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Llanfechain, Powys

  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Reception Rooms: 3
£875,000 OIRO
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Property Features

  • Detached 17th century house
  • Grade II listed
  • 12 acres including paddocks and woodland
  • Excellent condition
  • Picturesque setting with breath-taking views
  • Long private drive
  • Detached barn with garaging, storage and stabling
  • Extensive off road and gated parking
  • Large South facing patio
  • 1.3 miles from the village of Llanfechain

Property Summary

With origins dating back to the 17th century, Llys Uchaf is a stunning Grade II listed four-bedroom detached house with grounds extending to 12 acres including several large paddocks and woodland. The property is approached by a large private drive, with a large, detached barn, sitting below the property, that has garaging, storage and stabling with the potential for development (subject to planning).

Llys Uchaf is located 1.3 miles from the Welsh Village of Llanfechain, an attractive village with amenities including a primary school, public house and local shop.

Full Details

With origins dating back to the 17th century, Llys Uchaf is a stunning Grade II listed four-bedroom detached house with grounds extending to 12 acres including several large paddocks and woodland. The property is approached by a large private drive, with a large, detached barn, sitting below the property, that has garaging, storage and stabling with the potential for development (subject to planning).

Llys Uchaf is located 1.3 miles from the Welsh Village of Llanfechain, an attractive village with amenities including a primary school, public house and local shop.

ENTRANCE PORCH Slate tiled flooring with triple aspect wooden framed windows and a glazed hardwood front door. entrance porch leads to:

ENTRANCE HALL With continued slate tile flooring with a tall anthracite vertical radiator. Providing access to the kitchen/breakfast room and dining room.

DINING ROOM 16' 10" x 11' 6" (5.13m x 3.51m) One of the original parts of the 17th century cottage and includes a large feature inglenook fireplace with an inset log burner and an original bread oven. Above the door from the entrance hall, a perspex shows an original wattle and daub wall panel of the existing cottage. There is carpet flooring and two front aspect wooden framed windows and a tall anthracite vertical radiator. Stairs provide access to the main first floor bedroom with a downstairs door providing access to bedroom three.

LIVING ROOM 17' 7" x 12' 4" (5.36m x 3.76m) Another original part of the old cottage with exposed wall trusses and ceiling beams. Carpet flooring with dual aspect wooden frame windows and an attractive brick-built fireplace with inset log burner and a slate hearth. One horizontal radiator. Stairs lead to the first floor and bedroom two with an under stairs door allowing access to the cellar.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 29' 0" x 11' 2" max (8.84m x 3.4m max) They say a kitchen is the heart of the property, and this one certainly is, with a stunning stone-built inglenook fireplace including an inset solid fuel glass fronted, Esse 'Ironheart'. An attractive fitted oak kitchen includes wall and base units with a large double sink, an integrated eye-level oven and microwave, dishwasher, a five-ring gas hob (bottled gas supply) and space for an American style fridge freezer. There is continued slate tile flooring throughout with space for a dining table, and a front aspect wooden frame window with two rear aspect skylights.

STUDY/SNUG 12' 8" x 14' 5" (3.86m x 4.39m) The most recent extension to the house, there is continued slate tile flooring with a large front aspect window and a glazed side door allowing access to the patio. There is a large under-stair cupboard with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a separate dryer. Tall anthracite vertical radiator and stairs allow access to the first-floor mezzanine area.

MEZZANINE LEVEL/BEDROOM 14' 5" x 9' 8" max (4.39m x 2.95m max) Mezzanine level galleried over the study/snug. Carpet flooring with side aspect window and rear aspect skylight. Free standing cast-iron radiator.

BATHROOM 15' 0" x 9' 8" max (4.57m x 2.95m max) Carpet flooring with a low-level front aspect window and rear aspect skylight. Built-in corner shower unit, w.c., hand basin set on a wooden plinth, and a built in two-person sauna.

BEDROOM ONE 14' 2" x 10' 8" (4.32m x 3.25m) Double bedroom with exposed hardwood flooring, front aspect low level wooden framed window and exposed trusses and beams. One radiator.

DRESSING AREA/BEDROOM FOUR 10' 5" x 12' 1" (3.18m x 3.68m) Double bedroom with exposed hardwood flooring, front aspect low level wooden framed window and exposed trusses and beams. Cupboard with hanging space and further hanging space in cupboard on stairs, eaves storage and one radiator.

ENSUITE 4' 3" max x 8' 3" max (1.3m x 2.51m) Tiled floor with half tiled walls and a skylight. Built-in shower unit with a w.c. and a hand basin set on a wood mount.

BEDROOM TWO 14' 4" max x 12' 4" max (4.37m x 3.76m) Double bedroom with exposed hardwood flooring, front aspect low level wooden framed window and exposed beams. One built-in wardrobe and an eaves storage cupboard, one radiator and loft access.

ENSUITE 6' 2" x 7' 2" (1.88m x 2.18m) Vinyl flooring with built-in bath set in tiled surround and with a hand-held shower attachment, w.c., wall mounted sink and a radiator.

Inner hallway leads to BEDROOM THREE AND BATHROOM:

BEDROOM THREE 11' 1" x 9' 4" (3.38m x 2.84m) Carpet flooring with a side aspect window and skylight, built in double wardrobe and a radiator,

BATHROOM 7' 4" max x 9' 0" (2.24m x 2.74m) Tiled floor with fully tiled walls with a corner shower unit and large free-standing Victoria+Albert bath, pedestal sink, w.c., stainless-steel heated towel rail and a double cupboard.

CELLAR 12' 6" x 15' 10" (3.81m x 4.83m) Dry cellar with paved floor.

OUTSIDE The grounds stand at approximately 12 acres (4.9 ha) and comprise streams, low lying woodland, paddocks, terraced landscape gardens, an orchard, patio and terraces, and stunning bluebell woodlands.

Llys Uchaf is approached by a long private drive through attractive woodland and between two large paddocks owned by the property. You enter the property through private gates passing two large parking areas and the detached barn and garaging. A steep drive brings you too the house where there is additional parking to the front and side. The raised position provides panoramic views of the surrounding Welsh countryside, and the southern aspect provides an abundance of sunlight and an ideal suntrap on the side patio. North-East of the house, two large, inclined paddocks and woodland are an excellent place of personal enjoyment or could be used for grazing. South of the property, two paddocks (2.52 acre/1.02 ha + 0.88 acre/ 0.36 ha), with a very slight incline, run alongside the entrance drive, and are ideal for grazing livestock, with direct access to stabling to the rear of the barns. There is additional woodland (1.55 acre/0.63 ha) and further inclined land to the South. There is an orchard (0.74 acre/0.29 ha) behind the detached barn, with a selection of mature fruit trees. A terraced garden sits above the barn and is enveloped by mature plants and flowering shrubs creating a privatel level lawn retreat.

BARN 24' 6" x 17' 2" (7.47m x 5.23m) Includes storage, stabling and garaging.

LOCATION Llanfechain is a beautiful Welsh village set in attractive countryside, just 11 miles from the towns of Oswestry and Welshpool and 24 miles from the historic market town of Shrewsbury. The village has a range of local amenities including a primary school, shop and a renowned public house and restaurant.

DIRECTIONS: From Oswestry take the A483 south signposted towards Welshpool. In the village of Llanymynech take a right-hand turn onto the B4398 until you cross the bridge. Take a right-hand turn onto the B4393 towards Llansantffraid-tm-mechain and, after crossing the bridge, take a left-hand turn continuing through the village. Continue on the B4393 (signposted Llanfechain) taking a right-hand turn into the village. Continue through the village and take a left immediately after crossing the bridge. Continue on this road for almost a mile and the entrance to Llys Uchaf is on your right-hand side.

SERVICES Oil fired central heating
Private water source from natural spring (a bore hole is being created for the property)
Private sewerage (septic tank)
Mains Electricity
High speed fibre broadband
Council tax band - G
Tenure - freehold

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