Babylon, , Rhayader,   Asking price 229,000For Sale

3 Bedroom, House - Detached

About this property

Country residence comprising three bedrooms, three reception room stone-built dwelling having store sheds, wood shed and with pasture and woodland extending to approximately FIVE ACRES. The house would benefit from some further upgrading.

The property is located in the glorious Mid Wales countryside, almost equi-distant from the popular tourist and market towns of Rhayader and Llanidloes.

* Entrance Hall * Utility * Ground Floor Bathroom * Lounge * Store Room *
* Dining Room * Sitting Room * Kitchen * Three Bedrooms * Bathroom *
* Kitchenette * Stone store sheds * Wood Shed * EPC rating 'tbc' *


Entrance Hall / Kitchenette

Wooden glazed entrance door. Exposed stonework, wall timbers and ceiling joints. Inlaid single drainer sink with cupboards under and tiled splash backs over. Built-in banquette seating. Window to front. Wooden steps rise to the Lounge.

Open doorway to:


Exposed wall and ceiling timbers. Radiator. Free-standing oil fired boiler. Door to:


Exposed beam. Low level WC suite, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with twin hand grips. Majority tiled walls and solid wood flooring. Wall mounted fan heater, radiator and two windows to the front.


Double height room full of character with exposed stonework, wall and ceiling timbers. Wood burning stove, radiator, fitted carpet. Window to rear and wooden glazed external door.

Stone steps lead up to a:

Store Room (additional reception room)

Located above the barns which area accessed from outside, this room has exposed stonework and beams and is open to the eaves. Skylight to front, window to rear and two windows to side.

From the Lounge a door gives access to the Dining Room.

Dining Room

Inglenook fireplace complete with bread oven and having oak lintel over currently fitted with cast iron multi-fuel stove set on a raised brick plinth. Exposed beam. Radiator, Quarry tiled floor. Window and glazed door to rear. Serving hatch to Kitchen.


Range of base and wall units with worktops and tiled splashbacks over and incorporating a single drainer sink, built-under electric oven with inlaid electric hob. Fridge freezer. Quarry tiled floor, radiator and window to front.

Understairs Storage Cupboard

With space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier.

Staircase with fitted carpet and handrail leads to the First Floor.



Exposed beam. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Window to side.

Bedroom 1

Exposed beams, velux roof window and window to rear. Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 2

Exposed beam and floorboards. Radiator, velux roof window and further window to rear. Access hatch to roof space.

Bedroom 3

Exposed beam, radiator and window to front.


Low level WC suite, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surround and light over. Panelled bath, fully tiled and enclosed shower cubicle with thermostatic shower heater and glass door. Tiled floor. Radiator. Window to front.


The property is approached off a council maintained roadway and is surrounded by garden to all sides. A mountain stream runs within the garden boundary and there are mature trees planted. At the side of the property are two integrated stone storage barns. A wood garden shed is located a short distance away. There is an additional fenced off garden area to the right hand side of the property. The rest of the land surrounds the dwelling.


The land extends to approximately 5 acres (tbv) and comprises sloping pastureland with some mature woodland. A plan of the ground is awaited.

Local Area

This desirable country residence is located almost equi-distant between Llanidloes and Rhayader in beautiful mid Wales (6 and 7 miles respectively).

RHAYADER is a friendly market town ( situated in the beautiful upper Wye Valley and has a good range of local facilities such as supermarkets, butcher, grocer, delicatessen, chemist, doctor’s surgery, primary school and well equipped leisure centre with two squash courts, gym, swimming pool and jacuzzi. A wider range of facilities including secondary schools is available at Llandrindod Wells (17 miles), Builth Wells (19 miles) and Llanidloes (6 miles) respectively.

The noted Elan Valley ( with its wonderful lakes, reservoirs, dams, mountains and open hills is about 4 miles to the west. The west Wales coast and university town of Aberystwyth is 28 miles distant. The nearest railway stations are at Caersws or Llandrindod Wells. Excellent road links are afforded by the main north-south road A470, and the east-west A44.

LLANIDLOES is a popular tourist and market town renowned for its friendliness and hospitality as well as for the wonderful attractions and scenery in which it is located. These include the Clywedog Reservoir and the Hafren Forest.

Llanidloes has a primary school and a secondary school with well a equipped leisure centre, all of which are within an easy walking distance. It has a doctors surgery, a dispensing pharmacy and local independent shops which include butchers, grocers, bakers, fish delicatessen, supermarket, toy shop, cafes, restaurants, public houses and inns. Wider shopping facilities are available in Newtown some 14 miles north of Llanidloes.


Mains electricity. Private water and drainage.

Council Tax

We are advised that the property is in Council Tax Band 'E'.

Local Authority

Powys County Council. Tel No: 01597 826000

Viewing Arrangements

Viewings are strictly through the Sole Agents, Clare Evans & Co Tel No: 01597 810457

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

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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



, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5LR

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