Jeffreston House is an imposing property dating back to the 1500’s as noted in the Francis Jones ‘Historic Pembrokeshire Homes and Their Families’. It sits elegantly in the middle of the popular village of Jeffreyston, next to the Norman church. With six bedrooms, it would be ideal as a family home, or would offer commercial potential as a Bed & Breakfast or holiday let property. The fantastic beaches of south Pembrokeshire are a short drive away, as is the historic walled town of Tenby. A short walk from the house is the Primary school, and village pub. The house is packed with character features, and the lovely garden is a haven of tranquillity.THE HOUSEA gate on the... Read more
Jeffreston House is an imposing property dating back to the 1500’s as noted in the Francis Jones ‘Historic Pembrokeshire Homes and Their Families’. It sits elegantly in the middle of the popular village of Jeffreyston, next to the Norman church. With six bedrooms, it would be ideal as a family home, or would offer commercial potential as a Bed & Breakfast or holiday let property. The fantastic beaches of south Pembrokeshire are a short drive away, as is the historic walled town of Tenby. A short walk from the house is the Primary school, and village pub. The house is packed with character features, and the lovely garden is a haven of tranquillity.
A gate on the road to the front leads to an open porch
ENTRANCE The multi pane glazed hardwood front door opens into:
The parquet wood block flooring helps to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
This is a delightful room with a wonderful period cast iron fireplace with white marble surround and mantle as a centrepiece. The large beam across the ceiling emphasises the character feel. Natural light floods in from the two sash panelled windows to the front. With lots of room for casual seating it is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the peaceful nature of the house.
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An ideal space for anyone who needs to work from home with plenty of room for a desk and other office furniture, while at one end is a built in bookcase with cupboards below. To the front is a large sash panelled window.
The WC and wash hand basin have traditional flower decorations. The parquet flooring continues from the Hall.
The multi pane door leads into the courtyard at the rear.
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A beautiful formal living space. There are some wonderful features including an alcove with a plaster decorative canopy, and a beautiful fireplace with white marble surround and mantle with an inset multi fuel stove sat on a slate hearth. The high ceiling helps to create a light and bright atmosphere and this in enhanced by the natural light from the sash window to the front, large sash window to the side, and a set of French doors. There are steps up to the French doors which lead out on the terrace. In the corner behind the alcove is a useful cupboard.
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For those who love entertaining family and friends then they will find everything they need in the splendid dining room. Dominated by the large inglenook fireplace which has a large oak beak across the front, and the original bread oven in the side. Set in the centre is a multi fuel stove sat on the stone tiled hearth. In the ceiling are exposed beams, and recessed lights. On either side of the room are sets of French doors. One leads to the courtyard, while the other opens on the terrace. The makes this whole space ideal for Al Fresco style dining, or for a large party. Additionally there is a large sash window to the side offering courtyard views.
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The Passage has a parquet wood block floor. A door leads to the Cellar. It is accessed via turning slate steps, and comprises of two large rooms. Both have flagstone flooring. The second room has a vaulted ceiling, and an external door to the rear. They are ideal for storage or as a wine cellar.
The wood floor continues from the Passage. There is plumbing for a washing machine, and space for a tumble dryer. The sash window to the rear overlooks the Churchyard.
This delightful kitchen is perfect for an active family. Custom built by London company Harvey Jones, the design is still available if required for modification/addition, presently featuring a range of base & eye level units that provide excellent storage. The bespoke antique pine cupboard and drawer fronts emphasises the farmhouse character of this large kitchen, while the quality feel is underlined by the solid honed granite worktop and tiled flooring. Keen cooks will love the two oven, two hotplate oil fired AGA. Additionally there is a built in dishwasher, built in fridge, and a one and a half bowl sink with swan neck taps. There is plenty of room for a large table and chairs making it ideal for casual dining. To the side is the door to the large walk in larder. There is plenty of room for shelving, and a fridge/freezer. On one side is the Belfast sink and worktop. The French door in the Kitchen leads out into the courtyard.
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This very large double bedroom reflects the light and roomy feel of this house. The large sash window to the rear offers far reaching views across the countryside beyond the village. While the small sash window to the side overlooks the Norman church. Useful hanging and storage space is provided by the two built in wardrobes.
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This beautiful ensuite is well equipped with a free standing cast iron roll top bath, walk in shower unit with travertine tiled walls, a WC and heated towel rail. There is also a recessed bowl wash hand basin set into a slate top with a unit with cupboards and drawers below. To the side is a combined radiator and towel rail. Useful storage is provided by the large airing cupboard. The floor is covered with travertine tiles.
This large double bedroom has two large sash windows with shutters to the front offering fantastic views. A lovely feature is the period cast iron fireplace with a wood surround and mantle. In the corner is a useful wash hand basin.
Another large double bedroom with wonderful views from the two sash shuttered windows to the front. This bedroom also has a period fireplace with a painted wood surround and mantel. The wash hand basin is set into a wood unit.
This family bathroom serves two bedrooms. It is equipped with a large walk in shower unit with travertine tiled walls, a WC, a wash hand basin, and a heated towel rail. The two windows to the rear and a sash window overlook the courtyard. In the ceiling are recessed lights.
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Again the fireplace is the focal point of this large double bedroom. It has an ornate carved and painted wood surround and mantel. The built in wardrobes have bi fold doors and provide excellent storage. The sash window to the front has shutters.
Again beautifully equipped with a free standing cast iron roll top bath, WC, wash hand basin, and a heated towel rail. The sash window to the side overlooks the garden.
This large double bedroom would be perfect as a guest room or for children sharing. The large sash window to the side has lovely views of the garden, while the two large sash windows on the other side overlooks the courtyard. There is a useful recessed hanging space.
Again this is well equipped with a bath, WC, and a large wash hand basin. The sash window to the side offers garden views.
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This flexible section of the house offers potential to be used as a separate apartment or as individual bedrooms. Ideal for a live in housekeeper, nanny, or as a teenager’s hideaway.
This is a large living space with plenty of room for sofas, and other casual seating. To the front are two sash windows. The high ceiling has exposed timbers, and there is access to a storage loft.
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There are base units, a worktop, sink & drainer, and space for a cooker. The dining area has room for a table and chairs creating a perfect space for casual dining. The full height A frame pegged beam ceiling helps to create a light and airy feel. Natural light comes in from the sash window to the side, and the window on the other side.
This is a good sized double bedroom. The sash window to the side overlooks the Churchyard, while the one to the front has rural views.
Door to attic space from the landing. Presently un-renovated but ideal for restoration with five windows and an exposed A frame ceiling.
This is equipped with a cast iron bath, WC, and wash hand basin. The window has views of the Norman church.
The south facing front garden is set mainly to lawn. There are mature borders as well as specimen shrubs. The property is access via a private lane into a large tarmac parking/turning area with space for several cars. Slate steps lead up to the flagstone courtyard between the two wings of the house. The well proportioned stone walled garden is situated to the west side of Jeffreston House. This is level and is mainly laid to lawn but incorporates various well established borders together with a full-length patio with pergola and brick barbecue.
To the rear of the property are two traditional stone and slate outbuildings.
There are two arched openings suitable for parking. The building has other doors and windows. The upper floor is accessed via external steps. Used for storage it offers considerable potential to be converted to separate accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consent. There are nine windows, and an exposed beam A frame ceiling.
BARN This two storey stone built barn is attached to the side of the house, and offers further conversion potential (subject to planning permission).