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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale


Sold STC £220,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quiet country location
  • 1/2 acre of mature gardens
  • Victorian semi-detached cottage
  • 2 receptions
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • useful outbuildings
  • superb panoramic views
  • ideal for walking and horse riding
  • oil central heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A picturesque, Victorian, 3-bed, 2-bath semi-detached cottage, with about -acre of mature gardens and useful outbuildings, set in a quiet country location with superb panoramic views.

2 Cwmhir Cottage, Abbeycwmhir, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6PN

COMPRISING: - An attractive 19th century semi-detached house built from brick walls and slate tiled roof, with a matching modern extension. It has oil heating, u-PVC double-glazing and provides: - Entrance Lobby, Lounge, Shower Room, Kitchen (with Rayburn cooker), Study, Landing, three Bedrooms and Bathroom. Outside there is a large front garden with sweeping drive, sloping lawn, flower borders, two Greenhouses and fish pond, an enclosed yard with two garages, workshop, storage sheds and a sloping rear garden with shrubs, fruit trees, vegetable garden, two small ponds and Nissan Hut.

PRICE: - Open to offers over 220,000 NOTE - NO FORWARD CHAIN

VIEWING: - Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Morgan & Co. Tel: DIRECTIONS: - From Llandrindod Wells take the A483 North (towards Newtown) to Crossgates. Carry straight on at the roundabout, then turn left after a mile for Abbeycwmhir. Proceed carefully on this winding road, pass straight through the village and continue for a further mile then turn left, towards Rhayader. 2 Cwmhir Cottage is on the left after mile.
From Rhayader Clock - take the A44 East for 600 yards then turn left for Abbeycwmhir. Carry straight on for 2 miles then turn left for Abbeycwmhir. Proceed on this winding single track road for nearly 3 miles and 2 Cwmhir Cottage is on the right, immediately after you immerge from a 1 mile long forestry plantation.

SITUATION: - (O.S. Grid Ref: SO 039 705 - Explorer 200 or Landranger 147) Abbeycwmhir (meaning: Abbey in the long valley) is a small secluded village set in a beautiful peaceful valley in the Cambrian Mountains. It gets its name from the former Cistercian Abbey (c.1143) and now there is just a Church, the historic Happy Union Inn, a Community Centre and a Victorian Gothic country house which once had a 3,000 acre estate. 2 Cwmhir Cottage has an Easterly aspect and is located about a mile to the West of the village in a small valley, surrounded by fields and coniferous forestry (Coed Sarnau, Natural Resources Wales).
The small market town of Rhayader has a range of amenities and is 5 miles away, and on route you have spectacular views to the Elan Valley (Caban Coch dam), etc. The County Town of Llandrindod Wells is about 10 miles and has a good range of shops, Tesco Superstore, Aldi supermarket, a range of business facilities, successful schools, a cottage hospital and Railway Station (Shrewsbury to Swansea line). Excellent leisure amenities include a sports centre, indoor and outdoor bowling greens, golf course, theatre and game and coarse fishing. The market towns of Llanidloes, Builth Wells and Newtown are approximately 13,17 and 20 miles away respectively, with the coastal resort of Aberystwyth about an hour’s drive.

THE RESIDENCE - A charming Victorian semi-detached house with a date stone 1877, built by the local estate from solid brick walls under a slate roof (Note - believed to have been the Gamekeeper’s Cottage). The original part has been enhanced by u-PVC double-glazing and in 2012 a matching 2-storey extension was built with a triple skin brick and block walls, to form a Study and extra Bathroom. This property retains some original features to include a couple of fireplaces, has rural views from all the windows and it provides the following comfortable accommodation: -

ENTRANCE LOBBY - Having a double-glazed door and door to
LOUNGE 14’ 3" x 11’ 0" ( 4.34 x 3.34 m )
Having an Feel oil-fired stove, mantle shelf, original alcove cupboards to both sides, television point, window to front and doors to Kitchen and
SHOWER ROOM - Having a toilet, pedestal wash basin and over-sized glazed shower cubicle with an electric shower, together with half-tiled walls, fan heater, toiletries cabinet and window to side.
KITCHEN 15’ 4" maximum x 7’ 6" ( 4.67 m maximum x 2.29 m )
Having a navy blue coloured Rayburn 408 oil-fired range cooker (heating hot water and two radiators), one floor cupboard, five wall cupboards, inset stainless steel 1-bowl sink, work top, tiled walls, New World Calor gas cooker, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a fridge. In addition there is a large airing cupboard, window and double-glazed door to the rear yard (West), enclosed staircase to first floor and opening to
PANTRY - Having six shallow floor cupboards, work tops, pot shelves, under stairs cupboard and door to
STUDY 8’ 8" x 7’ 8" ( 2.64 x 2.33 m )
Having double aspect windows, television point and double-glazed door to rear yard.
GALLERIED LANDING - Having a window to West.
BATHROOM 8’ 7" x 7’ 8" ( 2.62 x 2.33 m )
Having a white suite (new 2012) incorporating a toilet, pedestal wash basin and P-shaped shower bath with an electric shower and glazed screen over, together with tiled surrounds, shaver point, electric ladder towel heater, extractor fan and window.
BEDROOM 1 (front) 11’ 7" x 6’ 8" ( 3.54 x 2.04 m )
Having a radiator and double aspect windows (East and South).
BEDROOM 2 (front) 15’ 3" x 10’ 10" ( 4.66 x 3.32 m )
Having a small cast iron feature fireplace with a painted wood surround, radiator and window to East.
BEDROOM 3 (rear) 12’ 0" x 7’ 9" ( 3.67 x 2.36 m )
Having a small cast iron feature fireplace, walk-in tank cupboard (with access to loft) and window to West.

GARDENS - The house is approached through a gate and over a hard cored drive to an enclosed parking area, that gives access to the outbuildings. To the front there is a large sloping lawn, well stocked flower borders, evergreen and flowering shrubs, neatly clipped native hedges, a paved patio, fish pond, PVC Oil Tank, two Aluminium Greenhouses (10’ x 6’), two cold frames, black currant bushes and rhubarb. To the rear there is a sloping garden that runs up to join woodland, with lawns, flower borders, ornamental trees, shrubs, two small ponds, a vegetable garden and Nisan Hut (16’ 2" x 12’ 7" - 4.94 x 3.83m - rolled corrugated iron building with four windows, two lights and power point).
OUTBUILDINGS Directly behind the house there is a concrete yard with a traditional coal shed and stores. Garage 1 (Stone with corrugate iron roof - 15’4" x 10’3" - 4.67 x 3.14m), Garage 2 (Nisan Hut 13’7" x 10’9" - 4.15 x 3.27m). Two timber Sheds (8’ x 6’ and 8’ x 8’) and matching Workshop (11’6" x 5’6" with lighting and power).

SERVICES - Mains electricity and telephone. Private water and septic tank drainage.
(Note - The Agents have not tested the Installations)
FIXTURES & FITTINGS - described in this brochure are included in the sale price. The fitted carpets, some curtains and certain other items are available subject to negotiation. TENURE - Freehold with NO FORWARD CHAIN.
LOCAL AUTHORITY - Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5LG. Tel: COUNCIL TAX - Band C

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