Byton, Presteigne, North West Herefordshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Nearly 3000 sq. ft. of Period Property set in around 0.86 acres of garden and woodland, beautifully and sympathetically extended and modernised in a rural position a few miles outside of Pembridge. Retaining character but embracing modern design this is truly a WOW house and must be viewed to appreciate. A MUST VIEW PROPERTY.


Delightfully presented, five bedroom former farmhouse with a farmhouse kitchen/dining room, main bedroom with en-suite shower room. Original features combined with modern interior creating a haven for a family home, or a perfect place for those looking for a lifestyle change to a rural retreat.

The accommodation comprises: entrance hallway, kitchen/breakfast room, pantry, utility, living room, dining room, galleried landing, main bedroom and bedroom two, one with en-suite shower and the other with en-suite bath and three bedrooms, dressing room/bedroom five and bathroom.

Property description

A porch with beautifully tiled flooring and original front door takes you into the impressive hallway with original flagstone flooring and traditional wooden staircase, with understairs storage and downstairs cloakroom. There is a door to the dining room with wooden flooring, fireplace and bay window. From the hallway another door leads you to the main living accommodation, a lovely farmhouse kitchen with a modern design, a plum coloured electric 'Esse' cooker, travertine flooring, cream units and wooden worktop with built in dishwasher and fridge. It is an open plan kitchen/breakfast room, with a breakfast bar the one end and an opening leading you to a snug area with a Clearview woodbuning stove. Off the kitchen is the utility, with built in storage, space and plumbing for appliances, a door outside and a door through to a pantry. From the kitchen double doors take you through to the extension, a living room with oak flooring, a brick inglenook fireplace with another Clearview woodburner, and feature cast iron radiators.

On the first floor is a galleried landing, there are five bedrooms in total. The main bedroom forms part of the extension and is a fantastic size with oak flooring, cast iron radiators and en-suite shower room. The en-suite shower room has underfloor heating, waterfall shower his and her sinks, grey ceramic tiling and electric radiators.

The three further double bedrooms are a good size, with original features, bedroom two has a built in wardrobe, and family bathroom. Bedroom 3 has a feature fireplace and a lovely outlook. Bedroom 4 is to the front, with original windows and bedroom 5 is currently used as a dressing room, but would make a useful single bedroom. The bathroom has oak flooring, is neutral colours, has a white suite and separate bath and shower.

Gardens and parking

The front of the property has painted railings, with two lawned areas with a stone path running along the centre. To the one side of the lawned area is a gravelled driveway in front of the garage and workshop, with parking for at least three vehicles comfortably. To the other side is a gated entrance with further parking leading to the walled garden. The garden is terraced with steps leading through a pergola and down to a separate garden area, with a water feature and bordered by a timber fence and with planted borders.

A timber gate leads you to the rose garden at the rear, the vegetable patch with greenhouse and the woodland area beyond, interspersed with mature trees.


Byton is situated on the River Lugg and borders England/Wales, surrounded by walks and beautiful countryside. It is close to the village of Staunton-on-Arrow which is a quiet hamlet situated within easy reach of the popular market town of Kington and villages of Shobdon and Pembridge which offer a good range of essential amenities, schooling and leisure facilities. The property is 4 miles East of Presteigne, formerly the County Town of Radnorshire, with an award winning museum, a popular market town, with schooling, and independant shops. The Market town of Leominster is 10 miles away providing an extensive range of amenities, educational and recreational facilities. Nearby you have an award winning restaurant, and many other fine dining pubs and restaurants.


5.1 x 2.95 (16'9 x 9'8 )

A wooden garage with double doors and an internal door to side storage.

Storage - 2.8 x 5.1


4.4 x 6.30 (14'5 x 20'8 )

A wooden workshop with single door, light, sockets, separate power supply, workbench and shelving.


The property has oil fired central heating, private water and drainage. A mixture of double and single glazing.

Agents notes

There is an easement with the neighbouring farmer, the owners of Stockley farmhouse pay approximately £12 a month for the water supply.


Situated in the picturesque Upper Lugg Valley, the property is ideally placed for accessing the countryside for walking, cycling and horse riding. Byton is a quiet hamlet with nearby villages of Shobdon and Pembridge with independent shops. The nearby market town of Presteigne, 4 miles away, 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, 9 miles, with the train station on the Heart of Wales line running from Shrewsbury to Swansea, Leominster, 10 miles and Ludlow, 18 miles, all offer a wide range of further amenities.

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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