** Stunning Country House ** Period and Grandeur **
** A Fine example of a Grade II Listed Country Residence
** Wealth of original character, substantial 4/5 bedroom House with potential of Annexe / former servants quarters
** Breathtaking location, country and coast
** Set in 9.44 Acres of mature gardens and pasture paddocks
** Suiting those with equestrian pursuits at heart
** Productive fruit tree orchard and established vegetable gardens
** Diversely appealing - perfect as a glamping site (stc), B+B / Guest house **
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** West Wales Finest ** Stunning Country House ** Period and Grandeur **
** A Fine example of a Grade II Listed Country Residence ** Highly Desirable, unique and sought after ** Wealth of original character, substantial 4/5 bedroom House with potential of Annexe / former servants quarters ** Breathtaking location, country and coast ** Detached Double Garage 28.10 x 19.9 ** Private Gated Tarmacadam Driveway with ample parking **
** Set in 9.44 Acres of mature gardens and pasture paddocks ** Suiting those with equestrian pursuits at heart - 3 pasture paddocks with stables ** Country Smallholding, ample grazing **
** Productive fruit tree orchard and established vegetable gardens ** Diversely appealing - perfect as a glamping site (stc), B+B / Guest house **
** Pleasant, private yet convenient ** Truly a one-off, deserving early viewing **
From Lampeter take the A482 towards Aberaeron road. Proceed through Creuddyn Bridge turning by the thatched house right onto the B4337 for Talsarn. Continue down the hill into the village of Talsarn proceeding over the hump back bridge passing out of the village & on leaving the village there is a right turning by the Old School to Trefilan by the Council Lay-by & Church. Proceed along this lane & the entrance to the property is on the right-hand side via a gated entry.
We are informed that the property benefits from Mains Water, Mains Electricity, Private Drainage, Oil Fired Central Heating & Telephone subject to BT Transfer Regulations. Re-roofed in 2015, recently fitted timber framed windows. Location
Talsarn lies in the heart of the Aeron Valley, within 6 miles of the West Wales Harbour Town of Aberaeron and equidistant to the University Town and Market Town of Lampeter. Aberaeron lies on the Cardigan Bay Coast. Aberystwyth, Cardigan and Carmarthen are within easy commuting distances. Property description
The placing of Plas Trefilan on the open market provides prospective purchasers with the opportunity of acquiring one of the Aeron Valley's most important country houses. The property is a Grade II former Rectory & is set within its own extensive gardens & was once the home of the Vicars & Rectors of St Hilary's Church nearby. The property has a pleasant South facing position with views over open farmland & is easily accessible to the surrounding towns of the regions with the Cardigan Bay coast at Aberaeron within 15 minutes, likewise to the University town of Lampeter & with Aberystwyth within a 20 minutes drive.
Plas Trefilan has at much expense invested into its accommodation in recent times by the existing owners providing up-to-date yet characterful family proportioned accommodation. The accommodation can be subdivided with relative ease to incorporate the former servants quarters to the rear of the house as a separate self-contained annexe or letting unit. The property is set within its own extensive mature gardens with mature trees, shrubs & bordered by a brook, The Nant-Rhiwafallen. This stream intersects & borders the land & gives a most pleasant backdrop. The land is a particular feature of the property providing pasture meadows & incorporates recently established conservation ponds which are a haven for wildlife. The land has the added advantage of separate roadside frontages, a stable block & is capable of sustaining good stocking levels.
This is a diversely appealing country house which has many features which can only be fully appreciated on inspection. The property should be noted as a Grade II Listed property with Messrs. Cadw, The Welsh Government of Ancient Monuments governing body. The main house
Built substantially in the traditional manner in the Georgian fashion likely to have been constructed in the Mid 19th century & is Grade II Listed. It provides the following:- Ground floor
imposing reception hall
Stunning, unique front entrance porch that leads directly to the hallway. With an attractive semi circular staircase. Antique style radiator. Drawing room
14' 1" x 13' 6" (4.29m x 4.11m) With a feature fireplace, open flue, slate hearth shelved recess, dual aspect windows, one to South & one to West giving sun throughout the day & second door to dining room. Dining room
17' 2" x 11' 7" (5.23m x 3.53m) With shelved recess & antique style radiator, and with easy access to the kitchen and hallway. Inner hallway
With radiator. Rear entrance hallway
With part glazed rear door to exterior & interconnecting door to Annex (former servants quarters). Kitchen / diner
29' 9" x 14' 2" (9.07m x 4.32m) Wow Factor. A Traditional Shaker style country cream kitchen with hardwood & granite worktops, with display cabinet in dresser style. Boasting a aga 3 electric amp range providing cooking facility & finished in black. Various appliance spaces are incorporated including fridge space, space for automatic dishwasher, multi-fuel stove, providing for domestic hot water & heating. Side entrance door to garden. Utility room
19' 0" x 5' 5" (5.79m x 1.65m) With deep glazed sink, tiled floor & door to rear courtyard. Lower ground floor
With Grant Oil Fired Central Heating Boiler running all domestic systems. An external access point. First floor
spacious galleried landing
This is approached via a most attractive original semi-circular staircase which opens to a good sized landing with a fantastic feature recess ceiling opening, bringing ample light over the staircase. Master bedroom
14' 8" x 13' 2" (4.47m x 4.01m) Located to the front of the property with an antique style radiator. Family bathroom
With feature cast iron bath & mixer tap & pedestal wash hand basin, oak boarded floor, low level flush w.c., heated towel rail & radiator.
Front bedroom 2 14' 0" x 13' 6" (4.27m x 4.11m) With feature Victorian fireplace & built in shelf cupboard. Antique style radiator.
Rear bedroom 3 13' 2" x 15' 1" (4.01m x 4.60m) With large walk-in airing cupboard with copper cylinder, immersion heater and antique style radiator.
Dressing room / potential 2nd bathroom 11' 3" x 5' 2" (3.43m x 1.57m) With plumbing in situ for use as an additional bathroom if desired.
Rear bedroom 4 Fitted pine bookcases, antique style radiator and door leading to bedroom 5/ studio. Rear annexe/former servants quarters
Comprises as follows:- Ground floor
19' 0" x 15' 6" (5.79m x 4.72m) With doors to exterior. Adjacent room/potential office/gym
15' 9" x 10' 8" (4.80m x 3.25m) Suiting use to provide Kitchen or Bathroom if desired with plumbing connection available.
Internal staircase to studio / bedroom 5 19' 2" x 15' 2" (5.84m x 4.62m) Currently utilised as a games room with vaulted beams & stone exposed stone walling & radiator. With interconnecting door to bedroom 4. Externally
detached double garage
28' 10" x 19' 9" (8.79m x 6.02m) of block construction under a slate roof with stone fascia.Electricity connected. Parking and driveway
The property has a traditional gated tarmacadam driveway with ample parking & turning area to the front.. Gardens
Mature grounds are provided with fruit garden and orchard within the grounds, incorporating various lawns, shrubs & mature trees. The grounds are intersected by a stream. Across the stream via its own bridge the property has a recently established orchard with a variety of fruit trees. In addition there are other garden areas with some 28 raised beds. These all have water connected to each & within the paddocks are connected a pigsty, stable & various conservation areas with natural water supply & two conservation ponds. Land
The land has been specifically laid out with conservation in mind & would appeal to those who have horticultural interests, alternatively for equestrian purposes or for the property to function as a residential smallholding.
In all the property extends to 9.44 acres or thereabouts. Equestrian pursuits
With prolific pasture, and well fenced paddocks. The property lends itself beautifully for those with equestrian pursuits at heart. The lower back offers stabling and level pasture for riding. Stables
The land offers potential as a glamping/campsite with it's South facing location, it's rural aspect & the paddock having a separate roadside access point. (Subject to the necessary planning consents from Ceredigion County Council planning department). Fruit tree orchard
Offering an extensive recently established orchard with a variety of fruit trees and bushes. Vegetable garden
An established garden, with 28 raised beds with self harvesting water connection. Stream which intersects & runs along the boundary of the homestead
tenure & possession
We are informed that the property is freehold & will be vacant on completion. Council tax
Band G Agents comments
Highly desirable country property, beautifully presented period house, with extensive grounds & paddocks. Worthy of early viewing.
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