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Maes Y Rhos

Maes Y Rhos, Off Brecon Road, Penrhos, Ystradgynlais, Swansea, Swansea County, SA9 1QT

Prices start from £279,995 to £409,995

New homes for sale in Ystradgynlais, between Swansea and the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.

Help to Buy Wales is available at Maes Y Rhos, meaning you could buy a home with a minimum deposit of 5%.

Our new two, three, and four-bedroom homes at Maes Y Rhos are served by a direct route to Swansea, just 15 miles away. From Abercraf, just 2.5 miles away, you can step over the border of the National Park and set your sights on Pen y Fan, the highest point of this famous 350 square-mile expanse of countryside. Ystradgynlais has a Welsh-speaking heritage and a great sense of community. The town has the convenience of a local Tesco Superstore and a range of traditional facilities and services, including schools and a Community Hospital. The River Tawe is one of the local landmarks, running through the town and following the route of the Swansea Valley down to Swansea Bay.

The best thing about living in West Wales is that you have the city, the coast, and the countryside to choose from. It’s as easy to get to Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot, and Bridgend as it is to the Brecon Beacons, the Gower Peninsula Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the stunning Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

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Choice of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes
Great city links
Close to stunning landscapes
Good local amenities
Homes at Maes Y Rhos

The Galloway

At Maes Y Rhos

from £279,995

2 available | 3 bedroom semi-detached house

Open plan kitchen/dining room
Handy utility room and downstairs WC
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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The Delamare

At Maes Y Rhos

from £309,995

2 available | 3 bedroom detached house

Modern open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors leading into the garden
Bedroom 1 benefits from an en suite
Bright front aspect living room
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The Sherwood

At Maes Y Rhos

from £319,995

2 available | 3 bedroom detached house

Open plan kitchen/dining room with French doors leading to the garden
Bright front aspect living room
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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The Brampton

At Maes Y Rhos

from £399,995

1 available | 4 bedroom detached house

Spacious open plan kitchen/dining/family room
Bedroom one with en suite
Separate study
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The Selwood

At Maes Y Rhos

from £409,995

1 available | 5 bedroom detached house

Modern open plan kitchen/dining room with French door leading into the garden
Bright and spacious front-aspect living room
Bedroom 1 with en suite
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Local information

In addition to the range of local businesses which include a post office and convenience store, Ystradgynlais is also home to a Tesco Superstore, ideal for the weekly shop. In the neighbouring town of Ystalyfera you'll also find an Asda supermarket. For those who enjoy staying active there's Ystradgynlais Sports Centre and the Ganolfan Chwaraeon Park and Sports Centre, plus two local Rugby Football clubs, one at Ystradgynlais and one at Ystalyfera. Ystradgynlais also benefits from a health centre and a community hospital.

Getting around

For commuters to Swansea, the A4067 is the main local route. It joins the M4 at Junction 45, just outside Swansea. The A4109 is the Neath Road, joining the A465 at Aberdulais. Local bus services connect all the towns and villages along the Swansea Valley, with the average journey time into Swansea of around an hour. The nearest train station is at Neath, just under 11 miles away. From there, the journey time to Swansea is just over 15 minutes.

Local schools

There are two local comprehensive schools to choose from; Ysgol Maesydderwen and Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera. A third comprehensive school, Ysgol Grnradd Gymraeg Pontardawe, is 6 miles away. Primary schools in the town include Ysgol Bro Tawe and Ysgol Golwg y Cwm, while neighbouring village primary schools include; Blaendulais Primary School, Ysgol y Cribarth, Tairgwaith Primary School, and Cwmlynfell C P School.

Maes Y Rhos

Primary School, Swansea, SA9 1QT

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Schemes available at Maes Y Rhos

Deposit Unlock

Deposit Unlock is a mortgage guarantee product that allows you to buy a new-build home with a deposit of just 5%.

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Bank of Mum and Dad

If a family member is able to help out with the purchase of your first home, we'll thank them with a gift of £2,000.

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Own New

Whether you’re buying a house or an apartment, Own New can provide access to mortgages of up to 95% with competitive rates.

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Buy your own home step-by-step using Staircase, Persimmon's very own shared ownership scheme.

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Part Exchange

You buy ours and we'll buy yours! By far the easiest way to sell your home. It makes great financial sense too...

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Home Change

We'll help you sell your home in 3 easy steps...

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Early Bird

Secure your new home before it’s officially released for sale.

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Maes Y Rhos is looked after by our West Wales region team.
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