A Delightful Character Grade II Listed Detached Cottage In The Village Of Severn Stoke Enjoying Superb Long Distance Views Back To The Malvern Hills And Offering Well Appointed Accommodation Of Entrance Hall, Study, Dining Hall, Sitting Room, Breakfast Room And Kitchen, Rear Hall, Cloakroom With Wc, Laundry Room, Utility, Four Bedrooms (En-Suite Bathroom), Shower Room Oil Fired Central Heating, Ample Off Road Parking, Large South Facing Rear Garden. No Chain. Inspection Highly Recommended
Location & Description
This is a totally unique opportunity to purchase a truly delightful Grade II Listed detached half-timbered cottage set back from the road in the popular village of Severn Stoke with its church, village hall, Rose and Crown country Inn and bus service between Worcester and Tewkesbury. From the rear of the property there are superb long distance views to be enjoyed across unspoilt open countryside and beyond to the range of the Malvern Hills.
The town centre of Upton upon Severn is three miles distant where there is fine range of amenities including shops, bank, supermarket, inns, restaurants together with a primary school and a medical centre with Doctor and Dental surgeries. Upton is well known for its lively entertainment including Folk, Jazz, Blues and river festivals together with an annual Point to Point meeting. Educational facilities are well catered for with a primary school in the town and Hanley Castle High School between Upton and Malvern.
Transport communications are excellent with the M50/M5 motorways five miles distant bringing The Midlands, South Wales and the South West all within a convenient commuting time. The city of Worcester is seven miles and Great Malvern eleven miles both having mainline railway stations with connections to Birmingham and London Paddington.
Mole Cottage has been the subject of extensive improvement by the present owners over a number of years and the end result is a credit to them. It is not possible within the confines of these details to completely do full justice to the property and so an early inspection is highly recommended to fully appreciate this exceptional Grade II Listed cottage style house which has considerable charm and character with its wealth of exposed wall and ceiling beams, together with the quality of its interior and generous versatile accommodation which has a particular 'warm, comfortable and homely feel'. The cottage combines its character with contemporary living and benefits from oil fired central heating, has ample off road parking and a larger than average south and west facing rear garden with fine views.
The accommodation in details comprises:
With outside light. Solid entrance door to
Radiator, flagstone floor.
Study. - 3.41m (11ft 2in) x 2.53m (8ft 4in)
Dining Hall - 3.88m (12ft 9in) x 3.69m (12ft 1in) maximum
Feature fireplace with wood surround, cast iron inset and grate. Radiator, wall light, flagstone floor.
Sitting Room.. - 4.67m (15ft 4in) x 4.49m (14ft 9in) max to understairs.
Inset brick fireplace with Charnwood Island 2 wood burning stove on raised stone hearth, two radiators, three wall lights and tiled floor.
Breakfast Room - 4.68m (15ft 4in) x 4.3m (14ft 1in)
Feature fireplace with mantle over, wood burner by Evergreen Stoves, built in cupboard, two radiators, tiled floor, stable door to side entrance and multi-paned French doors opening to rear garden.
Kitchen Area - 3.93m (12ft 11in) x 2.11m (6ft 11in)
Refitted in 2014 with a range of units having double bowl sink with mixer tap and cupboard under. Further matching range of base cupboards and drawers with work surfaces over and tiled surround.
AEG induction HOB and Competence DOUBLE OVEN, wall mounted cupboards with LED lighting under, pull out larder unit, space for tall fridge freezer, plumbing for DISHWASHER, window, LED inset ceiling lights. Dimmer switch.
Radiator, power points and tiled floor.
Cloakroom - 2.33m (7ft 8in) x 1.89m (6ft 2in)
White suite of pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surround, low level WC, Honeywell thermostat. Window, tiled floor, Worcester Heatslave oil fired boiler.
Laundry Room - 2.45m (8ft 0in) x 2.29m (7ft 6in)
Work surface, wall cupboards, window, radiator and tiled floor.
Utility Room - 2.77m (9ft 1in) x 1.82m (6ft 0in)
White deep glazed sink with tiled surround, plumbing for washing machine, work surface with cupboard under, tiled floor. Window and door to side entrance.
Bedroom 1 - 4.74m (15ft 7in) x 4.26m (14ft 0in)
Feature fireplace with wood surround and mantle, cast iron inset and grate, slate hearth, radiator, door to
En-Suite Bathroom - 4.04m (13ft 3in) x 2.07m (6ft 9in)
White suite of panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment and tiled surround. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surround, wall light, low level WC, radiator. Windows and built in cupboard.
Bedroom 2 - 3.73m (12ft 3in) x 3.49m (11ft 5in)
Feature fireplace with surround and mantle, slate hearth. Radiator, built in wardrobe and further built in linen cupboard with slatted shelving.
Bedroom 3 - 3.71m (12ft 2in) maximum into recess x 2.98m (9ft 9in)
Built in wardrobe, radiator, fitted bookshelving.
Bedroom 4 - 3.71m (12ft 2in) x 2.49m (8ft 2in)
Shower Room - 2.72m (8ft 11in) x 1.73m (5ft 8in)
Shower cubicle with shower unit and tiled surround. White suite of pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surround, shaver point and light. Low level WC, chrome heated towel rail, inset ceiling lights, window and wood floor.
The property is approached via wooden vehicular gates and opening to a wide block paved drive providing ample car parking and turning area. Pedestrian gates at either side of the property provides access around to the large south and west facing enclosed rear garden which has a paved patio area, being laid to lawn, bordered with established hedging and interspersed with mature colourful shrub and plant borders together with a variety of trees to include flowering Cherry, Silver Birch, Hazle, Acer, Willow, Fig and Bramley Apple. Brick built WOOD STORE, SHED.
We have been advised that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. There is oil fired central heating. 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.
COUNCIL TAX BAND "F"
(This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation).
The property is in the flood plain but the vendors have carried out considerable work as a precaution against any future issues.
We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is freehold.
By arrangement with the agents Upton upon Severn office, 01684 593125.
From the agents office in Upton upon Severn take the road out over the river bridge towards the A38. At the junction turn left and continue for two miles until reaching the village of Severn Stoke. After passing the Rose & Crown Inn, the war memorial and the village hall take the next entrance on the left between two properties and this leads down to Mole Cottage.