Quintessential Grade II listed village manor house with impressive ancillary accommodation.
The Manor is an attractive Grade II listed period village house sporting elegant Queen Anne architecture to the front with half-timbered Elizabethan origins to the back. The property also features useful garaging and impressive ancillary accommodation with The Stables, all of this is set within beautiful gardens with elevated views across the River Avon and across to the Malvern hills.
The principal elevation of The Manor has painted brick elevations with stone quoins and deep dental stone mouldings below pitched tiled roofs. The Elizabethan wing to the rear has painted brickwork and half-timbered exposed framework under a pitched tiled roof. Internally The Manor has a wealth of period features including sash windows, period fireplaces, stone flooring, exposed wooden flooring and exposed beams.
Access is via an impressive timber front door with fanlight above flanked by Doric columns. The entrance hall features stone flooring and currently acts as a dining a hall. Situated either side are the two principal reception rooms. The elegant drawing room features a pronounced a semi-circular bay window and the dining room has exposed wooden flooring and integrated book shelves. The rear hall gives access to the cloakroom and across to a large breakfast room with inglenook fireplace and kitchen. Beyond and within the Elizabethan section is a charming sitting room with inglenook fireplace and study adjacent.
At first floor level the main bedroom suite features a large bedroom, en suite bathroom and dressing room with storage. The guest wing with a bedroom and bathroom is situated within the Elizabethan section and there three further bedrooms, a family bathroom and an ironing room. The second floor level accommodates a good sized office, bedroom and storage room.
The Manor has a cellar with wine storage section.
Situated across a pretty courtyard is a useful detached garage building with parking for three vehicles and workshop.
A gated parking area gives access to The Stables providing good ancillary accommodation. The single storey building features a large sitting room and main bedroom situated either end of the house, together with a modern kitchen, wet room, further bedroom and cloakroom.
Gardens and grounds
The Manor is accessed via impressive wrought iron gates leading to a gravelled drive. Formal lawns are to the side of the manor with paved area to the front elevation. A large lawned area encapsulates the side and rear of the cottage with a period brick wall boundary and established perimeter beds. Situated below is an all-weather tennis court and a large grass banked area with various seating areas and vantage points leading down to the River Avon.
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I have been completely won over by this elegant village house which has so much potential.Christian Swaab