Shrawley 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.
Nicholls Farm offers plenty of potential and enjoys approximately 6 acres of land. Offering 1873sqft of deceptively spacious accommodation in the sought-after location of Shrawley, Nicholls Farm 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 Porch, Breakfast Kitchen, Walk in Larder Room, Sun Room, Two Further Reception Rooms, Conservatory, Cloakroom, Four Double Bedrooms, Bathroom.
Dating back to the 1850’s, Nicholls Farm has been in the same family for over 100 years. The current owners have been there for over 30 years and recall how it used to be a working farm with lots of cattle and stock including sheep, chickens and pigs. The owners have thoroughly enjoyed their years at the farm and have particularly enjoyed the space both inside and out; admiring the stunning views from the first floor of the house. Their favourite rooms are the conservatory, kitchen, walk in larder and the bedroom with a lovely view of the orchard.
You can enter the property from the rear into the conservatory or from the front into the porch which leads to a hall with a door to the right to the Dining Room, a door to the left to the Kitchen/Breakfast Room and staircase leading to the first floor.
The Breakfast Kitchen is a lovely light and spacious room with plenty of cupboards, 4 ring gas hob and extractor over, built in eye-level double oven and integrated fridge/freezer. In the dining area there is a wood burning stove with back-boiler serving the conservatory, bathroom and bedroom above.
The Sun Room is accessed from the kitchen and is a bright, spacious room which wraps around the side of the property offering beautiful views of the garden, with doors leading onto the garden. A tranquil room that is ideal to enjoy a morning coffee or glass of wine as the sun goes down.
The rest of the ground floor accommodation consists of a sun room which is used as a utility room with space for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer, walk in larder, cloakroom and sitting room.
The Sitting Room is dual aspect so offers lots of light and direct access onto the front of the garden. There is a wood burning stove with slate hearth and brick backround
The Dining room is a good-sized room with an open fireplace and window to the front enjoying the beautiful grounds and garden.
On the first floor there are four double bedrooms that area all light and airy, a good sized airing cupboard and family bathroom. All rooms have a beautiful outlook onto the gardens and paddocks.
The Master Bedroom is dual aspect so offers lots of light. A generous sized room looking out to the front and side of the farm house.
The grounds are of exceptional quality, offering tranquility and natural beauty all around.
Nicholls Farm offers approximately 1 acre of garden and 5 acres of land that consists of two fields with three paddocks. The garden wraps around the farm house and as the property dates back to the 1850’s there are some well-established, plants, mature shrubs, trees and flowers including a beautiful magnolia tree and three standard wisterias. There are two vegetable patches with an array of berries and currants including blackcurrants, redcurrants, blackberries, rhubarb and a cherry tree. There are a further four cherry trees in the orchard which is in the field behind the farm house along with four jennit pear trees, apple trees and a damson tree.
There is a delightful terrace area to the rear of the farm house which is ideal for dining al fresco on a summers day and a lawned area perfect for a family to enjoy. There is additional storage in the outbuildings and a four car garage that was built in 2000.
There is a public footpath that runs through one of the paddocks.
Nicholls Farm, an historical gem in the Worcestershire countryside.
Mains water & electricity, Private drainage, Part LPG central heating and part solid fuel heating.
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