An 18th Century Grade II listed Powys farm with “outstanding scenery” is up for sale.

Poesnant in Cenames just outside Machynlleth has been described as a property “you are bound to fall in love with”.

This “Dyfi Valley Country Retreat” is being sold through agents Lloyd, Herbert and Jones who said: “Poesnant is a 11-acre small holding. It is a substantial stone and slate 18th century grade II Listed 3/5 bed roomed farmhouse with some 2200sq ft over three floors, commanding a slightly elevated position overlooking outstanding scenery.

“It has been sympathetically renovated, you are bound to fall in love as there is a plethora of character in every direction: Sash windows, inglenook and rustic fireplaces, slate flag floors, original latched doors, vaulted and oak beamed ceilings, oak studwork, handmade kitchen.”

County Times: Poesnant in Cenames

“Solid stone and boulder construction with slated roof thought to date back to 18th Century. This is a stunning country property which oozes character painstakingly restored using sympathetic fittings. Original sash paned windows tp the front elevation. There are two inglenook fireplaces plus bread ovens, slate flag floors, original doors and latches, oak beamed ceilings and ceilings.”


The property boasts “a unique feature vestibule with toilet” and “two character living rooms”

The kitchen has been “sympathetically fitted” there are also “two en suite bathrooms, three double bedrooms and an attic providing a blank canvas potential for two further bedrooms”.

County Times:

They add: “Adjoining the farmhouse are a range of stunning stone and slate listed outbuildings extending to 3000sq ft offering potential for conversion to alternative uses (subject to planning permission).

There is a substantial amount of land with the property and Lloyd, Herbert and Jones added: “The land and farmhouse is all accessed by a roadway off the main road which is shared with the occupiers of the neighbouring bungalow and a local farmer to access separate land.

County Times:

“Included with the property is approximately 11 acres of pasture land divided into to two parcels and is intersected by the Shrewbury/ Aberystwyth train line. The owners benefit from their own pedestrian crossing.”

The property is available for £750,000.