Crymlyn Road, Skewen, Neath
Maes Y Gwilog Farm is a delightful equestrian countryside escape, a beautiful farm house with bags of character which is nestled among a tranquil countryside setting with thoughtfully landscaped gardens. The home has a great amount of living accommodation, detached annex, stables, fields and fabulous countryside views, a perfect family home. You will enter the grounds via electric gates and coast down the cobble driveway through the mature trees and be greeted with the pretty and inviting home. You will notice the grounds surrounding the home straightaway. It makes you feel very much at one with the countryside.
You will approach the home via a uniquely hand crafted porch style entrance, lots of care and attention has been taken to construct this entrance with natural stone using a the traditional method of dry stone walling.
There is also a wooden eave ceiling with exposed beams which creates a very warm and welcoming embrace. You will enter the home into the copious and grand entrance hallway, which has Welsh slate floors, lots of lovely wooden features and full height ceilings with beautiful crystal Chandelier creating a wow factor entrance.
The ground floor of the property is very generous providing a family friendly and flexible home.
Let's first discover the lounge, this copious space has the Welsh slate floor which is witnessed in the entrance hallway carried through to here. The large space has large double French doors and further windows allowing lots of natural light and the décor encompasses lovely detail of rose cornicing. You can open up the French doors and allow the outside in as you strep directly out onto one if the many patio areas and witness the lovely countryside views. A fantastic entertaining space.
The kitchen is at the heart of the home. The kitchen has a range of fitted base and wall units set onto marble floor with granite worktops, integrated dishwasher, oven and porcelain basin. There is also a good size island where you can sit on bar stools and socialise/entertain informally, it seats up to six people.
There are a further four reception rooms on the ground floor; a study, conservatory, dining room and sitting room. Both the conservatory and the sitting room have windows/doors which lead directly out to the grounds of the house.
There is also a very handy utility room and further walk in pantry room, both with ample storage and functional space. Both house fitted units and the utility room has the added benefit of having room for an American style fridge freezer and sink with draining board. A cloakroom is situated by the rear door entrance to the house, housing WC and wash basin.
Now let's ascend to the first floor, you will notice the copious amount of space of the landing and the fabulous view across it to the large picture window with the outside and internal light reflected from the Italian crystal glass chandelier suspended
from the inverted V shaped hardwood ceiling which is a theme continued across the landing and down to extra wide stairs to the entrance hallway.
The master bedroom is the star of the show upstairs, with its mammoth size, solid oak floors and wonderful panoramas across the surrounding gardens and fields. The Master bedroom has a balcony terrace which has ample room enough for seating to enjoy the views, there is a very good size dressing area with fitted wardrobes and vanity unit. This leads nicely to the en-suite bathroom with full marble tiling which houses bath, separate walk-in level access shower with fixed rain shower head and side jets, WC and twin Onyx wash basins on a marble plinth finished with very high quality gold plated taps inset with diamante.
: You also have three further double bedrooms each with solid oak floors, two of which have an en-suite shower room. The second bedroom has a lovely balcony looking out over the gardens and a luxury bathroom with travertine walls and floor, two Onyx washbasins on a marble plinth and two person shower unit with radio, steamer and side jets. Two of the bedrooms also have a selection of built in wardrobes/units in limed oak.
The grounds of Maes Y Gwilog Farm are absolutely wonderful and encompass a fantastic array of different areas.
The professionally landscaped gardens are made up of a mix of patio areas, and level lawn which provide entertaining areas galore and a huge amount of space to be enjoyed by the whole family.
You will be surrounded with fields which are perfect for horses, and to accompany the equestrian lifestyle you will have a manage and two stable blocks housing in total nine stables as well as three/four storage units within the stable blocks. Stable blocks are connected to electricity.
Maes Y Gwilog Farm also has a detached annex which over one floor provides a spacious lounge with patio doors, bedroom, sauna, kitchen and shower room. The kitchen has a range of fitted units with integrated oven, room for a low level fridge. The shower room houses a shower unit, WC and basin.