Summary of Features
Beautifully presented period cottage (1,308 ft²)
3 double bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
2 reception rooms, fitted kitchen, utility & cloak rooms
Detached home office & storage
Attractive garden with ample parking
Walking distance to Malvern Hills
Mileages: Colwall 2½ miles, Great Malvern 3½ miles, Ledbury 5 miles, Worcester 10 miles, Gloucester 19 miles, Cheltenham 25 miles, Birmingham 41 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 9 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 12 miles
Railway: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester
Airport: Birmingham (47 miles)
Wisteria Cottage occupies a glorious elevated position, accessed off a peaceful country lane on the western side of the Malvern Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty (ANOB). The property benefits from direct access to the Malvern Hills and enjoys lovely elevated views and towards British Camp, an Iron Age hill fort on top of the Hills. The popular village of Colwall, with its broad range of amenities, and Great Malvern are both within a few minutes drive. This area offers a sought after rural quality of life combined with good road and rail links.
An enchanting and very pretty period cottage of mainly stone construction with brick dressing under a tiled roof, meticulously renovated by the current owners and used as a second home.
The first floor is well laid out with 3 double bedrooms, all leading off from a central landing. The two principal bedrooms have en-suite shower rooms, there is a separate bathroom close to bedroom 3.
A spacious south facing sitting room benefits from a wood burner and leads to the dining room, with French doors opening on to a sheltered garden terrace.
The fully equipped kitchen is complemented by a good size utility room and a boot/cloakroom.
Wisteria Cottage retains considerable period character and charm, as well as benefitting from all the advantages of modern living.
The property is approached via electric gates with the drive sweeping to a parking area to the side of the house.
The attractive garden and grounds are designed for easy maintenance and include lawns flanked by clipped hedging, specimen shrubs and mature trees.
A gravelled pathway leads past the main lawn up to a circular, paved terrace, providing a fantastic vantage point towards British Camp.
A detached home office of stone construction with a tiled roof offers further space.
Mains electricity, mains & private spring water supply, private drainage to modern treatment plant, oil fired central heating.
Available and connected
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Council Tax: Band E, (£2,135.66, 2017/18)
EPC: Rated D
This property is NOT listed
Primary: Colwall Primary, Malvern Wells CofE & Welland Primary, Further information is available at: www.worcestershire.gov.uk and www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: The Chase School, Dyson Perrins C of E Academy and John Masefield High School. For further information, visit the above websites.
Independent: The Elms, The Downs, Malvern College and Malvern St James. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk
The nearby village of Colwall provides a useful range of amenities including a railway station, post office, doctors surgery and an hotel. Malvern offers a broad range of services and retail opportunities, a theatre & cinema and a variety of supermarkets. Ledbury is also close by with a good range of independent shops and services.
The renowned Malvern Hills, an AONB, provides a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. The nearby Three Counties Showground 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, as well as 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 is seasonally open to the public.
From Malvern; Head west on the A449 towards Ledbury for about 4 miles, on reaching the Malvern Hills Hotel and British Camp Car Park, take the right turn onto the B4232, proceed for about 0.4 miles and take the first left turn onto Evendine Lane. Continue down this lane for 275 meters, Wisteria Cottage is the first house on your right side, the gated entrance is a short distance beyond the house.
From Ledbury; Head east on the A449 towards Malvern, also for 4 miles. On reaching the Malvern Hills Hotel and British Camp Car Park, take the left turn onto the B4232, then continue as above.
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