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Capel Dewi


Property Description

Key features

  • Wonderful Valley Location
  • Country Residence 9 Acres
  • Grade I I Principal House
  • Adjacent 3 Bed Cottage
  • Many Wonderful Features
  • Magnificent Gardens
  • Pasture Paddocks
  • Stable Yard

Full description

Set in a FABULOUS location within the RENOWNED Towy Valley with a sweeping drive a Fine GRADE II LISTED FARMHOUSE dating we are informed from the 16th Century, together with adjacent self contained cottage. Both properties have been sympathetically RESTORED where every effort has been made to combine the many wonderful ORIGINAL FEATURES with modern day living. The farmhouse accommodation provides: Entrance Porch, Reception Hall, Sitting Room, Farmhouse Kitchen, Dining Hall, Preparation Kitchen/Utility, Cloakroom, Basement, 4 en suite Bedrooms, Second floor Sitting Room. Work Room/ Studio, Oil central heating & log burners. The cottage provides: Reception Hall, MAGNIFICENT SITTING ROOM, Conservatory, Shower Room, Fitted Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility, En suite Master Bedroom, 2 further Bedrooms & Bathroom. Oil central heating. Stable yard with 5 loose boxes. IDYLLIC landscaped and NATURALISED gardens. Pasture paddocks with River Towy frontage. In all approx 9 acres.

The Principal House

Timbered Porch

An attractive porch to Period heavily carved front door.

Reception Hall

2.79m(9'2'') x 2.16m(7'1'')

Gothic style carved door to basement. Stairs to first floor. Quarry tiled floor. Radiator.

Another Hall Aspect

Sitting Room

5.87m(19'3'') x 5.00m(16'5'')

Slate surround fireplace incorporating attractive cast iron oil fired stove on slate hearth. Bay window to front and french windows to terrace at rear. Pine floor boards. Wall lights. Radiator.

Another Room Aspect

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

4.60m(15'1'') x 3.89m(12'9'')

Hergam oil fired range in attractive deep stone surround fireplace with beam above. 1 1/2 bowl asterite sink unit with brass mixer tap. Fitted with a comprehensive range Oak cupboards. Integral dishwasher and larder fridge. Ceran electric 4 ring hob with extractor hood above. Fitted electric oven. Ample worksurface with tiled surround. Wall shelves. Beamed ceiling. Central 'island' with stainless steel round sink unit with mixer tap. Tiled worksurface. Quarry tiled floor.

Another Room Aspect

Dining Room

5.99m(19'8'') x 4.93m(16'2'')

Inglenook fireplace with beam above and stone firebreast incorporating cast iron multi fuel stove. Exposed ceiling beams. Feature pointed stone walls. Quarry tiled floor. 2 Radiators.

Another Room Aspect

Inner Hall

Access to Pantry with wall shelves. Quarry tiled floor.

Preparation Kitchen/Utility

5.00m(16'5'') x 3.28m(10'9'')

Double bowl stainless steel sink unit. Ample worksurface. Wall shelves. 4 ceiling skylights. Quarry tiled floor. Stable door to rear hall.

Rear Hall

White hand basin. Partly tiled walls. Quarry tiled floor. Stable style rear door. Radiator.


Hi level W.C. Part tiled walls. Quarry tiled floor.


5.72m(18'9'') x 3.78m(12'5'')

Oil fired boiler which serves the domestic hot water and central heating. Cobbled floor.

Shallow Storage Basement

Half Landing

Main Landing

Staircase to second floor. Radiator.

Bedroom 1

5.84m(19'2'') x 5.08m(16'8'') max

Decorative fireplace with beam above. Exposed ceiling beams. Painted pine floor boards. Radiator.

Another Room Aspect

En Suite

Triton shower in tiled cubicle. Pedestal hand basin. Low level W.C. Shaver socket. Exposed beam. Part tiled. Radiator.

Bedroom 2

5.08m(16'8'') x 4.01m(13'2'')

Delightful decorative fireplace with exposed beam above and cast iron stove on slate hearth. Exposed beams. Painted floor boards. Radiator.

En Suite Bathroom

Panelled bath with shower above. Pedestal hand basin. Low level W.C. Exposed beam. Shaver socket. Part tiled walls.

Inner Landing

Built in wall cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom 3

3.78m(12'5'') x 3.76m(12'4'')

Decorative fireplace in stone recess and beam above. Deep recess alongside fireplace with window providing valley views. Radiator.


3.23m(10'7'') x 2.08m(6'10'')

Panelled bath with brass mixer tap. Pedestal hand basin with tiled surround. Low level W.C. Dado rail. Radiator.

Another Room Aspect

Second Floor


with built in cupboards and water tank cupboard. Storage radiator.

Sitting Room/Bedroom

4.98m(16'4'') x 4.80m(15'9'') max

Vaulted beam ceiling with velux skylight. Storage radiator.

Bedroom 4

4.75m(15'7'') x 4.47m(14'8'')

Built in range wardrobes. Exposed stone firebreast. Storage radiator.

Work Room/Studio

2 Ceiling skylights. Built in storage cupboards.

Shower Room

Gainsborough shower in fully tiled surround. Pedestal hand basin. Bidet and low level W.C. Shaver socket and light. Part tiled walls. Exposed beams. Radiator.

The Cottage

Entrance Hall

Stone tiled floor.

Main Reception Hall

Open stairs to first floor. Exposed ceiling beams. Wall lights. Access to understairs store cupboard. Stone tiled floor. Double doors to Sitting Room.

Sitting Room

6.45m(21'2'') x 5.84m(19'2'')

Inglenook fireplace with oil fired cast iron stove on slate hearth. Exposed ceiling beams. Built in display cabinet. Wall shelves. Wall lights. Stone tiled floor. French windows to front and rear. Radiator.

Another Room Aspect


3.96m(13'0'') x 3.23m(10'7'')

Stone tiled floor. French windows to side terrace.

Shower Room

Shower in tiled cubicle. Pedestal hand basin with tiled surround. Low level W.C. Stone tiled floor. Radiator.

Kitchen/Dining Room

6.86m(22'6'') x 3.91m(12'10'')

1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Ample worksurface with tiled surround. Beaumatic 4 ring ceramic hob with extractor hood above. Homark Cuisine oven and fitted Creda microwave. Integrated fridge/freezer. Plumbed for dishwasher. Comprehensive range base and wall cupboards together with leaded glazed display cupboards. Terracotta tiled floor. Panelled surround. Radiator.

Utility Room

3.89m(12'9'') x 2.39m(7'10'')

Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Base cupboard with worksurface and tiled surround. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Oil fired boiler which serves the domestic hot water and central heating. Terracotta tiled floor. Stable door to rear. Radiator.

First Floor


Attractive ballustrade. Exposed ceiling beams.

Master Bedroom

6.32m(20'9'') x 4.65m(15'3'')

Vaulted ceiling with exposed 'A' frame beams. Built in wardrobes. Radiator.

Another Room Aspect

En Suite

Hand basin in tiled surround. Vanity cupboard. Low level W.C. Shower in tiled and glazed cubicle. Halogen downlighter. Radiator.

Bedroom 2

4.29m(14'1'') x 3.58m(11'9'')

Exposed area stone wall. Exposed 'A' frame beams. Wall lights. Access to attic. Ceiling skylights. Radiator.

Another Aspect

Bedroom 3

4.37m(14'4'') x 3.73m(12'3'')

Exposed 'A' frame beams. Wall lights. Radiator.


3.73m(12'3'') x 2.34m(7'8'')

Panelled bath with Mira Sport shower above. Tiled surround. Pedestal hand basin. Low level W.C. 'A' frame beams. Oak boarded floor. Radiator.


The property is approached over a pretty shared driveway from the county road that leads to two other properties adjacent to the courtyard. The driveway leads in to Capel Dewi Uchaf Farm via a pillared entrance and sweeping driveway that leads to a spacious gravelled parking area. From here the drive continues to the cottage and ownards to the Stable yard

Stable Block

Located to the rear of the properties and within a concrete paved yard. This provides five 11'6 x 11' loose boxes, a Hay barn 30' x 11'9 and a Tack room 11'6 x 8'.


The gardens have been the pride and joy of the current owners who have landscape to incorporate the wonderful natural surroundings to provide 'rooms' within the garden that each have their own charm. To the front of the farmhouse is a walled courtyard with well stocked herbaceous borders together with many lovely trees. To the side of the house is a terraced area leading up to a naturalised wooded bank throughout which there are many fine specimen trees.


To the front of the property is a spacious lawned garden throughout which there are many well stocked flower and shrub gardens and around which the driveway is located. Immediately to the side of the parking area is an attractive herbaceous border.


To the rear of the house is a productive kitchen garden with raised beds and soft fruit garden. There are areas of paved patio and decorative gravel creating lovely terrace gardens.
Gazebo adorned with Clematis and Honeysuckle.
Green house.
A lawned area leads up to a Summerhouse which overlooks the property to the valley below.


The whole extends to 9 acres or thereabouts and includes as well as the gardens, pasture and rough grazing paddocks that lead down to a boundary with the River Towy.


We are advised that the property is connected to mains electric and water. Private drainage.

Council Tax

We are advised that the property is in Band ' ' and that the liability for the year 2008/2009 is

Tenure And Possession

We understand that the property is freehold and that vacant possession will be given on completion


A wide range of state schools are to be found in Nantgaredig, Carmarthen, Cwrt Henri and Llandeilo - Private schools include Llandovery College, St Michaels, Llanelli and Christ College, Brecon (independant schools

Sporting & Recreational

There are wonderful opportunities for walking, riding and cycling from the property. Hunting is with the Towy. There are Golf courses at Llandybie, Garnant and Carmarthen. The area is noted for its ancient castles and Gardens, with Aberglasney and the Botanic Garden of Wales within a quarter of an hours drive. The extensive Gower, Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire coastline are within an hours drive.


Capel Dewi Uchaf Farm is situated on the north eastern fringe of the village of Capel Dewi. The farmhouse enjoys a sligtly elevated location to take advantage of the wonderful surrounding scenery for which the area is renowned. It is approximately 5 miles from the county administrative town of Carmarthen and 10 miles to the market town of Llandeilo. The M.4 motorway can be joined at Pont Abraham providing access to the University city of Swansea and of course is the main route to the rest of the country.


By appointment with BJP Property People


These details are a general guideline for intending purchasers and do not constitute an offer of contract. BJP have visited the property , but not surveyed or tested any of the appliances, services or systems in it including heating, plumbing, drainage etc. The Sellers have checked and approved the details, however purchasers must rely on their own and/or their Surveyor's inspections and the Solicitors enquiries to determine the overall condition, size and acreage of the property, and also any Planning, Rights of Way, Easements, or other matters relating to it.

Proof Of Identity

In order to comply with anti-money laundering regulations, Bob Jones Prytherch & Co require all buyers to provide us with:
(i) proof of identity
(ii) proof of current residential address
The following documents must be presented in all cases:
IDENTITY DOCUMENTS: A photographic ID, such as current passport or UK driving licence
EVIDENCE OF ADDRESS: A bank, building society statement, utility bill, credit card bill or any other form of ID, issued within the previous three months, providing evidence of residency as the correspondence address.
A photocopy may be taken as part of the auction control process
Please note that ONLY the above documents will be accepted as the auction venue.
If the bidder is acting as an agent on behalf of another party, they will be required to provide the above documents for BOTH themselves(the agent) and the principal.
If the bidder is acting on behalf of a company, the above documents will still be required along with written authority from the company.

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Added on Rightmove:
30 August 2008

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