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Property Details

Guide Price £425,000 - SSTC | 5 Bedroom Detached | West Malvern Road, Malvern WR14 4NA

Property Summary

An Extremely Spacious And Versatile Detached House Less Than A Mile From Great Malvern Town Centre Enjoying A Magnificent View Across The Severn Valley And Offering Generous Accommodation With Gas Fired Central Heating, Double Glazing, Cloakroom, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Master Bedroom With Contemporary En-Suite Shower Room And Balcony, Four Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Extensive Cellars And Storage Facilities, Off Road Parking, Garage And Mature Garden. Energy Rating "D" NO CHAIN STAMP DUTY PAID

Location & Description

48 West Malvern Road enjoys a convenient position less than a mile from Great Malvern town centre and therefore within easy striking distance of a comprehensive range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. Transport communications are excellent. Malvern Link railway station is only about half a mile away and Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is just eight miles. The property is also within the catchment area of a number of excellent primary and secondary schools.
The property itself is extremely deceptive offering much larger than average and versatile four storey accommodation. All the principal rooms are generously proportioned and the house has the benefit of gas fired central heating as well as double glazed windows. Over the years it has been the subject of general refurbishment and updating and is thus well maintained throughout. It is also a house that offers enormous flexibility. It can be adapted either to accommodate a large growing family but is equally well suited to anyone working from home or even two family use where it could provide self contained quarters for guests or an elderly relative. It is particularly well blessed with storage space including three large cellars and two additional external stores/workshops.
However, its greatest strength is its setting on the upper slopes of the Malvern Hills. From this commanding position all the principal rooms enjoy a magnificent view across the Severn Valley towards the city of Worcester in the far distance. It is a truly stunning aspect. The house is also close to a network of paths and bridleways that criss-cross the Malvern Hills themselves.
Outside there is off road parking for two vehicles, a garage and a well maintained landscaped garden. Though this is on sloping ground it has been designed and laid out to provide level seating areas from which to admire the fine views.

Entrance Hall

UPVC double glazed door leading from driveway. Double glazed window to front aspect. Door to reception hall (described later). Door also to


Close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin, radiator, double glazed window to front aspect.

Reception Hall.

Double glazed window to front aspect, access to roof space. Stairs leading to lower levels. Glazed door to

Lounge/Dining Room - 7.39m (24ft 3in) x 5.69m (18ft 8in) max

Though this was originally two separate rooms it is now unified into one most impressive space with a bank of four double glazed windows enjoying a wonderful view across the Severn Valley below. Fireplace with brick effect surround and hearth, fitted gas fire, five wall light points and ceiling spotlight.


Radiator, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Double glazed window to front aspect.

Kitchen - 5.28m (17ft 4in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)

Range of fitted floor and eye level cupboards with extensive work surfaces and tiled surrounds. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, integrated five ring gas HOB with electric DOUBLE OVEN below, ceiling mounted spot/downlighters, double glazed window to rear aspect with wonderful view over the Severn Valley. UPVC door leading outside.

Bedroom - 3.51m (11ft 6in) x 2.31m (7ft 7in)

Radiator, double glazed window to front aspect.

Bedroom. - 3.23m (10ft 7in) x 3.53m (11ft 7in)

Currently doubling as a dining room with radiator, ceiling spotlights and double glazed window to rear aspect with fine view over Severn Valley.

Bedroom.. - 3.51m (11ft 6in) x 3.71m (12ft 2in)

Currently doubling as an office/study. Radiator, ceiling spotlights, built in wardrobe/cupboard, double glazed window to rear aspect with fine view over Severn Valley.


Panelled bath with mixer shower attachment, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, radiator and double glazed window to side aspect.


Understairs cupboard, radiator and further cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom... - 3.51m (11ft 6in) x 3.2m (10ft 6in)

Ceiling spotlight, built in wardrobe, radiator and double glazed window to rear aspect with view over Severn Valley.

Master Bedroom - 4.44m (14ft 7in) x 3.43m (11ft 3in)

A lovely room the main feature of which is a set of double glazed patio doors and matching side windows that open out and lead onto an EXTERNAL DECKED BALCONY providing a wonderful seating area for admiring the view of the Severn Valley. Radiator and door to

En-Suite Shower Room - 3.43m (11ft 3in) x 1.57m (5ft 2in)

Having recently replaced contemporary suite comprising large walk-in fully tiled shower cubicle, vanity wash basin, close coupled WC, ceramic tiled flooring, radiator, ceiling downlighting and double glazed window to side aspect.

Utility Room/Kitchen - 5.28m (17ft 4in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)

Currently in use as a utility room but easily adapted to become a formal kitchen if necessary. Range of base cupboards with useful work surfaces, stainless steel sink with single drainer, Worcester Bosch gas fired central heating boiler (installed in 2014), space and plumbing for washing machine, double glazed window to rear aspect, radiator and external stairwell leading to

External Storage Areas


Storeroom - 4.83m (15ft 10in) x 2.51m (8ft 3in)

With open access to front garden.


The property is approached across a short driveway that is capable of accommodating two vehicles and leads to

Attached Garage - 5.36m (17ft 7in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)

Up and over door, double glazed window to rear aspect, power and lighting connected. Gated steps lead in front of the property linking to an access to the workshop and storage area (mentioned earlier). A pathway to the side of the house leads to the rear where there is a level seating area/terrace, partially covered and partially open. From here there are wonderful views across the garden to the Severn Valley beyond. Here also there is an outside tap and external lighting and a set of steps that lead to the utility room. Accessed from this terrace a door leads to three basement rooms/cellars. These are dry and have power connected. They consist of

Cellar 1 - 6.22m (20ft 5in) x 3.56m (11ft 8in)

With part glazed door to terrace and open doorway to

Cellar 2 - 6.22m (20ft 5in) x 3.56m (11ft 8in)

With doorway to

Cellar 3 - 6.22m (20ft 5in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)

A further stepped pathway flanked by a lawn, stone walls and hedging leads down to the main garden. This consists of sloping lawns, stone retaining walls, hedged and fenced boundaries.
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.

The vendor will cover the cost of Stamp Duty in this sale

Obtained from the local authority website but potential purchasers are advised to make their own investigations.

A full Energy Performance Certificate is available for this property.

Strictly by appointment with the Agent's Malvern office 01684 892809

From the agent's office in Great Malvern proceed north along the A449. After a short distance take the left turning signposted to Bromyard into North Malvern Road. Continue on this route uphill, passing a large clock tower on your left hand side. Shortly after this the road becomes West Malvern Road where number 48 will be seen on the right hand side after a further 300 yards.

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