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Rose Cottage, Beguildy, Nr Knighton

Sold STC £125,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Circa 300 Year Old Cottage
  • 2 Double Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
  • Beautifully Renovated & Maintained
  • Central, Popular Village Location
  • Distant, South Facing Frontward Views
  • Patio Seating Area & a Lovely, Detached Garden
  • Available to Purchase with No Upward Chain
  • Exposed Features Including Inglenook Fireplace
  • Ideal Countryside Retreat or Welsh Holiday Cottage

Full description

Roses are red, violets are blue, I think we have just found the perfect 300 year old cottage for you! Introducing Rose Cottage. This 2 double bedroomed home has been beautifully renovated and could be your ideal holiday cottage or welsh retreat. Offering beautiful views, a garden and available with no upward chain, book a viewing to see this fantastic property today.

Property Features - - - Circa 300 Year Old Cottage
- 2 Double Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
- Beautifully Renovated & Maintained
- Central, Popular Village Location
- Distant, South Facing Frontward Views
- Patio Seating Area & a Lovely, Detached Garden
- Available to Purchase with No Upward Chain
- Exposed Features Including Inglenook Fireplace
- Ideal Countryside Retreat or Welsh Holiday Cottage

Overview - Situated in the heart of the unspoilt Mid Wales countryside and positioned in the ever popular, tranquil village of Beguildy lies the sweet, charming property, Rose Cottage. The middle one in a row of three, Rose Cottage is a beautifully presented house that offers perspective buyers a chance to purchase a peaceful home full of history and tales, or perhaps a superb country retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city living or even a lucrative holiday cottage, either way you can be sure that the new purchasers of this splendid property would have acquired a truly solid and individual residence. Available to purchase with no upward chain, this characterful property dates back circa 1700's and has more recently been lovingly renovated by the current owners who have called Rose Cottage their precious home for the past 19 years. Immaculately maintained throughout the accommodation is made up of 2 double bedrooms with useful wardrobe space in both and an en-suite shower room to bedroom one on the first floor. On the ground floor there is an L-shaped entrance hall with stairs rising up to the first floor, a dining living room which is the signature room of the cottage, a small but fully equipped kitchen, a wash room and a separate downstairs bathroom. Directly south facing with distant views over the surrounding Welsh countryside, Rose Cottage overall accommodates a pleasant blend of contemporary finishings along with a wealth of character and period features which include exposed timber beams, stonework and a showcase inglenook fireplace with original bread oven and insert 'Clearview' wood-burning stove.

Outside the cottage there is a small, stone paved seating area found next to the entrance door and is an ideal spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee while enjoying the picturesque views. Rose Cottage also benefits from a super, detached garden located approximately 15 yards down the lane. This sizeable garden is largely laid to lawn and adjoins Beguildy's beautiful church. The garden has sunny south facing outlook down the valley, along with good-sized garden shed/workshop and a paved patio area perfect for outdoors entertaining.

The Cottage - Approached from the quiet lane, two stone steps lead up to the stable entrance door. Inside the L-shaped hallway has wood flooring, stairs rising to the first floor accommodation and separate doors leading into the the dining living room, kitchen, wash room, downstairs bathroom and useful understair storage cupboard. The dining living room is the signature room of the cottage and immediately you get a sense of the history within the building with your eye straight away drawn to the stone built inglenook fireplace with inset 'Clearview' wood burning stove and original bread oven, which is perfect to curl up in front of on a cold winters evening. There is ample space for a three piece suite, as well as an alcove perfectly suited for a set of dining table and chairs, while a window takes a look out to the front across the surrounding fields and distant hills. Size is not always everything, but this quaint kitchen certainly has it all. Equipped to cater for 21st century living, the kitchen is installed with a quality kitchen range of matching wall and base units with solid wooden worktops over and an insert ceramic Belfast sink. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, 2 ring induction hob and microwave. A window provides a far reaching south facing aspect. Further along the hallway and past the kitchen a door opens into the small wash room, which has space and plumbing for a washing machine and additional storage space. The final door from the hallway leads into the downstairs bathroom, which is installed with a matching white suite of w.c, wash basin and panelled bath with shower connection above.

On the first floor the landing area has a useful storage cupboard and fitted book shelving, while doors lead into bedrooms one and two. Left at the top of the stairs, bedroom one is a good-sized room with space for a double bed and additional furnishings and features ash flooring, as well as a full length wardrobe with shelving and hanging rails, a further overstair storage cupboard with shelving houses the 'Telford Tempest' hot water cylinder, which serves the house. A window which is perfectly positioned next to the bed allows the opportunity to wake up every morning and enjoy the picturesque views across the Welsh countryside. From bedroom one a door opens into a private en-suite, which is beautifully fitted and features a Showerlux rain shower head and thermostatic valve within a Showerlux toughened glass rectangular enclosure, fitted cherry wood and steel cabinets with recycled surfaces, w.c, and a ceramic bowl sink. A window from the en-suite provides a distant frontward outlook. Bedroom two is located on the right hand side at the top of the stairs and is once again a good-sized, double bedroom with ample space for additional furnishings, exposed timber floor boards, a window providing another fantastic frontward outlook and a large walk-in wardrobe.

Outside - To the front of the cottage is a small, stone paved seating area which poses as a perfect spot to enjoy a morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine while enjoying the picturesque views. Detached from the cottage and found approximately 15 yards down the lane, the sizeable garden is largely lawned and has well defined fenced and stoned walled boundaries which adjoins Beguildy Church. South facing the garden has flower beds and planted borders and offers a paved patio area ideal for entertaining within the warmer months of the year and enjoys the distant views across the surrounding countryside. The garden also benefits from a brick-built BBQ and a sizeable wooden shed/workshop.

The Location - Rose Cottage occupies an idyllic village setting within Beguildy nestled towards the head of the the picturesque Teme Valley. The area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and is a haven for nature enthusiasts and those of an active disposition. Encompassed by stunning scenic countryside with rolling hill tops as far as the eye can see the village and nearby surroundings are popular with walkers and cyclists and present a variety of outdoor pursuits. Continuing past Rose Cottage and up Church Lane you soon approach Crown land at the top of the hill which offers stunning open countryside and breathtaking views. A protected nature reserve the Crown land offers the chance to see a variety of wildlife and is an excellent spot for bird watchers and nature enthusiasts.

Beguildy is a close knit and friendly community and embraces the 'laid back', tranquil lifestyle. The village offers useful facilities to include a post office/village shop, church (St Michaels), remains of the former Beguildy Castle for any history lovers and the central hub of the village, the public house (The Radnorshire Arms, which by the way does fantastic food). Further recreational and educational facilities are available in Knighton (8 miles south-east) and the largest town in Powys, Newtown (13 miles north-west). Both offer an excellent range of independent retailers and a number of supermarket chains. A variety of dining establishments and public houses, a host of community clubs and societies and useful transport links via bus and railway stations. The market town of Newtown and the border town of Knighton both offer a vast array of retail, educational and recreational amenities including football, rugby, tennis, running and golf clubs as well as sport leisure centre, swimming pools, a running track and gymnasiums. Close to Beguildy are the neighbouring villages of Felindre, Dutlas, Lloyney, Heyope and Knucklas.

Accommodation List - -

Entrance Hall (L-Shaped) -

Dining Living Room - 4.3m x 4.6m (max) (14'1" x 15'1" (max)) -

Kitchen - 2.2m x 2.4m (7'2" x 7'10") -

Bathroom - 1.8m x 2.1m (max) (5'10" x 6'10" (max)) -

Wash Room -

First Floor Landing - -

Bedroom One - 3.5m x 4.6m (max) (11'5" x 15'1" (max)) -

Bedroom Two - 3.5m x 4.6m (11'5" x 15'1") -

En-Suite Shower Room - 1.8m x 1.9m (5'10" x 6'2") -

Services - We are informed the property is connected to mains water and electricity and has shared septic tank drainage.

Heating - Electric heaters and a wood burning stove.

Tenure - The property is of freehold tenure.

Council Tax - Band C.

Directions - From the market town of Knighton, head north-west on the B4355 towards Newtown and continue along the road for approximately 8 miles before reaching the village of Beguildy. Towards the centre of the village will be the Radnorshire Arms pub on the right hand side, turn immediately opposite the pub onto Church Lane and proceed up the lane for approximately 150 yards and Rose Cottage is located on the right hand side.

Links To Central London - Via Road - travel time is approximately 3hr 42min based on a 174 mile journey travelling along the M42 and then M40.
Via Rail travel time is approximately 4hr 30min hours based on a standard transfer From Knighton Station to Paddington Station via Shrewsbury and Birmingham. Alternative routes are available from nearby stations including Leominster and Ludlow.

Nearest Airports - Liverpool John Lennon Approximately 86 miles (duration: 2hr 02min via road)
Birmingham Approximately 94 miles (duration: 2hr 04min via road)
Manchester Approximately 98 miles (duration: 2hr 05min via road)
Cardiff - Approximately 99 miles (duration: 2hr 21min via road)
Bristol Approximately 104 miles (duration: 2hr 23min via road)

Notice: The Property Misdescriptions Act - Notice: The Property Misdescription Act Holters for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1. These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessors and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each term of them. 3. The vendors or lessors do not make or give, and neither do Holters for themselves nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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