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78 Wyche Road, Malvern
- Property type: House - Detached
- DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY HIGH ON THE HILLS
- POTENTIAL TO REPLACE/EXTEND EXISTING DWELLING
- PRE-PLANNING APPROVAL
- FANTASTIC VIEWS OVER THE SEVERN VALLEY
- EXISTING THREE BEDROOM DETACHED HOUSE
- GARDENS APPROACHING A QUARTER OF AN ACRE
- NO ONWARD CHAIN
- EPC RATING: E
A unique opportunity to replace or refurbish/extend one of Malvern highest detached homes in an elevated position with outstanding views over the Severn Valley and along the Malvern Hills. The property is a three bedroom detached house in need of refurbishment situated in a plot of just under a quarter of an acre. It could be refurbished to make a wonderful family home or holiday home/let. Architects acting for the owners have also undergone a pre-planning application with Malvern Hills Planning Department and received a positive response to the replacement of the property with a high specification four bedroom detached home taking full advantage of the elevated location and views. This makes the property a very versatile opportunity for the right buyer.
This is a rare opportunity to purchase one of the highest properties situated on the Malvern Hills. Its elevated position sits just below the ridgeline and there is direct access from the site onto the Malvern Hills. The site extends to just under a quarter of an acre. There is a wide parking area to the front which leads onto the garden which then widens and extends downhill. From the site there are panoramic views to the East looking over the Severn Valley to Bredon Hill and the Cotswold escarpment. To the south there are views running along the Malvern Hills ridgeline to Perseverance Hill.
The existing owners submitted a pre-planning application to Malvern Hills District Council ref: c/13/00288/PA. This allowed for the demolision of the existing dwelling and replacement with a new one - "The existing dwelling is well screened and only visible from one neighbouring site. Its landscaped setting is its biggest contribution to the Malvern Wells Conservation Area and I have no concerns with the demolition of the dwelling, subject to securing the erection of a replacement dwelling following its demolition". Plans were also drawn up for the extension of the existing dwelling. Plans for both schemes and also the pre-planning application response are available within the Great Malvern Office as both hard and electronic copies if required.
The exisiting property is a three bedroom detached house in need of some refurbishment. Upalong, could just be refurbished and updated to provide a wonderful home or holiday home with its excellent location so high on the hills and with direct access onto them. The accommodation is as listed below.
Large open porch with potential to enclose further, double glazed door to:
Twin sliding glass doors to eastern aspect enjoying panoramic views over the Severn Valley, ceiling light point, wall light point, radiator, sliding doors to:
Western aspect secondary glazed window, ceiling light point, exposed ceiling beams, stairs to first floor with understairs storage cupboards, further storage cupboards, archway to kitchen diner, door to:
South and east facing secondary glazed windows with views over the Severn Valley, two ceiling light points, exposed beams, picture rail, feature open fireplace, twin radiators, panelled door to Entrance Hall.
Easterly aspect secondary glazed window with eastern views over the Severn Valley and Bredon Hill. Kitchen area has a range of floor and wall-mounted oak effect units, stainless steel sink unit, integral hob, working electric oven, space for further appliances, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator. Dining area with ceiling light point, further radiator and additional door to entrance porch/conservatory.
West aspect obscured glass window, wall light point, wash basin, low level wc.
East aspect double glazed window with panoramic views over the Severn Valley to the Cotswolds Escarpment, two ceiling light points, exposed ceiling beams, built-in landing cupboard with slatted shelving, doors to:
North aspect secondary glazed window, ceiling light point, exposed ceiling beams, fitted wardrobes in need of repair, radiator, built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and slatted shelving.
South aspect secondary glazed window with views along the Malvern Hills, ceiling light point, exposed ceiling beams, radiator.
West facing secondary glazed windows, ceiling light point, radiator.
West facing obscured glass sliding double glazed window, ceiling light point, panel bath with Triton shower over, pedestal wash basin, low level wc, combination towel rail and radiator.
Gardens and Grounds
The gardens to the property extend to just under a quarter of an acre. They open from the road to a wide parking area with the potential for parking four or more cars. A gate then leads to a path which continues to the house with an lawned area to the side with the western boundary leading straight onto the Malvern Hills. As the property is reached the plot widens and slopes away to the east.
From the Allan Morris office in Great Malvern proceed in a southerly direction passing over Belle Vue Terrace and onto the Wells Road. Take the first turning on the right onto the Wyche Road. Continue to the top of the road passing through the Wyche Cutting. Turn immediately right onto the West Malvern Road and immediately right again onto Beacon Road. About 40m after passing the houses on the right hand side there is a road on the right that comes back on itself heading up hill. The parking area for Upalong can be found on the left hand side just after the brow of the hill as indicated by the Allan Morris 'For Sale' board. For the purposes of viewing the property we would recommend that you park on Beacon Road and walk either along the road to the property. To arrange a viewing, request any documents, or with any queries please contact the Allan Morris team on 01684 561411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
|Entrance Porch/Conservatory||16' 6" x 5' 0" (5.03m x 1.52m)|
|Hallway||11' 0" x 8' 3" max (3.35m x 2.51m max)|
|Sitting Room||16' 5" x 10' 11" (5.00m x 3.33m)|
|Dining Kitchen||16' 11" x 9' 10" (5.16m x 3.00m)|
|Bedroom One||17' 0" x 9' 10" (5.18m x 3.00m)|
|Bedroom Two||11' 2" x 10' 6" (3.40m x 3.20m)|
|Bedroom Three||14' 11" x 5' 5" plus recess (4.55m x 1.65m plus recess)|
|Bathroom||8' 3" x 6' 1" (2.51m x 1.85m)|
These measurements are for guidance only.
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[Information correct as of Jan 21, 2018]