Mentone, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
LD1 £175,000 < Back


  • A tastefully modernised Victorian 4-bed semi-detached town house
  • Located 200 yards from the town centre
  • Mains gas central heating
  • u- PVC double glazing
  • Cloakroom
  • Conservatory
  • Basement with 3 rooms
  • Small enclosed rear patio garden


Mentone, Spa Road, Llandrindod Wells, LD1  5EY


COMPRISING: - An attractive 4-storey semi-detached house, built around 1900 from brick walls under a slate roof.  It has been tastefully refurbished and retains some original features, has u-PVC double-glazing, mains gas central heating and briefly provides: - Ground Floor -  Conservatory, Cloakroom, Entrance Hall, Lounge, Kitchen and Dining Room; First Floor -  Landing, Bathroom and 2 double Bedrooms (one with en-suite Cloakroom);  Second Floor -  Landing, Bathroom and 2 double Bedrooms.  In addition there is a useful Basement (in 3 rooms), an Attic, walled forecourt and a small enclosed rear patio garden with a pergola.


PRICE: - £175,000


VIEWING: - Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents Morgan & Co.    Tel: (01597)   825682


DIRECTIONS: -   From our office proceed South on the A483 (towards Builth Wells) for 200 yards to the mini-roundabout and turn right onto Spa Road.  Mentone is the fourth property on the right.  Sale Board erected


SITUATION: -  This property is set in a most convenient location within 200 yards of the town centre and Lakeside Park and Rock Park, and 400 yards from the Railway / Bus Station.  Spa Road has a mixture of residential properties, offices, shops, café and Church.  Mentone has a Southerly aspect and pleasant outlook from the front bedrooms.  Llandrindod Wells is the County Town of Powys and has a good range of shops and business facilities (Tesco Superstore and Aldi Supermarkets), together with successful schools, Cottage Hospital and Railway Station (Shrewsbury to Swansea line).  Excellent leisure amenities include a Sports Centre (with swimming pool), indoor and outdoor Bowls (International quality), 18-hole Golf Course (with driving range), Theatre, beautiful parks, river and lake fishing.

The surrounding area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty, with unspoilt open hills ideal for walking, mountain biking and other outdoor pursuits.  The market towns of Builth Wells, Rhayader, Knighton,      Brecon and Newtown are approximately 7½, 11, 19, 21 and 27 miles distant respectively, with the City of Hereford and coastal resort and University Town of Aberystwyth both about an hour’s drive, Cardiff, Swansea, Worcester and the Severn Bridge are all roughly a 1½ hour drive (dependent on traffic conditions).  In the 2015 Rightmove survey LD1 was declared “the friendliest place to move to in the UK” and in the 2017 survey it was the “Happiest Town in Wales”.


THE  RESIDENCE  - This property dates from around 1900 and is the Western wing of ‘The Llandrindod Wells Nursing Home’ (also called Montpellier), which was converted into three houses many years ago.  Mentone is a 4-storey semi-detached house constructed from brick walls under a slate roof.  It retains some original features to include a fine staircase, some stained glass and plaster cornicing.  The basement has doors to front and rear, and a toilet, making it ideal for working from home and it retains the original ‘House Keepers’ cupboards.  Mentone has been tastefully refurbished and modernised to include the   installation of u-PVC double-glazing, modern kitchen and bathroom suites, a security system, and last year the gas central heating was replaced with a more efficient system.  It provides the following spacious and well proportioned accommodation: -




CONSERVATORY      22’ 5”  x  10’ 7”  maximum  6’ 7”  minimum     ( 6.85   x  3.24 m  and  2.00 m)

Having a glazed front with French doors to South, polycarbonate roof, herringbone quarry tiled floor, glazed French doors to Entrance Hall and obscured glazed door to 

CLOAKROOM -  Having a toilet and corner hand basin. 

ENTRANCE  HALL  - Having cloak hooks, radiator, door and stained glass window to Basement, open staircase to first floor, dado, picture rail, plaster cornicing and doors to Kitchen and

LOUNGE      17’ 9”  x  13’ 0”      ( 5.42  x  3.96m )  

Having a living-flame gas stove with a tiled and wood surround, telephone and television points, alcove shelving, radiator, plaster cornicing, picture rail, window to Conservatory and large bay window to front. 

KITCHEN      13’ 10”  x  12’ 5”     ( 4.21  x  3.79 m )    

Having a range of beech effect cabinets incorporating eight base cupboards, seven wall cupboards, inset stainless steel sink, work tops with tiled surrounds, Rangemaster Classic Delux 90 electric range cooker with matching cooker hood.  In addition there is a space for a fridge / freezer, radiator, alcove cupboard, pot shelves, suspended  clothes airier, telephone point,        extractor fan and glazed doors to the Dining Room and

VERANDA      11’ 0”  x  7’ 11”      ( 3.35  x  2.41 m )  

Having a polycarbonate roof and continuing onto an open balcony with seven steps down to the rear garden.

DINING  ROOM      14’ 6”  x  10’ 1”       ( 4.41  x  3.07 m )    

Having oak flooring, radiator, built-in cloaks cupboard and full width window to rear.


BASEMENT  - Approached over an enclosed staircase from the Entrance Hall with approximately 7’ 6”  (2.30 m) headroom and quarry tiled floors. 

REAR  HALL  - Having a door and short flight of steps up to the rear garden. 

STORES      12’ 9”  x  8’ 11”      ( 3.90  x  2.72 m )    

LAUNDRY      12’ 1”  x  9’ 6”      ( 3.70  x  2.91 m )    

Having a stainless steel double-drainer sink, plumbing for a washing machine, window (located below the  Veranda), separate Toilet and door to former Coal Store.

FORMER  HOUSE  KEEPER’S  ROOM       14’ 6”  x  10’ 1”       ( 4.41  x  3.07 m )    

Having a PVC double-glazed window to front, wooden door to front garden (with steps) and 11’ 4” (3.46) wide original      storage cabinet with drawers and glazed top cupboards.



LANDING  -  On two levels with a part-glazed dividing door, telephone point and open stairs to second floor.

BATHROOM  - Having a white suite incorporating a toilet, wash basin and panelled bath with a thermostatic shower and  curtain over, together with tiled surrounds, radiator, mirror, shaver light and window.

BEDROOM  1      (front)      12’ 5”  minimum  x  17’ 10”  into bay    ( 3.79  x  5.44 m )

Having a 1960’s tiled feature fireplace, picture rail, alcove shelving, two radiators, television point and shelf and large bay window to front. 

BEDROOM  2      (rear)      12’ 4”  x  11’ 0”      ( 3.76  x  3.36 m ) 

Having a picture rail, radiator, built-in wardrobe / airing cupboard (with a Ideal Logic System 30 gas boiler, pressured hot   water tank and hanging rails) and door to  EN - SUITE  CLOAKROOM  - with a toilet, hand basin and extractor fan.  


SECOND  FLOOR  -  GALLERIED  LANDING  -  Having a radiator and enclosed stairs to the Attic.

SHOWER  ROOM  - Having a toilet, hand basin and shower tray with an electric shower and curtain over together with tiled surrounds, radiator, mirror and window.

BEDROOM  3      13’ 0”  x  17’ 10”  into bay      ( 3.96  x  5.45 m )

Having a radiator, two book shelves and large bay window to the front

BEDROOM  4      14’ 3”  x  12’ 3”      ( 4.36  x  3.73 m ) into the bay

Having a pedestal wash basin, radiator, book shelves and built-in cupboard.


ATTIC  - Being fully boarded and in two sections, with sloping ceilings, lighting, two Velux roof lights and a small single-glazed roof light.


OUTSIDE  -  Mentone is set behind a dwarf brick wall and cast iron railings and approached through a pair of gates to a paved forecourt with a flower border, shrubs and a short flight of steps leads down to the Basement.  At the rear there is a small     enclosed garden with a gravelled patio, herbaceous borders, mixed shrubs, well clothed pergola and wooden fencing, with steps up to the Veranda and down to the rear door to the Basement. 


SERVICES  -  Mains gas, electricity, water, drainage and telephone are connected to the property.  Gas central heating.    

( Note:  The installations have not been tested by the Agents )

TENURE  - The property is freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

FIXTURES  &  FITTINGS  - As described in this brochure are included in the sale price.  The fitted carpets, curtains and certain other items are available subject to negotiation.

LOCAL  AUTHORITY  -  Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells  LD1 5LG    Tel:  (01597)  826000

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