small house, Increasingly present around the world, they managed to create something unimaginably fashionable: living in a few square meters. ahead of current trends In Wales, there is a small 16th-century dwelling And that, despite being the smallest in the country, has managed to become a great business for its owners.
it’s about Quay House of Convy, Self-proclaimed as “the smallest house in the entire United Kingdom”, The title which was later confirmed by the Guinness Book. The house remained in use until 1900, when the last tenant was forced to leave because of the impossibility of living in such a small space.
The property was last occupied by a fisherman named Robert Jones, who barely fit the space. The landlord who rented from him, also named Robert Jones, lived next door. for a longer period of time, In 1900 the local authorities declared this place uninhabited. However, the title of the house remained in the family of the original owner for generations. Currently, Jones’ great-granddaughter, John Tilley, He is in charge of the house and keeps it open for curious tourists.
From the outside, the house is striking as it is the only house on the street completely painted red. house roof It is a little over three meters high from the ground to the top of the roof, But the problem is that the unit is divided into two floors. Notably, the area of the property is 3.05 x 1.8 m.
On the first floor of the property, which is close to the walls of Conwy Castle, there is a place for coal and a living room with a fireplace. It also has a hidden water tap behind the stairs. Upstairs is a small bedroom and storage space.
The current owner has preserved the home’s interior to give an insight into the spartan life of a historic Welsh fisherman. tourists from all over the world They come to the place every day to explore the house themselves. In addition, on special dates they are received by a woman wearing traditional Welsh attire.
Admission is £1.50 (US$2.06) for adults and £1.00 for children. Visitors are not allowed access to the first floor due to structural instability, but they can see down the stairs. The house is open from spring to fall.
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