Bronheulwen Tylwch, Llanidloes
SY18 £325,000 < Back


  • secluded upland location
  • former farmhouse
  • 3 double bedrooms
  • 3 receptions
  • self-contained Granny/Holiday Flat
  • double garage
  • large grounds 0.849 acre
  • oil central heating


A recently updated, stone former Farmhouse set in a secluded upland location, with beautiful views, 3 receptions, 3 double bedrooms, 2-baths, self-contained Granny Flat, double Garage and 0.849 acre or thereabouts.

Bronheulwen,  Tylwch,    Llanidloes,    Powys    SY18  6QY

COMPRISING: - An attractive former Farmhouse (originally believed to have had about 50-acres) built around 1890 from a stone walls with whitewashed elevations and later rendered concrete block walls, under slate roofs.  It has oil-fired central heating, u-PVC double-glazing and briefly provides: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, 20’ Kitchen, 22’ Lounge, three double Bedrooms, one en-suite Shower Room and family Bathroom, together with a self-contained first floor Granny / Holiday Flat with a Kitchen / Living Room, Shower Room and double Bedroom.  In addition there is a double garage, ample parking, undulating gardens, chicken and goat runs.  Extending in total to 0.849 or thereabouts.

PRICE: -     £325,000    

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

DIRECTIONS: - From Llandrindod Wells take the A4081 and A470 to Rhayader.  Carry straight on at the town clock then turn right after 100 yards for St. Harmon (B4518).  Carry straight on for 9½ miles, passing through St Harmon and Pantydwr, to Tylwch.  Turn left at the bottom of the hill (before the bridge, by cream coloured ‘Brook Cottage’).  Proceed for 1.4 miles then turn left onto a “no through road” (with an “eggs for sale” sign).  After ¼-mile go through a gate and proceed for 0.3 mile up a steep winding hill to the end of the tarmac road.  Turn right at the crossroads and Bronheulwen is found on the left after 200 yards, just after a galvanised gate.  

From Llanidloes Town Centre proceed South and take the B4518 towards Pantydwr for just over 3 miles to Tylwch.  Go around the acute left bend, cross the bridge then turn right immediately, by a cream coloured cottage and continue as above.  

SITUATION: -  ( O.S. Grid Ref: 949 787 - Explorer 214 )  Tylwch is a scattered rural community that had once had a Railway Station on the Mid Wales Line that ran North to South from Moat Lane (Near Caersws) to Talybont (Brecon).  Bronheulwen (meaning: hillside of sunshine) is set in a secluded elevated location, about 295 m above sea level (1295 feet), with a Southerly aspect and beautiful panoramic views.  It is approached over a Council maintained road, to within about 100 yards, that serves the surrounding farmland and one other cottage (550 m away), and there is a good network of Bridle / Foot Paths over the mountain that give varied walking opportunities.  The small market town of Llanidloes is roughly 5 miles distant and has a range of shops, Co-op Supermarket, successful Primary and Secondary Schools, Cottage Hospital, leisure centre, golf course, etc.  The large village of Llangurig is a similar distance, with Rhayader 10 miles and the larger towns of Newtown and Llandrindod Wells are 14 and 21 miles distant, together offering a wider range of amenities, to include Tesco, Morrisons, Aldi, Lidl Supermarkets, etc.  The area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and tranquillity, ideal for walking and mountain biking, with fishing on the Severn and Wye rivers, Elan Valley Dams (14 miles) and Clewedog Reservoir (10 miles - also has a Sailing Club).  The nearest Railway Station is at Caersws (13 miles  - Central Wales - Aberystwyth to Shrewsbury) and the University Town and Coastal Resort of Aberystwyth is about 31 miles. 

THE  RESIDENCE  - A tastefully refurbished and extended detached house built from stone walls with whitewashed elevations, under a slate roof and matching modern extension with rendered elevations.  The vendor has carried out major up-dating works to the original part to include the installation of under-floor heating with tiled and engineered oak flooring, fitting good quality kitchen, bathroom and shower room suites, multi-fuel stove, extra insulation, some Oak internal doors, etc.  Bronheulwen has a nice self-contained flat that is ideal for an extended family or holiday lettings, has oil central heating, PVC double-glazing and provides: - 



ENTRANCE  HALL  - Having a PVC double-glazed door, staircase to first floor and Oak part-glazed doors to the Kitchen and 

SITTING  ROOM      13’ 7”  x  11’ 4”      ( 4.14 m  x  3.45 m )
Having a multi-fuel stove set in a brick fireplace, television point, engineered Oak  flooring, window to front and matching Oak door to

DINING  ROOM      13’ 8”  x  8’ 8”      ( 4.14 m  x  2.64 m )
Having a multi-fuel stove with an Oak surround, engineered Oak flooring, window to rear, fixed window to Sitting Room (for borrowed light), room thermostat, alcove    cupboard (with Worcester oil-fired boiler) and door to 

REAR  LOBBY  - Having a PVC door to the rear, under stairs storage, room thermostat and door to

KITCHEN      20’ 8”  x  10’ 8”      ( 6.31 m  x  3.25 m )
Having a range of cream coloured cabinets incorporating ten base cupboards, two wall cupboards, four glazed wall cupboards, larder cupboard,  deep glazed sink, part granite and part Oak block work tops.  In addition there is an alcove which accommodates a Range Cooker (with concealed cooker hood), plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine, space for a tumble drier and fridge freezer, ceramic tiled floor, room thermostat, windows to front and rear, door to

LOUNGE      22’ 4”  x  19’ 3”      ( 6.80 m  x  5.87 m )
Having two pairs of French doors to the front, two windows to the rear, two radiators, television point, under stairs cupboard, four ceiling lights and four up-lighters.


GALLERIED  LANDING  - having a window to the rear, radiator and access to loft (fully boarded with ladder and light).

BEDROOM  1      (rear)      11’ 9”  x  10’ 11”      ( 3.60 m  x 3.33 m )  
Having a radiator, television point and window to rear.

BATHROOM - Having a white suite incorporating a toilet, pedestal wash basin, centre fitted slipper bath and an over-sized shower cubicle with an electric shower and glazed door, together with waterproof wall boards, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, mirror (heated with LED lighting, shaver points and digital clock) and window to rear.

MASTER  BEDROOM      (front)      13’ 8”  x  9’ 8”      ( 4.18 m  x  2.95 m )
Having a small cast iron feature fireplace, radiator, television point, views and arch to 

EN - SUITE  SHOWER  ROOM - Having a nice white suite incorporating a toilet, small wash basin and over-sized shower cubicle with a glazed door and electric shower, together with waterproof wall boards and radiator.

BEDROOM  3      (front)      14’ 1”  x  9’ 8”      ( 4.29 m  x  2.95 m )
Having a small cast iron feature fireplace, television point, radiator and two windows to front giving fine views.


Approached through a PVC double-glazed door to a 

LOBBY   -  Having a radiator and 3’ 8” wide (1.13 m) staircase to 

LANDING  - Having a Velux roof light, radiator, airing cupboard and pine doors off.

SHOWER  ROOM  - Having a white suite incorporating a toilet, pedestal wash basin and glazed shower cubicle with an electric power shower, together with tiled surrounds,     radiator, shaver light and window to rear.

BEDROOM      12’ 5”  x  9’ 9”      ( 3.79 m  x  2.98 m )  
Having a radiator, recess for wardrobe, window to front and access to loft.

KITCHEN / LIVING  ROOM      14’ 1”  x  8’ 10”   plus   12’ 9”  x  9’ 4” ( 4.30 m  x  2.69 m   plus   3.90 m  x  2.86 m )    
Being L-shaped with four windows to South, West and North, two radiators and television point.  The kitchen area has five pine fronted floor cupboards, work top with tiled surround, inset stainless steel sink, electric cooker point, plumbing for a washing machine and dish washer, extractor fan and space for fridge freezer.

OUTSIDE  - Bronheulwen is approached through a pair of galvanised steel gates and hard cored drive to a parking and turning area with space for several cars.  Around the outside of the house there is low energy lighting, a double power socket and water tap.  Below the lane there is a large sloping lawn with fruit trees and shrubs, and opposite the house there is a stand of Sycamore trees, that provide shelter.  

On the Western side there are Goat and Chicken runs with shelters, conifer trees and the whole is surrounded by stock proof  galvanised wire fences.

DOUBLE  GARAGE      17’ 4”  x  17’ 2”      ( 5.29 m  x  5.24 m )
Detached timber structure with a felt roof, two pairs of doors, window, two personal doors, two lights and two power points.  

SHED  located next to the Garage with a work bench, pressure vessel and controls for the bore hole, light and double power point). 

SERVICES - Mains electricity and telephone connected. Private water from a Bore Hole and Septic Tank drainage.   TENURE  -  the property is freehold.    Note  - Most of the photographs were taken with a wide angle lens.

FIXTURES  &  FITTINGS  - as described in the brochure are included in the sale price.  The Range Cooker, some contents in the Flat and certain other items are available subject to negotiation.

LOCAL  AUTHORITY  Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys  LD1 5LG.    

COUNCIL  TAX  -  Band  F  ( Approximately £1,944.92  payable 2017 / 2018 )