Defford, Worcester

  • 4

  • 1

  • 2

  • Victorian farmhouse
  • ½ an acre
  • Brimming with character and charm
  • Two south-facing reception rooms
  • Spacious kitchen with Esse oil-fired cooker
  • Utility room and generously sized pantry
  • Convenient ground floor cloakroom
  • Expansive gardens and orchards
  • Detached garage and brick outhouses
  • Ample driveway parking

Offers in excess of

2338 sq. ft.

Tenant Info
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01905 734 734

Please quote reference number CMC230021

A charming detached Victorian farmhouse being offered for sale for the first time in over 150 years.
  • Victorian farmhouse
  • ½ an acre
  • Brimming with character and charm
  • Two south-facing reception rooms
  • Spacious kitchen with Esse oil-fired cooker
  • Utility room and generously sized pantry
  • Convenient ground floor cloakroom
  • Expansive gardens and orchards
  • Detached garage and brick outhouses
  • Ample driveway parking

This fantastic property offers immense potential, requiring modernisation. Boasting charm and character, the accommodation comprises two south-facing reception rooms, a kitchen, a utility room, a pantry, and a cloakroom on the ground floor.

Upstairs, you will find a family bathroom and four bedrooms, including three spacious double rooms.

Positioned on an impressive plot of approximately half an acre, The Paddocks is accessed via a long-gravelled driveway and parking area, providing ample off-road parking. Additionally, it offers a detached garage and brick-built outhouses.

As you approach the property, a beautifully manicured, long formal lawned front garden greets you. The landscaped gardens encompass a mix of formal lawns and orchards.

Upon entering through the original front door, you are welcomed into a pleasantly light vestibule, leading to a central hallway adorned with terracotta quarry-tiled flooring.

Living room
To the left-hand side of the hallway, the south-facing living room awaits, offering a tranquil sanctuary. Featuring an electric fire, this inviting space presents lovely views of the grounds at the front, providing a serene backdrop for relaxation.

Dining room
Opposite the living room, the south-facing dining room offers lovely vistas through its window. The focal point of this room is the captivating wood-burning stove, creating an atmosphere of warmth and elegance.

Continuing along the hallway, you will encounter a staircase leading to the first floor, while the well-appointed kitchen is situated on the left-hand side. Equipped with an Esse oil-fired cooker and fitted base units, complemented by worktops incorporating a stainless steel one-and-a-half bowl sink with a drainer and mixer tap.

Tasteful tiling adorns the splashbacks, while a ceiling beam adds character. The kitchen also offers ample space for dining, complete with a window overlooking the side aspect.

Utility room
Connected to the kitchen, a practical utility room offers additional functionality. Here, base units incorporate a stainless-steel sink with a drainer, dual aspect windows providing ample natural light, space for a washing machine and dryer, and convenient storage cupboards. A door within the utility room offers direct access to the outside.

Accessed from the hallway opposite to the kitchen, a generously sized pantry offers further storage options.

At the far end of the hallway, a handy ground-floor cloakroom awaits, complete with a WC, washbasin, and a window overlooking the side aspect.

First floor
Venturing to the first floor, you will find a central landing that exudes a pleasing sense of spaciousness and light. Graced with a rear window, this landing seamlessly connects to the bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Bedrooms one and two
Situated to the front of the property, both bedrooms one and two boast stunning views through their windows, capturing the beauty of the surrounding landscape. These bedrooms also feature wash basins, adding a touch of convenience to the space.

Bedroom three
The third double bedroom is positioned at the rear, presenting a bank of fitted wardrobes and a window overlooking the side aspect, providing a tranquil retreat.

Bedroom four/study
Currently serving as an office, the fourth bedroom impresses with built-in shelving and a window overlooking the front, creating a versatile space adaptable to your needs.

Family bathroom
Completing the accommodation, a spacious family bathroom awaits. Features include a WC, a washbasin, a bathtub, a separate shower cubicle, tiling that adorns the walls, and two obscure-glazed windows overlooking the rear aspect.

Beyond the charming abode lies the pièce de resistance, the captivating gardens spanning approximately ½ an acre. The expansive gardens enveloping the property are a true delight including sprawling formal lawned gardens and enchanting orchards, providing a serene setting for outdoor leisure and relaxation.

A substantial rear patio beckons for al fresco dining and entertaining. For the avid gardener, a greenhouse awaits within the grounds.

Mature fruit trees and shrubbery elegantly grace the boundaries, adding depth and visual interest to the landscape.

Additionally, a summer house and two brick outhouses stand within the grounds, providing practical storage solutions for bikes and gardening equipment.

Mains electricity and water, oil and septic tank.

Council tax band F

Reservation Fee - refundable on exchange

A reservation fee, refundable on exchange, will be payable by the Buyer to Andrew Grant Sales Limited prior to issuing the Memorandum of Sale and marking the property as Sold Subject to Contract. This fee will be reimbursed upon Exchange of contracts.

In the instance the Seller withdraws from the sale the fee will be returned to the Buyer. The fee will be retained by Andrew Grant Sales Ltd to cover costs in the event the Buyer withdraws from the purchase or doesn't Exchange within 6 months of the fee being received other than as a result of:

1. Any structural or material issues arising from any survey that has not previously been disclosed
2. A defect in the seller’s legal title
3. The local searches reveal any matter that has a material adverse effect on the market value of the property that were previously undeclared or unknown

The reservation fee levels are as follows:
an agreed offer under £500,000 will be £750 inclusive of vat
an agreed offer between £500,000 and £1,000,000 will be £2,000 inclusive of vat
all agreed offers over £1,000,000 will be £3,000 inclusive of vat

The reservation fee is payable upon acceptance of an offer which itself is subject to an assessment of ability to proceed. Any renegotiation of an accepted price after the issue of the Sales Memorandum for any reason not covered in points 1 to 3 above will lead to the reservation fee being retained. A further fee will be payable on any subsequent reduced offer accepted by the vendor. This will be returnable subject to the conditions that prevail for all reservation fees.