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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Brook Cottage, Llancarfan, Vale Of Glamorgan, CF62 3AD

Guide Price £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Cottage
  • Period Features
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Attractive, Lanscaped Gardens
  • Off Road Parking & Double Garage
  • Well Positioned

Full description

SITUATION Llancarfan is a particularly pretty Village with good local facilities including the Parish Church, village junior school, Fox and Hounds, village hall, village tennis club and pentanque court. The village is situated very much in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan with the Heritage coastline just a few miles to the south. The local road network brings major centres including the Capital City of Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Bridgend, Llantrisant, Barry, etc., all within easy commuting distance. 

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

Access to the property is gained via a solid timber door. A door leads through into a useful entrance vestibule.  

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE 4' 6" x 8' 9" (1.38m x 2.69m) Timber framed windows to the front and side overlooking the attractive front cottage style garden. Ceramic tiled floor. Timber boards to ceiling with central ceiling light point. Timber door with multi-paned glazed insert leads through into:- 

LIVING/DINING ROOM 14' 11" x 30' 1" (4.55m x 9.18m) This large, bright, open-plan room benefits from two front facing timber framed windows with deep ceramic tiled sill. The windows have a south-westerly orientation and make this a very bright space. The room itself is set into two areas, a living area and a dining area, with period stone dressed fireplaces at either end. At the living end there is a wood burning stove set upon a quarry tiled hearth in an inglenook fireplace with traditional bread oven. The space could comfortably accommodate a good range of furniture. The dining area has a closed flue, again an inglenook style fireplace with timber lintel over, dressed stone and quarry tiled hearth. Adjacent to the fireplace is a useful store cupboard with double wooden doors. Quarter turn flight of stairs with traditional wooden balustrade and useful under-stairs storage cupboard leads to a first floor. Rear facing timber framed window. Latched timber doors off to the study and kitchen/breakfast room. 

STUDY 14' 11" x 6' 5" (4.57m x 1.97m) A useful additional reception room, currently used as a home office. The study benefits from front and rear windows and a pitched ceiling. Built-in shelving unit, to remain. This is a versatile room which could be used as a family sitting room or a play room. This section of the property is single storey and offers potential for a prospective purchaser to extend over, allowing one to make this a four bedroom property (subject to gaining the necessary planning consents). 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 1" x 10' 2" (4.92m x 3.11m) This room is fitted with a matching range of base cupboard and wall units in white with a roll edged food preparation surface over. Inset 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink with matching draining board with chrome mixer tap over. Integral four ring electric stainless steel hob with oven beneath and contemporary chrome extractor canopy and lighting unit over. Integral fridge and freezer with decor door. Integral dishwasher with decor door. The room enjoys a pleasant outlook to both the front and side, with uPVC double glazed windows overlooking the brook and front lawn. The room comfortably accommodates a breakfast table and chairs arrangement and a good range of fitted units. Tiled floor. Tiled splashback around the food preparation surfaces. Timber boarding to one wall. Adjustable ceiling spotlights. Door through to:- 

SITTING ROOM 13' 8" x 12' 11" (4.18m x 3.95m) Another versatile reception space which could be used as a dining room, sitting room or a play room, again the room enjoys a very pleasant outlook over the brook which runs through the village of Llancarfan and has side and rear uPVC windows. The room itself comfortably accommodates a good range of furniture. Smooth plastered ceiling with central ceiling lightpoint. Timber door to integral cupboard which houses the oil fired combination central heating boiler and has slatted shelving over. Latched timber door leads through to:-  

REAR HALL/UTILITY ROOM 10' 1" x 5' 6" (3.08m x 1.70m) A useful room which is fitted with a good range of matching base cupboard and wall units finished in white with a roll edged work surface over. Inset stainless steel sink and draining board with period style Bristan chrome mixer tap over. Plumbing in place for washing machine and tumble dryer. uPVC door with double glazed insert opening out onto the side courtyard. Rear facing uPVC double glazed window enjoying a pleasant outlook over the rear garden and the agricultural field beyond. Latched timber door to the toilet. 

WC 2' 11" x 5' 7" (0.89m x 1.72m) This room is fitted with a low level w.c. and a wall mounted wash hand basin, both white with chrome fittings. Tiled splashback behind the wash hand basin. Wood effect flooring. Rear facing uPVC double glazed window with obscured glazing. Smooth plastered ceiling with central ceiling light point.  

The quarter turn stairs from the living/dining room lead up to the first floor landing. Both the stairs and the landing have a fitted carpet. The landing is easily large enough to be used as a reception space and would make a very pleasant reading area or position for a computer/work desk. Two front facing, timber framed windows overlooking the front garden with tiled deep sill. Rear facing timber framed window also. The landing has exposed timber beams. A good range of integral double and single storage cupboards, all with latched timber doors, hanging rails and shelving. Loft access hatches. Latched timber doors leading off to bedrooms 1-3 and the family bathroom. 

BEDROOM 1 12' 8" x 15' 9" (3.87m x 4.81m) The master bedroom is a bright, spacious double bedroom which enjoys an enviable outlook to the rear through two large uPVC double glazed windows which overlook the landscaped rear garden and the fields beyond. The room itself is a good size double which comfortably accommodates a double bed and a range of additional furniture. The room further benefits from a built-in, full height, double wardrobe which is fitted with shelving and hanging rail. Adjustable ceiling spotlights. Side lights.  

BEDROOM 2 8' 3" x 10' 7" (2.54m x 3.25m) Another well proportioned double bedroom, easily large enough to accommodate a double bed, a good range of furniture and a desk or make-up table. Front facing, timber framed window with tiled sill overlooks the front garden. The room benefits from an integral cupboard with timber door, fitted with hanging rail. Exposed beams to ceiling. Central ceiling light point. Latched timber door off to en-suite toilet. 

EN-SUITE TOILET 5' 10" x 3' 8" (1.79m x 1.13m) The en-suite toilet is fitted with a white suite with brass fittings comprising of a low level w.c. and a pedestal wash basin with tiled splashback. Side facing timber framed window. Central ceiling light point.  

BEDROOM 3 8' 6" x 12' 10" (2.61m x 3.93m) A well proportioned bedroom which could accommodate a double bed. The room retains character features including exposed beams to ceiling. Central ceiling light point. Rear facing timber framed window.  

BATHROOM 11' 2" x 5' 7" (3.42m x 1.71m) A large bathroom which is fitted with a white suite with period style chrome fittings comprising of a wash basin set into a vanity unit with a range of low level storage cupboards, low level w.c. with a concealed cistern, panelled bath with period style shower attachment over and integral storage cupboard adjacent and a walk-in corner shower cubicle with sliding doors housing a wall mounted shower. Walls are tiled to full height around the shower and to half height around the wash basin and the bath. Front facing uPVC double glazed window with obscured glazing. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed ceiling spotlights.  

SERVICES Oil fired central heating. Mains drainage, electricity and water.  

OUTSIDE To the rear of the property double gates set into a natural stone wall provide access to a tarmac driveway. The driveway provides off-road parking for a number of vehicles and leads up to the detached double garage.

Adjacent to the driveway is a briquette path with steps leading down to the rear door. Beyond the path is a rear garden which has been carefully landscaped, laid principally to lawn but with mature flower beds laid with decorative gravel at the borders and a flagstone stepping path which leads through the garden to a raised flower bed. The flower bed is retained by stone walling and is currently cultivated to allow one to grow ones own vegetables or to plant with a range of flowers. Beyond the flower bed is a post and wire fence and a very pleasant vista over agricultural farm land. The garden extends around the side of the property with a raised patio laid with flagstones which currently houses a greenhouse and timber garden storage shed. An attractive trellis archway leads through to a large patio, the patio provides a very pleasant seating position and catches the afternoon sun. From the patio one can enjoy an enviable view over Brook Cottage and the landscaped from gardens. To the front of the property, again a carefully landscaped garden. A flagstone path leads to the front door. The path extends along the front of the property and provides space for a table and chairs arrangement. Beyond this are raised flower beds retained by low level stone walling dressed with wood chippings and housing a wide variety of shrubbery and forna. There is also a lawned area, again enclosed by mature flower beds and mature box hedging and coniferous trees. The front garden is south facing and enjoys a good degree of privacy with a very pleasant outlook. Outside water tap. Outside lights. 

DOUBLE GARAGE Two electrically operated up and over doors. Electric power points and lighting. Timber side door leading back onto the courtyard. Approximate internal measurements of 5.99m x 5.62m.  

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the selling agents at their Cowbridge office. Telephone (01446) 773500. 

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