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Rathlin, 2 Millfield Close,
Knighton, Powys, LD7 1HE

2 Bedroom Link-Detached Property - FREEHOLD

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Property Description

Property Features -

  • Link-Detached Bungalow
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Available with No Upward Chain
  • Off Road Parking & Attached Garage
  • Pleasant Rear Garden
  • Approx. 0.5 Miles from Town Centre
  • Frontward Views Towards Ffrydd Wood
  • In Need of Modernisation
  • Quiet, Edge of Town Position
  • Ideal for First Time Buyers or Downsizing Purchasers

The Property

Rathlin is a traditionally built, link-detached bungalow located in a quiet position in the historic market town of Knighton (Tref-Y-Clawdd), found directly on the Welsh/English border within the picturesque Teme Valley.

Available to purchase with no upward chain, Rathlin was built in the mid 70's and is situated towards the edge of town within the popular Millfield Close development, which is made up of a number of similarly aged detached and semi-detached bungalows.

Lovingly cared for over the years, but now in need of modernisation, internally Rathlin offers 2 bedrooms, a kitchen diner, a living room, a hallway and a shower room. Outside, there is off road parking for up to 3 cars, an attached garage and a pleasant, largely laid to lawn rear garden. To the front of the bungalow are distant views across to Ffrydd Wood.

A delightful property, which offers the convenience of the high street facilities within a short commute and access to the glorious countryside and rolling hills which surround Knighton just a mere stones throw away, Rathlin could be an ideal home for first time buyers or downsizing purchasers to move into and put their own mark on!

The Location

Rathlin as mentioned is found approximately 0.5 miles from the main street, which hosts a variety of local groceries, retail shops and family run businesses. Knighton offers a good amount of facilities and services including a butchers and a supermarket, a primary school, a railway station, a post office, a bank, a variety of sports clubs which includes a golf course, a builders merchants, regular bus routes, a selection of public houses, cafés and restaurants, a leisure centre, a livestock market, bakeries and a library.

The town features a fortnightly 'farmers market' at the local community centre and also benefits from having a thriving artistic community including The Writers Group, a number of painters, art galleries, potters, craftsmen and a light entertainment society. Still a thriving market town spearheaded by local organisations, Knighton is a peaceful town offering breath taking, picturesque scenery and fully accommodates the laid back, relaxed lifestyle that many potential purchasers will be looking for. Described as the ‘The Gateway to Wales’ this market town is situated on the English/Welsh border. Mostly in Powys, partly in Shropshire it lies on the River Teme and is surrounded by hills giving the traveller a glimpse of the more remote areas accessible nearby.

The town's Welsh name is Tref-y-Clawdd meaning “Town on the Dyke”. This is a reference to Offa’s Dyke, which runs through the town, built by the Saxon King of Mercia to define his border with Wales. Every year hundreds of tourists and walkers visit the Dyke (which in its entirety runs from Prestatyn to Chepstow) and the Offa’s Dyke Centre adding a real vibe to the town during the Spring, Summer and Autumn months. While here, other attractions that visitors to the town often call upon is the famous Space Guard Centre, which offers people the chance to view the wonders of the universe in a fun and understandable way while also raising public awareness of the threat of asteroid and comet impacts and the ways in which they can predict and prevent them. Larger towns near to Knighton are the medieval market town of Ludlow, 16 miles East, and the Victorian Spa town Llandrindod Wells, 19 Miles South West. Both are easily accessible via road or rail links and offer further recreational, educational and leisure facilities.

Accommodation List -

Kitchen Diner - 4.8m x 3.0m (15'8" x 9'10") 

Hallway - 

Bedroom One - 3.7m x 4.4m (12'1" x 14'5") 

Bedroom Two - 3.1m x 2.7m (10'2" x 8'10") 

Living Room - 3.7m x 5.5m (12'1" x 18'0") 

Shower Room - 2.2m x 2.0m (7'2" x 6'6") 

Garage - 5.2m x 3.4m (max) (17'0" x 11'1" (max)


The property has the benefit of gas fired central heating.


We are informed the property is connected to all mains services.


The property is of freehold tenure.

Council Tax

Powys County Council - Band D. Charges for 2017/18 is £1,389.69.

Nearest Towns/Cities

Presteigne – Approximately 7 miles
Kington - Approximately 12 miles
Bishops Castle - Approximately 13 miles
Llandrindod Wells - Approximately 19 miles
Ludlow - Approximately 19 miles
Newtown - Approximately 21 miles
Builth Wells - Approximately 26 miles
Hereford - Approximately 31 miles
Shrewsbury - Approximately 38 miles


Enquiries via British Telecom indicates the property has an estimated broadband speed of 19.5MB. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries via BT or their own broadband provider.

Links to Central London

Via Road - travel time is expected to take approximately 4hr based on a 170 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

Birmingham – Approximately 73 miles (duration: 1hr 50min via road)
Cardiff Airport - Approximately 102 miles (duration: 2hr 42min via road)
Liverpool John Lennon – Approximately 103 miles (duration: 2hr 29min via road)
Bristol – Approximately 104 miles (duration: 2hr 32min via road)
Manchester – Approximately 104 miles (duration: 2hr 27min via road)


From the Knighton town centre proceed past the clock tower, along West Street, past the Offas Dyke Centre, up Offas Road and continue for approximately 300 yards until reaching Penybont Road. Carry on along Penybont Road for approximately 150 yards and turn left into Millfield Close and then take the first left turn. Rathlin is the 2nd property on the left hand side.


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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Tel: 01743 832436

Email: info@holters.co.uk


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