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The Village

Abberley, Worcester

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  • Grade II listed Georgian home
  • Period features throughout
  • Village location
  • Six double bedrooms
  • Two ensuites and dressing room
  • Secluded walled gardens
  • Double garage and two-bay carport
  • Ground floor annexe
  • Utility room and cloakroom
  • Extensive cellarage

Guide price

4918 sq. ft.

Tenant Info
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Please quote reference number PCP220110

About the property

An elegant mid-18th century, Grade II listed Georgian property set in the heart of the wonderful village of Abberley in Worcestershire.
  • Grade II listed Georgian home
  • Period features throughout
  • Village location
  • Six double bedrooms
  • Two ensuites and dressing room
  • Secluded walled gardens
  • Double garage and two-bay carport
  • Ground floor annexe
  • Utility room and cloakroom
  • Extensive cellarage
Property Snapshot

This imposing and graceful six-bedroom property offers extensive family accommodation arranged over four floors.

On the ground floor, there are three main reception rooms, a large open-plan family kitchen, a breakfast room, a study with mezzanine above, an extremely useful utility room with a cloakroom and a further guest bedroom or annexe, with its own access and ensuite shower room.

Upstairs, there are four double bedrooms including a master suite with a dressing room and an ensuite bathroom and a separate family bathroom completing the first-floor accommodation. To the second floor, there are two further bedrooms, one of which has an ensuite.

The lower ground floor offers extensive cellarage, with multiple rooms and its own access to the front of the property.

Outside, there are secluded part-walled gardens surrounding the property and there is a large detached double garage with an additional two-bay carport.

Jaylands is a wonderful home steeped in history and is understood to have been previously owned by the famous Moilliet banking family. The family originally came from Geneva and an M is carved in the newel post and a Swan Coat of Arms on the staircase. The Moilliet Coat of Arms is also displayed above the Manor Arms Public House depicting a Swan. The Reverend Moilliet was a Rector of the Church.

The property is entered through a half-timbered porch leading into the hallway, which has an impressive period staircase rising to the first floor and a feature fireplace with a log burning stove.

Dining room
To the left, there is a large dining room, with a curved bay window and full height sash windows. This lovely room seamlessly flows into the drawing room.

Drawing room
The drawing room has a fantastic inglenook fireplace with a log burning stove and a floor to ceiling window with views over the rear garden. Also accessed from the drawing room, the hallway flows nicely throughout the ground floor to a door at the end, which leads out to the rear garden and there are also stairs down to the extensive cellarage.

The cellarage comprises of a large main cellar area and four additional rooms, with the front facing rooms all benefiting from large windows at street level.

Ground floor annexe
From the drawing room a door takes you through into another room. This generous space has its own separate access to the garden, a fireplace with a brick surround and a wonderful mosaic tiled shower room.

This has been incorporated into the main house but was originally Bromley Cottage, providing accommodation for household staff. This versatile part of the property could be used as a guest bedroom or ground floor annexe, if required.

Morning room
Situated to the right of the entrance is the morning room, which is currently being used as a home office. The room is full of character with wooden flooring, an ornate fireplace and dual aspect windows.

Situated at the end of the hallway is the fabulous open plan kitchen and breakfast room. The kitchen has a large central island unit, granite worktops, an oil-fired AGA range cooker and a separate electric AGA Companion.

The breakfast room is full of light and has double patio doors that open to a walled courtyard area.

From the breakfast room, steps lead up to a further sitting room/snug, with a spiral staircase rising to the mezzanine level.

Utility room
Completing the downstairs accommodation is a large utility room and a cloakroom.

First floor
There are four excellent sized double bedrooms accessed from the landing, including a master suite, which has a fantastic dressing room and an ensuite bathroom.

Family bathroom
Also on the first floor is a huge family bathroom, with a large window overlooking the rear garden, a feature claw-foot roll-top bath, a close coupled WC, a bidet, a BC Sanitan Berkeley pedestal basin and a separate shower enclosure.

Master bedroom
The master bedroom is a generous room filled with natural light, with charming features such as oak flooring and exposed timber beams.

A set of doors lead to a dressing area with ample storage.

Through this space there is a mosaic tiled ensuite comprising a glass basin, built-in vanity cupboards, a back to wall pan, a free-standing contemporary bath and a separate Quadrant shower enclosure.

Second floor
From the landing, stairs lead up to the second floor, where there are two further good-sized double bedrooms with a host of period features in the form of exposed beams. One of the rooms has an ensuite shower room and a period bedroom fireplace.

Gardens and grounds
The house stands in grounds of approximately a third of an acre, with an attractive and secluded part-walled garden to the rear. The gardens are well stocked with specimen trees and borders of mature planting.

This delightful garden is made up of tiered lawns and various patio seating areas, with winding pathways and steps that lead down to the courtyard area off the breakfast room.

There is also a kitchen garden between the utility room and the character brick and timber double garage, offering a space to grow herbs, vegetables, and the like.

The detached garage has a two-bay carport and an electric door at the rear, and a path leads down to the garden and the house.

The property has mains electric, mains water and mains drainage. There is a Grant Vortex external oil-fired boiler to an unvented cylinder.

Council tax band - G

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. The fee will be retained by Andrew Grant Sales Ltd to cover costs in the event the Buyer withdraws from the purchase other than as a result of:

1. Any structural issues arising from any survey
2. Serious 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 will depend on the level of your agreed offer for the property:

an agreed offer under £500,000 will be £500 inclusive of vat
an agreed offer between £500,000 and £1,000,000 will be £1,000 inclusive of vat
all agreed offers over £1,000,000 will be £1,500 inclusive of vat