For Sale £750,000
Bwlchbychan Mansion is a spectacular, Grade II listed hidden gem set in the glorious Teifi valley, Carmarthenshire. This handsome and substantial country house sits amongst some of the most amazing rolling hills the Welsh countryside has to offer.
Thought to date back to c.1850, which was home in the 19th century to a John Pugh
Vaughan Pryse, third son of Pryse Pryse of Gogerddan who was described by Vaughan in his book The South Wales Squires, as a man who chased the fox as often as he could.
When Pryse Pryse died in 1903 he left behind around 30 fox heads taking pride of place in the dining room, and a footstool comprised of a complete stuffed fox.
Impressively, a portrait of John Pugh is displayed in the National Portrait Gallery
The main mansion offers a colossal amount of character, original features and wondrous living accommodation (approx. 9688 sq ft) including a cellar. It is set in delightful landscaped grounds at the end of an enchanting gated drive with a charming one bedroom Gate Lodge. The original Coach House & Stables together with some old Dutch barns lie above the gardens. The property is set in approximately 3.9 acres in total.
Now to discover the property that is Bwlchbychan Mansion.
You will journey along a country road, through the most wondrous countryside scenery and turn into a private driveway. As you journey along the tree lined driveway you will catch first glimpse of the grand Bwlchbychan Mansion.
You will enter the mansion through an impressive semi-circular porch which leads directly into the grand reception hall with tiled floor, and a sweeping curved staircase creating an elegant backdrop at the far end rising to the first floor.
All principal reception rooms lead off the reception hall. There are two magnificent reception rooms to the left of the reception hallway, these rooms house French doors, and each room presents a stunning bay window with three sets of double French doors opening out onto the side garden.
At the end of the hall is the dining room with two sets of double French doors opening out onto the rear garden, framing the outlook perfectly. There is also a study off the hallway on route to the North wing of the mansion, with French doors opening out onto the front garden,
An inner hall leads through to the North wing of the house, sitting at the rear of the
house is the breakfast room with an oil-fired range providing a warm and charming
focal point. Adjacent is a traditional style country kitchen with fitted units and an
impressive flagstone floor. Across the inner hall is a family room and a secondary
kitchen (ideal possible annexe) and a snug room. A side porch leads off the inner
hallway to the side courtyard and garden. You will also find stairs leading from the
inner hallway to a large cellar, which encompasses four rooms in total.
Now lets ascend via the elegant curving staircase which sweeps beautifully to the first floor accommodation.
There are two main en-suite bedrooms to the side which are a fantastic suite size, and six further generous bedrooms, all of which have stunning countryside views. There are two family bathrooms and a separate WC servicing the six bedrooms, and completing the first floor is a walk-in linen cupboard.
Bwlchbychan Mansion is nestled among some of the most fabulous Welsh countryside. The mansion itself is surrounded by beautiful landscaped grounds, gardens with mature trees and shrubs, and a plethora of patios. The wow factor feature of this property are the majestic countryside views that can be witnessed from the home and grounds of Bwlchbychan Mansion. A number of stone built stores lie to the side of the house, perfect for housing garden machinery/ tools. A useful secondary entrance leads off the road to the original Coach House & Stable block together with two useful old Dutch barns. The former have excellent potential for conversion subject to the normal planning consents.
A charming Gate Lodge, which provides additional and separate accommodation, is placed at the end of a formal driveway, sat
behind a smart gated entrance with imposing gate posts. The main entrance leads into the bright, spacious living room with a double bedroom adjacent. To the rear of the lodge is a fitted kitchen showcasing views across the stunning valley. A shower room with WC lies off the rear hall. A door leads off the rear hall to a decked rear balcony that overlooks the rear private garden and those spectacular countryside views. A basement area will provide a useful storage space.
Carmarthenshire is an absolute joy to discover, as an area it has such a huge range of activities and places to discover. Llanybydder is a community and market town straddling the River Teifi in Carmarthenshire, West Wales, and comes with a wealth of history.
The immediate area boasts absolutely stunning countryside and quaint towns such as Lampeter which is only a ten minute car
journey. Lampeter is a very pretty town in Ceredigion, lying at the confluence of the River Teifi and the Afon Dulas. It is a busy
local commercial centre, providing services for a wide area, with a number of independent shops specialising in home furnishings,
books, records, art and craft, clothing, food and drink. Theres a regular farmers market as well as excellent cafes serving home
made cakes, Italian ice cream and other freshly prepared and artisan food. You will also find supermarkets, a leisure centre and
swimming pool, a local museum and a great network of walks to enjoy.
The lovely Brechfa forest is also close by, offering a variety of engaging activities. You can be adventurous and take to the
mountain bike trails, explore rivers for fishing or simply enjoy the treks and walking routes. New Quay is a popular coastal town just a little further west, this beauty spot is peppered with beaches and all that comes with a typical seaside holiday destination.
Whilst these particulars are believed to be accurate, they are set for guidance only and do not constitute any part of a formal contract. Dawsons have not checked the service availability of any appliances or central heating boilers which are included in the sale.