Stoneham House
Stoneham House, Bodenham, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 3JB
Unexpectedly re-available - Immaculately presented detached house, with large gardens, paddock and double garage in an accessible, quiet, rural location.
  • A Beautifully presented house with large, private gardens.
1.00 Acres Offers over £675,000
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Key Features
  • Modern, detached 4 bed country house (1,936 sq ft)
  • Kitchen/breakfast, 2 receptions, study, conservatory
  • Attractive, mature gardens, pasture paddock, stable
  • Ample parking, large double garage/workshop

Summary of Features

Modern, detached country house (1,936 sq ft)
4 bedrooms, (main with en-suite) and family bathroom
Smart, fitted kitchen with range cooker, utility/boot room, WC
2 reception rooms, study, and a conservatory
Attractive, mature gardens, small pasture paddock
Timber stable, lean-to log store, timber shed and greenhouse
Ample parking, large double garage/workshop


In all about 1 Acre.


Mileages: Bodenham <2½ miles, Marden 4½ miles, Leominster 8 miles, Hereford 11½ miles, Ledbury 14 miles, Malvern 17½ miles, Ludlow 19 miles, Worcester 24 miles, Gloucester 30 miles, Monmouth 32 miles, Kidderminster 33 miles, Birmingham 55 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 21 miles & (Jct 4) 22 miles, M5 (Jct 7) 27 miles
Railway: Leominster & Hereford
Airport: Birmingham (60½ miles)


Stoneham House is located just outside the village of Bodenham, in a rural, yet accessible location with views over common land, surrounded by countryside and a short distance north of the Cathedral City of Hereford. Historically known for its Hop fields and the white-faced Hereford cattle, it is still very much an agriculturally based community today. This property is well-placed with good access to the local market towns of Leominster, Bromyard, Ledbury and the City of Hereford.

Stoneham House

Stoneham House is a modern, detached house, built c.1986, which offers spacious and light accommodation throughout. The property is very well cared for and is extremely well presented.
The property has been very well thought out and all the ground floor rooms leads of a main entrance hall, which also accommodates the stairs to the first floor.
A spacious, country-style, modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room offers plenty of storage and benefits from a mains gas Cuisinemaster range cooker with cooker hood and an integrated dishwasher. The American-style fridge-freezer is also included in the sale. There is also a separate dining room which enjoys views over the garden.
The comfortable sitting room is complemented by a wood-burner set on a slate hearth and sliding patio doors which lead out to a conservatory overlooking, and with direct access to, the garden.
There is also a separate utility/boot room leading off the kitchen and an inner lobby with access to both the front and rear of the property and to the large double garage/workshop, as well as a study/home office and a useful downstairs WC.

Stoneham House Ctd.

The stairs lead up to a light, galleried landing and four bedrooms, three double rooms and one good-sized single room. Two bedrooms benefit from built-in wardrobes, one being the main bedroom which also has an en-suite bathroom.
There is also a lovely, family bathroom with freestanding, modern slipper bath and a separate walk-in shower, and two very useful walk-in storage cupboards on the landing.

The Outside

The property is located towards the end of a ''no through' lane and is approached via a long, unadopted single track, which leads down to the driveway and ample parking area to the front of the property.
Stoneham House sits well within its plot and there is plenty of space around the property. The large, private rear garden can be accessed from the parking area via a garden gate, a separate vehicular gate, or, indeed, directly from the house.
The secluded gardens are mainly lawn, planted with a range of established trees, evergreen shrubs and flowering plants, with a raised terrace forming a patio around the rear of the house. Two pergolas provide attractive seating areas; perfect for seasonal dining, socialising and entertaining or to just sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
The garden is complemented by a variety of eating and cooking apple trees, along with a plum tree and there is plenty of space to create a vegetable garden, if desired.
There is also a single, timber stable (suitable for a pony), a lean-to covered log store, a timber shed and a greenhouse.

The Outside Ctd.

The small paddock is accessed via both a pedestrian gate and a five-bar gate and is securely bounded by mature hedges and fencing.
The property enjoys lovely views over the adjacent common land and surrounding rural landscape.


Mains electricity and water. Private drainage (modern treatment plant). Mains gas central heating.


Standard broadband is connected.

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax

Band "F" (Circa £2,997.64 2022/23).


This property is not Listed.


Rated "C".


Access to the property is via an unadopted, single track off the main road. Maintenance is carried out on a shared friendly arrangement as and when required.


Primary: Marden, Sutton St. Nicholas, Lugwardine, Bodenham. Further information available at:
Secondary: Leominster, Hereford. Further information available at:
Independent: Leominster, Hereford, Malvern, Monmouth and Worcester all have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at:


Bodenham has a village hall, a pub and a doctor's surgery and pharmacy. The local village of Marden has a Church, Primary Academy school, village store and post office. There is also a local community centre, which holds a variety of events and is host to several clubs and societies, including a playgroup. Leominster, a short drive away, has a variety of shops and facilities to meet most day-to-day requirements, with further and more comprehensive amenities, including boutique shops, restaurants and supermarkets being found close by in the City of Hereford. Additional retail opportunities are easily accessible in Worcester and Birmingham.


The area offers a wealth of sporting and recreational facilities, including walking, fishing and riding, as well as a range of water sporting activities. The popular Hampton Court Castle & Gardens are a short drive away and regionally, The Malvern Hills AONB, Royal Forest of Dean and Symonds Yat provide for stunning outdoor activities. A variety of sports clubs can be found locally in Leominster and Hereford. The renowned Hay Festival, Ludlow Food Festival and Ledbury Poetry Festival are easily accessible.


HR1 3JB.


From Ledbury: Head out of town towards Hereford on the A438. At the Trumpet crossroad, turn right towards Leominster on the A417. Stay on this road continuing straight across at the New Town crossroad and continue to the Burley Gate roundabout. Continue straight across staying on the A417 and after about 3 miles, take the left turn onto a small lane sign posted to Upper Maund. After a short distance, at the junction, continue straight across and Stoneham House will be found a littler further down the track on the right-hand side.



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.