Seaview is a wonderful old property dating back to 1845 in the historic town of Laugharne on the estuary of the River Taf in Wales. Dylan Thomas moved into the property in 1930 with his then pregnant wife Caitlin and they lived there until 1940 – the years Caitlin later said were the happiest of her life. After the couple moved out the house fell into a derelict state; the current owners acquired the house in 2007 and spent over a year refurbishing it throughout.
The house now offers accommodation over four floors and its current use as a B&B informs the layout at the present time. The lower ground floor has a charming open plan reception area with a stone fireplace and cast iron wood burning stove, beamed ceiling, washed stone walls and wooden flooring throughout. From here French doors lead out to the gardens.
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On the upper ground floor the central hallway provides the main entrance to the property and hosts a reproduction Georgian staircase leading to the upper floors – this floor also has two reception rooms, each with their own fireplace. On the first floor the central landing has a charming arched window which features excellent views out over the estuary. This floor has two en-suite double bedrooms; the second floor has a similar configuration and two double en-suite bedrooms.
Outside the attractive walled garden to the rear features a mixture of lawn and stone terrace areas ideal for al-fresco entertaining.
Seaview enjoys a delightful, discreet location tucked away along a quiet road in the historic town of Laugharne in Carmarthenshire which was once a busy Welsh port popular with writers, artists and bird watchers. Overlooking the estuary remains the dramatic ruins of a Norman castle.
The guide price is £695,000. For further information please contact Savills on 02920 368 930 or visit www.savills.co.uk.
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