Almeley, Herefordshire

House - detached

£550,000Guide price



01432 356161
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Set in rural North West Herefordshire a smallholding set in a total of about 8 acres with Farmhouse needing improvement; a range of barns and outbuilding; traditional Barns.


An appealing smallholding set in this delightful corner of north-west Herefordshire off a quiet country lane. The property is in need of renovation, but offers a wonderful opportunity to make a fine country home, being set in its land and grounds extending to around 8 acres. Adjacent to the house is a very large Grade II Listed barn needing repair which may have potential for conversion to alternative uses. The farmhouse also has potential for extension (subject to Planning Permission) with an attached stone/timber barn but currently offers three bedrooms but has possibilities of forming further bedrooms in the loft space.

This sale offers a wonderful opportunity for purchasers looking for a home with potential, some land and delightful views.

The accommodation in more detail comprises:-

Enclosed Porch

Reception Hall

Doors of to

Dining Room 6.36m x 4.62m (20'10" x 15'2")

With double glazed window to front, door to rear, tiled fireplace with lintel beam over (currently blocked), alcove cupboard to side, enclosed stairs to first floor, exposed beams, door through to:

Sitting Room 4.73m x 4.04m (15'6" x 13'3")

With exposed beams, double glazed window, opening through to:

Second Kitchen 4.86m x 2.08m (15'11" x 6'10")

Door to front, range of wood units with work surface area and stainless steel single drainer sink unit.

From the Reception Hall a door also leads to:

Living Room 4.2m x 6.30m (max) (13'9" x 20'8" ( max))

With exposed beams, windows to front and rear, brick/tiled fireplace, enclosed stairs to first floor, cupboard housing oil-fired central heating boiler. Door through to:

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 4.96m x 3.21m (16'3" x 10'6")

With range of units to both base and eye level, work surface with stainless single drainer sink unit, walk-in pantry, part glazed door to outside, double glazed window. A part glazed door leads out to

Separate WC

With wash hand basin and also useful Store Room with power and light.

First Floor

There are two stairs to first floor, the main leading from the Dining Room leading to a:


With double glazed window and door with stairs leading to attic room and doors to:

Bedroom 1 4.88m x 4.13m (16'0" x 13'7")

With double glazed window, opening through to a

Dressing Room / Store Area 4.90m x 2.10m (16'1" x 6'11")

This room has the potential to form an En Suite. Double glazed window.

Bedroom 2 4.03m x 3.14m (13'3" x 10'4")



Comprising bath with WC low flush suite, pedestal wash hand basin, fitted cupboards, double glazed window, radiator an door through to

Bedroom 3 6.41m x 4.80m (21'0" x 15'9")

A good sized room with a secondary staircase up from the Living Room, having part exposed ceiling truss, double glazed window to the front and a rear window.

From the main Landing an enclosed staircase leads up to

Second Floor Landing

With two further rooms, all of which are in need of renovation. (Care should be taken if viewed).


Attached to the one side of the farmhouse is a stone/brick/timber Barn 5.32m x 9m with potential to convert into the main residence.

Farm Buildings

These share the same drive and are located next to the farmhouse around an open yard.
Traditional Listed Timber Framed Barn under corrugated iron roof (approx. 33.9m x 6.8m / 111'2" x 22'3"). This barn needs significant repair but may have potential for conversion to alternative uses subject to obtaining Planning and any other necessary Consent.
In front of the Listed Barn there are two curved tin roof barns with part concrete block walls (approx. 9.9m x 5.9m/32'4" x 19'3").
To the rear of the Listed Barn is a four bay Dutch Barn with lean to.


There is a garden area to the front of the property and to the rear a wide concrete area giving way to lawn with various shrubs and hedging and oil tank.

The Land

The land surrounds the house and barns and comprises two ageing traditional cider orchards which extend to approximately 6 acres in total. Further land available by separate negotiation. A fence is to be erected between points A and B on the attached plan.

Rural Payments

The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency for the Basic Payment Scheme but there are no Entitlements included in the sale.


Mains electricity is connected to the farmhouse. There is a private water supply to the house but there is also a mains water supply to the property. Private drainage.

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

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