Welsh Longhouse Contains a Slice of History with Its Magnificent Original Bread Oven

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Welsh Longhouse Contains a Slice of History with Its Magnificent Original Bread Oven


Ty Llwyd offers potential purchasers the chance to acquire a fine example of a Welsh longhouse dating back some 200 years while being with in easy commuting distance of the M4 and all major cities.

Situated in the Drope Conservation Area in beautiful Vale of Glamorgan rural surroundings, this appealing large, detached house has been sympathetically modernised and improved whilst retaining a wealth of character features.

The property is accessed via a solid oak door leading to a spacious living room with original Pennant flagstone floors with an open, through-fireplace with cast-iron wood-burning stove and original timber-beamed mantel.

This open fire also serves the dining room, which is a substantially sized room with a southerly aspect.

Opposite the lounge is a well proportioned study with Pennant flagstone flooring and an original fireplace with two deep alcoves to either side.

The kitchen is a magnificent family room with beamed ceilings and has enough space for a dining and seating area.

The main feature however is the cream Aga with timber beam mantel and an original bread oven. Just off is a good sized utility/boot room.

However one of the main advantages of the kitchen are the French doors which open to a patio and lead to large, mature gardens of just over half an acre making an ideal place to entertain guests and for children to have fun.

Velux windows make the music/family room beautifully bright and it benefits from French doors leading onto a paved patio area to the rear with views over the garden. …

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