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Defynnog, Brecon, Powys, LD3
Guide price £650,000 | 3 bedrooms | 1.0 acres

Property features

• Beautifully presented former Welsh longhouse
• Range of traditional barn in a courtyard formation
• Additional outbuilding for storage/ hobby room
• Wonderful rural location
• Beautiful Views

Set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park is this wonderful country property which comprises an attractive and well-presented three bedroom former Welsh longhouse together with an attached range of stone barns and beautiful gardens including a workshop/storage area.This beautiful home has been refurbished by the present owner to include three ensuite bedrooms, spacious kitchen/breakfast room with a feature natural stone fireplace and a lovely sitting room which leads to a useful utility, study and ground floor Shower Room.Attached to the house is an L-shaped range of traditional stone barns which form a courtyard to the house. These offer tremendous scope for a range of alternative uses subject to the usual consents although the barns on the lower section of the courtyard do benefit from an historic planning permission to extend the house into those buildings as some works had already commenced.

The gardens are a particular feature of this lovely home having a great range of mature shrubs, a lovely lawned area together with a patio seating area. The views from the garden are spectacular particularly in a Southerly direction where they overlook local farmland to the distant mountains.Within the grounds there is a further substantial 1250 sqft workshop/storage area ideal for home hobbies, car storage etc.

The property is situated in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, approximately 1.5 miles from the nearby village of Defynnog, a little further to Sennybridge, where there is an excellent choice of facilities including convenient stores, public houses and a primary school. A little further along the A40 is Brecon, known for the Monmouth to Brecon canal, its ancient Cathedral and the beautiful architecture within the town centre. The nearby A4215 provides great access towards the A470 and the link road between Merthyr Tydfil and Cardiff making it an easy commute for those working in South Wales as well as Swansea and Newport.

A hardwood door opens into a spacious kitchen/breakfast room with part flagstone flooring and feature recessed fire place to one end creating a focal point to this wonderful space. Around three walls are a range of fitted units including cupboard and drawer space, a one and half bowl sink and recess for appliances. To the rear is a door which opens onto a lovely garden area whilst the flagstone flooring extends through a small lobby into the lovely sitting room with attractive beamed ceiling, uPVC double glazed windows to both elevations, attractive wall panelling, deep recessed natural stone fireplace with fitted wood burning stove, a period door concealing the stone steps leading to the first floor and a glazed door leads rearwards into an extremely useful utility room where there are a range of fitted cupboards, worktop with inset glazed clay sink and recess for washing machine and tumble dryer; together with oil fired boiler and flagstone flooring. There is a nicely positioned office with window looking out to the mountains and alongside a ground floor shower room which comprises a W.C, wash hand basin, shower cubicle and fully tiled floor and walls.

First Floor
A natural stone staircase leads to a first floor landing which has a series of exposed roof timbers forming a particular feature of this area. Doors lead to each of three bedrooms; all double rooms with ensuite facilities the main bedroom to the North having a door to the old granary steps together with an ensuite bathroom including a panelled bath with shower over, wash basin, bidet and W.C both second and third bedrooms have exposed roof timbers together with en-suite shower rooms each having a shower cubicle, W.C and wash hand basin.

The property stands in a spacious plot of about 0.6 acres which includes a beautiful range of stone built barns forming a court yard to the main house. The barns are of traditional stone construction and benefit from extant planning permission for extension for the main house into the lower part of the barns. To the rear of the house is a lovely cottage style garden which includes lawn, mature beds and patio seating area, whilst below the house a large parking and turning area which leads to a workshop/studio ideal for those with a home hobby or seeking storage. Alongside the entrance gate into the main courtyard is a further stone open fronted garage.

The property is approached over a private lane over which is a right of way.

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