Llanshay Lane, KNIGHTON, Knighton, Powys


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A wonderful detached Inter-War property built in 1938 located on the fringes of Knighton, the town on the Dyke, which straddles the Welsh/English border. With five bedrooms and two reception rooms Copthorne offers original features and spacious rooms all set within a good sized garden in an elevated position with views over the town and adjoining countryside.


Copthorne was built in1938 and has been lived in by the current owners since 2000, during which time they have upgraded the windows, doors and redecorated. This lovely home has many original and impressive features such as the oak flooring, galleried landing, cathedral window and the two lovely Turret windows in the living room and main bedroom. All set within lovely grounds with a separate orchard, parking for a number of cars and garaging located on the fringes of Knighton.

The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, cloakroom, ground floor shower, living room, dining room, kitchen, breakfast area, utility, five bedrooms, bathroom, two further WCs, boiler room and an attached double garage.

Property description

The open porch with arched stone leads through the oak door into the entrance hall which is a wonderful space with oak flooring, which runs through the ground floor, and doors leading off to the accommodation, an oak staircase and an impressive Cathedral window stretching up the to the first floor which floods the space with light. Off the hall is a handy under stairs cupboard, a very handy cloak room leading to a ground floor shower room and newly fitted oak doors leading to the living room, dining room and kitchen. The living room is a great room with a feature brick built recess with oak mantelpiece over and inset wood burning stove and a turret window with seating allowing you views over the garden, town and fields beyond. The dining room has large windows, a door out onto the garden and a fireplace with another wood burning stove making a lovely feature in this room. There is also a fitted oak dresser fitted to the side of the fireplace offering some useful storage space. Off the hall is on the way to the kitchen is a great pantry, a real treat as you don't see them in new builds! and a further door leading into the kitchen. The kitchen is a light room fitted with a range of units, space for an oven and has a oil fired Rayburn being the focal point in the room, this then flows into the breakfast area ideal for a table and chairs and has a door leading out to the garden. The current owners love spending time here watching the birds in the garden and town beyond. Off the breakfast area there is a glazed door leading to a lobby area with a WC, boiler room and a door leading into a large utility room with storage and a sink, plumbing for a washing machine and access into the garage and out into the garden.

On the first floor the galleried landing is filled with light from the Cathedral window and has doors leading off to the bedrooms and bathroom. To the front is the second bedroom which enjoys views over the front garden and down the Teme valley. The main bedroom is located to the rear and is fitted with wardrobes and has a turret window overlooking the garden. There are three further double bedrooms, bedroom 3 has fitted wardrobes and 4 and 5 have sinks in. Bedroom 5 also as built in storage and the main bathroom is fitted with a traditional suite with a bath and sink and the WC is across the landing. There are two very handy storage cupboards, one at the top of the stairs and the other down the hall which is used as a large airing cupboard with loads of shelving and storage.

Attached double garage

20'2 x9'10 & 16'11 x 9'10 ()

With up and over doors, light, power, shelved storage - currently a great apple store, lockable tool store and access into the utility room.

Gardens and parking

The property is approached via double timber gates with a drive leading up the house and a parking area in front of the garaging. The majority of garden that wraps around the house is laid to lawn and interspersed with trees and shrubs with flower beds and trees. There is a summer house tucked in the corner at the rear and a lovely covered dining area just off the breakfast room. At the rear f the house off the utility is the oil tank, potting shed and a covered arch leading though to the orchard where there are apple trees, a greenhouse and a large vegetable patch,


The property is located on the fringes of the market town of Knighton, Tref y Clawdd. Knighton 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.


Mains water, electricity, drainage and oil fired heating. UPVC double glazed windows throughout (apart from the Cathedral window) Powys County Council Tax Band G £1,938 2018/2019

Agents notes

Buyers are advised that there are inspection drains in the garden for Severn Trent Water to access the water pipes below ground and they have a right of access to carry out periodic inspections. Further information is available from the sellers.

Buyers are also advised there is a pending planning application for a housing development on the fields neighbouring and opposite the property, which has been ongoing for 13 years. Further information can be obtained in the Powys Planning portal with the reference RAD/2004/0572 .


From our office on Broad Street proceed down onto Ludlow Road, the A4113, passing the primary school on your right. After approximately 250 yards turn right onto Llanshay Lane. The property is the first house on your right as indicated by our For Sale Board

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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