Newbridge On Wye, NEWBRIDGE ON WYE, Llandrindod Wells, Powys


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A rare opportunity to acquire an exquisitely presented 3 bedroom former vicarage and attached 2 bedroom cottage. A wonderful combination of beautifully presented period Victorian accommodation and high specification modern wow factor. Each property benefits from their own private parking and garden areas, all set on the edge of a picturesque Mid Wales countryside village yards away from the River Wye. A wonderful combination of fully refurbished period property and modern, contemporary wow factor. The Old Vicarage was purchased by the current owners in 2000 and then completely refurbished to its current form.


A rare opportunity to acquire an exquisitely presented 3 bedroom former vicarage with an attached 2 bedroom cottage. A wonderful combination of beautifully presented period Victorian accommodation and bespoke elegance. Both properties benefit from their own private parking and garden areas, all set on the edge of a picturesque Mid Wales countryside village yards away from the River Wye.

The Old Vicarage as purchased by the current owners in 2000 and then completely refurbished to its current form. A wealth of traditional features such as stone, cast iron and tiled fireplaces, corniced ceilings, stained glass windows, hardwood staircase and timber window shutters, are tastefully complemented by the modern convenience of bespoke handmade fitted kitchen cupboards, recently installed bathroom and en-suite facilities, Karndean flooring, double glazed windows and oil fired central heating.

Attached to the main house, and accessible if desired through an interconnecting doorway, is the former servant's quarters which have been carefully converted into Orchard House. This comfortable stone and brick built property with its own separate access, parking and garden, is currently let as self-contained holiday accommodation but could easily be an extension to the main house if further space was required.

The two dwellings offer exciting accommodation to suit all tastes and requirements. A wonderful opportunity for extended family or continuing the strong, successful business which has been developed over recent years.

The properties are offered with the option of fixtures and fittings and established business of Vicarage Holiday Homes'.

The Old Vicarage

The Vicarage was built in 1874 by Venables-Llewellyn together with the church to enable Newbridge-on-Wye to gain village status from a hamlet. The current owners - being the first outside of the church - have fully refurbished the property to comprise the following accommodation:

Entrance porch, reception hall, sitting room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, half landing, galleried landing, bathroom, ensuite shower room, main bedroom and two further bedrooms.

Property description

The entrance porch has a lovely quarry tiled floor, fitted cupboards, leaded stained glass window and timber door with matching stained glass which leads through to the impressive reception hall. Still having the impressive original staircase with a very clever storage/utility area and W.C underneath. There is Karndean flooring, corniced ceiling and a feature stained glass window to the side and doors leading off to the accommodation. The sitting room is a dual aspect room with views over the garden and driveway and a feature carved stone fireplace with the Karndean flooring coming through from the hall and corniced ceiling and matching central rose. The study, currently used as a snug /office, has a feature stone fireplace with inset gas effect stove, fitted bookcase and windows with lovely shutters.

The Kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with bespoke handmade cupboards with concealed pantry, crockery, pantry and appliance storage. There is an integrated dishwasher, Belfast style sink and a Stoves electric Range induction cooker, tiled surround and hardwood worktops. There is a central island breakfast bar, Karndean flooring and steps leading down to the garden room with vaulted ceiling. This is a great extension to the kitchen and is plenty big enough for a table and chairs and sofas so its a great room to live in and also has patio doors out to the garden.

As the stairs rise up to the first floor there is half landing with an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and shelving. On the first floor there is a galleried landing with doors leading off to the bedrooms and bathroom. The main bedroom is dual aspect and has lovely views, there is a very useful dressing area tucked away in the corner which has hanging space and shelving. The second bedroom is a very cosy room feature fireplace and ensuite shower room with heated towel rail and built in wardrobes. The third bedroom is a lovely double with built in storage. The bathroom is at the top of the stairs and has recently been updated by the current owners and now offers a contemporary suite with slipper style bath, large glazed shower cubicle and underfloor heating.

Gardens and parking

The property is accessed via timber double gates to the large tarmacadam parking and turning area. Adjacent to the driveway is a long raised rockery and fir and timber hedgerow aiding privacy, and additional parking recess or caravan storage area. A flagstone terrace leads to the garden room and timber deck seating area providing views over the lawn and herbaceous, flowering borders. A timber frame greenhouse and large potting shed provide useful storage. Beyond the lawns are fruit bushes and kitchen garden area overlooking and within a stone's throw of the River Wye. An external oil fired boiler and oil storage tank are provided.

Orchard House

Orchard House is a wonderful attached stone and painted brick cottage which has been refurbished to provide Visit

Wales 5 Star graded' holiday letting accommodation with its own private driveway and gardens. Ideal in its current use providing an excellent income, for use by extended family as an annexe or being returned to part of the main residence as it once was. Again, fully refurbished by the current owners - to comprise the following accommodation: entrance porch, kitchen/dining room, utility, inner hall, living room, two double bedrooms both with ensuites.

Property description

The entrance porch with double glazed upvc windows and doors has a tiled floor and a stable style door to which leads through to the kitchen/dining Room fitted base and wall cupboards, stainless steel sink and drainer, plumbing for dishwasher, electric cooker point, tiled splash backs, radiator, double glazed window and opening to a useful utility area with space for further appliances. The inner hall has stairs to first floor with cupboard beneath, former connecting door to Vicarage (currently sealed), double glazed leaded stained glass window panels to rear and a door leading into the cosy living room with feature fireplace with inset wood burning stove. On the first floor there are two bedrooms, bedroom one has a ensuite bathroom with a feature cast iron fireplace and the second bedroom has a shower ensuite.

Gardens and parking

The property is approached via a timber five bar gate to the tarmacadam parking area preceding the detached former garage which provides useful storage. The garden is laid to lawn with gravelled side garden with herbaceous shrubs and paved seating area. A mixture of hedgerow, timber fencing and stone walling forms the boundaries.


Situated on the edge of the rural Mid Wales village of Newbridge-on-Wye, The Old Vicarage offers not only a wonderful location to become your family home but a great trading position for those who wish to continue the business. The village benefits from primary school, public house, church and shop with a wider range of facilities in the form of shops and businesses, supermarkets, secondary schools, railway station, golf course and leisure amenities, at the spa town of Llandrindod Wells and market town of Builth Wells and Rhayader each approximately 5 miles away. The whole of Mid Wales is noted for its areas of natural beauty such as the Wye Valley, Elan Valley and Cambrian hills, renowned amongst the walking, riding and fishing fraternity. The Royal Welsh Showground at Builth Wells hosts numerous events throughout the year attracting thousands of visitors to the area, with cultural and sporting events at Llanwrtyd Wells, providing ongoing custom for the holiday accommodation.


Mains drainage, water and electricity. The Old Vicarage and Orchard House have oil fired heating.

The Old Vicarage has a council tax band of F.

There no business rates payable for Orchard House

Agents notes

We are instructed to market the property on a joint agency with McCartney of Builth Wells.


From Builth Wells take the A470 north to Newbridge on Wye. On leaving the village turn left signposted Beulah. After a short distance The Old Vicarage can be found on the right hand side.

CONSUMER PROTECTION FROM UNFAIR TRADING REGULATIONS 2008 (CPR) We endeavour to ensure that the details contained in our brochure are correct through making detailed enquiries of the owner but they are not guaranteed. The agents have not tested any appliance, equipment, fixture, fitting or service and have not seen the title deeds to confirm tenure. All measurements are quoted to the nearest 1/10 metre. All liability in negligence of otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars is hereby excluded.

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Require prospective purchasers to produce two original ID documents prior to any offer being accepted by the owners.

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