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Property Status : Sold STC

Oak Apple Cottage, Presteigne, LD8 2NG
Guide Price : £450,000
Detached Country Property
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Number of bedrooms : 3
Features :
  • Charming detached country cottage set to a wonderful backdrop of the enchanting Nash Woods
  • Offering versatile 3 bedroom living accommodation
  • Bathroom and Shower Room
  • Kitchen/Diner with oil fired range cooker
  • Enjoying a peaceful rural setting with stunning countryside views
  • Fully double glazed and oil central heating
  • In just over an acre of grounds
  • Yet just a mile from the historic borderland town of Presteigne
  • EPC energy rating 39 (E)
Details :


The property is set to a backdrop of the enchanting Nash woods, being part of the wonderful Radnor Forest. Oak Apple is tucked behind in its own gated entrance. It is located off a track about a mile from the historic borderland town of Presteigne which nestles in the heart of the Marches being surrounded by beautiful, unspoilt countryside, with the assumed motto, "Gateway to Wales” which was once the former county town of Radnorshire hosting two festivals, the originally named Sheep Music Festival and Presteigne Festival of Music and Arts, attracting some well-known composers. There is also the award-winning Judges Lodgings Museum being the winner of numerous national awards, the town is also commended for its many community-led initiatives and a wonderful array of independent shops and businesses on its high street and other traders within the town.

The market town of Knighton, 7 miles, with the train station onto the Heart of Wales line running to Shrewsbury to Swansea. Larger towns of Leominster, 13 miles and Ludlow, 17 miles, offer a wider range of shops and services. School education is offered by a primary and secondary school whilst independent education being available at Lucton School and Bedstone College.

The accommodation is arranged as follows:

Entrance door to Reception Hall:  laminate wood flooring, radiator, staircase with feature banister. Doors lead off to:

Kitchen/Diner:  With range of units consisting of bowl and half sink, base units, island unit with drawers, two freestanding dressers, planned space for electric cooker, extractor, plumbing for dishwasher, quarry tiled floor, windows to 3 elevations. Leading off to a utility.

Utility/mudroom: Inter connecting door, quarry floor radiator, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier, eye level and base units having working surfaces over.

Study/Bedroom 2: A most versatile room with double glazed windows to front and rear elevations, laminate wood flooring, double panel radiator, laminate wood floor.

Bathroom  suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal, wash basin, w.c.

Stairs from the entrance hall leads up to the First Floor onto landing with radiator and 2 double glazed windows

Doors off to:

First Floor Living Room:  Fireplace (now shelved) and extensive built-in cupboard/ shelving unit, double glazed windows overlooking garden the surrounding countryside, 2 radiators, carpeted floors.

Bedroom 1: Door to opening onto the balcony enjoying far reaching views over countryside to Presteigne beyond. radiator and 2 windows to rear, range of wardrobes.

Bedroom 3: Radiator, double glazed window again enjoying the garden and the countryside views, door leading onto balcony.

Shower Room: Shower Cubicle, radiator, pedestal basin, w.c, hanging rail, direct shaver, opaque glazed windows to front.

Balcony: Dual entry from bedrooms with, Iron railing and open to two sides, boarded floor, enjoying wonderful rural views.

Outside  The property is tucked away behind its own set of gates which open to an arrival parking area to the side of the house which then gives direct access to the gardens and grounds which are mainly grassed having a range of trees and shrubs including sweet chestnut, ash, oak, beech, copper beech, maple, birch, rowan, holly, apple, cherry, a variety of shrubs and wildflowers all attracting, many types of birds, bees, butterflies etc.

Lock up shed with light. Outdoor electric plug and tap.

Footprint remains of a former barn and cow shed.

The whole area extending to 1.03 Acres.

Additional Information


  • There is convenient access to a public footpath which runs through adjoining farmland to Presteigne.


  • Upon viewings the vendor will unlock a gate on the approaching track to give vehicular access.

Services: Mains electricity, private water and drainage.


Heating: Oil fired central heating to radiators.


Tenure: We are informed that the property is freehold.


Local Authority: Powys County Council Tax: Band F.


Viewing Arrangements, Negotiations & Any Additional Information

Strictly through DAVID PARRY & COMPANY 8 High Street Presteigne LD8 2BA Tel: 01544 267007

email: enquiries@davidparry.co.uk.