Asking Price £575,000
*A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A TRAIDITONAL HOME THAT HAS BEEN IN THE SAME FAMILY FOR SEVEN GENERATIONS** The land Hillcroft is built on was purchased around 1920 with the house being built by the current owners' great, great grandfather circa. 1920. Located at the end of a 'no-through' road in a sought after village with amenities. A pathway through the mature front garden leads into the entrance hall with access into the cellar. Dual aspect lounge; second reception/dining room; breakfast kitchen with separate utility; three bedrooms plus an office/nursery; family bathroom and ground floor w.c. The rear garden is deceptively spacious with three distinct areas - the first area has a woodland feel with range of mature trees, there is a lawned area with planted beds and borders plus a vegetable garden. The garden extends to approx. 1/8th acre. A driveway provides ample parking with space for a detached. Amenities within the village include a shop, two public houses, hairdressers, recreation grounds and a well used village hall. There are lovely walks around the village including river walks and to Bredon Hill.
The front garden is laid to lawn with a variety of mature planting. A pathway leads to the entrance door under an open wooden storm porch.
Obscure glazed entrance door. Stairs rising to the first floor with cloaks storage area below and door into the cellar. Tiled floor. Radiator. Doors into lounge, second reception/dining room and rear hallway.
14' 2'' x 12' 11'' max 4.31m x 3.93m)
Dual aspect windows. Stone fireplace with living flame gas fire (there is a useable open chimney). Coving to the ceiling with pendant light fitting and matching wall lights. Radiator.
Second Reception/Dining Room
14' 2'' x 10' 11'' (4.31m x 3.32m)
Window to the front aspect. Tiled fireplace with open fire. Radiator.
Obscure glazed door into rear porch. Tiled floor. Doors into kitchen and w.c.
14' 1'' x 9' 9'' max (4.29m x 2.97m)
Dual aspect windows. Range of wall and base units surmounted by work surface. Integrated 'eye level' oven and grill. Four ring electric hob with extractor hood. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Tiled splash backs. Space for under counter fridge. Chimney breast with gas fired boiler - this is located behind the gas fire which is understood can be removed (and the boiler works independently).
3' 4'' x 7' 0'' (1.02m x 2.13m)
Window to the side aspect. Plumbing and space for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer.
4' 6'' x 4' 2'' (1.37m x 1.27m)
Low level w.c. Wash hand basin. Tiled splash backs. Radiator.
Windows to two aspect and door onto the side patio (leading onto the drive and into the garden). Tiled floor.
Window to the front aspect. Airing cupboard with shelving and hot water cylinder. Access into loft. Doors leading off.
14' 3'' x 10' 10'' max (4.34m x 3.30m)
Dual aspect windows. Radiator.
14' 11'' x 8' 2'' (4.54m x 2.49m)
Dual aspect windows. Radiator.
11' 8'' x 6' 0'' (3.55m x 1.83m)
Window to the front aspect. Radiator.
12' 11'' x 5' 4'' (3.93m x 1.62m)
Window to the side aspect. Radiator.
11' 0'' x 5' 7'' (3.35m x 1.70m)
Obscure window to the side aspect. Matching white suite: Panelled bath; shower cubicle with Triton electric shower. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level w.c. Tiled splash backs. Radiator.
Garden Room/Lean To
Originally the wash house this garden room is accessed via the side patio with a patio door and side windows into the garden.
A gravelled driveways runs to one side of the property and provides ample parking. There is space for a detached garage (there is currently a wooden garage which is now only used for storage).
A hard landscaped side patio is accessed from the drive and leads into the rear porch, has a wooden storage shed, door into the garden room (the original wash house) and two pathways into different sections of the garden.
An interesting rear garden which extends to approximately 1/8th acre. It is set out in different sections. The first has a woodland feel with range of mature trees, weaving pathways and two ornamental ponds. This leads to the rear section which is laid to lawn with planted beds and borders. A soft fruit growing area divides this from the vegetable garden. The vegetable garden has a raised decked area with further pond and a greenhouse. A further pathway leads down the side of the woodland garden and onto the drive.
The cellar is currently used for storage.
Eckington is a vibrant, communal village which is renowned for its beautiful bridge, village cross and Norman-period church. It has a thriving Church of England First School which feeds into Bredon Hill Acadamy which in turn feeds into Prince Henry's High School. Both are serviced by school buses.
When last inspected all three schools were rated good or outstanding by Ofsted.
Amenities within the village include a shop, two public houses, hairdressers, a scout hut with surrounding recreation grounds (which are home to the village's football and cricket teams) and a well used village hall. There are lovely walks around the village including river walks and to Bredon Hill.
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