Mileages: Ledbury 6½ miles, Malvern 7 miles, Worcester & Gloucester 15 miles, Ross-on-Wye 16½ miles, Cheltenham & Hereford 20 miles, Monmouth 26½ miles, Birmingham 62 miles Road: M50 (Jct 2) 4 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 14½ miles Railway: Ledbury, Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester Airport: Bristol (58 miles), Birmingham (59 miles)
In all about 0.75 Acres.
The property is located in the small agricultural parish of Birtsmorton, lying close to both Birtsmorton and Castlemorton Commons (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). It is a peaceful rural location set amongst the beautiful Worcestershire countryside with wonderful rural views and within close proximity to the Malvern Hills. Morleigh is ideally placed for good access to the local towns of Malvern and Ledbury, with excellent links to the rest of the country.
Converted in the 1980's, this delightful and individual home offers flexible accommodation and retains a wealth of character throughout. Spacious country-style fitted kitchen/breakfast room with granite work surfaces and integrated appliances; the utility offers additional space for storage and appliances. The dining hall, with its parquet floor and direct access to the garden and patio terrace, provides a great space for formal or informal dining. Generously proportioned sitting room with double aspect featuring an inglenook-style fireplace inset with Clearview wood-burner. Additional reception room/snug with double height ceiling and staircase leading to a compact galleried landing, ideal for use as a study. Double bedroom and shower room on the ground floor, perfect for guests or for dependent relatives; potential to create a small annexe if required to incorporate the snug and utility.
The property is approached off a quiet lane and is accessed via a 5-bar wooden gate leading to ample parking, suitable for several vehicles. Attractive gardens are planted with an array of mature shrubs, flowering plants and trees which are complemented by lawned areas. A charming secluded garden with a large pergola adorned by a mature grapevine, provides a tranquil spot to enjoy the garden. Raised vegetable beds are perfect for those wishing to grow their own produce, and are complemented by a cluster of raspberry canes. A small fenced paddock is home to several fruit trees which could be supplemented by further trees to create a manageable orchard. Also an ideal space for poultry or similar. Triple brick and timber car port with storage room and garage with electricity supply; great as a workshop or could be incorporated into the house to create additional living space, subject to PP.
Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Oil fired central heating. PV panels. Woodburner. Broadband is available and connected.
Malvern Hills District Council: 01684 862151.
Band "G"; (£2,771.36 2018/19).
This property is not Listed.
Please note, photographs are from 2016.
Primary: Castlemorton C of E Primary School, Welland Primary School, Colwall C of E Primary School. Secondary: Hanley Castle High School; The Chase, Malvern. Independent schools: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester & Cheltenham all have some outstanding independent schools.
Locally, there is a church and a good traditional pub. Ledbury and Great Malvern are just a few minutes' drive away and offer a broad range of services, independent shops & restaurants, and well-renowned theatre in Malvern. A variety of farmer's markets, arts and craft fairs are held regularly in and around the area. For more extensive retail and cultural therapy, Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham are easily accessible.
The area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities, with the Malvern Hills and Wye Valley within easy access. Castlemorton Common also offers good outriding, cycling and walking, and parts of the Common have been designated as a SSSI due to the diversity and wealth of wildlife. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of events including the Three Counties Show. Eastnor Castle is a short drive away and is seasonally open to the public.
Directions - From Malvern
From Malvern head west on the A449 Wells Road, after about 3¼ miles turn left towards Welland. Continue into Marlbank Road into Welland and at the crossroads, turn right onto the B4208. Continue on this road for about 2 ½ miles until you reach Birts Street on your left. The property will be found after about 0.3 of a mile on the left hand side.
Directions - From Ledbury
From Ledbury, take the A449 to Malvern and after about 1 mile, turn right on to the A438 signposted Eastnor. Continue through Eastnor and Hollybush and after about 4 miles you reach a staggered crossroads. Turn left onto the B4208 and after ½ a mile turn right onto Birts Street. The property will be found after about 0.3 of a mile on your left hand side.
By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
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