Property for sale in Defynnog, Brecon LD3

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Property description

A spacious 6 bed 500 yr old house in a quiet friendly village with pub in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Large rooms and exposed beams throughout and a quiet terraced garden.

The house has six good size bedrooms with three bathrooms and a cloakroom, with a 28 ft kitchen and two large reception rooms. Old exposed beams with many character features throughout.

Conveniently set being a 15 minute drive from Brecon, within the historic village of Defynnog, the house is not overlooked and is very quiet. The garden is stepped behind the house with three separate levels that include a small lawn, patio and fruit tree area. The house benefits from mains water and drainage, and has oil fired central heating, two multi-fuel stoves and lpg bottled gas for the cooker. TV is currently via freesat satellite, and superfast broadband is connected.

The ancient village of Defynnog has two good pubs plus a stylish cafe/bakery and church. The village is a mile away from Sennybridge with two garages, village shops and post office, 4 further pubs plus primary school and doctor’s surgery. The market town of Brecon is 10 miles away with a 15 minute drive, and the house is situated set back from the A4067 quiet main road that links Swansea (1 hour away) to Sennybridge. The area is known for its wildlife & hill walking, whilst remaining largely a rural farming area. Defynnog also has The Defynnog Yew which is allegedly 5,000 years old.

This is a splendid family house, or great for those wishing ample home office space or an artist's studio. The house also has good B&B or holiday let potential with three of the bedrooms being next to bathrooms. It would also make a fantastic large holiday house, as the garden could easily be made low maintenance.

Early viewing strongly recommended.

The accommodation in more detail comprises: (all dimensions being approximate).

Entrance porch 6’1” x 5’9” (1.8 x 1.7 m ) with steps to hallway, windows to front and side.

Hallway Access to Sitting Room, Dining Room and Kitchen. Radiator

living room 15’2” x 16’3” (4.6 x 4.9 m ) Large spacious living room with inglenook fireplace and Morso multifuel stove and exposed antique beams. Two radiators, double glazed.

Dining room / sitting room

13’5” x 16’4” (4 x 5 m) Currently used as a dining room but equally useful as a large second sitting room. Large stone fireplace not in use. 2 radiators, double glazed.


28’2” x 10’6” (8.5 x 3.2 m) with wide stone tiles at the cooking area and laminate flooring at the other end. Range of floor and wall units, new birch worktop, sink, multifuel stove. One radiator.

Utility room / toilet

10’7” x 11’5” (3.2 x 3.5 m) Range of floor and wall units, belfast sink, space and plumbing for washing machine or dish washer. New oil fired boiler next to back door. Room in corner with Toilet.


Original stone slab flooring and a great place to store your wine!

The first flight of stairs leads to

Bedroom one

10’6” x 13’6” (3.2 x 4.1 m ) Double glazed, radiator. View to the rear garden.


8’11” x 7’1” (2.7 x 2.15”)

Bath with hand shower and partial screen, toilet & pedestal wash basin. Double glazed, radiator.

Door off landing through to

Shower room

Shower cubicle, toilet and pedestal wash basin and stone tiling. Radiator.

Bedroom 2

10’7” x 10’7” (3.2 x 3.2 m)

Built-in airing cupboard with immersion heater, radiator. View to the back garden.
To the next level on the stairway

master bedroom 16’8” x 15’5” (5 x 4.7m) max

A very large bedroom with built-in wardrobes either side of the chimney breast, and fireplace currently unused & behind a chest of drawers. Double glazing & radiator. Views to the hills opposite.

Door through to

en suite shower room 11’3” x 5’9” (3.4 x 1.75 m)

Large shower cubicle, toilet and basin with cupboard unit. Stone tiling part-tiled, double glazing and radiator.

On the same level,

Bedroom four

16’11” x 13’2” (5.15 x 4m)

Another large bedroom, currently used as a study / art room. Double aspect windows, including to the meadow opposite and St Cynog’s Church, and views to the hills opposite. Double glazing & radiator.

Stairs up to the attic level

Two large character rooms currently used as an office and art studio are:

Bedroom 5

13’3” x 8’10” (4 x 2.7 m)

Exposed beams, and an uneven old floor. Velux roof light with view to rear garden plus a side window with a view of the village church.

Bedroom 6

16’7” x 10’1” (5 x 3 m)

Exposed beams and velux roof light with view to rear garden.


double garage

Electricity and concrete floor with small off-road hard standing in front for off-road parking.


With covered area and side gate.


The rear garden is quite secluded and is terraced giving three main areas:

- Lower lawn, sheltered with flower beds

- Patio area suitable for outdoor table

- Apple and pear trees with lawn at top with views over the roof to the hills beyond.

All areas are joined by paths and are bounded with flower beds.

Property info

Nearby transport

  • Llandovery (11.0 miles)
  • Cynghordy (11.2 miles)
  • Sugar Loaf (11.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Airport (38.5 miles)
  • Bristol Airport (52.8 miles)
  • Exeter International Airport (83.4 miles)
  • Swansea Queens Dock Ferry Terminal (27.3 miles)
  • Cardiff Castle Waterbus Stop (35.4 miles)
  • Taffs Mead Waterbus Stop (35.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Michaelchurch Escley Primary School (23.8 miles)
  • Clifford Primary School (24.1 miles)
  • Longtown Community Primary School (24.5 miles)
  • Saint Michael's College (47.0 miles)
  • North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (49.2 miles)
  • West Somerset College (51.4 miles)
  • Sennybridge C.P. School (0.7 miles)
  • Cradoc C.P. School (5.9 miles)
  • Llanfaes C.P. School (7.0 miles)
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