Blackhall Cottage, Montgomery, SY15


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A charming, characterful, Listed, semi-detached former House of Correction in the popular and historic town of Montgomery. With the benefit of parking, oil-fired central and underfloor heating and a wealth of period features.


2 Blackhall Cottage comprises an attractive, semi-detached, Listed, three-storey former 'House of Correction' in a popular part of the historic town of Montgomery. Dating back to the early 1700's, the property is of stone construction under a pitched slated roof and has been sympathetically restored to create a beautiful home with an abundance of character and period features. The house further benefits from private parking for one car and an enclosed garden. The rooms are elegantly proportioned and offer bright, characterful accommodation comprising; a spacious, modern Kitchen and convenient downstairs wc on the ground floor level. Stairs up to the Reception Room with windows to three elevations and a convenient Hall on the first floor. The property is completed by two double Bedrooms and a Shower Room on the second floor.

Halls strongly recommend inspection to fully appreciate what the property has to offer.


The property is situated within easy walking distance of the town centre amenities. Montgomery is a most attractive and picturesque town with a wealth of history to its name. A striking hall mark of Montgomery is an eleventh century castle which towers over the town and provides a most impressive panoramic view of the local countryside. The town caters for all local needs and includes a Doctors Surgery, Convenience Store, a renowned Hardware Store, Gallery, Post Office and several Public Houses. There are also numerous craft shops as well as a pleasant Arts orientated Tea Room.


From Welshpool, take the A438 bypass towards Newtown. On reaching the roundabout at Sarn Y Bryn Caled, take the A490 for Churchstoke and Montgomery. Continue along this road through the village of Forden and proceed straight on (B4388) towards Montgomery. Proceed to the T-Junction adjacent to The Cottage public house, turn left here and immediately left again onto Gaol Road, the entrance to the property will be found on you right hand side, illustrated by a Halls 'For Sale' board.

The internal accommodation in more detail comprises;

Steps up to Panelled Front Entrance Door with portico over into;


18'10 x 15'5 (5.74m x 4.70m)

With carpet as laid, three pendant lights, double panelled radiator, double glazed timber framed windows to three elevations with wide window sills, shelving to niche above stairwell, feature inglenook-style fireplace with brick surround, tiled hearth and wooden mantle with shelf over housing 'Clearview' log burner, charming original ironwork features.

From the first floor Reception Room, an open solid oak staircase with carpeted treads leads to the;


17'0 x 12'11 (5.18m x 3.94m)

With ceramic sandstone-effect tiling as laid with oil-fired underfloor heating beneath, nineteen halogen spotlights, exposed original beams, double glazed timber framed window looking onto the garden, large range of solid oak work surfaces with ample cupboard and drawer space beneath, one matching eye-level unit, solid oak over counter shelving, built-in 'Neff' electric oven with 4-ring ceramic hob over, space for fridge-freezer, space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine and a ceramic butler's sink (all of which are on a macerating system). Former inglenook fireplace now convenient storage or low-level office space.

From the Kitchen, a low-level Rear Entrance Door with steps up into garden.

Oak panelled door from the Kitchen to;


With continuation of ceramic sandstone-effect tiling as laid from Kitchen with oil-fired underfloor heating beneath, three spotlights, low-level wc (macerator), wall-mounted wash hand basin with tiled splash back and surround, exposed beams and former staircase (part of the current Listing).

From the Reception Room, a panelled oak door leads to;


With carpet as laid, pendant light, double panelled radiator.

Carpeted staircase, with painted balustrades and under stairs storage cupboards, leading to;


With carpet as laid, pendant light, access hatch to loft space.

Painted panelled doors leading to;


14'0 x 10'1 (4.27m x 3.07m)

With carpet as laid, pendant light, double panelled radiator, two double glazed timber framed windows to two elevations, large built-in stained timber double wardrobe with storage space over, feature original fire surround with niche for display purposes.


10'4 x 8'0 (3.15m x 2.44m)

With carpet as laid, pendant light, double panelled radiator, double glazed timber framed window to front elevation, looking out over Garden.


With linoleum as laid, two sealed ceiling-mounted light units, full length heated chrome towel rail, three piece white suite comprising; pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back, step up to low level wc, step up to large glazed shower unit with 'Grohe' mains shower over and concertina glass doors, small feature triangular window, skylight, two internal windows, one over doorway and one to stairwell, built-in bathroom storage cupboard.


The property is approached from Gaol Street via a timber panelled fence enclosing the off-road parking space and in turn to a pathway that leads to the Garden. The Garden is level and predominantly laid to lawn with a number of mature borders and beds, it is safely enclosed making it a perfect space for children and pets. Steps up to a flagged terrace with space for a table and chairs for al fresco dining in the warmer months, adjacent is a Stone Storage Shed for garden equipment. There is a timber clad Garden Shed comprising; dry Storage with light laid on and;


11'1 x 7'5 (3.38m x 2.26m)

With carpet as laid, light and power laid on, telephone and wifi connections, double glazed timber framed french windows to garden and a small timber framed double glazed window to the side elevation looking onto the Oil Tank.


Mains water, mains electricity, mains drainage and oil fired central and underfloor heating are understood to be connected. None of these services have been tested by Halls.


We will require evidence of your ability to proceed with the purchase, if the sale is agreed to you.

The successful purchaser will be required to produce adequate identification to prove their identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017 coming into force 26th June 2017). Appropriate examples: Passport and/or Photographic Driving Licence and a recent Utility Bill.


Powys County Council, Neuadd Maldwyn, Severn Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7AS. Telephone: (01938) 552 828


The property is in band 'C'.


Strictly by appointment only with the selling agents Halls, Old Coach Chambers, 1 Church Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7LH. Tel No: 01938 555552 Fax :01938 554891. Email:


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Please note; Listed Buildings are exempted from requiring an Energy Performance Certificate.

Halls Holdings Ltd and any joint agents for themselves, and for the Vendor of the property whose Agents they are, give notice that: (i) These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract (ii) No person in the employment of or any agent of or consultant to Halls Holdings has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property (iii) Measurements, areas and distances are approximate, Floor plans and photographs are for guidance purposes only (photographs are taken with a wide angled / zoom lenses) and dimensions shapes and precise locations may differ (iv) It must not be assumed that the property has all the required planning or building regulation consents. Halls Holdings Ltd, Halls Holdings House, Bowmen Way, Battlefield, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 3DR. Registered in England 06597073.

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