In all 1.31 Acres of garden & grounds.
Mileages: Malvern 4 miles, Worcester 7 miles, Colwall 9 miles, Ledbury 12 miles, Hereford 20 miles, Cheltenham 31½ miles & Birmingham 39 miles.
Road: M5 (Jct 7) 10 miles & M50 (Jct 2) 17 miles.
Railway: Malvern, Worcester, Colwall
Airport: Birmingham 45 miles, Bristol 70 miles
Orchard Barn enjoys a very accessible rural location overlooking beautiful Worcestershire countryside. The property lies within the hamlet of Crowcroft, a short distance from the village of Leigh Sinton, which has a post office & village shop. Conveniently just a short distance from popular Malvern and the market town of Ledbury, it has excellent access to main commuter links to the rest of the country; within sensible driving distances of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff and Swindon.
This is a stunning barn conversion offering spacious accommodation, with an attached annexe perfect for extended family, or ancillary accommodation.
The property has a wealth of character and has been sympathetically converted, beautifully presented with a superb outlook.
The stunning kitchen/breakfast room is the heart of this wonderful home, fitted with a range of bespoke, solid oak units and great storage ideas, a central island with granite work-surface; all complemented by a vaulted, full-height ceiling. The kitchen benefits from an integrated steam oven, microwave combination, hob, dishwasher and fridge.
A light and bright sitting room, with double aspect floor to ceiling glazed panels, incorporating French doors to the enclosed, rear courtyard garden, benefiting from a wood-burning stove and stunning views over the surrounding farmland.
There is a further garden room with wooden flooring, versatile dining/family room with flagstone flooring, TV/childrens play room, utility room, cloak room and entrance hall.
The stairs lead to a galleried landing, providing access to all 3 bedrooms, each via their own staircase, and the family bathroom; the double master suite has a super, en-suite wet room.
Summary of Features
Attractive and beautifully finished barn conversion (2,680 sq ft)
3 bedrooms, Master with en-suite, family bathroom
Large, country-style fitted kitchen/breakfast room with central island
Light and bright sitting room, dining room, TV/snug, conservatory
Attached, 1 bedroom annexe with open-plan living space (558 sq ft)
Substantial, 2-storey outbuilding/garage (1,652 sq ft), heated outdoor pool
Large lawned garden, raised veg beds, small pond & paddock; ample parking
The annexe is ancillary and adjacent to the main dwelling but has separate access, so can easily be independently occupied, subject to the necessary consents.
The living space comprises an open plan, modern fitted kitchen with integrated cooker and hob, and sitting room with double-sided wood-burner, servicing the sitting room and bedroom.
A large double bedroom is discretely partitioned from the open-plan living space and benefits from an en-suite wet room.
The annexe presents ideal, flexible accommodation; as ancillary living space, semi dependent living or independent/income generation, subject to any necessary consents, where required.
The property is approached via a sweeping gravelled driveway leading to a large parking area.
There are maturely planted gardens opening and the property enjoys super views over open farmland.
Mainly comprising an extensive lawned area, the main garden offers a great space for family, friends and seasonal entertaining, along with the private swimming pool area with patio terrace. There is also a hot tub and access to the large detached outbuilding.
An enclosed courtyard garden with lawn, flanked by borders planted with a variety of flowering plants and shrubs can be accessed via the main house and annexe. In addition, a wildlife pond provides an attractive feature, with raised veg beds offering the ideal for home produce.
The large, detached 2-storey outbuilding is a flexible space, currently used as a garage/workshop, with additional rooms both on the ground and first floor, including a shower room, with potential for a variety of uses, subject to the necessary consents.
Mains electricity, private water supply (triple filtered spring supply), shared private drainage (treatment plant) & oil fired central heating.
There is a private spring water supply to this and the neighbouring properties, from the surrounding Norbury Estate. There is a formal agreement to cover maintenance, repair and costs. The vendors have installed comprehensive water filtration to ensure a high quality water supply (UV, particulate & osmotic).
Orchard Barn and the two nearest neighbouring properties share a modern drainage system, to a water treatment plant located on land at this property. There is a formal agreement to cover maintenance, repair and costs with each property paying 33% of costs.
Super Fast Broadband is connected, the vendors advise +45mbps/+9mbps download & uplaod respectively.
Band "D" £1,742.65 2019/20.
Malvern Hills District Council 01684 862151.
This property is not Listed.
There is an historic footpath crossing the garden which terminates at the boundary, whilst a public route it is never used.
There is a right of way over the access track, beyond the tarmac public road. The track is owned by the surrounding farming estate; there is a responsibility to contribute a fair proportion towards maintenance cost, according to user. The estate are responsible for keeping the track in proper repair.
Primary: Leigh and Brandsford Primary School, Leigh Sinton which has an Ofsted rating, outstanding. Further information is available at: www.malvernhills.gov.uk
Secondary: The Chase or Dyson Perrins, Malvern. Further information is available at: www.malvernhills.co.uk
Independent: Malvern, Colwall, Worcester and Hereford have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk
The village of Leigh Sinton offers a post office, a village shop, Chinese take-away and The Royal Oak Inn. Malvern, Worcester and Ledbury are within easy reach and have a good range of amenities, leisure and retail opportunities. For more extensive retail and cultural therapy, Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham are easily accessible.
The spectacular Malvern Hills are close by and provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of events, from national garden shows and antique fairs to agricultural and equestrian events. Malvern also has a well-renowned theatre.
From Worcester/M5 (Jct 7): Head west on A44 ring road to Rushwick, exit west on the A4103 towards Hereford. Continue on this road for about 3½ miles, passing through the villages of Bransford and Leigh Sinton. On exiting the latter, continue for a further 1 mile and take the first right turning to Crowcroft. Continue about ¼ mile to the end of the tarmac lane, fork right onto the country track, continue on this private track for 225 meters, passing Crowcroft House on your left. Take the first left turn past this house, follow the bending gravel track which leads to Orchard Barn.
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