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A Fine Freehold Development Opportunity Enjoying A Wonderful Rural Setting On The Outskirts Of The Popular Market Town Of Bromyard With Views Across Open Countryside Toward The Bromyard Downs And Having The Benefit Of Planning Consent For The Conversion Of A Detached Barn Into A Three Bedroomed Home With Adjoining Land Of Up To 15 ACRES Available.


Babylon is located on the outskirts of the popular market town of Bromyard, which offers a comprehensive range of amenities including shops, pubs, supermarket, bakery, butchers, bank and Post Office together with primary and secondary schools. The cathedral cities of Hereford and Worcester are easily accessible and are approximately 16 miles distant. The motorway network is available via the M50 to the south of Ledbury or the M5 at Worcester giving access to The Midlands, Bristol and The South.


Babylon is located within rural Herefordshire and is approached from a quiet country lane with gated vehicular access. The site currently consists of a detached steel framed Dutch barn with corrugated metal sheeting and partial timber cladding and an adjacent smaller outbuilding/lean to, both bordered by a low stone wall. From its idyllic position, the site enjoys wonderful long distance views across open countryside toward the Bromyard Downs.

An area of approximately half an acre has been pegged out and allocated to the sale of the barn. Further adjacent land extending to as much as 15 ACRES can be available for purchase by separate negotiation.

Planning Permission

Planning consent was granted on appeal by Herefordshire Council in February 2019 for the conversion of an existing detached Dutch barn into a single dwelling three bedroom house. This consent also provides a turning area and parking for several vehicles. Full details together with supporting documents can be found on Herefordshire Council Planning Portal. Application reference numbers; original application P181687/PA4 and appeal decision P182465/PA4.

A copy of this consent and various plans are also available for inspection at the Agents Office in Ledbury.

All plans attached to this brochure are not to scale and are for identification purposes only.

The prospective purchaser will be responsible for fencing of the new boundary.


We have been advised that mains electricity and water are available within the local area. A quotation for the connection of electricity is available from the Agent's Ledbury Office. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant authorities.


Proceed out of Ledbury on the B4214 Bromyard Road and continue through the hamlet of Staplow. At the sharp right hand bend fork left towards Bromyard. Continue to the end of this road and at the A4103 turn right and immediately left towards Bishops Frome. Continue through the village and on towards Bromyard. Upon reaching the end of this road turn right onto the A465. Proceed for a short distance and bear left just by the petrol station into Panniers Lane. At the T-Junction proceed straight over signposted for Town Centre and Tenbury (B4214). On approaching the town centre turn left signposted to Tenbury (B4214). Proceed along this road for approximately half a mile passing the Bromyard Rugby Club and before reaching Rock Farm Caravan Park turn immediately left into Wicton Lane. Continue along the lane for a short distance where a five bar metal gate can be located on the left hand side giving access to the site.


Interested parties are welcome to visit the site without the need to make a formal appointment. If applicants wish to view the interior of the barn then this can be arranged by appointment. PLEASE FOLLOW THE COUNTRYSIDE CODE WHEN INSPECTING THE PROPERTY.

For further enquiries please contact the Agent's Ledbury Office (01531 634648).


Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request.

John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchasers/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.


We are advised (Subject to legal confirmation) that the property is freehold.

Fine Development Opportunity

With The Benefit Of Planning Consent For The Conversion Of A Detached Barn

Views Across Open Countryside Toward Bromyard Downs

Enjoying A Wonderful Rural Setting On The Outskirts Of Bromyard

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John Goodwin - Ledbury

3/5 New Street, Ledbury, Herefordshire

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