4-bed equestrian smallholding with 18 acres, school, stables, barn, outbuildings & borehole; Lledrod nr Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
A registered smallholding comprising a character 4-bed detached house in excellent decorative order with stables, outbuildings, outdoor school (20 m x 40 m) and 18 acres of good pasture; great views to the Cambrian mountains and distant sea views to the Lleyn peninsula, no near neighbours and excellent riding, cycling and walking; secluded yet only 25 minutes to Aberystwyth.
A detached house with:
- porch leading to
- open plan ground floor
- including living room
- dining room
- kitchen giving access to a studio/living room and sun room.
- first floor with spacious landing area
- four bedrooms
With many original features retained, the house benefits from double glazing throughout, oil-fired central heating and a multi-fuel stove which also runs the central heating system
Having easy access to an extensive network of bridleways, cycle paths and footpaths, the property is secluded yet not isolated. Approached via Forestry Commission land along a well-maintained forest track, it is only 4 miles from the local village and 11 miles from the university town of Aberystwyth which has a beautiful sea front as well as many of the other amenities you’d expect from a much larger town.
Conservatory 2.36m x 2.34m (7’ 9” x 7’ 8”)
Front door; grey tiled floor, decorative wall mosaic leading through double-glazed door to living room area.
Open-plan living area overall 8.48 m x 6.88 m (27’ 10’’ x 22’ 8’’)
Approx floor space 49 sq m / 62 sq yds. Exposed ceiling timbers and Balterio oak laminate floor throughout; well-lit with natural light from double-glazed windows either side of the room.
Stairs in front, to the right
Dining area with decorative inset wood burner, alcoves either side of the chimney breast with open shelving over enclosed cupboards below.
To the left
expansive living area through to kitchen. Multi-fuel burner on tiled base set in inglenook fireplace, mosaic mantelpiece, TV point, open understairs takes you to;
Belfast sink, granite worktops, LPG hob with built-in electric cooker, fridge freezer and an oil-fired Stanley range with mosaic splash back are included in the oak lime-wash kitchen units. Both Stanley and the multi-fuel burner serve the heating and the hot water system.
A door then leads to a
Cloak / utility / saddle room 2.34m x 2.33m (7’ 8’’ x 7’ 7’’)
which leads separately to the sun lounge / conservatory and another living room currently functioning as a workshop
Sun lounge 6.6m x 1.98m (21’ 8’’ x 6’ 6’’)
Tiled ceramic floor, electric points, radiator and back door to garden.
Living room / workshop 4.27m x 3.61m (14’ x 11’ 10’’)
Tongue and groove pine walls and ceiling with one stone wall, small mezzanine area, underfloor heating over slate tiled floor, glazed hardwood door, TV point, several electric sockets, secondary glazing to iron-framed windows front and side. Cottage style door leading out to stable yard.
The first floor retains all the original tongue and groove pine walls and ceilings as well as all original doors.
spacious, window to rear, wood panelled, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and access to loft.
White suite: WC, basin, and bath with mixers and shower attachment; radiator, exposed ceiling beam and window to rear view.
Bedroom One 4.67m x 4.02m (15’ 4’’ x 13’ 2’’)
Built-in pine white-washed double wardrobe, radiator and window to front
Bedroom Two 4.65m x 2.78m (15’ 3’’ x 9’ 1’’)
Radiator, high shelf and window to front
Bedroom Three 3.05m x 2.21m (10’ x 7’ 3’’)
Radiator, window to rear
Bedroom Four 2.62m x 1.96m (8’ 7’’ x 6’ 7’’)
Window to front
Approaching the house along a private drive from the forestry lane arrive in the tarmac yard with stables and sheds to the left, outdoor school to the right and the house at the far end.
Sheep shed and hay barns are behind the stables. Ample parking and a circular road running around the stables gives ease of access.
Gardens surround the house; planted with a good variety of shrubs, flowers and trees; the main garden at the rear has an ornamental pond, a paved patio area and a secluded rock garden.
Attached to the garden in one corner is a very useful stone-built goat house accessed from one of the fields.
The vegetable garden has a greenhouse, a polytunnel (42’ x 12’) and a row of fruit bushes.
Attached to the garden side of the house is a large corrugated store / shed.
An enclosure holds the chicken / duck house, which is a substantially-built wooden shed, 3.66 m x 2.44 m (12’ x 8’), with meshed floor for security.
The yard has tarmac surface with drainage and all stables and sheds are served with power and light internally and externally
Store room 3.68m x 2.03m (12’1’’ x 6’8’’)
with water pump (for bore hole) attached to the house
Equestrian facilities & outbuildings
Five good size stables, tack room with water and various sized workshops / stores
Two block built workshops/storerooms 7.01m x 3.43m (23’ x 11’ 3’’) and 3.53m x 3.2m (11’7’’ x 10’6’’)
Stable block, block walls and solid steel frame, a wooden walled set of 4 stables and central store area
Tack room / store 6.88m x 4.26m (22’6’’ x 14’)
Stable 1, 3 and 4
each measuring 4.8 m x 3.5 m (15’9’’ x 11’6’’)
Stable Two 3.73 m x 3.53 m (12’ 3’’ x 11’ 7’’)
Workshop / shed 5.48 m x 3.65 m (18’ x 12’) attached to stables on concrete base
Area of concrete (former dog kennel and runs) joins from the stables to a
Garage / workshop 7.16 m x 4.57 m (23’ 6’’ x 15’)|
with heating, attached to a
Stable 4.04 m x 3.53 m (13’ 3’’ x 11’ 7’’)
18 good acres split into 8 enclosures, well fenced and maintained, with far reaching views to sea and inland.
Please note: a bridle path runs from the property giving access to miles of wonderful off-road riding.
Mains electric, septic tank, bore-hole water supply, oil-fired heating
Council tax band “D”
For more information or appointment to view, please contact the vendors direct
Des or Jill: email@example.com
01974 261 420 or 07929 711 129 or use the contact form below
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