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Gwardolau And Cottage, Cwmdauddwr, Rhayader, Powys, LD6


Property Description

Key features

  • An imposing detached country residence with adjoining cottage.
  • Situated 1 mile from the market town of Rhayader.
  • Retaining a wealth of character. Oil fired CH. EER = 1.
  • Main House - 2 reception, 2 kitchens, 4 beds, bathroom, sep wc., cloakroom, 5 upper floor rooms.
  • Adjoining Cottage - sitting room, kitchen, 3 beds, bathroom, cloakroom.
  • Mature landscaped grounds. Garaging.

Full description

An imposing detached country residence with adjoining cottage. Situated 1 mile from the market town of Rhayader. Retaining a wealth of character. Oil fired central heating. Main House comprises 2 reception, 2 kitchens, 4 bedrooms, bathroom, sep wc., cloakroom, 5 upper floor rooms. Adjoining Cottage suitable as an annexe or holiday let, comprising sitting room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, cloakroom. Mature landscaped grounds, gardens and woodland. Garaging. Energy Efficiency Rating = 1

Foreword: - Gwardolau offers prospective purchasers the opportunity to acquire a good sized main dwelling which could be further enhanced by converting and modernising the third floor rooms to provide additional bedrooms, offering great bed and breakfast potential.
The adjoining cottage previously used by the owners as a holiday let, offers great potential as a family annexe or office for working from home. Any alterations would of course to subject to obtaining the necessary approvals.
Rhayader lies in the heart of Mid Wales in the beautiful Wye Valley and is the first town on the River Wye. Convenient to the Elan Valley Reservoirs a major tourist attraction offering scenic walks, cycle paths, birdwatching and pony trekking etc. The nearest railway station is Llandrindod Wells (10 miles) and is the line between Swansea and Shrewsbury.

Accommodation: -

Ground Floor: -

Entrance Porch -

Entrance Hall - With stained glass entrance door, flagged floor, oak staircase to first floor, radiator

Sitting Room - 4.86 x 3.45 (15'11" x 11'4") - Oak floorboards, woodburning stove in tiled & timber surround, window shutters, radiator

Dining Room - 4.05 x 3.86 (13'3" x 12'8") - pine floorboards, window shutters, 2 alcove recesses with shelves, recessed firegrate

Kitchen 1 - 4.28 x 2.41 (14'1" x 7'11") - With oak fronted base & wall cupboards, stainless steel sink unit, solid fuel Rayburn (disconnected), (Rayburn & chimney to be removed), part tiled walls, radiator, door through to

Conservatory - of upvc woodgrain construction with 3 sliding doors, tiled floor, ceiling light & fan

Kitchen 2 - 4.72 x 2.9 (15'6" x 9'6") - with modern units comprising base & drawer cupboards, worktop surfaces, plumbed for washing machine, tiled floor, radiator, cupboard housing oil fired central heating boiler

Rear Entrance Lobby - quarry tiled floor, door to

Cellar - 4.07 x 3.76 (13'4" x 12'4") - with electric light

Cloakroom - with w.c. & washbasin

First Floor: -

Landing - oak floorboards, 2 radiators, oak staircase to second floor

Front Bedroom 1 - 4.21 x 4.08 (13'10" x 13'5") - oak floorboards, radiator, wash basin

Rear Bedroom 2 - 4.14 x 3.57 (13'7" x 11'9") - 2 built-in wardrobes, radiator, period fireplace, oak floorboards

Front Bedroom 3 - 3.9 x 3.48 (12'10" x 11'5") - Period grate, radiator, oak floorboards

Rear Bedroom 4 - 4.29 x 2.33 (14'1" x 7'8") - oak floorboards, radiator

Bathroom - pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with electric shower over, pine panelled walls, floorboards

Separate Wc -

Second Floor: - This floor offers great potential, currently used as storage rooms, to provide additional accommodation for the main residence.

Landing - with oak floorboards, 2 radiators, velux window, eaves storage, built-in cupboards

Room 1 - 3.61 x 3.34 (11'10" x 10'11") - oak floorboards, radiator

Room 2 - 3.02 x 2.54 (9'11" x 8'4") - oak floorboards

Room 3 - 3.81 x 2.91 (12'6" x 9'7") - Fireplace, oak floorboards

Room 4 - 4.36 x 2.64 (14'4" x 8'8") - velux window

Room 5 - 3.83 x 3.2 (12'7" x 10'6") - oak floorboards, velux window

The Cottage: -

Ground Floor: -

Entrance Hall -

Cloakroom - with w.c. & wash basin

Sitting Room - 4.67 x 4.83 (15'4" x 15'10") - stone inglenook with open grate & oak beam over, radiator, built-in cupboards

Rear Entrance Porch -

Kitchen - 4.25 x 3.52 (13'11" x 11'7") - oil fired Rayburn which heats the radiators & hot water, stainless steel sink, built-in cupboard, tiled floor, radiator, staircase to first floor, understairs recess, built-in cupboard with shelves, airing cupboard

First Floor: -

Landing - radiator, velux window

Bedroom 1 - 5.05 x 2.32 (16'7" x 7'7") - radiator, 2 windows

Bedroom 2 - 3.78 x 3.6 (12'5" x 11'10") - radiator

Bedroom 3 - 4.05 x 2.62 (13'3" x 8'7") - radiator

Bathroom - Panelled bath with shower over, w.c., pedestal wash basin, radiator, built-in cupboard, part tiled walls

Outside: - The property is approached by a right of way over the main council road to a gated entrance to the front parking and turning area. Double Garage with 2 wooden doors. Side carport. Extensive gardens to side with garden ponds, sloping down to a lower terrace (former tennis court) with summer house enjoying countryside views. Rear patio.
The cottage has a side gate. Private side and rear courtyard.

Services: - Mains water. Mains electricity - the main house and cottage are on one meter.
The main house has oil fired central heating. The cottage has central heating from a Rayburn Royale in the kitchen.
Private drainage.
NB We have not tested the services, flues or appliances and no warranty is provided with regard to their condition

Tenure: - Freehold

Council Tax: - Bands G and E

Energy Performance Certificate: - A copy of the EPC is available on request or from our website.

To View: - Strictly by appointment with the agents

Directions: - On entering Rhayader from the Llanidloes direction, proceed into the centre and by the crossroads and town clock, take the next right leading to the Elan Valley (B4518). Proceed to the edge of the town, taking the right hand turn immediately after the signpost for the Elan Valley Trail, also a brown sign for Nannerth 3 miles. After a stone bridge, turn right signposted Nannerth 23/4 miles. Proceed past a stone barn on the left hand side and after a short distance take the next right turn, signposted The Coach House and Gwardolau House. Proceed down the lane, turning right at the bottom and proceed through the gate to the property.

Website: - To view a complete listing of properties available For Sale or To Let please view our website: Our site enables you to print full sales/rental particulars, book viewings, register your requirements on our mailing list and arrange a valuation of your property.

Morris Marshall & Poole -

01686 - 412567 - 09/16 LPT/1475

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
26 March 2015


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