The property is situated in the area known as Dough Bank just west of the village of Ombersley and close to the smaller village of Holt Fleet. Ombersley itself is a historic village in the heart of Worcestershire countryside and provides all the benefits of rural living with attractive country walks whilst ideal for commuting and providing an extensive range of local amenities, including: public houses, restaurants, butchers and café, doctor's surgery and village store. There is also a farm shop with butchers near to the property. Several good schools are located nearby including Ombersley Endowed First School and Sytchampton Endowed Primary School along with the superb Grimley and Holt Primary Church of England School with renowned Independent schools, Kings Worcester, Amberley Hall School and RGS Worcester a short drive away. Worcester and Droitwich Spa also offer more extensive shopping and amenities. The M5 motorway network can be easily accessed at Junctions 5 and 6 and train stations can be found in Worcester and Droitwich.
The Cottage is an immaculately presented charming 4 bedroomed detached residence, the original part of which was constructed in the 1820's with later extensions having been added. In a unique setting with views across the Severn Valley, the property sits within an extensive plot behind iron gates having a good size fore garden with extensive parking and double garage and impressive landscaped terraced gardens to the rear. In recent years the current owners have made many changes to the property providing a modern contemporary style, including a stunning fitted kitchen, whilst retaining the period character and with modern bi-fold doors and extensive decking maximised the unique setting and vistas. Windows are of a modern double glaze, en-suites and shower rooms have been refitted, the oil fired boiler recently replaced and extensive insulation has been applied where rooms have been reconfigured.
Grounds and gardens
Access to the property is gained via double iron gates opening to a large tarmacadam parking and turning area with lawns to the side leading to the integral double garage which has an electric remote door. There is a small paved courtyard garden to the front and side porch entrances and lawn areas to both sides of the property lead to the rear garden. This delightful south west facing landscaped terraced garden allows enjoyment of afternoon sun and sunsets looking over the River Severn Valley with view to Holt Castle and the Church and to Abberley. To the rear of the house there is extensive Redwood decking with external lighting and steps lead down to a mix of grass and gravel terraces, rock borders, herbaceous and fruit borders with raspberry and blackcurrants and a pond. There are a variety of fruit trees and mature hedging to boundaries. A timber shed with wood store is situated to the side of the property.
House For SaleThe Cottage, Dough Bank, Ombersley, Droitwich, Worcestershire
Guide price £635,000
An attractive detached cottage in an idyllic elevated position with views across the Severn Valley
- Master bedroom with en-suite, bedroom 2 with en-suite
- Two further bedrooms, family shower room
- Sitting room, dining room
- Kitchen breakfast room, laundry
- Double garage
- In all about 2,246 sq ft
- Small paved courtyard and landscaped terraced garden
- Views over the River Severn Valley to Holt Castle and Church