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Ystumtuen, Aberystwyth £395,000

Sold STC
  • Main View
  • The Land
  • Side Gardens and Views
  • Another View
  • Lounge
  • Lounge - Another View
  • Kitchen / Diner
  • Kitchen / Diner - Another View
  • Inner Hallway
  • Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Another View
  • Bedroom 1
  • Master Bedroom
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Rear View with Stables
  • Lawned Gardens to Side
  • Gardens and Views
  • Paddock Access
  • Two Bay Stable Block
  • Two Garages and Store
  • Side Patio Area
  • Another Main View
  • Land Plan

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A superbly located SMALLHOLDING with just under 5 ACRES of pastureland and comprising a character 4 bed stone cottage set completely on its own with no immediate neighbours and yet just a 15 minute drive into the University town of Aberystwyth.
In the Cottage there is a lounge, kitchen / diner, inner hallway, 4 bedrooms (one currently used as a study) and a bathroom. Outside there are lawned gardens to the side and rear with the land predominantly to the rear.
A two bay stable block with tack room is to the rear of the Cottage together with paddock access from the roadway.
This is a classic, privately situated rural holding with just a scattering of other houses in the area, so if you want peace and quiet, some land to keep a pony or two or other livestock but still want the facilities of Aberystwyth town and the coast within easy reach then this property could be for you.

Description of Location

Ystumtuen is a small hamlet situated amidst rolling countryside with a scattering of houses spread around providing a great deal of privacy for many of the owners in the locality. The village itself is just a 5 minute drive to the main A44 which provides direct and easy access into the University town of Aberystwyth, itself about a 15 minute drive from the property.


Entrance via UPVC front door into:


With laminate flooring, coat hanging space, timber glazed door into:


13' 9'' x 18' 4'' (4.19m x 5.58m) into recess

With UPVC French doors out to side patio area, UPVC double-glazed window to the front, radiator, wood-burning stove, double doors into:

Kitchen / Diner

22' 2'' x 9' 8'' (6.75m x 2.95m)

With a good range of base units with stainless steel sink/drainer unit, electric "Leisure" cooking range, 2 radiators, UPVC double-glazed window to the rear with views over the land and surrounding countryside, wood-burning stove, door through to:


With 2 UPVC double-glazed windows to the side and rear, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, stainless steel sink/drainer unit, UPVC door out to rear gardens.

Inner Hallway

With radiator, built-in airing cupboard, doors off to all bedrooms and:


With 2 UPVC frosted windows to the rear, panelled bath, chrome towel radiator, fully tiled walls, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level flush WC, tiled flooring, corner shower cubicle.

Bedroom 1

9' 9'' x 11' 6'' (2.98m x 3.5m) into recess

With double-glazed window to rear, radiator, built-in wardrobes.

Master Bedroom

14' 4'' x 12' 1'' (4.36m x 3.69m)

With UPVC double-glazed window to the front, double wardrobe plus a single wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom 3

10' 8'' x 7' 1'' (3.25m x 2.17m)

Currrently used as an office with UPVC double-glazed window to the front, access to loft space, radiator.

Bedroom 4

8' 0'' x 13' 9'' (2.45m x 4.18m)

With UPVC double-glazed window to the front, large built-in wardrobe space, radiator.


The Cottage has lawned gardens to the side, front and rear with a 2 bay timber stable block with tack room to the rear. There is an access track from the highway directly into the paddocks and a second gated entrance to the stable block. There are no immediate neighbours near the property but it is not completely isolated either with a scattering of other houses in the vicinity.


A timber STABLE BLOCK located to the rear of the property with gated entrance to the stables from an access track off the highway. The two stables each measure: Stable One - 15' 6" x 11' 6" Stable Two - 11' 6" x 11' 6" There is also an attached tack room.

Garages and Store Room

There are two garages,one with an inspection pit and attached to the Cottage and accessed from the rear of the Cottage. There is also a store room outbuilding.

The Land

The Land is all to the rear of the property and amounts to just under 5 acres in all. The land is generally a mixture of gently sloping with some flatter areas in the bottom of the site. Part of the land in the lower part of site is wetter than the land higher up but nonetheless our clients do keep 3 horses onsite.( See landplan)

General Information

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with the agents, Houes For Sale in Wales. Services: Mains electricity, private water (spring), private drainage (septic tank), oil-fired central heating. Council Tax: Band E, Ceredigion County Council (2020/21 - £2011.30) Please note : The land in the foreground of the 1st main picture does not belong to the property.


From Cardigan, take the A487 coast road to Aberystwyth. At the roundabout turn right towards Llangurig (A44). At the second roundabout take the 4th exit again towards Llangurig (A44). Go over the two level crossings and at the next mini roundabout take 2nd exit and then the following mini roundabout 2nd exit onto the A44 and continue past the Texaco garage. Stay on this road (A44) for 10 miles going through Capel Bangor & Goginan and continue on. Pass Bwlch Nant Yr Arian visitor centre on the left and continue pass the right turn for Ystumtuen and continue on. Pass the Red Kite Cafe on the right-hand side. After a further few hundred yards take the next right-turn signposted Ystumtuen. Bear right and continue on wind your way up the hill and go across a cattle grid at the bottom of the hill - ignore the property on the right hand side at the top and continue over a second cattle grid. As you go down the hill, Bwlch Gwyn is the first property and can easily be seen on the right-hand side, right by the Ystumtuen village sign.

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  • Privately Situated Smallholding
  • With Just Under 5 Acres Of Pastureland
  • Character Stone 4 Bed Cottage
  • Two Bay Stable Block
  • 15 Mins Drive To Aberystwyth Town
  • Superb Rural Setting
  • No Immediate Neighbours
  • Energy Rating: E
Aberystwyth SY23 3AE
County: Ceredigion
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: HFS00809
Diana Chandler
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