Smithfield House, Llandrindod Wells
LD1 £140,000 < Back


  • Attractive 3-bed stone detached house
  • 2 Receptions
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Bathroom
  • Garage & Parking
  • Large Garden
  • Gas central heating
  • Located 150 yards from town amenities



Smithfield House, Ddole Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6PF


COMPRISING: - A late Victorian traditional detached house built from stone walls, under a pitched slate roof.  In need of further updating, this house has mains gas central heating and briefly provides: - Entrance Hall, Lounge, Office / Stores, Living / Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, Galleried Landing, three decent Bedrooms and Bathroom, together with a Garage, small forecourt, parking bay and an enclosed L-shaped rear garden with vehicular access.   EPC - E 


PRICE: -             Open to offers over  £140,000        NO  FORWARD  CHAIN


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


DIRECTIONS: -   From Llandrindod Wells From our office take the A483 North (towards Newtown) for nearly ½-mile then turn left over the ‘level-crossing’.   Turn right after 100 yards onto Ddole Road and Smithfield House is on the left.  Sale board erected


SITUATION: -  This house is set on large corner plot with a pleasant Westerly aspect at the rear, it fronts onto a quiet “no through road” and on the Southern side there is a road that is restricted to light vehicles and buses.  Smithfield House is convenient located to facilities, a shop / sub-Post Office and ‘take away’ are 150 yards, the Tesco Superstore, a public house and Primary School are approximately 500 yards and the town centre is about a ½-mile walk.  Llandrindod Wells is the County Town and administrative centre of Powys and has a good range of shops, business facilities, Tesco and Aldi Supermarkets, successful schools, Cottage Hospital, Railway Station (Shrewsbury to Swansea line) and Bus Station.  Excellent leisure amenities include a sports centre, indoor and outdoor bowls (international quality), 18-hole Golf Course, Theatre, game and coarse fishing, surrounded by peaceful, beautiful rolling countryside.  The market towns of Builth Wells, Rhayader, Knighton and Newtown are 8, 10, 19 and 27 miles away.  The coastal resort and University Town of Aberystwyth and the City of Hereford are both about an hour’s drive, with Cardiff, Swansea, Worcester and the Severn Bridge around a 1½-hour drive (dependent on traffic conditions).  

This is a fine Victorian Spa Resort and in the 2015 Rightmove Survey LD1 was declared “the friendliest place to move to in the UK” and in their 2017 Survey Llandrindod Wells was named as the “Happiest Town in Wales”.


THE  RESIDENCE: -  A traditional double-fronted detached 2-storey house built in the late 19th Century from stone walls with contrasting brick details, under a slate roof.  Originally built for the local Blacksmith (Hence the name Smithfield), who’s family also owned the nearby Brick Works, this is the first time that this property has been offered for sale.  The house has been let out for many years and whilst modernisation works have been carried out over the years, it now requires another re-fit.  Smithfield House has mains gas central heating and provides the following spacious accommodation: - 


ENTRANCE  HALL  - Having a hardwood door with fanlight over, quarry tiled floor, radiator, door bell, central heating thermostat, shelf, open staircase to first floor and doors to Living Room, Study and

LOUNGE      19’ 10”  x  10’ 6”      ( 6.05 m  x  3.20 m )

Having an attractive living-flame gas fire with a tiled and wood surround (with an oval mirror).  In addition there is a radiator, alcove cupboard, television point, sash window to front and Crittall steel glazed French door to the rear garden.

STUDY / STORES      6’ 6”  x  5’ 5”      ( 1.99 m  x  1.65 m )

Having a quarry tiled floor, small under stairs cupboard and window to rear.

LIVING / DINING  ROOM      19’ 10”  x  9’ 4”      ( 6.04 m  x  2.85 m )

Having a living-flame gas fire set in a brick fireplace, radiator, telephone point, two 3-bulb ceiling lights, sash window to front, Crittall steel glazed French door to the rear garden

KITCHEN      10’ 6”  x  10’ 3”  average      ( 3.20 m  x  3.13 m  average )

Being L-shaped with a range of modern wood affect cabinets incorporating seven base cupboards, four glazed and leaded wall cupboards, larder cupboard, inset circular stainless steel sink, work tops with tiled surrounds, 5-burner gas hob and gas oven.  In addition there is a radiator, Potterton gas boiler, space for a fridge/freezer, beamed ceiling, television point, two windows and Crittall French door to rear, and glazed door to

UTILITY  ROOM      8’ 4”  x  8’ 3”      ( 2.53 m  x  2.54 m ) 

Having a range of pine fronted cabinets incorporating four base cupboards, four wall cupboards, one open shelving unit, stainless steel sink, work tops with tiled surrounds, four drawers, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble drier and freezer, and half-glazed door to side (North).


GALLERIED  LANDING  - Having a sash window to rear, radiator and access to loft.

BEDROOM  1      (rear)      10’ 3”  x  9’ 6”      ( 3.13 m  x  2.90 m )  

Having a radiator, alcove book shelves and original windows to West and North.

BEDROOM  2      19’ 10”  x  11’ 8”      ( 6.04 m  x  3.55 m)

Having two radiators, wash basin, linen cupboard and windows to East and West.

BATHROOM  - Having a turquoise coloured pedestal wash basin and panelled bath with an electric shower and glazed screen over, together with a white coloured toilet, fully tiled walls, shaver light and sash window to front.

BEDROOM  3      (front)      9’ 11”  x  9’ 9”      ( 3.03 m  x  2.97 m )

Having a radiator, alcove book shelves and window to East.


GARAGE      17’ 3”  x  9’ 11”    ( 5.25 m  x  2.97 m )

Built from concrete block walls with a corrugated steel and Perspex roof, 9’ 3” wide (2.83 m) up and over door, personal door to side, two shelves and double power point.

GARDENS  - Smithfield House is set behind a small forecourt with wrought iron railings.  At the rear there is a gently sloping garden (requires landscaping) with a tall wall along Brookland Road, screen fencing at the rear and there is chain link fencing on the Northern side.  A galvanised steel gate gives vehicular access from Bluebell Cottages and there is a parking bay alongside the garage.


SERVICES:  Mains electricity, gas, telephone, drainage and water are connected.  Gas central heating.   ( Note:  This house is vacant and the Agents have not tested the installations )

FIXTURES  &  FITTINGS  described in this brochure are included in the sale price.  

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

Tel: (01597) 826000    

COUNCIL TAX - Band  ‘D’   £1,481.04   2017/18

TENURE:  Freehold with No Forward Chain.