Upton Snodsbury, Worcestershire

£450,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Thoroughly charming character cottage sitting in 1.62 acres in delightful semi-rural setting

Situation

Wysteria Cottage is situated on a quiet lane in the pretty and tranquil rural hamlet of Coswden, ½ a mile away from the delightful village of Upton Snodsbury, renowned for its ancient heritage, as well as its Church of England First school, local shop and post office. The Tower of St Kenelm Church rises proudly at the heart of the village. The surrounding scenic countryside is crisscrossed with public footpaths, bridleways, woodlands and fields giving excellent opportunities for outdoor country pursuits. Good shopping, leisure facilities and highly regarded independent schools are available in the nearby market town of Pershore and the historic City of Worcester. The M5 motorway network can be easily accessed via junction 7.

Accommodation

Wysteria Cottage is a wonderfully quaint part red brick, part timber character cottage retaining many original features such as original wooden doors, ceiling beams and wall timbers. An enclosed porch housing a storage cupboard leads to the original solid elm front door which opens into the reception hallway. The hallway is carpeted with exposed wall timbers, a feature wagon wheel window and benefits from fitted cupboards. The cosy sitting room has an Inglenook fireplace housing an open fire and two windows allowing in plenty of light. The study area has a window overlooking the garden and stairs rising to the first floor accommodation. A stable door gives access to the kitchen which is fitted with wooden base and wall units and a brick recess with wooden beam over houses a Rayburn cooker. The kitchen has French doors leading out to the garden and also a door giving access to the utility room which has a sink and drainer, space and plumbing for a washing machine, free standing fridge/freezer and cooker and a door leading out to the rear terrace. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a useful shower room. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms full of period charm. The master bedroom has a decorative cast iron fireplace and windows to two elevations. The second bedroom has far reaching views and gives access to the family bathroom.

Gardens and grounds

A block paved driveway provides parking and leads to the single garage. To one side of the property a paved pathway leads through a brick arch and into a pretty cottage garden which is laid mainly to lawn with well stocked flower and shrub borders. The lawn is interspersed with rose and flower beds and in the centre is a working well with wrought iron pump. Beautiful wisteria climbs the cottage walls. The paved path continues to the rear of the property where it widens into a terrace, perfect for alfresco dining. The garden continues around the property where there are further raised flower beds and gates leading into the orchard. There are various productive trees to include apple, pear, plum and cherry as well as various specimen trees. In all the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 1.62 acres.

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