Lower Maescoed, Nr Longtown, Hereford


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A low density development site in a superb elevated location surrounded by beautiful open countryside. The site extends to approximately 2.6 acres (1.05 hectares) with roadside frontage. The views from the site are far reaching over Dulas and the Golden Valley and within striking distance of the renowned Black Mountains.


The development site is a former range of farm buildings situated in the sought after hamlet of Lower Maescoed in the heart of the Golden Valley. A full range of amenities are located in the nearby village of Pontrilas including primary school, church, public house, restaurant, vibrant trading estate, range of local shops, service station and easy access to the A465 linking Hereford to Abergavenny.

Planning Permission

Planning permission was granted by Herefordshire Council on 6th December 2017 under application code 172704. Details of the planning consent and full details of the scheme are available upon request or by accessing the Herefordshire Council planning application search website. The scheme provides for the demolition of all of the exisiting farm buildings, site clearance and the construction of 6 new dwellings with associated work space and the conversion of an existing workshop to form a further single dwelling. Please see site layout attached.

The properties very briefly comprise:

Plot A 185 sqm

4 bedroom detached with work space and garaging.

Plot B 100 sqm

Single storey 2 bedroom with garaging andfirst floor office.

Plot C 120 sqm

3 bedroom detached 2 storey with workshop space and garaging

(Plots A,B & C sit along the frontage on the southern elevation with outstanding views)

Plot D 140sqm

3 bedroom 2 storey detached with studio and garaging.

Plot E 100sqm

2 bedroom single storey with office and garaging

Plot F 140sqm

3 bedroom 2 storey with garaging and office

Plot G

This is a conversion of an existing building offering 3 bedroom accommodation on 2 floors extending to 160sqm with detached garaging.

As you will note from the site plan each property has extensive gardens together with open recreational space.

Section 106 Agreement

There is no Section 106 contributions or affordable provision attached to the site.


Drainage will be to an independent sewage treatment plant situated on the south east corner and drained within the curtilage as per the attached plan. Mains electricity is available on site, mains water connections are on the road.

Local Authority & Public Utilities

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

Tel: 01432 260000

Welsh Water Authority, Developer Services, P.O. Box 3146, Linea Fortren Road, Cardiff CF30 0EH

Western Power Distribution, Toll End Road, Tipton, DY4 0HH Tel: 0800 0963080

Vendor's Solicitors

Tanners Solicitors LLP, Lancaster House, Thomas Street, Cirencester GL2 2AX 01285 659061


From Hereford proceed in a southerly direction along the A465 Abergavenny road. Upon enetering the village of Pontrilas turn right into Ewyas Harold. Continue through Ewyas Harold on the Longtown road proceeding for approximately 3 miles turning right signposted Lower Maescoed. Continue on to Lower Maescoed common where the For Sale sign will be located on the right hand side.

Viewing Arrangements

By calling at any reasonable time however there are ongoing demolition works therefore prior notification of your visit would be appreciated. Further details or negotiations through the sole selling agents.

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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