For sale for the first time in 49 years. A VERY WELL PRESENTED, conveniently set freehold DETACHED traditional double fronted house (just 1.5 miles from Nantgaredig) with a large (APPROX 0.55 ACRE) rear lawned garden. The house comprises 2 LIVING ROOMS, KITCHEN, DINING ROOM, 3 FIRST FLOOR BEDROOMS (2 doubles) and ground floor bathroom. Attached to the house there is a 25.76 sq metre (277 Sq Ft) ARTISTS STUDIO ripe for conversion to a self contained GRANNY FLAT or as an extension to the main house. The garden is immaculate and houses a 2 BAY DUTCH BARN / WORKSHOP and a SUMMER HOUSE, while to the side there is a good sized GARAGE & a hard standing. No onward chain - Quick completion available if needed. Needs to be viewed to be fully appreciated. Guide Price: £285,000 to £320,000. For sale by online auction on Monday 16th August 2021.
LOCATION & DIRECTIONS
Very pleasantly set at OS Grid Ref SN 480 201 next to the B4300 Capel Dewi to Llanarthney road; on the eastern edge of the former (with its Community Centre) and approx 1.5 miles from the ever popular Towy Valley village of Nantgaredig with Primary School, Public House and Doctor's Surgery. The nearest supermarkets are at Carmarthen. Just over two miles off the A48 dual carriageway for Swansea and the M4 link at Cross Hands. About 5 miles east of the county town of Carmarthen. From the Curry's roundabout at CARMARTHEN take the B4300 (as if heading towards the Police Headquarters) and after approx half a mile, fork left (signposted "Capel Dewi" and "Llanarthney") and continue for approx 4.5 miles to Capel Dewi. Drive through the village and the property will be seen on the left - identified by an Evans Bros "For Sale" board.
We understand the original section was built around 1918 of traditional solid stone with elevations rendered and painted, under a pitched slated roof, while we believe the more recent extensions are built of block cavity walls - part under a fibreglass flat roof, to provide the following character well maintained accommodation. FRONT STORM PORCH with a red quarry tiled floor, pine door to the front and a glazed inner door to the hall, having a staircase to the first floor and under-stairs cupboard.
4.724 x 4.207 (15'5" x 13'9")
With a solid floor and a feature open fireplace in a stone surround and a tiled hearth. Exposed original wooden beam and picture window to the front.
4.241 x 3.006 (13'10" x 9'10")
Having an ornamental fireplace in an attractive exposed stone wall and open beamed ceiling. Picture window to the front.
4.418 x 2.258 (14'5" x 7'4")
Fitted with a range of base an eye level units incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit, space for a cooker, and formica type worktops. Part tiled walls, ceiling mounted spotlights, good sized dining area and window overlooking the rear garden.
2.887 x 2.435 (9'5" x 7'11")
Being originally the former Dairy, this cosy room is next to the kitchen and has a window to the side.
2.835 x 2.080 (9'3" x 6'9")
L shaped with a tiled floor, a single drainer stainless steel sink, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and dishwasher. Tumble dryer and space for an upright American style fridge / freezer. Glazed upvc rear door to the garden.
2.829 x 1.735 (9'3" x 5'8")
Having half tiled walls and fitted with a Peach coloured panelled bath and a pedestal washbasin with a good quality fully tiled shower cubicle to side.
1.514 x 0.976 (4'11" x 3'2")
3.570 max x 4.654 (11'8" max x 15'3")
With exposed original roof trusses, mezzanine storage area to one side, dual aspect windows to front and rear and a large Velux window to the rear.
4.432 x 2.976 (14'6" x 9'9")
Wide picture window to the front.
BEDROOM 3 / STUDY
2.861 x 1.543 (9'4" x 5'0")
FIRST FLOOR WC
1.108 x 1.208 (3'7" x 3'11")
WC and wall mounted wash hand basin.
STUDIO / POTENTIAL GRANNY FLAT
6.324 x 4.073 (20'8" x 13'4")
A fantastic room (previously used as an Artist's Studio) but being attached to the dwelling this room would make an ideal GRANNY FLAT or a lovely addition to the dwelling by knocking through - subject to the necessary consents. Worcester oil fired boiler for both the central heating and domestic hot water. To the rear there is currently a rectangular shaped STORAGE AREA with a side door.
To the front of the property, there is a tarmac drive leading to the good sized GARAGE / WORKSHOP with an up and over door to the front. The extensive well tended lawned garden has a paved patio next to the house and extends to approx. 0.5 acre; the whole property (including the buildings) extends to approx. 0.553 acres. At one end of the garden, there is a 2 BAY DUTCH HAY BARN currently used as a workshop, and a separate WOODEN SUMMER HOUSE.
We understand the property is in Council Tax band E and that the Council Tax payable for the 2020 / 2021 financial year is £2,114 which equates to approximately £176 per month before discounts.
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage - we understand the Septic Tank was emptied on the 27th July 2021 by Towy Services of Llandovery. Full Oil Central heating - apart from the 2 WCs. Full double glazing.
PLEASE NOTE THIS PLAN IS FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES ONLY.
The shaded section just shows the original extent of the land. The unshaded section was bought separately.
1. Enquiries have been made with the Highways Dept to provide an new entrance. Although a formal application will be needed, the Highways Dept have informed us they would have no objection in principle to a new upgraded access in the garden - provided the current access is blocked off.
2. The Legal Pack (Draft Contract, Local Searches, Property Information Form etc) is available by e-mail, on request from any Evans Bros office.
The property will be offered for sale subject to the conditions of sale and unless previously sold or withdrawn and a legal pack will be available prior to the auction for inspection. For further information on the auction process please see the RICS Guidance http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/consumer-guides/property-auction-guide/
Guide prices are issued as an indication of the expected sale price which could be higher or lower. The reserve price which is confidential to the vendor and the auctioneer is the minimum amount at which the vendor will sell the property for and will be within a range of guide prices quoted or within 10% of a fixed guide price. The guide price can be subject to change.
REGISTERING FOR THE AUCTION
Before bidding, prospective buyers will firstly need to register. Please click on the Evans Bros website www.evansbros.co.uk search for "Capel Dewi" under "Property Auctions" and click on the "Log In / Register To Bid" button. The auction is scheduled to end on Monday 16th August 2021 at 8:00 pm (subject to any bid extensions).