Hallow, Worcestershire

£575,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
An attractive and well presented detached country cottage with beautiful private gardens and open southerly views to the rear towards the Malvern Hills

Situation

Ivy Cottage is located in an idyllic location in peaceful Worcestershire countryside opposite the village hall in the pretty hamlet of Sinton Green which has its own bus service, pub and village green. There is a village shop and farm shop at Holt Heath and the nearby village of Hallow provides a range of local amenities including shop, post office, gastro pub and primary schooling. The Monkwood Nature Reserve on the edge of the village adds to the wonderful walks in the area. There is a highly regarded primary school in nearby Grimley and the property is in the catchment area for The Chantry High School rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. The thriving city of Worcester provides extensive shopping and recreational facilities including Premiership Rugby, County Cricket and horse racing on the banks of the River Severn and again there is excellent schooling from both the private and state sectors including The Royal Grammar School and The Kings School. A short drive to the south is the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the spa town of Malvern with its theatre and renowned colleges. The M5 motorway network can be easily accessed and train stations can be found in Worcester and Droitwich with services direct to Birmingham and London and the recently opened Parkway Railway station to the East of Worcester (M5 Junction 7) has opened up greater services.

Description

Ivy Cottage is beautifully presented and offers lovely spacious accommodation that is flooded with natural light. From the entrance porch with an Italian tiled floor a door leads through to the hallway with stairs to the first floor. The sitting room has an open fireplace with a pine surround and decorative tiled slips, a feature painted beamed ceiling and a window overlooking the front garden. Fabulous trifold doors with a remote controlled fully cassetted awning open onto a lovely sunny patio area extending the room seamlessly into the garden. The adjacent study is triple aspect and perfect for use as a home office or as an additional bedroom and has access to a boarded loft space. The breakfast kitchen also has an Italian tiled floor and an excellent range of fitted units with wooden worktops and a fitted appliances to include a Bosch dishwasher, AEG induction hob with a Bosch chrome extractor fan over and a separate Bosch eye level double oven. The breakfast/dining area has a feature painted beamed ceiling and trifold doors out onto the patio area. The rear hall which incorporates the utility area has a door to the garden, fitted units also with oak worktops and the wall mounted Worcester Bosch oil-fired central heating boiler. There is also a separate cloakroom. A dogleg staircase leads from the hallway to the first floor landing. The master bedroom is lovely and light being triple aspect and enjoys far reaching views to the rear towards the Malvern Hills. There are fitted wardrobes and access to the large boarded loft space. The adjoining en-suite shower room has a white suite and white tiling with a decorative border of green and blue tiles and a rainwater shower. There are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom with a white suite with a vanity unit with an inset wash basin and a shower over the bath with a concertina shower screen.

Gardens and grounds

The gardens are a feature of the property and to the front the cottage is approached via a gated tarmacadam driveway with a parking and turning area. The front garden is laid to lawn with wicket fencing and mature specimen trees and shrubs. There is a feature pergola with a stunning wisteria and a paved seating area which enjoys the dappled shade. A detached timber garage with double doors could also be used as a workshop having light and power. Gated pedestrian access leads through to the side and rear of the property which is totally enclosed and private and has been carefully and thoughtfully designed by the present owner. Trellis screening conceals the oil tank and the garden shed from the main garden which is south facing and enjoys views towards the Malvern Hills. The garden is a riot of colour with mature planting, rose arbours and a wisteria and clematis clad pergola. A summer house has both light and power and glazed double doors and could be used as an outside studio or a place to sit and enjoy the garden. A walled courtyard patio is ideal for alfresco dining being located with access to both the sitting room and breakfast kitchen trifold doors making this a fabulous secluded entertaining space.

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