4 Bed Detached House  Under-Offer  Llanfachreth   Dolgellau  Gwynedd  LL40  - £595,000

Under Offer
A marvellous and most impressive Grade II* Listed medieval hall house and two Grade II Listed barns, standing in approximately 3 acres of grounds with far reaching views over the surrounding countryside, affording extreme privacy. Believed to have been formerly part moated, this individual house has a number of attractive character features which include a wealth of exposed beams throughout and a large inglenook fireplace in the medieval dining room which also has a flagged floor. The magnificent first floor drawing room has oak ceiling trusses, including a hammer beam, and exposed stone, providing a great space for entertaining. Listed building consent has been granted in early 2016 to add a shower room in Bedroom 1 (NP5/54/LB76C). The house was the winner of the Snowdonia National Park Award 2005 for works carried out by the current owners and is also featured in Peter Smith's book "Houses of the Welsh Countryside" and other books.

Main Description continued For anyone looking to live in a piece of history then this property provides the perfect solution, and the accommodation briefly comprises; hall, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, medieval dining room, medieval service room, first floor drawing room,4 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The Grade II Listed barns, one of which was formerly a Dower House, are situated at the rear of the house and divided into three rooms including workshop, games room with full sized snooker table and wood store and provides great potential "subject to the necessary consents". The house is surrounded by its garden and grounds which are made up of a range of different areas including a very attractive and beautiful designed formal garden, with duck pond as well as meadows to the front and rear plus an area of woodland and stream.

Location The property is in a secluded hollow just over 1 mile to the South East of Llanfachreth and 4.5 miles to Dolgellau town centre which provides a comprehensive range of amenities. The larger centres of Shrewsbury and Chester are about 59 miles away, whilst the west coast of Wales is approximately 14 miles to the west. Viewing of this property is highly recommended.

Entrance Hall Tiled floor, radiator, under stairs storage.

Sitting Room Feature fireplace, window seat with garden views.

Kitchen Dining Room A range of matching wall and base units, double Belfast style sink, shelving, electric hob with extractor over and oven under, exposed beams, feature fireplace with multi fuel 'Stanley' boiler, radiator.

Utility Room Base units, space for fridge, space and plumbing for washing machine, radiator, tiled floor.

Medieval Dining Hall Flagged floor, large feature fireplace with wood burning stove, exposed beams, exposed stone, medieval graffiti, leaded light oak mullioned window.

Medieval Service Room Cobbled floor, exposed beams, exposed stone, leaded light oak mullioned windows.

1st Floor Drawing Room Exposed floorboards, stunning vaulted ceiling with an abundance of exposed beams, exposed stone, stunning oak trusses and oak hammer beam, with leaded, oak mullioned windows, wood burning stove.

Landing Loft access.

Bedroom One Radiator.

Bedroom Two Feature fireplace, built in double wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom Three Radiator.

Bedroom Four Radiator.

Bathroom WC, wash basin, bath with shower over, radiator, double cupboard with drawers below.

Grade II Listed Barn Divided into three rooms currently used as a workshop, games room and storage providing great potential (subject to the necessary consents). There are two pig sty's attached.

Outside The grounds extend to about three acres in all and consist of a variety of different areas including woodland, garden and meadow. The property is approached from the lane via a wooden gate leading onto the track which provides access to the property. There is a large gravel parking and turning area to the front of the house which extends to the side providing plenty of space for numerous vehicles. The parking area at the front of the house gives access through a gate to the front garden which has a pathway through the lawn leading to the entrance door. The majority of garden lies to the rear of the house and barn and has been superbly designed and maintained creating a marvellous space to enjoy the outside. The manicured rear garden has lawn and includes a range of attractive flower and shrub beds as well as a duck pond and stone duck house.

Outside A wild meadow is located to the North of the house and is connected to an area of woodland with a stream running through it which enhances the idyllic setting. A further meadow lies to the South of the house being accessed from a gravelled area adjacent to the house which provides an ideal space for a table and chairs and al fresco dining with lovely views of distant countryside. There is also a stone potting shed within the grounds.

Note A public right of way runs through part of the property.

Directions From Dolgellau take the A494 sign posted for Bala and after about 2.7 miles turn sharp left signed Llanfachreth. Follow this lane for about 1.7 miles passing through the stone arch and turn right at the T-Junction signed Rhydymain. Follow this lane for about 0.3 miles and the entrance gate to the property will be on the right. Proceed to the bottom of the track to the property.

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