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Whitbourne Hall

Whitbourne, Worcester

  • 5

  • 2

  • 4

  • Victorian stable conversion with versatile layout
  • Spacious sitting room
  • Study
  • Ground-floor shower room
  • Five double bedrooms
  • Private patio and stunning communal gardens
  • Residents Parking
  • 956 years remaining on the lease
  • Service charge £2790.00 per annum

Offers in excess of

2104 sq. ft.

Tenant Info

01905 734 734

Please quote reference number GMO230061

A stunning five-bedroom stable conversion, set in a pretty courtyard within the grounds of Whitbourne Hall.
  • Victorian stable conversion with versatile layout
  • Spacious sitting room
  • Study
  • Ground-floor shower room
  • Five double bedrooms
  • Private patio and stunning communal gardens
  • Residents Parking
  • 956 years remaining on the lease
  • Service charge £2790.00 per annum

Set amidst picturesque rolling countryside, 19 Whitbourne Hall boasts a substantial and spacious interior. Stepping inside, the ground floor comprises a generously proportioned sitting room spanning over 20 feet in width, a breakfast kitchen, a welcoming reception room, a useful utility room, a study, a hall and a conveniently located shower room.

Ascending the stairs, you will find a sizable family bathroom serving five generously sized double bedrooms.

Outside, the property offers residents parking, a private block-paved patio and enchanting communal gardens and grounds.

Approached via a block-paved patio, perfect for al fresco dining, 19 Whitbourne Hall welcomes you through the front door into a hall including a walk-in storage cupboard with a window to the front and a further door providing access to the study and siting room.

The study offers an ideal space for those who work from home, but this versatile room could also be utilised as a playroom or further bedroom if required.

The exceptionally spacious sitting room is an inviting space with dual aspect windows and a staircase leading to the first floor. From here, doors open to the kitchen, reception room and utility room.

To the left, accessed through double doors from the sitting room, you will find a spacious kitchen breakfast room. This room boasts shaker-style wall and base units, a stainless-steel sink with a drainer and mixer tap and room for a slot-in oven and dishwasher. It features wood-effect laminate flooring, recessed spotlights on the ceiling and ample space for a dining table. With windows to both the front and rear aspects and a Velux window allowing natural light to flood in, this room also provides convenient access to the outside via two external doors.

Adjacent to the kitchen and accessible from the sitting room is the reception room, featuring French doors opening to the rear.

The good-sized utility room, with a rear aspect window, has space and plumbing for white goods.

Concluding the ground floor accommodation is a well-appointed shower room, complete with a WC, washbasin and a sizable shower cubicle.

First floor
Ascend the staircase to a light-filled landing, which rivals the spaciousness of the entrance hallway. The landing boasts wood-effect laminate flooring and provides access to the bedrooms, family bathroom and a storage cupboard.

Bedroom one is an impressive double room, well-lit by three Velux windows to the rear aspect. The second and third bedrooms, both doubles, are situated on the right-hand side of the property. Bedroom two features three Velux windows to the rear, while bedroom three has one front-facing Velux window. Bedrooms four and five are also spacious doubles, each with two Velux windows to the rear aspect. Additionally, the fourth bedroom comes with built-in wardrobes.

Completing this floor is a generously sized family bathroom, exuding a contemporary design. It comprises a low-level WC, washbasin set upon a vanity unit, a bathtub with a shower over and a glazed shower screen. This delightful bathroom features wall and floor tiling and receives ample natural light through side-facing windows, including a Velux window.

Gardens and grounds
Ample parking is available close to the property, accommodating residents and their guests, with an entitlement to park two cars per resident.

The property boasts its own patio, perfect for enjoying the picturesque surroundings.

Beyond the courtyard, you will discover beautiful gardens accessible to residents. These gardens encompass two immaculately maintained lawned areas, an Italian-style knot garden with topiary yew hedging centred around a fountain, an orangery with a paved terrace, a sheltered border garden for soaking up the sun and a colourful rockery. Additionally, a large Victorian walled kitchen garden now serves as allotments for some residents, along with several Victorian glasshouses.

Extending beyond the formal gardens, the grounds comprise a mix of woodlands and meadow areas, providing opportunities for leisurely walks or finding a peaceful spot for reading or picnicking.

Whitbourne Hall
Becoming a homeowner at Whitbourne Hall grants access to all the grand public rooms within the Hall itself. This includes the impressive ballroom overlooking the terrace lawn and Italian garden, the formal dining room, the morning room, the library (now set up with a pool table) and the atrium with its striking blue-glass ceiling. Not to mention the beautiful gardens and grounds, offering views of a lake and the Bromyard downs.

Residents may hold private functions in all or any of the communal rooms by prior arrangement, including the dining room, drawing room, morning room, library and catering kitchen. There is a large basement which residents may apply to use for additional storage, e.g. as a wine cellar or to keep additional household appliances, such as a freezer.

There are around 9 acres of communal gardens and grounds for residents to enjoy. Residents may apply for an allotment within the walled Victorian Kitchen Garden and/or for space within one of the Victorian greenhouses. There is ample space for residents' and visitor parking. Residents may own one garage. Garages become available to purchase from time to time and there is a waiting list system for allocating them.

Mains electricity and water. LPG gas central heating. Communal private drainage and sewage system.

Leasehold Information
The tenure is leasehold plus a share of the freehold. The original lease has 999 years from the 3rd of March 1980.

A monthly maintenance charge of £232.50 pcm (2022 figure, please check with your solicitor) covers buildings insurance, exterior buildings' maintenance, the maintenance of all communal rooms, and common parts including cleaning, and maintenance of the gardens and grounds. It also covers the maintenance of communal Victorian drainage and sewage system. Mains water is purchased in bulk and then metered separately for each property.

There is an annual ground rent charge of £10.00 per year.

Council tax band E

Administration Fee - refundable on exchange

An administration fee, refundable on exchange, is payable prior to the issue of the Memorandum of Sale and after which the property may be marked as Sold Subject to Contract. The fee will be reimbursed upon the successful Exchange of Contracts.

The fee will be retained by Andrew Grant in the event that you the buyer withdraws from the purchase or does not Exchange within 6 months of the fee being received other than for one or more of the following reasons:

1. Any significant material issues highlighted in a survey that were not evident or drawn to the attention of you the buyer prior to the Memorandum of Sale being issued.
2. Serious and material defect in the seller’s legal title.
3. Local search revealing a matter that has a material adverse effect on the market value of the property that was previously undeclared and not in the public domain.
4. The vendor withdrawing the property from sale.

The administration 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 administration fee is payable upon acceptance by the vendor of an offer from a buyer and a positive completion of an assessment of the buyer’s financial status and ability to proceed.
Should a buyer’s financial position regarding the funding of the property prove to be fundamentally different from that declared by the buyer when the Memorandum of Sale was completed, then the Vendor has the right to withdraw from the sale and the administration fee retained. For example, where the buyer declares themselves as a cash buyer but are in fact relying on an unsecured sale of their property.

Once the administration fee has been paid, any renegotiation of the price stated in the memorandum of sale for any reason other than those covered in points 1 to 3 above will lead to the reservation fee being retained. A further fee will be levied on any subsequent reduced offer that is accepted by the vendor. This further fee will be subject to the same conditions that prevail for all administration fees outlined above.