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The Glen
The Glen, Church Road, Castlemorton, Malvern, WR13 6BE
A beautiful, equine smallholding with arena and extensive off-road outriding nearby
  • Private Equestrian Smallholding.
6.00 Acres Offers over £895,000
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Key Features
  • Period 4 bedroom detached house (1,926 sq/ft)
  • Ample gardens and c. 5 acres of level, fenced paddocks
  • 4 timber stables, triple bay barn, lorry store, arena
  • Double carport/foaling box, views and superb outriding

Summary of Features


Period and extended 4 bedroom detached house (1,926 sq/ft)
Ample gardens, vegetable gardens, small polytunnel and small orchard area
4 timber stables, tack and feed room, triple bay barn, lorry store
A 20m x 50m arena, double carport/foaling box
Just over 5 acres of level, well fenced and hedged paddocks
Views to the Malvern Hills and superb outriding onto Castlemorton Common

Location


Mileages: Welland 3 miles, Malvern 7 miles, Ledbury 8 miles, Tewkesbury 9 miles, Gloucester & Worcester 15 miles, Cheltenham 22 miles, Hereford 23 miles, Birmingham 43 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 5 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 14 miles
Railway: Malvern 7 miles, Ledbury 8 miles, Ashchurch (Tewkesbury) & Pershore 13 miles, Gloucester & Worcester Parkway 16 miles.
Airport: Birmingham (51 miles) & Bristol (67 miles)

Situation

The property is situated in a peaceful village location close to Castlemorton Common. The Malvern Hills form a striking backdrop and are easily accessible from the property. This is a beautiful, sought after and very accessible part of the countryside, complemented by good local towns, schools and facilities, and with excellent access to the commercial centres of Worcester, Cheltenham, Gloucester and Birmingham, all with good rail links to London.

The Glen


Built in the early 1900's, this lovely period home was extended in the late 1990's by the current owners to improve the space for modern family living and has been tastefully and sympathetically refurbished throughout, in keeping the property's Edwardian roots.
On the ground floor, an attractive conservatory/porch provides access into the main hallway fitted with bespoke bookshelves to one side and a turned staircase to the first floor.
The kitchen/breakfast room benefits from fitted Maple kitchen units with granite worksurfaces. There is an oil-fired Rayburn for cooking and complementary heating in the colder months and a fitted electric oven and gas hob (running off bottled gas) for the summer. A useful walk-in pantry off the kitchen provides ample space for storage, and from the dining area patio doors give access to the gardens.
To the rear of the kitchen is a very practical utility room with sink unit and space for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a separate W.C and access to the rear porch. The space combines wonderfully to cope with muddy boots, coats and dogs.

The Glen Ctd.


The downstairs space is completed by two reception rooms; there is a formal dining room with a period open fireplace and the main sitting room which features a brick and stone built fireplace incorporating a Morso wood-burning stove, with a lovely large window looking out into the garden.
On the first floor there are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The main bedroom enjoys a fabulous triple aspect and benefits from a dressing area incorporating built-in wardrobes/storage, and a super en-suite with twin sink units and a good-sized walk-in shower. There are two further double bedrooms, one with a lovely period fireplace, and a single bedroom which is currently utilised as a study.

The Outside


Timber gates provide access onto the smart, gravelled driveway which culminates in a good-sized yard with ample parking. There is a double timber carport, which is currently used as hay storage but has also been used as a mare & foal box in the past.
The main yard consists of a dedicated concrete washdown area, a timber lorry store (6.3m x 4.6m), four timber stables in total (circa 12ft x 12ft, 13ft x 12ft and two 15ft x 12ft). Adjacent to the stables is a tack room and feed store, with power, light and sink, and an adjoined 3 bay timber hay store. The yard is excellently positioned, out of sight of the lane but within sight of the house.
There is a 20m x 50m post and rail fenced arena with a sand and fibre surface, this is well drained and affords lovely views up to the Malvern Hills.
The paddocks lie to the rear of the arena and stable yard and extend in all to just over 5 Acres. The paddocks are split primarily into 4 fields, are gently sloping and well fenced and hedged to make them stock proof.

Services

Mains electricity. Mains water (not metered). Mains drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Wood burner. Solar/PV panels with feed-in tariff. Mains water available to the land. Stables/Outbuildings have electricity/lighting

Double Glazing

The property has been fully double-glazed throughout.

Broadband

Fibre Broadband is connected.

Council Tax

Band "E" (£2,266.89 for 2021/22).

Local Authority

Malvern Hills District Council. 01684 862151.

Listing

This property is not Listed.

EPC

Rated "D".

Schools


Primary: Castlemorton, Welland & Malvern. Further information is available at: www.worcestershire.gov.uk
Secondary: Hanley Castle & Malvern. Further information is available at: www.worcestershire.gov.uk
Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Cheltenham, Gloucester & Worcester all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk.

Local

Castlemorton offers an excellent primary school, village hall with a wide variety of activities and a well-known pub. Nearby, Welland provides further facilities including a primary school, village store/post office, village hall and good dining pub. The Spa town of Malvern offers an excellent and broad range of services, including an array of independent shops, galleries, restaurants and quality supermarkets as well as a respected theatre/cinema and two railway stations. The popular market town of Ledbury is only a short drive away. More extensive retail and cultural therapy can be found in Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham.

Recreational

The spectacular Malvern Hills provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. Castlemorton Common itself offers excellent public space, with parts of the Common having been designated as a SSSI for the diversity and wealth of wildlife. The Three Counties Showground near Malvern hosts a wide variety of year-round events, from national gardens shows, concerts, specialist fairs to agricultural and equestrian events. Malvern has a Leisure & Spa complex, tennis club and a golf club (Worcestershire Golf Club). Upton upon Severn hosts a range of well-known seasonal festivals.

Equestrian

The region is synonymous with the equestrian world and the renowned Hartpury College is only 11½ miles away. Allens Hill and Moores Farm Equestrian Centre are also easily accessible and both are host to a series of affiliated and unaffiliated shows and events throughout the year. Annual horse trials take place locally at Homme House and the Three Counties Showground at Malvern is easily accessible.

Information

Fabulous outriding and countryside access.

Postcode

WR13 6BE.

Directions

From Great Malvern: Head south on the A449 towards Ledbury for about 3 miles, passing through Malvern Wells. Just after the primary school, fork left downhill onto Upper Welland Road. Continue to the T junction and turn left onto Marlbank Road, continue to the end of this road and at the junction turn right onto the B4208. Follow this road through the Common for about 2 miles, just after the Robin Hood pub lookout for a small crossroads with the village hall on your left, turn immediately left into Church Road towards Castlemorton village. Continue along this road for about 0.1 mile and the property will be found on the left-hand side.

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Viewings

By prior appointment only 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.