Lion Street, Brecon - £1,400,000

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Cantre Selyf is a large, beautiful, period property packed with character and enjoying a wonderful walled garden, parking and detached one bed cottage. A wonderful family home also with great commercial potential for B&B or holiday lets.

Key Features

  • Stunning, Grade II listed town house with separate one bed cottage
  • Convenient location just off the town centre
  • lovely gardens and plenty of parking
  • wonderful family home with great B&B/holiday let potential
  • full of character and charm
  • eight bedrooms
  • four large reception rooms
  • two kitchen/diners
  • cloakroom, bathroom and four en-suites
  • cellar and large attics rooms with lots of potential
  • attractively presented throughout
  • spacious and flexible accommodation

The property is Grade II listed dating from the C17 with C18 and 19 alterations. Immaculately presented it is packed full of original features such as a lovely staircase, moulded ceilings, shutters, fireplaces, paneling, oak floors and a large bay overlooking the garden.

At the front of the house are two large living rooms either side of a magnificent dining room. The left hand living room has double doors leading through to the second living room which has a large bay and French doors opening onto the garden. To the rear of the right hand side sitting room there is an attractive kitchen/diner with a smaller stairs up to three en-suite bedrooms. This area is currently used as an air B&B. Under the main staircase there is a handy laundry room. A short passage off the dining room has pair of arched doors to the garden. A longer hall takes you to a cloakroom, stairs to the cellar and main kitchen/diner which has a range of cupboard space, integrated oven, hob and AGA.

On the first floor at the front are five bedrooms, the smallest of which is used as an office. The main bedroom has a large bay with French doors, lots of built in wardrobes and an en-suite. There is also a family bathroom with bath and separate shower. The three bedrooms currently used as the air B&B can be accessed from the main house. Heading up to the third floor there is even more space as the attic rooms are very large so have great potential to be turned into more rooms but are currently great for storage.

At the bottom of the garden is a delightful cottage ideal for a family member wishing to live separately or holiday letting. It has been sensitively designed and built and comprises of a lovely, open plan, kitchen/dining/living room, attractive shower room and bedroom with fitted wardrobes. The property enjoys views over the garden towards the main house and St Mary’s Church.

The walled gardens are not to be missed. Mainly laid to lawn they are as well-loved and presented as the house itself, with herbaceous borders, planted shrubs and specimen trees which include a mature magnolia. There are also stone tiled and gravel paths, a brick pergola with roses and clematis, patios, a summer house, wooden shed and private patio for the cottage. To the side of the property is a gated tarmacadam drive which leads to a graveled parking area.

The property is situated in a convenient location just off the town centre on Lion Street. Brecon is a traditional market town, the centre of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Surrounded by wonderful countryside it has a wide range of shops and amenities which include a cinema, theatre, leisure centre, library and golf course. It also has several good primary schools, a secondary school, college of further education and Christ College, an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 7-18 years. With good access links, Cardiff, Swansea and Hereford are all within an hour’s drive and the nearest train station in Abergavenny 20 miles away.

Council Tax: We have been informed that this property has been placed under council tax band ‘G’.


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