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Willow Tree House
Willow Tree House, Castlemorton, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6DA
Superbly located mini equestrian smallholding, virtual and drone tours available.
  • Fabulous mini equestrian holding on Castlemorton Common, quiet and elevated.
1.40 Acres Guide price £765,000
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Key Features
  • Well presented 3 bedroom house (1,307 sq ft)
  • New, multi-purpose mono pitch stable barn
  • Excellent garage, workshop separate modern office
  • Secure paddocks, Commoners rights, excellent outriding

Summary of Features


Well presented 3 bedroom house (1,307 sq ft)
Attractive shepherd's hut in grounds (4th bedroom)
New, multi-purpose mono pitch stable barn
Excellent garage and workshop with pit
Separate office with good broadband, c.25 mbps
Secure paddocks & Commers rights
Brilliant outriding on Castlemorton Common and the Malvern Hills

Acreage

In all, about 1.5 acres

Situation

This secluded and peaceful property is set within a stunning and unchanging landscape - elevated and located on the south west fringe of Castlemorton Common, there are superb views towards Cheltenham and The Cotswolds. This property has no close neighbours, the Malvern Hills as a backdrop and great accessibility.

Willow Tree House


With origins from the 1650's, this ''Commoners cottage' has been extended over the years and most recently modernised to create a well presented and comfortable 3 bedroom home.
3 double bedrooms and family shower room to first floor, all with great views.
3 reception rooms and compact kitchen to ground floor.
The everyday entrance leads to a wide hall with super boot/tack/dog room to the right. Opposite is the WC and a separate utility room.
The rustic kitchen forms a focal point, opening to the dining room and front hall.
The double aspect sitting room has a feature, double fronted woodburning stove.
A single storey garden room wraps around the corner of the house and provides an informal dining area, opening to a south facing, loggia area, with great views over the garden, pasture and rolling countryside beyond.

The Outside


The external attributes are a significant draw for this property, combining with a superb elevated position on the top side of Castlemorton Common.
Gated entrance drive and well fenced, stock proof boundary.
A useful workshop and double length garage, with maintenance pit, sits opposite the house.
An excellent home office is discreetly located behind the garage.
At the top of the yard is a new, open fronted mono pitch steel barn with concrete floor and weather board clad sides.
This general purpose barn has two large internal stables and ample storage space.

Outside cont'd


An all-weather turnout pen sits in front of the stables, with access to the paddocks.
The property comprises mature pasture paddocks and comes with grazing rights on Castlemorton Common.
Fabulous outriding from the front gate directly on to Castlemorton Common, and beyond to Hollybush and the Malvern Hills.

Services

Mains electricity & water. Private drainage to a septic tank (on the property), LPG central heating.

Broadband

Good landline broadband is connected, circa 25 mbps d/l.

Council Tax

Band "F" (£2,780 for 2022/23).

Local Authority

Malvern Hills District Council: 01684 862413.

Listing

This property is not Listed.

EPC

Rated "F".

Commoners rights

The property benefits from grazing rights for 10 ewes/lambs, or 2 cattle/horses, or a combination of these, plus geese and hens. Other rights exist and can be detailed by the Agent.

Schools


Primary: Castlemorton, Welland and Malvern.
Secondary: Hanley Castle and 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, a 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, broader 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 nearby Three Counties Showground 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 has a marina and hosts a range of popular seasonal festivals.

Equestrian

The region is synonymous with the equestrian world and the renowned Hartpury College is just 11½ miles away. Allens Hill and Moores Farm Equestrian Centre are also easily accessible and both are host to a series of 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.

Additional Information

Fabulous outriding and countryside access.

Postcode

WR13 6DA.

Directions

From Malvern: Head south to Welland village. From the crossroads, on the B4208 head south for 1½ miles, passing The Plume of Feathers pub on your left. Shortly afterwards, heading downhill you will approach another pub, the Robin Hood - turn immediately right into New Road. Follow for ½ mile and take the first left turning onto an unnamed road. Follow this for ½ a mile until the tarmac ends and turns to a stoned road, continue onto the stoned road for 0.30 miles - keep to the right, ignore the left spurs, the property will be found at the end of the track, on your right hand 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.