Fernhill Heath, Worcestershire


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Victorian double fronted detached property with 4 double bedrooms and beautiful garden


Colenso is situated in the centre of the village of Fernhill Heath which lies to the North of Worcester. The village offers local amenities including shop, post office, public house and well regarded local primary school. Fernhill Heath is well placed for access to Worcester City centre with its regional shopping and leisure facilities and highly regarded independent schools. The village is also within easy reach of the M5 motorway network at Junction 6, making this location ideal for those needing to commute to Birmingham and beyond.


Colenso is an extremely pretty double fronted property dating from 1903. The house offers well presented and proportioned accommodation which has retained a great many of the original character features such fireplaces in the main reception rooms, original flooring, sash windows and pretty bedroom fireplaces. Colenso is set well back from the road and has a covered porch with door opening into a hallway with quarry tiled floor. To the left hand side of the hallway is a dining room with quarry tiled floor, beams, original stripped pine cupboards and feature fireplace. There is a latch door opening into a storage cupboard. To the right hand side of the front door is the spacious sitting room which runs the depth of the property and has two designated seating areas. To the front there is a fireplace with logburner fitted and to the rear a larger sitting area with double doors opening onto the rear garden. From the dining room a decorative part-glazed door leads into the kitchen which is well fitted with painted units, granite worktops over and Belfast sink. There are tiled splashbacks, integrated Bosch dishwasher and space for a Range cooker with extractor over. The tiled floor continues through into the utility room which has space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. From the utility a door opens into the cloakroom which has white fittings. From the hallway stairs rise to the first floor where there is well laid out accommodation with the master bedroom having fitted wardrobes and a recently re-fitted en-suite with electronically opening Velux lights above. Bedrooms two and three are to the front of the property and each have original feature fireplaces and bedroom four is a further double bedroom to the rear of the property. The family bathroom has been re-fitted very recently and has a bath, separate shower cubicle, double D end bath , a sink on a vanity unit with a granite worktop over and wc. There are part tiled walls, tiled floor and stainless steel towel rail.

Grounds and gardens

Colenso sits behind a neat pretty garden with gravelled driveway leading to the detached double garage with up and over electric door. There is a pedestrian access gate into the rear garden. The garage has a wrought iron staircase leading up to a door which opens into a further bedroom/study with en-suite off. This would make a great office for those needing to work from home. The rear garden is beautifully maintained with original block paved sitting area with raised beds filled with flowers and steps rising up to a lawn surrounded by well stocked beds and borders. To the bottom of the garden a rose arch and mature trees and shrubs help give the garden with a high degree of privacy.

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