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Garden Cottage
Garden Cottage, Jubilee Drive, Upper Colwall, Malvern, WR13 6DN
Attractive period cottage, beautifully presented and nestled on the west side of the Malvern Hills. 0.25 Acres Guide price £555,000
Key Features
  • Attractive detached period cottage (1,175 sq ft)
  • 3 double bedrooms, master en-suite, family bathroom
  • 2 receptions, fitted kitchen, utility, cloakroom
  • Sheltered and private garden, double parking bay

Summary of features

Attractive detached period cottage (1,175 ft²)
Major renovation and modernisation in 2010
3 double/twin bedrooms, master en-suite, family bathroom
2 receptions, fitted kitchen, utility, cloakroom
Sheltered and private garden, double parking bay
Well located for Colwall, Malvern, Ledbury & The Midlands

Location

Mileages: Colwall 2 miles, Great Malvern & Ledbury 5 miles, Worcester 11 miles, Gloucester 20 miles, Cheltenham 23 miles, Birmingham 40 miles.
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 9 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 12 miles
Railway: Colwall, Great Malvern, Ledbury, Gloucester
Airports: Birmingham & Bristol (63 miles)

Situation

Garden Cottage sits on the western slopes of the iconic Malvern Hills, in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) which is steeped in history and with a diverse natural habitat. This property enjoys an elevated position with lovely westerly views and is well located mid-point between Malvern and Ledbury, on the upper fringes of the ever popular Colwall village. This area offers a sought after rural quality of life combined with good motorway and rail access, and provides a gateway to Herefordshire and The Marches.

Garden Cottage

A charming period cottage, not Listed but with a rich heritage from the Arts & Crafts era and which has benefited from a major restoration completed in 2010. Formerly the gardener’s cottage to Perrycroft, this comfortable cottage is beautifully presented and benefits from all modern conveniences, whilst respecting its historic origins. The property sits in a private, sheltered location with fabulous views and with direct access onto the Malvern Hills.
An attractive period cottage originating from the mid 1700’s and extended in the early 1900’s.
3 double/twin bedrooms, leading off a central landing, all with storage cupboard space.
Master bedroom with en-suite shower room plus a spacious family bathroom.
The entrance hall with cloakroom, leads to a smart yet compact, fully fitted kitchen with electric oven/halogen hob. There is a useful utility cupboard and a rear door to the parking area.
The morning/dining room with wood burning stove benefits from a feature bay window, providing ample natural light to the room. A step down leads to the cosy sitting room with another wood burning stove and French doors opening on to a south facing garden terrace.
Natural slate tiling throughout the ground floor with under floor heating.
Sheltered and private front garden with terraced patio area.
Double parking bay.
Right of way over MHC ground, direct access to Malvern Hills.
Currently let as holiday cottage, vacant from September 2019.

The Outside

The cottage is approached via a right of way over a gravelled track leading to a double parking area. The private, mature garden is secluded and fenced, with fine views to the west. There is direct walking access on to the Malvern Hills, across Jubilee Drive.

Services

Mains water (pressurised system), oil-fired central heating, private drainage (shared septic tank, on neighbouring property), external modern Worcester boiler. Under floor heating on ground floor, radiators on first floor.

Broadband

Standard BT supply, “rustic” not fibre.

Council Tax

Band tbc (currently business rated).

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing

This property is not Listed.

EPC

Rated E.

Schools

Primary: Colwall, Malvern Wells C of E & Welland, 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

Local

The nearby village of Colwall provides a useful range of amenities including a railway station, post office, doctor’s surgery and an hotel. Malvern is a renowned cultural centre and offers a broad range of services and retail opportunities, an excellent theatre, cinema and a variety of supermarkets. Ledbury is also close by with a good range of independent shops and services. More comprehensive facilities can be found in the thriving Cathedral city of Worcester which caters for most needs.

Recreational

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, Malvern). The nearby market town of Ledbury is home to a well-known annual Poetry Festival and Eastnor Castle is open to the public seasonally.

Additional Information

Access: Access is via a right of way over a small track leading to the property off Jubilee Drive, over land owned by Malvern Hills Conservators.
Windows: Original, single glazed units in excellent condition - not to be altered without consent from the owners of Perrycroft, the Grade II 'Star' Listed neighbouring property.
Availability: This property is currently let for holiday use but will be vacant from late September 2019.
Please note that the staddle stones in the front garden are excluded from sale.

Postcode

WR13 6DN.

Directions

From Malvern: head west on A449 for 4 miles, towards Ledbury, passing through Malvern Wells and up the Malvern Hills to the British Camp car park and hotel. Turn right onto the B4232, Jubilee Drive (hotel on your right), continue for 1 mile only - the road rises up the hill and you will pass several cottages on your left, turn left towards the top of this hill, signed for Perrycroft Gardens – then turn immediately left, down a gravel track and Garden Cottage is ahead of you, parking on the right. There is no sale board.

Viewings

By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
We have specified access due to the holiday bookings so please be flexible with your availability. Viewing availability will be listed on our website.

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:
1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.
2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.
Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.

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