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1 Bont Faen, Machynlleth
Guide Price £199,000


This three storey, south facing, three bedroom cottage is stunning in terms of character, presentation and position. The property displays many original features which include latch pitch pine doors, original exposed floor boards and slate fire-places to bedrooms and lounge. White ceiling beams decorate the cottage which complement the heritage colour scheme throughout the property. The property fronts a pretty lane with views over unspoilt countryside. The rear garden, with gated access from the bridge, leads to a cottage garden with seating area and views over the river below. Entrance from the garden leads into the lower ground floor kitchen. A superb, well maintained cottage situated within a delightful unspoilt hamlet of neighbouring properties located within a mile of the historic market town of Machynlleth, approximately 4 miles from the Osprey Project and 8.5 miles from Ynyshir Michelin Star Restaurant and RSPB. Viewing Highly recommended.

Bont Faen Forge
Machynlleth SY20 8RN
County: Powys
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000099


From the ’Clock Tower’ in Machynlleth proceed into Heol Maengwyn. Continue the A489 for 0.4 miles and turn right after the Co-op supermarket into Forge Road. Continue the road between the Golf course into the village of Forge. 1 Bontfaen is located on the bridge on the right hand side of the road. Our ‘Ar Werth / For Sale ‘ sign is displayed.


Well appointed, end of terrace, three storey cottage of character. Of slate construction with rendered painted elevations surmounted by a slate pitch tiled roof. Entrance to front elevation portrays a two storey cottage, the rear entrance to kitchen portrays three storeys.

Ground Floor

Painted panelled door leads into ~


An impressive entrance, sympathetically decorated in the heritage range for walls and ceiling, extending into the lounge. Original exposed floor boards, white ceiling beams and tongue and groove panelling, painted, to lower part walls. Pitch pine doors leading into lounge and lower ground floor. Exposed stairs to upper floor.


19' 8'' x 11' 5'' (5.99m x 3.48m)

A delightful spacious room, extending from front to rear elevation. Exposed floor boards and appealing feature chimney breast with cast iron multi-fuel burner and slate hearth. The character features extend with recess book shelving and original storage cupboards. A quirky, under-stairs storage area displays original beams and has been fitted with a double glazed sash cord window. Two radiators, central heating thermostat control, telephone point and power points. Quality made, double glazed sash cord windows to front and rear elevation, the rear overlooking the river, the front overlooking the lane.

Breakfast Kitchen (Rear Lower ground floor)

18' 6'' x 13' 3'' (5.63m x 4.04m)

The Worcester Bosch, combi boiler is housed here. A superb farmhouse style breakfast kitchen with white ceiling beams, partially tiled walls and exposed floor boards. Quality handmade units, by the Newcastle Furniture Company, comprise base units, drawers and wall cupboards with concealed lighting. Solid beech work tops and Belfast sink. Built-in Siemens electric oven, grill and ceramic hob. Extractor fan over. Radiator, power points, cooker point and integrated dishwasher. Double glazed sash cord window and wide, part glazed, door to rear elevation. Latch door leads into ~

Utility Room (Side)

The character continues with white ceiling beams, neutral decor and ceramic tiled floor. Plumbing for washing machine, power points, radiator and shelving. Latch door leads into ~

Shower Room (Side)

8' 3'' x 7' 0'' (2.51m x 2.13m)

Ceiling spot lighting, fully tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor. A Victorian style suite with white pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled w.c. and a good size shower cubicle with glass sliding door and chrome shower, operated off the combi system. Extractor fan, heated towel rail and double glazed Georgian style window with deep slate sill to side elevation.

First Floor Half landing

Original exposed stair case and floorboards through to the landing. Two double glazed sash cord windows to rear elevation and ceiling air flow system.


Exposed floor boards, latch doors and ceiling air flow system. Access to insulated loft.

Bedroom 1 (Front)

Exposed floor boards, radiator, ceiling air flow system and power points. Double glazed sash cord window to front elevation with a delightful view overlooking the lane and fields beyond.

Bedroom 2 (Front)

10' 0'' x 8' 9'' (3.05m x 2.66m)

A lovely room with exposed floor boards and central fire-place, original cast iron, with recess wall cupboard. Radiator, power points and ceiling air flow system. Double glazed sash cord window to front elevation with views.

Bedroom 3(Rear)

11' 5'' x 9' 4'' (3.48m x 2.84m)

Exposed floor boards and original slate fire-place and hearth. Radiator, power points and ceiling air flow system. Double glazed sash cord window to rear elevation overlooking the garden and river below.

Outside - Front

The south facing cottage fronts the lane and is decorated with delightful flowers, grapevine and fig. Adjacent is a gated field where sheep graze.

Rear Garden

A private enclosed garden, gated, over looking the river below. Slate steps lead from the road-side bridge, down to the gated garden below. Appealing, mature, colourful cottage garden with seating area. The eco friendly treatment septic tank is housed here. Pathway with entrance to the breakfast kitchen, lower ground floor. ALL SIZES ARE APPROXIMATE

Tenure - Freehold

Council Tax Band - D

Powys Council

Water - Severn Trent


Strictly by appointment with Legal 2 Move at Trefeddyg, High Street, Tywyn, Gwynedd, LL36 9AD. Tel. 01654 712218 Fax. 01654 712015 or at 11 Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 8AG. Tel. 01654 702335 Fax. 01654 703742 Web site: email:

Agents Note

The Agent has neither tried or tested any appliances, fixtures, fittings or services and therefore cannot verify that they qualify as being fit for their purpose.

Misrepresentation act

MISREPRESENTATION ACT, 1967 Legal 2 Move. for themselves and the Vendors of this property whose Agents they are given notice that: 1. These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. 2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Legal 2 Move 3. None of these statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. 4. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 5. The Vendor does not make or give and neither Legal 2 Move nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to this property.

Bont Faen Forge
Machynlleth SY20 8RN
County: Powys
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 00000099
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