5 bedroom detached house for sale

Llandovery, Carmarthenshire

£435,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed 5 Bed Country House
  • Edge of Market Town Location
  • On the Banks of the River Towy
  • With Fishing and 1.483 acres Grounds
  • Large Terraced Lawns with Mature Trees
  • Gas Fired Central Heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A significant Grade II Listed Country House on the edge of a popular market town offering extensive character accommodation with 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, garage, workshop, private drive, parking, patio and paths with delightful terraced lawns with mature trees, and sweeping down to the banks of the River Towy with fishing.

Llwyncelyn is set off the A40 on the edge of the market town of Llandovery in the heart of the unspoilt Towy Valley. The property is within level walking distance of the towns amenities including Llandovery College, banks, business, retail and leisure amenities, 27 miles from Carmarthen, 20 miles east of Brecon, 11 miles from Llandeilo and within commuting distance of Cardiff and Swansea.

The placing of Llwyncelyn on the open market provides prospective purchasers with the opportunity of acquiring what can be described as one of the areas most significant properties. The property is exceptionally appealing, built in substantial dressed stone elevations with a Caernarvon slated roof with many features and is Grade II Listed by CADW (Welsh Historic Buildings Body). The accommodation is extensive and family sized and in the past was run as a successful Guest House and Bed and Breakfast establishment having the benefit of a delightful riverside location within walking distance of the town. The property has frontage to the River Towy of approximately 115m with delightful terraced well managed grounds and fishing on the river itself.

The accommodation retains many features but combines with contemporary living with a modern kitchen and recently refurbished bathroom. The property thus appeals not only to those seeking country living but equally as a property with commercial appeal easily reverting to a Country Guest House or similar.

The accommodation benefits from gas fired central heating and an oil fired Rayburn in the kitchen for cooking and provides the following arrangement.

Reception Hall 
Front entrance porch with quarry tiled floor with front entrance door to reception hall.

Drawing room (5.38m x 3.78m or 17' 08" x 12' 05") 
With painted Victorian slate fireplace with real flame mains gas fire incorporated. 3 radiators, dual aspect windows.

Dining Room (4.45m x 4.27m or 14' 07" x 14' 0" ) 
With original pine stained floor, 2 radiators.

Sitting Room (4.67m x 4.29m or 15' 04" x 14' 01" ) 
With recess fireplace incorporating Montrose Multi-fuel stove. TV point, dual aspect windows, 2 radiators.

Lobby 
Off inner hall, lobby area with deep built-in cloak cupboards.

Cloakroom/Shower Room 
With built-in shower cubicle with Triton electric unit, low level flush wc, pedestal wash-hand basin, extractor fan.

Kitchen/Diner (5.59m x 4.52m or 18' 04" x 14' 10") 
With quarry tiled floor, recessed fireplace, fully tiled, incorporating Rayburn oil cooking range, fitted cream contemporary style units incorporating various appliances, vis stainless steel microwave, double fan oven, 5 ring ceramic Belling hob and oven beneath with extractor fan over. Integrated automatic dishwasher built by Bosch, integrated fridge. Door through to:

Rear Hall (7.62m x 2.18m or 25' 0" x 7' 02" ) 
With sliding patio doors to external patio garden area, double panelled radiator, tiled floor.

Utility Room (2.84m x 2.54m or 9' 04" x 8' 04" ) 
With deep glazed Belfast sink, Vaillant mains gas boiler, insulated cylinder and pressurised system, gas meter and plumbing space for automatic washing machine.

Pantry (3.18m x 2.87m or 10' 05" x 9' 05" ) 
Former pantry/store with flagstone floor, fitted racking to two walls.

First Floor 

Landing 
The first floor is approached by a timber staircase to the landing giving access to the bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 (4.75m x 3.73m or 15' 07" x 12' 03" ) 
With walk-in box room off with suite of built-in wardrobes, 2 radiators.

Bedroom 2 (4.95m x 4.32m or 16' 03" x 14' 02" ) 
With access to insulated loft space, plumbing for vanity unit, 2 radiators.

Bathroom 
Refurbished 2 years ago with tiled floor, low level flush wc, pedestal wash-hand basin, tiled bath and surround with mixer tap and shower attachment over. Velux window, built-in linen cupboard.

Bedroom 3 (4.14m x 3.81m or 13' 07" x 12' 06" ) 
With radiator.

Bedroom 4 (4.32m x 4.14m or 14' 02" x 13' 07" ) 
With 2 radiators, wash hand basin.

Bedroom 5 (5.11m x 1.88m or 16' 09" x 6' 02" ) 
With radiator and built-in wardrobe.

EXTERNALLY 
One of the properties features is its pleasant south facing location slightly elevated above the River Towy with pleasant rural views with ease of access from A40. There is a gated private concrete entrance to a gravelled parking and driveway area with manoeuvring space for numerous vehicles. This in turn opens to a front drive area which has adjacent various patios and outhouses comprising of:

Fuel Store/Workshop (3.45m x 2.16m or 11' 04" x 7' 01" ) 
Of block with clad roof.

Garage (5.84m x 4.17m or 19' 02" x 13' 08" ) 
With electricity and water connected, of part stone construction, part block with clad roof.

The Grounds 
The grounds are extensive and run down in a terraced arrangement to the banks of the River Towy which provide a most appealing and attractive backdrop. These comprise of terraced lawns with a small area of mature trees to the immediate west with various flowering tree shrubs, conifers and the whole combining to provide a particularly attractive and mature garden with ease of maintenance in mind. In all extending to 1.483 acres or thereabouts.

Services 
Mains water, mains electricity, private drainage septic tank, mains gas, gas fired central heating.

Joint Agents 
Morgan & Davies, Estate Agents, 12 Harford Square, Lampeter, Ceredigion, SA48 7DT.

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Added on Rightmove:
13 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Llandovery (0.5 mi)
  • Llanwrda (3.3 mi)
  • Cynghordy (4.8 mi)
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Clee Tompkinson & Francis, Llandovery

3 Kings Road, Llandovery, SA20 0AW

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Nearest stations

  • Llandovery (0.5 mi)
  • Llanwrda (3.3 mi)
  • Cynghordy (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Clee Tompkinson & Francis, Llandovery

3 Kings Road, Llandovery, SA20 0AW

01550 571005 Local call rate

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

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