3 bed detached house for sale in Babel, Llandovery SA20
3 bed detached house for sale in Babel, Llandovery SA20, Price: £675,000. Freehold, Motivated Seller, Nr. Llandovery
Estate Agent Details:
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Estate Agent Name:
Morgan & Davies
Estate Agent Phone Number:
Estate Agent Address:
12 Harford Square, Lampeter
Babel, Llandovery SA20
Estate Agent Description
*** An exceptional country smallholding with excellent Equestrian facilities *** An extensively refurbished Grade II Listed cottage – Former Blacksmith’s Smithy and Post Office dating back to the mid 19th Century *** Tastefully presented 2 /3 bedroomed accommodation with fantastic traditional character retained with period stove, original beams and flag stone flooring *** Modern and stylish kitchen and bathroom
*** Sitting within its own approximately 6.6 acres with recently drained well fenced and traditional paddocks with hard standing access points *** Native woodland and vegetable growing garden *** Menage measuring 40m x 20m with lighting *** Ever useful detached garage and workshop *** Perfectly suiting Equestrian pursuits with a 3 bay stable range and water to all paddocks
*** Close proximity to Crychan and Halfway Forests for outriding *** Stunning one off country location with views overlooking the Brecon Beacons *** Only 3.5 miles from the Market Town of Llandovery and 1.7 miles from the A40 *** Country living at its finest *** A labour of love to the current Owner *** Deserving to be viewed – Contact us today
From Llandovery take the A40 towards Brecon, passing Erw Lon Caravan park and continue on this road for approx 2 miles and take the left hand turning signposted Babel.
Continue on this road for a further 1.5 miles and Maes Y Berllan will be located on your left hand side.
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We are informed by the current Vendors that the property benefits from private water, mains electricity, private drainage. Part double glazed and part single glazed sash windows with Hisco glass. Telephone and broadband available.
Maes Y Berllan enjoys a South facing picturesque position just North of the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park offering excellent Horse riding, walking and general outdoor opportunities in the nearby Crychan and Halfway Forests.
Babel itself has a thriving Community spirit in fine rural surroundings. The A40 lies within 1.7 miles providing access to the local Villages and Towns including the popular Market Town of Llandovery (3.5 miles) and Llandeilo (17 miles), both with fantastic Shopping and Schooling facilities, Public Houses, Restaurants, Cafes, etc. There is a well known Public School in Llandovery. Brecon lies 19 miles also with a good selection of Shops and facilities.
Here lies a fantastically refurbished and renovated Grade II Listed cottage having been modernised in recent times with a stylish kitchen and bathroom yet retaining its fantastic listed character and charm with flag stone flooring, original beams and original stove fireplace.
The property itself sits within its own 6.6 acres or thereabouts with the majority of the land lying adjacent to the property across the road. The land has been well maintained and recently drained and fenced to offer secure Animal housing. It ideally suits Equestrian pursuits with a good stable range, menage and being within close proximity to the nearby Forests of Crychan and Halfway.
The property benefits from a private water supply via a borehole along with private drainage and mains electricity.
The property itself lies 3.5 miles from the popular Market Town of Llandovery and now offers a fantastic rural position with far reaching views over the Brecon Beacons. A property of this caliber does not come to the market often. Early viewing is highly recommended. You will not be disappointed. Currently the property offers more particularly the following.
Originally being the entrance point to the Former Smith y and Post Office, having access via a newly fitted oak front entrance door with original stained glass window, flag stone flooring, radiator.
Ground floor shower room
A modern suite comprising of a shower unit, low level flush w.c., pedestal wash hand basin with shaver point, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail.
Dining room/ground floor bedroom 3
14′ 6″ x 10′ 0″ (4.42m x 3.05m). With a Hobbit multi fuel stove with an open flue, original beamed ceiling, radiator, period fitted cupboard.
22′ 4″ x 14′ 8″ (6.81m x 4.47m). With fantastic traditional character and charm with a D.P. Davies Llandovery original stove with an oak surround (Grade II Listed), original flag stone flooring, further cast iron multi fuel stove, original staircase to the first floor accommodation with understairs storage cupboard, recently fitted oak front entrance door, two radiators, original beamed ceiling.
16′ 5″ x 15′ 3″ (5.00m x 4.65m). A traditional cottage style kitchen with a range of wall and floor units with hardwood work surfaces over, double ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap, Range Master gas range with extractor hood over, Hotpoint dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer (not tested), flag stone flooring, large storage/boot room, walk-in larder, radiator.
With radiator, original beams.
15′ 6″ x 14′ 5″ (4.72m x 4.39m). With double aspect windows to the front and rear, radiator, original beamed ceiling, two access points to the loft space.
8′ 4″ x 7′ 0″ (2.54m x 2.13m). A newly fitted stylish and modern suite with a panelled bath with an antique style shower over, low level flush w.c., delightful vanity unit with wash hand basin, pillared radiator with towel rail.
14′ 7″ x 13′ 8″ (4.45m x 4.17m). Wit two Velux roof windows, built-in cupboards, radiator.
18′ 5″ x 15′ 4″ (5.61m x 4.67m). Recently being re-cladded and insulated and having electric roller shutter door and censor light.
Integrated within the garage, with water filtration systems for the private borehole.
Fully insulated with racking.
25′ 8″ x 16′ 1″ (7.82m x 4.90m). With electric roller shutter doors and fitted work benches.
Lean-to hay barn
12′ 0″ x 8′ 8″ (3.66m x 2.64m). With fitted floor cupboards with stainless steel sink and drainer unit, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer.
With low level flush w.c.
Excellent equestrian facilities
Purpose built timber stable range
Of timber construction under a profile roof with electricity connected. Comprising of three stables.
10′ 0″ x 12′ 0″ (3.05m x 3.66m).
10′ 0″ x 12′ 0″ (3.05m x 3.66m).
10′ 0″ x 12′ 0″ (3.05m x 3.66m).
Of concreted panels.
20m x 40m. With LED lighting and power sockets.
We ae informed the land extends to around 6.6 acres or thereabouts split into four well managed paddocks. We are informed the land has recently been re-drained and having secure boundary fencing. The current Vendors have laid a hardcore track having easy access onto all paddocks and menage which is ideal for anyone looking t keep Animals.
The house and one paddock and woodland is located to one side of the road and there remaining land, workshop and vegetable garden to the other, of which is South facing and enjoys fantastic views over the renowned Brecon Beacons.
The property lies around 1 mile to the Crychan and Halfway Forests with extensive Horse riding, walking and cycling trails.
The native woodland is positioned to the side of the property, being recently cleared, and boasting a range of Oak, Beech, Ash and Fir trees. This area does offer itself nicely for a camping/glamping site (subject to consent).
A formal level garden area is located to the rear of the property laid to lawn.
Vegetable and fruit garden
Located to the side of the workshop is an established fruit and vegetable garden with a range of Apple and Pear trees and a vegetable garden area.
Parking and driveway
A gated gravelled driveway with ample parking and turning space.
A stunning Grade II Listed smallholding in an amazing location with great capabilities.
Tenure and possession
We are informed the property is of Freehold Tenure and will be vacant on completion.
The property is listed under the Local Authority of Carmarthenshire County Council. Council Tax Band for the property – ‘C’.