Libanus, Brecon, Powys


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  • Bedrooms: 4
DESCRIPTION The sale of Cwmclyn Uchaf offers a rare opportunity to purchase a country property surrounded by its own land and set in a fantastic location in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons Mountains. The property consists of approximately 38 acres of land of which 8.5 acres is woodland including a natural stream. The substantial house incorporates many original features including oak and natural stone flooring, exposed timbers throughout and offers spacious accommodation to include 4 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, large utility and farmhouse kitchen. Included within the sale is the 2 bedroom cottage which was originally a barn, currently let on an assured shorthold tenancy and alongside a range of traditional stone barns currently used for storage and a car-port. Whilst a little distance away is a range of more modern buildings ideal for the keeping of livestock, stables etc.

LOCATION Situated in a rural setting, approximately 1 mile from the village of Libanus, with good access onto the A470 Brecon to Cardiff road. Brecon is the regional market town where there is an excellent choice of both shopping and leisure amenities, while Merthyr Tydfil and Cardiff are within 20 minutes and 45 minutes respectively both offering a more comprehensive range of shops and leisure amenities, There is good access to the M4 at Cardiff. The property sits in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons just a stones throw away from Pen y Fan and Corn Ddu, the vantage points known to many walkers who visit the area.

OUTSIDE The main gardens to the property lie to the rear incorporating a range of specimen shrubs. Opposite the house is lovely stone barn range currently used for storage and a car-port; and to the rear the 2 bedroom cottage which forms part of the property. Beyond is a range of modern farm buildings including steel portal frame buildings ideal for storage/animal housing etc.

CWMCLYN UCHAF Approached by a pair of wooden doors into a hallway with beamed walls and flagstone flooring which extends through into a lovely formal sitting room, with ceiling timbers, wall beams, fireplace with Ethel oil burning stove and window overlooking the gardens. To the right of the entrance hall is the spacious dining room which runs the entire width of the house having beamed ceiling, deep recessed fireplace with bread oven and fitted wood burning stove. A wood panelled door leads into the snug/family room; a cosy room with flagstone flooring, beamed ceiling and natural stone firebreast with wood burner. Off the dining hall is a the original hallway with flagstone flooring, stairs to first floor and door giving access to a ground floor shower room. A further door leads to the study with beamed ceiling, natural stone wall with recessed fireplace and opposite, the farmhouse kitchen with 2-oven Aga, flagstone flooring, window seat, beamed ceiling, basic fitted units and recessed storage cupboard. A door leads off to a utility room with range of base cupboards, Belfast sink, flagstone flooring and door to main yard.

First Floor The oak tread staircase leads to a spacious oak boarded landing with beamed ceiling, traditional timbered wall, and oak planked doors. To either side of the main landing is a double bedroom both with beamed ceilings, one having its own Ensuite toilet and wash basin. Off to the rear a further small landing with family bathroom comprising panelled bath, low flush w.c. pedestal wash basin; a small single bedroom and passage leading to a further spacious room with restricted headroom, ideal as a playroom or maybe storage.

Second Floor A second oak tread staircase leads upwards to the attic rooms which includes a large open landing area with exposed timbers and door to a further bedroom with exposed roof timbers and stonework.

. There is a second staircase from the ground floor leading to a small landing, off which is a good sized double bedroom with lovely views of the Brecon Beacons together with a second bathroom comprising wood panelled bath, low level w.c. and pedestal wash basin.

CWMCLYN CANOL COTTAGE A stable door opens into the entrance hall with flagstone flooring, stairs to first floor and a shower room. To the left is an optional bedroom/sitting room with exposed roof ceiling timbers, wood burning stove and natural stone walling. Off to the right the kitchen/sitting area; an L-shaped space with flagstone flooring, natural stone fire inset with wood burner, windows with views towards the Brecon Beacons fitted kitchen units with double bowl sink and built-in cupboard space and French door to garden.

First Floor At first floor is a landing area with access to 2 bedrooms, both doubles; the larger having attractive exposed roof timbers and the second bedroom having exposed roof timbers and an ensuite bathroom which has partial sloping ceilings to include panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and low flush w.c. The main bathroom which is off the landing incorporates a shower cubicle, low level w.c. and wash basin.

Garden The cottage enjoys a small forecourt garden with tiered flower beds together with its own private parking area accessed off the main entrance lane to the farm. Outside the property has its own private tarmacadam lane providing access to the property where there is a spacious parking and turning area.

THE LAND The property is split into several enclosures with natural hedged boundaries. The land has been farmed organically for a number of years and is currently under a FBT which ends in December 2020.

Basic Payment Scheme The agricultural land has been used to support claims form the Welsh Government under the Basic Payment Scheme. The purchaser of the land will have an option to purchase entitlements by separate negotiation through the Agents at Market value which can support claims for 2021.

Organic Status At present the land carries Organic Status and generates an annual payment of approximately £65/ha through the Organic Scheme. The successful purchaser can register for the scheme on the 31st December 2020 provided they satisfy the terms and conditions.

EPC Rating = D

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