Boughrood, Brecon, Powys


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A delightful 4 bedroom detached house, offering well presented accommodation. Found in a stunning rural location. Set in a large garden with extensive outbuildings.


Castle Cottage is a charming rural property found in a stunning location with delightful views surrounding. The property is set just on the edge of Boughrood village in the heart of the Upper Wye Valley. The property offers extensive and versatile four bedroom accommodation with extra ground floor reception rooms with the potential to form annexe accommodation. There are also two large outbuildings offering excellent garage and workshop space.


Castle Cottage is located just above Boughrood village. The villages of Boughrood and Llyswen straddle the River Wye with the A470 passing through the village of Llyswen. The local facilities offered between the villages comprise a petrol station, a primary school, village stores, village hall, a café, two public houses and two churches.

Overall, this is a thriving community with lots of recreational activities. Both Brecon and Hay-on-Wye are approximately a twenty minute drive away, both of which have a wide range of services and facilities.

Hay-on-Wye is a bustling market town being very popular with tourists and is

renowned as the town of books for its wealth of second-hand book shops as well as other individual boutiques, shops, restaurants, cafés and range of public houses and is known the world over for its annual literary festival held in the Spring each year.

The Black Mountains offer excellent walking and riding whilst the Offa's Dyke is a popular route for walkers.

The nearest railway station is located at Abergavenny, which is 23 miles and the nearest motorway link to the M4 can be found at Newport (42 miles). Hereford station is approximately 50 minutes drive away.


The property is entered through the front door into the entrance hallway with a large cloak cupboard immediately to the left-hand side. To the right there is a door which leads into the sitting room with windows to two aspects, a woodburning effect gas fire and natural wooden flooring. On the ground floor there is also a dining room with a doorway leading into a playroom which could also be used as a bedroom. A further room off the dining room is currently used as an office.

The handmade kitchen is of excellent proportion with ample worktop space, drawer and cupboard storage with electric oven and five ring induction hob, integrated microwave and dishwasher, sink with window looking out to the stunning views and space for a large double width fridge. From the kitchen there is a bathroom with shower, corner bath, toilet and wash-hand basin. Also from the kitchen, a doorway leads out to the rear porch with doors to both sides of the property and a corridor giving access to a utility room and larder. A further doorway leads to a downstairs wet room and gives direct access into one of the garage / workshops.

From the entrance hall a staircase leads to the first-floor landing which gives access to all four bedrooms, a family bathroom with panel bath, close-coupled w.c and wash basin, and a further room currently used as a dressing room.


The property is approached from the village lane into an extensive brick pave and tarmac driveway with lawn flanking both side and a further driveway which leads to the double outbuilding.

Immediately to the front of the house the workshop (9.00m x 8.00m) has an electric up and over door, mezzanine storage areas and w.c with a concrete floor, power, lighting and further window to the side.

The second outbuilding is a portal frame structure (10.37m x 8.05m) with concrete block walls, concrete floor, two electric roller doors, two gallery storage areas, power supply and lighting.

Immediately to the side of the house there is a raised decking BBQ area taking advantage of the stunning views and the gently sloping lawns lead to the north of the property with interspersed trees and shrubs. At the back of the property there is also an enclosed vegetable garden with raised beds.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax Band

Band G Powys County Council.


We are informed that the property is connected to mains electricity and water, septic tank drainage and oil-fired central heating. There is also a three-phase electric supply to the main outbuilding. Please note the services or service installations have not been tested.

Energy Performance Certificate



From Hay-on-Wye take the B4350 towards Brecon. Continue to Glasbury-on-Wye and then continue on the A438, signposted towards Brecon. Passing through Three Cocks take the right hand turn, signposted to Builth Wells on the A4079 and continue to the roundabout. Take the second exit which is signposted to Builth Wells and continue into the village of Llyswen. Proceed through Llyswen and adjacent to The Bridge Inn public house turn right and continue over the bridge staying on this village road through Boughrood. Continue up the hill and turn left where the road bears sharp right. Continue along this lane where the property will be found at the top of the hill on the right prior to the turning for Cornhill.

Viewing and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the sole selling agents Sunderlands.

Contact tel: 01497 822522.

Office opening hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 Sat 9.00-12.00

Out of hours contact:

Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

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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