Five homes for sale in Powys – the UK's new house price hotspot

From £250k to £2.4M: Five homes for sale in Powys – the UK’s new house price hotspot

  • Powys in Wales has seen house prices rise sharply, Halifax data showed
  • We reveal five homes to suit different budgets in Powys  

Powys has been named as the UK’s latest house price hotspot – as mortgage giant Halifax revealed property values there are bucking falls seen elsewhere.

Halifax data revealed the Welsh district of Powys has had the biggest spike in house prices in the UK. Homeowners in Powys have seen their properties go up in value by 17.4 per cent compared to this time last year. This was despite average prices in Wales falling 3.6 per cent.

So what can you buy in Powys? The mid-Wales areas has something for everyone in its property market, with quaint cottages, farms, Grade II listed mansions and renovation projects up for grabs. 

From a £250,000 fixer-upper to a £2.4million mansion, we reveal five homes on sale in Powys to suit a range of budgets and tastes.

Hotspot: Powys in Wales has seen house prices rise sharply in the last year

1. Detached cottage, Rhulen, £395k

Quaint: This gorgeous two-bedroom stone cottage is located in the hamlet of Rhulen 

Cosy: The cottage has a light and airy living room, perfect for relaxation

Stylish: The property has a characterful kitchen with everything a buyer could want

This two-bedroom stone cottage in the hamlet of Rhulen is on sale via James Dean Estate Agents for £395,000. 

It has been immaculately renovated to a high standard by the current owners and has a gently sloping cottage garden to the rear. The rear garden borders farmland beyond. 

The charming reception room, with exposed stonework and beams, has a feature fireplace housing a Clearview woodburning stove. 

 It’s a freehold home and will come with no onward chain. 

2.  Detached cottage, Pennant, offers over £249,500

Project: This property is located in Pennant and is on sale via Morris Marshall Poole for offers over £249,500

Get creative: The house in Pennant offers the buyer a great renovation project 

Opportunities: Buyers can get their renovation juices flowing in this property  

Seclusion: The property occupies a secluded location with no immediate neighbours

This property will provide creative doer uppers with a great renovation project and the chance to make a property their own.

It is located in Pennant, Llanbrynmair, and is on sale via Morris Marshall Poole for offers over £249,500.

The property occupies a secluded location with no immediate neighbours and is surrounded by open pastureland. 

The house has not been occupied for a number of years, but will make a fantastic home in time. It occupies a largely overgrown plot of around one acre. 

There are panelled feature walls and an Inglenook fireplace in the spacious main living space.

3. Detached family farm, Clyro, £1.35m

Couldit  be yours? This family farm is on sale for £1.35m as the owner is retiring

Character: The property hasn’t been on the market for 46 years 

Upstairs: The house has ample space and is a perfect family home 

Relaxing: The house has four spacious bedrooms with enviable views

This four-bedroom farm in Clyro is on sale for the first time in 46 years, as the owner is retiring. It is on sale via Fine & Country estate agents for £1,350,000. There are no neighbours nearby and the property has enviable views.

The spacious four double bedroomed family home with high ceilings was re-built in 1902, when it was then part of the Baskerville Estate, and the old house is mentioned in Francis Kilvert’s 1870‘s diary. 

The garden is a notable feature and wraps around the house, benefiting from views towards the Black Mountains and the Wye Valley. 

The property is being sold with around 14 acres of land, with the possibility of additional land available by separate negotiation.

4. Detached house, Mochdre, offers in region of £450k

Idyllic: This three-bedroom house is located in Mochdre and on sale via Purplebricks for offers in the region of £450,000

Charming: The house has been refurbished throughout but retained its character 

Modern: The house has been kitted out with a bright and modern kitchen

This three-bedroom detached house is located in Mochdre and is on sale via Purplebricks for offers in the region of £450,000. 

The charming home, which sits in around half an acre, has been refurbished to a high standard throughout, yet retained its character. 

It is surrounded by the Welsh countryside and a brook runs through the grounds to the rear. The living room is large and comes with a log burning fire.

The property has a double garage and driveway for four cars. 

5.  Detached mansion, Boughrood, £2.4m 

Wow factor: This 11-bedroom county home could be yours for £2.4m

Grand: The grand house has fantastic living spaces brimming with opulence 

Plush: One of the bathrooms in the Boughrood country house 

This impressive Grade II-listed 11-bedroom country house in Boughrood is on sale via Fine & Country for £2.4million.

The property was rebuilt in 1817 by a Francis Fowke in the grounds of the original Boughrood Castle, thought to date from the twelfth  century. 

The property stands in grounds of around 18 acres, including formal gardens and pasture land. 

All the reception rooms have exceptional views. The property is home to a library with a large glazed screen and a period fire surround. 

There are also three small cottages forming part of the old Coach House providing an opportunity for income. 

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