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2 bedroom detached house for sale

Boresford, Herefordshire

Under Offer £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lot 1 About 43 acres of pasture and woodland with a stone barn with consent to convert into a
  • two bedroom residential dwelling.
  • Lot 2 About 28 acres of pasture
  • About 71 acres in total

Full description

Permission has been granted by Herefordshire Council on 6th April 2016 for the conversion of the stone barn into a residential property Reference 160267. The current barn is constructed of stone and timber frame under a natural slate and corrugated sheet roof, and arranged in a horse shoe, with a high bay barn along the north elevation and two adjoining low open sided barns running south and then west. This prior approval notification relates only to the conversion of the High Bay Barn into a two bedroomed dwelling. There is potential to further develop the remaining barns subject to usual planning consents.

Planning: We are informed that the Section 106 affordable housing contribution and community infrastructure levy are NOT due for the current planning permission. Work must be completed within three years from the date of approval (6th April 2016) for this to apply. It is advised that you refer to your solicitor for confirmation.

The Land: Situated in an elevated position, Oak Hill is accessed of the public road over a track leading up to the Barn and beyond into Lot 2. Located at the beginning of the track is a small amount of broadleaf woodland, the track continues on and there is pasture land to be found on either
side divided up into about four separate fields totalling about 43 acres in all (Lot 1.) To the north of Oak Hill Barn are three further field totalling about 28 acres (Lot 2.) The countryside is simply idyllic with two streams, a pond and a small old quarry surrounded by the mentioned woodland (a perfect environment) for small camp fires and bbq's).

Oak Hill is located in an unspoilt rural location on the English/Welsh border with rolling hills and views over Shropshire, Herefordshire and into Wales. Knighton, is located nearby which offers a good range of everyday facilities. Presteigne, once the county town of Radnorshire is located 5 miles away which offers a good range of everyday facilities including shops, restaurants, public houses, a leisure Centre, primary and secondary
schools, churches, a surgery and a library. Presteigne has become a local cultural Centre and hosts two indigenous festivals. Leintwardine is a thriving village which has the benefit of a post office, a shop, a garage, a doctor's surgery and two local public houses.

A little further west is the historic market town of Ludlow with a range of independent shops and historic buildings. Famed for its gastronomic reputation, independent shops, interesting architecture and vibrant festival, Ludlow retains an immense popularity for locals and visitors alike. The surrounding countryside offers excellent recreational opportunities including golf, walking and riding.

Communications within the area are good with the A49 linking the county twon of Shrewsbury in the north to the cathedral city of Hereford in the south. Ludlow has a train station on the main Manchester to Cardiff line with trains running to London at regular intervals, changing once at Newport.


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30 July 2016

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