Gilberts End, Hanley Castle, Worcester

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
The property is situated in the desirable village of Hanley Castle, which nestles in the lea of the Malvern Hills and is a short distance to village facilities in Hanley Swan. The property is conveniently close to the thriving market town of Upton-upon-Severn and only 5 miles from Malvern. It is ideally located for the commercial centres of Worcester, Cheltenham and with the M5 & M50 motorway network within easy access.

Converted in 2016, this impressive development was one of the early 'Q class' consents for reuse of redundant modern agricultural buildings. Approached off Gilberts End lane via a discreet drive, the property sits in a secluded location on the eastern edge of this smallholding, with a clear view of all the land.


A short entrance hall leads to an open plan living environment with the three main 'living spaces' connecting. The heart being a large, good quality fitted kitchen, with dining room to one side and a vaulted living room at the far end.


Off the kitchen is a well designed utility room with WC and wet room, and rear door access.


The feature kitchen has a large central island and granite work surfaces, fitted appliances and a dual fuel Rangemaster Nexus range cooker. From the Belfast sink one can view all of the Malvern Hills. The utility room has lots of cupboard storage, a second sink unit and washing area, Hotpoint Aquarius washing machine and AEG Protex condensing dryer, both included.


A large fitted office/study provides plenty of scope for home working and leads to the adjacent plant room and garage/store.


Superb porcelain tile flooring (wood effect) throughout the ground floor is complemented by underfloor heating.


The living rooms combines a vaulted ceiling with double height and bi-fold doors and reflective double glazing make the most of the views. A working fireplace houses a Gazco, wood effect LPG gas fire. Open oak stairs lead to an impressive galleried landing.


The landing leads to five generous double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with oversize walk in shower.


The main bedroom has a double aspect with picture frame glazed end elevation, with French doors opening to a glazed balcony, making the most of the stunning views. The en-suite bathroom also has a great view. A dressing area with vanity table and built in wardrobes complement this suite.

The second bedroom benefits from a well finished and en-suite shower room. Plus there is a large family bathroom with bath and large walk in shower.


It is the outside space, location in a highly sought after area and views that make this property so special and these will be important aspects for potential buyers. There are local primary and secondary schools within a short distance and a number of prestigious independent public schools within a 20 mile radius including Malvern College, Malvern St James, Kings Worcester, Cheltenham College and Cheltenham Ladies College.

Set in 9.2 acres of prime agricultural land, the property has a stunning vista to the full length of the Malvern Hills.

- The gated, gravelled entrance drive provides several access points to the land and there is also a gate off Gilberts End. The wide gravelled drive provides a large area of parking adjoining the barn.

-To the side of the property is a fenced lawned garden ideal for play space, plus a raised gardening bed and a chicken coop.

- Attached to the north end of the barn is a timber clad, enclosed store barn. This secure building is ideal for a workshop, machinery store or internal stabling. There is ample scope for a loft or second floor. A roller door and separate steel pedestrian door provide easy and secure access.

Located at the front of the property with its own deck, is a separate room accessed from the patio and overlooking the view, fitted out as a bar.

- The land sits immediately in front (West) of the property and all areas are clearly visible from the accommodation. The grass paddock is stock fenced with hedged boundaries and has been well managed to give a productive ley for grazing and forage use. A public footpath crossing the top half of the paddock from Gilberts End.

- A footpath crosses the top half of the paddock


Adjacent to the entrance drive is a discrete 5 pitch CL caravan site (£20/pitch

ight). Planning consent was granted for two holiday lodges, this lapsed in 2018.


Services - Mains electricity (3 phase). Mains water and well. Private drainage (Marsh Ensign treatment plant). LPG tank for range cooker/fire. Hitachi air source heat pump provides heating for G/F underfloor, radiators upstairs. Photovoltaic panels generate domestic electricity under a FIT scheme.

Broadband - Superfast fibre is connected.

Council Tax - band F

Local Authority - Malvern Hills District Council - 01684 862151


Energy Efficiency - The annual electricity cost is approx £375 (1,200 kws annual use with FIT refund of £738 (index linked, guaranteed until 2033) and RHI refund for heat system of £1509.44 approx pa until November 2024.

Directions- from the crossroads in the centre of village of Hanley Swan, proceed South on the Welland Road. Go past the village school and take the next left into Gilberts End. Proceed along the lane and Brickwalls Barn can be found on the right hand side. If coming from the M50 and through Hanley Castle, go past the secondary school on the left and take the next left and immediate left into Gilberts End Lane. Go round the right hand bend and the property is slightly further along on the left hand side.

ASKING PRICE £1,250,000

Marketed by 01684 561411

Allan Morris - Malvern

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