***life style change*** Escape to the stunning Ceredigion country side with this superb Small Holding complete with; 3 bed main house, an attached 2 bed cottage currently used as a 5* holiday let, "Dolly" a 1 bed Circus Wagon utilised as a stunning and unique holiday let, a 1 bed cabin, all surrounded by around 5.75 acres of land which is a mixture of beautifully landscaped gardens, paddocks and woodland with paths through and a small lake complete with its own historic Sacred Well (dating back to the 12th Century), and various further outbuildings. Beautiful, far reaching countryside views to the front and side and being only a short drive to the local blue flag beaches! Ideal for anyone looking to live the county life dream and earn some additional income from the 5* holiday accommodation.
The property is located approximately 2 miles from the rural village of Rhydlewis and 1 mile from Brynhoffnant, with the popular coastal village and beach of Llangrannong only 3.2 miles away. Brynhoffnant offers a small supermarket/ petrol station and a primary school and the town of Cardigan offers many more amenities including supermarkets, schools etc. There is easy access from Cardigan town to many sandy beaches including, Poppit Sands, Mwnt and many more and gives access to the beautiful Ceredigion Coastal Path.
Dating back to 1740 and benefiting from many original features such as, exposed stone walls, slate hearths, cast iron fireplaces, exposed wooden floors, and so much more this property really is stunning. Nestled in the charming West Wales countryside and within easy reach of the local beaches of Llangrannog, Penbryn, Tresaith, Aberporth and many others, this property is ideally situated for anyone looking for a secluded and rural location with the added bonus of income potential with the holiday lets. The cottage is being run as a successful 5* business and any new owner could look to repeat this success. The incredible converted Circus Wagon called Dolly is spectacular and offers such a wonderful unique holiday let! The land offers space and tranquility for anyone looking to get away from it all and change their lifestyle and pace of life.
The Main House: The property is accessed from the front via steps up into the foyer also with connecting door into the cottage (but not it's main entrance), with door leading into the main hallway of the main house, (and a door out to the rear courtyard). From the hallway are doors into: The lounge with a fireplace with wood burning stove on a slate hearth, door out to the front garden and door to the dining room, and the kitchen with encaustic tiled floor and fitted with a range of units, a double and a single sink, "Rangemaster" gas and electric cooker, space and plumbing for dishwasher and a walk in pantry with shelving, door to the utility room with sink, oil fired boiler and space for washing machine and stable door out to rear courtyard. A door from the kitchen leads into the dining room, with stairs to first floor, and an original cast iron feature fireplace. On the first floor there are three individually presented bedrooms including a master en-suite and a high-spec family bathroom. All are accessed from a generous landing.
The 2 Bed Cottage: Accessed via its own courtyard, into a hallway, with encaustic tiled flooring and doors to two attractive double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Stairs lead up from here to the main living area, with cathedral ceiling, feature stone wall, exposed wooden flooring and benefiting from a kitchen area with fitted units, built in appliances, oil fired boiler, (and steps and door back into the foyer), a dining area and a lounge area, which benefits from a contemporary wood burning stove sitting on a slate hearth.
Dolly: This is a spectacular, authentically restored 1 bed genuine 1940s Circus Wagon which is now used as a unique and popular holiday let, with steps leading up to the front door which leads into the beautiful fitted kitchen with a door leading into the lounge which as the original fireplace (not working) and wooden shelving and built in cupboards complete with a bureau! A door leads into the bedroom fitted with one double bed and storage cupboards. This truly is something special! Outside Dolly is a Shepherds Hut which has been converted into a smart shower room and WC for this wagon.
1 Bed Cabin: A beautifully presented wooden cabin, comprising; entrance steps up into the fitted kitchen with a door off into the shower room. Another door leads into the spacious lounge/diner with patio doors out onto to a decking area which offers magnificent views out over the front garden, the woodlands and the countryside beyond. The lounge benefits from a stunning French "Perfector" wood burning stove and reclaimed wooden flooring, and a door leads into the double bedroom
The property is approached down a private drive off a country road. Passing open fields the drive winds down and goes around the gardens to the house, and carries on round past the main house to join back onto the drive again. It also carries on down to the workshop/outbuildings below the cottage. The grounds are a mixture of lawns, wooded areas, and patio and courtyard areas spaces around so that owners and guests alike can appreciate. The main house benefits from a private rear courtyard area with steps leading up to an insulated store shed with power, a green house and an office which again is insulated and has power and broadband connection. Paths from here lead to the parking area and on through a shrubbery to another store shed which is again insulated and has power.
The 2 bed cottage benefits from path leading to its own garden space with patio area and gives access to its own separate entrance into the ground floor hallway. A path leads on to a store room.
Dolly has a parking space and a small garden space for guests to sit and enjoy some outside dining.
The Cabin has a decking area to the front which steps down and opens out to a attractive lawned area with mature trees and shrub borders around. There is a small wooden summer house just to the other side of the Cabin which is ideal for sitting, relaxing and taking in the views what ever the weather.
There is a field to the top of the property opposite the Cabin and paths lead down from the lawn into the beautiful woodland area which is a mixture of mature trees and plants. The path weaves around the woodland with various seating areas nestled into the banks to offer guests and owners places to sit, relax, and take in the tranquility of the area. The path continues down to a small lake which features a very unique and special Sacred Well which dates back to the 12th Century which is claimed to have been a watering hole on an old pilgrimage route. This well then went on to be the water source for the property until modern times when it was connected to the mains water supply! The paths carry on around and branch off to either; go over a wooden bridge and into another paddock area with mature hedges around and again offers a beautiful area for relaxing and benefits from the remains of an old stone barn. The path returns on and comes out just below the 2 bed cottage where there is a useful outbuilding (garage) and lean to/wood store. Currently these are used for storage however they could easily be used for housing vehicles or livestock.
Viewing: By appointment only via the Agents.
Tenure: We are advised Freehold
services: We have not checked or tested any of the services or appliances at the property.
Tax: Band 'D'
Please Note, we are advised by the vendors this property benefits from private drainage.
We are also advised by the vendors that there is an old, disused "Postman's" route which runs along down the drive of the neighbouring property, through a gate, along a path in front of the garden for the cottage, along the bottom path that runs down the top of the woodlands and crosses over to the far side to the next neighbours along. This path has been blocked off on the neighbours side for over 20 years and has been disused. Remnants of the postal footpath also remain at the northern end of the property and blocked off on the bridle way end.
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