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Rose Villa, Bwlch-Y-Sarnau,
Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5ND

5 Bedroom Detached House - FREEHOLD

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Property Description

Property Features

  • Three Bedroom Character Stone Cottage
  • Separate Modern Two Bedroom Barn Conversion
  • Two Large Gardens with Pond
  • Planning Permission for a 2/3 Bedroomed Holiday Cabin
  • Rural Hamlet Location and Views
  • Possibility and Permisson to Separate
  • Income/ Rental Potential
  • Easily Altered to One 5 Bedroomed Dwelling
  • Ample Parking for Both Properties
  • EPC D & D

The Property

This really is two for the price of one!

Rose Villa Cottage is a traditional Stone built Welsh cottage that has been lovingly renovated and modernised by the current owners, there is a wonderful modern Kitchen/ Dining Room, cosy Living Room and downstairs WC.

On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a newly fitted bathroom leading off a central landing.

Adjoining the Cottage, (giving the option for the two properties to be used as one), is Rose Villa Barn. This has an entirely different feel to the Cottage, with a large open plan living space with vaulted ceilings, modern kitchen and wall mounted radiators. This space opens directly into a wonderful Conservatory which floods the space with light and provides views over the garden and countryside beyond.
There are two double bedrooms and a contemporary Bathroom.


The property sits alongside the quite country lane into the village.
There is a shared drive way entrance that leads into two separate gravelled parking areas with ample parking for 3 or more cars each.
Each property has its own garden.
The garden for Rose Villa Cottage has been thoughtfully landscaped and planted for ease of maintenance, there is a stream running through the bottom of the garden with a foot bridge over to a further wooded garden.
Rose Vila Barn has the large of the gardens with a large wildlife pond with timber decking.
Both garden have been well stocked with mature shrubs and trees to create secluded seating area to enjoy the garden and the views over the neighbouring farm land.

The Location

The property is located in the rural hamlet of Bwlch-y-Sarnau which has a strong rural community with a local pub down the road at nearby Pant-y-Dwr, which hosts a wonderful annual country show. Rhayader is within a 15 minute car drive and offers a wide range of amenities such as shops, cafes, hair dressers, pubs, a dentist, petrol station, school and leisure centre. The area is best known for its spectacular beauty and its reservoirs and dams in the Elan Valley, perfect for country walks and taking in the fresh air.

Llandrindod Wells, which is a 25 minute drive from the property 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 owing to the picturesque surrounding countryside and mixture of beautiful Victorian and Edwardian town houses, which overshadow the winding streets of many independent and well-known chained stores. Served by the Arriva Heart of Wales Line which links Shrewsbury and Swansea, 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 and a comprehensive secondary school and six form. As mentioned Llandrindod Wells offers a great deal of everyday essentials, with an excellent range of independent retailers and a number of supermarkets chains, farm materials, banks, electrical stores and a large array of bars and restaurants with further facilities for commerce, leisure, shopping and education available at Builth Wells and further a field Brecon.

Accommodation List 

Rose Villa 


Entrance Hall - 5.71m x 0.95m (18'8" x 3'1") 

Kitchen/ Dining Room - 5.37m x 2.66m (17'7" x 8'8") 

Living Room - 5.26m x 3.32m (17'3" x 10'10") 

Porch - 1.66m x 1.16m (5'5" x 3'9") 

Wc - 1.66m x 1.15m (5'5" x 3'9") 


Bedroom One - 4.11m x 2.75m (13'5" x 9'0") 

Bedroom Two - 3.41m x 2.67m (11'2" x 8'9") 

Bedroom Three - 2.73m x 2.60m (8'11" x 8'6") 

Bathroom - 3.10m x 2.50m (10'2" x 8'2") 

Rose Villa Barn 

Open Plan Living Space - 5.5m x 5.25m overall (18'0" x 17'2" overall) 

Conservatory - 4.82m x 3.92m (15'9" x 12'10") 

Bedroom One - 3.64m x 3.28m (11'11" x 10'9") 

Bedroom Two - 3.65m x 2.44m (11'11" x 8'0") 

Bathroom - 2.23m x 1.78m (7'3" x 5'10") 


We are informed the property is connected to mains water and electricity. Both properties share a private septic tank drainage system.


Rose Villa has the benefit of LPG gas fired central heating. Rose Villa Barn has a seperated Oil fired central heating system with an external boiler.

Council Tax

Powys County Council - Rose Villa- Band D. Rose Villa Barn- Band C.


We are informed the property is of freehold tenure.

Planning Permissons

There is active permission in place to build a 2/3 Bedroomed Holiday Cabin in the Grounds. Details can be found via Powys County Councils planning department using the following reference P/2008/1526.
There is also permission in place for the two properties to be legally spilt and to form their own entities if the purchase so wished.

Please Note - The current vendor runs a small scale plant nursey which adjoins the property, they have their own residential Cabin which they intend to keep. It is their intension to retire and close the business once the property has sold.

Nearest Towns

Rhayader Approximately 8 miles

Llandrindod Wells- Approximately 12.2 miles

Newtown- Approximately 14.1 miles

Notice: The Property Misdescriptions Act

Holters for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1. These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessors and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each term of them. 3. The vendors or lessors do not make or give, and neither do Holters for themselves nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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