House For SaleThe Pound House, Main Street, Cropthorne, Pershore, Worcestershire
Guide price £665,000 Sold
Attractive Grade II listed detached house with an abundance of character features situated in the heart of this popular village with mature gardens and outbuildings to include a home office
- In all totalling 3,488 sq ft
- Drawing room with open fire, dining room, sitting/family room with wood burner
- Conservatory, breakfast kitchen, laundry
- 4 bedrooms, 2 family bathrooms
- Attic bedroom with adjacent dressing/box room, cellarage
- Gardens & grounds with summer house & vegetable garden
- Garaging, home office, driveway with ample parking
- Wealth of period features
Cropthorne is a quintessential English village situated equidistant between the market towns of Evesham and Pershore with many traditional local stone and timber framed houses. It is a thriving village with the Norman Church of St Michael, a primary school, the Bell Inn pub and a village hall. The Georgian market town of Pershore is only a short drive away and offers excellent shopping and leisure facilities and mainline trains run From Evesham to London Paddington. The city of Worcester to the west, Stratford upon Avon to the east and Cheltenham to the south all provide excellent shopping, leisure, cultural and educational amenities.
This gem of a period property is believed to date back to the late 16th century and has attractive timber framed elevations and a notable jetted first floor in its north wing. It is Grade II listed and features on many postcards and greetings cards. It has an abundance of character features to include exposed wall and ceiling timbers, many original doors, feature fireplaces and attractive traditional leaded light windows some with original glass panes with original etchings and inscriptions.
Gardens and grounds
The Pound House is set back from the road in an elevated position. There is a gated access to the side of the property accessed from Middle Lane where there is a tarmac driveway providing ample parking. The adjacent garaging is in two parts both with up and over doors providing parking and a workshop area with storage above. To the front of the property there is a gravel path and flower border and substantial shrub screening providing privacy to the garden at the rear. From the driveway there is a walled and gated access to the rear garden, courtyard and outbuildings. The formal gardens are private and secluded and are predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of well-established borders and mature shrubs and trees. A detached summer house faces towards Bredon Hill enjoying a south westerly aspect and there is a feature circular border with a central white wisteria and a selection of white alliums, peonies and irises.