Cornhill Cottage,, West Street, Rhayader,   Price 169,000For Sale

3 Bedroom, House - Detached

About this property

Delightful THREE BEDROOM DETACHED COTTAGE in a private, secluded location a short level walk from town centre facilities and amenities in the popular tourist and market town of Rhayader. The oldest town in Radnorshire, Rhayader is the first town on the River Wye and is close to the unrivalled beauty of the renowned Elan Valley with its reservoirs, dams and open countryside.

* Entrance Porch / Utility * Hallway * Living Room * Dining Room * Kitchen *
* Three Double Bedrooms * Bathroom * Gardens * Garden Shed * Council Tax Band 'D' *
* EPC rating 'F' (23) *


Entrance Porch

Part glazed entrance door and having windows to three elevations looking over the front garden. Base units with worktops over. Fitted carpet. Glazed door to:

Entrance Hall

Fitted carpet, electric storage heater. Stairs to First Floor.

Living Room

Feature fireplace with electric fire and having wood mantel surround. Two built-in cupboards in alcoves with louvre doors. Two electric storage heaters, fitted carpet, windows to front and to rear.

Dining Room

Fitted cupboards with louvre doors and shelving in alcoves. Serving hatch to Kitchen. Electric storage heater, fitted carpet, window to front.


Range of matching base and wall units with worktops and tiled splashbacks over. Inlaid 1.5 bowl sink, slot-in electric double oven with ceramic hob and having integrated cooker hood over. Space for washing machine/tumble drier/fridge.

Fluorescent light, electric wall heater, fitted carpet. Serving hatch to Dining Room. Door to understairs cupboard with light and quarry tiled floor. Two windows to rear and one window to side.

From the Entrance Hall a balustraded staircase with handrail (and currently fitted with a stairlift) rises to the FIRST FLOOR.




Galleried Landing

Access hatch to roof space with fitted ladder. Electric storage heater. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1

Fitted bedroom cupboards and doors. Electric storage heater. Fitted carpet. Window to front with views over Gwastedyn Hill to the front.

Bedroom 2

Electric panel heater, fitted carpet, window to front.

Bedroom 3

Electric panel heater, fitted carpet, window to rear.


Low level wc suite, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, glass shelf, mirror and fluorescent light with shaver point over. Large shower with handrails, electric shower heater and with glass sliding door. Wall mounted fan heater, electric storage heater. Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder, batten shelving and cupboards over. Built-in cupboard with shelving and hanging rail.


The property is approached via a pedestrian right of way from West Street. The detached cottage has a private location and sits in good sized gardens which are largely laid to lawn with flower beds, borders and with mature tress, flowering shrubs and fruit trees. There is a patio area in front of the south facing house which is a super sun trap. A pathway extends to the rear of the property which is also paved. The side pathway is covered and offers a useful place to dry clothes.

A wood garden shed is also included within the sale.

There is no vehicular access to the property but parking is available on nearby streets and in other locations within Rhayader.

Local Area

Rhayader is a friendly market town ( situated in the beautiful Upper Wye Valley and has a good range of local facilities such as supermarket, butcher, grocer, delicatessen, chemist, doctor's surgery, primary school and well equipped leisure centre. There are many cafes, public houses and historic inns.

A wider range of facilities including secondary schools is available at Llandrindod Wells (11 miles), Builth Wells (13 miles) and Llanidloes (13 miles) respectively. The noted Elan Valley with its wonderful lakes, reservoirs, mountains and open hills is about 4 miles to the west. The west Wales coast and university town of Aberystwyth is 34 miles distant.

Rhayader is located on the crossroads of the A44 east-west road and the A470 north-west road. The nearest train station is in Llandrindod Wells on the Heart of Wales Line some 11 miles distant.

Local Authority

Powys County Council. Tel No: 01597 826000


Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Council Tax

We are advised that the property is in Band D.

Important Notice

These particulars are offered on the understanding that all negotiations are conducted through this company. Neither these particulars, nor oral representations, form part of any offer or contract and their accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Any floor plan provided is for representation purposes only, as defined by the RICS Code of Measuring Practice and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure their accuracy the measurements of windows, doors and rooms are approximate and should be used as such by prospective purchasers. Any services, systems and appliances mentioned have not been tested by us and we cannot verify that they are in working order. All photographs remain the copyright of Clare Evans & Co.

The Property Ombudsman

Clare Evans & Co is a member of The Property Ombudsman Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practice. A copy of the Code of Practice is available in the office and on request. Clare Evans & Co's complaints procedure is also available on request.

PMA Reference



West Street, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5AB

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