Tregoyd, Brecon, Powys


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A stunning & recently renovated 4 bedroom cottage nestled at the foot of the Black Mountains. Beautifully presented accommodation surrounded in 15.65 acres of lush pasture and lawned gardens. A generous range of outbuildings offering significant potential. Hill Grazing rights on to the adjoining Black Mountains. Far reaching and truly magnificent panoramic views towards the Black Mountains and Pen-y-Fan.


Pen-yr-Heol cottage is the epitome of beautiful. This is a stunning example of a quaint rural residence situated in the heart of the Brecon Beacons, surrounded by the most picturesque and extraordinary scenery. The views form Pen-yr-Heol cottage would rival any throughout the whole of the British Isles.

The property is situated in an elevated position and comprises a very spacious four bedroom cottage that has recently undergone extensive renovation and has been completed to a very high standard. Surrounding the residence are well presented lawned gardens and a patio area. Beyond this the land extends to a considerable 15.65 acres and also includes a generous range of modern portal framed steel buildings which offer further potential.

The land surrounds the residence on all aspects and also has the benefit of a useful hill grazing right on to the adjoining Black Mountains.

Pen-yr-Heol offers the perfect environment as a wonderful family home or rural retreat. It also has potential as a holiday home.


Pen-yr-Heol is located at the end of a council maintained tarmacadam road and is the last residence to be found at the top of this valley.

The market town of Hay-on-Wye, which is known the world over as the town of books is only a short drive away and benefits from many services and facilities including a primary school, post office, Co-op supermarket, dental surgeries, a doctors surgery and a wide range of pubs and restaurants as well as independent shops and boutiques. A popular secondary school is situated only a short drive away in the village of Three Cocks.

One of the nearest villages is Glasbury-on-Wye which is sited on one of the main river bridge crossings over the River Wye. It offers services to include a petrol station/general store & post office, a church, and outdoor recreation centre and three public houses & restaurants to include the renowned River Café and Foyles Hotel & Restaurant. There is also a popular village pub less than two miles away from the cottage, in the village of Felindre.

The nearest train station is found in Abergavenny. The M4 motorway is at Newport and the M50 at Ross-on-Wye.


Pen-yr-Heol cottage is a beautifully presented residence that has undergone extensive renovation in recent years. It is of traditional stone construction and has been extended into a spacious family home. Formally a crofters dwelling Pen-yr-Heol retains a host of original features to include original fireplaces including bread oven and exposed oakwork throughout.

The property has been thoughtfully designed to take advantage of the stunning views that surround the property. A particular feature is the long landscape window in the kitchen diner which looks directly towards the Black Mountains. This theme is continued in the master bedroom whereby the large gable end window almost makes you feel part of the landscape.

Briefly the accommodation comprises the following:

Porch (2.13m x 3.50m)

Kitchen (8.70m max x 4.04m) with tiled floor, Lacanche range gas & electric ovens, fitted cupboards, tiled surround.

Utility (2.67m x 1.95m)

Lounge Area: (9.00m x 4.46m) with stone surround fireplace, exposed oak beams, timber floor. Double doors leading on to patio

Office/Bedroom 1 (3.17m x 4.32m) with tiled floor and double doors onto garden

Central Hallway (1.34m x 4.38m)

Bathroom (2.65m x 3.01m) with tiled floors, shower, bath, handbasin, w,c., cupboard. Door leading to front decking

Sauna (1.62m x 2.51m)

Rear Bedroom 2 (4.01m x 4.79m) with tiled floor and fitted cupboards. Double doors leading to rear garden

Sitting Room (4.24m x 7.68m) with oak flooring, door to garden, featuring original stone surround fireplace inc. Wood burner and bread oven

Oak Staircase to first floor with landing and balcony

Dressing Area and Landing (1.42m x 3.34m) plus fitted cupboards

Shower Room 2.52m x 1.83m with w.c., handbasin and shower. Tiled floors

Bedroom 3 (4.25m x 4.20m) with original fireplace and oak flooring

Bedroom 4 (4.40m x 6.62m) Free standing bath with large gable window providing stunning views.

There is underfloor heating downs

Land and Outbuildings

The land at Pen-yr-Heol extends to a considerable 15.65 acres of lush pasture which surrounds the cottage on all sides. It is split into very usefully sized enclosures for the ease of management, is in good heart and has been well fenced and maintained. The land is easily capable of producing excellent fodder crops and even an arable crop if so required. Whilst most of the parcels comprise open pasture some comprise small areas of coppice. A particular feature are the mature native oaks that stand prominently in the largest pasture. All of the land is easily accessible with very gently sloping pastures making the property an ideal equestrian holding, particularly with the vast outriding available on the adjoining Black Mountain range. Pen-yr-Heol also has the benefit of hill grazing rights on the same common. Purchasers will note from the land plan that the boundary to the West has yet to be fenced, however this will be completed prior to completion of a sale.


Pen-yr-Heol has a terrific range of outbuildings to include a traditional steel framed French barn with adjoining lean to and a separate modern portal framed building. The buildings are in good order and could be used for a range of potential uses subject to planning consent. Currently the buildings are used for storage however historically the have housed farm livestock. Both buildings have the benefit of lighting.

Briefly the buildings comprise the following:

French Barn (7.16m x 13.6m) Hardstanding floor with additional leanto (10.61m x 18.3m) with concrete floor and original feed manger.

Modern Portal Framed Building (7.12m x 17.86m) with concrete floor and gable doorways.

Basic Farm Payment

All of the farm is registered with Rural Payments Wales.

We are informed there are no other agricultural or environmental schemes affecting the property.

Timber, Woodland, Sporting and Mineral Rights

As far as we are aware these are included within the sale but are to be confirmed.

Wayleaves Easements and Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all easements, quasi easements, wayleaves and rights of way both declared and undeclared.


The property has the benefit of a borehole water supply which is filtered through a UV and sediment system and is tested on a regular basis. The property has the benefit of private septic tank drainage, mains electricity and telephone connection. The heating and hot water are provided via an oil-fired boiler. The property also benefits from an underfloor heating system.

Council Tax

Powys County Council Band G.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Town and Country Planning

The property is offered subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient orders, public rights-of-way, town planning schedules or resolutions which may be or may come into force. The purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge of these and have satisfied themselves as to the effects such matters have on the property.

Plans Areas and Schedules

These are based on Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Boundaries Roads and Fences

The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendor not the Vendors Agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries of ownership thereof.


Directions to Pen-yr-Heol Cottage will be provided when a viewing is arranged.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings strictly by appointment and must be arranged through the sole selling agents Sunderlands. Contact Tel: 01497 822 522 - Office opening hours:


Out of hours:

Matthew Nicholls: 07811 521 267

Harry Aldrich-Blake: 07717 410 757

Health and Safety Notice

We advise all viewers to take extra care when making an inspection of the property. Viewing is undertaken solely at your own risk and neither the agents or the owners of the farm take any responsibility for any injury however caused. All viewers must wear masks and gloves and adhere to all government health guidelines and laws

Money Laundering

As a result of anti-money laundering legislation all persons offering for the property should include a copy of the following documentation:

1. Photo ID for example Passport or Driving Licence. 2.Residential ID for example current Utility Bill.

Misreprentations Act

(a) The property is sold with all faults and defects (if any), whether in good condition or otherwise and neither the Vendors nor

Sunderlands, the Agents for the Vendors, shall be in any way responsible for such faults and defects, or for any statements contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said Agents.

(b) The purchaser shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into this contract in reliance on any of the said statements that he has satisfied himself,

as to the contents of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise, and that no warranty or representation has been made by the Vendors or the said Agents in relation to, or in connection with the property.

(c) Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor give either party any cause for action.

(d) All measurements and distances are approximate. The electrical, drainage, water and heating installations have not been tested by the Agents. (The normal enquiry is carried out by the purchaser's Solicitors and the type of inspection undertaken by a purchaser's surveyor have not been carried out by the selling agents for the purchase or preparation of these particulars). Interested perspective purchasers are recommended to obtain an independent survey report on this property.


In the event that there are any variance between these particulars and the contract of sale, then the latter shall apply.

Important Notice

In the event that there are any variance between these particulars and the contract of sale, then the latter shall apply.

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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