- 45 Acre Upland Holding High in Residential Appeal
- Commodious 5 Bed Farmhouse
- Extensive Modern Outbuildings
- Pasture and Woodland
- River frontage for approx 1 Mile
- Secluded Position in the Cambrian Mountains
- Dramatic Views
- Excellent Out-riding onto open mountains.
- Attractive gardens with Polytunnel and productive Veg Garden
- Planted Woodands with Beech and Mixed Species
Property SummaryA delightful approx 45 acre upland holding with a myriad of features, high in residential appeal. A 5 bedroom refurbished and extended farmhouse with potential for a separate annex, extensive modern buildings, Large mature gardens with borders, shrubs, trees and lawns, poly-tunnel and approx 45 acres of pasture and woodland. The property is bordered and intersected throughout its length by the beginning of the River Marchnant, home to the endangered water vole (Ratty of wind in the willows) A secluded location nestling in the lower Cambrian mountains with dramatic views and access to expansive open outriding.
A delightful holding being diversely appealing with a myriad of features for the discerning buyer and located in dramatic surroundings in the lower Cambrian Mountains renowned for its wildlife, in the heart of the Red Kite Territory, and within walking distance of the romantic Hafod estate.
The property has been sympathetically restored and extended by the current owner over their 29 years at the property to benefit from eco-friendly measures such as conservatories and porches being added to attract and distribute heat to the remainder of the house and all extensions built using modern insulative materials in walls, roofs and floors. The house provides character accommodation with LPG fired central heating and UPVC double glazing and also benefits from a 4 Kw solar system with attractive FIT rates and with the benefit of a private water system from a borehole and private drainage has minimal running costs.
It must be seen to appreciate the uniqueness if this property.
Front Entrance Conservatory/Porch (2.08mx1.98m)
Tiled floor, double doors to hall (to allow heat to enter property)
Reception Hall (5.36m x 2.13m)
Tongue and groove ceiling, telephone point and broadband. Radiator.
Insulated wooden flooring
Space saving galley style steps leading to
First floor office (4.50m x 2.24m)
Tongue and Groove pine panelled ceilings with built in shelves and cupboards, Picture window overlooking the valley with a view to enjoy whilst working. Radiator
Main Conservatory (5.18m x 2.97m)
Timber flooring, radiator, heat ducts to other accommodation in house.
Kitchen (3.15m x 3.15m)
with quarry tiled floor,bespoke fitted units at base and wall level, one and a half bowl sink unit, range master dual fuel range with cooker hood over, wall mounted LPG boiler,
with fitted storage units, tiled floor.
with W.C, wash basin radiator, tiled floor, extractor fan
Second Kitchen/Utility room (3.48m x 2.49m)
With oak fronted base units incorporating one and a half bowl sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, rear entrance door to covered area with belfast sink unit. Tiled floor with under floor heating. American style fridge freezer.
Living Room (4.52mx4.11m)
An attractive cosy room with exposed stone fireplace having wood-burning stove inset with original fire crane matching side shelves with timber mantles, Radiator, tiled flooring.
Radiator with door leading to staircase to first floor,
Dining Room (4.83mx2.44m)
with triple aspect windows having views over the gardens and valley, carpet with tiled floor underneath radiator,
Morning Room (2.39m x 2.16m)
Double aspect windows with tiled floor and also serving as a private entrance to the house.
First floor Landing
Radiator and with second landing area leading to the master bedroom suite and bedroom 2 all this area having under floor heating,
Master Bedroom (3.84m x 3.61m)
an attractive room with open vaulted ceiling and exposed A frames,
Sliding patio door to feature balcony with separate step access from rear and enjoying extensive views over the valley and as far as Cors Caron a national nature reserve.
Tiled floor with underfloor heating.
Access to walk in wardrobe with fitted rails and ladder access to loft being boarded with lights.
En-suite Shower Room.
with a modern styled suite having double shower enclosure with Mira shower unit, sink unit W.C and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 (2.77m x 2.77m)
Tiled floor with under floor heating.
Bedroom 3 (4.47m x 2.79m)
Radiator, access to airing cupboard with Copper cylinder and electric immersion heater.
2 x built in wardrobes.
Two windows to front with attractive views
Bedroom 4 (3.35mx2.06m)
A cosy double bedroom with extensive views, radiator,
Bedroom 5 (2.74mx2.13m)
Radiator with ladder access to boarded loft.
With coloured suite having bath with shower over, wash basin and toilet, radiator.
The property is approached over an initial council maintained no through road and subsequently a hard based lane initially shared, and then private serving the property only, being 1.5 miles off the B4343 Devils Bridge to Tregaron roadway to provide privacy and seclusion nestling in the lower Cambrian mountains.
On reaching the homestead there is ample parking.
Adjoining the farmhouse
(STC) currently a former science laboratory, and utility room with water treatment room being insulated and an ideal food store,
A timber purpose built 3 bay building originally a stable and now providing garage, workshop and store (originally being a stable building and could be used again for this purpose). with concreted floor and power connected.
Concrete sectional building
Being a former generator building and now a useful store/workshop
With outside W.C and wash basin
Useful Storage Building (18.29m x 6.71m)
Originally the sheep shed and shearing shed and now a fuel store and poultry building but suitable for a number of uses.
Portal Framed Building (18.29m x 12.19m)
Being a modern building with large sliding doors, mezzanine storage to 1 bay, an extremely useful building that could be used for workshop, livestock accommodation or indeed stables/indoor school.
The property is complimented by particularly attractive gardens which are a credit to the vendor with productive vegetable garden and raised beds with numerous fruit bushes and fruit trees, poly tunnel, greenhouse both with power and water connected.
With well stocked herbaceous borders,
with power connected
The property stands centrally in its own lands being approx 45 acres in total which comprise of mainly pasture and rough grazing and some areas of woodland. This includes two former holdings being Pen y Cwm and Blaencae. The whole is well fenced and is crossed with little used public footpaths which are external to the gardens, house and buildings.
There is direct access to walking and open out riding onto an expansive common area recently purchased by a conservationist with a particular interest in butterflies and is within walking distance of the romantic Hafod estate. The Farm is registered for IACS purposes and has an annual income through the BPS agricultural support mechanism and Glastir advanced environmental scheme.
Since being owned by the current vendor the property has had 4 areas of woodland planted to include mainly mixed broad leaf plantations and a feature beech plantation. These areas provide a supply of firewood, shelter and areas for tranquil relaxation and reflection!
Near to the source of the river Marchnant, subsequently its nature changes with the weather. A great place to play and picnic for all the family.
From Lampeter take the A485 towards Tregaron and at the Square proceed onto the B4343 Devils Bridge road. Continue to Pontrhydfendigaid and turn right continuing on the B4343 passing through Ffair Rhos and after approx 1 mile by a detached house on the right hand side with telephone box outside turn right, follow the road passing through a farmstead then forking right, continue bearing left passing another holding and continue over the bridge to Rhiwlas.