Much Birch, Hereford

Guide price

FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER ON Friday 25th March 2022 AT 12.00 NOON at Offa House, St Peters Square, Hereford, HR1 2PQ A freehold development site offering an excellent opportunity to construct a small exclusive development of high value properties The development site has been extremely well planned, taking full advantage of the southerly aspect and outstanding views. Each plot has a spacious garden and the benefit of a detailed planning consent for well-planned accommodation. The current planning consent is for 5 units, 3 being detached and a pair of semi-detached, however it has been implied that the pair of semi-detached properties may be able to sub divide to create 2 smaller detached properties. We are not selling on the assumption that that will be the case, purchasers must make their own enquiries and draw their own conclusions. This is an attractive site in a sought-after location. We are not aware of any abnormal development costs and subject to clarification of services this is a site that can be accessed and commenced quite quickly. It is ideally suited to a smaller developer wishing to create a high-end bespoke development.


The Pilgrim Hotel is situated near the A49 Hereford to Ross on Wye road, the site itself being accessed from a secondary road to the south of the A49. There is a good range of local amenities close at hand including public house/restaurant, garage, doctors' surgery, Much Birch primary school. Steiner academy, churches in both Much Dewchurch and Much Birch and easy access to both Hereford city and the market town of Ross on Wye with its M50 motorway links.

Planning Permission

Planning Permission was granted on 19th October 2020 under application code 201830. This is a full detailed planning consent with an approved design scheme, the brief details of which are as follows:

Plots 1 and 2 (Type A)

A good-sized pair of semi-detached properties with accommodation of reception hall, separate WC, open plan sitting/dining/kitchen area, stairway to first floor landing, 2 bedrooms and bathroom.

Plot 3 (Type C)

Good sized detached bungalow comprising: reception hall, kitchen/diner, utility, sitting room, 3 bedrooms, ensuite, family bathroom.

Plot 4 (Type D)

Large detached bungalow with accommodation of reception hall, separate WC, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility, master bedroom with en-suite, 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom.

Plot 5 (Type E)

Extremely spacious detached bungalow with accommodation of reception hall, separate WC, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility, master bedroom with en-suite, 3 further bedrooms, family bathroom.

Full design and access statements are available on request.

The design and construction details are as sustainable as they could possibly be, the proposed use of timber cladding, painted aluminium frame windows, aluminium guttering and flat sedum roofs other than the semi-detached properties which will have pithced roofs using either a grey slate or a seamed tin covering.


We understand that mains electricity, water and drainage are available nearby. Buyers should make their own enquiries with the relevant service provider.


At any reasonable time during daylight hours but please access via Tump Lane rather than The Pilgrim car park.

Agents Notes

There will be a reservation of rights for vehicular access from the Pilgrim Hotel car park through the development site to Tump Lane. Such rights would also contain an obligation for a proportionate maintenance and repair obligation.


Proceed out of Hereford in a southerly direction along the A49 for approximately 6 miles, turning right at the crossroads in Much Birch (just after passing the Pilgrim Hotel) Continue down Tump Lane for approximately 300 yards, turning right into the development site.

Mode of Sale

The property is being offered For sale by Informal Tender, all tenders to be received at the offices of the selling agents by 12 noon, Friday 25th March 2022.

Marked Tender for land at the Pilgrim Hotel'.

Agents Notes

Any plans used in preparation of these details may have been reduced in scale and any interested parties should check with the title plan before proceeding to purchase.

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.

01432 507120

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