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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Cilfara Fawr, SA19

Offers in Excess of £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedroom 18th Century Stone Farmhouse
  • 2 Bedroom Separate Stone Barn Conversion
  • 1 Bedroom Separate Stone Barn Annex Conversion
  • Stunning Views
  • Easy Access to Cities
  • Additional accommodation in the outbuildings
  • Freehold
  • 4 Acres of Garden & Woodland
  • Tranquility
  • Quintessential Country Living

Full description

A rare opportunity enjoy a country lifestyle with easy access to cities and South and West Wales coastline.   

Ideal accommodation for an extended family or accommodation and a holiday let business.

The property is freehold and in good decorative order throughout

Property comprises in brief:-

a) 18th Century Farmhouse built in stone with a slate roof.  It offers 3 double bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room, family bathroom, large lounge/dining room with impressive inglenook fireplace, kitchen, boot room and sunroom.

b) Separate stone barn conversion (known as Tyn Y Bryn) with slate roof.  It offers 2 double bedrooms, large kitchen/diner, large lounge and bathroom.  Adjoining workshop and store room. 

c) Separate stone annex barn conversion with slate roof.  It offers large gallery bedroom, lounge/diner/kitchen area and bathroom. The remainder of this barn provides storage and animal housing but offers scope for further conversion (subject to planning permission).  

There is also a large brick outbuilding (former cow shed) & double car port.

The whole amounts to approximately 4 acres, including gardens and grounds with a pond, streams, woodland area and 2 pasture paddocks



a) FARMHOUSE - oil fired central heating throughout and light oak UPVC windows and external doors.  Fully insulated loft.

Rear Entrance      A partially glazed door leads into the rear hallway/bootroom.

15'1" x 8' max.  With cloaks hanging area, window to rear & laminate flooring.  Feature archway, formerly an inglenook fireplace, with exposed stonework with 'beehive' bread oven and bressumer beam over to sunroom.  

Doors to kitchen and lounge and entry through archway to sunroom.  

Sunroom      13' x 11'.6".  Vaulted ceiling with exposed A-frames and timbers and Velux windows to front and rear.  Range of pine cupboards housing the oil-fired central heating boiler and the washing machine & storage shelves.  Large picture window to the side aspect offering stunning, far reaching views to the mountains.  Double French doors to the front raised decking, which also enjoys the wonderful views.

Kitchen     20' x 6'6".  Range of maple wall and base units and shelving. Work surface over housing with composite sink with single drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, space for slot in electric cooker and refrigerator. Laminate flooring.  Windows to rear and side aspect.

Doorway through to lounge/diner.

Lounge/Dining room     31'10" x 15'6".  Exposed stone wall with impressive inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam above, housing a multi-fuel cast iron stove on a slate hearth, with feature display recess with slate shelf inside fireplace and another to the side of fireplace.  Exposed ceiling beams.  Two windows and glass panelled door to the front giving access to a small enclosed stone garden.  Central staircase to the first floor.

First floor

Landing     17'8" x 8'4". Access to the loft, window to the rear aspect, and doors off to the following:-

Master bedroom     15'10" x 11'6". Two separate large walk-in wardrobes.  Window to the front aspect.  Door to en-suite shower room.

En-suite     8'6" x 7'6".  Large fully tiled corner shower cubicle with Triton power shower, and white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, and close coupled W.C.  Carpet flooring.  Window to front aspect.

Bedroom 2     16'3" x 11'6".  Built in wardrobe with storage cupboards over.  Window to front aspect.

Bedroom 3     15'3" x 9'. Display shelf to one side.  Window to rear aspect.

Family bathroom     12' x 8'10". White suite comprising bath with Gainsborought shower unit over and curtain rail, tiled splashbacks, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled w.c. Double doors into airing cupboard.  Carpet tile flooring.  Dual aspect windows to the side and rear.

Separate meter readings for electricity & oil


b) TYN Y BRYN COTTAGE - currently registered as residential but can be changed to holiday let by applying for a 'Certficate of Lawfulness'

oil fired central heating throughout and light oak UPVC windows and external doors.  Fully insulated loft areas.

Front entrance     Stone steps lead up to a canopied, partially glazed, wide stable-style entrance door leading into the kitchen/dining area.

Kitchen/dining room     17'6" x 12'6".  Exposed stone walls with exposed ceiling beam (part of an original A-frame).  Range of Country white base and larder units with work surface over, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and single drainer, tiled splashbacks.  Plumbing for a washing machine, space for an upright fridge/freezer.  Dual aspect windows to front and rear.  Three steps lead up to a doorway into the lounge. Laminate flooring.

Lounge     18'9" x 17'5".  TNG wood panelled vaulted ceiling with exposed A-frames and timbers, Velux window to front.  Two exposed stone walls, wood burning cast iron stove on a slate hearth, shelved display recess, two feature high doors accessing loft storage areas above kitchen and bedrooms, fully insulated.  Fully glazed door to the front, window and two feature narrow windows to the front and window to the rear.

Doors off to the 2 bedrooms and further door off to rear lobby.

Bedroom 1     14'1" x 8'. Exposed ceiling beam, one exposed stone wall and one painted stone wall.  Two windows and a feature narrow window to the front aspect.

Bedroom2     13'9" x 8'6".  Exposed ceiling beam, one exposed stone wall and one painted stone wall.  Window to rear aspect.

Rear lobby     Camray oil-fired combi boiler for the central heating and hot water, storage space above.  Door to the bathroom and half glazed external door to the back garden.

Bathroom     10'2" x 5'6".  White suite comprising bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, curtain rail, tiled splashback and shelved recesses, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled W.C.  Wood-effect vinyl flooring.  Fitted pine seat with feature small door opening to outside.  Window to rear access. Access to loft area.


Separate meter readings for electricity & oil.

Adjoining building providing workshop and store room

At one side of the barn conversion with a sloping roof and accessed externally -

Workshop     11' x 10'.  Accessed via a half glazed UPVC door with work surfaces and shelving, window to side aspect and door through to storeroom.

Storeroom     10' x 7'5". With window to side.


c) ANNEX BARN CONVERSION - Current planning permission for ancillary accommodation - can be changed to holiday let by applying for a 'Certficicate of Lawfulness'. - Electric storage heaters and wood burner heating, light oak UPVC windows and external doors.

Entrance     A fully glazed front door with glass panels and windows to both sides leads into the kitchen living area. Coin operated electric meter in situ.

Kitchen/living room     17'10" x 14'  Exposed stone walls and exposed ceiling beams.  The kitchen area has a quarry tile floor, shaker style maple wall and base units with work surface over, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and single drainer.  Space for free standing cooker and refrigerator. Mosiac tiled splashback and breakfast bar.

The lounge area is carpeted and has cast iron wood burner and electric storage heater. There are two feature narrow windows to the rear aspect and a pine staircase leading up to the first floor.

Door through to lobby area

Lobby area     Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and immersion heater, vinyl tiled floor and door to the bathroom.

Bathroom     7'6" x 6'7".  White suite comprising of pannelled bath with Gainsborough shower unit over, curtain rail and tiled splashbacks, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled W.C.  Wood effect vinyl flooring, wall mounted electic storgage heater and separate convector heater.  Window to the rear aspect.


Open tread pine staircase leads up from the living room to the galleried bedroom.

Bedroom      16'9" x 14'6" including stairwell.  Exposed and painted stone walls. Electric storage heater. TNG wood panelled vaulted ceiling with exposed A-frames.  Exposed pine floorboards. Triple aspect with windows to front and rear and fully glazed door to the gable end, offering superb views of the mountains and leading to stone balcony and external steps down to the courtyard.




Storage room/animal housing with cloakroom  

40' x 17'6".  Accessed via double vehicular size sliding wooden doors to the front, mix of slate slab and concrete flooring, felted roof,  rear doorway leading through to a lean-to-stable

Inside the barn there is also a cloakroom with toilet and W.C. and wash hand basin, extractor fan operates when light is switched on.

Lighting and power points throughout.

Lean to stable     17' x 11'.   Block built lean-to with timber cladding and a profile roof and concrete floor, previously used as animal housing/stable.

Double car port     20' x 19'5".  Adjoining the side of the barn, open fronted double car port of timber construction with corrugated cladding and roof.



Large detached brick building     65' x 17'6".  Former cattle shed of brick construction with corregated roof and original cow stalls in situ - used as log store/workshop/vegetable growing area - with numerous openings and apertures. Lighting and power points.

This building would be ideal for adapting to stabling or for other livestock if desired.

Store and outside W.C.     At the rear of the main farmhouse is a building of block and timber clad construction providing a store room and an outside W.C. with toilet and wash hand basin.


The approach     The property is approached off a very quiet country lane which leads into a long driveway, passing one other property, then continuing to Cilfara Fawr - which occupies a very private situation with glorious views.

There is ample parking and turning space.

Gardens, grounds & paddocks     The property amounts to circa 4 acres in all, including the gardens and grounds and 2 pasture paddocks, one being accessed at the rear of the Annex barn conversion and the other being accessed off the approach driveway.  Both paddocks are level to very gently sloping and bounded by stock fencing

The established gardens and grounds provide a very pleasant setting for the homestead and include lawns, well stocked beds and borders, variety of trees and fruit bushes and several seating areas for enjoying the views, as well as an area of woodland and a wildlife pond.  There is a traditional low stone wall at the front of the farmhouse with a gateway and path leading to the front door.  Steps lead up to the decked patio area outside the sunroom.  

The cottage has it's own private rear garden and the annex has it's own patio area.

The natural woodland is accessed off the approach driveway, with a variety of mature trees and a natural stream flowing through - all providing a peaceful haven for relaxing and enjoying the wild birds and fauna and flora that share this charming property

The surrounding countryside is owned and worked by local farmers rearing sheep and beef cattle.


SERVICES     The property is connected to mains water and electricity.  Drainage is provided via two private tank systems.  Telephone is connected to the Farnhouse and Cottage.  Satelite broadband is connected to the cottage.

FIXTURES & FITTINGS     Fixtures and fittings that are referred to within these particulars will be included in the sale unless otherwise stated.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY     The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way declared and undeclared.

TENURE & POSSESSION     The property is freehold with vacant possession on completion, by arrangement


The property is situated in the gentle hills above Llanwrda Village in the Towy Valley. Accessed from the A40 and then the A482.  It enjoys beautiful far reaching views of the Black Mountain range. Llanwrda offers a pub and tea rooms, general store and a primary school.

Approximate distances

Llanwrda village 2 miles southerly with station for Heart of Wales railway

Llandovery 4 miles north-east

Llangadog 5 miles south

Llandeilo 9 miles south-west

M4 access 21 miles southerly

Lampeter 16 miles north-west

Carmarthen 25 miles south-west with general hospital and main line station

Brecon 25 miles east

Cardiff 60 miles south-east

Swansea 33 miles south

EDUCATION    Llandovery offers primary school education.  Secondary education has recently moved to a purpose built secondary school in Llandeilo.  There are currently discussions about moving Llandovery primary into the, now vacant, Pantycelyn secondary school.  Llandovery also offers private education at Llandovery College public school, primary private education also available.  

UNIVERSITIES     are located at Lampeter, Carmarthen, Swansea, Aberystwyth, Cardiff & Newport 

ROADS & RAILWAY     A482, about 1 mile away, is a convenient route north-westerly to Lampeter, Aberaeron and Cardigan Bay coastline.

The A40, 2 miles away, provides easy access to Llandovery & Llandeilo and a route across south-west Wales as well as a scenic journey to England

Prince Charles has a residence a few miles out of Llandovery and is a frequent visitor.

The A4069,5 miles south, crosses the western part of the Brecon Beacons National Park.  

M4 motorway can be joined about 21 miles south at Pont Abraham.

Heart of Wales trainline from Swansea to Shrewsbury runs through, and stops at many of the nearby villages, including Llanwrda, Llangadog and Lladovery.


Dolaucothi Gold Mines - Caio Forest - Crychan & Halfway forest -                               Brecon Beacons National Park - Dinefwr Park - Mynydd Mallaen - RSPB Dinas Nature Reserve - Aberglasney Gardens - Botanic Garden of Wales - Folly Farm - Oakwood Leisure Park - Millenium Costal Park, Llanelli 

The beautiful Welsh coastline is easily accessible. To the south and west are miles of golden beaches and traditional seaside resorts as well as coastal and hill walking.

City shopping in Swansea and Cardiff

Liberty Stadium Swansea and Millenium Stadium Cardiff for sports and live music events

Internation Airport in Cardiff

Ferry Services from Swansea to Cork, from Pembroke dock and Fishguard Harbour to Rosslare




Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2016

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