Presteigne, Presteigne, Powys


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  • Bedrooms: 7
This impressive Grade II Listed period property dating back to the 18th Century was a former Carmeltie Monastery and renamed as Carmel Court in their memory. Located on the Eastern entrance to the peaceful border town of Presteigne, the property offers a wealth of original features, extensive accommodation and has massive potential, in a beautiful setting with opportunities for bed and breakfast or Air Bnb.


A detached Grade II Listed property situated on the outskirts of the popular town of Presteigne, dating back to the 18th Century and formerly known as Greenfield House. A magnificent seven bedroom property with a one bedroom apartment and further ancillary accommodation which has been upgraded by the current owner and ready for someone else to take the next step and complete the works.

The accommodation comprises of: reception hall, living room, drawing room, study, rear lobby, cloakroom, shower room, morning room, kitchen/ breakfast room, laundry room, cold store, rear porch, landing, bedroom one, en-suite bathroom,

Property description

The property has an impressive frontage with a two storey Stuco front porch and double entrance door leading into a grand hallway with oak flooring, cornicing and working fireplace with inset wood burning stove. The sitting room has shuttered sash windows to the front, a fireplace with marble surround, built in cupboards to the side and ceiling cornicing. There is a door to the living room, with shuttered sash windows to the front, a door to the side, fireplace with marble surround, built in cupboards to one side and ceiling cornicing. There is a beautiful bay window allowing light to pour in and a panelled door to the cloisters. The dining room is a wonderful room with shuttered sash windows to the front an open fireplace with a marble surround and wooden flooring. The study also has a picture rail, a fitted cupboard and patio doors to the courtyard. There is a rear lobby, off here is the study that has a built in cupboards with fitted shelving, glazed china cabinet. From the rear lobby a door takes you to another hallway, off here is a door with a staircase leading down to the cellar with light and power. There is a gym and several other cellar rooms. Rear porch access to the cloakroom and shower room, mosaic tiled floor and white suite. The day room has a fitted cupboard, sash window and shelving. Off the day room an opening leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room has is a lovely light room with quarry tiled floor, shuttered sash windows, cream four oven Aga. From the kitchen a passageway leads to the laundry room, a room which takes you back in time. With quarry tiled flooring, fitted airer, large porcelain sink, sash windows to the side, space and plumbing for washing machines. The cold store has original meat hooks, space for freezers and cold slabs. The rear porch allows access to the walled garden and courtyard with quarry tiled floor.

From the main reception room an original staircase leads to the first floor galleried landing with an impressive vaulted window flooding the space with light. Off the landing is a shower room with with a white suite. The main bedroom is a lovely room with a bay window giving a glorious view, fitted cupboard and a modern en suite shower room with a sash window and white suite. Bedroom 2, 3 and 4 are double bedrooms with fitted cupboards. Bedroom 5 is a double with a side view, as is bedroom 6 with a bay window to the front and sash windows.

At the rear of the landing leading to the rear wing of the house is a self contained apartment with a shower room with white suite, bedroom, a living room with fireplace and sash windows and a kitchen with wooden units and black splashback tiling.

Off the landing is a staircase to the attic room with roof space and potential for a further bedroom, with a Velux and sash window.

Gardens and parking

A large gravelled driveway leads to the property with a walled boundary providing ample parking. To the rear is a walled courtyard which leads out to the walled garden and the large green house running the far end. Off the drawing room double doors take to a further area of lawn and gives access to the former dormitory now set up as chalets. Access can be gained to the other walled garden via the path leading around the rear of the chalets.

Former Dormitory

The former dormitory, once the sleeping quarters for the nuns, has now been converted into three separate chalets, a 3 bed, 2 bed and a 1 bed. They are currently rented out through Air Bnb and are proving popular due to the number of visitors in the area.


Presteigne has an award winning Judges Lodgings Museum which has been featured on the television. The town offers a range of amenities to include shops, deli, health care, schools, restaurants and public houses. Presteigne has been the county town of Radnorshire hosting two festivals, the originally named Sheep Music Festival and Presteigne Festival of Music and Arts, attracting some well known composers. The nearby market towns of Knighton, 7 miles, with the train station on the Heart of Wales line running from Shrewsbury to Swansea, Leominster and Ludlow, 18 miles, all offer a wide range of further amenities.


Mains electricity, drainage and water. Powys County Council Tax Band H. Please note the property has Night Storagerage heaters and the apartment has LPG gas heating.


When entering Presteigne from Knighton, turn left onto B4355, continue along this road for 1 mile then take the left hand turn signposted Leominster as you approach the roundabout take the left slip road and the property is on the left hand side.

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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