, Franksbridge, Llandrindod Wells - £600,000

bedrooms 5 baths 2 receptions 3

Wonderful opportunity to purchase an impressive family home in a charming rural village in the heart of Mid-Wales, with 10 acres of grounds (TBV) and a self-contained annexe which has been run as a holiday let!

Key Features

  • Stunning views in a scenic part of beautiful Mid-Wales
  • Impressive and imposing 19th century former Drovers Inn
  • Five bedroom house and two bedroom annexe
  • Around ten acres (TBV) of gently undulating gardens and grounds
  • Peaceful and pleasant popular village location
  • Plenty of parking and 5.34 x 3.08m garage
  • Over 270 square metres of accommodation in total
  • Some modernisation required
  • Energy performance certificate - E & F
  • Council tax band 'F'

A delightful residence in a central village location with grounds extending to around ten acres in total, in the heart of Mid-Wales! A rare opportunity to purchase an impressive family home which could use some modernisation, with attached two bedroom annexe, plenty of parking, and a glorious outlook!


Approached from the centre of Franksbridge, the front door of Cwm Edw is protected from the elements by an enclosed porch, with door into the entrance hallway. From here a door leads on to the lovely reception room. The room is L-shaped, with maximum measurements of 7.99 x 4.80m and has the benefit of dual aspect windows, and a feature fireplace housing a woodburning stove. The entrance hallway has the benefit of an understairs storage cupboard, and stairs rising to the first floor landing, as well as a door leading into the 7.94 x 3.11m kitchen/dining room. Here there is ample space for food preparation and dining, with the cosy nature of the room is further enhanced by another woodburning stove inset into a stone surround. Accessed from the kitchen, is a useful walk-in larder/pantry measuring 3.02 x 1.58m. A further door from the kitchen leads into the utility room with sink, large storage cupboard and downstairs WC with hand basin, and the central heating boiler. There is an external door to the side of the property, and access into the 3.85 x 3.69m family room. 

On the first floor, there is a large landing space which gives access into the majority of the rooms and has an airing cupboard. The master bedroom measures 5.23 x 2.89m and enjoys built-in wardrobe space and an en-suite shower room. All the other bedrooms on the first floor are doubles, with the smallest bedroom measuring 3.03 x 2.67m. In total on the first floor there are five good-sized bedrooms. There is a further room which lends itself ideally to a home office or study, but could be used as a small single bedroom if necessary, measuring 3.00 x 1.64m. There is a large family bathroom, and a smaller shower room on the first floor as well. 


The annexe at Cwm Edw enjoys private access from the front of the property, and is a comfortable first floor apartment adjoining the main residence, formerly the granary of the inn. The accommodation briefly comprises a multi-functional kitchen/reception room with plenty of space for food preparation and cooking, dining and relaxing, with the feature of the room being the woodburning stove in the centre of the seating area. There are two double bedrooms to the front of the building, and the family bathroom is accessed from the landing. Another feature of this delightful self-contained annexe is that to the rear of the property there is a lovely balcony, which enjoys views over the gardens and grounds of Cwm Edw, to the stunning Mid-Wales scenery beyond. 


Cwm Edw has the benefit of the aforementioned garage, which forms part of the ground floor of the annexe. There is also a further entrance next to the garage door, which leads to a former cow shed, and a garden store accessed from the rear of the property. The property benefits from large riverside gardens with gated access to the front, having ample space for additional parking, greenhouses, and raised beds, all gently leading down to the river. The river is a haven of wildlife and flows all year round, whilst river bank is a designated SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest). There is also a small wildlife pond. The grounds are predominantly found to the north and east of the property, and are well-fenced into paddocks with gated access, and are a mix of being gently sloping and flat. 

This is a fantastic and rare opportunity to purchase a superbly proportioned family home, with a wealth of character and charm. Viewings are highly recommended to appreciate in full.

Telephone & Broadband: Telephone- subject to BT transfer regulations. According to comparethemarket.com the property has a broadband speed of: 65.55 Mbps (average speed of Mbps).

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Positioned between Builth Wells and Llandrindod Wells, the Village of Franksbridge is an extremely popular location nestled in the hillside offering community spirit and a well-thought of primary school. Builth itself 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. 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.

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