Porthamel Cottage, Nr Talgarth, Brecon, Powys


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A delightful semi-detached cottage, beautifully presented with a large parking area, brick outbuilding and sitting in approximately 1.5 acres of land


2 Porthamel Cottage is a delightful semi-detached house set in approximately 1.5 acres of level grounds with pasture and the potential for further land by separate negotiation. There is a large and level parking area with a separate building with a useful studio and an en-suite shower room. The property offers excellent potential for further extension subject to planning.


2 Porthamel Cottage is found midway between Brecon and Hay-on-Wye, which is set at the foot of The Black Mountains with access to an excellent range of local facilities and services including shops, public house, butchers, doctors' surgery and sports facilities all being found in the nearby town of Talgarth, approx 1 miles away. The larger town of Hay-on-Wye offers excellent shopping, leisure facilities and is world renowned for its annual Literary Festival.

The Accommodation

The property can be accessed by the front door or through a door directly into the kitchen.

The kitchen offers an excellent range of fitted units, an electric oven and hob, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a large fridge freezer and ample workspace. A doorway leads through into the open plan sitting / dining room where there is a window to the front aspect and two windows to the side, an inner window looking into the kitchen and a fireplace with a wood burning stove.

Accessed separately from the sitting room there is a downstairs cloakroom with a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a radiator.

Adjacent to the front door there is a staircase which leads to the first floor landing. On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom.


Entering through the close boarded gateway, there is a large parking and turning area with an outside tap adjacent to the house. The grounds open up to the north east with wonderful views down the valley and steps down into the level paddock areas. Overall the property is set in approximately 1.5 acres and the paddocks are divided into three separate enclosures, ideal for ponies or a small head of stock.

Leading along the north western boundary there is also a stream. The land is well fenced and has galvanised 5 bar gates.

There is further concrete hard-standing where the kennel buildings will be removed.

Outbuilding and Studio

There is an outbuilding of brick construction with a clay tile roof which is separated into a useful studio with an en-suite shower room. The remainder of the building is used as storage which has power and lighting.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

We are advised that the property is connected to mains electricity, mains gas, a shared private water supply and gas fired central heating. Please note the services or service installations have not been tested.

Council Tax Band

Powys Council Band C.


Proceed to the village of Glasbury-on-Wye on the B4350 whereas in Glasbury this amends to the A438. Continue on the A438 until you reach pass through the village of Three Cocks and take the left hand turn signposted to Talgarth. Continue on this road and 2 Porthamel Cottage is found as the first pair of cottages on the right hand side, approximately mile from the junction, as indicated by the agents For Sale board.


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

Contact tel: 01497 822522

Office opening hours:

Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm.

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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