4 bedroom detached bungalow for saleDolau, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
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- Spacious bungalow
- 4 bedrooms, 1 ensuite
- 2 receptions, garden room
- 6 acres landscaped garden & paddock
- Sweeping views
- Triple garages & workshop
This is an outstanding detached four bedroom bungalow of excellent proportions in an elevated and secluded but not remote situation. It is surrounded by 6 acres of land comprising landscaped gardens, vegetable garden, a hay meadow, a paddock, wildlife area with a walk and bordered by a copse through which runs a pretty brook with cascading waterfall. With breath taking and expansive views, modern conveniences of UPVC double glazing, oil heating, triple garages (one suitable for a motor home) and the largest domestic climbing wall in Britain, this is the ideal rural retreat. Being at the end of a country lane, this property is safe for children and pets and is perfect for those who love wildlife, enjoy gardening and are searching for peace and quiet in a spacious and well presented home. Opportunities to buy such a tranquil haven as this are very rare indeed and should not be missed.
Introduction - This is an outstanding detached four bedroom bungalow of excellent proportions, nestled in an elevated and secluded but not isolated position surrounded by it's 6.5 Acres of landscaped gardens and paddocks and bordered by a pretty brook through a copse with cascading waterfall. With breath taking and expansive views, modern conveniences of PVCu double glazing, oil heating, two garages (one suitable for a motor home) and the largest domestic climbing wall in Britain, this is the ideal rural retreat. This property is safe for children and pets and is perfect for those who love wildlife, enjoy gardening and are searching for peace and quiet in a spacious and well presented home. Opportunities to buy such a tranquil haven as this are very rare indeed and should not be missed.
Property Description - From the entrance porch, a part glazed door (with glazed side panels) opens into the spacious reception hall. From here doors lead on to all the principal rooms including the large living room. From here sliding patio doors allow one to enjoy the stunning views from the north west patio and a coal effect electric fire creates a focal point in the room. A connecting door to the dining room ensure this home flows well for either entertaining or for family living.
The dining room has sliding doors to the south garden patio and a connecting door to the kitchen / breakfast room. This is fitted with a wide range of units with space for appliances and a large picture window overlooking the garden. An adjoining utility room has space for coats and boots by the side back door and a cloakroom. The really spacious garden room has K glass windows to three aspects, a solid pitched roof, tiled floor and room for both lounging and dining. This room is also centrally heated and so can be used throughout the year.
From the hall is access to the four bedrooms. On the north west side is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and en-suite shower room, with a large picture window overlooking the view. A further double bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes, a view over the garden and a connecting door to the large family bathroom (with a white suite) which also has a door to the hall. There are two further bedrooms, one of which is currently being used as a study.
Garages And Workshop - There is a triple garage integral to the property, with internal access via stairs . There is an electrically operated roller shutter double door and a separate 9 ft high roller shutter door provides access for a medium size motorhome. The rear area of this triple garage has been specifically designed and built to feature an incredible climbing wall. (Further details feature later in this brochure).
From the garage, there are stairs to a workshop/store . This has light, power, water and central heating and could be suitable for conversion to a work from home office or annexe.
6 Acres Of Gardens & Paddocks - Approached via a half a mile tarmac lane this super home is surrounded by its beautiful landscaped gardens. There is a private graveled parking area immediately adjoining the property and a tarmac driveway leads around to the garage where there is ample space to park additional vehicles. To the north of the building is a shrubbery and pretty cottage garden.
The main garden is south facing and has been designed from scratch to provide colour and interest throughout the year. Taking advantage of the fabulous views, the garden contains hundreds of plant species selected to encourage wildlife. Woven landscape fabric has been used when creating the shrub areas so that weeding is minimal.
Adjoining the garden room is a large level patio for alfresco dining and an ornamental wildlife pond. The grounds are enclosed by hedges and a seating area at the top of the garden encourages you to sit and enjoy the expansive views all around. With a range of mature trees, a vegetable and fruit garden, an additional pond, wild flower meadow, and lots of individual areas of interest, the gardens are a real treat. There is also a greenhouse, shed and 3 compost compartments.
In front of the property the grass paddock slopes down to a copse which has a brook running through it. The wildlife walk down to the brook has range of specimen trees with a large pond and island. Owls and many other birds benefit from the numerous bird boxes and there is a lovely walk within the boundary of the property from which you can enjoy the sound and sight of the cascade and brook.
Location - The property is situated near the rural villages of Dolau and Crossgates each of which has a primary school and an active train station on the Heart of Wales line (Swansea to Shrewsbury). Crossgates also has a petrol filling station and shop ; Penybont is 2.5 miles away and has a pub with restaurant. The well known Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells (6.5 miles) is the nearest town. It offers local amenities which include supermarkets, pharmacy, hospital, post office, hotels, a number of restaurants, primary and secondary schools, leisure centre, golf course and the town lake offering children's play areas, lakeside restaurant and picnic areas. Other nearby towns include Knighton (15 miles) and Rhayader (11 miles).
Services - The adjoining neighbour has a right of access across part of the lane to his field.
Directions - From the A44 or the A488 from Knighton:
Westward from Penybont on the A44 pass the nursery on the right and take the next turning right. Eastward from Crossgates on the A44 signposted Leominster, take the first turning on the left about 1 mile from the roundabout.
Keep right of the converted chapel and follow the road for approximately 2 miles to the top of a hill. Here on the left, a tarmac lane goes downhill for half a mile to the property. There are house signs on black and white boards at the top of the lane and at the crossroads.
Climbing Wall - The 6 metres high climbing wall was professionally designed and built to provide approximately 1150 square feet of climbing surfaces. It contains vertical, slab, overhang, roof and corner sections and can accommodate up to 50 different climbs. The wall is equipped for top-roping and leading. The position, orientation and size of holds can be easily changed to create climbs which satisfy all climbing standards from expert to novice and children. Free lessons are available to the purchaser if required!
THE PROPERTY MISDESCRIPTIONS ACT 1991 We endeavour to ensure that the details contained in our brochure are correct through making detailed enquiries of the owner but they are not guaranteed. The agents have not tested any appliance, equipment, fixture, fitting or service and have not seen the title deeds to confirm tenure. All measurements are quoted to the nearest 1/10 metre. All liability in negligence of otherwise for any loss arising from the use of these particulars is hereby excluded.
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