This sought after village location provides the best of both worlds with glorious countryside views and great access to the nearby motorway networks. There are local rail links to Birmingham, Worcester and a direct train service into London Marylebone.
Shrawley village is famous for its 'Bluebell' Walk through Shrawley Woods. Its local amenities include a public house, church and village hall whilst more comprehensive amenities in the nearby towns of Stourport and Bewdley and the cathedral city of Worcester are just a short distance away. The property lies within the catchment area of the renowned Chantry high school at Martley and is also near to several highly regarded Independent schools.
Horn Cottage is an attractive black and white timber frame property believed to have origins dating back to the 15th century. With 2662sqft of deceptively spacious and well-proportioned accommodation, Horn Cottage is an ideal family home. With fantastic commuter links with Worcester (9 miles) Birmingham (30 miles) and by rail there is a direct train service from Kidderminster (9 miles) direct into London Marylebone.
There is a high quality of schooling close by, in both the public and private sectors, including Grimley and Holt Primary School (outstanding ofsted), Great Witley Church of England Primary School and the highly regarded Chantry High School. In the independent sector there is the Royal Worcester Grammar School, Kings School Worcester, Abberley Hall School, Malvern College and Bromsgrove School.
Entrance Hallway, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility/Garden Room, Boot Room, Four bedrooms, Master Bedroom with En-suite, Bathroom and further Shower Room. Separate Double Garage/Workshop.
As soon as you enter Horn cottage you instantly feel the charm and elegance of this beautiful property. The entrance hallway is spacious and welcoming with doors leading to the Drawing Room, Snug and Dining Room.
The Drawing Room is full of character with exposed beams and an electric log burner effect fire set in a stone raised fireplace with attractive bay window to the front.
The spacious Dining Room is lovely and light with windows looking onto the garden and French doors opening out to the garden terrace, ideal for entertaining.
The Kitchen/Breakfast Room is light and bright room due to the dual aspect windows with an attractive large feature bay window with delightful views onto the landscaped gardens. With hand painted country kitchen units and finished with granite work surfaces with a breakfast bar area. There is a gas four ring hob, and double electric oven. Off the kitchen is a Utility/Garden Room with kitchen cupboards and space and plumbing for appliances. There is a sliding patio door out onto the terrace. A Boot Room/Cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation which has an outside door.
From the entrance hallway there are stairs with beautifully crafted spindles and balustrading leading you to an impressive galleried landing off which are four Double Bedrooms.
The Master Bedroom is spacious with dressing area and is full of charm and character with lovely exposed timber frame and an En-suite Bathroom with a double shower.
The Guest Bedroom is particularly light and airy with dual aspect views over the Gardens, a particular favourite room of the current owners. There is a useful Shower Room next to the Guest Bedroom.
There are a further Two Bedrooms and extremely spacious family Bathroom with bath and double shower.
Grounds & Garden
The current owners have particularly enjoyed the Grounds and Garden at Horn cottage and have invested into landscaping the garden including the addition of an attractive all year Summer House. There are many established shrubs, plants and trees. There is a vegetable patch where the current owners are growing potatoes, beans and tomatoes. There are also two plum trees and a damson tree.
A paved south facing terrace extends along the front of Horn Cottage offering a perfect spot for enjoyment of the all-day sunshine and ideal for dining al-fresco on a lovely summers evening.
As you approach the property there is an electric double garage to the left hand side with workshop storage space above, this is boarded with electric and would make an ideal office, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.
Horn cottage, a splendid country cottage with captivating grounds & garden in a picturesque location.
Services: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private Drainage, Oil fired central heating.
Viewings: Strictly by appointment only through RJ Country Homes 01905 691043