Donnington, Ledbury


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A Rare Opportunity To Purchase A Spacious Listed Farmhouse With Adjoining Self Contained Annexe And Detached Cottage In A Delightful Rural Location Within Easy Reach of Ledbury Including A Range of Useful Outbuildings, Gardens, Courtyard, Paddock And Woodlands, In All Extending To Approximately 6 Acres.


The sought after hamlet of Donnington is situated approximately 2 miles from the town of Ledbury which has a wide range of local facilities and amenities including shops, schools, churches, restaurants, theatre, doctors surgeries, community hospital and a mainline railway station with direct links to Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham New Street, Oxford, Reading and London Paddington. The cities of Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester are all approximately sixteen miles distant and the M50 motorway is available approximately four miles to the south of the town.


Donnington Farm comprises an interesting Grade II Listed farmhouse offering spacious accommodation arranged over three floors, with the top floor adapted for use as a small flat. Adjoining the farmhouse is Japonica Cottage, a quarter wing of the main house, comprising a two bedroomed self contained annexe. There is also Red Roof Dairy, a two bedroomed detached cottage. The farmhouse and red Roof Dairy benefit from oil fired central heating and Japonica Cottage has electric heating.

The properties are located in a delightful rural position within easy reach of the popular town of Ledbury. They stand in grounds extending in all to approximately 6 acres with attractive courtyard, paddock, ponds and woodland. In addition there is a range of useful outbuildings including a large semi-detached brick barn and lock up store.



Entrance Vestibule

Reception Hall

With feature Quarry Tile floor. Staircase to first floor.

Sitting Room 4.65m (15ft) plus alcove x 4.26m (13ft 9in)

With feature fireplace and built-in cupboards.

Dining Room 4.49m (14ft 6in) x 4.34m (14ft) plus alcove

With feature fireplace.

Large Breakfast Kitchen 9.14m (29ft 6in) max. x 4.03m (13ft) max.

Fitted with a stainlesss steel sink and a range of wooden units. Built-in cupboards. Fitted AGA.

Utility Room 4.16m (13ft 5in) max. x 2.79m (9ft) max.

With plumbing for washing machine and oil fired central heating boiler.

Attractive Galleried Landing

Bedroom 1 4.73m (15ft 3in) x 4.49m (14ft 6in)

With feature fireplace. Archway through to dressing area with fitted wardrobes.

Ensuite Bathroom

With bath, shower cubicle, wash basin, bidet and a WC.

Bedroom 2 4.96m (16ft) max. into alcove x 3.46m (11ft 2in)

With built-in wardrobe and enjoying a very pleasant wooded outlook.

Bedroom 3 4.03m (13ft) x 3.77m (12ft 2in) plus alcove

With built-in wardrobe.

Rear Landing

With staircase to second floor.

Top Landing

This top floor sits directly above Japonica Cottage.

Kitchenette 1.91m (6ft 2in) x 1.86m (6ft)

With stainless steel sink.

Living Room/Bedroom 4.18m (13ft 6in) x 2.84m (9ft 2in)

Bedroom 3.49m (11ft 3in) x 2.17m (7ft)

Shower Room

With shower cubicle, wash basin, bidet and a WC.


Entrance Hall

Sitting Room 7.54m (24ft 4in) plus stairs x 4.18m (13ft 6in) max.

With staircase to first floor.

Kitchen 3.54m (11ft 5in) x 2.14m (6ft 11in)

With a stainless steel sink and range of wooden units. Built-in oven and hob.

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1 4.16m (13ft 5in) max. x 3.97m (12ft 10in) max.

Bedroom 2 3.46m (11ft 2in) max. x 2.14m (6ft 11in) max.

With airing cupboard.


Having a bath with shower over, wash basin and a WC.


Reception Hall

With staircase to first floor.


With wash basin and a WC. Oil fired central heating boiler.

Kitchen 4.65m (15ft) x 3.72m (12ft)

With stainless steel sink and a range of fitted units. Built-in oven with 4-ring hob. Walk-in cupboard.

Sitting Room 4.83m (15ft 7in) x 4.62m (14ft 11in)

With feature fireplace.

First Floor Landing

With built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 1 6.56m (21ft 2in) max. x 2.94m (9ft 6in)

With built-in cupboards.

Ensuite Bathroom

With bath, wash basin and a WC.

Bedroom 2 2.97m (9ft 7in) x 2.87m (9ft 3in)

With built-in cupboards.

Ensuite Shower Room

With shower cubicle, wash basin and a WC.


To the front of the main house there is a lawned garden area and paved terrace. To the rear there is an attractive courtyard. Beyond the area of garden there is an attractive pond, large paddock and a delightful area of woodland with further ponds. In all the total site extends to approximately 6 acres. It should be noted that there are public footpaths crossing over part of the site.

There are useful outbuildings including a large semi-detached brick barn and a lock-up store. There is also a large cellar with external access.


We have been advised that mains electricity is connected to the properties. There is a shared private water supply and shared private drainage. 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.


From the Ledbury office turn right and proceed down New Street. At the roundabout take the second exit onto the B4216 Dymock road. Continue on for approximately 1¾ miles passing the left turn to Donnington. Take the next turning left onto the private road, sign posted to Donnington Farm. The properties will then be located at the end of this shared driveway.

Council Tax

Donnington Farm: D

Japonica Cottage: C

Red Roof Dairy: E

Energy Perfomance Certificate

Donnington Farm: G (3)

Japonica Cottage: E (39)

Red Roof Dairy: (tbc)


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


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 properties are Freehold. There is management company dealing with the management and maintenance of the communal driveway, water supply and drainage system.

A Grade II Listed Farmhouse

Adjoining Self Contained Annexe And Separate Detached Cottage

Delightful Rural Location

Easy Access To Ledbury

Useful Outbuildings

Gardens, Courtyard, Ponds, Paddock And Woodland

In All extending To Approx. 6 Acres

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John Goodwin - Ledbury

3/5 New Street, Ledbury, Herefordshire

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