Aberdulais, Neath

£597,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
The Tithe Barn is perfectly situated to encompass all that is special about this area of South Wales beautiful surroundings, green lush panoramas, Welsh valley country setting twinned with a handy location taking advantage of major travel links. You are surrounded by enchanting countryside and woodland vistas, local tourist spots such as Aberdulais waterfalls and parks, whilst also, being only a few minutes away from a mainline direct train to London or the M4 motorway. A heavenly retreat or simply an idyllic family home. Meandering through the Welsh valley, you approach the stone walled entrance via a tree lined road. You turn into the entrance of The Tithe Barn and you arrive at a picture perfect, detached family home set within plentiful grounds. Journey down the lengthy driveway which sweeps around to the front of the home, from here you will witness the beautifully mature, large front garden and woodland backdrops. Greeting you are the sounds of birds, rustling giant trees and purple rhododendron shrubs peppered throughout the woodland. You will also bear witness to the valley dipping down and climbing up the other side with an abundance of dramatic forestry. The Tithe Barn is very attractive, a grand size, and attractive mix of stone and soft render, a very welcoming home. Entrance You have a very generous and handy storm porch constructed with stone and wood to compliment the characterful barn. Entrance/Hallway You enter the home into a naturally light entrance/hallway thanks to the ample windows, which is laid with wooden block flooring and a wooden and pretty iron baluster staircase. The house is alarmed throughout, has super fast broadband and Sky satellite dish. The home also has a modern oil central heating system (two boilers, one for each wing of the house). Living Room What a spectacular space! The living room frames the garden and valley backdrop perfectly, with two large patio French doors leading you directly out to the patio/garden area. The space is very generous, light and houses a vast stone and wooden fireplace housing a multi fuel burner. Double glass and wooded internal doors lead through to the... Dining Room Wonderfully light, wooden block flooring, copious windows providing a country valley and rear pretty, mature garden outlook. You also have a mammoth built in wine rack with feature archway. A fantastic entertaining space. Kitchen Clearly the heart of the home where you can gather to chat your day away whilst preparing supper. A fantastic size with lots of natural light. You have an excellent array of wooden fitted base units with worktop and wall units, the kitchen houses a traditional electric AGA, one and a half stainless steel sink and room for a dishwasher. The island unit is made up of wooden units, worktop, breakfast bar, seating three to four stools and room for a free standing electric oven and hob. There is also a fitted extractor fan above this space for the freestanding oven/hob.

Utility/Laundry Room

The utility and laundry room work perfectly alongside the kitchen to provide a large, light and private space to carry out chores. You have tiled floor, fitted units with stainless steel sink and room for one under the counter appliance. You have ample space to house a number of additional freestanding appliances if desired. The windows and doors giving access to the front and rear of the home provide practicality to the home, you also have large under the stairs storage and pedestrian access to the attached garage. From here you also have an Eastside second staircase which leads up to a gallery landing and through to the..

Entertainment/Party

Room

What a hidden gem! Formally used as a dance studio, this space now takes on a party room identity. It is perfect for celebrations, firstly due to the fantastic sprung wooden block dance floor but also thanks to the vast space, characterful stone and beam exposure, kitchen/bar area (fitted base units, worktop, stainless steel sink and room for one appliance) and a cloakroom with WC and separate wash basin area.

This area could easily be turned into additional bedroom accommodation with bathroom if required (with the right planning consent).

As we make our way back down to the ground floor and across to the entrance hallway, you will explore here two double bedrooms, one single bedroom and a family bathroom. Both doubles have windows out to the rear garden and views.

The family bathroom houses a bath with shower, WC, bidet, wash basin and frosted window to rear. You also have a great size storage cupboard under the stairs which is accessed next to the family bathroom.

First Floor

We can now ascend the West side stair case from the entrance hallway.

Study

The landing area has been cleverly utilised as a home office, lovely large space with lots of natural light and ample space for office furniture as desired or use as an additional lounge.

Master En-suite Bedroom

Here you have a beautiful, light, roomy space which has two windows looking out over the beautiful rear garden and the adjacent valley.

The en-suite bathroom is vast in size, comprising of tiled floor, walk in shower unit, bath, wash basin with fitted vanity unit under, WC and bidet. You also have a door leading through to a large loft space storage area (walk through height, boarded, fitted shelves, lighting and electric immersion heater).

STEP OUTSIDE...

Annexe

A characterful and quaint attached one bedroom annexe resides in the grounds (attached to the rear end of the garage). The annexe has its own separate entrance to the main house and comprises, over one floor, a living area which is open to the kitchen (range of fitted base and wall units with stainless steel sink and space for three under the counter appliances), and double bedroom with access to en-suite bathroom housing bath with electric shower over, wash basin and WC.

Outside

At The Tithe Barn you have the most glorious, mature grounds. As already mentioned the vast green area at the front of the home provides an extravagant and impressive approach but the rear outside area is very special indeed. The south facing rear garden is lovingly maintained with a mix of mature trees, shrubs, colourful flowers, stone wall and a landscaped patio terrace which spans almost the entire length of the house. Not only is the garden a magical area to surround yourself with, but, it also bestows spectacular lush Welsh valley views. Enjoy this space and views whilst relaxing under the electric awning. The garden has a well kept large lawn, large patio terrace which can be accessed from many of the spaces on the ground floor. A perfect space to entertain or simply enjoy a quiet five minutes to yourself whilst listening to the birds in the neighbouring woodlands. The garden areas also has the use of a conservatory perfect for afternoon tea or sundowners and potting shed which sit to the side of the garden attached to the annexe.

Garage

The garage is ample in size to house two cars with additional storage space, radiator heating, porcelain freestanding sink and separate WC. The garage is also wired to house an electric car charging point, also housing one of the two oil boilers with the other housed in the utility room.

Wood Store

The Tithe Barn accommodates a wood store to the side of the property, for which you have an endless supply of wood from surrounding woodland.

Shed

A useful storage shed is located at the side of the property opposite the wood store.

Useful Outdoor Elements

Outside taps at each and of the house and external power points.

Solar Panels

The Tithe Barn has been fitted with two sets of solar panels which contribute toward a more energy

efficient home (one set in 2005 and the other in 2015).

Whilst these particulars are believed to be accurate, they are set for guidance only and do not constitute any part of a formal contract. Dawsons have not checked the service availability of any appliances or central heating boilers which are included in the sale.

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