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Property Details

Guide Price £550,000 - SSTC | 4 Bedroom Detached | 8 Sling Lane, Great Malvern WR14 2TU

Property Summary

An Attractive And Spacious Detached 1950'S House Within Walking Distance Of Great Malvern Town Centre Enjoying A Fine Setting In A Large Mature South Facing Garden With Views To The Malvern Hills And Offering Versatile Accommodation With Gas Central Heating; Porch, Dining Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Master Bedroom With En-suite Dressing Room Bathroom And Cloakroom, Three Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Separate Wc, Attic Room, Garage And Off Road Parking. Energy Rating "D"

Location & Description

8 Sling Lane enjoys a convenient location just under a quarter of a mile from the centre of the cultural and historic spa town of Great Malvern and within walking distance of a fine range of amenities including Waitrose supermarket, shops and banks, places to eat out, the renowned theatre and cinema complex, the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium and Manor Park Tennis club and Sports Centre. The property is only about ten minutes on foot from Great Malvern railway station. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is about seven miles distant. The house is close to and falls within the catchment area of a number of highly regarded schools in both the private and state sectors including The Chase Secondary School, Malvern College and Malvern St James. For those who like the outdoor life, or simply walking the dog, Malvern Link common is only about five minutes away on foot and the property has close access to the full range of the Malvern Hills.

Originally built in the early 1950s 8 Sling Lane has been the subject of alteration and extension in more recent times although there is still scope for further improvement. It offers extremely spacious (over 1,900 square feet) and versatile accommodation with gas fired central heating, partial double glazing and cavity wall insulation. Some original features still remain including wood block flooring in the reception rooms, fireplaces and a few original metal framed windows.

On the ground floor a large dining hall leads to a separate lounge, kitchen/breakfast room and a cloakroom with WC. On the first floor there is a long landing and a master bedroom suite with its own substantial dressing room, bathroom and separate WC (all part of an extension over the garage). Also on this level are three further bedrooms, a bathroom and separate WC. The roof space has also been partially converted to provide a small attic room and additional storage areas.

Undoubtedly one of the great strengths of 8 Sling Lane is its wonderful setting against the backdrop of the Malvern Hills in a sunny beautifully landscaped colourful south and west facing garden which enjoys a particularly fine view of the hills themselves. It was imaginatively designed to provide interest and variety throughout the year and in particular in the late spring and early summer. Within the curtilage there is off road parking for several vehicles and a garage. There is more than enough space to extend the existing accommodation if necessary.


Canopy Entrance Porch

With light and solid Oak door leading to

Dining Hall - 6.05m (19ft 10in) maximum (17' minimum) x 3.66m (12ft 0in) minimum

A large open plan room and the focal point of the house from which there is access to all the ground floor accommodation. Two wall light points, understairs cupboard, two radiators, woodblock flooring, stairs to first floor with integral bookcase below, serving hatch from kitchen and south facing window to rear aspect.

Cloakroom - 1.65m (5ft 5in) x 1.45m (4ft 9in)

With window to front aspect and radiator. Internal linking door leading to

Separate WC

Close coupled WC suite, pedestal wash basin, window to front aspect and radiator.

Lounge - 6.05m (19ft 10in) x 3.66m (12ft 0in)

Fireplace with tiled inset and hearth, timber mantle and surround, radiator, two wall light points, secondary double glazed window to front aspect, further west facing window enjoying view to hills. Woodblock flooring and a pair of south facing double glazed doors leading into rear garden.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.84m (12ft 7in)

Range of floor and eye level cupboards with integrated drawers, work surfaces and tiled surrounds. Double drainer stainless steel sink, four ring electric HOB and GRIDDLE, with large OVEN below and stainless steel extractor canopy above. Integrated DISHWASHER and MICROWAVE, radiator, ceiling down lighting, pair of south facing double glazed doors leading into rear garden. Door also to


Tiled floor, window to front aspect and part glazed door leading to driveway. Plumbing for washing machine and further double glazed window to rear aspect. Door to garage (described later)



Secondary double glazed window to front aspect, radiator, access to Attic Room via folding loft ladder (described later).

Master Bedroom Suite - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.3m (10ft 10in)

Part of a large suite extended over the garage which includes a dressing room, bathroom and separate WC (described later). The focal point of the bedroom is a south facing bow window with deep sill providing a fine south and west facing view of the rear garden and hills beyond. From here a small lobby leads to the

En Suite Dressing Room - 4.19m (13ft 9in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in) maximum

Radiator, range of built in wardrobes with hanging rails, shelving and mirrored door. Window to side aspect, pair of French doors leading onto south facing external BALCONY.

En Suite Bathroom - 3m (9ft 10in) x 2.13m (7ft 0in)

Panelled "tub" bath, tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin with shelf, mirror and fluorescent light above. Two heated towel rails, two fitted wall cabinets, window to front aspect.

En Suite WC

Low level suite, radiator and window to front aspect.

Bedroom 2 - 4.52m (14ft 10in) x 2.69m (8ft 10in)

Radiator, south and west facing bow window with deep sill providing fine view over rear garden towards hills.

Bedroom 3 - 3.61m (11ft 10in) x 3.23m (10ft 7in)

Radiator and window to front aspect.

Bedroom 4 - 3.96m (13ft 0in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in) (maximum 10'10")

Radiator, built in airing cupboard with factory lagged cylinder and slatted shelving. South and west facing bow window with deep sill providing view across rear garden towards hills.


Panelled bath with tiled surround, shower over and shower screen, pedestal wash basin with shelf, mirror and fluorescent light above, radiator, glass fronted wall cabinet, heated towel rail, extractor fan and window to front aspect.

Separate WC.

Close coupled suite, radiator and window.


A brick pillared and gated entrance opens onto a tarmac driveway capable of accommodating at least three vehicles. This leads to the

Garage - 5.08m (16ft 8in) x 3.05m (10ft 0in)

With up and over door, light and power connected, window to side aspect, Valliant gas fired boiler (installed in 2012) and door leading into rear garden. The driveway is flanked by an area of lawn and a variety of well established shrubs and trees giving the front garden privacy which is enhanced by fencing. The remaining garden lies to the side (west) and rear (south) of the house and is without doubt one of the main features of the property. It was obviously designed with imagination, care and attention and has matured to provide a wonderful setting against the backdrop of the Malvern Hills that lie to the west. The main rear garden is south facing and sunny. It is laid out to provide interest, colour and variety throughout the year most notably in the late spring and summer with large beautifully stocked shrub borders, trees of every description and extensive areas of level lawn interspersed with seating areas. The rear and side facades of the property support interesting climbers most notably an impressive Wisteria. At the far end of the garden on its southern boundary there is a small stream with fruit trees and shrubs that provide shelter and a shaded seating area set aside for barbeques. Within the grounds there is a GREENHOUSE and garden SHED of timber construction.

Agents Note

There is clear potential for a building plot within the curtilage of 8 Sling Lane along its western boundary. However, there is a covenant in favour of an adjacent property which currently prevents construction of a new dwelling.

We have been advised that mains gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

We are advised (subject to legal verification) that the property is freehold.

This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Strictly by appointment through the Agent's Malvern office. 01684 892809.

'Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request'

From the traffic lights in the centre of Great Malvern at the junction with Church Street and Graham Road, proceed downhill towards Barnards Green along Church Street taking the third turn to the left into Albert Road North. Follow this route for approximately four hundred yards taking the first right turn into Sling Lane where number 8 will be seen on the right.

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