Stryd Fawr, Harlech £450,000

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PLAS ERINFA - 6 Bedroom childhood home of famous poet Robert Graves set in 2.5 acres of woodland - Harlech, North Wales. This most imposing residence is probably the most important historic property in the Harlech area after the renowned World Heritage Site of Harlech Castle which is in view a short distance along the road. Plas Erinfa is an Impressive 6 bedroom, 3 reception room country house set in a wonderful elevated position and therefore taking in spectacular panoramic views over the surrounding Snowdonia National Park. Built to the design of the Graves family in 1894, Plas Erinfa was the family residence for over 60 years, It was here that Robert Graves, (World War 1 poet and author of many plays and novels including 'I Claudius' and 'Goodbye to all that') spent both his childhood and his recuperation period after the war. The property is located just on the outskirts of Harlech, up a private drive and stands within its own 2.5 acres of woodland. There are expansive sea and country views from the front ranging from Harlech Castle to the south across to Portmeirion and Snowdon to the north. Occupying a very private, quiet and sheltered position yet still well placed for easy access to all local amenities which include in Harlech itself, a community swimming pool, tennis courts, a rock climbing wall, primary/secondary schools, Royal St Davids Golf Course (rated one of the top courses in Wales) and a stunning golden sand beach.


Former main Entrance/Reception Hall

25' 0'' x 11' 0'' (7.61m x 3.35m) Max

Upvc double glazed double front doors, storage heater, telephone point, stairs off to the first floor, doorway through to the -

Sitting/Music Room

34' 7'' x 14' 0'' (10.53m x 4.26m)

Three window bay (front aspect), further window (rear aspect), side outer single door. two tiled fireplaces (one in use with a 'Clarke' solid fuel stove), storage heater, ceiling cornice.

Inner Hallway

ceiling cornice.

Cloakroom

2 room cloakroom, the first having a cloaks area and wash hand basin with a tiled splash back, ceiling cornice, through to the WC area, window (rear aspect) low flush WC.

Study

13' 0'' x 11' 8'' (3.96m x 3.55m)

Window (front aspect - view), fireplace, ceiling cornice, radiator.

Lounge/Diner

18' 7'' x 14' 0'' (5.66m x 4.26m)

Three window bay (front aspect - view), tiled feature fireplace with an 'Efel' solid fuel stove on a slate hearth, TV point.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room/Utility

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

16' 2'' x 14' 0'' (4.92m x 4.26m)

Window (rear aspect), range of cupboards and drawers, space for a fridge and freezer, solid fuel 'Rayburn', extractor fan, ceiling cornice, storage heater. Door to -

Walk-In Pantry

Window (side aspect), shelving.

Utility Room area

11' 6'' x 10' 0'' (3.50m x 3.05m)

Door to the kitchen/breakfast room, rear outer door, range of work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, shelving, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine.

Stairs with half landing from the entrance hall to the -

First Floor Landing

Large window (rear aspect) shedding light to the landing area, further window (side aspect, view to Snowdonia), ceiling cornice.

Walk-In Airing Cupboard.

11' 9'' x 4' 8'' (3.58m x 1.42m)

Window (rear aspect) fitted shelving.

Bedroom One

18' 9'' x 14' 1'' (5.71m x 4.29m)

Three window bay (front aspect- view), feature fireplace, ceiling cornice, radiator. TV point.

Bedroom Two

18' 9'' x 13' 9'' (5.71m x 4.19m)

Three window bay (front aspect,view), ceiling cornice, radiator.

Bedroom Three

16' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.87m x 4.26m)

Window (rear aspect, view), feature fireplace, radiator.

Bedroom Four

16' 1'' x 13' 10'' (4.90m x 4.21m)

Windows (side and rear aspect, view), feature fireplace, ceiling cornice, radiator.

Bedroom Five

12' 10'' x 11' 6'' (3.91m x 3.50m)

Window (front aspect, view), feature fireplace, ceiling cornice, radiator.

Bedroom Six

13' 0'' x 11' 0'' (3.96m x 3.35m)

(At present utilised as a study). Window (front aspect, view), feature fireplace, ceiling cornice, radiator.

Bathroom

Part frosted glass window (rear aspect), white bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment, shower curtain and rail, tiled splash back, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit with a cupboard under, radiator/towel rail, wall mirror., ceiling cornice.

Separate WC

Frosted glass window (rear aspect), low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, overhead electric meter and fuse box.

Outside

Integral Log/Coal store

Located via external rear door.

Attached Store/Boiler Room and Workshop

Located adjoining the north side of the house.

Store/Boiler Room

10' 0'' x 6' 0'' (3.05m x 1.83m)

Quarry tiled floor, power and light. Floor mounted oil fired boiler.

Workshop

10' 0'' x 9' 0'' (3.05m x 2.74m)

Window (side aspect), power and light.

Detached outbuilding

20' 0'' x 12' 0'' (6.09m x 3.65m) Approx

Located close to the house to the rear. Of stone construction with 2 access doors. Presently used as a Shetland Pony winter stable.

The Garage

22' 0'' x 16' 0'' (6.70m x 4.87m)

Open fronted former Horse Cart shed, 3 roof light windows, window (side aspect),

The Gardens

There is a compact lawned area to the front, (a wall retained flat terrace like area), spectacular views. The principle garden area is located to the north side of the property, upper and lower gardens mainly laid to lawn and the lower garden benefiting from a small ornamental pond. The gardens also benefit from a wide variety of mature shrubs and trees including an impressive array of rhododendron/Azalea.

The Driveway and Parking

Private driveway leading to a parking area (space for 3 vehicles). PLEASE NOTE - There is ample scope to slightly widen the driveway and easily create additional parking if so required.

The Land

Extends to in excess of 2 acres and comprises mainly woodland.

General Information

The property backs onto Woodland Trust land and fronts onto National Trust land. Above the rear boundary, there is a rarely used footpath that extends right through to Harlech, there is also a path that extends from the rear boundary to the very top of the hill where there is a bench to rest weary legs whilst taking in the quite stunning view.

Point of Interest

Our clients are only the third family to reside in the property since constructed by the Graves family in 1894.

Additional Information

The property benefits from Upvc double glazing throughout. Furthermore, the enormous loft space (re insulated in recent years) offers great scope to create additional living accommodation (subject to the required consents). The roof timbers have also received woodworm treatment in recent years covered by the statutory guarantee.

Tenure

FREEHOLD

Services

We have been advised, Mains Water and Electricity. Private Drainage to a Septic Tank. Heating - Combination of mostly oil fired central heating with approximately 25% heated via electric storage heating.

Council Tax

Gwynedd CC - Band G (Payable 2019/20 - £2904.62)


Stryd Fawr
Harlech LL46 2YT
County: Gwynedd
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: W1419
Dean Warriner (FNAEA) Licensed
warriners.co.uk
P: 01248 811579

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Stryd Fawr
Harlech LL46 2YT
County: Gwynedd
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: W1419
Dean Warriner (FNAEA) Licensed
warriners.co.uk
P: 01248 811579

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