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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Castlemorton Common, Welland

Withdrawn from Market £975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedrooms
  • Set in 6.33 Acres
  • Equestrian & Business Accommodation
  • Views
  • No Near Neighbours
  • Annexe - Currently LET
  • Stables, Paddock & Poultry Units

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Aspirational opportunity to purchase an exceptional sized (approx.. 3,000 sq.ft.) Victorian Farmhouse offering charming, character 5 Bedroom, 3 Reception Room EQUESTRIAN & BUSINESS accommodation set in the region of 6.33 acres, with two double stable blocks, a self-contained Bedsit with potential to enlarge via the attached Snooker Room/Entertainment Room (with Bar). Additionally, the property offers almost 22,000sq.ft of poultry houses and other outbuildings that until recently was 'BRAMBLES' established by our vendors as a 'Rare Breeds and Educational Centre'; that also includes a large Commercial Poly Tunnel.

Located within an enviable, tranquil location with VIEWS to the Malvern Hills and to Castlemorton Common this Detached Country residence is not listed, thus it offers tremendous potential. The property in part is a registered smallholding with direct access from the land to the Common. Overall, this fabulous opportunity deserves your early viewing.

Bowling Green Farm offers almost 3,000 square feet of accommodation; excluding the Bedsit/Annexe of approx. 250 square feet, having an adjoining Snooker Room of 550 square feet. Thus, in total you could have around 3,800 square feet of flexible accommodation, and many large outbuildings with potential for so many uses.

The House enjoys extensive VIEWS over Castlemorton Common and to the Malvern Hills and is located just outside the Village of Welland which offers Village amenities to include a Shop/Post Office, School and Church. These details include "Layout Plans" etc. to aid your understanding.


Entrance via double glazed Oak stable style door to the:  

CHARACTER RECEPTION HALL 18' 7" (16'0'' min) x 15' 0" (5.66m x 4.57m) Having southerly aspect double glazed hardwood windows, feature original fully intact Cider Mill (situated in the centre of the room), and the fireplace features a large Woodburner/Solid Fuel Stove. Double door built-in Store Cupboard, two radiators, power points, wall light points and then 2 steps to a door to the 2nd Inner Hall, door to the Utility Room & double doors to the: 

INNER HALL 11' 6" x 3' 10" (3.51m x 1.17m) Opening to the: 

SITTING ROOM 15' 10" x 13' 7" (4.83m x 4.14m) Having front aspect (easterly) hardwood double glazed timber windows & rear aspect (westerly) hardwood double glazed 'French Doors' to the rear patio and garden areas. The Sitting Room also offers OAK flooring, a corner fireplace with Woodburner/Solid Fuel Stove, radiator, power points, and a T.V. point. Finally ceiling light point and door from Sitting Room to the:  

FARMHOUSE DINING KITCHEN 23' 3" x 17' 3" (7.09m x 5.26m) Having front, side (southerly) and rear aspect modern timber double glazed windows, exposed beams to the ceiling. Feature 'corner fireplace area' with space for Rangemaster (or an AGA) with cooker hood over. Room has fitted bespoke OAK base, wall and display units, OAK worktops plus a double bowl white ceramic Butlers/Belfast sink with mixer tap. Dining Kitchen also features OAK flooring, two radiators, numerous power points, space and provision for a dishwasher and an American style Fridge/Freezer. Numerous ceiling light points plus downlighters/spot-lights, telephone point; space for a large Kitchen table and chairs and an OAK stable style door from Kitchen to the Rear Canopy Porch, patio and gardens.  

Reception Hall has door to: 

Utility / Laundry Room 14' 6" (13'8''min) x 11' 3" (4.42m x 3.43m) Having rear aspect (westerly) double glazed hardwood timber window, Stone tiled flooring, timber base units with Granite effect laminate worktops; a double bowl and double drainer sink with mixer tap over, fitted water softener, space and provision for an automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and a fridge. Built-in double door Store Cupboard, two radiators, numerous power points and ceiling light point/s. ARCH to: 

Rear Lobby 4' 9" x 4' 6" (1.45m x 1.37m) Stone tiled flooring, harwood door to gardens, two downlighters, door to Downstairs Cloakroom and ARCH to: 

Cloaks & Utility Area 7' 3" x 3' 6" (2.21m x 1.07m) With Stone tiled flooring, power points, downlighter/s, space for a chest freezer; cat flap through wall to an exterior Cat Run (partly within a semi-veranda area; with door from the 'semi-veranda' to the external Boiler Room).  

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM 6' 4" x 3' 10" (1.93m x 1.17m) With north aspect hardwood double glazed window, fitted White suite comprising: low level close coupled W.C. and a vanitory unit with inset wash basin; Stone tiled floor, and two downlighters to the ceiling. 

From Reception Hall two steps to the: 

2ND INNER HALL With Staircase to First Floor with a door to an under stairs cupboard; radiator, ceiling light point and doors to: 

SNUG / STUDY 11' 3" x 9' 7" (3.43m x 2.92m) With VIEWS from the southerly aspect double glazed hardwood window; fireplace with Woodburner/Solid Fuel Stove, terracotta quarry/brick tiled floor, dado rail, radiator, power points, T.V. point and a ceiling light point.  

GUEST BEDROOM (FIFTH BEDROOM) 16' 6" x 10' 3" max. (9'6''min) (5.03m x 3.12m) Having easterly and southerly aspect windows (double glazed hardwood southerly window with VIEWS); radiator, power points and a T.V. point, plus two ceiling light points and the thermostat controlling the underfloor heating of the En-suite. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 10' 2" x 7' 2" (3.1m x 2.18m) With a northerly aspect hardwood double glazed window; fitted white suite comprising: quality high level close coupled W.C. and a pedestal wash hand basin; full height ceramic tiling to exposed wall areas. Ceramic tiled floor with under-floor heating. Quality two person shower cubicle with rain shower and multiple water jets/nozzles and control pad that includes music control. Finally, radiator & towel rail plus down-lighters/spot-lights to the ceiling. 


LANDING AREAS With a few steps/level changes and having ceiling & wall light points; access hatch to loft, double door Airing/Linen Cupboard and doors to:- 

MASTER SUITE Comprising of Master Suite Landing Area 10'0'' x 4'6'' with built-in triple door Wardrobe and a ceiling light point plus a double glazed hardwood door to a Roof Terrace/Balcony (with westerly and northerly views). Doors also lead from this Master Suite Landing Area to: 

Inner Landing With Arch to the Master Bedroom, and an Arch to a Walk-in Wardrobe 8'6'' x 4'10'' with hanging rail and shelving, access hatch to loft and down-lighters to the ceiling.  

MASTER BEDROOM 34' 10" x 13' 8" (10.62m x 4.17m) Having front (easterly), side (southerly) and rear (westerly) aspect double glazed (or single glazed windows) with VIEWS; double glazed door to Balcony (with easterly and southerly views), three radiators, power points, T.V. point, ceiling light points and a feature fireplace with gas coal effect fire.  

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 10' 7" x 6' 3" (3.23m x 1.91m) With rear (westerly) aspect hardwood double glazed window with VIEWS; and a quality period style Charlotte 'Olde English White' (or similar) low level close coupled W.C. and a pedestal wash hand basin, full height ceramic tiling to a large shower cubicle with MIRA Sport electric shower. White ladder style towel rail/radiator, ceiling light point and door to Linen Cupboard.  

BEDROOM TWO 17' 6"max. (13'3''min.) x 11' 6"max. (5'10''min) (5.33m x 3.51m) With two southerly aspect double glazed hardwood windows providing views. Radiator, power points, ceiling light point and a built-in Wardrobe. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 3" x 10' 10" (3.43m x 3.3m) Having southerly aspect double glazed hardwood window and views, radiator, power points, and a ceiling light point.


BEDROOM FOUR 12' 9" x 10' 5" (3.89m x 3.18m) Having southerly aspect double glazed hardwood window and views, radiator, power points, coving and a ceiling light point.  

FAMILY BATHROOM 10' 0" x 6' 7" (3.05m x 2.01m) With easterly aspect window and being fitted with a suite comprising: Panel sided bath with splashback tiled surround plus a low level W.C. and a wash basin. Towel rail/radiator, electric shaver point and a ceiling light point. 


The property is set back from the Common behind a drive over the Common, leading to a Cattle Grid prior to the actual drive of 'Bowling Green House'. This drive leads down to the farm buildings and 'Farmyard' and the house has lawned Foregarden with flower/shrub borders and beds plus paths leading to both sides of the house to the rear gardens and grounds, and to the Oil storage tank.

The property has hedgerows and fences to most external boundaries and many double fenced paddocks, plus interconnecting field gates as appropriate, and field gates to the common. To the left of the house is the:-

BEDSIT ANNEXE (OR LETTING UNIT) Entrance via glazed timber door to the:


BEDSITTING ROOM 20' 0" x 9' 0" (6.1m x 2.74m) 20'0'' x 9'0'' having south-easterly aspect double glazed timber window and the southerly aspect door/s in; ceramic tiled floor, radiator, power points, ceiling light points/down-lighters, fitted White Butlers sink, wall mounted Worcester LPG gas central heating boiler, access hatch to the loft and door to: 

SHOWER ROOM 9' 0" x 7' 10" (2.74m x 2.39m) With south-easterly aspect part obscure glazed door, White suite comprising: low level W.C. and a wash hand basin, extensive ceramic tiling to a large shower cubicle with TRITON T80 electric shower. Wall mounted electric downflow fan heater, tiled floor and lastly a ceiling light point.  

To rear of the Annexe is the attached SNOOKER and ENTERTAINMENT ROOM 

Snooker Room 27' 10" x 19' 7" (8.48m x 5.97m) Having northerly and westerly aspect timber windows and the northerly aspect part glazed door in; radiator, power points and ceiling light points. (N.B. This room could be incorporated with the existing Annexe to create a detached Bungalow style Annexe if desired; subject to appropriate consents). 

Adjacent to the Annexe a drive leads to the separate gated drive from the common to the Farmyard and the former poultry houses/buildings. 'Bowling Green House' itself has roughly 3.21 acres of Gardens/Grounds that includes Sheds, Chicken Coop/Run and to the rear (northern side of the house) is a Large Semi-Veranda Area with Cat Run and a door leading to the:-

EXTERNAL BOILER ROOM 10' 0" x 7' 3" (3.05m x 2.21m) Having window to the north and freestanding Thermacon oil fired central heating boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating for the house on programmer control. Boiler house also has base unit, worktop with sink, and space and provision for washing machine or a tumble drier; two factory lagged hot water cylinders, power points and a ceiling light point.

Within the grounds to the north of the house
is the Stabling as follows:-


LARGE TIMBER STABLE BLOCK 23' 6" x 12' 0" (7.16m x 3.66m) External size. With two sets of doors leading to Two Stables within (12'9'' x 11'4'' and 11'4'' x 10'0'approx.) having an interconnecting door, water trough and water supply pipe (hosepipe connection).


Smaller Timber Stable Block 23' 6" x 10' (7.16m x 3.05m) External size with two sets of doors leading to Two Stables within (11'4'' x 9'3'' and 11'4'' x 9'3'' approx.) having an interconnecting door, and a water trough (hosepipe connection). 


'Brambles' comprises of the Farmyard and buildings and paddocks to the south (left) of 'Bowling Green House' with this being another 3.12 acres approx.; making in total 6.33 approx.. The concreted Farmyard leads to the two main former poultry houses/buildings. 

R/H (I.E. NORTHERN BUILDING) Being approx. 192 foot deep x 51 foot wide, thus 9,792 sq. feet approx. G.I.A. and having some internal blockwork built secure stores and rooms to the L/H side (blockwork section runs approx. 108' into the building with a width of approx. 16'9'') and the blockwork section includes the Class/Lecture Room of 'BRAMBLES', a Kitchenette and other storage areas. 

CLASS/LECTURE ROOM 23' x 16' 9" (7.01m x 5.11m) With windows to the southern side and ample power and lighting installed.  

KITCHENETTE 16' 9" x 11' 3" (5.11m x 3.43m) With glazed French Doors to the southern side plus base and wall units, space for Fridge and ample power and lighting.  

Additionally, the property has a large linking building that connects the TWO Poultry Houses with the Link Building being 50' wide with a maximum depth of 18'0'' and a door from here to a:- 

THIRD POULTRY HOUSE 71' 22" (22.2m With lower roof, but approx. 1,550 sq.ft.. Door from Link Building to the:- 

L/H (I.E. SOUTHERN BUILDING) 192 foot deep x 51 foot wide, thus again offering 9,792 sq. feet approx. G.I.A. with ridge height of approx. 11'0'' currently used for livestock. 

Finally, the 'BRAMBLES' section of Bowling Green Farm has well fenced paddocks, a large commercial 'Green' Poly Tunnel (as seen in the photograph). Overall, this desirable country residence deserves your interest. 

Our Ref: MKM 0905

TENURE We understand tenure to be FREEHOLD.
Purchasers must verify all details relating to the tenure/
deeds of this (as with any other) property via Solicitors.
We understand that the property is registered and on two
deeds, the house and 'Brambles' with EACH COMPRISING

SERVICES Mains Electricity & Water, Non-Mains Drainage & an Oil Storage Tank.
N.B. Exterior/outside hot and cold water taps to House
and Annexe plus exterior sink/s.

VIEWING via: Kimberley's Tel: 01684 892322

AGENTS NOTE 1 We have not tested systems, services
or appliances, therefore we cannot confirm their condition

AGENTS NOTE 2 Fitted carpets included by negotiation. Other items/fittings e.g. Curtains, blinds or appliances (other than any specified) are excluded unless negotiated for

TELEPHONE Subject to B.T. transfer regulations
N.B. Room sizes stated are approx. and measured wall to wall. If you require measurements for carpets or other purposes, you must measure the RELEVANT areas.

AGENTS NOTE 1 We endeavour to ensure the accuracy of property details produced. We have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are connected, in working order or fit for the purpose. Neither have we had sight of the legal documents to verify the Freehold or Leasehold status of any property. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor and/or Surveyor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. A Buyer is advised to check the availability of a property before embarking on any journey to see a property. 

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