· SPACIOUS 2 BEDROOMED DETACHED HOUSE IN STUNNING COASTAL LOCATION
· 300 FEET OF PRETTY RIVER FRONTAGE WITH BRIDGE TO NT WOODLANDS
· WITHIN PEMBROKESHIRE COAST NATIONAL PARK - ½ MILE FROM THE BEACH
· STONE WORKSHOP + OPEN BARN/STUDIO FULLY INSULATED WITH WOOD BURNER
· 1 ½ ACRES OF BEAUTIFUL, PROFESSIONALLY LANDSCAPED GARDENS AND GROUNDS
· HIGH QUALITY 60 x 15 FOOT GLASS SUMMERHOUSE/ALUMINIUM SOFT FRIUT CAGE
· IMMACULATELY PRESENTED, WELL MAINTAINED HOME AND OUTBUILDINGS
Tregwynt Nursery is a....
The house has been well built and insulated, with UPVC windows for efficient heat retention and easy maintenance. The design is ideal for a small family or couple with large principal rooms and an open plan, farmhouse-style kitchen/dining and family room. There are two large first floor double bedrooms, each benefitting from an en-suite bath/shower room. The ground floor Snug/ TV room could also serve as a bedroom for those with limited mobility, with the convenience of a ground floor shower room. There are dual aspect windows in most rooms providing plenty of natural light and delightful garden, river and countryside views.
During the 15 year ownership of the present vendors the house has been improved and upgraded to include new tiled floors throughout the main living areas, updating of the kitchen, and recently refurbishment of the bathroom and en-suite shower room
During this time much creative work has been lovingly undertaken in the grounds and gardens which enjoy a warm, sunny micro-climate sheltered from sea winds and spray in a little valley, just a half a mile from one of the most beautiful, rugged, unspoilt coastlines in the country.
The remains of the old stone cottage were converted into a workshop with open beams and slate roof, and the old implement shed was replaced with an attractive and practical, open barn with fully insulated studio providing an ideal space for a home office, arts or craft workshop.
Tregwynt Nursery is in the hamlet of Tregwynt in the parish of Granston, within the St. Davids Peninsular. There’s something special about this little peninsula with its quality of light, unspoilt natural terrain and breath taking coastal scenery. It’s a visual feast attracting artists and creative folk to settle here, drawn by such inspirational surroundings. Across the picturesque little valley, Tregwynt Mill has stood on this site since 1819 taking fleeces from the local sheep farms and spinning them into woollen yarn before weaving into cloth and blankets. Today the mill makes a range of upmarket blankets, cushions, clothing and accessories with a world wide customer base.
The friendly little village of Trefin with a tea room, craft shop and pub is few miles distant, with The Ship Inn serving good food in a convivial atmosphere.
Nearby are many picturesque and appealing coastal communities in hamlets, harbours, villages and towns including the smallest city in the UK. St Davids was granted city status by Queen Elizabeth II because of the presence of the quite magnificent Cathedral. In reality it’s a small attractive village with all the necessary amenities: food shops, doctor, chemist, dentist, hotels, boutiques, art galleries, excellent pubs and fine restaurants. St Davids Cathedral has been a dominant presence since the 12th century and was a popular pilgrimage destination throughout the Middle Ages and indeed remains so to this day. Adjacent to the cathedral stands the magical ruins of the medieval Bishops Palace. Whitesands Bay, one of the many beautiful beaches in the area, carries the prestigious European Blue Flag Award.
The larger towns of Fishguard – approx. 5 miles, market town of Haverfordwest – approx. 15 miles and Cardigan - approx. 20 miles distant all provide a full range of amenities and larger superstores. Road, rail and sea links are excellent.
Formerly called ‘The Nursery’, it was well know for early season runner beans which were quickly transported to Covent Garden Market in London and available for sale to eager consumers within 24 hours of picking. The business grew quickly with the expansion of the nursery greenhouses to try and accommodate the demand for these flavourful, early season beans. A derelict stone cottage stood in the grounds – now a feature in the ‘Secret Garden’, but no habitable dwelling existed until the build of the current house in 1998.
Approached from a quiet coastal road the property features a lovely curving driveway through a handsome galvanised steel gate set in stone pillars, sweeping past impressive stone walls and mature trees and shrubs down to a large parking area between the workshop, open barn and house. Immediately your spirits lift at the sights and sounds of nature in this truly stunning setting.
A pine stable door with glazed panes to the upper half provides entry to an open plan hallway with plenty of room to greet family and friends. Side window, tiled floor, centre light and attractive stone archway.
Kitchen / Dining Room
A bright and spacious room likely to be the hub of the house providing the opportunity to cook, dine and relax in a large farmhouse style kitchen with features that include; exposed ceiling beams, 5 pendant light fixtures plus a track of spotlights, stainless steel double sink and drainer with mixer tap and east facing window above, bespoke pine cabinetry and drawers with plenty of work surface, integrated Smeg slim-line dishwasher, integrated oven, grill and electric hob with extractor fan and light above, and wonderful walk in pantry. A handsome gravity fed oil NOBEL cooker which provides hot water, sits in a tiled recess with integrated shelf above, providing comforting and permeating warmth to the ground floor and the master bedroom above. A large south facing window overlooks the beautiful lawns and gardens and along with two other windows to the rear, provides ample natural light. Tiled back splash and natural stone quartzite tiled floor with French doors to the garden room.
A large garden/sun room filled with light and space featuring a vaulted ceiling with exposed oak beams and trusses. Low tile-topped walls with and expanse of windows above, plus French doors leading to the patio, provide delightful panoramic views of the gardens, river and woodland beyond. Enjoy sunrise with a cuppa, then sunshine and warmth all day in this east and south facing spacious room. Quartzite tiled floors with French doors to the front patio.
A good sized, carpeted room with 3 windows providing lovely garden and river views, coving to the ceiling, cast iron coal effect gas fire on a slate hearth with tiled surround and wooden mantel. A comfortable and cosy place to sit and enjoy the warmth of the fire, watch TV, read or simply relax.
Tiled floor, glazed side door to the rear path and workshop, centre light, wall shelves and coving, plus a stacked Samsung washing machine/ Miele tumble dryer with freestanding Liebherr larder fridge freezer. Door to the shower room.
Tiled floor, coving and centre light, corner mains shower, vanity unit with hand basin and oak surface with window above, toilet with fitted oak shelf and mirror above, a second rear facing window, plus an electric wall heater.
Stairs and Landing
Gracious wide stairs manufactured of American Oak rise to the landing between two first floor bedrooms. The landing features a centre light and low level shelves with a window above providing glorious views of the river and gardens.
Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom
A spacious double bedroom with a sunny, south-facing window providing stunning garden and river views. The chimney breast feature provides lovely seasonal warmth to the room from the Nobel range below. Carpeted with centre light, coving to the ceiling and 2 additional high level windows capturing the early morning sun. Door to a large airing cupboard with immersion hot water tank (new) and shelved storage space. Door to the en-suite bathroom.
En Suite Bathroom
Recently refurbished in a classic, contemporary style featuring high quality ‘Roper Rhodes - Vanilla’ cabinetry with complementary Corian surfaces. Inset hand basin and mixer tap with window above providing lovely views of the rear gardens, toilet with concealed cistern, luxury ‘P’ shaped bath with shower over and curved glass screen. Part tiled walls with tiled floor, mirrored wall cabinet plus a wall shelf with mirror.
A good sized, double bedroom with 3 windows providing lots of natural light and lovely southerly views of the grounds from the front elevation, with the two side windows having westerly views that include the wonderful Pembrokeshire sunsets. Glen electric ‘economy 7’ wall heater, plus ladder access to the boarded and lighted loft space from a ceiling hatch.
En Suite Shower Room
Recently refurbished in a classic, contemporary style featuring high quality ‘Roper Rhodes - Vanilla’ cabinetry with complementary Corian surfaces. Inset hand basin and mixer tap with window above providing lovely views of the rear gardens, toilet with concealed cistern, large corner shower with etched glass side panel and door screen. Part tiled walls with tiled floor, mirrored wall cabinet, extractor fan and ceiling light, corner wall shelves and Dimplex electric wall heater. Door opens to a large storage cupboard.
Workshop (formerly part of the original cottage)
An attractive stone workshop with tiled roof and timber double doors, open ceiling with storage facility, power points, strip lighting, fitted work bench, metal and timber shelves, concrete floor and side window. Some useful garden and maintenance equipment (to be discussed) can be included with the sale. A fruiting pear tree has been expertly fan-trained over the southerly wall.
Open Barn and Workshop/Studio
An attractive purpose built, open barn and workshop with Onduline corrugated roof, power and light. The barn provides excellent storage for garden equipment, bicycles, surf boards, a boat or car, as well as a log store.
The studio alongside is a delightful place to study, work, be creative or play. When the house is full of guests it’s even a cute and cosy place to sleep! It’s fully insulated including the pine floor and roofline. Three decorative side windows give views of the riverside patio, greenhouse, lawns, flower beds and wooded areas beyond. The stable door permits one to listen to the river ‘singing’ over the rocky bed as it courses by, and a little log burner provides 2KW of heat and a wonderful ambiance during the cooler months.
An immaculately maintained Cambridge Glass House (60’ x 15’) replaced the old and dilapidated former greenhouse in 2005. More than a greenhouse this commercial grade, extremely sturdy and well built structure has automatic vents to one side with manual to the other-to manage the Pembrokeshire coastal breezes! In the centre a mature California grapevine boasts an old gnarly trunk and produces masses of seedless white grapes each season. A nectarine tree is well settled and productive and a bed of garlic is already thriving, with plenty of room for seasonal produce, as well as sweet-smelling sweet peas on their climbing frames, in the spacious sunny warmth of a rather special greenhouse.
Handy storage/potting shed with recently replaced roof and sliding entry doors.
Gardens and Grounds
Enchanting, peaceful, spiritual and truly beautiful…. the setting is simply magical!
The sparklingly clean Tregwynt River babbles away at the garden's edge with over 300 feet of landscaped frontage, on its meandering journey to the coast a ½ mile distant. Selectively chosen specimen trees such as the rare Wollemi tree from Australia, a Brazilian Jelly Palm and the unusual Drymis tree from Chile provide unique and beautiful additions to the grounds. Eucalyptus (Bog Gum), Bottle Brush, Palms and Tree Ferns all thrive in this Mediterranean style environment.
The murmuring river with its mossy stoned banks (fortified by the vendors), pretty Accoya wood bridge over to the National Trust woodlands on the opposite side, the bog garden with enormous gunnera, the tree ferns dotted throughout the gardens, the small orchard with Russet, Laxton and cooking apples, a rockery in the blue stones of the ridge with a pretty timbered shelter around the love seat beneath, a cool shady fern garden, the patio right on the riverside, the ‘secret garden’ in the remains of the old cottage, the expanse of green lawn, the early flowering magnolias and unusual selection of mature trees and shrubs, masses of pretty snowdrops and daffodils in early spring, are only few of the delights to behold in this creative and lovingly tended garden.
There is also a well constructed chicken house and large (50 x 12 foot) soft fruit cage with an aluminium frame, galvanised mesh sides and plastic mesh roof – housing American Tayberries and rhubarb along with blueberry and blackcurrant bushes. Nearby are raised vegetable and flower beds, with a riverside composting area behind the open barn, and flag-stoned patios to enjoy around the house and throughout the gardens. Beautiful stone walls border beds and paths with the entire property immaculately maintained.
Mains water and electricity with oil and LPG supply. Private drainage.
Council Tax Band F 2018 – 2019 £1602
From Haverfordwest take the A40 toward Fishguard. On approaching Letterston take the B4331 toward Mathry. At Mathry junction turn right towards Fishguard - following this direction until reaching a crossroads with a road sign indicating Tregwynt woollen Mill at which point you turn left along a single track road until reaching another crossroads where you turn right towards the Mill. Continue through the Mill until reaching a T-junction - turn right and directly left into Tregwynt Nursery.
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