A converted malthouse for sale in Crickhowell Powys
An iconic local landmark, this eight bedroom malt house conversion has flexible accommodation over four storeys and is located within the Brecon Beacons National Park
An attractive and substantial former Malt House in the picturesque market town of Crickhowell, within the Brecon Beacons National Park. This property is offered to the market with the benefit of no onward chain
History of the Malt House
Constructed prior to 1830, it has, according to historical research, had several guises over its long history including as a flannel mill, a blacksmiths and farrier and then as a commercial premises for a number of different businesses. It is currently used as a much loved holiday home by the same family who have enjoyed great family get togethers there for over 20 years.
Originally just two floors, the upper floors were added some time in the 1960’s creating a four storey property with approximately 4,800 square feet of living space.
Entered through double wrought iron gates, the ground floor has a 34’ games room with two toilet facilities and a small utility space, accessed by a large reception hallway.
On the first floor, there are five rooms, four of which are used as bedrooms, with one en-suite plus a modern shower room.
There are three further double bedrooms on the second floor, all with en-suites, and a four piece family bathroom.
The reception accommodation is on the top floor of the property. This triple aspect room is filled with light and commands impressive views across the Usk Valley, taking in the Usk River bridge, Llangattock Hillside, the Darren and Table Mountain. This superb open plan 54’ room hosts sitting, dining and snug areas and leads to a dual aspect kitchen.
There are two staircases on either end of the property, one of which serves as a fire escape, in addition to a two chamber cellar.
Whilst used currently as residential, the property does have the potential for change of use to commercial purposes, subject to the necessary consent.
The outside space is limited to a parking area to the front and whilst there is no garden, Bullpit Meadow is just steps away with a range of countryside walks and leisure pursuits in abundance nearby.
The internationally famous high street of Crickhowell with its plethora of cafes, independent shops and boutiques is within walking distance, as are a popular primary and high school.
Offering great flexibility for different uses (subject to planning consent), the malthouse could be used as a primary residence, a second home, a commercial premises, or a blend of the two for buyers seeking a home with an inbuilt business opportunity.