The Friary, Penygreen Road, Llanidloes,   Price 395,000Under Offer

6 Bedroom, House - Detached

About this property

Grade II EIGHT BEDROOM Georgian property set over three storeys and occupying a superb location on the fringes of the popular and historic market town of Llanidloes. The former Friary offers substantial living accommodation with the current layout affording the new owner a Main House with SIX BEDROOMS and a separate Annexe Cottage with a further TWO BEDROOMS.

The property is set well back from the road with good sized gardens, gravel forecourt and gated drive.

Properties like this rarely come on to the market so viewing is highly recommended!

Agent's Remarks

The Friary is a delightful late Georgian/early 19th Century property with later, circa 1900 additions, including a Coach House and two storey Annexe Cottage. The property became a Franciscan Friary in 1951 but has been a private house for a few decades.

The substantial property would benefit from some renovation and cosmetic improvement throughout and will provide a charming family property (including for multi-generational or extended family living), boutique BnB, Air BnB or other uses), subject to any neceassary consents,


An attractive original ironwork veranda having pagoda style roof with garlanded uprights. Slate step leads to thestained glass front door.

Entrance Hallway / Inner Lobby

Having balustraded staircase to First Floor. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Access to the Annexe Cottage.

Kitchen/Dining Room

Matching bespoke wooden base and wall units with worktops and tiled splashbacks over and incorporating a 1.5 bowl single drainer inlaid sink. Space for side by side double electric ovens having inlaid 5 burner induction hob and extraction fan over. Space and plumbing for white goods.

Victorian fireplace with ornate timber surround with tiled hearth and surround. Built-in shelving in alcove. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Leaded window to front aspect.

Sitting Room

Original tiled fireplace with Edwardian / arts and crafts style fire surround and overmantle with carved wooden columns currently fitted with solid fuel stove. Extensive fitted shelving. Wooded boarded floor. Radiator. Leaded window to front aspect.


Fitted shelving. Original quarry tiled flooring. Window to rear aspect.

Separate W.C.

Exposed beams. Quarry tiled flooring. W.C. suite. Wall mounted wash hand basin.


Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Quarry tiled flooring. Window to rear.


The cellar is accessed via stairs from the rear Inner Hall. Cobbled stone flooring. Wood pellet boiler servicing the domestic hot water and central heating system.


Half landing with: -


Panelled bath with thermostatic shower over. W.C. suite. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator. Two windows to rear aspect.

Bedroom 1 (ensuite)

Original Victorian fireplace. Painted built-in pine cupboards. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Window to front aspect.

Ensuite Bathroom

Panelled bath, low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle with electric shower, part tiled walls, exposed floorboards.

Dressing Room

Hanging rail and shelf.

Bedroom 2

Original Victorian fireplace. Two painted built-in cupboards. Wooden floorboards. Radiator. Window to front aspect.

Bedroom 3

Exposed floorboards. Shelving. Window to front aspect.

Stairs to Second Floor Landing

Window to rear aspect and roof window. Exposed floorboards.

Bedroom 4

Exposed floorboards. Access-hatch to roof space. Velux roof window. Window to front aspect.

Bedroom 5

Exposed floorboards. Window to front aspect.

Bedroom 6

Access-hatch to roof space. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Velux window and window to the front aspect


The Cottage has its own independent accessto the side of the Main House. Alternatively it can be accessed from the Main House. It can be lived in independently from the Main House although services and utilities are currently shared.

Access from Main House Entrance Hall through to: -

Annexe Sitting Room

Exposed painted beams and ceiling joists. Quarry tiled flooring. Fireplace housing a solid wood range. Built in shelving and storage cupboards in alcoves. Radiator. Window to rear and window to side aspect. Door to

Annexe Kitchen/Dining Room

Exposed ceiling joists wth spotlights. Range of matching base and wall units with worktops and tiled surround and comprising an inlaid single drainer sink, built-in eye level electric oven set in to chimney breast, ceramic hob with extratcor fan over (any other appliances to mention?). Window to front and side aspects with entrance door to front.

Boiler Room

Oil fired central heating boiler. Feature original former bread oven. Velux roof window. Half glazed external door to rear.

Annex Bathroom

Panelled bath with thermostatic shower over. Majority tiled walls. Heated towel rail. W.C. suite. Pedestal wash hand basin. Vinyl flooring, Two roof windows to rear.

From the Boiler Room a wood staircase rises to the FIRST FLOOR.

Annex Bedroom 1

Original cast iron fireplace. Walk-in storage cupboard. Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Window overlooking the Annexe Cottage's forecourt.

Annex Bedroom 2

Exposed purlin and ceiling timbers. Original cast iron fireplace. Large built in storage cupboards (housing hot water tank). Exposed floorboards. Radiator. Two windows to side and rear aspects.

Coach House

Coach House with ruabon brick facade and crenellated cornicing adjoins the Main House and has concrete floor with light and power connected,

Grounds and Gardens

Access to the property is via cast iron gates and along a gravelled tree-lined driveway to an extensive parking and turning area in front of the property. The private front garden is bounded by hedges and trees. The rear side garden is ideal for making in to a productive vegetable garden area. At the rear of the property, slate steps lead to the upper part of the garden, affording the new owner a mature and charming orchard area.


Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Local Area - Llanidloes

Llanidloes is a very 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.

Llanidloes 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. The nearest train station is eight miles distant at Caersws from where there are regular connections to Aberystwyth, Shrewsbury, Birmingham and on to London and beyond.

The University Town of Aberystwyth and West Wales Coast is some 30 miles distant..

Local Authority

Powys County Council (Montgomeryshire). Tel no: 01597 826000

Viewing Arrangements

Viewings 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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Penygreen Road, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18 6PG

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