For Sale £425,000
***NO ONWARD CHAIN***
*Proposed drawings for annex conversion*
Bryn Gelli is a striking detached family home, located in an elevated position on a quiet non through road with stunning views of the lush green rolling countryside hills of the Gwendraeth valley.
Fantastic potential to convert the current garage and games room into a self contained annex (Subject To Planning), The current owners possess architectural drawings for a two bedroom apartment/annex, providing a platform ready for the planning application process.
As you arrive at the vast driveway you will instantly be impressed by a uniquely designed and attractive home. You will notice the plethora of interesting outdoor areas, such as, the fabulous Carp pond, water feature, graduated landscaped areas and pergola surrounded by mature trees and plants.
The paved sweeping steps will lead you to the blue pennant stoned arched front entrance, where you will be welcomed by the very generous and bright hallway.
This extremely spacious family home has been thoughtfully arranged over a split level design, so lets discover the living areas first.
The Lounge is a fantastic room which will accommodate the whole family, the space has lots of lovely details, notably the ornate feature fire place housing electric fire, black marble hearth, and when twinned with the large patio doors which lead out onto the front patio area, this creates a naturally bright, inviting room. The patio doors also perfectly frame views across the valley of the wonderful Welsh rolling countryside hills.
A formal dining room can be used to entertain extended family or friends, and patio doors allow you to open up the room to the veranda which looks over the rear garden.
We can enter the kitchen/breakfast room from both the dining room or hallway, which again is a great size room to accommodate the whole family.
There is an extensive range of Schmidt base, drawer and wall units with worktops over. A range of non-integrated and integrated appliances including a Stoves range cooker with induction hob over, dishwasher, fridge and microwave.
You will step up to the family breakfast area which has base and drawer units with worktops over forming a substantial breakfast bar, which effortlessly seats four people.
Lovely rural views can be had of the garden through the double glazed leaded feature windows.
There are further base and drawer units & large integrated fridge with feature arched internal window over through to inner hall.
At your disposal is a very handy utility room, which is a great size. It is modern with a range of base and wall units with worktops over and matching wall cupboards, single drainer sink with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, venting for under counter tumble dryer, tiled floor, space for fridge/freezer, window to the side and door leading outside. A door from the utility leads you to a sizeable store room with fitted shelves.
The inner hallway presents a feature brick wall and could be used as a functional space, leading off this area through the feature arch is a cloakroom. With low level WC and wash basin it also houses an ornate tiled vanity area with mirror and spotlights over, and a window to the side.
We now head to the lower level of the house to discover the games room, this space is extremely generous and lends itself to being very flexible. There are double glazed French doors to the rear leading directly onto the veranda with rural views, and currently houses a bar area, lounge seating, full size snooker table, gym equipment and you can utilise the OHP with screen to create a wow factor cinema room (the OHP has satellite dish connection, digital aerial connectivity and 5.1 surround sound system). There is also access to the garages, which in turn could be adapted to create a separate access to this floor, providing an annex with private entry.
Now lets take a look at the five bedrooms of Bryn Gelli.
The master bedroom is of mammoth proportions with windows providing lots of natural light and countryside views. There is a concealed extensive walk in closet, running the entire width of the room and a very generous en-suite bathroom housing a bath, shower unit, WC, bidet and windows to the side. You can wake up in this bedroom, firstly hear the lovely noise of the water feature and then witness the stunning country views.
There are two double bedrooms at the rear of the home, both great sizes, built in wardrobes and windows to the rear giving you a lovely outlook.
A fourth and fifth bedrooms are currently being utilised as a study/home office area and sitting room retrospectively. Both are a great size and the bedroom off the main hallway has French doors which open out onto the veranda at the rear of the property.
A fabulous wet room has been installed, which is perfect for family life. A modern neutral design compliments the features of a Aqualisa llux high pressure shower with remote control, wall mounted WC, semi pedestal washbasin, chrome towel warmer, spot lighting and underfloor heating.
Externally, Bryn Gelli is a joy to explore!
You are furnished with superb gardens which encompass the entire property. At the front and side of the property you have a variety of attractive outdoor areas, such as, the fabulous split level 5000 gallon Koi pond heavily stocked with water plants, water feature, stone flagged seating area, graduated landscaped areas and Chinese style gazebo surrounded by mature trees and plants.
As you keep journeying to the rear of the property you will come upon a quaint covered outdoor area which could be used as a seating entertainment space or a covered BBQ area.
A veranda runs across the rear of the house and there are steps down to the lawn which encompasses the entire width of the rear of the property, and features a variety of borders full of mature bushes, shrubs and trees. The veranda is complemented by high quality decorative wrought iron railings.
Tucked away at the rear of the property is the Oil storage tank, where there are wooden gates leading you back to the vast driveway which can accommodate the storage of large trailer while also providing adequate turning and parking area for multiple vehicles
Bryn Gelli has three integral garages with 3 up and over doors, two with remote control entry, one double glazed window to side, door to side, lighting, floor standing Trianco oil fired central heating boiler. Separate WC and wash hand basin to garage three.
The property is equipped with Solar Panels, 4Kw Sharp Photovoltaic Solar system with Fronius Inverter (Inverter warranty through 2031). Higher rate FIT, approximate Tax free income £1800 per annum and RHI scheme on solar thermal has 5 years remaining with income £320/annum. Electricity consumption approx £1000 per annum and heating oil consumption approx £1100/annum. Overall energy bill for the house calculates to be approximately zero i.e. Solar PV and RHI tax free income offsets full electricity and heating oil bills.
There is an adjoining building plot with planning which is available via separate negotiation. Further details from the agent.
The Property also has a recently installed CCTV, alarm system and networked fire detection system.
Flexibility to provide NO ONWARD CHAIN.
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.