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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Llancarfan Lane, Llancarfan

Sold STC £749,950

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Substantial individual detached house built for the present owner standing in sizeable mature gardens with swimming pool together with about six acres of paddock and orchard. Three large receptions. Large open-plan kitchen/breakfast room.

Spa room. Four double bedrooms. Two bathrooms. Double glazed. Oil central heating. Tiny hamlet, one mile from Bonvilston and village facilities. Easy access major centres including the capital city of Cardiff. Freehold. Immediately available.

DIRECTIONS: From Cowbridge take the main A48 road towards Cardiff and as you enter the village of Bonvilston at the crossroads in the dip just before the village shop turn right into Llancarfan Lane. Proceed almost exactly one mile and Ysguboren House is on your left hand side just as you come into a tiny hamlet of houses. From Cardiff take the main A48 road towards Cowbridge from Culverhouse Cross. Pass through St Nicholas into Bonvilston and down the hill passing the village shop on your right hand side. At the next crossroads turn left and then follow the directions as above.

INTRODUCTION: Ysguboren House was built for the present owners and is an imposing individual detached house offering spacious family accommodation. In brief terms the living space offers three large reception rooms including exceptionally large drawing room, sizeable open-plan kitchen/breakfast room with utility room off, room fitted with spa. Upstairs all four bedrooms are good size doubles and there are two large bathrooms one of which is en-suite with the master bedroom which also has a walk-in dressing room. The property enjoys the benefit of full oil fired central heating and is double glazed. The garden is an absolute delight and has been created with a rich variety of shrubs and plants. There is a substantial heated swimming pool which has not been used in recent years and will require refurbishment. There is a large traditional greenhouse ideal for the enthusiastic gardener. The garden also features a substantial water garden. From the detached two box stable block there is easy access to the rear paddock which also enjoys separate lane access. Adjoining the paddock is an area planted with a profusion of fruit trees. The total area is something over six acres and provides a delightful setting for this family house. Although very much in the country the property is not isolated and is in the small hamlet of a few houses just a mile or so down Llancarfan Lane from Bonvilston and with the village of Llancarfan beyond. Village facilities in Bonvilston include the village shop with its wide variety of services, the village hall known as the Bonvilston Reading Rooms, the Red Lion, Cottrell Park Golf Club and regular transport facilities between the market town of Cowbridge and the capital city of Cardiff. Llancarfan in the other direction has a well regarded Junior School, the Fox & Hounds, village hall, village church, tennis club and pentaque court. Ysguboren House offers the opportunity to enjoy rural life yet is within easy commuting distance of major centres including the capital city of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend, Llantrisant, Barry, etc.


ENTRANCE HALL: L shaped, 21'6" x 5'9" and 9'3" x 6'9". An impressive entrance with 16' high pitched ceiling with galleried landing over and made attractively light by the velux window set into the pitched ceiling. Timber storm doorway with full length glazed side panels. Straight stairway to first floor. Understairs storage cupboard.

DRAWING ROOM: 22'3" x 18'9". An impressively large almost square principle reception room with windows to front and side. One wall stone clad and incorporating fireplace with marble hearth and gas (LPG) fire.

DINING ROOM: 20' x 13'9". Another impressively large reception room also enjoying front view. Beamed ceiling. Five wall light points. One wall finished in stone and featuring fireplace with marble hearth and gas (LPG) fire.

FAMILY ROOM: L shaped with each arm 20' long. Windows to front and rear. Walls finished in timber panelling style. Corner bar unit finished in stone.

SPA ROOM: 10' x 10'. Fitted with large spa unit. Walls fully tiled and around spa. Window overlooking the garden. Inset ceiling lighting. Wall mounted Vaporex 215s auto dehumidifier.

BREAKFAST ROOM: 18'6" x 9'9". Two windows overlooking the rear garden. Open-plan through to the kitchen creating what is now the very popular arrangement of an open-plan kitchen/living/dining area.

KITCHEN: 12'3" x 11'3". Well fitted with an extensive range of matching wall and base units by Rational in oak style with marble effect work surfaces, oak style cappings and tiling and lighting between wall and base units. Features include slide-out racked larder unit, built-in double oven, corner carousel, built-under dishwasher with decor panel, twin bowl sink unit, built-under fridge with decor panel, built-under freezer with decor panel, four ring ceramic hob with filter over, range of matching wall cupboards including glazed display unit, peninsular unit. Spot lighting to ceiling. Walls fully tiled. Tiled floor. Big picture window looking out into the garden.

UTILITY ROOM: 11'3" x 6'6". Useful work surface area. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Space for freezer. Range of base and wall cupboards. Tiled floor. Tiled walls. Trianco Redfyre oil fired boiler which heats the central heating system and domestic hot water supply. Window enjoying garden view. Half glazed storm doorway to outside.


GALLERIED LANDING: 27'6" long. Overlooking the entrance hall. Garden views.

MASTER SUITE BEDROOM 1: 18'3" x 13'. Enjoying views to rear and side gardens. Range of bedroom furniture including four door tall cupboard, extensive range of base cupboards and drawers, dressing table unit, bed head flanked by bedside cabinets.

MASTER SUITE DRESSING ROOM: 8'3" x 6'3". Range of shelving and hanging space. No window. Electric light.

MASTER SUITE BATHROOM 1: 11'9" x 8'3". Suite comprising panelled bath with Mira shower over, low level wc, bidet, two pedestal wash hand basins. Walls fully tiled. Garden view.

BEDROOM 2: 16'6" x 13'3" plus recess to front window enjoying view.

BEDROOM 3: 15'6" x 13'. Side garden view. Range of bedroom furniture comprising triple wardrobe, double fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4: 13'9" x 10'6". Front views.

BATHROOM 2: 12'9" x 6'6". Suite in pompadour comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and bidet. Spa bath. Two walls fully tiled. Opaque glazed window.


Stone wall to country lane sets the property up and back and gently curves into a tarmac driveway leading to an extensive parking area for numerous cars. Front garden laid principally to lawn with trees and bushes. Lovely mature gardens incorporating water garden feature with a series of waterfalls under a pedestrian bridge to a large water garden. Lawned garden densely stocked principally with mature shrubs. Flagstone terrace around variable depth SWIMMING POOL (30' x 14' plus roman end) in need of refurbishment. Stone built plant room. STONE SHED (about 16' x 6'). Large (24' x 9'9") TIMBER GREENHOUSE. DETACHED STABLE BLOCK comprising two boxes each 12' x 11'9". Access from the stable block directly to the PADDOCKS at the rear. Also access to the rear paddock via right of way access over adjoining lane with gateway to rear driveway which leads to timber gateway into the paddock. Alongside is an area which has been planted out with numerous fruit trees. The total area of land is something in excess of 6 ACRES.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity. No gas. Drainage to cesspit. Central heating by oil.


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20 September 2011

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