Asking Price £775,000
Cwmdulais cottage, what a spectacular hidden gem! This award-winning home offers a superb, private location in Pontarddulais with far reaching forestry and rolling hill views. If an equestrian, private, family home is your dream home then Cwmdulais cottage is the one for you. This wonderful 4-bedroom family home offers approx. 5 acres of grounds, superb equestrian facilities and is situated in a perfect rural setting, just a few of it’s attributes. The current owners have loved and cherished this wonderful home for the last 15 years and it sits in readiness for new memories to be made. Due to Cwmdulais Cottage's private location there is no street view available.
Situated a few minutes’ drive from the M4 motorway, it offers easy access to the picturesque Gower Peninsular, the City of Swansea and the market town of Carmarthen. The idyllic and private location provides semi-rural living, generous living accommodation, an array of out buildings, well-manicured gardens and a woodland back drop.
Cwmdulais cottage oozes with character and charm and from what was once three separate cottages, now forms one.
After meandering down a long road, through a 5-bar gate, and then a grand, remote controlled electric gate, you will arrive at the striking Cwmdulais cottage with its beautiful stone facade. You approach this enticing property via a picturesque long stone drive lined with mature apple and pear trees and level lawns.
You are invited into this spectacular home via a superb aluminium stable door. This bright and airy space is beautifully laid with stone tiles which guide you into the entranceway.
As you enter the generous entranceway, instantly you will notice the abundance of natural light which floods into the space through the array of Velux and sash windows with oak sills and feature radiator covers. Coupled with the large feature COALBROOKDALE multi-fuel burner, oak feature beams and a plethora of original features this space creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The charming oak feature beams add character, the area is overlooked by the superb gallery landing and is beautifully laid with stone tiles. From here you have access to all the main living areas and an attractive oak stairway to the first floor.
Entering via a wooden door you will arrive in the very generous lounge. The floor is laid with charming oak floor married with the original feature oak beams and multi fuel burner with stone hearth and oak mantelpiece adds character and charm. Immediately you will notice the abundance of natural light which floods in through the picturesque sash windows with oak sills and radiator covers and the floor to ceiling window overlooking the rear. This room is perfect for entertaining, spending time with loved ones or simply just relaxing. From here you also have a stable door to the front of the home which is a secondary entrance and double doors which will take you into the orangery.
Step into the spacious orangery, your eye will be drawn to the views of rolling hills, forestry backdrop and the wonderful equestrian facilities. This room also enjoys tiled flooring and an exquisite feature sash window which looks through to the entranceway. From here you have double doors to the kitchen/breakfast room and double doors which will take you out onto the decking area creating an excellent connection between the home and garden. This is a perfect space for entertaining or relaxing and hearing the peaceful sounds of the countryside.
It is clear from the moment you step into this space that it is the heart of the home. The entire space has been gorgeously laid with black tiles and is lit by spotlighting.
Firstly, let us explore the kitchen area. This space enjoys an array of solid oak wall and base units topped with fantastic granite worktops. Here you also have integrated Belfast sink, dishwasher, and fridge/freezer. The kitchen has the pleasure of a spectacular Rangemaster fully equipped with an oven, grill, warming draw, 6-ring gas hob and elevated extractor fan. From here you have access to the utility area and via another fantastic aluminium stable door to the front of the home.
This space also houses a desirable island with solid oak extra storage and granite worktops. Here you also have a breakfast bar for up to 3 stools.
The spacious dining area has ample room to house a large dining set for 8 seats at least, perfect for wining and dining with friends and family. Here you also have extra solid oak base units topped with granite worktops, integrated wine cooler and access out to the seating and pizza oven area via double aluminium doors.
Leading from the kitchen area, through a spectacular secret bookcase door you have a very useful utility area. Here you have extra wall and base units, room for two under the counter appliances and tiled flooring.
Sitting just off the utility area, through a wooden latch door you have a beneficial WC which is furnished with a WC, wash basin and access out to the rear.
Let us now journey back to the entranceway and ascend the attractive oak stairway to see what the first floor has to offer.
Ascend three steps and let us first explore the east wing of this generous family home. Here you will find the superb gallery landing, Master suite, and Bedroom Four.
You arrive on the gallery landing where you will be in awe of the feature oak beams, chandelier and Velux windows allowing lots of natural light to flood in. This generous space allows ample room for seating, a study or whatever you may desire.
Journey down the hallway to the inviting master bedroom. You will be wowed by the superb feature glass window to the rear of the home overlooking the superb grounds of Cwmdulais Cottage and the sash window to the side. This bright and airy space has beautiful feature oak beams and ample room for a dressing area and seating.
The dressing area houses and array of fitted wardrobes, oak flooring and a glass door guiding you to the master en-suite.
Incredibly serene, feels very spa like. Modern stone tiling, oak flooring, his and hers wash basins which sit on a gorgeous slate worktop with vanity storage underneath. You have a very large walk in shower, WC, heated towel rail, and spot lighting.
Through a lovely wooden latch door, you have a carpeted double bedroom with a charming sash window to the front of the home.
Let us now explore the west wing of the home where you will find the family bathroom, bedrooms two, and three.
The family bathroom is fully furnished with a WC, wash basin, lovely free-standing bath, oak flooring, feature oak beams and spotlighting.
Bedroom Two with En-Suite
Situated to the rear of the home you have another spectacular feature window with superb outlooks of the property’s grounds and sash window to the side. This very generous in size bedroom has gorgeous feature oak beams, and ample room to house a seating/dressing area or whatever you may desire. The en-suite has the pleasure of housing a WC, walk-in shower, wash basin, heated towel rail, and spotlighting.
Bedroom Three with En-Suite
Here you have another generous in size double bedroom situated to the front of the home. Natural light flows into this space through the two sash windows overlooking rolling hills. This space also has the pleasure of feature oak beams, spotlighting, and an en-suite. The en-suite houses a WC, wash basin, walk-in shower, heated towel rail, and spotlighting.
When you step outside it really is a magical and peaceful place, the entire property and its surroundings encompass so many joyful aspects for you to enjoy. There is in total approx. 5 acres of land, superb equestrian facilities, and an array of aspects to appreciate.
Simply picture yourself sitting back and enjoying the beautiful vistas and the sights and sounds of nature from the beautiful mix of patio/BBQ area, decking, pond which is fed from mountain run off water, hot tub, Breeze summer house and large laid to lawn gardens. Very special areas in and around the grounds indeed! Multiple seating areas are peppered around the grounds to enjoy every aspect and a superb pizza oven area with easy to maintain AstroTurf. Externally you also have a dog kennel, chicken pen, log store, useful green house, and plentiful room to accommodate a large paddock for your equine friends.
Summer House & Hot Tub Area
Situated to the front of the home you have a superb Breeze summer house with electric heater and hot tub area making this space a perfect place for entertaining friends and family.
Also, to the front of the home you have a large barn. This substantial space is perfect for hiding all those messy garden tools and machinery or would make a perfect desirable workshop. The large bi-folding doors create easy access in and out for large machinery.
Positioned alongside the barn you have a shed which has ample room for extra storage and houses the equipment creating an environmentally friendly and cost-efficient home. Cwmdulais Cottage is energy efficient in way of having its very own water supply via a borehole, providing an environmentally friendly and economically beneficial way of supplying the property with water.
The home has a triple detached garage large enough to fit three large cars it also has electric power sockets and lighting. You have steps up to a large space above the garage, boarded and carpeted with electric power sockets, electric heaters, storage in the eaves, spotlighting, and 3 Velux windows. A great space to use as a gym, studio or even as overflow family space/guest accommodation.
Here you have 4 large stables with rubber matting and all stables are equipped with very useful running water. Just outside the stables you have a large concrete area perfect for tying up and grooming your equine friends. The tack room also has potential to be a 5th stable and still have plenty of room for all your tack, horse feed, and grooming kits. Here you also have running hot and cold water, electric, wall and base units, and a single stainless-steel sunken sink.
20m x 40m Arena
Cwmdulais Cottage has the pleasure of a superb 20 x 40 arena, surfaced with sand and rubber, fenced with 3-bar fencing, and is set up as a dressage arena.
Situated above the tack room you have very useful solar panels which also contribute toward a more energy efficient home and generates a small income.
Electric Gate & Intercom System
Electric gate will allow you entrance into the grounds via fob or you have a modern intercom system which is synced with your smartphones and remote entry is actioned via smartphone.
Property is to be sold with existing covenants including a right of way and commoners’ rights. For further information and directions please contact the office.
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