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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Walkers Lane, Whittington, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR5

Guide Price £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious 6 bedroom property
  • Self-contained two bed cottage
  • Ample mature gardens
  • Swimming pool
  • Popular and accessible village

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming period family home in a highly accessible location.

A spacious Grade II Listed property with six bedrooms and many reception rooms to complement. The property has the benefit of a self-contained two bedroom cottage. There are ample mature gardens and swimming pool.
4,638 sq. ft.


Situation: Whittington is a very popular and highly accessible village, situated to the southern edge of the City of Worcester with easy access to junction 7 to the M5.

The village benefits from the well-known Swan Inn and carefully maintained Parish Church.

The Worcester Park Railway Station with links on the Bristol-Birmingham and Oxford – London Lines is scheduled to open in late 2018.

A new and popular Waitrose has recently opened a mile away. Worcester is a vibrant City with excellent social, retail and leisure amenities, you can enjoy horse racing on the banks of the River Severn, County and World Class Cricket below the City Cathedral and Premiership Rugby at Sixways. The City has a reputation for excellent schools.

The property is within walking distance for the popular Whittington C of E Primary School. Nursey and leisure facilities available. Long established respected fee paying schools for boys and girls are The Kings School, Worcester and the RGS (along with their preparatory schools).

Description: The Chapelry is a beautiful Grade II Listed period family home of substantial proportions in a wonderfully accessible location. The property is entered up stone steps and into a quarry tiled glazed porch vestibule which has double doors that open into a large, flag stone floor reception hall. The reception hall has an open fireplace with red brick surround within a large inglenook with a decorative mantel, this beautiful panelled room has a secondary access to the garden, and immediate access up the original oak staircase to the first floor.

A corridor to the further reception rooms and into the principal, part panelled, drawing room with an open fireplace and lovely operational sash windows which provide a dual aspect to the garden.

Also on the ground floor is a dining room which has continuation of the oak panelling, a further open fireplace, some exposed beams and a secret crockery cupboard.

The study is on the ground floor and it has a large solid fuel burning stove set within a large inglenook fireplace, original cupboards and replicate oak panelling.

One of the key focusses of the property is the large family kitchen with gloss finished units and some integrated appliances including ‘Siemens’ oven and a grill, as well as a ‘SMEG’ electric hob underneath a glass and chrome extractor hood. In addition there is a dishwasher, microwave and inset metal sink, as well as sliding doors that open up into a private rear court yard with a kidney shaped pool. Centrally to the kitchen there is a large breakfast island set with a delightful granite work surfaces. Adjacent to the kitchen there is a useful laundry room with plumbing for washing machine, secondary dishwasher, as well as a tumble dryer, further kitchen units and a door leading into a downstairs W.C.

The kitchen and utility benefit from under floor heating.
The original oak staircase with oak handle balustrading and turned spindle balustrades rises to the first floor and to the master bedroom. The master bedroom which has fitted cupboards and dressing table, dual aspect and an en suite shower room with hand wash basin and W.C. On the first floor there are two further double bedrooms serviced by a family bathroom with tiled floor, P-shaped bath with shower over, hand wash basin set within a floating vanity unit and a separate W.C.

Behind a latch and oak boarded door a staircase rises to the second floor which has three further double bedrooms which are serviced by a second bath / shower room with W.C., hand wash basin, shower with glazed shower cubicle. This top floor is ideal as a teenager’s suite and, has many wonderful period features including the exposed beams and timbers into the vaults of the ceiling.

Gardens and Grounds: The property is approached along a shared driveway and then onto its own gravel driveway where there is parking for many vehicles, including a large double garage.

The Chapelry enjoys mature and private gardens including large level lawn (ideal for games of croquet in the summer).

A rear courtyard offers a sheltered suntrap off the kitchen and it is where the kidney shaped swimming pool is. The old bakery building with original oven has been converted into a pool house.

In addition to all the accommodation there is a useful stable block which is great for secure storage or as a garden equipment store. (A paddock nearby could be rented subject to agreement).

Services: Mains electricity & water. Oil fired central heating and water. Broadband is in the area. Drainage to cess pit.

The Chapelry Cottage: The property is entered through its own private secure door into its sitting/ dining room which has oak strip flooring, dual aspects and connects directly into the kitchen. The kitchen offers fitted units with an electric hob, electric oven and grill below, as well as space for a small fridge. A rear corridor then links up to bedroom two, which is a double bedroom and is serviced by the family shower room with W.C., heated towel rail and hand wash basin.

The master bedroom is a double room with its own en suite bathroom with W.C., hand wash basin and heated towel rail.

The cottage has its own ‘Worcester’ oil fired boiler and its own council tax rate.

It is understood that the property can either be used as ancillary accommodation for a dependent relevant or indeed, as a let on a short or long term basis.

Agents Note: Additional land available for rent, subject to further negotiation.

Council: Wychavon District Council
The Chapelry – Band D
The Cottage – Band G


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Worcester Shrub Hill (1.7 mi)
  • Worcester Foregate Street (2.1 mi)
  • Pershore (5.7 mi)
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59-60 Foregate Street Worcester WR1 1DX

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Nearest stations

  • Worcester Shrub Hill (1.7 mi)
  • Worcester Foregate Street (2.1 mi)
  • Pershore (5.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Andrew Grant, Country Homes

59-60 Foregate Street Worcester WR1 1DX

01905 939153 Local call rate

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