· STUNNING BARN CONVERSION IN 5.5 ACRES OF PEMBROKESHIRE COUNTRYSIDE
· HIGH QUALITY THROUGHOUT WITH BESPOKE KITCHEN & LUXURY BATHROOMS
· 4 BEDROOMS, OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINING ROOM, LARGE LOUNGE & STUDY
· FREESTANDING AGA WOODBURNER / GROUND LEVEL UNDERFLOOR HEATING
· ECO FRIENDLY - BIOMASS BOILER PLUS BANK OF PV PANELS IN GROUNDS
· TRIPLE GARAGE BLOCK WITH MEZZANINE LEVEL PLUS STORAGE SHEDS
· EXTENSIVE PATIO AND OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING AREAS INCL HOT TUB
· PRIVATE LOCATION WITH UNITERRUPTED COUNTRYSIDE VIEWS
The layout is ideal with a large, bright and sunny lounge with floor to ceiling apex windows with a free standing AGA wood burner; an open plan kitchen flowing through to an airy dining room extension; a spacious ground floor master bedroom suite with shower room and dressing area, plus a study/office/TV room. There are three characterful first floor double bedrooms – one with an Ensuite shower room plus a luxury family bathroom.
A high standard of quality and energy efficiency has been achieved throughout the barn including: ground level underfloor heating beneath travertine, sandstone and porcelain tiles, with oak flooring, handmade oak doors and bespoke oak stairs , a photo voltaic system and a pellet fuelled Biomass boiler.
Plenty of large hardwood, double glazed windows and glazed doors ensure the property benefits from an abundance of natural light. A large south facing patio and garden provide opportunities to enjoy the delightfully sunny situation for al fresco dining and entertaining, and benefits from an outdoor living room and large 6 person hot tub.
The village of Wiston is less than one mile away, where there is a junior school. The County town of Haverfordwest is only 6 miles distant with a full array of services including major grocery stores, restaurants, doctors and dentists as well as a retail park which includes Marks & Spencers, Laura Ashley and Debenhams. There are excellent road and rail links.
Nearby is the wonderful Pembrokeshire coastline with miles of pristine sandy beaches and the well known magnificent Coastal Path winding its way along the majestic headlands, coves and cliffs, plus easy access to the impressive Preseli Hills to the north - with an abundance of footpaths and bridleways to explore.
Approached via a shared private lane leading to a stone pillared entrance gate, giving access to a large parking and turning area as well as a triple garage block, with pathways to the front and rear entrances. Shallow steps rise to a raised garden feature, with far reaching views of the lawns and undulating countryside beyond.
A large practical area to disrobe, leave outdoor boots and wipe muddy paws! Part glazed stable door, stone walls, dual aspect windows, vaulted ceiling with central light, slab slate floor and wonderful solid timber door to the entrance hall.
A spacious and gracious entrance hall to greet guests and family, features exposed stone and timbers, under slate heating, a side window, elegant bespoke oak stairs to the bedroom level with under stair storage cupboard, wall lamps and central chandelier. A part panelled hallway off the entrance hall leads to:
A dream kitchen with plenty of room and super equipment - granite work surfaces over bespoke solid wood cabinetry with pull out drawers, a large larder cupboard, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink with swan neck faucet, integrated dishwasher, electric oven and hob, 2 windows, spot lights, exposed beams in a lofted ceiling and a state of the art electric AGA with 4 ovens, with a Mandarin Stone tiled back splash. The Kitchen floor is also mandarin stone, French limestone, providing excellent heating to the whole of the kitchen through the underfloor heating. The kitchen flows seamlessly through to the dining room:
A superb extension to the barn providing a spacious room to seat the family or entertain a crowd, with lofted ceiling , oak French doors with windows to either side – leading to the wrap around patio and down to the outdoor living area. Two stone steps lead to:
Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and trusses as well as a custom made, oak framed apex window and French doors, give space, light and drama to this bright, airy room in which to read, relax or entertain. Features include a super freestanding AGA wood burner on a stone and slate plinth, a glazed door with brick arch leading to the patio, wood effect Mandarin Stone tiles with underfloor heating, an arrow window in exposed stone surround and alcoves with shelves. Stunning views from the gable end apex windows overlooking the grounds, wooded area and countryside beyond.
Part wood panelled walls, porcelain Royal Doulton square hand basin on bespoke slate shelf with period style brass taps and mirror above, WC, sandstone floor with underfloor heating.
With the Biomass boiler in situ, this toasty warm room is a super place to dry the dogs after a damp walk!! The Froling Biomass Boiler, tank and equipment is state of the art and an amazing bit of kit! Other features of the room include: stable door to the side, oak and marble drawer unit, slate floors, a side window plus another area of base cupboards with work surface. Wood pellets for the boiler are automatically imported as needed, via underground tubes from a purpose built outside storage room.
Travertine tiles with underfloor heating, corner airing cupboard, Belfast sink with mixer tap over Oak cupboards with marble surface, strip lighting, and window.
Master Bedroom Suite
Accessed off the main hallway sited quietly away from the main living area, this tranquil master bedroom benefits from a wall of fitted wardrobes in a dressing area/hallway, with recessed ceiling spotlights and travertine tiles with underfloor heating, exposed stone wall, 3 windows with oak sills provide ample natural light and an oak door opens to the Ensuite shower room. Central 5 globe chandelier.
En Suite Shower Room
Tiled floor and part tiled walls, Brand new quadrant shower with rainfall head (??) mains shower, WC, vanity unit with drawers, cupboards and cubby holes and two hand basins with mirrors above and surface mounted faucets. Recessed ceiling spot lights. Obscure window with exposed stone feature.
Presently used as an office but equally suited as a snug, TV room, playroom second sitting room. Features include picture windows and French doors set in an arched stone and brick frame, an exposed stone wall and ceiling timbers, recessed ceiling spot lights, sandstone floor and centre light. The French doors lead to the side garden with tiered lawn under fruit trees, the greenhouse and raised beds, as well as the parking area and garage block.
Stairs & Landing
Solid oak stairs crafted by local joiner Terry Griffiths rise graciously to the oak floored landing with Velux window, recessed lights and exposed timbers. Doors lead to three bedrooms and family bathroom.
A spacious double bedroom with exposed beams in a vaulted ceiling, 2 windows, carpeted floor and large walk in storage cupboard with hanging and shelf space plus light.
Family / Jack & Jill Bathroom
Accessed from the landing or rear double bedroom this luxury bathroom features an exposed stone wall, tiled floor, marble ‘brick’ wall tiles, large shower with monsoon head, marble hand basin on oak vanity with wall mounted faucets, Velux window, chrome and white radiator/towel warmer, recessed lights and double ended slipper bath with telephone faucet.
Rear double bedroom with features that include a glazed stable door to the old stone steps descending to the garden paths below; exposed timbers in a vaulted ceiling, dual aspect windows with oak sills, exposed stone feature wall and Velux window.
Several steps down to a spacious bedroom with sitting/dressing area and Ensuite shower room. Carpeted with exposed beams and trusses, a sitting dressing area is first accessed before a step up to the sleeping space with two windows, built in under eaves storage and central light.
Ensuite Shower Room
Newly completed with corner mains shower, tiled floor, pedestal vanity hand basin with mixer tap, recessed lighting and WC.
Triple garages of timber and block construction with wood cladding that include a mezzanine level that can be accessed externally. Two have double wooden doors and one is open for easy access, use as a car port or to house garden equipment, motorcycles or bicycles etc. Two external wall lamps plus interior strip lighting and power. The building could be converted to a maisonette subject to planning consent.
Patio / Outdoor Living Area
A super outdoor living area just steps from the house, perfect for entertaining, relaxing with the family or enjoying a BBQ / al fresco meal followed by a comforting dip in the 6 person hot tub. Part fenced providing shelter and privacy, attractively paved and landscaped with low stone walled flower beds, featuring a practical outdoor lounge/dining area in an open fronted summer room providing shelter from the wind, rain and sun if required. Located to enjoy the sun all day – and indulge in a wonderful Pembrokeshire sunset.
Alongside the patio area with easy access from the house
Located off the patio and accessed via a timber door, this larger shed provides space for additional firewood / garden equipment and is screened from view.
Wood Pellet Storehouse
Purpose built structure to receive stock of and then disburse wood pellets for use in the Biomass Boiler. Underground piping facilitates the transit of pellets to the boiler room / boiler unit on a continuous as-needed basis.
Alongside the garages to the rear of the property in an elevated position on a tired landscaped area with raised beds and small lawned orchard of apple and pear trees.
A bank of 16 PV panels lie below the patio screened from household view, benefitting from the all day sun and resulting savings/income on energy.
Grounds & Gardens
Cottleys Barn and outbuildings sit serenely in approximately 5.5 acres of rural Pembrokeshire countryside with stunning rural views, mature trees, and established shrubs and tended garden areas. The land is mostly meadow and paddock gently sloping down to an area of neighbouring woodland, and also features a natural pond. On occasion the cattle come to drink at the pond providing the perfect picture of rural Pembrokeshire – largely a farming community, whilst the area is abundant with wildlife and birds.
There are many areas of lawn and gardens around the barn to enjoy – the main patio and outdoor living area is attractively laid out and superbly situated to maximise the sheltered, sunny aspect it enjoys. The property sits in an elevated position thus enjoying views over the beautiful, unspoiled countryside, and a patio extending around the exterior of the barn provides an opportunity to relax and enjoy a morning cuppa or an evening sunset from numerous vantage points.
Mains water and electric Block of 16 PV panels greatly reduced electricity costs
Heat and hot water provided by Froling Biomass Boiler (with Pellet fuel)
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