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Upper Llaithddu Farmhouse, Llathddu,
Near Llandrindod Wells, LD1

Bedroom Detached Property - FREEHOLD

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Property Description

  • A Unique Development Opportunity
  • Restoration of the Farmhouse and Conversion of 3 Traditional Barns
  • Set in a Picturesque, Rural Position
  • Planning for 4 Barn Conversions
  • Planning for a 2 Storey Extension to the Farmhouse
  • Stunning, Panoramic Views over the Mid Wales Countryside
  • Further Land Available via Separate Negotiation
  • Just 11 Miles From Newtown


Holters are delighted to offer perspective buyers the unique opportunity to purchase this exciting development located within the heart of rural Mid Wales, amongst stunning scenery and open countryside as far as the eye can see.

Once an active small holding, Upper Llaithddu has been granted full planning permission by Powys County Council to transform the original farmhouse and array of derelict out-buildings into a total of 5 dwellings to include the complete renovation of the existing farmhouse with a modern 2 story extension, transforming the property into an impressive 4 bedroom family home, and four barns into three 2 bedroom residential dwellings and one 1 bedroom dwelling. All properties will also have the added bonus of secure garaging, gardens and designated off road parking.

Located in a rural, scenic position in Mid Wales and close to the residential hamlet of Llaithddu, overall this wonderful opportunity to develop a cluster of traditional country buildings into modern 21st century homes, whether it be permanent occupation dwellings, holiday cottages or second homes, is an exciting project from any serious developer.

Peaceful, but certainly not secluded Upper Llaithddu Farm is set in an elevated position and enjoys panoramic views over the surroundings and fronts onto a council maintained lane. The A483 which runs between the vibrant towns of Llandrindod Wells and Newtown is found approx. 2 miles away and provides easy access to an extensive range of educational, recreational and retail facilities in both towns.

Upper Llaithddu Farmhouse

Set at the head of the development, this tired, Grade II listed property has been empty for a number of year and has been granted full planning permission to convert the dwelling back to its former glory to include a new two storey rear extension. Once complete the property will be a large 4 bedroom, 2 reception room and 2 bathroom family home with a spacious kitchen diner, separate utility and the added bonus of a detached garage. South west facing Upper Llaithddu Farmhouse also benefits beautiful, unspoilt frontward views over the surrounding Welsh countryside.

Barn Conversion One (Unit 1)

Located on the right hand side of the development as you enter from the roadside, Barn Conversion One (Unit 1) has planning permission for a detached, 2 bedroom dwelling with architectural drawings currently including a large open plan, kitchen, dining living room, a bathroom, a useful lean-to store and an attached 3 bay carport/garage. The property will also offer designated off road parking and a private rear garden bordering onto the open countryside and extending to approx. 0.04 acres.

Barn Conversion Two & Three (Units 2 & 3)

Located on the left hand side of the development as you enter from the roadside (west side), Barn Conversion Two (Unit 2) has planning permission for a semi-detached, 2 bedroom dwelling with architectural drawings currently including a large open plan, kitchen, dining living room, a bathroom and en-suite to master. Adjoining the property Barn Conversion Three (Unit 3) is currently outlined as a 1 bedroom dwelling to include a bathroom and an open plan, kitchen, dining living room. Both properties will offer designated off road parking, private garages and rear gardens bordering onto the open countryside extending to a combined total of approx. 0.5 acres.

Barn Conversion Four (Unit Four)

Centrally positioned within the development and between Units 1 & 2, Barn Conversion Four (Unit 4) will be a stone built dwelling to include 2 bedrooms, an open plan kitchen, dining living room, 1 bathroom and an en-suite to the master. The property will also benefit from a cloak cupboard and a useful storage area on a second floor above the bathroom and bedroom two. Alike the other conversions Unit 4 will also include a private garage, designated off road parking and a rear garden extending to approx. 0.05 acres.

The Location

As mentioned previously Upper Llaithddu Farm is found amongst the rolling hills of rural Mid Wales in a peaceful and tranquil setting miles away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Offering a relaxed, laid-back lifestyle the property is situated on the outskirts of the hamlet of Llaithddu, just 11 miles south of the market town of Newtown. The largest town in Powys, Newtown is situated approximately 10 miles from the Wales-England border and offers an extensive range of retail, recreational and educational facilities. Served by Arriva Trains Wales Newtown is easily accessible by Rail and holds several local bus services along with a daily returning National Express coach. There is outstanding education available in the area, with 8 junior/ infant schools including a special need school, and Newtown High School & Sixth Form which was recently granted an 'Outstanding' award in a recent inspection. Newtown also hosts a post school college – Coleg Powys, which offers a wide range of vocational courses from Hair & Beauty to Agriculture. Newtown also offers a great deal of everyday essentials, with shops that include, farm materials, banks, supermarkets, electrical stores and a large array of bars and restaurants. If you like to spend your time soaking up some local culture Newtown plays host to a theatre – Theatre Hafren, a museum-The Robert Owen Museum and Oriel Davies Gallery, a major public gallery of wales, which is home to national and international art and craft. If you are somebody that likes to participate in leisure activities and sports at any level, Newtown is an ideal place for you, with Welsh premier league Side Newtown who play their home football at Llatham Park, that recently secured a Europa League qualifying spot, to a wide selection of local clubs who play in organized leagues within Wales. Newtown holds several other sports clubs including Rugby, Bowls, Cricket, Tennis and a Basketball club who have recently been reformed as the Mid- Wales Basketball Club. The town also has a selection of gymnasiums and a thriving running scene.

General Information

Powys County Council granted full permission for the full renovation of Upper Llaithddu Farm in 2006 ref -

PR647300 (Dated: 10 October 2006) - Conversion of redundant barns to 4 residential units, alterations to existing access and installation of 2 septic tanks.

PR647301 (Dated: 02 October 2006) - Re-roofing, re-pointing, replace timber boarding, provision of windows and doors in existing openings, and other internal & external repairs and alterations to facilitate conversion to dwellings.

PR647302 (Dated: 10 November 2006) - Removal of existing corrugated steel extension and erection of a 2 storey extension and alterations to Upper Llaithddu Farmhouse.

PR647303 (Dated 10 November 2006) - Remove iron cladding to annexe and replace with timbers; Replace corrugated iron roof with slate; Re-arrange external doors and windows to annexe and internal layout and other internal and external alterations to Upper Llaithddu Farmhouse.

Please contact us to discuss the planning permission and proposed drawings in further detail or arrange access to view the plans in our office.


All of the dwellings will have a private water supply from a new bore hole, mains electricity and septic tank drainage.


The property is freehold tenure and available with vacant possession.

Agents Note

More land is potentially available via separate negotiation.

Links to Central London

Via Road - travel time is approximately 4hrs 12mins based on a 208 mile journey travelling along the M54, M6 and then M1.

Via Rail – travel time is approximately 3hr 15min hours based on a standard transfer from Newtown Station to London Euston via Shrewsbury.

Nearest Airports

Liverpool John Lennon – Approximately 91 miles (duration: 2hr 11min via road)

Manchester – Approximately 100 miles (duration: 2hr 15min via road)

Birmingham – Approximately 105 miles (duration: 2hr 14min via road)

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.

Holters Modern Estate and Lettings Agent

Tel: 01743 832436

Email: info@holters.co.uk


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