Longtown, Herefordshire Guide Price £245,000

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  • Beautifully Presented Throughout
  • Fully Renovated in Keeping with Style
  • Nestled at Foot of Black Mountains
  • Stylish Period Semi-Detached Cottage
  • Rural Village Countryside Setting
  • Off-Road Parking & Gardens

*Viewings to Commence Friday March 5th – Strictly By Appointment Only*

A Picturesque Semi-Detached Extended 2/3 Bedroom Period Stone Cottage, set in an idyllic village nestled at the foot of the majestic rise of the Black Mountains, offering a charming home or fantastic holiday let potential.

Entrance Hall – Sitting Room – Studio/Bedroom 3 – Kitchen – Conservatory – Family Bathroom – Double Bedroom – Single Bedroom – Workshop & Carport – Off-Road Parking – Enclosed Gardens & Stone Patio

This delightful stone cottage fully retains its appealing character in exposed beams, stone inglenook fireplace and bread oven. Fully refurbished and renovated by current owner. Superbly presented throughout, offering a charming home or exciting potential as a holiday let. Set in a stunning location with open views of the beguiling Black Mountains and beautiful walks from the doorstep.

The south facing gardens offer an ideal spot to glimpse the resurgent Red Kite, as open fields give way to the majestic rise of the Mountains that border England and Wales. The historic village of Longtown provides an award winning village shop and post office, two traditional cosy pubs within a miles walk, an outdoor centre and primary school.

The landscape is dotted with ruined castles and drenched in the turbulent history of warring nations, its stunning natural landscape also draws visitors to its endless miles of walking trails, including the famed Offa’s Dyke or along the Cat’s Back to Hay Bluff and Hay-On-Wye, world renowned for its Literary Festival and bookstores.

Located some 9 miles from the historic market town of Abergavenny with its Food Festival, 11 miles from Hay on Wye, 18 miles from the city of Hereford. The A465 is around 4 miles from the cottage providing excellent road links to the M4/M5 and M50 motorway networks; the cities of Hereford, Bristol and Cardiff are within an hours’ drive. Abergavenny railway station provides services to central London via Newport as well as Cardiff, Newport and Manchester.

The Property

Entrance Hall – Stepping through an oak stable door into the fully carpeted entrance hall, with plenty of hanging space for coats, leading off to the lounge and pine door to kitchen.

Sitting Room – The cozy and inviting sitting room boasts the original stone inglenook fireplace with timber beam lintel, home to a woodburner and log store. Exposed beams overhead and solid oak flooring throughout. A spiral staircase provides a lovely further feature.

Bedroom 3/Studio – Entered though double oak doors from the sitting room. Flooded with natural light from 3 velux skylights and with fitted LED spotlights. Could be a perfect studio/study or a downstairs 3rd bedroom.

Kitchen – Extending from the original stone cottage, the kitchen has modern cashmere high gloss units contrasted beautifully by solid wood countertops and mulberry slate flooring. Integrated are electric oven, hob, extractor fan hood and stainless-steel sink. There is an under-counter unit space with fitted connection and plumbing for a dishwasher etc. with further room for a full length fridge/freezer. Dimmable LED ceiling lights, large double glazed window with fantastic views of the mountains.

Considerately hidden in a corner unit is the Greenstar gas-fired condensing Worcester combi boiler serving the central heating system and mains fed hot water.

Conservatory – Off the kitchen and to the rear of the cottage lies the glazed garden room, with solid pine flooring and external double doors to the patio. A light giving and flexible space could be alternately used as a dining room.

Bathroom – Leading off the kitchen is a fully tiled white suite including bath, Mira electric shower, low flush WC, basin, wall mounted towel radiator and under unit space and plumbing for a washing machine.

Landing – Open landing with wall space for fitted furniture/storage.

Double Bedroom – A well proportioned charming main bedroom with exposed beams. Fitted with LED spotlights and fully carpeted. There is ample space for a double bed. Alcove and eaves provide space for further furniture/storage.

Single Bedroom – Further upstairs bedroom with tasteful neutral décor and exposed beam, enjoying plenty of light through its window and velux skylight.


A spacious low maintenance garden, providing off-road parking for several vehicles. Enviable views of the Black Mountains and surrounding landscape, enjoying a south facing aspect. Stone patio and space for outdoor dining, Cabana providing shelter and shade with useful side storage for wood.

A spacious electrically mains serviced workshop with carport attached at the side. Insulated and timbered to provide an all year round workspace offering dry storage. Two open windows provide plenty of natural light and a view of the mountain. Slated roof and timber structure with double doors to the front. Concrete floor with laid tongue and groove timber flooring.


Herefordshire Council Tax Band ‘B’
LPG Gas Central Heating
Double Glazed Throughout
Mains Electricity & Water
Private Drainage
Superfast Fibre Broadband Available


From Hereford, take the A465 south towards Abergavenny. Continue for 11 miles and turn right into Ewyas Harold. Proceed through the village and continue for 4 miles. Upon reaching Longtown village, turn right in front of the Crown Inn then right again and proceed up the hill for 0.8 miles, where the property can be found on the right-hand side, marked by a GlassHouse ‘For Sale’ sign by 5 bar wooden double gates.


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Herefordshire HR2 0LQ
County: Herefordshire
Sale Type: Exchanged
Ref #: 0000689