Summary of Features
Substantial recently built house (3,427 sq ft) constructed to a high standard
4 double bedrooms, 3 with en-suite shower rooms plus a family bathroom,
Spacious fitted kitchen/breakfast room, separate dining room, large walk-in larder, utility room
3 receptions plus further rooms over garage, offering flexible space for ancillary uses
2-bay car port with attached workshop/garage, ample parking, large garden
Pasture paddocks of about 2¼ acres.
In all about 3.25 Acres.
Mileages: Upton Bishop 1½ miles, Newent 5 miles, Ross-on-Wye 5 miles, Ledbury 12 miles, Hereford 14 miles, Gloucester 15 miles, Monmouth 16 miles, Malvern 20 miles, Cheltenham 22 miles, Worcester 31 miles, Cardiff 54 miles & Birmingham 66 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 3) 1 mile, M5 (Jct 8) 18 miles
Railway: Ledbury, Hereford, Gloucester
Airport: Bristol (59 miles), Birmingham (63½ miles)
Upton Bishop is situated 5 miles north-east of the picturesque market town of Ross-on-Wye, on the edge of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - renowned for its exceptional landscape, geological interest and diversity of wildlife. This area offers a sought-after rural idyll with this property enjoying a peaceful location, yet being well-placed for the local market towns of Ross, Ledbury and Monmouth, the city of Hereford also only a short drive away. There are excellent road and rail commuter links to the rest of the country.
This well designed house was built by a private owner, the objective being to recreate the character and traditional style of the original building, an old farmhouse, thus replicating a property which would have evolved over time, yet with all the benefits of modern construction.
Modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room with central island, integrated NEFF double oven with warming drawer, NEFF induction hob, Smeg American-style fridge-freezer.
Generously proportioned sitting room with French door leading to patio terrace and BBQ/outdoor entertaining area.
Master bedroom suite with walk-in dressing room, with fitted wardrobes, leading to a spacious en-suite bathroom with walk in shower.
The property features solid oak beams, bespoke oak ledge and brace doors, flagstone flooring and exposed stonework to reflect the traditional build.
The property is approached via it's own private driveway, shared with a couple of neighbours but exclusive from the property boundary.
Large garden offering a blank canvas for keen gardeners and a super patio terrace with purpose-built brick BBQ, a static open fire with log store and steps leading to the lawned garden.
Two pasture paddocks of about 2¼ acre located to the front and rear of the house
Large, stone built garage with workshop, power and water connected.
Self-contained usable space above the garage, ideal as a guest suite or for ancillary use.
Marsh Farm enjoys a quiet and secluded rural location with excellent access to main road links.
Mains 3-phase electricity supported by PV panels, mains water, private drainage (treatment plant). Air source heat pump (ASHP) provides heating (underfloor and radiators) and hot water. The PV and ASHP installations are registered in RHI/FIT schemes. A rainwater harvesting system supplies external taps, WC's and washing machine with the option to switch to mains water. Internal heat recovery ventilation system.
: A more detailed specification schedule is available on request.
Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Band G. Annual tax £3,081 (2019/20).
The property insulation significantly exceeds Building Regulation standards, by between 33 100%.
All external doors and windows in the house are triple-glazed, treated soft wood with guarantee.
A footpath crosses the front paddock, we are advised this is rarely used.
The drive is owned but shared with 4 neighbours for the front section, thereafter private usage. The other users are obliged to contribute to maintenance.
Primary: Gorsley, Brampton Abbots, Weston-under-Penyard
Secondary: Ross-on-Wye & Hereford. Further information is available at www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Hereford, Gloucester, Monmouth, Malvern and Cheltenham all have some outstanding Independent schools. Further information is available at: www.isc.co.uk
Upton Bishop has a thriving community with a village hall, good dining pub (The Moody Cow) and church. Within the nearby market town of Newent and Linton village, there are a range of further amenities with mainstream domestic shopping in the market towns of Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury. More extensive retail options available in Hereford, Gloucester, Monmouth and Cheltenham.
The area offers a wealth of sporting and recreational facilities, including walking, fishing and riding, as well as a range of water sporting activities. South Herefordshire Golf Club is within a mile of the property. The popular Goodrich Castle, Royal Forest of Dean and Symonds Yat are within easy driving distance and the Malvern Hills and The Black Mountains are easily accessible. A variety of sports clubs can be found locally at Ross-on-Wye including golf, football, cricket, hockey and rowing clubs, plus a leisure centre.
The region is well known for its strong equestrian industry. Notable centres nearby include Hartpury College (12 miles), host to a range of competitions from Novice to International level; The Three Counties Showground at Malvern. Racecourses are at Cheltenham, Chepstow, Hereford and Worcester.
From the east on M50: Exit junction 3 and at the top of the slip road turn left to return over motorway on the B4221. Take the first right hand turn (within ¼ mile) to pass Ross Golf Club house on your left. Continue for ¾ mile, alongside the golf course. Shortly after the end of the course, take first left turning (an unsigned fork). Follow this winding lane for about 0.60 miles until you see a wide bell-mouthed entrance on your left, signed to "Marsh Farm". Turn into this private drive and the property will be found at the end on your right hand side.
From the west at Upton Bishop: Pass the Moody Cow pub and head east on the B4221 for ¾ mile. Just after the "Hilltop" sign take a hairpin left turn. Within 150 metres, turn right in front of a large Christmas tree and head downhill, keeping right at the "Tanhouse" sign (about 450 metres). After about a further 180 metres you will see a wide bell-mouthed entrance on your right, signed to "Marsh Farm". Turn into this private drive and the property will be found at the end on your right hand side.
By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.
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