, Rochford, WR15

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
A rare opportunity to acquire a small holding with attractive detached cottage, ideal for off-grid living in secluded area

Situation: Park Gate Cottage is located off a private drive on the edge of Rochford village. A tributary of the Kyre Brook runs through the property and its valley location provides privacy and seclusion. The market town of Tenbury Wells lies approximately 3 miles distant via the B4204

Description: A two storey traditional timber frame cottage with brick walls beneath a tiled roof. Re-modelled approximately 20 years ago. The property is in need of modernisation and has the potential to be extended (subject to relevant consent)


Porch: 6'2" x 3'11" (1.88m x 1.19m), Open fronted porch to the rear of the property

Hall: with tiled floor. Leading to

Utility Area: with plumbing for washing machine

Wet Room: with tiled floor (with outfall for shower). Electric shower, wash basin, low level WC suite, boiler cupboard having Worcester Heatslave 12/14 floor mounted boiler

Conservatory: 16'9" x 7'8" (5.11m x 2.34m), with tiled floor

Kitchen: 16'1" x 11'9" (4.90m x 3.58m), with tiled floor, a range of wall and base units with tiled surround, double stainless steel sink with mixer tap and single drainer, attractive oak staircase to first floor

Living Room: 16'1" x 11'8" (4.90m x 3.56m), with tiled floor, door to front, rebated hearth with log burning stove, exposed beams

Wash Room (accessed externally): 10'11" x 5'5" (3.33m x 1.65m), with sink, hand pump, with store off


Landing: Open staircase of oak with wooden floor

Bedroom 1: 15'7" x 12'0" (4.75m x 3.66m), Dual aspect with timber floor, exposed beams

Bedroom 2: 3.79m x 1.71m (12'5" x 5'7"), with window to rear, wooden floor

Wet Room: 8'11" x 4'6" (2.72m x 1.37m), with electric shower, tiled floor with outfall, wash basin set in surface, low level WC suite, Velux window

OUTSIDE: The cottage is accessed off a shared (unmettaled) private drive for approximately 200m leading to a further length of approximately 200m that is within the property, this is a bridleway and leads to a bridge across the stream. A bridge affords access to the cottage and its immediate garden

Immediate Garden: Mainly to grass with established trees and shrubs and a parking area (unsurfaced). This extends to approximately 0.25 acres

Studio: 17'10" x 10'8" (5.44m x 3.25m), A brick-built detached building beneath part pitched tiled roof and part flat. Functioning as a washing and log store

Garage: A steel framed single garage clad with corrugated steel sheet

Oil Tank: Approximatley 1,000 litre capacity

Private Well: providing water to the cottage with pump and filters etc. in hall

Footbridge: to wooden stream-side glade

Paddock/Orchard: Lying on the north side of the stream, this useful parcel of land extending to approximately 5.36 acres (2.168 ha) gently slopes to the south. It has 3 access points, one off the private drive and two off the shared drives. The land is mainly to grass interspersed with fruit trees and desiduous trees, making it a haven for wildlife

Barns: A range of both single and two storey open fronted pole barns, constructed of part steel and part timber with corrugated steel cladding

Services: mains electricity

Private water via a well (Mains is believed to be availalbe but not connected)

Private water treatment via a septic tank

AirBand broadband dish

Outgoings: Malvern Hills District Council Tel: 01684 862 151

Severn Trent Water Tel: 0800 783 4444

Council Tax Band D

Tenure: Freehold. The barns will be subject to a restrictive covenant with an uplift provision should they be used for residential purposes.

The vendors would prefer to sell as a single lot, but would consider offers excluding the main paddock area

Fixtures & Fittings: all those items mentioned in the sale particulars are included with the property

Further Information: Should you require any further information either before or after viewing please contact Franklin Gallimore's office Tel: 01584 810 436

Directions: Proceed out of Tenbury Wells on the Kyrewood Road towards Worcester, after approximately 3 miles one enters the village of Rochford. The drive to the property is the first on the right after the turn to Sutton. Proceed down the unsurfaced drive for 400m crossing a bridge to the cottage at the bottom of the drive

01584 810436

Franklin Gallimore

52 Teme Street, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

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