3 bedroom character property for saleLlangattock, Crickhowell
Sold STC £498,000
- Beautiful, historic village house
- Much character and many features
- Spacious rooms with exposed timbers
- Private gardens including a 'secret terrace'
- Ample parking and outbuilding/garden store
- Grade II Listed
This beautiful house is believed to date from the 17th century. In the 19th century, it is believed the house, according to local, historic records, was used for making and dyeing flannel and at that time was referred to as 'The Old Factory House'. Historic records also show horses being shod to the rear of the house. Many of its period features remain including windows, floorboards, exposed timbers and fireplaces. The barn adjoining the original house was incorporated into the living accommodation creating a magnificent drawing room with exposed 'A' frames and doors opening out to the rear terrace. The front of the property is bordered by low level stone and brick walls leading to a path to the front door and has planted shrub and flower borders. To one side of the house is a paved parking area with mature planting to the rear. To the other side are double gates leading to an extensive gravelled and tarmac parking area with adjoining, level lawn and a stone built garden store. This area could, subject to any necessary consents, be developed to provide an office/studio/annexe with its own garden/parking area. The pretty rear garden has a patio of original flagstones adjoining the house and a level lawn with mature plants and hedging. Hidden away is a 'secret' terrace with stone wall and seating area, a tranquil place to escape and enjoy.
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To the first floor are three bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom and there is a family shower room. The landing has original wide oak floorboards and the bedrooms also have much character with exposed timbers and a period fireplace. Unusually for such a period property, the rooms are all of a good size with the added benefit of high ceilings and light. The front of the property is bordered by low level stone and brick walls leading to a path to the front door and has planted shrub and flower borders. To one side of the house is a paved parking area with mature planting to the rear. To the other side are double gates leading to an extensive gravelled and tarmac parking area with adjoining, level lawn and a stone built garden store. This area could, subject to any necessary consents, be developed to provide an office/studio/annexe with its own garden/parking area.
17' 3'' x 11' 0'' (5.25m x 3.35m)
25' 3'' x 15' 4'' (7.69m x 4.67m)
17' 0'' x 10' 10'' (5.18m x 3.30m)
7' 6'' x 4' 9'' (2.28m x 1.45m)
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
11' 6'' x 8' 6'' (3.50m x 2.59m)
18' 10'' x 17' 3'' (5.74m x 5.25m)
First Floor Landing
17' 9'' x 11' 9'' (5.41m x 3.58m)
11' 6'' x 9' 9'' (3.50m x 2.97m)
12' 4'' x 12' 0'' (3.76m x 3.65m)
Stone Garden Store
The pretty rear garden has a patio of original flagstones adjoining the house and a level lawn with mature plants and hedging. Hidden away is a ?secret' terrace with stone wall and seating area, a tranquil place to escape and enjoy.
We are advised that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating system.
The local village school is well regarded being a couple of hundred yards walking distance away, whilst the centre of the picturesque Mid-Wales town of Crickhowell is less than a mile away; situated on the opposite bank of The River Usk offers a wide range of amenities including a variety of individual shops and restaurants, high school, doctors and dental surgeries, Post Office and library etc. The neighbouring market town of Abergavenny, approximately seven miles away, offers even further facilities including a general hospital and a main line railway station from which London Paddington can be reached in three hours and Cardiff within an hour. Communications within the area are considered excellent with A465 Heads Of The Valleys Road being only approximately four miles away and this in turn leads to the A40, the A4042 trunk routes at Abergavenny and consequently onto the M50 and M4 motorways.
LLangattock is a village with a strong community and lies in the south-east corner of Powys on the outskirts of Crickhowell. The village is situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park and is located in an area of great natural beauty with superb views towards the surrounding countryside. Llangattock offers a number of outdoor activities including a 9 hole golf course and walks either along the the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal which runs through the village, or through open countryside and in the surrounding mountains. There are a number of footpaths and bridle ways nearby.
The barn adjoining the original house was incorporated into the living accommodation creating a magnificent drawing room with exposed ?A' frames, exposed interior stone wall including an inglenook fireplace and doors opening out to the rear terrace. In addition to the drawing room there is an attractive dining room and a sitting room, both with exposed timbers. The farmhouse style kitchen is spacious and well fitted with a door leading to the front patio garden. The ground floor also offers a cloakroom with walk in shower, coat cupboard and utility cupboard off the rear hall, and a door leading out onto the rear garden.
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