The Old Smithy, , Carno,   Price 220,000Under Offer

3 Bedroom, Bungalow - Detached

About this property

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Deceptively spacious THREE BEDROOM detached cottage retaining great charm and character, having previously been a blacksmith's forge. The well presented accommodation is in extremely good order throughout, has a good atmosphere and is comfortable to live in. The secluded cottage style gardens offer a pleasant area in which to sit and relax.

* Reception Hall * Lounge * Kitchen * Conservatory * Three Bedrooms * Bathroom *
* uPVC Double Glazing * EPC Rating 'G' * Detached Garage * Parking for Several Vehicles *
* Mature Front and Rear Gardens *


Reception Hall

Half glazed entrance door. Exposed beams. Engineered oak floor. Built-in cupboards including Cloak Cupboard with hanging rail and shelving, Pantry Cupboard with shelving and Airing Cupboard with radiator and batten shelving over.


Glorious spacious and light room with triple aspect provided by windows to three elevations with scenic views. Vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins and window lintels. Engineered oak floor. Feature fireplace with oak surround, marble hearth and backplate currently fitted with electric coal-effect fire. Two radiators.


Matching base units with worktops and tiled splashbacks over and incorporating 1.5 bowl single drainer inlaid sink with mixer tap, eye level double oven with grill, inlaid induction hob with extractor fan over. Integrated fridge freezer. Integrated wine cooler housing six bottles. Space and plumbing under worktop for washing machine and dish washer. Wall mounted gas combination boiler. Recessed lighting. Engineered oak floor. Radiator. Window to side, internal window and door to Conservatory.


Glazed to three elevations on a dwarf wall. Some exposed stonework. Radiator. Patio door with sliding panel to garden.

Bedroom 1

Fitted carpet, radiator, two windows overlooking rear garden.

Bedroom 2

Vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom 3

Fitted carpet, radiator, window to front.


Spacious bathroom with contemporary suite comprising dual flush low level wc suite, vanity unit having wash hand basin and drawers below, illuminated mirrored cabinet and panelled 'P' shaped bath with thermostatic shower and curved shower screen. Chrome ladder towel radiator, extractor fan, radiator and recessed lighting. Tiled floor and majority tiled walls. Obscure window to side.

Attic Space

Access-hatch with fitted drop down ladder provides access from the Reception Hall to a large attic space that extends over the Kitchen, Bathroom. Bedroom 1 and Inner Hallway. Window to front, strip lighting, fitted carpet, power and telephone point.

Integral Garage

With up and over electric door. Light and power connected. Windows to either side and extra parking with space for a further 2/3 cars.


The property is situated in the centre of the pleasant village of Carno on a private shared drive accessed from the A470 . The front garden is open with delightful flower borders, a beech hedge and lawn to the side giving the property a 'chocolate box' appearance.

There is a gravelled parking area in front of the property with space for 2-3 vehicles. Directly opposite the property there is additional land with a small mature garden planted with flowers and saplings, the Garage and the parking space.

Access to the side and rear garden is afforded by a wicket gate at the side of the property. These gardens are private and secluded and offer a lovely haven in which to sit and relax. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn and there are well stocked flower beds and borders with some flowering shrubs and specimen trees. There are paved areas, ideal for al fresco dining. The rear garden also has the benefit of an outside water tap. A lovely stream flows along the north western boundary.

Local Area

Carno is a small village which lies in the heart of the countryside of Powys, Mid Wales. It is a parish in the historic county of Montgomeryshire, comprises the townships of Derlwyn, Llysyn, and Trowscoed. It is served by a well-stocked local shop and post office, school, pub and church.

Carno has excellent transport links by road and by bus (including the local train station at Caersws on the Heart of Wales line) offering easy connections to Machynlleth and Aberystwyth to the west and Shrewsbury and Birmingham to the east which in turn offer further connections to London and beyond.

Further shopping, leisure and recreational facilities are located in Newtown, some five miles distant, which provides excellent shopping facilities as well as a cottage hospital, primary and secondary schools, leisure centre with gym and swimming pool, doctor's surgery and dental practice. In addition to its many attractions, as the largest town in central Wales, Newtown provides the ideal base to explore the surrounding countryside. There are nature reserves, canal paths, the Severn Way and many local walks and cycling routes to enjoy.

Council Tax

We are advised that the property is in Council Tax Band 'C'. Local Authority: Powys County Council Tel 01597 826000.


Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating.

Viewing Arrangements

Viewings are strictly through the Sole Agents, Clare Evans & Co tel 01597 810457

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.

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.

PMA Reference



, Carno, Powys, SY17 5LH

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