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Home with WILD SWIMMING lake and pontoon bridge marketed for £750,000

Worth splashing out for! Six-bedroom home complete with its own WILD SWIMMING lake and pontoon bridge hits the market for £750,000

  • A Welsh modern country home with a wild pool, jetties and views of Vyrnwy Valley sits in Powys, Wales
  • The 1.75 acre property is a former B&B set over four floors and  4,049 square feet
  •  Inside the home there are two kitchens, solid oak features and two reception rooms overlooking the lake
  • A large lawn and decking accessible by the pontoon bridge offers the perfect setting for al fresco dining 

This welsh modern family home nestled in the stunning Vyrnwy Valley is the perfect wild escape to the country with breathtaking views and a swimming lake covered in water lilies.

For only £750,000 the six-bedroom, five-bathroom home comes with 1.75 acres of land located in Dolanog, Powys, with a wild swim pool, a connecting pontoon bridge and three jetties.

The property is spread over four floors including a first floor annexe and a glazed summer house whilst a games room and workshop sit on the lower ground space of the house which is called Tan Yr Allt. 

The six-bedroom property boasts countryside views over the wild lake which is currently home to trout, carp, otters and herons

Three jetties surround the lake with a decking area perfect for sunbathing in the summer and al fresco dining without any properties overlooking

The Powys countryside is extremely popular for bird watching and wildlife spotting as well as walking, riding and cycling routes


The front entrance of the house is largely north-facing with a generous driveway and garage which has loft space above

The decking attached to the house overlooks the lawn and is perfect for hosting guests and entertaining, providing a great place to watch the sun set 

The wild pool is, called Lyn Dolanog can only be used by the new owners and their guests – it cannot be run as a standalone fishery.

Peter Daborn, of Savills estate agents, said: ‘At a time when temperatures have been soaring and we’ve all been looking at ways to keep cool, this beautiful family home has just the answer – its very own wildlife swim pool.

‘Surrounded by breathtaking countryside, Tan Yr Allt also provides enormous potential to prospective owners and we fully expect this sale to capture the imagination of interested buyers.’ 

The home was previously run as a B&B and the interior boasts oak flooring, solid oak doors and an oak staircase.

On ground level the property has a large entrance hall which adjoins a dining room, sitting room and double bedroom which all overlook stunning pool views at the rear of the house.

The large entrance hall has oak flooring and an oak staircase with wrought iron balustrade which leads up to the first floor 

A formal sitting room faces to the rear of the house and is one of two reception rooms throughout the spacious property

The dining room has French doors leading to the decked balcony that spans half of the house and creates perfect indoor-outdoor living

The kitchen fitted with an oak-topped breakfast bar also has a pantry with and a butlers sink whilst the utility room sits on the lower ground floor.

The first floor has the principal bedroom with an ensuite and a second bedroom with a dressing room as well as a second kitchen and bathroom on that level.

 A further three bedrooms sit on the second floor with another two bathrooms.

This is one of two kitchens in the property and is equipped with an oak-topped breakfast bar, it also boasts a separate pantry 

The informal reception room provides unrivalled views of the lake at the rear of the property as well as oak furniture which gives the room a warmer feel 

The property has six bedrooms, three of which have ensuites, and is able to host around 12 people during a single stay

 The south-facing Welsh gardens and grounds are home to Trout and Carp which swim in the wild pool as well as an Otter that visits regularly and a Heron and Pine Martin.

This pool is perfect for wild swimming, a hobby that has become increasingly popular because of its health benefits such as boosting your immune system and improving circulation.

There is the option of al fresco dining on the decked sunbathing area which is accessed by the pontoon bridge, giving the property a holiday feel and making it the perfect option for a second home.

Powys in Wales has become a hugely popular area for holiday lets and second-home owners because of its wildlife, bird watching, fishing and walking and cycling routes.

The property is also within driving distance of attractions such as Lake Vrynwy and Pistyll Rhaeadr and it is only eight miles from Llanfyllin.

Llanfyllin has a good selection of shops, restaurants and pubs as well as a medical centre, dentist and supermarkets. 

The plot is 1.75 acres and the area is extremely popular for holiday lets and second-home owners, making this property the perfect country retreat

The unparalleled views of the Welsh countryside has led to increased house prices since the pandemic proving popular with holiday-makers and staycationers 

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