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7 bedroom country house for sale

Glandwr, Tresaith, Cardigan, Ceredigion

Guide Price £850,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

*** Situated on the stunning south Ceredigion Heritage Coastline ***
*** 7 bedrooms *** 5 bathrooms ***
*** Lifestyle in High Style ***
***Wealth of retained features ***
*** Spacious gardens and grounds, approx. 5 ACRES ***
*** Private and secluded setting yet a short walk down its own private drive to Tresaith and its lovely sandy beach ***

*** 8 miles Cardigan Town *** 17 miles Georgian harbour town of Aberaeron ***
*** 30 miles south of the university town of Aberystwyth ***
*** Equi distant to Carmarthen and the link road to the M4 motorway ***

Property ref: 121_123_3782966

Drawing Room 
13' 9" x 13' 8" (4.19m x 4.17m) with gothic arched French windows, exposed timber floor, fireplace housing a wood burning stove, ceiling covings, plate racks, central heating radiator. Gothic shaped archway leads through to -

Sitting Room (currently Guests Dining Room) 
22' 7" x 15' (6.88m x 4.57m) with exposed timber floor, original gothic arched window and French door as well as 2 feature gothic arched display niches, covings to ceiling, 2 central heating radiators

Dining Room 
15' 11" x 13' 11" (4.85m x 4.24m) with gothic arched front window, exposed timber floor, a period tiled fireplace with painted slate surround. French doors to -

Impressive Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
29' 9" x 16' 3" (9.07m x 4.95m) with oak parquet flooring, 4 period style 8' wide windows (floor to ceiling) with conservation sealed glazed units, 2 central heating radiators and telephone point. The Kitchen Area has a range of cupboards and units with beach wood working surfaces, a Rayburn Royal cooking range and integrated Stoves LPG gas 5 ring hob and a Stoves stainless steel double oven, plumbing for dish washer, sink with mixer taps, ceiling spot lighting and wall lights

Adjacent Larder 
with sink unit

8' wide opening leads through to -

Front Double Bedroom 1 (Guest Bedroom) 
13' 11" x 13' 6" (4.24m x 4.11m) with exposed timber floor, central heating radiator, original arched ceilings, 2 windows and views to the sea

Rear En Suite Bedroom 2 (Guest Bedroom) 
13' 11" x 13' 8" (4.24m x 4.17m) with exposed timber floor, central heating radiator, window at side with sea views, original arched ceilings, steps down to -

En Suite Bedroom 3 (Guest Room) 
13' 11" x 13' 10" (4.24m x 4.22m) with exposed timber floor, central heating radiator, original arched ceilings, picture rail, window at side. Steps descend to -

En Suite Bathroom 
all refurbished, with a tiled floor, tiled walls, 1 wall in exposed pointed stone work, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath with shower over, low level flush toilet, extractor fan, heated towel rain, glazed "Atrium Roof"

Family Lounge 
20' 5" x 14' (6.22m x 4.27m) with exposed timber floor, fireplace housing a wood burning stove on a raised slate hearth with original beam over (carved 1809), gothic arched log store at side, central heating radiator, large period double doors lead through to -

14' 1" x 11' 6" (4.29m x 3.51m) with quarry tiled floor, central heating radiator

16' x 14' 5" (4.88m x 4.39m) with terrazzo tiled floor, rear exterior door (also double doors to front Sitting Room)

Utility Room off 
with plumbing for automatic washing machine, stainless steel single drainer sink unit and housing the Grant oil fired central heating boiler, quarry tiled floor

Rear Hallway 
(off the Lounge) with quarry tiled floor and rear exterior door

Downstairs Shower Room 
recently refurbished and fully tiled with a double sized shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level flush toilet and heated towel rail

Pantry/Store Room 
15' x 4' 11" (4.57m x 1.50m)

with under stairs circular fitted shelving

Gallaried Landing 
14' 3" x 11' 8" (4.34m x 3.56m) approached via an original and impressive wide circular staircase with over-stairs 'lantern' sky light, exposed timber floor

Family Bathroom 
again refurbished, is on a split level, one area provides a large pedestal wash hand basin, low level flush toilet, heated towel rail, built in cupboards, tiled walls, arched ceilings, steps descending to a Bathing Area which has a panelled bath, double sized shower cubicle, glazed "Atrium Roof"

Front Single Bedroom 4 (or Dressing Room) 
8' 10" x 7' 4" (2.69m x 2.24m) with exposed timber floor, original arched ceiling, window to front, central heating radiator, a range of useful built in wardrobes

20'11" in length with exposed timber floor, original arched ceiling, central heating radiator, built in cupboard and shelved alcove

tiled floor and fully tiled walls, has a large vanity unit with mirror and light over with cupboards under, low level flush toilet, heated towel rail, double sized shower cubcile

Double Bedroom 5 
13' 11" x 9' 7" (4.24m x 2.92m) with exposed timber floor, arched ceilings, window to front, shelved alcove, central heating radiator

Double Bedroom 6 
13' 6" x 9' 8" (4.11m x 2.95m) with exposed timber floor, central heating radiator, side window

Double Bedroom 7 
15' x 8' 8" (4.57m x 2.64m) with exposed timber floor, 2 windows at rear, central heating radiator

The property is set within its own gardens, grounds and paddock areas extending in all to some 5 acres or thereabouts. The gardens are indeed a feature of the property providing peace and tranquillity and in a secluded setting, although only a few minutes walk from the seaside village and beach.

Special feature 
Tresaith Beach at Sunset.

By the end of the 19th century, Glandwr was rented by Newcastle Emlyn solicitor, Benjamin Evans. His daughter, Ann Adalisa Evans, nom de plume Allen Raine, was one of the period's most popular novelists. Her works were so renowned in Britain, America and Europe, that some of her stories describing rural life in West Wales, were made into early silent movies.

Allen Raine maintained a close association with Glandwr. In 1872, when she was 36, she left Glandwr and Tresaith, in her pony and trap, to marry Beynon Puddicombe in the local ancient parish church, St Michael's, Penbryn. She is now buried in the same churchyard.

Glandwr was extended several times over the years, and following a long period as a small hotel in Tresaith, the house was sympathetically restored and modernised to the comfortable and welcoming family home it is today.

Reception Hall 
17' x 7' 5" (5.18m x 2.26m) original solid panelled entrance door with arched fan light over,mosaic tiled floor, arched ceiling cornices and covings, central heating radiator

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22 June 2016

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