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OverviewA superb opportunity to buy a modern agricultural barn with planning permission to be converted into a 4 bedroom house, in a quiet position with views of the Malvern Hills.
Summary of Features
The PlotThe whole plot is very gently sloping, bordered by mature hedging, has good road access and extends in all to half an acre
LocationMileages: Kempley 1/2 mile, Dymock 3 miles, Newent 6 miles, Ledbury 8 miles, Malvern & Hereford 16 miles, Cheltenham 23 miles, Birmingham 59 miles Railway: Ledbury, Malvern, Hereford, Cheltenham Road: M50 (Jct 4) 51/2 miles, (Jct 2) 91/2 miles; M5 (Jct 8) 201/2 miles Airports: Birmingham (651/2 miles), Bristol (66 miles)
SituationThe Old Lodge Barn is situated in an ideal rural location just outside sought after village of Kempley, amongst the beautiful Gloucestershire Countryside. The property is conveniently almost equidistant between Ross-on-Wye and the market town of Ledbury, with Newent a short drive away. This part of Gloucestershire lies close to the Herefordshire border and is characterised by orchards and traditional farmland. The area is renowned for offering a sought-after rural quality of life combined with excellent communication links to the rest of the country.
ServicesElectricity: Mains electricity is available to connect to adjacent to the site. Water: A borehole will need to be installed for water (no mains connection is available). Drainage: A treatment plant for sewage will need to be installed on site. Broadband: Standard BT broadband would be available subject to a connection. (Fibre is not available yet but is planned).
Local AuthorityHerefordshire Council: 01432 260000.
Planning PermissionGranted 20th March 2023.
PP Application NumberP230906/F.
Additional InformationPlanning Drawings courtesy of Apex Architecture.
Council Tax BandNot yet rated.
EPCNot yet rated.
LocalThe nearby village of Dymock has a thriving community and good village amenities, including a church, village store, hall and pub. The market towns of Newent, Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye provide a broad range of shops and amenities to suit most day-to-day requirements. The property is well placed for the commercial centres of Hereford, Gloucester, Worcester and Cheltenham, which offer more extensive retail, leisure and cultural facilities.
RecreationalDymock has a cricket club and offers a range of activities and groups. Many fine walks in and around the area, including the well-known Daffodil Way in the spring. Golf courses are at Dymock and Newent, and the Three Choirs Vineyard at Newent has a good restaurant and holds wine tasting events. Leisure/sport centres/swimming pools at Newent and Ledbury. Tennis club at Ledbury. The Malvern Hills and The Wye Valley are both within easy access and offer a range of sports and activities.
DirectionsFrom Ledbury, head out of town south east wards on the A449 road to Ross-On-Wye. Follow this road until reaching Much Marcle and take the left hand turn just before The Walwyn Inn pub onto the road signposted to Dymock and Newent. Follow this road for 0.4 miles and then take the turning on the right signposted to Kempley. Follow the lane for 1.8 miles and then at the junction and the green triangle take the right hand turn and after a very short distance, The Old Lodge Barn will be found on your right hand side.