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Elvins Cottage, No.4 Fold Farm Lane, Broad Street,
Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2AF

End-of-Terrace Barn Conversion For Sale - FREEHOLD

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Property Description

Property Features -

  • End-of-Terrace Barn Conversion
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Beautifully Presented Accommodation
  • Town Centre Position
  • Set Along a Private Road
  • Front & Rear Courtyard Gardens
  • Private Off Road Parking
  • Available with No Upward Chain
  • Distance Views from Upper Floors
  • Grade II Listed

The Property 

Elvins Cottage is a beautifully presented, end-of-terrace, grade II listed barn conversion located along a private, no through road in the very heart of the market town of Presteigne, which in 2006 was voted the 2nd best small town in Britain by Clive Aslet of the Telegraph newspaper. Offering the best of both countryside and town living, this fabulous property has delightful, uninterrupted frontward views from upper floors towards Stone Wall Hill as well as also being conveniently less than 400 yards from the vibrant town centre with its many independently owned shops and facilities.

From what was cattle shed/hay loft of a former farm, which was converted by a local, well regarded contractor in the 1980's as part of small and exclusive development, Elvins Cottage now offers spacious accommodation set over 3 floors, which has been tastefully upgraded and beautifully maintained by the current owners over recent years. The ground floor accommodation is made up of an entrance hall, a light and airy living room and a kitchen diner, whilst the second floor has a landing area, bedrooms one and two, a shower room and a separate W.C. Bedroom one also benefits from a private shower room. The third and final floor has a landing area and 2 further bedrooms, both with vaulted ceilings and 'Velux' windows and alike the rest of the property oozes character with exposed timber beams. The top floor is where you can make the most of the wonderful frontward views.

Outside there is no drop in quality with the property presenting private front and rear, low maintenance courtyard gardens, which are ideal for relaxing in within the warmer months of the year. The front garden also has a useful wooden shed, which has been installed with power and lighting. The property has the benefit of 1 designated parking space within the parking area and an additional parking space for a small vehicle on the gravelled drive.

Available to purchase with no upward chain, Elvins Cottage is a truly splendid place, which offers a pleasant blend of traditional and contemporary features and is sure to suit a variety of buyer types, owing to its convenient yet peacefully location. Either way, you can be sure that these kind of properties do not become available too often and whoever the lucky new owner/s of Elvins Cottage are, would have acquired a wonderful house, ready to move straight into and start calling "home".

The Location 

Presteigne sits alongside the river Lugg, at the corner of the three counties of Shropshire, Herefordshire and Powys, within a short drive from Hay-On-Wye, Hereford, Ludlow and Shrewsbury, surrounded by beautiful, unspoilt countryside, perfect for walking and cycle rides and was voted one of the Daily Telegraphs top ten small towns to live. Just to the west are Radnor Forest and Offa's Dyke. Go slightly south west and you can browse the book shops of Hay-On-Wye, and to the east you can sample the renowned culinary delights of Ludlow. Hereford, with its Cathedral, is 26 miles away and in between there are activities and visits to satisfy a whole variety of tastes. The High Street has a good range of individual shops, restaurants, pubs, hotels and services. There’s even a Michelin starred restaurant five miles outside Presteigne. Throughout the year the senses are served with a range of musical and arts based events; The Presteigne Music Festival is a prestigious and internationally renowned regular event and throughout the year other musical events provide a rich and eclectic menu. There is a calendar of high quality art exhibitions throughout the year, whilst the Church of St Andrew's permanently houses its own treasure, a 16th century Flemish Tapestry.

The Judge's Lodging museum, a Georgian Court House complete with cells, courtroom and living quarters has been classed as Britain’s Best Hidden Gem
The town is home to educational facilities to suit all ages, Presteigne Primary School is under a mile away and the newly reformed John Beddoes Campus provides secondary education up to GCSE level, acting as a campus of Newtown High School. Sports clubs in the area are renowned after various successes across Wales, including Presteigne Saint Andrews Football Club, Presteigne Bowling Club, Cricket Club and a ladies Hockey Team. The Tour de Presteigne is the world’s premier electric bike rally.

Further educational facilities are available within the area, which include many highly regarded private primary and secondary schools including Hereford Cathedral School, Lucton School just outside Leominster, Moor Park just outside Ludlow and Chirst College in Brecon. There is 6 separate college's including Newtown College, Hereford College of Arts, Herefordshire & Ludlow College, The National School of Blacksmithing (the oldest established Blacksmithing college in the UK), Hereford Sixth From College and The Royal National College for the Blind, which is one of the top colleges in Europe for blind and visually impaired students. Additionally, plans are now in progress to create, from scratch, a New University in Hereford, to teach STEM subjects from 2017.

Accommodation List -

Hallway - 1.9m x 2.3m (max) (6'2" x 7'6" (max)

Kitchen Diner - 5.4m x 2.9m (max) (17'8" x 9'6" (max) 

Living Room - 5.4m x 3.3m (17'8" x 10'9")

Second Floor Landing - 

Bedroom One - 4.3m x 3.3m (14'1" x 10'9") 

En-Suite - 1.1m x 1.5m (3'7" x 4'11") 

Bedroom Two - 3.0m x 3.5m (max) (9'10" x 11'5" (max)

Shower Room - 1.8m x 2.0m (max) (5'10" x 6'6" (max)

W.C - 1.3m x 1.6m (4'3" x 5'2") 

Third Floor Landing - 

Bedroom Three - 5.4m x 3.9m x (max) (17'8" x 12'9" x (max)

Bedroom Four - 5.4m x 3.3m (17'8" x 10'9") 

Outsdie -

Shed - 2.9m x 1.3m (9'6" x 4'3")


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


The property has the benefit of gas fired central heating.


We are informed the property is of freehold tenure.

Council Tax 

Powys County Council - Band E. Charge for 2018/19 is £1,792.77.

Nearest Towns 

Kington - Approximately 7 miles
Knighton - Approximately - 7 miles
Leominster - Approximately - 14 miles
Ludlow - Approximately - 19 miles
Llandrindod Wells - Approximately - 21 miles
Hereford - Approximately - 23 miles


Enquiries via British Telecom indicates the property has an estimated broadband speed of up to 300MB. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries via BT or their own broadband provider.

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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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