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What a mesmerizing home!
Thanks to the locally sourced, beautiful workmanship and character of the interior, the astonishing vistas and grounds with surrounding wildlife you will fall in love with this home, The Barn.
This Gower home is simply wonderful. Every aspect of the grounds and home are bursting with charm and character. Instantly you will appreciate The Barns desirable location, surrounded by Welsh countryside, rolling hill panoramas and sea views. This beautiful rustic family home offers approx. 3.4 acres of land to include a small Koi Carp pond, larger natural pond, well stocked lake with pontoon, paddock, two stables, double detached garage, car port/wood store and a separate stone barn, which, would lend itself to being an exciting development opportunity for additional or holiday let accommodation.
You can even enjoy the brook running along the lower perimeter of your land.
Approximately 250 years old, dating back to the 18th Century, The Barn was a mill, producing wheat. The wheat was collected by horse drawn carriage and transported from the mill down the country lane to the delivery destination.
The mill ceased production, and later, fell unused from around 1960. The Barn was purchased by local people who lovingly restored, converted the building and land into what it is today. The now owners fell in love with the award-winning build and have relished every single moment spent here, appreciating the wildlife, serenity and beauty of the surroundings.
After meandering down a country lane you arrive at this stone barn and immediately you feel warm and welcome, instantly appreciating the beautiful setting.
You will ascend three stone steps from the parking area and enter through a gorgeous stable style door which will guide you into this characterful property.
This beautiful three-bedroom detached family home has a wealth of original features with reclaimed Welsh Oak timber beams, floors, doors and many more delights throughout.
From the moment you step into The Barn it really does feel like home. This is a bright and airy space with light flooding in through the window to the front of the property, the floor is laid with terracotta tiles, you have room for a free standing upright fridge/freezer and a useful porcelain Belfast sink for cleaning off those muddy boots after enjoying the lovely grounds this home has to offer. Also you have a couple of built in country style units with worktop over, allowing room for washing machine and recycling area.
Wet Room with WC
Sitting off the boot room is a very useful wet room furnished with a walk-in shower, WC, wash basin, the floor is laid with beautiful terracotta tiles with inset drain.
Through a lovely wooden latched door, you enter into a charming country cottage style kitchen with light beaming in through the window to the front overlooking Welsh countryside views. The kitchen offers a range of country cottage style wooden base and wall units with new worktop over, integrated dishwasher, double sunken porcelain sink with drainage board, Rangemaster cooker and extractor fan. This room also has the pleasure of housing a very useful, attractive, brick built pantry with wooden latched door and built-in shelving.
You enter through a beautiful archway into the sitting/dining room. As soon as you step into this room, you will be wowed by the fabulous Gower countryside views! Light floods in through the double patio doors which will take you out onto a lovely decking area featuring a Koi Carp pond. With an abundance of windows, one of which being a manual Velux window, you have masses of natural light. This room is perfect for sitting back, relaxing, bringing the outside in and enjoying the breath-taking views.
You also have a beautiful feature window which was the original window from the front of The Barn, a real focal/talking point due to it's uniqueness of style.
Entering via another beautiful wooden latched door, you arrive into the generous lounge. The floor is laid with charming reclaimed Welsh Oak and married with stone walls. Immediately you will notice the substantial, gorgeous Inglenook fireplace with stone hearth and feature giant wooden beam - an outstanding feature. This room is perfect for entertaining, spending time with loved ones or simply just relaxing. Natural light floods in through the two windows which overlooks the Gower countryside, double doors to the front of the home which is a secondary entrance and double doors which will take you into the orangery.
Descend a stone step into the spacious orangery, your eye will be drawn to the astonishing views of the surrounding Gower countryside, beautiful large garden, ponds and babbling brook.
This room also enjoys a tiled floor and an exquisite feature window which looks through to the sitting/dining room.
From here you have double doors which will take you out onto the patio/decking area allowing an excellent connection between the home and garden providing a perfect space for entertaining or relaxing and hearing the peaceful sounds of the countryside.
Sitting off the lounge is a generous size study, yet another beautifully bright room full of character. With Welsh Oak flooring, ample space with a warm and welcoming feel. This room has the flexibility to be used as an additional bedroom.
Sitting cosily in the corner of the lounge is the stunning stone and slate spiral staircase case which will guide you to the first floor of this fabulous home.
Master bedroom with separate dressing room
This characterful, bright master bedroom is a generous size with fitted wardrobes, real wood flooring, spotlights and a superb feature window to the front of the home overlooking the beautiful Welsh countryside.
Master Dressing Room
The master bedroom has the pleasure of a very generous size dressing room. Through a barn style door and up a step you enter this bright and useful space which has potential to be personalised to your taste. With three windows surrounding the room you have beautiful views of the Gower countryside.
The beautifully modern family bathroom services all the bedrooms, fully furnished with a gorgeous free-standing bath, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and a shower unit.
The hallway is naturally bright and houses a charming, large feature floor to ceiling window to the front of the property, which, was originally where the wheat was drawn into the horse and cart many years ago when The Barn was a wheat mill. This generous space is a fabulous area to take-in the beautiful surroundings and is laid with warm real wood floors which flows into all the bedrooms.
This is a generous, naturally light double bedroom which has the joy of a wow factor private sit out balcony to the rear - a perfect space for sitting back, relaxing and enjoying the stunning views. Spectacular sunsets are a regular delight to be enjoyed from this tranquil spot.
Yet another lovely size double bedroom with three windows creating a bright, welcoming space and viewpoint of the stunning lake.
When you step outside it really is a magical and peaceful place, the entire property and it’s surroundings encompass so many joyful aspects for you to enjoy. There is approx. 3.4 acres of land in total.
Simply picture yourself sitting back and enjoying the beautiful vistas and the sights and sounds of nature from the beautiful mix of patio, decking, pond with Coi Karp area and large laid to lawn gardens. Very special areas in and around the grounds indeed!
The Barn also enjoys some grazing land, three paddocks and a well-stocked lake including Mirror Carp, Common Carp and Rudd plus pontoon and woodland. You have in reality your very own, miniature nature reserve to explore and enjoy.
Running along the bottom of the land is a beautiful brook where you can often find fresh water cockles attracting unusual birds and wildlife such as White Egrets and Red Kite.
The main residential barn 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. All the equipment is practically brand new, creating an environmentally friendly and cost-efficient home.
Detached Mount Pleasant Barn
In addition to the main residential barn you have the secondary detached Mount Pleasant Barn, which is disused currently and lends itself to be a fantastic development opportunity. This extensive two-story high stone-built barn, with mains water supply, would be perfect to develop into either additional accommodation, holiday let accommodation, home work space or even leisure facilities (subject to planning consents).
To the rear of this barn you also have a brick built, outbuilding which was once utilised as a pig shed.
Detached Double Garage
The double garage has ample room to house two cars and additional storage for all your garden tools. You also have mains water, electric and a car pit perfect for those messy job on your car.
To the back of the double detached garage, you also have two wooden generous size stables.
Wood Store/Car Port
The Barn accommodates a wood store/car port which sits on the edge of the generous driveway, for which you have an endless supply of wood from surrounding woodland.
The entire property can house parking for at least 8 cars easily.
The Barn has a unique, hidden location between the three villages of Penclawdd, Three Crosses and Gowerton.
The special area of North Gower provides most spectacular peninsular countryside, providing the perfect situation for a family who are looking to be surrounded by close-knit communities with a huge array of activities and fantastic schools close by. You have fantastic country pubs nearby, the famous Gower Christmas Tree Farm and the location provides woodland walks and coastal offerings, with many majestic beaches to explore.
The Gower Peninsula is very proud of becoming Britain’s first designated area of outstanding beauty and popular with locals and tourists alike, with rugged coastal walks and large expanse of family friendly sandy beaches, coastal shops and beachside cafés. The award-winning beaches of Whiteford Sands, Llangennith, Broughton Bay, Three Cliffs and Rhossili are within easy reach. The Gower peninsular itself is also blessed with Tudor Castles, Medieval Churches, Heritage Centres and family run pubs and restaurants which attract loyal patrons from far and wide.
The absolutely charming coastal village of Mumbles is just a short distance away and is located to the west of The City of Swansea. The village itself offers a full array of quality restaurants and individual boutiques with beachside promenade that meanders along the coast with coffee shops, parks, art galleries, boutique shops and ice cream parlours en-route.
Alongside our award-winning beaches, scenic coastal paths and Marina, Swansea is blessed with great sporting facilities. With championship golf courses, Olympic sized swimming pool and full array of water sports, horse riding and outdoor recreational activities are available.
The Barn has an excellent locality to the M4 corridor, by car it is a matter of reaching it in a mere 10 minutes. You also have regular rail links from Gowerton train station (5 minutes away) directly to London Waterloo.
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