Letton, Hereford


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
For Sale by Informal Tender by Friday 6th August 2021 at 12 noon at the Agent's Offices(Unless Previously Sold) An immaculate farm 5 bedroom detached farmhouse set in large established gardens with orchard Approximately 32.11 acres Large array of modern farm buildings and yard areas Traditional granary type building Available as a whole or in two lots Huge future potential subject to planning Guide prices As a whole - £900,000 Lot 1 - £750,000 - £800,000 Lot 2 - £100,000 - £120,000 Joint Agents McCartneys LLP & Sunderlands LLP


For over thirty-five years Yew Tree Farm has been home to the Roberts family where they have raised their children and established and run a very successful farming business, which along the journey has also being host to successful past diversification projects such as Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast and Camping and Caravanning.

With their children now having families of their own Mr & Mrs Roberts have decided to retire from farming with Yew Tree Farm having fulfilled their working and family aims to this date.


Yew Tree Farm is an immaculate smallholding situated in northwest Herefordshire offering a spacious 5-bedroom Farmhouse, established large gardens with an orchard and an extensive range of modern Farm buildings, large concrete and hard standing yards and traditional granary all totalling an area of about 32.11 acres of prime Herefordshire land. Available as a whole or in two lots. The privacy of this holding coupled with the large array of buildings and yards offers great future potential, subject to obtaining necessary consents.


Yew Tree Farm is located in the midst of Northwest Herefordshire's picturesque Wye Valley about 1.5 miles south of Eardisley village having the benefit of being set within surrounding land yet easily accessed via a tarmacadam road leading directly onto the A438 with the Cathedral city of Hereford approximately 13 miles southeast and the renowned book and tourism town of Hay-on-Wye just 9 miles to the west.

Eardisley village has a Primary School, Shop, Post Office, Public House and Restaurant, Tennis and Bowling Club, C of E Church, Methodist Chapel and Fire Station.

Lot 1: Yew Tree Farmhouse, land and buildings totalling about 22.98 acres

Yew Tree Farmhouse is an immaculate and spacious family home benefitting from oil central heating and mostly UPVC windows and doors throughout and set in large well-kept lawn, rose, vegetable and floral gardens. The accommodation currently comprises:


4.1 x 2.7 (13'5 x 8'10 )

Entrance door, tile floor, kitchen units with worktop, windows to the side and separate Cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin and separate boiler room.

Boot / Storeroom

2.7 x 2.6 (8'10 x 8'6 )

Kitchen units with above worktop and window to side


2.3 x 1.4 (7'7 x 4'7 )

With window to rear.

Dining Room

4.6 x 4.6 (15'1 x 15'1 )

With wood burning stove and character stone fire surround, exposed beam, serving hatch and window to the front.

Farmhouse Kitchen

5.7 x 3.6 (18'8 x 11'10 )

With fitted kitchen base and wall units, oil Rayburn, exposed beam, windows to the rear and doors to the rear hall, entrance hall and reception room.


8.2 x 3.3 (26'11 x 10'10 )

Split level, windows to side and rear, exposed beams, character stone fireplace with wood burning stove.

Entrance Hall

4.6 x 2.5 (15'1 x 8'2 )

With L shape' stairs and enclosed understairs cupboard with entrance door to Porch, Dining, Reception and Kitchen.

Stairway to

Landing and central corridor

Bedroom 1

4.4 x 3.3 (14'5 x 10'10 )

With built in wardrobes, wash hand basin and window to front.

Bedroom 2

3.7 x 2.5 (12'2 x 8'2 )

With built in wardrobes, wash hand basin and window to front.

Bedroom 3

4.4 x 3.3 (14'5 x 10'10 )

With wash hand basin and window to front.

Bedroom 4

3.7 x 2.9 (12'2 x 9'6 )

With wash hand basin and window to rear garden.

Bedroom 5

4.3 x 2.4 (14'1 x 7'10 )

With part archway and built-in wardrobe.


3.6 x 2.5 (11'10 x 8'2 )

Wooden floor, wall tiles to all side, bath, wash hand basin, WC, separate shower, storage cupboard and window to rear.

Farm Buildings

1. Redundant Broiler Shed

4.73 x 26.65 (15'6 x 87'5 )

Apex wooden frame building with concrete floor, electrics and entrance doors to either end.

2. Apex Concrete Frame Fodder / General Purpose Building

5.6 x 9.04 (18'4 x 29'8 )

Ex-silage pit with concrete section walls and above corrugated tin cladding with asbestos roof, open front and concrete floor.

3. Apex Concrete Frame Fodder / General Purpose Building

9.04 x 8.64 (29'8 x 28'4 )

With breeze block and above clad side walls, asbestos roof and concrete floor and part open fronted.

4. Lean-to RSJ Frame Building

9.04 x 10.43 (29'8 x 34'3 )

Concrete block walls with above clad side walls, asbestos roof with concrete floor and open fronted.

5. Granary Building

5.65 x 9.56 (18'6 x 31'4 )

Two storey traditional granary type building of timber and concrete wall construction with ground floor concrete floor garage and separate workshop and first floor den' under corrugated tin roof with electrics.

6. Redundant Broiler Shed

19.33 x 4.74 (63'5 x 15'7 )

Apex wooden frame building with concrete floor, electrics, and entrance doors to either end.

7. Apex General Purpose Building

13.54 x 4.61 (44'5 x 15'1 )

Wooden frame feather board clad building with concrete floor, two double doors, concrete floor and electrics under corrugated roof with rear lean-to (est. 13.54m x 4.34m) enclosed sides, concrete floor, electrics under a corrugated roof.

8. General Purpose / Livestock Building

36.57 x 16.76 (120'0 x 55'0 )

RSJ frame Apex building with breeze block walls and above corrugated cladding, central entrance doors to each end and concrete floor with 11 internal pens and various livestock fixtures and fittings with adjoining feed bin (est. 8t).

9. General Purpose / Livestock Building

36.57 x 16.76 (120'0 x 55'0 )

RSJ frame Apex building with breeze block walls and above corrugated cladding, central entrance doors to each end and concrete floor with 22 internal pens various livestock fixtures and fittings with adjoining feed bin (est. 12t) and lean-to (est. 6.09m x 4.57m) concrete block redundant toilet building.

10. Alfa Laval

Above ground slurry store (est. 30,000 gallons).

The farmyard area includes large concrete and hard standing areas with excellent access to include a very useful enclosed concrete yard to the rear of buildings 8 and 9.

Lot 1 Land

Including the house, buildings and yards the Lot 1 area amounts to approximately 22.98 acres of excellent flat land surrounding Yew Tree farm and consisting of two larger fields with a ditch along the western boundary and a smaller orchard located to the rear of the farmhouse and gardens.

This land is presently down to grass and the vendors have have in the past arable cropped field 7556 to include Maize but no potatoes.

Lot 2: Totalling about 9.13 acres of land

A separate parcel of about 9.13 acres located alongside the eastern side of Kinley Road to include a roadside pond and field pond. The parcel is presently planted with Peas and Barley and under sown with grass and presently benefits from a mains water tank (presently disconnected).

Guide Prices

As a whole:£900,000

Lot 1: £750,000 £800,000

Lot 2: £100,000 - £120,000


It is understood that the farmhouse, buildings and land benefit from a shared mains electricity and mains water supply and we are informed the water main and meter is in Kinley Lane. The house has a private septic tank located to the rear garden.

Lot 2 has a presently disconnected mains water tank. In the event of Lot 2 having a separate purchaser the Lot 2 purchaser is liable to re-establish a new separate mains water supply at their own cost within an agreed period.

The agents of the vendors have not tested, or warrant condition or safety of any service and prospective purchasers are to make their own enquiries and conclusions.

Basic Farm Payment

The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency and Entitlements are available to purchase by separate negotiation.

Timber, Woodland, Sporting & Minerals

Unless the Contract of Sale states otherwise we believe these Rights are owned and included within the freehold sale of the property.

Council Tax

The Herefordshire Council Tax website states the Council Tax band is Band F.


Asbestos is most likely to be present in many of the buildings and on the property and the vendors and the agents accept no responsibility whatsoever for any asbestos on or in the property and prospective purchasers are to make their own enquiries and conclusions.

Environmental Issues

The property does have a flooding history, the most recent of which was during Storm Dennis in February 2020. The vendors inform us that other than occasional floods affecting the farmland and road, the flood waters had not entered the house in 23 years prior to Storm Dennis. The flood waters also entered the buildings during Storm Dennis but we are informed that this has not occurred previously in the vendors ownership. We are informed that the vendors current insurance policy continues to include flood cover with themselves only needing to make two house flood insurance claims in the past 35 years. Prospective Purchasers are to make their own enquiries.


Vacant possession will be available upon completion.

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. We are informed that two public footpaths cross Lot 2.

The vendors inform us there is a Right of Access to neighbouring land leading off Kinley Lane and then along the eastern side of field 7176 however the vendors inform us that they have not witnessed its use themselves.

Method of Sale

The property is for sale by Informal Tender (Unless Previously Sold). 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 and the Tender Document must be sealed in an envelope marked Tender for Yew Tree Farm, Letton, Hereford, HR3 6DP and delivered to either McCartneys 54 High Street, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3BJ or Sunderlands LLP, Offa House, St Peters Square, Hereford, HR1 2PQ. The Tender Document must be received by 12 Noon on Friday 6th August 2021.

Vendor's Solicitors

Name: E Ann Davies

Address: H Vaughan Vaughan & Co, Manchester House, Builth Wells, Powys, LD2 3AD

Email: KimJ@hvaughan.co.uk

Telephone: 01982 552331

Further Details and all Negotiations

Joint Agents Gareth Wall (McCartneys Kington) & Andrew Edwards (Sunderlands Hereford)

Gareth Wall - McCartneys (Kington) - 01544 230 316 or 07974 143 336


Andrew Edwards - Sunderlands (Hereford) - 01432 356 161 or 07825 066 859

Health & Safety Notice

When requesting a viewing, we will record your contact details for COVID-19 tracing purposes. When viewing the property please ensure you adhere to all current government guidelines with regard to hand washing/sanitising and social distancing. Anyone inspecting the property does so entirely at their own risk and neither the selling agents nor the vendors accept any responsibility or liability for any injuries or consequential loss howsoever caused. Viewing in daylight hours only.

Boundaries, Plans & Areas

Plans are based upon Promap online ordnance survey mapping and is for a guide only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description, land measurement and extent of the property. Any error, mis-statement or incorrect measurement shall not annul the sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Important Notice

These particulars are set out as a guide only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but may not be relied upon as a statement or representation of facts. These particulars are produced in good faith and are inevitably subjective and do not form any part of any contract. No persons within Sunderlands or McCartneys has any authority whatsoever to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. In the event that there is any variance between these sale particulars and the contract of sale then the latter shall apply


POST CODE: HR3 6DP. From Hereford drive west on the A438 via Kings Acre Road. Follow this road for approximately 12 miles, continue on the road passing The Swan Inn on the left-hand side, and the turning for Kinnersley and a lay-by on the right. After a short distance turn right on to Kinley Lane and follow this road until you reach a small roadside pond on your right and Yew Tree Farm is on your left-hand side.


Strictly, by prior appointment through the Sole Selling Agents.

McCartneys (Kington):01544 230 316

Sunderlands (Hereford): 01432 356 161

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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