Garden Cottage, Upper Colwall, Worcestershire
Guide Price: £150,000 Freehold
A DETACHED HOUSE SITUATED IN A SUPERB ELEVATED POSITION SET WITHIN A MATURE WOODED GARDEN EXTENDING TO MORE THAN ONE THIRD OF AN ACRE. THE PROPERTY REQUIRES A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF WORK TO BRING IT UP TO MODERN STANDARD.
FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE FOLEY ARMS HOTEL, MALVERN AT 6PM ON THURSDAY 30 OCTOBER 2008
GUIDE PRICE £150,000 - £200,000
CONTACT LEDBURY OFFICE
Location & Description:
Garden Cottage provides a very rare refurbishment project situated in a superb elevated location high on the western slopes of the Malvern Hills.
The house is in very poor condition however has the potential to offer spacious 3 bedroomed accommodation. The garden area is very overgrown and extends in total to approximately one third of an acre. There is a track leading to the property from Jubilee Drive and a detached garage.
The nearby village of Colwall offers a good range of local facilities including shops, schools, doctors surgery, a church, public houses and a mainline railway station with services to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford and London Paddington. Ledbury is approximately 4 miles distant and Great Malvern approximately 2 miles both of which offer a more comprehensive range of facilities and amenities.
The property comprises with approximate dimensions:
Sitting Room: 8.33m (27ft 4in) x 3.35m (11ft 0in)
Having fireplace with open grate.
Dining Room: 4.42m (14ft 6in) x 3.81m (12ft 6in)
Having fireplace. Part glazed external door to the rear.
Kitchen: 5.66m (18ft 7in) x 2.03m (6ft 8in)
With glazed external doors. Steps down to pantry/utility.
With stairs to first floor.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 1: 3.66m (12ft 0in) x 3.53m (11ft 7in)
Bedroom 2: 3.53m (11ft 7in) x 3.1m (10ft 2in)
Serving a bathroom and further bedroom.
The floor has collapsed in this area.
The approach to the property is along a track off Jubilee Drive and this in turn leads to a detached garage.
The garden area comprises a mature and very over grown wooded garden which extends in total to more than one third of an acre.
Mains electricity and water are understood to be available for connection. Drainage is believed to be to a private system. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and all interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.
We are advised subject to legal verification that the property is freehold.
By appointment to be made by appointment through the Agent's Ledbury Office (01531 634648). Please note viewers are advised to exercise extreme caution when inspecting the property and do so entirely at their own risk.
Herefordshire Council Planning Services
PO Box 230
It is hoped that a legal pack including the conditions of sale will be available from the vendors' Solicitors' office (see above) and John Goodwin's Ledbury office two weeks prior to the auction sale.
In order to comply with the anti-money laundering regulations the purchaser will be required to provide:
1. Proof of identity in the form of a photographic ID such as a current passport or UK
2 Proof of current residential address, i.e. utility bill or building society or bank
statement, credit card bill, etc issued within the previous three months.
SALE PRIOR TO AUCTION
If you are interested in this property we would advise you to register your interest with the agent's Ledbury office. In the event of a sale prior to auction being considered then we would endeavour to contact you. The vendor reserves the right to sell the property prior to auction or to withdraw it.
From the agents Ledbury office proceed straight over the traffic lights and proceed out of the town on the A449. Proceed up the hill to British Camp and then turn left by the Malvern Hills Hotel into Jubilee Drive. Continue on past Brand Lodge and the private driveway giving access to the property will be located on the left hand side as indicated by 2 black and white bollards applicants are advised to park safely on the roadside immediately before the driveway.
Ground Floor Plan:
Not to scale
First Floor Plan:
Not to scale-for identification only.
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