Glan yr Afon Dolau, Llandrindod Wells
LD1 £325,000 < Back


  • Peaceful country location
  • 5-bed detached house
  • 2 Receptions
  • 27' Kitchen
  • Oil central heating
  • PVC double glazing
  • Garage / Workshop
  • Mature gardens bordering fields
  • Panoramic views
  • Within 2.5 miles of two villages


Glan yr Afon,  Dolau,    Llandrindod  Wells,    Powys    LD1  5TB


COMPRISING: - An attractive modern detached house built around 1974 from an insulated timber frame with brick elevations and a tiled roof.  It has been modernised over the past 8 years and a matching 2-storey extension has  transformed it into a large family home with oil central heating, PVC double-glazed windows and briefly comprises: -  Open Porch, Entrance Lobby, Cloakroom, Inner Hall, Sitting Room, Lounge, 27’ Kitchen / Diner, Utility Room, Landing, 20’ Master Bedroom (with en-suite Shower Room), four further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.  In addition there is a  Garage / Workshop, Garden Shed, Greenhouse and mature gardens bordering fields on three sides.  EPC  -  D


PRICE: -                Offers over  £325,000


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


DIRECTIONS: - From Llandrindod Wells – take the A483 North to Crossgates, then turn right onto the A44 (towards  Leominster).  In Penybont turn left onto the A488 (towards Knighton), go across The Common, climb the hill after the second Cattle Grid and turn right at the brow of the hill (total distance 2.0 miles) sign-posted Pant Farm ‘No Through Road.  Proceed for 0.4 mile and Glanyrafon is on the right, shortly after some farm buildings.  

From Knighton – take the A488 (towards Llandrindod Wells) for 12 miles (passing Dolau 4x4 Garage and Church.  Proceed for ½-mile after the turning for the Railway Station, then turn left at the brow of the hill and continue as above.


SITUATION      ( O.S. Grid Ref:  SO 143 246  Explorer 200  or  Landranger 148 )  See Location Plan on Page 4

Glanyrafon is set in a peaceful location with access over a Council maintained ‘no through road’ (that continues to Pant Farm). The house built on a slightly elevated plot with a Westerly aspect, is surrounded by fields and all of the rooms have beautiful views.  It is about 100 yards from a set of farm buildings and the surrounding area has lots of quiet lanes and paths over hills and moors for exhilarating walks, two riding stables.  Dolau is a scattered rural community set on the Western side of the    Radnor Forest, with a Primary School, Community Centre and 4 x 4 Garage (1.9 miles) and Railway Station (1.6 miles - Shrewsbury to Swansea Line).  The village of Penybont has a fine old Public House (2.4 miles), Community Centre and Garage and there is a Petrol Service Station (with a Nisa mini-Supermarket and Café) at Crossgates (4½ miles), at the intersection of the A44 and A483 (Manchester to Swansea) Trunk roads.  The County Town of Llandrindod Wells has a good range of   amenities to include a Tesco Superstore, Aldi Supermarket, successful Secondary School, Cottage Hospital, Theatre, Leisure Centre, Indoor and Outdoor Bowls, 18-hole Golf Course.  In the 2015 and 2017 Rightmove Surveys the Llandrindod Wells area (LD1) was declared “the friendliest place to move to in the UK” and “Happiest town in Wales”.  The border towns of Knighton, Presteigne and Kington are within 15 miles, and Hereford, Ludlow, Leominster and Aberystwyth are about an hours’ drive.



THE  RESIDENCE  -  An attractive former farmhouse built around 1974 from an insulated timber frame with brick elevations and concrete tiled roof.  It was purchased by the vendor in 2010 and since then he has commissioned a matching 2-storey        extension to provide and extra reception, utility and master bedroom and the original part has been substantially refurbished to include fitting new oak veneered internal doors, Oak architraves and door linings, Oak external doors, new staircase, kitchen suite, tiled floors down-stairs, condensing central heating boiler, oil tank, wood burning stove, etc.  Mr Eaton is a skilled cabinet-maker and the house has lots of individual customisation (wood carved details, internal fittings to wardrobes). Glanyrafon is now a most comfortable and well proportioned family home with oil-fired central heating, u-PVC double-glazed windows (wood-grained on outside and white inside) and it provides the following spacious accommodation: - 



VERANDA / PORCH  - Having a light and Oak half-glazed door to  

ENTRANCE  LOBBY  -  Having a tiled floor and doors to the Inner Hall and 

CLOAKROOM  - Having a white coloured toilet, hand basin and window.

INNER  HALL  - Having a splendid winding staircase to first floor, radiator, under stairs cupboard and half-glazed doors to the Lounge, Kitchen and

SITTING  ROOM      17’ 3”  x  11’ 8”      ( 5.27m  x  3.57m )

Having a wood burning stove set in an alcove fireplace, radiator, tiled floor, ceiling light, three pairs of wall lights and windows to South and West.

LOUNGE      16’ 4”  x  12’ 6”         ( 4.99m  x  3.80m )   

Having a natural stone open fireplace, television point, radiator, coving, picture window, tiled floor, three pairs of wall lights and door to

KITCHEN / DINER      27’ 5”  x  8’ 8”      ( 8.35m  x  2.65m )

Having a range of oak cabinets incorporating seven base units, two wall units, two glazed wall units, work tops, inset stainless steel double bowl sink, electric cooker point, space for fridge and freezer, tiled floor, two windows to rear (East), coving and half-glazed door to 

UTILITY  ROOM      11’ 9”  x  6’ 1”     ( 3.59m  x  1.86m )

Having a stainless steel 1½-bowl sink, a range of three hand built floor cabinets and two matching full height cabinets, wood effect worktop, plumbing for washing machine, Worcester oil-fired boiler, tiled floor, PVC double-glazed window and Oak half-glazed door to the rear garden.



GALLERIED  LANDING  - Having a split galleried landing with carved Oak details.

MASTER  BEDROOM      20’ 5”  x  9’ 4”  maximum  6’ 8”  minimum       ( 6.23  x  2.86m  maximum  2.04m  minimum )

Having windows to the West, South and East, two radiators, two built-in double wardrobes (one with full length hanging rail and shelf, the other with fitted shelving and four drawers) and door to

EN - SUITE  SHOWER  ROOM  - Having a white coloured toilet, pedestal wash basin and glazed shower cubicle (with an   electric shower and waterproof boards), together with a ladder towel heater, tiled surrounds, mirror, shaver light and window.

BEDROOM  2      (rear)      13’ 4”  x  8’ 9”      ( 4.07m  x  2.68m )

Having a radiator, window to rear (East) and built-in double wardrobe.

BEDROOM  3      (rear)      11’ 6”  x  8’ 9”      ( 3.50m  x  2.68m )

Having a radiator and built-in double wardrobe. 

BEDROOM  4      (front)      12’ 5”  x  7’ 10”      ( 3.79m  x  2.38m )

Having a radiator and built-in double wardrobe.

BEDROOM 5      (front)      8’ 10”  x  7’ 10”      ( 2.69  x  2.38m )

Having a radiator and built-in double wardrobe.

BATHROOM  -  Having a white suite comprising of toilet, bidet, pedestal wash basin and panelled bath, together with tiled  surrounds, ladder towel heater and window to front.



GARAGE        18’ 0”  x  11’ 3”      ( 5.49 m  x  3.58 m )

Having an up and over door, three windows to North and East, two florescent lights, power points and half-glazed door to rear.

GARDENS - Glanyrafon is approached through a pair of wooden gates to a parking and turning area that is flanked by evergreen and flowering shrubs, and a path runs around the house.  On the Southern side there is a large level lawn with a low retaining wall, mature shrubs, soft fruit bushes, Garden Shed, Greenhouse / Potting Shed, PVC bunded Oil Tank and below this there is a small sloping area that is bisected by a small stream.  On the Eastern side there is a small raised border with mixed shrubs and a wire stock-proof fence runs with the field.


SERVICES  - Mains electricity and telephone are connected.  Private water and drainage.  Oil-fired central heating.

( Note:  The Agents have not tested the installations ).

FIXTURES  &  FITTINGS  - as described in this brochure are included in the sale price.  Certain other items are available subject to negotiation.

TENURE  -  The property is freehold.  

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

COUNCIL  TAX  -  Band E   ( £1,759.33 for 2018 / 2019 )