, Bishops Frome, Worcester
- Property type: House - Detached
- DELIGHTFUL DETACHED COTTAGE
- SEMI-RURAL LOCATION
- FOUR BEDROOMS - FAMILY BATHROOM
- DINING KITCHEN AND UTILITY
- LONG PRIVATE DRIVEWAY
- APPROX 18 ACRES OF LAND
- 5 PADDOCKS AND WOODLAND
- FAR REACHING VIEWS
- NO CHAIN
- EPC RATING: D
Located on the outskirts of the popular village of Bishops Frome, this detached cottage has a position that enjoys the most stunning views across open countryside. Set at the end of a private driveway the property is offered for sale with approximately 18 acres of pastureland and a detached brick and timber barn. Offering well presented and well proportioned accommodation that includes: entrance hallway, open sitting room with inglenook fireplace, large dining kitchen, utility room, four double bedrooms and a refitted family bathroom. The property has attractive gardens, a driveway and a garage. The land extends to 18 acres of mainly pastureland, arranged into 5 paddocks and a section of woodland. A rare opportunity to acquire a small holding in a delightful position. Must be viewed.
GROUND FLOOR - Entrance Hall
Wooden front door with obscured glass, internal wooden door with obscured glass into:
Radiator, glazed wooden door to:
Rear facing obscured window, low level wc, wash basin, radiator.
Open plan sitting room divided by original exposed timbers, feature exposed ceiling beams and stonework, inglenook fireplace with wooden mantle, stone hearth and inset "Villager" wood burner, two side facing windows and a front facing window, two radiators, additional stone fireplace at the opposite end of the room, staircase to first floor, double doors open to:
Double glazed with sliding doors to garden and having far-reaching views with a southerly aspect over the gardens and beyond.
Two front facing double glazed windows. Range of fitted wooden floor and wall-mounted units with a granite tiled work surface. inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with a mixer tap over, double electric oven, electric hob with an extractor hood over, integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer, feature exposed ceiling beams, two radiators, space for large kitchen table and other furniture, wall and ceiling lighting, glazed door to:
Rear facing window and glazed door gives access to garden. Range of floor and wall-mounted units, worktop with inset sink and drainer unit, space and plumbing for washing machine and other appliances, tiled splashback, radiator.
FIRST FLOOR - Landing
Airing cupboard housing hot water tank, split level, rear facing Velux window, radiator, exposed beams, doors to:
Dual aspect with two front facing and one side facing windows with far-reaching views, feature exposed beams or timbers under a loft recess, two radiators.
Feature exposed beams or ceiling timbers with some restricted head height at either end, Velux roof window, radiator, wall light points.
Front facing window with view, radiator, exposed timbers.
Front facing window with view, radiator, exposed timbers.
Two rear facing Velux roof windows, split level with raised tiled floor housing the clawfoot standing bath, low level wc, wash basin, recessed shower with electric shower unit, radiator, access to roof void, exposed beam.
Tandem length, up and over door, power and light, pedestrian door to the rear.
The property is approached from the village along a long private driveway to a gated entrance and large parking area for ample vehicles. The property is surrounded by beautiful gardens which are laid to lawn and have a number of established herbaceous borders, as well as mature trees and shrubs. A patio area to the rear of the property is ideal for summer entertaining from where you can enjoy the wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. The property has gardens and grounds of around 18 acres, to include a number of fields and piece of woodland, as well as an old barn and cider house which could be potentially re-developed subject to relevant planning permission.
From Malvern, proceed north along the Newtown Road which becomes the Leigh Sinton Road. Upon reaching the village of Leigh Sinton, turn left and take the A4103 and follow this road for several miles passing over Fromes Hill. At the bottom of the hill turn right onto B4214 signposted Bishops Frome, then pass the Hop Pocket shopping centre. On entering the village bear right at the public house and then left into the driveway where the property can be found indicated by the Allan Morris For Sale board. For further details or to book a viewing, call the Malvern Office on 01684 561411.
Aldridge Cottage sits within the pretty Herefordshire village of Bishops Frome, surrounded by open countryside and orchards. Bishops Frome itself features a 12th century church, a village hall with community shop and two public houses, whilst nearby is the popular Hop Pocket Shopping Village. The A4103 provides easy access to both Worcester and Hereford, where there are excellent schooling, shopping and leisure facilities. The traditional market town of Ledbury with its renowned market, theatre, Eastnor Castle and a wonderful range of independent shops and eateries, is only a short distance away, as is the popular town of Malvern and the historic Malvern Hills.
The property is ideally located for Ledbury 8 miles, Malvern 10, Hereford 13, Worcester 16, Birmingham 47 (all mileages are approximate). (Rail) Railway stations are available at Malvern, Hereford and Worcester.
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 and water are connected. Central heating is oil fired. Drainage is a septic tank. 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: F
ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATINGS: Current: D55 Potential: B90
SCHOOLS INFORMATION: Local Education Authority: Herefordshire LA: 01432 260927
|Cloakroom||5' 7" x 5' 4" (1.70m x 1.63m)|
|Sitting Room||22' 10" x 15' 5" (6.96m x 4.70m)|
|Conservatory||7' 10" x 7' 7" (2.39m x 2.31m)|
|Dining Kitchen||18' 9" x 16' 6" (5.71m x 5.03m)|
|Utility||13' 5" x 5' 6" max (4.09m x 1.68m max)|
|Bedroom One||22' 11" x 15' 5" , narrowing to 11'2" (6.98m x 4.70m , narrowing to 11'2")|
|Bedroom Two||26' 4" max x 11' 11" (8.03m max x 3.63m)|
|Bedroom Three||10' 9" x 10' 4" (3.28m x 3.15m)|
|Bedroom Four||10' 9" x 9' 4" (3.28m x 2.84m)|
|Bathroom||16' 3" x 5' 6" plus shower recess. (4.95m x 1.68m plus shower recess.)|
|Garage||26' 2" x 12' 1" (7.98m x 3.68m)|
These measurements are for guidance only.
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[Information correct as of Nov 23, 2017]