Charming detached cottage, separate office/business premises with ancillary accommodation in a quiet accessible village location
Delightful period cottage c. 1800s (1,155sq ft)
3 bedrooms; Master with en-suite, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receptions
Large modern detached annexe with ancillary accommodation (1,274 sq ft)
Garden, single garage with car port, ample parking
|Summary of Features|| * Delightful period cottage c. 1800s (1,155sq ft)|
* 3 bedrooms over 2 floors; Master with en-suite
* Fitted kitchen/breakfast room, 2 reception rooms
* Large modern detached annexe with ancillary accommodation (1,274 sq ft)
* Garden, single garage with car port, ample parking
|Location|| * Mileages: Twyning 2½ miles, Upton-upon-Severn 3½ miles, Tewkesbury 5 miles, Malvern 10 miles, Worcester 11 miles, Ledbury 16 miles, Cheltenham 18 miles, Birmingham 40 miles|
* Road: M50 (Jct 1) 1½ miles, M5 (Jct 8) 3½ miles
* Railway: Tewkesbury (Ashchurch for Tewkesbury), Malvern, Pershore and Worcester
Parkway (London Mainline)
* Airport: Birmingham (48 miles) & Bristol (65 miles)
|Situation|| Stoneacre is located within the pretty rural, but not isolated, village of Ripple, which lies on the southern edge of the County of Worcestershire, bordering Gloucestershire, and is almost equidistant between the nearby towns of Upton-upon-Severn and Tewkesbury. The area is renowned for its beautiful countryside and is surrounded by farmland and wooded areas, yet has excellent access to the larger towns and cities, and the motorway network.|
|Stoneacre|| * Stoneacre is a charming property located centrally within the village, and with a detached former Veterinary practice which incorporates ancillary accommodation, offers huge scope for a variety of uses.|
* The original cottage is believed to date back to c.1800s and has latterly been extended and reconfigured to provide a comfortable home.
* The fitted kitchen/breakfast room with integrated cooker, separate hob and fridge, with space for a dishwasher, offers plenty of storage.
* There is a separate dining room with fireplace and wood burner (not connected, but could be reinstated) and a good-sized sitting room with inglenook housing a working wood-burner.
* There is a large double bedroom with spacious en-suite situated on the ground floor with 2 further double bedrooms on the first floor; one with shower and sink and one with sink vanity unit. There is a separate WC. All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes.
|Annexe|| * The large, detached single-storey annexe with ancillary accommodation was constructed in 2013, originally to provide a business premises for a Veterinary practice (no longer in use).|
* There is an entrance lobby leading through to the main office space with 3 further, separate rooms offering great storage or with scope for a variety of uses.
* In addition, there is a modern fitted kitchen (with its own entrance) with integrated cooker and space for white goods, a WC and additional store-room, currently used as a laundry.
* The ancillary accommodation is also accessed via the main entrance lobby, and is separate from the office building with its own entrance.
* The accommodation comprises a large, open-plan kitchen (with integrated cooker), dining, living area with access to a patio terrace enjoying views over open farmland, and a separate and spacious double bedroom with en-suite shower room.
* The office building with annexe offers great potential for either business use, if wishing to run a business from home, or conversion to additional accommodation (planning permission may be required); perfect for dependent relatives, extended family or holiday let/Airbnb.
|The Outside|| * The cottage is approached via its own driveway, with a separate drive leading to the annexe.|
* There is a large, lawned front garden to the cottage, bounded by borders planted with a variety of mature shrubs and flowering plants.
* An ample private parking area lies to the rear of the cottage, along with the detached single garage and carport. This area offers scope for further landscaping to create a rear garden, if desired.
* The annexe benefits from its own, large and gravelled parking area to the front of the building.
|Services|| Mains electricity. Mains water. Mains drainage. Oil-fired central heating with underfloor heating in the office (except one store room) and ancillary accommodation.|
|Broadband|| Standard broadband is available and connected to the annexe.|
|Council Tax|| Band “F” (£2,622.89 2020/21).|
|Local Authority|| Malvern Hills District Council.|
|Listing|| This property is not Listed.|
|EPC|| House Rated “F”. Annexe Rated “C”.|
|Schools|| * Primary: Upton-upon-Severn, Twyning, Eldersfield. Further information is available at: www.malvernhills.gov.uk|
* Secondary: Hanley Castle, Tewkesbury, Bredon, Further information is available at: www.malvernhills.gov.uk
* Independent: Bredon School (Bushley). Malvern, Colwall, Gloucester, Cheltenham and Worcester have some excellent Independent Schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk
|Local|| The village of Ripple has a parish hall; host to a variety of clubs and events, and a pub. The neighbouring village of Twyning has an all-encompassing village store. The nearby towns of Upton-upon-Severn and Tewkesbury, offer a good range of amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements, including a range of shops, café’s, pubs and restaurants, a community hospital and Doctors’ Surgeries. More comprehensive retail and leisure/recreational facilities can be found in Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester and Cheltenham. Birmingham is also easily accessible.|
|Recreational|| This area offers a wide range of recreational activities, including many fine walks, riding and cycle routes and water sporting activities are available in both Upton-upon-Severn and Tewkesbury. Golfing is available closeby, as well as a local theatres in Malvern, Tewkesbury, Pershore, Worcester and Cheltenham. Racing is nearby at Cheltenham. A variety of farmer’s markets, art exhibitions and festivals also take place within the area, including the acclaimed Cheltenham International Festivals of Jazz, Music and Literature.|
|Additional Information|| Stairs in the cottage are fairly steep. There are exposed beams and timbers within the property, some of which were added at a later date.|
|Postcode|| GL20 6EU.|
|Directions|| From the M50: Come off at Junction 1 and head North on the A38 towards Worcester and Malvern. After about 0.5 miles take the left hand turn signed to Uckinghall and Ripple. Stay on this road and upon entering the village, proceed around the left hand bend and then the right hand bend and then take the right hand turn opposite the red telephone box onto School Lane. After about 150 yards, Stoneacre will be found on your left hand side.|
|Viewings|| 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.
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