Astwood Bank, Worcestershire

£400,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
Delightfully situated bungalow and annexe (subject to Agricultural Occupancy Condition) in good sized gardens and additionally an approx. 6 acres of pasture land.

Situation

The property is situated in an accessible rural location close to New End which is an area on the southern edge of the popular village of Astwood Bank. The village offers a good range of amenities including local shops, church, public houses and restaurants and a cricket club, along with popular first and middle schools. Astwood Bank is also within catchment for Alcester Grammar School. More comprehensive shopping and amenities are available in nearby Alcester and Redditch including a railway station with regular service to Birmingham New Street via the cross city line. Motorway connections are within 10 miles with the M42 connecting to the M40 the principal route to London from the West Midlands and the M5 to the south-west and the M6 to the north. Birmingham International Airport is approximately 25 miles.

Descripton

Highfield Poultry Farm comprises a good size 2/3 bedroom bungalow with an attached two bedroom bungalow annexe with superb open views stretching to the Malvern Hills, together with a number of brick and timber outbuildings providing garaging and storage and gardens of approximately half an acre with a further 6 acres or thereabouts of permanent pasture.

The main accommodation, which is in need of certain modernisation, is entered to the front with steps up to a recessed porch into a reception hall with all main reception rooms and bedrooms leading off. The sizable sitting room to the rear incorporates an open fireplace within a traditional tiled surround and a picture window and door to the rear patio giving good light and excellent views, ideal for entertaining. Bedroom one also to the rear incorporates fitted wardrobes. There is a further bedroom to the front and also off the hall a shower room with walk-in shower cubicle. The large breakfast kitchen to the front is fitted with matching base and wall cabinets and houses a recent Baxi combination gas boiler providing central heating and hot water. Door access to the side leads to a large verandah/conservatory ideal as a laundry/utility room with doors to both sides providing an everyday access to the property and a boot room. Also off the kitchen is a formal double aspect dining room, also with traditional tiled fireplace with inset flame effect gas fire. Dependent on family needs this room could also be used as a third bedroom.

Adjacent and attached to the main bungalow is a delightful two-bedroom annexe which has undergone some recent updating and provides well fitted modern accommodation suitable for independent family relative accommodation or could provide rental income. Entered with steps up to a conservatory style porch into a good size breakfast kitchen fitted with a modern range of gloss white floor and wall cabinets and fitted Stoves New Home double gas oven and hob. There is a fitted gas boiler providing central heating and hot water and an airing cupboard.

To the rear a master bedroom incorporates fitted wardrobes and a picture window to the rear providing garden and distant views. A small central hallway gives way to the second bedroom at the front, again with fitted wardrobes, and a good size sitting room to the rear with fireplace and fitted electric fire. Patio doors open to a conservatory having full height glazing and door to the rear garden patio which also provides superb countryside views and distant views to the Malverns. Completing the accommodation, off the hall, a recently refitted shower room with walk-in contemporary shower cubicle with curved glass screen.

Outside

The property is approached off the historic Roman road of Salt Way through a tree lined drive to a turning and parking area for several vehicles. There is a timber garage/workshop and brick built double fuel store and a further large brick and tiled workshop barn store with a timber car port to the side. There are foregardens mainly laid to lawn and a further large timber shed/store. There is access and a garden patio to the side of the annexe leading to the south facing rear gardens which are primarily laid to lawn with a hedge boundary and a patio/pathway to the rear of the bungalows.

There are a number of greenhouses and a polytunnel in generally poor condition situated to the drive boundary and a further 6 acres or thereabouts of permanent pasture to the southern extent of the property.

Agricultural Occupancy Condition

The property is being sold subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition. The details of which stipulate that the occupation of the dwelling is limited to a person either employed, or last employed in agriculture as defined in section 221 (1) of the Town and Country planning act 1962. Further details enclosed.

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