Castle Caereinion, Welshpool, SY21


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A spacious, detached, character, barn conversion set in a wonderful rural location with extensive and adaptable family accommodation, retaining many attractive original features, boasting generous gardens and grounds. Superb detached workshop/garage. Bespoke European oak double glazed doors and windows throughout. Eco Friendly with 25kW Biomass boiler plus 4kW Solar PV Array. No onward chain.


Penllwyn Barn comprises an imposing detached barn conversion that has been sympathetically converted retaining many original features. The accommodation is well laid out over two floors and offers a generous hallway, large farmhouse-style kitchen, dining room, 3 ground floor bedrooms and two shower rooms. On the first floor is a feature open-plan living room with an array of original beams and timbers, together with a master bedroom suite with large bedroom with fine views, dressing area and en-suite bathroom.

Outside the property benefits from a super detached workshop with insulation, and light and power laid on. There is a double carport adjoining the property and a large parking and turning area. The gardens are of particular note being of generous size and being totally private. They include a lovely stream, lawned area, raised patio/sun terrace with glorious views down the valley and are bordered by a fine selection of mature trees.

*** Note: Solar PV qualifies for £1,400 per annum via a feed-in-tariff scheme. Biomass boiler qualifies for £1,700 per annum via RHI scheme. Both these are transferable to purchaser.***


One of the most notable features of the property is its idyllic rural location, being situated in an elevated position with glorious views and an abundance of wildlife to appreciate. There is one near neighbour, at the original farmhouse, otherwise the surroundings are fields and woodland. Despite being in a rural position, it is perfectly possible to walk into the village and a 10 minute drive will take you into Welshpool.


From Welshpool take the A458 towards Dolgellau. After about 3 miles turn left onto the B4385 for Castle Caereinion and proceed through the Village passing the Red Lion public house on your right hand side, and the village shop on your left. After 200m at slow /araf signs written on road turn right over cattle grid, follow this concrete track and the property is on the left at the top of the hill.

The internal accommodation in more detail comprises of: Front Entrance Door to;

Entrance Hall

15'3 x 11'1 (4.65m x 3.38m)

With attractive brick paved flooring, pine staircase off to First Floor, attractive array of beams and timbers, exposed stone walling, double glazed window to rear elevation, 2 x double panelled radiators, low-level doorway to an under stairs storage cupboard.

Step down to;

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

14'9 x 15'2 (4.50m x 4.62m)

With ceramic tiled flooring, double glazed windows to front elevation, double glazed french windows to rear patio area, exposed beam, double panelled radiator. Belfast sink unit with hot and cold mixer tap over. Inglenook with oak beam over and tiled inlay with space for professional range cooker. Quality range of wooden cabinets and drawers including plate racking and glass fronted display cabinets. Appliances comprise of an under counter fridge and freezer

Door from Kitchen/Breakfast Room with steps down to Inner Lobby Area, with door to;


With work surfaces, space and plumbing for washing machine beneath, space for condenser dryer or low level fridge or freezer unit, fitted unit comprising a single drainer, single bowl sink unit with hot and cold taps with cupboard space beneath, wall-mounted eye-level storage cupboard over, tiling to splash areas.

Boot Room

With ceramic tiled flooring, glass panelled access door to Rear Garden.

From the Lobby Area, doorway gives access to;

Dining Room/Sitting Room

18'2 x 10'0 (5.54m x 3.05m)

With solid oak flooring, double glazed french windows to the Rear Garden area, double glazed window, exposed ceiling beams and trusses, double panelled radiator and high-level recessed storage cupboards, satellite television point

Doorway to further Inner Lobby.

Ground Floor Bedroom 1

17'2 9'10 (5.23m 3.00m)

With pine floor boards, double glazed window to rear elevation, glass panelled double glazed door to gable end elevations and garden and further window to side elevation, stunning views down the valley, double panelled radiator, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams.

Shower Room

10'8 x 6'9 (3.25m x 2.06m)

With solid pine floor boarding, a contemporary double shower cubicle with mains shower fitting, temperature control and separate hand-held shower head, ceiling spotlights, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, 2 x opaque double glazed window to front elevation, attractive slate sill, chrome heated towel rail, tiling to splash areas, part-tiled walls, wall mounted extractor fan.

From the Main Entrance Hall, door to;

Ground Floor Bedroom 2/Study

15'2 x 7'2 (4.62m x 2.18m)

With exposed pine floor boarding, double glazed window to front elevation, double panelled radiator. Measurements include:

En Suite Shower Room

With linoleum flooring, low-level WC, raised corner glazed shower cubicle with 'Triton' electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin, tiling to splash areas, wall-mounted integral mirror and shaving point, double panelled radiator, wall-mounted extractor fan.

Ground Floor Bedroom 3/Study

15'3 x 7'7 (4.65m x 2.31m)

Double glazed windows to rear elevation, double panelled radiator, exposed beams.

Staircase leads from the Main Entrance Hall to a feature First Floor;

Sitting/Living Room

26'9 x 18'6 (8.15m x 5.64m)

A quite imposing high quality room with exposed timbers and framed walls and vaulted ceiling. With solid oak floor boarding, a central slate hearth with cast-iron multi fuel stove with flue to the vaulted ceiling, double glazed windows to three elevations, stunning views of the surrounding countryside. 2 x double panelled radiators, 2 x ceiling suspended light units, satellite television point. Solid oak door to;

Master Bedroom Suite

16'3 x 11'4 (4.95m x 3.45m)

Double glazed windows to two elevations with superb views down the valley, exposed vaulted ceiling, wall timbers, solid oak flooring, archway through to;

Dressing Area

With a comprehensive range of full length wardrobes with hanging space, shelf space and built-in lighting, solid oak flooring, double panelled radiator, double glazed windows to front elevation.

Door to

En Suite Bathroom

With period roll-top style bath with central hot and cold mixer tap, low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed window to side elevation with far-reaching views, wall-mounted extractor fan, exposed beams and timbers, wall-mount integral light and shaver point unit, chrome heated towel rail, terazzo ceramic tiled flooring.

Detached Workshop/Garage

23'2 18'9 (7.06m 5.72m)

Detached, fully insulated traditional style building of timber frame with a concrete base, slate roof and would make an ideal home office, hobby room or workshop. 3 double glazed windows, power sockets and light. Has sliding doors for vehicular access and pedestrian folding access. Attached to the workshop/garage there is a:

Store Room

11'9 x 5'3 (3.58m x 1.60m)

Boiler Room

11'6 x 13'3 (3.51m x 4.04m)

Biomass boiler and pellet storage plus the water filtration system

Car Port

To the side of the property is a two-bay, timber framed Car Port. Hard-cored floor, galvanised iron sheeted roof, concrete walkway along the side of the property, external 13 amp power socket.

Access wicket gate to the Rear Gardens.

Situated to the front elevation is the array of solar panels, half of which belong to the Barn and half to Penllwyn House.

There is ample parking and turning area.


The main gardens are situated to the rear of the property and comprise; composting area, Timber-framed Garden Shed (3.591m x 2.383m) with windows to side and a concreted floor, light and power laid on. Gravelled walkway. A trellised divider with archway then gives access to the main gardens, to the rear of the Barn is a raised, paved patio/sun terrace, wall-mounted external light above, large lawned area interspersed with a interesting variety of plants, shrubs and ornamental trees. Of particular note is the pleasant stream that runs through the lower part of the garden. There are pleasant walkways along and over the stream with a small timber bridge.


Services to the property comprise; Private water supply from a bore-hole with a UV filtration system, Mains electricity, Private foul drainage to a septic tank system, The property also has the benefit of 4kW Solar Panels that qualify for a feed-in tariff. Wood pellet 25kW Biomass boiler provides all central heating and hot water. Fibre broadband available 28-30Mbs download speed.

Local Authority/Tax Banding

Powys County Council, Neuadd Maldwyn, Severn Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7AS.Telephone: (01938) 552 828.The property is in Band 'G'


Strictly by appointment only with the selling agents Halls, 14 Broad Street, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 7SD.

Tel No: 01938 555552. Email:

Money Laundering

We will require evidence of your ability to proceed with the purchase, if the sale is agreed to you.

The successful purchaser will be required to produce identification to prove their identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017 which came into force 26th June 2017). Appropriate examples: Passport and/or photographic driving licence and a recent utility bill


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