Wells Road, Malvern

£680,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
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An Elegant And Distinguished Period Detached House Situated Less Than A Mile From Great Malvern Town Centre Affording Wonderful Far Reaching Views Across The Severn Valley. The Exceptionally Well Presented And Generous Living Accommodation Is Arranged Over Three Floors And Extends To Approximately 3,412 Square Feet. This Versatile Property Enjoys A Private Setting In A Large Mature Garden. No Chain. Energy Rating 'E'

Location

80 Wells Road enjoys a convenient position on the eastern slopes of the Malvern Hills less than a mile from the centre of Great Malvern where there is a wide range of amenities including shops and banks, Waitrose supermarket, the renowned theatre and cinema complex (with its adjacent park and grounds) and Manor Park Sports and Tennis Centre. Two minutes away on foot is Peachfield Common. The full range of the Malvern Hills with their network of paths and bridleways are within walking distance, so this is the ideal spot for those who like to walk the dog.

Transport communications are excellent. There is a mainline railway station in Great Malvern and Junction 7 of the M5 motorway south of Worcester is about eight miles. Malvern is well known for the quality of its educational facilities including the renowned Malvern College and Malvern St James private schools as well as The Chase Secondary state school. There is an equally wide choice of excellent primary education including the highly regarded Wyche Primary which is only two minutes walking distance.

The Worcestershire Golf Course and Three Counties Showground are both less than a mile away. One of the great strengths of 80 Wells Road is its setting. It commands a fine view across its large mature and sheltered garden towards the Severn Valley and Bredon in the distance. Within the curtilage there is off road parking for several vehicles and a garage.

Description

80 Wells Road is a classic detached Victorian house of Malvern stone construction having beautiful stone mullion windows offering fine views across the Severn Valley. This three storey building has a striking and elegant external façade and offers generous and well presented family accommodation extending to approximately 3,412 square feet.

The versatile and flexible accommodation is capable of being configured to suit alternative lifestyles and retains many period features including impressive fireplaces, floor tiles, cornicing to ceilings, decorative picture rails, panelled doors, original skirting and architraves. The large sash windows ensure that most of the principal rooms are flooded with natural light and take in the glorious views on offer.

The property is approached from the Wells Road via a short driveway leading up through the planted foregarden and opening to provide ample parking for vehicles and giving access to the two garages.

The south aspect is framed by a wonderful flowering wisteria and has a tiled roof storm porch with wooden support over the wooden front door with lead light insets and matching side panel and opens to the living accommodation which benefits from gas fired central heating. Above the front door there is a further lead light window displaying the property's name "Selsdon" and number.

The living accommodation in more detail comprises:

Reception Hall 3.82m (12ft 4in) x 3.66m (11ft 10in)

A most inviting and welcoming space where the magnificent features and character of this period residence are evident including an original cast iron fire surround and grate. Sashwindow to side, radiator, built in 'pigeon' cupboards to recess, door to inner hallway (described later), ceiling light point. A beautiful original Minton tiled floor flows throughout this area through a doorway into

Entrance Hallway

Cornicing to ceiling, ceiling light point and door with obscure glazed insets to kitchen

(described later), period panelled doors opening to:

Sitting Room 4.70m (15ft 2in) x 4.68m (15ft 1in)

A beautiful dual aspect room flooded with natural light through the east and south facing sash windows. The main focal point of this room is a marble fireplace into which is set a Victorian cast iron insert fitted with a living flame gas fire with tiled hearth. Period cornicing to ceiling with ceiling light point and decorative picture rail. Radiator, deep skirting boards.

Dining Room 5.73m (18ft 6in) x 4.68m (15ft 1in)

Conveniently situated adjacent to the kitchen this splendid and generous room has a wide sash bay window to front aspect with built in window seat with storage under from where the fabulous views can be enjoyed. Original black marble fireplace with living flame gas fire, tiled back and original checkered hearth. Timber floorboards as well as Victorian skirting and ceiling cornicing. Ceiling light point, radiators, decorative picture rail.

Breakfast Kitchen 3.59m (11ft 7in) maximum x 4.49m (14ft 6in)

Fitted with a range of bespoke Shaker style drawer and cupboard base units with oak

worktops over and matching wall units incorporating display cabinets. One and half bowl

ceramic sink set into the sash bay window overlooking the side garden. Fitted with a range of integrated appliances including four ring electric INDUCTION HOB with EXTRACTOR over, Bosch eye level DOUBLE OVEN. Space under counter for dishwasher and fridge. The breakfast island provides further cupboard space, WINE COOLER and has space for freezer. This extends out from the stone fireplace with high mantle into which useful book shelves are set and to the right hand further useful larder cupboards. Ceiling light point, coving to ceiling,radiator. Throughout this area is an original quarry tiled floor which flows through to:

Garden Room 3.30m (10ft 8in) x 3.66m (11ft 10in)

A lovely room overlooking and leading to the patio area via bifold double glazed doors. This is a cozy room with Chesney wood burning stove and radiator. Inset ceiling spot lights, ceiling light point, sash window and small pane cottage window to side, continued quarry tiled flooring flowing into:

Guest Cloakroom

Obscure glazed sash window to rear, white low level WC. Belfast style sink with mixer tap. Ceiling light point, radiator. Useful under stairs storage cupboard.

Inner Hallway

Accessed from the reception hall, open wooden balustrade staircase rises to the first floor. Radiator, ceiling light point. Door to workshop/store (described later).

FIRST FLOOR

Landing

Two sash windows with decorative stained glass sky lights above look up to the rear garden and flood this area with natural light. From here doors open to the family bathroom, separate shower room as well as the utility room/study (described later). Two steps lead up to the formal landing having ornate cornicing, ceiling light point, decorative picture rail. Doors open through to:

Master Bedroom 4.70m (15ft 2in) x 4.68m (15ft 1in) maximum into recess

A generous double bedroom enjoying fabulous long reaching views across the Severn Valley through the three sash windows to front aspect. Fine cast iron fireplace with built in wardrobe to the left hand alcove. Cornicing to ceiling, decorative picture rail, ceiling light point, radiator.

Bedroom 2 4.70m (15ft 2in) x 4.70m (15ft 2in) maximum into recess

Another generous double bedroom with dual aspect sash windows to front and side taking in the lovely views on offer. Cornicing, picture rail and skirting. Ceiling light point, radiator and feature fireplace with tiled hearth.

Bedroom 3 3.59m (11ft 7in) x 3.66m (11ft 10in)

Sash window to side, ceiling light point, decorative picture rail, exposed floor boards. Fitted shelves to recess. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 3.82m (12ft 4in) x 3.20m (10ft 4in)

Sash windows enjoying southerly views, original cast iron fireplace, fitted shelves to left

recess, ceiling light point, radiator, decorative picture rail.

Family Bathroom

Sash window to side, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, rolled edge bath with mixer tap and shower head fitment. Walls finished in complementary tiling. Two chrome heated towel rails (one from the central heating system and one electrically operated). Inset ceiling spot lights and extractor fan. Loft access point. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with shelving over.

Shower Room

Walk in shower enclosure with rainfall shower over and hand held unit. Bespoke art glass window panel. Inset ceiling spot lights which are sensored and incorporate an extractor fan. Tiled walls and flooring with underfloor heating, heated towel rail.

Utility Room/Study 3.04m (9ft 10in) to stairs x 3.69m (11ft 11in)

An interconnecting room. Currently with space and connection point for washing machine set under a work surface and set into which is a Belfast style sink with mixer tap over and cupboard under. Stairs rise to the Second Floor with useful storage cupboards under and space for condensing tumble dryer and laundry bins. Door to raised patio area giving access to the rear garden. Two sash windows to rear. Radiator, ceiling light point, door opening through to

Bedroom 5/Office 4.21m (13ft 7in) x 3.80m (12ft 3in)

A versatile and flexible room having a lovely vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling timbers. Sash windows to front and sides. Double glazed Velux sky lights to front and rear. Bespoke fitted box shelves fill side wall. Ceiling light points, inset ceiling spot lights, radiator, electric wall panel heater. Currently used as a double desk office.

SECOND FLOOR

Studio/Bedroom 6 3.07m (9ft 11in) minimum x 8.52m (27ft 6in)

This is a wonderful area which has its own en suite. Double glazed Velux sky lights and

original windows which frame the fabulous views on offer either across the Severn Valley or back over the garden to the Malvern Hills. Radiator, inset ceiling spot lights, wood effect laminate flooring. Two doorways lead off this room to two large gable areas both having double glazed Velux sky lights which would make excellent storage areas or walk in wardrobes. Currently used as artist's studio.

En Suite Window to side, low level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin, walk in shower

enclosure with electric shower over. Tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.

GROUND FLOOR

Useful Store 1.39m (4ft 6in) x 3.69m (11ft 11in)

Accessed from the inner hallway these two ground floor areas create a useful storage rooms with a number of uses. An entrance leads through to

Garden Store 1.47m (4ft 9in) x 3.72m (12ft) Another functional area with tap for garden

hose, shelving and door to garden and door leading through to workshop/garage 1 (described later). Vaillant condensing boiler.

Outside To the rear of the property a generous Malvern stone walled patio area extends

away from the house with a lovely wooden permanent GAZEBO with half glazed, half cedar shingle roof to the right hand side with a raised pond, heaters and lighting making a wonderful seating area in all weathers. A gravel pathway to either side gives access to front. A lovely cast iron spiral staircase leads up to the raised seating area with stylish wrought iron railings and door to the study/utility room. From here gravel paths and steps wind up through the sleeper tiered vegetable and cutting garden with watering system and power point. Paths lead to further terraces and patios planted with a variety of shrubs and plants from where the benefits of this fantastic setting can be enjoyed. Throughout the garden there are a number of specimen trees and

shrubs, and the garden is enclosed by a fenced and hedged perimeter. GREENHOUSE (Alton 8'6''with shelving, power and water). Covered STORE to the rear of the second garage.

Workshop/Garage 1 4.31m (13ft 11in) x 4.08m (13ft 2in) Sliding and folding door to front, light, power and window to rear, space for two large workbenches.

Garage 2 4.90m (15ft 10in) x 2.48m (8ft) Sliding and folding door to front, light and power, windowto rear. Water tap for garden hose.

Services

We have been advised that mains services are connected to the property. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Directions

From Great Malvern proceed south along the A449 Wells Road towards Ledbury. After a short distance you will pass across Peachfield Common on your left. Soon after the Railway Inn on your right. Immediately after this pub, take the right hand driveway leading up to 80 Wells Road as indicated by the agent's For Sale board. Viewings are by appointment only.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "F"

This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Perfomance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is E (51).

Viewing

By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809

General

Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request.

John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchasers/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.

Tenure

We are advised (subject to legal confirmation) that the property is freehold.

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