A peacefully located former rectory which must be seen to be believed! Around two acres of grounds, many original character features, five bedrooms, two bathrooms and outrageous views! Call us now to book in your viewing!
Located in the countryside between the town of Llandrindod Wells and the village of Crossgates, this impressive and imposing country residence was built in or around 1882 and offers generous accommodation throughout, sizeable gardens and grounds surrounding the property extending to around two acres, and delightful views to the striking Mid-Wales countryside.
Approached via the country lane that leads only to this property, the grounds open up and a driveway sweeps around the property leading to the detached garage and turning area. The property is constructed from stone, retaining many period features such as sash windows many having the shutters, original staircases, high ceilings, cornices, mouldings and feature fireplaces.
Internally, the accommodation briefly comprises and enclosed porch which leads into the main reception hallway, with beautiful original staircase and door into the 4.22 x 3.61 study/reception room enjoying a feature fireplace. The reception hallway also leads into the 5.13 x 4.22 dining room with bay window to the front enjoying the views, and feature fireplace. A further reception room measuring 5.26 x 4.27m is also accessed via the reception hallway. From here, two double opening doors lead into the brilliantly positioned conservatory, measuring 3.61 x 2.77m and letting light into the reception room, as well as taking in some striking views of the grounds and surrounding countryside. A rear lobby leads on to the sizeable pantry, and also the impressive 8.20 x 3.66m kitchen/diner with space for a range style cooker and door to a further lobby leading on to the utility room and downstairs WC. On the first floor, there is a wealth of accommodation to include five double bedrooms, two family bathrooms, one of which was redesigned and modernised in late 2019. The original servant’s staircase still leads down from the first floor to the kitchen.
Externally, the property benefits from sitting in its own grounds of around two acres (TBV). The grounds are truly magical to walk around, and the surrounding trees offer privacy whilst not compromising the views. Several outbuildings are present, to include an outside WC, former stables and a generous double garage and log store. There is also a former grass court tennis court which could be easily reinstated if the new owners wish, and a well fenced paddock which is relatively flat, and enjoys a natural water supply from the stream.
This fine country house ticks an awful lot of boxes, so pick up the phone now and call us to book in your viewing!
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The property is located in the countryside just outside the small village of Crossgates, the village offers a petrol station, cafe, shop and a primary school, being conveniently positioned with good transport links. The village is located a 3 mile drive from the town of Llandrindod Wells, which is the county town of the largest county in Wales, Powys. Offering an extensive range of retail, recreational and educational facilities the Spa Town is a popular destination for visitors due to the picturesque surrounding countryside and mixture of beautiful Victorian and Edwardian town houses. Llandrindod is easily accessible by both rail and road with several local bus services in and around the area, neighbouring towns and villages. There is outstanding education available in the area, with several primary schools, a comprehensive secondary school and sixth form. Llandrindod also boasts The Albert Hall theatre, the National Cycle Collection museum and the large man-made lake and accompanying sculptures. The town also hosts the annual Victorian Festival Many where locals and visitors dress in antique costumes, and the whole town steps back in time. The town itself boasts many sporting and recreational facilities including a Football Club, Rugby Club, an international standard outdoor bowling green which hosts national and international events and a newer indoor bowling centre and highly regarded 18 hole golf course and driving range. There is also a leisure centre with full sized swimming pool, gym, AstroTurf pitch and indoor sports hall. 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.