Shell, Droitwich

£1,500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A Stunning Grade II Listed Farmhouse, with well laid out Equestrian Facilities.

SITUATION

Droitwich 4.5 miles, Bromsgrove 9 miles, Worcester 8.5 miles, Malvern 17.5 miles, Stratford upon Avon 18 miles, Warwick 25 miles, Cheltenham 31 miles, Hartpury 31 miles, Gloucester 35 miles, Birmingham 35 miles, London 117 miles.

Road Links: M5 (Jct 6) 5 miles.

Trains: Worcester 2 hours to London

International Airports: Birmingham Airport 33.5 miles, Bristol 79 miles.

SHELL FARM

Shell Mill Farm occupies an idyllic rural yet accessible location on the outskirts of the village of Himbleton. The property is a beautiful Grade II Listed farmhouse believed to date back in parts to the 16th Century which lends itself to being either a private equestrian family home or offering potential for holiday lets or B&B. (subject to planning).

Shell Mill Farm is surrounded by farmland with views across open fields and the surrounding unspoilt countryside. The area offers a sought after rural quality of life combined with good road links to the rest of the country. Being well situated for the M5, which provides good access to South Wales, Bristol and the West Country or Birmingham and the North.

LOCAL AMENITIES

The village of Himbleton offers church, public house and primary school, there is a shop in the neighbouring village of Crowle. The spa town of Droitwich

offers a further range of shops, supermarkets, services including banks, library, health centres and hospital. Further amenities including theatres, restaurants and shopping are available nearby in Worcester

EDUCATION

An excellent range of both public and private schools in the area with primary school education at Himbleton. A variety of private schools including Bromsgrove School, Cheltenham Ladies College, The Alice Ottley Worcester, King s School Worcester, King s High for Girls Warwick, Malvern College and St James Malvern. For independents see www.isc.co.uk and for state school information see www.worcestershire.gov.uk/education-and-learning/find-a-school

LOCAL, SPORTING & RECREATIONAL

The area is synonymous within the equestrian industry and the property is located within easy driving distance of Allenshill, Stourport Equestrian Centre, Solihull Riding Club, Summerhouse Equestrian, Hartpury and Three Counties Showground. Excellent outriding and number of local studs and high calibre competition yards including dressage rider Michael Eilberg. Other facilities including racing at Hereford, Warwick, Worcester and Cheltenham, hunting is with the Ledbury, Cotswold Vale Farmers and Worcestershire Hunt. Golf is at Droitwich, Worcester & Malvern. Walking and cycling are well catered for.

SHELL FARM

Shell Mill Farm is a detached Grade II Listed farmhouse believed to date back in parts to the 16th Century offering spacious four bedroom accommodation and well presented equestrian facilities.

Constructed of red brick with timbers under a tiled roof the property has been sympathetically updated by the current owners, creating a spacious home whilst retaining character features and charm.

Extending to some 3,500 ft the property offers well laid out accommodation arranged over two floors with a wealth of character features including beams and fireplaces, complimented by contemporary kitchen and bathrooms.

The property is surrounded on three sides by lawn, variety of shurbs and trees with a patio area complete with pond to the rear. There is a traditional potting shed to the one side, lending itself for conversion to studio/workshop.

The property is approached via gated entrance along a tree lined drive.

Within the courtyard to the side of the house is the office & boot room, triple garaging with the adjacent stabling, tack room, tacking up area & feed room all finished to high standard. Across the drive is a modern agricultural barn and 20m x 60m arena. The pastureland sweeps beyond with post & rail fencing.

AGENT'S NOTES

Fox Grant and their clients give notice that:

1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property.

2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Grant has not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Wychavon Council. Tel: 01386 565000

COUNCIL TAX

House Band H £3239.32 (2019/20)

SERVICES

Mains electricity, water & septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS

Unless mentioned specifically by separate negotiation.

DIRECTIONS

From Junction 6 M5 proceed south on the A44 for Evesham along Pershore Lane. At the second roundabout take first left signposted Crowle. Proceed through Crowle and past the Huddington and Sale Green crossroads. At Himbleton turn right and continue down through the village passing the Galton Arms public house on right. After the bridge take the next left, proceed for approx 1.5 miles passing the Ford on left and the entrance to Shell Mill Farm will be about 400 yards

on the left handside.

VIEWINGS

Strictly by appointment 01432 367802 or email liz@foxgrant.com

Arrange viewing 01722 782727

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