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Pontfaen, Brecon, Powys, LD3
Guide price £700,000 | 2 bedrooms | 26.0 acres

Property features

• Isolated rural setting
• 26 acre smallholding
• Restored farmhouse cottage
• Stone outbuildings
• Adjacent to common hill land

Occupying a tranquil valley setting is this delightful period 2 bedroom cottage together with a range of traditional buildings set in approximately 26 acres of amenity/ farmland . The property has no immediate neighbours and lies adjacent to common land.

Blaengwy is a beautifully located smallholding tucked away in a tranquil valley setting surrounded by rolling hillside, farmland and common ground. The homestead sits centrally within its own farmland which amounts to approximately 26 acres. It is approached off common land onto a private track within the ring fenced boundary that leads into the valley and terminating within the traditional courtyard setting. The period cottage provides 2 bedroom accommodation with a wealth of traditional features to include exposed beams, stone walls and flagstone flooring. The cottage is complimented by a range of lovely stone barns and pretty farm/amenity ground suitable for a variety of uses. The farmland includes pasture, areas of wet meadow land and mature hedgerows and streams. The sale of Blaengwy really does offer a wonderful opportunity to purchase an extremely privately situated rural property, ideal for those seeking tranquillity, privacy or simply for those who enjoy the wonderful scenery in this part of Breconshire.

The property enjoys a secluded position within beautiful countryside in a rural location approximately 3 miles from the nearest village of Pontfaen which itself is a small rural hamlet in the Yscir Valley. There is a primary school and 18-hole golf club with clubhouse located in the village of Cradoc, approximately 5 miles, whilst the market town of Brecon which is approximately 8 miles offers an excellent choice of amenities including supermarkets, convenience stores, leisure centre complex, theatre, secondary schooling, etc. The A40 and A470 trunk roads provide excellent access from Brecon, South and East towards Abergavenny, Monmouth and the M4 on to London. The area around Brecon is known for its beautiful unspoilt landscapes, stunning walks and a wealth of other outdoor activities that can be enjoyed along the rivers, canals and mountains in the area.

Walk Inside
A traditional stable door opens into the sitting/dining area, part divided with attractive flagstone flooring and a wealth of natural stonework. The sitting area has a deep recessed fireplace with inset bread oven and fitted wood burning stove. A particular feature of this room is the recessed window seats and secondary small fire set in a fireplace recess to the dining space. The kitchen incorporates an oil fired Rayburn which heats the hot water and central heating and operates as a functioning cooker, there is a Belfast sink and bespoke stone built work surface with flagstone finish. To the rear of the kitchen is an extremely useful utility space with storage area and separate w.c. closet incorporating low flush w.c. and wash hand basin.

First Floor
A traditional winding cottage staircase leads to the first floor landing with exposed beams and doors leading to 2 bedrooms; both having exposed beams and natural stone walls. Alongside is the family bathroom comprising of a white suite to include panelled bath, low flush w.c., pedestal wash basin, built-in linen store with Velux roof light.

The property is approached via lane from the common which terminates at the traditional courtyard of buildings. Attached to the main cottage is a Stone Barn separated into 3 useful stores/potential stables with a fully boarded loft over the entire space (measuring approx. 8.2m x 5.6m). Opposite is the Hay Barn (approx. 10.5m x 5.1m) with its central barn doors leading through on a flagstone floored passageway with a hay storage area located to each side. Attached to the barn is a further useful Cow Shed (approx. 5.8m x 5.5m) and an open fronted seating area. To the rear a Livestock Shed (approx. 20m x 5.5m) ideal for the keeping of sheep, goats or even cattle.

This property cannot be seen from any council highway vantage points.The access track leading to the property is not suited for low slung vehicles.The property benefits form hill grazing rights on the adjacent common.A footpath passes through part of the property.


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