Merthyr Cynog, Brecon, Powys


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Rural setting with superb privacy

Fantastic rural views

Large 4 bedroom family home

Set in over 8 acres of land to include stables and garaging

No Onward Chain

DESCRIPTION Colmouth is a substantial family home which was renovated and extended in 2002 and further extended in 2012 to provide additional accommodation in the form of a further sitting room and ground floor bedroom with en-suite. This beautifully presented home which has 4 en-suite bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, large farmhouse kitchen plus ancillary accommodation sits in an elevated position enjoying magnificent views around 180 degree vista of rolling Breconshire landscape.

. The property is complemented by 2 good sized paddocks, a lovely garden, separate vegetable plot, stables, double garage and garden studio; making it ideal as a lifestyle change for those seeking to remove themselves from their busy city life.

LOCATION Set in beautiful countryside and surrounded by rolling hills and woodland with spectacular views from all aspects. The property enjoys a secluded position with easy access to footpaths and bridleways offering extended walking and riding in all directions. The small hamlet of Merthyr Cynog is just 1/4 of a mile away, while a comprehensive choice of shops, services and amenities are available in Brecon which is 8 miles from the house. There is an excellent primary school in Cradoc and Brecon offers good secondary schools including the renowned Christ College, a popular co-educational Public school. The A40 and A470 trunk roads provide excellent access from Brecon, South and East towards Abergavenny, Monmouth and the M4 on to London. The area around Brecon is known for its beautiful unspoilt landscapes, stunning walks and a wealth of other outdoor activities that can be enjoyed along the rivers, canals and mountains in the area.

WALK INSIDE The gravelled forecourt leads to a covered porch and on into the reception hall with attractive flagstone flooring, exposed beams and French doors facing South with superb views over the adjacent valley. To the left is an extension to the main house in the form of a barn conversion providing additional accommodation consisting of a large sitting room with vaulted ceiling and original oak roof timbers, oak flooring and wood burning stove. A door leads to a ground floor double bedroom also with oak flooring and an ensuite bathroom with wood panelled bath, with shower over, low flush w.c.and pedestal wash basin. French doors from the bedroom lead onto a large patio.

. Leading to the right from the reception hall is the utility room, an extremely useful space with base cupboard, sink, larder cupboard and w.c. closet. A further door leads into a cottage style kitchen with a range of fitted units, including double bowl sink, cupboards and drawers and a 4 oven oil fired AGA. The kitchen is a particular feature of the house having lovely South facing views over the valley and a glazed door onto a second patio. A further glazed door leads into the dining room/study, a cosy room with exposed ceiling timbers, natural stone fireplace with inset Villager wood burning stove, oak flooring and stairs to the first floor. Beyond is the sitting room, a well proportioned room with windows on all elevations taking full advantage of the spectacular views, a natural stone fireplace with fitted wood burning stove and French doors leading onto the garden patio.

First Floor A dog-legged staircase provides access to the first floor where there are 3 bedrooms; the master bedroom suite enjoys windows on 3 elevations, built-in cupboards and a large en-suite bathroom comprising panelled bath, low flush w.c., pedestal wash basin and shower cubicle. The second bedroom, another good size double room also has its own ensuite with shower cubicle, low flush w.c. and pedestal sink, whilst the third bedroom, also capable of taking a double bed, has its own built-in cupboard and en-suite with shower cubicle, wash basin and w.c.

WALK OUTSIDE A private tree-lined drive gives access off the minor country lane to the spacious gravelled forecourt to the front of the property; this in turn leads to a large 2-car double garage with work-shop/potential office space over. Alongside a further timber-framed garden studio and storage area ideal for those looking to work from home in these uncertain times.

The main gardens are located to the side and rear of the house, these are mostly lawned with mature beds all enjoying spectacular views over the adjoining valley. Attached to the house is a stable block with 2 loose boxes which when allied to the land makes it an ideal equestrian unit. To the South facing side of the house are two lovely paved patio areas from which there are outstanding views of the surrounding countryside.

To the rear of the garage is a lovely part stone built greenhouse and beyond further lawns with some rather interesting lime trees and a superb cottage style garden plot with raised beds and alongside a spring fed garden pond, great for attracting wild life.

THE LAND The property enjoys the benefits of 2 enclosed fields flanking either side of the drive, estimated at 8.8 acres in total, ideal for the keeping of livestock or horses.

Please Note There is a public footpath which crosses the larger of the two fields.

EPC Rating = E

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