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Crickadarn, Builth Wells, Builth Wells, Powys

Sold STC £295,000

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A beautifully presented and charming two bedroom former farmhouse having delightful views and characterful accommodation.

Description - A charming detached former farmhouse found in a beautiful and picturesque location near to the village of Crickadarn on the edge of the Upper Wye Valley. The property is mainly constructed of stone elevations and offers charming and characterful accommodation retaining a wealth of period features with flagstone floors, exposed beams and timbers.

Location - The property is found on the edge of Crickadarn which is a very attractive village close to Erwood being found some 6 miles south east of Builth Wells. The property is only a short distance from the A470 giving good access in a northerly and southerly direction and as already mentioned Builth Wells is the closest town providing an excellent range of services and facilities.

The property is close to the Brecon Beacons National Park offering excellent opportunities for walking and leisure opportunities. The town of Hay-on-Wye is found approximately ? miles and is well known as the town of books and renowned for its annual Literary Festival and second hand book shops it has further boutiques, cafes, dental and doctors surgeries, primary school, post office, library, antique shops and galleries. There are several public houses and smaller restaurants.
Hay-on-Wye offers a bustling market every Thursday.

Accommodation - The property is finished to an exceptional standard providing comfortable spacious and light accommodation throughout.
The property is entered through the front door into a useful porch also giving access to the kitchen. The kitchen is beautifully fitted with a flagstone floor, wood fronted kitchen units and worktops with an integral fridge, 4 ring gas hob, electric oven and a solid fuel Esse stove giving a lovely warm and cosy feel during the winter. Adjacent to the kitchen is a very useful utility room having a door to the front, plumbing for a washing machine and a separate shower room off with a shower cabinet, close coupled w.c., and a wash hand basin.

From the kitchen a doorway leads through into the living room with a dining area, this is a delightfully characterful room with exposed beams and timbers as well as a flagstone floor and a very interesting raised Inglenook fireplace with an original bread oven that has been retained.
Access to the first floor can be via two separate staircases the one from the sitting room is a stone spiral staircase leading to the main lovely, light and airy bedroom with exposed floorboards and windows with conventional double glazed units as well as skylights, overlooking the views. Attached to this bedroom is an en-suite bathroom with a shower over a deep filled panel bath, close coupled w.c., a bidet and a wash hand basin.

A door way gives access to the generous airing cupboard with the water heat store.
The second bedroom can be accessed either via bedroom 1 or via its own independent staircase which comes to a small semi-landing from the kitchen, this room is of a double proportion with a conventional double glazed window and a skylight giving the room a lovely light and airy combined with the vaults in the ceiling.

The room measurements are as follows:-

Front Hall - 2.80m x 1.26m (9'2" x 4'2") -

Sitting/Dining Room - 5.12m x 5.38m (16'10" x 17'8") -

Kitchen - 5.37m x 3.48m (17'7" x 11'5") -

Bedroom 1 - 5.40m x 4.52m(min) x 5.89m(max) (17'9" x 14'10" ( -

En-Suite Bathroom - 3.06m x 2.18m (10'0" x 7'2") -

Bedroom 2 - 3.09m x 3.42m (10'2" x 11'3") -

Outside - The property is approached via the former farm drive into a gravel parking and turning area. One of the overriding features of this property is its charming garden beautifully stocked with floral and herbaceous borders and the stunning views over the surrounding countryside.

Services - We are advised that the property is connected to bore hole water which has an annual inspection, mains electricity and private drainage. Heating is supplied via the solid fuel Esse to an under floor system which is also combined with a solar hot water system which feeds into the heat store. Please note the services or service installations have not been tested.

Council Tax -

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Directions - From Hay-on-Wye take the B4350 towards Glasbury-on-Wye. Continue on the A438 through to Three Cocks. In Three Cocks take the right hand turn sign posted Builth Wells onto the A479 and just at the roundabout before Llyswen turn right signposted Builth Wells continuing on the A470. Proceed through Llyswen and all the way to Erwood village. Take the first left hand turn sign posted Crickadarn and continue into the village and then taking the first turning left. Continue out of the village in a southerly direction for approx 1.4miles until reaching a lone telegraph pole with a sign indicating a turn to the right for Woodridge Barn and Cefn Yr Allt. Proceed up this road following the signs for Woodridge Barn and taking the left hand turn and continue along this track where the property will be located at the end.

Viewing And Contact Details - All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands and Thompsons LLP. Tel: 01497 822522.
Office opening hours: Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm Sat 9.00-1.00pm. Out of hours contact: Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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16 September 2016


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