Sold STC

Stockton Road

Abberley, Worcester

  • 4

    bedrooms
  • 3

    bathrooms
  • 4

    receptions
  • Recently extensively renovated by the current vendors
  • Expansive gardens of approximately one acre
  • Four double bedrooms with three ensuites
  • Garden home office
  • Double Garage
  • Wine cellar
  • Village location

Offers in excess of

3207 sq. ft.

01905 734720

Please quote reference number PCP220032

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A chance to acquire a remarkable period property in a prominent location. The current owners have recently completed extensive renovations to an excellent standard, which includes the refurbishment of the adjacent barn.
  • Recently extensively renovated by the current vendors
  • Expansive gardens of approximately one acre
  • Four double bedrooms with three ensuites
  • Garden home office
  • Double Garage
  • Wine cellar
  • Village location

Catchgates represents an outstanding opportunity to acquire a beautifully renovated period property. The current owners have not only renovated the main house to a very high level of finish, but also extensively renovated the adjacent barn.

The house features a welcoming reception hallway with limestone flooring that leads to various rooms including a well-lit sitting room with double-glazed windows and a wood burning stove, a characterful wine cellar and a dining room with stunning views of the garden.

The kitchen is well-equipped with a range of appliances, granite work surfaces and a natural French limestone floor. The spacious rear living room features oak flooring, double-glazed windows and doors that lead out to the patio and garden. There is also a heated garden room / home office. The property stands on a spacious plot with a mature south-facing garden, terraces, a clay pond, greenhouse and log store.

Located in Worcestershire, the village of Abberley offers picturesque landscapes, hiking trails, and close proximity to Worcester and Birmingham. Local amenities include shops, pubs, and the highly-regarded Chantry School.



Driveway
Catchgates is accessed through a newly completed gravel driveway, offering parking space for numerous vehicles. The driveway leads to the gated entrance and a garage featuring twin doors, along with an additional garage or storage space. All gates and garage doors are crafted from high quality Accoya wood.


Hallway
The hallway features a limestone floor with stairs to the first-floor landing and doorways that lead into the sitting room, dining room, kitchen, downstairs WC and wine cellar.


Sitting Room
The bright and welcoming sitting room, featuring double glazed windows on the front and side, French oak flooring and a feature fireplace with wood-burning stove.


Dining Room
The dining room benefits from French oak flooring, an original Georgian plaster fireplace and a bay window that floods the room with natural light.


Downstair WC
From the hallway, a door leads to the recently renovated downstairs WC featuring impressive vanity units.


Wine Cellar
The wine cellar is a fantastic feature of this property and is equipped with stone flooring designed to regulate indoor temperature, a crucial factor when storing wine.


Kitchen
The contemporary country-style kitchen includes a double-glazed window on the side, an assortment of wall and floor cabinets with matching granite work surfaces, a Belfast sink unit, a central island topped with granite, natural French limestone flooring. The kitchen also features a wood-fired Rayburn, an electric Aga with induction hob and a larder cupboard.


Lounge
The expansive lounge maintains the theme of oak flooring and includes a wood-burning stove, double-glazed windows at the front and rear and twin double-glazed doors opening to the rear patio.

The patio provides a foundation for a potential Orangery, complete with a design available for viewing and planning permission for a master suite above the lounge.

Connected to the lounge is the inner hallway, with a doorway that leads to the gym/sun room, a doorway through to the garage and a secondary staircase that leads to the first floor.


First floor
From the main first-floor landing there are three bedrooms, with two enjoying the addition of newly installed Sharps wardrobes and recently finished en-suite shower rooms.


Bedroom Two
The second bedroom benefits from a casement window overlooking the front of the property, ample space for free standing furniture, a fireplace and en-suite shower room.

Bedroom two en-suite shower room
This en-suite shower room features a walk-in shower, low-level WC, washbasin set upon a vanity unit and a tall chrome towel radiator.


Bedroom Three
The third bedroom also benefits from a casement window overlooking the front of the property, ample space for free standing furniture, a fireplace and en-suite shower room.


Bedroom three en-suite shower room
The en-suite shower room features a walk-in shower, low-level WC, washbasin set upon a vanity unit and a tall chrome towel radiator.


Bedroom four
The fourth bedroom is a generously sized double with ample space for a wardrobe, a chest of draws and other free standing furniture.


Master/guest suite
The distinct master/guest suite is accessible via a separate staircase from the inner hallway and comprises of a spacious double bedroom with oak flooring, exposed timber frame and fitted Sharps wardrobes and a large en-suite shower room.


Gardens and Grounds
The house is situated on an expansive plot surrounded by mature gardens and grounds.

The south-facing rear garden is ideal for family life and entertaining and features a wraparound terrace with a recently laid ceramic patio with a capped brick wall. The terrace extends out to the sweeping lawns with a clay pond, a diverse array of trees and shrubs, wild flowers, and an orchard.


The Greenhouse
For gardening enthusiast there is a state-of-the-art greenhouse with a ten-year guarantee and a sizable log store.


Garden room / home office
To the side of the main house is the garden room / home office, with power and heated by an Air Source Heat Pump.

The property benefits from mains water and electricity, a Unigem 2 sewage system and oil fired boiler. Additionally, the property is fitted with eight 4.2kwh solar panels.

There is a state of the art CCTV surrounding the property.

Council tax band G

Reservation Fee - refundable on exchange

A reservation 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 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 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 reservation 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 reservation 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 reservation fees outlined above.