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Bidford Road, Evesham, WR11 8LQ

Property Description

The Mill House is a charming period property constructed in Blue Lias stone. It dates from the 16th Century and sits within the Conservation Area of Cleeve Prior. The house has an interesting history and was owned in the early part of the 20th Century by the renowned conductor George Halford. The Mill House entertained many prominent musicians of the day, reported to include Sir Edward Elgar and members of the Halle Orchestra. After the war the Mill House opened its doors as a tea room which operated until the 1960s. Today it is an attractive and spacious family home with delightful outdoor spaces and the countryside on its doorstep.

Features

  • Substantial family home of 3,718 sq.ft.
  • Grade II listed
  • Exposed beams and character features
  • Private gardens
  • Garage and driveway
  • Five bedrooms
  • Village position in the Conservation Area
  • DETAILS

    CLEEVE PRIOR is an attractive and sought after Worcestershire village close to the Warwickshire border and lies approximately 2½ miles from Bidford-on-Avon which offers good local amenities whilst Stratford-Upon-Avon and Evesham offer a wider range of facilities. The village has a Church, Village Hall, Inn (The Kings Arms), Junior and Infant School and Farm Shop. 

    The Mill House is a charming period property constructed in Blue Lias stone. It dates from the 16th Century and sits within the Conservation Area of Cleeve Prior. The house has an interesting history and was owned in the early part of the 20th Century by the renowned conductor George Halford. The Mill House entertained many prominent musicians of the day, reported to include Sir Edward Elgar and members of the Halle Orchestra. After the war the Mill House opened its doors as a tea room which operated until the 1960s. Today it is an attractive and spacious family home with delightful outdoor spaces and the countryside on its doorstep. 

    ACCOMMODATION A front door leads to  

    ENTRANCE HALL with flagstone flooring, central staircase to first floor, storage cupboard with coat hanging space and rail and doors to principal reception rooms.  

    CLOAKROOM with tiled floor, wc, corner wash hand basin with tiled splashback.  

    DRAWING ROOM with flagstone flooring, window seat and mullioned windows to front and rear. Stone inglenook fireplace with open fire. Flagstone steps leading to  

    MUSIC ROOM with continued flooring, window to side, French doors to rear garden and chimney recess, fitted cabinet and shelving.  

    DINING ROOM with leaded window to front, flagstone flooring, decorative fireplace. 

    BOOT ROOM with window and door to rear garden.  

    STUDY with window to front and fitted cupboard storage.  

    FAMILY ROOM with bay windows and glazed door to front, window to side, French doors to rear garden, stone inglenook fireplace with carved oak mantle and Dovre cast iron wood burner. 

    VESTIBULE with flagstone flooring, dual windows over rear garden and secondary staircase to first floor.  

    UTILITY CLOAKROOM with shelving and cupboard storage, space for washing machine and dryer, obscure window to side, wc and wash hand basin inset to fitted storage.  

    KITCHEN/DINER with flagstone flooring, French doors to rear patio and garden. Matching wall, base and drawer units with work top over and upturn. Dual oven gas fired Aga, fitted full height fridge, island with base units and work top over, inset anthracite one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap over, space for slimline dishwasher.  

    FIRST FLOOR LANDING with windows to front and window to rear, airing cupboard housing Viessmann boiler and shelving, power and light. Further storage cupboards.  

    MASTER BEDROOM with roof lights to either side and exposed A frame beams.  

    DRESSING AREA/SECONDARY LANDING with windows over rear garden, fitted dressing table and wardrobes, further storage cupboards, stairway and door to 

    EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM with wood effect laminate flooring, double width tiled shower with sliding glazed door, wc, wash hand basin with fitted storage under, roof light to one side. 

    BEDROOM TWO with dual aspect windows to front and rear and fitted wardrobe.  

    BEDROOM THREE with window to rear and quadruple fitted wardrobes. 

    BEDROOM FOUR with window over rear garden. 

    FAMILY BATHROOM with tile effect flooring, window to rear, bath, wc, shower with hinged glazed door and fitted storage cupboards.  

    BEDROOM FIVE with window to front. 

    OUTSIDE to the FRONT is a garden which is laid to lawn with perennial planting and mature trees, low stone wall and spearhead iron fence borders with iron gate giving access to a paved approach to the front door.  

    REAR GARDEN A two tier garden predominantly laid to lawn with part stone walled borders and fence borders, mature trees and perennial plantings, paved walkway giving side access, stone patio seating area, outdoor store with power, and plumbing for washing machine. To the side is a gated country stone driveway, leading to a  

    DETACHED GARAGE with up and over door to front, side window and rear pedestrian door.  

    FURTHER REAR GARDEN situated behind the detached garage with space for seating and vegetable patch with low stone wall borders.  

    TENURE The property is understood to be freehold although we have not seen evidence. This should be checked by your solicitor before exchange of contracts.  

    SERVICES We have been advised by the vendor that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected to the property. However this should be checked by your solicitor before exchange of contracts. Gas heating to radiators.  

    RIGHTS OF WAY The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any rights of way, easements, wayleaves, covenants or restrictions etc. as may exist over same whether mentioned herein or not.

    There is a public footpath along the driveway from Bidford Road into the fields beyond, and additional rights of way over the driveway.
     

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53 Henley Street & 1 Meer Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6PT

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