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9 bedroom detached house for sale

Dryslwyn Fawr


Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • 9 Bed Farmhouse
  • Stunning Towy Location
  • Former Restaurant
  • Function Room
  • Stone barn ranges
  • 4 Acres
  • Energy Rating F

Full description

A Grade II listed Farmhouse together with the former Fig Tree Restaurant , function rooms, a letting cottage and a studio apartment all set around a delightful courtyard setting.
Nestling in the stunningly beautiful Towy Valley quoted by the Wales Tourist Board as "The most beautiful part of the most beautiful valley in Wales" with views of Dryslwyn Castle and Paxtons Tower. No other valley can boast the wildlife, historical sites, world class gardens at Aberglasney and the National Botanical gardens of Wales. The area is steeped in History with Castles, Grand Country Houses and Historic towns and villages, also the River Towy near by is renowned for its Sea Trout and Salmon fishing.

Dryslwyn Fawr Farmhouse - The stunning Grade II Listed farmhouse, with its creeper covered walls, which, we understand dates back to the 1730's and was a Model Farm for the Cawdor Estate.
It offers versatile accommodation with the possiblity of dividing the house into 2 separate living areas for 2 families. There is accommodation on 3 floors with the benefit of LPG central heating and is arranged as follows:

Central Reception Hallway - With red and black quarry tiled floor, radiator, stairs leading to the first floor, exterior door to rear. Doors off to:

Dining/Games Room - 4.58m x 5.33m - Window to front elevation, wooden floors, exposed beams, open fireplace, recess with shelving and cupboards, radiator

Sitting/Music Room - 4.31m x 4.10m - Windows to side and rear elevations, exposed beams and painted stone walls, open fireplace with a brick surround

Second Kitchen - 4.93m x 4.33m - Fitted with a good range of base units incorporating a single bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit and tiled worktops, radiator and stone slab floors, windows to rear

Lounge - 4.61m x 5.34m - Wood block flooring, window to front elevation, exposed beams and an inglenook fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and housing a wood burning stove.
From the lounge, door leads to 2nd reception hallway

Another View Of The Lounge -

Second Front Hallway - This is the reception area that is mainly used by the vendors and its leads into an OFFICE area. From the office, door leads into the main kitchen/breakfast room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 6.26m x 5.40m max - Fitted with a good range of wall and base unit including a dresser unit and incorporating 1.5 bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher.
Inglenook fireplace with an AGA cooking range also housing and Ideal Mexico (LPG) boiler. Door with a secondary staircase leading to the first floor. Door to the utility room

Inglenook -

Utility Room - 5.24m x 2.16m - Red and black quarry tiled floor, single bowl single drainer sink unit, large recess with exposed beams, plumbing for washing machine, small hallway off with door leading back to the reception and door off to CLOAKROOM with WC and wash hand basin.
Door to;

Boot Room - 3.58m x 1.83m - With quarry tiled floor, recently installed Sauna and exterior door

First Floor - Landing with stairs leading up to the 2nd floor and doors off to:

Bedroom 1 - 5.46m x 4.36m - Window to side elevation and sky light window, exposed beams and painted stone walls, radiator

Bedroom 2 - 5.31m x 4.19m - Windows to front and side elevation, radiator and painted stone walls

Bedroom 3 - 3.89m x 2.95m - Window to front, radiator, exposed beams and painted stone walls

Bedroom 4 - 5.22m x 2.98m - Window to front elevation, painted stone walls, feature fireplace, exposed beams and corner storage cupboard

Bathroom - With WC, Bidet, wash hand basin, panelled bath and airing cupboard

Shower Room - WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle, radiator, shaver point and light, sky light window

Second Floor - Half landing with sky light window and access to under eaves storage. Main landing with doors off to:

Bedroom 5 - 6.37m x 5.15m - Windows to front and side, exposed beams and 2 radiators

Bedroom 6 - 3.89m x 3.88m - Window to front, access to loft, exposed beams, radaitor and built in cupboard with shelving

Bedroom 7 - 3.09m x 2.81m - Window to rear with shutters, radiator

Bedroom 8 - 4.32m x 3.63m - Windows to rear and radiator

Bedroom 9 - 3.07m x 2.46m - Window to front, radiator, recess with shelving

Rear Landing - Can also be approached from the kitchen with radiator and airing cupboard.

Bathroom - Panelled bath with shower over, WC, bidet and wash hand basin, radiator and a heated towel rail, shaver point and light and Xpelair fan

Former Fig Tree Restaurant - The former restaurant, which is situated in the courtyard, was the threshing barn where some of the original turning gear is still in place located in the gallery. With its creeper covered walls and arches offered dining on three levels, an upstairs bar and audio systems throughout and covers for 60 and up to 140 for wedding functions and the gallery area is approached via an impressive spiral staircase
There is potential, subject to the necessary planning consent, of converting this building into a dwelling. The photographs enclosed were taken when the building was used as a restaurant

Ground Floor - 17.68m x 5.38m - Including the stage area. There are 4 large entrance doors to the restaurant from the front and rear, wood flooring throughout and underfloor heating

Toilet Facilities - Ladies toilets with 2 circular wash hand basins, tiled and mirrored splashbacks and 2 toilet cubicles
Gents toilets with 2 square wash hand basins, tiled and mirrored splashbacks, urinals and toilet cubicles
Disabled Toilet all with tiled floors and hand dryers

Gallery - And door leading into the bar/seating area

Bar/Seating Area - 7.37m x 5.36m - Corner fitted bar unit, radiator and windows to front and rear elevation. A lovely comfortable room ideal for relaxing after the wedding feast!
Stairs from the bar lead down to the kitchen area

Kitchen - 5.59m x 5.31m - Fully fitted commercial kitchen

Store Room - 8.23m x 5.49m - Walk in larder off with shelving and a walk in fridge/cold storage. Boiler (LPG) hot water and radiators in the bar.

Externally - To the rear of the restaurant there are concealed areas for gas tank and refuse bins

The Coach House - The Coach House is a separate Function room and is where the civil wedding ceremonies took place as well as being used for evening dance functions. The coach house comprises:

Bar - 3.84m x 3.20m - With Ladies and Gents toilet facilities off. Door then leads into the function room

Function Room - 12.80m x 5.21m - With exposed beams, windows to the courtyard. Store room off with exterior door opening out to the courtyard

Externally - To the rear of the Coach House is a stone and slate range of buildings now used for general store and former stables can be found at the end of the Coach House. Steps lead up to the studio apartment.

Studio Apartment - Offering open plan accommodation. There is a bedroom living area 17'8 x 14'6 and kitchen 10' x 7' is fitted with base units and incorporate a single bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit
Shower room with shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin

Former Cowshed - 34.44m x 5.69m - Stone and slate former cowshed 113' X 18'8 in excellent condition offering potential for further conversion subject to the necessary planning consent. Adjoining former dairy

Pig Sty - A lovely stone range with 6 sty's which is Grade II Listed.
Close to the pig sty is a former Hay barn/silo brick built with CI Roof 42' x 13' with concrete yard to the fore

The Dairy - With the following accommodation

Kitchen - 3.84m x 1.93m - Fitted with a range of base units including a sink unit

Living/Dining Room - 5.97m x 3.89m - Tiled floor, windows to front, 2 exterior doors, 2 storage heaters and an open fire

Bedroom - 3.86m x 2.34m - Window to front and storage heater

Tennis Court - Full Size court recently resurfaced

Garage - Which adjoins the house with double wooden doors and loft over

Store Shed - Located to the rear of the restaurant used for storage and linen preparation

Kitchen Garden - Highly productive garden with an abundance of soft fruit

Rear Garden - Laid to lawn with patio and seating directly behind the house with flowering cherry and alnit trees. Adjoining orchard with apple, plum and pear trees

Access And Parking - Easy access from the country road leading into the forecourt of the property as well as the car parking area provide ample parking for functions, wedding etc

The Grounds And Land - Comprises approximately 4.5 acres of gardens and grounds surrounding the property.
The remaining 14 acres of prime Towy valley agricultural land, which runs down to the River Towy is available by separate negotiation

Location And Directions - Conveniently situated between the market towns of Carmarthen and Llandeilo
Located some 10 miles from the county, market and administrative town of Carmarthen, which boasts the recently completed 70 million pound shopping centre with its Debenhams store as well as many other multi nationals, Frankie and Bennies and the first multiplex Cinema in the UK. Eductional facilities are excellent with the New Queen Elizabeth High School opened in 2009, the Welsh media school at Bro Myrddin and a primary school which has an excellent reputation can be found in the nearby village of Nantgaredig. Next to the high school is the town leisure centre with its swimming pool, Gym and running track. There is a main line railway station that provides you with access to Swansea, Cardiff and Paddington London and with the Carmarthen by pass you have swift access on to the A40 West and the A48 onto the M4 east
The popular market town of Llandeilo with its delightful boutique style shops and hotels is approximately 10 miles
Directions from Carmarthen is by taking the B4300 road out of the town travelling through the villages of Capel Dewi and on through Llanarthne. Shortly after leaving Llanarthne you will see a left turning sign posted The Fig Tree.

Pond - Wildlife pond at the entrance to the property

Services - Mains water and electric. Private drainage

Viewings - Srictly by appointment with BJP & Co

Nb - These details are a general guideline for intending purchasers and do not constitute an offer of contract. BJP have visited the property, but not surveyed or tested any appliances, services or systems in it including heating, plumbing, drainage etc. The sellers have checked and approved the details, however purchasers must rely on their own and/or their Surveyor's inspections and the solicitors enquiries to determine the overall condition, size and acreage of the property, and also any planning, rights of way, easements or other matters relating to it.

Offer Procedure - All enquiries and negotiations to BJP Carmarthen Office. We have an obligation to our vendor clients to ensure that all offers made for the property can be substantiated and may in some instances require proof of funds. We will also require 2 forms of identification one being photographic evidence i.e drivers licence or passport and a recent utility bill.

Offices - Carmarthen Office 01267 236363 Llandeilo Office 01558 822468 or out of hours number 07789716520

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24 July 2015

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