Rhuddlan Road, Llanybydder

£375,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Gwaun Ffynnon is a beautiful barn conversion which offers good-sized 3 bedroom accommodation over 2 floors. It is sympathetically presented and includes many character features, including exposed stonework, exposed A frames and ceiling timbers, fireplaces with wood-burning stoves, original bread oven etc. It is set in approximately 3 acres of land, including a veg garden, small orchard, paddocks and a small lake. There are also some useful outbuildings.

Situation

The property enjoys a rural location, a mile or so outside the village of Llanybydder, which offers all the facilities for day-to-day living. It is approximately 6 miles from the university town of Lampeter and about 19 miles from Carmarthen. The Cardigan Bay coastline is about 16 miles away with the villages of New Quay and Aberaeron being popular destinations for locals and tourists alike. The property also sits on a cycle route.

The nature of its location would make it ideal for a small camping site, subject to the necessary licence.

The neighbouring property also hires out a single camper van through the 'Querky Campers' organisation which specialises in 'one off' camper vans which have been customised by their owners.

Porch

Stable door to front; window to side

Kitchen / Diner

16' 1'' x 11' 4'' (4.90m x 3.45m)

Slate tiled floor; vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and some exposed stonework; window to rear; range of base and wall units; stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl sink unit; range-style cooker (electric oven and LPG hob); space and plumbing for dishwasher; multi-fuel stove; tiled splashbacks, granite central island.

Door to area under stairs where there is space and plumbing for washing machine and the oil-fired central heating boiler.

Hall

Double doors to rear; radiator; stairs to first floor

Bathroom

10' 8'' x 9' 0'' (3.25m x 2.74m)

White bathroom suite with corner bath; separate shower cubicle; tiled splashbacks; tiled floor; radiator; window to front; exposed ceiling timbers

Bedroom 2

10' 10'' x 8' 10'' (3.30m x 2.69m)

Radiator; window to front; exposed ceiling timbers

Living Room

16' 1'' x 19' 2'' (4.90m x 5.84m)

2 windows to rear; Window to front; vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers; exposed stone fireplace with Esse multi-fuel stove; stairs to mezzanine bedroom; radiator; French double glazed doors to Conservatory.

Conservatory

18' 3'' x 13' 0'' (5.56m x 3.96m)

Windows to 2 sides; double doors to garden; timber flooring; feature bread oven; corner fireplace; electric wall heater.

From here, double doors lead onto a sheltered and private deck with barbecue area and hot tub.

First Floor

Stairs from the hall lead to a landing which gives access to Bedroom 1 and the first mezzanine.

Stairs from the living room lead to the second mezzanine.

Landing

Airing cupboard

Bedroom 1

9' 0'' x 16' 3'' (2.74m x 4.95m)

Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers; window to rear; radiator; under eaves storage cupboard

Mezzanine

11' 0'' x 5' 11'' (3.35m x 1.80m)

Overlooking the Kitchen / Diner and used by the owners as a Snug / Sitting room

Mezzanine Bedroom

15' 7'' x 8' 8'' (4.75m x 2.64m)

Overlooking Living Room; radiator; sloping ceilings with some reduced headroom. This is currently open to the lounge but could easily be divided off with a stud wall if desired.

Externally

The property sits end-on to the road. To the rear of the property is a gated drive offering plenty of space for parking three or four vehicles. The main entrance, however, is in front of the property. This gives access to further parking space, to the gardens, outbuildings and land.

Beyond the gardens is the rest of the land. This is divided into 3 areas: 2 grazing paddocks and a recreational area with specimen trees and a small lake. The lake has a duck house and a decking area with beach house: this is a private spot to enjoy the tranquility of the natural environment.

The lower paddock has a wooded area to one corner. The top paddock has road frontage. There is a gateway (no longer used) giving access to the road. The land would be ideal for anyone wanting to run a small campsite. Licenses are available through the Camping and Caravan Club or Grass Roots Camping Organisation.

The property extends to approximately 3 acres.

Garden Area

To the front of the property there is a large garden area which is divided into:

Large lawned area with flower beds

A well-established vegetable garden with raised beds

and potting shed

A terraced area next to the conservatory with seating, summer house, barbecue area etc.

Beyond the garden is an orchard with a number of fruit trees

The Outbuildings

There is a range of useful outbuildings, most with power and light connected. These briefly comprise:

Workshop

Dutch Barn

Lambing Shed, with corral open to top paddock

Potting Shed, with multi-fuel stove

Beach House, by lake

Summer House with terrace and hot tub

The Land

The majority of the land is in two paddocks. Both are flat or gently sloping. One paddock lies beyond the vegetable garden and includes a field shelter.

The second lies below the orchard.

Both are of clean pasture and are bounded by mature hedges.

At one end of the lower paddock is a large pond. This is fenced off and provides a secure enclosure for ducks as well as providing a pleasant place to sit.

Beyond the pond is a further area of land which is generally left for wildlife, although it has paths cleared for access. This land is ideal for running the dogs and would be a great place to site shepherd huts if desired (subject to consent).

Directions

From Newcastle Emlyn, take the A475 towards Lampeter. Cross the A486 at Horeb and continue along the A475,

passing through Prengwyn, Rhydowen and Cwmsychbant. When you reach the village of Drefach, turn right onto the

B4338, signed to Llanybydder. Follow this road for approximately 2 miles. Where the road sweeps round to the left, turn right signed for Rhuddlan. Continue along this road for a couple of hundred yards. Gwaun Ffynnon is on the left hand side, just after its neighbour Tyn Ffynnon.

General Information

Viewings: Strictly via the agents, Houses For Sale in Wales

Services: Mains electricity, mains water, septic tank drainage.

Council Tax: Band D, Ceredigion County Council

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