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New Invention, Bucknell, Shropshire, SY7
£500,000 | 4 bedrooms | 0.35 acres

The Forge is an impressive country residence that underwent extensive renovations to achieve a remarkably high standard. The owner has successfully blended modern enhancements with original and character-rich features, preserving numerous period elements such as stone roof tiles, stone walls, and exposed beams throughout the property. While a portion of the dwelling maintains its original structure, it has been expanded to include the benefits of a spacious living room, kitchen, and two additional bedrooms.

Internally is generous accommodation over three floors to provide a spacious country home of approximately 3,022 sq ft / 280.7 sq metres. Externally, the property is surrounded by a garden featuring a glass greenhouse, garden patch, and a detached stone outbuilding.

Description
The Forge is an impressive country residence that underwent extensive renovations to achieve a remarkably high standard. The owner has successfully blended modern enhancements with original and character-rich features, preserving numerous period elements such as stone roof tiles, stone walls, and exposed beams throughout the property. While a portion of the dwelling maintains its original structure, it has been expanded to include the benefits of a spacious living room, kitchen, and two additional bedrooms.Internally is generous accommodation over three floors to provide a spacious country home of approximately 3,022 sq ft / 280.7 sq metres. Externally, the property is surrounded by a garden featuring a glass greenhouse and a garden patch.

Location
The property is located in the idyllic countryside, 4 miles north of 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.

Walk Inside
Upon entering through the front door, you step into a small porch room, leading to a spacious entrance hall featuring an appealing staircase to the first floor.Directly ahead, you'll find a sizable office/reception room adorned with stone floor tiles, stone walls, and a wood burner. An additional door guides you to a workshop that provides access to the outside, and further along is a practical storage room.Located to the top left of the entrance hall is a generously sized kitchen, characterized by its brightness and equipped with a kitchen island. The kitchen boasts fitted wall and base units with sturdy worktops, a 1 ½ bowl sink with tap and drainer, and integrated appliances including a double oven, dishwasher, and an electric hob with an extractor fan. A glass door to the rear leads to a large glass greenhouseOn the left side of the entrance hall is a lounge featuring stone floor tiles, stone walls, and a wood burner set within a brick wall surround. A glass door and windows to the rear lead to a large glass greenhouse, flooding the lounge area with ample natural light--ideal for entertaining.To the right of the entrance hall is a compact downstairs toilet complete with a wash hand basin and wc.

First Floor
The wooden staircase leads to a generously sized landing, granting access to three bedrooms and an airing cupboard. Each of the three well-proportioned bedrooms is equipped with its own ensuite bathroom. One of these bedrooms includes the added luxury of a dressing room, another features an existing fireplace mantle in the ensuite, and the third boasts a built-in wardrobe along with captivating views overlooking the garden and countryside.

Second Floor
Continuing upwards, the staircase leads to the second floor, where you'll find an additional bedroom with its own ensuite bathroom.

Outside
Access to the property is provided through a stone gravel entrance driveway, offering ample space for parking multiple vehicles. A stone gravel pathway guides you to the front of the property, providing access from the entrance porch, workshop, and the glass greenhouse. Ascending a few stone steps along this pathway leads you to a lawned garden, affording delightful views of the surrounding countryside.Within the garden, you'll find additional features such as a garden patch, enhancing the overall charm and utility of the outdoor space.

SERVICES:
We are informed that the property is connected to mains electricity and private water and drainage.

HEATING:
Oil fired central heating & under floor heating throughout on all three floors

NOTE:
The selling agents wish to remind prospective purchasers that the services, service installations, heating & electrical appliances have NOT been tested.

TENURE:
We are informed that the property is of freehold Tenure.

VIEWING:
By appointment through selling agents - McCartneys LLP: 01874 610990 Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sat: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Directions:
Leaving Knighton turn right towards Presteigne Road/ B4355, then continue north-east for approx. 4 miles and you will reach the village of New Invention where the property can be found on the right hand corner of the turn to Chapel Lawn. Turn right and right again into the stone gravel driveway.

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