A Contemporary And Bespoke Detached Bungalow Situated Adjacent To Open Countryside Close To Local Amenities. Internally The Well Presented And Maintained Accommodation Benefits From Double Glazing, Air Source Heat Pump And Comprises In Brief; Large Open Plan Living Area, Utility Room, Master Bedroom With En Suite, Two Further Bedrooms, Family Bathroom. Gardens Which Wrap Around The Property To Two Sides, Large Workshop. Energy Rating 'C'.
Location & Description
1 Elm Drive is located in a private complex with one other similar property. It is situated close to the amenities of Barnards Green which offers a bustling precinct of independent shops, Co-op supermarket, eateries, take aways and pharmacy. Further and more extensive facilities are available at the retail park in Townsend End with a number of high street names as well as the Victorian spa town of Great Malvern.
Transport communications are excellent with mainline railway stations in Great Malvern and Malvern Link offering direct routes to Worcester, Birmingham, London, Hereford and South Wales. Junction 7 of the M5 motorway is located just outside Worcester and junction 1 of the M50 at Upton upon Severn brings the South West and the Midlands into easy commuting distance.
Educational facilities are well catered for with the area having a range of primary and secondary schooling both in the public and private sectors.
The area boasts a range of leisure opportunities including the Malvern Splash leisure centre, Malvern Spa, Manor Park Tennis Club, Worcestershire Golf Club on Wells Road and a number of footpaths that criss cross the area as well as the inspirational Malvern Hills.
1 Elm Drive offers contemporary living accommodation in this gated complex of just two properties. The property is approached via shared electric gates leading to the gravel drive and an allocated parking area with parking and hard standing for three vehicles. The driveway has lighting and a paved pedestrian path wraps around the property to all sides with raised beds. Soffits with zoned down lighting wrap around the property and living accommodation is accessed via a deep covered storm porch with sloping access to the aluminium front door with glazed inset and opaque glazed side panels. The living accommodation, which has been beautifully presented and finished to a high specification including double glazing, LED lighting, air recovery system, zoned under floor heating via the air source heat pump, rain water recovery system providing recycled water to the toilets and outside taps and solar thermal panels providing hot water. With the exception of one room Travertine flooring flows throughout being a further attractive feature of this fantastic residence.
Steps and separate slopped path lead to
Raised beds, sensored lighting. Front door opens to
A welcoming environment with beautiful wooden doors opening to all rooms. Inset ceiling light points.
Open Plan Living Room - 5.05m (16ft 7in) x 9.35m (30ft 8in)
Enjoying a bank of double glazed windows incorporating sliding patio doors giving views to the Malvern Hills and opening to the rear garden. A further double glazed patio door is positioned to the southerly aspect also opening to and overlooking the formal garden. This room gives a feeling of space with the half vaulted ceiling which rises to ten feet with strategically placed and zoned LED down lighting. Three square double glazed windows to the northerly aspect gives views over open farmland. Designated kitchen area fitted with a bespoke Beech cooking island incorporating food preparation sink, induction HOB and further Smeg halogen hob. Below is a Smeg 900 stainless steel OVEN and there is additional cupboard and work surface space. Attached to the preparation island is a matching dining table with further drawer storage under. Additional heating is provided by the Dovre wood burning stove as well as the continued under floor heating. At strategic points around this room are J4S Ethernet ports as well as TV aerials and sockets. An Oak sliding door opens through to
Utility Room - 1.63m (5ft 4in) x 4.85m (15ft 11in) maximum (13'1" minimum)
Conveniently adjacent to the kitchen and offering an additional range of cupboard base units, with matching wall units and Beech butcher's block worktop. Space for full height fridge freezer, stainless steel sink unit with waste disposal and mixer tap over. The airing cupboard houses the Glow Worm mains pressure hot water system. Positioned within this room are the control units for the air source heat pump and solar thermal panels which help to provide hot water. Travertine flooring continues throughout this area and a double glazed door opens to the side of the residence.
Master Bedroom - 3.2m (10ft 6in) x 3.86m (12ft 8in) into wardrobes
Double glazed window to front aspect, being a well proportioned room offering a range of fitted wardrobes behind sliding wardrobe doors which also give access en suite. Inset ceiling LED spotlights, TV point and J4S Ethernet ports.
Double glazed window to side, close coupled white low level WC and wall mounted wash basin with mixer tap. Shower head fitment with rain water shower head and additional hand held shower unit, tiled splash backs in complementary ceramics.
Bedroom 2 - 3m (9ft 10in) x 3.02m (9ft 11in)
A good sized double bedroom with double glazed French doors opening to the side garden. J4S Ethernet ports as well as TV aerial and telephone socket.
Bedroom 3 - 3.05m (10ft 0in) x 2.77m (9ft 1in)
Double glazed window to front and double glazed French doors opening to the side garden. Ceiling light point. J4S Ethernet ports as well as TV aerial and telephone socket.
Double glazed window to side. Modern white suite consisting of a close coupled WC, wall mounted wash basin, mixer tap, walk in shower enclosure with glass screen and rain water shower head and hand held shower unit. Chrome heated towel rail, tiled splash backs in complementary ceramics, useful shelf recess, ceiling light point.
Grounds wrap around the property to two sides with a large patio area positioned to the rear of the property enjoying views to the Malvern Hills. The patio area continues round to the side where there is a good sized lawn interspersed with Beech hedging and enjoying shaped beds planted with a variety of flora. An area of the garden is given over to soft fruits contained in raised beds and a selection of fruit trees including Apple and Plum. A section of the garden is given over to a productive kitchen garden which offers a GREENHOUSE and raised vegetable beds. There are views over open farm land. Gravel and stone paths meander through the raised beds and give access to the large and useful WORKSHOP/STORAGE AREA. The garden benefits from strategic lighting positioned in the soffits of the bungalow, outside power sockets and a rain water harvesting system which is used for the various outside taps and toilet systems. To the front there is designated parking for two vehicles on the gravel area and additional parking is available on the hard standing where subject to the relevant permissions being obtained, a garage could be erected. A gravel path leads through a secure gate giving pedestrian access to Windrush Crescent.
Workshop - 6.5m (21ft 4in) maximum (13'6 minimum) x 10.01m (32ft 10in)
Being of wood construction with wall insulation and a fibre glass roof, this is a useful and versatile space. Pedestrian door to garden, double doors to driveway. Within the workshop there are 13 and 16 amp sockets, toilet and sink. A further pedestrian door leads to a smaller room (9'2" x 13'6" maximum) with further sockets and sink. This room could easily be opened to the main workshop area creating a larger space.
We have been advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Heating is provided by an air source heat pump and hot water is provided either by the air source heat pump or solar thermal cells positioned on the southerly aspect of the residence. The property has a rainwater harvesting system supplying the outside taps and toilets. 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 property has a right of access over the driveway and is liable for a 50% share of the upkeep costs. The pedestrian path that leads down to Windrush Crescent comes into the boundaries of 1 Elm Drive, number 2 Elm Drive also has a right of access.
COUNCIL TAX BAND "D"
This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
An Energy Performance Certificate is available for this property.
Strictly by appointment through the Agents Malvern office. (01684 892809).
Pedestrian Access - From the John Goodwin office in Great Malvern proceed down Church Street and straight over the traffic lights. Continue down Barnards Green Road to the island. Take the third exit along Barnards Green Road and the first turning left into Pound Bank Road. After 0.2 miles turn right into Bellars Lane. Proceed along the road following it around to the left where it becomes Windrush Crescent. After approximately 0.1 miles the pedestrian access to the property can be found on the left hand side of the road as indicated by the agents for sale board.
By Car - From the John Goodwin office in Great Malvern proceed down Church Street and straight over the traffic lights. Continue down Barnards Green Road to the island. Take the third exit along Barnards Green Road. Take the first turning left into Pound Bank Road and proceed for 0.5 miles after which turn right into Moat Way. Follow the road around to the left and take the first right into Shenstone Close. Follow the road around to the left where the electric gates for Elm Drive can be seen.