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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Carlton Road, Malvern

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Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Detached house
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Bus Route
  • School
  • Shops

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A HANDSOME DETACHED EDWARDIAN RESIDENCE SITUATED IN ONE OF MALVERN'S PREMIER LOCATIONS AND ENJOYING A PLEASANT SETTING IN MATURE LANDSCAPED GROUNDS WITH VIEWS OF THE HILLS AND OFFERING GENEROUS FOUR BEDROOMED ACCOMMODATION INCLUDING PORCH, HALL, DINING ROOM, STUDY, DRAWING ROOM, FAMILY ROOM, KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM, TWO BATHROOMS, GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, OFF ROAD PARKING AND GARAGE. ENERGY RATING "E"

Location & Description:
Carlton House enjoys a convenient location less than a mile from the centre of the historic town of Great Malvern where there is a fine range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex, the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium and Manor Park Tennis and Sports Centre. The well served neighbourhood of Malvern Link offers a further choice of local facilities and is only just over quarter of a mile distant. Transport communications are excellent. The property is only ten minutes walk from a mainline railway station and Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about eight miles. Educational needs are equally well catered for as there are a number of highly regarded primary and secondary schools in the immediate vicinity in both the state and private sectors.
Malvern Link common is only a few minutes away on foot and the Malvern Hills are less than five minutes by car. Set on the lower slopes of the Malverns, Carlton House enjoys a private setting in its own mature south facing garden. From the upper floors of the property there are views across the rooftops of Malvern Link towards the hills in the distance.
Originally constructed during the early 1900's Carlton House is a prime example of the architecture of the period. A number of period features have been retained including cornicing to ceilings, sash windows, tessellated floor tiling in the porch, fireplaces and attractive internal joinery, notably to skirting boards, doors and architraves. External features include dressed stone and brick elevations and a pitched clay tiled roof all combining to give the house an elegant appearance.
The generous and flexible accommodation does require some updating. It is offered with gas fired central heating. On the ground floor an attractive entrance porch leads to a large reception hall off which are the main reception rooms including a lovely drawing room, dining room, study/morning room, family room, spacious kitchen/breakfast room and a separate utility/laundry room. On the first floor a long and bright landing leads to four good size bedrooms, one of which has its own en-suite bathroom. There is also a separate family bathroom.
The mature garden has been designed to provide low maintenance with interest and colour throughout the year. It contains a number of mature shrubs, trees and borders mixed with gravel and paved seating areas and enclosed by Malvern Stone walls and high hedging to give it privacy. A gated driveway provides off road parking and leads to a garage.
GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Porch:
Original front door and fanlight, tessellated mosaic tiled flooring, sash window to side aspect, "pull and ring" doorbell. Part glazed inner door to

Reception Hall:
7.11m (23ft 4in) x 2.13m (7ft 0in)
A spacious hall with quarry tiled flooring, stairs to first floor, radiator, central heating thermostat, cornicing to ceiling and sash window to side aspect.

Dining Room:
4.27m (14ft 0in) x 4.27m (14ft 0in)
Two south facing sash windows, two radiators, cornicing and centre rose to ceiling, Edwardian fireplace with slate surround and mantle, tiled inset, cast iron grate and hearth.

Study/Morning Room:
3.35m (11ft 0in) x 2.9m (9ft 6in)
Edwardian grate, timber surround and mantle, cornicing to ceiling, sash window to side aspect and radiator.

Drawing Room:
5.49m (18ft 0in) x 4.42m (14ft 6in) max
Into a lovely south facing three bay sash window. Two radiators, Edwardian fireplace with ornate surround and mantle, tiled inset, cast iron grate and marble hearth. Cornicing and moulded rose to ceiling. Telephone point and TV point.

Family Room:
3.51m (11ft 6in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in)
Sash window to rear aspect with view over rooftops towards the Malvern Hills in the distance. Two built in floor to ceiling cupboards with shelving. Quarry tiled floor and radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:
5.49m (18ft 0in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)
Range of pine floor and eye level units incorporating a single drainer sink with mixer tap and cupboards below. Tiled work surfaces with matching tiled surrounds and pelmet lighting, integrated four ring Hotpoint gas HOB with pine extractor canopy over, eye level OVEN and GRILL, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Terracotta style ceramic flooring, radiator, telephone point, central heating programmer and part glazed door to

Utility/Laundry Room:
3.35m (11ft 0in) x 3.23m (10ft 7in)
Range of pine units with tiled work surfaces and surrounds. Single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Radiator, plumbing for washing machine, double glazed window to three aspects providing view over garden and beyond to the hills in the distance. Pine ceiling, gas fired central heating boiler, terracotta style flooring and door to garden.
FIRST FLOOR

Landing:
A large and bright landing with sash window overlooking the garden. Cornicing to ceiling.

Bedroom 1:
5.49m (18ft 0in) x 4.39m (14ft 5in) max
Into large three bay south facing window with view of hills. Radiator, grate with cast iron surround and mantle. Two bedside wall lights for reading purposes. Door to

En-Suite Bathroom:
3.05m (10ft 0in) x 2.03m (6ft 8in)
Panelled bath with telephone style shower tap, fitted SHOWER CUBICLE with tiled surround and shower screen. Low level WC, pedestal wash basin, radiator, shaver point, two sash windows to rear aspect, oak flooring and ceiling downlighters.

Bedroom 2:
4.27m (14ft 0in) x 4.27m (14ft 0in)
Three sash windows enjoying dual aspect to the south (towards hills) and to the east (over garden). Grate with timber mantle and surround. Built in double wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom 3:
3.66m (12ft 0in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in)
Sash window to rear aspect with view over hills. Grate with tiled inset and cast iron mantle. Large built in floor to ceiling cupboard with shelving. Radiator.

Bedroom 4:
3.35m (11ft 0in) x 2.92m (9ft 7in)
This room currently doubles as a study and has a comprehensive range of fitted office furniture including desks and worktops, drawer units, floor and eye level cupboards. Picture rail, telephone point and sash window to front aspect.

Bathroom:
2.74m (9ft 0in) x 2.34m (7ft 8in)
Half tiled and having large bath with tiled surrounds and mixer shower tap in cradle. Low level WC, pedestal wash basin with mirror above. Radiator, sash window to rear aspect enjoying view to hills. Airing cupboard with factory lagged cylinder, immersion heater and slatted shelving. Access to roof space.

Outside:
A pillared and double gated entrance opens on to a short driveway providing parking for one vehicle and leading directly to the

Garage:
The driveway is flanked to each side by borders and ground cover plants and is enclosed to the road by a low Malvern Stone wall. A path runs to one side of the garage leading into the rear garden. A separate pedestrian access, via a pillared and gated entrance, opens on to a flagstone path that leads to the main entrance porch. This path is flanked by raised stone edged borders with steps leading up to a lawned front garden enclosed by shrubs and flower borders containing established trees, ground cover, trellising and climbers. The lawn leads back to the main driveway and to the garage. The other side of the path is flanked by attractive trellising covered in mature and colourful climbers including honeysuckle and clematis. A gate leads through this trellised archway into the main garden.
This has been designed with low maintenance in mind, with a network of gravel and paved pathways providing seating areas from which one can sit out and admire the view of the hills. These paths are interspersed with borders containing well established shrubs and ground cover plants and roses. In one corner there is a metal trellis supporting a fine climbing rose. The garden itself is enclosed by established hedging, shrubs and trees all set within a Malvern Stone wall. Gravel pathways continue to the rear of the house where a similar theme has been adopted with pathways flanked by stocked borders, shrubs, trees, roses, rockeries and trellising supporting colourful climbers, of particular interest is a very rare Koelreuteria Tree. This area is also enclosed to the road by a Malvern stone wall and hedging. In one corner there is a small garden SHED. Stone steps provide a pathway to a private and sheltered courtyard which is enclosed by a shrub border and trellising. Immediately around the house itself are stone edged raised borders containing shrubs, ground cover and a variety of climbers on the faade of the building. At strategic points the house has external lighting and an outside tap.
SERVICES
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.

TENURE
We are advised (subject to legal verification) that the property is freehold.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
A full energy performance certificate is available for this property from the selling agent.

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

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through the Agent's Malvern office. (01684 892809).

DIRECTIONS
From the Agent's office in Great Malvern, proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road towards Malvern Link. After approximately quarter of a mile at the first set of traffic lights at Link Top, carry straight on downhill with Malvern Link common on your right. After no more than 200 yards turn first left into Alexandra Road. Follow this route for a few hundred yards taking the second right turn into Carlton Road. Carlton House is on the left after a short distance.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016

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