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4 bedroom smallholding for sale

Llanelwedd, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys

Offers in Region of £550,000

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An imposing 4 bedroom detached period house beautifully constructed from cut Welsh stone and located in an elevated position. With various outbuildings having further potential and set with approximately 24.74 acres.

Description - Wye Cottage is a landmark and imposing detached period house originally built as an agents house for the Estate, found close to the popular town of Builth Wells.

Location - The property sits in an elevated position. The house is beautifully constructed from cut Welsh stone in a very individual design and offers excellent scope for further improvement and for extending the accommodation thus creating further ancillary accommodation from barns either side of the property. One of the over-riding features is its circular lawn and former walled garden.

Builth Wells is and excellent market town which offers a wide range of shops and businesses as well as primary and secondary education, doctors surgeries and dental surgeries as well as hospital, leisure centre, golf course and the Wyeside Arts Centre. Builth Wells is also the home of the Royal Welsh Showground and on the showground there are also many other events throughout the year.

Accommodation - Wye Cottage sits in 24.74 acres with its own parking and drive area. The property is accessed via the front porch with a chapel style door with a further glazed chapel door leading into the first reception room. In this room there is a fireplace, shelving and a bay window overlooking the front garden. An inner hallway leads through to the sitting room also with a bay window to the front overlooking the garden and a cupboard, fireplace, shelving and a rear window.

The kitchen is exceptionally large and offers a tiled floor with a range of fitted kitchen units, a large window to the rear, a cooker point and a stainless steel sink. From the kitchen there is also a large lean-to area currently used as a boot room with power and lighting. On the ground floor there is also a shower and utility room with a separate w.c. This room also has a butlers sink and a cupboard.

From the inner hallway there is a staircase to the first floor landing giving access to the three bedrooms and bathroom located on this floor. All three of these bedrooms can be considered as double in size, two of which have a wash hand basin and the front two bedrooms have delightful views to the front. On the first floor there is also a bathroom with a close coupled w.c., wash hand basin, a panelled bath and a window to the rear.

From the landing there is a further staircase leading up to Bedroom 4/Attic Room. This room has exposed floorboards and a skylight. There are also two separate doors giving access into the attic areas providing excellent storage.

The accommodation measurements are as follows:-

Front Porch - 1.49m x 1.52m (4'11" x 5'0") -

Reception Room - 4.24m x 3.64m (13'11" x 11'11") - With bay window

Sitting Room - 3.14m x 6.26m (10'4" x 20'6") -

Kitchen - 6.19m x 3.73m (20'4" x 12'3") -

Bootroom/Side Porch - 6.26m x 2.37m (20'6" x 7'9") -

Shower Utility - 1.89m x 3.71m (6'2" x 12'2") -

Bedroom 1 - 4.24m x 3.71m (13'11" x 12'2") -

Bedroom 2 - 3.47m x 3.16m (11'5" x 10'4") -

Bedroom 3 - 3.83m x 2.59m (12'7" x 8'6") -

Bathroom - 2.36m x 3.02m (7'9" x 9'11") -

Bedroom 4 /Attic Room - 5.50m x 3.11m (18'1" x 10'2") - (Skirting board to skirting board).

Outside - The barn to the south of the property measures internally 4.76m x 3.43m with a loft on the first floor.
There is also a lean to barn of 6.42m x 2.46m this is of stone construction with a double pitched tiled roof with excellent potential still possessing the original cobbled floor. The second barn to the north of the main house formerly the cow shed measures 6.25m x 6.60m with a concrete brick and stone floor, still possessing the original partitions and a first floor loft.

It must be noted that whilst no enquiries have been made to the planning authority both of these barns offer excellent potential for conversion into further accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.

Garden - The garden is accessed via a front door by the parking area, which leads out onto a tarmacadam circular driveway surrounded by a range of trees and shrubs. The circular lawn is a most unique and attractive feature.
A gateway leads around to the front of the property which also gives access to the former orchard which is level and mainly laid to lawn. This formerly was the walled garden to the property.

The Land - The land has the benefit of 24.74acres or thereabouts which is located immediately in front of the property and has the added benefit of roadside frontage on two sides.
The land is separated into three conveniently sized enclosures to include an old hay barn. The property is serviced by private and natural water supplies.
The land is an extremely useful addition to Wye Cottage and would make an ideal equestrian facility or small holding.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Services - We are advised that the property is connected to mains water and electric. Private drainage. Oil-fired central heating.
Please note the services or service installations have not been tested.

Council Tax - Powys County Council Band "E"

Directions - From the centre of Builth Wells proceed over the River Wye in a northerly direction towards Llandrindod Wells and at the roundabout turn right onto the A483 signposted to Llandrindod Wells, proceeding along, with the Royal Welsh showground on the left hand side. Continue along the A483 towards Llandrindod Wells for several miles and after long straight section of road Wye Cottage will be found on the right hand side as indicated by the Agents for sale board.

Viewing And Contact Details - All viewings must be arranged through the selling agents Sunderlands and Thompsons. Contact tel: 01497 822522
Office opening hours:
Mon-Fri 9.00-5.00pm
Sat 9.00-1.00pm
Out of hours contact Harry Aldrich-Blake 07717 410757

None of these statements contained in these particulars are to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. These particulars are not an offer or contract or part of one. Floor plans are provided for guidance as to the layout of the property only. Room sizes and measurements are approximate only. Please note we have not tested the equipment, appliances and services in the property and interested parties are advised to commission appropriate investigation before formulating their offer.

Sunderlands are a member of the Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme and therefore adhere to their Code of Practise. A copy of the Code of Practise is available on request.

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27 March 2015


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