Eardisley, Herefordshire

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
GRADE 2 LISTED 4 BEDROOM FARMHOUSE WITH ATTACHED OLD BARN FULL OF CHARACTER FEATURES, CHARM & POTENTIAL RANGE OF TRADITIONAL TIMBER BUILDINGS FORMING A COURTYARD AREA NEEDS RENOVATING - SUPERB ELEVATED VIEWS AND GARDENS For Sale by Informal Tender by 25th October 2021 at 12 noon at the Agent's Offices (unless previously sold) An historic old stone farmhouse in need of renovation but set in an elevated position with superb distant views of the Black Mountains. The accommodation is full of character including an abundance of exposed beams and cruck along with fireplaces and flagstone stone flooring and stone roof. Attached to the one side is an old barn with potential to extend the existing accommodation or to form an annexe (subject to any PP etc), In addition there are further range of mainly traditional barns which form a natural courtyard area. There are gardens to the rear which adjoin farmland. No on going chain.


Situated less than a mile from Eardisley, a delightful village set along the Black and White trail' in rural Northwest Herefordshire and strategically well placed for the Towns of Hay-on-Wye, Kington and Leominster as well as the City of Hereford. The Village is well served having Primary School, Church, Shops, Public House.


An historic stone farmhouse in need of renovation, set in an elevated position offering superb panoramic views of rural Herefordshire and the Black Mountains.

The accommodation is full of character including an abundance of exposed oak and cruck beams along with fireplaces and flagstone flooring, stone roof and historic cider mill and wheel. Attached to the one side of the house is the old barn with potential to extend the existing house accommodation or to form an annexe (subject to any Planning permission or other necessary benefits). In addition, there is a further range of mainly traditional barns which form a natural courtyard area.

There are gardens to the rear which adjoin farmland with stunning countryside views.


The accommodation in more details as follows: -

Timber front door leads to -

Reception Hall

Having flagstone flooring, timber door to rear, stairs up to first floor, night storage heating, exposed beams.

Living Room

4.38m x 6.82m (14'4 x 22'5 )

Having stone fireplace with display recesses and raised hearth, windows, exposed beams to ceiling and walls, 2 walk-in store cupboards.

Breakfast Room

3.76m x 4.19m max (12'4 x 13'9 max)

With door to front, oil fired Rayburn, exposed beams, hot water cylinder, night storage heating, flagstone flooring.

Shower Room

With shower, WC low flush, pedestal wash hand basin, window, plumbing space for washing machine.


3.94m x 2.78m (12'11 x 9'1 )

With work surface area with units under, window, shelving, flagstone flooring.

Store Room

3.76m x 3.09m (12'4 x 10'2 )

Having cobbled floor and window.

First Floor Landing

Having potential study area, skylight and exposed beams.

Bedroom 1

4.54m x 6.64m max into dormers) (14'11 x 21'9 max into dormers))

With sloping ceiling, exposed beams, window and night storage heater).

Bedroom 2

3.60m x 6.16m max into dormer (11'10 x 20'3 max into dormer)

Having exposed beams, night storage heating, opening to Bedrooms 3 and 4.

Bedroom 3

3.56m x 4.0m (11'8 x 13'1 )

With exposed beams and window.

Bedroom 4

2.75m x 4.0m (9'0 x 13'1 )

With window and exposed beams.


Comprising bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC low flush suite, window.

Traditional Barn Adjoining House

8.90m x 6.50m (29'2 x 21'4 )

Part two storey with large twin stone fireplaces, door into the main house and two rooms over.


The property benefits from mains electricity and separate mains water connection with private septic tank drainage in the adjoining field. None of the services are tested or warranted safe.


There are a range of barns and outbuildings included in the sale:

1.Traditional Granary

est. 6.7m x 13.7m (est. 22'0 x 44'11 )

Traditional part two storey Granary under corrugated tin roof and weatherboard clad with double entrance doors to either side with stone slab floor to center and soil floor to sides with cruck oak frame, to include old cattle feeding manger.


est. 2.2m x 3m (est. 7'3 x 9'10 )

With open front and stone roof rear. Adjoins house and Granary building.

3.Garden Shed Lean-to

Corrugated tin roof with featherboard sides and pedestrian door on soil floor.

4.Ex Cow Shed

est 9.15m x 14.75m) (est 30'0 x 48'5 )

With breeze block walls to 4 sides with 3 pedestrian doors and wide door with side windows with concrete floor with central feed alleyway/cattle mangers under a believed asbestos roof.

5. Dutch Barn

est. 19.8 x 8.5m (est. 65'0 x 27'11 )

Metal frame barn with curved corrugated tin roof with concrete floor and small lean-to adjoining house building with 10ft entrance door

6.Traditional Granary

est. 7 x 8m x 5.1m (est. 23'0 x 26'3 x 16'9 )

Two storey timber/brick/stone Granary with external stone staircase and under a believed asbestos roof with -

Lean-to to one side

est. 2.4 x 7.8m (est. 7'10 x 25'7 )

Under corrugated tin roof with stone wall and timber frame and part cobble part soil floor.

Planning and Uplift Clause

The property is sold subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, monument orders, town planning schedules or resolutions which may be or may come into force.

According to https://historicengland.org.uk Eardisley Wootton Farmhouse is Grade II listed ID: 1349543 and the Barn described as Barn about 5 yards North West of Eardisley Wootton Farmhouse is Grade II* listed ID: 1157336. Prospective purchasers are to make and rely entirely up their own enquiries as to listing condition and status

With exception to the currently occupied part of the house the vendors and their successors will be entitled to a 25% of any uplift in value for any future use other than above that of current agricultural use within a period of 20 years from the date of sale.

Any uplift shall be payable on any change of use with or without the benefit of planning consent.

Council Tax

The Herefordshire Council Tax website states the Council Tax band is C.


We are informed that it is Freehold with vacant possession on completion


The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendor not the Vendors Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries of ownership thereof.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all easements, quasi easements, wayleaves, and rights of way both declared and undeclared. The property will have shared access. The initial part of the tarmacadam entrance road adjoining the main road is believed to be adopted highway and the entrance road is shared access.

Local Authority

Herefordshire Council, Herefordshire Council, Plough Lane, Hereford HR4 0LE

Mode of Sale

The property is for sale by Informal Tender. The Vendor reserves the right not to accept the highest, or any, offer. The Vendor reserves the right to accept an offer prior to the Tender date.

All Tenders must be completed on the Agents Informal Tender document only. All details must be completed and signed.

The Tender Document must be sealed in an envelope marked Tender for Eardisley Wootton Farmhouse Ref: Andrew Edwards addressed to: Sunderlands LLP, Offa House, St Peters Square, Hereford, HR1 2PQ. The Tender Document must be received by

12 noon on 25th October.

Vendors Solicitors

Mr Gareth Parry of Vaughan & Davies

Telephone: 01544 267 731

Money Laundering

All persons intending to bid for the site should include with their Tender, photographic identification such as their passport, driving license or other means of photographic identification (incl. Address) either in their individual capacity or as an officer of a corporate entity.


Initial accompanied Viewing Dates:

24th September between 4:00 5:30

1st October between 4:00 5:30

8th October between 4:00 5:30

16th October between 9:30 11:30

Anyone wishing to view should book beforehand through the Hereford office on 01432 356 161.

Health and Safety Notice

We advise all viewers to take extreme care when making an inspection of Eardisley Wootton Farm Farmhouse and buildings. Viewing is undertaken solely at your own risk and neither the Agents nor the owners of the farm take any responsibility whatsoever for any injury caused. This is a working farm and the buildings are historic.


From Hereford drive West on the A438 via Kings Acre Road. Follow the road for approximately 12 miles, continue onto A4111 for around 2 miles passing through Eardisley Village and Wootton farm is located on the right.

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.

01432 507120

Sunderlands - Hereford

Offa House, St Peters Square, Hereford

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email

This field is required
Please enter a valid email address