Pen Cae Driw, Tylwch, Llanidloes, Powys, SY18


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Detached Welsh smallholding enjoying panoramic views in an idyllic location. Retaining original charm and character and the benefit of mains gas central heating. In need of some updating. 3 reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, studio/annexe/sun room. Garage, stabling, outbuildings. Established gardens, woodland and pasture land of approx 7 acres with an option to purchase a further area of approx 26 acres. Energy Efficiency Rating = 44


Pen Cae Driw is situated in a superb location in the heart of Mid Wales countryside enjoying panoramic views over the Welsh countryside and 4 miles from the market town of Llanidloes with its old black and white market hall in the centre and which offers a range of shops and facilities together with primary and high schools. A number of tourist attractions are a short distance (ie) Clywedog Reservoir, the Cambrian Mountains. The university town of Aberystwyth some 36 miles away, railway station at Caersws some 12 miles distant and Shrewsbury 52 miles which gives access to the motorway network. The gardens are an attractive feature of the property with established rhododendron and azalea bushes.

The grounds extend to approximately 7 acres with woodland and pasture. A notable previous owner of the property was Colonel Hough who in the 1930s established the gardens and the woodlands.

The property has the benefit of mains gas central heating and retains its original charm and character. The pasture and woods around the house are full of wild spring flowers and a variety of wildlife, particularly birds.


Ground floor:

Front Entrance Porch

Entrance Hall

with staircase to first floor

Dining Room

4.03 x 3 (13'3 x 9'10 )

Quarry tiled floor, window to front garden views, radiator, 2 base units, understairs cupboard, wall shelves


4.02 x 3.18 (13'2 x 10'5 )

Fitted Aga range cooker, base and wall units, worktop surfaces, inset stainless steel sink unit, quarry tiled floor, electric cooker point, part tiled walls, beamed ceiling. Larder with shelves, slate slab, central heating clock.

Sun Room/Studio/Annexe

6.4 x 5.78 (21'0 x 19'0 )

Front stable door, picture windows to front garden views, stainless steel sink, plumbed for washing machine, vaulted ceiling, 2 velux windows. Cloakroom with WC.


4.19 x 4.01 (13'9 x 13'2 )

Radiator, recess grate, window to front views, parquet block floor, door through to:

Sitting Room

4.62 x 4.2 (15'2 x 13'9 )

Brick grate, radiator, wall shelves, door to:

Front Conservatory

5.96 x 1.52 (19'7 x 5'0 )

Quarry tiled floor, window to garden and countryside views, radiator.

First floor:


Bedroom 1

4.12 x 3.15 (13'6 x 10'4 )

Boarded floor, Victorian grate, built-in cupboard, access to loft, radiator.

Front Bedroom 2

3.17 x 2.73 (10'5 x 8'11 )

Built-in cupboard, radiator, Victorian grate, access to loft.


with panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, w.c., radiator, heated towel rail

Shower Room

With glazed shower cubicle with electric shower, Worcester central heating boiler, built-in linen cupboards with fitted shelves and sliding doors.

Front Bedroom 3

4.23 x 3.19 (13'11 x 10'6 )

Radiator, boarded floor, built-in wardrobe.

Front Bedroom 4

4.6 x 4.26 (15'1 x 14'0 )

Built-in triple wardrobe with sliding doors, radiator, Victorian grate.


The property is accessed via double gated entrance with driveway to the house

The grounds are an attractive feature of the property and are a blaze of colour in early Spring with a large collection of rhododendron and azalea bushes.

Front terrace with steps down to former tennis court

Network of paths around the garden.

Range of outbuildings centred around a brick and cobbled courtyard being a stable block, tack/feed room and garage comprising

Stable 1 - 16'9 x 13'8

Stable 2 - 16'5 x 9'6

Stable 3 - 15'9 x 13'11 with trough

Stable 4 - 14'4 x 5'10 with

hay rack and trough

Tack/Feed Room 16'7 x 13'5

Garage 16'9 x 13'4 with double doors, quarry tiled floor.

Range of storage sheds behind.

Hay Store 30' x 13'

Open Store divided into two, 12'8 x 6'9 plus 13'9 x 5'6

Further Store 16' x 7'7 with former pigsty

Dilapidated Building 22' x 17'

The property is situated in grounds of approximately 7 acres being a mixture of woodland and pasture. There is an option to purchase a further area of approximately 26 acres (approximately 10 of which is very steep) and includes a former railway line and quarry.


Mains electricity and gas. Private water and drainage.

Telephone connected subject to BT regulations

NB The services, flues and appliances have not been tested and no warranty is provided with regard to their condition


Freehold. For sale as a whole or in 2 lots. The main house and land can be split from the detached railway line and quarry if required. (Price for the whole amounting to approx. 32 acres being £495,000).

Council Tax:

Band 'F' (online enquiry)

Energy Performance Certificate:

A full copy of the EPC is available on request or by following the link below:

To View:

Strictly by arrangement with the agents


From our office in Great Oak Street, Llanidloes proceed to the Old Market Hall turning left onto China Street. Take the third left turning signposted Tylwch. Proceed up the Bryndu Hill for approximately 4 miles. Just before entering the hamlet of Tylwch, before the bridges, the property is situated on the left hand side with a concealed metal gateway.

From our office in West Street, Rhayader proceed to the town clock turning left. From Rhayader proceed northwards from the town clock and after a short distance take the right turn by the leisure centre signed St Harmon (B4518). Continue through the villages of St Harmon and Pantydwr towards Tylwch. Continue throughTylwch and after passing an old red telephone kiosk on the left, the entrance to the property is a short distance on the right hand side.

Money Laundering Regulations:

On putting forward an offer to purchase you will be required to produce adequate identification to prove your identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations (MLR 2017 came into force 26th June 2017). Appropriate examples: Passport or Photographic Driving Licence and a recent Utility Bill.

Mortgage Services:

If you require a Mortgage, (whether buying through MMP or any other agent), then please get in touch, we have an in-house, Independent of MMP/NL mortgage advisor who has access to thousands of mortgage products. No waiting period. Evening, weekend and home appointments available. Contact any of our offices for further information.

MMP Surveying Department:

If you are not buying through MMP then why not let our qualified surveyors inspect and report on the home you are buying before you complete the purchase.

We are able to undertake RICS HomeBuyer Reports and RICS Condition Reports that will provide you with a comment on any significant defects or repair items. For further information contact - Robert Thomas MRICS (Tel 01970 625020)


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