Knucklas, Knighton, Powys

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
This is the home of the future that you can have today! A fantastic detached three bed family Eco home set in a village location under a historic Viaduct in the picturesque village of Knucklas in Mid-Wales with open plan living space. The property was built by the current owners to a high standard and has been built to the highest standards of efficiency with a rating of A. The property also has a detached building that is used as a workshop that could be changed to a dwelling to offer further accommodation as a holiday let or home office.

Introduction

Larch House is an individually bespoke built property that has been built to a very high standard by the current owners and to be as energy efficient as possible. The property has light and spacious accommodation, bamboo wood flooring, triple glazed windows, larch clad exterior that is turning a lovely silver and has a detached outbuilding that offers buyers a workshop, office or with change of planning permission a second dwelling on the site. The accommodation briefly comprises: entrance porch, hall, office, open plan living area with kitchen, dining and living space, boot room, boiler room, pantry, ground floor WC, one bedroom with an ensuite, two further double bedrooms and family bathroom.

Property description

The slabbed patio path leads up the front the door which opens into a useful porch area that has space for coats and boots and then leads into the hall way with a door leading off to the home office which overlooks the front of the property and the brook beyond. There are stairs rising to the first floor and an opening that flows through to the open plan living space with a living area to one end with sliding doors out onto a patio area at the rear and a MORSO wood burning stove on a glass hearth. In the centre of the room is space for a large dining table and chairs and then leads to the kitchen which has a range of base units, space for appliances and central island. There is also a pantry that is shelved and perfect for storing all of your food. Off the open plan living area is a boot room with space for appliances, back door to the parking area, boiler room and ground floor WC.

On the first floor there is a galleried landing with large picture window overlooking the trees and brook to the front of the property and doors leading off to the bedrooms and bathroom. The main bedroom is a lovely light bedroom with vaulted ceiling, wardrobe, wonderful views of the Viaduct and an ensuite shower room. The second and third bedrooms are both double rooms, the second having a storage cupboard housing the air filtration system and a view of the Viaduct to the rear. The family bathroom is fitted with a white three piece suite with tiled flooring.

Detached Annexe

11.73m x 6.73m (38'6 x 22'1 )

The detached annexe is a large workshop timber clad and is split into various rooms. It has all services connected and has a second floor with a shower room. The current owners now use this as a workshop, originally built as a 4 car garage and subsequently used as was built as a residential dwelling whilst building the main house. A buyer could pursue change of use back to residential and have a second dwelling on site for family, rental or the holiday market.

Services & Eco credentials

The property has mains drainage and water supplies, an air source heat pump with underfloor heating throughout the ground floor and two bathrooms upstairs, solar PV panels on the roof for electricity and hot water, an air filtration system. The property has wheelchair access to the front and lift capability (with some small works). The House has been built from SIPS panels and has been tested to near Passiv Haus standards. The property is receiving funding from a feed in tariff for the solar panels and also funding from the renewable heating initiative.

Powys County Council tax band F

Gardens and parking

Larch house has an abundance of parking on the tarmac drive which separates the house from the detached annexe. To the front of the house there is a ramp leading to the front of the house with a stainless steel railing hand rail and then plants and shrubs along the edge. To the side there is a lawned area leading up to the summer house with a decked area to the front which gives you a wonderful view of the house and your surroundings. Along the back of the house is a patio area off the living area and along the banks there is an abundance of plants and shrubs with railway sleepers for retaining walls.

Location

Knucklas is a small rural village with a Viaduct with houses nestled at its base surrounded by lovely Welsh countryside. Knucklas has a strong community with projects such as the Community Land Project which has meant the village owns the castle and field, with allotments available to residents, and a popular public inn. The village has strong links with local artists, several are based in the village, and the walking community. The village has its own train station on the Heart of Wales line with links to Swansea and Shrewsbury and is situated a couple of miles away from the market town of Knighton which offers a range of services to include supermarket, post office, pharmacy, doctors, dentist, shops, leisure centre and primary school. Powys is the largest county in Wales, which is also the most sparsely populated county with over 2,000 square miles of many areas of outstanding beauty with mountain ranges, lakes, forestry, reservoirs, woodlands and historic market towns throughout Powys and with easy access to the Cardigan Bay coastline and Snowdonia. 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 nearby Knighton sitting at the half way point with a visitors centre.

Directions

From Knighton proceed out on the B4355 to Newtown, after approximately 3 miles turn left into the village of Knucklas. Proceed into the village and then take the lower road past the Castle Inn public house and bear to the right. Take the next left before the bridge and then turn right, where there is sign for Larch House. The property can be found on your right hand side,

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