5 bedroom detached house for saleWells Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14
Sold STC £675,000
A Substantial Period Residence Offering Spacious Accommodation And Panoramic Views
Entrance Hall, Lounge, Sitting Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Dining Room, Study, Utility Room, Two Guest Cloakrooms, Three Cellar Rooms, Five Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Shower Room, Three Attic Rooms, Extensive Gardens, Off-Road Parking, Garage, Gas Central Heating. VIEWING ESSENTIAL. Approx. 4,306 Sq Ft. EPC = E.
Situation: Malvern Wells is found on the east side of the Malvern Hills and offers lovely rural views over the Severn Valley towards The Cotswold Ridge. Paths above the village lead onto the right of the Malvern Hills and provide good access for walking, cycling and skiing in winter. There is a good bus link and excellent access to the Malvern Hills, as well as having the benefit of being near Great Malvern to enjoy the famous theatre complex, sporting facilities, shops and supermarket. Further afield, the cities of Hereford, Worcester and Birmingham can all be accessed via the excellent road network or via the railway station at Great Malvern, which also offers direct services to London.
Description: No. 85 is an imposing Victorian detached property, having a fabulous elevated position affording glorious panoramic views over the Severn Valley to Bredon Hill and The Cotswolds escarpment beyond. The property is approached via a private parking area allowing off-road parking for two vehicles and a wooden pedestrian gate opens to steps leading down to the foregarden enclosed by a mature hedge and fenced perimeter with lawn and terraced planted areas. A block paved pathway leads to the storm porch with a wooden front door having single glazed stained leaded glass inset, opening to the spacious and versatile living accommodation.
This deceptively spacious home has wonderful, family-orientated rooms full of period character and charm, coupled with the amenities of modern day living. The main front door opens to the generously proportioned Reception Hall, offering an inviting environment with a delightful tiled floor, sash window to front aspect and doors radiating off to all principal reception rooms. The Lounge has a large sash window framing the glorious far-reaching views on offer. A further sash window allows for plenty of natural light. Within this room is a beautiful feature fireplace housing the coal burner effect gas fire. The Formal Sitting Room benefits from having dual-aspect sash windows giving the room a light and airy feel and a stunning feature fireplace with coal burner effect gas fire. There is also a unique fitted bookshelf. The Dining Room offers an excellent space for entertaining having an exposed brick fireplace with tiled hearth and coal burner effect gas fire inset. This room offers a fabulous space for formal entertaining and provides access to a small balcony area via a UPVC double glazed door with panel to side. From the Reception Hall, a doorway accesses the Breakfast Kitchen, which is a fantastic space benefitting from a tiled floor and offering a range of base, wall and drawer units with worktop over and a one and a half bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap and drainer. There are integrated appliances, to include Smeg oven and hob with extractor fan over, Neff fridge freezer and Bosch dishwasher. From the Breakfast Area, there is a useful storage cupboard/pantry and a door accessing the Rear Hallway, having wooden door providing access to the gardens, a door to Guest Cloakroom with low level WC and leading off is the Utility Room, offering additional work surface having space and plumbing for washing machine and stainless steel sink with drainer. The Study/Reception Room Three has dual-aspect sash windows overlooking the side garden and is accessed via the Inner Lobby which has a door opening onto the stairs and leading down to the Cellar, consisting of Three Useful Storage Rooms with power, windows and potential for further development. There is also a further Guest Cloakroom with wash hand basin and low level WC.
The generous First Floor Landing, which is accessed via an open staircase leading up from the Reception Hallway, has doors radiating off to five bedrooms. The Master Bedroom offers an original feature fireplace and wooden door opening onto a balcony which provides a seating area to enjoy the panoramic views. To this floor, there are Four Further Bedrooms, all of which are complemented and serviced by the Family Bathroom, with original feature fireplace, heated towel rail and fitted with a white three piece suite to include a free-standing roll top bath. There is also a Shower Room with a white three piece suite to include large shower cubicle with 'raindrop' shower head. Stairs rise from the Landing to the Second Floor Landing, with storage cupboard. To this floor, there are Three Further Good-Sized Rooms, which could be converted into a Master Suite.
Outside: The grounds to this fantastic property are extensive and are enclosed by a walled, hedged and fenced perimeter. To the front of the property, sloped paths and steps lead up through the tiered terraces past shaped beds offering a diverse range of plants and shrubs. The gardens continue around to the rear of the property, past the slabbed patio to the side of the property and further to a large lawned area ideal for the positioning of childrens' play equipment. The grounds also benefit from a shed and from all aspects fantastic views are on offer over the Severn Valley.
There is also an off-road parking area available at the front of the property for two vehicles and a detached garage also belonging to the property is located on Peachfield Road (coming from Great Malvern, the left hand 'hair pin' turning just before the property) on the left hand side.
Tenure: We believe this property to be held For Sale Freehold. This would be confirmed by your Solicitor.
Services: Mains gas, electric, water and drainage.
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council - www.malvernhills.gov.uk - Council Tax Band = G.
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