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2 bedroom country house for sale

Old Worcester Road, Hartlebury, DY11

Sold STC £285,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A Stunning16th Century Cottage
  • North Worcestershire Village
  • Full of Charm and Character
  • Contemporary Living
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • En-Suite W.C
  • Living Room & Dining Room
  • Breakfast Kitchen
  • Modern Bathroom & Utility Private Gardens
  • Off Road Parking

Full description

A fabulous 16th century village cottage wonderfully presented and deceptively spacious combining character and charm with modern contemporary living. Internal viewing essential.

Directions - From Kidderminster proceed in a Southerly direction onto the A442 Worceter Road in the direction of Worcester, continuing onto the A449 out of Kidderminster. Continue at the traffic lights and after a short distance turn right onto Rectory Lane, sign posted Hartlebury. At the White Hart pub, turn left onto Quarry Bank and continue to the top of the bank turning right onto Worcester Road and right again onto Old Worcester Road where Oak Cottage will be found as indicated by the agents for sale board on the right hand side.

Location - The village of Hartlebury is immensely popular and is the most northerly Parish in the district of Wychavon in the County of Worcestershire. It borders Kidderminster and Stourport in the Wyre Forest as well as the villages of Elmley Lovatt and Ombersley to the south. The centre of the village has been designated a conservation area and is home to Hartlebury Castle and also houses the Worcestershire County Museum. Hartlebury Village has good transport links with a regular bus service, railway station and easy access to the motorway network. Village life thrives with a Post Office, public houses, two churches, general store and two schools as well as the village Hall.

Description - Oak Cottage is fabulously positioned within the village of Hartlebury off Old Worcester Road and is accessed via a timber gate over a flagstone pathway leading to the main entrance.

The main entrance is a solid wooden door giving access directly into the wonderful initial dining room with access into the main living room.

The two main reception rooms are positioned to the front of the property with hard wood double glazed windows providing plenty of light into this wonderful character space. The both rooms are divided by a character feature half wall with beautiful original exposed timbers. The LIVING ROOM is well proportioned with a wonderful feature exposed recessed brick fire place with wonderful coal effect stove. The living room and dining room both benefit from tall ceilings with attractive exposed original timbers.

The generous DINING ROOM allows for a sizable dining table and chair's and has an original brick fire place and hearth with wooden mantle over. There is an under stairs storage cupboard with a turning staircase giving access to the first floor.

To the rear of the cottage is a spacious, modern fitted KITCHEN DINER. Offering a range of wooden effect rolled top work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit with swan neck mixer tap and extensively tiled surround. There is integral double electric oven with four ring gas hob and extractor hood over. Further integral appliances include a dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer. The floors are fully tiled with a step down to a dining area with matching work surface, base and eye level cupboards with some attractive original exposed timbers to the ceiling. There is a small breakfast bar and double glazed windows over looking the rear gardens and a stable style door giving access to the rear terrace and patio.

Just off the kitchen is a useful LAUNDRY/UTILITY ROOM with a continuation of the tiled flooring, rolled top wood effect work surface with tiled surround, power points, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and further space for tumble dryer.

The contemporary BATHROOM is accessed on the ground floor from an inner hall and is beautifully presented with a matching modern white suite of panelled bath, low level W.C and pedestal wash basin. There is a fitted corner shower cubicle with raised non slip tray, fully tiled with wall mounted shower and glazed shower door.

The first floor landing has a dormer style double glazed window over looking the rear private garden and is currently being used as a small office space with fitted cupboard space and attractive ceiling and wall timbers.

The MASTER BEDROOM is light and spacious with dual aspect hard wood dormer style windows to both front and rear with attractive views over looking the private garden. The bedroom has the benefit of bespoke fitted wardrobes and feature wall and ceiling timbers as well as a useful en-suite facility.

The En-SUITE W.C has a matching white suite of low level close coupled W.C and pedestal wash hand basin with ceiling mounted light fitting, wall mounted radiator and obscure double glazed window to the rear.

The SECOND BEDROOM has a double glazed dormer style window to the front aspect, wall and ceiling mounted original timbers currently housing a double bed and further free standing storage units.

Outside - Oak Cottage sits comfortably within well presented and well proportioned gardens, to the front offering a cottage style low maintenance garden with paved pathway and seating area with gravel beds with an array of flowers and shrubs. The front garden is bordered by original stone wall to the front and wooden panel fencing to either side. Outside tap.

The rear garden has an initial flag stone patio with low level brick retaining wall and steps up to a further flagstone seating area. The main lawned garden has a paved pathway leading to the rear where there is a renovated gardeners WC with pitched tiled roof and a further useful timber garden shed. There is a gravelled hard standing area to the rear of the garden allowing SECURE OFF ROAD PARKING for 2-3 vehicles with double timber gated access to the rear. The gardens are beautifully presented, wonderfully private with mature hedge borders, external courtesy lighting and external water supply.

Services - Mains water, electricity and gas are understood to be connected with sceptic tank pumped to mains drainage. None of these services have been tested.

Tenure - Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion.

Fixtures & Fittings - Only those items described in these sale particulars are included in the sale.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

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01 July 2016


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