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Gwardolau Farmhouse,

Cwmdauddwr, Rhayader,

Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD6 5HA


A Traditional Farmhouse in a Secluded, Rural Location in the Upper Wye Valley


With Far Reaching Views over the Market Town of Rhayader 

2 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, 3/4 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Pantry/Utility, Garden and Sheds. Solid fuel Central Heating, Mains Electricity and Water, Private Drainage.



Unfurnished for a Period of 12 months on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy

At a rent in the region of £575 per calendar month


VIEWING – Strictly By Appointment Through The Sole Letting Agent



The property is set back from a quiet minor public road and adjoins common land, fields and a traditional farm building.  It is approximately 1 mile west of the market town of Rhayader, 13 miles from the county town of Llandrindod Wells and 15 miles from both Builth Wells and Llanidloes, which between them provide a range of shops and services.  Gwardolau is also about 29 miles from Newtown, 35 miles from Aberystwyth, 47 miles from Hereford and 78 miles from Cardiff.



Gwardolau is a detached traditional, two storey farmhouse in a south/east-facing location overlooking the market town of Rhayader.



(All measurements are approximate)


Kitchen (3.8m x 3.4m) with quarry tile flooring, range of fitted kitchen units with ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap, dishwasher point, multi fuel stove which does the heating.  Door to living room.

Living Room (4.2m x 4.5m) with quarry tile floor, fireplace, feature beams and south/east facing window. BT point. Doors leading to pantry/utility and front hall.

Pantry/Utility (3.8m x 1.9m) with quarry tile flooring, washing machine point and shelving.

Front Hall Quarry tile floor with external front door leading off and door leading to sitting room and stairwell to first floor.

Sitting Room (3.6m x 3.4m) with exposed floor boards, fire place (not working), south east facing window.


Stairs from the Hallway lead up to split-level landings with painted wooden floor boards.  Doors to:-

Bedroom 1 (3.7m x 3.1m) with painted wood floor boards and south/east facing window.

Bathroom (2.9m x 2.6 m) with W.C., hand basin, bath with Triton electric shower over, heated towel rail and painted wooden floor boards.

Bedroom 2 (2.8m x 4.3m) with painted wood floor boards, feature fire place (not working) and south/east facing window.

Bedroom 3 (3.8m x 3.7m) with painted wood floor boards, feature fire place (not working) and exposed brick chimney breast and south/west facing window. Built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with emersion.

Bedroom 4/box room (2.6m x 1.3m) undecorated with traditional wooden floorboards.



Lean-to Shed adjoining the house

Log Store

Old Wash Room with water



The property has a large garden that is largely sloping and laid down to grass at the front.  It also has an old vegetable patch to the rear.  There is a stoned parking area to the rear of the property

which is accessed from the minor council road via a public byway (stoned track) across the adjoining common.



Well behaved pets will be considered.



Whilst the property is to be let unfurnished, fitted carpets and floor coverings will be provided in a number of rooms.  All fixtures and fittings will remain the property of the Landlord and will be listed on an Inventory that will be included with the Tenancy Agreement.



A deposit of £862.50 will be payable on signing the Tenancy Agreement and will be returnable at the end of the Tenancy provided the terms of the Agreement have been complied with fully and in accordance with a statutory tenancy deposit scheme.



The property will be offered, subject to contract, on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for a period of 12 months at a rent in the region of £575 per calendar month, payable by standing order.



The Tenant will be required to make a contribution towards the letting costs of £120 (inclusive of VAT).

Prospective tenants must also provide information to a reference checking agency as part of their application for the Tenancy, for which there is an additional charge of £41 per prospective tenant.



The Tenant will be responsible for paying all outgoings including Council Tax (Band E), electricity, telephone, fuel, water and for minor internal repairs, internal decorations and gardening.



Mains electricity and water, private drainage. Telephone subject to BT transfer regulations.



The property is surrounded by farmland and woodland, over which a range of agricultural and forestry activities take place.



Outdoor Recreation – this part of Mid-Wales is well known for beautiful scenery, wildlife and outdoor recreational pursuits, such as fishing on the Rivers Wye, walking and horse riding (such as in the nearby Elan Valley and upon the adjoining common) and bird watching.

Indoor Activities – Rhayader, Llandrindod Wells, Builth Wells and Llanidloes have Leisure Centres and Swimming Pools.  There are theatres at Builth Wells and Brecon, with the nearest cinemas at Builth Wells.

Events – Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival (August), Spring Festival, Royal Welsh Show and Winter Fair at Builth Wells (May, July and December respectively), Brecon Jazz Festival (August), Hay-on-Wye Literary Festival (May)

Local Services – A range of services are provided by towns and villages in the area, for example larger supermarkets (Llandrindod Wells), primary schools (Rhayader), high schools (currently at Llandrindod Wells, Builth Wells and Llanidloes) post offices and libraries (Rhayader).