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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Station Road, Bransford, Worcestershire, WR6

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A very desirable family house together with fishing lodge to provide income, superb views, 5.6 Ac (2.3 Ha).

Lot 1 - Reception hall, cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, study, kitchen, four bedrooms (all en-suite). Self-contained annexe: Sitting room, kitchen, bedroom (en-suite). In all 3,350 sq. ft. (310 sq. m) GIA approx. Two car garage. EPC=D.

Lot 2 - Fishing lodge, 3 trout lakes, extensive aviaries. Income producing.

To be sold as a whole or in two lots.

Communications: (Road) The property is well places for access to the surrounding centres of Worcester 4, Malvern 4, Birmingham 35, London 130, M5 (J7) 5. (All mileages are approximate), (Rail) Railway stations are available at Worcester and Malvern.

Situation: The house and lodge stand elevated overlooking its own Bransford Game Fisheries with magnificent views to the Worcester cityscape with its distinctive church spires and cathedral. This stunning location stands between the thriving villages of Powick and Bransford, which provide excellent local facilities including a primary school, parish church, village hall, golf course and public houses together with an award winning restaurant. The nearby education centre of Malvern and the Cathedral City of Worcester are readily available.

Description Lot 1: The house was specifically designed and constructed for the present owners and completed in 1997. The principal residence is accessed via an open porch and a welcoming Reception Hall giving access to the three Reception Rooms all benefitting from these magnificent views. The well fitted Kitchen is complete with a four-oven Aga together with an equally well equipped Utility. There is also a Self-Contained Annexe which can readily be utilised as part of the principle accommodation. The first floor is accessed via two staircases and all rooms benefit from glorious views, together with an abundance of bathroom and storage facilities.
The property is approached over a gravelled drive opening out into an extensive turning and parking area flanked by colourful borders and gently sloping lawns interspersed with symmetrically laid-out ornamental pond. At a slightly higher level is a timber framed barn style two car Garage constructed to a high specification some three years ago, standing alongside aluminium framed Greenhouse and two garden sheds.

Description Lot 2: A further gravelled drive leads to an elevated mown area interspersed with specimen trees including oak, beech and silver birch and an 80 yard sloe hedgerow. Plans have been prepared and agreed in principle for a proposed club house/restaurant/weighing room, all of which would have a glorious outlook over the trout lakes. There is a detached single storey brick Lodge presently providing presently providing an anglers kitchen for refreshments together with dual toilets. Mown embankments encircle a series of three picturesque Trout Lakes complete with extensive plant life and casting platforms.

The Island Pool is spring fed, whilst the Lodge and Walton Pools are replenished from a subterranean reservoir of Malvern spring water. The resident Crayfish are proof of the water purity in all three pools. Levels are controlled by an automatic overflow, which discharged surplus water into the nearby River Teme.

The lakes are well stocked with Shasta rainbow trout (largest recorded catch 18¼ lbs) and brown trout (largest recorded catch 20lbs). Towards the northern boundary is a prolific Kitchen Garden created on a loam base. At the furthermost southern boundary are thirteen timber framed Aviaries and two large Storage Sheds, which have hosted a prominent rare and exotic bird breeding business.

The fisheries were features on the front page of Trout Fisherman in February 1999,, and a further commendable six page write-up appeared in the April 2014 edition. This included a very complimentary survey of the various ongoing activities, including the breeding of Jungle Fowl whose hackle feathers are much sought after.
In 1990 the Cancer Research campaign thanked the present owners for their kind assistance in the research of HIV and AIDS involving blood samples from their Sonneratti jungle fowl.

Overall, the residence, fisheries and aviaries provide an excellent opportunity to purchase a profitable commercial venture. Corporate, weekly and daily anglers are welcomed throughout the year. The residence itself was formerly rented out through English Country Cottages, providing an income of up to £1,200 per week, At the height of the season current rates are in excess of £1,500 per week.

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04 June 2019

Nearest stations

  • Worcester Foregate Street (3.1 mi)
  • Malvern Link (3.4 mi)
  • Worcester Shrub Hill (3.5 mi)
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59-60 Foregate Street Worcester WR1 1DX

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Nearest stations

  • Worcester Foregate Street (3.1 mi)
  • Malvern Link (3.4 mi)
  • Worcester Shrub Hill (3.5 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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