4 bedroom detached house for sale

Llanfachreth, Dolgellau, Gwynedd

£595,000

Property Description

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A marvellous and most impressive Grade II* Listed medieval hall house and two Grade II Listed barns, standing in approximately 3 acres of grounds with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside, affording extreme privacy. Believed to have been formerly part moated, this individual house has a number of attractive character features which include a wealth of exposed beams throughout and a large inglenook fireplace in the medieval dining room which also has a flagged floor. The magnificent first floor drawing room has oak ceiling trusses, including a hammer beam, and exposed stone, providing a great space for entertaining. Listed building consent has been granted in early 2016 to add a shower room in Bedroom 1 (NP5/54/LB76C). The house was the winner of the Snowdonia National Park Award 2005 for works carried out by the current owners and is also featured in Peter Smith's book "Houses of the Welsh Countryside" and other books.


Main Description continued 
For anyone looking to live in a piece of history then this property provides the perfect solution, and the accommodation briefly comprises; hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, medieval dining room, medieval service room, first floor drawing room,4 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The Grade II Listed barns, one of which was formerly a Dower House, are situated at the rear of the house and divided into three rooms including workshop, games room with full sized snooker table and wood store and provides great potential "subject to the necessary consents". The house is surrounded by its garden and grounds which are made up of a range of different areas including a very attractive and beautiful designed formal garden, with duck pond as well as meadows to the front and rear plus an area of woodland and stream.

Location 
The property is in a secluded hollow just over 1 mile to the South East of Llanfachreth and 4.5 miles to Dolgellau town centre which provides a comprehensive range of amenities. The larger centres of Shrewsbury and Chester are about 59 miles away, whilst the west coast of Wales is approximately 14 miles to the west. Viewing of this property is highly recommended.

Entrance Hall 
Tiled floor, radiator, under stairs storage.

Sitting Room 
Feature fireplace, window seat with garden views.

Kitchen Dining Room 
A range of matching wall and base units, double Belfast style sink, shelving, electric hob with extractor over and oven under, exposed beams, feature fireplace with multi fuel 'Stanley' boiler, radiator.

Utility Room 
Base units, space for fridge, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator, tiled floor.

Medieval Dining Hall 
Flagged floor, large feature fireplace with wood burning stove, exposed beams, exposed stone, medieval graffiti, leaded light oak mullioned window.

Medieval Service Room 
Cobbled floor, exposed beams, exposed stone, leaded light oak mullioned windows.

1st Floor Drawing Room 
Exposed floorboards, stunning vaulted ceiling with an abundance of exposed beams, exposed stone, stunning oak trusses and oak hammer beam, with leaded, oak mullioned windows, wood burning stove.

Landing 
Loft access.

Bedroom One 
Radiator.

Bedroom Two 
Feature fireplace, built in double wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom Three 
Radiator.

Bedroom Four 
Radiator.

Bathroom 
WC, wash basin, bath with shower over, radiator, double cupboard with drawers below.

Grade II Listed Barn 
Divided into three rooms currently used as a workshop, games room and storage providing great potential (subject to the necessary consents). There are two pig sty’s attached.

Outside 
A wild meadow is located to the North of the house and is connected to an area of woodland with a stream running through it which enhances the idyllic setting. A further meadow lies to the South of the house being accessed from a gravelled area adjacent to the house which provides an ideal space for a table and chairs and al fresco dining with lovely views of distant countryside. There is also a stone potting shed within the grounds.

Note 
A public right of way runs through part of the property.

Directions 
From Dolgellau take the A494 sign posted for Bala and after about 2.7 miles turn sharp left signed Llanfachreth. Follow this lane for about 1.7 miles passing through the stone arch and turn right at the T-Junction signed Rhydymain. Follow this lane for about 0.3 miles and the entrance gate to the property will be on the right. Proceed to the bottom of the track to the property.

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Added on Rightmove:
22 April 2016

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  • Morfa Mawddach (9.3 mi)
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01938 710000 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Morfa Mawddach (9.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

McCartneys LLP, Welshpool

8 Broad Street Welshpool SY21 7RZ

01938 710000 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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