Kennel Bank cottage, Kennel Bank, Cropthorne, Cropthorne
Kennel Bank Cottage is situated off the main street, set amongst similar period properties and within a conservation area. The property was originally three cottages and dates back some two hundred years, now extended and well presented, having been improved by the present vendors. The house is not listed and has timber framed double glazed windows in keeping with the period and there are internal timber beams and open fireplace in the lounge. The cottage is set into the bank with extension to the rear. There are terraced gardens to the front and rear, enclosed by mature hedgerow.
Cropthorne is a popular residential village situated between Evesham and Pershore and would be in the catchment for Prince Henry’s educational facilities. This village has an active neighbourhood with large central green and village hall with organised activities and useful for functions. There is picturesque church with churchyard. The public house is on the outskirts of the village and there are scenic walks along the River Avon. Pershore is approximately three miles distant.
The market town of Pershore is Georgian styled and provides high street shopping facilities and supermarket together with an indoor market and leisure complex. The river Avon runs to the east of the town lending itself to scenic walks and leisure pursuits. There are two medical centres and hospital and town library, together with excellent educational facilities within the area. Pershore has Number 8 which is run by voluntary help and provides theatre activities, a cinema, ballet and yoga classes and is very much a part of Pershore community living.
The new Worcestershire Parkway Station has been developed to improve the access and destinations to the south west, the north east, London and the Thames Valley. So significantly enhancing Worcestershire’s connectivity to outline regions. The motorway is approximately nine miles distant at Worcester junction 7 of the M5, bringing Birmingham to the north and Bristol to the south within commutable distance. Other main centres are Stratford-upon-Avon with the theatre and racecourse, Cheltenham with National Hunt horseracing and the Everyman Theatre and major main shopping facilities, Worcester with famous Cathedral and equally famous cricket club together with the River Severn and good shopping centre.