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Ffairfach, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19
£795,000 | 5 bedrooms | 3.0 acres

This beautiful period country house occupies an elevated south facing setting just three miles from the popular market town of Llandeilo. The spacious five bedroom, five reception room home enjoys a wealth of period features whilst stands approximately 3 acres of gardens and grounds.

Cefncethin Mansion has a rich history, thought to date back some 500 years. The house is referred to in ''Historical Carmarthenshire Homes and their Families', written by the late Major Francis Jones of Pembrokeshire. The house now stands in approximately 3 acres of garden and grounds, overlooking a south facing valley and rolling hillsides beyond. The house itself contains a wealth of period features and of particular note is the wonderful staircase leading to the first floor. The spacious accommodation consists of five bedrooms and four bathrooms along with five reception rooms including an impressive Drawing room with great views.

Cefncethin Mansion sits on the outskirts of the former Cefncethin farmstead which now consists of a number of converted barns and the original farmhouse. The property is approached via a gravel roadway over which there is a right of way leading to a stone pillared entrance and a large parking area. The market town of Llandeilo (which was voted best place to live in Wales by the Sunday Times in 2022) lies just 4 miles away where there are a wealth of boutique shops and restaurants. The nearby rail line provides great access into Swansea and beyond whilst the local road network provides great access into South, Mid and West Wales.Local attractions include Dinefwr Castle, Castell Carreg Cennen and Dryslwyn Castle, a little further are Aberglasney Gardens and the National Botanic Gardens of Wales all within a short distance for those looking to enjoy the rural landscapes.

Walk Inside
A modest storm porch provides access into the lovely reception hall with a feature part glazed oak door and an impressive period staircase with a gallery landing and a Gothic style archway leading into the inner corridor with high level period corniced ceilings and polished oak flooring. To the left is a cosy sitting room with a large inglenook fireplace with a stone hearth. To the right is the study, a great room for homeworking and beyond an impressive drawing room, a beautiful south facing room with three large, double-glazed windows and a central door onto the south facing terrace enjoying magnificent views over the valley. Further along the inner corridor is the dining room, another spacious room with high level period corniced ceilings, oak flooring and a doorway leading into the garden room, an impressive room with an attractive tiled floor and doors leading out on to the garden terrace. Towards the rear of the house is a kitchen/breakfast area with a range of fitted units, one and half bowl sink, built-in dishwasher, oven and gas hob, solid fuel Rayburn and attractive original flagstone floor. A further door leads to a utility room and to the rear a secondary staircase leading to the first floor.

The first-floor landing provides access to each of the five bedrooms, four generous doubles and a single room. Three of the bedroom's enjoy ensuite facilities together with a separate family bathroom. A staircase leads to a further attic area formerly servants quarters providing a further two large rooms which are currently used for storage.

Walk Outside
The immediate gardens comprise a large area of parking together with formal lawns. To the rear of the house is a former cottage, currently utilised for storage, whilst alongside are three loose boxes ,ideal for those with an interest in Equestrian. The property stands in about 3.5 acres which consists of an adjoining paddock currently a wild meadow but capable of forming a useful paddock with some work.


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