Beautiful country farmhouse with its own leisure centre, gite and pretty tea shop in the garden

There’s no excuse not to work out at this lovely countryside property, the gym and pool are just up the driveway – literally on the doorstep and in your own garden.

This house is rather notable as it has its own leisure center in the garden called Four Seasons Health Club which boasts an indoor heated swimming pool, weight room and gym, as well as a hot tub and a sauna.

Of course, there are men’s and women’s changing rooms and toilets, but also a reception area which alludes to the use of the center – it’s not just the owners who enjoy using the facilities – the local community too .

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Additionally, the center is popular with guests, as this fabulous farmhouse full of character and history also offers two guest accommodation options in the garden. Attached to the main farm called Cwmtwrch Farm is a self contained annex which is ideal for paying guests as it has its own entrance gate.

But it’s also perfect for another layer of the family to live on-site – grandparents or the younger generation – to make this a multi-generational move into the country, as it also has an adjoining gate to the main farmhouse.

Is it a summer house? No, it’s a fully functional recreation center that locals use too

But there is also a separate cottage in the garden which can be used as an additional holiday rental for additional income potential. The cottage offers two bedrooms called Gwladys and Blodwen, and the lovely simple country style interior that a paying guest might expect,

There is an open-plan living room, kitchen and dining area as well as a sunny terrace for al fresco dining ranging from a lazy brunch to a candlelit dinner. A relaxing meal overlooking the 12 acres of grounds is sure to tempt visiting family and paying guests.

And the last and perhaps the most surprising building to be found nestled in the landscape of the 12-acre garden is a barn converted into the sweetest of tea rooms called Four Seasons Cafe and Shop. Inside the café, the vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and rafters lends the country charm long awaited by any passer-by looking for a lunch or a snack in the countryside.

An additional veranda means light rushes in to add to the whitewashed stone walls, and in the winter the table by the wood-burning stove is surely the special spot all cafe visitors hope to grab. There’s also a semi-separate cwtch area, with its own wood-burning stove for the coziest of cups, as well as an outside deck area for those sunnier days craving an alfresco scone.

The converted barn cafe is fully licensed and comes with its own commercial kitchen which includes an Aga, cellar, pantry and separate toilets for staff and customers. The opportunity may even exist to increase evening meal times or even to hold small weddings, subject to licenses and permissions.

After rummaging through all those extra buildings and businesses, you might feel so tired that a dip in the recreation center’s hot tub might seem tempting, but it’s still the main event to visit.

The current owners have lived in and developed this versatile and unique property proposition since 1976 and it is perhaps in the main farmhouse that this is most evident – they have created a charming and characterful home which combines interior design country cottage with vintage pieces and modern accent shades.

The result is a home that embraces you with all the cozy warmth you expect from a traditional farmhouse – whitewashed stone walls, terracotta floor tiles, fireplaces and period beams give the character , vintage and classic furniture and natural materials throughout the interiors. layer of cozy charm.

From the front door you are arguably straight into the most sociable room in the house, a bright and substantial double-ended reception room, with a dining area and log burner at one end and sitting area comfortable to each other.

There’s room for designer furniture like a traditional Welsh chest of drawers, plus a nice spot for a small table and chairs by the window. This special place invites you to relax and admire the beautiful 12-acre garden and the Carmarthenshire countryside beyond.

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The kitchen is a rustic delight, with chunky, custom-built wood units adorned with metal knotted handles showcasing the attention to detail this home has gone through over its decades of remodeling and updating. And of course there’s an Aga, but also added rural charm via wall-mounted plate racks and display shelves that make for a wonderful working farmhouse kitchen.

The farmhouse has some hidden gems which can also rival the surprises in the garden and not visible from the front or an unexpected bonus in a farmhouse over 150 years old.

Next to the living-dining room, via a small set of ascending stairs, is a charming additional living room which opens to an exposed vaulted ceiling, a fireplace and a set of long windows which provide a uniquely framed rural scene of each one.

There are patio doors leading out to the rear garden, making this beautiful living space a perfect place to effortlessly transition from indoors to outdoors in good weather.

And together with the adjoining annex at one end, the ground floor has an additional study office, storage room and veranda. There is plenty of versatile space inside the main house, as well as outside in the garden.

Upstairs, the master bedroom boasts a surprise built-in balcony, where treetops, rooftops and hilltops can all be enjoyed, surely accompanied by a lazy morning coffee and browsing in the properties section of WalesOnline, of course.

The master bedroom has its own en-suite bathroom, and the other two bedrooms on this floor can also boast of having an en-suite bathroom, so there are no shared facilities in this family home, surely a bonus for most potential buyers?

The 12 acres surrounding this small hamlet of buildings can offer even more business potential if required, with the possibility of camping and glamping among the trees, the agent selling the property indicating that guest facilities and stables are already in place.

This property complex near Carmarthen includes a mix of business opportunities as well as a lovely rural retreat. But if you want to escape to somewhere closer to a city, this valleys farmhouse near Cardiff comes with two acres of land.

The site offers a unique escape to the country proposition that is as busy and bustling or idyllic and lazy as you want it to be when you want it. This is truly a property for all four seasons.

Cwmtwrch Farm, Four Seasons Health Club, Four Seasons Cafe and holiday rentals are on the market for deals in excess of £1million with Fine & Country Pembrokeshire, call them on 01834 862138 to find out more. And if you want to snoop around more dream homes, join our amazing Welsh Homes newsletter.