Llandre, Bow Street, Ceredigion, SY24 5AJ
10 Chalybeate Street
Tel: 01970 624328
About the Property
A stunning former farm house presiding over blissfully picturesque countryside and yet only 5 miles from the University town of Aberystwyth. Dripping with period good looks this surely is the quintessential vision of a rural Welsh home, its charm and character completely unmolested by extensive renovations by the current owners. Part of the improvements is a beautifully sympathetic and cleverly incorporated barn conversion in stunning Welsh Oak design, centred around an eye catching full height ‘Tudor style’ dining room Outside there is a range of traditional outbuildings to include an old barn with garage and artist’s studio loft above. all set within 3/4 acres of mature landscaped gardens enjoying a picturesque scenery of the local countryside.
Situation and Location
The property is situated in a totally unspoilt rural location, some 1 mile distance of the popular commuter village of Bow Street, which offers a comprehensive range of everyday amenities. Other neighbouring villages of Penrhyncoch and Talybont are conveniently located and again providing good village amenities. The University town and seaside resort of Aberystwyth lies some 5 miles distance and offers excellent social, educational and shopping facilities. The coast at Borth and Ynyslas is within easy travelling distance. To approach the property, proceed north from Aberystwyth on the Machynlleth road. Continue through Bow Street and after passing the Spar shop take the turning right onto Cross Street. After a mile up the hill the road levels out, take a left turn and you may note a wind turbine to your right-hand side in the field. Proceed down this lane until you reach a fork in the road, take the right hand fork and this will take you down to a farm yard, keep on the track which bears right and the property will be at the end of this private lane. The property can be approached from other directions, from Rhyd-y-Pennau and Penrhyncoch.
The original property was built c1880s of traditional masonry stone walls with painted external elevations which support a pitched roof laid with slate. The old farm buildings have been converted and connected to the main cottage by using a Welsh Oak company to design the connecting foyer and roof structures within the old farm building. This work being carried out at in 2008 to provide modern-day standards of living, yet within the character of an old farm building. The property has been maintained to excellent standard of condition and provides a comfortable family dwelling.
This well-presented family house provides of the following accommodation:
Built of Oak frame. Glazed entrance door. Double glazed units to upper parts. PV solar electric inverter. Twin power points. Slate steps extending to:
17' x 14'6 (5.18m x 4.42m)
Double Vaulted ceiling. Exposed Oak roof timbers. Two Double glazed 'Velux' windows. Feature double glaze apex window. French-style doors to front and other doors to rear. Exposed stone walls. 'Clearview' wood burning stove. 2 twin power points. Oak floor covering. Door opening to:
17'1 x 14'6 (5.21m x 4.42m)
Oak floor covering. French doors to outside. Vaulted ceiling with exposed Oak A-frame. 2 Velux roof windows. 2 windows to front. 3 twin power points. TV point. BT point. 'Clearview' wood burning stove.
14'3 x 9'8 (4.34m x 2.95m)
Window to rear. Glazed door to outside front. Slate tiled floor. Fixed ladder leading to:
13'6 x 9'10 (4.11m x 3.00m)
With gallery aspect over the main lounge. Double glazed 'Velux' window tp rear elevation. Power points. Ideal for occasional bedroom.
THE MAIN COTTAGE
Half panel glazed front entrance door leading to:
Open-Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room
16'3 x 14'2 (4.95m x 4.32m)
With original slate slab floor. Solid fuel Rayburn which heats hot water and radiators. Fitted units comprising 3 base cupboards and 2 drawer cupboards. 3 twin power points. Cooker control. Stairs to first floor. Doors to:
Sitting Room/Third Bedroom
16'8 x 9'3 (5.08m x 2.82m)
Window to front and side with dual aspect of the surrounding countryside. 5 twin power points. Double panelled radiator.
Rear Entrance Hall/Utility
13'5 x 7'6 (4.09m x 2.29m)
Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Half-glazed door to outside rear. Door to:
Traditional-style roll-top claw and ball leg bath. Low flush WC. 'Quadrant' shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin. Shaver point. Chromium heated towel radiator.
Stairs leading to:
17' x 13'3 (5.18m x 4.04m)
2 windows to front. Double panelled radiator. 2 twin power points. Exposed timber floorboards. Airing cupboard housing factory lagged copper hot water cylinder.
12'4 x 9'5 (3.76m x 2.87m)
Window to front. 3 twin power points. Panelled radiator. Door to:
Pedestal wash hand basin. Concealed flush WC. 'Quadrant' shower cubicle with electric shower unit above.
The property is approached over a hardcore track leading into the farm yard with a range of open-fronted solid stone built fuel and log stores. The garden to the front of the cottage is laid to lawn with ornamental flowers, and a further soft fruit and orchard area. A kitchen garden is also provided with planting areas for vegetables.
Traditional Solid Stone-Built Barn
24'8 x 17'9 (7.52m x 5.41m)
Open-front car parking area.
17'3 x 12'10 (5.26m x 3.91m)
Power and lights.
18'3 x 14'2 (5.56m x 4.32m)
2 Velux windows. LED light boxes. 'Jotul' wood burning stove. 'Belfast' sink with cold water only.
33'3 x 12'8 (10.13m x 3.86m)
Mains electricity connected to photo voltic system connected to an inverter with payments of 41p per KW. Mains water. Private drainage. Council Tax Band 'D'. Heating by way of solid fuel stoves and Rayburn.
This is an attractive well-maintained country residence in a totally unspoilt rural countryside with a private location and yet within 10 minutes drive of Aberystwyth. The property will appeal to prospective purchasers seeking a peaceful tranquil location yet within easy distance to Aberystwyth town. Ideal for couples of families. For further information please apply to Lloyd Herbert & Jones who will be pleased to arrange your viewing.
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