8 High Street
An excellent development opportunity extending to approximately 3.7 acres in a highly regarded and very accessible rural area.
Ground floor: reception hallway, living/dining room, kitchen/breakfast/family room, ground-floor bathroom, two double bedrooms.
First floor: occasional bedroom/playroom, study.
Outside: farm building incorporating: garage, barn, stabling.
Total approximate floor area 2,963 square feet (275 square metres). EPC rating G.
Ideally situated in this most attractive rural setting, the property offers excellent commuting access to surrounding towns including Droitwich Spa, Worcester and Kidderminster and is well placed for access to the A449 leading to the M5 Motorway at Junction 6.
Set off this small lane the detached dwelling offers a flexible range of accommodation with planning permission (awaiting decision) for redevelopment of the existing accommodation to create a large extended family house and two detached holiday lets within the grounds but with the possibility of conversion to an independent dwelling (subject to change of use).
Ombersley 3.5 miles
Droitwich 5 miles
Bromsgrove 8.5 miles
Worcester 9.5 miles
Birmingham City Centre 25 miles
Birmingham International Airport 30 miles
London 125 miles
These particulars are intended only as a guide and must not be relied upon as statements of fact.
Description of Property
The detached cottage is approached via twin five-bar wooden gates to the main driveway which leads down to a large parking and turning area, the detached barn, gardens and paddocks. The property features stunning and far-reaching views of both The Malvern Hills and Clee Hills.
The house itself fronts the lane and is approached from the driveway or via the central pathway leading to the entrance vestibule via a UPVC double glazed front door in arched setting. The inner door opens into the entrance halls which has doors radiating off into the principal ground floor rooms.
The spacious living room 26'0" x 12'0" (7.92m x 3.55m) maximum includes a curved bay window to the front elevation with double glazing. Sliding patio doors open onto the side terrace and look over the gardens. A wood burning stove makes for a cosy evening retreat.
The open plan Kitchen/breakfast/family room 13'1" x 10'0" (3.99m x 3.05m) is located on the rear of the house overlooking the grounds and gardens and has far reaching country views. A conservatory addition to the rear of the kitchen incorporates the breakfast area and family room with log burning stove and door out to the garden.
Bedroom One 12'0" x 11'8" (3.66m x 3.56m) is located at the front of the house and features a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards, a curved bay window to the front elevation with double glazing forms a nice feature to the room.
Bedroom Two 13'3" x 12'0" (4.04m x 3.66m) maximum plus door recess.
The bathroom is situated to the side of the property and has a white suite with coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with shower over, heated towel rail, double glazed window to side, and part tiled wall finish.
Occasional bedroom 18'0" x 7'9" (5.49m x 2.36m) with double glazed window to side, walk-in loft storage area.
Office 14'0" x 8'5" (4.27m x 2.57m) plus eaves storage, window to side.
Gardens: There are gardens to three sides of the property, which mainly comprise lawned areas on three levels, paved terrace and front boundary being marked by mature hedging. The gardens lead into the three generous surrounding paddocks interlinked with gates and post and rail fencing; the outer boundaries marked by mature hedging. In all, the holding extends to 3.7 acres.
Agricultural Building: 44'0" x 24'0" (13.41m x 7.32m) internal. A three bay steel portal framed agricultural building with twin vehicle access doors each approximately 14'0" (4.26m) wide and a clearance of some 12'0" (3.65m). The building is partially partitioned to provide two loose boxes, storage over, light and power points. Concrete hard standing to one side.
Garage 24'0" x 9'0" (7.32m x 2.74m) light and power, twin wooden doors to front.
A decision is currently pending for the replacement side and rear extensions and 2no. new dormer windows on front elevation under planning reference 21/00579/HP. Drawings are available upon request.
Also pending is the conversion of redundant barn to 2 No. holiday lets under planning reference 21/00599/FUL. Drawings are available upon request. Once approved there is the possibility should the buyer wish to re-apply for a change of use for the barn into a residential dwelling - buyers should make their own enquiries in this regard with Wychavon council.
We understand that mains water and electricity are available. There is no gas to the property (and currently heating is via the log burners). Drainage is via a septic tank.
Fixtures & Fittings
Only those items mentioned in the sales particulars are to be included in the sale price. All others are specifically excluded but may be available by separate arrangement.
Local Authority: Wychavon
Tax Band: E
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