Stanford Bridge, Worcester

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  • Incredible views over the Teme Valley
  • Detached Coach House with Studio
  • Contemporary design featured in Grand Designs magazine
  • Three en-suite bedrooms
  • Show-stopping open plan kitchen and living area
  • 0.88 acres of private grounds and woodland

Offers in excess of

1987 sq. ft.

Email the team

01905 734720

Please quote reference number GMO220113

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Carters Cottage is a stunningly unique property set in the most glorious countryside location between Shelsley Walsh, Stanford Bridge and Great Witley. This incredible house has been specifically positioned and designed to exploit the wonderful views over the Teme Valley and surrounding countryside.
  • Incredible views over the Teme Valley
  • Detached Coach House with Studio
  • Contemporary design featured in Grand Designs magazine
  • Three en-suite bedrooms
  • Show-stopping open plan kitchen and living area
  • 0.88 acres of private grounds and woodland

This impressive property was designed to take full advantage of its wonderful position and incredible views over the Teme Valley and led to a feature in the Grand Designs Magazine.

The property comprises a spectacular top floor open plan kitchen, dining and living room with dual aspect gables. Natural materials are used throughout the house and include solid oak doors and a wonderful bespoke wide oak spiral staircase that connects all three floors. The house is incredibly energy efficient and is fitted with double-glazed windows throughout.

On the first floor, there is a double bedroom with ensuite shower room, a separate cloakroom, raised study area and a breathtaking master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and its own private balcony.

The ground floor comprises another double bedroom with ensuite shower room, living room with doors leading out to the decked area and gardens, utility room and open plan office.

There is also a detached Coach House with triple garage/workshop with a studio above. The property is set within 0.88 acres of formal gardens and woodland.

Carters Cottage is approached via a private track and driveway with a circular turning area. A very impressive, suspended bridge leads to the beautiful fully glazed gable entrance with oak framed windows and double oak doors.

A further driveway leads to the detached Coach House.

The entrance doors open into an incredible open-plan kitchen, dining and living area with a bespoke spiral oak staircase that leads down to the lower floors.

The beautiful bespoke fitted kitchen has an impressive, long central island with woodblock worksurfaces and contemporary ivory gloss cupboards that feature stainless steel bar handles.

There is a built-in electric double oven and hob, and a feature Miele suspended extractor fan.

Living area
At the far end of the space, the living area is a brilliant space for both relaxing and entertaining. There is a wonderful Clearview log burning stove and fully glazed gable end window which mirrors the entrance and enjoys the most stunning uninterrupted views of the Teme Valley.

Doors lead out onto an incredible balcony with far-reaching views over the Teme Valley and the surrounding countryside. There are windows to all sides that flood this impressive, vaulted space with natural light.

First floor
The beautiful bespoke oak spiral staircase connects all floors and leads down from the living space to the first floor. Here there are two double ensuite bedrooms, an open plan study area and a separate cloakroom and WC.

The raised office space is a great home office with double windows that overlook the gardens.

Master bedroom
Situated on the first floor, the beautiful master suite features floor-to-ceiling windows and double oak doors that open out onto its own private balcony which enjoys stunning views to the rear of the property.

A large ensuite bathroom features a double-ended bath, separate quadrant shower enclosure, WC, stylish wall-hung wash basin and a chrome towel warmer. A large built-in wardrobe completes this impressive master suite.

Bedroom two
This generously sized, en suite double bedroom is flooded with light from the glazed double doors that open out onto its own private Juliet balcony. This room also benefits from large built-in wardrobes.

The lovely ensuite has a large shower enclosure, concealed back-to-wall toilet and bidet, wall-mounted wash basin, oak flooring and a window overlooking the side of the property.

Ground floor bedroom
The stunning bespoke staircase continues from the first floor down to the ground floor where there is another generously sized double bedroom, a large reception room and a utility room.

The ground floor bedroom has built-in wardrobes and an ensuite shower room with a close coupled toilet, wall-hung basin and a quadrant shower enclosure.

Utility room
With space for a washing machine and a large upright fridge freezer, the very practical utility room also features the same wood block worktops and contemporary gloss cupboards that are fitted to the main kitchen.

An external door leads out from the utility room to the side of the property giving access to the front decked area and terraced lawned gardens.

Reception room
Completing the ground floor is a wonderful open-plan reception room with a beautiful Yotul feature log-burning stove set on a black slate hearth.

The room has full-height oak framed windows with double doors that lead out at ground level to a covered and exposed decking area and the garden. This room also makes for a great home office.

Ground and gardens
Carters Cottage is set within wonderful formal gardens, with terraced lawns, mature planting, woodland areas and incredible countryside views. There are also the remains of a derelict cottage on the grounds.

Coach House
To the right of the driveway, a further driveway leads down to a wonderful two-storey detached three-bay coach house with garage bays with up and over garage doors and the third bay utilised as a workshop.

An external staircase leads up to the second-floor studio/office. To the left of the coach
house is a decked area with steps that lead back to the house, the rear deck and

Carters Cottage benefits from connection to mains electricity, mains water, and a private septic tank.

The central heating and hot water is oil fired and powered by a Worcester Green Star Heat Slave 25/32 boiler.

Openreach fibre (FTTP) is currently being installed to the premises to give fast broadband.

Council Tax Band - E

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.