Village Street, Aldington, WR11

GUIDE PRICE £1,200,000 Freehold

5 bedrooms

4 bathrooms

4 reception rooms

about the property

A fine Grade II Listed late Georgian house in a quiet village position. This classically handsome house is faced in ashlar stone with sash windows and an attractive portico

Beautifully presented Grade II Listed double fronted house, with origins dating back to the early 18th century. Aldington Manor has been lovingly modernised and refurbished throughout, creating a beautiful family home in this pretty hamlet, close to Evesham and Broadway. The property is approached via ‘in and out’ gravel driveway, with access to a separate double garage and EV charging point. The centrally located front door opens onto the entrance hall, which is home to the impressive staircase which leads to the first floor. To the left there is a formal dining room, cloak cupboard and off the rear lobby there is a downstairs cloak room. A bespoke hand painted kitchen with a fantastic range of storage cupboards and kitchen island, with views over the garden, opens onto the informal dining room with fireplace, wood burner and lovely bay with French doors opening onto the landscaped garden. There is an elegant double aspect formal drawing room and further reception room/library. The large landing on the first floor has been fitted with bespoke bookcases and storage, with an impressive sash window overlooking Aldington itself. This floor provides a family bathroom, two double bedrooms on the right wing and an impressive master bedroom with en-suite shower room and a second double with another en-suite bathroom.

The beautifully landscaped gardens are private and provide ideal entertaining space. Off the lawn via a pathway is access to the Barn which has been converted into a stunning annex/separate dwelling with reception room/kitchen with wood burner, shower room and galleried bedroom (this is currently run as a very successful holiday let. There is also a large dry cellar with good head height approached via a separate external entrance next to the kitchen.

OUTSIDE

Attractive manicured gardens stretch across the back of the house surrounded by stone walls with lovely stone pathway leading to the detached converted barn. A large stone paved terrace provides an attractive area for outside summer dining. Borders are well stocked with beautiful country cottage style offerings with a kitchen/garden which provides herbs and ornamental flowers for the house. Steps lead to a large lawn area with Magnolia tree and side access to the double freestanding garage.

AREA

The village of Aldington lies in 3 miles east of Evesham surrounded by unspoilt countryside. The village is comprised of an eclectic mix of architectural styles, some of which date back to the sixteenth century with black and white timbers and thatched roofs. Nearby historic Evesham is centred around the river Avon with a delightful riverside park and picturesque Abbey. There is a wide range of shops catering for a range of day-to-day requirements including an M&S food outlet and a Waitrose store. A farmers’ market is held on the fourth Friday of every month. Evesham is home to many annual events including a fishing contest, a hot-air balloon festival, a regatta and a river festival. Nearby Broadway (6 miles) lies in a Conservation Area and a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Broadway offers a wide range of shops for day-to-day requirements together with restaurants, The Lygon Arms Hotel, with its leisure facilities, and speciality shops. The larger centres of Worcester, Cheltenham and Stratford-upon-Avon provide a wider range of shopping, cultural and shopping facilities. For the sporting enthusiast there is National Hunt racing at Cheltenham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick and Worcester, County Cricket at Worcester, Premiership Rugby at Worcester and Gloucester and golf at Fladbury, Bishampton and Broadway. Locally there are many public footpaths and bridleways for walking and riding enthusiasts. Theatres in Cheltenham and Stratford-upon-Avon, including the renowned Royal Shakespeare Company.

There is excellent schooling in the general area, with high achieving state and private schools at Worcester, Stratford-upon-Avon, Cheltenham and Malvern. Prince Henry’s High School in Evesham has academy status and is rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. The M40, M42 and M5 motorway network provides swift access to London, the Midlands and the Southwest. Railway stations are at Pershore and Evesham with direct trains into London Paddington. Cheltenham and Malvern. The M40, M42 and M5 motorway network provides swift access to London, the Midlands and the Southwest. Railway stations are at Pershore and Evesham with direct trains into London Paddington.

THE FINER DETAILS

Services Mains water and electricity, Oil Fired Central Heating
Local Authority Wychavon District Council
Council tax Band G

key features

  • Grand reception hall
  • Bespoke kitchen
  • Breakfast room
  • Formal dining room
  • Drawing room
  • Library
  • Downstairs WC
  • Four bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Barn with reception kitchen/dining room, shower room & galleried double bedroom
  • Gravel carriage sweep driveway
  • Double garage

important information

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