Market St, Knighton, Knighton, Powys


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  • Bedrooms: 3
** UNEXPECTEDLY BACK ON THE MARKET ** Two late 17th Century cottages which are Grade II Listed and have been sympathetically converted into one lovely cottage. The cottage has many original period features including a wide inglenook fireplace with Clearview stove, exposed beams and oak staircases. Located in the historic part of Knighton, within walking distance of the town centre yet still enjoying views of Panpwnton Hill.


Located in the oldest part of Knighton, the town of the Dyke which dates back the 12th Century, is this hidden gem, a wonderful quaint cottage with a 120 ft long garden and summerhouse. The cottage has been lovingly decorated maintaining many of its original features and is a great opportunity to own a lovely period property just off the town centre.

The accommodation: dining room, living room, kitchen, rear porch, utility, studio and store room, four bedrooms, two bathrooms and attic.

Property description

There are two wonderful front doors off the street with open porches to ensure the character and frontage is kept the same as it looked hundreds of years ago. Only one of the front doors is now in use and leads you up into the dining room. The dining room has quarry tiled floor, with beams and an opening to the living room, with a wide stone inglenook fireplace with a Clearview stove, with an alcove cupboard to the one side. A door leads to the rear porch which leads out onto the rear courtyard and garden beyond. Off the dining room is an inner hallway with under stairs storage and steps to the kitchen. The kitchen has flagstone flooring, cream units, new oak worktops, a ceramic double sink, a door to the courtyard area and oak windows with ornate wrought iron latches in keeping with the period of the property.

There are still two original staircases in the property with one leading from the inner hallway between the kitchen and dining room up to the third bedroom which is currently used as an office. The third bedroom has exposed beams, under stairs storage and a window to the front. The bathroom has a three piece white suite, tiled flooring and exposed beams. Stairs from the third bedroom lead to the second floor, attic room, which is divided into two areas, with views over the garden.

The second staircase is from the living room, leading up to a large landing area with exposed floorboards, beams and a period door. The main bedroom has a a view to the front, exposed beams and cottage windows with wooden sill. There is also an historic staircase which is no longer used leading from this bedroom to the attic. The landing leads to a through room which could be used as an occasional bedroom or dressing area. There is a further bedroom and bathroom off this room. The bathroom has a white suite, with roll top bath, tiled flooring and exposed beams. The second bedroom is a double room which overlooks the garden.

Adjoining outbuildings

Adjoining the property on the left hand side are the outbuildings which include the utility, studio and store. A door from outside takes you into the utility with a window, plumbing and space for washing machine. There is also a toilet and ceramic Belfast sink with ceramic slate coloured tiled flooring, light and power. The studio has slate coloured tiled flooring, exposed beams, painted stone walls with a window. There is also an outbuilding on the end with a window, making it lovely and light which is currently used as s studio.


From the rear porch you step out onto the patio area, with paved area and stone steps up to a gravelled area with a pergola, a perfect set up for a table and chairs to enjoy the summer months. An archway leads you down to the lawned area, bordered by mature hedges and at the bottom is a summerhouse. To the side is an area perfect for planting plants and shrubs. The garden extends to 120 ft altogether and is a lovely peaceful and very private area with mature fruit trees and soft fruit bushes.


Market Street is located in the oldest part of Knighton within the conservation area and is conveniently located for accessing the town centre. Knighton (Tref y Clawdd) which is located in Mid Wales, and is a market town within the historic county boundary of Radnorshire, lying on the river Teme, with a railway station on the Heart of Wales line. The Offas Dyke footpath is a 177 mile National Trail footpath that closely follows the England/Wales border. It opened in 1971 from Prestatyn to Chepstow with Knighton sitting at the half way point with a visitors centre. Knighton has a primary school, supermarket, leisure centre and many other smaller independent shops. The larger market town of Ludlow, 16 miles has a wider variety of facilities and hosts the famous Ludlow Food Festival. The larger Spa town of Llandrindod Wells, 18 miles offers a further wider range of facilities.


All mains services are connected. Powys Council tax band D.

Agents notes

Please note there is right of access across the rear of the properties.


From our office on Broad Street proceed up the road onto West Street, passing the clock tower on the left hand side follow the road around to the left on to Market Street. The property is approximately 10 yards from the junction on the right hand side.

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 (CPR) We endeavour to ensure that the details contained in our brochure are correct through making detailed enquiries of the owner but they are not guaranteed. The agents have not tested any appliance, equipment, fixture, fitting or service and have not seen the title deeds to confirm tenure. All measurements are quoted to the nearest 1/10 metre. All liability in negligence of otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars is hereby excluded.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Require prospective purchasers to produce two original ID documents prior to any offer being accepted by the owners.

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