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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

2 Woodford House, Colhugh Street, Llantwit Major, Vale Of Glamorgan

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Georgian Character Cottage
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Fantastic Location - Walking distance of Llantwit Beach & Town Centre
  • Open-Plan Kitchen / Dining Room
  • Enclosed, South Facing Garden
  • Off Street Parking Space

Full description

BRIEF DESCRIPTION A charming character cottage that offers deceptively spacious accommodation over three floors and enjoys a wonderful position, close to both the beach and town centre. The property is mentioned in Llantwit Major: Aspects of its History, where the first mention of Woodford House, then one large residence, is stated that the property is believed to date back to 1796. It was separated into its current four dwellings following World War II. The property briefly comprises of entrance hall, living room, open plan kitchen/dining room, utility room/rear hall and shower room on the ground floor. Versatile accommodation on the first and second floors, which offers three double bedrooms, a gallery landing used as a twin bedroom, a family bathroom and eaves storage. Parking space to rear. Outside store. Enclosed front garden.  

SITUATION The Town of Llantwit Major is situated near the western edge of the Vale and offers a good range of shops – including two supermarkets, a 13th century Church, primary and secondary schools, a swimming pool and other leisure facilities. The Town is by-passed along the route from Bridgend to Barry and is also within convenient driving distance of the M4 inter-change at Pencoed and the City of Cardiff. The Heritage Coast, which is known for its cliff-top walks, bathing and surfing beaches, lies to the south and west of the Town. Cardiff (Wales) Airport at Rhoose is approximately five miles away. There is a “park and ride” railway station at Llantwit Major which provides a regular service to Cardiff City Centre and to Bridgend. 

ACCOMMODATION Fitted carpets, where seen, are included in the guide price. The accommodation, with approximate room sizes, briefly comprises:- 

ACCESS Access to the property is gained via a timber door with multi-paned glazed insert. Door leads through to:- 

ENTRANCE HALL Fitted carpet. Straight flight stairs with hand rail leads to the first floor landing. Central ceiling light point. Timber door with multi-paned glazed inserts leads through to the:- 

LIVING ROOM 15' 5" x 14' 9" (4.70m x 4.50m) The large principal reception has a full height, multi-paned, timber framed window to the front of the property. The window is south facing and has a deep recessed sill, with distant views over rural countryside. The room retains a wealth of character features including a full height stone fireplace housing a Yeoman wood burning stove set upon a stone hearth. A deep recessed alcove with matured beamed lintel over provides ideal "cubby hole" for computer or work station. Exposed ceiling beams. Double louvred doors to useful under-stairs storage area. Central ceiling light point set into the high ceiling. Double louvred doors lead to the:- 

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 16' 9" x 13' 0" (5.13m x 3.97m) This good sized room is fitted with a maching range of base cupboard and wall units with a food preparation surface over. Integral four ring electric hob with stainless steel extractor canopy and lighting unit over. Tiled splashback behind the four ring hob. Built-in grill and oven. Inset stainless steel sink and matching draining board with chrome mixer tap over. Plumbing in place for a dishwasher. Oak floor boards. Exposed stonework to one wall. This room houses the oil fired central heating boiler. The food preparation surface extends out to provide a useful breakfast bar and the room is comfortably large enough to accommodate a good sized family table and chairs arrangement. Exposed beam to ceiling. Ceiling spot light and points for adjustable ceiing lights. Rear facing, internal timber framed, single glazed window and matching door leads through into:- 

REAR HALL/UTILITY ROOM 7' 4" x 7' 5" (2.26m x 2.27m) This room has a ceramic tiled floor. Velux double glazed skylight window set into the smooth plastered ceiling. Adjustable ceiling spot lights. Plumbing in place for a washing machine. uPVC door with double glazed insert and matching windows adjacent open out onto the rear courtyard and folding timber doors open into the downstairs shower room. 

SHOWER ROOM 7' 5" x 4' 11" (2.27m x 1.51m) The shower room is fitted with a contemporary white suite with chrome fittings comprising of a low level w.c., a wall mounted wash hand basin with brief tiled splashback and a corner shower cubicle with sliding double doors housing a wall mounted Triton shower. Walls are tiled to full height around the shower cubicle. Ceramic tiled floor. Recessed ceiling spot lights set into the mono-pitched, smooth plastered ceiling. Rear facing uPVC double glazed window with obscured glazing. 

FIRST FLOOR The stairs from the entrance hall lead up to the first floor landing. As befits a property of this age, the upper floors are on split levels. A large straight flight of stairs lead from the first floor landing to the second floor. On the first floor landing doors lead off to bedroom 1, 2 and the family bathroom. Full height range of fitted book shelves. Ceiling spot lights.  

BATHROOM 13' 4" x 3' 8" (4.07m x 1.13m) The bathroom is fitted with a white suite with chrome fittings comprising of a low level w.c., a pedestal wash basin with brief tiled splashback and a panelled bath with tiles to half height. Wood effect flooring. Rear facing timber framed, multi-paned, window. Central ceiling light point. Chrome heated towel radiator.  

BEDROOM 1 11' 4" x 14' 6" (3.46m x 4.42m) Bedroom 1 is situated to the front of the first floor. A spacious double bedroom, comfortably large enough to accommodate a double bed and a range of bedroom furniture and with an alcove deep enough to fit a make-up area. The room benefits from a large south facing window which provides an elevated view over the front garden and distant views over rural countryside and southwards down the beach road. An opening leads to a useful storage cupboard fitted with hanging rail and door leads through to a large dressing room. The dressing room has original floor boards and is fitted with hanging rail and high level shelving over.  


BEDROOM 2 16' 9" x 9' 3" (5.11m x 2.84m) A versatile room, currently used as a home office and fitted with a good range of book shelves. The room would comprise a well proportioned double room with a rear facing timber framed window and a Velux skylight window. Oak effect flooring. Door to integral airing cupboard housing the insulated hot water tank with slatted shelving over. Doorway with detailed architraving now provides access to an alcove and would originally lead through to other sections of Woodford House. High ceilings. Central ceiling light point.  

SECOND FLOOR The stairs from the first floor lead up to a second floor landing area. The accommodation on the second floor could be reconfigured to provide additional bedroom accommodation, many of the internal dividing walls are stud partition and thus, could be altered without great expense for a prospective purchaser. As it stands, the second floor landing provides a large space currently used as a twin bedroom area. The space is large enough to accommodate two single beds and has a front, south facing, timber framed window. Pitched ceiling into which is set a large double glazed Velux. Again, there is architraving around the remains of the doorway which would have lead through into other sections of Woodford House. Doors lead off to bedroom 3 and an eaves storage area. 

BEDROOM 3 8' 10" x 12' 5" (2.70m x 3.81m) A good sized double which could comfortably accommodate a double bed and a range of bedroom storage furniture. It has a front facing, south facing, low level timber framed window providing fantastic elevated views over rural countryside and in the distance one can see the north Devon coastline. Into the pitch is set a double glazed Velux skylight window. Ceiling light point. A latched timber door then provides access off the landing to:- 

EAVES STORAGE AREA 11' 5" x 13' 3" (3.49m x 4.04m) This room has exposed ceiling beams, a mono pitched ceiling into which is set a Velux skylight window. Please note, the internal measurements shown on these details are taken at ground level and there is limited head height. However, the room provides a wonderful storage space and options for a prospective purchaser.  

SERVICES Mains drainage, mains water and oil fired central heating, although there is mains gas in some of the neighbouring properties. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property, a shared pathway leads across Woodford House and provides access to the front garden of number 2. The front garden is laid primarily to lawn with some mature shrubbery and is enclosed by low level concrete block walling. The front garden is intersected by a concrete path which leads up to the front door. To the rear of the property, a uPVC door opens out onto an enclosed rear courtyard. In the courtyard there is situated, a stone built shed with a pitched roof and approximate internal measurements of 1.4m x 1.86m. The shed provides useful dry outside storage space and has a water tap. The oil storage tank is located within the courtyard. Concrete steps then lead up to a rear parking area. The parking area is shared with four other properties and a space is designated for number 2. 

DIRECTIONS From our Cowbridge Office, leave the Town in a westerly direction and proceed along the Llantwit Major road. After approximately 2 miles you will be met by a T-junction, at which you turn left following signs for Llantwit Major. Continue on this road for approximately 5 miles and you will come to a roundabout. Pass straight over the roundabout taking the second exit and continue on this road following signs for the beach. Continue on this road for approximately one mile, and Woodford House be visible on the right hand side identifiable by a Watts and Morgan for sale board.  

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