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Guide Price £430,000 - SSTC | 3 Bedroom Semi-Detached | Longdon Hill End, Upton Upon Severn WR8 0RN

Property Summary

A Highly Desirable Rural Cottage Providing A Generous And Established Garden With Far Reaching Panoramic Views Over Longdon Marshes, The Severn Valley And Towards The Cotswolds. This Light And Airy Cottage Provides A Reception Hall, Study/Music Area, Oak Beamed Sitting Room, Spacious Family Orientated Area To Include A Separate Family Living Area, Dining Room And Kitchen Area, Utility Room And Three Bedrooms With Converted Loft Space Providing Excellent Additional Hobby/Playrooms Space. The Property Benefits From Oil Fired Central Heating, Double Glazing Throughout And Has Garden Outbuildings Including A Pool Room/Studio For The Heated Swimming Pool And Has Ample Parking. Epc Rating 'E'

Location & Description

Situated in the hamlet of Longdon Hill End the property is surrounded by open farmland and affords unspoilt views over the Longdon Marshes across the Severn Valley and towards the Cotswolds beyond. With facilities available in the nearby riverside town of Upton upon Severn which offers a Co-op and Spar supermarket, eateries, public houses, takeaways, a range of independent shops, church and good community facilities. Further and more extensive amenities are available in the city of Worcester, the towns of Tewkesbury and Malvern.
Transport communications are excellent with Junction 1 of the M50 motorway positioned just outside of Upton upon Severn bringing The Midlands, South West and South Wales into an easy commute. There are mainline railway stations at Malvern and Worcester offering direct services to Birmingham, London, Hereford and South Wales.
Educational facilities are well catered for in the public and private sectors at both primary and secondary levels.
From the lane the property is approached down a shared track leading to the ample block paved parking area accessed via the double wooden gates Steps lead through the raised planted beds to the hardwood stable front door with obscure leadlight and glazed insets set beneath a storm porch with pitched tiled roof and wooden supports. This property was once a farm workers cottage and has been fully renovated and extended by the current owners twice, once in 2007 and again in 2013 offers characterful accommodation benefitting from double glazing and oil fired central heating.


Entrance Hall

Stairs to first floor. Wall light point, double glazed gable windows, decorative dado rail with wood panelling below. Wooden panelled door opens to the sitting room and a feature archway and continued floor leads to

Study Area - 2.64m (8ft 8in) x 4.95m (16ft 3in)

Double glazed window with inset ceiling spotlights, feature archway to kitchen area (described later) and wood panelled door to

Utility - 1.73m (5ft 8in) x 1.52m (5ft 0in)

Double glazed UPVC stable door opening to side courtyard garden. Tiled floor, space and connection point for washing machine with worktop over. Floor mounted oil fired Greenstar Heatslave 18/25 combination boiler. Tiled splashbacks, inset ceiling spotlights. Panelled door to


White low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback, inset ceiling spotlight, wall mounted extractor fan.

Sitting Room - 4.34m (14ft 3in) x 4.34m (14ft 3in)

A lovely spacious room with vaulted ceiling of exposed ceiling timbers, bank of double glazed windows incorporating double glazed doors open and overlook the rear terrace with views over the garden to the fantastic panoramic views beyond. One of the main focal points is a Woodwarm multi-fuel stove set into dual aspect fireplace with oak beam over. Underfloor heating with zoned control. Door to

Living Room and Kitchen Area

A light and airy family orientated room divided into three main spaces with slate floor throughout and underfloor heating.

Dining Area - 4.37m (14ft 4in) x 4.47m (14ft 8in)

Exposed ceiling timbers, second side of the twin aspect fireplace from the sitting room with Woodwarm stove set on flagstone hearth and oak beam over. Understairs storage cupboards. Feature archway to study area (described earlier).

Kitchen - 4.37m (14ft 4in) x 2.03m (6ft 8in)

Range of drawer and cupboard base units with granite silver flecked worktops. Wall units including display cupboards, plate rack with underlighting. Rangemaster 90 RANGE COOKER with gas HOBS, electric OVENS and GRILL with matching extractor hood over. Integrated FRIDGE FREEZER and DISHWASHER. One and a half bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap and drainer under a double glazed window. Ceiling light point.

Garden Room - 2.41m (7ft 11in) x 5.54m (18ft 2in)

This is oak framed with double glazed windows to side and rear incorporating double glazed doors opening to the rear patio from where fantastic views can be enjoyed. Three double glazed Velux skylights to rear flooding the area with natural light. Inset ceiling spotlights, underfloor heating.


Ceiling light point, wall mounted thermostat control point. Stairs to attic space. Door to

Bedroom 1 - 2.64m (8ft 8in) x 4.42m (14ft 6in)

Two double glazed windows overlook the top paddocks and provide views towards the Malvern Hills (it is only the hedgerow that restricts this and this will be cut back again in the Autumn and access to a second and separate converted loft area that has exposed beams, built in drawers and a fixed and separate Velux window. This is now reached by a loft hatch ladder.

Bedroom 2 - 3.43m (11ft 3in) x 2.41m (7ft 11in)

Double glazed window with views over Longdon Marshes to the Severn Valley. Ceiling light point and radiator.

Bedroom 3 - 2.39m (7ft 10in) max x 3.86m (12ft 8in) max

Double glazed windows with views over Longdon Marshes to the Severn Valley. Ceiling light point and radiator.

Family Bathroom

Fitted with a close coupled WC with vanity wash hand basin set into a Travertine tiled worktop, walk in shower enclosure with rainfall shower head. Walls and floor finished in ceramic tiles. Double glazed window, wall mounted heated towel rail and inset ceiling spotlights.

Converted Loft Space - 2.16m (7ft 1in) x 5.94m (19ft 6in)

Accessed via a fixed staircase from the first floor landing the fully converted primary loft area (there is a separate converted loft space above bedroom 1) provide additional space and currently is used as a playroom/hobby area. It has ceiling spot lights and a radiator. It also benefits from two Velux windows providing outstanding panoramic views.


The main garden to the property extends from the rear and faces east and enjoys splendid and far reaching views across the Severn Valley to the Cotswolds beyond. A paved terrace extends across the rear of the property allowing a wonderful seating area enjoying the pleasantries of the setting. Two sets of steps from either side of the patio lead down to the large open lawn which is flanked at the bottom and right hand side by mature planted beds that offer a variety of shrubs and plants. To the left is a large sunken pond surrounded by mature specimen trees and shrubs. Enclosed by wood railed perimeter is a heated SWIMMING POOL surrounded by a decked terrace from where the fantastic far reaching views can be enjoyed. From here access can be gained to a wooded insulated office/summerhouse (described later). Raised vegetable beds side onto a wooden picket fence with double gate that opens to the orchard where there is a variety of apple and pear trees and leads to a composting area with large workshop (described later). The whole garden is enclosed by a fenced and hedge perimeter and from all aspects the superb views are on offer.

Workshop - 4.67m (15ft 4in) x 3.78m (12ft 5in)

Accessed via two decked terraces double glazed doors open to this insulated and versatile space with double glazed window to rear. Lighting and power. Further double glazed window to side.

Pool Room/Studio

Two sets of double glazed double doors open to the decking area surrounding the swimming pool. Storage cupboard, light, power and wall mounted electric panel heater.

Enclosed Courtyard Garden

Accessed from the driveway via a pedestrian gate set beneath a rose and arched arbour this area is block paved and makes a useful space also housing the oil tank and LPG bottles.

We have been advised that mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Drainage is to a shared septic tank. Central heating is provided by an oil fired system. Bottled LPG for cooking. 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.

A full Energy Performance Certificate is available for this property.

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 Agent's Upton office. 01684 593125
From the John Goodwin office in Upton upon Severn head south on the A4104. Turn left onto the B4211 signed Gloucester. Proceed for 0.9 of a mile taking the right turn signed Castlemorton. Proceed for 1.1 miles and take the first turning on the left. Proceed for a further 0.6 miles passing Hill End Farm on the left and turn left down a track as indicated by the agents pointer board. Follow the track round to the right into the parking area for Garden Cottage.

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