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Libanus, Brecon, Powys, LD3
Guide price £775,000 | 4 bedrooms | 2.0 acres

Set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons in the foothills of Pen y Fan is this delightful country house providing 4 en-suite bedrooms. It is set in around 2 acres of gardens and grounds and just a few miles from the nearby village.

Description
Baddegai is a beautifully positioned country house set within 2.5 acres of gardens and grounds. This period property was purchased by the present owners in 2011 and has been significantly refurbished and extended to a high standard creating a comfortable family home with many character features. The property has been let for a period as a holiday cottage achieving significant occupation rates because of its beautiful setting but is equally suitable as a family home for someone seeking a tranquil country property in an outstanding landscape.


The accommodation provides great flexibility having one ground floor bedroom with an ensuite and 3 first floor bedrooms all with their own bathrooms. At ground floor is an impressive high galleried ceiling sitting room together with a dining area and a kitchen with a south facing aspect towards the Brecon Beacons Mountain Range. The grounds are perfect for those seeking enough space to have a few animals with a great garden for those who enjoy entertaining, having a large patio area together with lawns and decked seating area with hot tub.

Location
Set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park and just one mile, as the stone throws, from the highest peak in South Wales - Pen Y Fan. The property lies in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons Mountain Range, perfectly positioned for those who enjoy hiking the numerous tracks available in this part of Powys. The nearby village has a popular public house whilst Brecon, the regional market town approximately 5 miles away has a great choice of both shopping and leisure facilities including a leisure centre complex, theatre, cinema, etc. It is also serviced with both public and private secondary schools. The A470 provides great access in a southerly direction towards Cardiff and the M4.

Walk Inside
A solid wooden front door opens into a traditional storm porch with slate window sills and further doorway leading into the dining room, having a recessed fireplace with fitted ''Clearview' stove and painted natural stonework, an oak staircase leading to the first floor bedroom and a large opening into the kitchen/breakfast room; a fantastic room with full glazing along 2 walls enjoying a south facing aspect into the Brecon Beacons. The kitchen has a range of fitted and free standing units which include a Belfast sink and a range of cupboards and drawer space with recess for a free-standing cooker and French doors leading out onto the paved garden patio area - a wonderful sun trap in the summer months. The utility room has a further range of fitted units and plumbing for a washing machine, etc, offering a great space for boots, coats and so on.

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In the centre of the house is the sitting room, a particular feature of this property, having a large stone fireplace with recessed wood burner, attractive oak flooring, oak and glass staircase leading to the first floor with feature panelling, French doors to both front and rear providing a fantastic vista in both directions and to part an open gallery exposing roof timbers at first floor level. A further door leads to the ground floor bedroom suite; a large double bedroom with windows onto the front garden and an ensuite shower room housing a low level w.c., shower cubicle and pedestal wash basin, together with wall and floor tiling.

First Floor
There are 2 first floor areas; the first area situated off the main sitting room with staircase leading to a floating landing, with glass balcony's to either side in turn leading to 2 double bedrooms, both with exposed roof timbers. One bedroom having natural stonework along one wall and the other having doors opening via a Juliet balcony. Both rooms have their own ensuites, one a bathroom with panelled bath, wash basin and w.c. and the second a shower room with cubicle shower, w.c. and wash basin. The second first floor area is accessed via the original cottage, again a large double bedroom with exposed roof timbers, 2 windows facing south towards the Brecon Beacons, the remains of a period fireplace and an ensuite bathroom having panelled bath with shower over, low level w..c and vanity wash basin.

Walk Outside
The property stands in 2.5 acres which includes paddocks and formal gardens. A private driveway leads to a large, gravelled parking and turning area with a further driveway leading to the front door. A large lawned area surrounds the property with a paved seating area to the south, a wonderful garden room ideal for storage or potential home office along with a decked seating area with cover, housing the hot tub which will be included within the sale. Either side of the private entrance drive are the paddocks, ideal for the keeping of ponies, sheep, etc.

 

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