- Detached Three Bedroom Farmhouse With Established Holiday Letting Business Attached
- Detached Five Bedroom Barn Conversion (Sleeps 12)
- Detached Open-plan Barn With Mezzanine Level (Sleeps 3)
- Approximately 42.8 Acres Including Pasture, Meadow, Ancient Woodland And A Stream
- Breathtaking Views
- Renowned 'Dark Skies' Area Ideal For Stargazing
- Ground Source Heating And Solar Panels
- EPC Ratings: Main House C, Owl Barn B, Tawny Barn C
- 3 Miles West Of The Market Town Of Llanfyllin
- 9 Miles To Lake Vyrnwy and 60 Miles To The Welsh Coast
With breathtaking 360-degree views, Tanyfoel is a detached, three-bedroom farmhouse set in approximately 42.8 acres, with an established holiday letting business recently earning up to £50,000 per annum. This includes a detached five-bedroom barn conversion, capable of hosting up to twelve people, and an open-plan barn with a mezzanine level, capable of hosting up to three people. The buildings hold an elevated position within the acreage, offering excellent views of the valley and the surrounding hills. The 42.8 acres are a wildlife haven, comprising a range of natural habitats including pasture, meadow, ancient woodland, and a private stream. In addition, the sites elevated position, and the area's minimal light pollution, makes Tanyfoel a 'dark sky' paradise for stargazers.
Tanyfoel offers a unique opportunity to grow and potentially extend/ expand, to include glamping, shepherd huts or log cabins (subject to necessary consents and planning), thanks to the site's impressive features, views, and situation in respect to some of Wales most renowned tourist locations.
THE FARMHOUSE With origins dating back to the early 19th Century, Tanyfoel is an attractive property combining charming characteristics with modern family living. The property's large kitchen/diner is fitted with bespoke, solid oak units, and benefits from a well-proportioned utility room and cloakroom. The sitting room centres around an original Inglenook fireplace, with an inset log burner, ideal for entertaining and 'cosy' winter nights. Accessed via the sitting room, the sun room offers excellent views thanks to its large, oak framed windows and glazed double doors, opening out onto the garden. Upstairs, three double bedrooms have shared access of a family bathroom, as well as a large balcony area with far reaching views, down the valley. An external laundry room services the holiday accommodation.
The property was restored with sustainability in mind, with the entire heating (underfloor) and hot water system powered by a ground source heat pump, as well as 14 solar panels offsetting the electrical costs. Furthermore, extensive insulation throughout the property has helped it to achieve an an EPC rating of C78, which is exceptionally high for a property of this age.
Continuing the theme of sustainability, the patio and gardens include a large growing area, complete with productive raised beds, a greenhouse, and a fruit cage. The private terraced patio is an excellent place to entertain, whilst soaking up the sunshine and the views, and leads onto a one acre paddock, Ideal for small livestock and poultry.
OUTBUILDINGS A large tarmacadam driveway allows driving access to both barns, as well as ample parking for a wide range and number of vehicles. A steel-framed tractor shed (10.97m x 4.48m) offers car or machinery storage. In addition there is a garage and further storage buildings, containing the biomass boiler.
HOLIDAY LETTING BUSINESS The current owners have established a highly successful business in recent years thanks to the two individual barn conversions and the incredible grounds they are situated in. The barns have the added feature of being highly sustainable, with a biomass boiler powering both properties heating systems, and sixteen solar panels offsetting electricity use. The business comes with a bespoke website (www.tanyfoel.co.uk), as well as a Five-Star rating on Sykes Holiday Cottages and, in recent years, has seen earnings of up to £50,000 per annum (financial information available on request). There is scope to expand the business (subject to necessary consents and planning) thanks to the extensive land surrounding the property. Wildife tours, ancient woodlands and 'dark sky' nights are just some of the activities that could attract visitors all-year round.
THE OWL HOUSE The Owl House is an original stone barn, with origins dating back to the 1820's, that tastefully refurbished to retain features such as exposed stonework, beams and trusses. The five-bedroom accommodation allows space for up to twelve guests, ideal for larger or multiple families looking for an 'escape to the country'. Multiple living spaces include a stunning dual aspect dining room with incredible views of the surrounding countryside.
A spacious decking area has a separate gravelled entertaining space, and a stone-built barbeque, giving guests the ability to enjoy their surroundings or partake in an outdoor dining experience.
TAWNY BARN Tawny Barn offers an option as additional accommodation to the large barn or is an ideal holiday let for individuals, couples, or even a small family. The open-plan ground floor accommodation includes a kitchen, a living area, and a sleeping area with an enclosed shower room. A mezzanine level allows additional private living space, from the open-plan living area. An impressive picture window frames incredible views, from the property, of the luscious surrounding countryside.
LAND Tanyfoel is surrounded by approximately 42.8 acres of variable land including pasture and undulating pasture, ancient woodland, and the Nant Y Graig Ddu stream. The land is littered with natural footpaths, quiet seating areas, and several impressive viewpoints, making this a true wildlife haven for the owner or, paying guests, to enjoy. The land offers potential for equestrian use, in particular the fields North of Foul Street that directly access the local stream (as a natural water source). There is livestock fencing surrounding the entire farmstead, and water supply and troughs to all fields
SELF-SUSTAINABILITY With the UK's commitment to be carbon neutral by 2050 fast approaching, Tanyfoel is well advanced in its quest to be fully self-sufficient. The main property benefits from ground-source central heating, as well as the electricity supply being offset by solar panels, and private drainage systems for both the barns and main house. The barns are heated by a biomass boiler fuelled by wood sourced, from the woodlands, within the property's land. A productive growing area produces a wide range of vegetables, fruits, and herbs, whilst naturally growing edible fungi and fruits can be acquired from the surrounding land, and woodlands. There is also the ability to keep livestock and poultry as additional food sources.
Ground source central heating (main house)
Biomass-fired central heating (barns)
Mains electricity - offset by solar panels (main house & barns)
Private drainage - septic tank (main house)
Private drainage - treatment plant (barns)
Mains water - metered
Council tax band - F (Powys county council)
EPC rating - C (main house) B (The Owl Barn), C (The Tawny Barn)
Tenure - Freehold
LOCATION Located in the Ward of Llanfihangel (English Translation: St Michaels Church) the property is centrally located to enjoy the most Wales has to offer, including Lake Vyrnwy (9 miles), Snowdonia (40 miles), and the stunning Welsh coast (60 miles). The popular market town of Llanfyllin is just a 3 mile drive from the property and offers a wide selection of amenities including a local supermarket, several restaurants and the highly regarded Llanfyllin High School. A wider range of amenities are available in the larger market towns Welshpool and Oswestry (approximately a 30 minute drive from the property).
DIRECTIONS From Welshpool follow the A458 continuing onto the A490. Remain on this road, signposted towards Llanfyllin, and after 5.8 miles take the right-hand turn onto A495, and then left onto the A490. Continue for 4.6 miles, through the market town of Llanfylllin, then taking a left-hand turn onto the B4393 for 2.3 miles. Take a right-hand turn onto Foul Street (single track road) and proceed for 0.3 miles. The entrance to Tanyfoel is on your left.
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