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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011 worcesternews.co.uk/homes

INDEX
AUCTIONS.................................. 42
CLASSIFIEDS.............................. 42
COMMERCIAL............................. 41

RESIDENTIAL
Allan Morris.................................. 22-23
Andrew Grant.............................. 24-30
Cawley......................................... 16-17
Connells....................................... 31
BIGGER: Danecroft, Welland, near Griffiths & Charles......................... 5
Malvern, dates from the 1930s. G Herbert Banks........................... 41
Halls............................................. 6-7

Extended Hills Estate Agents.........................


John Goodwin............................... 36-38
John Sanders................................. 32-33
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home with Knight Frank.................................. 2-3


Michael Tuck.................................
Parkinson Wright..........................
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five acres
Philip Laney & Jolly........................ 40
Platinum....................................... 14
RA Bennett................................... 12-13
Reeds Rains.................................. 34-35
DANESCROFT, Blackmore Park The Property Centre..................... 8-9
Road, Welland, near Malvern, is a Town & Country Property Services...1,18-19
detached 1930s house, which has Waterfords................................... 10
been significantly extended. Your Move.................................... 20-21
The reception hall has a
polished boarded floor, there is a LETTINGS
spacious drawing room, a kitchen GRADE TWO LISTED: Rose Cottage, Peopleton, near Pershore, has lots of exposed beams and pretty gardens. Allan Morris Lettings..................... 44
Andrew Grant Lettings.................. 56

Character cottage
with a range cooker, a dining
room and a large pantry. Belvoir!......................................... 45
There are also two Griffiths & Charles......................... 45
conservatories and three ground G Herbert Banks........................... 43
floor bedrooms each with an Hills Estate Agents......................... 46
en-suite. Upstairs are three more Houselets...................................... 43
bedrooms – one has an en-suite – John Sanders................................. 55
and a bathroom. ROSE Cottage at Peopleton, near formal receptions rooms, a exposed. Rose Cottage also has lpg Martin & Co.................................. 53
The grounds cover five acres Pershore, is a half-timbered grade drawing room with a multi-fuel central heating. Northwood.................................. 48-49
and include three paddocks and a two listed country house. burner in an inglenook and a Outside is a driveway and Philip Laney & Jolly........................ 50
three-bay stable block. It needs only a small amount of dining room with lots of exposed mature lawned gardens. Platinum....................................... 44
finishing work to add to and beams. There is also a garden Premier Places.............................. 47
BUYER’S INFO complete the character that is room, a kitchen and a study. BUYER’S INFO Reeds Rains.................................. 48
PRICE: £625,000 already evident throughout the Upstairs there are oak doors to Select Lets.................................... 43
PRICE: £395,000 Simply Lets................................... 51
AGENT: ANDREW GRANT four-bedroom family home. each of the bedrooms and the AGENT: REEDS RAINS
CALL: 01905 734735 The accommodation has two floorbaords in the bathroom are Town & Country Property Services.. 52
CALL: 01905 619904 Your Move.................................... 54

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PROPERTYPROFILE
GO WEST AND FIND A FOUR-BEDROOM HOME

On the western outskirts of Worcester can be found a much improved RIVERSIDE: Withy Cottage, Ferry Lane, Uckinghall, near Upton-upon-Severn, has 300 ft of frontage on the Severn.

Stretch of river Severn


modern design home at 158 Hallow Road. Set back in a private cul-de-sac
it is handy for the city centre and transport links.
Gas fired central heating, upvc double glazing and a security alarm have
been installed. The accommodation includes a reception hall, a refitted
cloakroom, a principal sitting room, a second sitting room, a separate
dining room, a refitted breakfast kitchen with a range of integrated

goes with sale of house


appliances, a rear lobby and a good-sized storage recess.
On the first floor are four bedrooms and a refitted bathroom.
Outside is a main driveway to front, a gated side driveway, a lawned front
garden and good-sized, attractive rear garden.
PRICE £349,950; AGENT SHELTON & LINES; CALL 01905 353933

WITHY Cottage at Uckinghall, roll edge work surfaces, a one- bedrooms – one overlooks the
near Upton-upon-Severn, has and-a-half bowl sink, a river and another has a balcony
wonderful panoramic views. dishwasher, a range cooker, a overlooking the lake – and a
It is in an attractive and heated towel rail and a stable bathroom.
unique situation at the end of a door to the garden. Withy Cottage has a rear
long track on the banks of the Beyond is a sitting room with garden with a shaped patio and
river Severn. triple aspect windows, french a pergola with a grape vine.
The property has 300 ft of doors and views over the river, There is also a lawn, a wild area
river frontage with its own the lake and garden. and steps lead down to the
mooring rights and a pontoon. A snug has a fireplace on a pontoon.
The property also overlooks a slate hearth and a fitted log A garage has plumbing for a
fishing lake. burner. washing machine, a door to the
It has undergone There is also a porch/boot kitchen, an electric up-and-over
comprehensive refurbishment room, a cloakroom, a reception door to the driveway and
by the current owners and has hall and an inner hall. another up-and-over door to the
lpg central heating and double The master bedroom has rear garden.
glazing. extensive fitted furniture, an
The layout at Withy Cottage en-suite bathroom and doors
BUYER’S INFO
includes a kitchen and onto a balcony from where PRICE: £489,950
breakfast room with a porcelain there’s a splendid view. AGENT: ANDREW GRANT
tiled floor, oak cupboard with There are four further CALL: 01905 734735

Play games
in the cellar
A THREE-bedroom semi-detached
period home, 33 The Drive, off
Checketts Lane, can be found in the
Claines area of Worcester.
The layout includes a living room, a
dining room, a refitted kitchen with
space for appliances, a bathroom and
a cellar that has been converted to a
games room.
The property also benefits being
double glazed and has gas central
heating.
There is off-road parking to the
front, while to the rear is a lawned
garden, with two or three lawned
areas, paved seating areas and panel
fencing.
BUYER’S INFO
PRICE: £194,950
AGENT: REEDS RAINS
CALL: 01905 619904

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AuctionsNews
Property Services

UNDER THE HAMMER

Toy collecters put cash


in childhood memories
Houses and Rooms To Rent
Flats to Let
FARMHOUSE SHARE
3 BED HOUSE
Nr city centre, parking, large Leigh Sinton, Malvern. Non
garden. Available mid March, smoking Professional required.
Profs only. £650 pcm 01886 832230
07778309463.
LARGE ROOM
THE HILL AVENUE Near city centre. Wkly cleaner.
BATTENHALL Broadband. All bills included
High quality ground floor part £81 per week. No DSS.
furnished flat in quiet
neighbourhood, 10 minutes city
Telephone 07979 866644
Brightwells recent sale at Leominster proved a huge draw to bidders who are still children at heart

T
centre. Lounge, kitchen, double LUXURY ROOM
bedroom, bathroom. Well Immediately available. St Johns.
insulated, gas fire and night
store heaters. Parking.
£80 p/w inc Bills.
Viewing via Landlord
HERE was a great deal
£460 monthly
01905 352026
07837 591050 TEXT ONLY of competition to buy a
ROOMS IN HOUSE SHARE large pale bisque open
2 BED HOUSE TO LET St Johns. Parking.
Kenwood Avenue. £575 pcm. Non smoking. mouthed Jumeau doll
GCH, DG, ORP.
From £280 pcm incl.
01905 621185/07791 755505
with heavy painted
07799 547041 ST JOHNS brows and wth its original
3 BED HOUSE Double/single rooms in shared costume at Brightwell’s recent
house. newly refurbished. From
In St John's, 2 reception rooms,
dining room,. Driveway, parking, £250 pcm inc. No DSS toy sale in Leominster. It
gardens.£700 pcm Tel. 07870 367316 eventually made £1,350.
07898 727900 ST JOHNS / CITY CENTRE
single / dbl / dbl en-suite. Another Jumeau but with slight
3 BED HOUSE TO LET £230-£425pcm inc. No DSS. damage to its bisque head and
Windermere Drive, Warndon. Telephone 07776 201010
£650 pcm. GCH,DG,ORP, roomsinworcester.co.uk also with an open mouth sold
07513 590433 ST JOHNS ROOM within estimate at £880. A 35in
In modern shared house. ORP.
House Share Dble Rooms St All facilities. Suit young prof. doll marketed by Jumeau and
Johns Parking, GCH, DG Refs req. £280 pcm inc wearing its original marked shoes
£295-£330pcm Incl Bills 07943 627696/01886 880920
Tel.01905 769306 www.arrow- made £1,300, while a doll’s trunk
estates.co.uk
Accommodation with a leading 19th century
ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT to Let toyshop label sold for £210.
Studio, Redecorated, new car-
pets. ORP, Refs/Deposit.Low Dolls heads’ mounted on turned
running costs £385 pcm SMALL FURNISHED wooden sticks and containing a
07868 844786 SELF CONTAINED BEDSIT
musical movement are known as
RAINBOW HILL In Lowesmoor, suit single
1 bed, second floor flat. marottes: a small collection of
person. £260 pcm exc,
Parking, DG, quiet. Laundry
room. No DSS £310 pcm
these colourful toys had been
emp only, refs/deposit.
07967 215044/01981 540116
No set up fees.
assembled mainly from German
TWO ROOMS TO RENT 07973 267691
sources in the 1960s and attracted
1 sgl, 1 dbl, available immedi-
ately, £80 per wk per person,
interest because all were in
all inc, Worcester west. Country original costumes and in working
Paul 075639 48780
Cottage order.
3 BED SEMI off road parking The most ornate, probably
with garage. The Berkeley's TO LET
Wardon Village £675pcm. No Rural 3 bed cottage located in assembled in France, its parti-
pets, smokers or DSS. Clifton upon Teme, coloured satin embellished with
Available now. Contact Nick: available immediately.
07775 877898 Doorbars 01905 27288 silk tassels, sold for £420 and
another in cream and blue
reached the same price. An
example with a closed mouth but
lacking its hat made £240 COLLECTABLE: This fine, pale bisque headed Jumeau doll made £1,350. PRETTY: A marrotte sold for £420.
whileanother in a checked outfit
sold for £200. A squeaking unmarked girl of nice quality, A Francoise Gautier miniature large red brick painted dolls’
version, also in its original state – £450 and a boxed Simon & Halbig with a composition body house dating tfrom the early 19th
the head made by Heubach – went in original blue and cream costumed in a Napoleonic style century with five rooms and an
for £130. costume, £320. An unmarked sold for £220, while an eight-inch unusual concealed back staircase
Among jointed German dolls a oriental flange necked character Kammer & Reinhardt made £120. made £850.The house was
closed mouth character Bruno baby just 12 in high made £220 A doll’s house sized wax furnished with a variety of old
Schmidt sold for £420 while a and a 33in Simon & Halbig, £480. shoulder headed girl in an items as well as some original
damaged version of the same Smaller dolls were led in price original costume sold for chimneypieces.
model reached £90. A small closed by a five-inch all-bisque closed £140.Varied lots of dolls’ house A Triang mid-20th century dolls’
mouth girl with fixed eyes and a mouth French style boy with a furnishings dating from the late house sold for £85 and an earlier
sheepskin wig achieved £380; a swivel neck and an original 19th and early 20th centuries Lines house, needing restoration,
Jutta 1379 girl, £260; a 33 in Prince Charming costume at £420. made between £60 and £180. A made £100.

Mary should stick to selling clothes


APPARENTLY 79 per cent of prestigious turning.’ Madness? routinely airbrushes supermodels
people don’t trust estate agents Yes.” she showed no regard for
and shopping guru Mary Portas is On the face of it Portas did flattering photography.
one of them. make a contribution. She asked “Asking agents to tone down
Her latest Channel 4 TV series, agents to do their homework on jargon is one thing, asking them
Secret Shopper has, for the past the houses they sell and to take to advertise bad news about a
few weeks, been analyising the viewings seriously enough to house is rubbish. Do sweet
workings of various businesses – justify their fees. manufacturers print ‘chocolate
high street fashion shops, sofa Mrs Razzell, who is based at the could make you fat’ labels?
superstores and last Wednesday it firm’s office in College Street, “Mary misunderstood the
was the turn of estate agents. Worcester, said: “Sadly, estate phrase ‘houses sell themselves.’
In her crusade for better agency isn’t Mary’s specialist She thinks agents are lazy, don’t
customer service she pounced on subject. Usually she sells fashion, sell anything and just bring
the profession and told it to buck so when she storms into a family buyers and sellers together safely
up and be honest. business shrieking, ‘it’s just and legally.
Charlotte Razzell, Philip Laney COMMENT: Charlotte Razzell. smoke and mirrors’, all you can “Regardless of how you feel
& Jolly’s manager of think of is the windows she about estate agents Mary Portas’s
communications, said: “Watching “Viewers heard one estate agent dressed at Harrods. Surely there’s strengths are clearly in the
Mary stalk about London with a tell her that ‘west is the new a smattering of dry ice and tin fantasies offered by retail shops,
secret camera it was not hard to south’ and a set of sales details foil behind those? not simply any business with a
get worked up. described a house as being on ‘a “For a woman whose industry shop front.”

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HOMES OF THE WEEK

TAMARISDK CLOSE, WORCESTER FOREGATE STREET, WORCESTER


Unfurnished four-bedroom home with hall, lounge, A well-presented and spacious one-bedroom city
dining room, kitchen, utility, en-suite, bathroom, centre apartment located just a short walk from
gas central heating and private garden. shops, amenities and the railway station.
£925 pcm £495pcm
PREMIER PLACES 01905 616616 MARTIN & CO 01905 619890

BARBOURNE, WORCESTER WARNDON VILLAGES, WORCESTER


Mid-terraced Victorian cottage with gas heating Two-bedroom property with reception hall, kitchen,
and double glazing. Sitting room, dining room, lounge, two bedrooms, bathroom, gas central
kitchen, two bedrooms, bathroom and courtyard. heating, gardens and allocated parking.
£575 pcm £550 pcm
SHELTON & LINES 01905 353933 TOWN & COUNTRY 01905 610710

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