Summary of Features
Beautifully presented extended period cottage (2,536 sq ft)
5 double bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 3 receptions
Fabulous fitted Aga kitchen and dining area
Luxurious detached garden annexe (1,640 sq ft)
Double garage with studio over, shower & WC (625 sq ft)
Garden, grounds, paddock and heated outdoor pool
Mileages: Great Malvern 5 miles, Colwall 5½ miles, Ledbury 7 miles, Worcester 12½ miles, Gloucester 15½ miles, Hereford 21 miles, Cheltenham 22½ miles, Birmingham (Centre) 50 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 6 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 10 miles & M5 (Jct 7) 12½ miles
Railway: Great Malvern, Worcester & Gloucester
Airport: Birmingham (47½ miles) & Bristol (59½ miles)
In all about 1½ Acres
Situated in a peaceful location adjoining Castlemorton Common, the Malvern Hills form a striking backdrop to the property and are directly accessible for riding and walking. This is a beautiful and very accessible part of the countryside complemented by good local towns, schools and facilities and with excellent access to the commercial centres of Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham, all with good rail links to London.
Period extended cottage in excellent order, providing spacious accommodation of 2,536 sq ft.
5 double bedrooms with 5 bathrooms plus a ground floor shower room.
3 reception rooms, mostly with direct access to the private south facing garden.
Fabulous country-style fitted kitchen with 4 oven Aga and separate Aga electric cooker. Large central island with granite work surface, all wooden flooring.
Dining area to kitchen with French doors, opening to the garden patio.
The superb garden room was built in 2006 and has under floor heating. This lovely reception room benefits from a private garden outlook and fabulous views to the Malverns.
The private, south facing garden provides a sheltered sun haven and adjoins the paddock, again with great rural views over the Common to the Malverns.
Within the garden is a smart, recently built oak framed garden annexe. This 2-storey detached building provides reception and changing rooms for the nearby outdoor heated swimming pool.
The garden annexe also provides a fitted kitchen and living space over two floors, providing great flexibility for a variety of uses. There is under floor heating for both, all oak floors.
Adjacent to the house is a spacious, detached double garage with shower room and WC, with a studio room on the second floor. There is plenty of parking space on the cobbled entrance drive.
At the end of the garden, a gate leads to a ¾ acre pony paddock with pond. This fenced field has separate vehicle and access rights over the Common.
Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating/pool boilers.
Connected and good speed.
Malvern Hills District Council: 01684 862151.
This property is not Listed.
Morton Green Cottage Rated "D"; Garden Annexe Rated "C".
Primary: Welland, Malvern, Colwall & Eastnor
Secondary: Malvern and Ledbury provide good secondary schools. Further information available at www.herefordshire.gov.uk and www.worcestershire.gov.uk
Independent: Malvern, Colwall, Worcester & Cheltenham have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
The popular village of Welland is a short distance away, and has a decent range of amenities including a primary school, village hall, a church, a village store/post office and a pub. The Spa town of Malvern offers an excellent and broad range of services, including an array of independent shops, galleries, restaurants and quality supermarket as well as a respected theatre and two railway stations. The popular market town of Ledbury is also nearby. More extensive retail and cultural therapy is available in Worcester, Hereford, Cheltenham and Birmingham.
The spectacular Malvern Hills provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. Castlemorton Common also offers excellent public space, with parts of the Common having been designated as a SSSI due to the diversity and wealth of wildlife. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of year-round events, from national gardens shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural events. Malvern has a leisure & spa complex, tennis club and a golf club (Worcestershire Golf Club).
The region is synonymous within the equestrian world and this property is just 2½ miles from the Three Counties Showground and 12 miles from Hartpury College, host to a variety of national and international events as well as offering first class equestrian courses. Racing is available at Cheltenham, Hereford and Worcester.
Direct trains to London (Paddington) available locally; from Great Malvern 2½ hours, Worcester 2¼ hours, Gloucester 2 hours.
From M50 (Jct 2): Head south on the A417 towards Gloucester and after ½ mile, turn left signposted to The Malverns. Continue for approximately 2 miles and at the end of the road, turn left onto the B4208 towards Malvern. Follow this road through Castlemorton Common. On entering Welland, as you reach the 30 mph zone, turn right, signed to Welland Stone, then take the first left turning. Morton Green Cottage will be found at the end of the second track on your right side.
From Malvern: Head west on the A449 Wells Road, after about 3¼ miles turn left towards Welland, just after the primary school. Continue onto Marlbank Road and into Welland, at the crossroad turn right onto the B4208 signed to Gloucester. As you exit the village, take the last left turn signed to Welland Stone. Take the next left turning, then the second right hand track, Morton Green Cottage will be found at the end of the track, on your right.
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