Stiffords Bridge, Cradley, Malvern

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A beautiful detached Grade II listed four bedroom detached farmhouse, with a detached barn and annex benefitting from business use, stabling, 2.5 acres of paddock and views to the rear along the Malvern Hills. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a substantial black and white farmhouse with a versatile out building currently used as an art gallery and coffee shop with a one bed annex and additional commercial space to the side. The original farmhouse dates back to the 16th Century with later Georgian extensions and comprises; entrance hall, sitting room with inglenook, dining room, study, farmhouse style breakfast kitchen, cellar, three double bedrooms and two bathrooms to the first floor, attic room and forth double bedroom to the second floor. Barns to the rear have been converted to provide an art gallery and cafe, with separate bedroom, a utility space and second commercial unit - providing a wide range of options for the next owner. There are also a pair of original stables to the side, a further stable at the rear, gated return driveway, gardens and paddocks extending to 2.3 acres. Offered with NO ONWARD CHAIN viewing is a must to appreciate the size, character and versatility of the home on offer.


Lead roofed canopy porch, porch light, steps lead up to a glass panel door which opens to:


Ceiling light point, radiator, stairs to first floor, glass panel door and sitting room, door to:


4.01m x 3.33m (13'1 x 10'11 )

Front aspect and side aspect sash windows, ceiling light point, radiator.


4.90m x 4.69m (16'0 x 15'4 )

Side aspect window to East side, side aspect double glazed double French doors to the West, ceiling light point, exposed ceiling beams, large inglenook style fireplace with wooden mantle and floor mounted 'Clearview' wood burner, two radiators, under stairs storage cupboard, cottage style latched door to rear hall, door to:


5.07m x 2.97m (16'7 x 9'8 )

Front and side aspect sash windows, opened fireplace with wooden mantle, exposed beams, exposed floorboards, radiator.


Ceiling light point, radiator, quarry tiled floor, wooden door to side passage, open plan with:


5.02m x 3.45m (16'5 x 11'3 )

Farmhouse style kitchen with a bench seat under a rear aspect window with storage below and additional side aspect double glazed window, two ceiling light points, exposed beams, large open fireplace with wooden mantle, corner bread oven and floor mounted gas boiler, farmhouse style kitchen comprising: range of floor mounted wooden units with a quarry tile work surface, stainless steel sink unit, integral gas hob with oven below, additional integral oven, space and plumbing for dishwasher, radiator, brick floor, open plan to:


Ceiling light point, wash hand basin, space for appliances, range of pantry shelving, quarry tiled floor.


Front aspect sash window, side aspect window with views over farmland to the Malvern hills, ceiling light point, radiator, stairs to first floor, door to:


5.63m x 5.13m (18'5 x 16'9 )

Rear aspect double glazed window, views along the Malvern Hills, additional side aspect window, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, ceiling light point, radiators, eaves storage.


4.91m x 3.06m (16'1 x 10'0 )

Front aspect sash window, ceiling light point, exposed beams, radiator.


4.01m x 3.31m (13'1 x 10'10 )

Front aspect sash window, fireplace with wooden surround and cast Iron inset, radiator.


3.33m x 3.10m (10'11 x 10'2 )

Side aspect window overlooking fields, ceiling light point, open fireplace with wooden mantle, pedestal wash hand basin, bath, WC, radiator.


3.13m x 1.51m (10'3 x 4'11 )

Side aspect window, ceiling light point, corner shower unit with Mira shower, pedestal hand basin, WC, radiator.


4.0m x 2.77m (13'1 x 9'1 )

Ceiling light point, vaulted ceiling, built in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, door to:


5.08m x 2.78m + eaves (16'7 x 9'1 + eaves)

Front aspect window, ceiling light point, vaulted ceiling, radiator.


Externally accessed via stone steps to the side.


Home End Farmhouse is set back from the road and accessed via a gated return driveway, with ample parking for both the house and business. Historically after being a farm, the property has also been run as a English School for overseas students, and then currently as the art gallery and coffee shop Blue Ginger. The barns to the rear of the farmhouse have been converted to provide the space for the gallery, with the coffee shop and an additional occasional bedroom with shower to the rear. To the side of this is a utility space and customers cloakroom, with a second commercial space beyond. To the side of the properties are a pair of original stables and store room, used as further studios and situated beyond is a newer timber framed stable with store to the side. There is a range of mature trees, shrubs and lawn situated around the property and in front of the barns with plenty of space for parking and a lovely area between the house and barn for outside table and chairs. Beyond the barn is an enclosed vegetable and fruit bed area. An historic basketball court gives further hard standing potential. Finally to the south side of the barn and with views towards the hills are the paddocks, currently split into two.


11.76m x 5.79m (38'6 x 18'11 )

Large front aspect full height wide window and double doors which can be closed off by the original barn doors on the outside, additional front aspect double glazed window and front aspect pedestrian door, wide range of lighting, two wall mounted gas heaters, door to:


6.47m x 3.18m (21'2 x 10'5 )

Rear aspect double glazed window, ceiling light points, fitted as a kitchen with a range of storage units, stainless steel sink unit, space for appliances, wash hand basin, bespoke counter units, door to:


3.45m x 3.14m (11'3 x 10'3 )

Rear aspect double glazed window, ceiling light point, door to outside space, sliding door to:

Shower Room

Side aspect obscure glass window, ceiling light point, shower cubicle with Triton shower, wash hand basin with electric water heater over, WC, wall mounted electric heater.



3.97m x 3.99m (13'0 x 13'1 )

Accessed via a part glazed door, double glazed windows to front and side aspect, ceiling light points, wood effect flooring, door to:


2.64m x 1.87m (8'7 x 6'1 )

Access via part glazed door, ceiling light point, floor and wall mounted storage, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, door to:


Rear facing obscure glass double glazed window, wall light point, corner wash hand basin, wall mounted hot water supply.


To the side of the farmhouse opposite the kitchen is a run of extended period stables comprising:

Stable One

3.46m x 2.96m (11'4 x 9'8 )

Side aspect window, ceiling light point, previously used as studios.

Stable Two

2.94m x 1.88m (9'7 x 6'2 )

Ceiling light point, power points..

Wood Store

2.93m x 3.17m (9'7 x 10'4 )

Rear aspect window, light and power.


3.63m x 2.98m (11'10 x 9'9 )

Timber garden summerhouse with views to front and both sides and double doors overlooking the garden, ceiling light point.


4.27m x 2.88m (14'0 x 9'5 )

Timber framed stable and tack room built onto a concrete base.


From the Allan Morris Office in Great Malvern turn left on to Worcester Road. Take a left hand turn into North Malvern Road and then first turning right into Cowleigh Road. Follow the road along until you reach the T-junction at the Hereford - Worcester Road, and turn left in the direction of Hereford. Follow this road for some distance past the The Red Lion on your left and the property can be found on the left hand side as shown by the Allan Morris 'For Sale' board. To arrange a viewing or with any queries please call us on 01684 561411 or email


The current owner of Home End Farm and Blue Ginger Art Gallery and Cafe is now retiring. She has said that she would be happy for a purchaser to also take over her business if they were interested. If not she will continue to run it herself online. With the versatile space on offer this provides even more options for anyone wishing to change their work home balance. Further information is available on request.

ASKING PRICE - £775,000


TENURE: We understand the property to be Freehold but this point should be confirmed by your solicitor.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS: Only those items referred to in these particulars.

SERVICES: Mains gas, mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. Please note that we have not tested any services or appliances and their inclusion in these particulars should not be taken as a warranty.

OUTGOINGS: Local Council: Malvern Hills District Council (01684 862151); at the time of marketing the Council Tax Band is: G


SCHOOLS INFORMATION: Local Education Authority: Worcestershire LA: 01905 822700

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3/3A Worcester Road, Malvern, Worcestershire

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