Felindre, Brecon, Powys


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Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Black Mountains enjoying the most fantastic panoramic views. Offering tremendous development potential with a quaint 2 bed cottage, 2 large stone barns currently used as a bunkhouse and tack barn, self-contained bungalow and timber chalet surrounded by 13.34 acres of pasture with hill grazing rights. Situated in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. 13.34 acres of land (A further 10.91 acres available see attached plan)


The sale of Lower Cwmcadarn Farm represents a rare and very exciting opportunity to acquire a stunning rural residence in the foothills of the Black Mountains within the Brecon Beacons National Park. Lower Cwmcadarn offers the most terrific outlook with magnificent views towards the mountain range and over the Wye Valley.

In recent years, the property has been utilised as holiday accommodation for groups and individuals alongside a successful trekking enterprise. With its vast range of stone buildings and outbuildings there is a terrific development opportunity to continue such a facility or be transformed into a wonderful family home. The property provides a vast array of accommodation to include the original two bedroom cottage, large bunkhouse, a self-contained bungalow, the tack barn and a timber chalet which is surrounded by 13.34 acres of pasture.

A further and adjoining 10.91 acres is available. Only 2.4 miles off the A438 trunk road at Three Cocks, the potential that this property offers is endless. The land has the benefit of a very useful hill grazing right on to the Black Mountains.


Lower Cwmcadarn is approached via its own private drive which is accessed from a council maintained single track highway. The property is situated in a tranquil location just above the village of Felindre. Felindre is a small rural hamlet that has the benefit of a village hall and popular rural Public House. The market towns of Hay-on-Wye and Talgarth are only a short drive away which collectively offer good town amenities with a good choice of restaurants, café's, local shops, garage's, schools and medical centres. The larger towns of Brecon and Abergavenny are a short distance further having the majority of services one would usually expect to find.

Cwmcadarn Cottage

Cwmcadarn Cottage is situated at the heart of the property and consists of a stone constructed two bedroom residence. The property retains many of its original features and comprises a reception room, lounge, kitchen, downstairs bathroom and two bedrooms of the first floor.

Briefly the accommodation comprises the following:

Hallway (1.19m x 1.45m)

Lounge (3.58m x 4.58m) with stone surround fireplace and wood burning stove.

Reception Room (4.60m x 2.95m)

Kitchen (2.17m x 4.67m) with fitted units & worktops

Downstairs bathroom (2.68m x 2.24) with w.c. Shower, bath, handbasin with tiled surround

Utility (2.50m x 6.14m overall) with fitted units, worktops and sink.

Staircase leading to:

Bedroom One (3.4m x 4.66m)

Bedroom Two (2.97m x 4.65m)

The Bungalow

Adjoining the cottage is the property known as the bungalow, which currently provides three bedroom accommodation and has been used for staffing purposes. This property would make an ideal extension to Cwmcadarn Cottage and would provide some of the most fantastic views down the valley.

Briefly the accommodation comprises the following:

Kitchen/Diner (3.09m x 4.80m) with fitted wall and floor units and space for white goods

Lounge Room (3.09m x 2.91m) with double doors on to a veranda

Bedroom One (3.17m x 2.92m)

Bedroom Two (3.11m x 3.51m)

Bedroom Three (3.51m x 3.19m)

Shower Room (3.04m x 1.20m) tiled with shower, handbasin and w.c.

The Bunk House

A former farm building, this stone constructed barn has been converted into a large bunkhouse that provides self-contained accommodation for 32 persons. On the ground floor the property comprises a fully kitted kitchen with stainless steel worktops & units, a food preparation area, large dining room and games & relaxation area. On the first floor there are four separate rooms that provide sleeping accommodation for 32 persons.

Briefly the accommodation comprises the following:

Hallway (1.43m x 4.53m)

Kitchen area (2.86m x 4.58m) with tiled floor, stainless steel units and hand basin

Food preparation area (5.19m x 3.25m)

Dining Room (8.49m x 6.17m) tiled floor.

Lounge & Games Room (7.10m x 4.57m)

Outside stairway leading to first floor:

Communal Seating area (10.41m x 2.44m)

Bedroom One (6.46m x 3.59m)

Bedroom Two (6.66m x 3.31m)

Bedroom Three (6.64m x 3.46m)

Bedroom Four (6.61 x 3.46) with terrific views toward the Black Mountains.

Tack Barn

Tack Barn is a detached stone constructed traditional barn which could potentially be converted into a fabulous residence with its prominent position and positive outlook over the Wye Valley. Currently the property is utilised as part of the trekking business to provide sleeping accommodation for 16 persons and to store the saddlery equipment. This building also contains the main shower and washroom facilities for overnight and daytime visitors.

Briefly the accommodation comprises the following:

Equipment storage room (5.95m x 5.38m) with traditional stone slab flooring.

Ajoining Tack Room (3.17m x 5.83m) with separate loft area above

Gentlemens Washroom (3.39m x 6.44m) with separate shower areas and w.c's

Ladies Washroom (6.54m x 3.8m) with separate shower cubicles, w.c's and hand basins

Day Visitor Washroom (1.78m x 3.47m)

External Staiway leading to:

Landing area (1.36m x 4.27m)

Bedroom One (6.44m x 3.18m)

Bedroom Two (5.04m x 2.08m)

Bedroom Three (5.01 x 2.08)

Timber Chalet (staff block)

This a large timber constructed property that is currently used to provide staff offices and sleeping accommodation for the trekking business. Again this building offers significant development opportunity for other potential uses subject to planning consent.

Briefly this building offers accommodation to include an office, kitchen, lounge area and four separate bedrooms with additional shower room and utility area. The overall floor area extends to 117 square metres (5.89m x 19.89m).

The Land & Outbuildings

Lower Cwmcadarn Farm has the benefit of 13.34 acres of land that surrounds the homestead on all sides. The land is in good heart, well fenced and has been used for grazing purposes. It is easily accessible and is ideal for pony paddocks or some other recreational purpose. A further benefit to the land are the grazing rights on the Black Mountains. All of the enclosures have the benefit of a piped water supply.

Additional Land Available There is an additional and adjoining 10.91 acres of pastureland available, as denoted on the attached plan, for the sum of £80,000.

Land Schedule

Please note that all land schedules have been derived from the Welsh Assembly's Basic Payment Maps. The land plan included within this brochure is purely for identification purposes only and is not to scale. Title Deed plans will be available from the vendors' solicitors.


The land lies between 200 and 250 metres above sea level.

Timber, Woodland, Sporting and Mineral Rights

As far as we are aware these are included within the sale but are to be confirmed.


The property has the benefit of a Borehole supply which is filtered through a UV and sediment system and is tested on a regular basis. The property has the benefit of private septic tank drainage, mains electricity and telephone connection. The heating and hot water to the Cottage, the Bungalow and Bunkhouse are provided via an oil-fired boiler. The Cottage also has the benefit of a solar panel system that provides hot water. The heating and hot water is provided by a gas system to Tack Barn and the Chalet.

Council Tax

Lower Cwmcadarn Cottage Powys County Council Band E (domestic rates). Bunkhouse etc Total R.V £11,000.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all easements, quasi easements, wayleaves and rights of way both declared and undeclared.

Town and Country Planning

The property is offered subject to any development plans, tree preservation orders, ancient orders, public rights-of-way, town planning schedules or resolutions which may be or may come into force. The purchasers will be deemed to have full knowledge of these and have satisfied themselves as to the effects such matters have on the property.

Plans. Areas and Schedules

These are based on Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Boundaries, Roads and Fences

These are based on Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.


Directions to Lower Cwmcadarn Farm will be provided when a viewing is arranged. Viewings are strictly by appointment only and must be made by contacting the agents first.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings are strictly by appointment and must be arranged through the sole selling agents Sunderlands.

Contact Tel: 01497 822 522

Office opening hours:


Out of hours:

Matthew Nicholls: 07811 521 267

Harry Aldrich-Blake: 07717 410 757

Health and Safety

Please be aware that this is a fully working and active business. In respect of Covid-19 regulations we insist viewers adhere to all health guidelines and precautions and bring their own gloves, masks and hand sanitiser. We advise all viewers to take extra care when making an inspection of the property. Viewing is undertaken solely at your own risk and neither the agents or the owners of the property take any responsibility for any injury or health issue howsoever caused.

Money Laudering

As a result of anti-money laundering legislation all persons offering for the property should include a copy of the following documentation:

1. Photo ID for example Passport or Driving Licence. 2.Residential ID for example current Utility Bill.

Misrepresentations Acts

(a) The property is sold with all faults and defects (if any), whether in good condition or otherwise and neither the Vendors nor

Sunderlands, the Agents for the Vendors, shall be in any way responsible for such faults and defects, or for any statements contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said Agents.

(b) The purchaser shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into this contract in reliance on any of the said statements that he has satisfied himself,

as to the contents of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise, and that no warranty or representation has been made by the Vendors or the said Agents in relation to, or in connection with the property.

(c) Any error, omission or misstatement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor give either party any cause for action.

(d) All measurements and distances are approximate. The electrical, drainage, water and heating installations have not been tested by the Agents. (The normal enquiry is carried out by the purchaser's Solicitors and the type of inspection undertaken by a purchaser's surveyor have not been carried out by the selling agents for the purchase or preparation of these particulars). Interested perspective purchasers are recommended to obtain an independent survey report on this property.


In the event that there are any variance between these particulars and the contract of sale, then the latter shall apply.

Important Notice

These particulars are set out as a guide only. They are intended to give a fair description of the property but may not be relied upon as a statement or a representation of facts. These particulars are produced in good faith and are inevitably subjective and do not form part of any contract. No persons in the employment of Sunderlands has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

HEAD OFFICE: Offa House, St Peters Square, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2PQ

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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