Kidderminster, Worcestershire

£875,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A substantial detached family home with fantastic renovation potential situated in a popular location and set in gardens and grounds extends to approximately 1.02 acres

Situation

Orchard End is conveniently situated some 2.5 miles from the desirable village of Chaddesley Corbett. The village benefits from a good range of local amenities including village store, butchers, two public houses, petrol station, farm shop along with a hairdressers and dry cleaners. There is a primary school together with the well renowned prep school at Winterfold. Hagley, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster and the Cathedral City of Worcester are all within easy reach providing more extensive schooling, shopping and leisure facilities. The area is convenient for access to the M5, M42, Birmingham and the West Midlands conurbation. Rail services operate from Bromsgrove, Kidderminster and Blakedown.

Description

This is the first time the property has come to the open market since it was built some 55 years ago. It is a substantial and well built detached family home with fantastic scope for renovation and extension, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission.

A panelled wooden door opens into an inner porch with an inset matwell and a multipaned door which leads through to the reception hall which has a separate cloakroom and a dog leg staircase to the first floor. The sitting room is lovely and spacious with a bay window to the front and a floor to ceiling bay window overlooking the rear garden. It also has a feature open fireplace with a wooden mantel and an arched display recess to one side. An archway leads through to the dining room which has glazed double doors through to the garden room and a serving hatch through to the kitchen. Steps lead down into the adjacent garden room which has double doors opening out into the garden to the rear, feature exposed brickwork and two domed skylights which flood the room with natural light. The snug has a bay which overlooks the front of the property and has useful shelving and could easily be used as a home office. The kitchen is a good size but in need of modernisation and has a range of fitted units and feature panelling under the window. The adjacent utility room has a tiled floor and space for the usual appliances and a separate larder with a cold shelf and shelving. There is also a second cloakroom and a boiler room which houses the Ideal Mexico 2 central heating boiler. The rear porch/boot room has both a door to the front of the property as well as the rear garden and is an extremely useful space with a domed skylight and an integral door through to the double garage.

On the first floor the landing is light and spacious and has a window to the front elevation, access to the roof space, an airing cupboard and a cloakroom. The master bedroom is triple aspect with fantastic far reaching views across to Abberley, the Malverns and Clee Hill. It has a range of fitted bedroom furniture and a fitted unit with a wash hand basin. The room is large enough to easily partition off an area to create an ensuite bathroom or shower room. All three further bedrooms have a rear south facing aspect and the fully tiled family bathroom which overlooks the front of the property is dated and ripe for improvement having a coloured suite to include a panelled bath, a corner shower and a pedestal wash hand basin.

Gardens & Grounds

Orchard End has an excellent road frontage and gated access from the road to a circular driveway with ample parking and turning facility. The triple garage has wooden doors, light and power.

The gardens and grounds are a feature of the property and extend to approximately 1.02 acres. They are predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs to include a beautiful beech and magnolia tree together with fruit trees to include damson, plum and pear. The paddock area to the side is lawned with elegant silver birch to the eastern boundary and wonderful views across to Abberley and the Malvern Hills. This area also has the benefit of a triple garage which provides excellent storage.

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