Upper Chapel, Brecon, Powys, LD3 9RG
Beautifully presented modernised cottage, set in about 0.9 acres of landscape gardens which include large wildlife pond, Japanese Tea House, wonderful seating areas and extensive areas of lawns, ideal for those keen gardeners. This lovely country cottage, enjoys 3 reception rooms, kitchen and a versatile first floor with 2 bedrooms, together with useful playroom/office.
Description Maes Coed is a detached period cottage which has been extensively modernised and extended by the present owners over the last 20 years. This beautiful property provides versatile accommodation having 3 rooms at first floor, two of which are bedrooms and the third an Office/Playroom, together with family bathroom. At ground floor are two traditional sitting areas, a kitchen, a lovely sun lounge with bi-fold doors opening onto the garden together with ground floor bathroom.
The property benefits from an LPG central heating system but also enjoys solar pv panels to the roof which provide supplemented electricity and enjoy the benefit of a government financial subsidy.
A particular feature of this property are the fantastic grounds, estimated at approximately 0.9 of an acre which are surrounded by woodland on three sides.
Mainly laid to lawn with an arrangement of beautiful features including shrubs, Japanese Tea House, seating areas and of particular note a large wild life pond which attracts a variety of animals, which have been known to include an otter.
Location Maes Coed is located about half way between the market towns of Brecon and Builth Wells, just outside the small hamlet of Upper Chapel. The area surrounding the property is known for its beautiful scenery and not too far away the large areas of open common and the Eppynt ranges. Upper Chapel has a village hall whilst nearby facilities are to be found in Brecon or Builth Wells; both having supermarkets, secondary and primary schools etc. A greater choice of facilities can be found in Brecon which include Leisure Centre complex, Theatre, Cinema etc. The larger cities of Cardiff, Swansea, Hereford are all within an hour's drive of Brecon Brecon. Builth Wells known for the Royal Welsh Show ground also benefits the Mid Wales train link.
Walk Inside Approached via a set of bi-fold doors leading into a beautifully presented sun lounge with exposed ceiling timbers, attractive tiled flooring with electric underfloor heating and opening into the sitting room with attractive tiled flooring, timbered walling to dado rail, Smeg wall mounted LPG gas fire and French doors to the parking area. The kitchen is to be found centrally within the house, having a modern fitted kitchen with units on two sides incorporating cupboard and drawer space, integrated double oven and electric hob with hood over; built-in microwave, fridge and freezer, double bowl sink, useful pantry cupboard, door to garden and further door into the Sitting Room, which has a natural stone fire breast to one wall, with recessed fireplace and inset multi-fuel stove, tiled flooring and French door leading to garden patio. Off the sun lounge is a small corridor which leads into a ground floor bathroom with shower cubicle, low level wc and wash basin.
First Floor The first floor has a versatile layout having a good sized double bedrooms to one end with windows to both front and rear, the south facing window overlooking the garden, with oak veneered flooring extending into the hallway and other bedrooms. The second bedroom has windows to both elevations and the family bathroom incorporates a corner bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and low level wc, with fully tiled walls. An extremely useful study/playroom is located centrally within the house, enjoying continuation of the veneered oak flooring, over stairs built-in cupboard and a feature opening looking down into the sun room at ground floor level.
Walk Outside A particular feature of this beautiful country cottage are the lovely gardens, estimated at approx. 0.9 of an acre in a rectangular shaped plot which backs on to traditional woodland. The gardens are mostly laid to lawn with a great selection of mature beds and bushes and superb garden pond which attracts an abundance of wildlife including otters. The Japanese Tea house forms an attractive feature overlooking the pond. Immediately to the rear of the house is a car port with an extended roof structure that provides an outdoor seating area and beyond a further car port, ideal for a camper van or caravan, together with garden shed and covered areas. The gardens are well known within the area for their beautiful up keep and selection of shrubs and bushes. The gardens are well known within the area for their beautiful up keep and selection of shrubs and bushes.