Summary of Features
Listed stone barn with consent for residential conversion (1,133 sq ft)
Stables, outbuildings, paddocks & small lake
2 excellent storage buildings with yard space
Paddocks and land of about 17.5 Acres
Available as a whole or in any combination of lots
In all some 20.25 Acres
Mileages: Upton Bishop 1.5 miles, Ross-on-Wye & Newent 5 miles, Ledbury 12 miles, Hereford, Gloucester & Monmouth <16 miles, Malvern 20 miles, Cheltenham 22 miles, Worcester 31 miles, Bristol 50 miles, Cardiff 55 miles, Birmingham 65 miles.
Road: M50 (Jct 3) 1 mile, M5 (Jct 8) 18 miles
Railways:Ledbury, Hereford & Gloucester
Airport: Bristol (59 miles) & Birmingham (63.5 miles)
The rural village of Upton Bishop is situated mid-point between Ross-on-Wye and Newent and a short drive from Ledbury. Occupying a beautiful rural position on the edge of this popular village and close to the region's major towns and cities, this location is also very convenient for access to the M50. This is a superb location for easy access to the Midlands and the Marches.
Marsh Farm Barns and Land
An excellent rural small holding which has lots of potential and is available as a whole or any combination of the following 6 lots:
Lot 1: The Threshing Barn & Land - 4.40 Acres
A Grade II listed stone barn with consent to convert to a 2-bedroom residence of 1,133 sq ft. Foundation work and provision for services has commenced sufficient to crystallise planning, granted 6th May 2016. The barn sits adjacent to a small range of single storey stone outbuildings and a block built range of 3 stables and store room. This lot is offered with 3 acres of paddock land, more land is available in Lots 5 & 6.
Lot 2: Top Barn & Paddock - 1.82 Acres
A secure, enclosed modern agricultural barn which has a history of mixed use agricultural, equestrian and light industrial/storage. The building comprises some 2,325 sq ft floor area with a mezzanine storage floor offering an extra 625 sq ft floor area. Of steel frame construction with a concrete floor, there are 3 internal stables opening to the hard surfaced yard and an electric roller door securing the rest of the building.
A spacious, gated and stoned yard leads to a paddock of approximately 1½ acres. More land is available in the adjacent Lots 5 & 6.
Lot 3: Lower Barn & Yard - 0.44 Acres
A secure, enclosed modern agricultural barn with mixed use and sitting in a hard surfaced yard with bespoke gated entrance. This building comprises some 2,485 sq ft floor area with electricity connected and mains water available for connection. A fenced yard with gated entrance provides a secure and defined area for a variety of uses.
Lot 4: The Lake - 0.60 Acres
An attractive, recently refurbished lake of some 0.20 acres water set within a small paddock. The lake is fed by a small brook running through Lot 1 and exiting through Lot 2. We understand the lake has an existing stock of Carp.
Mains electricity and water supplies are available nearby. Access is via a shared, private drive with a right of way over a good hard surfaced roadway.
Lot 5: Wood Field - 7.60 Acres
An attractive permanent pasture paddock on the eastern edge of this smallholding, in an elevated position and bordered by woodland. The field is stock fenced with good gated access off the public road. A second access may be offered via a right-of-way over the shared hard surfaced roadway in Lot 1.
Mains water is currently not connected but, we believe can be made available for connection. A public footpath runs along part of the NW and SE boundaries.
Lot 6: House Field - 5.40 Acres
A secluded permanent pasture paddock, gently sloping and situated beyond Marsh Farm House. This field is stock fenced with access via a right-of-way over the shared hard surfaced roadway in Lot 1.
Mains water is currently not connected but, we believe can be made available for connection. A public footpath runs along part of the NE boundary.
The barn for conversion in Lot 1 is Grade II listed.
Not applicable, no residences other than Lot 1, which is Grade II Listed.
Not currently applicable to any Lot.
Herefordshire Council; 01432 260000.
Basic Payment Scheme
The land is registered for the Basic Payment Scheme but no entitlements are being transferred.
Mains electricity & water are available to the site as a whole. There are formal meter points at the entrance to the shared, private roadway. All purchasers will be responsible for organising their own connections.
Lot 1 Utilities
Service conduits have been laid to the site ready for connection to electricity, water and telephone. Drainage has not been installed and will be the responsibility of the purchaser.
The scaffolding around the building is not including in sale but maybe available for hire by separate agreement.
This is provided to all lots via a shared, private roadway. Utility supplies run under this roadway. The access route will be owned by Lot 1 but a right of way granted to the other Lots.
Right of Way
Access will be for all uses and at any reasonable times.
Each user will be required to contribute to roadway maintenance, based on the amount and type of traffic.
All Lot owners will be responsible for maintain their own boundaries, or jointly where shared with a neighbour.
Public Foot Path
There is a public footpath crossing part of the lots 5 & 6. Please refer to the sale plan for the route.
Lotting is defined as stated within this brochure. However, the vendor may consider other sub-divisions provided this is economically attractive and physically practical.
The Wilkes Partnership, City office Birmingham: 0121 233 4333, FAO Miss Leighann Richards
Sale packs are being prepared by the vendor's solicitor to facilitate a prompt conveyance timescale.
Prospective buyers will need to provide suitable identification documentation to satisfy Government AML Legislation.
Prospective buyers will be asked to evidence their funding and ability to purchase.
A prompt exchange of contracts will be a condition of any sale agreement.
Planning Consent was granted on 10 November 2011, Planning ref: 113121 and Listed Building Ref: 160747. Work commenced 19th December 2012, BC Ref: 122670, and therefore planning has been crystallised.
Postcode: HR9 7UP
From the east on M50: Exit junction 3 off the M50, 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 road 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 you will be entering the property.
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 sharp hairpin left turn. Within 150 metres, turn right in front of a large conifer tree and head downhill, keeping right at the "Tanhouse" sign (about 450 metres). After a further 180 metres you will see a wide bell-mouthed entrance on your right side, signed to "Marsh Farm". Turn into this private drive and you will be entering the property.
By prior appointment via Grant & Co Estate Agents (01531 637341) but unaccompanied in the first instance. Viewers are requested to visit during daylight hours and be in possession of a set of these particulars.
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.