Hillside Cottage enjoys a rural position set off a quiet lane in countryside to the West of the village of Ombersley. This peaceful setting enjoys access to attractive country walks and a farmshop with butchers can be found at the end of the lane. The nearby popular village of Ombersley provides excellent local facilities including Checketts butchers and delicatessen, pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, doctor’s and dentist’s surgery, tennis, golf and cricket clubs, church and primary school. Worcester offers more extensive regional facilities along with highly regarded independent schools. The M5 motorway network can be easily accessed at Junctions 5 and 6 and train stations can be found in Worcester and Droitwich.
Hillside Cottage is a beautifully renovated black and white cottage, the original part of which was built in the 1640’s with later extensions. The property has many character features such as wooden beams, exposed timber frame and wooden latch doors. The front door leads into an enclosed porch with tile effect flooring giving access to the reception hall and cloakroom. From the hallway, a door leads into the dining room which has an Inglenook fireplace and window overlooking the garden. From here the study can be accessed which benefits from a bay window and in turn leads to the recently refitted utility room. To the other end of the property the sitting room is accessed via the dining room and benefits from an Inglenook fireplace with gas fired stove and windows to two elevations. Steps lead down into the kitchen/breakfast room which is comprehensively fitted with a range of wooden wall and base units with granite worktops over, Rangemaster cooker with extractor over, integrated dishwasher, stainless steel sink and space for an American style fridge freezer. In the centre of the room is a large island with granite worktop and seating for six. Patio doors lead out to the garden and glazed double doors lead into the conservatory which also has doors leading to the garden. Tiled flooring with underfloor heating continues from the kitchen into the conservatory. The first floor landing is accessed via stairs from the dining room which gives access to four double bedrooms, two of which benefit from en-suites and the family bathroom which has a Ceda experience shower. There is plenty of storage with the master bedroom having fitted mirrored furniture and cupboards.
There is a useful one bedroom annexe which has its own external access and living/dining room with patio doors leading onto the rear terrace. The bedroom has fitted furniture and the bathroom is fitted with a white suite with shower over the bath. The annexe would be ideal for an elderly relative, teenager or as a guest suite.
Gardens and grounds
The property benefits from a gravelled driveway with parking for several vehicles. Beautifully maintained lawned gardens slope away from the house and are interspersed with trees such as turkish oak and apple and bordered by fencing and flower beds. There is a large paved terraced area perfect for alfresco dining and a decked area housing a heated swimming pool (which is currently de-commissioned). There is also a rabbit/chicken enclosure, natural pond, woodland and shed. In all the gardens and grounds extend to approximately 3.28 acres.
The property benefits from a detached office building which has its own gravelled area providing parking for numerous vehicles, and a tarmacadam driveway leading to a hardstanding area with old donkey shed and access to the rooms housing the biomass boiler and woodchippings. The office building has recently been renovated and benefits from three rooms, a kitchenette and cloakroom.
House For SaleHillside Cottage, Boreley Lane, Ombersley, Droitwich, Worcestershire WR9
Guide price £725,000
Beautifully presented period cottage with Annexe and renovated detached office building set in approximately 3.28 acres of gardens and grounds
- Superb family house with 1 bed annexe and renovated office outbuilding in quiet rural spot
- Sitting room, dining room, study
- Kitchen breakfast room, conservatory, Utility, boot room
- 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (2 e/s)
- Annexe with bedroom, living/dining room & bathroom
- Detached renovated office outbuilding with 3 rooms, kitchenette and WC
- Biomass boiler - accommodation overall approx 4,830 sq ft
- Gardens and grounds, in all about 3.28 acres