Llangattock, Crickhowell

£650,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: 11058766
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Attractive Grade II Listed Village house
  • Much character and many features
  • Spacious rooms with exposed timbers
  • Popular village within the Brecon Beacons
  • Within 1.5 miles of Crickhowell
  • Pretty gardens with private terrace
  • Ample parking. Useful outbuilding/garden store

Property Summary

This beautiful house is believed to date from the 17th century and according to local, historic records, in the 19th Century was used for making and dyeing flannel, the property was referred to at that time as 'The Old Factory House'. Historic records also show horses being shod to the rear of the house. Many of the period features remain including windows, floorboards, exposed timbers and fireplaces. The barn adjoining the original house was incorporated into the living accommodation creating a magnificent sitting room with exposed ‘A’ frames, exposed interior stone wall including an inglenook fireplace with log burning stove, doors opening out to the rear terrace. In addition to the sitting room there is an attractive reception room and a dining room/snug, both with exposed timbers and wooden floors. The reception room has fitted oak shelving and understairs storage and the dining room/snug room a log burning stove. The farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room is spacious and well fitted with a range of modern cupboards and a useful island unit. The painted stone walls and original cast iron range provide an interesting aspect to the kitchen where there is ample room for a table and chairs and a door to the front patio/garden. The kitchen incorporates a number of integral appliances including: dishwasher, fridge, gas hob and double electric oven. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious and useful utility/boot room with door to the rear garden, cloakroom with modern shower and utility cupboard with plumbing for the washing machine.

To the first floor are three bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom and a family bathroom. The bathroom has been updated by the present owners to incorporate a double ended bath with shower over, cork flooring and an attractive basin with slate surround. The en-suite has a bath with shower over. The landing has original wide oak floorboards and the bedrooms also have much character with exposed timbers and a period fireplace. Unusually for such a period property, the rooms are all of a good size with the added benefit of high ceilings and light. One of the bedrooms could be subdivided to provide a fourth bedroom, the present owners have some plans with suggested ideas which can be made available during viewings. Any necessary planning/listed building consent would need to be sought prior to the conversion.

Full Details

Step Outside
The front of the property is bordered by low level stone and brick walls leading to a path to the front door and has planted shrub and flower borders. To one side of the house is a paved parking area with an electric charging point. To the other side are double gates leading to an extensive gravelled and tarmac parking area with adjoining, level lawn and a stone built garden store. The large level garden includes wild plum trees positioned along the stone wall and an unusual purple magnolia with wild garlic growing beneath. This area could, subject to any necessary consents, be developed to provide an office/studio/annexe with its own garden/parking area. A wooden gate leads through to the pretty walled rear garden, which has an abundance of plants including roses, clematis, daffodils, snowdrops, bluebells, hellebores, peonies, geraniums, lavender, rhododendron as well as wild and cultivated strawberries.

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A patio with original flagstones adjoins the house. Hidden away is a private terrace with stone wall and seating area, a tranquil place to escape and enjoy.

Location
The local village school is well regarded being a couple of hundred yards walking distance away, whilst the centre of the picturesque Powys town of Crickhowell is less than a mile away; situated on the opposite bank of the River Usk. Crickhowell offers a wide range of amenities including a variety of individual shops and restaurants, high school, doctors and dental surgeries, Post Office and library etc. The neighbouring market town of Abergavenny, approximately seven miles away, offers even further facilities including a general hospital and a main line railway station from which London Paddington can be reached in three hours and Cardiff within an hour. Communications within the area are considered excellent with A465 Heads Of The Valleys Road being only approximately four miles away and this in turn leads to the A40, the A4042 trunk routes at Abergavenny and consequently onto the M50 and M4 motorways.

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LLangattock is a village with a strong community and lies in the south-east corner of Powys on the outskirts of Crickhowell, it has its own pub, restaurant and hotel. The village is situated within the Brecon Beacons National Park and is located in an area of great natural beauty with superb views towards the surrounding countryside. Llangattock offers a number of outdoor activities and walks either along the Brecon and Monmouthshire canal which runs through the village, or through open countryside and in the surrounding mountains. There are a number of footpaths and bridle ways nearby.

Services
We are advised that mains electricity, gas, water and drainage are connected to the property. Gas fired central heating system.

Tenure
Freehold.

Council Tax
Band - G
Please note that the Council Tax banding was correct as at date property listed. All buyers should make their own enquiries.

Fixtures and Fittings
Unless specifically described in these particulars, all fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale though may be available by separate negotiation.

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All measurements are approximate and quoted in imperial with metric equivalents and are for general guidance only. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure to accuracy, these sales particulars must not be relied upon. Please note Parrys have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and, therefore, no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Contact the numbers listed on the brochure.