Church Farm Madley

Church Farm Madley, Madley, Hereford, HR2 9LU


The village of Madley lies 6 miles south west of the City of Hereford with road and bus services to nearby villages of Clehonger, Thruxton and Kingstone where there are primary and secondary schools.

Madley has a convenience shop, two public houses, a take-away curry house, hairdresser and a nine hole golf course. St. Mary’s Church is the outstanding building in the village which is seen from the subject property on the east side of the garden.



Church Farm was a sizeable farmhouse which has been divided into three dwellings, with the subject property being the largest of the three with the largest garden and parking area. Church Farm is a delightfully presented property which has been sensitively repaired and improved by the vendor who has replaced timbers, re-plastered walls, decorated internally and re-roofed, under felted, using new battens and increased the insulation to the roof area. Externally, the garden has been well maintained and is best described as a plants woman’s garden.



The front door is situated on the east elevation facing the Church tower with an oak veneer door onto a  tiled front step.


KITCHEN/DINING ROOM       20’ x 13’3” (6m x 4m)

Hand built oak kitchen units and work surfacing with white tiled splash-back to base units and work surfacing. Three timber casement windows facing north, with 1½ bowl sink, wall cupboard enclosing the Worcester combi condensing boiler, space for a SMEG 5 ring gas fired cooker and ovens (the cooker is not included in the sale, by separate negotiation). A central island with granite work surface and built in washing machine and dryer (not included in sale). Stairs to first floor. Pendant and wall lights to remain and architectural wrought ironwork to ceiling. Hi level RCD boxed into cupboard. Space for a dining room table and chairs and open ballustraded hand rail and stairs to first floor.


SITTING ROOM                      18’6” x 15’ (5.6m x 4.5m)

With central inglenook fireplace and a generous ceiling height of (7’6”) 2.3m. Timber casement windows with wide window board and quarry tiled floor, the main feature being the inglenook fireplace with stone hearth and excellent natural light from south facing light.


LANDING        11’6” x 2’9” + 3’3” x 3’5” (3.5m x 0.87m + 1m x 1.06m)

With a recessed area used for clothes storage or as a study area with exposed beams, pendant light and a ceiling mounted smoke alarm.


MASTER BEDROOM  15’ x 13’ + 4’6” x 6’3” (4.5m x 3.9m + 1.4m x 1.9m)

Double bedroom with exposed blackened wall timbers, spotlighting, and timber casement windows and recessed area as a dressing room and storage area for clothes hanging. South facing timber casement window and pendant lights. New floating ceiling over top of original lathe & plaster ceiling.


BEDROOM 2               8’3” x 11’6” (2.5m x 3.5m max) exc 4’3” x 11’6” (exc. 1.3m x 3.5m))

Close carpeted room, with timber casement windows, south facing, radiator with control valve,  pendant light and wall cupboard providing a good depth of storage. L shaped room.


BATHROOM               7’3” x 8’3” (2.2m x 2.5m)

Timber door with obscure glazed glass pane, walling in tongued and grooved panelling, tiled walls around the bath. Electric shower, double radiator and vinyl flooring. Pull light switch and pedestal wash hand basin. Timber casement window with obscure glazing, low level WC and boxed pipework. Storage fitment included in the sale forms a useful storage for bathroom lotions. Extractor fan within the ceiling.






There is parking for 3 or 4 vehicles, two five bar gates at right angles to each other and a pedestrian gate supported from dressed sandstone, creating an impressive approach to the house. There is a level lawn, two garden sheds and a greenhouse. There is a paved terrace by the back door bordered by flower beds. The garden is set out in four areas; vegetable, composting, the main front garden with view of Madley Church and a south facing garden fronting the village road with steps and a Yew Tree. There are winter and summer perennials interspersed with trees, shrubs, and fragrant flowers with an arch covered in climbing clematis and honeysuckle. A 20ft high conifer provides shade but does not prevent light coming into the garden. There are fruit trees. A Gingko tree, a Japanese Maple and Plum tree, and lavender borders. Bamboo ferns, Virginia creeper and a slate walled garden with colourful crocosmia, hydrangeas, foxgloves, lupins, a riot of scent and colour.



From Hereford take the A465 and follow signs for Clehonger and Madley. Upon entering Madley take the first left turn before the Red Lion Public House, and past the village shop. Follow the road around the church yard wall and take the next right hand turn into Penny Plock. Take the first left hand turn and behind a conifer tree is a stone covered courtyard, parking area for all the houses forming Church Farm.



Mains water and drainage; mains electricity and mains gas.


Council Tax Band C and the Charging Authority is Herefordshire Council 01432 260000.


Viewings are strictly by appointment through Arkwright Owens, acting as sole agents with sole selling rights-  Telephone  (01432) 267213 or Julian Owens (07855) 744821



Arkwright Owens have not tested apparatus, equipment, fittings, or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor. The photograph may have been taken with the use of a wide-angle or zoom lens. All room sizes are approximate and if measured into a recess then this is indicated. The property is sold in the aforegoing particulars. Any item not mentioned herein is specifically excluded. HR2 JTJO/AO/30August/2018

Call 01432 267213 for further information or to book a viewing.


Bedrooms: 2
Receptions: 2
Kitchens: 1
Bathrooms: 1


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