A rare opportunity to acquire this handsome grade II listed character cottage in 3/4 acre garden situated in a semi-rural location between the ever popular villages of Kempsey and Severn Stoke, south of Worcester. Formerly part of the Croome Court Estate, the property retains much of the period character and features with modern additions to create a comfortable and spacious cottage feel. The well presented accommodation comprises; porch, dining room, sitting room, study, kitchen/breakfast room including Aga, large garden room, downstairs cloakroom. First floor landing, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. The highlights of the property are found outside on the generous plot, with a gated driveway and garage, beautifully laid out gardens of mature planting and trees of approx. 0.75 acre The property overlooks open fields to the rear and sides with an outstanding view of the Malvern Hills.
Corner Cottage is a most attractive country home with wonderful views of The Malvern Hills. Clifton is a popular hamlet situated just off the A38 lying approximately 5 miles south of the cathedral city of Worcester.
The nearby village of Kempsey provides a range of amenities including a primary school, general store and post office, several public houses, a village hall and church. The property lies within the catchment of the regarded Hanley Castle High School. There are bus stops on the A38 a couple of hundred yards away that offer routes between Worcester and Upton on Severn. Just over a mile away in Kempsey there is a 'Morrisons Daily' convenience store, and several pubs serving food and drink
PORCH 1.58m x 1.36m (5'2" x 4'5")
Wooden front door with glazed panels, two opposing windows, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, glazed door opens to:
SITTING ROOM 4.90m x 4.86m (16'0" x 15'11")
Front facing metal crittall window with stone sills, inglenook fireplace with exposed brick, recessed lighting and electric wood burner effect fire, exposed ceiling beams, wall light points, two double radiators, under-stairs storage cupboard, double doors open to:
SITTING ROOM TWO 5.27m x 4.88m (17'3" x 16'0")
Two front facing metal crittall windows with stone sills, feature corner fire with wooden mantle and cast iron side, two double radiators, exposed ceiling beams and timbers, wooden glazed doors open to rear courtyard garden, television and satellite points.
STUDY 3.01m x 2.06m + storage cupboards (9'10" x 6'9" +
Ideal for home working. Side facing double glazed window, period cast iron stove containing a small safe, fitted range of office furniture, telephone and broadband points, double radiator.
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM 4.56m x 3.02m (14'11" x 9'10")
Side facing double glazed window overlooking the garden and glazed door opening to cloakroom. Range of shaker style eye and base level units with wood block effect worktops, tiled splash back, inset one and a half sink and drainer unit, large oil fired Aga with twin hot plate plus additional electric companion section, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge, integrated microwave, tiled floor, extractor, exposed ceiling beams, door to:
GARDEN ROOM 3.62m x 6.07m (11'10" x 19'10")
With high vaulted ceiling, exposed brick and timber construction, range of eye and base level units and worktop with inset sink and drainer unit, space for washing machine, integrated fridge freezer, floor mounted Worcester oil fired boiler, tiled floor, wall and ceiling light points.
Side facing window, low level WC, wash basin.
Also with side facing window.
FIRST FLOOR - LANDING
Rear facing window with view, interconnecting doorway with wooden latch door. Access via extending ladder to a large, partly boarded attic space with end window and three Velux windows, with potential to convert into additional rooms. Doors to:
BEDROOM ONE 5.06m x3.61m (16'7" x11'10")
Front facing metal crittall window with secondary double glazing, feature corner fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast and cast iron surround, exposed ceiling beams, television and telephone point, double radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 5.02m x 2.52m (16'5" x 8'3")
Front facing metal crittall window and secondary double glazing, double radiator, exposed beam.
BEDROOM THREE 4.06m x 2.31m max > 1.40m (13'3" x 7'6" max > 4'7"
Front facing crittall window with secondary glazing, double radiator, exposed beams.
BEDROOM FOUR 3.39m x 2.64m > 1,64m to accommodate stairs (11'1"
Front facing crittall window with secondary double glazing, double radiator, exposed beams.
SHOWER ROOM 2.80m x 2.07m (9'2" x 6'9")
Side facing double glazed window, view over fields. Refitted with: a double walk in shower with rainwater head over, low level WC, wash basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan, spot lighting, Karndean flooring.
BATHROOM 3.13m x 2.03m (10'3" x 6'7")
Side facing uPVC double glazed window, refitted with: panel bath and shower attachments over, glass screen, low level WC, wash basin, radiator/heated towel rail, wood effect floor, built in alcove housing hot water tank and shelving.
Generous gated driveway opens to provide parking for five to six cars and leads to the garage. Double garage with two up and over doors, tapering slightly to the boundary, large window to the rear, power and light.
Mature gardens extend to approx. 0.75 acres and are enclosed by mature hedgerow providing a high degree of privacy, with fully secured by stock fencing, classic iron estate fencing and brick walls. There is additional security motion sensor lighting around the property. The beautiful gardens laid to the side and front, laid to a sections of lawn with mature trees and well stocked flowering and shrub borders, as well as a feature large pond and waterfall. To the far end of the garden is a section of vegetable plot with greenhouse and shed. Near to the back door is with a small brick out building that has been recently re-roofed. To the rear of the house is an enclosed courtyard garden surrounded by a brick wall. From the rear boundary is an outstanding view across the former quarry now a number of lakes and open paddock and farmland used by the adjoining horse riding school. Beyond the lakes is the River Severn and the Malvern Hills beyond give a delightful outlook especially to watch the setting afternoon sun.
From Worcester take the A38 in a southerly direction following the sign posts for Tewkesbury. Continue through the village of Kempsey and after approximately one mile take a right hand turn signposted for Clifton, at the first small junction point turn right and follow to the sharp left hand bend where the driveway for Corner Cottage will be found.
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: Heating is oil fired, mains electricity, water are connected. Drainage is by private 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: G
ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATINGS: EXEMPT - LISTED
SCHOOLS INFORMATION: Local Education Authority: Worcestershire LA: 01905 822700
VIEWING ARRANGEMENT - Strictly by appointment, for more details or to arrange a viewing, please call Allan Morris Upton Office on 01684 891348 0r Malvern on 01684 561411.