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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Tretower, Crickhowell

Withdrawn from Market £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Modern detached house circa 2300 sqft
  • Historic village location within Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Beautiful mature and private gardens
  • Victorian Skittle Alley with consent to convert to fitness suite
  • Potential to reconfigure first floor accommodation to provide additional bedroom
  • Good access to 'A' roads
  • EPC rating F

Full description

A substantial and impressive modern detached three bedroom house situated in an historic village in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park. This attractive house was built in 1982 by the present owners with an emphasis on quality, attention to detail and spacious rooms with the internal floor space amounting to just under 2300 sq ft. Some of the features of the house include plaster coving and ceiling roses, higher than average ceilings for a modern house, deep skirting boards and two Minster fireplaces.

Lounge/Dining Room 
23' 3'' max x 15' 11'' max (7.09m x 4.85m)
Windows to three aspects. Feature ceiling rose. Minster fireplace with log burning stove. Ceiling rose. Two radiators. Open plan archway to dining area. Door to :-

15' 4'' x 9' 8'' (4.67m x 2.95m)
Window to rear. A comprehensively fitted kitchen with a range of solid wood fronted base and wall cupboards with tiled work surface over. Inset ceramic sink with mixer tap. Built in microwave oven and inset oven with electric hob. Tiled splash backs. Exposed timbers. Extractor fan. Spotlighting. Tiled floor. Door to :-

Utility Room 
Window and doors to side. Tiled floor. Fitted cupboards with work surface over. Space and plumbing for appliances. Door to garden and door to :-

Shower Room 
Opaque glazed window to side. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Fully tiled corner shower. Tiled floor.

First Floor Landing 
Window to rear. A spacious landing with room for a sofa or alternatively can be used as a study area. The first floor accommodation was designed with larger bedrooms and bathrooms in mind rather than additional smaller rooms. If required, some of the landing could be incorporated to provide further bedrooms/bathrooms. Doors to bedrooms and bathrooms. Access to loft.

Master Bedroom 
19' 1'' max x 17' 6'' max (5.82m x 5.33m)
An ?L' shaped room with windows to front and side with views. Windows to front and side. Exposed timbers. Radiator. Coved ceiling.

The historic and picturesque village of Tretower lies in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park and has the remains of a medieval castle and a well preserved manor house, Tretower Court, which is a popular visitor attraction and managed by CADW. Individual shops, banks, doctors, dentists, library and other amenities can be found in the picturesque town of Crickhowell, some 20 minutes drive away. The 'book' town of Hay on Wye, the Black Mountains and Hay Bluff are approximately a 30 minute drive. The larger towns of Abergavenny and Brecon are approximately 10 miles. Major 'A' roads are within a few miles and these in turn link to the M4/M5/M50 motorway networks, a mainline railway station can be found in Abergavenny. Not only is the area renowned for its spectacular countryside and outstanding beauty, but in more recent years has become equally renowned for its excellent food produce and first class restaurants.

Jack and Jill Bathroom 
This spacious bathroom can be accessed either via double doors from the master bedroom or a door from the landing. Opaque glazed window to rear. Suite comprising corner bath, low level W.C, bidet and wash hand basin. Radiator.

Bedroom Two 
15' 11'' x 13' 3'' (4.85m x 4.04m)
Window to rear. Radiator. Built in wardrobes.

Bedroom Three 
14' 5'' x 9' 8'' (4.39m x 2.95m)
Window to front. Radiator. Access to loft.

Lower Ground Floor 
14' 1'' x 8' 0'' (4.29m x 2.44m)
Door to outside. Tiled floor. Stairs from entrance hall. Divided into two storage areas (wine store and general purpose store.)

The house is approached via double gates leading to a driveway with parking for several cars and bordered by mature trees. Lawned gardens lie to the front of the house adjoining the stone patio. A path leads to a private garden and to the Victorian Skittle Alley. To the rear of the house is a landscaped garden with mature plants and a water feature together with the workshop.

14' 5'' x 11' 1'' (4.39m x 3.38m)
Light and power

Skittle Alley 
44' 10'' x 21' 2'' max (13.67m x 6.45m max)
With planning consent for conversion to fitness suite/studio.

We are informed that the property has mains water, drainage and electricity. LPG gas fired central heating system.

The accommodation to the ground floor briefly comprises : Entrance door to Amdega conservatory with views across the garden and to the countryside beyond, sitting room, open plan lounge/dining room with Minster fireplace and log burning stove. Fully fitted kitchen, utility/boot room and shower room. To the first floor is a spacious landing with room for computer/study area or sofa, Master bedroom, two further bedrooms and a well proportioned bathroom which can be accessed via the Master bedroom or from the landing. The first floor accommodation could be sub-divided to provide additional bedrooms/bathroom. A staircase leads to the lower ground floor which could be utilised as a hobby room or office/studio, the lower ground floor also has its own separate external staircase.

The house is approached via wooden gates leading to a driveway with parking for several cars and a private, level, garden with lawns, mature trees and plants. To the rear of the house is a detached studio/workshop (originally the garage). Vehicular access to this building could be re-instated if the landscaped garden and water feature between the top of the driveway and the workshop reverted to form part of the driveway. Adjoining the house to the front is a stone patio leading to a path which winds its way to the bottom of the garden where a Grade II Listed former Victorian skittle alley can be found nestled away in the corner. This former skittle alley is not only historic, believed to be one of only a small number in Wales, but has planning consent to convert to a fitness suite/studio.

19' 11'' max x 16' max (6.07m x 4.88m)
A beautiful wooden 'Amdega' conservatory which 'wraps' around the front of the house with two sets of double doors opening onto the private patio and gardens. French doors to the family room and entrance hall. Spectacular views towards Tretower castle and the countryside beyond can be enjoyed from the conservatory. Marble floor.

Entrance Hall 
Stairs to first floor and lower ground floor.

Family Room 
16' 4'' x 11' 3'' (4.98m x 3.43m)
Double doors with glazed side panels to conservatory. Radiator. Minster fireplace with inset gas fire.

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27 June 2012


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