Oak Cottage, Woodmancote
Entrance Porch, Reception Area, Large Living Room (Feature Fireplace/Multi fuel Burner), Dining Room, Snug Sitting Room, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room (Rayburn), Utility Room, Cloakroom, Master Bedroom, Bathroom, Two Guest Bedrooms with En Suites. Separate Barn, Rear Garden (Pergola), and Ornamental Fish Pond. Private Driveway, Ample Turning Space, Attractive South Facing Frontage.
Oak Cottage is set on the Outskirts of Woodmancote, approached over its own driveway to this fine example of a fully restored (circa 2000), Grade 11 listed cottage. The delightful interior has all the features of exposed timbers, deep fireplaces and multi fuel stoves, giving the unique atmosphere and ambience that these cottages enjoy. The living accommodation is generous, together with the extended kitchen providing a welcoming hub to this superb cottage.
The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and enjoys the main bathroom. Bedroom two has its own en suite shower room and bedroom three (guest room) also enjoys a separate stairway and an en suite.
The barn is a most useful structure providing cover for vehicles, a workshop and a garden store, and is connected to water, light and power. The gardens are well planned around the cottage with a useful well to the front, al fresco sitting areas to the rear and west elevation which overlooks farmland. The front of the property is predominantly south facing and has Wisteria providing a plethora of blue blooms in the spring and flowering ornamental cherries greeting the approach and giving this lovely setting.
Woodmancote is a hamlet situated just beyond Defford on the Upton Upon Severn road. Primarily a farming community, barn conversions and farm houses. There is ‘The Oak’ public house which has a restaurant. There is a traditional thatched cider house, and easy access to Upton Upon Severn and Strensham. There is also access to the M5 Junction 8 going South, Junction 6 going North.
The neighbouring village Defford is situated approximately two miles to the south west of the historic Georgian town of Pershore and is a popular rural village also. Approximately twelve miles from Worcester. Further main centres are Cheltenham approximately fifteen miles and Stratford-upon-Avon approximately twenty miles.
The village of Defford has early origins with an old Norman church with its timber framed tower. There is a village inn and a good junior school. There is also a useful farm shop which has a wide range of products. There are supermarkets at Pershore and Evesham.
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.
Off Station Road there is the railway link to London Paddington or Worcester. The new Worcestershire Parkway Station is being 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.