Blaenycwm is a unique country property set in stunning Carmarthenshire countryside just 4 miles from the market town of Landovery. The house which dates back to the 17th Century has been improved over the past 8 years by the present owners, now offering comfortable family accommodation whilst retaining many of the original features including wood panelled doors, exposed timbers, etc.The house is set in a hillside location overlooking the valley and the distant hills sitting in the background. Allied to the house are a lovely range of traditional stone buildings currently housing 3 bespoke looseboxes plus 2 further stables which have been built into an old granary building together with a range of other buildings including French barn, storage areas etc.
Just a 100m from the main house is Sardis Cottage. This was renovated in 2016 by the present owners to a high standard; providing bundles of character in this detached 2 bedroom property. The views from the sitting room are just outstanding having a fantastic panorama over the main house and distant valley making an ideal haven for those seeking to get away from the big cities through a holiday let or maybe even a permanent let or even overspill family accommodation.The 14 acres of land that are included within the sale are ideal for the keeping of livestock or horses.LOCATION
The property lies approximately 4 miles from the market town of Llandovery and 5 miles from the local settlement of Llangadog. Llangadog is a small village set within the superb countryside of the Upper Towy valley offering grocery shop, butchers and public houses together with primary school and a rail link on the 'Heart of Wales' rail line. Landovery offers a good choice of local facilities including supermarket, convenience stores and the renowned Llandovery college whilst alternative secondary school facilities can be found in Llandeilo approximately 11 miles to the West. The nearby A40 provides good road links to the M4 or to Brecon about 25 miles. The area is known for its beautiful scenery and diverse wildlife with a great choice of footpaths and bridleways for those seeking activities, indeed a bridleway passing alongside the property for those wishing to keep horses or ponies.WALK INSIDE
A stone pilaster covered porch gives access to the entrance hall, off which is a fine Georgian staircase leading to the first floor, attractive wooden flooring with door leading into the sitting room to the right which has a recessed stone fire place with wooden surround and fitted Villager stove, attractive wood flooring and windows enjoying superb views over Carmarthenshire countryside. Off to the left is the dining room with an extension of the wood flooring which continues into the family room, both of which enjoy windows with superb views and the family room a feature inset Milners safe and slate fire surround housing small wood burning stove. To the rear of the hallway is the kitchen which runs along the entire length of the house with fitted units to one end, and dining area to the other. Beneath the stairs is access to a cellar, ideal for the storage of goods. To the rear of the kitchen is a cover porch leading to what was once thought to be the original farmhouse, but now the ground floor occupied as a utility room with large flagstone flooring, fitted base units with plumbing for washing machine, w.c. closest including an oil fired boiler and off the utility room stairs lead to a vast play room/gymnasium; but suitable for a variety of uses including a potential office.First Floor
The main staircase leads to a half landing, to the front are 2 bedrooms, both double rooms with windows looking over beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside, and one bedroom having an opening into a further box room/study. A third double room on this floor lies via a small corridor to the right of the landing having dual aspect windows and built-in cupboard, whilst to the rear of the landing, a large family bathroom with free-standing roll-top bath, shower cubicle, wash basin, w.c. and storage space. Alongside is a separate w.c. and further ironing room with wash basin and large built-in airing cupboard.Second Floor
Another staircase leads to a small landing off which are 2 bedrooms, both double rooms with original exposed roof timbers and ornate fireplaces (not working) also enjoying outstanding views. The larger of the 2 bedrooms leads to a further box room with potential for an en-suite should the buyer wish.WALK OUTSIDE
The property stands in large gardens, mostly lawned with a selection of raised beds, slate shingle seating area from where there are superb views over beautiful Carmarthenshire countryside. To the rear of the house is an extensive range of traditional buildings including the original Granary which has 2 stables built at ground level with loft over and alongside are useful tack rooms for storage. Opposite is the old hay barn which has been fitted with 3 purpose made loose boxes and alongside further storage/workshops. At the lower end of the yard is a further storage barn and to the rear a traditional French barn. There is plenty of parking at the rear of the property.THE LAND
The land amounts to approximately 14 acres which is primarily divided into 6 enclosures all laid to permanent pasture. On the opposite side of the council lane is a further area of woodland extending down to a small stream.SARDIS COTTAGE
Included with the property is this superb 2 bedroom cottage set on a hillside overlooking the main house with stunning views over the valley. The cottage has been used by the present owners for holiday lets but is equally suitable for use as overspill accommodation to the main house, additional family or potentially a permanent let. The cottage has been renovated in 2017 to a high standard and features many exposed stone walls and original timbers.WALK INSIDE SARDIS COTTAGE
A substantial entrance porch with tiled floor provides shelter before entering the kitchen which has attractive quarry tiled flooring, natural stonework, fitted kitchen units along 2 walls with cupboard and drawer space, inset double oven and hob, one and a half bowl sink and granite worktop. Off the kitchen is the sitting room, a nicely proportioned room with beamed ceiling, natural stone fireplace with wood burning stove, French doors opening onto a paved patio from where there are stunning views over the valley. The bathroom is located to the rear of the kitchen with panelled bath with over bath shower, low flush w.c. and wash basin and a staircase leading to a small first floor landing off which are 2 similar sized bedrooms, both with exposed beams, slightly restricted head rooms to the sides and roof lights providing a good degree of light.OUTSIDE
Sardis Cottage stands in its own generous garden plot tucked under an area of woodland with an open vista over the adjoining farmland.