Llanfaredd, Builth Wells

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A charming detached Grade II Listed period cottage, dating back to the mid 1700s. This cottage has a wealth of original features thought-out, two reception rooms, four to five bedrooms and country kitchen. Sat in an elevated position just outside of Builth Wells the cottage has wonderful views, a detached barn and stables with further potential to create holiday accommodation (STP)and a 1 acre paddock (approx) perfect for small livestock or pony.


Maesbryncoch is a wonderful detached period cottage dating back to the mid 1700s with original period features throughout and was lovingly restored and extended by the owners. The cottage has flexible accommodation with four to five bedrooms, two reception rooms, far reaching views sat in an elevated position in the Welsh hills near Builth Wells. With a detached barn offering storage or potential for a holiday let with a shower and kitchenette this has scope for further development. there are also two stables and a paddock to the rear totally around 1 acres.

The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, living room, kitchen/dining room, office, shower room, bathroom and four to to five bedrooms.

Property description

Stone steps lead up to the front door which leads into the hall with tiled flooring, exposed beams, doors to the living room and kitchen/dining room and stairs rising to the first floor. The living room is to the left with exposed beams, large Inglenook fireplace with inset stove and views down over the valley. The kitchen/dining room has a reclaimed flag stone floor, exposed beams, a range of base units with granite workstops, oil fired range (also does the heating and hot water) and space for a dining table and chairs. A second door lead through to the extended part o the house where you find the utility area, sink and washing machine, a fourth bedroom or craft room and stairs up to the first floor. there is also a further home office, ground floor shower and door to the garden.

Using the stairs form the main hall, you rise to the landing to find the original banister, floorboards and doors leading to bedrooms and bathroom. A wealth of character and exposed beams demonstrates the age of the cottage and the charm of owning such a property. You find two bedrooms on this side of the house with a bathroom with white suite. Using the second staircase you find a large galleried landing with Velux window, that can be used as a second living room, play room or bedroom. there is a door into a further bedroom with views over the surrounding fields and a second door that leads into the older part of the house.

Detached barn and stables

The detached timber barn is perfect for a wide range of uses and with a kitchenette, shower wet room and separate WC, could be used for functions or accommodation (with necessary permissions obtained). to the rear of the barn are two stables that are used as storage and log stores at the moment and loft space above.

Grounds and paddock

The property has grounds and paddock totaling 1.3 acres with a drive way for several cars. There is a lawned area to the front of the cottage and then further lawn behind the detached barn. Behind the house is a 1 acre paddock approximately, all laid to pasture and is perfect for a pony, sheep, goats etc.


The property is situated near the village of Hundred House which has a public house, The Hundred House Inn. Builth Wells is a short drive away and lies at the confluence of the River Wye and the the River Irfon and is well known nationally as the location of the showground home to the Royal Welsh Show. In the town centre is a 1000 ft square mural depicting the final days of Llewellyn ap Gruffydd, the last native Prince of Wales. Builth Wells has a High School and is home to the well known local rugby team, 'The Bulls' the local arts centre is the Wyeside Arts Centre and also has a leisure centre along with a cricket pitch, tennis court, squash courts. There is a railway station on the Heart of Wales line and the A438 passes through the centre which is one of the main north - south trunk roads. The market town of Llandrindod Wells is 8.5 miles away, the market town of Rhayader is just over 13 miles within the popular and picturesque Elan Valley.


The property has mains electricity, water, septic tank drainage and oil fired heating.

Powys County Council Tax Band C

01432 507160

Cobb Amos

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