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The Old Farmhouse, Upper Pitts

Knighton, Mid Wales & Cardigan Bay (Ref. 981423)

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  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
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18 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Thomas

    “A beautiful secluded cottage with only sheep for company.”

    We were warmly greeted by Elizabeth and farmer Steve . The cottage was warm , welcoming (cake, milk and butter provided) and spotlessly clean. Perfect for a relaxing stay.

    We were warmly greeted by Elizabeth and farmer Steve . The cottage was warm , welcoming (cake, milk and butter provided) and spotlessly clean. Perfect for a relaxing stay.

    - Mr Thomas, October 2020

The property

This delightful farmhouse can be found nestled on the border of the Welsh Marches and the Shropshire Hills.

Offering stunning views of the countryside and the surrounding fields of the owner’s farm, it’s a beautiful place to spend a tranquil trip.

The house boasts enchanting features and has been carefully renovated to a high specification with the comfort of its guests paramount.

The porch/conservatory adjacent to the kitchen is a place to kick off your boots, put your feet up and relax.

In the morning you can have your coffee in the sunshine and in the evening watch the sunset.

Enjoy the view of the landscaped terrace with its pretty planting and a glimpse beyond of the rolling hills.

At the heart of the well-appointed kitchen is a handmade oak dining table for everyone to gather for laid-back breakfasts, lazy lunches and delicious suppers.

There is a woodburner and a sofa for extra cosiness.

The south-facing sitting room is a lavish spot for family and friends to relax together, with another magnificent woodburner within a feature brick wall.

Lie on the Chesterfield sofa with a good book (there’s a selection for you) and a glass of wine, and enjoy the stunning panorama from the picture window – or on a sunny day roll back the doors and bask outside on the patio sun loungers.

For autumnal and winter breaks there is underfloor heating to ensure that this is a snug retreat at all times of the year.

Take a step down from the sitting room to get to the first bedroom in the property, with a top-of-the-range shower located opposite; it’s an ideal room for those with limited mobility.

Upstairs you will find four more comfortable bedrooms accompanied by two luxury bathrooms.

All five bedrooms have excellent quality beds which can be made for a super-king, twin or single bed; whichever suits your requirements.

Outdoors, children will enjoy the freedom of the lawn and adjacent apple orchard.

There are beautiful walks to do on and around the property.

Afterwards bring the whole family/group together around the barbeque/fire pit for sizzling burgers, roasted veggies and stews.

The property offers beautiful, rural landscapes and is just a five-minute drive to the charming market town of Knighton where you can find diverse shops including a supermarket, a butcher selling the best butter ever, and an organic farmer’s shop with seasonal produce and a range of handmade goods.

There is a habadasher (cushions, hankerchiefs, socks, pyjamas, fabric); the kind of store which used to be on every high street but is now a rarity.

Look out for events at the Community Centre which hosts the Knighton Food and Craft Market on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month; Also visit the Offa’s Dyke Centre, a venue for many walkers, with the famous section of Offa’s Dyke running between Wales and England.

There is great pub food here and in the surrounding area.

There are many nearby destinations of note; impossible to list them all: Ludlow Castle, “Probably the loveliest town in England” – John Betjamen.

National Trust Croft Castle and Berrington Hall.

Presteigne – The Judge’s Lodging museum; music festival in August.

Leominster – antiques central.

The annual Carnival and Show held on the last Saturday of August is an unmissable event. The Old Farmhouse will be the perfect venue to bring your loved ones together for a memorable trip, exploring some of the best countryside the UK has to offer.


  • Five bedrooms: 2 x super-king-size (zip/link) 1 x super-king-size on ground floor, 2 x twin (zip/link)
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, bidet, and basin
  • Bathroom with bath and hand-held shower, WC, bidet, and basin
  • Ground floor shower room with WC, bidet, and basin
  • Kitchen/dining area with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Conservatory.
  • Oil central heating with 2 x woodburning stoves
  • Range cooker and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off road parking
  • Lawned garden with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.6 miles, pub 2.7 miles
  • Note: There are small steps throughout the ground floor of the property
  • Note: There is limited head space on the main staircase to the first floor
  • Note: Zip/link beds can be made into super-king-size or twin on request
  • Stables and a paddock are available by negotiation with the Farm.

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About the location


Clun 7 miles; Presteigne 11 miles; Ludlow 13 miles; Hay-on-Wye 23 miles.

The charming market town of Knighton nestles amidst lovely countryside on the banks of the River Teme, which straddles the English/Welsh border. This is a renowned location for walking, riding and cycling with Offa's Dyke actually passing through the town, which hosts the Offa's Dyke Information Centre. Owain Glyndwr's Way also runs through the heart of the town and Radnor Forest and the 84 mile long Radnor Ring Cycling Route are also both close by. Visit magnificent Powis Castle with its celebrated gardens, the breathtaking reservoirs of the Elan Valley and the lovely towns of Presteigne, Leominster and medieval Ludlow, with its famous 13th century castle, ancient buildings and wonderful restaurants. Hay-on-Wye, the Town of Books, with its famous annual literary festival, along with the Victorian Spa town of Llandrindod Wells are within easy driving distance. A wonderful location for exploring beautiful mid Wales, Shropshire and Herefordshire.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

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