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The Selwood

At Maes Y Rhos, Off Brecon Road, Penrhos, Ystradgynlais, Swansea, Swansea County, SA9 1QT

Prices start from £409,995

The Selwood is a new home that keeps on giving. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a home office and a garage all add up to excellent space for an active family. Space to be together and space to be on your own are the key ingredients of busy family life and this is definitely a house that rises to the challenge, so that you can all call it home.

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4 bedroom detached home
Modern open plan kitchen/dining room with French door leading into the garden
Bright and spacious front-aspect living room
Bedroom 1 with en suite
Floor plans for The Selwood at Maes Y Rhos |
Ground Floor floor plan

Ground Floor

Kitchen/Dining room

20' 4" x 10' 1" (6.19m x 3.06m)

Living room

10' 9" x 14' 10" (3.28m x 4.53m)

* The dimensions shown are approximate and the precise measurements may vary. Please ask to see the drawings relative to the specific plot. All room dimensions are to a -+50mm (2") tolerance. Kitchen layouts are indicative only. Please consult the Sales Adviser on-site for specific kitchen layouts. This information is for guidance only and does not form part of any contract or constitute a warranty

The Selwood, Plots available at Maes Y Rhos
Plot No.
Integral Garage
Tenure: Freehold
Council tax band: Not made available by local authority until post-occupation
Plot No.
Integral Garage
Council tax band
Not made available by local authority until post-occupation
Maes Y Rhos Site Plan
Maes Y Rhos Location Information

Local information

In addition to the range of local businesses which include a post office and convenience store, Ystradgynlais is also home to a Tesco Superstore, ideal for the weekly shop. In the neighbouring town of Ystalyfera you'll also find an Asda supermarket. For those who enjoy staying active there's Ystradgynlais Sports Centre and the Ganolfan Chwaraeon Park and Sports Centre, plus two local Rugby Football clubs, one at Ystradgynlais and one at Ystalyfera. Ystradgynlais also benefits from a health centre and a community hospital.

Getting around

For commuters to Swansea, the A4067 is the main local route. It joins the M4 at Junction 45, just outside Swansea. The A4109 is the Neath Road, joining the A465 at Aberdulais. Local bus services connect all the towns and villages along the Swansea Valley, with the average journey time into Swansea of around an hour. The nearest train station is at Neath, just under 11 miles away. From there, the journey time to Swansea is just over 15 minutes.

Local schools

There are two local comprehensive schools to choose from; Ysgol Maesydderwen and Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera. A third comprehensive school, Ysgol Grnradd Gymraeg Pontardawe, is 6 miles away. Primary schools in the town include Ysgol Bro Tawe and Ysgol Golwg y Cwm, while neighbouring village primary schools include; Blaendulais Primary School, Ysgol y Cribarth, Tairgwaith Primary School, and Cwmlynfell C P School.

Maes Y Rhos

Primary School, Swansea, SA9 1QT

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