Cilycwm, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Fantastic rural location

Spacious 4 bedroom, 2 reception room house

Outbuildings (once used as a bunkhouse)

Paddock of just over 1 acre.

Description Rhiw Yr Hwch Isaf is a delightful country property set in stunning Carmarthenshire countryside. The spacious house, which contains many character features, offers 4 bedroomed accommodation together with two reception rooms, kitchen, study and cloakroom utility. It towers over the traditional courtyard which lies to the front of the property allowing the occupier to enjoy the outlook over the nearby scenery.

Around the courtyard are a couple of traditional stone outbuildings, one of which has been used in the past as a bunkhouse but in more recent years as overspill accommodation for the main house. The second barn, originally a Hay Barn, provides great storage space with 2 lean-to workshops attached to the rear.

On the opposite side of the adjacent country lane is a grassed paddock of just over 1 acre, ideal for the keeping of livestock

Location This lovely property is set in the wilds of beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside yet only a few miles from the well serviced market town of Llandovery. The property is surrounded by traditional agricultural land mostly utilised for livestock rearing, and an area known for its beautiful rolling countryside and mountain views.

Llandovery lies on the A40 trunk road which provides good east - west access, only 25m from the M4, it has a train station, supermarket and a number of convenience stores whilst Brecon about 20 miles or Carmarthen about 25 offer a more comprehensive choice of services and facilities.

Walk Inside Approached via a traditional open porch with door leading into the living room/ reception area having a flagstone floor and feature stone wall incorporating a feature cupboard in a former oven recess. Alongside is a cosy study area with fitted workstations. The Sitting Room is a particular feature of the house with lovely stone walls, flag stone flooring, stone fireplace with hearth and fitted wood burning stove; there are two windows facing west overlooking the barns with views to the distant hills. A door leads into the Dining Room which also enjoys a westerly facing window and further door leading to the Kitchen with fitted base units including cupboard and drawer space, built-in double oven and electric hob, belfast sink and solid fuel Rayburn (currently not working). Off the kitchen is a useful walk-in larder room, a boiler room and a WC/ utility Room with low level WC, wash basin and plumbing for washing machine.

An attractive timber staircase leads to the first flooring landing which has exposed timbers. The main bedroom, to the north, has westerly facing window, large walk-in dressing area/ clothes store with velux windows and an en-suite bathroom consisting of a panel bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low level WC. There are two smaller single bedrooms, one with sloping headroom and velux windows and the fourth bedroom, a double, with built-in cupboard and door to external decked seating area. The spacious bathroom has a panelled bath, low level WC and wash hand basin.

Walk Outside The house and outbuildings are positioned around a traditional courtyard where there is ample parking approached from the adjacent council lane via a pair of metal gates. The immediate gardens are very traditional with well stocked beds and areas of lawn.

The lower stone barn – part of which we are advised was used as a bunkhouse many years ago - offers great potential subject to the usual consents. It offers approximately 78 sq. m. of floor space. Entrance door leading into reception hall with three rooms off, one leading into the living area, open plan dining area and kitchen; two doors into two WC closets/shower rooms. A narrow staircase leads to a first floor room with sloping headroom and velux window. Outside a second entrance door leading to four storage rooms.

The second barn offering about 45 sq. m. of floor area is of stone construction under a slate roof with two rear lean-to workshops of about 29 sq. m. Alongside is a traditional open fronted shed ideal as a carport.

The property is complimented by a grassed paddock of just over one acre which is located on the opposite side of the council lane; this incorporates two small concrete parking aprons, stream running down 1 side plus small waterfalls.

Services The property is connected to mains electricity, a non mains water supply and septic tank drainage.

EPC Rating = E

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