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Lower Pontgwilym, Brecon, Brecon, LD3
£840,000 | 4 bedrooms | 3.7 acres

Property features

• Fantastic edge of town farmhouse
• 3 acres of gardens and grounds
• 4 bedroom house
• Stables and stone outbuilding
• Many period feature

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial 4 bedroom Grade II listed period house set in 3.5 acres to include stables and useful outbuilding just 1/2 miles from Brecon Town. The period home enjoys superb views over town to the Brecon Beacons mountain range.

Conveniently situated just half a mile from the edge of Brecon town is this beautifully positioned Grade II listed farmhouse, standing in generous gardens with 2 paddocks, stables and a useful outbuilding. This mid to late 19th century farmhouse was built for the Marquis of Camden, forming part of his Breconshire estate. The house provides generous accommodation with scope for some improvement, it enjoys two large principle living rooms with great views over Brecon to the Brecon Beacon Mountain Range beyond. At first floor are 4 good sized bedrooms plus a further attic space offering further potential. Standing in generous south facing gardens the house is ideal for a keen gardener. It is also complimented with two paddocks making the property perfect for those who want to keep livestock or a few ponies.

The property sits in an enviable location just outside Brecon town boundary enjoying the benefits of a rural lifestyle with the convenience of the towns amenities on your doorstep. A particular feature of this lovely property are the fantastic views over farmland to the Brecon Beacons Mountain Range that sits majestically over the southern fringes of Brecon town. Brecon offers a great choice of shopping to include several supermarkets, convenience stores, coffee shops etc. There are a choice of primary schools, a secondary school and the well-known private school - Christ College. The surrounding area is known for the wonderful scenery and outdoor pursuits. There are many public footpaths for those who enjoy exploring the area on foot, alternatively there are horse riding and cycling opportunities for the more adventurous.

Walk Inside
A classic front door with fanlight over opens into a spacious period entrance hall with an attractive staircase leading to the first floor. To either side are two traditional reception rooms approached via period doors; to the left is the sitting room having a tiled fire surround and dual aspect windows both with window shutters. Whilst to the left of the main hall is a second, nicely proportioned living room with a traditional fire surround with open grate, a recessed cupboard and dual aspect windows both with window shutters. To the rear of the hallway is access to the study with a built-in cupboard and understairs cupboard. The kitchen comprises of a spacious room with a natural stone feature wall, recessed fireplace with fitted aga and a range of fitted floor and wall units including a built-in oven and hob, one and half bowl sink, window to the side and to the rear together with a secondary staircase which leads to the first floor. Beyond the kitchen is the utility room having a further range of cupboards and tiled flooring, shower room and a rear boot room.

First Floor
Heading to the first floor and off the half landing is a double bedroom which is located to the rear of the house. A further small flight of stairs leads to the main landing area, off which are three further good-sized bedrooms each having a South facing aspect. The larger master bedroom having dual aspect windows with views over the local farmland to the Brecon Beacons Mountain Range. An inner hallway at the top of the secondary staircase provides access to the family bathroom which comprises of a white suite to include panelled bath, low level wc, wash basin and a shower cubicle. There is also attic space ideal for storage or potential for further residential use.

Immediately surrounding the house are the gardens which include a large, paved patio with raised decking seating area, large areas of lawn intersected with mature trees and bushes and an extremely useful portal frame building ideal for garaging, storage, or a workshop. An external stone staircase leads down to the vaulted cellar offering great potential as a games room or further domestic storage. Alongside the gardens is a pony paddock, surrounded by hedging with a rail wooden fence with two stables and a tack room. Whilst alongside is a further paddock of approximately 2.5 acres, ideal for livestock.


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