Silia Wood, Presteigne

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
A wonderfully unique property nestled within its own grounds of Arboretum and paddock extending to approximately 4 acres (TBV). Sat on the fringes of the border town of Presteigne, overlooking the Welsh Marches beyond, its perfectly placed for accessing the amenities from the well-appointed town. With spacious accommodation spread over multiple layers with six bedrooms, a detached two bedroom annexe perfect for a holiday let, garage and outbuildings which offer further scope for development.


Silia Wood House offers buyers a unique opportunity to own a substantial detached family home set within its own grounds, including a Victorian Arboretum and paddock, with views over Presteigne and onto the countryside beyond. The house offers accommodation over multiple floors with flexible rooms, exposed stone walls, curved windows and walls which creates a bespoke home. Silia offers buyers options for further development with a two bedroom detached annexe perfect for holiday lets with Tourism being incredibly popular in the area.

Property description

The front door leads into the entrance hall which has exposed stone walls and tiled floors which run through to the utility and kitchen. From the hall a door leads into the utility, steps up the living room and then leads into the kitchen and family room. This is an impressive space with curved walls to the end opening onto the garden, wood burning stove and is perfect for a family. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of base units and black marble tops, with integrated appliances, range cooker and extractor hood. The utility is back off the entrance hall and has a tiled floor, a door out to the garden and a range of units and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and doubles up as a dog/boot room. From the utility there are steps that lead down to cellar which has a wide range of storage cupboards and would be a perfect for a workshop or cinema room.

From the hall steps lead up the living room with vaulted ceiling and huge windows flooding the room with light. There are wooden floors, storage cupboard and a wood burning stove on a stone hearth on the corner of the room. There is also a door out into the garden. A second stair case leads up the landing where there is a bedroom with a shower en-suite and two further bedrooms. From here it splits into a landing and a further staircase rising to the top floor. The impressive landing over looks the living room and has large windows with views over the paddock behind the house. There is a family bathroom fitted with a white suite. At the end of the hall is the impressive master suite with curved walls, walk in wardrobe and a luxury four piece en-suite with a sunken bath with an amazing view.


From the galleried landing a set of stairs lead up to a large bedroom with an en-suite shower room with a white suite and far reaching views as you are up in the top floor and across the landing is an office, that could be a further bedroom.

Detached Annexe

This detached annexe is set away from the main house and is well appointed with a cosy open plan living space with well appointed kitchen, shower room and two bedrooms. Off the living space is a decked area that allows its residents to enjoy the peace and quiet from being surrounded by the woodland.

Arboretum and Paddock

Silia sits within its own grounds and has a 1 acre paddock above the house with gates allowing access from the back of the house. The 3 acres woodland and grounds (TBV) are planted with a wealth of trees to include a rare Coast Redwood which is the tallest conifer, western Hemlocks and then ancient ash and oak trees. There are trails that lead through the woodland and then lead out into the wider area where trails are maintained by the Woodland Trust. Surrounding the house there are ample lawned areas and space for parking a number of vehicles.


There is a garage just across from the house with double doors, light and power. There is a second building attached to the garage that can be used as a workshop. To the rear there is a log store with an extensive store of seasoned logs the sellers would be willing to leave.


Conveniently located just out of town, Silia is perfectly placed for accessing the town yet enjoying the peace of the countryside. This was the county town of Radnorshire and has a wealth of festivals and cultural events. First, the oddly named Sheep Music Festival dedicated to contemporary music and the Presteigne Festival of Music and the Arts. The town is fortunate to have an award winning museum - The Judges Lodgings. Presteigne has a Primary and Secondary School and a Leisure Centre. The High Street has a marvellous range of independent shops, a great range of eating and drinking venues and several other pubs. There is a thriving community spirit with the popular market being held once a month. Further afield, the markets towns of Knighton and Ludlow offer a range of facilities, the latter being known for its restaurants and festivals. The nearest train station is in Knighton, a little under 7 miles away. The Cathedral City of Hereford, 20 miles offers greater amenities.


Mains water and electricity. Oil fired heating, Septic tank drainage. Powys county Council tax band D

Agents notes

Prospective purchasers are also advised the acreage included with the property is waiting to be verified by the solicitors acting for the sellers.

01432 507160

Cobb Amos

14 King Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

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