The Old Rectory is a five-bedroom Grade II listed period property situated between Brecon and Hay-on-Wye believed to date back to the 16th century. The house was completely renovated in 2001/02 and retains many charming period features including original oak staircase, shutters, panelling, fireplaces and some interesting stone corbels.
The renovations turned three reception rooms across the width of the property on the ground floor into a wonderful modern family kitchen with breakfast room and sitting area at one end and a four oven Aga at the other end – there is also a useful larder with its original stone slab. The sitting room has original shutters, gas fire and fitted bookshelves on either side of the fireplace and the study makes for an ideal home office.
The accommodation in total comprises: hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, master bedroom suite and four further bedrooms plus two family bathrooms and an attic room, garden room, larder and boot room.
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Outside is a private southern terrace surrounded by mature shrubs and roses which has steps leading up to the productive vegetable garden where there are a number of raised beds, productive currant bushes and raspberry canes. The lawns to the front drop away over a ha-ha to the field below.
Most of the rooms benefit from stunning views, out to the front over the stunning countryside, and out to the back over the gardens.
The Old Rectory is located between the delightful towns of Brecon and Hay-on-Wye both of which have good markets and day-to-day amenities. There are a number of fine schools in the area and there is a regular service to London from Abergavenny (21 miles).
The guide price is £825,000. For further information please contact Strutt and Parker on 01584 873 711 or visit www.struttandparker.com.