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Kings Lea
Kings Lea, Old Church Road, Colwall, Malvern, WR13 6HB
Spacious period house in a quiet, desirable village edge location.
  • Spacious village edge home, a quiet location with fine outlook.
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Key Features
  • Spacious, period country property, consent to extend
  • CHAIN FREE, no onward purchase
  • 4 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Large, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • Generous garden, patio, private drive parking

Location


Mileages: Central Colwall ¾ mile, Malvern 3½ miles, Ledbury 5 miles, Worcester 16½ miles, Hereford 20 miles, Gloucester 21 miles, Cheltenham 28 miles, Birmingham 41 miles, Bristol 56 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 9 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 12½ miles
Railway: Colwall, Malvern, Ledbury (London Mainline)
Airport: Birmingham (49 miles) & Bristol (67 miles)

Summary of Features


Spacious, period country property (2,757 sq ft inc cellar), consent to extend
4 double bedrooms, main with en-suite, family bathroom
Large, open-plan kitchen/breakfast room
2 reception rooms, utility room and cloak/WC
Large garden, patio terrace and garden sheds
Private drive and parking, super views

Situation

Kings Lea enjoys an enviable semi-rural location, with lovely views over the surrounding countryside and pastureland. Nestled on the western fringe/foothills of The Malvern Hills, Colwall village has a vibrant community, offering a good range of facilities and amenities and benefits from excellent road and mainline rail links to the rest of the country, including a regular rail service to London Paddington. The nearby local towns of Malvern and Ledbury offer a wider range of facilities and recreational opportunities, both easily accessible by road, rail, or bus. Hereford, Worcester, and Cheltenham are also within easy travelling distances.

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This charming period house originates from the late 1800's and is arranged over three floors, previously extended this creates a spacious home. There is also new planning consent to further enhance the accommodation.
The generously proportioned kitchen/breakfast/family room is a wonderful, light space, and is the heart of this lovely home. It benefits from direct access to the garden.
The attractive, country-style fitted kitchen is complemented by solid wood work surfaces and central island, and benefits from an integrated microwave, dishwasher, Rangemaster range cooker with induction hob and American-style fridge-freezer.
A separate, fitted utility room provides space for a washing machine/tumble dryer and offers further storage, whilst a large, walk-in cloak room ensures ample space for coats and boots. There is also a separate ground floor WC.

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There are two further reception rooms; a cosy snug/sitting room with wood burner and patio doors to the front garden, and a second sitting room which offers a flexible room for a variety of uses, such as a play room, home office or formal dining room.
Stairs lead to a galleried landing on the first floor where there are two double bedrooms, the main with en-suite shower room, plus a family bathroom
Two further double rooms are situated on the second floor with a useful mini landing between them.

The Outside


The property is approached via Old Church Road, a quiet country lane with access to the private driveway and parking.
A formal garden with attractive, maturely planted borders lies immediately to the front of the property.
A second large, lawned garden lies to the west side of the house and offers plenty of scope for keen gardeners.
There is also a generous patio terrace to the side of the house, providing a sheltered and private area for BBQ's/seasonal dining and social entertaining.
Three timber garden sheds provide useful external storage space.
The property enjoys a quiet, semi-rural location with super views over the surrounding pastureland and rural landscape.

Services

Mains electricity, water, drainage and gas (central heating).

Broadband

Standard fibre broadband is connected (via Vodafone), circa 25 mbps d/l.

Council Tax

Band "F" (£3,026 pa for 2021/22).

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Listing

This property is not Listed.

EPC

Rated "D".

Access

The entrance splay is shared with the neighbouring house but there is a full right of access for all purposes.

Planning Consent

Planning has been granted for a first floor extension to the rear of this property, ref number P204602/FH, granted 29/3/21.

Schools


Primary: Colwall, Eastnor, Ledbury & Malvern.
Secondary: Malvern and Ledbury provide good secondary schools. Further information for state schooling is available at: www.worcestershire.gov.uk and www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Colwall, Malvern, Worcester & Hereford have some excellent independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk.

Local

Colwall provides a useful variety of amenities including a post office, bus and rail services, doctor's surgery, chemist, village store & greengrocer, café, butcher, pubs and restaurant. There are also a variety of clubs and societies within the community. Malvern and Ledbury provide a wider selection of shops and services to meet most day-to-day requirements. More comprehensive retail and cultural therapy is available in Worcester and Hereford, with Gloucester and Cheltenham easily accessible.

Recreational

Many fine walks can be accessed within the locality, including a network of footpaths from Luggs Mill, a short walk from the property. The spectacular Malvern Hills are close by and provide a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. The Three Counties Showground near Malvern holds a wide variety of year-round events. Malvern is also home to the renowned Malvern Theatre. The market town of Ledbury hosts an annual Poetry Festival and also has a popular Theatre. Eastnor Castle, only a short drive away, is open to the public from spring through to autumn.

Additional Information

The property is partially attached to the neighbour's outbuildings, which have no residential occupation.

Postcode

WR13 6HB.

Directions

From Colwall: From central Colwall (the Colwall Park Hotel/railway station), head east on the B4218 towards Malvern on the Walwyn Road for 0.30 miles, passing Provisions of Colwall on your right side. Take the next left turning into Old Church Road and continue for 0.75 miles, passing the allotment gardens on your left side. Continue for about 200 meters after the allotments and this property is the second house on your right side.

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Viewings

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

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.