Cwm Cou, Newcastle Emlyn

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
A superbly located 5 bedroom character smallholding set in just over 8 acres of land which is predominantly planted with a huge array of plants and trees and located just a few minutes drive from the bustling little market town of Newcastle Emlyn. The period farmhouse is beautifully presented having been sympathetically restored by its current owners over the previous 8 years. On the ground floor is a sitting room with log burner, large attractive kitchen / diner with large breakfast bar, utility, shower room, conservatory and on the first floor 5 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The house itself is in an elevated position and enjoys views over the delightful courtyard area which consists of 3 large stone barns which are ideal for a variety of purposes such as overflow / holiday accommodation or workshops (subject to planning), another dutch barn, beautifully renovated pigsties and a 300yr old oak tree. The location is very peaceful and enjoys spectacular views over the Ceri Valley. There are also countryside walks from the doorstep! A classic holding with no immediate yet not isolated being just a 5 minute drive to town.


Entrance via timber stable-style door into:


With radiator, lovely original staircase to the first floor, door off to:

Sitting Room

11' 11'' x 12' 11'' (3.63m x 3.94m)

With UPVC double-glazed window to the front, Clearview wood-burning stove, beamed ceilings, exposed wooden flooring.

Kitchen / Diner

22' 0'' x 14' 1'' (6.70m x 4.30m)

A beautiful large room with many original features including quarry tiled flooring, exposed beams, 3 UPVC double-glazed windows to front, side and rear, feature radiator, large feature breakfast bar area, a range of wall and base units, Belfast sink, 7-burner LPG "Belling" range cooker (included) with extractor over, space and plumbing for dishwasher, second radiator, slate-slab flooring, door out to:


6' 8'' x 9' 5'' (2.02m x 2.88m)

With UPVC stable-style door out to rear, quarry tiled flooring, floor-standing oil-fired boiler, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, door into:

Downstairs Shower Room

With frosted UPVC double-glazed window to rear, low level flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower unit, radiator, quarry tiled flooring.

UPVC Conservatory

11' 7'' x 9' 4'' (3.54m x 2.85m)

Accessed via the kitchen/diner with UPVC double-glazed panels on 3 sides with French doors leading out to the gardens and outside seating area, polycarbonate roof, tiled flooring.

Please note: our clients have prepared drawings (not submitted to planning to date) for an extension on this part of the house and can show you the drawings when viewing if this is of interest.

First Floor

Accessed via staircase in hallway and giving access to:

First Floor Landing

With doors off to:

Bedroom 1

10' 5'' x 14' 2'' (3.18m x 4.31m)

With UPVC double-glazed window to the front, radiator.

Bedroom 2

8' 2'' x 8' 8'' (2.48m x 2.65m)

With UPVC double-glazed window to the front, radiator.

Bedroom 3

9' 6'' x 10' 5'' (2.90m x 3.17m)

With UPVC double-glazed window to rear, radiator.


With frosted UPVC double-glazed window to the rear, low level flush WC, panelled bath with shower over, built-in airing cupboard with radiator, chrome towel radiator, part-tiled walls.

Master Bedroom

15' 4'' x 13' 10'' (4.67m x 4.22m)

With two UPVC double-glazed windows to the front and side, radiator.

Bedroom 5

12' 1'' x 9' 9'' (3.68m x 2.98m)

With UPVC double-glazed window to the side, radiator.

The Land And Externally

The holding is approached via a tarmac road from Cwm Cou village, itself a few minutes from Newcastle Emlyn town with all its facilities.

You enter via a gateway off the road onto the driveway and parking area with the house on your right hand side, the three large stone barns in front of you and the smaller stone outbuilding with old pigsty to your left with the Dutch barn behind the large stone outbuilding.

The land surrounds the house (see land plan attached) and is separated in to various areas and has been planted with numerous trees and plants including

* Chinese Cedar

* Sweet Chestnut

* Stone Pine

* Hickory

* Pecan

* Walnut

* Mulberry

* Chinese Dogwood

* Hazelnut

* Asian Pear

* Medlar

The area around the polytunnel is a very productive vegetable growing area being south facing.

Superb views are to be had from the property over the Ceri Valley and beyond.

There is also a woodland area which comprises of mainly oak and cherry.

The property also benefits from a well with an electric pump which runs water up to taps in the top fields - free water supply for gardening! There is a south facing patio area to the front of the property which is a glorious suntrap to sit and enjoy your morning coffee!

General Information

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with the agents, Houses For Sale in Wales or our sister company, The Smallholding Centre.

Tenure: Freehold

Services: Mains electricity, mains water plus well, private drainage (septic tank), oil-fired central heating.

Council Tax: Band E, Ceredigion County Council


From Newcastle Emlyn, take the B4333 towards Aberporth and proceed into the village of Cwm Cou. Before the left-hand bend, take the right-hand turning sign-posted Felin Geri. Continue along passing the mill on your right-hand side and and on past a few cottages on the left hand side, go up the hill for a further few hundred yards and Penralltgeri Isaf is further along on the left hand side, denoted by our For Sale board.

Marketed by 01239 712760

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