Wow. This important and imposing former tannery played an important role in the history of Builth Wells - come along and see how it has been lovingly and sympathetically converted into a contemporary family home!
Positioned on the fringes of the thriving market town of Builth Wells, this exceptional family home was converted from an industrial building in the early 2000s to an extremely high standard. The property in its current guise offers up to four bedrooms, and up to three reception rooms, depending on the new owner's desired layout. One of the last tanneries in Builth Wells, the building was originally detached, providing a thick external wall between the newer neighbouring property. During the conversion to a residential dwelling, the entire property had all timber professionally treated, the external walls damp proofed and the roof completely renewed. On the ground floor, this fantastic home offers a bespoke hand made solid timber kitchen constructed from old reclaimed pine and a light and airy reception room, with 200 year old Dutch oak flooring, dual aspect windows and French doors leading out to the private gardens. From here, a door leads to the rear lobby, with another door outside, understairs storage cupboard, and the family bathroom, enjoying a suite of panelled bath, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. A carpeted staircase rises to a first floor landing with door into a first floor reception room/bedroom with oak flooring, feature fireplace and French doors opening out on to a pleasant balcony. To the other side of the landing, a door leads into the guest bedroom, with airing cupboard, understairs storage cupboard and a door through to the reception. This layout would make it easy for the new owners to add a family bathroom to the first floor, or an en-suite to the guest bedroom, should this be required. The first floor landing also has a carpeted staircase rising to a second floor landing, with door into what could be either classed as a third reception room, or a further double bedroom. Again, enjoying dual aspect windows and a Velux rooflight, this room provides a tranquil space overlooking the pleasant adjoining countryside. Exiting the second floor landing to the Southern side, presents the master suite which is generous in size, and boasts exposed beams and dual aspect windows. The master suite benefits from an en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin, and a superb custom made solid timber walk in wardrobe/dressing room which runs the width of the entire master bedroom. Externally, the property enjoys lovely low maintenance private gardens to the rear and side, which borders a picturesque brook and small bridge making for a delightfully peaceful haven, with the benefit of two garden sheds, one with light and power laid on. There is also the benefit of an off-road parking area and a single garage with light and power to the north side of the property, with additional on-street parking immediately outside the front door if required. Designed with flexibility in mind, the layout of this fine family home works perfectly as it is, but can easily be altered to suit individual needs, and with no onward chain, early viewings are highly recommended to appreciate this stunning building in its entirety.
Builth Wells has a range of amenities and facilities including Primary and Secondary Schools, a cinema, leisure centre, cricket, rugby, football and golf clubs. It is also home to the internationally famous Royal Welsh Show which is the largest agricultural show in Europe. The town has good transport links, is on a bus route between Cardiff and North Wales and is also served by Builth Road Railway Station on the Heart of Wales Line. Situated within the Wye Valley, an area of natural beauty and close to the Elan Valley at Rhayader, it is well-known as a walker’s paradise whilst the Red Kite feeding centre at Gigrin Farm offers a truly unique experience to see the rare and magnificent birds on a daily basis.