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2 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Croffta Barns, Groesfaen, Rhondda Cynon Taff, CF72 8GB

Under Offer £280,000

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BRIEF DESCRIPTION The property comprises a residential barn conversion positioned within a small, select development of four, attached properties. This barn conversion enjoys “the best of both worlds” in that it provides the attractive stone walled character of yesteryear set within mature rural surroundings, together with contemporary kitchen and bathroom fittings, and convenient accessibility to a major road network. The barn has been recently converted and will be sold with an Architect’s Certificate.

The accommodation briefly comprises; a spacious open-plan living room/fitted kitchen, cloakroom/WC, 2 double bedrooms each with an en-suite bathroom. Externally, there is a parking area to the front, beyond which is an informal area of garden. To the rear, an enclosed garden enjoys a sunny, southerly orientation.  

SITUATION The property is located within the former grounds of Croffta House The Village of Groesfaen is positioned within gently undulating countryside and includes a Public House, Church and Chapel. Junction 34 of the M4 Motorway is approximately 1 mile distance and provides convenient access for commuting to Cardiff (approx 8 miles) other commercial and industrial areas of South East Wales.

The City Centre of Cardiff is within 12 miles and includes comprehensive retail and commercial facilities, Theatres and Concert Halls, Leisure and Sporting facilities, in addition to a main-line rail link to London (Paddington) in around two hours. Cardiff (Wales) airport is some 12 miles and offers national and international flights with a daily service to London.

The nearby town of Llantrisant includes a Leisure Centre with an in-door swimming pool and there is a wide-range of shopping facilities in the area. There are some well regarded “dining” and leisure facilities in the locality. Golf Clubs include The Vale of Glamorgan, Llantrisant and Creigiau. The prestigious Vale of Glamorgan Country Club offers tennis, squash, yoga, a gymnasium, swimming pool, 2 golf driving ranges and courses. The historic, Miskin Manor also includes a health club and swimming pool.

The “Heritage Coast Conservation Area” lies along the southern and western sides of The Vale of Glamorgan and includes cliff-tops walks and a mixture of stony and sandy beaches. Further afield is the Gower Peninsular off the Swansea coast , with its fine fishing, swimming and sailing facilities.


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

A north-facing front entrance with external light and a ledged and framed hardwood door opening to :-

LIVING ROOM / KITCHEN 36' 6" x 16' 6" (11.15m x 5.05m) An open plan living room with kitchen area. The room is partly divided by a quarter-turn staircase with traditional balustrade. Natural light is provided by windows to both the front and rear aspects with a pair of French-doors providing external access and a view of the south-facing rear garden. The living room provides a sitting area and ample space for a formal dining table and chairs.

The kitchen area is fitted with a range of contemporary-style wall and base cupboard units with panelled doors and drawer fronts of the North American Shaker-style and finished in a light wood grain effect. Matching pelmets and coving to the wall units with concealed, under-unit lighting. Roll-edge food preparation surfaces with 1½ bowl, stainless steel sink in set. Built-in oven / grill. Stainless steel finish four burner hob with glazed splash back, integral electric extractor / light above. Built-in microwave oven. Integral refrigerator and freezer with décor doors. Integral dishwasher with décor door. Integral washing machine, again with décor door. Window to the front aspect. The kitchen area includes a tiled floor finish with fitted carpet to the remainder of the room. Recessed ceiling lights. Door to :-

CLOAKROOM / W.C. A white suite comprising of a pedestal wash basin with tiled splash back and fitted mirror above. W.C. Window with obscured, double glazing. Worcester condensing combination boiler. Electric extractor. Recessed ceiling lights.

FIRST FLOOR The stairs lead to a small landing area with doors leading off.

BEDROOM (1) 20' 11" x 16' 6" (6.40m x 5.03m) This double bedroom is roughly “T-shaped” in plan and provides an area suitable for fitted wardrobes, chest of drawers or cupboards. North-facing window with a view of the front garden areas. The rear window overlooking the garden with a southerly view to the countryside beyond. T.V. aerial points. Telephone points. Directable spotlights and wall lights. Door to :-

BATHROOM (1) A contemporary-style suite in white with chrome fittings. Enamelled bath with side panel, fixed head over-bath shower, glazed folding shower screen and mixer control taps. W.C. with concealed cistern. Vanity-style wash basin with tiled counter top, fitted mirror and fluorescent light above. Chrome heated towel rail / radiator. Tiled splash back areas above the bath. Velux window. Electric extractor and light.


BEDROOM (2) 16' 6" x 10' 0" (5.03m x 3.05m) This double bedroom is of an irregular shape but the nature of which adds to the cottage charm. Velux windows to both the front and rear roof slopes - from the latter there being a distant, rural view. T.V. aerial points and telephone points. Directable spotlights and wall light. Door to :-

BATHROOM (2) A contemporary-style suite in white with chrome fittings. Enamelled bath with side panel, fixed head shower, folding glazed door and mixer control taps. Vanity-style wash basin with tiled counter top. Fitted mirror. Electric light / shaver point. Chrome heated towel rail / radiator. Electric extractor and light. Velux window.

OUTSIDE A short, paved pathway with lawned area adjacent, leads to the front entrance door. The front garden includes a driveway / parking area beyond which there is a grassed amenity area which has been planted with a selection of ornamental conifers and deciduous trees.

The rear garden enjoys a sunny orientation and is enclosed by a combination of stone walling and timber fencing. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn and features well established deciduous trees. Timber garden store shed.


SERVICES Mains water, electricity and gas, Gas-fired condensing combination central heating boilers. Drainage to a shared treatment plant. The accommodation includes TV aerial points, telephone points suitable for broadband connection.


COUNCIL TAX BAND Band ‘ ‘. To be advised.


TENURE Freehold.


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