The Coach House

The Coach House, Llanwysg, Crickhowell, Powys, NP8 1LW




Built in 1797 by John Nash for Admiral Gell, Llanwysg House was designed to make the most of the astonishing views over the River Usk towards Table Mountain and Pen Cerrig-calch beyond. Admiral Gell was a close friend of Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton who are believed to have visited in 1802.

The detached Coach House dates to a similar period as the house and is located at the entrance to the main house. It retains a number of the original features including exposed timbers and stonewalls.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall : As you enter the property through the characteristic stable door, you reach the entrance hall providing an open space perfect for storing shoes and jackets. The entrance hall, kitchen and dining room is all open plan providing the perfect space for socializing.

Kitchen : Large windows to the front and side of the kitchen allows plenty of light to enter the kitchen meaning a light and airy atmosphere to enter the property. Wooden cupboards and draw fronts with white worktops and a deep traditional Belfast sink with drainage to the side. The kitchen has been well maintained to a high standard with a country style theme being carried out.

Dining Room : Flowing on from the kitchen lies the open plan dining room allowing plenty of space for socializing. This room also providing high-level windows allowing plenty of the natural light to come through. Sitting Room

Sitting Room : The ground floor also offers a sitting room the follows on from the dining room. This is where you will find patio doors out to the gravelled seating area perfect to sit and enjoy the views around you.

Shower room and Bathroom : Following on from the sitting room we have a spacious shower room with an airing cupboard perfect for storing towels. There is also a Bathroom to the ground floor that follows off from the dining room. Both and shower room and the bathroom for light and airy with natural light.

Utility Room : Off from the dining room also lies a convenient extra-large cupboard that the current owners used to situate the washer and tumble dryer perfect to keep your washing out of sight.

First Floor

Lounge area : As you enter, the first floor from the wooden stairway you enter the upstairs lounge which has three large windows to the side allowing ample of light and allows you to enjoy the surrounding views from the comfort of the sofa.

Third Bedroom : To the right of the staircase situates the third bedroom which has sloping ceilings and exposed beams with circular window.

Second Bedroom : The second bedroom is situated on the opposite side of the upstairs lounge area and is identical to the third bedroom with it is ceiling and window.

Master Bedroom : Off from the lounge lies the master bedroom, which oozes with character with exposed beams, stonewalls and an arched window that overlooks the garden and surrounding welsh country side.

WC : The first floor also benefits from a WC which is situated just off from the upstairs lounge area.


As you walk into the circa 3/4 of an acre garden there is a large gravel alfresco area, perfect for entertaining and enjoying the serenity of the garden and river views. As you descend further into the garden towards the river there is a lawned area with original garden borders and forested area with trees and wild flowers occupying the lower garden space. The garden enjoys views of the welsh mountains which includes Crug Hywel which is more commonly known as Table Top mountain. This garden lies on the southern side of the Usk River, separated by a farming flood plain.

More about the property and surrounding areas

Mains water and electricity, Private drainage. Oil fired central heating system. Located just outside the picturesque town of Crickhowell overlooking the Usk Valley in the lee of The Black Mountains. Crickhowell is a charming and popular small town set within the Brecon Beacons National Park with a good range of local shops, restaurants and schools. The market towns of Monmouth, Brecon and Hereford are all less than an hour’s drive with Abergavenny some 5 miles. Crickhowell is just off the A40 which in turn links to the A449/A465 and M5/M4/M50 motorway networks. Abergavenny has a main line railway station with links to Newport and from there the intercity network to London Paddington.

This area of the country is renowned for both its outstanding natural beauty and recreational opportunities. The River Usk flows below Crickhowell and the Monmouthshire and Breconshire canal is close by. Brecon and Abergavenny have excellent theatres and cinemas, and there are exceptional walks and rides through The Black Mountains and the nearby Brecon Beacons.


Property ID: 18345253
Price: £599,999
Property Type: Character Property
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Receptions: 3
Gardens: 1
Parking Spaces: 1


Three bedrooms, three reception rooms and three bathrooms

Overlooking the River Usk and Welsh mountains including Table Top Mountain

Character features including exposed beams, stable style door and circular windows

Previously used as a holiday cottage which was highly successful

Short distance from Crickhowell village centre which provides local amenities and schooling

Nearby market towns Abergavenny and Brecon

Approximately 3/4 of an acre

Picturesque location

Super Fast Fibre just under 40 mb/Sec