Considered to be one of the finest houses in Brecon - A distinctive spacious Victorian town house located on one of the most sought after streets in town. This lovely home offers around 3500 sq ft of accommodation to include 6 bedrooms and 3 lovely reception rooms. It is complimented by generous gardens and a stone built coach house.
Description Considered to be one of the finest houses in Brecon - A distinctive Victorian spacious town house located on one of the most sought after roads in town. This lovely home offers 3500sq ft of accommodation to include 6 bedrooms and 3 lovely reception rooms. It is complimented by generous gardens and a stone built period coach house.
This delightful family home dating from 1891 and reputed to have once been part of the Marquess of Camdens estate, retains many of the original Victorian features that one would expect to see in a property of this type, including stained glass windows, Victorian styled staircase, picture rails and the traditional high ceilings.
. The property offers generous accommodation whilst enjoying a south facing aspect with views over town to the Brecon Beacons mountain range. The gardens are large but manageable, having a generous parking area, lawns, mature beds and a beautiful stone built 'Coach House'.
Location Situated along the ever popular Camden Road and within walking distance of the town's amenities. Brecon offers a good choice of local shops complimented by a leisure centre complex, theatre and cinema. There is a good choice of schools including the renowned Christ College established in 1541 by Henry VIII.
The surrounding area is known for the wonderful landscapes, in particular the Brecon Beacons mountain range that sits majestically to the south of the town. Other notable features include the Monmouth to Brecon canal and the meandering river Usk that flows around the town heading south to the Welsh coast. The cities of Hereford, Cardiff and Swansea are all within approximately a one hours drive and the M4 link can be accessed near Newport.
WALK INSIDE The property is approached via an impressive entrance vestibule with attractive tiled floor and decorative stained glass windows that draw you through into the main Entrance Hall. This wonderful Hallway is a fitting welcome to lovely Victorian townhouse with a grand central wooden staircase rising to the first floor, and flanked on each side by spacious reception rooms. The primary reception room is the generous Drawing Room complete with high ceilings with decorative coving, central fireplace with inset gas fire, framed on either side by two windows incorporating decorative stained glass and a large bay window to the front framing the views towards the majestic Brecon Beacons. Across the Hallway is the opulent Dining Room; providing the perfect space for formal dinner parties or entertaining with attractive wooden flooring, decorative ceiling coving, arch opening into bay window and central fireplace with inset gas fire.
Cont. Towards the rear of the house is a third reception room, currently occupied as a study with glazed doors opening onto the veranda and an open fire set in a marble fire surround. To the rear of the Hallway is a lobby with original tiled floor, door to rear porch and Cloakroom housing a low level w.c. and pedestal sink. An internal lobby leads through to the KItchen/ Breakfast Room from where a secondary staircase leads to the first floor together with a useful store cupboard and understairs access to the Cellar; providing an ideal area for additional storage as well as housing the gas fired boiler and a door to the external staircase providing access from the garden. The Kitchen/Breakfast room offers a fabulous space, flooded with light from the dual aspect windows with plenty of space for dining table and chairs, complete with range of built-in units to include cupboard and drawer space and integrated electric hob, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.
. The focal of the room being the feature brick chimney breast with inset gas fired AGA. Beyond the kitchen the rear hall having 2 further doors to the courtyard together with a useful boot room, cloakroom and utility room providing a further range of built-in in cupboards with sink unit, integrated electric oven and gas hob and plumbing for a washing machine.
First Floor The main staircase leads to the first floor landing with feature half landing having a focal stained glass window overlooking the rear courtyard. The spacious landing providing access to the 4 double bedrooms all having decorative ceiling coving, the front bedrooms boasting beautiful views towards the Brecon Beacons and surrounding countryside with the central room having glazed doors opening onto the balcony. The family bathroom provides that extra bit of luxury with central claw foot bath, walk-in shower, pedestal sink and high level w.c. The rear landing, which also links to the secondary staircase provides access to a further 2 double bedrooms and a second bathroom comprising panelled bath, shower, pedestal sink and low level w.c. Additional storage can be found in the fully boarded loft space which is accessed via a pull down ladder in Bedroom 5.
OUTSIDE Glyn Garth is accessed through a pair of wooden gates that leads off the ever popular Camden Road. The driveway sweeping around to the rear of the house terminating at a generous parking area. The gardens are a real delight encompassing the property on all sides. To the front of the property is a shingled area flanked by box hedging with a set of central stone steps providing gated pedestrian access from the street below. A paved path running along the one side with shrubbed borders together with useful storage shed ideal for bikes. A period veranda runs along the frontage and to one side with original decorative floor tiling together with an established vine. At the rear is a generous lawn, established shrub borders, apple tree, raised vegetable beds and two decked seating areas; perfectly positioned to enjoy the mountain views whilst enjoying alfresco dining.
. Also included within the grounds is the Coach House. This charming structure would be an exciting prospect for any purchaser offering tremendous scope for conversion (subject to consents) to a home office/ gym etc. It currently provides garage space and storage in the original stable area which contains much of the original ornate steel and timber work and the lovely brick set flooring.