Grafton Flyford, Worcester, Worcestershire

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
Characterful Grade II listed 5 bedroom barn in 5.3 acres with countryside views in a peaceful and desirable position in North Piddle, a hamlet that is a hidden gem.

A spacious and characterful detached barn conversion in a desirable village with garaging, mature gardens, heated swimming pool, stable block and a field.

Ground floor

• The front door, set under a pillared porch, opens to the entrance hall, off which is a door to the cloakroom and cellar.

• The southern ground floor wing offers impressive entertaining space that is split into three reception rooms that flow from one to the next. The central room is the dining room with a double-sided multi-fuel stove to the sitting room and a picture window through to the drawing room.

• The sitting room has an impressive, vaulted ceiling with two sets of French doors opening to the front terrace.

• An equally impressive drawing room with a part full height vaulted ceiling, floor to ceiling picture window, oak flooring, wood stove set in a re-claimed brick fireplace and a picture window offering a view of the charming Japanese side garden.

• The fitted kitchen includes a dual fuel Britannia twin cooker, Gaggenau griddle plate, updraft extractor, integrated dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer.

• Off the kitchen is a fitted utility room with a side entrance door offering space for a separate washing machine and tumble dryer and there is a door to a shower room.

• A door from the kitchen opens to a hallway at the end of which is a double bedroom with a wheelchair friendly en suite shower room.

• Next door to this bedroom is a room designed as a kitchen/diner with a removable kitchenette to create ancillary, self-contained living space that can be independently accessed. This room also lends itself to use as a study.

First floor

• A turning staircase rises to a first floor 'L' shape galleried, study landing.

• The vaulted ceiling principal bedroom has a an en suite with a bath and corner shower and a range of built-in wardrobes.

• There are three further double bedrooms served by a recently re-fitted family shower room with a walk-in double shower.

Gardens and grounds

• Landscaped and mature gardens with a heated swimming pool, garaging and stable block in about 0.74 acres, and an adjoining field, which includes an area of woodland extending to about 4.5 acres

• A five-bar gate opens to a gravel drive leading to parking for several cars in front of the large triple garage with a side lean-to tractor shelter.

• Immediately in front of the barn is an attractive sunken paved terrace.

• There is a rear croquet lawn and a south and west facing lawned garden with a heated swimming pool surrounded by a paved terrace.

• At the rear of the property is a charming Japanese garden with a paved path leading through it.

• Throughout the gardens are strategic mature flower beds of evergreens and perennials providing all-year round interest and colour along with mature trees.

• There is a stable block with a rear lean-to hay store, power and water supply that can be accessed by horses directly from the field.

• The adjoining 4.5 acres field is enclosed by post and rail fencing. It also has an independent five-bar gated access that opens to a small area of woodland that forms part of the field.


Swallow Barn is located at the end of a peaceful no-through lane in the small civil parish of North Piddle, which has an ancient parish church and is surrounded by countryside. The area is criss-crossed with public footpaths and bridleways and local facilities are available in the nearby villages of Upton Snodsbury and Flyford Flavell.

The Georgian market town of Pershore offers a wide range of everyday amenities along with recreational facilities that include cricket, football and rugby clubs, a leisure centre, River Avon and the historic Abbey and surrounding park.

In Pershore is educational provision rom nursery/pre-school through to high school and a Sixth Form College is available at Pershore High School. There are a number of private schools in Worcester and Malvern, and in the nearby village of Peopleton is Bowbrook House School.

Broader shopping and services can be found in Worcester, along with access to the M5. Mainline rail services operate from Pershore and Worcestershire Parkway.

Fixtures and Fittings

All fixtures, fittings and furniture such as curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments and statuary are excluded from the sale. Some may be available by separate negotiation.


Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. LPG fired central and water heating. Swimming pool heated via an air source heat pump. None of the services or appliances, heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested by the selling agents.

The estimated fastest download speed currently achievable for the property postcode area is around 1000 Mbps (data taken from on 20/06/2024). Actual service availability at the property or speeds received may be different.

We understand that the property is likely to have current mobile coverage outdoors (data taken from on 20/06/2024). Please note that actual services available may be different depending on the particular circumstances, precise location and network outages.


The property is to be sold freehold.

Local Authority

Wychavon District Council

Council Tax Band: G

Public Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements

The property is sold subject to all rights of way, wayleaves and easements whether or not they are defined in this brochure.

Plans and Boundaries

The plans within these particulars are based on Ordnance Survey data and provided for reference only. They are believed to be correct but accuracy is not guaranteed. The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and the extent of ownership. Neither the vendor nor the vendor's agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof.


Strictly by appointment through Fisher German LLP.


Postcode – WR7 4PS

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