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5 bedroom smallholding for sale

Rhydarwen, Cwmdu, Llandeilo

Offers in Region of £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • 25 Acre Smallholding
  • Woodland & Lake
  • 5 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
  • Sitting Room
  • Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Utility Room
  • Stone Barn
  • Kitchen Garden

Full description

A magical 25 acre smallholding and wildlife haven, with beautifully presented Grade II listed farmhouse, set amidst wonderfully landscaped gardens, flower-rich meadows, woodland and lake together with adjoining traditional stone barn with development potential. This period property has been carefully restored to retain a wealth of original features whilst providing a contemporary family home. The immaculate accommodation provides: Reception Hall, Sitting Room with feature fireplace, Wonderful hand crafted Kitchen/Dining Room with Aga in Inglenook fireplace, Fitted Utility Room with fireplace, Cloakroom, David Salisbury Conservatory (erected 2014), 5 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms. Adjoining immaculate Stone barn presently used as Workshop/garden room. LPG Heating. Pretty enclosed lawn and flower garden to front with spacious gravelled vehicular courtyard. Paved patio at rear with feature pond and herbaceous borders. Poultry enclosure and shed. Versatile Farmplus Barn and livestock building. Pasture and amenity paddocks. Native woodland. Productive kitchen garden with greenhouse. River frontage.
Idyllic book a viewing today.

Reception Hall - 4.73m x 2.05m (15'6" x 6'8") - Attractive panelled entrance door. Staircase to first floor. Built in cupboard with oak panelled door housing the Vaillant LPG boiler that serves the heating requirements. Built in shelved store cupboard with oak panel door.

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Sitting Room - 5.18m x 4.91m (16'11" x 16'1") - Cast iron multi fuel stove set in feature stone fireplace with attractive arch and flag stone hearth. Exposed ceiling beams. Oak floor boards. Wall lights. Telephone and TV point. Radiator.

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Kitchen/Living Room - 5.06m x 4.59m (16'7" x 15'0") - Aga 4 oven LPG range for cooking set in impressive illuminated inglenook fireplace with feature bread oven. Twin Belfast sink with designer mixer tap set in granite work surface with tiled surround. A magnificent hand crafted oak kitchen by Mark Stone's Welsh Kitchens. Finished in Puff Ball cream there are extensive cupboards and drawers together with a dresser style area. Siemens integral dishwasher. Central oak cupboard 'Island' with granite surface breakfast bar. Feature pointed stone wall with oak beam. Exposed beam ceiling with down lighters. Limestone tiled floor. Slate window sill. Radiator.

Another Room Aspect -

A Further Room View -

Conservatory - 4.51m x 3.96m (14'9" x 12'11") - A superb David Salisbury conservatory erected in 2014. French doors to paved patio. Oak floor. Radiator,

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Utility Room - 5.29m x 2.28m (17'4" x 7'5") - Belfast sink unit with brass mixer tap set in Beech drainer. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. Decorative fireplace with brick surround and stone hearth. 4 ring LPG hob with Hotpoint electric oven. Fitted range base and wall cupboards with granite effect work surface. Exposed beam ceiling. Limestone tiled floor. Stable style doors to front and rear elevations.

Another Room Aspect -

Adjoining Stone Barn - 7.04m x 5.27m max (23'1" x 17'3" max) - An impressive vaulted beamed ceiling building currently providing an excellent garden and general store room but offering potential for conversion to additional living accommodation subject to obtaining the appropriate consents. Double doors to rear patio. Ceiling skylights.

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Cloakroom - 2.13m x 1.77m (6'11" x 5'9") - Low level WC. Pedestal hand basin with tiled surround. Quarry tiled floor.

First Floor -

Landing - Exposed stone work and beams. Staircase to second floor.

Bedroom - 5.08m x 4.71m (16'7" x 15'5") - Built in panelled oak door wardrobe. Exposed ceiling beams. Wall lights. 2 Radiators.

Another Room Aspect -

Bedroom - 4.77m x 2.55m (15'7" x 8'4") - Exposed ceiling beams. Wall lights. Radiator.

Bedroom - 4.11m x 2.51m (13'5" x 8'2") - Built in oak panelled door wardrobe. Exposed ceiling beam. Wall lights. Radiator.

Shower Room - 2.11m x 2.01m (6'11" x 6'7") - Mira shower in chrome surround tiled and glazed cubicle. Hand basin with base cupboard. Low level WC. Shaver socket. Tiled wall with decorative border. Tiled floor. Radiator.

Second Floor -

Landing - Vaulted beam ceiling. Built in oak panelled door cupboard.

Bedroom - 4.67m x 3.67m (15'3" x 12'0") - Vaulted beam ceiling. 2 Built in cupboards. Wall lights. Access to attic space. Radiator.

Another Room Aspect -

Bedroom - 4.40m x 3.86m (14'5" x 12'7") - Built in store cupboards. Exposed beam ceiling. Dormer window. Radiator.

Bathroom - 2.49m x 1.50m (8'2" x 4'11") - Panelled bath with mixer tap. Hand basin in vanity. Low level WC. Beamed ceiling. Tiled to dado height with decorative border. Ceramic tiled floor.

Outside - The property is approached via a gated entrance from a small county lane that leads into a spacious decorative gravelled vehicular courtyard that provides ample parking.

Grounds - The gardens have been inspired by and designed to merge with the wonderful natural environment. There has been extensive easy-to-maintain planting throughout with lawns, herbaceous and shrub borders, ornamental trees, woodland garden, vegetable/soft fruit garden, a lake and meadows with river boundary
To the front of the house is a pretty enclosed lawned garden with attractive central patio bordered by flower beds and herbaceous borders all within an attractive low stone wall and box hedge surround courtyard.
To the side and rear is a further area of lawn and spacious paved patio providing a wonderful setting for 'al fresco' living. Alongside this is a small wildlife pond with rockeries and flower borders.

Garden Store Shed - An attractive stone building located alongside the patio

Lake - A pathway leads through to the impressive naturalised lake

Young Woodland - A gated entrance leads through to an attractive area of young native woodland and also a poultry enclosure with timber built hen house.

Orchard - Located alongside the secondary driveway and providing a variety of established fruit trees.

The Farm Buildings - The attractive Farmplus range of buildings are located along their own driveway with gated access from the county road which leads into an enclosed courtyard which has a gated entrance leading into the pasture enclosures.

The Barn - A versatile building which is arranged in three main sections providing enclosed Hay barn with two loose yard areas suitable for a variety of purposes. Alongside the building is a lean to implement store. Electricity, hot & cold water connected. Tap outside.

Land - The land is convenient located around the homestead and extends to 25 acres or thereabouts which is arranged in convenient size enclosures of level or gently sloping pasture and amenity grazing. The land is well fenced and hedged with county road frontage. The hay meadow on the opposite side of the county road has river frontage making an attractive feature.

Kitchen Garden - A wonderful kitchen garden located on the opposite side of the county lane with extensive areas of vegetable beds and soft fruit garden. Greenhouse and store shed. Concrete steps lead down to the river boundary.

Services - We are advised that the property is connected to mains electricity and water. Private drainage. LPG for heating requirements.

Tenure & Possession - We are advised that the property is freehold and that vacant possession will be given on completion.

Council Tax - We are advised that the property is in Band 'F' and that the liability for the year 2014/15 is £

Education - A wide range of state schools are to be found in Talley, Llandeilo, Ffairfach, Gorslas and Carmarthen (the latter two offering Welsh medium secondary education) - Private schools include Llandovery College, St Michaels, Llanelli and Christ College, Brecon (independent schools

Sporting And Recreational - There are wonderful opportunities for walking, riding and cycling from the property, the entrance to Talley Woods being just over a mile.The Rivers Towy and Cothi are noted for their Salmon and Sewin (Sea trout) fishing, membership of associations is by application. There are Golf courses at Llandybie, Garnant and Carmarthen. The area is noted for its ancient castles and Gardens, with Aberglasney and the Botanic Garden of Wales within half an hours drive. The extensive Gower, Carmarthen and Pembrokeshire coastline are within an hours drive.

Location - Rhydarwen is situated to the west of the village of Cwmdu which has it's own places of Worship and National Trust run Public house, village store and post office. It is approximately 7 miles from the A. 40 and the Country Market town of Llandeilo which provides a good range of amenities together with rail link on the 'Heart of Wales' line. The county administrative town of Carmarthen is approximately 22 miles and the M.4 motorway can be joined at Pont Abraham providing access to the University city of Swansea and of course is the main route to the rest of the country.

Directions - From Llandeilo the property is located by taking the B.4302 towards Talley for 6 miles. Turn left at Halfway signposted to Cwmdu and proceed to the village. Continue on this road then take the right hand turning (shown No Through Road) and proceed on this for approximately 1/4 mile when the property will be found on the left hand side.

Viewing - By appointment with BJP

Out Of Hours Contact - Jonathan Morgan 07989 296883

N B - 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 of the 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.

Proof Of Identity - In order to comply with anti-money laundering regulations, BJP Residential Ltd require all buyers to provide us with: (i) proof of identity (ii) proof of current residential address The following documents must be presented in all cases: IDENTITY DOCUMENTS: A photographic ID, such as current passport or UK driving licence EVIDENCE OF ADDRESS: A bank, building society statement, utility bill, credit card bill or any other form of ID, issued within the previous three months, providing evidence of residency as the correspondence address.

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08 September 2015

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