Glenshee, Little Tarrington, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 4JD
Detached country cottage, with equestrian facilities and outbuildings, situated in a quiet, rural hamlet.
  • Land, Arena and Stables, fantastic views.
5.00 Acres Offers over £850,000
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Key Features
  • • Detached, 3-4 bed period, extended cottage (1,743 sq/ft)
  • • Fitted kitchen, utility, 3 receptions rooms, 2 bathrooms
  • • Generous gardens, patio, rural views, workshop/store
  • • Stable block, pasture paddocks, car port, ample parking

Summary of Features

Detached, period, extended cottage (1,743 sq/ft)
3 double bedrooms (+ potential 4th downstairs), family bathroom
Country-style kitchen and separate utility room
3 receptions rooms and downstairs shower room/WC
Generous, established gardens, patio terrace, rural views
Stable block, outdoor fenced arena, pasture paddocks
Brick-built workshop/store, 2-bay car port ample parking


Mileages: Hereford 81/2 miles, Ledbury <71/2 miles, Malvern 15 miles, Ross-on-Wye 151/2 miles, Worcester 21 miles, Cheltenham 30 miles, Birmingham 61 miles
Road: M50 (Jct 2) 12 miles, M5 (Jct 8) 23 miles
Railway: Hereford, Ledbury, Malvern
Airport: Birmingham (67 miles), Bristol (67 miles)


In all about 5 Acres.


The property is situated off a quiet lane, within the rural hamlet of Little Tarrington. Set amongst the beautiful east Herefordshire countryside, the property is conveniently located almost midway between Hereford and Ledbury, close to the village of Tarrington (<1 mile). Renowned for its beautiful, unspoilt, and timeless appeal, the surrounding countryside is characterised by orchards, traditional farms, and wooded hills. This area offers a sought-after rural idyll, yet is not isolated, combined with excellent road and mainline rail links to the rest of the country.


This delightful cottage has been extended over time to provide a very comfortable home.
A country-style kitchen with light oak cupboards offers plenty of storage and benefits from an integrated dishwasher, electric oven and microwave, and an oil-fired Rayburn. There is also a breakfast bar, perfect for casual dining and space for a fridge-freezer. A stand-alone unit provides gas (bottled) hob facilities and can be stored when not in use.
There is a good-sized, separate utility room, which offers further storage and space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer, with a useful larder cupboard, there is also a handy boot room to the front.
A formal dining room is situated off the kitchen and is complemented by attractive parquet flooring and a Victorian-style fireplace. There is potential to knock through to create an open plan, kitchen/dining family room, subject to any necessary consents.

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The comfortable sitting room benefits from a triple aspect, which makes this a lovely, light space. There is also a wood-burner set within an attractive stone fireplace and patio doors enable direct access to the garden. A separate study provides a further flexible space and could be also used as a hobby room, children's play room, etc.
Stairs lead up from the entrance hall, off which there is a useful downstairs shower room/WC, to the first floor where there are 3, good-sized double bedrooms and a family bathroom with bath with a shower over. The main bedroom benefits from a double aspect and all bedrooms have built-in wardrobes/storage.

The Outside

The property is approached off a quiet, rural lane, from which it is set well back, via double five-bar gates leading to an ample parking area and the double car port.
There is a good, brick-built workshop situated adjacent to the car port to the side of the property, which has potential for a variety of uses, subject to any necessary consents.
Generous, established gardens surround the property, which is planted with a variety of mature trees, shrubs and flowering plants, yet still offers plenty of scope for keen gardeners, and there is a secluded patio terrace to sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
The fenced pasture paddocks are located to the rear of the property and a range of further outbuildings provide for useful storage or field shelters for livestock.
A timber stable block comprising 4 stables, a tack room and a feed store is situated around a good, concrete yard and there is also a 20m x 40m post and rail fenced outdoor arena with sand and rubber surface.
The property enjoys fabulous uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside, and to the Malvern Hills.


Mains electricity and mains drainage Private water via a shared borehole (£400 p/a). Oil-fired central heating and Rayburn. Wood burner. All doors and windows are double glazed. Water supply to paddocks.


Standard broadband connected (Circa 15Mbps). Fibre is available to connect to.

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council: 01432 260000.

Council Tax

Band "F" (£3,054.66 for 2022/23).


This property is not Listed.


Rated "F".


Primary: Ashperton (catchment), Lugwardine, Mordiford & Withington.
Secondary: Lugwardine, Ledbury, Hereford. Further information available at:
Independent: Hereford, Malvern, Worcester, Gloucester & Cheltenham have some outstanding independent schools. Further information available at:


There is a local convenience store/garage at Newtown crossroads (4 miles). The nearby village of Tarrington has a thriving community and amenities include a Church and community hall. The Cathedral City of Hereford provides an extensive range of shopping, recreational and leisure facilities and the market town of Ledbury provides a good range of amenities to meet most day-to-day requirements including a selection of independent shops, restaurants and café's. The Nest garden centre is only a short drive away and has a farm shop/deli and a popular café/restaurant. The Verzon House Hotel is also nearby, offering fine dining and accommodation. Further cultural and retail opportunities can be found in Worcester and Cheltenham, both within easy travelling distance.


The area offers a wide range of outdoor sporting opportunities and activities, with the Malvern Hills and Wye Valley within easy reach. Ledbury is renowned for its annual Poetry Festival, and there are a variety of local and traditional events held in the region throughout the year. Alexander Park Resort (<21/2 miles) has a gym, health spa and golf club. The Three Counties Showground at Malvern hosts a wide variety of events including the RHS Spring Garden Show and the Royal Three Counties Show. Eastnor Castle is a short drive away and hosts a variety of seasonal tours, concerts and events.


The region is renowned for its strong equestrian ties. Kings Equestrian Centre, Hartpury College and Prestige Equestrian are within sensible driving distances and host to a series of year-round competitions, both affiliated and unaffiliated and a range of specialist clinics. Annual horse trials take place at Homme House and The Three Counties Showground at Malvern is within easy driving distance.


HR1 4JD.


From Ledbury: Head out of town towards Hereford on the A438. Continue straight across at the Trumpet Crossroads and continue on this road into Tarrington. Pass the Tarrington road sign and a little further along the road, take the right hand turn signposted to Little Tarrington. Follow the road under the railway bridge, and a little further along follow the road round to the right. Glenshee will then be found a little further up the hill, the last property on the left-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.