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Penwaun, Baran Road, Rhyd-Y-Fro, Pontardawe, Swansea

Auction £190,000 Sold Prior
Pontardawe  SA8 4RR Detached Swansea - Auction » Print this page


Offered for sale this traditional two bedroom stone cottage in the rural location of Rhyd-Y-Fro, set in 1/3 of an acre and enjoying panoramic views of Swansea Valley and a ten minute drive from Pontardawe with easy access to the M4 Motorway. The property also benefits from oil central heating, double glazing, ample off road parking, garage and outhouses, private water supply from bore hole and gardens to side and front and potential for further bedrooms subject to planning permission. The cottage briefly comprises; kitchen, dining room, lounge, conservatory and bathroom to the ground floor and two double bedrooms to the first floor. The property benefits from income potential with the current owners letting out the on-site static 6 bed caravan with separate utility area on a nightly rate and a separate parking area for a touring caravan with electricity supply, water and external shower. This is an ideal family home with a business opportunity. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the views and scale of the properties plot.


Ground floor

Rear Entrance

Entered via double glazed door to rear, radiator.

Bathroom 8'5 x 5'6 (2.57m x 1.68m)

Three piece suite comprising P-shaped bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c, heated towel rail, radiator, fully tiled walls, double glazed window to side.

Kitchen 14'8(max) x 8'4 (4.47m (max) x 2.54m)

Fitted with a range of wall and base unit incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer, gas cooker point, space for fridge freezer, space for under counter appliances, tiled splash back, radiator, double glazed window to rear.

Dining Room 12' x 8'8 (3.66m x 2.64m)

Gas feature fire in wooden beam surround, radiator, double glazed window to front.

Lounge 12'1 x 11'9 (3.68m x 3.58m)

Wood burning fire in surround, stairs to first floor, double glazed window to front, radiator.

Conservatory 18' x 10'4 (5.49m x 3.15m)

Double glazed windows to front and sides enjoying panoramic views, sliding doors to front.

First floor


Window to rear

Bedroom One 12'11 x 11' (3.94m x 3.35m)

Double glazed window to front, radiator

Bedroom Two 12' x 8'8 (3.66m x 2.64m)

Double glazed window to front, radiator.


Two bedroom, 6 berth caravan currently used as a holiday let with its own boot room/utility room and decking/bbq area. The caravan is double glazed and has LPG gas central heating, Open plan living space Windows to side and front, log burner, seating area with pull out double bed, dining are and fully equipped kitchen with wall and base units, sink and drainer and cooker. Shower room Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, w.c and wash hand basin, window to side. Bedroom one Window to side, fitted wardrobes and radiator. En-suite with w.c and wash hand basin. Bedroom two Twin bedroom with window to side, radiator. Boot room Two radiators, velux style window. Utility room Wall and base units incorporating a stainless steel sink and drainer, plumbed for washing machine, two radiators, external water tap, external log store.


Area for touring caravan with electricity hook up and garden seating area. Water supply and water tap. External shower Electric shower and wash hand basin.

Workshop 16'5 (max) x 14'9(max) (5.00m (max) x 4.50m (max))

Windows, lights and power sockets,


Driveway providing parking to rear of the property leading to detached garage. Garage with lights, power sockets, water tap, and water filtration system. Vegetable patches to rear of garage with concrete base suitable for greenhouse. Wood shed with power and lights with further patio area and a duck pen with pond to the side of property. Garden to front mainly laid to lawn with hedge borders, and further patio area leading to static caravan with its own decking/bbq area. Pathway leading to bottom of garden/caravan pitch with further parking and workshop and external shower. Gravelled area with fruit trees and shrubs. Septic tank housed in garden to front.


From Junction 45 at Ynysforgan follow signs for Pontardawe. Proceed along the dual carriageway through two roundabouts. At the roundabout by Tescos take the first exit, then second exit heading for Pontardawe. At the roundabout turn right. Turn left at the traffic lights onto James Street proceeding on to Gelligron Road, continue along on to Commecial Road. Take the left hand turn opposite 'Travellers Well' pub on to Barran Road and continue along. After the cattle grid take the left and turn up the mountain and follow the road along to the top of the mountain the the property will be found on your right hand side.

TENURE: Freehold




NB: All successful Purchasers will be subject to a buyers premium of £250 plus VAT. Legal packs can be downloaded through the Dawsons website

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