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Glamorgan Street, Brecon, Powys, LD3
Guide price £625,000 | 6 bedrooms

An impressive 16th century town house which retains bundles of character over 4 floors with a generous south facing garden overlooking the River Usk enjoying views to the distant hills and a parking area for several cars which is quite rare this close to the town centre.

Description
No. 1, Buckingham Place is a handsome 16th century town house just a stone's throw from the town centre. This Grade II* listed building retains many of its original features including the fine cantilever staircase that leads to the upper floors as well as the traditional fireplaces that form a particular feature of its well-appointed rooms. The house was listed for its origins as an important mid-16th century town house with exceptional surviving C 16 and C 17 and Georgian features both externally and internally. This spacious family home has accommodation over 4 floors which includes 6 bedrooms, a study, 3 further reception rooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and utility. It also benefits from a generous garden with lawn and terracing, offering exceptional views of the town and surrounding countryside and a good degree of privacy. Alongside the house is a single garage and parking for three further cars.

Location
This attractive period home is situated just off the town centre in a convenient setting for those who enjoy town life. A gentle stroll will take you into the bustling town centre where there are a choice of eateries and coffee shops and a good choice of convenience stores.Brecon is well serviced with leisure amenities which include a cinema, theatre and leisure centre complex. There are great walks around the town centre, along the banks of the River Usk and along the Canal towpath which terminates at the canal basin outside the theatre.For the more adventurous there are some great walks in the Brecon Beacons mountain range, as well as other outdoor pursuits including sailing on Llangorse lake, horse riding and gliding.

Walk Inside
The attractive cobbled forecourt provides access through the period front door into an attractive entrance hall with original oak flooring extending throughout this floor. An attractive oak tread staircase leading upwards to the first floor and off to the left are two generous receptions rooms. The Library to the front of the house with a recessed window with sliding sash windows on to Glamorgan Street; a period fire surround flanked on both sides by built-in cupboards and alongside the Drawing Room with an impressive high level corniced ceiling with large sash window facing Southwest with views over the garden to the river Usk and beyond and a period fire surround being the focal point of this room. To the rear of this level is an extremely useful office/snug room with a feature fireplace and surround. Off the hallway traditional stone steps which lead downwards to the lower ground floor where the Kitchen is located having a range of fitted floor and wall units including cupboard and drawer space, built-in oven with hob and one and a half bowl sink. An opening leads into the Breakfast Room with attractive slate flooring, a door leading off to the garden; a particular feature of this room being the gas fired ''Redfyre' two oven cooking range set within an attractive stone fireplace recess. On the half landing leading down to the kitchen is the utility room where there are a range of cupboards providing useful storage.


The first-floor landing has a continuation of the attractive wooden flooring which extends into a number of the first floor bedrooms. There are three bedrooms at this level, two large double rooms both with a period fire surrounds, built-in cupboards and the rear bedroom having great views over the river Usk to the distant Brecon Beacons. The family bathroom includes a white suite with panelled bath and shower over, low level w.c and a vanity wash hand basin.On the half landing leading to the second floor is a small w.c closet whilst the attractive oak staircase continues upwards to the second floor landing off which there are a further three bedrooms, all of good proportion and a second bathroom with tile panelled bath and wash hand basin.

Walk Outside
To the front of the property is an attractive cobbled forecourt fronting onto Glamorgan Street and alongside a parking area for two cars and a single garage. The pathway extends to the rear of the house where there is a lovely town garden. Immediately to the rear a large area of lawn and beyond a series of mature shrubs and trees that extend downwards to the lower garden from where there is a gate that opens on to footpath that run alongside the river Usk.

 

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