A beautiful detached cottage situated on the edge of the hamlet of Scethrog in the popular Usk Valley. The property offers spacious accommodation to include 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms and kitchen. The gardens are a real feature of the property, extending to approximately 0.45 of an acre and occupying a lovely sunny southerly aspect.
DESCRIPTION Dylluan Wen is a beautiful detached cottage situated on the edge of the hamlet of Scethrog in the popular Usk Valley. The property offers spacious accommodation to include 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms and kitchen and incorporates some lovely period features to include exposed beams and stone fireplaces and is triple glazed throughout. The gardens are a real feature of the property, extending to approximately 0.45 of an acre and occupying a lovely sunny southerly aspect.
LOCATION Dylluan Wen sits is an elevated position in the Usk Valley within the small hamlet of Scethrog, just 4 miles from Brecon. Located within the Brecon Beacons National Park between Brecon and Crickhowell the property is ideally suited for those commuting to nearby towns and cities via the A40 just a short distance away. Brecon offers a comprehensive choice of local amenities whilst Abergavenny approximately 15 miles has a train station with excellent links to the M4 at Newport.
The area around Scethrog is known for its beautiful scenery and particularly the Usk Valley with its meandering river running south easterly towards Abergavenny. The Brecon Beacons Mountain Range are known for their glorious walks whilst the Brecon to Monmouthshire Canal is just a few miles away, ideal for those who enjoy walking, cycling and boating.
WALK INSIDE From the parking area a meandering path leads to a paved pergola which terminates at the front entrance door; opening into a double glazed entrance porch providing a useful space for coats and muddy boots or to sit and soak up the lovely southerly aspect. A door opens into the Kitchen comprising of a range of wall and base units with quartz worktop with Belfast sink and a range of integrated appliances to include fridge, freezer and dishwasher, along with a useful pull-out table. A focal point of the kitchen is the Esse electric range cooker with induction hob and hot plate. To the left is the Living Room, a versatile living/dining space with exposed beams, 2 shuttered windows and a lovely feature inglenook stone fireplace with bread oven; to the opposite end of the room is a multi-fuel burning stove on a brick hearth with stone surround. A stable door leads to the former entrance hall, now utilised as a small bijou office space with feature porthole window.
. From the living room a stone arched doorway leads to the Sitting Room, a beautiful space flooded with natural light from 2 large windows and 2 pairs of French doors looking out over the beautiful gardens. A focal of this room is vaulted beamed ceiling and feature fireplace with inset multifuel burning stove on a stone hearth with wooden lintel over. A door leads to the ground floor shower room to one end comprising shower cubicle, w.c, sink, tiled floor and stable door to the rear garden.
First Floor From the living room a door provides access to the carpeted staircase with which leads to the first floor with areas of exposed stone wall, shuttered window and exposed beams, providing access to the 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. Two of the bedrooms being of double proportion with space for freestanding furniture, exposed beams and windows to front with window shutters. The third room is a generous single again having a window overlooking the front garden together with fitted shelving and built-in airing cupboard housing the EHC electric boiler. Accessed off the landing the family bathroom comprises of a 3 piece suite to include claw foot bath, w.c and vanity sink.
OUTSIDE A feature to this property are the delightful gardens which are deceptively spacious; extending to approximately 0.45 of an acre, encompassed by mature trees and hedgerows which give the property that extra feeling of privacy. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, the levels intersected by beautiful flower beds and shrubs providing an array of colour. To the far end of the garden is a vegetable garden and variety of fruit trees with 2 useful garden store sheds. To the front of the house is a paved pergola and alongside a further paved seating area providing an ideal space to sit and enjoy the sunny southerly aspect. A conifer hedgerow lines the western boundary with an archway leading to a further small area of lawn providing an ideal space to keep a few chickens. The property benefits from 2 parking areas, one adjacent to the meandering path that leads to the front entrance and the second, situated below the garden and accessed via a set of steps leading to the lower lawn.