20 The Coach House
About the property
The Coach House is a beautifully designed two-bedroom Grade II listed conversion set in a pretty courtyard within the grounds of Whitbourne Hall on the Worcestershire/Hereford border.
- Victorian conversion
- Fully renovated
- Bespoke Neptune kitchen
- Contemporary bathroom suites
- Resident’s parking
- Use of communal rooms
- Communal gardens and grounds
This wonderful home has been fully renovated by the current owner to seamlessly blend the original character features with all the comforts of contemporary living. This property is perfect for use as a full-time home or as a lock-up and leave.
There are two entrances to either side of the home. To the right you are greeted by a lobby with stairs to the first floor and a door into the kitchen. The second entrance to the left has a welcoming hallway which leads round to the kitchen and has doors off to the shower room, bedroom two, a storage cupboard and the lobby.
The heart of this home is the bespoke Neptune kitchen with base units and a large central island with dark blue cupboard doors and drawers with contrasting copper handles and light worksurfaces over. There is an electric AGA and space and plumbing for a washing machine. The island incorporates a breakfast bar, a fridge freezer, a dishwasher, a sink with drainer and mixer tap and a Quooker tap allowing for instant boiling water on demand. The kitchen also has spotlights to the ceiling, wooden flooring and superb bi-fold doors to the paved brick patio at the front perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining.
The shower room has a stunning contemporary suite comprising a low-level WC, a wash hand basin with mixer tap set upon an open light grey painted vanity unit with drawers, a good-sized walk-in shower cubicle with rainfall shower and tinted glazed shower screen. The contemporary design is perfected by the spotlights to the coving, matte black finishing touches such as the mixer tap, handrail and shower controls, dark brick style tiles to the walls and quality light-coloured tiles to the floor complete this magnificent shower room.
Bedroom two has wooden flooring, a window to the rear and a stylish black Victorian radiator.
Upstairs the spacious dual aspect reception room has a vaulted ceiling and beautiful neutral décor with contrasting dark and light painted walls and premium light grey carpet to the floor.
The stunning master bedroom has elegant emerald-coloured walls and premium light grey carpet to the floor. This room has an open corridor off to the bathroom and a stairway to the mezzanine floor above.
The bathroom is another stunningly done room with a contemporary white suite comprising a low-level WC, bathtub with mixer tap, wash hand basin set upon vanity units, open shower with glazed shower screen to the side. The detailing to this room includes a stylish matte black mixer tap to the bath, a Victorian tap to the basin and a beautiful bronze coloured rainfall shower fitment to the wall. There is also stylish metro tiling to the walls and wood effect waterproof flooring.
The mezzanine floor would make an ideal study perfect for working from home.
Becoming a homeowner at Whitbourne Hall allows you to use all the grand public rooms in the Hall, including the impressive ballroom overlooking the terrace lawn and the Italian garden, the formal dining room, the morning room, the library (now set up with a pool table) and the atrium with its impressive blue glass ceiling, not to mention the beautiful gardens and grounds affording views of a lake and the Bromyard Downs.
Within the communal gardens, there are two large immaculately mown lawn areas, the Italian style knot garden with topiary yew hedging centred on a fountain, an orangery with a small, paved terrace area, a sheltered border garden perfect for catching the sun and a colourful rockery. A large Victorian walled kitchen garden is now worked as allotments by some residents, as are several large Victorian glasshouses.
Beyond the gardens, the grounds are a mixture of woodland and meadow areas through which one can walk or find a private spot to sit and read or picnic. A few residents keep free range chickens and another resident recently acquired three beehives. Like the surrounding Whitbourne Estate, the gardens and grounds of Whitbourne Hall are managed on organic principles, encouraging a wide variety of birds and butterflies.
There is ample parking close to the property, for residents and their guests. Residents have an entitlement to park two cars. Garages situated close by, but out of sight within the grounds, become available to purchase from time to time.
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 £227 pcm (2021 figure) 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.
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.
Services: Mains water, mains electricity, LPG gas underfloor heating, communal private Victorian drainage and sewage system, broadband.
GigaClear Ultra-fast fibre should become available in the near future and is already laid up to the Hall.
We commonly receive referral fees from specialist service partners - an outline of these can be found here: https://bit.ly/ref_fees and are reviewed annually in line with our financial year to identify any changes in average fee received.
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