A wonderfully positioned family home set within 105 acres.

Upper Woodbatch is located in a prominent position overlooking its own land with wonderful views. The farm as a whole extends to approximately 105 acres of rolling pasture and arable land interspersed with woodland.

Upper Woodbatch is 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.

Method of sale: Woodbatch Farm is offered for sale as a whole. Subject to the leases, licences and agreements outlined below.

Services: The Farmhouse and The Barn Cottage are connected to mains electricity and oil fired central heating systems. Water is via a private borehole and drainage is to a private system. All of the farm buildings and stables are connected to mains electricity and the private borehole.

EPC: Upper Woodbatch farmhouse - Band E The Barn - Band C

Local Authority: Herefordshire Council (01432 260000).

Basic Payment: The entitlements to the Basic Payment are not included in the sale.

This property has 105 acres of land.


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 mainly arable farmland extending to approximately 105 acres as a whole in a ring fence.

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.


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.


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)
  • The Barn (1 Bedroom annexe)
  • Summerhouse
  • Attractive gardens
  • Stable yard
  • Manege
  • Range of modern farm buildings
  • Arable & pasture land
  • Woodland
  • About 105 acres

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Ref: LUD200094

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Ref: LUD200094

Deerfold, Birtley Bucknell Shropshire SY7

Guide Price