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Kingsland, Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6
Offers in the region of £450,000 | 3 bedrooms | 3.5 acres

A rare opportunity to acquire a cottage farmhouse in need of complete modernisation, a range of outbuildings with development potential and approximately 3.5 acres of level and productive pastureland. EPC 'G'.

Kings Field is an attractive smallholding with traditional and modern farm buildings, together with a cottage-style farmhouse in need of complete modernisation. The proximity of the traditional brick barn to the existing farmhouse may lend itself to being developed and incorporated into the farmhouse, or as a separate annexe, subject to the necessary planning consents.

The land extends to approximately 3.5 acres. It is all productive pastureland, which would have the capability of a range of uses including amenity, recreational and equestrian.

The farmstead is conveniently situated within the renowned farming area of North Herefordshire and approached directly off the A4110 public highway. The modern and traditional farm buildings occupy a level position and lend themselves to a various of uses, and alternative uses, subject to the necessary consents.

This provides an excellent opportunity to acquire a prime and productive smallholding, which can offer a diverse range of agricultural, commercial, equestrian, amenity, and recreational purposes.

Situated on the outskirts Kingsland, one of the most sought-after North Herefordshire villages where there are an excellent range of local amenities including two popular public houses, post-office, OfSTED outstanding primary schooling, village hall, doctor's surgery and church. Kingsland is also in the catchment areas for an outstanding senior school and within easy reach of several leading independent schools, as well as the famed Luctonians Sports and Social Club where there are many opportunities for both adults and children.

The historic market town of Leominster lies approximately four miles away with an abundance of further amenities including supermarkets, plus a range of national stores as well as good road and rail transport links. Ludlow with its famous restaurants, independent shops and daily market is approximately ten miles away.

The farmhouse is in need of complete modernisation, and provides the purchaser a chance to renovate, adapt and extend to their own tastes, whilst having the potential to becoming a fantastic family home. It is a detached stone and brick construction under a tiled roof. It is approached via the A4110 and is situated on the edge of the farmyard. The gardens lie to the front and side elevations of the property, which are predominately laid to lawn with mature herbaceous borders, shrubs and trees. The internal accommodation is well laid out and comprises of the following:

Utility / Back Kitchen
with concrete floor, sink and cold tap, power, fuse box and doors to:

Store Room
with concrete flooring, steps to Cellar (unsafe - please do not enter) and doors to garden and:

with quarry tiled floor and old cold stone.

Kitchen / Dining Room
with tiled flooring, woodburning stove, windows to sides, fitted kitchen, sink and drainer, Rayburn Royal (condemned) and door to:

with floorboards, access to stairs and doors to:

Living Room
with floorboards, decorative fireplace with open fire, picture rail and window to front.

Dining Room
with floorboards, open fire and window to front.

Stairs ascending to First Floor.

with steps to:

Bedroom One
with floorboards, window to front and electric storage heater.

Inner Hallway
with doors to:

with floorboards, bath, WC, wash basin, window to rear and Airing Cupboard with hot water tank and slatted shelving.

Bedroom Two
with floorboards, windows to side and front, electric storage heater and BT point.

Bedroom Three
with floorboards, window to front, electric storage heater and fitted wardrobes.

There are a good range of modern and traditional farm buildings which provide livestock, machinery or fodder accommodation. The buildings are well laid out on a level site. Some of the farm buildings are in need to repair and some may have development potential for a variety of uses, subject to the necessary consents. The buildings are more particularly described as follows:

Traditional Barn
Brick and timber clad two storey Traditional Barn (first floor unsafe - please do not enter) with corrugated iron roof, subject to being developed and incorporated into the farmhouse renovations.

Bull Pen
Lean To concrete block Bull Pen with corrugated iron roof.

Open Fronted Car Port
Timber pole and concrete block Open Fronted Car Port with corrugated iron roof.

General Purpose Building
5 bay steel portal framed open fronted General Purpose Building with concrete flooring, cement fibre roof, concrete mass walls with Yorkshire boarding over, gated frontages and power, lighting and water.

Two Nissan Huts

Outside WC

Lean Too Garden Store

Dutch Barn
3 bay Dutch Barn with timber pole and corrugated iron Lean Too to side and rear with concrete block walls with Yorkshire boarding over.

Timber pole and corrugated iron Shelter.

Redundant Static Caravan, timber clad Shed and Greenhouse

The land is split into conveniently sized enclosures of pastureland. It is level and may be suitable for equestrian use and a variety of other purposes subject to the necessary consents. The land is mainly bound by mixed species hedgerows and/or post and wire fencing. The land is serviced by natural water supplies.

Uplift Clause / Overage Agreement
The property is being offered for sale subject to an uplift clause stating that if within 25 years from the purchase date the buyer develops the land or obtains planning permission for such, 50% of any increase in value is payable to the current seller.

Is Freehold.

Vacant possession available upon completion.

All growing timber is included in the sale of the property.

Local Authority
Herefordshire Council, Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0LE. Tel: 01432 260 000

Plans, Areas & Schedules
These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been checked and computed by the agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale, nor entitle either party to compensation.The plan is for the purposes of identification only and is based on the Ordnance Survey Sheets.

The land is sold subject to any development plan, tree preservation order, town planning schedule, resolution or notice which may be or become to be in force, and subject to any road widening or improvement schemes, land charges and statutory provisions or bylaws without any obligation on the vendors to specify them.

The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither the vendor nor the vendor's agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or ownership thereof.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all easements and quasi-easements and rights of way, declared and undeclared.

Direct access off the A4110 public highway.

We are informed that the property benefits from mains electricity, private well water and private septic tank. There is a mains water connection in the adjacent A4110.

Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
The successful purchaser should please provide a photographic form of ID such as driver's licence or passport, and a utility bill or bank statement confirming their home address.

Health & Safety
The Agent advises all prospective purchasers when viewing the property to take due care.Please DO NOT enter the Cellar or the first floor of the Traditional Brick Barn, as they are unsafe.

Strictly by prior appointment with the agents - McCartneys Tel: 01588 672 385. Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The property is situated adjoining the A4110 between the villages of Mortimers Cross and Kingsland, as identified by the agents for sale board.


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