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THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2011 worcesternews.co.uk/homes

INDEX
CLASSIFIEDS.............................. 28
NEW HOMES.............................. 26-27

RESIDENTIAL
Allan Morris.................................. 2-3
G Herbert Banks........................... 24
Griffiths & Charles......................... 25
Halls............................................. 22-23
Fisher German John Sanders.......... 20-21
Parkinson Wright.......................... 11
COUNTRY LIVING: Heath Farm Philip Laney & Jolly........................ 18
is in Witley Road, Holt Heath, RA Bennett................................... 16-17
on the outskirts of Worcester. Reeds Rains.................................. 14-15

Cottage is
Shelton & Lines............................. 5
Spencers...................................... 10
Taylors......................................... 12-13
The Property Centre..................... 19

snug with Town & Country Property Services..


Waterfords...................................
Your Move....................................
1,8-9
7
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inglenook
HEATH Farm in Witley Road, NEEDS SOME TLC: 64 Main Road, Kempsey, near Worcester, is a detached house with three bedrooms.

Main attraction
Holt Heath, near Worcester, is a
black and white attached cottage
with exposed beams.
Inside is an entrance hall, a
lounge with an inglenook, a sun
lounge, a snug, a study, a kitchen
and a bathroom.
Upstairs are four bedrooms and COUNTRY COMFORT: Turn to page 24.
a separate shower room. IT may be in need of a little hall with an understairs storage central heating. Outside is a
The property has oil fired updating but 64 Main Road, area, a cloakroom/shower room, a driveway, a parking space and an
central heating, double glazing
LETTINGS
Kempsey, near Worcester is spacious lounge with sliding patio attached single garage with useful Allan Morris Lettings..................... 31
and off-road parking. competitively priced. doors to the garden, a separate overhead storage. Andrew Grant Lettings.................. 35
There are south facing rear The detached house is one of dining room and a large breakfast There is also a wooded rear G Herbert Banks........................... 29
gardens with open views and a only three similar properties kitchen. garden with a brook, a greenhouse Griffiths & Charles......................... 33
summer house with decking. standing back from the road in the On the first floor is a landing, a and a shed. Houselets...................................... 29
centre of the village and has been master bedroom with fitted Northwood.................................. 30-31
BUYER’S INFO in the same ownership for many wardobes, two further bedrooms BUYER’S INFO Premier Places.............................. 36
PRICE: £310,000 years. and a family bathroom. PRICE: £189,950 Reeds Rains.................................. 29
AGENT: YOUR MOVE The house is predominantly Number 64 Main Road has sealed AGENT: SPENCERS Simply Lets................................... 34
CALL: 01905 23456 south facing. It has a reception unit double glazing and gas fired CALL: 01905 27272 Town & Country Property Services.. 32

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Large period home is all about


space and eye-catching design
Mike Pryce heads out to Barbourne and finds a three-storey, four-bedroom, semi-detached house that’s just ideal for a growing family

T
HE Barbourne district of
Worcester, which lies to
the north of the city
centre along Droitwich
Road and Ombersley
Road, is often seen as one of the
most convenient areas for city
living.
It contains many period
properties and has easy access not
only to the motorway at Warndon
or Droitwich but also the industrial
Midlands along the A449. The heart
of Worcester is only a few minutes
away and there is an excellent
range of schools and leisure
facilities near at hand. LARGE
Typical of properties in HOUSE:
Barbourne is the four-bedroom Number 112
semi-detached house at 112 Droitwich
Droitwich Road. It has Road,
accommodation on three floors and Barbourne,
is central to this part of the city Worcester,
which was popular with Worcester has rooms on
merchants and businessmen in the three floors
19th century and is in a
The house has a mosaic tiled part of the
reception vestibule and hall, a city which
lounge with a stained boarded floor was popular
and a period fireplace and an open with
plan Shaker style kitchen and Worcester
dining room. The dining area has a merchants
quarry tiled floor and there is a and
recessed fireplace with an inset businessmen
stove-style gas fire. The kitchen in the 19th
has medium oak fronted units and century.
integrated appliances. There is also
a stone effect tiled floor and sash a feature period fireplace with a bathroom with a roll top bath. The The property has gas central
windows. cast iron surround. main bedroom has built-in heating, off-road parking and a
BUYER’S INFO
Also on the ground floor is a Upstairs there are three separate wardrobes and a period style garage. There is a lawned rear PRICE: £355,000
cloakroom and a sitting room that bedrooms, all with sash windows, a fireplace. There is a fourth garden with attractive borders, AGENT: TOWN & COUNTRY
has french doors to the garden and shower room with a lavatory and a bedroom on the second floor. decking and a barbecue area. CALL: 01905 610710

THREE MORE OF A KIND: HEAD NORTH TO A FAVOURITE SUBURB


43 PENBURY STREET 23 SANDYS ROAD 28 CYPRESS STREET

A semi-detached four bedroom Victorian family home, number A four-bedroom semi-detached family home, 23 Sandys Road, Number 28 Cypress Street is a three-bedroom Victorian family
43 Penbury Street retains a number of period features. is within easy walking distance of shops, schools and Gheluvelt home.
The accommodation comprises an entrance vestibule, an Park. It has an entrance hall, a living room, a dining room and a
entrance hall with a door to a cellar, a sitting room, a family It has an entrance hall, a sitting/dining room, a kitchen, three fitted kitchen with an integrated oven, hob and an extractor
room, a dining room, a kitchen, a rear lobby and a downstairs bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and on the second fan. Upstairs are two double bedrooms – one of them is a
shower room. floor is an attic bedroom with an en-suite shower room. single– and a family bathroom.
On the first floor are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The house has double glazing and gas fired central heating and The property also has gas fired central heating and double
The house has a low maintenance front garden and an outside is a detached single garage, off-road parking and small glazing.
enclosed private rear garden. front and rear gardens. Outside is a rear garden with a lawn and a paved seating area.

PRICE £315,000; AGENT ALLAN MORRIS; CALL 01905 PRICE £182,500; AGENT GRIFFITHS & CHARLES; CALL PRICE £179,950; AGENT REEDS RAINS; CALL 01905
612266 01905 726464 619904

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PROPERTYPROFILE
VICTORIAN MID-TERRACED HOUSE HAS BEEN REFURBISHED
A completely refurbished handsome traditional bay-fronted Victorian mid-terraced
house, 89 Foley Road is in the St John’s area of Worcester.
It has replacement combination gas fired central heating and double glazing. The
accommodation includes an entrance lobby, a reception hall, a sitting room with a
period fire surround, a separate dining
room, a cellar, a cloakroom and a
superb refitted breakfast kitchen with
an extensive range of integrated
appliances.
On the first floor are two double
bedrooms and a refitted bathroom with
a shower.
Outside is a low maintenance gravelled
front garden and a decked and lawned
rear garden with a gated driveway to the
rear allowing off-road parking for two
vehicles.
PRICE £182,950; AGENT SHELTON &
LINES; CALL 01905 353933

LOTS OF SPACE: 3 Beech Avenue North, Worcester, has five bedrooms and a large rear garden.

Good looking house


AN attractive looking, detached dining area, a boot room and a provides off-road parking.
and modernised family home, cloakroom. At the rear of the house is a
number 3 Beech Avenue North, On the first floor is a master larger than average size mature
can be found in the Northwick bedroom suite with a dressing lawned garden with a summer
area of Worcester. area and en-suite bathroom, house.
The accommodation includes
an entrance hall, a good sized
three further bedrooms and a
family bathroom. The second
BUYER’S INFO
sitting room, a second reception floor has two more bedrooms. PRICE: £525,000
room, a snug or potential dining Number 3 Beech Avenue AGENT: ALLAN MORRIS
room, a combined kitchen and Northwick has a driveway that CALL: 01905 612266

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Converted barn has wonderful views


C
RUNDLE End Barn
enjoys a rural setting
between the villages of
Abberley and Stockton-
on-Teme and has
exhilarating views across the Teme
Valley.
It stands in almost four acres of
formal gardens and grounds and
the highest attention to detail has
been paid in the use of materials,
fixtures and fittings, which blend
perfectly with the building’s
original character.
The main five-bedroom house is
complimented by a superb
detached leisure/office/vehicle
suite which will provide the new
owners with plenty of versatility.
Many of the ground floor rooms
have oak flooring and American
white oak has been used for
staircases, doors and skirting
boards.
The drawing room provides a
marvellous space for entertaining
with a wide glazed french door
leading to a south-facing sun
terrace made of York stone.
At a lower level is a study and the
dining room is large enough to ENJOY THE VIEW: Crundle End Barn at Stockton-on-Teme, near Tenbury Wells, looks out across the Teme Valley. It has five bedrooms and a home cinema.
host a sizable dinner party.
In the combined kitchen and bedrooms, four en-suites and a Up on the first floor are two through field gates and the formal garden surrounding the main sun
breakfast room are extensive family bathroom. multi-functional rooms currently entrance to the building is across a terrace. The house also has
bespoke units, sculptured granite The main room in the detached used as a home office and a walled terrazzo garden. paddocks enclosed by post and rail
work surfaces and a slate floor. A leisure/office/vehicle suite is a children’s play area. There is also a The formal gardens are a fencing.
sheltered sun terrace can be state-of-the-art home cinema. It too shower room. masterpiece of design and
reached from the kitchen and close has an oak floor and full width and Adjacent is a double carport, an landscaping following a Japanese BUYER’S INFO
by is a laundry and a lobby with an height windows and doors have excellent workshop and a large theme. There are also contoured PRICE: £895,000
arched stable door. views over the landscaped garden timber garden store. decked walks, York stone terraces AGENT: ANDREW GRANT
Crundle End Barn has five to the valley in the distance. Crundle End Barn is approached and a virtually full circle water CALL: 01905 734735

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NewHomesNews
AROUND THE DEVELOPMENTS

BETTER THAN
LEGO: Some of
the youngsters
Youngsters see how it’s done
PUPILS from King’s St Albans, During their visit, the reception Beverley Griffiths, sales manager
from King’s St Worcester, have been given a class youngsters were shown the at the Waterside said: "It’s great to
Albans, special tour of a nearby housing scaffolding and brickwork, learnt get involved with such a
Worcester development. about the construction work and prestigious school as King’s
during their visit Berkeley Homes is building about some important health and safety Worcester.”
to Berkeley 400 homes at the Waterside, along lessons. They were also shown Prices at the Waterside start at
Homes’ the banks of the Worcester and what goes into the final stages of £185,000 and for a two-bedroom
Waterside Birmingham Canal and the river finishing a house or apartment apartment that overlooks the
development. Severn. ready for people to move in. canal.

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LettingsNews
Land For Sale

HOMES OF THE WEEK

DAYBROOK HOUSE, WORCESTER BERWICK STREET, WORCESTER FOREGATE STREET, WORCESTER


Fully furnished one-bedroom property with open A beautifully presented and quirky four-bedroom One-bedroom second floor studio flat with intercom,
Property Services plan kitchen, dining area, utility, shower room, detached property located in a established combined lounge and bedroom, kitchen with
and lounge. Single professional occupation. residential area on the edge of Diglis. appliances and shower room. Unfurnished.
£650 pcm £1,095 pcm £375pcm
PREMIER PLACES 01905 616616 MARTIN & CO 01905 619890 HILLS ESTATE AGENTS 01905 723545

MAN & VAN HIRE


Removals, Deliveries Houses and
& Collections Flats to Let
07763840403
MALVERN LINK
Houses and Attic studio, unfurnished, ORP,
Flats to Let £400 pcm incl water
01886 832089
07779 260573
SELF CONTAINED
TWO BED FLAT
FURNISHED STUDIO City Centre. Part furnished.
APARTMENTS GCH. Street parking. £550 pcm.
In Lowesmoor from 01905 769306 MILLBROOKE PARK, WORCESTER COTHERIDGE, NEAR WORCESTER LONDON ROAD, WORCESTER
www.arrowestates.co.uk
£260pcm - £325 pcm exc. A spacious first floor apartment with hall, lounge, Three-bedroom semi with vestibule/hall, lounge, First floor apartment in converted period
TWO BEDROOM
also single furnished bedsits
UNFURNISHED FLAT kitchen, two bedrooms, en-suite shower room, breakfast kitchen, conservatory, bathroom with building. Two bedrooms, spacious lounge with
with own cooking facilities in Graham Rd, Malvern. Recently bathroom and two allocated parking spaces. shower, garage, carport and gardens. Unfurnished. balcony, kitchen, dining area and bathroom.
Bath Road area £67.50 pw inc refurbished, ORP, £530pcm
01684 564977/ 07540 000034 £625 pcm £695 pcm £650 pcm
C/Tax and W/Rates.
Employed only. Refs/Dep. WARNDON VILLAGES TOWN & COUNTRY 01905 610710 HILLS ESTATE AGENTS 01905 723545 PREMIER PLACES 01905 616616
1 Bed Semi £495 2 Bed

Landlords are missing out


07973 267691 £595pcm DG, GCH, garden,
APARTMENT IN PRIVATE CITY parking, immaculate, No DSS
07889 512506
CENTRE LOCATION
2 double bedrooms. Tandem
garage, All in perfect order. Rooms To Rent
Available NOW.
£550 pcm excl. LUXURY ROOMS

on furnished tax savings


07852 344061 In City Centre and
Ombersley Road.
MODERN 2 BEDROOM 1ST Doubles & ensuite.
FLOOR APARTMENT GCH, New carpets, Oak floor-
Unfurnished. Kitchen and ing. Broadband, Cleaner, Sky.
ORP. Patio/ Large garden.
lounge. Parking space. Close to No DSS. Refs / Deposit.
city centre. Full time employ- From £350 pcm inc.
ment only. Refs required £500 07868 844786
pcm excl. Available Mid May 1 DOUBLE & 1 SINGLE ROOM
01905 755523/ 07968 591223
ST WULSTANS CRESCENT To let £85/ £75 per week incl.
(off Wylds Lane)
07576 412738
£425 monthly. Spacious, fur-
nished ground floor flat, freshly BARBOURNE The owners of properties who let them with furnishings can claim a 10 per cent wear and tear allowance

A
renovated. Lounge, new Bedroom/Ensuite & own
kitchen, double bedroom, bath- kitchen, £95 pw. NO OTHER
BILLS, suit N/S prof.
room, heating. Quiet, popular
07882 586863 CCORDING to With a furnished property can claim a deduction for the
district, close to city centre
01905 352026 BLACKPOLE/ WARNDON Worcester-based landlords can either claim a wear actual cost of replacing particular
TWO BEDROOM
Refurbished rooms from lettings agency and tear allowance or a deduction items of furniture, furnishings or
£65 per week inc bills.
Newly furbished cottage in Good facilities Premier Places, for the net cost of replacing a fixtures.
grounds of main house in the 01905 457658/ 07866 521941 landlords could be particular item – known as the This is known as the renewals
Rushwick area. No children. FARMHOUSE SHARE
No pets. £500 pcm. Leigh Sinton. Non smoking
missing out on tax savings by renewals allowance. allowance and is only available in
Reply Box No. WR0000299, Professionals req. choosing to let their property The 10 per cent wear and tear respect of replacement items. It
£60 per week
Berrows House, Hylton Road, 01886 832230 unfurnished. allowance is not available if the cannot be claimed in respect of
Worcester. WR2 5JX.
LUXURY ROOM While many landlords consider property is let unfurnished or the original purchase.
1 BED FLAT TO LET
Worcester. £440 pcm.
Immediately available. St Johns. a furnished property to be more partially furnished. Unlike the wear and tear
£80 p/w inc Bills.
Refs required. Unfurnished. Viewing via Landlord labour intensive and costly than The allowance is given as a allowance, the renewals
No DHSS. No children / pets.
07919 613629 / 01905 330236
07837 591050 TEXT ONLY an unfurnished one, Premier deduction when calculating the allowance can be claimed in
BARBOURNE APARTMENT
ROOMS IN HOUSE SHARE
St Johns. Parking.
Places urges them to think again, profit from the landlord’s rental respect of unfurnished or
with galleried landing, open plan
lounge/kitchen and double bed-
Non smoking. because they are missing out on a business and provides relief for partially furnished rental
From £280 pcm incl.
room. £450 pcm ex. No DSS.
01905 621185/07791 755505 10 per cent wear and tear items of furniture and fixtures properties.
07808 169998
CENTRAL WORCESTER ST JOHNS / CITY CENTRE allowance. contained within a let furnished Mrs Williams said: “Landlords
2 Self contained Flats From
Sgle / Dbl / Dbl ensuite. £300 - Julia Williams a director at the residential property. should be aware that once they
£425pcm inc; Prof. No DSS
£75 -£90 pw CH inclusive. Tel: 07776 201010 firm in Foregate Street, The allowance covers items a have selected an allowance, it is
01886 833341 after 6pm roomsinworcester.co.uk Worcester, said: “A furnished landlord would typically provide, not possible to change depending
property is one that that a tenant such as television sets, fridges, on which method gives the higher
can live in immediately without freezers, washing machines, deduction.
having to provide their own dishwashers, curtains, linen, “Although, with some carefully
furniture, white goods and soft crockery, cutlery carpets and budgeting, it should be possible to
furnishings. It will generally other floor coverings. It also claim the 10 per cent wear and
command a higher rent than one covers beds, chairs, sofas, tear allowance and not end up out
let unfurnished and the wardrobes, tables and other items of pocket.”
additional rent can more than of moveable furniture. For more information, contact
offset the cost associated with Landlords who do not want to the team at Premier Places or
providing furnishings.” claim the wear and tear allowance e-mail tax@premierplaces.co.uk. EXPERT ADVICE: Julia Williams.
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LettingsNews
HOMES OF THE WEEK

ALMA STREET, WORCESTER MICHAEL TIPPETT DRIVE, WORCESTER


Unfurnished recently re-decorated first floor Three-storey, three-bedroom modern town house
apartment in a quiet residential area. Lounge and with garage parking and within walking distance of
dining area, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms. the city centre and train stations.
£550 pcm £750 pcm
PREMIER PLACES 01905 616616 MARTIN & CO 01905 619890

CROWN STREET, WORCESTER WORCESTER


Period two-bedroom semi-detached house with A Victorian terrace comprising lounge, dining room,
hall, lounge, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, kitchen, rear lobby bathroom, three bedrooms,
garden and road parking. Unfurnished. cloakroom and gardens to front and rear.
£550 pcm £595 pcm
HILLS ESTATE AGENTS 01905 723545 TOWN & COUNTRY 01905 610710

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rent? Check
out the
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Newnham Bridge Pirton Diglis NEW PRICE Warndon Villages NEW Hop House

LET D
G R EE
A
● Georgian House Large Living
● ● Family Home ● Large Garden ● Apartment ● Parking ● Three Bedrooms ● Fitted Kitchen ● Apartment ● Fitted Kitchen
Space ● Converted
● Garage ● Kitchen ● Parking
● Seven Bedrooms ● Gated Entrance ● Four Bedrooms ● Two Bedrooms ● Lounge Garage ● Two Bedrooms
● Ample Parking ● Driveway ● Gas Heating ● Driveway ● Gas Heating
● Superb Kitchen £2,000 pcm ● Two Bathrooms £850 pcm ● En-suite £725 pcm ● Dining Area £750 pcm ● En-suite £700 pcm

Powick NEW Warndon Villages

LET D
G R EE
A
● One Bedroom ● Inc All Bills ● House ● Garden

● Kitchen & Except Electric ● Parking


● Two Bedrooms
Dining Area ● Fully Furnished ● Gas Heating
● Lounge £650 pcm ● Lounge £575 pcm

Warndon Villages Warndon Villages City Centre NEW Holt Heath Barbourne

LET D LET D
G R EE G R EE
A A
● House ● Lounge ● House ● Lounge ● Terrace House ● Dining Area ● Barn ●Village Location ● Two Bedrooms ● Fitted Kitchen
● Beautiful
● Garden ● Garden ● Bathroom Conversion ● Bathroom
● Two Bedrooms ● Two Bedrooms ● Two Bedrooms Garden ● Modern Finish
● Parking ● Parking ● Gas Heating ● One Bedroom ● Oil Heating ● Garage
● Large Kitchen £575 pcm ● Kitchen £575 pcm ● Large Kitchen £550 pcm ● Lounge £550 pcm ● Lounge £550 pcm

The Tything Barbourne Shrubbery Avenue NEW Worcester STUDENT St Johns

LET D
G R EE
A
FIRST MONTH RENT FREE FIRST MONTH RENT FREE
● Two Bedroom ● Courtyard ● Apartment ● Kitchen ● Furnished Studio ● Close to City ● Student House ● fitted Kitchen ● Double ● Incudes All Bills
● Split Level Development ● Gated Parking ● Desirable Area Bedroom ● Gas Central
● Open Plan ● Patio Area
● Original Living Space ● One Bedroom ● Electric ● Kitchen ● Heating ● One Room ● Shared Kitchen Heating
Features ● Close to City Heating Included ● Inc Bills ● Shared ● Parking
£550 pcm ● Lounge £525 pcm ● Bathroom £375 pcm ● Furnished £325 pcm Bathroom £295 pcm

Premier Places 31Foregate Street, Worcester WR1 1EE I move@premierplaces.co.uk I www.premierplaces.co.uk

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