The Modern Barn
The Modern Barn, Three Ashes, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR2 8LU
Secluded redundant barn with planning consent to create a spacious modern home. 0.5 Acre grounds, more land available.
  • Land available
0.50 Acres Offers Over £199,000
Key Features
  • Secluded agricultural barn with planning for residential conversion
  • 2,936 sq ft (4 bed) contemporary home & garaging
  • 0.5 acre of garden ground, more land available (separate negotiation)
  • Tranquil, rural location with outstanding views over open countryside
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Summary of Features

Great location agricultural barn with consent for development
Consent for 4 bed contemporary new home (2,936 ft²)
3 year permission granted June 2016
Secluded rural location enjoying outstanding views over surrounding countryside
½ acre garden ground, more land available by separate negotiation


Mileages: Ross-on-Wye 6 miles, Monmouth 7½ miles, Hereford 12 miles, Abergavenny 17 miles, Gloucester 25 miles, Cheltenham 41 miles, Cardiff 48 miles, Bristol 59 miles Road: M50 (Jct 4) 7 miles, M4/Severn Bridge 36 miles Railway: Hereford, Abergavenny, Newport 33 miles Airport: Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham (67 miles)


The Modern Barn is situated in a superb rural location, accessed via a shared private drive and surrounded by attractive undulating south Herefordshire countryside. This part of Herefordshire lies close to the Monmouth border and is characterised by beautiful traditional farmland. The area is renowned for its scenic and unspoilt rural appeal yet is well placed for the local commercial centres of Ross-on-Wye, Monmouth and Hereford.

The Modern Barn is positioned on the south side of Greenacres Farm and is a modern former agricultural building; enjoying stunning views. The barn offers an exciting opportunity to create a fantastic contemporary home.
Adjacent to The Modern Barn is a period stone barn (in separate ownership).

The Modern Barn

The Modern barn has planning permission to create an 2 storey 2,936 ft² new home Contemporary design including larch cladding and steel roof. Due to the topography of the site it is proposed that arrival will be at the first floor level.

The proposed accommodation includes:
Ground Floor: spacious sitting room (making most of the great view), dining room, a kitchen/breakfast room with a pantry/larder and a separate w.c.
First Floor: 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms including a master bedroom with en-suite shower room. There is a two bay integral garage. Adjacent to The Modern Barn is an open field, more land is available by separate negotiation

Modern Barn - planning

Planning Ref: P160777/PA4 – (prior approval confirmed - June 2016)

Planning Details

Planning details: A copy of the planning permission & prior approval confirmation are available on request from the agents.

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
(Parish: St Weonards)


Mains water and electricity are laid to the site, but services are not connected. Purchasers will be responsible for making their own connections.


Access to The Modern Barn is via a shared private drive, over which the Modern Barn enjoys a 50% shared ownership with the neighbouring Stone Barn. The cost of maintenance to be shared between these two properties.


FAO Alex Coppock, Communion Design, Hereford – 01432 344300/


Primary St Weonards Primary ("Good" Ofsted Report – 2013) Secondary: Ross-on- Wye & Hereford. Further information available at: Independent: Monmouth, Hereford, Gloucester & Cheltenham all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at:


The village of St Weonards is just over a mile away and has a post office/stores and church. Ross-on-Wye to the east & Monmouth to the south offer a broad range of services to meet most day-to-day requirements, including quality supermarkets (Waitrose and M&S Food) at Monmouth. The highly acclaimed Bell at Skenfrith is within very easy reach. For more extensive retail and cultural therapy, Hereford, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Cardiff and Bristol are easily accessible.


A broad range of sporting and recreational activities can be found within the Wye Valley; renowned for its fine walks, fishing & water sports. The Monnow Valley, Forest of Dean, Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons National Park are all nearby. Culturally, the area is host to a number of festivals, most notably the Hay Festival of Literature and the Abergavenny Food Festival. Racing is at Chepstow and Cheltenham, with golf available at Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye and Hereford.

Boundary Access

Included with this property is a 3 meter access strip along the full length of the southern edge of the barn. This will provide access for construction and future enjoyment. The purchaser will be responsible for constructing and maintaining the a new boundary fence.

Extra Land

To discuss further land requirements, please contact the Agent.

Agents Notes

Grant & Co 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. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.



Directions: from Ross-on-Wye

From Ross-on-Wye / Wilton Roundabout: take the A49 north towards Hereford. Pass the villages of Peterstow and Winters Cross, taking the left hand turn onto the B4521 to St Owen's Cross (Before reaching Pengethley). At the next crossroads go straight across ( the A4317), pub on your left. Continue for about 2 miles through Tretire and at Three Ashes fork right towards St Weonards. Continue for ½ mile, passing Llangunnock on your right and take the next left turning (beside Green Acre Farmhouse) and proceed along the drive to the Barn (¼ mile).

Directions: From Hereford

From Hereford: take A49 south towards Ross-on-Wye for 4½ miles, fork right at Kings Thorn onto the A466 towards Monmouth. Proceed 5½ miles, passing through St Weonards, take the next left turn after the village to Three Ashes. Continue ½ mile and take the right turn into the driveway (beside Green Acre Farmhouse) and proceed along the drive to the Barn (¼ mile).


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