Primrose Cottage, Chapel Street, Badsey


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  • Bedrooms: 2
This unique and character period property, dates back to 1893 and its outbuilding would be ideal for a substantial workshop with office, art / hobby studio. The house was extended in 1980 to provide a porch/entrance hall, dining room and larger master bedroom and a single storey room at the rear of the house has been converted for use as a games room. The interior has been recently decorated but requires modernisation throughout, including kitchen, bathroom and flooring.

The house, which is located next to the Dance Hall, is set well back from the road and footpath by a front garden laid to lawn with deep shaped borders planted with a variety of mature flowering plants, shrubs, evergreens and small trees and an area of rockery. A concrete pathway leads across the front. The original windows have stone mullions. To the side of the front garden is a driveway laid to Tarmac extending to a metal gate leading into the rear garden and the driveway extends past the garden to a large Tarmac parking area outside the outbuilding giving OFF ROAD PARKING for NUMEROUS CARS. A white uPVC door with exterior carriage light to the side and double glazed panels opens off the driveway to:

Entrance Porch / Hall (15'8'' x 4' / 4.78m x 1.23m)

Double aspect with 3 double glazed windows to the front elevation. Wall light. Power points. Carpeted flooring. Coved ceiling. Internal window to family room. Hardwood front door with obscure glazed panels and crescent shaped feature opens to:

Sitting Room (16'4'' max. including staircase x 11'6'' max. / 4.9m max. including staircase x 3.52m max.)

Double glazed window to front elevation. Coved ceiling. 2 ceiling lights. 2 matching wall lights. Floor is laid to carpet, currently covered with a large rug, with the edges laid to wood Parquet flooring. Radiator. Cotswold stone fireplace incorporating wooden shelving to both sides into alcoves with recessed open fireplace currently housing a gas fired coal effect living flame fire with black tiled hearth. Central heating thermostat. Staircase to first floor. Wood framed obscure glazed panelled door to family room (or 2nd sitting room) and wood framed obscure glazed panelled door, with obscure single glazed panels to both sides, opening to:

Open Plan L-Shaped Kitchen / Diner / Family Room comprising:

Dining Room / Family Room (20'6'' max. x 14'11'' max. / 6.25m max x 4.55m max) and Kitchen (11'7'' x 8'11'' / 3.53m x 2.74m)

Kitchen - laid to cork effect tiles. Coved ceiling. Strip light. Range of wood fronted fitted base and wall units with white worktops incorporating stainless steel single bowl single drainer sink unit with tiled splashback. INTEGRATED DOUBLE WALL OVEN with cupboards above and below and INTEGRATED EXTRACTOR HOOD AND LIGHT. The hob is in the cupboard beneath the extractor ready for fitting into the worktop. Radiator. Fusebox. Door to Inner Hallway. Large opening to:

Dining Area - Double glazed FRENCH DOORS with full height double glazed window to the side, with top opener, to rear elevation opening onto rear garden and double glazed window to side elevation. Coved ceiling.Centre ceiling fan. 2 wall lights. Radiator. Recessed obscure glazed blocked display feature with wood surround and glass shelving. Large opening to:

Family Room / 2nd Sitting Room - Wood framed single glazed window overlooking entrance hall with view through to front elevation. Telephone point. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Centre ceiling spotlight. 2 wall lights with dimmer switches. Freestanding decorative wood surround fireplace with inlaid tiling incorporating period style electric glass fronted fire set and incorporating tiled hearth.

Wood framed obscure glazed panel door from kitchen to:

L-Shaped Inner Hall (11'7'' x 6' / 3.54m x 1.84m)

Coved ceiling. Smoke alarm. 2 wall lights. White uPVC back door with large obscure double glazed top panel to side elevation opening onto PATIO. Feature obscure glazed block walling allowing additional light from outside into the Games Room. Carpeted flooring. Wood framed obscure glazed panelled door to:

Shower Room (5'10'' x 5'8'' / 1.78m x 1.74m)

Recessed obscure double glazed window to side elevation with tiled recess. Cork effect tiled flooring. White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, tiled splashback and glass shelf and shaver light over and WC. Power point. Space and plumbing for washing machine. DOUBLE SHOWER ENCLOSURE with sliding doors, full height marble effect wall screens and housing chrome mains shower. Coved ceiling. Centre ceiling light.

From the Inner Hall - lockable wood framed glazed panel FRENCH DOORS and low step up to:

Games Room (17'5'' x 11'7'' / 5.32m x 3.53m)

Double aspect room with windows to rear and side elevation. Carpeted flooring. Wooden ceiling beams. Matching centre ceiling light and 3 matching wall lights. Wall mounted ELECTRIC STORAGE HEATER. Radiator.

Staircase from Sitting Room to:

Galleried First Floor Landing

Small hatch to loft space. Double glazed window to front elevation. Coved ceiling. Centre ceiling light. Obscure glazed panelled doors to:

Bedroom 1 (20'6'' x 9'11'' max. / 6.24m x 3.0 m max.)

Extended to provide double aspect room with double glazed windows to front and rear elevations. Two radiators. Centre ceiling light. Coved ceiling.

Bedroom 2 (20'11'' x 10'9'' / 6.39m x 3.29m) - Previously 2 separate bedrooms.

Double aspect room with double glazed windows to front and rear elevations. Two radiators. Two centre ceiling lights. Two obscured glazed panelled doors to landing. Coved ceiling. The wall between the original bedrooms 2 & 3 has been removed but could easily be reinstated to return the property to an official 3-bedroomed house. Original Bedroom sizes were: (12'2'' x 11'7'' / 3.79m x 3.53m) and (10'9'' x 8'2'' / 3.29m x 2.51m)

Family Bathroom

Obscure double glazed window with tiled sill to rear elevation. Matching coloured suite comprising panelled bath with chrome taps, handrails and matching wall-mounted shelf, wall-mounted shower over, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome taps, tiled splashback, fitted glass shelf and light over and low level WC. Half tiled walls. Wood louvre-fronted cupboard housing 'BAXI' GAS-FIRED COMBI BOILER (installed approximately 5 years ago and on a British Gas service contract) and fitted shelving.

Rear Garden

Accessed via driveway to the side of the house, a rustic arch planted with a mature Wisteria leads to a York circle and paved patio area off which French doors lead into the dining area of the house and a back door leads into the inner hall with access to the games room. Exterior lighting. There is a small lawned area with further arch planted with climbing rose and deep shaped borders planted with a variety of flowering shrubs, plants, evergreens and mature trees and a further paved and concrete patio area with outside water tap and further deep borders planted with matrue shrubs and fruit trees. A red brick wall alongside the driveway is planted with mature climbers including another Wisteria and the driveway leads down to the LARGE PARKING AREA providing off-road parking for numerous vehicles or space for a caravan / motorhome.

OUTBUILDING (Please note: Cannot be converted to a separate dwelling due to planning/access restrictions)

Red brick and timber construction. Double glazed sliding patio doors, with double glazed windows fitted into timber frames to the sides, open to a STORE ROOM / RECEPTION AREA with metal framed windows, exposed beams, ceiling light and lockable rubber concertina sliding doors open to:

WORKSHOP - Ground Floor (29'3'' max. x 22'3'' max. / 8.92m max. x 6.78m max.)

Power and lighting. Exposed timbers. Metal window to front elevation. Downlighters. Hardwood lockable PERSONAL DOOR TO GARAGE. Carpeted TIMBER STAIRCASE with large wooden hatch opening to:

STUDIO - First Floor (30'9'' max. x 14'6'' / 9.39m max. x 4.42m)

VAULTED CEILING with timber cladding and EXPOSED TIMBER TRUSSES with strip lighting. Power points. Timber framed windows run down the full length of one side and metal windows to other side. Carpet tiles on floor. Timber door to:


Further window to front elevation.

To the side of the outbuilding a door leads into a glass-roofed covered passageway with windows to the side, currently used for timber storage.

Garage (20'11'' x 10'9'' / 6.37m x 3.28m)

Concrete construction. Up and over main door. Personal door to workshop.

Council Tax - Band D

Tenure - Freehold

Mains Gas, Electricity and Water

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