Cradley, Malvern

£695,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Detached country property set in gardens and grounds extending to 1.19 acres with fabulous panoramic views of the Malvern Hills

Situation

Coombe Cottage is located in a quiet and private rural position with the most wonderful panoramic views to the Malvern Hills. The nearby village of Cradley is less than a mile away and is a thriving small community with a primary school, village hall, The Butchery (selling local meats as well as day to day provisions) parish church and public house. Also nearby is the pretty village of Suckley which has an Ofsted outstanding first school and a church, and in Longley Green there is a Post Office with general store plus a public house.

Further afield, Great Malvern and Ledbury are charming local centres offering an excellent range of shops, cafes, restaurants and other recreational amenities. Malvern is also a renowned cultural centre with an excellent theatre and cinema and a centre of local music talent. The cathedral City of Worcester offers extensive shopping and leisure facilities, as well as being the cultural focal point of the county. Worcester is also home to Worcestershire County Cricket Club, Worcester Racecourse and Worcester Warriors Rugby Club with rowing and other pursuits available on the River Severn that flows through the centre of the city.

The area is extremely well provided for with a range of excellent state and private schools, including The Downs, Malvern St James and Malvern Colleges and, in Worcester, The Kings School and RGS.

For the commuter, there is easy access to the M5 at Junction 7, and trains run from Malvern Link Station to Birmingham and to London Paddington.

Description

This is the first time in some twenty years that this attractive country property has come to the market. Whilst having period features in the original part of the property the more recent extensions add a wonderful contemporary feel. The hallway is lovely and light with a multipaned entrance door and windows to each side leading through to a hallway. Steps lead up to a sitting room which has a feature fireplace with a Coalbrookdale wood burning stove and a spectacular panoramic vista of the Malvern Hills and far reaching views across towards the Client Hills. From the hallway a door leads through to bedroom three which is currently being used as a home office and has a separate cloakroom off.

The breakfast kitchen has an Italian tiled floor and an excellent range of fitted units with a Rangemaster cooker with double ovens and a halogen hob with a Rangemaster extractor over and a recess with an American style fridge freezer. The adjacent utility room has recess and plumbing for the usual appliances, fitted wall units and the Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. The conservatory leads off the kitchen and has an Italian tiled floor with underfloor heating and both a single and double doors out to the garden.

The dining room and snug are in the oldest part of the house and both rooms have exposed timbers. The dining room is dual aspect and has a step down into the snug which has exposed stonework and the original fireplace with a flagstone hearth and a woodburning stove.

On the first floor a dog leg staircase leads to the first floor landing which has exposed timbers and access to the roof space. The master bedroom is triple aspect and has a range of fitted wardrobes and the adjacent guest bedroom has lovely exposed beams and two Velux windows providing natural light and a further window with lovely views. The family bathroom has painted wainscotting and spectacular open views to the Malvern Hills together with a panelled bath and a Mira shower cubicle.

Gardens & Grounds

The property is approached from a quiet lane to a gravelled parking and turning area and to the side there is a gated gravelled driveway with parking for several cars. The detached six car garaging has light and power and a personnel door to the garden and has scope and potential for versatile use.

The mature gardens and grounds extend in total to 1.19 acres and have well stocked borders with interesting cottage planting. Steps lead up from a patio area to the lawned garden which has an arboretum of mature trees to a Herefordshire pear, cherry, oak and beech trees and in the spring has an abundance of spring bulbs and flowers. At the top of the garden there is a wooden field shelter.

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