1 Somerset House, Llandrindod Wells
LD1 £145,000 < Back


  • Modernised 2-bed semi-detached cottage
  • Village location
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge / Diner with multi-fuel stove
  • Family Bathroom
  • Oil Central Heating
  • PVC double glazed
  • Enclosed patio garden and lawn
  • Large Workshop
  • Log store


1 Somerset House, Newbridge-on-Wye, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 6HT


COMPRISING: -  An attractive semi-detached cottage that has been extended and tastefully modernised to a very high standard with luxury kitchen and bathroom suites, oil central heating, wood-grained PVC double-glazing and it briefly provides:-  Entrance Hall, Lounge / Diner, Kitchen (with integrated appliances and Granite work tops), Landing, two Bedrooms and Bathroom, together with a small walled forecourt, large lean-to stores, outside toilet / boiler room, log store, 23’ Workshop / Garden Room, level lawn, shrubs, paved and decked patio areas.  EPC  -  E


PRICE: -       Offers Over £145,000     


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


DIRECTIONS: -  From Llandrindod Wells take the A4081 and B4358 to Newbridge-on-Wye.  On reaching the village 1 Somerset House is the fourth property on the left after the Garage.    Sale board erected   

From Builth Wells take the A470 North (towards Rhayader) for 5 miles to Newbridge-on-Wye.  Go past the Church then turn right by the New Inn (for Llandrindod Wells) and 1 Somerset House is on the right after 200 yards.


SITUATION: -  Newbridge-on-Wye is a picturesque small village set in the beautiful upper Wye Valley and bisected by the A470 Cardiff to Bangor Trunk road.  It has a Primary School, sub-Post Office / convenience store, two public houses, Garage, Church, Chapel and Community Centre, surrounded by unspoilt countryside.  1 Somerset House is located near the centre of the village, fronting onto a ‘B’ class road, with a delightful Southerly aspect to the rear and distant views from the front bedroom windows to the Cambrian Mountains.  The County Town of Llandrindod Wells is 4½ miles and the small market towns of Builth Wells and Rhayader are 5½ miles and 8 miles distant respectively with a regular bus service.  Together they provide a good range of shopping and business facilities (Tesco and Aldi), Secondary Schools, Cottage Hospital and Railway Stations (Shrewsbury to Swansea Line).  In the 2015 and 2017 Rightmove surveys LD1 (Llandrindod Wells postal area) was declared “the friendliest place to move to in the UK” and “Happiest Town in Wales”.  Excellent local leisure amenities include three sports centres, two golf courses, indoor and outdoor bowls, Cinema, Theatres, fishing on the River Wye and Elan Valley Dams.  The market towns of Llanidloes, Brecon and Newtown are approximately 22, 26 and 31 miles distant, with the coastal resort and University Town of Aberystwyth and City of Hereford around an hours drive.  


THE  RESIDENCE  -  An attractive Victorian semi-detached house built from stone walls under a slate roof.  It has been enlarged with modern rendered single-storey extensions at the rear (Kitchen) and side (stores) with pitched slate roofs.  The interior was lavishly refurbished by previous owners, to include fitting luxury kitchen and bathroom suites, and the present owners have built a large, multi-purposed garden room and landscaped the rear garden.  1 Somerset House has oil fired central heating, a multi-fuel stove, ‘Rosewood’ pattern PVC double-glazing and it provides the following accommodation:- 

ENTRANCE  HALL  -  Having a PVC double-glazed door, parquet flooring, radiator, staircase to first floor, three halogen down lighters, ceiling light and under stairs cupboard.

LOUNGE / DINER      18’ 5”  x  11’ 1”      ( 5.62 m  x  3.38 m )

Having a Villager multi-fuel stove, set in an alcove, windows to front and rear, exposed main beam, radiator, picture rail, alcove with television and telephone points and alcove book shelves.

KITCHEN      10’ 4”  x  11’ 2”      ( 3.16 m  x  3.41 m )

Having a range of Oak fronted units incorporating ten base cupboards, three glazed wall cupboards, pull out larder cupboard, one galleried floor cupboard, deep glazed Belfast sink, integrated ceramic hob, stainless steel chimney extractor hood, electric double oven, fridge / freezer, eight-place setting dishwasher and black Granite work tops.  In addition there are four halogen down lighters, double aspect windows (South and East), coving, tile effect vinyl flooring and double-glazed door to the rear garden.



GALLERIED  LANDING  -  Having a window, two radiators and access to loft.

BATHROOM  -  Having a modern white suite incorporating a toilet and wash basin set in cut down cream coloured cabinets, and an L-shaped panelled bath with a thermostatic shower and glazed screen over together with matching storage cupboards, tiled surrounds, mirror and window.

BEDROOM  1      (front)      10’ 10”  x  8’ 6”      ( 3.07 m  x  2.59 m )

Having a radiator and television point.

BEDROOM  2      (front)      7’ 10”  x  8’ 5”      ( 2.40 m  x  2.57 m )

Having a large built-in wardrobe with superb integrated shoe rack ( see photo ).


OUTSIDE  -  The cottage has a small walled forecourt with wrought iron gates.  A path leads around the side to a paved patio, STORAGE  SHED   (11’ 5”  x  5’ 5” - 3.50 m x 1.65 m - with a work top, shelving, fluorescent light, power points for freezer, tumble drier etc.),  FUEL  STORE and OUTSIDE TOILET  (with a toilet, hand basin and Worcester oil-fired boiler).  A short flight of steps leads up to a slightly raised garden with a small lawn, shrubs and large decked patio, PVC oil tank and 

WORKSHOP / GARDEN  ROOM  (23’ x 15’ 6” or 7.02 m x 4.74 m - A substantial timber structure with European profile steel roof, PVC double-glazed door, two matching windows, lighting and power points). 


SERVICES - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected but have not been tested by the Agents.  The purchasers will pay for oil in store at completion.

TENURE  -  Freehold.  FIXTURES  AND  FITTINGS  described in the brochure are included in the sale price.  Certain other items may be available subject to negotiation.

LOCAL  AUTHORITY - Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG.   Tel: (01597)  826000   COUNCIL  TAX    Band  ‘B’  (£1,223.23 for 2019 / 20)