An attractive residential farm in a wonderful location.

Upper Woodbatch is located in a prominent position overlooking its own land with wonderful views. The farm as a whole extends to approximately 161.6 acres of rolling pasture and arable land interspersed with woodland offering good amenity and sporting potential.

A sympathetically extended farm house which has retained a traditional and homely feel throughout. The kitchen is full of light and is of excellent proportion, there is an adjacent utility room with external access to the gardens. There are two reception rooms including a dining room and a spacious sitting room which benefit from a large open fire place. A cloakroom completes the ground floor. To the first floor there are four bedrooms all having good proportions. Two bedrooms benefit from built in wardrobe space and another with an original cast iron fire place. The bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom and an additional separate shower room. Adjacent to the farm house is a detached cottage named The Barn, the ground floor comprises a spacious sitting room with a fireplace and separate kitchen. The first floor occupies two bedrooms and a good size bathroom. Upper Woodbatch farmhouse and The Barn are surrounded by attractive gardens laid to lawn and overlooking the farmland. The summerhouse is utilised as a farm office and is located in the garden and has its own woodburner.

Located down its own separate drive way, Woodbatch Cottage is a delightful timber framed cottage set in a beautiful valley setting. The ground floor comprises kitchen, a sitting room and a downstairs shower room. There are two bedrooms on the first floor with a family bathroom. The second bedroom can be accessed from the ground floor by a separate staircase. The cottage is currently let on an Assured Shorthold tenancy (AST) agreement and provides suitable secondary accommodation. To the rear of the cottage is a large timber outbuilding which would require improvement.

This property has 161.64 acres of land.

Outside

The Outbuildings Set around a concrete yard, there is a stable block, built by Kingsland Stables, with six loose boxes. Adjacent to the outbuildings is a manège with a sand and rubber surface flanked by post and rails. There are a range of agricultural buildings arranged into four adjoining buildings.

The Land Upper Woodbatch is a productive mixed arable and grassland farm extending to approximately 161 acres as a whole in a ring fence. Part of the farm straddles a picturesque valley which offers superb amenity and sporting potential. About 110 acres of which is arable land with about 30 acres of permanent pasture. The arable land is included within a standard arable rotation consisting of winter wheat, winter barley and oil seed rape. The sporting rights are in hand and whilst there is currently a family shoot the topography of the land, woodland and shelter belts provide a genuine opportunity to create a fantastic small shoot that would offer some exceptional partridge and pheasant shooting.

Situation

The property is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just outside the North Herefordshire village of Wigmore which is surrounded by wonderful rolling countryside on the South Shropshire/North Herefordshire/ Welsh borders. Wigmore has a community shop, pub and provides excellent schooling for all ages.

Nearby Leintwardine has a thriving village community and has managed to retain a whole host of amenities to include a post office, shop, butcher, primary school, public houses and restaurants. The market town of Ludlow to the east is a popular due to its restaurants, vibrant festivals and interesting architecture. Further afield, the cathedral city of Hereford to the south provides a wide range of facilities. Communications in the area are good with Ludlow having a train station on the main Manchester to Cardiff railway line. The A49 links Shrewsbury to the north and Hereford to the south, with the main motorway network accessed towards Kidderminster via the A4117.

Directions

From Ludlow take the first right turn having crossed over the Ludford Bridge and continue along this road passing through Pipe Aston and Elton into Wigmore. Continue to the junction and turn left, then second right and continue along this lane for about 1.5 miles and turn right. Proceed along this lane for about half a mile and Upper Woodbatch is on your right hand side.

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Other features

  • Upper Woodbatch (main farmhouse)
  • Woodbatch Cottage
  • The Barn Cottage
  • Summerhouse/ Farm office
  • Attractive gardens
  • Stable yard
  • Manège
  • Range of modern farm buildings
  • Arable land
  • Pasture land
  • Woodland
  • Sporting potential
  • 161.6 acres

Other details

  • Floorplan
  • Map & Street View
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Ref: LUD130256

Deerfold, Birtley Bucknell Shropshire SY7

Guide Price
£1,925,000

Ref: LUD130256

Deerfold, Birtley Bucknell Shropshire SY7

Guide Price
£1,925,000