Carmarthen

£600,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
**VIRTUAL VIEWING AVAILABLE**

Set in approximately 0.79 acres, in an elevated position in the sought after location of Abergwili, on the edge of Carmarthen Town.

Circa 1890 and steeped in character and history, with many original features including a Victorian bell and period wallpaper, this detached family home briefly comprises: Entrance hall, with under stairs storage, Living Room with feature fireplace, bar and patio doors out to the front of the property, Family Room, Snug, Kitchen/Dining Room with a range of fitted base and eye level units, Granite Breakfast bar/island, Integrated appliances and double granite sink, Utility room with built-in storage and WC on the ground floor. The Master Bedroom Suite with dual aspect windows, an En-Suite Shower Room with his and hers basins, a family bathroom with shower over bath, WC and basin, and three further bedrooms can be found on the first floor.

Externally there is ample off-road parking, a Car Port and a detached garage with tiled floor, a rear office/gym space and a separate WC. There is also an additional covered area, currently used to store garden machinery (available under separate negotiation), and some additional storage sheds. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a raised decked area and mature borders and a paved patio area. To the rear of the property there is a yard, ideal for entertaining and a gated sloping field.

The County town of Carmarthen lays claim to being the oldest town in Wales, boasting a strong Roman heritage dating back to AD c75. Situated on the River Towy eight miles north of its mouth at Carmarthen Bay, the town is the location of the headquarters of Dyfed Powys Police, the Carmarthen Campus of The University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, and The West Wales General Hospital. The town is well served by numerous primary schools and two secondary schools offering education through the medium of Welsh and English.

The County town of Carmarthen lays claim to being the oldest town in Wales, boasting a strong Roman heritage dating back to AD c75. Situated on the River Towy eight miles north of its mouth at Carmarthen Bay, the town is the location of the headquarters of Dyfed Powys Police, the Carmarthen Campus of The University of Wales, Trinity Saint David and The West Wales General Hospital. The town is well served by numerous primary schools and two secondary schools offering education through the medium of Welsh and English. The former cattle market in the heart of the town has undergone massive regeneration and the new shopping centre now houses most high street names, a Vue Cinema complex, restaurants, bars, and a multi-storey car park. The town is also served by direct intercity trains from West Wales to London.

Entrance Hall

4.52m x 1.76m (14'9 x 5'9 )

Family Room

4.51m x 3.55m (14'9 x 11'7 )

Snug

3.84m x 4.54m (12'7 x 14'10 )

Living Room

3.98m x 6.88m (13'0 x 22'6 )

Bar

1.35m x 1.56m (4'5 x 5'1 )

Kitchen/Dining Room

4.05m x 7.54m (13'3 x 24'8 )

Utility Room

2.14m x 3.68m (7'0 x 12'0 )

WC

2.03m x 1.39m (6'7 x 4'6 )

Landing

2.56m (5.14m max) x 1.77m (8'4 (16'10 max) x 5'9

Master Bedroom

2.98m x 6.87m (9'9 x 22'6 )

En-Suite Shower Room

2.54m x 1.92m (8'3 x 6'3 )

Bedroom 2

3.69m x 4.54m (12'1 x 14'10 )

Bathroom

1.69m x 3.71m (5'6 x 12'2 )

Bedroom 3

3.66m x 4.54m (12'0 x 14'10 )

Bedroom 4

4.07m x 2.73m (13'4 x 8'11 )

Garage

7.47m x 5.27m (24'6 x 17'3 )

Garage Utility/Gym Space

3.49m x 5.09m (11'5 x 16'8 )

Garage WC

1.07m x 1.02m (3'6 x 3'4 )

We Say

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a period house in this highly sort after semi rural location within short walking distance of Carmarthenshire museum. A south facing most attractive character property which dates back to circa 1880 still maintaining some of its original features, this handsome property is set in a commanding elevated position with countryside views over the Towy valley and Carmarthenshire town. With four bedrooms, it offers substantial and flexible living space with three receptions and a kitchen diner.

Sympathetically restored and extensively modernised with also the possibility of re-connecting it s own fresh water well/ borehole, it has excellent transport links to the A40/M4 this property is the ideal family home offering privacy.

Come on In

Step up into a Ceredigion stone porch which invites you to open a glazed stained glass front door into the entrance hall. With its original working bell and high ceilings this tiled space welcomes you warmly into the house.

With a door to your right into the family room, with its original serving hatch and wooden fireplace surround, this room enjoys views to the front of the property.

The door on your left leads you into the snug with its alcoves, serving hatch and cut through fireplace featured in the Living room also. This the ideal seating area or playroom,

Continue through this room and step down into the Living Room a former stable with stone fireplace, patio doors out to the front garden and it s very own bar creating an entertaining space great for family gatherings.

Just off this room is the Utility Room with airing cupboard, built in storage, Belfast sink and stable door to the side of the property. Next door is the downstairs cloakroom which also houses the Worcester boiler.

Step up to the open plan Kitchen/Dining room, with its fitted units, flown in from Germany, complete with a granite-topped breakfast bar/island, granite double sink, and integrated appliances, this room is the hub of the home. Also with stable door to rear tiled porch and attached stone shed.

Come on Up

The staircase at the heart of the house leads you to the mezzanine seating area with countryside views. This peaceful space is ideal for enjoying a good book, with doors on either side, leading you to two identical bedrooms, one with dual aspect windows.

The other side of the landing leads to the third bedroom with views over the rear grounds of the property, and the family bathroom, with its feature arched wall, shower over bath, basin and WC.

The rear landing also leads into the Master Bedroom Suite, a real hideaway, with original beams and En suite shower Room with 'his and hers' basins and the benefit of underfloor heating.

Step Outside

Through the pillars and along the drive, this impressive property sits on a plot of approximately 0.79 acres.

There is a large outbuilding, currently used as a Detached Garage, with an electric up and over door and porcelain tiled floor. Inside and to the rear of the garage there is a separate office/gym space and W.C.

Also outside is a Shed and kennel and an additional double car port, with porcelain tiled floor and a further covered area currently being used to store a tractor (available by separate negotiation).

The front garden is mainly laid to lawn, with mature borders, a raised decked patio area and a further paved patio area at the very front of the house. To the side of the property there is a low maintenance garden with fruit trees and shrubs.

The rear of the property has a large yard, ideal for family BBQs, and a gated, sloping field lined with trees and hedges. There are magnificent views across Carmarthen Town and Countryside from the very top.

GENERAL INFORMATION

VIEWING: By appointment with the Agents.

TENURE: We are advised freehold.

SERVICES: We have not checked or tested any of the services or appliances at the property.

TAX BAND: G Carmarthen

AGENTS VIEWING NOTES: We would respectfully ask you to call our office before you view this property internally or externally

EJL/SLE/03/2021/OK EJL

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