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£695k Pershore home comes with a riverside view

A river runs through the bottom of the garden of this elegant-looking Georgian townhouse in Bridge Street, Pershore, reports Alison Jones

One amenity that doesn’t often come with a townhouse is a riverside view.

But there are hints to the close proximity of this property to water in the name of its road.

At the bottom of the garden of this elegant Georgian property in Bridge Street, Pershore, the River Avon flows by.

Not only does it provide a lovely view, but it also offers for opportunities for fishing, wildlife spotting and for messing about on boats as it comes with mooring rights.

The house itself is Grade II listed and sits within the conservation area of the charming Georgian market town.

One of the larger residences in Bridge Street, the house is packed with character.

The front door leads into a long reception hall which provides access to the principal reception rooms.

In the drawing room there is a large bay-window with an open fire and high ceilings. It is spacious with original shelving either side of the fireplace.

Other reception rooms include a sitting room and large dining room that has access into the conservatory and kitchen.

The dining room is a later addition to the original house and has a tiled floor and sky lights, providing plenty of light throughout.

In the kitchen/breakfast room there is a mixture of floor and wall mounted wooden units with a cream AGA and tiled floor. This leads into a spacious conservatory and access into a utility room which links to the double garage.

The utility room and study/studio above it are the old, beamed groom’s cottage to the main house. This studio could lend itself to create additional accommodation if required.

The main house also has a large cellar suitable for storage.

On the first floor there are three good-sized bedrooms, a family bathroom, toilet and ample storage throughout.

One of the three bedrooms has an en suite toilet and basin. The master bedroom features a large bay window with built-in storage.

The second floor offers two bedrooms and a shower room.

A large, part-boarded attic can be accessed from the larger second floor bedroom.

The staircase also features a large window which increases light throughout the house and stairwell.

Outside, the garden is walled to both sides and opens out to the spacious riverside area.

There is a large paved patio terrace which is a real sun-trap and, being located just off the kitchen and conservatory, perfect for alfresco dining.

The garden is mostly laid to lawn with stocked beds and mature trees to the sides.

They are tiered towards the bottom, down to the platform by the river. It opens out to an excellent seating area and there is space for a shed and garden storage.

Pershore offers a wide range of everyday amenities including a range of independent shops, health centre, cottage hospital, library, community arts centre, pubs and restaurants.

Recreational facilities include cricket, football and rugby clubs, a leisure centre with swimming pool, the historic Abbey and surrounding park, and the River Avon.

There is also schooling from nursery age through to sixth form. There are also a number of private schools in the area.

Pershore has links to the M5 at Junction 7 and to the M50 leading to Wales. Pershore station runs trains directly to London and Birmingham.

VIEWING INFORMATION

AGENT: Knight Frank

TEL: 01905 723438

WEB: www.knightfrank.co.uk

GUIDE PRICE: £695,000

 

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