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Hatfield, Hereford, HR6


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
An exquisite country residence blending modern design and living with a wealth of character features, situated within the most idyllic of settings within 10 acres of land, including gardens, woodland and pony paddocks. This exceptional home of 3625sq ft briefly comprises; Grand Reception Hall, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility, Pantry, Sitting Room and Drawing Room. The first floor provides Galleried Landing, Gallery Lounge with Balcony off, Bedroom with En-suite, Three further Bedrooms and Bathroom. To the second floor there a further Three Bedrooms and Bathroom. Further benefits within the grounds include; Summer House, and a Large Barn with income potential.


Fencote Hall is located on a quiet country lane within the Hamlet of Hatfield, which is 5 miles from the market town of Bromyard and all the amenities held within. Ludlow is a mere 20 minutes drive which offers another wealth of local amenities, historic Castle and an abundance of high end restaurants. Tenbury Wells is 6 miles away where excellent Schools can be found. The property also has a somewhat extraordinary neighbour being the remnants of the old Fencote Railway station and signal house which has been lovingly restored into a dwelling


Fencote Hall is a three storey, seven bedroom country residence which was constructed in the 1980's using stone and brick from a welsh chapel and timbers from two ancient barns. The property is approached via a gated sweeping driveway with the old railway weigh station forming part of the facilities. This truly unique and inspirational home offers a confection of old timbers, wood panelling and flagstone floors. Entering into what can only be described as a grand reception hall with the centre piece being an ornate wooden staircase rising through the centre of the house which carries you to the upper floors where you will discover an exceptional galleried landing with gallery lounge area and balcony providing breathtaking views over open countryside. The second floor offers a further galleried landing with a delightful Snug reading area.

The main reception hall has full height windows set in heavy oak framing with doors leading through to open dining room and kitchen boasting a wealth of character offering reclaimed oak flooring, double doors leading onto a flag stoned terrace. There are weather beaten timbers separating the dining room to the luxury kitchen, which has reclaimed quarry tiled floor. The kitchen is fitted with a range of handmade cherry units including built in wine rack finished with black granite worksurfaces. The kitchen comes with a range of appliances to include a 'Smeg' Range with electric oven and gas hob with fitted extractor over, further built in electric oven and space for further appliances. From the kitchen leads into a rear lobby with door to the rear and doors through to a walk in pantry and separate utility.

From the Reception Hall there are doors leading through to a sitting room which boasts delightful fireplace of reclaimed brick and carved oak surround and multi fuel burner within. The second room accessed from the Reception Hall leads into the Drawing Room which has a patchwork of old boards to the floor, exposed beams and joists provides and abundance of character to this delightful room, the centrepiece being a truly wonderful carved Victorian Gothic fireplace in dark oak, stone hearth and multi-fuel burning stove within, double doors also provide access to the grounds outside. Finishing the ground floor there is a penny loo cloakroom.

Rising from the ground floor up the magnificent staircase you enter a galleried landing with feature gallery lounge providing a relaxing space with views over the countryside, double doors open onto a covered balcony allowing one to enjoy a glass of wine whatever the weather. The first floor has doors giving access to four spacious bedrooms each with a wealth of character of their own, one of which with its own en-suite bathroom. A family bathroom finishes the accommodation to the floor with more to come following the staircase to the second floor.

The second floor also provides a galleried landing with a cosy snug reading area, doors to a further three bedrooms each with its own unique charm and feature windows drawing the eye to glorious views. The second floor accommodation is finished with a further bathroom.


Fencote Hall is surrounded by secluded ornate lawned gardens and pond which is bordered a higher woodland where the gated access takes you into a wood which is strewn with bluebells in the spring giving this impressive home a truly magical feel.

In addition to this impressive home it also comes with a large brick and steel barn which can be accessed via woodland steps from the rear of the house or through a gated paddock from the start of the properties sweeping driveway. The barn (approx. 3100 sq ft ) has previously had planning for light industrial use. Internally the barn has a concrete floor, power , lighting, toilets and kitchenette. There are full height folding steel doors, mezzanine upper floor. Beyond the barn there is an adjoining hangar an old hay barn constructed from wood lap and corrugated steel.

Beyond the old hay barn the rest of the land is accessed via a gate taking you through the old railway cutting which meanders on for approximately half a mile.


From Worcester the easiest way is via the A44 through St Johns toward Bromyard, from Bromyard carry along the A44 for approximately 4 miles through Bredenbury and take the turning on the right signposted toward Hampton Charles, Bockleton and Hatfield. Fencote Hall is approximately 1 mile down this winding country lane on the right hand side.


Fencote Station Historically the Great Western Railway ran through the grounds of Fencote Hall, the track today is obsolete and has reverted back to nature, it now forms an attractive path cutting through the edge of the mixed woodland. The former station house/signal box is a private residence with the railway track being made into a feature, and is no longer in commercial use.

General Information - Education Primary schools close by include Bredenbury (2 miles) and Stoke Prior (6 miles) which is the catchment primary school and feeds into Earl Mortimer College, Leominster. EMC provides a free school bus service. Independent schools in the area include Lucton School, Hereford Cathedral & Kings Worcester. More information is available for independent schools on www.isc.co.uk and for state schools www.herefordshire.gov.uk

Local Amentities The property lies within the rural parish of Hatfield, which comprises of period farmhouses and cottages. The market towns of Bromyard, Tenbury Wells and Leominster are close by and offer a good range of shops and services to satisfy most day to day requirements. Leominster also has a railway station. The historic town of Ludlow, lies to the north and is regarded by many to be one of the most attractive towns in England, and is host to an annual food festival and also has many acclaimed restaurants. Hereford, Worcester and Birmingham provide a wider range of educational, shopping and leisure facilities.

Recreational facilities The area provides a wealth of sporting and recreational facilities; there is an extensive network of footpaths and bridle paths through the surrounding attractive countryside. The Bromyard Downs, Malvern Hills and the Welsh Marches are also within easy reach. Racing is at Ludlow, Hereford & Worcester. Golf is close by at Berrington Green and Upper Sapey. Culturally the area is rich and there are an abundance of castles, ancient forts, and other historic sites close by.

Local Authority Herefordshire County Council - 01432 260000

Council Tax Band "E"

Services Mains electricity, water and gas (central heating), private drainage.

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