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Guide Price £385,000 - SSTC | 2 Bedroom Detached Bungalow | 8 Court Road, Barnards Green, Malvern WR14 3BL

Property Summary

Location & Description

The Barn enjoys a convenient location less than two minutes on foot from the bustling centre of Barnards Green where there is a comprehensive choice of local amenities including a Co-op supermarket, a post office, cash machine, shops and takeaways. The wider amenities of Great Malvern are less than a mile distant. Here there further shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex and the Splash leisure pool and gymnasium. The immediate area is well served by some of the best schools in the region in both the private and state systems including The Chase secondary, Malvern College and Malvern St James Girls' School. There is an equally broad choice of primary education nearby.

Transport communications are excellent. Great Malvern railway station is only about five minutes walk away with direct access to London Paddington, Birmingham, Hereford and South Wales. There is a regular bus service running through Barnards Green and junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester together with junction 1 of the M50 at Upton are both only a short drive.

The original property itself dates back over a century. For the majority of this time it was a working barn but in 2000 it was imaginatively extended and converted into a lovely detached home. It is approached off Court Road along a private driveway that serves not only The Barn but a small number of other houses. This approach ensures that it enjoys a private and exclusive setting. Indeed its setting is one of its great strengths in a larger than average beautifully landscaped level garden. This has been designed, shaped and nurtured by the present owner to provide a particularly sheltered and sunny south and west facing aspect with a fine view of the Malvern Hills in the distance.

The majority of the accommodation is on the ground floor although there is a mezzanine level as well. An attractive hall leads to a very impressive and well equipped kitchen/dining room, which has a comprehensive range of units, white goods and accessories and is open plan to a lovely west facing conservatory. This not only enjoys a delightful aspect across the garden to the hills but also doubles as a family or sitting area. Also off the hall is the main lounge. Like the conservatory this room enjoys the same sunny west facing aspect over the rear garden towards the hills and has the added interest of an open plan pine staircase leading to a mezzanine level above. Both the kitchen and the lounge have high vaulted ceilings. At the far end of the lounge is a bedroom and the main shower room with WC. On the mezzanine floor above the lounge an open landing leads to the second bedroom.

The final bonus is a double garage (part of a shared block) and a brick paviour driveway that provides parking for two vehicles.


Reception Hall

Part glazed entrance door, radiator (with shelf over), raised vaulted ceiling, central heating programmer, built in cloaks/boiler cupboard with fitted shelving, light, hanging rail and gas fired central heating boiler. Doors to lounge (described later) and to

Kitchen Breakfast Room - 7.01m (23ft 0in) x 5.49m (18ft 0in) maximum

including conservatory.

With its high vaulted ceiling this impressive open plan room is a major focal point of the house. It has a real feeling of space and light and is the perfect area for family and entertaining. It consists of the main kitchen and dining area with a comprehensive range of Oak fronted floor and eye level cupboards with drawers, work surfaces, tiled surrounds and pelmet lighting above. There are a number of accessories integrated into the design including DISHWASHER, FRIDGE FREEZER, eye level OVEN and GRILL, four ring electric HOB and a one and a half bowl single drainer stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There is also space and plumbing for a washing machine. Other fittings include an extractor fan, glass fronted display cabinets, overhead down lighting, radiator (with shelf above), three double glazed windows to front and side aspects and attractive Oak effect flooring. A large open archway leads directly to the FAMILY AREA/CONSERVATORY where there is a further radiator and double glazed windows to three aspects overlooking and leading into (via a pair of west facing double glazed doors) the south and west facing rear garden. From this room there are views of the Malvern Hills.

Lounge - 5m (16ft 5in) x 4.44m (14ft 7in)

Another spacious open plan room with high vaulted ceiling and stairs leading to a mezzanine level above. Two radiators (one with shelf above), ceiling down lighting, two double glazed windows and a pair of double glazed doors (all west facing) overlooking and leading into the main garden with view of hills. Further double glazed window to side aspect. At the rear of this room a small lobby (with double glazed window and down lighter) leads to both the shower room (described later) and to

Bedroom 1 - 4.47m (14ft 8in) x 2.74m (9ft 0in)

Radiator, built in double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, additional fitted double wardrobe (also with hanging rail) and matching chest of six drawers. Three double glazed windows to front and side aspects. Built in meter cupboard.

Shower Room - 2.74m (9ft 0in) x 1.93m (6ft 4in)

Large double shower cubicle with tiled surround and glass screen, close coupled WC, pedestal wash basin with mirror and fluorescent shaving light above, radiator, towel rail, extractor fan, built in linen cupboard with slatted shelving. Double glazed window.



Approached via the attractive 'dog leg' pine staircase from the lounge below this landing has two double glazed Velux windows and door leading to

Bedroom 2 - 2.95m (9ft 8in) x 2.36m (7ft 9in) maximum into eaves

Radiator, useful built in under eaves storage cupboard/wardrobe, two double glazed Velux windows.


Approached off Court Road across a shared tarmac driveway that serves other houses in the cul de sac The Barn has a brick paviour area set aside to accommodate two vehicles. Almost opposite this is a large original brick building half of which provides The Barn with its own

Double Garage - 6.02m (19ft 9in) x 4.7m (15ft 5in)

With two separate timber entrance doors, light and power connected.

The garden belonging to The Barn is one of its great strengths. To the front it is laid to lawn with a well established Magnolia and Flowering Cherry tree providing interest. The lawn itself is bordered by well maintained beds containing a variety of colourful shrubs and trees enclosed by a low brick wall and railings as well as fencing that supports climbers. Gated pathways to each side of the house lead directly into the delightful south and west facing rear garden. This is not only a sheltered sun trap but also enjoys a fine view of the Malvern Hills. Again it is mainly laid to lawn with a large paved terrace/seating area and a variety of fully stocked mature rose and shrub borders enclosed by a mixture of brick walls, hedges, trellising and fencing supporting a large number of established climbers. The rear facade of the house itself also supports an attractive climbing rose and at strategic points there is an outside tap, external lighting and power points.

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.

A full Energy Performance Certificate is available for this property from the selling agents Malvern Office.

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.

'Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request'

From the traffic lights in the centre of Great Malvern proceed downhill along Church Street. Follow this route into Barnards Green Road passing Malvern St James Girls' School and sports centre along the way. After a short distance you will come to a major island in Barnards Green. Take the fourth exit into Court Road. You will notice a veterinary surgery and a distinctive slate building on your right. Immediately after these two buildings turn right along a private tarmac driveway where you will see The Barn on the left.

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