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4 bedroom house for sale

Gaufron, Rhayader

Under Offer £445,000

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MUST VIEW! Penybank House is a delightul Georgian country residence of elegant proportions with landscaped lawns and gardens and an excellent range of attractive detached stone outbuildings all set in around 11.5 ACRES of pastureland. The property occupies a slightly elevated location in a pleasant hamlet not far from the popular market and tourist town of Rhayader and the renowned beauty of the Elan Valley with its reservoirs, walks, flora and fauna. Viewing is highly recommended.

Vestibule * Reception Hall * Cloakroom/WC * Drawing Room * Dining Room * Kitchen * Pantry
Rear Passageway * Boiler Room * Shower Room * Ground Floor Bedroom 4 / Living Room
Galleried Landing * Three Bedrooms * Bathroom * Outbuildings * Energy Rating 'F' (EER - 32)

Agents' Remarks - Penybank House has been well looked after by the current owners who have lovingly owned the property for over twenty years. The attractive house offers flexible, well laid out accommodation and also benefits from a ground floor bedroom, living room and shower room which would lend itself to a granny annexe or even holiday accommodation. The substantial property occupies an enviable location amidst the rolling green hills of Radnorshire. The house has a private location yet has excellent access to the A44 road network and beyond.

Prospective purchasers have the rare opportunity to acquire a period rural residence surrounded by delightful gardens and grounds and over 11 acres of land in one of the most beautiful parts of the Principality. As agents we strongly recommend an early inspection.

Accommodation Comprises -

Vestibule - Half glazed entrance door with charming Georgian fanlight above. Coved ceiling; pendant light; solid wood floor. Glazed inner door to

Reception Hall - Coved ceiling; radiator; open archway; solid wood floor. Half glazed door to rear.

Cloakroom / Wc - Low level WC suite; wash hand basin set into vanity unit; built-in cupboard; fully tiled walls; floorboard effect vinyl floor; radiator; window to rear.

Drawing Room - 6.22m x 3.99m (20'5 x 13'1) - Attractive open fireplace with stone hearth and surround. Coved ceiling; fitted carpet; two radiators. Secondary glazed sash windows to front and rear provide lovely double aspect and offer super views over the landscaped gardens and to the rural countryside beyond.

Dining Room - 4.39m x 3.63m (14'5 x 11'11) - Having open fireplace with slate hearth and marble surround; coved ceiling; fitted carpet; radiator. Secondary glazed sash windows to front and side give lovely double aspect with views over the delightful front and side gardens.

Kitchen - 4.55m x 3.35m (14'11 x 11'12) - Range of base and wall units with worktops and tiled splashbacks over and including inlaid one and a half bowl single drainer sink with mixer tap; electric 'Rangemaster Leisure' stove with four hot plates, ceramic plate, griddle plate and having two ovens and grill. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Space in alcove for fridge freezer. Coved ceiling; floorboard effect laminate floor; sash windows to either side with super views over side and rear gardens.

Pantry - Shelving; tiled floor; window to rear.

Rear Passageway - Slate tiled floor; window and half glazed pedestrian door to side.

Boiler Room - Sliding door; concrete floor; shelving; 'Worcester' oil boiler.

Ground Floor Shower Room - Sliding door; low level WC suite; pedestal wash hand basin; fully tiled and enclosed shower unit with folding chair and twin handgrips. Extractor fan; tile effect vinyl floor; window to rear. Built-in Cloak Cupboard with hanging rail; shelving and window to rear.

Bedroom 4 / Living Room - 5.13m x 3.66m (16'10 x 12'0) - Fitted carpet; two radiators. Windows to front and rear provide double aspect and have wonderful views of the surrounding Mid-Wales countryside.

From the Reception Hall, a balustraded staircase with fitted carpet rises to the

First Floor -

Galleried Landing - Coved ceiling; fitted carpet; window to rear. Built-in Airing Cupboard with jacketed hot water cylinder with immersion heater, batten shelving and having cupboards above.

Bedroom 1 - 4.42m x 3.35m (14'6 x 11'12) - Coved ceiling; fitted carpet; radiator. Secondary glazed sash window to front with views over the pleasant hamlet of Gaufron and to the adjoining countryside.

Bedroom 2 - 5.33m x 3.66m (17'6 x 12'0) - Coved ceiling; fitted carpet; radiator. Extensive shelving; secondary glazed sash window to front with pleasant rural views.

Bedroom 3 - 4.55m x 3.66m (14'11 x 12'0) - Coved ceiling; fitted carpet; radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, glass shelf and mirror over. Sash windows to side and rear provide super double aspect and have lovely views.

Bathroom - Spacious bathroom comprising low level WC suite; panelled bath with hand/shower attachment and twin handgrips; wash hand basin set into vanity unit; fully tiled and enclosed shower unit with shower heater and twin handgrips. Part tiled walls; base and wall cupboards; shaver point; radiator; wall mounted fan heater; coved ceiling; tile effect vinyl floor. Secondary glazed sash window, again with beautiful far reaching views.

Outside - The property is approached from the Council maintained road over a shared driveway and to the gated access to the House. The private tarmacadam driveway leads to an extensive parking and turning area at the rear of the property. Additional parking is also available at the side of the Detached Stone Barn.

There are delightful, well stocked landscaped gardens surrounding the house with manicured lawns, side lawns, flower beds and borders along with flowering shrubs, herbaceous plans and specimen trees. There a several small ponds in the garden which also attract an array of birds and fauna.

The Land - The land at Penybank House extends to just over 11 acres and is comprised of sloping pastureland. It has been divided in to several useful enclosures, is well fenced and has been used for grazing sheep and ponies. The land surrounds the property and offers a delightful opportunity for those looking to undertake smallholding / self sufficiency activities.

Outbuildings - There is a range of extremely useful outbuilding at the property which have most recently been used for stabling, tack and fodder storage, general storage and as an artisist's studio. They are in excellent order and offer the potential for many alternative uses subject to gaining the necessary planning permissions.

Barn (Ground Floor) - 6.1 x 5.5 (20'0" x 18'0") - Having concrete floor, power and lighting connected and stair to first floor. Window to side.

Barn (First Floor) - 11.2 x 5.5 (36'8" x 18'0") - Very useful space having original roof timbers, timber floor and roof lights.

Stable 1 - 5.6 x 4.6 (18'4" x 15'1") - Part cobble floor, temporary timber partition, window to rear.

Garage - 5.3 x 3.6 (17'4" x 11'9") - With stone floor and double wood doors to the front.

Stable 2 - 5.3 x 4.3 (17'4" x 14'1") - Part stone cobble floor, temporary timber partition and window to rear.

Lean To Log Store - 4.0 x 2.5 (13'1" x 8'2") - Open fronted and with a pitched, slate roof.

Local Area - Rhayader itself is a friendly mid-Wales market town of great charm and character situated on the banks of the River Wye in one of the most beautiful parts of the Principality. The town has a good range of local amenities including shops, post office, doctors surgery, pharmacy and primary school. The area is noted for its good recreational facilities with lake and river fishing, golf, hill walking, pony trekking and most other country pursuits fully available. There is a fully equipped leisure centre with squash courts, gym, swimming pool and jacuzzi. The famous Elan Valley Lakes and Reservoirs are just 4 miles, Llandrindod Wells, the Administrative Centre of Powys and Victorian Spa Town with railway station is 11 miles, Builth Wells and the Royal Welsh Showground is 12 miles and the lovely University Town of Aberystwyth and West Wales coast is 34 miles.

Services - Mains electricity and water. Private drainage. Oil-fired Central Heating.

Local Authority - Powys County Council. Tel No: 01597 826000

Council Tax - We are advised that the property is in Band 'G'

Viewing Arrangements - Viewing are strictly through the Sole Agents, Clare Evans & Co tel 01597 810457

The Property Ombudsman - Clare Evans & Co is a member of The Property Ombudsman Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practice. A copy of the Code of Practice is available in the office and on request. Clare Evans & Co's complaints procedure is also available on request.

Pma Reference - 1706925616

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19 June 2016


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