The Bage, Dorstone, Herefordshire


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A delightful smallholding set in a popular part of Herefordshire with approx. 8 acres of pasture, woodland and a range of outbuildings including stables. The accommodation has been much improved, having been newly redecorated throughout and benefits from central heating and double glazing with brand new timber double glazed windows in part.


The accommodation briefly comprises; Porch, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Study, Snug/Playroom, Utility Room, Sun Room/Boot Room, Boiler Room and WC. To the first floor there are 2 double Bedrooms, a single bedroom and a Shower Room and on the second floor 2 double Bedrooms, one accessed off the other.

The land has roadside access and also borders Bach Brook in part. There is Planning Permission to erect an agricultural building to the rear of the property as well as an altered access leading to the proposed building.

There are a range of outbuildings, some stone and brick and others portal framed with incorporated stables.

The property lends itself to equestrian purposes having good roadside access and gently sloping, well drained land.


The Bage is a small rural Hamlet found just under a mile to the west of Dorstone Village, a sought after village within The Golden Valley. There are a wide range of village amenities in Peterchurch, which is some 4 miles to the east and excellent town amenities in Hay on Wye (5 miles to the west) and Hereford (15 miles to the east).

The property takes in some lovely countryside views to the front and rear and has many lovely rural walks close by including the Wye Valley Walk (Herefordshire Trail on Merbach Hill).


Sun Room

6.33m x 3.14m (20'9 x 10'4 )

With a window seat, window to the rear, set of double doors.

Separate W.C

1.90m x 1.42m (6'3 x 4'8 )

WC, wash hand basin and window.

Store/Boiler Room

3.59m x 4.17m (11'9 x 13'8 )

With a stone floor, window to the front and a boiler.

Utility Room

2.34m x 3.17m (7'8 x 10'5 )

With a sink unit, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

7.41m x 4.06m (24'4 x 13'4 )

Two window seats, fitted kitchen units with solid worktops, wooden doors and drawers, two-oven oil-fired Aga, Calor Gas hob, a stainless steel sink, window to the front, space for an integral microwave, space for a dishwasher and under counter fridge and laminate floor tiles.

Dining Room

4.3m x 4.59m (14'1 x 15'1 )

With two windows to the front a wood-burning stove, a fireplace and an opening into -

Sitting Room

3.64m x 4.53m (11'11 x 14'10 )

With a former fireplace, windows to the front and side aspects, and an alcove with fitted shelving.


2.36m x 4.43m (7'9 x 14'6 )

With a painted exposed stone wall, window to the rear and a door opening into the utility room.


4.20m x 1.95m (13'9 x 6'5 )

With a window to the side aspect.

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1

4.06m x 4.58m (13'4 x 15'0 )

With a window to the front, two wardrobes.

Bedroom 2

2.94m x 3.97m (9'8 x 13'0 )

With a window to the front and airing cupboard (housing hot water tank).

Bedroom 3

4.19m x 2.41m (13'9 x 7'11 )

With a window to the side, a wardrobe, fitted desk and shelving unit.

Shower Room

1.28m x 1.97m (4'2 x 6'6 )

With a shower containing an electric shower, WC and wash hand basin.


2.37m x 2.66m (7'9 x 8'9 )

Containing a panelled bath, WC wash hand basin, a partly panelled wall, a fitted bathroom cabinet and a window to the side.

Bedroom 5

4.22m x 4.46m (13'10 x 14'8 )

With a night storage heater, window to the side and rear aspects and exposed beams.

Bedroom 4

4.43m x 3.90m (min) 4.66m (max) (14'6 x 12'10 ( min) 15'3 ( max))

With a window, a night storage heater and exposed beams.


The yard and buildings can be accessed from the side of the property where a 5 bar gate opens on to a gravelled drive with ample space for parking for several vehicles, horse boxes and caravans etc.


Two Storey Stone Barn 8.4m x 4.8m (27'7 x 15'9)having open mezzanine to half and the remainder open to the ceiling exposing the stone walls and roof timbers. Adjoining the stone barn is an open fronted steel framed barn 9.3m x 9.6m (30'6 x 31'6) with lean-to at the rear 3m x 18m (9'10 x 59'1) which incorporates stables and tack room. Dutch Barn/Workshop 9m x 6m (29'6 x 19'8) having light and power. There is a small area to the side of the open fronted steel barn currently laid to a vegetable patch enclosed by hedging and from the lean-to gates lead on to the rear paddock. Single storey brick building 7.5m x 4.3m (24'7 x 14'1) currently used for storage, having light and power, door to the front and small side lean-to 3m x 2.5m (9'10 x 8'2) opening on to a garden to the front of the property.

Terraced gardens surround the property with shrub borders and hedging to the front and a path leading to the parking area to the side. The path continues across the rear of the property into the side garden, which is a banked decorative area leading down to the brook. Steps lead up to the paddock and the property in total sits in approx. 8 acres of well fenced pasture land having roadside access and includes areas of woodland bordering onto Bach Brook.


Septic tank drainage, oil-fired central heating, mains water and electricity.

Planning Permission

A copy of the Planning Permission for the proposed agricultural building can be found on the Herefordshire Council website under Application No. 152107 or from the Agent's Offices.


The property can be found off the B3438, 4 miles to the east of Hay on Wye (as indicated by the For Sale board). Alternatively, leave Hereford on the A465 taking the second right turn (signposted Clehonger B4349). Travel through Clehonger turning left for Kingstone. Pass through Kingstone and at the end of the road turn right. Follow this road passing through Vowchurch, Peterchurch and Dorstone where the property will be found on the left hand side after approximately 1 mile as indicated by the For Sale sign.

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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