Ombersley, Droitwich, Worcestershire

£425,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A pretty picture postcard, semi-detached cottage located in the heart of the sought-after hamlet of Uphampton, being within close proximity of the popular village of Ombersley.

Situation

2 Birds Cottages is situated in an ideal yet highly convenient location in the pretty hamlet of Uphampton. Uphampton has a great sense of community and enjoys peace and quiet and

lies within just a short distance from the popular village of Ombersley. This historic village is not only renowned for its beautiful black and white buildings it also boasts excellent local facilities including coffee shop, delicatessen, butcher and fishmonger, several public houses with restaurant facilities, dentist and doctor's surgeries. There is also an excellent village school, church, cricket club and nearby golf course.

Uphampton is conveniently placed for ease of access into major centres including Droitwich Spa and Worcester, each providing excellent regional

shopping and leisure facilities as well as a choice of highly regarded independent schools, and well-connected transport links. For commuters the M5 can also be easily reached at either junction 5 or 6 and Worcester Parkway Railway Station provides swift access to London and beyond.

Description

2 Birds Cottages is a delightful Grade II Listed

character property, dating back to 17th Century

when it purports to have been a row of three

cottages, now just two, and restored in 1977 by

Hereford & Worcester Building Preservation

Trust, as depicted by Plaque on the end gable

wall of the adjoining cottage. This charming and much cherished home is offered to the market for the first time in more than 35 years and offers wonderful scope to improve and refurbish.

The attractive timber-framed elevations has a clay tiled roof. The property is entered through a wooden front door which opens directly into the generous hallway providing a useful understairs storage cupboard, and doors leading off to the Sitting Room and Dining Room.

The dual aspect Sitting Room benefits from many of its original period features including exposed beams and timbers and an inglenook fireplace with Bressumer beam and quarry tiled hearth. Off the hallway, a door leads into the Dining Room, again with exposed beams and timbers, with a dual aspect and having French doors that open out to the enclosed rear garden and terrace. The small kitchen has ample storage with a range of both base and wall mounted light, fronted units, and includes stainless steel sink, under counter freestanding fridge / freezer, electric hob and integrated single oven. To complete the ground floor there is a downstairs WC / Utility which has plumbing and space for a washing machine or tumble dryer.

From the Hallway, the original winding staircase rises to the first floor to a spacious landing area with dual aspect and providing access to two generous Double Bedrooms. Bedroom One and Two both benefit from fitted wardrobes and storage, and both having dual aspect views to the front and rear gardens. The family bathroom is fitted with a WC, wash hand basin and a bath.

Grounds and gardens

To the rear of the property is an extremely well

maintained private, west-facing rear garden

which is mainly laid to lawn with an array of

perennial and herbaceous flowers, trees and

shrubs. A paved terrace area accessed by the

French doors of the dining room and back door

of the kitchen, provides a delightful seating area for Al fresco dining and capturing the afternoon and late evening sunshine.

A courtesy door leads into the single garage, which houses the oil-fired boiler. The oil tank is situated beside the rear of the garage.

The attractive easily maintained front garden area is east-facing and laid to lawn with shrub border and pretty Magnolia tree. A Right of Way over a shared tarmac driveway leads to the well-maintained shared courtyard with block

brick paved turning area. This allows access to

a single attached garage, with allocated parking

space in front of it. The courtyard provides

shared access between three other residential

dwellings

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