Sherwood, Grosvenor Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5NA
comprising: - A stunning detached house built from brick walls with part rendered elevations, under a tiled roof. This house has been tastefully modernised, has mains gas central heating, a light and airy atmosphere and briefly provides:- Ground Floor - Porch, Entrance Lobby, Cloakroom, Hall, Dining Room, Lounge, Kitchen open-plan to Breakfast Room; First Floor - Large Landing, four double Bedrooms, Bathroom and Separate Toilet; Second Floor - Landing, three Bedrooms and Bathroom. Outside - Rear Porch, Laundry, large Garage / Workshop, Cellar, small fore garden and large rear garden approached over a sweeping, gated drive, with ample parking and mature gardens incorporating lawns, patio areas, Swimming Pool, Fish Pond, mature shrubs, flower beds, sheds and excellent privacy from tall fencing, walls and hedges. EPC - D (65)
price: - Offers over £400,000
viewing: - Strictly by appointment with the Sole Agents, Morgan & Co. Tel: Directions: - From our office take the A483 South (towards Builth Wells). Carry straight on at the mini-roundabout, then take the second turn on the left onto Grosvenor Road (sign-posted Lake and Golf Course). Sherwood is the first property on the left.
Situation: - Sherwood is set in a commanding position on the brow of a small hill at the junction of Grosvenor Road and Western Promenade (a quiet unclassified road that runs along the Western side of the beautiful Lakeside Park and parallel to the main A483. The house has a delightful South-easterly aspect, complete privacy and there are pleasant views on three sides. It is only 100 yards from a bus stop and there is Nisa Supermarket at the Petrol Station (200 yards) and within about a ½-mile of town centre amenities to include the Railway Station (Shrewsbury to Swansea line). Llandrindod Wells is the County Town of and administrative centre of Powys and has a range of shopping and business facilities, Tesco Superstore, Aldi Supermarket, successful schools, Cottage Hospital and Railway Station . The Rightmove survey of 2015 declared LD1 (Llandrindod Wells postal area) to be “the friendliest place to move to in the UK” and their surveys of 2017 and 2019 declared Llandrindod Wells to be “Happiest Town in Wales” (fifth overall for UK this year). Leisure facilities within a 11 mile radius include a Theatre, Cinema, Library, active U3A, three Sports Centres, indoor and outdoor bowls (International quality), two 18-hole Golf Courses, Game and Coarse fishing. The market towns of Builth Wells, Rhayader, Knighton, Brecon and Newtown are 7,11,19,24 and 27 miles distant. The City of Hereford, Abergavenny and coastal resort of Aberystwyth all about an hour’s drive, with Cardiff, Swansea, Worcester and the Severn Bridge are all just over a 1½-hour drive (Note - dependent on traffic conditions).
The residence - An imposing Edwardian, 3-storey detached house built from brick walls, with part rendered elevations, under a Rosemary clay tiled roof. This property is very well proportioned and the rooms at ground and first floor level have a light and airy atmosphere, with good views from the bedrooms. Sherwood has been tastefully modernised to retain much of its original character, yet is extremely comfortable and beautifully appointed. The mains gas central heating system was upgraded in 2018, the house is in excellent decorative order and it provides the following comfortable accommodation: -
Porch - Having a tiled floor, light and part glazed door to
entrance lobby - Having a tiled floor, a pair of doors with stained glass details to Hall and door to
cloakroom - Having a toilet, hand basin, radiator, window, cloak hooks and meter cupboard.
Hall - Having a beamed ceiling, plate shelf, radiator, impressive staircase to First Floor, small window to East, under stairs cupboard, built-in Larder, fitted shelving and panelled doors off
lounge 18’ 0” x 15’ 7” ( 5.47 m x 4.75 m )
Having an original brick open fireplace set in a large alcove with small windows on either side, wood panelling to two walls, beamed ceiling, large box bay window to front, two radiators and television point.
Dining room 18’ 5” x 13’ 4” ( 5.61 m x 4.07 m )
Having an original painted cast iron and tiled open fireplace, picture rail, plaster cornicing and ceiling rose, radiator, window to East and large box bay window to front (South).
Kitchen 18’ 8” x 11’ 6” ( 5.47 m x 3.52 m )
Having a good quality suite of light wood fronted cabinets incorporating eleven base cupboards, three wall cupboards, four glazed wall cupboards, larder cupboard, inset circular stainless steel sink, Granite work tops with tiled surrounds, integrated Classic 110 electric range cooker (with ceramic hob and three ovens), concealed cooker hood and dishwasher. In addition there are double aspect windows (with new shutters), eight down lights, ceramic tiled floor and wide opening to
breakfast room 17’ 5” x 11’ 9” maximum ( 5.32 m x 3.57 m maximum )
Having an original tiled fireplace with a wood surround, polished oak flooring, picture rail, radiator, box bay window to East and door to Rear Porch.
Large landing - Having with an ornate stained glass window to East, radiator, picture rail and under stairs cupboard.
Bedroom 1 (front) 18’ 4” x 13’ 9” ( 5.60 m x 4.20 m )
Having an original open fireplace, coving, radiator, modern wash basin set on a vanity unit and box bay window to South.
Bedroom 2 (front) 18’ 7” x 12’ 11” ( 5.58 m x 3.94 m )
Having an original cast iron open fireplace with painted wood surround, radiator, picture rail, box bay window to South, modern wash basin set on a vanity unit and glazed shower cabinet with an electric shower.
Bedroom 3 (rear) 13’ 5” x 11’ 1” ( 4.09 m x 3.38 m )
Having a radiator, pedestal wash basin and windows to North and East.
Bathroom - Having an white suite incorporating a wash basin on a vanity unit and panelled bath with a thermostatic shower and curtain over, together with fully tiled walls, radiator, heated towel rail, mirror, window to East and large linen cupboard.
Bedroom 4 (side) 12’ 3” x 11’ 7” ( 3.73 m x 3.53 m )
Having a built-in wardrobe, radiator and windows to North and West.
Separate toilet - Having a toilet and window to North.
Second floor - Having partially sloping ceilings.
Landing - Being spacious with a fixed roof light and two walk-in storage cupboards.
Bedroom 5 16’ 6” x 11’ 8” maximum ( 5.04 m x 3.53 m max. )
Being l-shaped and currently used as a Study / Music Room with a radiator, cast iron fireplace and window to West.
Bedroom 6 15’ 0” x 8’ 7” ( 4.57 m x 2.62 m ) - Having a radiator, two book shelves and window to South.
Bedroom 7 15’ 0” x 9’ 4” ( 4.57 m x 2.85 m ) - Having a radiator and window to South.
Bathroom - Having a white suite of toilet, pedestal wash basin and a centre fitted slipper bath, together with polished floor boards, radiator and window to North.
Rear porch - Opening onto the rear garden and having a door to
Laundry - Having plumbing for a washing machine and shelf for a stacked tumble drier and door to West.
Garage / workshop 20’ 2” x 17’ 7” Overall ( 6.16 m x 5.37 m ) Having a pair of wooden doors, vaulted ceiling, small multi-fuel stove, two florescent lights, power points, fitted shelving and personal door to South.
Cellar - Located under the Kitchen (Note - Over 6’ headroom), with Potterton gas boiler (New 2018), lighting and power points.
Gardens - Sherwood is set behind a brick wall and tall hedges give excellent privacy. A pair of wrought iron gates give access to the small fore garden and paths lead to the main entrance on the Western side and continue to a small courtyard with doors to the Garage, Laundry and Cellar. On the Eastern side a pair of wrought iron gates gives vehicular access to a tarmac drive, flanked by a small level lawn and shrubs, with a second pair of gates to the rear garden, parking and turning area. The enclosed rear garden has excellent privacy and incorporates patio areas, a level lawn, rose beds, mature shrubs, flower borders, an ornamental fish pond with a waterfall, Garden Shed and Swimming Pool (Note - This has not been used by the current owners).
Fixtures & fittings described in this brochure are included in the price. Certain other items to include the almost new carpets, curtains, some light fittings, Samsung American fridge-freezer, 14’ Aluminium Greenhouse, etc, are available subject to negotiation.
Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession on completion.
Services - Mains gas, electricity, water, drainage and telephone connected. Note - The Agents have not tested the installations.
Local authority - Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5LG Tel: Council tax Band ‘G’ ( £2,704.33 for 2019 / 20 )