Longtown, Hereford

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
A three bedroom farm cottage with a Courtyard of

Barns, Tractor Shed and 1.85 ha (4.5 acres). set in circa 4.5 acres

The village of Longtown is within the Parish

of Herefordshire, England on the edge of the

Brecon Beacons National Park 14 miles south

west of Hereford and 10 miles north east of

Abergavenny on the eastern edge of the Black

Mountains. The population numbers 650 served

by an award winning local shop, Post Office,

Primary School, village hall, public house, with

fishing on the river Monnow.


Longtown Castle was built in the 1180’s by Lord Walter

de Lacy who lived there until 1234. The ruins of the

former castle are now in the hands of English Heritage.


Ty-Bach Farm is accessed by means of the B456 an

unclassified road maintainable at public expenses

which leads to a No Through Road which has mature

hedges on both sides, the farm is about 300 metres

down the lane to a turning area and to the fields.

There is a Public Right of Way which runs downhill

along an ancient stone lane to a ford/water crossing.

At the entrance to the property there is a turning

circle and through a five bar gate into the cobbled

farmyard, the impressive sandstone barn with earth

floor and corrugated roof which has protected the

stone walls and arrow slit windows. The courtyard

of barns form an enclosure with opportunities to

convert in individual ways to suit a new owner

subject to Planning Approval.

The farmhouse is a three bedroom cottage raised

to one side, with potential to be improved and

extended (subject to planning). The cottage is

constructed in dressed sandstone with a catslide

under felted roof, timber casement windows under

a slate roof. The house has elevated views over the

courtyard with far reaching views.

In addition to the main house is a cobbled farm yard

with semi-circle of stone courtyard barns and an

impressive sandstone barn with earth and flagstone

floors, with oak trusses under a corrugated iron

roof which has protected the stone walls, arrow slit

windows. There is a corrugated tractor shed behind

the single storey open fronted barns. The barns could

be converted into a second dwelling to accompany

the original house (subject to planning).


Ty-Bach is at the north of Longtown. The entrance to

Ty-Bach Farm is opposite a sign post for the Blackhill

otherwise known locally as The Cat’s Back ‘Crib-yGarth’ which is 640 m above sea level (2100 ft). For

Sale Board marks the entrance to the access road.


Ty-Bach Farm has mains water connection and mains electricity.

Council Tax

The property is assessed as Band D. The charging Authority is Herefordshire Council.

Anti Money Laundering (AML)

A successful bidder will be required to provide information to satisfy the AML

regulations when Heads of Terms are agreed.

Williams are presenting this property with Joint Agent Arkright Owens.


The property is derelict and therefore does not need an EPC.

Details, floorplans etc supplied by Arkwright Owens. ( Strictly for guidance. Your solicitor should confirm any enquiries on your behalf before exchange of contracts. )

Marketed by 01432 507150

Williams Estate Agents

24a King Street, Hereford

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