• Blaen Pant, Forge, Machynlleth

Blaen Pant, Forge, Machynlleth

Sold Asking Price £269,000
Find out more:0333 121 4950
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Property Features
  • Best of both worlds - character cottage & contemporary garden studio
  • Sunny and mature gardens with breathtaking views
  • Garden office with broadband and business potential - Air bnb, studio etc
  • Separate ensuite guest accommodation in garden studio
  • Just move in and unpack - very high standard of finish
  • Eco-renovation – with double glazed timber window and doors throughout
  • Natural and neutral paints and floor coverings
  • 5 minutes lovely drive from the vibrant town of Machynlleth and 30 minutes from the beach
  • Tranquil location - with starry skies and abundant wildlife
  • Walking and mountain biking trails from the door

Property Description

Luxurious country cottage and contemporary garden studio nestled in a tranquil valley - a beautiful retreat surrounded by nature.  A rare opportunity to find a property finished to this standard and on this sought after side of Machynlleth – 3 miles by quiet country lane.

No stone left unturned - everything taken care of – just move in, unpack and relax in your holiday cottage home. You’ll enjoy complete tranquility, bird song and starry skies.

No ongoing chain

Cottage - Newly fitted kitchen | Living room | 2 double bedrooms | New bathroom

Garden studio - Living/bedroom | Home office | Shower room | Storage/sleeping loft

Grounds - Mature gardens | Welsh slate terrace | Parking off-road



Semi-detached with a detached feel – very secluded and private

Lovingly and carefully restored, eco-renovation – beautifully presented in pristine condition

Period features – inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams, thick walls, slate flagstones

Stylish, restful and flowing accommodation – light and airy

Constructed of slate under slate roof

Rationel high-spec Scandinavian timber double-glazed windows and entrance door plus Velux rooflights

Neutral and natural paints and floorcoverings throughout

Custom hand-built solid wood fitted storage throughout

Traditional ledge & brace painted wooden cottage doors throughout

Entrance from the lane – through thick hedges and tall wooden gate to slate terrace – through glazed entrance door into

Living room:

- Inglenook with Charnwood multi-fuel stove
- Slate flagstone floor
- Large fitted coat/boot cupboard with hanging space, shelving, phone/power points
- Open beam ceiling and oak windowsill

2 doors through to

Dining Kitchen:

- Contemporary light oak fitted kitchen with oiled oak worktop, stainless steel sink
- Integral dishwasher, oven, induction hob + fridge-freezer and washing machine
- Dual aspect with traditional sash window and oak windowsills
- Ceramic tile floor
- Open beam ceiling and oak windowsill
- Fireplace with oak beam over
- Radiator

From the living room – open plan timber stairs lead to first floor

Double Bedroom 1:

- Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and Velux rooflight
- Custom-fitted storage cupboard with mantelshelf and bookshelves above
- Dual aspect windows to front and back, with oak windowsills
- Radiator

Door through to


- Fitted cupboards for immersion water tank, linen and bathroom storage
- Ecolec electric panel heater

Door from landing to

Double Bedroom 2:

- Custom-built fitted wardrobe with hanging and shelf space
- Window to front aspect
- Radiator
- Hatch to loft - fully insulated with sheeps wool and boarded for storage

Second door off landing to


- Newly fitted stylish bathroom with Ideal Standard suite and fittings
- Shower bath with curved screen, thermostatic power shower
- Basin with mixer tap and fitted mirror above
- Low level toilet with dual flush, hidden cistern
- Painted tongue & groove panelling with solid ash shelf
- Solid ash flooring
- Radiator, electric wall heater and towel rail

Garden Studio-Annexe

Newly built to exceed building control specifications – highly insulated, airtight, double-glazed

Timber construction clad with western red cedar under cedar shingle roof

Rationel high-spec Scandinavian timber double-glazed windows and double doors, Velux rooflights

Business potential – as home office/studio, B&B (with telephone/broadband)

Light oak flooring throughout

Living/sleeping area:

- Glorious views down valley through glazed double doors – opening onto cedar deck

- Open apex roof with beams and Velux rooflights

- Storage cupboard with drawers and shelving

- Two picture windows with views up beautiful hillside

Shower room:

- Walk in shower
- Low-level toilet
- Basin with storage cupboard under
- Stylish contemporary fittings and fitted mirror

Home office:

- Fitted solid wood desk
- Custom built fitted storage cupboards with birch ply doors and contemporary fittings
- Desk window with views up valley

Additional external storage shed attached

Gardens - mature, landscaped sunny, south-facing

Welsh slate terrace to front of cottage – thick hedgerows, custom built log store, cycle store and shed, solid cedar fitted bench

Slate steps lead up to mature enclosed garden – established landscaped flowerbeds, mature hedges, trees, orchard, shrubs, lawns, slate pathways (potential for small-scale smallholding)

Wooden steps up to panoramic deck in front of garden studio

Wooden steps down to car parking area for two vehicles – out of sight of gardens – with security light and outdoor power point

Breathtaking views down the Valley of pastoral fields, oak woodlands, hedgerows

Stunning wildlife and access to surrounding countryside


In a small and friendly hamlet a few miles from the market town of Machynlleth along a beautiful country lane.

There are mountain bike trails and footpaths from the front door – Glyndwr’s Way National Trail and Sustrans Cycle Route 8 pass close by.

Machynlleth is a vibrant market town with a reputation for green living, arts and culture. It is home to the Wales Museum of Modern Art and Tabernacle Arts Centre and hosts annual comedy and music festivals. There’s a great range of independent shops and cafes, a weekly market, a library, leisure centre, community spaces, primary & secondary schools and health centre.

Machynlleth is at the heart of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve – which includes the RSPB reserve of Ynyshir and the beach reserve at Ynyslas. You can enjoy birdwatching, mountain biking, hill walking, golf, sailing and surfing.

Machynlleth is 30 minutes from the lively university town of Aberystwyth and 20 minutes from the coast. There are direct trains to Aberystwyth, Shrewsbury and Birmingham and a good local bus network.


Private water supply – spring water fed

Private drainage


Council tax band C

Fixtures & Fittings

Fitted lavender linen roman blinds to windows in cottage and fitted roller blinds and curtains in garden studio – included in sale

Some furniture available to purchase by separate negotiation