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Architectural gem on the Welsh Borders

Broadneath House is a very pretty Georgian Welsh stuccoed property which is listed Grade II full of character. Inside, reception rooms have open fireplaces and bay windows and there are French doors out to the terrace from the drawing room.

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Upstairs, the master bedroom suite also has a bay window and separate dressing room; three of the five further bedrooms are en suite and the first floor also has a family bathroom. The second floor offers a suite of rooms including a bedroom, a dressing room and another bathroom.

Accommodation in total comprises: hallway, study, sitting room, dining room, drawing room, kitchen, and seven bedrooms. The renowned architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, famous for Portmeirion, extensively remodelled the house in 1926, as well as designing the garden. The store rooms beyond the Kitchen are prime illustrations of his design.

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Outside, adjoining the house and overlooking the sunken garden is the Loggia which is perfect for outdoor entertaining. The gardens are divided into five ‘rooms’ including the Italianate sunken garden, summer house, secret garden, formal kitchen garden and the orchard, which includes a peach house and a cobnut orchard.

There are stables and a tennis court, and the paddocks lie to the south and east of the house, and run down to the brook, which is home to salmon, kingfishers and otters, and is a tributary of the River Wye. The land comes to around 12 acres.

Broadheath House is located around two miles from Presteigne in Radnorshire. Discovered by the Picturesque movement in the 18th Century it is now known as the Town of Festivals with a vibrant community, and a popular destination for foodies. Hereford and Hay are both around 22 miles.

The guide price is £855,000. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 0143 227 3087 or visit

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