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Hay-on-Wye, Hereford, HR3
£975,000 | 5 bedrooms | 11.2 acres

Upper Sheep House Farm provides a rare opportunity to acquire a beautiful Grade II listed smallholding that comprises of a 17th century family home, a traditional outbuilding and approximately 9.5 acres of pasture.

The property is situated less than 1 mile from the world famous book town of Hay on Wye and in one of the most popular parts of the county.

The traditional stone-built farmhouse retains many traditional and original features and benefits from far reaching countryside views.

The main house dates from the early 17th century and offers spacious living accommodation and has been tastefully updated for modern living. The property is set within its own private grounds and accessed via a private driveway.

The Dwelling:

A grand central entrance hall and lobby with ornate timber open newal staircase to first floor and doors leading to:

Drawing Room:
6.00m x 5.49m (19'8" x 18'0")
A light and spacious room with a south-easterly aspect with French doors opening onto lawn garden and overlooking the private driveway.

Rear Lobby:
With windows overlooking the rear garden, access to to Cellar and Entrance Hall.

With stone staircase from ground floor, concrete floor. Revealed stone work to walls.

Dining Room:
5.10m x 4.60m (16'9" x 15'1")
With open fireplace with timber surround. Timber floors, revealed timbers to ceiling and door to kitchen.

Sitting Room:
3.78m x 3.78m (12'5" x 12'5")
A light and airy room with window overlooking front garden and driveway.

With W.C and wash basin.

Side Entrance Lobby:
With Worcester boiler and opening leading to Entrance Hall.

5.08m x 4.70m (16'8" x 15'5")
With tradition farmhouse country kitchen, with two windows overlooking the rear garden, oil fired AGA with wall and floor mounted kitchen units, roll fronted work surface, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, tiled splashbacks.

5.98m x 3.58m (19'7" x 11'9")
Open to front and with solid floor.


With ornate open newel staircase from ground floor and open newel staircase to attic rooms, window to front and doors leading to:

Master Bedroom
6.20m x 5.77m (20'4" x 18'11")
A very light and open room with pretty views over the gardens and countryside, with doors to the en-suite.

Ensuite Bathroom
3.70m x 1.90m (12'2" x 6'3")
With double shower cubicle, low flush w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, paint and plastered wall,paint and plastered ceiling, single glazed timber casement window. Tiled splash backs, built-in towelcupboard.

Bedroom 2
5.00m x 4.50m (16'5" x 14'9")
With window to rear and floor mounted wash basin.

Bedroom 3:
6.14m x 5.02m (20'2" x 16'6")
With windows overlooking rear garden, floor mounted sink unit and built in cupboard unit.

Split Level Landing:
With restricted headroom, window to side, door leading to bathroom.

2.80m x 2.70m (9'2" x 8'10")
With low flush w.c. pedestal wash-hand basin, panelled bath with twin grab rails with shower over with built in airing cupboard and heated towel rail.

Second Floor:

With open newel staircase from first floor with areas of restricted head room and doors leading to:

Attic Room 1:
6.21m x 4.83m (20'4" x 15'10")
With revealed roof timbers with single glazed timber casement window to gable end with revealed floor boards.

Attic Room 2:
3.40m x 3.00m (11'2" x 9'10")
With window overlooking rear garden.

Tank Room:
5.40m x 2.40m (17'9" x 7'10")
With water tanks and storage.

Attic Room 3:
5.00m x 4.30m (16'5" x 14'1")
With window to overlooking rear garden.

Stone Barn/Workshop:
With solid stone walls under a pitched slate roof with single storey lean-to with cobbledfloor, shuttered door with loft over.

The dwelling is situated within most attractive gardens that have been well maintained. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with mature plantings and specimens. A particularly attractive feature of the gardens is the stream running along the edge of the sweeping private driveway.

The Land:
A most attractive and useful feature of this property is the large and gently rolling field that is included. The field extends to approximately 9.5 acres and is bounded by mature hedging and good access.

Mains Gas central heatingStand alone Aga in kitchen (Gas)Mains WaterMains ElectricPrivate Drainage


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