Llanfilo, Llanfilo, Brecon, Powys


£385,000Guide price



01497 822522
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A charming three bedroom detached characterful cottage set in the heart of a historic village. Benefitting from generous parking, mature gardens and beautiful views.


The Rosary is a delightful cottage found in the heart of Llanfilo, a historic village, just 7 miles from the market town of Brecon and 9 miles from the highly desirable town of Hay-on-Wye.


The property, which has a lovely garden and stunning views over the immediate countryside and distant views of The Radnor Hills beyond, is located next to the church.
Llanfilo is found between Brecon and Talgarth which is approximately 3 miles away offering locals shops, a supermarket, butchers, medical centre, primary school and the recently renovated Talgarth Mill. The Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons are both easily accessible for excellent hill walking. Brecon offers a wide range of services and facilities, primary and secondary education, various supermarkets, banks, restaurants, public houses and hotels etc.
Hay-on-Wye, approximately 9 miles, is well known as the town of Books with its abundance of second hand bookshops, as well as the renowned Literary Festival and also offers various boutique shops, restaurants, library, primary school, cafes, medical centre etc. Hereford is approximately 45 minutes with a more extensive range of shopping, services and facilities with Cardiff, Swansea and Newport just over an hours drive away.


A enclosed stone porch with windows to the side leads into the sitting room which is an exceptionally characterful room with an attractive stone fireplace with a Clearview stove, an opening into a garden room offering stunning views over the countryside also making the sitting room a very light room. The garden room area has been previously used for dining and has the benefit of doors opening out onto a patio.
From the sitting room there is a further sitting room, which in the past has been used as a dining room, although is generally used as the winter snug, due to its warm and cosy feel and also has a Clearview stove set into a timber fire surround, there are windows to three elevations.
To the rear of the property there is a fitted kitchen with exposed beams and natural stonework. The arrangement is of an l shape with one half having an oil-fired Rayburn. A natural stone arch lintel and fitted kitchen units with granite worktops. In the kitchen there is a large pantry cupboard with a tiled floor and shelving. The other area in the kitchen has fitted units, a 1½ bowl stainless steel drainer sink, windows and a stable door leading out onto the terrace. From the kitchen there is access to a downstairs w.c.

From the sitting room a staircase leads to the first floor landing giving access to all three bedrooms.
The main bedroom has windows looking out from three elevations as well as fitted wardrobes, generous height ceiling and is of an excellent proportion.
The second bedroom is of a double proportion with a window to the front and built-in cupboards with shelving.
The third bedroom is of a single proportion and has an airing cupboard which contains the hot water cylinder and immersion heater.
The bathroom is quite a feature of this property with a stunning tiled floor, a claw and ball enamelled bath, a corner shower cubicle which is partly tiled, an electric shower and a close coupled w.c., a heated towel rail, fitted cupboards and a low level window frames the beautiful view.
Overall the accommodation is beautifully presented, characterful throughout and well proportioned.

The room measurements are as follows:-

Porch 1.64m x 2.24m (5'5" x 7'4")

Sitting Room 6.51m x 4.098m (21'4" x 13'5")

Dining Area/Sunroom 2.08m x 3.57m (6'10" x 11'9")

Kitchen 3.17m x 2.73m (10'5" x 8'11")

Plus 2.14m x 4.67m (7''0" x 15'4")

Living Room 4.01m x 4.98m (13'2" x 16'4")

First Floor Landing

Bedroom 1 4.05m x 5.03m (13'3" x 16'6")

Bedroom 2 3.72m x 2.93m (12'2" x 9'7")

Bedroom 3 2.93m x 2.01m (9'7" x 6'7")

Bathroom 3.08m x 2.76m (10'1" x 9'1")

Council Tax Band

Powys Council Band "G".


The property is approached via a tarmacadam driveway which is flanked by a floral border to one side and a stone terrace on the other. Immediately to the right there is a very useful building with water and a power supply. Immediately next to the parking area there is a low-level wood store and a set of stone steps and a tarmac ramp which leads up to the kitchen door.
From the terrace the garden opens up to a delightful cottage garden with a wide range of trees, shrubs and raised borders. A pergola area, with lighting and power points, looks out over the garden and the churchyard. The lawn is generally level with a further vegetable garden and greenhouse.


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


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


From Hay-on-Wye take the B4350 towards Brecon continue through the villages of Glasbury-on-Wye and Three Cocks. Continue on the A438 bypassing the village of Bronllys. Once past the second roundabout continue in the direction of Brecon on the A438 take the first left hand turning signposted to Llanfilo. Proceed down the road over the bridge and up the hill and continue along this lane up the hill and The Rosary will be found on the right hand side just past a terrace of cottages on the hill.

Viewing 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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