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Superb mansion in Pembrokeshire for sale

Cilwendeg is a classic mansion built in the 1780s in North Pembrokeshire in Wales. The property was remodeled in the 1830s and further updated in the 1880s, fifty years later. Acquired by the local council in 1952 for use as a care home, the property is now for sale and could easily be converted back into a private family home.

The property comprises a central five-bay and three storey block with two extensions built off it, and a pair of matching conservatories at either end.

Period features include marble fireplaces, ionic pilasters, decorative plasterwork and cornicing, and a fine cantilevered staircase with wrought iron handrail.

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The internal layout currently reflects its use as a care home and as such there are currently 21 bedrooms, four large reception rooms as well as the ancillary accommodation and offices. The original conversion was sympathetic to the house being restored to its original purpose, subject to necessary planning.

Outside are over six-and-a-half acres of gardens and grounds which comprise a series of terraced lawns, originally for croquet and tennis, all flanked by informal plantings. These back onto extensive woodland which frames the magnificent view.

Cliwendeg is located just to the east of Boncath, with Cardigan and Newcastle Emlyn seven miles, and the outstanding west Wales coastline just a short drive.

The guide price is £1.1m. For further information please contact Knight Frank on 01432 273 087 or visit

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