The historic village of Bishampton lies to the north-east of the market town of Pershore surrounded by the beautiful Worcestershire countryside and has an excellent community spirit with fine facilities within walking distance including a Post Office/store, beauty salon/hairdresser, church, public house and village hall. Pershore offers a greater range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities and has the historic Abbey and surrounding park with the River Avon providing added leisure activities. A main line railway station provides easy commuting to London as well as other rural centres. Two M5 motorway access points at Worcester offer easy commuting to Birmingham and the West Midlands and to the south west. The nearby village of Flyford Flavell has a primary school, with a middle school close by at Pinvin. Worcester and Bromsgrove have further excellent state and private schooling.
This is the first time Hayes has come to the market in 24 years and offers a rare opportunity to purchase a gem of a period property situated in a prime position in this sought after village. The property is believed to date from 1580 and is beautifully presented and has a wealth of period features to include exposed floor and ceiling timbers and original fireplaces and has versatile family accommodation.
Stone steps with a pitched canopied porch and a solid wood entrance door lead through to the main reception hall which has flagstone flooring, recess downlighting and an oak staircase.
The stunning drawing room is triple aspect with the east facing leaded light window having a window seat being a lovely place to sit to enjoy the morning sun. The room has attractive wall and ceiling beams, a multipaned door to the south facing rear garden and the original inglenook fireplace with a Wood Warm wood burning stove. An inner hallway links this room to the adjacent dining room and has a flagstone floor and the original main entrance to the property. The dining room is lovely and light with windows overlooking the garden to both the front and rear and the flooring is the original flagstone floor. The stone fireplace has a Villager wood burning stove and an attractive wooden over mantle display shelf A further reception room, currently used as a family room, has exposed timbers and open beams through to a study/office area which has a stable door to the rear garden and a door to a downstairs cloakroom/shower room with a slate tiled floor. A staircase leads up from the family room to the main first floor accommodation. From the main hallway a door leads through to the kitchen which has Amtico flooring, a superb bespoke made Mark Wilkinson kitchen with granite worktops, a Belfast sink with mixer tap, a dresser unit and corner larder cupboard and 2 oven duck egg blue Aga together with a Bosch oven and an Atag hob together with an integral dishwasher and an integral Atag fridge. The breakfast area has a bench seat with concealed storage. From the kitchen the adjacent utility room also has Amitco flooring, a door to the south facing rear garden, fitted bespoke units, stainless steel sink unit and drainer, Hotpoint freezer and the Worcester oil fired boiler. Also, from the main hallway steps lead down to a separate self-contained wing of the property. On the ground floor the reception room, currently used as a games room, has exposed beams and open beams that partially divide the room. This wing has versatile use and could easily be adapted as a separate annexe as it has its own stable door access from the front garden and on the first floor a dog leg staircase leads up to a bedroom which has lovely exposed beams, super views overlooking the garden and an en-suite bathroom with luxury Villeroy and Bosch bathroom fittings.
On the first floor the master bedroom is lovely and light being triple aspect and has fitted wardrobes and exposed beams together with a fabulous and cleverly designed en suite shower room which makes superb use of the feature of the chimney breast on the rear wall. There are two further bedrooms both with beams and both enjoying views over the garden together with a family bathroom with an oak floor and a white suite with a corner shower cubicle and attractive Fired Earth tiling. A guest bedroom suite is accessed from the staircase in the main hallway and has a good sized bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en suite shower room with oak flooring.
Gardens & Grounds
The property is set back from the road and a gravelled driveway has an ample parking and turning area in front of the detached garaging. The lawned front garden has a pathway to the main entrance with a further path with attractive borders to each side to the original front door. There is a further lawned area with mature hedging to the right hand side of the driveway. The enclosed south facing rear garden is private and predominantly laid to lawn, there is the original well together with a seating area perfect for alfresco dining. A gravelled pathway edged with granite sets leads to the main garden which is lawned with exotic and beautifully planted Mediterranean borders and there is a fruit orchard with cox apple and victoria plum trees. A wildlife haven with natural planting and a weeping willow surrounds a natural dew pond. A detached garage with wooden cladding, double wooden doors and a door to the garden has an external staircase to a first floor home office which is extremely spacious and flooded with natural light. It has oak flooring and a cloakroom with a shower. The mature gardens are a feature of the property and extend in total to approximately ¾ acre.
Character Property For SaleHayes, Main Street, Bishampton, Pershore
Offers in Excess of £1,000,000
A beautifully presented Grade II listed property in the heart of this popular village with private & mature gardens extending to approx. 0.78 acres together with detached garaging/annexe
- Drawing room with wood burning stove, dining room
- Family room with study area, cloakroom/shower room, breakfast kitchen with Aga, utility room
- Living room/games room with guest suite over, including bath/shower room, ideal as a separate annexe
- Master & guest bedroom each with en-suite shower rooms
- 2 further bedrooms, and family bathroom
- Detached garaging with large home office over with ensuite shower room.
- Lovely mature and private gardens extending to 0.78 acres
- In all totally 3, 435 sq ft
- Wealth of period features