An exceptional detached four bedroom period property sitting within 0.70 acres of mature landscaped grounds. The property comprises enclosed porch, entrance hallway, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, living room, conservatory, study and cloakroom. Master bedroom with en suite bathroom, two further double bedrooms and family bathroom to first floor. Bedroom 4 to second floor. The property originally formed part of the Marquess of Bute estate and has been extended and refurbished to a high standard in recent years. The property has easy access to Cardiff City centre and the M4 motorway.
Please note this property can be offered Part Furnished or Unfurnished. EPC - D.
PORCH Solid oak entrance door with decorative, leaded glass panel and maple floor covering extending into the hallway. Dual aspect with side facing windows overlooking the terrace and front garden. Further solid wood door leading to the hallway.
ENTRANCE HALL Located centrally within the house with maple floor covering and stairs rising to the first floor. Opening to the kitchen and doors leading to the principle reception, study and cloakroom.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 12' 9" x 12' 5" (3.90m x 3.80m) The kitchen and dining room have been combined to create a truly magnificent, open space. Recently upgraded to a high specification and well equipped with generous storage space within an array of base units, splash back areas with feature, wood effect tiling and extensive work surfaces with inset, one and half bowl, stainless steel sink and drainer. Built in, eye level, electric 'Neff' oven and grill, separate, electric, 'Smeg' induction hob and fitted, 'Hotpoint' extractor. Integrated fridge / freezer, integrated 'Smeg' dishwasher, porcelain tile floor covering and exposed beam ceiling.Central island with additional storage beneath and seating for six. Front and side facing windows, areas of exposed stonework around the opening reveals and an exposed beam ceiling.
DINING ROOM 14' 11" x 12' 3" (4.55m x 3.75m) Now forming part of a large and impressive open plan area with the kitchen. Although originally a formal dining room, presently used by the current owners as an informal family area. Stone fireplace with oak mantel, stone hearth and 8kw, cast iron, wood burning stove. Maple floor covering, exposed beam ceiling and arched opening with French doors opening onto the sun terrace. Further door to storage cupboard / pantry under the stairs.
LIVING ROOM 16' 4" x 13' 1" (5.00m x 4.00m) Fabulous principle reception with broad, arched opening to the conservatory. Appointed with a bath stone fireplace and hearth, living gas flame fire and exposed beam ceiling. Fitted carpet.
CONSERVATORY 14' 3" x 11' 5" (4.35m x 3.50m) Impressively proportioned, uPVC conservatory with doors opening onto the sun terrace. Low level walls, clad externally in stonework (sympathetic to the cottage). Tiled floor covering and heating via the central system with radiator.
CLOAKROOM 6' 6" x 5' 2" (2.00m x 1.60m) Refurbished to provide a stylish cloakroom with built in cupboards accommodating space and plumbing for a washing machine. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and counter plus WC with concealed cistern. Porcelain tiled floor and feature tiling to splash back areas.
STUDY 12' 5" x 9' 6" (3.80m x 2.90m) The third reception is presently used as a study but has the potential for a children's playroom, music room or 'snug'. Recessed, painted, brickwork fireplace, exposed stonework within the alcoves and a front facing window. Fitted carpet and an exposed beam ceiling.
LANDING Spacious, 'L' shaped landing enjoying an abundance of natural light from full height glazing, giving access to a small balcony with decorative, wrought iron balustrade and offering 180 degree views across the private grounds. Fitted carpet, stairs rising to the second floor and doors to the first three double bedrooms and sizeable airing cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM 18' 0" x 11' 7" (5.50m x 3.55m) An exceptional master bedroom of outstanding proportions with en-suite bathroom and both built in and walk in wardrobes Fitted carpet, decorative cornicing, recessed down lights and further storage area beneath the stairs. Pleasant aspect with window overlooking the grounds.
ENSUITE 8' 0" x 7' 8" (2.45m x 2.35m) Well appointed and generously proportioned en-suite with Travertine floor covering, fully tiled elevations with decorative border and front facing window with obscured glass. Panelled bath with electric 'Mira' shower and sculpted enclosure over plus vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and WC with concealed cistern. Radiator towel rail, wall cabinet with mirrored doors and recessed down lights.
BEDROOM TWO 13' 1" x 13' 1" (4.00m x 4.00m) Another fabulously proportioned double bedroom with a pair of windows overlooking the front garden. Fitted carpet and decorative cornicing.
BEDROOM THREE 12' 5" x 12' 1" (3.80m x 3.70m) Located to the rear of the house and again, excellently proportioned. Fitted carpet, decorative cornicing and broad, rear facing window overlooking the garden.
BATHROOM 8' 2" x 8' 2" (2.50m x 2.50m) Sizeable family bathroom with modern suite comprising a mixer shower with large tray and sculpted enclosure, low level WC and designer, 'Roca' wash hand basin with pedestal and tiled splash back with large, mirrored wall cabinet above. Tiled floor, partially tiled walls, front facing window with obscured glass and recessed down lights.
LANDING Small landing leading to the fourth double bedroom at second floor level. Door to a large storage cupboard (with potential for an en-suite / WC).
BEDROOM FOUR 15' 7" x 9' 8" (4.75m x 2.95m) Light and airy double bedroom with both front and rear facing dormer windows. Fitted carpet and hatch to additional storage under the eaves.
OUTSIDE Extensively landscaped front and rear gardens designed largely by the current owner with the aim of relatively easy maintenance. Ornamental wrought iron gates incorporating the wording "Bwthyn Gwyr" (Welsh translation of "Gower Cottage") are approached from the driveway and open onto a sweeping flagstone path which in turn lead to the front door and extensive patio area. The sunken shrub garden to one side of the path is newly planted and incorporates ornamental trees including a weeping cherry and red cherry, both of which have wonderful spring blossom. On the other side of the path is another sunken area, with a natural Well (capped for safety reasons), planted with winter flowering cherry trees. The area also provides access to a run of wooden steps, taking you up and under the branches of a snake bark acer and magnolia tree, which rise to a log store with outside chopping area and large wooden garden shed. A large lawned area.
COUNCIL TAX We are verbally informed by the Vale of Glamorgan Council that the property is within Band G.
POST CODE CF11 8AS