Characterful Property
The Garth, 96 Felinfoal Road, Llanelli

Offers in region of £499,999

Exclusive detached family home for sale in Felinfoel

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A beautiful and elegant Edwardian home with a host of original features throughout. This spectacular family home boasts substantial living spaces, a prime location, and wonderful views overlooking Parc Howard, the town, and the famous Gower peninsula in the distance. An exceptional family home which oozes character and charm and has endless stories to tell.

Magnificently built in 1913 for a local solicitor, this family home has since been loved and cherished by all its occupants. Offering an array of reception rooms, four substantial bedrooms, is a true example of the later part of Arts & Crafts architecture and interior design. Situated close to local amenities, Llanelli town centre and the superb Welsh coastline to name but a few. If you walk/cycle into the park opposite you can join the old railway track which is traffic free and allows long cycle/walkways up to Swiss Valley reservoir and links to the costal path.

Let us explore this impressive home in more detail…

Approach

Journey through the village of Felinfoel and you will be greeted by a sweeping shared drive which will guide you to the rear of The Garth. Here you have ample parking for an array of cars, and you will immediately be enticed to discover more. Ascend the steps to the main entrance introducing you to a charming storm porch and original solid wood front door.

Step inside…

Entrance

You are welcomed into The Garth via a grand entranceway, you will be drawn to the charming decorative high ceilings, picture rail and original features throughout. This space is laid with wonderful parquet flooring and to your left you have a useful cloak storage with an umbrella stand. From here you have access to the grand reception hall and dining room.

Grand Reception Hall

This extraordinary entrance reception has an instant wow factor thanks to the gorgeous double height ornate ceiling with original “arts & crafts” light fittings, oak panelled walls & ceiling, and original fireplace with tiled hearth. Instantly you will notice the original hand-crafted oak stairway with original ornamental feature which once was a lamp guiding you to the first floor. This generous room also enjoys three windows to the side of the home and is a wonderful space to greet loved ones. From here you have access to all the main living areas.

Lounge

What a spectacular space! This enormous lounge oozes character thanks to the original oak panelled walls with picture rail, decorative walls & ceiling and exposed wooden flooring. The superb inglenook fireplace with tiled hearth is complimented by the feature seating and windows either side. The lounge also benefits from an impressive bay window to the front of the home. The charming window seat creates a wonderful space to unwind and take in the views of Parc Howard. From here you also have access to the small cellar.

Sitting Room

Another wonderful space situated to the front of the home, you have a large lounge filled with original features, you will not know where to look first. Offering decorative high ceiling, picture rail, lead crystal chandelier and original wooden flooring. The charming bay window frames lovely views of Parc Howard to be enjoyed and treasured. This space also has the pleasure of a delightful original Claygate fireplace with two windows either side (one with feature stained glass) creating a fantastic focal point for family photos.

Journey back to the entranceway and let us explore the right wing of this fascinating home.

Dining Room

An abundance of natural light floods into this space via the dual aspect windows and double patio doors leading you out to the veranda. This lovely size dining room also has the pleasure of charming high ceilings, wonderful parquet flooring, original tiled fireplace, picture rail, inset built-in storage cupboard and original servant bells. The dining room has ample room to house a large dining set perfect for socialising with friends/family while enjoying the views of the North Gower Peninsula.

Kitchen

A generous size, light, and airy kitchen with a large window to the rear overlooking the wonderful Gower Peninsula. This space houses an array of wall and base units with integrated double sunken sink, Europa Smartcook oven & grill, 4-ring electric Belling hob, space for two under the counter appliances and one free-standing appliance. The kitchen is tiled with easy to clean tiled flooring and from here you have access to the breakfast room and rear.

Breakfast Room

Another beautifully bright space with a large sliding door leading you out to the veranda and window to the front. This space enjoys built-in storage cupboard, wash basin with vanity underneath, and is laid with carpet.

Wet Room

Situated off the breakfast room you have a very useful ground floor wet room furnished with a WC, and a shower unit.

Let us take a look at what the first floor has to offer.

Gallery Landing

Ascend the bespoke, hand-crafted oak staircase to the first floor where you will be met by a feature lead panelled window which floods this space with natural light. This generous gallery landing enjoys half oak panelled walls, picture rail, decorative ceiling with original coving, and has ample room for seating where you can relax. From here you have access to bedrooms 1- 3 and a hallway leading you to bathroom facilities and bedroom 4.

Bedroom One

An exceptional sized bedroom with natural light flooding in through the dual aspect windows with wonderful outlooks overlooking Parc Howard, the town, and North Gower Peninsula. The bedroom is furnished with a shower cubical housing a ‘Galaxy’ shower, wash basin with storage underneath, high ceilings, picture rail, original coving and is laid with carpet.

Bedroom Two

Situated to the rear of the home you have another large bedroom with an abundance of natural light beaming in through the dual aspect windows. From here you have spectacular views overlooking the town and North Gower Peninsula. This space also houses a wash basin with vanity underneath, walk-in shower, high ceilings with original coving and is laid with carpet.

Bedroom Three

A bright and generous bedroom with dual aspect original lead windows and lovely outlooks of Parc Howard. Bedroom three benefits from a walk-in shower, original pedestal wash basin, high ceiling with feature coving, picture rail, laid with carpet and an original Claygate fireplace.

Hallway

Journey down the hallway where you will find bedroom four, family bathroom and a separate WC.

Family Bathroom & Separate WC

This family bathroom has the pleasure of a four-piece Vernon Tutbury suite comprising of a panelled bath with decorative wood & tile surround, pedestal wash basin, bidet, WC, and a heated towel rail. In addition to this you have a separate WC.

Bedroom Four

You are welcomed into an inner lobby where you have an array of storage cupboards with fitted shelving and original airing cupboard. A wooden door with leaded glass panel guides you into the bedroom. Descend three steps into a generous sized room with dual aspect windows and is laid with carpet. This lovely space once was the servants bedroom which is hidden away and accessed through the laundry storage cupboard.

Step Outside…

To the rear of this grand family home, you have a manageable size garden wonderfully presented over two tiers. The large veranda enjoys spectacular views as far as North Gower and coupled with the great connection with the home it is a wonderful space to socialise with friends and family or just simply unwind. Leading from the veranda you have a gated pathway guiding you to the lower tier which offers a level lawn lined with mature trees and shrubs, a garden shed and an ample parking area. To the front of the home, you have a beautiful well-manicured garden, benefiting from a level lawn surrounded by an array of well-established plants and shrubs. Here you also have an additional veranda and a pathway guiding you around to the side of the home which is a perfect space for storage.

Local Area

The location and surrounding area cater to everyone and is popular with locals, families, and tourists alike. Situated to enjoy everything from the charming coastline, country parks and award-winning golf course. The Millennium coastal path meanders along the water’s edge offering blissful traffic free cycle paths and walkways with Pembrey Country Park and sandy beaches within close proximity. Burry Port harbour with its array of yachts and boating facilities is cocooned by sandy beaches and is perfect for families.

The Trostre out of town retail park is also within easy reach and offers a mixture of large department stores and boutique stores perfect for an afternoon of stress-free retail therapy. Llanelli has much to offer, and everything is within arm’s reach of the village. Shops, theatre, schools, and sporting amenities are also easily accessible. Of course, the excellent golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus at Machynys, with its superb Club House, restaurant and spa with state-of-the-art facilities is right on your doorstep. The main train station is just 2 minutes away, the M4 takes just 5 minutes to access and the drive to Swansea takes approximately 20 minutes where you can enjoy award winning beaches, scenic coastal paths, Marina, galleries, and theatre.

 

Additional Property Information

  • Freehold

  • Chain Free

  • Tax Band - G

  • Gas/Electric

  • Mains Drainage

Important information

Property Features

  • Executive detached family home
  • Spacious living accommodation
  • Generous living spaces
  • Four reception rooms
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Endless potential
  • Charming original features
  • Views
  • Ample parking
  • Close to local amenities

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