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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Cantref, Brecon

Sold STC £339,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Newly Converted Stone Barn
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • No Upward Chain
  • Immaculate Condition
  • Contemporary and Traditional Features
  • Front & Rear Gardens
  • Outstanding Surrounding Scenery
  • 2 Miles South of Brecon Town Centre

Full description

Available with no upward chain, Holters are delighted to offer the newly converted stone barn, Y Cwrt, Pen Cantref. Located just 2 miles south of Brecon town centre this beautiful 3 storey property has 4 double bedrooms, gardens, parking and is positioned within a stunning area of outstanding natural beauty.

Overview - An exciting opportunity to acquire a unique three bedroom, semi-detached barn conversion located within a new development just 2 miles south of the popular market town of Brecon. Available with no upward chain, Y Cwrt is positioned in a picturesque and elevated location on the lower slopes of the famous Brecon Beacons and is one of six homes built as part of Pen Cantref by a local developer using mainly local resources. Offering a pleasant blend of contemporary and traditional features, Y Cwrt was designed to incorporate the original barns character and modern day open plan living coupled with a large amount of triple glazed windows and doors amplifying the amount of natural light entering into every room of the property. Outside the dwelling benefits from beautiful views across the open Mid Wales countryside and towards the surrounding rolling hill tops and Breacon Beacons, a good-sized rear garden along with a useful detached storage building, designated parking for 2 vehicles and a 1/6 share Of all communal areas including a small paddock and a beautifully landscaped pond owned by all the residents of Pen Cantref.

The Property - Approached through the lawned front garden across a paved pathway which leads to the front door opening into an entrance hall with doors leading left into the open-plan lounge/diner/kitchen, frontwards into the downstairs shower room and right into the multi purpose reception room/bedroom four and subsequent lobby area ideal for storing muddy boots with a door leading back outside to the paved pathway. The signature room and a distinctive feature to the property is the large, open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. Offering multiple aspects towards the front and rear through windows and floor to ceiling height doors, the contemporary kitchen area has white wall and base kitchen units, a Silstone worktop with pop-up socket outlets, copious storage, integrated refrigerator and electric range cooker with fitted extractor above, a bowl sink with plumbing available for a second vegetable sink if required.

Finished with solid wood flooring throughout there is ample space for a set of dining table and chairs as well as a three piece suite around the main focal point of the room which is the wood-burning stove and flue pipe which rises up and draws your attention to an impressive floor to roof, three-storey open gallery area. From the kitchen area a further door leads into an adjoining utility room with matching wall and base units installed with fitted worktops. This room includes a fitted washing machine, dishwasher and inset sink, and has space for a free-standing refrigerator/freezer and tumble drier. Back into the lounge area and separate full ceiling height triple glazed doors lead out to the front and rear gardens. Stairs rise up to the first floor accommodation.

The first floor accommodation is made up of three doubles bedrooms and a family bathroom offering a wealth of exposed timber beams throughout. As you climb the stairs an entryway on the left hand side leads into an inner hallway with doors leading off to bedroom two and three, both have sufficient space for doubles beds and feature exposed A-frame timber beams, storage cupboards and glazed doors opening into a shared home office area perfectly suitable for a desk and computer. The family bathroom is installed with a matching white suite of WC,, wash basin, bidet and bath with shower connection. Right off the stairwell a door opens into the impressive master suite with ample space for a double and extra furnishings once more and a wooden staircase rising to a private en-suite installed with a white suite of WC, wash basin and shower unit.

Outside - The immediate surroundings are simply jaw dropping to say the least and part of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Blessed with an abundance of nearby walks and cycle trails perfect for those of an active disposition, Y Cwrt presents panoramic views over the beacons and open countryside renowned for being an area of outstanding natural beauty. As previously mentioned the property has designated parking for two vehicles within a communal parking area and has both front and rear garden areas. The front garden is laid to lawn with shrub borders. A gravelled path leads from the front and along the side of the property around passed the lobby area and out to the side entrance gate to the rear garden which is largely laid to lawn, stocked with a small number of trees and shrubs, well-defined fenced boundaries and benefits from a useful 4.0m x 4.0m detached storage building/workshop/greenhouse.

The Location - This stunning property is uniquely located a stones throw from the lower slopes of the beautiful Brecon Beacons. Just two miles outside, the Brecon Beacons are one of four ranges of mountains and hills in South Wales which make up the Brecon Beacons National Park. the National Park was established in 1957. The Brecon Beacons are ideally located and open all year round, offering a full range of exciting activities such as, climbing, abseiling, caving, pot holing, gorge walking, kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, white water kayaking, white water open canoeing, orienteering, mountain biking, archery, land carting, team building, canoe expeditions, raft building and boasting the first high level ropes course in the area as well as conference facilities and accommodation in Hotels, B&Bs, Inns, Self-Catering Holiday Cottages and camping facilities.

The town of Brecon itself is a historic Cathedral town where you can wile away the time and lose yourself it its beauty and history as well as the beautiful architecture, its narrow streets and passageways lined with Georgian and Jacobean shop fronts, and in its sense of timelessness. It is a traditional Mid Wales market town, where they are still held every Tuesday and Friday. The River Usk flows through the town and the promenade along the Usk is an ideal area for a gentle stroll, you can even enjoy boating on the river. New additions to the town are Bethel Square Shopping Centre and Theatre Brycheiniog.

So you will have so many options right on your doorstep, plenty of accommodation options for visiting guests, lots to show them, as well as stunning scenery and views all included within the price of this amazing home.

Accommodation List - -

Entrance Hall - 1.78m x 1.78m (5'10" x 5'10") -

Reception Room/Bedroom Four - 4.09m x 5.08m (max) (13'5" x 16'8" (max)) -

Lobby -

Downstairs Shower Room - 2.39m x 1.78m (max) (7'10" x 5'10" (max)) -

Lounge/Diner/Kitchen - 10.80m x 5.38m (35'5" x 17'8") -

Utility Room - 2.39m x 1.57m (7'10" x 5'2") -

First Floor Landing - -

Master Bedroom - 3.48m x 5.49m (11'5" x 18'0") -

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.18m x 1.98m (7'2" x 6'6") -

Bedroom Two - 5.69m x 2.59m (max) (18'8" x 8'6" (max)) -

Bedroom Three - 4.39m x 2.69m (14'5" x 8'10") -

Home Office -

Family Bathroom - 2.90m x 1.68m (9'6" x 5'6") -

Outside Storage Building - 3.99m x 3.99m (13'1" x 13'1") -

Services - Mains water, electricity and private drainage using an individual package treatment plant.

Heating - Heating is by an air-source heat pump. All rooms have under floor heating.

Tenure - The property is freehold tenure and will own 1/6 share of the cost and responsibilities to the communal areas including the driveway, parking area, communal allotments and pond, jointly owned by fellow residents of Pen Cantref development.

Directions - From St David's Church, which is situated on the west side of town centre a quarter of a mile beyond the bridge, turn off the main road towards St David's Park, continue past the park itself for a further mile up the hill at which point turn left, signposted Cefn Cantref. Continue for a further half a mile, where the development can be easily found on the left hand side.

Links To Central London - Via Road - travel time is approximately 3hrs 20mins based on a 176 mile journey travelling along the M4.
Via Rail travel time is approximately 2hr 34min hours based on a standard transfer from Abergavenny Station to London Paddington via Newport South Wales.

Nearest Airports - Cardiff - Approximately 53 miles (duration: 1hr 14min via road)
Bristol Approximately 75 miles (duration: 1hr 40min via road)
Birmingham Approximately 117 miles (duration: 2hr 9min via road)

Notice: The Property Misdescriptions Act - Notice: The Property Misdescription Act Holters for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that: 1. These particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessors and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. 2. All descriptions, dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each term of them. 3. The vendors or lessors do not make or give, and neither do Holters for themselves nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

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