Upper Courtyard, Much Marcle, Ledbury, HR8 2NS

4 Bedroom Barn Conversion
£675,000 Offers in Excess of
£675,000 Offers in Excess of

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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms


  • Detached Single Storey Barn Conversion
  • Favoured Rural Location
  • Unspoilt Views Across Farmland
  • Four Bedrooms All With Access To En-Suite Facilities
  • Kitchen/ Breakfast Room With Aga
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Large Laundry/ Utility Room
  • Delightful Mature Garden With Vegetable Garden
  • Large Courtyard With Triple Bay Carport And Workshop


An Individual Four Bedroom Detached Single Storey Barn Conversion In A Favoured Rural Location Enjoying Unspoilt Views Across Farmland With Attractive Courtyard And Part Walled Garden, Triple Bay Carport And Workshop. EPC D.

Location & Description

Upper Courtyard enjoys a delightful rural setting within the hamlet of Lyne Down, close to the popular village of Much Marcle which boasts a very vibrant community and has excellent amenities including a village hall, church, excellent primary school, garage and public houses. The towns of Ross-on-Wye and Ledbury are approximately 7 miles away offering a wide range of facilities to include shops, schools, hotels, restaurants, hospital, doctors surgery. Ledbury offers a main line railway station providing access to London Paddington, Birmingham and the South West. The M50 motorway is easily accessible from junctions 2,3 or 4 depending upon whether one is travelling north or south.

Upper Courtyard is a most attractive detached character property situated within a set of three barns, along with the former farmhouse enjoying delightful unspoilt rural views. The property has been thoughtfully and lovingly converted creating a spacious and flexible home, retaining much character including exposed timberwork from the original building and benefitting from double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating. The property is fitted with security and smoke alarm. The principle windows of the property look out over the courtyard and gardens towards open farmland beyond, the unspoilt views giving a wonderful feeling of seclusion. There are two generously proportioned reception rooms, the sitting room has a most attractive vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and is complimented by a wood burning stove, giving a cosy feel. The kitchen at the heart of the house enjoys lovely views and comes complete with off peak electric Aga and space for a large table. The majority of the principle accommodation is on one main level including the master bedroom with en-suite shower room. To the lower ground floor is a large utility room, with a bedroom and en-suite shower room off. To the upper landing are two additional bedrooms with Jack and Jill bathroom. Outside offers a large courtyard with ample parking, along with a triple bay carport and attached store; the south facing roof pitch has sixteen photovoltaic panels generating a considerable amount of electricity and feed in tariff. The gardens are most attractive , part walled and laid mainly to lawn, with a fine selection of mature trees and shrubs, incorporating fruit trees. In addition is a generous vegetable garden with greenhouse and fruit cage. The agent strongly recommends an inspection of this beautiful property to appreciate its charm and wonderful rural location. The accommodation briefly comprises (with approx. dimensions)

Reception Hall

With wooden double glazed entrance door with glazed side panels. Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Two double fitted cloaks/storage cupboards. Radiator. Archway and step up to inner hallway. Door to:


With WC and vanity unit comprising wash hand basin with cupboards under. Radiator. Extractor fan. Hatch to roof space.

Lounge - 21ft (6.51m) × 16ft 6in (4.96m)

With a step up from the inner hallway. A most attractive room with high ceilings and exposed timberwork. Dual aspect with double glazed windows to front and side with views towards the garden and countryside beyond. Attractive corner fireplace with inset wood burning stove mounted on curved flagstones. Fitted wooden shelving unit with storage cupboards below. Two radiators. TV point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 17ft 4in (5.27m) × 13ft 8in (4.03m)

The heart of the house this welcoming room with exposed ceiling timbers enjoys views across the courtyard to the garden and farmland beyond. Fitted with an extensive range of light oak units incorporating wall and base cupboards, drawer packs and tall larder unit with granite effect work surfaces over. Stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splash back. Black Aga Range cooker is included powered with Economy 7 electricity. Integrated appliances to include NEFF double oven and grill and four ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over. There is space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Front facing double glazed windows . 12 LED recessed ceiling lights together with 4 beam mounted spot lights. Travertine effect flooring. Telephone point. Door to the courtyard.

Dining Room - 18ft 2in (5.58m) × 13ft 8in (4.03m)

Attractive room with exposed ceiling timbers. Three double glazed windows with views across the courtyard and gardens towards farmland beyond. Two radiators. TV point. Step down to:

Inner Hall

Fitted linen/ storage cupboard with sliding double doors, complete with radiator. Door to:

Master Bedroom - 13ft 8in (4.03m) × 13ft 1in (4.03m)

Having a northerly aspect with views across farmland. Double glazed window complete with security shutters allowing secure ventilation for the summer months. Extensive range of fitted furniture comprising wardrobes, drawers, mirror and dressing table. TV point. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room

Re-fitted with large glazed walk-in shower with thermostatic chrome shower with tiled surrounds. Vanity unit comprising white wash hand basin with cupboards beneath, further range of fitted cupboards and drawers. Low level WC. Large chrome heated towel rail/radiator (water heated or electric). Mosaic tile effect flooring. Double glazed window to side.

Upper Landing

With exposed ceiling timbers. Airing cupboard with large, insulated water cylinder with off peak timer, useful shelving above. Radiator. Window to rear. Door to:

Bedroom 2 - 14ft (4.34m) × 10ft 4in (3.1m)

With exposed ceiling timbers. Double glazed window to side. Two double fitted wardrobes with floor to ceiling storage. Door to:

Family Bathroom

Jack and Jill bathroom with doors from bedroom 2 and into bedroom 3. Fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment. WC and wash hand basin with mirror over with light and shaver point. Tiled surrounds. Radiator and separate chrome heated towel rail. Wood effect flooring. Double glazed window to side. Door opening to:

Bedroom 3 - 10ft 10in (3.1m) × 10ft 1in (3.1m)

With exposed ceiling timbers and double glazed window to side. Useful fitted wardrobe with storage over. Radiator.

Lower Ground Floor

From the reception hall stairs lead down to the lower ground floor

Utility Room - 16ft 6in (4.96m) × 15ft 11in (4.65m)

A versatile and well proportioned room, comprising stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap with cupboards beneath. Further cupboards with work surface over and deep corner storage cupboard. Useful wooden adjustable shelving, extractor vent for tumble dryer. Floor mounted Worcester Greenstar Danesmoor oil fired central heating boiler (new Dec 2020) together with programmer and time switch. Large safe (understairs). Part glazed external door to an enclosed yard (approx 26' x 11'5 ) with bunded oil tank (new Nov 2016) log box and gate to a communal access area. Door through to :

Bedroom 4/Study - 12ft (3.72m) × 8ft 5in (2.48m)

Double glazed window to side with fitted security shutters. (allowing secure ventilation during the summer months). Radiator. Door through to:

Ensuite Shower Room

Comprising a tiled shower cubicle with Mira Excel thermostatic shower, wash hand basin with mirror over with light and shaver point. Low level WC. Double glazed window to side. Radiator and heated towel rail.


The property is approached from a tarmacadan driveway through a pair of wooden gates which in turn leads to a generous courtyard. Within the courtyard is a stone and timber outbuilding approximately 50' x 17' complete with elegant clock tower and verdigris copper wind vane. The building incorporates a triple bay carport with paved brick base, an adjacent workshop and paved utility/ garden store and is supplied with both lighting and power. Adjacent to the courtyard is a part walled lawned garden, (appox. 80'x50) "L" shaped with attractive hexagonal gazebo and stone water feature. The garden is planted with an array of mature shrubs and plants to include Hydrangea, Mahonia, Mexican Orange Blossom, Roses and many more. In addition are a number of young fruit trees. A wooden pedestrian gate leads from the walled garden to the upper lawn, a sloping area of grass of approx. 0.6 of an acre. The upper lawned garden has been thoughtfully planted with a wide variety of tress including fruit trees, Catalpa, three Paper Bark Birch, Flowering Cherry, Eucalyptus, Hazel, Acers, Laburnum and many more. Positioned near to the centre of the garden is a lovely old Pear tree. In addition to the more formal garden is a comprehensive vegetable and soft fruit section, this area is fenced and gated with a number of raised beds, aluminium framed greenhouse and a fruit cage. A garden shed is included approx 8'x6' along with a range of composting bins.


We have been advised that mains electricity and unmetered water are connected to the property. Central heating is oil fired. Drainage is to a private system, this is shared between 4 properties. Upper Courtyard currently contributes £400.00 per annum towards emptying and maintenance of the septic tank. 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

We understand Upper Courtyard is within a CURTILAGE LISTING of a Grade II listed property (Gamage Farmhouse)

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.

Council Tax

COUNCIL TAX BAND "G" This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Performance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is D (58).


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

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.

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From the agent's office in New Street, proceed away out of the town centre on the A449 towards Ross-on-Wye. At the next roundabout continue straight on towards Ross-on-Wye and pass through the village of Much Marcle. Continue along the straight for a mile and a half and then turn left at the minor crossroads signposted Kempley. Proceed along the lane for approx. 100 yards, taking the 2nd left onto a tarmac driveway, leading to Upper Courtyard.


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