A SUBSTANTIAL AND VERSATILE PERIOD FAMILY HOME OFFERING ACCOMMODATION IN EXCESS 3100 SQ FEET RETAINING MUCH PERIOD CHARACTER AND CHARM WITHIN A CONVENIENT SETTING. THE PROPERTY ALSO BENEFITS FROM A SELF CONTAINED ATTACHED ONE BEDROOM ANNEXE AND THE MAIN HOUSE COMPRISES IN BRIEF; RECEPTION HALL, DRAWING ROOM, SITTING ROOM, BREAKFAST KITCHEN, THREE FIRST FLOOR SPACIOUS DOUBLE BEDROOMS (ONE HAVING EN SUITE), BATHROOM, UTILITY ROOM, WALK IN WARDROBE/STUDY AND ON THE SECOND FLOOR TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS WITH THREE INTERCONNECTING ROOMS. THE PROPERTY BENEFITS FROM GAS CENTRAL HEATING, PERIOD FEATURES, BEAUTIFUL ENCLOSED GARDEN AND OFF ROAD PARKING. ENERGY RATING "E"
Location & Description
Oakridge House is well located for the amenities of Malvern Link which has a bustling shopping precinct offering a range of independant shops, Co-Op and Lidl supermarkets, pubs, take aways and doctor and dental surgeries. Further and more extensive amenities are available in neighbouring Great Malvern and there is a retail park in Townsend Way offering out of town outlets including Marks & Spencer, Morrisons, Halfords, Boots, Next to name but a few.
Transport communications are excellent with a mainline railway station in Malvern Link offering direct connections to Worcester, Birmingham, London, Hereford and South Wales. A regular bus service runs down the nearby Worcester Road and junction 7 of the M5 motorway is located just outside Worcester bringing the Midlands and South West within an easy commute.
Educational facilities are well catered for with a range of primary and secondary schools nearby as well as the famous private schools of Malvern St James Girls' School and Malvern College situated in Great Malvern.
Oakridge House is a characterful spacious residence offering versatile accommodation to suit a number of purchasers. This substantial property also has a one bedroomed attached annexe which could be used for a dependent relative or alternatively could be rented out to generate additional revenue. The main house has much period character and charm throughout whilst offering comfortable accommodation with gas fired central heating. Built originally in the 1850s this detached double fronted Victorian residence has a most appealing exterior. Accessed from Richmond Road, the driveway passes through two brick pillars and opens to allow parking for vehicles and is enclosed with a Malvern stone and brick wall with pedestrian access to the rear.
Set beneath the storm porch the wooden door with glazed inset and fan light over opens through to the living accommodation.
Being a most welcoming space running the full length of the property where a wooden multi-glazed door opens to the rear garden. Period characteristics are immediately evident through the high ceilings, cornicing to ceiling, picture rail and high level skirting. An open wooden balustraded staircase rises to the first floor and a ceramic tiled floor flows throughout. Two central heating radiators, two ceiling light points, door with stairs descending to cellar and doors opening through to
Drawing Room - 9.42m (30ft 11in) into bay x 3.94m (12ft 11in)
Being a generous and most spacious dual aspect room flooded with natural light through the period sash bay window to front and French doors with matching side panels opening to and overlooking the enclosed rear garden. The beautiful ornate cornicing in this room is a strong feature as is the ornate slate fire surround and mantle with tiled back and hearth. Two ceiling light points, picture rail, two radiators, high level skirting, TV aerial point.
Sitting Room - 5.59m (18ft 4in) into bay x 3.94m (12ft 11in)
Being a most versatile room with a beautiful wide sash bay window to front aspect, ornate cornicing, picture rail, ceiling light point. The main focal point of this room is cast iron painted fire surround with mantle, tiled back and hearth and cast iron grate. High skirting, TV and telephone points.
Breakfast Kitchen - 3.63m (11ft 11in) x 3.91m (12ft 10in)
Family orientated room with dining space and a range of fitted drawer and cupboard base units with rolled edge worktop incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink over. Matching wall units incorporating glazed display cabinets. Space and connection point for electric cooker with extractor hood over and dishwasher. Ceiling point, tiled splash back, ceramic tiled floor, dado rail, radiator, sash window over looking the rear garden. There is space for a full height fridge freezer and further under counter white goods.
Sash window to rear, low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, tiled splash backs and ceramic tiled floor, inset ceiling spot lights, radiator.
A most useful space consisting of two main rooms which are accessed via a door and brick stairs which descend from the entrance hall. Both rooms benefit from having light and power.
Cellar Room 1 is 7' x 6'3" and Cellar Room 2 is 15'7" x 12'.
Ceiling light point, picture rail, radiator, stairs rising to second floor, doors opening to
Master Bedroom - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 3.96m (13ft 0in)
A generous and well proportioned double bedroom with sash window to front aspect, ceiling light point, picture rail and feature fireplace with black cast iron grate set onto a slate hearth. Door opens through to
Fitted with a two piece white suite consisting of a low level WC, pedestal wash basin, separate shower enclosure with shower over, ceiling light point, tiled splash backs, radiator and storage cupboard.
Bedroom 2 - 4.24m (13ft 11in) x 3.94m (12ft 11in)
Another double bedroom positioned at the front of the residence with sash window, ceiling light point, picture rail and fireplace.
Bedroom 3 - 3.68m (12ft 1in) x 3.94m (12ft 11in)
Situated at the rear of the residence having a westerly aspect enjoying views over the formal gardens to North Hill and the Worcestershire Beacon beyond. A further double bedroom with ceiling light point, picture rail, period fire place and radiator.
Walk In Wardrobe/Study - 2.16m (7ft 1in) x 1.93m (6ft 4in)
This is a versatile room which could be adapted for use as an en suite for bedroom 2. It is currently used as a walk in wardrobe with glazed window to front with fitted hanging and shelf space. Ceiling light point.
Arched sash window to rear, wall mounted central heating boiler, radiator, space and plumbing for washing and tumble drier. Ceiling light point.
Multi-panelled glazed sash window to rear fitted with a modern three piece consisting of a low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with mixer tap, separate shower enclosure with double sliding doors and shower over. Walls and floor finished in complementary ceramics, ceiling light point, radiator.
Accessed via a flight of stairs from the landing, this floor has limited head room in the rooms and exposed roof timbers. This area consists of two bedrooms and three inter-connecting rooms which all offer versatile space which could be adapted to one's personal preference but is currently used as a teenager's annexe.
Interconnecting Room 1 - 5.21m (17ft 1in) x 1.75m (5ft 9in)
Window to front, ceiling light point, exposed ceiling timbers, limited head room to sides, door opening Interconnecting Room 2 and door to
Bedroom 4 - 2.69m (8ft 10in) x 1.75m (5ft 9in)
Sash window to rear overlooking the rear garden to the Malvern Hills beyond. Ceiling light point, radiator, exposed beams, limited head room to sides.
Interconnecting Room 2 - 1.75m (5ft 9in) to beams x 2.87m (9ft 5in)
Velux window to rear, ceiling light point, radiator, exposed ceiling timbers, limited head room to sides, access to eaves. Door to
Interconnecting Room 3 - 4.27m (14ft 0in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in) to beams
Sash window to front, exposed ceiling timbers, ceiling light point, radiator, limited head room to sides, door opening through to
Bedroom 5 - 3.66m (12ft 0in) x 1.73m (5ft 8in) to beams
Sash window to rear, ceiling light point, exposed timbers, limited head room to sides, radiator.
Self Contained Annexe
Attached to the property but having its own private front door from the driveway, the annexe has potential to be used by a dependent relative or teenager or could be rented out to generate additional income. Double glazed UPVC door with matching double glazed side panels opens to the
Entrance Porch/Study - 1.45m (4ft 9in) x 3.02m (9ft 11in)
Currently used as a study area with polycarbonate roof, UPVC double glazed door with matching side panels opening to
Bedroom - 4.09m (13ft 5in) x 2.92m (9ft 7in)
Ceiling light point, radiator, loft access point, glazed window through to sitting room and wooden door opening to
Sitting Room. - 4.62m (15ft 2in) x 2.87m (9ft 5in)
Two double glazed sky lights to rear, ceiling light point, wall light points, radiator, door with obscure glazing to bathroom and door opening to
Kitchen - 2.97m (9ft 9in) x 2.79m (9ft 2in)
Being a dual aspect room and having double glazed window to rear and double glazed French doors opening to the formal gardens. Fitted with a range of drawer and cupboard base units, with rolled edge work top over, matching wall units, space and connection point for electric cooker with extractor hood over, full height FRIDGE FREEZER and slimline DISHWASHER. One and a half stainless steel sink with drainer, mixer tap and cupboard under, tiled splash backs, ceramic tiled floor, ceiling light point.
Double glazed window to side, walk in wet room shower, white low level WC, vanity wash basin with cupboard under and mixer tap, work top, space and plumbing for washing machine under. Inset ceiling spot lights, tiled splash backs, ceramic tiled floor, extractor fan, radiator.
To the rear the beautiful enclosed garden with a brick walled and fenced perimeter provides a secluded setting where the pleasantries of this mature garden can be enjoyed. A paved patio area extends away from the property and a path meanders through the garden giving access to the summerhouse, annexe and second lawned tier. The immediate garden is mainly laid to lawn with shrub beds containing a variety of mature specimen trees and shrubs. Steps lead up to the second lawned tier with further established trees and plants and having two wooden SHEDS. The garden further benefits from outside light points, water tap and pedestrian access to front.
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.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
A full Energy Performance Certificate is available for this property.
We are advised (subject to legal verification) that the property is freehold.
Main House Band 'F', Annexe Band 'A'
This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.
Strictly by appointment through the Agents Malvern office. 01684 892809.
From the agent's office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road towards Malvern Link. After approximately half a mile at the first set of traffic lights at Link Top, continue straight on bearing right downhill with the common on your right hand side. Continue on past the railway and fire stations (both on your left) into the commercial centre of Malvern Link. You will come to a set of traffic lights at a cross roads. At these lights turn left into Richmond Road. The property is on the left after a short distance as indicated by the agent's For Sale board.