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The Purlieu, Malvern

£899,950
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  • Property type: House - Detached
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  • 1930s DETACHED PROPERTY (c. 2250 SQ FT)
  • DETACHED COACH HOUSE (c. 1100 SQ FT)
  • 3.5 ACRES INCLUDING WOODLAND PADDOCK
  • OUTSTANDING FAR REACHING VIEWS
  • LOCATED ON WESTERN SLOPES OF MALVERN HILLS
  • A MOST DESIRABLE AND PRIVATE POSITION
  • COTTAGE HAS HOLIDAY/RENTAL POTENTIAL
  • AMPLE GARAGING AND BEAUTIFUL GARDENS
  • MUST BE VIEWED TO APPRECIATE
  • EPC E (Coach House EPC F)

A beautiful 1930's home with exceptional views of the Herefordshire countryside with a separate 'Clock House' accommodation and grounds & woodland of up to 3.5 Acres.

Woodbury is situated in Upper Colwall on the Herefordshire side of the Malvern Hills Conservation Area, with views extending across from the Clee Hills and Shropshire Hills to the Black Mountains.

The elevated position below the Worcestershire Beacon commands some of the best views in Malvern spanning over 45 miles. Privately positioned on The Purlieu within the Colwall Coppice, Woodbury provides an idyllic home within easy reach of the much sought after village of Colwall which offers a good range of local facilities including cafes, excellent schools including The Downs and The Elms, doctors' surgery and a mainline railway station with services to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford and London Paddington.

MAIN HOUSE - Ground Floor

Solid wooden front door into:

Entrance Porch

With large west facing window, glass internal door to:

Reception Hallway

Returning staircase to first floor, hardwood floor, period radiator, understairs storage cupboard, telephone point, opaque glass doors to:

Sitting Room

Dual aspect room with leaded windows and far-reaching views across Herefordshire, wood burner with granite hearth and wooden mantle, TV point, step down to rear facing seating area, further leaded windows and double doors open to the gardens, radiators, double doors to:

Dining Room

Dual aspect leaded windows, period radiators, hardwood floor, brick built fireplace with inset gas fire and tile hearth, picture rail, doors leading to:

Kitchen

Dual aspect with side and front facing leaded windows, The kitchen is fitted with farmhouse-style units and four oven AGA with twin hotplate, double sink and drainer unit. Range of fitted kitchen units with a tiled worktop and larder cupboard, door giving access to the front garden via a rear porch with attached utility.

Landing

Oak banister, rear aspect leaded window, airing cupboard, doors to;

Master Bedroom

Spacious room with dual aspect leaded picture windows over gardens with a superb view of the garden and the Herefordshire countryside beyond, radiator, range of built-in wardrobes and storage, door to:

En-suite

Side aspect leaded window, contemporary double end bath with chrome mixer attachments, low level wc, bidet, wash basin, heated towel rail, wood floor, spotlighting.

Bedroom Two

Dual aspect leaded windows, range of fitted bedroom furniture, period radiator, rural outlook to the fore, door to bathroom.

Bedroom Three

Dual aspect leaded windows with double doors opening to a cast iron railed balcony, period radiator.

Bathroom

Side aspect leaded window, panel bath, low level wc, vanity unit with inset basin, part-tiled walls, electric heated towel rail, door to landing and Bedroom Two.

Garage

Electric roller style garage door, power and light, front and side windows, door to store room.

CLOCKHOUSE - GROUND FLOOR

Dual aspect open plan lounge/diner, kitchen with side and rear aspect windows and views with a door opening to a timber terrace with the most impressive and far-reaching views. Cast iron gas woodburner effect fire, range of fitted kitchen units with integrated cooker and gas hob, radiators, stone floor, open wooden staircase leads to first floor, staircase also to lower floor, door to cloakroom with side window, low level wc, wash basin.

CLOCKHOUSE - FIRST FLOOR - Bedroom

Open to vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and ballustrade, two side facing windows, walkway access to:

Bathroom

Dual aspect with side facing windows, panel bath with shower over, low level wc, wash basin, built-in storage, electric heated towel rail.

CLOCKHOUSE - LOWER GROUND FLOOR

Large open store room with side and rear facing windows, range of built-in storage, power and light and double doors to gardens, possible conversion into additional accommodation, gym or as a home office.

Garage

Metal up and over door, power and light, side aspect window, wall-mounted gas boiler.

GARDENS

Approached through electric cast iron double gates with stone pillars to driveway leading on to garage and Clockhouse. Stone path over bridge leading to front terrace and over multi level pond water feature, path extending to the sides and to the rear. Stone patio seating terrace with a clematis covered pergola and steps down to formal lawn, perfect for enjoying the southerly and westerly aspect and the views. Further decked seating area to be found to the side. The gardens containing four herbaceous borders and a large rockery are enclosed and include several mature trees including oak. Lower garden consists of a variety of planting and a large natural pond with flags, bull rushes and other wetland plants. Further gated access at rear of garden with vehicular access to lower garages. The lower garden is all laid to lawn with a greenhouse and vegetable plots and is enclosed by conifer hedge. There are two further timber garden sheds and a further double garage (4.80m x 5.86m) below driveway with two wooden up and over doors, power and light.

A delightful and natural garden with formal and entertaining areas, enjoying a private aspect and outstanding views.

WOODLAND PADDOCK

A beautiful woodland paddock of established oak and specimen trees, secluded and rich in wildlife and flowers, enclosed by fencing with gated access and separated from the main property only by an access track.

DIRECTIONS

From the office of Allan Morris in Malvern proceed onto the Wells Road. Drive for a short distance and take the first right hand turn onto the Wyche Road. Follow the road uphill, passing through the Wyche Cutting, bearing right into West Malvern Road. After a short distance, take the left turn into The Purlieu. This is an unmade road that you follow downhill, where the road splits, lake the left turn then take the driveway on the right into the property. The property will be indicated by the For Sale notice. Please pull into the driveway if viewing the property. For more details or to book a viewing, please call the Malvern office on 01684 561411.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

TENURE: We understand the property to be Freehold but this point should be confirmed by your solicitor.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS: Only those items referred to in these particulars are included in the sale price. Other items, such as carpets and curtains, may be available by separate arrangement

SERVICES: Mains electricity, water are connected. Drainage is private. Central heating is Oil fired in the main house and LPG gas in the Coach House. Please note that we have not tested any services or appliances and their inclusion in these particulars should not be taken as a warranty.

OUTGOINGS: Local Council: Malvern Hills District Council (01684 862151); at the time of marketing the Council Tax Band is: H

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATINGS: Current: E39 Potential: C79

ASKING PRICE

£899,950

Dimensions

Sitting Room 18' 10" x 22' 8" narrowing to 20'3" (5.74m x 6.91m narrowing to 20'3")
Dining Room 15' 10" x 14' 10" (4.83m x 4.52m)
Kitchen 14' 9" x 13' 7" max (4.50m x 4.14m max)
Master Bedroom 20' 6" x 18' 10" max measurements (6.25m x 5.74m max measurements)
En-suite 8' 11" x 6' 6" (2.72m x 1.98m)
Bedroom Two 14' 10" x 14' 10" max (4.52m x 4.52m max)
Bedroom Three 14' 11" x 8' 8" (4.55m x 2.64m)
Bathroom 9' 3" x 7' 0" (2.82m x 2.13m)
Garage 18' 5" x 21' 0" max (5.61m x 6.40m max)
CLOCKHOUSE - GROUND FLOOR 28' 4" x 18' 4" (8.64m x 5.59m)
CLOCKHOUSE - LOWER GROUND FLOOR 28' 8" x 17' 8" narrowing to 14'11" (8.74m x 5.38m narrowing to 14'11")
Garage 21' 2" x 11' 7" (6.45m x 3.53m)

These measurements are for guidance only.
Please refer to full sales details.

Please note that property locations are approximate. If you would like to find the exact location of a property please contact the relevant office.

[Information correct as of Mar 25, 2017]

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