Pontfaen, Brecon, Powys


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  • Bedrooms: 3
THE FARMHOUSE This is a stone built farmhouse probably over 150 years old, with the roof recovered with Welsh Slate in 2003. In 2006/07 a new porch/boot room was added at the front to extend the accommodation and internally the house was completely re-wired with a new damp proof course in the walls and new floors laid in the older part of the house, including insulation with floorboards over. The bathroom and kitchen were also re-fitted in 2005 and the attic insulated, and in 2011 the house was further upgraded with the provision of external cladding to greatly improve its insulation.

PORCH/UTILITY/BOOT ROOM23'11" x 6'11" (7.3m x 2.1m). being south facing with two large windows enjoying views over the farmyard to the valley below, stable doors at either end, tiled floor, meter cupboard, three double power points, inner door to:

DINING ROOM17'5" x 10'8" (5.3m x 3.25m). with sealed fireplace, door to staircase in one corner, window south to porch, two double power points, exposed ceiling timbers and beams, timber floor, door to:

SITTING ROOM17'5" x 9'4" (5.3m x 2.84m). with original fireplace with Clearview wood burning stove, windows south and north, exposed ceiling timbers and beams, extensive fitted book shelving, new timber flooring, five double power points.

KITCHEN11' x 8'10" approx. (3.35m x 2.7m approx.). plus door recess, with windows east and south, solid fuel Aga cooker heating the domestic hot water, stainless steel double drainer sink unit, fitted floor and wall units with worktops, electric cooker and hob, recess and plumbing for washing machine, five double power points, access hatch to loft space, fully tiled walls.

REAR HALLWAY5'1" x 2'9" (1.55m x 0.84m). with outside door and off this is the:

CLOAKROOM4'7" x 2'7" (1.4m x 0.79m). with low flush WC, corner hand basin, small window east.

BATHROOM10'8" x 4'5" (3.25m x 1.35m). plus door recess and airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, panelled bath, pedestal hand basin, corner shower cubicle, window east, fully tiled walls, heated towel rail and wall mounted heater, tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR via an attractive traditional timber staircase which leads to the:

SPACIOUS LANDING AREA14'5" x 7'1" (4.4m x 2.16m). with window north, double power point, access hatch to insulated loft space, doors to:

BEDROOM 210'10" x 10'2" (3.3m x 3.1m). with night storage heater, window south, three double power points.

BEDROOM 110'10" x 10' (3.3m x 3.05m). with window south, night storage heater, fitted worktop providing a desk, two double power points.

BEDROOM 37'10" x 6'11" (2.39m x 2.1m). with window north, night storage heater, two double power points.

OUTSIDE The farmhouse stands overlooking the farmyard, with a pleasant garden to the east side and ample room for extension to the west side where soil has been removed to provide a wide turning and parking area. The garden contains a corrugated iron fuel shed and a stone built former WC.

THE OUTBUILDINGS These are grouped around the farmyard and briefly comprise:

STONE BARN47'3" x 17'9" (14.4m x 5.4m). with large entrance doors east and west, twelve lancet hole windows, fully concreted floor, extensive beams, overhanging area over the west facing door. This buildings was re-roofed with box profile sheeting in 2002 and is considered to have conversion possibilities, subject to any planning consent necessary. Attached to the stone barn is a:

COW HOUSE18'1" x 10' (5.51m x 3.05m). with granary over used as a recording studio/office with stone steps on the end.

. Across the farmyard is the:

STONE COW SHED RANGE29'6" x 18'1" overall (9m x 5.51m overall). with loft over, ties for six cows, calves cot, feed range and mangers. This building would make good stables. Behind is the:

LEAN-TO SHED31'2" x 10'8" (9.5m x 3.25m). open fronted with a rear pedestrian door. Adjacent to the house and garden is a:

GARAGE9' x 8'2" (2.74m x 2.5m). with double doors.

. Alongside the driveway is a further:

WOOD SHED13'7" x 9' (4.14m x 2.74m).

MAIN IMPLEMENT SHED57'9" x 17'9" (17.6m x 5.4m). of concrete block construction with mono-pitched roof, having wide entrance doors, lower fodder storage area and concrete floor.

POLE BARN26'3" x 18'1" (8m x 5.51m). with mono-pitch roof, Yorkshire boarding, open fronted.

. The buildings are grouped around a sloping farmyard with concrete manure storage area, former duck pond, small shelter belt, etc.

THE LAND The home stands in over one and a half acres of land with the farm lane, farmstead and garden, paddock, etc providing a good buffer to all sides.


0029 1.2 acre

8733 0.26

0035 0.24

Total 1.70 acres

Beyond the farmyard access via a lane and field is around 4.5 acres of beautiful woodland running down to the river. This provides valuable amenity and a habitat for an abundance of wildlife as well as being a good source of fire wood.


1218 3.36

0008 1.41

Total 4.77 acres

FOOTPATH There is a little used public footpath which runs through the farmyard.

FISHING RIGHTS Single bank on the north bank of the Yscirfawr River for approximately 400 metres.

RIDING Various lanes and bridleways lead to open countryside including the Epynt hills and Aberyscir hill where there is wonderful riding country.

HILL GRAZING RIGHTS None registered.

BROADBAND Broadband is connected and a new upgrade is due soon.

EPC Rating = G

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