Cathedine, Cathedine, Brecon, Powys


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  • Bedrooms: 6
A delightful 6 bedroom former farmhouse with exceptional charm and character set in beautiful mature gardens and enjoying stunning views of the surrounding countryside.


A delightful detached former farmhouse with exceptional charm and character set in beautiful mature gardens, enjoying stunning views of the surrounding countryside situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park.


Middlewood House is located near to the popular villages of Cathedine and Bwlch. Nearby is Llangorse Lake and Crickhowell is approximately 8 miles away. Llangorse offers two public houses, a primary school and the lake is well known for its recreational facilities. Being found in the Brecon Beacons National Park there is a wide range of exceptional walking, riding and trekking facilities. The market town of Brecon, 8 miles away, offers an excellent range of services and facilities including public and state school education. The popular border town of Hay-on-Wye offers a further excellent range of local amenities and is very well known for its annual Literary Festival, antique and second hand book shops as well as an excellent range of cafes and public houses.

The nearest motorway links are found at Newport (for the M4) and the nearest train station is found at Abergavenny only 12 miles away.


The property is entered via the impressive front door and stone porch which leads into the main sitting room offering a substantial multi-fuel stove set within a stone Inglenook fireplace, as well as exposed beams and timbers with a sash window to the front. Adjacent to the sitting room is the dining room with a feature fireplace, high ceiling and a sash window to the front. A corridor leads through to the rear entrance hall and the beautifully fitted kitchen offering an oil-fired Aga, a separate halogen hob, windows to the north and east aspects, an inset Belfast sink, a drainer and extractor fan. Downstairs there is a cloakroom with a wooden floor, wash hand basin, close coupled w.c., a bidet and a window to the north.

From the rear hallway there is access down to the original cellar which is split into two rooms with good ceiling heights, flagstone flooring as well as a range of shelving slabs and radiators. A staircase leads to the first floor landing giving access to all 6 bedrooms, one of which is currently used as a study. The main bedroom offers an en-suite. All bedrooms can be considered as double sizes with a further en-suite shower room to bedroom 4.

The room measurements area as follows:-

Entrance Hall

3.0m x 2.36m (9'10 x 7'9 )

Living Room

5.46m x 5.46m (17'11 x 17'11 )

Dining Room

4.32m x 4.24m (14'2 x 13'11 )

Rear Hall

4.27m x 1.12m (14'0 x 3'8 )


5.59m x 3.99m (18'4 x 13'1 )


1.96m x 0.84m (6'5 x 2'9 )

Cellar 1

6.27m x 4.27m (20'7 x 14'0 )

Cellar 2

4.1m x 3.78m (13'5 x 12'5 )

First Floor

Landing Area with doors to:-

Bedroom 1

4.67m x 4.27m (15'4 x 14'0 )

En-Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 2

4.3m x 3.87m (14'1 x 12'8 )


3.2m x 2.31m (10'6 x 7'7 )

Bedroom 3

4.27m x 4.1m (14'0 x 13'5 )

Bedroom 4

4.32m x 3.33m (14'2 x 10'11 )


Bedroom 5 / Study

4.3m x 2.31m (14'1 x 7'7 )

Bedroom 6

5.4m x 3.38m (17'9 x 11'1 )

The out-building found to the rear of the main property has a large open courtyard to the front and has the possibility of various uses, subject to the necessary planning consent.

The building is currently divided as follows:-

Laundry/Utility Room

4.35m x 5.30m (14'3 x 17'5 )

Room 1

4.3m x 3.54m (14'1 x 11'7 )

Room 2

6.58m x 4.24m (21'7 x 13'11 )

Rear Office

2.38m x 6.13m (7'10 x 20'1 )

Next to the out-building is the herb garden and across the courtyard is an open fronted building which also contains the oil-fired central heating boiler.


5.54m x 3.65m (18'2 x 12'0 )


The property is approached along a gravel driveway leading to a parking and turning area giving immediate access to the garage and further carport/workshop.

To the front of the property are large, very mature gardens having a south facing aspect with a wide range of well stocked borders, shrubs and interspersed trees, a patio area and a further small out-building with a wash hand basin and a w.c. To one side is a small orchard with separate gated access to the side road and a further vegetable garden.


We are advised that the property is connected to mains water and mains electricity. Private drainage system. Oil-fired central heating system. Please note the services or service installations have not been tested.

Council Tax

Band G Powys Council.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


From Hay-on-Wye head towards Talgarth then continue through the village of Llangorse on the B4560 passing through Llangorse itself then onto the village of Bwlch, approx 2 miles. On reaching Bwlch you will come to a T junction onto the A40. Turn right and continue for approx 400 yards before turning right (sign posted Venison Centre). Continue along this road for approx 200 yards, following the signs for the shop, passing one left hand turn and then taking the next exit straight ahead. Keep the venison centre to your left and drive straight ahead where Middlewood House will be found on your left hand side, clearly seen by a name plate on the fence post.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands and Thompsons. Contact tel: 01497 822522.

Office opening hours: Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm Sat 9.00-1.00pm Out of hours contact: Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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