Holt Heath, Worcester, Worcestershire
£2,250,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 9
UNIQUE COUNTRY PROPERTY offering a high level of amenity with detached Georgian FARMHOUSE, agricultural BUILDINGS, high specification HOLIDAY COTTAGES and LAND. In all about 49.62 ac.

Situation

The property is situated in a peaceful rural location surrounded by open countryside and enjoying lovely views over the surrounding Severn Valley, stretching towards the Abberley Hills and Worcester The nearby village of Holt Heath is only one mile away and offers superb local facilities to include a post office, general stores, public house, sports and leisure fields, village and farm shop. More extensive opportunities for shopping, leisure, commerce and education lie within Droitwich Spa and the historic City of Worcester. The property is extremely well provided with a selection of state and private schools and is also within the catchment area for the well renowned Chantry High School. The location is also noted for its rapid access to the M5 which is readily accessible at Junction 6, approximately 11 miles away, connecting to the main motorway network including M42 and M6 with routes into Birmingham and London to the South. There is a direct rail service from Worcester to Birmingham and London Paddington. Shrawley Woods are about 4 miles away and provide wonderful walks at any time of the year with ever changing scenery with snowdrops in February, a magnificent display of bluebells in May and autumn leaves.

Description

Rowley Farm offers a superb package for a potential amenity, lifestyle, equestrian or commercially minded buyer. The detached Georgian farmhouse offers spacious family accommodation together with scope for further improvement and additional accommodation.

It also has a wealth of period features to include exposed timbers, attractive features fireplaces and the original wooden doors.

A side porch which could also be used as a garden room has exposed brickwork, flagstone flooring and a door through to the south facing dining room which has a beamed ceiling and brick fireplace with a quarry tiled hearth and a wood burning stove.

The adjoining sitting room also has a wonderful beamed ceiling, lovely south facing views to the front of the property and an impressive original feature inglenook fireplace with dual bench seats and a flagstone hearth together with an oil fired stove which is currently decommissioned.

The triple aspect breakfast kitchen is lovely and light and overlooks the garden and fields to the rear. It has a beamed ceiling, tiled floor and a range of fitted units together with the usual fitted appliances and sliding patio doors which lead out to a west facing patio area. The adjacent rear hall/boot room also has a tiled floor, a Belfast sink, door leading out to the rear and a separate cloakroom. From an inner hallway the adjoining dual aspect scullery which is currently used as a utility room has an independent staircase to a first floor games room which has exposed timbers and with further improvement would be ideal for use as a bedroom. This wing of the property provides versatile accommodation and has potential to provide an independent annex.

The inner hallway from the main reception rooms has stairs which lead down to the basement currently used as a home office and a turning staircase leads to the spacious first floor landing. The master bedroom is south facing and has a beamed ceiling and fitted wardrobes. The adjacent luxury ensuite shower room has painted wainscotting and a large shower with a rainwater shower. There are two further double bedrooms both with exposed timbers and a stylish family bathroom which has a white suite, painted wainscotting and a rainwater shower. On the second floor two attic rooms have exposed roof trusses and are currently used as a generous sized bedroom and adjoining playroom/seating area.

Rowley Farm Holiday Cottages

These three boutique styled self catering cottages together with a bespoke luxury shepherds hut generates a very good level of income and is a successful award winning business model. The properties are approached through a separate electric gated driveway. There is designated car parking for each property and a purpose built dedicated outdoor dog wash with hot and cold thermostatic shower. The three cottages have a wealth of exposed period features and their own private gardens and patio areas together with an attractive communal south facing courtyard garden. The shepherds hut has a patio with an enclosed private woodland garden. All four properties have a eco wood fired hot tub.

Hay Loft – extending to approximately 1198 sq ft. Sleeps 4 - Open plan dining kitchen with 2 ensuite bedrooms and a first floor sitting room with a wood burning stove and a Juliet balcony with lovely views.

The Stables – extending to approximately 449 sq ft. Sleeps 2. Open plan living room and kitchen with woodburning stove, large double bedroom and luxury bathroom.

The Old Dairy – extending to approximately 522 sq ft. Sleeps 2. Open plan sitting room, kitchen and bedroom with a separate luxury shower room.

The Hideaway Hut – Extending to approximately 200 Sq ft. Sleeps 2. A bespoke shepherds hut with handmade kitchen, seating area with woodburning stove and wet room.

Link to the website: www.rowleyfarmholidays.co.uk

Gardens and Grounds

The property is set back from Ockeridge Lane and has three separate driveways , one to the main residence, a separate electric gated access to the holiday cottages and a further access to the farm buildings.

The garden to the farmhouse is predominantly south facing and is laid to lawn with mature shrub and herbaceous borders and there is a natural pond which is a haven for wildlife. To the side and rear of the property there are patio areas together with ample parking and a small attractive fruit orchard.

Land and Farm Buildings

The land which is situated to the west and north of the farmhouse comprises level, productive pastureland divided into 8 enclosures which are all well fenced and have a water supply. There is an attractive woodland area with native broadleaf species and a pond fed by a stream over which there are sleeper bridges.

The useful range of agricultural and storage buildings extend to 3330 sq ft and comprise a steel portal frame building, steel frame building and an open fronted Dutch barn.

In all about 49.62 acres (20.08 hectares). For sale as whole.

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