "E"
Location and Description:
St Eloy's enjoys a convenient location in Farley Road, a well established and highly regarded street which is less than five minutes on foot from the centre of the well served neighbourhood of Malvern Link where there is a comprehensive selection of amenities including shops and banks, Lidl and Co-op supermarkets, two service stations, takeaways and places to eat out. The larger town of Great Malvern is less than a mile away. Here there are further shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium.
Transport communications are excellent. Malvern Link railway station is only about ten minutes away on foot and Junction 7 of the M5 motorway near Worcester is about eight miles. The property also falls within the catchment area of a network of local schools in the state sector. A short distance away in Great Malvern there are two well known private schools, Malvern College and Malvern St James.
St Eloy's is an impressive detached Victorian house with a long and interesting history that in the past has combined both residential and business use. For many years and until quite recently it was a veterinary surgeons home and surgery. However now the property provides flexible and versatile accommodation with an adjoining one bedroomed annexe that can be combined (as at present) into a large single home or could provide separate self-contained quarters for guests or an elderly relative.
The house retains a number of its original Victorian features including quarry tiled flooring, stripped oak internal doors, cornicing to ceilings, sash windows and working fireplaces. More recent improvements include the installation of gas fired central heating as well as new and very contemporary suites in the cloakroom, shower rooms and bathroom.
St Eloy's stands in a large mature and mainly walled garden which combines low maintenance with reasonable privacy and a safe environment for young children making it the ideal family home.
The strength of the house is undoubtedly its versatility. It not only makes an excellent large family house but is equally adaptable into two family use or for those who need to work from home.
Enclosed Entrance Porch:
1.83m (6ft 0in) x 1.52m (5ft 0in)
Elegant entrance door with stained glass panelling, further arched window to side aspect, quarry tiled flooring and part glazed inner door leading to
4.52m (14ft 10in) x 2.34m (7ft 8in)
An elegant entrance with original Victorian tiled flooring, cornicing to ceiling, sash window, stairs to first floor and entrance to lobby (described later).
4.19m (13ft 9in) min x 3.66m (12ft 0in)
Fireplace with timber surround and mantle, cast iron inset and grate, marble hearth, sash window to front aspect, radiator, cornicing to ceiling, picture rail, two built in shelved cupboards.
6.02m (19ft 9in) max x 4.27m (14ft 0in)
Period fireplace with timber surround and mantle, Victorian tiled inset, cast iron grate, tiled hearth, cornicing to ceiling, picture rail, attractive bay window to front aspect, radiator.
Quarry tiled floor, door leading to inner hall (described later). Door also to
6.25m (20ft 6in) x 3.71m (12ft 2in)
Original Victorian surround and mantle now accommodating the gas fired AGA, four windows to rear and side aspects, ceramic tiled flooring and two open plan entrances to
3.66m (12ft 0in) x 2.59m (8ft 6in)
Large glazed sink unit, gas point for cooker, window to rear aspect and glazed door to rear garden. Door also to
2.31m (7ft 7in) x 1.83m (6ft 0in)
Wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, fitted shelving and work surface, plumbing and space for washing machine, windows to side and rear aspects, ceramic tiled floor, inspection hatch to roof space.
4.01m (13ft 2in) x 2.44m (8ft 0in) min
Accessed from the ground floor lobby this hall provides the internal link to the two storey annexe. Door to PANTRY with window. Doors also leading to side hall and to study (both described later). Further glazed door leading to
Tiled floor, window and part glazed door overlooking and leading to rear garden. Doors to music room (described later) and to
2.24m (7ft 4in) x 1.73m (5ft 8in)
Contemporary suite with part tiled walls and flooring, low level WC, wash basin, radiator, ceiling downlighting and inspection hatch to roof space.
3.96m (13ft 0in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in) max
Radiator, three windows to rear and side aspects.
4.78m (15ft 8in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)
Radiator, window to front aspect, step down to
3.28m (10ft 9in) x 2.57m (8ft 5in)
Radiator, fitted bookshelving, windows to side and front aspects. Door to
This provides direct external access into the annexe section of the house via a part glazed outside door. Understairs storage area, radiator, stairs leading to first floor annexe bedroom (described later). Door also to
Radiator and glazed door leading back to inner hall (described earlier).
There are two separate staircases. One is approached via the side hall into the annexe and is described later. The principal landing is approached from the ground floor reception hall which leads to
Cornicing to ceiling, picture rail, radiator, access to roof space, sash window to side aspect.
3.66m (12ft 0in) x 2.46m (8ft 1in)
Picture rail, sash window to rear aspect and radiator.
Fully tiled and having tiled shower cubicle, close coupled WC, radiator, pedestal wash basin, attractive tiled flooring and sash window to rear aspect.
4.57m (15ft 0in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)
Picture rail, radiator, sash window to front aspect.
5.08m (16ft 8in) x 4.32m (14ft 2in) maximum
This is the master bedroom with an impressive period fireplace having timber surround, tiled inset, cast iron grate, picture rail, sash window to front aspect, two radiators and door to
4.98m (16ft 4in) max x 2.54m (8ft 4in)
A completely reequipped and refitted contemporary "Jack & Jill" bathroom which can be accessed both from the master bedroom and main landing. Half tiled with attractive stand alone bath and large fully tiled shower cubicle with glazed screen, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin, chrome ladder style heated towel rail, ceiling downlighting, sash window and separate linen area with radiator, fitted cupboards and shelving, ceiling downlighting and sash window to rear aspect. This is an excellent drying area.
3.71m (12ft 2in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)
Radiator, picture rail and sash window to rear aspect.
Annexe Bedroom 5.:
6.2m (20ft 4in) x 3.25m (10ft 8in) max including alcoves
This excellent guest suite is accessed via a separate staircase from the side hall. It is an open plan room with three windows including one with an attractive crescent design. Ceiling downlighting and door leading to
En-Suite Shower Room:
3.25m (10ft 8in) x 1.37m (4ft 6in)
Recently reequipped with large tiled shower cubicle, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin, ceiling downlighting and window to rear aspect.
An impressive brick pillared and gated entrance opens on to a wide driveway capable of accommodating several vehicles. A gate from this driveway and a further pedestrian gate from the main road lead into the level front garden which is laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. It is enclosed to the road and to the side by walled boundaries and railings. A gated entrance leads to the side of the house into the good size level rear garden which is also laid to lawn with a particularly large brick and flagstone terrace providing natural seating areas. Here also there are mature shrubs and trees and a very useful "kitchen garden" with raised planters, a garden SHED of timber construction and a LOG STORE. Part of the seating area is shaded by a large PERGOLA which supports a number of climbers including rose, wisteria and vine. Trellising separating the kitchen garden also supports climbing roses. Like the front garden the rear is also walled. Doors lead to a
4.78m (15ft 8in) x 3.4m (11ft 2in)
Double glazed with large patio doors leading into the garden itself. Adjacent to the conservatory is a
4.57m (15ft 0in) x 2.51m (8ft 3in)
With double glazed windows, power and lighting and door leading on to the driveway. At strategic points there is external lighting and outside taps.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are understood to be available. There are TV and telephone points in many of the principal room. All interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries in order to confirm verification. 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 certification) that the property is freehold.
COUNCIL TAX BAND "G"
This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.
Strictly by appointment through the Agent's Malvern office.
From the agents office in Malvern proceed north on the A449 towards Worcester. Continue through the first set of traffic lights at Link Top carrying on downhill with the common on your right hand side. Proceed to the centre of Malvern Link where at a set of traffic lights turn left into Richmond Road. After 100 yards take the first right turn into Farley Road where the property will be seen on the right hand side.
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