Old Orchard sits at the end of a driveway off the main lane in the centre of the popular village of Lower Broadheath to the West of Worcester. There is glorious tranquil countryside on the doorstep. The village is famous for being Edward Elgar’s birthplace. There is a large village common which is within walking distance and local facilities include public houses, Broadheath Church of England Primary School, Church and village hall. The area also falls within catchment for the well renowned Chantry High School at nearby Martley. There is easy access to Worcester City centre which offers extensive education and leisure facilities and railway stations giving access to London, Birmingham and beyond. The M5 is easily accessed at Junction 7.
Old Orchard is a pretty character cottage with many original features including fireplaces, staircase, wall and ceiling timbers. The property has spacious accommodation with the front door leading into the hallway with doors radiating off to the ground floor accommodation. Old Orchard has plenty of reception rooms with a dining room to the front of the property with bay window and window seat. A garden room to one end of the property has double doors leading out onto a seating area. Off the hallway there is a cloakroom with white fittings and two useful storage cupboards. From the main hallway a door leads into the snug which has a character fireplace with log burner and a door leading from here into a sitting room with dual aspect windows overlooking the garden. From the snug there is also a door into the kitchen, breakfast room which is fitted with hand painted units, granite worktops, has a four oven Aga and further oven and hob for use when the Aga is turned off. There is a Belfast sink and space for a free standing fridge. There is also a useful pantry off the kitchen and plenty of room for a kitchen table and chairs. A door leads into the utility room which has a tiled floor, units and space and plumbing for a tumble dryer and washing machine. A door leads out to the garden. From the snug an original door opens giving access to the original wooden staircase which rises to the first floor accommodation which has an extremely large landing with Velux windows. The master bedroom is to one end of the property with an en-suite shower room. There are four further bedrooms, two of which benefit from fitted cupboards. The spacious family bathroom has a character suite with bath standing in the middle of the room with tongue and groove panelling, separate shower cubicle, wc and sink.
The gravelled driveway leads off Crown East Lane through a five bar gate into the spacious parking area of Old Orchard. There is a large timber framed outbuilding with two open bay garages and storage cupboard. Steps lead up from the outside into office space/further accommodation. There is electricity and Velux windows in this room. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a path leading to the front door and continuing through to a paved terrace area, a pretty private area for outside dining and entertaining. There is a shed and a further gravelled seating area leading off the garden room. The garden is planted with mature trees and bordered with shrubs.
House For SaleOld Orchard, Crown East Lane, Lower Broadheath, Worcester, Worcestershire
5 bedroom deceptively spacious detached character cottage in peaceful setting with further potential and the benefit of not being listed
- Within walking distance of the common and 2 great pubs with restaurant facilities
- Highly regarded village primary school and within catchment for Chantry High School
- 5 bedrooms, master en-suite, family bathroom
- 3 reception rooms, breakfast/kitchen with Aga. AN ABUNDANCE OF LIVING SPACE
- Utility, cloakroom
- Double carport with storage/office above
- Pretty garden safe and secure for a family or great for a keen gardener, generous gravelled driveway
- In all approx 2686 sq ft. POTENTIAL TO ADD VALUE