A ONE-TIME OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE a South facing, unique, quality conversion, with no property chain.

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situated in the Mid-Wales countryside, close to the border with England,  in a private, tranquil and restful setting
with rural views;
having further development potential, and located in a "green belt" tourist area.

This desirable property is on a pleasant single track tarmac road with passing places,
about 0.75 miles from the facilities of Llanfair Caereinion, and about 8 miles from Welshpool.

Llanfair facilities include : Post office, 3 provisions shops (including Spar and Londis), 2 banks, café/bakery, hotel,
3 public houses, wine bar, 3 garages/filling stations, butchers, fish and chip shop, church, chapel, library,
2 schools (Welsh and English) with gymnasium and other facilities, community centre with stage and dance floor etc.,
medical centre + pharmacy, dentist, general store/newsagent,
NFU insurance office. There is even an undertaker.

The house was constructed circa1850 of brick and slate and stands in about 0.4 acres.
It was originally the gardener’s cottage, stables and dairy to the main house /hall - the only immediate neighbour,
situated across the road. (The hall is not overlooked and mostly obscured by trees).


(1st floor) :

Entrance to Fitted kitchen via 2 meter wide flagstone steps from Inner yard,
also leading to completely private patio and main garden area.
Garden area and patio are "work-in-progress".
Kitchen (with instant hot water and filtered mains drinking water)

leading to Dining room with renovated original large fireplace and rebuilt chimney stack
(suitable for log-burning stove) plus original Victorian floor tiles,
Toilet + washbasin, boiler room and large built-in storage cupboard,
Office/Bedroom1, Bedroom2 (with integrally lit built-in wardrobe, dressing table, drawers and storage cupboards)
Bedroom3 (also with integrally lit built-in deep wardrobes, dressing table,
fitted with 2 full height mirrored doors (each 2.0 x 0.6 m),
Drawers and deep Storage cupboards on two walls, finished in antique pine,
reversible Ceiling fan, remote controlled Reading lights and ceiling mounted Stereo speakers to TV shelf,
Bathroom (Whirlpool bath with seat, headrest and Power shower), Toilet + washbasin.
Large luxury split-level Lounge in oak, with remote controlled reversible Ceiling fan with lights,
electrical fixtures and fittings in brass,
extensive hidden Storage drawers and cupboard,
Loft space above has been fitted with a  plywood floor, lighting and power point.
Spiral stairway to small Room at top of tower, featuring beams + wooden-clad ceiling and 4 circular windows.

(Ground floor) :
Floodlit Rear Yard with wide flagstone steps to kitchen mentioned, Parking space for vehicles,
Storage room 1, Utility/storage room 2  fitted with shelves, 5 double power points, with
washing machine and dryer plumbing. work surface under shelves, indoor clothesline, etc,
Sliding doorway to slate roofed floodlit Passageway (used as a Carport),
leading to large floodlit Front Yard  (parks 6 cars -- public parking space equivalent)
with Up to triple garage and loft space.    Storage room 3.
Main Entrance under this passageway leading to large Reception room/library/lounge
with twin track flood/spot lighting, bookshelves, wall-mounted speakers, and large wall mirror.
Original fireplace converted to workspace with own lighting.
Door to Spiral staircase with recesses, linking to first floor and Tower room.
Door linking to:
Extension: Unfitted Kitchen/Bedroom, 2 other good-sized (bed?) Rooms,
Large Conservatory with door to small lawn at main entrance to the property,
[these 4 rooms have concrete floors, ready to receive carpet/wood/tiles etc
and are otherwise with furnished pine doors (left bare to receive stain, varnish or paint, -
skirting and window cills are in clear varnished pine.
Shower room with vinyl floor, potential walk-in airing cupboard or changing area,
Toilet + washbasin, Storage rooms off shower area, with gas hot water boiler.
Photos and dimensions.

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Dimensions are approximately as follows (meters) : 

1st floor :

: Kitchen  3.5 x 2.6  : Dining Room 3.6 x 4.3  : Toilet and boiler room 2.4 x 1.0 :  Storage cupboard 1.1 x 1.0
: Office/Bedroom1   2.6 x 2.0 + 1.9 x 1.0
  : Bedroom2  3.6 x 3.3  : Fitted wardrobe and Dressing table 2.7 x 2.0 x 0.7  : Storage cupboards 0.8 x 3.6 x 0.7
  : Bedroom3 3.9 x 3.1  : Fitted wardrobes 1.8 x 2.2 x 0.7 + 2 x (1.3 x 2.2 x 0.76) 
: Dressing table with TV area above 1.8 x 1.2 x 2.2  : Storage cupboards  0.8 x 3.1 x 0.76
  : Bathroom and Toilet 1.9 x 2.5   : Lounge 7.1 x 4.9  : usable Loft space above floor area  11.0 x 1.7
: Tower room  2.2 x 2.0

connecting passageways and stairways excluded.

Ground floor

: Back Yard 10.0 x 4.0 + 1.7 x 4.1  : Storage room 5.5 x 3.0 
: Utility/Storage room  5.5 x 3.0  : Passageway/Carport  3.6 x 5.5 
: Front Yard 13.5 x 11.0  : Triple Garage 15.4 x 5.5  : and floored Loft space 3.2 x 5.5
: Storage room 5.0 x 1.3   : Reception room/Library/Lounge 4.9 x 3.7  : ?Kitchen/Bedroom4  2.9 x 2.5 + 1.7 x 1.3 :
?Bedroom5  3.8 x 3.4  : ?Bedroom6  4.8 x 2.7  : Conservatory 5.5 x 1.9
  : Shower room 6.2 x 1.9 +   : 2 Storage rooms 5.1 x 1.8

connecting passageways and stairways excluded.

Note that the ground floor extension was developed in 2003, having been decorated, but never occupied.

All interior walls and some timber fitting are in white, the remaining timber is varnished oak or antique pine.
Living areas are wooden floor or carpeted. Most windows are double glazed, with fitted Venetian blinds.
Programmable central heating is provided throughout, , (non-exposed central heating pipes are insulated,
and the system has had corrosion inhibiter in it since installation). The lounge radiators are radio controlled.
[An additional heating boiler may be needed to supply the ground floor (unoccupied) development].
Services are generally with backup~The instant kitchen hot water runs off electricity
or can be switched to the oil boiler hot water. Cooking is by gas and electricity.
There is a large reserve of cold water stored in the roof space.
Bathroom water is by oil boiler or gas burner.
All vulnerable water pipes are insulated, with electric freeze protection.
Most light switching is 2 or 3 way and the oak fitted upstairs lounge boasts 20+ lights, each individually switched
and dimmable to enable almost any lighting scheme to be achieved. The property is fire and smoke-alarmed.
There are very extensive double power sockets throughout.
All decoration is in good order.
The exterior has been carefully maintained, and is fully weatherproof.

There is also development scope for
conversion of garages and store rooms to further accomodation, addition of en-suite/more space to bedroom2,
a carport off the back yard, a elevated sun balcony to the dining room, etc.

The owner has endeavoured to provide accurate information,
but will not be held liable for any inadvertent errors contained within this description.
It is in the interest of potential buyers that they check all given details.

This property has at least 4 potential usage options :

A large single dwelling.
A substantial flat + granny flat of about equal size.
A substantial flat +  holiday let of about equal size. – income from c.£300 p.w
A substantial flat and business premises with extensive ground floor work-areas and offices.
(In the past the building has been used as a road transport base, and as a dairy outlet.)
An equestrian or similar smallholding :: Adjoining the property is a 16 acre plot of land with a 3-bay sheep shed.
This is currently for sale by a local farmer.
Close by, he is also selling 2 more plots of 2.7 and 3 acres adjoining the river Banwy. All have a water supply.

Asking price is £356,000 freehold.

Viewing is highly recommended. If you are interested, kindly please contact me
so that a viewing can be arranged at your convenience.

Additional information

1. EPC is 53.  (this was done before fitting of some double glazing and will likely now be better).
Our fuel costs are approx £900 pa. total. (Note that the EPC greatly overestimates these costs).
There is a bonus of no water meter.

 2. The following fittings are included in the asking price :
Carpets, large sideboard in dining room. Cooker. Ladderax adjustable bookshelves, sound speakers. writing desk.

3.  A considerable amount of building materials, tools, fixings and fittings will be available with the property,
including :
A quantity of valuable slate flagstones for the patio completion, with 9" diamond cutter.
Spare polycarbonate sheeting for conservatory. Sheet of acrylic mirror approx 240x70 cm.
 Sheet wall/floor insulation. Ceiling coving for 2 average rooms. Carpet edgings and box of grippers.
Bricks, both red and engineering black to match the property. Black brick stable floor blocks.
Wall tiles to match existing kitchen and bathrooms plus adhesive and grout.
Brick-working tools and buckets. Pointing gun. Tarpaulins. Roofing lead sheet. A full roll of Flooring concrete membrane.
Wall damproofing membrane. floor compound levelling tool.
Garden fork. rake. 2 shovels. wheelbarrow. various hand tools.
3-section aluminium ladders. Various timber. Chainsaw. Workbench. Building chemicals. Decorating materials.
Carpet tiles. Plumbing fittings and tools, pipework (drainage and mains water).
750W SDS hammer drill and bits. Electrical fittings and some wiring etc.