Church House Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Llandrindod Wells
LD1 £130,000 < Back


  • Quaint 2-bed stone cottage
  • Adjoining range of traditional outbuildings
  • Set in a country location
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Bathroom
  • Terraced lawns
  • Parking
  • 3/4 mile from Railway Station


Church House, Llanfihangel Rhydithon, Dolau, Llandrindod Wells,  Powys, LD1 5TL


COMPRISING: -  A traditional stone cottage with a single-storey rendered extension, Economy 7 heating and fine views, but in need of modernisation, that briefly provides: - Entrance Hall, Kitchen / Diner, Bathroom Lounge (small inglenook with wood burner), Landing and two double Bedrooms.  In addition there is an adjoining traditional range of farm buildings / workshops, off-street parking, terraced lawns, a vegetable garden and Greenhouse.   EPC  -  F


PRICE: -      Offers Over  £130,000      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 to Crossgates.  Turn right at the roundabout onto the A44.  In Penybont turn left onto the A488 for Knighton.  Proceed for 2½-miles, over the Common and past the turning for the Railway Station. The entrance to Church House is on the right, just before the Church and double bend, next to a “no through road”.  Sale board erected.


SITUATION: -  Church House stands on a sloping site that runs Westwards down to the A488.  As it’s name implies it is near the Church, the front elevation has a North-easterly aspect and fine views.  The entrance drive also serves the neighbouring cottage, which has a detached Garage near the road, and the grounds run down to a “no through road” on the Southern side.  Within a ½-mile radius there is a Church, Chapel, Primary School, an active Community Centre and Dolau Railway Station (Shrewsbury to Swansea line - 10 trains daily).  There is a public house and garage at Penybont (3 miles) and Crossgates (5 miles, set at the intersection of the A44 and A483) has a Service Station (with Nisa super-market and café) and a larger Primary School.  The County Town of Llandrindod Wells (7½ miles) offers a full range of amenities to include a Tesco Superstore, Aldi Supermarket, tradition independent shops, doctors, dentists, Cottage Hospital, Secondary School, etc.  In the 2015 Rightmove survey LD1 was declared “the friendliest place to move to in the UK” and this area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty and tranquillity, ideal for outdoor pursuits to include walking, cycling, two riding centres (under 2 miles) river and lake fishing, off-road motor sports and Premier Shooting Ground.  Within a 15 mile radius there are four leisure centres, indoor and outdoor bowls, three 18-hole golf courses, theatres, cinema, etc.  The border towns of Knighton, Presteigne and Kington are within 15 miles, and the market towns of Rhayader and Builth Wells are 13 and 15 miles distant. The City of Hereford, Ludlow, Leominster and the coastal resort and University Town of Aberystwyth are around an hours drive.


THE  RESIDENCE: -  This property has been occupied by the same family for many years and it is now in need of renovation and modernisation.  Built in the 19th Century from stone walls with roughcast rendered elevations and a slate roof, with a bathroom and kitchen added in the 1960’s through a rendered cavity block single storey extension.  It retains an interesting original door, has low ceiling heights, exposed beams, a nice alcove fireplace with a wood burner, Economy 7 electric heating and it provides the following accommodation: - 

ENTRANCE HALL  - Having an original recessed entrance door with stained and leaded detail and doors to Lounge and

DINING  ROOM      9’ 11”  x  9’ 6”      ( 3.03 m  x  2.90m ) 

Having a storage heater and being open-plan to

KITCHEN      11’ 10”  x  9’ 3”      ( 3.60 m   x  2.82 m )

Having five yellow coloured floor cabinets, four non-matching wall cupboards, built in larder, enamelled single drainer sink, electric cooker point, windows to East & South and door to

BATHROOM - Having a white suite incorporating a panelled bath and pedestal wash basin with tiled surrounds, airing cupboard, window to North and door to 

TOILET - Having a toilet and window.

LOUNGE      14’ 4”  x  10’ 9”      (  4.38 m  x  3.29 m )      

Having a wood burning stove set in a small inglenook fireplace, exposed main beam (approx. 6’ 1” headroom), windows to front and rear, and staircase to first floor.


FIRST  FLOOR   Note - Partially sloping ceilings and low windows. 

SMALL  LANDING - with doors to both bedrooms.

BEDROOM  1      14’ 3”  x  8’ 10”      ( 4.36 m  x  2.68 m )

Having Crittal steel framed window to North.

BEDROOM  2      (front)      14’ 5”  x  8’ 2”      ( 4.40 m  x  2.50 m )

Having a storage heater and Crittal steel framed window to North 


BARN   Approximately  54’  x  16’ - A timber framed range of buildings, built off a stone plinth, with a stone gable, weather boarded elevations and corrugated iron roof.  The building has a level ridge line so the lower section has greater headroom,  There are four doors to the front, some with formal steps and some with stone treads cantilevered into the wall, and there are some electric lights.

GROUNDS  - The property is approached over a sweeping hard cored drive that runs up to the house and also give access to the neighbour’s garage.  To the front there is a sloping lawn in three mains sections with mature shrubs and trees.  On the Western end of the Barn there is a vegetable garden and Greenhouse (8’ x 6’) and on the Southern side there is a sloping bank that runs down to a “no through road”.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS  - described in this brochure are included in the sale price.  SERVICES -  Mains electricity, water and telephone.  Private drainage.  

Note  - The Agents have not tested the services.

TENURE  - Freehold with No forward chain

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

Tel: 01597 826000  

COUNCIL  TAX - Band D   

Note - Most photos taken with a wide angle lens.