Fownhope, Fownhope, Herefordshire


Guide price

For Sale by Formal Tender on Thursday 30th July 2020 at 12 noon. This is a spacious, low density site, the total area of which extends to approximately 5.2 acres (2.1 hectares) with the development area itself contained within approximately 50% of the total site area. The balance of the site being the landscape orcharding and attenuation pond as per the attached plan. The property has extensive road frontage and a superb southerly outlook towards the River Wye and the lower Wye Valley. This is a premier residential area where an exclusive development such as this will be very marketable and sought after.


A very attractive rural development site situated on the western fringe of the Village Fownhope, which is one of the most sought after villages in rural Herefordshire. Local amenities comprise General Store, Post Office, Doctors Surgery, Church, Community Hall, Health & Leisure Spa, Public House, Restaurant amongst many others together with access to beautiful surrounding countryside through Haugh Woods to the north and the Lower Wye Valley to the south.

Ross on Wye with the M50 motorway connections is some 8 miles distance, whilst the Cathedral City of Hereford is approximately 7 miles north west.

Planning Permission

Planning Permission was granted for an fully detailed scheme, the layout of which is attached. The scheme comprises 15 units in total with a range of properties specifically designed to suit the topography of the ground. Full details of each individual property are available upon request, however, the mix of the scheme is broadly as follows; 3 x 2 bedroom terrace, 2 x 3 bedroom semi-detached, 4 x 4 bedroom detached, 3 x 3 bedroom detached and 3 large detached bungalows at the upper end of the site. All properties are a spacious, well planned design taking advantage of the southerly aspect.

Planning Application is pending to provide the attenuation pond as part of the proposed surface water management strategy under Application No. P200755/F. At the time of dictation, the target determination date is Wednesday 20th May, we are therefore confident that the Appoval will be forthcoming before the Formal Tender date, however, if not, we understand that any offers will be subject to that confirmation and conditional upon it.

Further details including; Transport Statement, Flood Risk Assessment, Ecology Survey, Design & Access Statement, Landscape Report, Landscape Management Plan, Hedgerow Assessment are available on the Herefordshire Council Planning Application Search website under the Application No. P163707/F.

Section 106 Agreement

The Section 106 Agreement has been agreed and is available upon request. It is also available on the Herefordshire Council Planning Application Search website.


It is our understanding that mains water, sewer, gas and electricity are available for connection. Surface water drainage has been addressed within the flood risk assessment.

Surface Water Drainage Strategy

The detailed Surface Wate Drainage Strategy prepared by PFA Consulting is available upon request.

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

British Gas, P.O. Box 227, Rotherham S98 1PD

Mode of Sale

The site is available by Formal Tender. The full contract pack and Tender documents are available from the Vendor's Solicitors. The date for submission of Tenders will be Thursday 30th July 2020 at 12 noon at the Agent's Offices.

Tenders should be submitted to the Office of Messrs Lambe Corner Solicitors in the required format together with cheque in the sum of 10% of the offer price.

Completion will be 28 days from the Tender date unless an alternative date is agreed by all parties.

Vendor's Solicitors

Lambe Corner Solicitors, 36/37 Bridge Street, Hereford HR4 9DJ FAO Alex Cunliffe

Tel; 01432 355301


Proced out of Hereford in an easterly direction along the B4224 continuing through the village of Hampton Bishop and Mordiford. Upon entering the Village of Fownhope the site will be located on the left hand side as denoted by the Agents For Sale board.


By calling at the site at any reasonable time, although please be conscious of the fact that there is a growing crop present.


There will be no VAT chargeable on the purchase price.

Further details and all negotiations

Mr John Dillon, Sunderlands, Offa House, St. Peters Square, Hereford HR1 2PQ Tel; 01432 356161

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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