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5 bedroom detached house for sale
Backingstone Lane, Bishopston, Swansea
Tenure: FreeholdThis impressive Welsh cottage, dates back to the 18th Century and has been very sympathetically extended to create a delightful, detached family residence. 'Chapel House' is located in a glorious rural setting, on the edge of Bishopston village, within one and a third acres of beautiful, established private grounds. The charming and spacious accommodation, comprises; vestibule, farmhouse style kitchen-breakfast room, entrance porch - utility room, cloakroom, dining-family room, sitting room with staircase to the first floor and a fabulous stone inglenook fireplace, with a bread oven and a double glass sided, cast iron wood burning stove, drawing room with countryside views, bi-fold doors to the sun terrace and an inglenook fireplace with the shared wood burning stove, on the ground floor. Large principal landing, two further landings, five bedrooms, two with ensuite shower rooms and a family bathroom on the first floor. All the windows have recently been renewed using iroko hardwood annd pewter fittings and are double glazed to the latest standard. Externally there is a fabulous lawned garden, with mature trees to include fruit trees, shrubs and plants and sun terraces with far reaching countryside views. Stone pillared, wooden intercom security gates, lead to a sweeping, cherry tree lined, in and out drive and detached double and single garages. On the doorstep to country walks through the lanes to Bishopston Valley, Pwll Du Beach, Brandy Cove and Caswell Bay. Close to village amenities and within Bishopston Primary and Comprehensive School catchment. A truly idyllic home and location.
Entrance Porch - Utility Room
10' 5" x 9' 6" (3.18m x 2.90m) Panel door to outside. Window to side. Hardwood worktops with cupboards and drawers under. Wall cupboards. Cupboard housing an oil boiler. Belfast sink with mixer tap. Plumbed for dishwasher and washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Ceramic tiled floor. Larder cupboards. Tongue and groove wall panelling. Recessed ceiling downlights. Multi-pane hardwood door to Dining-Family room.
A good sized cloakroom. Window to rear. Cloaks cupboard. Low level wc. Wash hand basin. Ceramic tiled floor. Part tiled walls.
Farmhouse Style Kitchen-Breakfast Room
19' 5" x 14' 7" (5.92m x 4.45m) A lovely family room, with a range of painted, Redwood, handcrafted base and wall units. Granite work tops. Stainless steel one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap. Brittania range style cooker, with original hand painted tiling behind and an extractor above. Island with cupboards, drawers and a wine rack under. Three windows, offering different views over the beautiful garden. French doors leading out to the sun terrace. Ceramic tiled floor. Recessed ceiling downlights. Multi-pane hardwood door to:-
22' 7" max x 14' 3" (6.88m x 4.34m) Two windows to front, with garden views. Sash window to rear. Part beamed ceiling. Multi-pane hardwood door to:-
23' plus door recess x 12' 8" (7.01m x 3.86m) A large deep silled picture window to front, commanding lovely garden views. Three sash windows to rear. A wonderful, character, stone inglenook fireplace, with a bread oven and a flagstone hearth housing a double glass sided, cast iron wood burning stove. Beamed ceiling. Recently fitted, oak parquet floor. Second stone fireplace, currently blocked off. Staircase to first floor. Wall light points. Multi-pane hardwood door to:-
Wood panel front door. Ceramic tiled floor. Windows on both sides.
18' 4" x 13' 7" (5.59m x 4.14m) Multi-pane, hardwood double doors from the sitting room. A charming room, with bi-fold sun doors that bring the outside in and lead out to the sun terrace. Large window to side, framing the garden and countryside views. Feature stone inglenook fireplace with a lovely yew beam mantel, which shares the double sided cast iron wood burning stove, from the sitting room. Storage area beneath the hearth. Recently installed oak parquet floor.
12' 8" x 12' (3.86m x 3.66m) Hardwood banister and balustrade. Windows to front and rear. Over stairs storage cupboard. Walkway to a further landing leading to three bedrooms and the family bathroom and a door giving access to the fourth bedroom. Second door to:-
10' 7" x 9' 6" (3.23m x 2.90m) Window to front with garden views. Built-in cupboard. Recessed shelving. Tongue and groove panelling.
Two windows to front, with garden views. Shelved linen cupboard. Double airing cupboard, with shelving. Recessed ceiling downlights.
15' 9" x 14' to include ensuite (4.80m x 4.27m) Picture window to front, with garden and countryside views. Window to side with views. Built-in wardrobes, with wood panel doors. Matching sliding door, giving access to the:-
Ensuite Shower Room
Luxuriously appointed. Walk-in shower cubicle with glazed sliding doors. 'Svedbergs' vanity wash hand basin, with a mirror above, incorporating lighting. Low level Ben de Lisis designer wc. Chrome heated towel rail. Attractive, matching wall and floor tiles. Recessed ceiling downlights.
14' 5" x 14' (4.39m x 4.27m) Window to side and rear. Fitted wardrobes. Access to roof space.
A good sized room. White Heritage suite comprising a panel bath, with a mixer tap and shower attachment, vanity wash hand basin and a low level wc. Large shower cubicle with glazed doors. Part tiled walls and a fully tiled floor.
10' 8" x 10' (3.25m x 3.05m) Sash window to rear. Heritage, vanity wash hand basin.
Window to rear. Panel door to:-
17' 8" x 13' 9" to include ensuite (5.38m x 4.19m) A delightful bedroom, with a large window to rear, commanding fabulous garden and countryside views. A range of built-in wardrobes. Access to roof space. Door to:-
Ensuite Shower Room
Window to side and rear. Modern white suite. 'Sottini' wash hand basin. Low level wc. Bidet. Large shaped walk-in shower with a glazed panel. Chrome heated towel rail. Fully tiled walls and floor. Recessed ceiling downlights. Under floor heating.
Detached, Double And Single Garages
Traditionally built double garage, under a pitched slate roof, with two up and over doors. Courtesy door. Power and light. Detached single garage - currently used to house the lawn tractor and logs.
The property has two stone pillared, walled entrances, with wooden sliding electric gates, with an intercom security system, giving access to an in and out, sweeping driveway, lined by cherry trees. Chapel House is set within one and a third acres of beautiful grounds. Pretty woodland landscaped area, with a pedestrian gate leading onto the lane. Large walled sun terrace, immediately to the rear of the property, with steps down to a further paved sun garden. Extensive lawned area, with mature trees and shrubs and strategically placed seating areas to admire the garden and countryside views. Detached garaging and ample driveway parking.