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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Racks, Bewdley, DY12

Guide Price £589,950

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Tenure: Freehold

A Rare Opportunity To Purchase This Impressive Five Bedroom Period Home Standing In Private Gated Grounds Approaching Half An Acre.

Desirable Setting Enjoying Easy Access To Bewdley Town And The Wyre Forest. Spacious Accommodation Includes Sitting Room With Art Deco Fireplace, Dining Room, Snug, Breakfast Kitchen And Utility With Granite, Five Double Bedrooms, En Suite And Luxury Bathroom. Double Garage, Fantastic Mature Grounds Enjoying Utmost Privacy. 1938 Sq Ft. EPC = D.

Description: Four Winds Cottage offers an amazing opportunity to purchase one of Bewdley’s hidden period gems, tucked away in a tranquil secluded setting off Richmond Road just minutes’ walk away from both Bewdley town centre and fantastic nearby countryside. The property stands in secure gated grounds of nearly half an acre which enjoy the utmost privacy and which are beautifully landscaped and planted throughout. From this location the owner can walk down Richmond Road or The Racks and find themselves in the centre of Bewdley within minutes of leaving the front door. The historic town of Bewdley is a thriving community and has so much to offer the resident, including beautiful riverside, waterfront cafes and bars, a variety of interesting shops, and also the celebrated Severn Valley steam railway which travels from here to Arley and Bridgnorth. From the subject property one also has direct access to fantastic Worcestershire countryside and woodland, including the beautiful Wyre Forest nature which spans over 6,000 acres. The latter can be easily accessed via Drymill Lane which adjoins Richmond Road around 0.3 miles away from the property and provides a lovely rural walk down to Dowles Brook and the entrance to Wyre Forest.

The property is approached via wrought iron electric double gates which lead to a sweeping gravelled driveway and fantastic mature grounds. The main driveway can cater for multiple vehicles and benefits from an additional hardstanding area which is ideal for housing a motorhome, caravan and so on. This hardstanding area has double wooden gates providing access from The Racks. The driveway leads to the double garage which has up and over doors to both front and rear, power, lighting, wall-mounted ‘Worcester’ combination boiler and internal door leading to the utility room. Approaching half an acre in size the mature gardens are a real asset, enjoying a tranquil feel and providing the resident with utmost privacy. They are also beautifully landscaped and planted with many interesting features throughout. The gardens include a large raised terrace with palm trees and Japanese shade tree, several sizeable areas of lawn bordered by mature hedging, a superb ornamental fish pond with accompanying waterfall and classic central fountain, attractive summerhouse overlooking the pond, pergola, greenhouse, metal and wooden shed. There is also a secluded side patio and lawn with pathway leading to a section of raised garden with shaped privet hedging. The grounds are packed with many mature specimen plants and trees, including Japanese acer, eucalyptus, a wonderful magnolia, weeping willow, laburnum, beech trees and several variety of fruit trees.

The property itself is an extremely characterful family home which is extensive in size and well-presented throughout. The property started life as a much smaller period cottage which has been thoughtfully extended by the current owners in keeping with the original part. A glazed front door from the terrace leads to the main hallway which has wooden flooring, attractive wooden staircase rising to the first floor, exposed beams, radiator, two wall lights and doors leading to the living room, dining room and kitchen. The characterful living room has the most fantastic Japanese art deco fireplace in addition to wood flooring, radiator, two windows, wall light and exposed beams. The dining room also has an open fire and features delightful traditional parquet flooring, exposed beams, radiator, two windows overlooking the garden and French doors leading on to the terrace. The property benefits from a third reception which is ideal as an office, snug of family room and comprises exposed beams, radiator, wall light, windows to side and rear, internal door to the kitchen and further door leading to a sheltered side patio garden.

The sizeable family kitchen is a real feature of the property, spacious and of a high quality by ‘Hatt’ kitchens. Comprising granite work surfaces with inset sink drainer, matching wall and base units with corner cupboards, pan drawers, wine rack and under cupboard lighting, additional dresser with glazed frontage, Aga, integrated microwave, coffee maker and ‘Smeg’ fridge freezer. Also with under-heated slate tiled flooring, down-lighters, exposed beams, double glazed skylight, useful pantry with quarry tiled flooring and internal door leading to the adjacent utility. The sizeable utility room has under-heated slate tiled flooring, down-lighters, granite work surface with sink drainer, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, base units, window to front aspect, stable door leading to the front of the property and internal doors accessing the garage and downstairs WC. The downstairs WC has circular sink with attractive tiling to splashbacks, low level WC, wall light, slate tiled flooring and window to front aspect.

The first floor accommodation is extremely spacious and well presented, with lovely leafy views of the gardens and beyond. There are two sections of landing, one offering a delightful library / study area with wall light, wood flooring and window to rear aspect. The main landing area is substantial in size and has ample built-in storage, period style radiator, double glazed window to rear aspect and loft hatch accessing the roof space. Doors from here lead to the five bedrooms and main bathroom. The master bedroom has windows to side and rear with pleasant views, built-in wardrobe, radiator and door leading to the accompanying en suite. This comprises a shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, terracotta floor tiles, wall-mounted cupboard, down-lighters and double ‘Velux’ style window. The delightful second bedroom is superbly spacious and features two glazed windows, down-lighters, radiator, and two wall lights. The three remaining bedrooms are all doubles rooms and offer lovely views of the grounds. The luxurious house bathroom is spacious and light and was refitted in recent years to a very high standard. Comprising freestanding roll top bath with claw feet, shower cubicle, ‘Travertine’ tiled floor and walls, period style radiator with heated towel rail, ‘his and hers’ wash basins, low level WC, bidet, down-lighters, two wall lights and frosted double glazed window to front aspect.


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28 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Kidderminster (3.6 mi)
  • Hartlebury (5.2 mi)
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Andrew Grant, Kidderminster

Marlborough House, Worcester Street, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1EN

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Andrew Grant, Kidderminster

Marlborough House, Worcester Street, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1EN

01562 311075 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Kidderminster (3.6 mi)
  • Hartlebury (5.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Andrew Grant, Kidderminster

Marlborough House, Worcester Street, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1EN

01562 311075 Local call rate

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