4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ty Melyn, Cwmrheidol, Aberystwyth, SY23

Sold STC £330,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A most attractive detached cottage, stunning location within the Rheidol Valley. Refurbished three bedroom accommodation with adjacent self-contained Annexe, currently let through Airbnb. All retain
  • Early viewing strongly recommended. EER = E40

Full description

A most attractive detached cottage, stunning location within the Rheidol Valley. Refurbished three bedroom accommodation with adjacent self-contained Annexe, currently let through Airbnb. All retains considerable character yet combined with modern day conveniences, set in approximately 1 acre of grounds, gardens and woodland. Within an area of outstanding natural beauty, some 8.6 miles from the University and noted coastal town of Aberystwyth. EER = E40
Early viewing strongly recommended.

General Remarks & Situation - Ty Melyn comprises a most attractive detached cottage situated within the upper reaches of the Rheidol Valley. The property during recent years has undergone extensive refurbishment and great care taken to retain many of the original characteristics yet combined with modern day conveniences. The adapted accommodation has a main residence providing three bedroom accommodation together with a self contained annexe on the ground floor which has been a highly successful let through Airbnb' to provide additional income. The whole property which is of a traditional construction stands within a plot of approximately 1 acre mostly laid to lawn and mature woodland to the rear.

This is truly an area of outstanding natural beauty within the upper reaches of the Cwmrheidol Valley. The property overlooks the river and the hillside beyond through which runs the Rheidol Narrow Gauge Railway which travels from Aberystwyth, 8 miles, to Devils Bridge on a regular basis particularly through the holiday season.

Early viewing is strongly recommended to take advantage of the property's wonderful location.

Accommodation - Benefiting from a south facing position with views across the Cwmrheidol valley, the property has many original features to include Oak doors throughout and extends to

Main House - Oak entrance door leads through into

Kitchen - With a range of base & eye level cottage type fitted units with part glazed fronts, integrated deep glazed Belfast sink unit with mixer tap, integrated Leisure Rangemaster comprising electric double oven with hotplates and warming plate with extractor hood over, tiled floor, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for white goods to include a dishwasher. Morso multi fuel stove set on a tiled hearth with stone surround. Wall mounted electric heater. Windows to front and side overlooking the valley. Exposed beam to ceiling and staircase to First Floor.

Oak door with stable latch leads through to

Lounge/Dining Area - Open plan room with an Oak frame centre division, two wall mounted electric heaters, reclaimed Oak floor. To either side of this room, stone chimney breast, within the Lounge a large log burner set on a slate hearth and in the Dining Area an open fireplace with dog grate (non functional). Windows to front overlooking the valley.

First Floor -

Bedroom 1 - With oak floor, stable latch door. A light room with pitched ceiling, A' frame beam, windows to front with valley views, wash hand basin with a non-steam mirror over. Velux roof light, electric panel heater

An Enclosed Landing - Leads to

Bedroom 2 - Oak door with stable latch, attractive exposed stone chimney breast (non functional), exposed A' frame beam, electric panel heater. Window to front with valley views.

Bedroom 3 - Oak door with stable latch, electric panel heater. Window to front with valley views.

Bathroom - Modern recently installed white suite comprising double grip panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash basin WC, tiled walls, fully tiled to water sensitive areas, extractor fan.

Annexe - As previously stated, this is self-contained and has during recent years been successfully let through Airbnb'. It is well suited to this use or those looking to acquire a property with a self-contained unit such as this either for an elderly relative or indeed a Son/Daughter where some independence is requested.

Accommodation - Comprises French double glazed doors lead into

Studio/Bedroom - With oak flooring, fitted wardrobe, exposed painted beams, door to

Kitchen - With a range of modern base & eye level units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space for some white goods, breakfast bar, tiled floor, glazed door to side gardens. Concealed pressurised water heater which provides domestic hot water for the entire property.

Off the Kitchen a

Shower Room - Comprising walk-in shower cubicle with mixer shower unit, wash hand basin, WC, tiled floor and walls, underfloor heating.

Externally - The property is approached off the council by-road to a parking area for a number of vehicles, which leads to concrete hardstanding with two garden stores. Constructed to the rear of the property, a very useful Lean-to timber-built Utility/Workshop, currently with workbench, space for further white goods, ideal Hobby Room with a WC, glazed door leading to rear of the property.
The gardens are located to either side of the property and to the front a tarmacadam fore garden with painted stone wall boundary. Stone and slated steps lead to lawn garden with some attractive ornamental shrubs and evergreens, timber Summer House. To the opposite side of the property further larger lawn gardens, with shrubs and evergreens all with the backdrop of mostly deciduous woodland, all of which enjoys a south facing aspect over the farmland and woodland of the Rheidol Valley.
Please note that to the Eastern boundary runs a public footpath which is maintained by the Nature Reserve.

Tenure - Freehold

Services - Mains electricity and water, private drainage to septic tank. None of the services, appliances, chimneys flues and fireplaces have been checked and no warranty is given by the Agents.

Outgoings - Council tax band (E).

Viewings - By prior arrangement with the selling agents Aberystwyth office on .

Negotiations - All interested parties are respectfully requested to negotiate direct with the Selling Agents.

Energy Performance Certificate - A full copy of the EPC is available on request

Directions - From Aberystwyth proceed east on the A44 to Capel Bangor, turning right for Cwmrheidol at the centre of the village. Proceed through Cwmrheidol, passing the Rheidol Hydro facility, after approximately 0.8 of a mile the property can be easily located on the left hand side.

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Ref: - Aberystwyth Office: Tel:
Ref: A19.052 Date: 23/10/19

Mmp Survey Department - If you don't find the home of your dreams through Morris Marshall & Poole then why not let our qualified surveyors inspect and report on the home you have found before you complete the purchase.
We are able to undertake RICS HomeBuyer Reports and RICS Condition Reports that will provide you with a comment on any significant defects or repair items. For further information contact any of our offices.


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25 October 2019

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  • Aberystwyth (8.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Morris Marshall & Poole, Aberystwyth

23 Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, SY23 1NP

01970 595003 Local call rate

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