Purlieu House
Purlieu House, Upper Colwall, Malvern, Herefordshire, WR14 4EL
Stunning detached home in an elevated position on the Malvern Hills with superb westerly views
  • Excellent views from the Malvern Hills
1.00 Acres Offers £750,000
Key Features
  • Immaculate and beautifully presented MidCentury home (2,879 sq ft)
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 with en-suite facilities, plus family bathroom
  • Open plan kitchen/dining room, reception room, study, conservatory
  • Established, part-terraced and secluded gardens, private parking

Summary of Features

Immaculate and beautifully presented MidCentury home, latterly extended c. 2006 (2879 sq ft)
4 bedrooms, 3 with en-suite facilities, plus family bathroom
Spacious open plan kitchen/dining room and separate utility room
Large reception room, spacious reception hall, study and conservatory
Established, part-terraced and secluded gardens, private parking


Mileages: Colwall, 2 miles, Great Malvern 2 miles, Ledbury 7 miles, Worcester 10½ miles, Ross-on-Wye 19 miles, Hereford 20 miles, Gloucester 22 miles, Cheltenham 26½ miles, Birmingham 49 miles Road: M50 (Jct 1) 13 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 15 miles, Railway: Colwall, Great Malvern, Ledbury Airport: Birmingham (46 miles), Bristol (74 miles)


In all about 1 Acre


The property is situated on the west side of the Malvern Hills, and is only a short drive from the village of Colwall, Great Malvern and the market town of Ledbury on the Herefordshire/Worcestershire border. This is a desirable residential location and offers a peaceful semi-rural idyll, with the cities of Hereford and Worcester easily accessible. This area benefits from excellent road and mainline rail links to the rest of the country.

Purlieu House

This stunning property is situated over 3 floors and has been beautifully refurbished and extended (2006); designed to maximise the spectacular views to the rear of the property. The living space is and light and airy throughout, with the sitting room having direct access to a large, decked balcony/terrace and the conservatory, which is also directly accessible from the reception hall. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room on the lower ground floor is complemented by a central island and attractive birch and hand-painted kitchen cupboards with oak work surfaces, Belfast sink and polished granite floor tiles; and direct access to the garden and entertaining space. The Master bedroom suite has a dressing area with fitted storage and a newly fitted en-suite shower room, two further bedrooms have en-suite facilities, including a wet room, plus a family bathroom.

The Outside

Steps lead down to the property, and are flanked by attractive mature planting creating a sense of seclusion and privacy. Part-terraced lawns are complemented by mature planting, including a variety of shrubs, flowering plants and well-established trees. Superb decked seating area is a great space for entertaining, or to just relax and enjoy the garden and tranquil surroundings. Stunning distant views over the surrounding countryside to the Black Mountains and Hay Bluff. Private off-road parking for 3 – 4 vehicles.


Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Mains gas central heating. Kitchen & utility have underfloor heating. Wood-burning stoves in reception hall and sitting room. Broadband is available and connected.

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax

Band "F"; (£2,445 2016/17).


Rated 'C'.


This property is not Listed.


Primary: Colwall, Malvern Secondary: Malvern. Further information is available at Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester, Hereford & Cheltenham all have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at


The nearby village of Colwall provides a variety of useful amenities, including a Church, a good pre-school a butcher's, a village store, post office, an hotel and a couple of good pub's. Malvern is close by and offers a wide range of facilities, including a well-respected theatre, a library and a community hospital, in addition to a variety of independent shops, galleries, restaurants & quality supermarkets (Waitrose and M&S food hall). For more extensive retail and cultural therapy, Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham are easily accessible.


The renowned Malvern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. The Three Counties Showground (4 miles) hosts a wide variety of year round events from national gardens shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural & equestrian events. There is also a leisure & spa complex within easy reach, a tennis club and golf club (Worcestershire Golf Club). The nearby market town of Ledbury is home to a well-known annual Poetry Festival and Eastnor Castle, only a short drive away, is seasonally open to the public.


WR14 4EL.

Directions from Malvern

From Malvern, take the A449 Worcester Road for about 2½ miles, then turn right off this road onto the B4218 Walwyn Road, continue for about 0.9 mile then turn right onto the B4232 West Malvern Road. Continue along this road for about 0.3 mile and the property can be found on your left-hand-side.

From Ledbury

From Ledbury, head towards Malvern on the A449 for 4.1 Miles and take the left hand turn just before The Malvern Hills Hotel onto the B4232 sign posted to West Malvern. Stay on this road until the end and turn right onto the B4218 (Walwyn Road) and after a short distance, turn left onto West Malvern Road. After about 0.3 miles, Purlieu House will found on the left hand side marked by its name plate and a for sale board.


By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.


From Ledbury; take the B4214 Bromyard Road under the viaduct north towards Bromayrd & Bosbury pass through the village of Staplow and at the sharp right bend continue to the right onto the B4220 towards Bosbury. Stay on this road passing through the villages of Bosbury and Cradley. Upon reaching the junction with the A4103 turn right towards Worcester. After passing the Red Lion Pub on your right at the bottom of the hill, start to climb and take the first left hand turn towards Suckley. After approximately 0.7 miles, take the right-hand turn to "Bearswood, No through Road" and The Gate House will be found on your left-hand-side after 0.2 miles.

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