Hanley Swan, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR8

£765,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Classic country house with outbuildings, paddocks and great potential in a rural, village edge location. 3 Acres of land.

Generously-proportioned 5 bedroom Grade II Listed country house (3,053 sq ft)

Aga kitchen/breakfast room, separate utility and walk-in larder

3/4 reception rooms, family bathroom, separate shower, cellar

Large garden, paddocks, traditional outbuildings, ample parking

Location * Mileages: Hanley Swan/Castle 1 mile, Upton-upon-Severn 2 miles, Malvern 6½ miles, Ledbury & Tewkesbury 9 miles, Worcester & Pershore 10 miles, Evesham 16 miles, Cheltenham 20 miles, Hereford 23 miles, Birmingham 39½ miles * Road: M50 (Jct 1) 6 miles & M5 (Jct 7) 10 miles * Railway: Malvern, Ledbury, Worcester * Airports: Birmingham (45 miles), Bristol (68 miles), London Heathrow (116 miles)

Land In all about 3 Acres

Situation The property is situated on the outskirts of the desirable village of Hanley Swan, which nestles in the lea of the Malvern Hills in the county of Worcestershire. The first direct references to Hanley Swan & Hanley Castle dates back to 962, with evidence of earlier Roman occupation and later connections to King John in the early 13th Century. The property is positioned just 1 mile south of the village and is conveniently only about 6 miles from Malvern; it is also ideally located for the commercial centres of Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham with excellent road and rail links.

Ivy House * This lovely country home dates back to the 1600's with later Victorian extensions, and is situated within a courtyard setting with land.

* Well maintained and attractive 5 bedroom Listed property with ample accommodation.

* The Aga kitchen/breakfast room is complimented by traditional fitted oak cupboards and has ample scope to create into a larger room if required.

* The snug has a fireplace with wood-burning stove and the dining room features a large inglenook fireplace.

* Ivy House offers versatile living space and, with the potential for conversion of the traditional outbuilding, would be ideal for multi-generational living, or income potential with rental or holiday lets.

* This charming property has an abundance of period features, both inside and out, including the remnants of a vine house.

The Outside * Ivy House is approached via a private, gated driveway opening to a gravelled courtyard and parking area. * The private gardens are maturely planted with an array of specimen trees, fruit trees, shrubs and flowering plants with a charming thatched summerhouse providing an attractive seating area. * Two level post and rail pasture paddocks with water supply are located to the rear of the property and are suitable for equestrian and general livestock use. * There is a range of outbuildings, including store/hay barn, traditional brick stabling and garaging and pigsties (c. 1,934 sq ft). * The two storey traditional outbuilding has great potential for conversion to residential use, subject to the necessary consents (1,794 sq ft).

Services Mains electricity, water & drainage. Oil-fired central heating and Aga. Broadband is available.

Local Authority Malvern Hills District Council: 01684 892700.

Council Tax Band Band "G"; (£2,922.36 for 2019/20).

EPC Exempt property.

Listing This property is Grade II Listed.

Schools * Primary: Hanley Swan * Secondary: Hanley Castle and Malvern Link. More information is available at www.worcestershire.gov.uk * Independent: There are a significant range of well-respected schools in the area, Malvern in particular has built a reputation for its quality of independent schools at Malvern College and Malvern St James. Further information is available at www.isc.co.uk

Local The thriving village of Hanley Swan, centred around a traditional village green with its picturesque duck pond, offers a good range of village amenities with a various shops, an excellent pub, church and primary school. The nearby Spa town of Malvern offers an excellent and broad range of services, independent shops, galleries, restaurants and quality supermarket as well as a respected theatre and two railway stations. More extensive retail and cultural therapy is available at Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham.

Recreational Malvern has a leisure & spa complex, tennis club and a golf club (Worcestershire Golf Club). The surrounding countryside offers a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities including extensive walks on The Malvern Hills. The Three Counties Showground is just over 2½ miles away and hosts a wide variety of year round events from national gardens shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural events. Culturally there is an annual jazz festival at Upton-upon-Severn, famous also for its marina, and the charming market town of Ledbury hosts an annual poetry festival.

Equestrian The region is renowned for its strong equestrian industry, with both Hartpury College (15 miles) and Kings Equestrian Centre (18 miles) within easy driving distance. The Three Counties Showground is nearby and annual horse trials also take place locally at Homme House (14 miles). Racecourses are at Worcester, Cheltenham and Hereford. In addition, there is good outriding in the area via the TROT Scheme (Toll Rides Off Road Trust).

Additional Information The house and outbuildings have all be re-roofed within the last 20 years.

Photography Please note that the photographs were taken in summer 2016 but are still representative of the property.

Postcode WR8 0DR.

Directions from M50/Upton From M50/Upton-upon-Severn: take the B4211 to Hanley Castle. Pass through the village and take the next left turn after the school, on to the B4209 signed Hanley Swan/ Malvern Wells. Continue along this road for about ½ mile and the property will be found on your right-hand-side, on entering the village of Hanley Swan by the 40 mph speed sign.

Viewings By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

Agents Notes Agents Notes Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale. Photographs taken Summer 2016 are still respresentative of the property.

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