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2 bed detached bungalow for sale


Franksbridge, Llandrindod Wells LD1

2 bed detached bungalow for sale 2 1 2
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Property features

  • Delightful home in picturesque location
  • Two bedroom detached bungalow with en-suite WC to master
  • Wonderful gardens and grounds extending to around 0.33 acres (tbv)
  • Outbuildings including Summer House with light and power laid on
  • Striking views to the glorious Mid-Wales countryside
  • New boiler installed in 2023
  • Council tax band 'D'
  • Energy performance certificate - E
  • Peaceful and tranquil location but not isolated
  • Viewings are essential to appreciate the quality and position!

Property description

Positioned in the heart of the popular and pleasant village of Franksbridge, roughly equidistant from both Builth Wells and Llandrindod Wells, is Diogelwch, a one of a kind property offering some of the most outstanding views that Mid-Wales has to offer! The internal accommodation is generously proportioned, and there is ample space for extending if additional accommodation is required.

Approached from a country lane in Franksbridge, there is a sweeping tarmacadam driveway gently sloping up to a turning area in front of the double garage. The right hand portion of which remains a good-sized single, measuring 5.11 x 3.16m, and there is an internal door leading into a workshop/utility room/home office, measuring 3.57 x 2.70m. The front portion of the left hand side of the garage as been utilised as a handy garden store. The gardens and grounds of this wonderful home extend to around 0.33 acres (tbv). The gardens are gently sloping and offer many seating areas, ideal as the day progresses, to admire the striking views for miles around. Every way you look you are spoiled for views, and portions of the garden back on to farmland, giving the feeling of even more space, and the peace and quiet is deafening. The gardens have been painstakingly and lovingly manicured over the years, and are well-stocked with floral and shrub borders, paved areas, a wonderful vine covered walk around the front of the property and a pond to the front, and one to the rear. The garage and various garden stores and 3.54 x 2.34m summer house/picturesque home office all have light and power laid on. To the Eastern side of the bungalow, there is a log store of good size, hidden away but easily accessible for use in the home.

Internally, the accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hallway, giving access into the 3.01 x 2.74m dining room/reception room, and this opens up into the wonderful 5.90 x 3.75m reception room, with feature fireplace housing an impressive woodburning stove. From here, a sliding door leads through into the 4.55 x 2.76m conservatory overlooking the grounds and stunning countryside beyond. These rooms have a Southwesterly aspect - perfect to watch the sun set with a glass of wine! The entrance hallway also enjoys a useful storage cupboard, and also leads on to the 3.91 x 3.02m modern fitted kitchen, with external door to the rear garden. The two bedrooms are of good-size, measuring 4.36 x 3.40m and 3.89 x 3.23m respectively, and the master has the benefit of fitted wardrobes, and an en-suite WC with wash hand basin, as well as the views previously alluded to. The shower room enjoys a recently installed double rainfall style shower, accessed again from the entrance hall.

The property has been superbly maintained inside and out and even won the award for Franksbridge's best kept garden in 2023, as well as having the benefit of a brand new central boiler installed the same year. All in all, this is the bungalow which really has everything, but don't take our word for it.... Call us now to book in your viewing!

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Positioned between Builth Wells and Llandrindod Wells, the Village of Franksbridge is an extremely popular location nestled in the hillside offering community spirit and a well-though of primary school. Builth itself has a range of amenities and facilities including Primary and Secondary Schools, a cinema, leisure centre, cricket, rugby, football and golf clubs. It is also home to the internationally famous Royal Welsh Show which is the largest agricultural show in Europe. The town has good transport links, is on a bus route between Cardiff and North Wales and is also served by Builth Road Railway Station on the Heart of Wales Line. Situated within the Wye Valley, an area of natural beauty and close to the Elan Valley at Rhayader, it is well-known as a walker’s paradise whilst the Red Kite feeding centre at Gigrin Farm offers a truly unique experience to see the rare and magnificent birds on a daily basis. Llandrindod Wells, which is the county town of the largest county in Wales, Powys. Offering an extensive range of retail, recreational and educational facilities the Spa Town is a popular destination for visitors due to the picturesque surrounding countryside and mixture of beautiful Victorian and Edwardian town houses. Llandrindod is easily accessible by both rail and road with several local bus services in and around the area, neighbouring towns and villages.
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Property value data/graphs for LD1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £301,342 £175 3.5 £304,358
Semi-detached £205,042 £146 3.3 £209,403
Terraced £194,586 £123 3.4 £159,625
Flats £98,958 £107 1.9 £80,460

Current asking prices in LD1

Average: £265,396
Avg. current asking prices in LD1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £59,190
Flats £61,938
- -
All £60,881

Current asking rents in LD1

Average: £532 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in LD1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £949 pcm
£849 pcm
Flats £446 pcm
£555 pcm
- - -
All £446 pcm
£554 pcm
£949 pcm
£849 pcm

Fun facts for LD1

Highest value in LD1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
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Oaktree View £310,981
Clos Y Berllan £287,651
Llanddewi, Llandrindod Wells LD1 £281,472
Highest turnover in LD1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Cedar Ridge 36.4%
Victoria Road 35.0%
Spa Road East 31.8%
Oxford Road 28.6%
Lant Avenue 27.3%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,822 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 39,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £1,506 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £10/mo (£114/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £31 Electricity £42 Estimated energy cost £73/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 12300 kWh/year
Electricity: 2900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £233 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

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