Please enter your starting address in the form input below.
Please refresh the page if trying an alernate address.
The perfect family home in a sought after village location. It must be seen to be fully appreciated.
Recessed Porch – Entrance Hall – Open Plan Kitchen/Diner – Living Room – Dining Room – Sitting Room/Playroom – Utility Room/Cloakroom – Inner Hall – Boot Room – Master Bedroom – Guest Bedroom – Two Further Double Bedrooms – Shower Room – Integral Single Garage/Gym – Private Driveway – Beautiful Rear Gardens – Vegetable Garden – Storage Shed
Outlook is a beautifully presented and spacious family home that enjoys an enviable edge of village location with direct views of the Malvern Hills. It has excellent communications links, providing easy access to Worcester and Hereford. The property has recently undergone a substantial single storey extension and renovation to create a superb layout and space that makes the most of natural light and the views of the Malvern Hills.
The property dates back to the 1920’s and has generous proportions, typical of the era. The accommodation extends to 2,233 sq ft, and is arranged over two floors with the entrance hall, kitchen diner, dining room, living room, sitting room/playroom, cloakroom/utility, and boot room on the ground floor. There are four generously sized bedrooms all with fitted cupboards and two bathrooms to the first floor. To the front of the property there is an integral single garage/gym, gravelled driveway and garden. To the rear of the property there is an impressive and enclosed mature garden, vegetable garden and a superb raised sun terrace accessed off the open plan living space, via large sliding doors.
The sought after village of Cradley is situated in beautiful rolling countryside in east Herefordshire, close to the Worcestershire border and west of the Malvern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It offers easy access to the nearby Spa town of Malvern and historic market town of Ledbury (4.5 miles & 8 miles respectively), both offer a wide range of amenities and shopping, including Waitrose superstore in Great Malvern. Further afield, the cathedral cities of Worcester and Hereford (10 miles & 16 miles respectively) offer extensive shopping and leisure facilities. Cradley has a welcoming and thriving community with shop, primary school, village hall, Doctors' surgery, parish church and public house.
There is easy access to the M5 at Junction 7 (13 miles) and main line train stations in Malvern (5 miles) with direct services to Birmingham and London paddington. (Distances Approximate)
The property is accessed via a private driveway off the main village lane, which opens into a gravelled parking area with space for several vehicles and access to an integral single garage. There is a low-level stone wall with slat fencing above enclosing the driveway with double five bar gates.
A composite door with side window opens into an inviting entrance hall has Victorian style floor tiles, pendant lighting and leads to the kitchen diner with a cloakroom/utility on the left. Immediately on the right, is a corridor leading to an inner hall with the stairs, storage cupboard, and doors to the living room, sitting room and boot room.
The kitchen/diner is undoubtedly the impressive heart of this home, with its spacious dimensions, floor to ceiling windows and huge sliding doors that open directly onto the elevated sun terrace, overlooking the stunning garden and Malvern Hills beyond. The open plan layout continues with a wide opening into the generous sized living room and a further opening into a study or music room.
The kitchen itself has been beautifully appointed with cream coloured shaker-style base and wall mounted fitted cupboards, topped with solid wood countertops with pastel coloured subway tile splash backs. There is an integrated four ring gas hob with extractor fan above; double eye-level ovens; integrated eye-level microwave; inset stainless steel sink and a half with drainer and mixer tap; spaces for a dishwasher and an American-style fridge freezer. There is an island with drawers and an integrated bin store on one side, and breakfast bar the other side. There is a fitted dresser in the same style of the kitchen units with glass fronted shelving, drawers and cupboards below. A large skylight fills the kitchen area with natural light, along with numerous recessed spotlights. The spacious dining area, in front of the large glass sliding doors, has ample room for a large dining table and chairs.
A step leads down from the kitchen into a semi open plan carpeted study that overlooks the garden with floor to ceiling windows and glazed double doors that open onto the sun terrace. This space could be used as a dining area, music room or more reception space.
A generously proportioned living room is accessed via steps up from the kitchen/diner, or from the inner hall. It is carpeted and has a central fireplace with glass fronted wood burning stove on a slate hearth with an oak beam mantel. A comfortable and light room with a large picture window overlooking the side of the property. There are wall lights and a central pendant light. The large opening into the kitchen diner gives an open plan dual aspect.
The sitting room/playroom, was formerly the kitchen and provides a useful second reception room. Carpeted and with generous proportions and a dual aspect, it overlooks the front garden. This room has a number of potential uses, including sitting room, playroom, study or as a 5th bedroom.
The boot room is located to the side of the property and has two external doors, on opposite sides. Formerly the utility room it is a practical space for muddy boots, coats and pets. It has quarry tile flooring, a small fitted wall cupboard and countertop. It provides an access into the garden from the front of the property and opens into the inner hall via a couple of steps.
The cloakroom/utility room is accessed via the hallway and is a clever use of space, the WC can be split from the utility area with sliding doors leaving the utility area out of sight. There are fitted wall and base units, an inset sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer. The WC area has a stylish round sink and mixer tap on top of a converted chest of drawers with moroccan-style wall tiling.
Upstairs there are four good sized bedrooms, all with built in cupboards, a bathroom and a shower room. The stairs lead to a split landing with two bedrooms and a bathroom on each side. Hatches above open into a large interconnected loft spaces, providing excellent storage.
The main bedroom is at the back on the house and has a dual aspect giving a near panoramic view of the Malvern Hills. It has substantial fitted wardrobes with built-in drawers spanning the entire side wall. Across the landing is a bathroom with a shower over the bath, vanity sink, WC, heated towel rail and part tiled with grey ceramic tiles. Next door is a guest bedroom with airing cupboard housing a Worcester Bosch boiler installed in 2020.
There are two further bedrooms with fitted cupboards and a shower room with WC, sink, shower cubicle and towel radiator. It is fully tiled with travertine effect ceramic tiles.
The rear garden is gently sloped and mostly lawn, flanked by well-stocked beds with shrubs and specimen trees, including a mature box elder, purple plum and fig tree. The elevated sun terrace, accessed directly off the kitchen diner and dining room is a superb sun trap linking the house to the gardens, ideal for entertaining and alfresco dining. At the bottom of the garden there is a further shaded patio and an archway leading to an almost secret vegetable garden. There are eight raised beds with gravel paths surrounded by mature hedging. There is a wooden shed with paving slabs in front of it and a paved path leading to the side of the property and boot room. In all, it is a well thought out garden which provides privacy and interest in the backdrop of the Malvern Hills.
The integrated garage has been converted into a home gym, with low level wall in front of the doors, which could be removed to revert it back into a garage. It has an obscured glazed side door.
Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘E’
Gas Central Heating
Double Glazing Throughout
All Mains Services
Fibre Broadband Available
Directions - WR13 5JA
From Great Malvern head towards Malvern Link on the Worcester Road (A449), after 1/2 miles you will come to traffic lights, turn left, then left, and immediately left again onto Trinity road. Continue up the hill and at the junction turn slight right onto Cowleigh Road. Follow this for just under 2 miles. At the T-junction turn left onto the A4103, signposted to Hereford. After approximately 2 miles you will approach a steep hill, take a left turn onto the B4220 signposted to Bosbury/Ledbury. The property is on the left, just as the road bears left.
GlassHouse Properties, Berrows Business Centre, Hereford, HR1 2HE
Tel: 01432 483 404 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Properties for Sale by Region | Properties to Let by Region | Privacy & Cookies | Complaints Procedure
Client Money Protection Certificate
GlassHouse Properties. All rights reserved.
Powered by Expert Agent Estate Agent Software
Estate agent websites from Expert Agent