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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Cleobury Road, Far Forest, DY14

Sold STC £445,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom & W.C
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Cloakroom & Cellar
  • Generous Gardens & Orchard
  • Garaging & Store/Workshop
  • Fitted Kitchen Diner
  • Approx. a 1/3 of an Acre
  • Popular Village Location

Full description

A fabulous detached family home having been extended creating spacious accommodation set in this popular and convenient rural village location and with a fabulous DETACHED STONE BARN. No Onward Chain

Directions - From Kidderminster take the Bewdley Bypass and turn right onto the A4117 towards Cleobury Mortimer. On entering Far Forest pass The Plough Inn on your left and the Post Office on your right hand side and the entrance to The Old House will be found on the right hand side, set back from the road, as indicated by the agents For Sale and Pointer Boards.

Location - The Old House is set well back from the main road offering privacy and plenty of space with attractive views to the rear. The good local amenities are all within walking distance to include the local Primary School, Post Office and General Store and two churches and the popular village pub as well as access to dozens of rural, woodland walks.

The Old House is situated in one of the more popular rural locations within the wonderful Wyre Forest, a large, semi-natural woodland and forest which straddles the borders of Worcestershire and Shropshire. The forest covers an area of 2,634 hectares (6,509 acres), and is noted for its variety of wildlife and it is one of the largest remaining ancient woodlands in Britain.

The property offers great access to Bewdley, which has been described as the most perfect small Georgian town in Worcestershire. With a comprehensive range of amenities both sporting and recreational with junior and senior schools, a variety of local shops, and a doctor's surgery, Bewdley has something for everyone with Birmingham approximately 29 miles and the cathedral city of Worcester approximately 18 miles distant which provides direct rail connections to London, Paddington and Birmingham. There is M5 motorway access via junction 5 at Wychbold and Junctions 6 & 7 to the north and south of Worcester.

Description - A wonderful opportunity to purchase a most handsome detached family home situated in this quiet north Worcestershire village. The property has been extended to create spacious living accommodation and sits within beautifully tended mature gardens with a small rear orchard in total approaching a third of an acre. The property also benefits from an attractive detached barn currently allowing for double garage, ground floor store with further first floor open space. An internal inspection is thoroughly recommended to appreciate the nature and style of this attractive family home. There is NO ONWARD CHAIN.

The Old House is accessed via tarmacadam driveway allowing off road parking for several vehicles and leading to the rear detached barn and garaging. The original front door is accessed via a brick paved pathway leading to the main entrance and into the main reception hall.

The main reception hall has attractive quarry tiled floor with a useful under stairs storage cupboard with lighting and fitted shelving.

The two original reception rooms are either side of the main reception hall. The LIVING ROOM is well proportioned with UPVC double glazed windows to the front overlooking the beautiful landscaped gardens. The living room has tall ceilings with attractive exposed timbers and a feature exposed brick fire place and hearth with a tiled mantle and exposed timber above.

The DINING ROOM is equally spacious and light with a UPVC double glazed window and a single exposed beam to the ceiling and a fitted alcove with shelving and cupboard.

To the rear of the property is a well proportioned and extended fitted KITCHEN DINER with a range of rolled top work surfaces with inset stainless steel sink, double drainer and mixer tap with extensively tiled surround and matching base and eye level units. There is space for a refrigerator, washing machine and an electric cooker as well as a floor mounted 'Worcester Danesmoor' central heating boiler. Dual aspect double glazed windows to both side and rear over look the rear detached barn.

The rear hallway allows for a straight flight staircase giving access to all first floor accommodation with further access to the beautifully presented and impressive drawing room. On route to the drawing room is a walk in pantry with fitted shelving, power and light.

The DRAWING ROOM is part of the extension with double glazed windows to both front, side and rear aspect with UPVC double glazed French doors opening out to a private paved terrace over looking the fabulous landscaped garden. Being generously proportioned the drawing room offers a feature solid fuel open fire place with marble backstage and hearth with wooden surround and wooden mantle over. The drawing room is a fabulous addition to an already spacious living accommodation.

The rear UTILITY/PORCH AREA accesses the ground floor CLOAKROOM with low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash back, single panel radiator and obscure glazed window.

To the first floor the landing has a UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect over looking the attractive garden whilst giving access to all THREE DOUBLE BEDROOMS.

Two of these bedrooms are situated to the front of the property, both light and spacious, each with exposed ceiling timber and UPVC double glazed windows over looking the gardens and one offering an attractive original feature inset exposed brick fireplace with cast iron tray with wooden surround and mantle over. The third double bedroom is situated to the rear of the property having been extended creating a spacious bedroom with UPVC double glazed windows to the rear over looking the barn and a small orchard with long distance rural views beyond. This bedroom has a fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

The BATHROOM offers a panel bath, extensively tiled surround, wall mounted 'Mira' shower over with concertina glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect. There is a separate WC next door with matching white suite of low level close coupled WC, corner wash hand basin with tiled splash back and obscure UPVC double glazed window to rear aspect.

Off the landing is an airing cupboard with factory lagged hot water tank, fitted shelving and water tank above.

A unique feature and selling point to this wonderful village home is the rear detached barn which is of brick and stone construction with pitched tiled roof. The barn is currently used as a double garage with a single wooden roller door with access into an additional store/workshop on the ground floor. An external stone staircase leads to the first floor barn with multi use space with glazed windows to the gable end and front with further Velux windows to the rear. There are attractive exposed original timbers and plenty of opportunity for separate independent work space or family/games room. Alternatively there is space for storage.

The barn is versatile and offers the opportunity for further family space in terms of family/games room or alternatively an office or studio or just convenient additional storage space.

The gardens are a feature of this character home, being set back from the road, the formal front gardens are beautifully presented with three generous level lawned areas interspersed with raised shrub and flower borders and beds and mature hedging and trees. The garden has a wonderful paved seating area to enjoy the afternoon sunshine with paved pathway leading to the side of the property to the side and rear access and additional gardens and orchard. There is an independent right of way giving vehicular access to the rear into the rear garden/orchard. The orchard itself is fully enclosed and private with mature hedge borders with a variety of different fruit trees and a vegetable garden. There are two additional stores, an attached stone log store and a tool shed attached to the barn. There is rear external water supply, external lighting and access to the cellar beneath the dining room.

Services - Mains water, electricity and Drainage and oil fired central heating. Are all understood to be connected. 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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