Tump Lane, Much Birch, Hereford


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5 Tump Lane houses a business known as Murphy's Paw Doggie Day-care/Home Boarding. This is a long-established business, privately owned and run by the current vendor who is now relocating to another part of the country, hence the reason for sale. The sale comprises the freehold property together with the business element, for which trading figures can be demonstrated.


The property itself is an extended 4-bedroom semi-detached property, being part of a small residential development near the Village of Wormelow in south Herefordshire. Close by there is Hereford Steiner Academy School and, in Much Birch, a primary school, public house, doctors surgery, church and village hall.

The property is in a good location with easy access to a wide range of local amenities together with access to the main M50 motorway network at nearby Ross on Wye. There is a pleasant open outlook to the front and views of The Black Mountains to the rear.


Reception Hall

With tiled floor.

Dining Room

4.28 x 3.96 (14'1 x 13'0 )

Sitting Room

3.9 x 2.6 (12'10 x 8'6 )


3 x 3.85 (9'10 x 12'8 )

With inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit set in a range of worktops, base units, fitted wall cupboards.

Side Hallway/Cloakroom

With wash hand basin and WC.

Stairway to -

First Floor


Access to boarded loft space.

Master Bedroom

3.91 x 3.34 (12'10 x 10'11 )

Bedroom 2

3.97 x 3.03 (13'0 x 9'11 )

Bedroom 3

2.82 x 2.64 (9'3 x 8'8 )

Bedroom 4

2.69 x 2.56 (8'10 x 8'5 )


1.92 x 1.67 (6'4 x 5'6 )

With panelled bath, tiled surround and shower over, WC and basin.


Enclosed rear garden with summerhouse, decking and shed. Also a private gravelled seating area. To the front of the property is a large enclosed lawned area with addition summerhouse. There is a terraced upper lawn, various trees and shrubs plus off road parking for two vehicles.


Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil-fired central heating system.

The Business:

The business of Murphy's Paw has been trading since 2008 and provides a full range of canine services including day care, home boarding and grooming. The business is currently licenced for 9 dogs at any one time and is inspected by Herefordshire Council on a regular basis.

Full details of the services on offer are available on the website; www.murphyspaw.co.uk.

The sale includes the full range of facilities and equipment contained within the property which will include all grooming and bathing equipment. A full list is available upon request.

Serious enquiries would also have access to trading figures, which would demonstrate the increased turnover and profitability over the last four years.


From Hereford, proceed south on the A49 continuing into the Village of Much Birch. Turn right at the first crossroads (signposted Wormelow) and continue for a short distance where a housing development will be located on the right hand side, No.5 occupying a roadside position.

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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