A splendid country cottage, quintessential English, set within approx one third of an acre of beautiful established gardens and grounds and offering delightful open views of the Worcestershire countryside.
Entrance Hallway, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Bathroom, Breakfast Kitchen, Conservatory, Utility, Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and Shower Room, further Bedroom with Study/Nursery, Garage
Wood Edge Cottage enjoys the best of both worlds, situated in this idyllic setting in the sought after rural village of Astley Burf; yet within easy reach of local amenities and in the catchment for the renowned Chantry School. Local towns include the Georgian riverside town of Stourport (3 miles) Bewdley (5 miles) Worcester City (10 miles)
This beautiful cottage offers modern utilities and facilities whilst retaining original beam work throughout, the perfect blend of old and new, offering stunning open countryside views from most rooms in this charming country cottage.
The M5 motorway is easily accessed at either Junction 5 (approx 12 miles) or Junction 6 (approx 13 miles) The Severn Valley Railway in Kidderminster offers train routes to Birmingham and a direct train into London Marylebone station.
The current owners have made various improvements to this charming cottage; including a new oil boiler, landscaping of the Garden, new bespoke internal oak doors to the ground floor and an impressive Inglenook fireplace with Log Burner.
As you enter the cottage in to the Hallway you immediately feel the charm of this lovely property with its original beams to the ceiling. There is a door to the right in to the Sitting Room and a door to the left to the Dining Room.
The Sitting Room has dual aspect windows with open views, original beams and a recently installed Inglenook fireplace with Log Burning Stove; perfect to relax in front of on a cold winters night.
The Dining Room also features beams and has a door leading to the Bathroom and door to the Kitchen and Breakfast room
The fitted Kitchen and Breakfast room includes an eye level Hotpoint double oven and grill, four ring Creda electric hob, extractor fan oven and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is a bespoke built in table, ideal for enjoying breakfast. A stable door from the kitchen leads you to the conservatory which is another lovely place to relax and enjoy the garden. There is a door to the outside which leads onto a delightful small courtyard, perfect for al-fresco dining on a lovely summers evening. The conservatory also has a door to a Utility with built in cupboards, sink and space for washing machine and tumble dryer.
On the first floor, the Master Bedroom suite is to the right of the landing, with En-Suite Dressing Room. The second double Bedroom is to the left and gives access onto Bedroom Three which is an ideal study or nursery.
The Master Bedroom suite is a lovely double room with countryside views. The En-Suite dressing room offers plenty of storage with fitted wardrobes and leads to an En-Suite shower room.
The current owners have done a lot of work to the gardens and grounds. Consisting of established plants and shrubbery, fruit trees, lawn and a lovely new patio area of Indian Stone with steps up to the garage and driveway. Access to the cottage is via remote controlled gates. On the far side of the driveway is the summer house, garden shed and greenhouse. The garden and grounds are delightful and are approximately a third of an acre.
Wood Edge Cottage enjoys the best of both worlds - with picturesque countryside views of rural Worcestershire and easy access to nearby towns. The renowned Chantry School is in catchment and there are also a number of excellent private schools including The Royal Grammar School and Kings School. The parish of Astley offers a post office, local convenience shop, vet and village pub. Whilst enjoying the benefits of living in a rural village you are also located in a great location to commute. With numerous road and rail links, the M5 motorway at junction 5 is approximately 12 miles away and the M5 junction 6 approximately 13 miles away. The Severn valley Railway in Kidderminster offers train routes to Birmingham and a direct train into London Marylebone station.