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Bodenham House
Bodenham House, Much Marcle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 2NJ
Good sized 3-4 bedroom detached house (subject to an equine tie) with stabling, yard, paddocks and barns. Extra land, arena and stables potentially available 4.79 Acres £695,000
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Key Features
  • Modern detached house, subject to an Equestrian tie (1,938sq ft)
  • 3-4 bedrooms, 2–3 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms (3 en-suite)
  • 3 stable blocks (12 stables in all), 2 barns, post & rail fenced paddocks
  • Private, but accessible location, with views

Summary of Features

Modern detached house, subject to an Equestrian tie (1,938sq ft)
3-4 bedrooms, 2-3 reception rooms, 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite)
3 stable blocks (12 stables in all), 2 barns, post & rail fenced paddocks
Private, but accessible location, with views


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 4.79 Acres.


Bodenham House 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.

Bodenham House

Spacious, detached modern 3-4 bedroom equestrian tied home.
The flexible accommodation offers 2-3 reception rooms (or 3-4 bedrooms), a large modern fitted kitchen separate utility room, downstairs shower room with separate WC.
3 good-sized double bedrooms on the first floor, all with en-suites.
Large garden and timber clad double garage; exterior landscaping and driveway to the garage require further investment/finishing.
3 blocks of stables, each with concrete apron and automatic drinkers, as follows: 1 block of 6, block-built timber clad stables, approx. 13' x 13'; 1 block of 3 timber stables 15' x 16'; 1 block of 3 blockwork stables with render finish 13' x 18'.
Modern Clear Span open-fronted barn approx. 8.9m x 18.2m with full-length lean-to and 1 enclosed barn 12m x 9.5m with concrete base.
3 acres of gently sloping post & rail fenced paddocks.


Mains electricity. Mains water (metered). Private drainage (septic tank). Oil-fired central heating. Mains electricity to stables/yard. Mains water to stables & paddocks.


Available, but no BT line connected at present.

Council Tax

Council Tax: Band C (£1,635.70; 2019/20).

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.


This property is not Listed.

EPC Rating

Rated "C"

Equine Tie

The wording of the tie on the property is as follows - "The occupation of the dwelling shall be limited to a person or persons solely or mainly working, or last working in connection with the equine enterprise undertaken on the land, or a widow or widower of such a person, and to any resident dependants."


Primary: Much Marcle C of E. Further information available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Secondary: Ledbury, Ross-on-Wye. Further information available at: www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Independent: Malvern, Hereford, Worcester, Cheltenham & Gloucester have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at: www.isc.co.uk


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 (<1 mile).

Additional Information

An additional 13.96 acres with yard and arena is potentially available. Bodenham House has a right of access over the first part of the drive/track but does not own it. Please contact the Agent for further information.


HR8 2NT.


From the M50 (Jct 2) take the A417 to Ledbury. From Ledbury take the A449 towards Ross-On-Wye and upon entering Much Marcle, just after the garage turn right. Follow the lane up the hill and past Westons Cider and towards the top of the hill take the left hand turn towards Yatton and Ross. Follow the lane for 0.6 miles where you will then see on the left a gateway with post and rail fencing either side leading to a tree lined track. Turn down this track and at the bottom turn left into the property.


By prior appointment only via Grant & Co Estate Agents on 01531 637341.

Agents Notes

Grant & Co and their clients give notice that:1. They have no authority to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property. 2. These particulars have been prepared in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property, do not form any part of an offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. 3. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents. The Agents have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Fixtures & Fittings Unless mentioned specifically all fixtures & fittings are excluded from the sale.