5 bedroom detached house for sale

Pen-Y-Turnpike Road, Dinas Powys


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Imposing individual five bed, three bath detached house with impressively large living rooms set in substantial mature grounds with swimming pool within walking distance of the village centre. Natural gas central heating. Double garage.

Just a few minutes into the heart of the capital city. Immediately available.

DIRECTIONS: Take the A4232 link road which runs from Junction 33 of the M4 via Culverhouse Cross into Cardiff Bay and then via the Grangetown tunnels into the A4234 central link to Cardiff city centre. Come off at the junction between Culverhouse Cross and the Penarth turn. Go under the link road and take the Leckwith Road signposted Dinas Powys. Shortly after passing a lay-by on your left hand side fork right up the hill onto the Pen-y-Turnpike Road. Go past the right hand turn to Michaelston-le-Pit and into the 30 mph speed limit zone. Hillandale is the second property on your right hand side after passing the speed limit sign.

INTRODUCTION: A substantial individual detached house offering extensive and usefully flexible accommodation. The ground floor living space is particularly well proportioned including 24' reception, wonderfully large 23' reception hall, 26' drawing room, 24' dining room, 24' kitchen/breakfast room plus useful ancillary accommodation. Upstairs there is an impressive galleried landing with balcony off to enjoy the delightful views, five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a study, although the layout is such that it would be easy to have a self-contained granny flat or staff suite if required. The house stands in large mature gardens and all rooms enjoy a delightful outlook over the grounds. The property enjoys the benefit of full gas fired central heating and is partly double glazed. The mature gardens are laid principally to lawn and well screened and incorporate a good sized outdoor heated swimming pool. Pen-y-Turnpike Road contains many fine houses and is located adjoining open countryside yet still within walking distance of the village centre. Dinas Powys enjoys an extensive range of local facilities including schooling, shops, recreational facilities, golf course, etc. There is a railway station with regular trains to Cardiff city centre. Easy access to the link road and M4 brings major centres within easy commuting distance including Swansea, Newport, Llantrisant, Barry, etc. Access to the centre of the capital city couldn't be easier being but a few minutes drive away.


RECEPTION: 24'6" x 8'. Approached via a fine pair of arched timber storm doors. A wonderfully light room with five full length arched windows giving delightful views out over the ground. Marble tiled floor. Spot lighting to ceiling.

RECEPTION HALL: 23' x 16'. A lovely feeling of space with 17' plus ceiling height and a sweeping central staircase which curves up to the galleried landing running around at first floor level. Approached via arched opaque glazed double doors with matching side screens from reception. Five wall light points. Telephone point.

DRAWING ROOM: 26' x 24' max. An impressively large almost square principal reception room with arched glazed double doors with matching side screens from reception hall. Enjoying a variety of outlooks with double glazed patio doors leading out to the rear terrace and pool side, further double glazed window looking out over the pool and arched double glazed windows overlooking the front garden and flanking the massive stone chimneybreast which stretches to ceiling height and features a working fireplace lined in stone with curved brick tiled hearth. Timber panelled ceiling. Substantial mirror. Range of inset ceiling lighting and spot lighting. Within the room internal archways lead through to the bar area with a fitted curved polished timber bar with matching curved pelmet over with inset lighting and featuring arched illuminated display recess. A doorway from the bar area leads through to two useful storerooms with fitted shelving, electric light and power and outside window.

DINING ROOM: 24'9" x 17'. Another impressively proportioned reception room enjoying a delightful double aspect with arched full length window overlooking the front garden and double glazed patio doors leading out to the side terrace and garden. Arched timber double doors and single arched door from reception hall. Adam style fireplace surround with marble back plate. Six wall light points.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 24' x 12'. Extensively fitted with a range of matching Poggenpohl wall and base units. Features include two separate sink units, range of internal fitments including wine rack, fold out work station, etc, Neff built-in double oven, Neff five ring electric hob with filter over, space and plumbing for dishwasher. Peninsular breakfast bar unit. Plenty of space for breakfast table and chairs. Tiled floor. Timber panelled ceiling with spot lights. Two double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden. Arched window overlooking the side garden.

UTILITY ROOM: 10' x 10'. Marble tiled floor. Walls mostly tiled. Fitted Belfast sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer, freezer, etc. Double glazed window to rear. Storm doorway leading out to rear courtyard and swimming pool area.

PANTRY: Leading off the utility room. Walk in. Shelved. Tiled walls and floor. Opaque glazed window.

CLOAKROOM 1: Low level wc and corner wash hand basin. Walls fully tiled. Marble tiled floor. Opaque double glazed window.

SIDE LOBBY: Leading directly off the drawing room with arched glazed window to front formerly used as a doorway. Doorway to former staircase which is currently blocked off but could be re-opened to facilitate creating a granny suite if required. Cloakroom 2 leading off.

CLOAKROOM 2: Suite comprising low level wc and splayed corner wash hand basin. Walls principally tiled. Opaque double glazed window.


GALLERIED LANDING: 23' x 16'. Running right above the reception hall and approached via an impressive curved staircase. Front wall virtually all glass with double glazed patio doors leading out to the balcony and enjoying wide ranging views. Five wall light points. Telephone point.

MASTER SUITE BEDROOM 1: 23' x 14'6". Measurements not including 12'6" six door run of floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes. Further range of built-in bedroom furniture includes recess for double bed flanked by bedside cabinets with illuminated splayed arched display recesses and lighting over recess flanked with three door run of floor to ceiling fitted wardrobes to either side with top cupboards over. Double glazed window enjoying views over the side garden. Telephone point. En-suite is:

MASTER SUITE BATHROOM 1: 12' x 10'. Modern suite comprising corner bath with hand shower, low level wc, bidet, corner shower cabinet and twin wash hand basins set in vanity unit. Illuminated mirror over vanity unit. Walls fully tiled. Double glazed windows on two sides. Heated towel rail.

GUEST SUITE BEDROOM 2: 13'9" x 11'9" plus entrance lobby. Double glazed window enjoying views over the rear garden, swimming pool and fields beyond. En-suite is:

GUEST SUITE BATHROOM 2: 8' x 7'9". Modern suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and corner shower cubicle. Walls fully tiled. Double glazed window enjoying views over the fields to the rear. Mirror with lighting over.

BEDROOM 3: 15'3" x 14'3". Double glazed window enjoying views over fields to the rear. Four door floor to ceiling run of fitted wardrobes with top cupboards. Flush fitted wardrobe. Three wall light points.

BEDROOM 4: 13'3" x 12'. Double glazed window enjoying attractive rear views. Recess housing wash hand basin set into vanity unit with mirror and light over. Dressing table unit.

STUDY: 14'3" x 8'9". Double glazed window enjoying extensive front view. Panelled wall with useful shelved recess. Telephone point.

BATHROOM 3: Fitted suite comprising panelled bath with shower over and pedestal wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Big mirror with light over. Walls fully tiled. Double glazed window enjoying front views.

WC: Low level suite. Double glazed window.

BEDROOM 5: 9' x 8'. Double glazed window enjoying front views. Wall light point.

AIRING CUPBOARD: 12' x 3'. Fitted shelving. Electric light. Access to roof storage.


Hillandale is set back and above Pen-y-Turnpike Road. A tarmac driveway with remote controlled gates leads up to the spacious front courtyard area with substantial parking space which in turn leads to the GARAGE (19'3" x 18'3"). High pitched roof. Bolton Eurofold shutter doors. Two windows to rear. Side doorway. Electric light and power. Stone cladding to front. Good sized lawned gardens particularly to the south and west with a number of mature trees and shrubs. Paved side terrace with access directly from the dining room. To the rear of the property and enjoying a westerly aspect is the POOL AREA. Split level paved and flagstone terrace adjoins the pool which is surrounded by a non slip surface. The pool is about 40' long including a Roman end and width varies to a maximum of about 18'. Depth is variable. The pool area is walled around and there is outside light and power. Equipment for the pool is housed in the pump/boiler room (14'9" x 7') which is split into two compartments. The outer compartment contains most of the pool equipment including Tagenus sand filter, pumps, multi port, etc. The inner compartment houses the Ideal Mexico gas fired boiler which heats the central heating system and domestic hot water supply and the Thorn oil fired boiler which heats the swimming pool. Useful additional storeroom adjoins the arched doorway through from the front courtyard to the side courtyard. At the back of the garden there is a TRACTOR SHED (11' x 11') solidly built under a pitched roof with double glazed window and door to side and front opening for the tractor.

SERVICES: Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Central heating to the house by natural gas. Heating to the swimming pool by oil. Double glazed in part.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 July 2008

Nearest stations

  • Eastbrook (0.5 mi)
  • Dinas Powys (0.8 mi)
  • Cogan (1.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements

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