Exciting opportunity to create a home and business on the beautiful Pembrokeshire borders
• Five bedroom farmhouse with five self-contained letting properties
• Approximately ten acres of gardens, lawns, and beautiful woodland
• Range of unconverted outbuildings and a double garage
• Enjoying rural tranquillity but within easy reach of the country town and coastline
Positioned on the slopes of a hidden valley, this charming property offers an almost unrivalled opportunity to create a home and business on the beautiful Pembrokeshire borders. In addition to the main five bedroom, four reception, farmhouse the sale also includes the five self-contained letting properties that have been created out of the original farm outbuildings. In addition to this there are two large stone stores/workshops, a separate stone building in the gardens, and a modern double garage, all offering even more scope for development if required. Surrounding the buildings are approximately ten acres of grounds, mostly made up of woodland which runs down into the pretty valley. The remainder is made up of pasture and delightful established gardens.
Positioned on the border of Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire the property combines rural tranquillity with having the coastline within easy reach. The beaches at Amroth, Pendine, Llansteffan, Tenby and Saundersfoot are all a short drive away with the attractions of this beautiful part of the world on your doorstep.
The main house comprises of the original farmhouse with a lovely extension into the barns that run behind it. Now standing as a five bedroom, four reception room property, it is an ideal family home. As you enter the house through an enclosed porch you pass the guest cloakroom and enter the central hallway. This hallway has doors to the two reception rooms in the front of the original farmhouse, the garden room to the side, and the rear living room. A staircase also leads up to the first floor and the five bedrooms, family bathroom, and lavatory. The living room to the rear of the entrance hall is a lovely warm space with a large inglenook fireplace at its heart. This living room opens out to a spacious utility room to the side and into the beautiful kitchen at the rear. The kitchen was recently completed and extends the property into a neighbouring barn. A welcoming and bright space the kitchen has ample room for a dining table, with doors to the front of the house and to the sunny rear patio.
The first floor of the property comprises of four double bedrooms, including the ensuite master bedroom at the rear, along with a fifth single bedroom/office and a bathroom and separate shower. The bedrooms either look out at the gardens to the front and side or over the courtyard to the front of the side.
The letting units at Cwmbrwyn provides a fantastic opportunity for the new owners to restart the successful letting side to the property. Temporarily halted by the retirement of the owners, the five letting units could be immediately available to let to any holiday makers. Well-presented throughout, the five units comprise of four, two bedroom apartments and a larger three/four bedroom property. Occupying two separate blocks, the apartments enjoy privacy and most have lovely views of the gardens and surrounding woodland. Cwmbrwyn's excellent position on the Pembrokeshire/Carmarthenshire border would be a huge draw to visitors. This position at the gateway to Pembrokeshire combines with its proximity to nearby road links, along with the stunning coastline to the south to make it an attractive proposition for visitors.
For those looking for a characterful traditional family home with the ability to provide a healthy income, Cwmbrwyn would be ideal. Combining this income potential with the land that surrounds this captivating property, this sale becomes an opportunity too good to be missed.
Porch – Opening onto the courtyard at the side of the property, this porch provides the perfect space to take off any wet boots. A glass sliding door leads into the entrance hall with a door to the side leading to the cloakroom.
Cloakroom – Perfect for guests and serving the ground floor, this well-positioned cloakroom has a lavatory, hand basin, and window to the side.
Entrance Hall – Connecting the primary rooms on the ground floor, this impressive entrance hall also houses the staircase leading to the first floor. A door leads into the rear living room and another to the garden room at the side. Along the left hand wall of the hallway there are two further doors to the main sitting room and formal dining room.
Sitting Room – This large space sits in the original farmhouse which looks out over the private gardens at the front of the house. A fireplace with wood burning stove provides a lovely centre piece for this space.
Dining Room – Next to the sitting room is another good-sized reception room which is currently laid out as the formal dining room for the property. Looking out over the gardens, this would be a lovely space to entertain friends and family.
Garden Room – Positioned to the side of the property with access from the entrance hall and the large utility room, this space provides another living area to the house. French windows open out to the patio at the side of the house. Two large windows and a Velux rooflight combine to create a bright space which would be a charming seating area.
Living Room – To the rear of the entrance hallway, this sitting room provides a wonderful cosy space that would be a joy on even the coldest of winter nights. A large inglenook fireplace with Jotul multifuel stove provides a perfect focal point for this room. An archway leads into the utility room at the side of this space with a door to a very large storeroom, along with a door to the rear leading into the kitchen/breakfast Room.
Utility Room – Offering almost all the amenities of a full kitchen, this space would be invaluable to a busy household and the letting side of the property. A full range of wall and base units with granite worktops are complemented by a 1.5 sink, plumbing for a washing machine, along with a ceramic hob and integral microwave oven.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room – A lovely space which was added to the main house by converting one of the neighbouring outbuildings. This modern room is the perfect addition to the traditional main structure. A bright space with large picture window and French windows to the rear patio, along with a door to the front courtyard. The room has been finished with porcelain tiles to the floor and recessed spotlighting above. A full range of fitted wall and base units with beautiful dark granite worktops provides a fantastic kitchen workspace. A Neff oven and four ring hob are complemented by a fitted dishwasher and space for an American style fridge freezer.
First Floor Landing – Connecting all the first floor rooms, the central first floor landing runs through the centre of the property.
Bedroom 1 – The master bedroom is situated at the rear of the property above the newly formed kitchen/breakfast room. A charming space with a sloping roofline adding a feeling of warmth and cosiness, this space also benefits from four Velux rooflights and an ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite Bathroom – A luxurious bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath and massage shower. This bathroom is also equipped with a lavatory, hand basin and built in storage. A Velux rooflight brings in natural light to the space.
Bedroom 2 – Positioned between the master and the family bathroom, this spacious double looks out over the courtyard at the side of the house and has a stone chimney breast along the rear wall with a handy vanity unit to one side.
Bedroom 3 – Situated at the front of the building in the original farmhouse, these three bedrooms all look out at the gardens to the fore. The bedroom to the left is the slightly larger of the two, but both provide ample space for freestanding bedroom furniture along with the range of built in wardrobes.
Bedroom 4 – Opposite bedroom three, this good-sized double mirrors the views and is almost the proportions of its neighbour.
Bedroom 5/Office – Currently utilised as a home office, the single bedroom that separate bedrooms three and four is a useful and flexible space.
Family Bathroom – Next door to bedroom two is a well-proportioned family bathroom which serves this level. A corner bath with Mira power shower over it, hand basin, and a window to the side courtyard completes the amenities.
W.C – Next to the bathroom is a separate water closet with lavatory and hand basin.
Occupying the entire first floor of the building it shares with Elm View and The Firs, this apartment is accessed via an external staircase leading to a balcony and the front door. An open plan living area leads into a separate dining space which has a door to the central hallway. This hall opens into two bedrooms one with shower and one with vanity unit and the family bathroom. It also opens into the dressing room which gives access to bedroom three. If needed, this could be utilised as a family room which would give this apartment four bedrooms.
Situated closest to the main house, this two bedroom property shares the ground floor of the building with The Firs. This apartment offers two double bedrooms, an open plan living area, and a shower room.
Positioned on the end of the building that houses this apartment as well as Elm View and Woodland View, this two bedroom unit has an open plan living area, two bedrooms that look out to the front and rear, and a family bathroom.
Ash Tree Lodge
Sharing the same building as Willows, this two bedroom cottage is positioned to the side of the main gravel parking area. An entrance to the side leads into a central hall which connects the two double bedrooms, bathroom, and open plan living area. This cottage looks out onto an enclosed courtyard to one the side and the gardens to the other. The owners had considered joining the cottage and Willows to form one larger four bedroom unit, and have secured planning permission for this if it was required.
Neighbouring Ash Tree Lodge, this cottage is positioned to the rear of the building. An entrance door opens into the hallway with a bathroom to one side, two double bedrooms, and the open plan living area.
You access Cwmbrwyn via a driveway which sweeps up from the quiet lane and leads over a cattlegrid into the large gravel parking area. With ample space for any guests in the letting units, the primary parking area also leads to the large detached double garage. This block built structure provides storage over two floors and could provide further residential accommodation, subject to the relevant planning. In addition to the residential buildings at Cwmbrwyn, there are two further unconverted outbuildings to the rear of the main house, currently providing excellent storage space and housing the main properties oil fired central heating boiler. The potential they offer to be converted into further accommodation is clear to see. The barn and the two side cottages (Ash Tree Lodge & Willows) have planning permission in place, and the conversion started with the kitchen in the main house which has already been done.
The final stone structure comes in the form of a small building in the side gardens of the house, again offering fantastic storage or conversion options.
The well-established gardens that surround the building are made up of lawns, shrubs, and mature specimen trees. A productive vegetable garden and orchard of fruit trees is also found to the side of the main property. Beyond the gardens, several paths lead down into the tree-lined valley which borders the lane at the side of the property and runs down and along a stream along the eastern boundary. The woodlands are made up of a mixture of native broadleaf trees and, along with providing a beautiful space to explore, would also be an excellent source of sustainable firewood for the property. Filled with bluebells in the spring these woods also contain the ruins of an old water mill at the bottom of the valley.
If you are approaching Cwmbrwyn from the east, proceed on the A40 until you approach the village of St Clears. At the roundabout take the first exit onto the A477 (signposted for Tenby) and proceed out of the village and over the river. Take the first right hand turn into Llanddowror, follow the road through the village and take the first left hand turn signposted for New Mill. Follow this road until you reach a T Junction, turn right, follow the road, and Cwmbrwyn will be on your left hand side as the road rises out of the valley.
If approaching the property from the west via the A477 from Tenby, turn onto the B4314 signposted for Red Roses and proceed on this road until you see a turning signposted for New Mill on your right hand side. Follow this road until you reach a T Junction, turn right, follow the road, and Cwmbrwyn will be on your left hand side as the road rises out of the valley.