Spacious detached smallholding benefitting from some beautiful views with stabling, arena and paddocks
Summary of Features
* Spacious & versatile detached house (2,725 sq ft) * 4 bedrooms, Master with en-suite & 2 family bathrooms * 2 light and bright open-plan kitchen/dining rooms * 2 reception rooms with wood-burning stoves * Enclosed stable yard, tack/feed store, hay stores * Post & rail fenced arena, pasture paddocks * Ample parking area with space for horse box/lorry
* Mileages: Ross-on-Wye 6 miles, Ledbury 6½ miles, Hereford 13 miles, Malvern 16 miles, Cheltenham 27, Worcester 33 miles, Birmingham 58 miles * Road: M50 (Jct 4) 4½ miles; M5 (Jct 8) 21 miles * Railway: Ledbury, Hereford, Malvern * Airport: Birmingham & Bristol (60 miles)
In all about 6 acres.
Lyne Down is situated close to the attractive rural village of Much Marcle (2 miles) in south Herefordshire between the traditional market towns of Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye. The area is surrounded by rolling countryside dotted with pastureland and cider apple orchards, for which the region is well known. This part of Herefordshire is still very much a rural community with a certain timeless appeal, but also benefits from excellent communication links to the rest of the country.
* This super property originally dates to the 1990’s and was extended about 7 years ago to provide a versatile home with flexible living accommodation. * This lovely home lends itself to multi-generational living, with potential for airbnb or holiday let (subject to the necessary consents), or, could be slightly re-modelled to provide a spacious single family home. * There are four bedrooms in all; two bedrooms, one with en-suite on the ground floor and two further bedrooms on the first floor; the spacious Master with en-suite, and two further family bathrooms, one on each floor. * Two, modern open-plan kitchens with two large sitting/reception rooms offering scope for a variety of uses. * The property enjoys lovely rural views and enjoys a good degree of privacy.
* Broadfields is approached off a very quiet rural lane, which leads to a substantial gravelled parking area with space for several vehicles, including horse boxes/lorry. * Post & rail fenced outdoor arena (c. 20m x 40m) with sand and rubber surface and secure gated access. * Secure, enclosed stable yard with concrete hard standing incorporating workshop and 5 stables, tack/feed store and 2 hay stores. * Stable sizes (approximate): 1 x mare & foal box 24’ x 12’; 1 stable 15’ x 12’; 2 x stable 12’ x 12’; plus a pony stable. Tack room (block lined) 12’ x 8’. The workshop (16’ x 12’) could easily be reinstated as a further stable if required. * The land extends to about 6 acres of sloping pasture, which is part post & rail fenced. * The property has a good-sized garden with plenty of scope and a patio terrace, which is perfect for seasonal dining.
Mains electricity. Mains water. Private drainage via a septic tank (with a recently upgraded and extended soakaway). Oil and LPG central heating. Mains water to stables & paddocks.
Standard Broadband is connected (Around 8 Mbps).
Band “E” (Circa £2,301 2019/20).
Herefordshire Council: .
This property is not Listed.
* Primary: Much Marcle C of E. Further information available at: Secondary: Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye. Further information available at: Independent: Malvern, Hereford, Worcester, Cheltenham & Gloucester have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at:
The thriving village of Much Marcle has a good range of amenities including a village hall, pubs, Church and primary school. The market towns of Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye provide a wider range of amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements, including a cottage hospital in Ledbury. More comprehensive facilities can be found at Hereford, Worcester and Cheltenham, which are all within easy travelling distance.
The area offers a wide range of outdoor sports and activities, with the Malvern Hills and Wye Valley within easy access. There is the Annual Marcle Steam Rally and Ledbury itself is renowned for its annual Poetry Festival. In addition, there are also a variety of local and traditional events held in the region throughout the year. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year. Both Hellens, a local historical house, and Eastnor Castle are open to the public.
The region is renowned for its strong equestrian industry. Kings Equestrian Centre (Bromyard) and Hartpury College are within easy driving distances and both host to a series of year-round competitions. Annual horse trials also take place locally at Homme House (