OIRO £329,950 - Sold STC

  • Extended Detached 1850's Forester Cottage
  • Elevated Garden enjoying view of Dyfi Estuary
  • Feature Lounge
  • Currently 2/3 bed but potentially 4 beds
  • 2 Bath Facilities
  • Summer house adaptable for Airbnb use
  • Third of an acre Natural grounds
  • Wooded Location
  • Home Office

Nestled in the Dyfi Valley between the popular villages of Furnace and Trer Ddol, an extended Character 1850s Foresters Cottage. The natural garden has different areas with upper lawn with access to private woods whilst enjoying superb views of the Dyfi Estuary. Externally the property occupies a third of an acre plot with patio terrace and a timber summer house 16' x 8' which offers excellent potential for airBnb letting space and generous gravelled parking area with small studio 12' x 7 also suitable as home office.
The cottage provides a flexible accommodation layout with ground floor study/bedroom 3, two double bedrooms, 2 bath facilities, utility, 2 reception rooms including feature lounge enjoying a vaulted ceiling, fireplace, church style end window whilst providing double access to side and rear garden. Conveniently located halfway between the University Town and Seaside Resort of Aberystwyth and the market town of Machynlleth.

Originally a Foresters solid stone cottage dating back to the 1850s, there are 3 extensions housing the feature lounge, the kitchen with bathroom above and single storey shower room and utility. The pitched roof laid with natural slate. Extension external elevations are rendered. Most windows have been replaced using modern low maintenance uPVC double glazed. Many character features remain including beams, fireplaces and some latched doors.

The property is conveniently located on the Furnace side of the village, half a mile from Trer Ddol when travelling towards Machynlleth on the right hand side with road frontage. Trer Ddol, provides a, Café, Village Shop and a Popular Public House. There are views over the picturesque Dyfi Valley to the Snowdonia National Park. The surrounding countryside has a wealth of natural beauty and an equable climate. There is a regular bus service from the village to both towns, where there are excellent social and educational facilities with public transport to all parts.

Main Entrance
Original timber door

Dining Room - 14'6" (4.42m) x 11'6" (3.51m)
original flagstone flooring and ceiling beams as well as the original sash windows to the front aspect. Original fitted full height double cupboard with drawer, upper glass fronted. Feature stone fireplace, radiator. Stairs rise from the dining room to the first floor; steps are up to the lounge; and doorway to the office.

Feature Lounge - 13'6" (4.11m) x 18'11" (5.77m)
a light and bright room with vaulted ceiling with pine tongue and groove ceiling, end church window with double french door beneath, pair of large windows to front, quarry tiled flooring, a stone fireplace with aga wood stove on a slate hearth as well as radiator. Spotlights on A frames. Double glazed patio doors to the side aspect onto a large slate patio with electric awning with access to the rear garden

Kitchen - 9'0" (2.74m) x 8'0" (2.44m)
range of wall and base units with Corian worktops, integrated with built in Neff electric oven, microwave, fridge freezer, electric induction hob and dishwasher. The kitchen also benefits from a tiled floor, ceiling spotlights and circular stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Partially glazed door to the dining room. Glazed uPVC external door to front.

Ground Floor Single Bedroom/Study - 14'6" (4.42m) x 6'7" (2.01m)
original quarry tiled flooring, window to rear, bookshelving, exposed ceiling beam and original fireplace.

Utility - 8'8" (2.64m) x 7'11" (2.41m)
entered via a partially glazed door, vinyl flooring and a window out over front parking area, worktop with double appliance space under, plumbing for both a washing machine and tumble drier. The utility has a radiator as well as a Worcester oil boiler. Door to:

Shower Room - 6'11" (2.11m) x 6'0" (1.83m)
With walk in electric power shower. sink and WC. Vinyl flooring, Tiling to most of the room. Opaque windows to front and side.

First Floor
Approached by easy rise staircase with glass balustrade to:


Spacious Bathroom - 9'0" (2.74m) x 8'0" (2.44m)
with bath, sink and shower. Fitted Cupboard. Exposed floorboards. There is a radiator as well as wall mounted heater. Could be converted to Bedroom 4 having three windows keeping the room light

Front Bedroom - 14'11" (4.55m) x 9'8" (2.95m)
max width measurement, windows to front enjoying the aspect. Exposed floorboards. Airing Cupboard. Panelled radiator.

Main Front Bedroom - 14'6" (4.42m) x 9'1" (2.77m)
Window to front enjoying the aspect. Exposed floorboards. Panelled radiator.

The private and landscaped gardens and grounds are mostly set to the rear and the side of the property. To the front of the property are slated paths which lead to the rear of the property with patio area with electric awning. Steps from the patio lead to the natural and landscaped gardens with shale pathways around the mature trees and flower beds as well as pathway to a raised lawn with breathtakingly views to the Dyfi Estuary. The garden is an outstanding feature, packed with dozens of mature shrubs and small trees. These include exotic varieties of rhodedendrons, azaleas, hydrangeas, camelias, roses and magnolias.
Below to the side of property is a Detached Summer House (16` x 8`) on a concrete base, this could adapted to be utilised as Airbnb letting accomodation.
Located on the generous gravelled parking area is the detached small timber studio 12 x 7 with slate effect roof, two glazed paned windows and half glazed paned door to front, which is fully insulated and benefits from power, lighting and heating and would be a perfect home office. Pvc Oil Tank.

Council Tax Band "E" Mains water and electric. Private drainage via septic tank in parking area.

The property will be ideal for families of due to the multifunctional layout and close proximity to the coast and local walks including the coastal path. The property has only changed ownership twice in 100 years!

Important Information
Whilst we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable they should not be relied on as statements or representations of fact and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. The seller does not make or give nor do we or our employees have the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property. Please contact the office before viewing the property. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you we will be pleased to check the information for you and to confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. We would strongly recommend that all the information which we provide about the property is verified by yourself on inspection and also by your conveyancer, especially where statements have been made by us to the effect that the information provided has not been verified. LLOYD HERBERT & JONES HAVE NOT TESTED ANY ELECTRICAL WIRING, PLUMBING, DRAINAGE OR OTHER APPLIANCES. THE MENTION OF ANY APPLIANCES AND OR SERVICES WITHIN THESE SALES PARTICULARS DOES NOT IMPLY THAT THEY ARE IN FULL AND EFFICIENT WORKING ORDER

Anti-Money Laundering
The successful purchaser will be required to produce adequate identification to prove their identity within the terms of the Money Laundering Regulations. Appropriate examples include: Passport/Photo Driving Licence and a recent Utility Bill.

Council Tax
Ceredigion County Council, Band E

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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