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Land Launched To Market


A block of highly productive land in north Herefordshire together with a barn with planning permission is on the market. The 204 acres at Lower Broxwood, ten miles west of Leominster is available in five lots or as a whole.

Agent, Scott Kemsley of Balfours comment: “This is an opportunity to acquire a large block of excellent agricultural land, which is predominantly grade two series loamy soil and mainly well drained. There is a good network of roads for access to the land which is situated around the village of Broxwood, with most lots having mains water available.”

Lot one comprises of 58 acres of pasture and woodland, together with buildings at Crabtree Barn which comes with planning permission for potential conversion to a single dwelling. Lot two comprises of 60 acres of arable land and 21 acres of woodland. A further three lots are parcelled into lots of some 44 acres, 16 acres and four and a half acres, the latter being one pasture field.

Scott adds: “The land is relatively flat and all the arable land can be readily cultivated, current cropping includes cereals, potatoes, oilseed rape and beans, all producing good yields. We are marketing the whole with a guide price of £2,134,000.” For more information call Scott Kemsley on 01743353511.

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Land At Madley, South Of Hereford


Land on the edge of the vibrant village of Madley, in seven miles south of Hereford is on the market with Balfours. The 2.7 acres within Madley Airfield is currently down to grass and benefits from good roadside access.

“This is a fascinating opportunity to purchase land on the edge of the vibrant village of Madley, which has a full range of local services and amenities,” says Balfours sales manager – Ludlow, Scott Kemsley.

“The land is flat and in good heart, it offers excellent prospects for horticulture – including allotments, equestrian and of course agriculture,” he adds. Offers are invited by Balfours. For more information call Scott Kemsley on 01584 707100.

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Idyllic Farm With Six Acres In AONB


A farmhouse set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty near Yatton, Ross on Wye, is launched to the market by Balfours.

Lodge Farm is nestled in an idyllic location overlooking its own ponds and six acres of land. The steading which comprises of the main farmhouse, together with a studio annex, barn with planning permission double carport and a selection of outbuildings is a rare opportunity.

Balfours sales manager - Ludlow, Scott Kemsley, says: “This is an utterly charming location, Lodge Farm is accessed via its own private drive, with a variety of mature native trees enhancing the approach. The farmhouse has recently been renovated and extended achieving a house filled with natural light and character.”

The entrance hall leads off to each of the main reception rooms and to the kitchen breakfast room. The kitchen benefits from a four oven Aga and newly fitted units – with French doors inviting meal times to spill out onto the terrace.  A traditional fireplace is to be found in the sitting room, together with glazing to two aspects, including French doors to the garden and surrounding countryside.

The dining room is on the opposite side of the hallway, beyond which is an enchanting third reception room with the original cast iron range. A rear lobby, with stairs to the first floor and basement, porch and a cloak room with shower complete ground floor accommodation. There are four bedrooms on the first floor, some with original fire places and the master room with en-suite; a family bathroom services the other three rooms.

Scott Kemsley adds: “The real beauty of Lodge Farm is its tranquillity, combined with its accessibility. The hamlet of Yatton is just a mile away, while Ross on Wye and Ledbury are five and eight miles respectively with an abundance of individual shops and restaurants. The property also sits within easy catchment of state and public schools. Road, rail and airport links are all within sensible striking distance.”

Balfours are marketing Lodge Farm with a guide price of £1,150,000. For more information call Scott Kemsley on 01584 707100.

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Lodge Farm Pond and View

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Boutique Estate Agency – Puts Down Roots In Ludlow


Balfours, one of Shropshire’s longest established independent property agents has opened a new office in Ludlow.

The move to Broad Street in the town centre reflects the company’s success as a property agent over a number of years in South Shropshire, the Marches and North Herefordshire. Sales manager  - Ludlow, Scott Kemsley is delighted with the move.

He reflects: “We have been successfully closing deals on residential homes to buy and let, together with development land and farms for quite some years. It is an entirely evolutionary process that we should have a physical presence in South Shropshire.”

Scott joined Balfours three years ago with global experience in property sales and development, but with his roots firmly in South Shropshire and Ludlow his local town – he has quickly rekindled old acquaintances and made new ones through local organisations including Ludlow Cricket Club.

He admits: “We have enjoyed exceptional sales, with the business growing year on year, to a point where long term commitment was the obvious way forward. As a boutique estate agency, I hope that the many clients and prospective clients and buyers will take the opportunity to visit 67 Broad Street, to see for themselves the premium service we offer.”

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Convenience To County Town


A large detached Georgian town house with parking and garage in the sought after area of Belle Vue  is on the market with Balfours.

The welcome at Belle Vue Lodge, 55 Trinity Street, Shrewsbury, is to a large entrance hall with three reception rooms and cloak room off, together with stairs to the first floor and cellar. As it is used today the dining room and living room are linked by double glazed doors, the whole extending nearly 11 metres.

An imposing character fireplace is the focal point of the sitting room, incorporating a large mantle mirror. Natural light is issued from two aspects and includes French doors leading out to the rear terrace and garden.

Beyond double doors, is a second reception room of similar dimensions, currently used as a dining room. The breakfast room has glazing to two aspects and links through to the kitchen with separate pantry. There are four bedrooms on the first floor served by a family bathroom with shower and bath, plus additional separate wc. An additional bedroom is to be found on the second floor.

Head of sales at Balfours, Alistair Hilton, says: “For anyone seeking the convenience of the county town with its many associated amenities and a good sized family home, which could successfully be configured to provide home work space too, Belle Vue Lodge is a great opportunity. It has charming mature gardens, a recently built garage and parking for three cars. I would recommend early viewing.”

Belle Vue Lodge is marketed with a guide price of £469,995, for more information call Alistair Hilton at Balfours on 01743 353511.

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Belle Lodge Front

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AMC's Summer Issue Of 'Down to Earth' Is Now Here


The latest issue of the AMC's 'Down to Earth' publication is now available. Please click here to view a copy.

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