Midsummer House
Midsummer House, Upper Welland Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 4JU
Detached modern house, with studio flat and double garage, in a village-edge location Garden Guide price £795,000
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Key Features
  • Spacious, detached 4 bed modern family home (2,703 sq ft, inc studio)
  • Attached, self-contained, studio apartment
  • Kitchen/breakfast, 2 receptions, study, utility, WC
  • Attractive gardens, detached double garage, parking

Summary of Features

Spacious, detached modern family home (2,703 sq ft, inc studio)
Attached, self-contained, studio apartment
4 double bedrooms, main with en-suite, bathroom
Spacious kitchen breakfast room, 2 reception rooms
Study, separate utility, and downstairs WC
Attractive and mature gardens, patio terrace
Detached double garage and ample parking


Mileages: Welland 1 mile, Malvern Wells <11/2 miles, Great Malvern (4 miles), Ledbury & Upton-upon-Severn (6 miles), Worcester (13 miles), Hereford (20 miles), Cheltenham (22miles), Birmingham (43 miles)
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 7 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 111/2 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 131/2 miles
Railway: Great Malvern, Colwall, Ledbury
Airport: Birmingham (481/2 miles), Bristol (62 miles)


Midsummer House is an individually built modern home, situated on the east side of the spectacular Malvern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, on the Herefordshire/Worcestershire border, <1 mile from St Wulstan's Local Nature Reserve. Only a short drive from Great Malvern, the popular village of Colwall (4 miles) and the market town of Ledbury, the property is positioned in a quiet and desirable residential location, with the cities of Worcester and Hereford easily accessible. This area benefits from excellent road and mainline rail links.

Midsummer House

This spacious, modern family home was built in the Mid-1990's and extended to add a self-contained studio apartment in 2000/2001.
Midsummer House has been very well-maintained by the current owners, who have resided at the property since it was new.
The property has been well thought out, with all the ground floor accommodation, and stairs to the first floor, being accessed off the good-sized, main entrance hall.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room is a great family space and offers ample storage, and benefits from an integrated NEFF electric oven and a separate gas hob, with space for a dishwasher and fridge. There is a good-sized, separate utility room with additional storage, sink and space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge-freezer.
The generous sitting room is complemented by a gas fire inset within a marble surround and hearth, and benefits from a triple aspect and French doors opening out to the patio terrace. There is also a separate, formal dining room, a study and a downstairs WC.

Midsummer House Ctd.

A rear lobby leads off the utility and provides access to the patio terrace and garden to the rear of the property, and to the attached studio flat.
The studio flat is self-contained and offers open plan kitchen/living/bedroom space with a separate bathroom and good built-in storage/airing cupboard. A great flexible space with potential for a variety of uses, such as living accommodation for dependent family member(s), guest accommodation, ideal for older children, games room, etc.
Stairs lead up to a spacious and airy galleried landing where there are 4 generous double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with separate bath and walk-in shower. There is also an airing cupboard located off the landing.
The main bedroom suite benefits from built-in storage/bedroom furniture, a dressing area and an en-suite shower room with walk-in shower.

The Outside

The property is accessed via a private, gated driveway off the village lane, which leads to the front of the property where there is ample parking and access to the detached, double garage.
The property is set well back from the village lane by the established main garden which is lawned and planted with a variety of mature shrubs, trees and flowering plants, including a stunning Indian Bean Tree. There is also a rockery and an attractive waterfall water feature.
A steppingstone leads over the waterfall and through a doorway arch to the raised veg beds and greenhouse, and subsequently around to the rear of the property where there is a paved terrace running along the length of the house, complemented by an attractive array of maturely planted shrubs and trees, including Acer, lavender, winter-flowering jasmine, clematis, and hydrangea.

The Outside Ctd.

Apple trees, a fan-trained fig tree, an espalier pear, and a grapevine add further interest and a crop of fruit in the late summer through to autumn.
There is also a lovely patio seating area to sit and enjoy the surroundings, which has direct access through to the sitting room. The rear patio can also be accessed off the rear lobby from the kitchen, which is very useful for seasonal dining and entertaining.
There are lovely views from the property to The Malvern Hills to the front aspect and over farmland to the rear.


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


Fast Broadband is connected (Circa 70 Mbps download, 30 Mbps upload). Fibre available soon.

Local Authority

Malvern Hills District Council: 01684 862151.

Council Tax

Band "G" (£3,349.04 2022/23).




Rated "C".


This property is not Listed.

General Information


Primary: Welland Primary, Malvern Wells C of E School & Wyche C of E School. Further information available at:
Secondary: Malvern. Further information available at:
Independent: Malvern, Colwall, Worcester, Hereford and Cheltenham have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at:


Malvern Wells (<11/2 miles) has a popular village hall, a church, pub, post office, garage and good convenience store. Great Malvern, just a few minutes' drive away, has a broader range of facilities to meet most day-to-day requirements, including a variety of independent shops, quality supermarkets, galleries & restaurants as well as a highly respected theatre. For more extensive retail and cultural therapy, Worcester, Cheltenham and Birmingham are easily accessible.


The spectacular Malvern Hills are on the doorstep providing a wealth of sporting and recreational opportunities. Golf is available in Malvern Wells (Worcestershire Golf Club) and the Three Counties Showground hosts a wide variety of year-round events from national garden shows, concerts & antique fairs to agricultural & equestrian events. The nearby market town of Ledbury is home to a well-known annual Poetry Festival and Eastnor Castle is only a short drive away. Also close by is Upton-Upon-Severn which has a marina and hosts numerous festivals throughout the year.


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Directions From Ledbury

From Ledbury: Head out of town on the A449 (Worcester Road) and continue towards Malvern. Continue over British Camp and downhill passing St Wulstans Church on your right and a little further along, take the right turn directly opposite the turning area (on your left) onto Upper Welland Road. From this junction, the property will be found after 0.7 miles down the road on your left-hand side.

Directions from Malvern

From Great Malvern, Head towards Ledbury on the Wells Road. Continue past the Texaco garage and a little further along on your left is Malvern Wells Primary School. Shortly after the primary school is the turning on your left onto Upper Welland Road. The property will be 0.7 miles down the road on your left.




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.