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Property Details

Guide Price £420,000 - SSTC | 4 Bedroom Detached | Back Lane, Great Malvern WR14 2HJ

Property Summary

A Distinctive Detached Three Storey House Enjoying An Elevated Setting In The Centre Of Great Malvern With Wonderful Views Across The Severn Valley And Offering Spacious Family Accommodation With Double Glazing, Gas Central Heating, Hall, Cloakroom, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Four Bedrooms, En-Suite Bathroom, Separate Shower Room, Off Road Parking, Double Garage And An Attractively Landscaped Mature Garden All Only A Few Minutes Walk From The Town Centre. Energy Rating "D"

Location & Description

Blackacre enjoys a convenient position only five minutes on foot from the centre of the cultural and historic spa town of Great Malvern where there is a fine 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. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is only about seven miles and there are mainline railway stations at both Great Malvern and Malvern Link less than a mile away. The house is well placed for access to all the best local schools in both the state and private sectors including Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls School. For those who enjoy walking the dog Malvern Link common is only about five minutes away on foot.
The property is situated in Back Lane, an exclusive residential street in one of the town's premier locations. From its semi elevated spot on the eastern slopes of the Malvern Hills most of the principal rooms in the house enjoy a lovely view across the rooftops of Malvern towards the Severn Valley in the distance.
Originally constructed in the 1980's Blackacre is a distinctive, spacious and versatile three storey detached house. It has gas fired central heating and double glazed windows. Generally it has been well maintained (including the recent installation and servicing of an automatic garage door, regular servicing of the boiler, a replacement kitchen and cavity wall insulation) although some updating is now required.
On the ground floor a reception hall leads to a cloakroom, a lounge with a separate dining room (although these two rooms are linked by glazed doors), the recently refitted kitchen/breakfast room and a utility room. At first floor level there are four bedrooms, the master of which has its own en-suite bathroom. There is also a separate family shower room.
Blackacre enjoys a lovely approach along a long sloping driveway terminating immediately in front of the house where there is a turning and parking area. This also leads to the double garage alongside which there is a secure storeroom/void. The garden has clearly been planned with care and imagination and over the years and has matured to provide a lovely setting.

Reception Hall

Radiator (with shelf above), smoke alarm and stairs to first floor.


Close coupled WC, wash basin, radiator, stripped timber flooring and double glazed window.

Study - 3.07m (10ft 1in) x 2.6m (8ft 6in)

Radiator and double glazed window enjoying wonderful view across the Severn Valley.

Lounge - 5.06m (16ft 7in) x 3.98m (13ft 1in)

East and south facing double glazed windows provide a wonderful view across the Severn Valley. Radiator, TV point, fireplace with marble hearth and tiled inset. Adam style surround and coal effect electric fire. Glazed double doors leading to

Dining Room - 3.99m (13ft 1in) x 3.43m (11ft 3in)

Radiator, corner display cabinet with cupboard below, double glazed window to rear aspect and door leading from hall.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 4.73m (15ft 6in) x 4.2m (13ft 9in)

Re-equipped and fitted within the last five years with an excellent range of floor and eye level cupboards having extensive work surfaces and tiled surrounds as well as integrated double bowl stainless steel sink, eye level electric OVEN, four ring gas HOB with extractor canopy above, integrated FRIDGE and FREEZER. Fitted wall shelving, stripped timber flooring, two double glazed windows to rear aspect, radiator and two ceiling mounted tracks each supporting four downlighters. Door to

Utility Room - 2.51m (8ft 3in) x 1.44m (4ft 9in)

Floor cupboards with integrated stainless steel sink, fitted shelving, plumbing for washing machine, burglar alarm control panel and gas fired central heating boiler. Radiator and double glazed door leading outside.


Double glazed window to side aspect, radiator, hatch to loft space.

Bedroom 1 - 4.18m (13ft 9in) x 3.99m (13ft 1in)

Radiator, double glazed window to front aspect with wonderful view over Severn Valley. Door to

En-Suite Bathroom

Half tiled with panelled bath, mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash basin with glass and timber shelving above, close coupled WC, radiator, stripped timber flooring and double glazed window to front aspect.

Bedroom 2 - 4.38m (14ft 4in) x 3.99m (13ft 1in)

Radiator, double glazed window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 3 - 3.17m (10ft 5in) x 2.45m (8ft 0in)

Radiator and double glazed window to rear aspect.

Bedroom 4 - 3.14m (10ft 4in) x 2.56m (8ft 5in)

Radiator and double glazed window to rear aspect.

Shower Room

Tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC, stripped timber flooring, radiator, built in airing cupboard with factory lagged cylinder and slatted shelving, double glazed window with view across Severn Valley.


Blackacre enjoys a lovely approach across a sloping tarmac driveway flanked on each side by mature lawns and a wonderful display of well stocked herbaceous borders, mature shrubs, spring bulbs and fine trees including Gingko, Quince and Mulberry. The front garden is enclosed by well established hedging. The driveway provides extensive off road parking and leads to the integral

Double Garage - 5.93m (19ft 5in) x 5m (16ft 5in)

With electric up and over door, light and power connected and access to a secure underfloor storeroom/void.
Steps from the driveway lead to a raised terrace providing a seating area for sitting out and admiring the view over the Severn Valley and access to the main hall. Access to each side of the house leads to the well enclosed rear garden where there is a further lawn, paved seating area and a variety of mature shrubs and trees. Here there is external lighting, a water supply and boundary fencing.
We have been advised that mains electricity, gas, drainage and water 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 Agents Malvern office. 01684 892809.

From the traffic lights in the centre of Great Malvern at the junction with Church Street follow Graham Road for a short distance before turning left at the first set of lights. This road bears sharply to the right towards Waitrose. After no more than fifty yards bear right into Back Lane. This is an unmade road. Follow it for no more than 300 yards where the driveway to Blackacre will be seen on the left hand side.

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