Brilley, Brilley, Herefordshire

House - with land

£575,000Guide price



01497 822522
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Delightful 4 bedroom house with an annex in a stunning location close to Hay-on-Wye. Set in approximately 6.9 acres.


Penrheol is a generously proportioned family home providing substantial contemporary accommodation with characterful features being a mixture of the original period house and later improvements. One of the main features of this property are the extensive panoramic views of the Wye Valley, the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons in the distance.


Found in a beautiful location only 15 mins drive from Hay-on-Wye this substantial detached house, having been greatly improved extended and modernised by the current owners to provide generous 4 bedroom accommodation and a self contained annex. All set within approximately 6.9 acres.

The property is approximately 2 ½ miles from Clyro and only a short drive from the bustling market town of Hay-on-Wye. Clyro village has a primary school, a garage, a petrol station/general stores, church and a village hall. A further range of services and facilities are found in Hay-on-Wye, with an excellent range of shops, boutiques, butchers, primary school, library, cinema, bank, post office, public houses and cafes as well as a supermarket. Hay-on-Wye is also known at The Town of Books for its abundance of bookshops and for the Hay Literary Festival held annually at the end of May.
There is a wide range of leisure activities, found in the area, being close to the Brecon Beacons National Park gives an excellent opportunity for walking, hiking and riding. The property is located in the Wye Valley which is popular for canoeing and fishing.


The property offers extensive accommodation finished to an excellent standard.

The property is entered via a glazed entrance hall with a generous cloak/cupboard into the kitchen. The kitchen is very impressive with a tiled floor, kitchen units with granite worktops and a central island. There is a "Rangemaster" gas stove, windows to the front and side aspects and a most interesting feature of a glazed covered well. From the kitchen there is an opening into the utility room which has a tiled floor, plumbing for a washing machine, sink, extensive work surfaces, windows to the side and rear and points and space for a tumble dryer. From the kitchen an opening leads into the sitting room with windows and a stable door opening out into the garden which has breath-taking views of The Black Mountains. There is a separate area which could be utilised for dining and a wood burner gives a lovely cosy feel to this room. An oak staircase leads to the first floor landing which is light and airy with skylights and gives access to all four bedrooms of excellent proportions.

Two of the bedrooms offer en-suite shower rooms and all the windows frame beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. There is a family bathroom with a panel bath with a shower over, a close coupled w.c., a wash hand basin, a window to the front and a skylight.

From the landing a staircase leads up to an attic room which is very useful as a storage area.

The room measurements are as follows:-

Hallway 3.13m x 1.94m (10'3" x 6'4")

Utility Room 3.94m x 2.69m (12'11" x 8'10")


Sitting Room 6.91m x 5.66m (22'8" x 18'7")

Kitchen 5.20m x 4.84m (17'1" x 15'11")

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1 4.90m x 5.19m (16'1" x 17'0")

En-Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 2 2.98m x 4.80m (9'9" x 15'9")

En-Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 3 3.46m x 3.61m (11'4" x 11'10")

Bedroom 4 2.68m x 3.69m (8'10" x 12'1")

Bathroom 2.45m x 2.20m (8'0" x 7'3")

The Annex - EPC "D"

There is a self-contained annex which can be accessed through an adjoining door in the sitting room or via its own entrance into the generous living area which includes a kitchen with work surfaces a stainless steel sink and cooker point.
A staircase leads to the first floor bedroom which is of a generous proportion with views overlooking the stunning views. There is an en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin and w.c.

Living Room 6.24m x 4.53m (20'6" x 14'10")

Bedroom 6.24m x 4.63m (20'6" x 15'2")

En-Suite Shower Room


The property is accessed via its own driveway off a quiet lane into an ample parking and turning area. There is a panelled enclosure, to one side and the driveway continues around to the rear with a further panel fence giving shelter to a very productive vegetable garden. Adjacent to the parking area there is a useful timber workshop which could be used as a garage. Next to the workshop there is a terrace area and a lawn which opens out to include fruit trees and takes advantage of the breath-taking views. From the driveway a gate leads into the first paddock and leads to the north eastern side of the property and gives access to all three enclosures, in all extending to approximately 6 acres, with a mixture of post and rail and hedge boundaries and separate road access.
The property offers excellent potential for a small head of stock or to erect stables (subject to the necessary planning consent) for equestrian use.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Council Tax Band

Band F Powys County Council.


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


From Hay-on-Wye proceed out of the town on the B4361 to the village of Clyro. In Clyro turn rights towards Hereford, at the second turning left signposted to Newchurch the straightaway turn right continuing up the hill for 2.9 miles and take the right hand turn signposted to Rhydspence and proceed for another ½ mile where the property will be found on the right hand side.

Viewings and Contact Details

All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands.
Contact tel: 01497 822522
Office opening hours:
Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm. Sat 9.00-1.00pm.
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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