Water House, Llandrindod Wells
LD1 £189,000 < Back


  • 3-bed detached cottage
  • Village location
  • Kitchen / Diner
  • Lounge
  • Utility Room
  • Large mature gardens
  • Parking
  • PVC Double Glazing
  • 19' detached workshop


Water House, Crossgates,  Llandrindod  Wells, Powys, LD1 6RR


COMPRISING: - An attractive detached cottage built from brick walls with rendered elevations under a slate roof.  It has been tastefully refurbished and modernised, has PVC double-glazing and briefly provides: - Storm Porch, 18’ Lounge, Inner Hall, 18’ Kitchen / Diner, Utility Room, Cloakroom, Landing, 3 decent Bedrooms and Bathroom, together with off-street parking, large mature gardens and a 19’ detached Workshop.


PRICE: - £189,000    Note  -  No forward chain.


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


DIRECTIONS: -  From Llandrindod Wells  take the A483 North (towards Newtown) for 3 miles to Crossgates.  Carry straight on at the roundabout, then turn right after ½-mile onto Rock Road and Water House is on the left.  (Sale Board erected) 


SITUATION: -   Crossgates is a small village set at the intersection of the A483 (Manchester to Swansea) and A44 (Oxford to Aberystwyth) Trunk roads with a Primary School and Petrol Service Station (with a Nisa supermarket and café), and Penybont Railway Station is roughly 1¼ miles (Shrewsbury to Swansea line).  Water House is set in a convenient location at the junction of Chapel Road and the A483, with a lovely Southerly aspect at the front and distant views to the Cambrian Mountains.  The house is built on a large, gently sloping plot and is only ½-mile from village amenities.  The County Town of Llandrindod Wells is 4 miles and has a Tesco Superstore, Aldi Supermarkets, Secondary School, Cottage Hospital and varied employment opportunities.  Excellent local leisure amenities (within a 12 mile radius) include three sports centres, two 18-hole golf courses, indoor and outdoor bowls, Theatre, Cinema, river and lake fishing.  The market towns of Builth Wells, Knighton, Llanidloes and Newtown are approximately 12, 16, 22 and 23 miles distant with regular bus services.  The City of Hereford and the coastal resort and University Town of Aberystwyth are both within an hours drive.  In the 2015 and 2017 Rightmove Surveys LD1 was declared “the friendliest place to move to in the UK” and Llandrindod Wells “ The Happiest Town in Wales”.


THE  RESIDENCE: -  An attractive, double-fronted, detached cottage built over 100 years ago from brick walls with rendered and coloured elevations, under slate roofs.  It has been tastefully refurbished to include incorporating some rooms by taking down some walls to form generous sized Lounge and Kitchen.  At the same time it was updated with new kitchen, utility, cloakroom and bathroom suites, and the heating was improved with an electric powered central heating system and new wood burning stove.  Water House has PVC double-glazing and provides the following well proportioned accommodation: - 

STORM  PORCH / LOBBY  -  Having a PVC double-glazed door and glazed door to

LOUNGE      18’ 5”  x  14’ 2”  maximum   9’ 0”  minimum       ( 5.61 m  x  4.31 m  maximum  2.74 m  minimum )

Being L-shaped with windows to front and rear, small wood burning stove with a cast iron and pine surround, television point, two radiators and door to

INNER  HALL  -  Staircase to First Floor, radiator, under stairs cupboard and door to

KITCHEN / DINER      18’ 5”  x  9’ 9”      ( 5.62 m  x  2.97 m )

Having a range of light oak fronted cabinets incorporating five base cupboards, three wall cupboards, two glazed and leaded wall cupboards, one galleried unit, inset stainless steel 1½-bowl sink with mono-block mixer taps and work tops with tiled surrounds.  In addition there is an electric cooker point, cooker hood, cast iron feature fireplace with a pine surround, windows to front and rear, non-slip vinyl to kitchen area, carpet to dining area and door to

UTILITY  ROOM      11’ 1”  x  7’ 8”  overall      ( 3.38 m   x  2.34 m  overall )

A single-storey lean-to structure with two oak fronted base cupboards, one matching open wall cupboard, inset stainless steel sink, work top, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier, window to side, PVC double-glazed door to rear garden and  

CLOAKROOM  -  Having a toilet, hand basin, radiator, window and tiled floor.


FIRST  FLOOR  LANDING  -  Having a radiator and window.

BEDROOM  1      (rear)      9’ 11”  x  8’ 3”      ( 3.03 m x  2.52 m ) - Having a radiator. 

BEDROOM  2      (front)     4’ 2”  x  9’ 11”      ( 4.31 m  x  3.02 m )

Having two windows and a radiator.

BEDROOM  3      (front)    10’ 2”  x  9’ 10”      ( 3.09 m  x  2.99 m ) - Having a radiator.

BATHROOM - Having a modern white suite incorporating a toilet, pedestal wash basin and panelled bath with a Triton Jade 3 electric shower and curtain over, together with tiled surrounds, extractor fan, radiator and Boiler Cupboard  (with a pressured electric heating system and Tempest hot water tank).


OUTSIDE  -  To the rear there is a parking bay and turning area, Coal Store and gently sloping lawned garden, surrounded by screen hedging.  To the front there is a small lawned garden with a gate to Rock road, also a small entrance through the hedge leads into a orchard / former vegetable garden above. 

WORKSHOP    19’ 2”  x  8’ 10”  (5.85 m  x  2.70 m) - A former garage built from concrete block walls with a corrugated asbestos roof and an up and over door.


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


TENURE - Freehold. Water House is vacant and there is No Forward Chain.


SERVICES - Mains electricity, water, drainage and telephone are connected.  

Note: The Agents have not tested the installations.    



Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells,  Powys  LD1 5LG   

Tel: (01597)  826000     


COUNCIL  TAX  -  Band  E  Approximately £1,669 for 2018 / 9


Note - Most of these photos were taken with wide angle lens.