The Veldt House, Much Marcle, Ledbury, HR8 2LJ

6 Bedroom Detached
£625,000 Freehold £625,000 Guide Price
£625,000 Freehold £625,000 Guide Price

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  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms


  • A Substantial Grade II Listed Detached Period Property
  • Currently Used As Commercial Offices
  • With Change Of Use Planning Consent For A Residential Dwelling House
  • Delightful Rural Location
  • Fine Views Over Adjoining Farmland
  • Gardens And Grounds Extending To Approx.5 Acres


Set In A Delightful Rural Location Enjoying Fine Views Over Adjoining Farmland A Very Substantial Listed Half-Timbered Former Farmhouse Currently Used As Commercial Offices Standing In Grounds Of Approximately 5 Acres With Planning Consent Granted For Change Of Use To A Residential Dwelling.

Location & Description

The Veldt House is located close to the very popular village of Much Marcle which boasts a very vibrant community and has excellent village amenities including a church, primary school, village hall, pubs, garage and a post office store. The busy town of Ledbury is approximately 6 miles distant where there is a wide range of local facilities including shops, schools, churches, hotels, restaurants, doctors surgery, hospital, theatre, bus service and a mainline railway station. The riverside town of Ross on Wye is approximately 8 miles and the city of Hereford approximately 16 miles distant. The M50 motorway is easily accessible approximately 4 miles to the south of Ledbury and also at Ross.

Due to offfice relocation a unique opportunity to purchase a substantial period property set in approximately 5 acres of grounds. This Grade II Listed half-timbered former farmhouse contains many fine character features including a wealth of exposed timbers and feature fireplaces. It has the benefit of oil fired central heating and double glazing. The spacious and flexible accommodation is currently arranged on the ground floor with a recessed entrance porch, reception hall, cloakroom with WC, a store room with WC off, kitchen, large office with storeroom off, a further office and a meeting room. On the first floor the landing gives access to five offices, one having a store room off, a file room and a bathroom with WC. Outside there is a large car park and a useful wooden store shed. In all the total plot extends to approximately 5 acres. There are fine views over the adjoining farmland. An additional area of orchard extending to approximately 4.75 acres may be available by separate negotiation. Planning permission has recently been granted for change of use from office premises to a residential dwelling house. Details of the planning permission can be found on the Forest Of Dean District Council website using application number P0720/19/FUL.

Entrance Porch

Reception Hall

With two double radiators. Built-in cupboard. Feature exposed brick walling. Double glazed windows to side. Staircase to first floor.


Fitted with a wash basin and WC. Single radiator. Double glazed window to side.

Store Room - 7ft 11in (2.17m) × 5ft 11in (1.55m)

WC off

With wash basin and a WC. Single radiator. Double glazed window to front.

Kitchen - 10ft (3.1m) × 8ft 4in (2.48m)

Fitted with a stainless steel sink with base unit under. Further base units. Tall storage cupboard. Wall mounted cupboards. built-in oven with 4-ring electric hob. Double glazed window to side.

Office 1 (Potential Reception Room) - 27ft 3in (8.37m) × 11ft 9in (3.41m)

Having a feature fireplace with fitted range. Two double radiators. Double glazed windows to side and rear. Double doors to rear.

Store Room off (Potential Study) - 14ft 11in (4.34m) × 10ft 7in (3.1m)

With single radiator. Double glazed window to side.

Office 2 (Potential Reception Room) - 17ft 5in (5.27m) × 13ft 5in (4.03m)

Having a wonderful stone fireplace with bread oven. Two double radiators. Double glazed windows to side.

Meeting Room (Potential Reception Room) - 18ft 2in (5.58m) × 14ft 8in (4.34m)

With feature stone fireplace. Two double radiators. Double glazed windows to side. Double doors to rear.

External Boiler Room

Housing the oil fired boiler.

Large Landing

With double and single radiators. Large store cupboard. Access to roof space. Double glazed windows to side.

Office 3 (Potential Bedroom) - 18ft 3in (5.58m) × 16ft 5in (4.96m)

With two built-in cupboards. Storage recess. Two double radiators. Double glazed windows front, side and rear enjoying fine views.

File Room (Potential Bedroom) - 9ft 6in (2.79m) × 8ft 7in (2.48m)

With built-in cupboard. Single radiator. Double glazed window to front.

Office 4 (Potential Bedroom) - 15ft 6in (4.65m) × 8ft 5in (2.48m)

With double radiator. Double glazed window to front.

Office 5 (Potential Bedroom) - 13ft (4.03m) × 8ft 2in (2.48m)

With double radiator. Double glazed window to side.

Office 6 (Potential Bedroom) - 13ft 2in (4.03m) × 13ft (4.03m)

With double radiator. Double glazed window to side.


Fitted with a panelled bath, wash basin and WC. Airing cupboard with lagged tank. Double radiator. Double glazed window to side.


With feature exposed stone walling. Double glazed window to side. Opening through to:

Office 7 (Potential Bedroom) - 18ft 6in (5.58m) × 14ft 9in (4.34m)

With feature stone fireplace. Two single radiators. Double glazed windows to side enjoying a fine outlook.

Store Room off (Potential Dressing Room) - 9ft 9in (2.79m) × 6ft 11in (1.86m)

With double glazed window to side.


Access to the property off the main road is via a tree-lined shared tarmac driveway which also serves the neighbouring residential barns. This then leads to a private driveway serving The Veldt House. To the front of the property there are areas of lawn and a large car park. There is a useful large wooden store shed and a feature brick outhouse. A pathway to the side of the house leads to a lawned terrace. Included in the sale will be an area of adjoining land bringing the total site to approximately 5 acres. A nearby area of orchard extending to approximately 4.75 acres may be available by separate negotiation.


We have been advised that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private system. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.

Agents Notes

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 purchases/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.


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Ledbury Office (Tel: 01531 634648) or Colwall Office (01684 540300)

MISREPRESENTATION ACT, 1967 - JOHN GOODWIN - Conditions under which Particulars are issued:
John Goodwin for himself and for the Vendors or lessors of this property whose agent he gives notice that:

  1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or leasees and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, an offer or contract.
  2. All descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
  3. No person in the employment of John Goodwin has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


From Ledbury take the A449 road towards Ross on Wye. At the Preston Cross roundabout continue straight over towards Much Marcle. After approximately ½ a mile turn left into a driveway flanked by a stone wall signed Velcourt. Bear immediately left along the tarmac drive and keep straight on at the fork. The driveway will then lead to The Veldt House.


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