Shirley Cottage, Little Birch, Hereford.
HR2 8BB Price: £299,950
Bedroom/s Bathroom/s Lounge/s
4 2 2
bedroom/s bathroom/s reception/s

Contact property agent:

Hereford Office
01432 344 779

Four Bedroom Detached Property

Sought After Location

Quiet Village Position

Kitchen, Living Room

Dining Room, Lean-to Conservatory

Two Bathrooms

Extra Gardens Available by Separate Negotiation

In need of Redecoration

Private Gardens, Garage 

A character, four bedroom detached residence located in the quiet residential position of the sought after village of Little Birch, offering well proportioned accommodation over two storeys and large private gardens. The property has planning permission granted for a proposed two storey extension.



The cottage is located in the charming and sought after village of Little Birch with its own church and inn. A short walk away is the public house ‘The Castle Inn’, and nearby are the villages of Much Birch, with doctor’s surgery, and Little Dewchurch, both with primary schooling, public house and bus services. In Little Dewchurch there is a village hall and some fantastic countryside walks.


Approximately 8 miles north is the Cathedral city of Hereford offering a variety of amenities such as supermarkets, doctor’s surgeries, gymnasium and leisure centre. The cottage has easy access to the market town of Ross-on-Wye and has good road connections to the M50 and the M4 at Newport.




The property provides accommodation over two storeys and has great potential for further extension, adding further ground floor accommodation and further bedrooms. Please see details attached for planning permission granted for an extension to what is the south elevation.


The property has uPVC double glazing throughout and is approached by a pathway that leads round to the rear of the accommodation with a door into the Lean-to Conservatory, a room which is subject to redecoration and re-plastering. A further door leads into an Inner Hallway and Living Room with windows to the front and side aspects, as well as feature fireplace and understairs storage. There is a downstairs Bathroom Suite which has been recently refurbished with new bath and detachable shower head, low flush WC, vanity wash hand with mixer tap over and full tiled surround.


The kitchen, with potential for extension, offers a range of matching base storage units, single sink single drainer, space and plumbing for a washing machine, oven with four ring hob, pantry cupboard, and double doors that lead into what is currently used as a Dining Room.


The first floor accommodation offers four bedrooms, having dual aspect windows in the master bedroom, with Bedroom 4 currently used as an office. There is ample storage in the eaves as well as a Shower Room.


Agent’s Note: All fitted wardrobes are to be included in the sale.


The property sits on the edge of a large plot offering large laid lawns, brick outbuildings, storage shed and greenhouse, surrounded on all sides by hedgerows offering privacy. There is parking for at least 3 vehicles as well as an up and over garage door that offers access into the incorporated garage.


Services Oil fired central heating, private drainage (septic tank), and private water.


Council Tax Herefordshire Council – Band D – £1692.90 payable 2017/18


Directions Proceed south from Hereford along the A49, signposted towards Ross-on-Wye, Abergavenny (avoiding low bridge) Monmouth, and Rotherwas Industrial Estate. Proceeding out of Hereford, take the second exit at the roundabout to continue on the A49 towards Ross-on-Wye, Abergavenny and Monmouth. After approximately 2 miles, turn left off the A49, signposted towards Kingsthorne and Little Birch. Proceed along this road for just under a mile, turning left opposite the bus shelter. Follow this road (Barrack Hill) for approximately 0.5 miles. Approximately half way up Barrack Hill, take the right hand turn signposted towards Little Birch. Follow this road round to the left, passing The Castle Inn public house, and the property can be found a short distance away on the right hand side.


Viewings Strictly by appointment. Please contact the agents on 01432 344779 before travelling to check viewing arrangements and availability.  


Jackson Property for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.


The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked the legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.


12 April 2017 

Floor Plan