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10 bedroom detached house for sale

Pumsaint, Nr Lampeter, Carmarthenshire, SA19

Guide Price £620,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome Country House
  • Extensive accommodation - 5592 sq ft
  • 6 reception rooms. 10 bedrooms. 4 shower rooms.
  • Potential for annexe accommodation
  • Character features & contemporary touches
  • Generous landscaped grounds & gardens
  • Paddock area & woodland
  • Useful outhouse and stores
  • Fishing rights on 2 local rivers
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Handsome Country House. Extensive accommodation - 5592 sq ft. 6 reception rooms. 10 bedrooms. 4 shower rooms. Potential for annexe accommodation. Character features & contemporary touches. Generous landscaped grounds & gardens. Paddock area & woodland. Useful outhouse and stores. In all, set in about 6 acres. Fishing rights on 2 local rivers


Llystroiddyn is a set in an elevated position overlooking the valley on the edge of the village of Pumsaint. The university town of Lampeter is about 7.5 miles to the north-west while the market town of Llandovery with the famous Llandovery College independent school is about 14 miles via main road to the south-east. The popular town of Llandeilo is about 17 miles to the south. The A483 from Llandeilo takes you quickly south to the M4 at junction 49 (about 30 miles) and onwards to the cities of Swansea (about 41 miles) Cardiff (about 81 miles) and beyond.


Llystroiddyn is a handsome Edwardian country house thought to date c1905 that has undergone significant refurbishment and renovation in recent years while retaining a wealth of character features. The substantial property offers options to sub-divide for those seeking extra self-contained accommodation as well. The property enjoys an elevated position overlooking a valley and is set within about 6 acres (stms) including a treelined driveway, landscaped grounds and gardens, paddock and an area of bluebell woodland. The property also has the benefit of fishing rights on the nearby Twrch and Cothi rivers.

Accommodation Ground Floor
An impressive columned entrance porch leads through to the main reception hall with an attractive stained glass door and a mosaic tiled floor. Doors lead off the reception hall to all of the principal reception rooms. Immediately in front of you is the garden room with double French doors opening out onto the front garden area. On the left of the reception hall is the library with a wood burning stove set in a brick fireplace and windows overlooking the rear. A door opens from this room into the morning room that features a fireplace with a wood burning stove and enjoys far reaching views over the valley. A second door leads off from the library to the large drawing room that is situated at the far end of the house. This vast room (some 27ft x 20ft) features smart wood flooring, two bay windows and an imposing stone fireplace with wood burning stove providing an impressive focal point.

Turning right from the main reception hall leads you down a side hall and to the remainder of the ground floor accommodation that includes a study facing the front of the house. Adjacent to this room is the formal dining room that enjoys a bay window with views over the valley and a smart fireplace with wood surround and a wood burning stove providing a warm focal point. A cloakroom, storeroom and second entrance door leads to outside off the side hallway.

The kitchen breakfast room is situated just off the side entrance hall and features an attractive bespoke kitchen with base and wall units, display cupboards, Belfast sink, smart tiled floor and a Rayburn Range taking centre stage. The breakfast dining area lies open plan to the kitchen with matching tiled floor and a Hunter multifuel stove set in a recess fireplace with brick arch. A door leads off this room to the rear hallway with access to outside. Off the rear hall is a door leading to a useful pantry room and staircase to bedrooms 9 and 10 on the first floor.

First Floor
The central staircase rises up from the main reception hall to the first floor accommodation. At the far end of the first floor is the master bedroom with a bay window overlooking the side gardens. Adjacent is bedroom 2, again enjoying a bay window to make the most of the views over the gardens and valley. Six further bedrooms are situated on the first floor with bedrooms 4 and 5 featuring double French doors that open out onto a delightful balcony area overlooking the front gardens and valley. Two further bedrooms (9 and 10) are accessed via a separate staircase that leads off the rear hallway by the pantry. Bedroom 10 is a substantial room featuring a vaulted ceiling, double aspect and the warmth of a wood burning stove.

Llystroiddyn is set in about 6 acres (stms - subject to measured survey) of delightful grounds. It is approached by a treelined driveway that sweeps upwards to the property, through smart gates and to a generous courtyard area with ample parking and turning space for several vehicles. Large lawned gardens lie to the side and front of the house with mature trees, shrubs, bushes and flower borders. Below the front garden area is a useful paddock area. Part of this area has been fenced for a chicken run and a polytunnel. A further garden area lies beyond the rear courtyard. Above the rear garden is a pretty bluebell woodland with a wildlife pond that provides a peaceful area to enjoy.

There are a number of useful outbuildings at the property including garden tool stores, a vegetable store, a large detached outhouse that contains a laundry room, boiler room and store room. Attached to the main house by the pantry room is a generator room.

To complete the property we have been informed by the owners that Llystroiddyn also enjoys fishing rights on the nearby Twrch and Cothi rivers (identification plan available from the joint agents).

General Remarks and Stipulations
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water, and electricity supplies and any other rights and obligations, easements and proposed wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains and water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in the Conditions of Sale or not. Please check with the Highways Department at the local County Council for the exact location of public footpaths/ bridleways.

Plans, Areas and Schedules
Any available plans are for identification and reference purposes only. The purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property. Any error or mis-statement shall not annul a sale or entitle any party to compensation in respect thereof.

Square Footage: 5,592 sq ft
Acreage: 6 Acres


Heading north west along the A482 towards Lampeter go through the village of Pumsaint. Go past a lay-by on your left and then look out for a treelined driveway on your right just opposite a house on the left. This is the entrance to Llystrioddyn. Follow drive up to the property.

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06 April 2015

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