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Lower Cefn Penarth, Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1

5 bedroom property for sale

A fabulous equestrian property sitting in a breath-taking position. A beautiful 5 bedroom farmhouse, extensive stabling and outbuildings, over 26 acres of paddocks and grounds including woodland. Long barn with planning for conversion to residential. EPC E

Former stud farm with up to 26.5 acres
Five bedroom farmhouse
Extensive stabling
Variety of outbuildings
Long barn with planning permission for conversion
Breath-taking views
The ideal equestrian property

Lower Cefn Penarth is a former Stud Farm located within the heart of Wales. With 26.5 acres (available with less land if required) & extensive stabling it truly is an equestrian gem; ideal for those wishing to relocate to a stunning position in one of the Country's most beautiful counties whilst conveniently positioned to access the whole of Wales or into England's Midlands.

The surrounding countryside is simply stunning and typical of what mid-Wales has to offer. Numerous walks, bridle paths and fishing opportunities are complimented by the outstanding natural beauty of the area. The Brecon Beacons are just 45 minutes away to the south and the coast at Aberystwyth is a little over 1 hour's drive away to the west. Hay on Wye, with its renowned Literary Festival is some 45 minutes away and further afield the M5 motorway is located 1 ½ hours' drive to the east, providing access to the rest of the UK mainland.

Lower Cefn Penarth is located just outside the village of Cross Gates, a charming village in Powys, mid Wales, in the historic county of Radnorshire. The Village provides a host of village amenities including a Primary School, Petrol Station and Shop, whereas Llandrindod Wells, approximately 4 miles distant, provides a wider range of amenities including a range of shops, schools and leisure facilities.

The Royal Welsh Showground is a short distance away, as are several equestrian centre providing addition facilities to enjoy.

The Farmhouse…
Understood to be built in 1921, the Farmhouse at Lower Cefn Penarth is a handsome and imposing property. Entered through the front door there is a welcoming entrance hall flanked by a beautiful dining room which has a beautiful fireplace with carved wooden surround and mantel.

To the other side of the hall is the and a spacious sitting room which has lovely high ceilings with several windows adding to the light and airy space. The far-reaching views across the paddocks and onto the countryside beyond are captivating. A log burner provides comfort and warmth for the colder months.

A door leads through into the kitchen which has a range of floor and wall mounted units and a brick inglenook with tiled splashback housing an Esse range oven. There is space for a separate cooker and beyond the returned work surface there is ample space for a breakfast table.
A rear lobby provides access to a useful study and a conservatory which overlooks the stable yard and outbuildings. There is a useful boot room which doubles as a rear entrance and utility room.

From the entrance hall stairs lead to the first floor landing which has five double bedrooms all served by a family bathroom which has a corner bath, WC, washbasin and there is a shower room adjacent.

We understand that the roof space is substantial and may be suitable for further conversion, subject to the relevant permissions.

There are numerous outbuildings located to the rear of the farmhouse. With 12 standard stables, 2 foaling boxes with CCTV cameras, 4 livestock pens large enough to house stallions, garaging, agricultural sheds and barns all located around a stable yard this is a facility designed with thought for ease of use.

There is power and water to all areas and all outbuildings have been kept and maintained to a high standard.

Access to turnout and holding paddocks is convenient and immediate for the most part with some of the paddocks being located over the lane to the front of the farmhouse.

There is direct lane access and a track leads to the rear fields.
The Long House is located to the rear of the stable yard. This stone barn is currently used for storage and has space on two floors. Planning permission has been granted for conversion into a stunning 3 bedroom residential property which will maintain many of the original features such as the fireplaces, the bread oven and the welsh stone walls. Full planning permission has been granted in 2012 and has since been activated. This has been acknowledged by Powys County Council – the planning application number is P/2012/1116 and further details are available online through the local council's website. Converting the Long House will provide a variety of options, such as holiday accommodation, rental potential, ancillary accommodation etc.

The Land extends to approximately 26.5, mainly pasture land with a gentle southerly gradient. There is a little over one acre of amenity woodland. A large proportion of the land benefits from road frontage due to the location of the lane dissecting the land. All paddocks benefit from either mains or natural water supply and fall within an Environmentally Sensitive Area.

The property benefits from enjoying common grazing rights on nearby Penybont Common.

Permission was granted for a "General purpose cattle & implement shed" on the top paddock on 20/06/2014 however this lapses in June 2019, notification number AGRI20140058.

All items not mentioned within the confines of these sales particulars are excluded from the sale, however may be available by separate negotiation.

The property will be sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all easements, rights of way and wayleaves.

The property is being sold Freehold with vacant possession

The property benefits from mains electricity and water but with private drainage. Oil fired central heating.The property has access to broadband. Services have not been tested by the agents. Council Tax Band G. Energy Rating E.

A footpath runs across the paddocks to the front of the farmhouse. This can be identified on Ordanance Survey and Landranger plans or on the local authority website.

The property currently benefits from Single Farm Payments however these entitlements are not transferred with the sale and it is the buyers responsibility to make suitable investigations with the Welsh Assembly Government.

The property may be available with less land if required.

Strictly by appointment through the selling agents, Nock Deighton Country Homes - Contact Hazel Price or Ross D'Aniello on 01584 875 555 for more information or alternatively email

From Penybont take the A44 towards Rhayader. After the river and the Midway Nurseries Garden Centre, take the next right turn. Proceed for 50 yards and bear left at the chapel. Continue along the lane for 0.8 mile and the property will be located on the right-hand side. Parking is available to left of the farmhouse.

From Penybont take the A44 towards Rhayader. After the river and the Midway Nurseries Garden Centre, take the next right turn. Proceed for 50 yards and bear left at the chapel. Continue along the lane for 0.8 mile and the property will be located on the right-hand side. Parking is available to left of the farmhouse.

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