Hirfron, Pant-y-Dwr, Rhayader,   Asking price 425,000For Sale

4 Bedroom, House - Detached

About this property

Delightful COUNTRY RESIDENCE comprising a four/five bedroom residential smallholding set in just over FIVE ACRES of upland pasture and amenity land in the wonderful Cambrian Mountains between the popular tourist and market towns of Rhayader and Llanidloes. A range of traditional barns adjoins the property and offer scope for further development if required.

Agents Remarks

The placing of Hirfron on the market offers prospective purchasers with the opportunity of acquiring a charming traditional residential smallholding comprising a four/five bedroom stone farmhouse which has been improved yet retains with many original features. Set in lovely gardens and grounds extending to approximately 5.5 ACRES of amenity land and pastureland it is located some six miles distant of the popular tourist and market towns of Llanidloes ( and Rhayader ( respectively.

The glorious Mid Wales countryside is well known for its walks, cycling, nature and views and this property takes advantage of all there is to offer.


Covered Entrance

With pitched slate tiled roof.

Entrance Vestibule

Half glazed entrance door. Quarry tiled floor.

Dining Room

Charming room with inglenook fireplace having wood lintel over and currently fitted with a Jotul woodburning stove set on a stone hearth and with bread oven to side. Exposed painted stonework, painted beams and quarry tiled floor. Radiator. Double glazed window to front with lovely rural views. Pitch pine clad staircase with built-in cupboard under.

Living Room / Bedroom 5

Having multi-fuel stove set in a stone fireplace with tiled and slate hearth. Original built-in pine and glass display cabinets. Exposed beams. Fitted carpet, radiator and double glazed window to front.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Extensive range of wall and base cabinets with worktops and tiled splashbacks over incorporating 1.5 bowl inlaid sink with mixer tap, electric cooker point and space and plumbing for dishwasher. Multi-fuel stove with lintel over and exposed brickwork to side services the domestic hot water and central heating systems. Quarry tiled floor, painted beams, radiator. Double aspect provided by double glazed windows front and rear. Door to:

Rear Hall

Having quarry tiled floor. External door leads to the timber framed porch area.

Separate WC

Low level wc suite, wash hand basin and double glazed window.

Utility Room

Worktops with space and plumbing under for washing machine and other white goods. Belfast style sink, wall units, roof light, exposed purlins, quarry tiled floor. Window to rear and door to:

Store Room

Very useful room with quarry tiled floor; exposed purlins; roof light. External door to rear and window to side.

Living Room

Exposed beams, woodburning stove with chimney over set on slate tile. Timber flooring and part quarry tiled floor. Patio doors to front with glazed side panels with super views of the surrounding countryside.

Balustraded staircase to FIRST FLOOR.

Bedroom 1

Vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins; fitted carpet; triple aspect provided by windows to three elevations. This room is accessed by its own stairs.

From the Dining Room an enclosed staircase rises to the First Floor.


Galleried Landing

Having exposed timber panelling; built-in cupboard; fitted carpet; velux window to rear and access hatch to loft space.

Bedroom 2

Double aspect provided by double glazed windows to front and rear; fitted carpet; radiator; access hatch to loft space.

Bedroom 3

Fitted carpet; radiator; double glazed window to front.

Inner Landing

Fitted carpet; velux window to front.

Bedroom 4

Fitted carpet; radiator; double glazed window to front. Airing Cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater. Exposed purlin, velux window to rear, access hatch to roof space.


Low level wc suite; pedestal wash hand basin and space for bath with tiled splashback. Fully tiled and enclosed shower cabinet with electric shower heater. Vinyl flooring, exposed beam, radiator, velux window to rear.


The property is approached off a Council maintained roadway and along a shared driveway (which provides agricultural access to fields) and which leads to the entrance to Hirfron. There is extensive parking and turning areas at the property both near the house and further away on a lower lawned area. Mature gardens with attractive flower beds, flower shrubs and plants provide a super setting for the dwelling which is surrounded on all sides by the land.


The land extends to around five and a half acres and comprises some enclosed paddocks of upland grass pastureland, small coppice plantation as well as an area of woodland with a stream and an area of natural wetland. The land is currently being managed as a wildlife area and is rich in flora and fauna.


There is an extensive range of traditional stone outbuildings which adjoin the property and which are currently used mainly for storage. These barns would be ideal for conversion in to further accommodation subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.

Barn 1

A lovely barn adjoins the house with a tollant/loft over and a slate roof.

Barn 2

This has a wealth of original roof timbers to include the A frame and a slate roof.

Barn 3

A single storey barn with corrugated roof.

Barn 4

A single storey barn with slate roof.

Open Fronted Wood Store

There is a further open fronted timber frame building overing providing useful storage.

Local Authority

Powys County Council Tel No: 01597 826000

Local Area

his 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 via UV filtration system. Private drainage. The property does not have a full central heating system.

Council Tax

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

Viewing Arrangements

Viewing are strictly through the Sole Agents, Clare Evans & Co tel 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.

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Pant-y-Dwr, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5LR

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