Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23

For Sale 2 Bed Cottage 

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 Asking Price £95,000

Property Features

Ystumtuen, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3AE
Reception Rooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1

Contact Agent

10 Chalybeate Street
SY23 1HS
Tel: 01970 624328

About the Property

A rural village set in the heart of the Cambrian mountains, some 9 miles inland of the University town and seaside resort of Aberystwyth. This traditional ‘olde-worlde’ Mid-Terrace Cottage provides Lounge, fitted Kitchen, 2 Double Bedrooms and first floor Bathroom. Built of traditional solid stone and offering good size accommodation. A typical character cottage with solid fuel central heating system to warm the cockles of the heart. Cambrian mountains offer immediate access to the local attractions such as the Red Kite visitor centre in Llywernog with its popular mountain bike trails and other walks to the peaks of Plumlumon and Nant y Moch reservoir. EER 52

  • First Time Buyers
  • Character Cottage
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Good Size Rooms
  • Solid Fuel Central Heating

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Property Details


The property can be found by proceeding from Aberystwyth on the A44 towards Ponterwyd. Some ½ mile after passing the Red Kite Cafe on the right-hand side, take the Ystumtuen road on the right and proceed on this mountain road for some 1 mile. Upon entering the village bear left and Clydfan is the third property on the right-hand side of the road in a small terrace of similar cottages before the old chapel.


This country cottage is set in picturesque rural surroundings in the centre of the village of Ystumtuen, which lies high above the Rheidol Valley with distant views of the Cambrian mountain range and unspoilt countryside. The University town and seaside resort of Aberystwyth lies some 10 miles distance and provides excellent social, educational and shopping facilities with public transport to all parts. The neighbouring village of Ponterwyd lies some 2 miles distance and offers the usual everyday amenities to include primary school, petrol filling station/general stores and public house at the George Borrow Hotel.


The original cottage is built of traditional solid stone walls which support a pitched roof laid with natural slates. Windows have been replaced using uPVC double glazed casements. We are informed that the property is Grade II Listed and is of interest to Cadw.


The property retains the charm and character of a country cottage and the accommodation provides as follows:


Stable-type front entrance door to:

Open-Plan Lounge

14' x 11'2 (4.27m x 3.40m)
Window to front. Electric meters and consumer unit. Alcove fitted cupboard. Tiled floor. Solid fuel stove fire with back boiler which heats hot water and central heating. Double panelled radiator. Power points. Door to:


12'5 x 11' (3.78m x 3.35m)
Range of modern fitted units comprising three base cupboards, three drawer cupboards and three wall cupboards. Worktops incorporating single drainer stainless steel sink with rinse bowl. Bottle rack. Under stairs storage cupboard. Feature cooking range.


Approached by easy rise staircase with split stairs leading to:

Rear Bedroom

11'4 x 9' (3.45m x 2.74m)
Window to side. Double panelled radiator. Airing cupboard housing factory lagged hot water cylinder with electric immersion heater. Power points.

Shower Room

Shower cubicle with 'Triton' electric shower unit above. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low flush WC. Wall-mounted fan heater. Extractor fan.

Main Bedroom

11'4 x 9'11 (3.45m x 3.02m)
Window to front. Double panelled radiator. Power points.


Small forecourt. Shared septic tank lies on the opposite side of the road, shared with the immediate neighbour.


Mains electric and water. Private drainage. Solid fuel central heating system. Telephone subject to BT terms and conditions.


This is an excellent opportunity of purchasing a good size cottage, deceptively spacious, with the charm and character typical of a property of this type. The property will appeal to couples of all age groups, or alternatively people seeking a second home for destination visits. This is a quiet peaceful village in the heart of Wales. For further details apply to Lloyd Herbert & Jones who will be pleased to arrange your viewing.

Important Information

Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable they should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The seller does not make or give nor do we or our employees have the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property. Please contact the office before viewing the property. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you we will be pleased to check the information for you and to confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. We would strongly recommend that all the information which we provide about the property is verified by yourself on inspection and also by your conveyancer, especially where statements have been made by us to the effect that the information provided has not been verified. LLOYD HERBERT & JONES HAVE NOT TESTED ANY ELECTRICAL WIRING, PLUMBING, DRAINAGE OR OTHER APPLIANCES. THE MENTION OF ANY APPLIANCES AND OR SERVICES WITHIN THESE SALES PARTICULARS DOES NOT IMPLY THAT THEY ARE IN FULL AND EFFICIENT WORKING ORDER.

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