Tiny 'Shepherd's Hut' Grade II listed cottage on sale for just £30,000
Tiny ‘Shepherd’s Hut-style’ Grade II listed cottage can be yours for just £30,000 – but it needs a lot of work
- The cottage’s floorspace measures 15ft by 10.8ft and is on sale for just £30,000
A tiny stone-built cottage constructed during the Victorian era has gone on the market for just £30,000.
The ‘unusual and quirky’ Grade II cottage overlooks a famous Welsh castle and dates back to 1841 – but it needs a renovation.
Located in Harlech, north Wales, it has views over the town’s famous castle and medieval tower, Cardigan Bay and Snowdonia Mountain Range.
Called ‘Bryn Tirion’ the historic cottage is described by Tom Parry estate agents as a ‘once in a lifetime’ opportunity.
It is set to go under the hammer with a guide price of just £30,000.
Agents Tom Parry praise the property as a ‘quaint, compact gem and a wonderful opportunity to be creative from a blank-canvas’.
The ‘unusual and quirky’ Grade II cottage overlooks Harlech Castle in north Wales and dates back to 1841 – but it needs a renovation
Agents Tom Parry praise the property as a ‘quaint, compact gem and a wonderful opportunity to be creative from a blank-canvas
The cottage measures just 15ft by 10.8ft and has not been inhabited for 50 years
Used most recently for storage, it boasts a height of 17ft
A chair rests on top of a beam next to one of the cottage’s two windows
The cottage was re-roofed in the 1990s and is set against the hill slope at the junction between Pen Dref and a lane leading to Rehoboth chapel
The listing states: ‘The views from the front of Bryntirion are outstanding – far reaching over the town of Harlech, towards the Castle, Cardigan Bay and the Snowdonia Mountain Range’
The firm adds that the home has the potential to be a ‘unique holiday let in ‘shepherd’s hut’ style’, the ‘most unusual little workplace’, or just a ‘space to unwind and re-charge your batteries away from everyday life’.
The floor space of the stone property measures 15ft by 10.8ft, with a height of 17ft.
The listing adds: ‘Approximately 50 years ago the property was inhabited. More recently however it has been used as a store and workshop and currently does not have any services connected.
‘The views from the front of Bryntirion are outstanding – far reaching over the town of Harlech, towards the Castle, Cardigan Bay and the Snowdonia Mountain Range.’
Set against the hill slope at the junction between Pen Dref and a lane leading to Rehoboth chapel, the cottage was re-roofed in the 1990s.
However, it still needs a lot of work as the majority of the second storey has disintegrated along with the inner walls.
While it ‘could be many things to many people’ as the estate agents say, it will be a large project for the person who decides to take it on.
For more information, view the listing here.
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